CLAS170-Nov26

CLAS170-Nov26 - CLAS170-Nov26 Whom does Odysseus meet?...

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CLAS170-Nov26 Whom does Odysseus meet? -Elpenor , a recently dead member of his crew -Tiresias , the most famous seer in mythology -figures heavily in the myths of  Thebes -Anticlia , his mother -Agamemnon -Aegisthus and Clytemnestra. What does he say about women? -Orestes? , asks about him, hears about revenge he has taken, which consoles him -Achilles -Neoptolemus -Ajax  (son of Telamon) -Phantom  Hercules “Catalogue of Women” -Tyro, grandmother of  Jason -Antiope, mother of  Zethus  and  Amphion (Thebes) Alcmene  mother of Hercules -Epicaste  (Jocasta)  , mother of  Oedipus (Thebes) -Leda,  mother of Castor and Polydeuces (also Helen and Clytemnestra, but they’re not  mentiontioned!) -Iphimedea, mother of two Otus and Ephialtes - Phaedra   and  Ariadne,  beloved of  Theseus - Eriphyle (Thebes) Hades -dead must be approached with a chthonic (earth-related) ritual, (as opposed to sky [god] ritual) -disembodied spirits -must consume the blood
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course CLAS 170 taught by Professor Staley during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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