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Published: 23 September 2015

288 Pages | 11 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190253967

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Hesiod's Theogony

from Near Eastern Creation Myths to Paradise Lost

Stephen Scully

  • A fresh reading of Hesiod's Theogony as a hymn to Zeus and a political portrait of an idealized polity
  • An analysis of Theogony in relation to Near Eastern creation stories and to Genesis
  • An exploration of the Theogony's reception in the Homeric Hymns, Pindar, Aeschylus, Plato, and later classical and post-classical authors up to Milton