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Hesiod’s Theogonyfrom Near Eastern Creation Myths to Paradise Lost$
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Stephen Scully

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780190253967

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253967.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
Source:
Hesiod’s Theogony
Author(s):

Stephen Scully

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190253967.003.0001

The Introduction considers Hesiod’s Theogony in light of two modern creation stories. In the first instance, it compares it to the Big Bang theory; in the second to Freud’s “scientific myth” Civilization and Its Discontents.

Keywords:   Big Bang theory, Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents, Hesiod, Theogony

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