Hesiod, the reputed author of the Theogony, the oldest surviving account of the origin of the Greek gods, was a poor Boeotian farmer of the eighth century B.C.
His Works and Days gives advice on fanning and moral life.
- Who divorced English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) on grounds of impotence? Euphemia Chalmers ("Effie") Gray divorced English art critic John Ruskin (1819-1900) on grounds of impotence. Gray obtained an annulment in 1854 after seven years of an unconsummated marriage. She went on to marry…
- With whom does Kugelmass have an affair in Woody Allen’s short story “The Kugelmass Episode” (1977)? Kugelmass has an affair with Emma Bovary in Woody Allen's short story "The Kugelmass Episode". The Great Persky projects the bored professor into Flaubert's Madame Bovary (1856) and Emma Bovary into modern Manhattan.
- What is the purpose of a skunk’s scent? The skunk uses his special body oil to defeat enemies that are larger, faster, and stronger than he is. The oil burns an attacker's eyes, nose, and mouth, causing temporary blindness and vomiting.…
- Who played Pharaoh in Land of the Pharaohs (1955)? Jack Hawkins played Pharaoh in Land of the Pharaohs (1955).
- Did the Japanese ever make a Frankenstein movie? Yes, the Japanese made a Frankenstein movie called Frankenstein Conquers the World (1966).
- In what movie did Audrey Hepburn play a cigarette girl? Audrey Hepburn played a cigarette girl in Laughter in Paradise (UK, 1951), starring Alastair Sim and Fay Compton.