The Text of Hesiod's Theogony and the Hittite Epic of Kumarbi

@article{Walcot1956TheTO,
  title={The Text of Hesiod's Theogony and the Hittite Epic of Kumarbi},
  author={P. Walcot},
  journal={Classical Quarterly},
  year={1956},
  volume={6},
  pages={198-206}
}
  • P. Walcot
  • Published 1956
  • History
  • Classical Quarterly
Hesiod is among the most difficult Greek poets for problems of text. This is especially true in the case of the Theogony . Today we consider an over-scrupulous analysis of the logical consistency of a text a characteristic of nineteenth-century pedantry. Yet such latitude is not always allowed the Theogony . It was only twenty-five years ago that there appeared the most ruthless survey of its contents. This was Jacoby's edition of 1930, when only a mutilated remnant of the surviving text was… Expand
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