1-18-08 - harrish 2 17:56:00 Odyssey Book 8 trying to...

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harrish 17/01/2008 17:56:00 Odyssey Book 8 • Odysseus trying to return home to his island of Iticha from the Trojan war • Trojan War • Phaeacians or Phaiakians(King Alcinous and Queen Arete) Odysseus had a shipwreck and ended up on this island and has no idea who they are • Demodocus or Demodokos(Ares and Aphrodite) the singer of tales and myths Origins of Mythology? • Paleolithic and Mesolithic (40,000-6500 B.C.E) hunting and gathering and forming communities or tribes. Stone age. Started by telling  stories to educate young and passes on verbally • Neolithic (6500-3700 B.C.E) New Stone Age. Communities are starting to move out of caves and build housing and  also domesticate animals and starting to farm.  • Bronze Age (4000-1000 B.C.E) More trade is starting and warfare is picking up because of the fact that  metals are becoming more popular. Greek civilizations start to rise. • Early Greek Civilizations: Minoan (3100-1380) and Mycenaean (1550-1150)
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