Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 271 pages of information about Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns, and Homerica.
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Start of eBook1
PREFACE1
INTRODUCTION1
The Boeotian School2
Life of Hesiod3
The Hesiodic Poems5
Date of the Hesiodic Poems10
Literary Value of Homer10
The Ionic School11
The Trojan Cycle12
The Homeric Hymns14
The Epigrams of Homer18
The Burlesque Poems18
The Contest of Homer and Hesiod18
ENDNOTES: 19
BIBLIOGRAPHY20
ENDNOTES: 23
THE WORKS OF HESIOD24
ENDNOTES: 39
THE DIVINATION BY BIRDS (fragments)41
THE ASTRONOMY (fragments)41
ENDNOTES: 42
THE PRECEPTS OF CHIRON (fragments)42
THE GREAT WORKS (fragments)43
THE IDAEAN DACTYLS (fragments)43
ENDNOTES: 43
THE THEOGONY (1,041 lines)43
ENDNOTES: 62
THE CATALOGUES OF WOMEN AND EOIAE (fragments) (1)63
II. (45)74
ENDNOTES: 79
THE SHIELD OF HERACLES (480 lines)83
ENDNOTES: 91
THE MARRIAGE OF CEYX (fragments)92
ENDNOTES: 92
THE GREAT EOIAE (fragments)92
ENDNOTES: 94
THE MELAMPODIA (fragments)95
ENDNOTES: 96
AEGIMIUS (fragments)96
ENDNOTES: 97
FRAGMENTS OF UNKNOWN POSITION97
ENDNOTES: 98
DOUBTFUL FRAGMENTS98
WORKS ATTRIBUTED TO HOMER99
II.  TO DEMETER (495 lines)99
III.  TO APOLLO (546 lines)109
IV.  TO HERMES (582 lines)119
V. TO APHRODITE (293 lines)130
VI.  TO APHRODITE (21 lines)135
VII.  TO DIONYSUS (59 lines)136
VIII.  TO ARES (17 lines)137
IX.  TO ARTEMIS (9 lines)137
X. TO APHRODITE (6 lines)138
XI.  TO ATHENA (5 lines)138
XII.  TO HERA (5 lines)138
XIII.  TO DEMETER (3 lines)138
XIV.  TO THE MOTHER OF THE GODS (6 lines)138
XV.  TO HERACLES THE LION-HEARTED (9 lines)138
XVI.  TO ASCLEPIUS (5 lines)138
XVII.  TO THE DIOSCURI (5 lines)139
XVIII.  TO HERMES (12 lines)139
XIX.  TO PAN (49 lines)139
XX.  TO HEPHAESTUS (8 lines)140
XXI.  TO APOLLO (5 lines)140
XXII.  TO POSEIDON (7 lines)140
XXIII.  TO THE SON OF CRONOS, MOST HIGH (4 lines)140
XXIV.  TO HESTIA (5 lines)141
XXV.  TO THE MUSES AND APOLLO (7 lines)141
XXVI.  TO DIONYSUS (13 lines)141
XXVII.  TO ARTEMIS (22 lines)141
XXVIII.  TO ATHENA (18 lines)142
XXIX.  TO HESTIA (13 lines)142
XXX.  TO EARTH THE MOTHER OF ALL (19 lines)142
XXXI.  TO HELIOS (20 lines)143
XXXII.  TO SELENE (20 lines)143
XXXIII.  TO THE DIOSCURI (19 lines)143
ENDNOTES: 144
HOMER’S EPIGRAMS (1)146
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ENDNOTES: 148
FRAGMENTS OF THE EPIC CYCLE149
ENDNOTES: 149
THE STORY OF OEDIPUS (fragments)149
THE THEBAID (fragments)149
ENDNOTES: 150
THE EPIGONI (fragments)150
ENDNOTES: 151
THE CYPRIA (fragments)151
ENDNOTES: 154
THE AETHIOPIS (fragments)155
THE LITTLE ILIAD (fragments)155
ENDNOTES: 158
THE SACK OF ILIUM (fragments)158
ENDNOTES: 159
THE RETURNS (fragments)160
ENDNOTES: 160
THE TELEGONY (fragments)161
NON-CYCLIC POEMS ATTRIBUTED TO HOMER161
THE TAKING OF OECHALIA (fragments)161
THE PHOCAIS (fragments)162
THE MARGITES (fragments)162
ENDNOTES: 162
THE CERCOPES (fragments)163
ENDNOTES: 163
THE BATTLE OF FROGS AND MICE (303 lines)163
ENDNOTES: 169
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ENDNOTES: 175
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