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Mystery initiation o Chief teachings Reincarnation, retribution Alternate cosmogony Chromos and Phanes (creator) o Aleternate cosmogony Persephone and Zeus Dionysus Zagreus Titans o Other teachings Body as a prison Animals Rewards/ punishment in afterlife Self-denial Plato’s Myth of Er o Plato’s view of myth- did not believe in myth o Creates his own Purpose
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Unformatted text preview: Eschatology o Er- soldier killed in battle Resurrection and vision • Judgment • Reincarnation o Proclamation of the herald Personal choice Lethe (forgetfulness) • Aeneas in the underworld o Virgil – Aneneid Journey to Underworld Similarities to the Odyssey Acheron Charon o Regions Died to soon...
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