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9/1/08 CLAS 150 Review from Friday- Covered first generation of family trees Lots of monsters Page 141- family tree is good way to organize things titans, hundred-handed ones, cyclopses- 3 offspring from monsters Tethys and Okeanos create rivers- Okeanos is both an entity (titan) and geographical feature Actual rivers Page 142- personifications, but not actual rivers Nyriads, Oceanids- “ids” means daughters of prefix Think of it as family p. 142- line 360- matis- one of the daughters, Zeus’ first wife Thea and Hyperion (line 372)- already have night and day, what we get now is Helios (sun), leni (moon), aeos (dawn)- with this set of offspring, adding to the universe Hezia doesn’t just go from point A to B, he jumps around some Page 143- digression, Stix- first one to come to Zeus when Zeus decides he wants to beat father Kronus She becomes the river by which a god can be bound by an oath Heziad’s audience already knows this, this is why he can jump around Phoebe and Koios- daughter Leto=Apollo’s mother 143/144- Hikate- seems to be powerful goddess in text, but eventually Hekati becomes associated with witchcraft by Roman times some scholars suggest this is a later interpolation (not important for us, but still
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