The Poems of Hesiod
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The Poems of Hesiod


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In this new translation of Hesiod, Barry B. Powell gives an accessible, modern verse rendering of these vibrant texts, essential to an understanding of early Greek myth and society. With stunning color images that help bring to life the contents of the poems and notes that explicate complex passages, Powell's fresh renditions provide an exciting introduction to the culture of the ancient Greeks. This is the definitive translation and guide for students and readers looking to experience the poetry of Hesiod, who ranks alongside Homer as an influential poet of Greek antiquity.

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Citation styles for The Poems of Hesiod
APA 6 Citation
Hesiod. (2017). The Poems of Hesiod (1st ed.). University of California Press. Retrieved from (Original work published 2017)
Chicago Citation
Hesiod. (2017) 2017. The Poems of Hesiod. 1st ed. University of California Press.
Harvard Citation
Hesiod (2017) The Poems of Hesiod. 1st edn. University of California Press. Available at: (Accessed: 14 October 2022).
MLA 7 Citation
Hesiod. The Poems of Hesiod. 1st ed. University of California Press, 2017. Web. 14 Oct. 2022.