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Author Edwards, Anthony T.

Title Hesiod's Ascra / Anthony T. Edwards
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 208 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents External relations : Ascra and Thespiae -- Internal relations : Ascra as community -- The agricultural regime of Works and days -- The shape of Hesiod's Ascra -- Persuading Perses
Summary In 'Work and Days', one of the two long poems that have come down to us from Hesiod, the poet writes of farming, morality and what seems to be a nasty quarrel with his brother Perses over their inheritance
Analysis Ascra (Greece) - Intellectual life - To 500
Hesiod.-- Works and days
Voi otia (Greece) - In literature
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-194) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Hesiod -- Homes and haunts -- Greece -- Ascra.
Hesiod -- Knowledge -- Greece -- Ascra
Hesiod. Works and days.
Agriculture in literature.
Didactic poetry, Greek -- History and criticism.
Farm life in literature.
Farmers -- Greece -- Biography.
Poets, Greek -- Biography.
Villages in literature.
Ascra (Greece) -- In literature.
Ascra (Greece) -- Intellectual life -- To 500
Voiōtia (Greece) -- In literature.
Genre/Form Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003003877
ISBN 0520236580 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
0520929578 (electronic bk.)
1417520426 (electronic bk.)
9780520236585 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
9780520929579 (electronic bk.)
9781417520428 (electronic bk.)