review sheet exam 1 - Myth definitions Distinguish...

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Myth: definitions Distinguish: myth (mostly etiological, gods involved) folk-tale (popular because entertaining, stock-characters) saga (historical events, places, characters, made more exciting) Timelines: Basic timeline: Mycenean, Dark Age, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic, Roman Authors associated with each period Genealogies, succession myths Distinguish: Divine genealogies: Chasm, Earth, Tartara, Eros Chasm, Erebos, Earth Earth, Heaven, Mountain, Sea Earth, Heaven, 12 Titans, 3 Cyclopes, 3 Hundred-Handers Succession myths: Cronos vs Ouranos (contrived Earth, genitals= Aphrodite) Zeus vs Cronos (Cronos regurgitates children) War between Titans and younger gods Typhoeus: Etna Creation Myths Pandora, Prometheus’ punishment for stealing fire Five races: Gold, Silver, Bronze, Heroic, Iron Zeus and Lycaon Flood: Deucalion and Pyrrha + Eastern parallels in the Gilgamesh epic Babylonian epic of creation, Hittite Myths of the Children of Hyperion and Theia Helios, Phaeton Selene and Endymion
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