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Works and Days, Theogony and The Shield of Heracles

 
 
 
 
Works and Days, Theogony and The Shield of Heracles
Author: Hesiod
ISBN 13: 9780486452180
ISBN 10: 486452182
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2006-08-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 80
List Price: $5.95
 
 

These three classics of Greek literature — often called extended poems — helped bridge the oral and written traditions of Greek civilization. Like his contemporary, Homer, Hesiod artfully recounts the struggles and triumphs of the gods and offers moral and practical advice for mortals. A marvelously readable and accurate translation.