CLCS_335_Lecture_11_07_08-1

CLCS_335_Lecture_11_07_08-1 - CLCS335Lecture11/07/08

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CLCS 335 Lecture 11/07/08 November 13, 7:30-9:30 Beering Hall Rm. 2290 Sport of Gladiatorial Combat Lecture Odysseus  resembles folktale more than resembles legend  more ainos than epos  Anticlea  mother to Odysseus daughter of Autolycus  son of Hermes  married to Laertes  father of Odysseus  Sisyphus/Hermes could also be Odysseus's father  Sisyphus  one of the sinners  Zeus sends Thanatos to kill Sisyphus  Sisyphus locks up Thanatos in a closet  when gods come down to free him, Thanatos takes Sisyphus  tells wife to not perform funeral rites  does not fit into underworld  tricks Death to let him go back to the earth, and doesn't return to the underworld  Autolycus Heracles's wrestling coach  best known for his ability to steal animals  has the ability to make things vanish  takes Sisyphus's cattle 
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