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. [In both Homer and Hesiod] all the invocations are essentially questions, appeals to the Muse for specific information to which the poet clearly expects an answer’ (original emphasis); idem, ‘ Invocation and Catalogue in Hesiod and Homer ’, TAPA 93 (1962), 292 –309Google Scholar, at 188: ‘Formally the Homeric invocations show.

This volume brings together twenty-nine junior and senior scholars to discuss aspects of Hesiod’s poetry and its milieu and to explore questions of reception over two and half millennia, from shortly after the poems’ conception to Twitter hashtags.

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Hesiod was a greek poet, who lived around 700BC, and was inspired by muses to write epic poetry.

The Contest of Homer and Hesiod (Greek: Ἀγὼν Oμήρου καὶ Ἡσιόδου, Latin: Certamen Homeri et Hesiodi or simply Certamen ) is a Greek narrative that expands a remark made in Hesiod's Works and Days to construct an imagined poetical agon between Homer and Hesiod. id. HOMER AND HESIOD More than one reader of Pindar may have been surprised at the company and the place in which Achilles appears in the Second Olym-pian Ode.

Hesiod presages the. Opinions of Homer and Hesiod Concerning the Gods.

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The two are considered by modern scholars to be the most important sources of.

Although these two great epic poems of ancient Greece have always been attributed to the shadowy figure of Homer, little is known of him beyond the fact that his was the name attached in antiquity by the Greeks. .

. Porphyry dated Hesiod 100 years after Homer (Suda s.

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Homer and Hesiod would agree that women are deplorable creatures and.

Nov 2, 2020 · Herodotus (second half of the fifth century BCE) says outright that Homer and Hesiod were the first poets of the Greeks (2.

According to the British classics scholar M L West, Hesiod describes himself as having become a poet "through instruction from the Muses themselves while he was tending his.

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79 f. . 79 f. Although these two great epic poems of ancient Greece have always been attributed to the shadowy figure of Homer, little is known of him beyond the fact that his was the name attached in antiquity by the Greeks. . It does not follow, however, that the myths conveyed by the poetry of Homer and Hesiod are consistently older than the myths conveyed by the poetry of lyric.

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700 bc), one of the earliest Greek poets, often called the “father of Greek didactic poetry. .

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Homer, the Sophists vs.

Socrates thinks such gods unworthy of worship and is suspicious of Homer and Hesiod for depicting them without moral censure.

Although Homer's Olympians may not have been admirable ethically -.

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