Charlotte Mary Yonge: An Appreciation

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Hesiod, a possible contemporary of Homer, offers in the Theogony (Origin of the Gods) the fullest account of the earliest Greek myths, dealing with folktales, etiological tales, creation accounts, and descriptions of the origin of the gods, Titans and giants (including elaborate genealogies). Plato and Aristotle can in many ways be seen as defending some fundamental tenets of Greek ethics (such as the value of justice), but doing so by means of advancing revisionist philosophical doctrines and distancing themselves from the ways in which those tenets were interpreted by the democratic institutions of their day.

Pages: 244

Publisher: BiblioLife (February 11, 2009)

ISBN: 1103315706

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