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Heat and lust [electronic resource] : Hesiod's midsummer festival scene revisited / J.C.B. Petropoulos.

Author/Creator:
Petropoulos, J. C. B.
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1994.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xvii, 115 pages).
Series:
Greek studies.
Greek studies

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Subjects:
Mythology, Greek, in literature.
Hesiod -- Knowledge -- Folklore.
Festivals in literature.
Summer in literature.
Sex in literature.
Folklore -- Greece.
Hesiod. Works and days.
Contents:
1. The Problem Stated: A Look at Hesiod's Feast and Beyond
2. The Harvest
3. The Threshing
4. The Village of Avdemi: A Case Study in Wanton Women?
5. Enter the Cicada
6. Hesiod's Festival Reconsidered
7. Towards a Conclusion: The Farmer and His Wife
Appendix 1: Commentary on WD 582-596
Appendix 2: On Zephyros (WD 594)
Appendix 3: On the Fountain, Sexual Mischief, and the Migration of Reapers
Appendix 4: Commentary on WD 448-452
Appendix 5: Commentary on WD 486-490
Appendix 6: Commentary on Athenaeus 8.360B = carmen populare 848 (PMG)
Appendix 7: Harvest Songs
Appendix 8: The Avdemi Songs.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-109) and index.
Print version record.
Contributor:
Center for Hellenic Studies (Washington, D.C.)
Other format:
Print version: Petropoulos, J.C.B. Heat and lust.
ISBN:
0847679012
9780847679010
0847679020
9780847679027
0847679071
9780847679072
084767908X
9780847679089
OCLC:
621387781