By Jenny Strauss Clay

This examine finds the team spirit of Hesiod's imaginative and prescient of the Cosmos via analyzing either his poems as complementary halves of a complete embracing the human and divine cosmos. within the Theogony and Works and Days, Hesiod, approximately modern with Homer, doesn't describe the deeds of the heroes. He presents as a substitute the earliest complete account of the genesis of the Greek gods and the character of human lifestyles that grew to become the basis for later Greek literature and philosophy.

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