Oct 25 - Prometheus Bound

Oct 25 - Prometheus Bound - Term 2 Monday October 25...

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Term 2 – Monday October 25 Lecture 1: Prometheus Bound First half of 5 th C BC Attibuted to Aeschylus First of a connected trilogy of plays (which are presented in a day) – but the tohers are lost Second – Prometheus Unbound; Third – Prometheus the Firebearer Main Characters Chorus of Daughters of Ocean (the titan) Ocean Might and Force (servants of Zeus) Hephaistos/Hephaestus Prometheus Hermes Io – her episode is not included in textbook What to Think About How is Zeus characterized? How is Prometheus characterized? How is this version of the story of Prometheus and Zeus different from Hesiod’s? How could these differences be explained? What is the role of Hermes?
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Prometheus Being Chained by Vulcan Dirck Van Baburen, 1623 Pic = Important promethus, get notes Io ( not in text) Virgin princess, daughter of Inachus Offspring of a river Dreams instruct her to go out into the meadow. Her father consults oracles, sends her out to avoid destruction.
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