Classics 30 Lecture 3

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Classics 30 Lecture 3 – 04/06/07 Movie: 2001 Space Odyssey Monkey using an animal bone as a weapon o Plot the movement of technology leading to some sort of culture o Idea of violence and the creation of tools. More tech leads to more violence o Intelligence: evolution of a beast to a man Theogony relevance o Gaia’s sickle given to Kronos to castrate Ouranos o Female invents the tool, better technology Females moves the plot forward, creates violence passed down in generations Birth comes only through the female – parthenogenic o Progression towards marriage is also progression towards culture Men do not need tools because everything is creating spontaneously o Creation of agricultural instruments “Craft and force” o Hes. Th. 495 (pg 56) The human body, ca. 700 BC o Upper half (chest) o Seats of the emotions, passions, fears o Seat of the mental faculties, perception, thought o Wits Everything on the lower half of the body is the grotesque part Belly is a prison? Belly of Gaia (Tartaros) is the prison for the unwanted gods Zeus pulls the Hundred-Handers out of Tartaros to help him overthrow the gods
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