New PDF release: Challenges to the Power of Zeus in Early Greek Poetry

By Noriko Yasumura

within the earliest extant works of Greek literature, Zeus reigns best within the Olympian hierarchy. despite the fact that, scattered and scanty notwithstanding they are, there are allusions to threats of uprising which problem Zeus' supremacy. This e-book examines those passages, drawn from Homer, Hesiod and the "Homeric Hymns", to provide a few new interpretations. whereas targeting the topic of cosmic/divine strife, it turns into transparent that tricks of misplaced legends underlie those texts. Tracing their hidden good judgment is helping to enhance our knowing of early Greek poetry.

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