Unformatted text preview: 2. What is the relationship between prayer and sacrifice? 3. Do you think that the Greeks were completely comfortable with the sacrificial ritual? See especially Menander, Dyskolos , lines 447-453. Why or why not? 4. How did the Greeks explain the origins of the sacrificial ritual (especially which part of the animal went to the gods and which to the mortal worshippers)? 5. We will explore the Norse myth about Thor and Thialf in class. Do you see any common themes or episodes in this myth, the myth of the sacrifice at Mekone in Hesiod, and the myth of Deucalion and Pyrrha?...
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- Spring '08
- Greek Mythology, Trickster, Menander, Prof. P. Perlman, sacrificial ritual