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Unformatted text preview: 15. What purpose do the stories of Zeuss sexual exploits with abstractions serve? 16. Who is Ganymede? What Greek custom, which we discussed earlier in the semester, does he represent? 17. Why does Hera punish Zeuss lovers and children? 18. Who are the children of Hera and Zeus? How significant are they in Greek myth? 19. Read the domestic scene on 148-9. How does Homer characterize the relationship of the gods? 20. According to page 149, How did Hephaestus become crippled? 21. With whom did Athena compete for patronage of Athens? What gifts did each god(dess) present to the Athenians? What did the loser do in anger?...
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- Fall '09
- The Iliad