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The Hesiodic Catalogue of women : constructions and reconstructions

Author: Richard Hunter
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, cop. 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

This collection of essays offers an exploration of the meaning and significance of the Catalogue of Women, attributed to Hesiod.


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Named Person: Hesíodo.; Hesíodo
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hunter
ISBN: 0521836840 9780521836845
OCLC Number: 645074234
Description: x, 349 p
Contents: Notes on contributors; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Ordering women in Hesiod's Catalogue Robin Osborne; 2. The beginning and end of the Catalogue of Women and its relation to Hesiod Jenny Strauss Clay; 3. Gods among men? The social and political dynamics of the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women Elizabeth Irwin; 4. Heracles in the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women Johannes Haubold; 5. Mestra at Athens: Hesiod fr. 43 and the poetics of panhellenism Ian Rutherford; 6. A catalogue within a catalogue: Helen's suitors in the Hesiodic Catalogue of Women (frr. 196-204) Ettore Cingano; 7. Pulp epic: the Catalogue and the Shield Richard P. Martin; 8. The Megalai Ehoiai: a survey of the fragments Giovan Battista D'Alessio; 9. Ordered from the Catalogue: Pindar, Bacchylides and Hesiodic genealogical poetry Giovan Battista D'Alessio; 10. The Hesiodic Catalogue and Hellenistic poetry Richard Hunter; 11. From genealogy to Catalogue: the Hellenistic adaptation of the Hesiodic catalogue form Helen Asquith; 12. The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women and Latin poetry Philip Hardie; 13. Or such as Ovid's Metamorphoses ... Richard Fletcher; Bibliography; Index of passages discussed; General index.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Hunter.


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