Franco Montanari is Professor of Ancient Greek Literature at the University of Genoa (Italy), a member of international research centers and associations, Director of the “Centro Italiano dell'Année Philologique” and of the "Aristarchus" project on line. He published the new Ancient Greek-Italian Dictionary and several scientific works on ancient scholarship and grammar, archaic Greek epic and other Greek poets of classical and hellenistic periods.
Antonios Rengakos is Professor of Greek Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has published on Homer, Greek Historiography, Hellenistic Literature. He is the author of Der Homertext und die hellenistischen Dichter (1993) and Apollonios Rhodios und die antike Homererklärung (1994), and has co-edited (with A. Tsakmakis) Brill's Companion to Thucydides (2006) (with Th. Papanghelis) and Brill's Companion to Apollonius Rhodius (2nd ed. 2008).
Christos Tsagalis is Associate Professor of Greek Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He has published on Homer, Hesiod, Greek Historiography, and Epigram. He is the author of Epic Grief: Personal Laments in Homerʼs Iliad (2004), The Oral Palimpsest: Exploring Intertextuality in the Homeric Epics (2008), and Inscribing Sorrow: Fourth-Century Attic Funerary Epigrams (2008).
Contributors include: Albio Cesare Cassio, Jenny Strauss Clay, Ettore Cingano, Richard Hunter, Franco Montanari, Greg Nagy, Pietro Pucci, Antonios Rengakos, Gianpiero Rosati, Ian Charles Rutherford, Evina Sistakou, Christos Tsagalis.
All those interested in Hesiod, Archaic Greek epic, reception of Greek literarure, as well as scholars specializing in the poetry and culture of the Near East
"This collection makes a notable contribution to Hesiodic scholarship, providing a comprehensive survey of the field in English by distinguished scholars."
"A volume useful both to graduate students beginning their study of Hesiod and to scholars." Stephanie Nelson, Religious Studies Review, vol. 37 nr. 2 (2011).
Table of contents
List of Contributors
Hesiod and the Literary Traditions of the Near East, Ian Rutherford
The Poetry of the Theogony, Pietro Pucci
Works and Days: Tracing the Path to Arete, Jenny Strauss Clay
The Hesiodic Corpus, Ettore Cingano
Poetry and Poetics in the Hesiodic Corpus, Christos Tsagalis
The Language of Hesiod and the Corpus Hesiodeum, Albio Cesare Cassio
Hesiod’s Narrative, Antonios Rengakos
Callimachus Hesiodicus Revisited, Evina Sistakou
Hesiod’s Style: Towards an Ancient Analysis, Richard Hunter
Hesiod and the Ancient Biographical Traditions, Gregory Nagy
Ancient Scholarship on Hesiod, Franco Montanari
The Latin Reception of Hesiod, Gianpiero Rosati