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CLAS MYTH
The Theogony
Hesiod
Muses
Mnemosyne
By Hesiod. "Origin of the gods" 650bce
First poet to identify himself by name. From Boeotia. Has a b…
9 daughters of Zeus who inspire poets.
Titan of memory. Daughter of Zeus. Technically a muse.
The Theogony
By Hesiod. "Origin of the gods" 650bce
Hesiod
First poet to identify himself by name. From Boeotia. Has a b…
14 terms
Clas myth
a. Christian converts
Ulysses Everett Mcgill
blind railroad man
cousin washington hogwallop
the lotus eaters
odysseus ... charming outlaw, fast talking con man
tiresias
introduces idea of bad xenia
a. Christian converts
the lotus eaters
Ulysses Everett Mcgill
odysseus ... charming outlaw, fast talking con man
93 terms
CLAS MYTH
Odysseus
Kalypso
Poseidon
Zeus
-fought among other Greek heroes at Troy... -from Cypria: origin…
-daughter of Atlas... -lives on Ogygia... -falls in love w/ Odysseu…
-vengeful and angry at Odysseus makes him wander for 20 years…
-king of gods & men... -"dark-clouded one" "cloud gatherer"... -med…
Odysseus
-fought among other Greek heroes at Troy... -from Cypria: origin…
Kalypso
-daughter of Atlas... -lives on Ogygia... -falls in love w/ Odysseu…
136 terms
Cla 396 Myths of Rome
Jove/Jupiter
Juno
Minerva
Apollo
King of the Gods,God of Sky and Lighting ... Also know as Zeus... s…
Queen of the Gods, Goddess of marriage, pregnancy and childbi…
Goddess of wisdom and crafts... Also known as Athena... Symbols; Sp…
God of music, poetry, art, oracles, archery, plague, medicine…
Jove/Jupiter
King of the Gods,God of Sky and Lighting ... Also know as Zeus... s…
Juno
Queen of the Gods, Goddess of marriage, pregnancy and childbi…
12 terms
CLAS203: Myths of Crete
Europa&bull
Minos
Pashiphae
Minotaur
Europa is the mother of King Minos of Crete. Zeus abducts Eur…
King of Crete, drives out brothers and claims kingship.
Minos' wife, daughter of Helius. passion for bull sent by pos…
Dwelt at the center of the Labyrinth on Crete, an elaborate m…
Europa&bull
Europa is the mother of King Minos of Crete. Zeus abducts Eur…
Minos
King of Crete, drives out brothers and claims kingship.
16 terms
CLA 220 MIDTERMS MYTH
Thetis visiting Hephaestus in Homer's…
Ares and Aphrodite, lovers caught in f…
Aphrodite and Anchises (Homeric Hymn t…
Aphrodite in Euripides' Hippolytus
"They were finished all but the ears of cunning workmanship w…
...
...
...
Thetis visiting Hephaestus in Homer's…
"They were finished all but the ears of cunning workmanship w…
Ares and Aphrodite, lovers caught in f…
...
72 terms
cla 10 - greek myth
divine myth
etiological
legends
folktale
gods are superior and control forces of nature; defined by co…
myths with explanatory purposes
hero's acts are not acts of ordinary human, still human though
stories about plain people/animals who can speak; entertainme…
divine myth
gods are superior and control forces of nature; defined by co…
etiological
myths with explanatory purposes
CLAS 261 Myths
Theseus, Ariadne and the killing of th…
Daidalos & Icaros, and the death of Mi…
Theseus and the Amazons, Phaedra and H…
Theseus and Peirithoos;
Theseus was with the third tribute to minotaur... Aigeus had tol…
When Minos learned of Theseus' escape he locked daidalos and…
Theseus went with Hercules on his expedition against amazons…
Ixion tried to rape Hera... Zeus to confirm fashioned a cloud in…
Theseus, Ariadne and the killing of th…
Theseus was with the third tribute to minotaur... Aigeus had tol…
Daidalos & Icaros, and the death of Mi…
When Minos learned of Theseus' escape he locked daidalos and…
67 terms
CLA MYTH Exam 1
time, timae
libation
nectar
ambrosia
job description of a god/hero
drink offering poured on the ground--used to make promises--s…
special drink of gods
special food of gods--linked to their immortality
time, timae
job description of a god/hero
libation
drink offering poured on the ground--used to make promises--s…
21 terms
CLAS203- Roman Myth
Jupiter
Hercules
Apollo
Venus
Zeus
Heracles
Stays the same. No longer prophecy though, just medicine.
Aphrodite. Mother of Romans
Jupiter
Zeus
Hercules
Heracles
15 terms
CLAS MYTH 1
Homer's Iliad
5th Century
Herodotus
Thucydides
first greek mythology we have
When meaning of mythos began to shift
first to use mythose to mean "implausible story"
distinguished the truth of his history from "the mythical"
Homer's Iliad
first greek mythology we have
5th Century
When meaning of mythos began to shift
77 terms
CLAS Myth: Exam 4
metis
Calypso
Ithaca
Telemachus
-Odysseus' quality: Its his quality that sets him apart from…
-Nymph (beautiful, divine) and lives on an island. ... -Odysseus…
Island off west coast of Grease. Where Odysseus lives and whe…
-Odysseus' Son... -Was a baby when Odysseus went off to fight in…
metis
-Odysseus' quality: Its his quality that sets him apart from…
Calypso
-Nymph (beautiful, divine) and lives on an island. ... -Odysseus…
92 terms
Clas Myth Final
First foundation myth of thebes
What does Cadmus do to found city
Race of humans from the serpent teeth
Cadmus marries?
-zeus comes to europa in form of bull (phonecian) and seduces…
-sacrifice cow to gods... -send men off with water to cleanse th…
-when they arise they kill each other off except for 5 becaus…
Arries daughter Harmonia to make up for killing his serpent…
First foundation myth of thebes
-zeus comes to europa in form of bull (phonecian) and seduces…
What does Cadmus do to found city
-sacrifice cow to gods... -send men off with water to cleanse th…
86 terms
CLAS Myth final Exam
Pasiphae
Daedalus
Nisus
Ariadne
Wife of Minos, mother of the Minotaur
Great craftsman, made the wooden cow, maze, and wings
King of Megara, Purple lock, father of Scylla
Daughter of Minos, helped Theseus through the maze
Pasiphae
Wife of Minos, mother of the Minotaur
Daedalus
Great craftsman, made the wooden cow, maze, and wings
70 terms
Clas. Myth. Exam 2
Which tragedies were written by Sophoc…
Which tragedies were written by Euripi…
When were the Heracles myths (collecte…
When was the Medea written?
Antigone and Oedipus
Medea and Hippolytus
c. 2nd century BCE
431 BCE
Which tragedies were written by Sophoc…
Antigone and Oedipus
Which tragedies were written by Euripi…
Medea and Hippolytus
27 terms
CLA204 Test 2 Myths
Aphrodite and Anchises
Aphrodite Wounded
Aphrodite and Ares
Venus' Revenge
Aphrodite has been making all the gods sleep with mortals, so…
Aeneas is fighting in the Trojan War, in charge of some speci…
Despite being married, Aphrodite and Ares have been having an…
Aphrodite/Venus is mad at Helios for telling Hephaestus/Vulca…
Aphrodite and Anchises
Aphrodite has been making all the gods sleep with mortals, so…
Aphrodite Wounded
Aeneas is fighting in the Trojan War, in charge of some speci…
11 terms
CLAS 220 Module 5: Myths
Patronage of Argos
Defeat of Medusa
First and last labors of Heracles
The labors of Theseus
Phoroneus ("first of men") establishes Argos, Hera vs. Poseid…
Using a shield, Perseus beheads Medusa with his scimitar whil…
(First) The Nemean Lion, challenge to bring the skin to Eursy…
Periphetes ("club man")... Sinis ("pine bender")... Monstrous Sow... S…
Patronage of Argos
Phoroneus ("first of men") establishes Argos, Hera vs. Poseid…
Defeat of Medusa
Using a shield, Perseus beheads Medusa with his scimitar whil…
59 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 19 Jason & the Myths of Iolcus
Jason and the Argonauts
Apollonius of Rhodes
Argonautica
Jason & Medea
Group of her heroic characters assemble to obtain great treas…
Wrote the epic poem Argonautica
Written by Apollonius of Rhodes... Learned in literature... Helleni…
Medea becomes his companion during the quest for the Golden F…
Jason and the Argonauts
Group of her heroic characters assemble to obtain great treas…
Apollonius of Rhodes
Wrote the epic poem Argonautica
11 terms
CLAS 220 Module 5: Myths
Patronage of Argos
Defeat of Medusa
First and last labors of Heracles
The labors of Theseus
Phoroneus ("first of men") establishes Argos, Hera vs. Poseid…
Using a shield, Perseus beheads Medusa with his scimitar whil…
(First) The Nemean Lion, challenge to bring the skin to Eursy…
Periphetes ("club man")... Sinis ("pine bender")... Monstrous Sow... S…
Patronage of Argos
Phoroneus ("first of men") establishes Argos, Hera vs. Poseid…
Defeat of Medusa
Using a shield, Perseus beheads Medusa with his scimitar whil…
24 terms
CLAS203- Oedipus and Myths of Thebes
Founding of Thebes
House of Labdacus
Jocasta
Oedipus
Foreign= By Cadmus (man from the east) where the cow lays dow…
Laius is cursed by Pelops. Goes back to thebes when Zethus an…
Laius marries her. Prophecy that Laius' son will kill him. Sh…
Son of Jocasta and Laius (king of Thebes), given to Shepard w…
Founding of Thebes
Foreign= By Cadmus (man from the east) where the cow lays dow…
House of Labdacus
Laius is cursed by Pelops. Goes back to thebes when Zethus an…
12 terms
CLAS203- Jason and the Myths of Iolcus
The Golden Fleece
Cretheus
Pelias
Aeson
Athamas (Boetian king) and goddess Nephele have 2 kids: Helle…
King of Iolcus, succeeded by Aeson
Son of Poseidon, fights Aeson and gets throne as King od Iolc…
King of Iolcus after Cretheus. Father of Jason. Pelias fights…
The Golden Fleece
Athamas (Boetian king) and goddess Nephele have 2 kids: Helle…
Cretheus
King of Iolcus, succeeded by Aeson
48 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 18 Oedipus and The Myths of Thebes
Thebes
Founding of Thebes
Amphion & Zethus
Cadmeia
2nd most important city in myth
2 separate stories... 1st: Cadmus fights a dragon ... 2nd: divine t…
Divine twins... Children of Zeus
The Acropolis named after Cadmus
Thebes
2nd most important city in myth
Founding of Thebes
2 separate stories... 1st: Cadmus fights a dragon ... 2nd: divine t…
8 terms
CLA- Exam 1: Definition of Myth
What is a Myth?
Myth can be distinguished by what?
5 things to remember for answer
myth fact #1
A myth, first of all, is a story—but a particular kind of sto…
-content... -form... -meaning // purpose
-sacred story... -self-presumed authority... -explanations for divi…
-sacred story
What is a Myth?
A myth, first of all, is a story—but a particular kind of sto…
Myth can be distinguished by what?
-content... -form... -meaning // purpose
24 terms
CLAS203- Roman Myth/ Aenid
Juno
Neptune
Trojan Horse
Hector's ghost
Aeneas' antagonist (like Poseidon and Odysseus). Throws him o…
Stops storm because oceans are his realm not Juno's. they lan…
"Greeks left." Trojans think it is an offering. The gods have…
Appears to Aeneas in a dream and tells him to get out of Troy…
Juno
Aeneas' antagonist (like Poseidon and Odysseus). Throws him o…
Neptune
Stops storm because oceans are his realm not Juno's. they lan…
17 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 17 The Myths of Crete
Myths of Crete
Stereotype of Cretans
Minoan civilization on Crete
Cnossus/Knossos
Cretan myths= Greek myths not told by Cretans
Lusty rogues and liars
They were named after a king Minos... Known for trade, palaces,…
The capital city of Minoan civilization
Myths of Crete
Cretan myths= Greek myths not told by Cretans
Stereotype of Cretans
Lusty rogues and liars
19 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 12 Myths of Death
Hades
The Greek view of death
Anima
Greek death
"The unseen one"... Lord of the dead... Pluto "the enricher"
Soul associated with breath of life... Souls are unhappy and pot…
Breath, soul
Bodies ritually buried or burned... Some buried/burned with thin…
Hades
"The unseen one"... Lord of the dead... Pluto "the enricher"
The Greek view of death
Soul associated with breath of life... Souls are unhappy and pot…
73 terms
CLA 10: CH. 19 Jason and Myths of Iolcus
The Golden Fleece
Argonautica
Apollonius of Rhodes
Argonautica
A group of heroic characters assemble to obtain great treasure
an epic poem written around 250 BCE at least 500 years before…
wrote Argonautica
an epic meant for reading, not listening, and it is more emot…
The Golden Fleece
A group of heroic characters assemble to obtain great treasure
Argonautica
an epic poem written around 250 BCE at least 500 years before…
38 terms
UNH Clas Myth Exam 1
Trojan War, the fall of the Mycenaean…
Olympic Games, roughly when Homer and…
HEY YOU KNOW WHAT YOU SHOULD DO... LOOK A…
Periods in order
1200BC
776BC
Cnossus... Pylos... Argos... Mycenae... Samos... Olympia... Should... Men ... Always…
Mycenaean... Dark Age... Archaic... Classical... Hellenistic... Roman
Trojan War, the fall of the Mycenaean…
1200BC
Olympic Games, roughly when Homer and…
776BC
94 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 18 Oedipus & Myths of Thebes
Thebes
Cadmus
Amphion and Zethus
Thebe
the second most important Greek city in myth
fights the dragon
divine twins
Thebes was named after her, Zethus' wife
Thebes
the second most important Greek city in myth
Cadmus
fights the dragon
49 terms
CLA 10 #9 Myths of Fertility: Dionysus
Dionysus
Dionysus
Dionysus
Dionysus
God of Wine
Male Fertility God (Complement of Demeter)
wears leopard skin and panthers pull his chariot
Symbols: Ivy, Phallus, Horns of Bull
Dionysus
God of Wine
Dionysus
Male Fertility God (Complement of Demeter)
86 terms
CLA 10 #12: Perseus and Myths of the Argive Plain
Mycenae
Mycenae
Perseus
The Argolid
Where descendants of Perseus will rule
Greatest of Bronze Age Greek cities
He founded Mycenae
The Plain of Argos is also known as _________
Mycenae
Where descendants of Perseus will rule
Mycenae
Greatest of Bronze Age Greek cities
25 terms
CLA 212 Midterm Terms: Myths to Keep in Mind
Typhonomachy
Sacrifice at Mekone Pandora
Io
Europa
...
...
...
...
Typhonomachy
...
Sacrifice at Mekone Pandora
...
49 terms
CLA 10 #15: Theseus and Myths of Athens
Theseus
Autochthonus
Cecrops
Athena
Myths of ______ show how political myths had gotten by the Cl…
"sprung form the earth" without human ancestry of all and his…
half man, half snake that springs up from the earth and his d…
Thought to be the founder of Athenians, but she is a virgin.
Theseus
Myths of ______ show how political myths had gotten by the Cl…
Autochthonus
"sprung form the earth" without human ancestry of all and his…
50 terms
CLA 10 #10: Myths of Fertility cont. & Myths of Death with the Underworld
Bacchae
Pentheus
Agave
Dionysus
Best known story of resistance to Dionysus written by Euripides
King that Dionysus proves to be a hypocrit
She is driven mad by Dionysus and kills her son Pentheus as p…
Considered the most terrible but most gentle to mankind
Bacchae
Best known story of resistance to Dionysus written by Euripides
Pentheus
King that Dionysus proves to be a hypocrit
9 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 1 Nature of Myth
myth
Myths collective importance
logos
Divine Myths
a traditional story w/ collective importance.... has a plot, cha…
reflect cultures concerns & values... provide models... meaningful…
rationality
supernatural beings (Gods)... explain how & why the world is... tak…
myth
a traditional story w/ collective importance.... has a plot, cha…
Myths collective importance
reflect cultures concerns & values... provide models... meaningful…
19 terms
CLA 10 lec 14-Myth of Thebes
Cadmus
Serpent/Sown Men
Harmonia
Labdacus
-never found sister, Europ- went to Delphi where Pythia told…
-defeated by Cadmus... -Athena tells him to knock out teeth and…
daughter of Ares and Aphrodite... -marries Cadmus (he is forced…
-Theban kingdom goes to him
Cadmus
-never found sister, Europ- went to Delphi where Pythia told…
Serpent/Sown Men
-defeated by Cadmus... -Athena tells him to knock out teeth and…
11 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 3 The Development of Classical Myth
Greek culture
aoidoi
sequence from rulers of Mesopotamia
epic
slavery, religion, magic
transmitted myths... imported in late dark age... recorded in archa…
Sumerians... Akkadians... Babylonians... Persians
long narrative poem celebrating the deeds of heroes... archaic p…
Greek culture
slavery, religion, magic
aoidoi
transmitted myths... imported in late dark age... recorded in archa…
15 terms
CLAS-C205: Intro to Greek Myth
Bronze Age
Minoan Civilization
Mycenaean Civilization
Iron Age
3000-1200 BCE; includes the Minoan and and Mycenaean Civiliza…
3000-1450 BCE; Crete; palace culture; most likely a non greek…
1600-1200 BCE; mainland Greece; recognizable Greek language a…
1100-800 BCE; "dark ages"; sharp decline in population and lo…
Bronze Age
3000-1200 BCE; includes the Minoan and and Mycenaean Civiliza…
Minoan Civilization
3000-1450 BCE; Crete; palace culture; most likely a non greek…
95 terms
CLA 2444 - Greco Roman Myth Exam 2
Krisa
Slaying of Pytho (female snake)
Admetus
Cretan sailors/Apollo Delphinius
The former name of Delphi, center of the earth.
Snake slayed by Apollo. Some say had to serve a year of servi…
King of Thessaly, Apollo serves him for a year. Apollo helps…
Apollo led them as a dolphin to Delphi. They became the first…
Krisa
The former name of Delphi, center of the earth.
Slaying of Pytho (female snake)
Snake slayed by Apollo. Some say had to serve a year of servi…
45 terms
CLA 2444 - Greco Roman Myth Exam 3
Tyndareus
Leda
Helen and Clytemnestra
Menelaus
King of Sparta. Wife of Leda. Made the suitors swear an oath…
Wife of Tyndareus. Affair with Zeus (as a swan).
Offspring of Zeus and Leda. Helen more on immortal side, Clyt…
Husband of Helen. Leads journey to get them back.
Tyndareus
King of Sparta. Wife of Leda. Made the suitors swear an oath…
Leda
Wife of Tyndareus. Affair with Zeus (as a swan).
148 terms
MYTH Midterm Spring 16 (CLAS 2040 UVA)
SOURCES
Apollodorus, "Library"
"Atrahasis"
"Enuma Elish"
(section 1)
a compendium of myths and heroic legends, arranged in three b…
Mesopotamian creation epic (Anu, Ellil, Enki, etc)
Babylonian creation myth. The supremacy of Marduk and the cre…
SOURCES
(section 1)
Apollodorus, "Library"
a compendium of myths and heroic legends, arranged in three b…
67 terms
CLAS 430 Greek & Roman Myth Mid #2
Theseus
Minotaur
Pasiphae
Ariade
Earlier Myths of abduction & killing monsters, later myths he…
Offspring of Pasiphae and Posiden
wife of Minos, sursed by posiden to fall in love with the whi…
Minos' daughter, helps Theseus kill the minotaur
Theseus
Earlier Myths of abduction & killing monsters, later myths he…
Minotaur
Offspring of Pasiphae and Posiden
74 terms
CLAS110 Myth Final 12/9
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parados
dancing ground with a circular shape, has an altar to Dionysu…
view space for spectators, built into a hill. Tightly packed…
("tent") the building directly behind the orchestra, decorate…
("road alongside") a path where the actors enter the stage fr…
Orchestra
dancing ground with a circular shape, has an altar to Dionysu…
Theatron
view space for spectators, built into a hill. Tightly packed…
48 terms
Myth Art CLAS 310 Midterm Vocab
votive
terracotta
amphora
krater
an object given to a god in bribery or thanks
baked clay
a large storage vessel, with a low belly and a long, narrow n…
a large vessel, with a very wide high belly and a wide neck,…
votive
an object given to a god in bribery or thanks
terracotta
baked clay
242 terms
MYTH Final Spring 16 (CLAS 2040 UVA)
Sources (Section 1)
Aeschylus, "Prometheus Bound"
Apollonius of Rhodes, "Argonautica"
Diodorus of Sicily, "Universal History"
...
Prometheus is being punished not only for stealing fire, but…
tells the myth of the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts to re…
forty books, which were divided into three sections. history…
Sources (Section 1)
...
Aeschylus, "Prometheus Bound"
Prometheus is being punished not only for stealing fire, but…
74 terms
CLAS110 Myth Final 12/9
Orchestra
Theatron
Skene
Parados
dancing ground with a circular shape, has an altar to Dionysu…
view space for spectators, built into a hill. Tightly packed…
("tent") the building directly behind the orchestra, decorate…
("road alongside") a path where the actors enter the stage fr…
Orchestra
dancing ground with a circular shape, has an altar to Dionysu…
Theatron
view space for spectators, built into a hill. Tightly packed…
31 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 4 Myths of Creation I: The Rise of Zeus
cosmogony
theogony
chaos
Gaea
Origin of the world/cosmos
Origins of the gods
something opened and beings existed
Mother Earth
cosmogony
Origin of the world/cosmos
theogony
Origins of the gods
13 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 5 Myths of Creation II: The Origin of Mortals
Prometheus and Mortals
The incident Mecone (Sicyon)
etiological myth
Zeus punishes Prometheus
Prometheus was the creator of mortals (Roman: Ovid, Metamorph…
prometheus offered sacrifices bundles to Zeus and asks which…
why greeks ate the meat and offered the bones and pure fat to…
Zeus harms man by removing fire from the human world... Promethe…
Prometheus and Mortals
Prometheus was the creator of mortals (Roman: Ovid, Metamorph…
The incident Mecone (Sicyon)
prometheus offered sacrifices bundles to Zeus and asks which…
25 terms
CLA 10: Ch. 2 The Cultural Context of Classical Myth
Greek Geography
principal areas of Greece
Six Eras of Greek History
Early/ Middle Bronze Age
not rich in minerals or tillable land... rich in limestone and m…
Macedonia, Euboea, Thebes, Athens, Peloponnesus, Mycenae, Spa…
Early/Middle Bronze Age... Late Bronze (Mycenaean) Age... Dark Age…
people in Greek area are not yet called Greek... mainly agricult…
Greek Geography
not rich in minerals or tillable land... rich in limestone and m…
principal areas of Greece
Macedonia, Euboea, Thebes, Athens, Peloponnesus, Mycenae, Spa…
64 terms
CLA 10 #8: Myths of Fertility: Demeter and Related Myths, or Balance of Power
It was a continuing force of creation,…
1) Aphrodite... 2) Artemis... 3) Hestia... 4) H…
Themes in Fertility Myth
Demeter
Greek View of Fertility
Goddesses who are associated with fertility
1) Fertility of the earth is connected to sex and reproductio…
Mistress of Wheat
It was a continuing force of creation,…
Greek View of Fertility
1) Aphrodite... 2) Artemis... 3) Hestia... 4) H…
Goddesses who are associated with fertility
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