CLA204H5 Lecture 2 999831240
Written sometimes in the 8th century
Inspired while working as a Sheppard near Helicon
Poem is a hymn to Zeus and ways he gained power
Ancient and easy to remember, because the way they fill out the meter.
About 900 line long, Homer came before Hesoid, but only a bit. (No way to be certain)
Different origins of how the Gods came to be.
Hesoid`s work survived therefore it is commonly used.
Hesoid's work was considered the best and most famous by the ancients.
Cosmogony - dealing with the origins of the world
Parallels of Hesoids work comes from the Middle East
Prt - Indo-European meaning for bread
Zeus has his power from his father but is not his father.
Gaia is the m