Greek Myth Lec 060407

Greek Myth Lec 060407 - Greek Myth Lec 060407 Theseus...

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Greek Myth Lec 060407 Theseus -Periphetes -Sinis: Pine Tree bender -Phaia, the sow -skiron: deadly turtle -Cercyon -Prokrustes: beds of various size Knossos, Bronze Age Palace, 1500 BC Labrionthos-double axe, used to sacrifice cattle by people in Crete Found in Palace: -Theseus and the Minotaur -Bull Leaping Fresco, Knossos -connection: both had bulls, gave rise to this palace containing a minotaur * Theseus took care of marathon bull, link to Heracles Reckoning with Father Black/White sails; Aegeus and the Aegean Sea Theseus sidekick: Piriothous, went to underworld b/c Theseus loves Helen and Pirothous loves Persephone, both dead Hades invites them to his palace, heros eat at land of the dead Rocks they sit on envelops them and freezes them “the chair of forgetfulness” [lethe], forget worries and oblivious Periphous stays, Theseus gets out with help of Heracles Only time Theseus and Heracles meet -theseus was very real to the Athenians -made a center of worship for him Jason and the Argonats
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