Mythology11/8/051.Pre-Class Notesa.For Testi.Heroes to Know and Love:1.Chp 3 (Argonauts), Chp 5 (Heracles), Chp 9, Chp 11 (Background to the Trojan War)ii.Homeric Hymns1.Hermes + Aphroditeiii.Odyssey that we have not yet covered1.People in the Underworld: His mom, dead friends from Troy, Heracles, people who are sufferingiv.Rest of Course Book and Medeab.Paper – Have until the 22ndto show paper drafts to Mankin – paper copies only – can suggest office hours – MWF ~11 c.Poseidon is the god of salt water and all things pertaining to the sea. Also, horses.d.Themis represents the rules2.Heroesa.Why Existi.Monster Killersii.Founds cities, civilization, temples, cultureiii.Pleasure/Entertainmentb.Why Destroyi.Monsters themselvesii.Disrupts cultureiii.Disgusting/Pain3.Who or what is a hero?a.Could be born heroes because closely related to Gods. Because closest to Gods, most Godly. – GENETICS – b.
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