Zeus and Hera - held and Dodona(where he speaks to people...

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Zeus Roman: Jupiter Notes on Zeus’s affairs (shown above) o Red names – Olympians o Horae = Seasons o Moerae = Fates o Themis is a Titan o Mnemosyne means “memory” hence the word mnemonic o The Muses inspire the arts Zeus actually married to Hera Associated with sky, rain, and thunderbolt (from the Cyclopes) Xenia = hospitality with Greeks in the Trojan War animals: eagle, aegis (emblem of power) special sights of worship: Olympia (not Mt. Olympus but where the Olympics were
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Unformatted text preview: held) and Dodona (where he speaks to people) • Ganymede o Boy that Zeus has affections for o Took him from family to Olympus as a cupbearer • Disguises (to hide affairs): bull, swan, “golden shower” Hera Roman: Juno • Protector of marriage o Doesn’t like Zeus’ affairs o Sometimes cruel to the women • Not necessarily motherhood...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course CLT 3370 taught by Professor Eaverly during the Fall '06 term at University of Florida.

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