: fell in love Eurydice, running away bitten by snake Musaeus : three greek poets, legendary polymath considered one of the earliest poets
Phanes : mystic primeval deity of procreation and generation of new life. Often equated with eros and Mithras, metis, had a helmet and golden wings, also called Dionysus, to bring to light Cybele/ attis: goddess of mountains, mistress wild animals, magna mater – great mother. Magna mater : term used to describe Cybele/ attis Isis : all nourishing mother goddess brought back to life her husband Osiris who was murdered. Osiris (serapis): murdered by wicked brother set, brought back to life by wife isis. Atargatis : from Syria, also called dea Syria ( Syrian goddess) , dove and fish were sacred, loved by merchants and slaves. Hadad : young male consort who accompanied atargatis the dea Syria Mithras: god of soldiers associated with ahura mazda, fighting against the forces of darkness. Kills sacred bull in dark gave, sacred bull springs all life on earth Tauroctony: sanctuaries contain depictions of Mithras bull slaying.
Midterm Study Guide 20:08 I. The Greek Pantheon:
Midterm Study Guide 20:08 You will be asked to give the names of several of zeus brothers, sisters, sons, daughters, who are major Olympian deities. Also state area of concern or domain of each deity you name. Athena: goddess defensive warfare, crafts, weaving, wisdom Hera: marriage, earth goddess Demeter: harvest Poseidon: sea, earthquakes, horses Hades: underworld, wealth Hephaestus : blacksmith, god forgery Hermes: communication, commerce, trickery Zeus: sky god, king, Ares: god of war Apollo: son of zeus, sun god, music and prophecy, wisdom
Midterm Study Guide 20:08 Dionysus: Apollo, ecstasy, win Aphrodite: goddess of love, beauty, sex ,creativity Hestia: goddess of the hearth Artemis: twin sister Apollo, nature, 1/3 moon goddess II. Matching: A. Transformations or unusual deaths: 20 names of characters with vivid stories, study all names since beginning semester fit this category. Actaeon: deer Galatea: Io: cow
Midterm Study Guide 20:08 Daphne: laurel tree Callisto: Semele: leucathoe: endymion : perpetual sleep tithonus: grasshopper lycaeon: wolf
Midterm Study Guide 20:08 Arachne: spider Galatea : Turned into flower Aphrodite: born from cronus Athena: born from zeus head Syrinx: reads Eurydice : Dionysous :
Midterm Study Guide 20:08 B. Miscellaneous matching: These are drawn from first quiz and listed on syllabus again since the first quiz. 20 names: Asclepious: Eurydice: Ganymede: Persephone: Matching: Deucalion: The greek noah who survives the great flood with his wife.
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