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CLASS102 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Iasion, Hekatonkheires, Peitho


Department
Classics
Course Code
CLASS102
Professor
Katherine Mac Kay
Study Guide
Midterm

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God/Goddess
In charge of
Iconography
Children
Other important things
Chaos
the origin of
everything
Gaea, Tartarus,
Eros, Nyx, Erebus,
Moerae, Nemesis
“the abyss” — a place
of opening or
nothingness, yawn or
gap
Gaea
mother of all
things, earth
asexually: uranus,
mountains, pontus
+Uranus: 12 Titans,
Cyclopes,
Hecatonchires
+Tartarus: Typhoeus
-hieros gamos: sacred
marriage
-sometime nice and
mean
Eros/Cupid
god of love
mother is Aphrodite
Uranus
God of sky
Cronus, Aphrodite
-wife and sister is
Gaea
-castrated by cronus
and side affect is
Aphrodite
Cronus
God of time
+Rhea: Zeus,
Hestia, Demeter,
Hera, Hades,
Poseidon, Zeus
-overthrows uranus
-tricked that zeus was
a rock
Prometheus
God of
forethought,
maker of mortals
-Epimetheus (brother)
who is dumber
-made man from
water and earth
-tricks Zeus and ends
up having to steal fire
Pandora
(human)
“all gifts”
+Epimetheus:
Pyrrha
she opened a jar that
released bad stuff into
the world
Hera
goddess of sky,
marriage,
childbirth
+Zeus: Ares,
Eileithyia, Hebe
alone: Hephaestus
-she was very jealous
-Iris was her
messeneger and
showed rainbows
Zeus
God of sky, kings
Athena, Horae,
Moera, Muses,
Graces, Aphrodtie,
Apollo, Artemis,etc
-not more powerful
than fate
-aegis: protective
goatskin cloak
-many affairs
Poseidon
King of the Sea,
earthquake,
flood, horses
+Medusa: Pegasus
-wife was Amphitrite
-dangerous
-tried to be god of
Athens
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Hades
King of the Dead
abducts Persephone by
giving her a
pomegranate seed
Apollo
God of prophecy,
healing, plague,
music, sun,
reason, logic
+Cronis: Asclepius
son of zeus and leto
Hephaestus
blacksmith god
+Athena:
Erichthonius
everyone takes him as
a joke cuz of his
appearance. once
married to Aphrodite as
a joke.
Ares
God of war,
blood lust battle
+Aphrodite:Phobos,
Deimos, Harmonia,
Eros
more worshipped by
romans than greeks
Hermes
God of
messenger,
thieves, lies,
herdsman,
travellers
+Chione: Autolycus
+Aphrodite:
Hermaphroditus
Pan
story of peacock, he
killed argos (all eyed).
he lied so much
Pan
God of
shepherds,
hunters
falls in love with Syrinx,
who transforms in a
weed; pan pipes
Dionysus
God of wine,
tragedy
-son of zeus and
semele
-satrys: goat like
figures that run with
him
Demeter
Goddess of
agriculture,
cultivated fertility
+Iasion: Ploutos
+Zeus: Persephone
also associated with
witchcraft, night, moon,
black dogs
Aphrodite
Goddess of
sexuality
Eros,
Hermaphroditus,
Primps, Peitho,
Aeneas
dangerous
Artemis
goddess of
hunting, wild
animals, children
virgin goddess
Twin sister of Apollo
Athena
Goddess of city
and civilization
virgin goddess
born from Zeus’s head
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