Unformatted text preview: Arachne realizes Athena is the goddess and hangs herself to avoid punishment. Athena pities her and turns her into a spider. Athena Ergane (work) = Athena craftmaker Owl associated with Athena Biggest cult – Athens. Parthenon, completed around 438 BC. Known as protectress of Athens. Parthenon has been damaged by smog and freezing and stuff. ARES (MARS) God of war. Son of Zeus & Hera. Representative of war in its most brutal form. Represents masculinity – war, overpowering, destroys, doesn’t think, pushes ahead, affair (with Aphrodite) – Hephaestus (Aphrodite’s husband, aka Vulcan) puts chains over the bed. Chains fall on Aphrodite and Ares. All the gods se them – point and laugh. Ares ravages and destroys. Zeus says he would be thrown out of Olympus if he was not his own son....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course C C 303 taught by Professor Faulkner during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.
- Fall '07