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Hesiod

  • Stratos Georgoulas
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Abstract

Hesiod’s poems are two of the first written ideological products of European literature, representing the bible of Greek mythology on the one hand (Theogony), and the first historical writing dealing with current issues of that time (Works and Days) on the other. Hesiod re-invents the gods of ancient Greece and, at the same time, incorporates them in a context of continuous conflicts, where through total prevalence rather than through consensus new power is created.

Keywords

Cosmology Peasant Injustice Kratos Force 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Stratos Georgoulas
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  1. 1.SociologyUniversity of the AegeanMytileneGreece

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