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LIBER I Proem (Book I, Lines 1ff.)

1 (1 Merkelbach-West; 1 Hirschberger) 1–22: P. Oxy. 2354; 1–2 = Theog. 1021–22; 6: Schol. in Arat. 104 (p. 129.10–11 Martin); 6–7: Orig. C. Cels. 4.79; 16: Max. Tyr. 35.1

Νῦν δὲ γυναικῶν ⌊φῦλον ἀείσατε, ἡδυέπειαι Μοῦσαι Ὀλυμπιάδε⌊ς, κοῦραι Διὸς αἰγιόχοιο, ἳ τότ᾽ ἄρισται ἔσα [καὶ κάλλισται κατὰ γαῖαν μίτρας τ᾽ ἀλλύσαντο [ιὰ χρυσέην τ’ Ἀφροδίτην 5μισγόμεαι θεο[ιν ξυναὶ γὰρ τότε δα⌊ῖτες ἔσαν, ξυνοὶ δὲ θόωκοι ἀθανάτοις τε θε⌊οῖσι καταθνητοῖς τ᾽ ἀνθρώποις· οὐδ᾽ ρα ἰσαίωνε ομ[ ἀνέρες ἠδ γυναῖκες ε[

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CATALOGUE OF WOMEN

CATALOGUE OF WOMEN or EHOIAI

BOOK I Proem (Book I, Lines 1ff.)

1 1–22: Oxyrhynchus papyrus; 1–2 = Th 1021–22; 6: Scholia on Aratus’ Phenomena; 6–7: Origen, Against Celsus; 16: Maximus of Tyre, Philosophical Orations

And now sing of the tribe of women, sweet-voiced Olympian Muses, daughters of aegis-holding Zeus, those who were the best at that time [and most beautiful on the earth, and they loosened their girdles [and because of golden Aphrodite 5mingling with gods [ For at that time the feasts were in common and in common the councils for the immortal gods and for mortal human beings; and yet not equally long-lived [ men and women [

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.hesiod-catalogue_women.2018