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  OMACL: Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica
In the case of Hesiod I have been able to use independent collations of several MSS.
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".
The texts of the "Batrachomyomachia" and of the "Contest of Homer and Hesiod" are those of Baumeister and Flach respectively: where I have diverged from these, the fact has been noted.
omacl.org /Hesiod   (477 words)

  
  Hesiod
Hesiod's straightforward account of family conflict among the gods is the best and earliest evidence of what the ancient Greeks believed about the beginning of the world.
In the Homeric Hymns and in Hesiod's Theogony, she is described with the curious epithet "Tritogeneia." The exact meaning of this term is unclear.
Hesiod, the epic poet second only to Homer in importance, was born at Ascra in Boeotia, near the mount Hellikon.
www.lycos.com /info/hesiod.html   (481 words)

  
 Hesiod - Encyclopedia.com
Hesiod's systemization, especially the idealized Golden Age, became deeply entrenched in the Western imagination and was expanded upon by Ovid.
Homer and Hesiod codified and preserved the myths of many of the Greek gods of the classical pantheon.
The New Leader; 2/14/1994; Kanfer, Stefan; 1658 words; HESIOD was the first to note that right timing is in all things the important factor, and his observation has held true for two millennia...
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Hesiod.html   (1052 words)

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