jm36 - Escape Revenge of Amphion and Zethus- kill Lycus and...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Changed into a serpent by the gods (Elysian Fields) o Variants Wish- after yelling at the gods Prophecy- it was meant to happen Turns into snake after death o Cadmus Impact of Cadmus Cadmeia (Theban Acropolic) Writing (‘Phoenician scratching’)- founder of the Greek Alphabet o Amphion and Zethus Variant tradition Nycteus- king few generations later Antiope and Daughter o Exiled to Sicyon Lycus, brother of Nycteus Campaign vs. Sicyon Birth of the twins (Mt. Cithaeron o Raised by shepherd Dirce, wife of Lycus Treatment of Antiope
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Escape Revenge of Amphion and Zethus- kill Lycus and kill Dirce by tieing her to a bull They rule the country together and they build the City walls Amphion and the Lyre- the lyre makes the rocks float into place. Zethus struggles up the hill with big ass rocks Zethus and Thebe Amphion and Niobe o Artemis and Apollo- after the fatality claim o Oedipus the King Laius ( Laius of Laos Jocasta (Epicasta) daughter of a Sparti Oedipus (Oidipous)- swollen foot...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online