Theogony (Classical Library)
Publish date: January 1st 1987
Publisher: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.
Pages no: 129
Edition language: English
, Classical Studies
, Greek Mythology
There seems to be a debate as to the usefulness of this little text and I would pretty much fall into the category of not much. The reason that I say that is because if this book was lost then we would lose very little of our understanding of Greek Mythology. Everything that is contained in this lit...
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.
Theogony are basically the list of geneology of greek gods and goddesses. Frankly theres very little plot in this hesiod poem except for... Lists of names. Weird. Basically it told a story from the beginning of time with Chasm and Kronos eventual defeat by his son Zeus, the captivity of titans, more...
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