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Hesiod's Works and Days 

Summary

Works and Days was Hesiod's second major poem.  In it he describes humanities steady decline from an original Golden Age.  A prominent element in the poem is the quarrel between Zeus and Prometheus which leads Zeus to a growing hostility towards humankind.  

Web Links

The Internet Classics Archive | Works and Days by Hesiod
An e-text and commentary. Translated by Hugh G. Evelyn-White.
Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica
This site offers an extensive list of resources and e-texts.
Hesiod, Works and Days
A very good site from the Perseus Project. Offers links as well as an extensively referenced e-text.
Encyclopedia.com - Results for Hesiod
A short hyperlinked article on Hesiod.
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