classics9 - Hebrew-1000bc Hesiods theogony 725bc Ovids...

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Helicon (hill of the muses) 300 gods/goddesses Some not mentioned ever again Some represent physical reality or abstract concepts Father sky (Uranus), mother earth (ge) All the male deities = plunder and nomadic All the female = settled, home life Zeus is the focus of the theogony, muses are covered. Zeus’ key is wisdom, thought, understanding. Creation myths Babalyonian -1100bc Enuma elish
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Unformatted text preview: Hebrew-1000bc Hesiods theogony 725bc Ovids metamorphoses 8-15 ad Man being formed from the gods Greek clay Babaloynian blood and bone Hebrew dust Man is made in the image of the gods Indians have no one act of creation, flowing of endless cycle of creation, preservation, and decline. Vishnu = brahma = creator Vishnu = =preserver Vishnu= shiva = destroyer...
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course CLAS 10200 taught by Professor Mazurek,tadeusz during the Spring '08 term at Notre Dame.

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