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Unformatted text preview: Greek Mythology Final Study Guide Myth and Gender The Theogony, Hesiod- Zeus punishes Prometheus, men burn bones on alters because of Prometheus deceit Hephaistos (lame smith) took clay, made maiden, gave her a crown Athena clothed her extravagantly and gave her wreaths of flowers She is a mixture of good and bad, a tempting snare from which women descend; women are a nagging burden, drones that dont help but eat, wicked, Zeus made to be a burden, evil, and those who escape women still pay with no children in old age No one can escape the mind of Zeus! Works and Days, Hesiod Humans must work because Prometheus angered Zeus Prometheus stole fire Zeus gave humans the gift of evil: Pandora (all gifts, all gods contributed) Hephaistos used clay and earth and made a lovely face and body, gave human voice Athena gave her skills and weaving , clothed her, jeweled her...
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