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Unformatted text preview: Ancient Greece Homer's Odyssey & Lliad Hesiod's Theology (book of gods) Geneology of Greek Gods 1) Chaos ->2 2) Uranos ->3 (space, more important) 2) Gaes ->3 (time) 3) Chronos ->4 3) Rhea ->4 4) Hestia 4) Demester 4) Poseidon ->5 5) hades 5) zeus ->6 5) hera ->6 6) haphaestus 6) apollo 6) ares 6) artemis 6) athena 6) hermes 3) Titans (giants) 3) monsters (undefinable monsters) 3) Furies (female uncontrollable monsters) 3) Aphrodites time is the enemy, so personified chronos negatively Dionyysian (of Dyonisis) Mystery Cults are also known as "orphic cults" (orpheus) or
"pythagorean cults" (italian version, pythagorus leader) offshoot sub-religion from mainstream celebrated by the people that were of less hope killed then resurrected represents goodness and divinity centuries before jesus feasts of wine and breaking of bread iif good after death go to good place, ...Elysian Fields Heart of Dyonysus gets salvaged by Athens and brought to zeus who caused Dionysus to be reborn Three earthly lives and three post earthly lives -elysian islands Dionysus - born of heaven Titans - born of mother earth Human Beings -- molded out of the ashes of Titan body (bad. effected by time. element of Titans i.e., of earth) soul (good. exempt from time. element of Dionysus i.e., of heaven) Greek Tragedy Authors ("tragedies" were written as dramas for the festivals of these dionysian cults) Aeschylus (5th c BC) The Persians Te Liberation-Bearers Oresteia Fumenides ...
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