02.02.09.OlympianGods.Rituals.Calendar

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GREEK AND ROMAN RELIGIONS (01:190:326) 02/02/09: Olympian Gods, Calendar, and Festivals
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Or: Your Instructor Can’t Spell Theogony First off… Corrections, Quiz, Announcements
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THEOGENY THEOGONY (Sorry, I had Latin on the brain when I first wrote the word down for the course and it kept looking right… my only lame defense is that I was thinking of the Latin word gens [family] which shares an Indo-European root with - gonia as in the Greek Theogonia [ Θεογονία ]. ) (I’ll go back and correct all the previous slides so that they’re accurate to study for midterms with.) F . . . SEE ME  AFTER CLASS
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The Quiz Generally pretty good results. Already caught most folks who had trouble with the one poorly worded question and re- credited back the lost five points (unless you picked one of the totally incorrect options and lost all 10 pts., in which case I still credited back 5) And then, the matter of the Catal Huyuk question… (which enough people got right that I’m retaining it and the marking “as is”)
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Catal Huyuk Oldest extant Neolithic city (earliest layers dating ca. 7500) Find some of the earliest religious remains from Mesopotamia Predated by earliest layers of J ericho (but J . is less well preserved)
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Classical World in Cinema Offering a weekly classics film Place: Classics Dept. Ruth Adams Bldg 002, Douglass Campus (showing in Rm 003) Time: beginning around 4pm, every Tuesday afternoon Films: This week (2/3): Quo Vadis (1951) Next Week (2/10): Ben-Hur (1959) Following Week (2/17): Cleopatra (1934), Cecil B. DeMille Following Week (2/24): Cleopatra (1964) after that Spartacus (1960) Gladiator (2000) Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum Fellini Satyricon Fellini Roma Monty Python Life of Brian
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“Wait, wait… you’re married to your sister? And you cheated on her in the form of a swan? And you’re the guy in charge?” (No really, the myth of Zeus and Leda) The Twelve Olympians (and Some of the Other Guys and Gals)
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The 12 Olympians in Brief Zeus – King of the gods, husband and brother of Hera, chief god, also god who governed hospitality Hera – Queen of the gods, (final) wife and husband of Zeus, god who governed over the home and women Athena – Daughter of Zeus, born full-armed and formed from his head, goddess of technical skill, patroness of Athens
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The 12 Olympians in Brief Apollo – god of medicine, the lyre, and frequently of archery, prophecy, etc., son of Zeus and Leto Artemis – goddess of the hunt, virgins/maidens ( parthenoi ), oversaw the transition from girl to woman Poseidon – brother of Zeus, lord of the sea, horses, and earthquakes Aphrodite – goddess of erotic love, though oddly born from Uranus rather than of Olympian generation.
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The 12 Olympians in Brief Hermes – god of merchants, tricksters and
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