59 Heracles uses primitive weapons including a bow and arrows and 60 The

59 heracles uses primitive weapons including a bow

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Most of Heracles’s Labors take place in what part of Greece? 59 Heracles uses primitive weapons, including a bow and arrows and 60 The protectress of Heracles, and of Greek heroes in general, is 61 After capturing the Cretan Bull, Heracles releases it and it becomes the Bull of 62 Heracles traveled to the end of the world in the west by means of the 63 The process by which Heracles becomes a god is called an 64 Who determined the “official” 12 Labors of Heracles? 66 The Athenians believed that they were _________________ (i.e. sprung directly from the earth). Aegeus, the king of Athens and father of Theseus, placed _________ under a heavy rock. Theseus forgets to change his sails from black to white, and inadvertently kills 69 Phaedra (the wife of Theseus) falls in love with Hippolytus, who is her
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S.M. Stewart CLCV 111+115: Myth UIUC Spring 2013 Final Exam Study Guide © Shannan M. Stewart 11 70 Most of the myths about Theseus were written and developed in the ______________ in the city of ______________,when that city was at the height of its prosperity and needed a national hero for propaganda. 71 Zeus appears to ______________ in the form of a magnificent bull and carries her away to Crete. 72 Poseidon sends a fine bull from the sea because 73 King Minos didn’t sacrifice the fine bull like he promised, so Poseidon punished Minos by 74 Daedalus, the best craftsman on Crete in the time of King Minos, is responsible for the design and construction of 75 Theseus slays the Minotaur with help from ______________, whom he later abandons on the island of Naxos.
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S.M. Stewart CLCV 111+115: Myth UIUC Spring 2013 Final Exam Study Guide © Shannan M. Stewart 12 PART THREE 75 questions will be chosen from the following Course Guide Questions. Week 11: Tuesday R EADING + L ECTURE Q UESTIONS 2 April 2013 O EDIPUS AND THE M YTHS OF T HEBES Powell 6th edition: Chapter 17 Powell 7th edition: Chapter 18 Find Phoenicia, Crete, Thebes, Mt. Cithaeron, Athens, Corinth, Delphi, and Argos on a map. How many foundation myths did Thebes have? Is this normal in Greek myth or not? Why is Cadmus wandering around the Mediterranean? What does the Pythia tell him to do when he consults the oracle of Apollo at Delphi? What would have been Cadmus’s punishment if he had come home without his sister? The Pythia tells Cadmus to name the region he settles in “Boeotia.” What does the word mean? Why is it fitting? How does the dragon kill Cadmus’s companions? (three different ways) How does Cadmus kill the dragon? What is the first thing Cadmus saw rising up from the ground after he sowed the dragon’s teeth? (not “men”; more specific) Who are Harmonia’s parents? How does Cadmus win the hand of Harmonia? What two wedding gifts does Harmonia receive from her mother? The children of Cadmus and Harmonia have bad luck. What is the fate of Ino? What is the fate of Semele? What is the fate of Agave? What is the fate of the Actaeon (technically a grandchild of Cadmus and Harmonia)? What are the Dragon Combat elements of the founding of Thebes by Cadmus? What “ancient real life” conclusions can we draw from the Cadmus foundation myth?
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