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Unformatted text preview: o Ie you don’t understand darkness until you understand light • sexual production: the first generation [Ouranos, Gaia, Kronos]-cut off testicles, blood falls fromskies and produce the Furies * testicles produced Aphrodite Succession Crisis: The Next Generation [Kronos] • Kronos plan: eat his children to prevent incest of children with wife • Women control birth and have Gile • Rhea convinced Kronos to swallow a rock instead of Zeus • Del phi: stone representing divine rock that came out when Kronos threw up • No male reign will last Zeus vs. Titans • defeats Typhoeus • swallowed Methis and became smart • Birth of Athena [Zeus] w/ Metis • Zeus wants to overthrow role of women, will not let daughters marry and will remain virgins o Women goddesses desexed, male dominant society...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2009 for the course GREEK MYTH 40 taught by Professor Galluci during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.
- Spring '08