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Unformatted text preview: Zeus Hera Demeter Poseidon Apollo Artemis Hermes Athena Dionysus Hestia Homeric Hymns ~7 th century Anonymous, different authors Later attributed to Homer What are they? - Prooimia?- Independent poems?- For religious festivals? Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite Hesiodic setting: (31)- Zeus putting the world in order- His dominating and organizing wild forces for his own purposes Homeric setting (199)- The creation of the world of Homer- Zeus planning forand causingthe future Key differences- Rejection of importance of warfare- Political power and competition Aphrodite is ashamed not because she has sex but because she will suffer politically The Details Zeus is frustrated and gives Aph a taste of her own medicine (44) Goes to Cyprus, gets dressed (57) Why the lie? Why won't she just admit to Ankhises who she is and say 'let's have sex?' (109)- Moreover, if she must lie, why this lie?...
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