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Lecture

hades


Department
Classics
Course Code
CLA204H1
Professor
Claesson Welsh

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Power and prosperity instead of salivary
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In origin, an Olympian god, but not one of the canonical twelve.
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Hestia excluded because not too much about her
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Hades is excluded because it seemed like he lived apart from the rest of the Gods
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Excluded 2 to make it a canonized twelve
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Isolated from the Canonized twelve
Physical distance
Isolation:
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Gods cannot interact with easily
Gods avoid Hades
Death:
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Few myths about Hades, why?
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Allowed by Zeus
Abduction of Persephone
Homeric Hymn to Demeter
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Plays more minor role in Myths
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Gods tend to stay away from the realm of the Dead
Reason why he is not apart of the Canonized Twelve
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Importance:
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Human cannot see ghosts -afraid
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Name: "The Unseen One"
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Where Hades reside
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Realm of dead is the unseen aspect
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King of the Underworld
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Human in form but still stand out as something God-like
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Anthropomorphic, but still Godlike (powerful, awe-inspiring)
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Zeus Katachthonius: The underground Zeus
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Hades and Persephone and their counterparts: "Zeus Katachthonius"
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He receives the souls of all mortals
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Fearsome
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Awe-inspiring
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Not Evil
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Realm of the Dead (Homeric Underground) :
Landscape
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Meadows of asphodel
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Heroes and the Underworld
Not with regular mortals
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Separate area of stay in the underworld
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Mortals do not suffer on their own after
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It is mandatory to go there
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Underworld has no judgment
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Special Hell for sinners
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Hades
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