Lecture_5_9.17.docx - Lecture 5 Chapter 6 Myths of the Olympians Olympians Zeus Hera Poseidon Demeter Hestia Aphrodite Apollo Artemis Athena Hephaestus

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Lecture 5: 9/17/18 Chapter 6: Myths of the Olympians: Olympians: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Hestia, Aphrodite, Apollo, Artemis, Athena, Hephaestus, Ares, Hermes Olympians live on Mt. Olympus Zeus considered the head and father of the gods Olympians are a projection of human concerns and activities The Olympics were a game by the Greeks to honor Zeus Zeus His name comes from Indo-European: di = shining, bright sky Became a weather god in Greece Main function early on as ruler over other gods and human world His domain, right and justice (to the Greeks this meant tradition not fairness)
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Unformatted text preview: Zeus’s subject to Fate He protect custom of xenia o Reciprocal hospitality, golden rule Treat others how you want to be treated Rules for gusts and hosts of hospitality Oracle to Zeus in Dodona Attributes: o Thunderbolt, bull, eagle, irresistible strength Epithets: cloud gatherer, lightning throwing Zeus’s main festival: Olympic Games In polis (a city in Greece) main province is agora (a public space for assemblies or makets) Represented as a fertility figure In art: o Early times: thunderbolt and eagle o Later time: seated with scepter...
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