Midterm Study Guide - Prof Hubbard CC 303/352 Study List...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–4. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
Image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 4
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Prof. Hubbard CC 303/352 Study List for Midterm Exam #1 You should be able to give a brief summary (2—3 sentences) of the mythological significance of each name on this list. What is their relationship to other figures on the list? What major themes does their story illustrate? Maurine Uranus Ge/Gaia Cronus Titans Prometheus Zeus ‘ Hera Hestia Poseidon Hades Demeter Persephone Athena/Pallas Apollo/Phoebus/Cynthius Asclepius Artemis/Cynthia Aphrodite/Cypris/Cytherea Hephaestus Ares Hermes Pan Dionysus/Bacchus Other Gods Chaos Cyclopes Hundred-handed Ones Giants Rhea Atlas Epimetheus Pandora Typhoeus/I‘yphaon/Typhon Eileithyia Mnemosyne Thetis Amphitrite Nereids Oceanids Triton Charon Cerberus chthonian deities Metis Gorgons Leto ' Hecate Selene Dione Inanna/Ishtar/Astarte Eros/Amor/Cupid Eos Maia Silenus Seduced Princesses or Princes Antiope Europa Io Leda Semele Ganymede Amymone Medusa Coronis Daphne Marpessa Sinope Cassandra Cumaean Sibyl Endymion Callisto Adonis Anchises Psyche Syrinx Herse & Aglaurus Ariadne Iasion Hyacinthus Cyparissus Cyrene Hermaphroditus Tithonus Other Mortals Deucalion & Pyrrha Baucis & Philemon Lycaon Argus Sisyphus Tantalus IXion Tityus Danaids Ascalabus Demophon Triptolemus Arachne Niobe Admetus Alcestis Marsyas Actaeon Orion Meleager Atalanta Milanion/Hippomenes Aeneas Pygmalion Cinyras Myrrha/Smyrna maenads satyrs Lycurgus Pentheus Minyades Icarius Place Names Lake Avernus Eleusis Delos Delphi Cumae Epidaurus Lemnos Festivals or Rituals Greater/Lesser Daedala Thesmophoria Eleusinian mysteries Pythian games Anthesteria l l Babylonian Gods i i l Apsu Tiamat Anu Ea/Nudimmud Damkina Marduk Mummu Qingu nomm m :mnm om >nnw<un chm mwww ucmnwnm m noman onmmn mmnm amnnwmmw m nrHHmvwnn: :mmnHm rmmnn: m roam" nrmmnwn% wommwao: mmmw mmnnrnsmxmmw sonmmm mmamm cammHSOHHQ m mmmn: cmamnmn mmnwnswncnm >nrm=m BHHHan< mmmmsmmu mnnm m nnmmnmm sonmmsm5m3#vm mrwvuvcwwmwnm >vowuo acmwnu vnourmnwm mwnwsmmm m rmmwwsm >anmawm rcnnfiam“ nrflwavwnnr >vrnoawnm mmxcmw Ho<m :mvrmmmncm anmwlnnmmn >nmw awn :mnamm ammmmammnmw nnm<mwn armvrmnmm m mwonme nrwm<mn%. nnwnxmnw Uwoswmcm £H=m m Manoanmnwosu human Hooso Hm rfian >nnnwccnmm arcsmmncoHn. mmmwm nnwmmnn tromnumnmww mmmwm.Azma:mm.m :mmmvu mvmmn. rmwamn was m unmet“ HVHmw mcannm<m cot m wanes“ nnmmnman 5005 .acmwn<w acuwm“ mo<ma nosmm w mn<ww smvaSm m mason twammm mmnmmwm“ 3mm»o zmsm Aowmcnmcmv“ vnommu UHHagma run Awmnmmomv .<w:mlnm=anwwmw w<%u nrwnmcmw gunnmnm m mmnwnw OCHn omnnmn doaonm >Hmom. mmaom wwwcmflm >nrm=m umwvr». Umwom Umwom. wnmcno: nwvdcm. awnrmnm. OOHHSnr fimasom >flnmmwm armvmm OHHmHS Hamel manovmms zpsomsAav Hamel mcflovmmn 2w=om= Honmw >mwm zubon >mum Kwaon 2mmn mmmn >mwm Kwson Hume! mcnovmms Hoan >mwm Epsom wmnmdnm Odessa w firm» owoszm m wrmm anoncm m wrmm V.nno=:m m xrmm onoscm m wrmm nnoscm m wrmw chm Am Zmnwmv Noam m rmno chm z rmno chm m UHOdm Aon camscm. mmawnmwmv mmfim chm m mmnm Noam w Kuhn chm w mmamwm nrHHanmd >nrmsm wmnmmvrosm >v0HHo w >Hnmawm >vrnoawnm mmnamm >nmm. mmwm. m MHHmHnrwww gamma :mvrmmmncm >nmm. mmvm. m wwwmfinswww anwnos r wmmmmuronm wwchm AmHHnrnSOSHcmv >mnHmvwcm >Humnumcm mnom\o:vHQ >m=mmm mmnawvrnomwncm mapornroaow mnom\ncvwm mm: modawvrnomwncm Possible Essay Questions for the Midterm Exam 1. Based on your readings in Eric Csapo’s Theories of Mythology, describe the comparativist approach, the sociobiological approach of Walter Burkert, and the structuralist/ideological approach of J .—P. Vemant and Marcel Detienne. Illustrate each of these three approaches by application to at least one Greek myth. Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each approach. 2. Many of the major Greek gods and goddesses have identifiable origins either in the Indo- European tradition, the Minoan civilization of Crete, or Anatolia and the Near East. Describe how these origins are reflected in the myths of some of the gods, and how the tensions between various gods may reveal the conflict or confrontation of different religious systems. 3. Describe three rituals associated with the cults of three different gods, and explain how the rituals serve to highlight essential aspects of each god’s identity and power. Do the rituals parallel significant myths? If so, does it seem likely that the myth preceded the ritual or the other way around? What is the social purpose of each ritual? 4. The late 19th century German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche discussed the tension between the “Apollonian” (i.e. visionary, imaginative, temperate, rational) and “Dionysian” (i.e. intoxicated, passionate, excessive, violent) aspects of Greek culture; he regarded the interplay of the two as fundamental to the extraordinary creativity of the Greeks. Are these characteristics truly reflective of the myths concerning Apollo and Dionysus? To what extent are some of the other gods either Apollonian, Dionysian, or a combination of both? 5. Discuss the concept of religious “syncretism” and give some specific examples of it in Greek mythology. What are the distinguishing features of Greek religion and society that made the Greeks prone to such associations of originally disparate divinifies? ...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern