Ancient Greece - Ancient Greece Homer's Odyssey & Iliad...

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Ancient Greece • start of Greek Mythology Geneology of Greek God Chaos (formlessness) Uranos/Gaea Chronos/Rhea (Titans/monsters/Furies/Aphrodites) • Hestia/Demeter/Poseidon/Hades/Hera (Hestia - god of domestic fire) • Apollo/Hephaestus/Ares/Artemis/Athena/Hermes Dionysian Mystery Cults aka "Orphic Cults" (Orpheus) or "Pythagorean Cults" (Pythagoraas) • Dionysis - born of heaven Titans -- Born of mother earth/ Dionysus -- born of Heaven Human beings molded form ashes of Titans • Body - elements of titans (earth) • Soul - elements of dionysus (heaven) • Heart of Dionysus gets salvaged by athena and brought to Zeus who caused Dionysus to be reborn • 3 earthly lives and 3 post-earthly lives -- Elysian Islands Greek Tragedy Authors (tragedies written as dramas for Dionysian Cult Festivals) Aeschylus (5th Cent. BC) The Persians The Libation-Beareres Oresteia Eumenidas
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