Unformatted text preview: Makes clouds from her saliva. River from her eyes. Mountains from her breasts. Hittite: Kingship in Heaven -Tribe in Anatolia (Turkey) -Second millennium BC (ca 1400) -Myth also called “Song of Kumarbi” -Sky God Alalu ruled. -Any overthrew Alalu. -Kumarbi attacked Anu. -Kumarbi bit off and swallowed Anu’s genitals. o Taking away his masculinity and taking away his power. o Kumarbi, who is male, became pregnant from eating the genitals. o Births Storm God. Influence on Greek Creation Myth: -Succession myth: Generations of Gods overthrow each other for supremacy. -Movement from chaos to order. -Movement from female to male. Quiz -Short essay, short answer....
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- Fall '09
- Classics, Enuma Elish, Eastern creation myths, Greek Creation Myth, Greek word theos, generation Gods rebel