Hades - follow the plow as servant to another man, one with...

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Hades, the god Name: Aidoneus, Plouton (Pluto) Genealogy: Cronus and Rhea Fields of influence: dead Other attributes (adjectives or nouns usually applied to them) Compainions: Persephone Hades, the place Eschatology: study concerned with death, judgment, and the final destiny of the soul and of humankind. The Dead: Achilles in the Odyssey Odysseus: “when you were alive, we Argives honored you as we did the gods, and now in this place you have great authority over the dead. Do not grieve, even in death, Achilles.: Achilles: “ o shining Odysseus, never try to console me for dying. I would rather
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Unformatted text preview: follow the plow as servant to another man, one with no land allotted him and not much to live on….” Greek view: progressive complexity of views of Hades-Hesiod: titans and the dead-Aristophanes: spaces for mortal criminals and the blesses-Virgil: space for The unburied The guiltless (minos presides) The warriors Criminals (Rhadamanthus presides): Salmoneus, (Tantalos,) Lxion, Sisyphos, and Peirithous-The blessed Jacob ladder- vision of the hell p.215 tiresias...
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course CC 303 taught by Professor Perlman during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas.

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