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e. Iconography: Ivy wreath or grape leaves, grapes, wine cup, wild animals (leopard), maendads, satyrs. 12. Hephaestus (Roman Vulcon) a. Son of Hera b. God of fire, the forge, technology “devine blacksmith” c. Associated with volcanoes. d. Disfigured: Maimed in 1 foot (disformed, dirty) e. Married to Aphrodite. f. Main Warship Centers: Lemnos, Athens. g. Iconography: forge, anvil, hammer, tongs, disfigured foot, riding a donkey. Two Important Non-Olympians 13. Hades (roman Pluto) a. Brother of Zeus b. God of the Dead/underworld. c. No major worship places. d. Iconography i. Persephone (his wife) ii. Cerberus (3-headed guard dog) iii. Cypress trees. iv. Beard. 14. Hestia (Roman Vesta) a. Sister of Zeus b. Goddess of hearth and home.
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Unformatted text preview: c. Gave up seat in Olympus to Dionysus i. The list of the Olympian Gods changes depending on where you look. d. Virgin Goddess. e. Worshipped in homes, at hearth. f. Iconography: i. Hearth of fire. ii. Head Covering Creation Myths -Answer profound questions: o Where did everything come from? o Where did we come from? o Why are we here? o What is our place in the universe? -How to interpret them: o Dont take them literally! o Myths express ideas through symbols. -Terminology: o Cosmology: Study of the cosmos. The study of where anything came from. From Greek word Cosmos meaning order. Myths of the creation of the universe and everything in it....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course CLASSICS 224 taught by Professor Kitchel during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).

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