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By Jenny Strauss Clay

This research finds the cohesion of Hesiod's imaginative and prescient of the Cosmos by way of examining either his poems as complementary halves of an entire embracing the human and divine cosmos. within the Theogony and Works and Days, Hesiod, approximately modern with Homer, doesn't describe the deeds of the heroes. He presents as an alternative the earliest finished account of the genesis of the Greek gods and the character of human existence that turned the root for later Greek literature and philosophy.

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