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Deviant Origins: Hesiod’s Theogony and the Orphica  

Radcliffe G. Edmonds III

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Sep 2018
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Aug 2018
Hesiod’s Theogony provides one of the most widely authoritative accounts of the origin of the cosmos, but his account has always been challenged by rivals claiming to be older, wiser, and ... More

Epic  

Philip Hardie

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Jun 2010
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Sep 2012
In ancient Rome, the epic is much occupied with beginnings and endings, foundation and destruction. The history of Roman epic begins with the translation into Latin of Homer's Odyssey by ... More

Hesiodic Theology  

Richard P. Martin

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Sep 2018
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Aug 2018
The Hesiodic view of the supernatural varies within individual compositions, in tune with oral-traditional poetic practice. The flexibility and dramatization inherent in the medium led ... More

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