The Epics of Hesiod

The Epics of Hesiod

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ...to say, he invokes Hecate to obt lin for him the favourable hearing of the gods.--Kara vifxov, ffffivus, voli /ucoj, " duly." In Itpa Kaa there is an allusion to KaWitpfToSai, Utare. 419. f. If this be right, and not e5, which is found in good copies, the dative may depend either on rpiippav or on iiroS(tTai (i. c. uiro5nTai), as in htard of TKT)npov &C. 420. 6$ov ordfci, viz. through her intercessory power. 422. afoot, the luck, or lot, rixvv, of the Titans. The meaning is, she was not deposed from her office by Zeus: see sup. v. 393.--atrrji/pa, here for luptlKero, as in Scut. H. 428. See Opp. 240. 425. turii6s. Cf. v. 112. 426. iLOvvoytrfit. Schol. ol ybp ixovoytvus TKtovtKTovai TcdvTorc. The point of this is certainly obscure, nor is Van Lennep's note satisfactory: " Neque ideo minus honoris obtigit ei, quod est unigenita (conf. infra v. 448), quodquo sic nullos habet fratres qui illam tueantur (conf. "Epy. 376--360), immo multo plus honoris illi obtigit, quod Jupiter earn honorat." 427. This verse is rejected as spurious by Gaisford and Schoemann after Wolf and Heyne. Gocttling's suggestion has been adopted, that this and the preceding line should be transposed. 428. Tictoi. An unusual sense of the middle, for rUi, rtfi. On the long i see v. 209. Sclioctnaun reads irtl Kca Ztiis ritv airiiy. 429. Tapaylyvtrat. Goettling remarks that this verb, repeated again in v. 432 and 436, is unlike the ancient epio diction. It more resembles the Latin use of adeue. The addition of neyias also is extremely tame. 430. 8V K' ieiKtiaw, viz. iv hv Mikg 'ekott; ptrairptictiv. Hecate is here described as bringing success in all the affairs of life, in the popular assembly, in war, in the law court, in athletic contests, in...show more

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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236738144
  • 9781236738141