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The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women: Constructions and Reconstructions

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The Hesiodic Catalogue of Women: Constructions and Reconstructions
Richard Hunter
Type: eBook
Released: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Page Count: 360
Format: pdf
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0521836845
ISBN-13: 9780521836845
The Catalogue of Women, ascribed to Hesiod, one of the greatest figures of early hexameter poetry, maps the Greek world, its evolution and its heroic myths through the mortal women who bore children to the gods.The Hesiodic Catalogue of ... Textbook In this collection a team of international scholars offers an attempt to explore the poem's meaning, significance and reception. Individual chapters examine the organization and structure of the poem, its social and political context, its relation to other early epic and Hesiodic poetry, its place in the development of a pan-Hellenic consciousness, and attitudes to women. The wider influence of the Catalogue is considered in chapters on Pindar and the lyric tradition, on Hellenistic poetry, and on the poem's reception at Rome. This collection provides a significant approach to the study of the Catalogue.

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