Homor's Odyssey and Iliad;
Hesiod's Thoegony – the origin (genealogy) of greek god
used greek to help preserve their stories.
chaos to uranos(space)
and Gaea(mother earth) to Chronos (time), (rhea is the wife of chronos
the ground), titans (giantic gods) monsters, furies(dreadful evil godesses). Uranos and Chronos
fueded each other. Night was the mistress and uranos went to her since Gaea was making
undesirable creatures like time. Chronos goes to Uranos and Uranos ampulates the male genitals.
The sevred organ
inpregants the earth
Aphrodites is born which is the god of beauty and she is the first good god.
Chronos gives birth to many more gods.
Chronos and rhea give birth to Hestia(fire) , Demeter (god of the field, agriculture), Poseidon
(god of sea), Hades(god of the underworld), and Hera(goddess of birth, motherhood, wifehood,
domestic well being). Chronos ate all of them. Rhea runs away from to crebe ,island off of
greece, and hides herself and gives the birth of another god safely, zeus. Zeus had a very humble
beginning. When Chronos found rhea and zeus, rhea gave him a stone wrapped up. Chronos eat
it. This shows that Chronos is stupid (time is stupid and glutanous.)
Zeus in turn gives birth to Apollo, Hephaestus, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Hermes, and Dinysus
Zeus goes from mountain god to supreme god
Zeus -space, nature, regularity, symmetry, and cyclical, repeatable, eternity, no beginning-no
end, stable, static
Chronos- time, history, irregularity, asymmetry, linear (undesirable), irrepeatable, ephemerality,