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By Hesiod, Glenn W. Most

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Hesiod describes himself as a Boeotian shepherd who heard the Muses name upon him to sing concerning the gods. His certain dates are unknown, yet he has usually been thought of a more youthful modern of Homer. This quantity of the recent Loeb Classical Library variation deals a basic creation, a fluid translation dealing with a higher Greek textual content of Hesiod's extant poems, and a beneficiant number of testimonia from a wide selection of historic resources concerning Hesiod's existence, works, and reception. In Theogony Hesiod charts the historical past of the divine international, narrating the beginning of the universe and the increase of the gods, from first beginnings to the triumph of Zeus, and reporting at the progeny of Zeus and of goddesses in union with mortal males. In Works and Days Hesiod shifts his awareness to the area of guys, supplying ethical precepts and functional suggestion concerning agriculture, navigation, and lots of different concerns; alongside the way in which he offers us the myths of Pandora and of the Golden, Silver, and different Races of fellows. (20070320)

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