The Works and Days and Theogony

The Works and Days and Theogony

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Works and Days (which sometimes goes by the Latin name Opera et Dies, as in the OCT) is a Greek poem of some 800 verses written by Hesiod (around 700 BC). The poem revolves around two general truths: labour is the universal lot of Man, but he who is willing to work will get by. Scholars have seen this work against a background of agrarian crisis in mainland Greece…  See more details below

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Works and Days (which sometimes goes by the Latin name Opera et Dies, as in the OCT) is a Greek poem of some 800 verses written by Hesiod (around 700 BC). The poem revolves around two general truths: labour is the universal lot of Man, but he who is willing to work will get by. Scholars have seen this work against a background of agrarian crisis in mainland Greece, which inspired a wave of documented colonisations in search of new land.

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ISBN-13:
9780557670208
Publisher:
Lulu.com
Publication date:
09/10/2010
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LULU PRESS
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
48 KB

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Stanley Lombardo is Professor of Classics, University of Kansas.

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Works And Days And Theogony 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is just for monsters guys not demigods.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ur crap
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Why do we need to make our selfs look like crap
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Monsters only. Mandatory.