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Unformatted text preview: o Constellations Ursa Major and Ursa Minor Orion o Mighty hunter o 2 birth stories Child of Poseidon OR King with no children is hospitable to Zeus, Poseidon, and Hermes; in return the gods ask what they can do for him; King explains that he is childless, they tell him to sacrifice a bull and bring them the skin, they urinate on the skin and 9 months later Orion appears o In love with a princess, tries to rape her and her father takes out his eyes o Gets a little boy to be his eyes and wanders o Gets cured by Helius o Tries to rape Artemis, she puts a scorpion on him and he is stunned to death Constellations of Orion appears to be running from Scorpio Associated with the moon (possibly because of the menstrual cycle) Famous temple at Ephesus (one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World) o Other important place of worship: Brauron Little girls dressed in bear costumes to worship Artemis...
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- Fall '06