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Unformatted text preview: Apollo's Cattle-Cleverly steals Apollo's cattle leading then backwards to disguise their trail and wearing sandals which he invents to cover his footprints When confronted, he denies any wrongdoing claiming that he was just born yesterday Eventually, they appeal to Zeus who gets to the truth. The two half-brothers reconcile and exchange gifts: the lyre for access to the Thriae. Not all divine powers are morally upright. Deceit is a powerful force that must have a god behind it. Hermes' Transgressions- Boundary between legal and illegal Truth and lies Family ties Youth and adulthood Psychopompos-Leads the dead to Hades Escorts Heracles to Olympus Helps Zeus sneak into Alcmene's window Slays Argus-Argus has eyes all over his body and Hermes slays him to help his father Protects Odysseus-Hermaphroditus and Salmacis-Incredibly shy, hunting in woods, Salmacis falls in love with him and can resist herself so she squeezes him so hard that they turn into one. Hermaphrodite....
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2009 for the course TRAD Classical taught by Professor Schon during the Spring '09 term at Arizona.
- Spring '09