2007 - Primal Gods 8/22/2007 Pontus vs. Ocean Greeks...

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Primal Gods 8/22/2007 Pontus vs. Ocean Greeks believed if you sailed too far, you would fall off the earth Pontus refers to sea, Mediterranean Sea Apollodorus (1 st  or 2 nd  century A.D.) Anthropomorphic Gods – Humanoids, heterosexual reproduction Hesiod Much complex than Apollodorus o Offers more forms of reproduction of gods than Apollodorus Central Themes Primal Reproduction By analogy (like produces like) By antithesis (like produces unlike) Celebration of Goddesses Muse, Gaia, Hecate Father vs. Children Zeus vs. Cronos Cronos vs. Ouranos Mother vs. Father Violence (Gaia vs. Ouranos) Deception (Rhea vs. Cronos)
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Lineage of Gods (Apollodorus) 8/22/2007 Ouranos + Gaia produces 300 Handers – Brutes, can hurl trees and rocks with their hands o
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