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Works and days

Schubert, David

Works and days

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Published by QRL in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

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  • Schubert, David, -- 1913-1946

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    On t.p.: Poetry series : 40th anniversary issue

    StatementDavid Schubert ; [edited by Renée Karol Weiss]
    SeriesPoetry series (Princeton, N.J.) -- v.24, Poetry series (Princeton, N.J.) -- v. 24
    ContributionsWeiss, Renée Karol
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22771354M

    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.


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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/5(14).

Hesiod's "Works and Days" of the s BCE is quite simply one of the first complete and personal works of Western civilization. While "The Goodman of Paris" from is of unknown authorship, it is even more beautifully personal.

Both books are guides to the proper maintenance of the homestead/5. There is a great world of difference between Works & Days (W&D) and Self Portrait as a Wikipedia (SPW). SPW definitely is the work of a thoughtful master, the craft is apparent, especially in the beginning third of the book/5.

About the Book. 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. "Works And Days" comes across as run-together songs of wisdom rooted in very specific, localized moments of place, time and actions. I began reading it silently - a very modern habit, after all - and after a page or two found myself reading aloud because Lombardo has given, or caught, a definite, distinctive and specific voice here/5(26).

“Works and Days” is a didactic poem by Hesiod dating to approximately the 8th century BCE. This guide refers to the Oxford World’s Classics edition translated by M. West. This guide refers to the Oxford World’s Classics edition translated by M.

West. Hesiod: Works And Days translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White [] (ll. ) Muses of Pieria who give glory through song, come hither, tell of Zeus your father and chant his praise.

Through him mortal men are famed or un-famed, sung or unsung alike, as great Zeus wills. Synopsis – Works and Days Summary Back to Top of Page After an opening invocation of Zeus and the Muses, the first portion of the poem is an ethical enforcement of honest labour and dissuasion from strife and idleness.

The second section consists of hints and rules on agricultural s:   Miranda Herrick is raising funds for Works and Days - Book on Kickstarter.

I want to make a high quality hardback book that contains all drawings from my daily drawing project, Works and Days. Powered by Mayer’s unique reflections on the mythologies of social and linguistic order, Works and Days possesses a rare combination of artfulness, critical acumen, and personality.

The end result is a book that is at once formally inventive and disturbingly of our times. Written in the late eighth century BC by Hesiod, one of the oldest known of Greek poets, Theogony and Works and Days represent the earliest account of the origin of the Greek gods, and an. Works and Days is the product of an amazingly gifted peasant poet who stresses the rituals and restraints of the time insofar as they involve men: "Don't piss.

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 Price: $ Hesiod's Theogony and Works and Days are interesting in the context of other classic works and provide an interesting understanding of the genealogy of the ancient Greek gods and the agrarian life 4/5(8).

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In "Works and Days," the narrator addresses his brother, chiding him for stealing his inheritance and urging him to be honest and work in order to become rich and successful.

Hesiod believes that he has been given a divine tongue by the muses. Download Theogony Works And Days in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

Theogony Works And Days Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. The Works and Days, a compendium of moral and practical advice for a life of honest husbandry, throws a unique and fascinating light on archaic Greek society, ethics, and superstition.

(Key Words: Religion, Hesiod, Theogony, M. West, Literature, Poetry). book. About Works and Days. A new verse translation by award-winning poet Alicia Stallings of one of the foundational works of ancient Greece TLS BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARselected by Rachel Hadas and Emily Wilson.

Download Theogony And Works And Days in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Theogony And Works And Days Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. 'Stallings's new translation of Hesiod's Works and Days - witty, gritty, and unsettlingly relevant - is not to be missed' TLS, Books of the Year SHORTLISTED FOR THE RUNICMAN AWARD A new verse translation of one of the foundational ancient Greek works by the award-winning poet A.

Stallings. Hesiod was the first self-styled 'poet' in western 5/5(1). Hesiod – Works and days Hesiod was an early Greek poet who flourished around BCE. His two works: “Theogony” and “Works and Days” are the sources of a great deal of what we know of early Greek religion.

The following is a brief excerpt from the. "Works and Days" contains several important mythological passages, expanding and altering "Theogony," but is in the main a sort of sermon on how to be prosperous and righteous.

It is packed with details of daily life, which readers will find either Cited by: 8. Hesiod belongs to the transitional period in Greek civilization between the oral tradition and the introduction of a written alphabet.

His two major surviving works, the Theogony and the Works and Days, address the divine and the mundane, Theogony traces the origins of the Greek gods and recounts the events surrounding the crowning of Zeus as their king/5(3).

Theogony & Works and Days - Ebook written by Hesiod. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Theogony & Works and Days.4/5(1).

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. "Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica" is a collection of ancient Greek writings that are attributed to Hesiod, Homer, and others whose style emulates the two.

This volume translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White includes the following works: Works and Days, The Divination by Birds, The Astronomy, The Precepts of Chiron, The Great Works, The Idaean. The immediate source for Vergil’s Georgics ( b.c.e.), Works and Days is also the first work of a tradition that finds exponents in every century: The pastoral poems of the Greeks and Romans.

And, Works and Days. Author: Hesiod,Catherine Schlegel,Henry Weinfield; Publisher: University of Michigan Press ISBN: Category: Poetry Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Written in the late eighth century BC by Hesiod, one of the oldest known of Greek poets, Theogony and Works and Days represent the earliest account of the origin of the Greek gods, and an invaluable.

Works and days. [Edward Kleinschmidt Mayes] -- "Like Hesiod's Works and Days, Mayes's collection explores the art of living and the transformations of one's life while working the land as a farmer. Written as an abecedarius, each poem's Italian. COVID Resources.

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"Works And Days" comes across as run-together songs of wisdom rooted in very specific, localized moments of place, time and actions. I began reading it silently - a very modern habit, after all - and after a page or two found myself reading aloud because Lombardo has given, or caught, a definite, distinctive and specific voice here/5(33).

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His Theogony contains a systematic genealogy of the gods from the beginning of the world and an account of the struggles of the Titans. In contrast, Works and Days is a compendium of moral and practical advice on 5/5(1).

Here, Stephanie Nelson’s translation of Works and Days is paired with Richard S. Caldwell’s take on the Theogony. Along with introductory essays, these comprehensible versions of Hesiod’s two best-known poems make it easy for readers to see why Hesiod’s writings continue to resound through the ages.

The individuality of Hesiod shines through in his works. He wrote three works-the Theogony, the Works and Days, the Catalog of Women (fragmentary), and possibly a poem called the Shield, which describes the shield of Hercules, and is clearly based on the description of the shield of Achilles from Iliad   Works and Days is an verse epic poem that reads like a farmer's almanac.

Hesiod instructs his brother Perses in the agricultural arts, including advice on how to live life morally. Hesiod instructs his brother Perses in the agricultural arts, including advice on how to live life morally/5(12).

Works and Days Summary "Works and Days" addresses Perses, Hesiod's brother. Hesiod begins the poem with an appeal to the Muses of Pieria to give him the words he desires. He goes on to explain that there are two kinds of Strife instead of one; the first is cruel and fosters war while the second is the elder daughter of Night and is wholesome.

Dorothea Wender: Hesiod, Theogony, Works and Days; Theognis, Elegies. West Drayton: Penguin Books, Paper, 35P. - Volume 25 Issue 1 - P. WalcotAuthor: P. Walcot. The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations.

Works and Days Bernadette Mayer. New Directions, $ trade paper (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS Buy this book The prolific.Hesiod belongs to the transitional period in Greek civilization between the oral tradition and the introduction of a written alphabet.

His two major surviving works, the Theogony and the Works and Days, address the divine and the mundane, Theogony traces the origins of the Greek gods and recounts the events surrounding the crowning of Zeus as their king.4/5(K).The Works and Days, a compendium of advice for a life of honest husbandry, shines a unique and fascinating light on archaic Greek society, ethics, and superstition.

Hesiod's poetry is the oldest source of the myths of Prometheus, Pandora, and the Golden Age.