Work and Days

Work and Days

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by Hesiod
     
 

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Work and Days is a didactic poem of some 800 verses written by the ancient Greek poet Hesiod around 700 BC. At its center, the Works and Days is a farmer's almanac in which Hesiod instructs his brother Perses in the agricultural arts. Scholars have seen this work against a background of agrarian crisis in mainland Greece, which inspired a wave of colonial…  See more details below

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Work and Days is a didactic poem of some 800 verses written by the ancient Greek poet Hesiod around 700 BC. At its center, the Works and Days is a farmer's almanac in which Hesiod instructs his brother Perses in the agricultural arts. Scholars have seen this work against a background of agrarian crisis in mainland Greece, which inspired a wave of colonial expeditions in search of new land. In the poem Hesiod also offers his brother extensive moralizing advice on how he should live his life.

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ISBN-13:
9781625581334
Publisher:
Start Publishing LLC
Publication date:
11/26/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
31
File size:
206 KB

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Work and Days: With Prolegomena and Commentary 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Do i get to fight stuff too
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sure
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
~See Principal Dusk to create a club~