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Essay Questions Describe the cosmos according to Greek myth: How are the gods organized? How did that organization come about? How stable is it? Describe the functions and character of three of the gods, including Demeter. How does the myth of Prometheus and Pandora in Hesiod position humans between animals and gods in the cosmic order? How does it show the dangers facing Zeus? How does Dionysus confuse that order?
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Greek and Roman gods: 1 st generation Olympian gods Zeus: king of gods = Jupiter Poseidon: sea = Neptune Demeter: grain = Ceres Hera: Zeus’s wife = Juno Hestia: hearth = Vesta Hades: underworld = Pluto, Dis
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2 nd generation Olympians Aphrodite: love = Venus Athena: war = Minerva Apollo: music = Apollo Artemis: hunt = Diana Ares: war = Mars Hermes: messenger = Mercury Hephaestus: fire = Vulcan Dionysus: wine = Liber, Bacchus
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Greek spelling Roman spelling k > Kronos, Herakles c > Cronus, Heracles -os > Dionysos -us > Dionysus -eus > Achilleus -es > Achilles
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course CLAS 170 taught by Professor Staley during the Spring '07 term at Maryland.

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