Class40Lec4 - Lecture 4 Other Theogony Other Theogonies...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 4 Other Theogony Other Theogonies Hesiod: systemized myths Iliad XIV 198-204 (Hera to Aphrodite) o Hera wants to seduce Zeus and lies to Aphrodite o Same succession myth as Hesiods (Ouranos Kronos Zeus) o Okeanos and Tethys are titans o Separation from water below from water above (Hesiod) similar to genesis o Homer: hints that relationship stories and family trees have different versions Hesiods is not definitive like the Torah Similarities between Hesiods Greece and other Mediterranean stories o Hittites from Turkey to Saria and Iraq (1800 BC 1170BC) Civilization vanished lost till 19 th century Archaeologists discovered clay tablets deciphered in 1915 Accounts, inventories, everything (historical narratives, stories, etc.) Kumabi Kingship in Heaven 13 th century BC Similar to Hesiods theogonies...
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Class40Lec4 - Lecture 4 Other Theogony Other Theogonies...

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