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- But you need to know that Apollo’s main oracle was at Delphi, that Dionysus hometown was Thebes, the main locations associated with the deities. o Demeter is associated with Alloysus. What charactersdo you need to know for the exam? - Pretty much any character, so all the major deities. - Know the minor characters such as lovers of Aphrodite or lovers of Apollo. How did Zeus punish mankind after Prometheus gave man fire? - By sending Pandora to Earth! According to Hesiod, what corresponds with man’s advances in technology? - Alienation from nature/the gods. - A decline in morals/ethics/piety. Which of the following works does not contain an account of a global flood intended to detroy man for his wickedness? - Hesidios Theogony - The Babylonian epic of Gilgamesh – because it was for man being loud! Which of the following is the best definition for the Greek Term hubris? - Excessive pride that involves over-reaching your limits as a mortal.
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Unformatted text preview: Nemesis – doom, downfall, Identify the source of the following quote” “He snatched the unwilling maid into his golden chariot/and led her off lamenting.” -The Homeric hymn to Demeter. Which of the following symbols is not associated with the Great Goddess achretype? -Satyr Which of the following deities had the role of psychopomp? (conductor of soles). -Hermes: Because he led people to hades. What is the source of the following quote? “Have you come here seeking cows that grave in the meadows?/ I have not seen them or heard of them…I was born yesterday.” -The Homeric Hymn to Hermes: Because Hermes stole Appolo’s cattle. What dot he following Characters have in common: Adonis, Anchises, Uranus, Hephaestus? -They were all castrated symbolically or literally. -They were all associated with Aphrodite. Daphne…couldn’t stand him and her father turned her into a loral tree. -Cause Apollo had mocked Cupid....
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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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