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FINAL gods goddesses - Zeus , King of the Gods, Ruler of...

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Unformatted text preview: Zeus , King of the Gods, Ruler of Mt. Olympus, god of the sky, thunder and justice. Hera , Queen of the Gods and of the Heavens, Goddess of women, marriage and motherhood. Poseidon , Lord of the Sea, god of the seas, horses and eathquakes. Hades , Lord of the Dead, god of the Underworld and wealth. Hestia , Goddess of hearth and home. Second Generation Aphrodite , Goddess of love, beauty, desire and fertility. Apollo , God of the Sun , of light, healing, music , poetry , prophecy , archery and truth. Ares , God of war , frenzy and bloodshed. Artemis , Goddess of the hunt, of maidens and Moon. Athena , Goddess of wisdom, crafts and strategic battle. Hephaestus , God of fire and the forges. Blacksmith to the Gods. Hermes , The Messenger of the Gods, God of commerce, speed, thieves and trade. Daedalus Daedalus craftsman + inventorbuilt labyrinthOn the island of Crete to house the Minotaur. Made wings "Birth of the Gods" Ouranos and Gaia 1. "equal to herself" 2. "cover her all over" 3. "to be a safe home for the blessed gods" Children 1. 12 titans = "straining" 2. 3 kyklopes 3. 3 hundred-hander's- Swallows his children Castration 1. Sexuality 2. Seperation of heaven and earth 3. Sickle a. used in other myths of sexual conflict b. agriculture and fertility Zeus fights against Typhoeus Owl, and those bright shining eyes daughter of Zeus + Dione Marries Hephaestus. Why? 1. Each has but one parent, and of the opposite sex 2. The power of love 3. The affiar with Ares vulgar/common Legendary figure in Ovid's Metamorphoses wife of king Menelaus Priapism "Know yourself" Dio- Zeus nysos "mountain" -- links to earth Born from the head of Zeus represents not only the intoxicating powr of wine, but also its social and beneficial influences bald, fat, thick lips, human legs exact opposite of Zeus; takes care of all the dead souls (all the dead people come down with coins/money/jewels)- Eats a seed- Has to stay for 6 months; afterwards comes spring punished in the Tartarus son of Ares? Freed Hesione (a Trojan princess chained to a rock) "He who washes away care" Since no one volunteered, not even his elderly parents, Alcestis stepped forth. Shortly after, Heracles rescued Alcestis from Hades , as a token of appreciation for the hospitality of Admetus Fertility Goddess No longer has to worry about mortality ironic since he was the biggest pussy ever. Help my enemies, hurt my friends so my own stature would be greater Dipped in River Styx wrote Iliad + Odyssey Story with war of Troy Only 2 women: Helen & Andromache Story of a quarrel Starts as a quarrel between Achilles and Agamemnon centaur Commander-in-chief of the Greeks during the Trojan War Dignified representative of kingly authority Achilles withdrew from the war (almost causing Greeks to lose) because he took his Briseis The king of Ithaca, a leader of the Greeks in the Trojan War, who reached home after ten years of wandering. TROJAN HORSE Lame son of Hera.-...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course CLAS 170 taught by Professor Staley during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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