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Los Trabajos Y Los Días: La Teogonía. El Escudo De Heracles Hesiod

Los Trabajos Y Los Días: La Teogonía. El Escudo De Heracles

Hesiod

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ISBN : 9788428213639
199 pages
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Three epic poems by Hesiod, the other great epic poet of ancient Greece (along with Homer, his near-contemporary).Constituting some of the earliest known works of literature in European history, the poems of Hesiod describe the creation of theMoreThree epic poems by Hesiod, the other great epic poet of ancient Greece (along with Homer, his near-contemporary).Constituting some of the earliest known works of literature in European history, the poems of Hesiod describe the creation of the cosmos, the history of the gods, the life & concerns of a simple shepherd in rural Greece, and agricultural knowledge and techniques, and all, as scholar Robert Lamberton wrote, in a voice that is idiosyncratic, ironic, self-conscious…appropriating proverbial wisdom…and transforming it into a discourse that is as much an account of poetry as it is an account of the world. [Robert Lamberton, Hesiod, Yale Univ. Press]