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Hesiod the Homeric Hymns and Homerica

By Evelyn White

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Title: Hesiod the Homeric Hymns and Homerica  
Author: Evelyn White
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
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Evelyn-White, H. G. (n.d.). Hesiod the Homeric Hymns and Homerica. Retrieved from http://self.gutenberg.org/


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Excerpt: This volume contains practically all that remains of the post- Homeric and pre-academic epic poetry. I have for the most part formed my own text. In the case of Hesiod I have been able to use independent collations of several MSS. by Dr. W.H.D. Rouse; otherwise I have depended on the apparatus criticus of the several editions, especially that of Rzach (1902). The arrangement adopted in this edition, by which the complete and fragmentary poems are restored to the order in which they would probably have appeared had the Hesiodic corpus survived intact, is unusual, but should not need apology; the true place for the ?Catalogues? (for example), fragmentary as they are, is certainly after the ?Theogony.?

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Contents Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica .................................................................................................................. 6 PREFACE....................................................................................................................................................................... 6 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................................................... 7 General ........................................................................................................................................................................... 7 The Boeotian School ....................................................................................................................................................... 9 Life of Hesiod ............................................................................................................................................................... 10 The Hesiodic Poems ..................................................................................................................................................... 13 II. The Genealogical Poems:.......................................................................................................................................... 15 Date of the Hesiodic Poems .......................................................................................................................................... 18 Literary Value of Homer ............................................................................................................................................... 19 The Ionic School .......................................................................................................................................................... 20 The Trojan Cycle .......................................................................................................................................................... 21 The Homeric Hymns .................................................................................................................................................... 24 The Epigrams of Homer ............................................................................................................................................... 28 The Burlesque Poems.................................................................................................................................................... 29 The Contest of Homer and Hesiod ............................................................................................................................... 29 BIBLIOGRAPHY......................................................................................................................................................... 31 THE WORKS OF HESIOD ....................................................................................................................................... 38 WORKS AND DAYS (832 lines) ................................................................................................................................. 38

 

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