Mythology 7 - In search of Immortal Fame o Stories of...

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In search of Immortal Fame o Stories of heroes-human beings, mortals o Story of judgment of Paris (in background) o Chose most beautiful: Hera, Aphrodite, Athena o Chooses Aphrodite, as a result captures scorn of Hera o Clip of Troy o First scene – Achilles kills big guy for Agamemnon o Showed tension between Achilles and Agamemnon o Illad starts in middle of the action-war has been going on for ten years o Flashbacks are embedded in story o Illiad covers to days… Concepts o Menis: anger (Achilles’ anger) o Kleas: glory o Big focus on Achilles’ anger, in prelude. o Causes death on Greek side – no graves for them. o No rest in Hades because of no grave. o Descendants can’t give offerings with no grave. o Achilles does not return to the war until his friend Patroclus is killed by Hektor. o Death of Potraclus motivates Achilles to fight against Hektor. o Illiad focused on Achilles rather than the war itself. Book 1
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