9-24 Apollo dionysos

9-24 Apollo dionysos - DIONYSOS Lecture Outline Classics...

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DIONYSOS Lecture Outline Classics 170 Professor Gregory Staley KEY CHARACTERS, CONCEPTS Zeus (Jupiter in Ovid) Minyae Lydian pirates  Semele Pentheus Tiresias Dionysos (Bacchus, Liber) Agave Thebes satyr and silenus ecstasis Bacchae maenad enthusiasmos thyrsos Structuralism: polarity and mediation (see CM p. 49 on "Structuralism and  Myth")  Olympians Mt. Olympos parallels between Dionysos and Jesus of Nazareth  ASSIGNMENT: CM chapter 8 ("Dionysus: Rooted in Earth and Ectasy");  Ovid,  Metamorphoses : Book 3: Semele and the birth of Dionysos: Raeburn,  pp. 105-107; Pentheus, the Lydian Pirates: Raeburn, p. 117-128; Book 4:  The Daughters of Minyas; Ino: Raeburn, 131-132 (. . . "keeping their  servants occupied.") and 150-158.  I. THE OLYMPIANS  A. The Mountain 
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B. The Canonical Twelve  C. The Structure of Greek Thought: Polarity and Mediation  1. Apples and Oranges  – opposites because they have something in common ( 2. The Middle is best  Daedalus tells Icarus to fly a Middle Course
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II. The Twice-Born God 
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