Theogony / Works and Days by First HesiodTheogony / Works and Days by First Hesiod

Theogony / Works and Days

byFirst HesiodTranslated byC.s. Morrissey

Paperback | August 15, 2012

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C.S. Morrissey's brilliant translations bring a modern, lyrical sensibility to Theogony and Works and Days, Hesiod's two great poems that paved the way for subsequent achievements in Greek philosophy. Theogony tells of the first generations of the gods and recollects how Zeus established his cosmic reign of justice. Works and Days examines the two-fold role of competition in life, what Hesiod calls the bad strife" and "the good strife" and how they affect our struggle to maintain order in the wake of chaos and the primeval void."
C.S. Morrissey is a professor of philosophy at Trinity Western University, where he also teaches courses in the Latin language and in Greek and Roman history. He studied Greek and Latin at the University of British Columbia and has taught courses in these languages and in other classical subjects at Simon Fraser University. Mor...
Title:Theogony / Works and DaysFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 5 × 8.5 × 0.25 inPublished:August 15, 2012Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889227004

ISBN - 13:9780889227002

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from meh I found this pretty dry compared to Homer and the tragedians
Date published: 2017-11-15