CLAS104 - 10_Hermes

CLAS104 - 10_Hermes - B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God...

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Hermes (Mercury)
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Hermes I. ATTRIBUTES: traveller’s cap (petasus), herald’s wand (caduceus), winged boots (talaria)
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Hermes I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER
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Hermes I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER A) Essence: Mobility and mental agility
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"Hermes represents mobility and the benefits that derive from it. The essence of physical movement, transitions and communication, he is the patron of those who prosper through travel, trade or theft. ... Hermes was the patron of all those who live by physical movement and mental agility, including merchants, gamblers, highwaymen and thieves." (Harris and Platzner, p. 199).
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Hermes I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER A) Essence B) Realms
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I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER A) Essence B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger
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I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER A) Essence
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Unformatted text preview: B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God of Thieves, Tricksters, Merchants I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER A) Essence B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God of Thieves 3. God of Boundaries B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God of Thieves 3. God of Boundaries: a) messenger of Zeus B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God of Thieves 3. God of Boundaries: a) messenger of Zeus b) psychopompus B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God of Thieves 3. God of Boundaries: a) messenger of Zeus b) psychopompus c) herms B) Realms 1. Divine Messenger 2. God of Thieves 3. God of Boundaries: Note: he is not often violent (but “Argeiphontes”) Hermes I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER III. STORIES I. ATTRIBUTES II. CHARACTER III. STORIES A) Birth...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course CLAS 104 taught by Professor Rob during the Winter '12 term at Waterloo.

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