Monday- Introduction to the course, followed by a discussion of the creation of the Gods through Hesiod’s Theogony. It was the Muses who had {289|290} originally given Aesop his power of verbal skills (Vita G 7). Readings: Hesiod, Theogony *(the Works and Days is NOT required for the course)* Video Lectures: 5.1-5.9 Quiz: Complete the quiz by the end of the week. Tuesday- We will focus on Homer’s Iliad, looking specifically at the hero Achilles. We begin with Hesiod fr. 11§3. In the course of Vita G, there is mention of the Muses no fewer than twenty-five times, often in the context of Aesop's swearing by them. On the Antagonism of God and Hero 18.

As such, it complements Hesiod Theogony 965–1020, a catalogue that accounts for heroes born of female immortals and male mortals. Nov 11, 2017 - This study guide and infographic for Hesiod's Theogony offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs. Myth, of course, forms one important aspect of religion, but so does ritual. We will then discuss the myths of Prometheus and Pandora. • Week 6: Ritual and Religion This week’s readings give us a chance to look closely at Greek religion in its various guises. Wednesday- We will focus on Homer’s . This study guide and infographic for Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time offer summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Myth, of course, forms one important aspect of religion, but so does ritual. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs. • Week 6: Ritual and Religion This week’s readings give us a chance to look closely at Greek religion in its various guises. Readings: Hesiod, Theogony *(the Works and Days is NOT required for the course)* Video Lectures: 5.1-5.9 Quiz: Complete the quiz by the end of the week. She is a daughter of the god Helios and either the Oceanid nymph Perse or the goddess Hecate.Circe was renowned for her vast knowledge of potions and herbs; one of her Homeric epithets is polypharmakos ("knowing many drugs or charms"). 1MW, the first part of a catalogue that accounts for heroes born of female mortals and male immortals. Readings: Hesiod, Theogony *(the Works and Days is NOT required for the course)* Video Lectures: 5.1-5.9 Quiz: Complete the quiz by the end of the week. • Week 6: Ritual and Religion This week’s readings give us a chance to look closely at Greek religion in its various guises. The “Theogony” is essentially a large-scale synthesis of a vast variety of local Greek traditions concerning the gods and the universe, organized as a narrative that tells about the creation of the world out of Chaos and about the gods that shaped the cosmos. Myth, of course, forms one important aspect of religion, but so does ritual. Odyssey. Circe (/ ˈ s ɜːr s iː /; Ancient Greek: Κίρκη Kírkē pronounced ) is a enchantress in Greek mythology.