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Genres: Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Epic poetry  Didactic poetry  Live sound recordings  Songs  Art music  Musical settings  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc 
Roles: Author, Creator, Other, Attributed name, Author in quotations or text abstracts, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Contributor, Dubious author
Classifications: PA4010.E5, 881.01
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Publications about Hesiod
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Hesiod's Works and days by Hesiod( file )
26 editions published between 1923 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 2,108 libraries worldwide
This new, annotated translation of Hesiod's Works and Days is a collaboration between David W. Tandy, a classicist, and Walter Neale, an economist and economic historian. Hesiod was an ancient Greek poet whose Works and Days discusses agricultural practices and society in general. Classicists and ancient historians have turned to Works and Days for its insights on Greek mythology and religion. The poem also sheds light on economic history and ancient agriculture, and is a good resource for social scientists interested in these areas. This translation emphasizes the activities and problems of a practicing agriculturist as well as the larger, changing political and economic institutions of the early archaic period. The authors provide a clear, accurate translation along with notes aimed at a broad audience. The introductory essay discusses the changing economic, political and trading world of the eighth and seventh centuries B.C.E., while the notes present the range and possible meanings of important Greek terms and references in the poem and highlight areas of ambiguity in our understanding of Works and
The poems of Hesiod by Hesiod( Book )
333 editions published between 1474 and 2019 in 15 languages and held by 2,088 libraries worldwide
This translation contains an introduction, commentary and interpretive essay and well as numerous notes and annotations to provide the history and background of the epic, and the mythological context in which it is placed. Hesiod's account of family conflict among the gods is the best and earliest evidence of what the ancient Greeks believed about the beginning of the world. Includes Hesiod's Works and Days, lines 1-201 and the Library of Apollodorus
Hesiod, the Homeric hymns, and Homerica by Hesiod( file )
13 editions published between 1914 and 2008 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 1,875 libraries worldwide
Hesiodi Carmina by Hesiod( Book )
199 editions published between 1462 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
Hesiod. The Homeric hymns, and Homerica by Hesiod( Book )
75 editions published between 1914 and 1982 in 4 languages and held by 983 libraries worldwide
Works and days by Hesiod( Book )
133 editions published between 1492 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 792 libraries worldwide
The ancient Greeks revered Hesiod, believing he had beaten Homer in a singing contest and that after his dead body was thrown to sea, it was brought back by dolphins. His Works and Days is one of the most important early works of Greek poetry. Ostensibly written by the poet to chide his lazy brother, it recounts the story of Pandora's box and humanity's decline since the Golden Age, and can be read as a celebration of rural life and a hymn to work
Works of Hesiod and the Homeric hymns by Hesiod( Book )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 529 libraries worldwide
"This volume includes Hesiod's Works and Days and Theogony, two of the oldest non-Homeric poems to survive from antiquity. Works and Days is in part a farmer's almanac - filled with cautionary tales and advice for managing harvests and maintaining a good work ethic - and Theogony is the earliest comprehensive account of classical mythology including, as it does, the names and genealogies of the gods (and giants and monsters) of Olympus, the sea, and the underworld. Throughout Hine brings out Hesiod's unmistakable personality; Hesiod's tales of his escapades and his gritty and persuasive voice not only give us a sense of the author's character but also offer up a rare glimpse of the everyday life of ordinary people in the eighth century BCE. In contrast, the Homeric Hymns depict aristocratic life in a polished tone that reveals nothing of the narrators' personalities. These hymns (so named because they address the deities in short invocations at the beginning and end of each) are some of the earliest examples of epyllia, or short stories, in the epic manner in Greek. This volume unites Hine's translations of the Works of Hesiod and the Homeric Hymns - along with his rendering of the mock-Homeric epic The Battle of the Frogs and the Mice - in a pairing of these important classics."--Jacket
Hesiodi Theogonia ; Opera et dies ; Scutum by Hesiod( Book )
74 editions published between 1900 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Enthält: Theogonia ; Opera et dies ; Scutum ; Fragmenta selecta
The works of Hesiod by Hesiod( file )
59 editions published between 1720 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 libraries worldwide
The Homeric hymns ; and Homerica by Hesiod( Book )
50 editions published between 1914 and 1982 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Fragmenta Hesiodea by Hesiod( Book )
14 editions published between 1967 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 353 libraries worldwide
Hesiod by Hesiod( Book )
34 editions published between 1832 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 322 libraries worldwide
In verse. Bibliography: p. 13. The works and days -- Theogony -- The shield of Herakles
Theogonia; [and] , Opera et dies; [and] , Scutum by Hesiod( Book )
27 editions published between 1970 and 1990 in 6 languages and held by 288 libraries worldwide
The Architecture of Hesiodic poetry by Richard Hamilton( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Die schrecklich-gewaltigen Kinder ; O daddy by Rolf Riehm( file )
2 editions published in 2018 in German and held by 271 libraries worldwide
The epics of Hesiod by Hesiod( Book )
24 editions published between 1861 and 1883 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Hesiodi Ascraei Opera et dies by Hesiod( Book )
78 editions published between 1507 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 266 libraries worldwide
"Hesíodo fue uno de los poetas griegos más apreciados en el Renacimiento, especialmente como autor de Opera et dies (Los trabajos y los días), poema didáctico y moralizante en el que los ideales del Humanismo encontraron su reflejo. Un joven estudiante y poeta romano, Nicolaus de Valle (1444-1473), cuando apenas contaba 18 años de edad, tradujo en verso latino el poema del aedo de Ascra. Los prototipógrafos alemanes Conrad Sweynheym y Arnold Pannartz publicaron la editio princeps en Roma hacia 1471, siendo ésta la primera traducción de Opera et dies transmitida por la novísima Imprenta; comienza entonces una rica tradición textual que se extenderá sin interrupción hasta los últimos años del siglo XVI. En este estudio se esclarecen los aspectos filológicos que ayudan a interpretar y contextualizar la traducción de Nicolaus de Valle. Siguiendo los principios de la crítica textual clásica, se ofrece una descripción minuciosa de los testimonios textuales de la obra y de los resultados de su colación; y, finalmente, se establece por vez primera una edición crítica de esta poco conocida obra del joven humanista romano. El lector podrá escuchar la voz poética de Nicolaus de Valle en una creación literaria que entreteje {u2013} por medio de una cuidada imitatio {u2013} el canto geórgico de Hesíodo con los versos de la más alta poesía latina: Horacio, Ovidio o Estacio, y, principalmente, Virgilio."--
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Alternative Names
Esiodo, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Esiodo ca700 v. Chr
Esiodo poeta greco antico
Esiodo sec. VIII-VII a.C
Esiodo verksam ca 700 f.Kr
Êsiodos 07..?-07..? av. J.-C.
Ēsiodos, Askraios, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Ēsiodos, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Ēsiodos ca700 v. Chr
Ēsiodos ca700 v. Chr Askraios
Esiodos ho Askraios
Hesiod 07..?-07..? av. J.-C.
Hesiod, 8./7. st. pr.n.š.
Hesiod, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Hesiod ca700 v. Chr
Hesiod Greek poet
Hesiod griechischer Dichter
Hesiod verksam ca 700 f.Kr
Hésiode 07..-.... av. J.-C.
Hésiode Ascraean
Hésiode Ascraean 07..?-07..? av. J.-C.
Hesiode, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Hesiode ca700 v. Chr
Hésiode (Poet)
Hésiode poète grec
Hésiode verksam ca 700 f.Kr
Hesiodes verksam ca 700 f.Kr
Hesiodic verksam ca 700
Hesíodo poeta de la Antigua Grecia
Hêsiodos 07..?-07..? av. J.-C.
Hesiodos Askraios
Hēsiodos, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Hēsiodos ca700 v. Chr
Hesiodus Ascraeius
Hesiodus Ascraeus
Hesiodus Ascraeus 07..?-07..? av. J.-C.
Hesiodus, Ascraeus, ca. 700 v. Chr.
Hesiodus Ascraeus verksam ca 700 f.Kr
Hesiodus ca700 v. Chr Ascraeus
Hesiodus sec. VIII-VII a.C.
Hesiodus verksam ca 700 f.Kr
Heziod, 8./7. st. pr.n.š.
Hezjod epik grecki
Hezjod z Askry w Beocji
Īsiodos ho Askraios
Ησίοδος, 07..?-07..? av. J.-C.
Гесиод древнегреческий поэт и рапсод
הסיודוס פעל במאה השמינית לפני הספירה
هزیود شاعر و نویسنده در یونان باستان
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