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Greek Myth Rise of Zeus- Succession myth: a story that demonstrates the change of order, the succession of power in the universe. Zeus’ marriage to Metis (‘Cleverness’) Prophecy of Zeus’ children, his preemptive actions, he eats Metis while she is pregnant with his child. Birth of Athena, goddess of wisdom and war Characteristics of Athena, she also has masculine traits, and is a virgin goddess
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Unformatted text preview: Zeus Battle with the Giants-Gigantomachy- the battle between Zeus and the Giants The roles of Heracles The defeat of the Giants The World Divided: Zeus- Master of Heaven Poseidon- Master of the Sea Hades- The Underworld Themes in Creation Myth- Folktale elements Diffusion of elements Succession Gender roles Family conflict Titans- Savage forces of Nature...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2012 for the course CLT 4451 taught by Professor Andrewnichols during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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