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The poet Hesiod tells us that his father gave up sea-trading and moved from Ascra to Boeotia, that as he himself tended sheep on Mount Helicon the Muses commanded him to sing of the gods, and that he won a tripod for a funeral song at Chalcis. The poems credited to him with certainty are: the visa mer Theogony, an attempt to bring order into the otherwise chaotic material of Greek mythology through genealogies and anecdotes about the gods; and The Works and Days, a wise sermon addressed to his brother Perses as a result of a dispute over their dead father's estate. This latter work presents the injustice of the world with mythological examples and memorable images, and concludes with a collection of folk wisdom. Uncertain attributions are the Shield of Heracles and the Catalogue of Women. Hesiod is a didactic and individualistic poet who is often compared and contrasted with Homer, as both are representative of early epic style. "Hesiod is earth-bound and dun colored; indeed part of his purpose is to discredit the brilliance and the ideals of heroism glorified in the homeric tradition. But Hesiod, too, is poetry, though of a different order. . . " (Moses Hadas, N.Y. Times). (Bowker Author Biography) visa färre
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Verk av Hesiod

Theogonin ; och Verk och dagar (0700) — Författare — 2,049 exemplar
Jumalten synty (1953) — Författare — 994 exemplar
Theogony, Works and Days by Hesiod / Elegies by Theognis (1973) — Författare — 681 exemplar
The Homeric Hymns and Homerica (0007) 401 exemplar
Verk och dagar (1978) — Författare — 387 exemplar
Hesiod, Volume II (2007) 54 exemplar
Fragmenta Hesiodea (1967) 33 exemplar
Shield of Heracles (English) (2009) 31 exemplar
Greek Poetry for Everyman (1956) — Bidragsgivare — 29 exemplar
Hesiodi Carmina (1958) 25 exemplar
Opere (1993) 22 exemplar
Essential Hesiod (Essential Heisod) (2001)vissa utgåvor13 exemplar
Theogonia : Isler ve Gunler (2016) 11 exemplar
Sämtliche Werke 9 exemplar
The epics of Hesiod (2016) 5 exemplar
Mitos clasificados 1 (2001) 5 exemplar
Poemas hesiódicos (1990) 3 exemplar
Tutte le opere e i frammenti (2009) 3 exemplar
Άπαντα 2 exemplar
Teogonia (2012) 2 exemplar
Opere di Esiodo 2 exemplar
The Works of Hesoid (2009) 2 exemplar
Teogonia 1 exemplar
Thogonie 1 exemplar
Teogonia ;: Trabalhos e dias (2014) 1 exemplar
La Grecia clásica 1 exemplar
Istenek születése (1976) 1 exemplar
Hesiode 1 exemplar
The Complete Works 1 exemplar
Hesoid (1959) 1 exemplar
Hesiodos' Gedichte 1 exemplar
I poemi 1 exemplar
Opera 1 exemplar
Homerica 1 exemplar
Teogonia 1 exemplar

Associerade verk

World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Bidragsgivare — 450 exemplar
The Portable Greek Reader (1948) — Bidragsgivare, vissa utgåvor401 exemplar
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (1992) — Bidragsgivare — 393 exemplar
The Penguin Book of Hell (2018) — Bidragsgivare — 188 exemplar
The Utopia Reader (1999) — Bidragsgivare — 113 exemplar


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700 BCE (or earlier)
700 BCE (or earlier)
Ascra, Boeotia



Afora aquilo que ele conta sobre si mesmo em seus poemas, pouco se sabe sobre Hesíodo. Em Teogonia, o poeta fala sobre a origem do universo e a genealogia dos deuses e dos heróis (estes últimos são os nascidos da união de deuses com mortais). Em Trabalhos e dias, além de narrar mitos como o de Pandora, o de Prometeu, entre outros, Hesíodo faz uma série de recomendações a Perses (seu irmão) sobre a necessidade de cultuar o esforço e o trabalho, indispensáveis para que possa existir verdadeira justiça.… (mer)
Naves3516 | May 16, 2024 |
Well, Hesiod’s stuff is what it is: eventually we come to the patriarchs’ opinion of Pandora, and throughout there’s no female as boss as Zeus, of course: it’s the poetry of the patriarchs…. I do like this better than Homer, though. The Ancient Greek consensus was that Homer was more ancient or whatever and more boss: but screw the consensus. I like Hesiod because, while it is still mythology and is quite similar to Homer—it’s not ordinary life poetry or philosophical poetry; “general poetry” as I call it; it’s about the gods—but it’s more abstract than the epics. Like, it’s more about teaching about the gods, like as a serious topic, and not so much about how they…. I mean, we all want to express ourselves, but sometimes men and gods be tripping, right. I feel like Hesiod’s poetry is more religious—not scripture in the Hebrew sense, but learning-centric—and Homer seems more like “entertainment”, basically, to me. Of course, I’m biased in that I read Homer as “education”—although I wasn’t naive, right—and Hesiod I read to compare patriarchal with matriarchal (“Lost Goddesses of Early Greece”) mythology. (shrugs) But it could be synchronicity, you know. Makes a lot more sense to me than the “educational” colonial-philological, the-best-paleface-language-gave-rise-to-the-robot-kings view of Greek mythology, you know. 👌

…. Yeah, I feel like I like Hesiod better than Homer. Some of it seems rather useful, more educational-religious, although of course much of it is random people just being boss, of course. And there is some overlap, of course, since heroes are like gods, and religion involves the human as well as the divine, (sometimes you lose sight of that in Christianity, with the whole Jesus saves you suck thing, “remember to tell God you’re a sinner”), and obvs Zeus is every boy’s fantasy, right—which is both very boss, and a little…. “And finally, at the top of the head is the Crown Chakra.” (Zeus) (pointing to Sacral Chakra) “Got my Crown Chakra right here, bitches.”

But the antique farming advice is actually quite interesting; I feel like the lived details of experience really mean as much as the abstractions; I’m not going to tell you what I learned, because it’s easy to write it off as boring/un-abstract or whatever, but I was lost driving along these crappy rural roads for like an hour yesterday, and I feel like I learned a lot about life, you know…. And the actual magical/superstitious qualities of days (days numbered in the lunar month? Or the solar month?) in “Works and Days” is really cool; I regret that it’s not longer….

But yeah, Hesiod is also kind of a bastard, much of the time, right. Hesiod war ein Mann, Kinder. Hesiod was a man, children. Although he wrote about the most rational, Kantian things, like how wives are bitches, and killing wild animals is both economically effective, (cartoon voice), and, fun! And on an unrelated—totally unrelated—note, he also loved golden Aphrodite…. Although, having accomplished his desire, 😉, he immediately got up and went off to kill more wild animals, right….
… (mer)
goosecap | 6 andra recensioner | Feb 22, 2024 |
Un prezioso documento dall'antichità greca, dall'antichità degli uomini, degli eroi, e degli dèi.
Anshin | Jan 16, 2024 |
Las obras completas que se conservan de Hesíodo y que se han podido rescatar de fragmentos de papiros y de libros copiados a lo largo de los siglos en Europa. Lectura obligatoria para entender nuestro patrimonio occidental y su origen. Útil tanto para tener noticias sobre la mitología griega más arcaica (Teogonía, escudo, fragmentos) como la vida cotidiana en esa misma época (trabajos y los días).
carlosisaac | 7 andra recensioner | Dec 1, 2023 |



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