Unformatted text preview: o Apollo discovers theft, suspects baby. o Baby Hermes feigns innocence. o Zeus mediates conflict. o Hermes confesses. o Hermes pays estitution: Gives lyre to Apollo. o Apollow now God of Music. o Zeus makes Hermes messenger. o He becomes Patron God of Travelers. o God of merchants. o God of gamblers. -Also: o Psychopomp: Conductor of Souls. o Leads souls to Hades. o Hermes Trismegistus: Thrice-great (i.e. very great) Associated with magic. Mainly late, 4 th Century AD o Hermes Argeiphontes (slayer of Argus) Story of Zeus and Io -Love Life o Hermes + Aphrodite...
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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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