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Department
Classical Studies
Course
CLAA06H3
Professor
Vichi Ciocani
Semester
Winter

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- Zeus sends flood to earth killing all but two humans - Deucalion (son of Prometheus) and Pyrrha (daughter of Epimetheus and Pandora) - Oracle: Titaness Themis advises them to "toss the bones of your mother behind your back" open to interpretation - Threw stones of the earth and humans were formed - One of the sons was Hellen, eponymous ancestor of Hellas and its people Offspring of Cronus and Rhea Zeus Hera Hades Hestia Poseidon Demeter Offspring of Zeus Athena (Aphrodite: mothered by Uranus) Hephaestus Ares Apollo Artemis Hermes Dionysus Poseidon (Roman Neptune) - Poseidons competition with Athena for the city Athens - People of Athens chose Athena as their protector - God of the sea, married to Amphitrite, a Nereid (daughter of Nereus) have a child Hades (Roman Pluto) - God of the under
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