This translation contains an introduction, commentary and interpretive essay and well as numerous notes and annotations to provide the history and background of the epic, and the mythological context in which it is placed. Hesiod's straightforward account of family conflict among the gods is the best and earliest evidence of what the ancient Greeks believed about the beginning of the world. Includes Hesiod's "Works and Days", lines 1-201, and material from the Library of Apollodorus.
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Review: Theogony (Classical Library)User Review - Amy - Goodreads
I've been using this as a sort of quick reference for Greek gods but can't imagine just sitting down and reading the whole thing straight through. Read full review
Review: Theogony (Classical Library)User Review - Bianca De franchis - Goodreads
An interesting yet misogynous account of the creation of the cosmos as understood by some ancient Greeks. Whether his perspective was widely accepted is unknown. Read full review