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Unformatted text preview: Hippodameia – another name for briseis, or daughter of oenmaus Kleos – heroes build this up, legendary status Kore – another name for Persephone Kykeon – drink used in the eleusian mysteries Micheal ventris – guy who deciphered linear a Metis – first spouse of zeud Misogyny – hatred of women Mystes – initiate into the Mysteries Mythos – story or legend Nike – goddess of victory Oenomaus – king, had 13 suitors pursue is daughter hippodamia Peithein – gifts to gods Pelops – cult led to the founding of Olympic games Perses – titan Pithos – large storage jar Pythia – the priestess presiding over Delphi and temple of apollo Sir Arthur evans – british archaeologist who discovered Knossos Techne – craft making Telesterion – primary center of eleusian mysteries Theseus – founder hero of athens Titanomachy – war of the titans Tyndareus – husband of leda, king of Sparta Xenia – concept of hospitality to those far from home...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course CLAS 1000 taught by Professor Erasmo during the Fall '08 term at UGA.
- Fall '08