Poetry in Fragments: Studies on the Hesiodic Corpus and its Afterlife

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Christos Tsagalis
Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG, Sep 11, 2017 - Literary Criticism - 317 pages

Next to the Theogony and the Works and Days stands an entire corpus of fragmentary works attributed to the Boeotian poet Hesiod that has during the last thirty years attracted growing scholarly interest. Whereas other studies have concentrated either on the interpretation of the best preserved work of this corpus, the Catalogue of Women, or have offered detailed commentaries, this volume aims at bringing together studies focusing on generic and contextual factors pertaining to the various works of the Hesiodic corpus, the Catalogue of Women included, and the corpus' afterlife in Rome and Byzantium.

 

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Contents

Note on Transliteration
Benjamin Sammons
Antonio Aloni
Andrea Ercolani
Deborah Steiner
Malcolm Davies
Hugo Koning
Kirk Ormand
Irini Kyriakou
A Competition of Forms
Christos Tsagalis
Andreas N Michalopoulos
Marta Cardin and Filippomaria Pontani
Hesiods Fragments in Byzantium
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Christos Tsagalis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

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