ENGB30 Lecture Notes - Sea Foam, Cronus, Genealogy

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ENGB40H3
September 12, 2012
Macpherson: “In the Beginning”
Genealogy: From Chaos to Zeus
Chas (Dark and formless void) Gaia+Uranus
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Night and Erebus (the depth) 3 hundred-handed and 3 Cyclopes and 12 titans
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Eros (Did not create Gaia) Cronus (youngest Titan) + Rhea
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Gaia (Earth) Hestia (v), Poseidon, Demeter, Hades, Hera and Zeus
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Uranus (Sky/heavens)
Participants of the War between the Titans and the Olympian Gods
The Gods
The Titans
Gaia (“Let him who would conquer in the war first set free those who imprisoned in Tartarus”)
The Cyclopes
The Hundred-Handed
Geographic layout of the Universe according to Greek Mythology
Air and Sky (rules by Zeus)
Mt. Olympus (co-rules by Zeus, Poseidon , and Hades) note: only includes dry land
Sea (ruled by Poseidon) note: does not include “stream that girdles the earth,” which is rules by
Oceanus rules the Atlantic ocean
Realms under the Earth (ruled by Hades)
Geneology: the younger Olympian Gods
Zeus mated with: [Metis]
Demeter
Hera
Leto
Maia
[Semele]
Zeus’ children: Athena (v)
Persephone
Ares
Apollo; Artemis (v)
Hermes
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