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Lecture 1 - Intro to Classical Myth & its Cultural and Historical Context

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Department
Classical Studies
Course
CLAA06H3
Professor
Vichi Ciocani
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 1Intro to Classical Mythits Cultural and Historical Context Wednesday January 11 2012 201 PM Reading Powell 182 The Labyrinth Labrys double axeThe Greek artist Dandilos created the labyrinthKing Minos Wife Pasiphae Pasiphae and the BullThey fell in lovePasiphae dressed up like a cowThe Minotaur Young men would be sent to the labyrinth to be sacrificed as food for the minotaur Mythos versus LogosTheseus the Athenian civilizing hero against the Minotaur Democracy versus the Minoan authoritarian Ariadne and the thread of Ariadne Dionysus o The thread helped him get out of the labyrinth An account and plot that says what it means to be human in the world and within its socie
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