03_1 Development of Classical Myth (3)

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Chapter Three, Lecture One The Development of Classical Myth
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The Development of Classical Myth Features of Greek myth appear in primordial past. How did myth begin and develop in the historical periods? Where do we look for evidence of their earliest origins, and how do we assess it?
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The Beginnings of Greek Myth Neolithic fertility idols found throughout southeast Europe and Near East. Fertility Idols from Thessaly Cycladic Idols
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The Beginnings of Greek Myth Potnia Thērōn Is she Artemis? Artemis as the Potnia Thērōn on the François Vase
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The Beginnings of Greek Myth Indo-European myths Linguistic analysis Zeus and Jupiter < Dy The Indo-Europeans worshipped a sky god? Comparative Analysis “twin” good versus evil? social dichotomy?
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Writing as a method of transmission Linear B tablets Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena, Artemis, Hermes, Enyalius, Paean, Eileithyia, Dionysus, Potnia. Myths mostly transmitted orally by
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