January 16 , 2013
Cronus overthrew Uranus
Zeus overthrew Cronus
What about Zeus?
Zeus and Metis
Will the succession continue after Zeus?
Is there someone more powerful than Zeus?
Metis (cleverness), one of his lovers is pregnant
Hears that the next child (after this one) of Metis will replace him
Zeus swallows Metis
Athena, the warrior goddess is born from his forehead (Prometheus or
Painted on the walls is the image of Athena’s birth.
Giants + Gaea fight with Zeus in a battle for power.
Gods Vs. Giants (Gigantomachy)
Pergamon alter had images of the Gigantomachy
Themes in Greek Creation Story
Divine Myth with folklore elements family plotting, slaying monsters