How to identify a Greek gods

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How to identify a Greek god Name: Aphrodite Genealogy (provides a name): -Parents : Daughter of Zeus and Dione: an Olympian// Born from Ouranos’ genitals (i.e. Ourania) -Children : Aeneas Cult places (provide a name)” -Paphos in Cyprus, and Cytherea; Cypris and Cytherea, respectively Fields of influence : sexuality Other attributes : golden Companions : Adonis, Eros (pl. Erotes), birds. Hymns Homeric Hymns Proem to Lucretius On Nature -Invocation -Sometimes, narratives that celebrate the divinity Greek: - Hesiod - Sappho ( late 7 th –early 6 th cent. BC): Early Greek poet lyric -Homeric Hymns (b/w 7 th th cent BC): Early Greek poetry. Epic - Bion (prob. Late 2 nd cent. BC): Hellenistic poet. Pastoral Latin - Lucretius, and Epicurean (ca. 94-ca 55 BC): Didactic poet - Ovid Poems Tied to religious Forms -Hymn (Homeric, Lucretius) -Prayer (Sappho) -Ritual (Bion)
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Sappho’s prayer to Aphrodite Setting : a drinking party (symposium) Type of poetry
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