Lecture2 - Hesiod, Theogony Basic timeline (all dates BCE)...

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Unformatted text preview: Hesiod, Theogony Basic timeline (all dates BCE) Hellenistic Period 32330: Classical Period 490323: Archaic Period 800490: Dark Age 1150800: Mycenaean (Late Bronze) Age: Linear B 16001150: Early/Middle Bronze Age: pre-Greeks in Early Helladic II (2800-; place names e.g. Parnassos), Greek speakers arrive c. 2300 (EH III) 30001600: Two types of material ! Divine genealogies " from beginnings to present generation ! Succession Myth " Ouranos (= Heaven) " Kronos (king of Titans) " Zeus + younger gods Opening genealogies (116-53) ! Chasm, then Earth, Tartara, Eros ! Chasm ! Erebos, Night ! Earth ! Heaven, Mountains, Sea ! Earth + Heaven ! " 12 Titans (6 male, 6 female) " 3 Cyclopes " 3 Hundred-Handers Succession Myth I (154- 210) ! Heaven confned children in Earth ! Earth ! s protest ! Kronos castrates Heaven " so Freeing children ! drops oF blood ! Erinyes, Giants, Meliai ! genitals ! Aphrodite More genealogies (211- 452) ! Descendants of Night (211-32) ! Descendants of Sea (233-336) ! Descendants of lesser Titans (337-452) " ends with praise of Hecate (404-52) Succession Myth II (453-...
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Lecture2 - Hesiod, Theogony Basic timeline (all dates BCE)...

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