Theogony and Works and Days (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

Theogony and Works and Days (Oxford World's Classics) By Hesiod, M. L. West (Editor), M. L. West (Translator) Cover Image
By Hesiod, M. L. West (Editor), M. L. West (Translator)
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This new, fully-annotated translation by a leading expert on Hesiodic poems combines accuracy with readability and includes an introduction and explanatory notes on these two works by one of the oldest known Greek poets. The Theogony contains a systematic genealogy and account of the struggles
of the gods, and the Works and Days offers a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry.

About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert
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Product Details
ISBN: 9780199538317
ISBN-10: 019953831X
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: July 26th, 2009
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics