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Unformatted text preview: o Version 2 Golden Age • Cronus is in charge • Mt. Olympus made humans o Fertile land, long life, no work, don’t die – just go to sleep Silver Age • Long childhood – spend 100 years with mother • Short adulthood • Not nice people, so they were buried in the Earth • Zeus ruled Bronze Age (not the historical period) • Men very warlike • Everything made of bronze • Zeus ruled • After death people went to the underworld o No heaven/hell…just grey Age of Heroes (Trojan War) • Equal to the historical Bronze Age • Heroes – good, strong, brave • Isles of the Blessed after death, ruled by Cronus Iron Age • 8 th century B.C. • Everything is terrible • People work 24/7 • Partially bias because of author...
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- Fall '06