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Homer, Hesiod, and the Hymns

Richard Janko

Homer, Hesiod, and the Hymns

diachronic development in epic diction

by Richard Janko

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Eng.], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hesiod -- Literary style.,
  • Homer -- Literary style.,
  • Homeric hymns.,
  • Epic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.,
  • Hymns, Greek (Classical) -- History and criticism.,
  • Greek language -- Semantics, Historical.,
  • Hymns, Greek -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Janko.
    SeriesCambridge classical studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPA3105 .J3 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 322 p. ;
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4261926M
    ISBN 100521238692
    LC Control Number81007666

      This book investigates the history of the ancient Greek tradition of oral epic poetry which culminated in the Iliad and Odyssey. These masterpieces did not exhaust the tradition, and poems were composed in the same style for several generations afterwards. One group of such poems is the 'Homeric Hymns', ascribed to Homer in : Richard Janko.   This edition contains the collected works of Hesiod including Works and Days, The Shield of Heracles, The Theogeny as well as Homer's Hymns, Epigrams and fragments of the Epic Cycle. Hesiod was a Greek oral poet generally thought by scholars to have been active between and BC, around the same time as : Herne Ridge Ltd.

    The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations. Hesiod -- The Homeric hymns -- The epigrams of Homer -- The epic cycle -- Homerica: The expedition of Amphiaraüs. The taking of Oechalia. The Phocais. The Margites. The Cercopes. The battle of the frogs and mice -- The contest of Homer and Hesiod Later reprints have imprint: Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press ; London: W. Heinemann 1.

    Hesiod --The Homeric hymns --The epigrams of Homer --The epic cycle --The battle of the frogs and mice --The contest of Homer and Hesiod. Series Title: Loeb classical library, Other Titles: Works. Homeric hymns and Homerica: Responsibility: with an English translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White.   Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, And Homerica This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy :


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Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, And Homerica [Homer, Hesiod] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, And Homerica /5(9). Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica Homer and Hesiod Translated by H. Evelyn-White This volume contains practically all that remains of the post-Homeric and pre-academic epic poetry.

The early Greek epic — that is, poetry as a natural and popular, and not (as it became later) an artificial and academic literary form — passed through the /5(8).

This file contains translations of the following works: Hesiod: Works and Days, The Theogony, fragments of The Catalogues of Women and the Eoiae, The Shield of Heracles (attributed to Hesiod), and fragments of various works attributed to Hesiod.

Homer: The Homeric Hymns, The Epigrams of Homer (both attributed to Homer). Various: Fragments of the Epic Cycle (parts of which. Homer and His Guide () by William-Adolphe Bouguereau. Today only the Iliad and Odyssey are associated with the name 'Homer'. In antiquity, a very large number of other works were sometimes attributed to him, including the Homeric Hymns, the Contest of Homer and Hesiod, the Little Iliad, the Nostoi, the Thebaid, the Cypria, the Epigoni, the comic mini-epic Batrachomyomachia ("The Frog.

Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica by Hesiod Book Resume: "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. Hesiod was a Greek Hesiod poet, some say a contemporary of Homer, some say he came afterwards.

His two biggest works were "Days and Works" and "Theogony." Days and Works takes the form of a missive to Hesiod's sluggard brother, advising him of the best times to plant and proverbs to lead a better life/5().

Hesiod (Hesiodus), an epic poet apparently of the eighth century BC, was born in Asia Minor but moved to Boeotia in central Greece. He was regarded by later Greeks as a contemporary of Homer. Three works survive under Hesiod's name: (1) "Works and Days," addressed to his brother.

In it he gives us the allegories of the two Strifes, and the myth of Pandora; stresses that every man must work. "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. Hesiod and Homer. Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica. Trans. Hugh G. Evelyn-White. Douglas B.

Killings and David Widger. 4 Feb Kindle E-book. This is a collection of works attributed to the oldest Greek authors, or probably more precisely, singers of tales. Homeric Hymns Homeric Apocrypha Lives of Homer Author: Homerus Publish On: The edition of Lives of Homer contains The Contest of Homer and Hesiod and nine other biographical accounts, translated into English for the first time."--BOOK JACKET.

Buy Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica by Hesiod, Homer, Evelyn-White, Hugh G. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 6. But what makes this book of keen interest is not the attention paid to Hesiod's Theogony and Works & Days, nor the anonymous "Homeric" Hymns, but rather to its meticulous compedium of the lesser-known works it presents.

Especially, for those works for which no complete version has survived, only fragments and occassional (later) commentaries/5(9). The Whole Works of Homer, Prince of Poetts: Batrachomyomachia.

Hymns and epigrams. Hesiod's Works and Days. Musaeus' Hero and leander. Juvenal's Fifth satire. 2nd ed Library of old authors Volume 5 of The Whole Works of Homer, Prince of Poetts, Richard Hooper: Editor: Richard Hooper: Translated by: George Chapman: Contributor: Richard Hooper. Homer: "The Homeric Hymns", "The Epigrams of Homer" (both attributed to Homer).

Various: Fragments of the Epic Cycle (parts of which are sometimes attributed to Homer), fragments of other epic poems attributed to Homer, "The Battle of Frogs and Mice", and "The Contest of Homer and Hesiod". This file contains only that portion of the book in 1/6. Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, And Homerica by Hesiod, H G Evelyn-White (Editor), Homer.

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This book investigates the history of the ancient Greek tradition of oral epic poetry which culminated in the Iliad and Odyssey. These masterpieces did not exhaust the tradition, and poems were composed in the same style for several generations afterwards.

One group of such poems is the 'Homeric Hymns', ascribed to Homer in by: Read "Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, And Homerica" by Homer And Hesiod available from Rakuten : Gutenberg.

Download Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica - Full Text Free Book (Part 6/6) pdf File size: MB What's this. Many people prefer to read off-line or to. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.

Hesiod, the Homeric hymns, and Homerica; with an English translation by Hugh G. Evelyn-White by Hesiod ; Evelyn-White, Hugh G.

(Hugh Gerard), ; Homer Carmina minora. History. The oldest of the hymns were probably written in the seventh century BC, somewhat later than Hesiod and the usually accepted date for the writing down of the Homeric epics. This still places the older Homeric Hymns among the oldest monuments of Greek literature; but although most of them were composed in the seventh and sixth centuries, a few may be Hellenistic, and the Hymn to Ares.This edition contains the collected works of Hesiod including Works and Days, The Shield of Heracles, The Theogeny as well as Homer's Hymns, Epigrams and fragments of the Epic Cycle.

Hesiod was a Greek oral poet generally thought by scholars to have been active between and BC, around the same time as Homer/5.Homer: "The Homeric Hymns", "The Epigrams of Homer" (both attributed to Homer). Various: Fragments of the Epic Cycle (parts of which are sometimes attributed to Homer), fragments of other epic poems attributed to Homer, "The Battle of Frogs and Mice", and "The Contest of Homer and Hesiod".