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Week 2 Notes

by: Alyson Hankins

Week 2 Notes History 1200

Alyson Hankins
Survey of American History Since 1865

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Date Created: 09/15/15
Monday August 31 2015 Zeus M King of the gods Attributes and some offspring Prometheus Pandora The Ages of Man The Flood Attributes Antrhopomorphio has human shape And human Characteristics Cannot be killedthey are immortal Lightning Royal staff Eagle Zeus a sky god Older bearded Age is a sign of maturitywisdom Beard is a sign of maturityvirility Usually shown sitting on thrown with a staff or prepared stance of throwing his lightning bolt Heroesathletessoldiers were usually displayed nude to show power Zeus domains Skyweather Zeus brightdaylight Jus oe Guardian of rulerskings earthly Hospitalitytreatment of strangers Monday August 31 2015 The supreme god Aeschylus 70 p 5 Father of gods and men No one is stronger no one has more authority than him Zeus many many children An early series of symbolic lovers and children Metis wisdom Zeus first lover Gets her pregnant Gala and Ouranos prophecy Powerful children will be born from Metis Athena wise and warrior A son with an arrogant heart Zeus swallows Metis before she gives birth to Athena Literally swallowedabsorbed wisdom Birth of Athena After swallowing Metis Zeus gives birth to Athena from his head Wisdom coming out of headironic Athena emerges fully armed Zeus and Themis a Titan Zeus protects rulers and their realms Themis established custom unwritten laws Theirchildren Eunomia Lawfulness Dike Justice Eirene Peace Parents of the Fates Moirai Moira portion Clotho Spinner Lachesis Measurer Atropos Uncompromising 39 RECAP Zeus first largely symbolic lovers Metis Wisdom Birth of Athena Themis Established custom Multiple children including the Fates Zeus Mnemosyne a Titan The Muses 9 Muses inspirers of poets and artists 39 Mnemosyne memory Zeus is thus associated with Wisdom ingested Metis wisdom Law justice order Themis and her children Fate father of Moirai The Fates The arts and inspiration father of the Muses Zeus takes Hera for his wife Children Hebe goddess of youth Eileithyia goddess of childbirth Ares god of war Monday August 31 2015 Wednesday September 2 2015 Prometheus lapetos marries Clymene young beautiful daughter of the Titans Have Atlas Menoitios Prometheus Epimetheus Zeus punishes Menoitios and Atlas Hesiod is short on details p 146 Zeus blasts Menoitios because Menoitios was foolish and violent Thrown in to Tartarus Zeus forces Atlas to hold up the sky at the earth s limit Prometheus Creator of mankind Defenderchampion of mankind A trickster figure Relies on cleverness rather than strength Will outsmart enemies not physically attack them Prometheus forethought Epimetheus afterthought Prometheus fashioned humans from water and earth Apollodorus Ei Water clay some divine breathe Doomed to die moral tragic He looks to make our lives better since we have limited time Prometheus champion of mankind vs Zeus Negotiating with Zeus p 147 Offer valuable liquid offering or sacred animal on the alter set on fire Prometheus arranges portions of a slaughtered ox into 2 piles Bones wrapped in glistening fat Wednesday September 2 2015 Flesh wrapped in intestines Out of the pile the humans will give you one pile and keep the other pile for themselves Trying to trick Zeus into picking the worse Zeus knows his test but still picks to bones so he has a reason to get back and punish Prometheus Asks Zeus to choose the gods portion Zeus intentionally selects bones and fat An etiological myth An etiological myth explains the cause or origin of something Explains the reason behind the division of portions in Greek sacrifice Gods get bones and fat Humans get meat Prometheus brings fire to mankind An angry Zeus keeps fire from mankind Prometheus steals fire Etiological myth explains origin of fire Prometheus mankind s champion Zeus retaliates Orders Hephaistos to bind Prometheus to Mt Caucasus in the far east Eagle devours his liver every day liver grows back Prometheus in chains Prometheus has a secret Prometheus knows the fate of a seagoddess named Thetis Will bear a son more powerful than his father Bargains for release from Zeus Wednesday September 2 2015 Zeus sends Heracles to free him Zeus has Thetis marry a human just to be sure Heracles frees Prometheus


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