Greek Myth Lec 040907

Greek Myth Lec 040907 - Greek Myth 040907 Quiz: IDs, taken...

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Greek Myth 040907 Quiz: ID’s, taken from power point lectures Geneological Truth devolution from general to particular like begets like or opposite Zeus brings an end to the succession crisis by assimilating feminine qualities [gives birh, swallows metis] cunning, deceit, trickery Theogony is a charter myth for civilization role of feminine: dangerous women are mothers [gia, hera, aprodite] safe women are virginal daughters devolution of power from feminine to masculine birth of Athena kronos altar of sacrifice Egyption papyrus, earth and sky [women over man] George Washington as Zeus: Civilizaton/Culture God For the Greeks, Theogony served as justification of polis ideology Theogony doesn’t explain everything Freudian tension- child wants to kill the father, afraid of castration Succession crisis- no way to know who true child is, must trust women not to cheat on you or your child will not be true successor Zeus vs. Typhoeus: water creature attacked by Zeus
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