Understanding The Odyssey.A Journey Like No Other!
Now that you have spent time doing research on gods, goddesses, and creatures of Greek
Mythology, you can now fully appreciate the epic, The ()L/_\'.\‘S'c_l’. You learned that an epic
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Class 39 term paper
Athena is known as the Greek virgin goddess of wisdom, war, and arts and crafts. Her
wise and generous demeanor led her to be a great leader in both the mortal and immortal world.
The story of her life on Earth and
The first Gods: Chaos, Gaea, Tartarus, and Eros;
Chaos gave birth to Night and Erebus (Darkness), Day and Ether (high sky).
Three Dynasties of Greek gods:
1. Uranus (Father Sky) & Mother Earth (
GENDER ROLES IN THE ODYSSEY
in any discussion concerning roles of male and female in the Odyssey
it seems natural to concentrate
mainly on the evidence having to do
with the situation on Ithaka, both because Ithaka is the most complex
Topics for 1-page Essay
Classics 39 Classical Women in Greek Literature
Please do one of the following:
1. Discuss the relationship of the female gods and humans in the Iliad and/or Odyssey.
2. Discuss the relationship of the female and male gods in the I
Classics 39 Midterm Review Sheet
3. Know the mythological background to the Trojan War: marriage of Peleus and Thetis,
Judgment of Paris, Oath of Tyndareus, Artemis and the sacrifice of Iphigeneia.
Marriage of Peleus and Thetis
Type the answer to each question, numbering each question (and each
book) as you proceed. Use MLA formatting
General Study Questions on the Odyssey:
1. How does Homer establish the significance of the story he is about to tell?
How does he maintain intere
o Penelope- Odyssey
Penelope does not have the physical strength, but she has the strength
of her mind (tricking the suitors
Thereafter in the daytime she would weave at her great loom, but in
the night she would have torches set by, and undo it. S