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Published: 13 August 2020

384 Pages

234x153mm

ISBN: 9780198807711


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Hesiod's Verbal Craft

Studies in Hesiod's Conception of Language and its Ancient Reception

Athanassios Vergados

  • Offers a novel and ground-breaking analysis of Hesiod's conception of language, including etymology, word-play, and semantics, and demonstrates the unity of his thought in both the Theogony and the Works and Days
  • Argues for Hesiod's place in Greek intellectual history as a serious thinker who introduced some of the fundamental questions that occupied Greek philosophy
  • Opens up a hitherto under-explored chapter in early Greek linguistic thought