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‘Lest the things done by men become exitēla’: Writing up Aegina in a Late Fifth-Century Context

Elizabeth Irwin

in Aegina: Contexts for Choral Lyric Poetry: Myth, History, and Identity in the Fifth Century BC

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199546510
eISBN:
9780191594922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546510.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

In this chapter the focus shifts to the less conspicuous appearances of Aegina in Herodotus' text, those in the first four books, to show what kind of prelude they provide to the Aeginetans' ... More


Hesiod’s Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency

Lilah Grace Canevaro

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729549
eISBN:
9780191796401
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729549.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book argues that the structure of Hesiod's Works and Days and the modes of reading the poem which it encourages reflect the interplay between self-sufficiency – Hesiod2019s Iron Age ideal – and ... More


Filling the Gaps

Lilah Grace Canevaro

in Hesiod’s Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729549
eISBN:
9780191796401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729549.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Chapter 5 contextualizes the discussion, asking: is the Works and Days unique? This chapter argues that the Works and Days has two main selling points: the remarkable balance between modes of ... More


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