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Hermes Messenger – hymn to Demeter… Odysseus, etc. Escort – illiad, escorting prion to Achilles, souls of the suitors to the underworld Thief – steals apollo’s cattle Trickster – marches the cattle backward so they can’t trace them. Child – puts his PJs on and pretends to be a child, I didn’t do it Fertility god – penis statue 415bc Athens was in mortal combat with Sparta, for control of Greece, Al Sabieties = rich man, entered 4 chariots in race. Used prestige to become general. Recalled because the phallus were cut off the herms. Once they recalled the general, the fleet was ruined due to poor leadership. Bridge between the worlds Athena = ambi-sexual The great compromiser Conceived by women, born of men Athena is immune to love and jealousy No love partner, no contraster god Paradox of male female unity Moderation and compromise, and justice Old roots, menos, medditeranean, mycnea, asia-minor Ish-tar Snake goddess, evolves into gorgon head shield. Warrior goddess of strategy, also weaver.
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