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Pandora and the Good Eris in Hesiod

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jonathan P. Zarecki, Associate Professor (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: HE PANDORA NARRATIVE in the Theogonia and Opera is one of the most discussed elements of the Hesiodic corpus; one need only consult Blümer‘s massive bibliography to see the interest that Pandora has drawn, particularly in the past forty years.1 While many aspects of the Hesiodic corpus are open to dispute, the communis opinio about Pandora is well expressed by West: "Hesiod plainly conceives her, with her various feminine characteristics, as being herself the final, unanswerable affliction imposed by Zeus on man."2

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Publication
Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies 47.1 (2007): 5-29.
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Pandora, Greek mythology, Hesiod