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Birth of Athena, Alternative Version - Zeus has bad headache. - Hephaestus splits open Zeus’s head. - Out pops Athena, fully grown, and fully ready to go. Zeus Mates and Procreates - Various mates! - He creates the Fates. - Zeus + Demeter Persephone. - Zeus mates and creates the 9 Muses. - Last Wife: Hera! o Produce Hebe, Eileithyia (goddess of childbirth) and Ares. - Ends with Zeus in control. Meaning? o Overcoming the forces of nature. o Imposing his will. o Preventing his offspring from overcoming him. Exam! - No maps! May need to know some of the places and their importance.
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Unformatted text preview: -Check online for the study guide. Friday September 30, 2011 Mans Alienation From the Gods. (Alienation from Nature) Zeus and Mankind (The Ages of Man) -Source: Hesiod, Works and Days -Also: Ovid, Metamorphoses -Progressively Worse -Less pious. -More warlike. -Overall Theme o Technology alienates from the divine. Ages of Man 1. Golden Age created by Gods. a. No work, no grief. b. No old age. c. Land provides food. d. CF. Garden of Eden. 2. Silver Age created by Gods a. Childlike. b. Less Pious c. Angered the Gods....
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