Flashcards in Edith Hamilton's Mythology Deck (22):
Life before the Greeks; A. Primitive and their stories were _____, _____, and ______.
Dark, Violent, and Scary.
Life before the Greeks; B. Highly connected to the ______-____, ___, and _______.
Earth-Land, sea, and heavens.
Life before the Greeks; C. Created highly _______ gods with little similarity to ____.
Highly imaginative gods, with little similarity to man.
Egyptian Gods included...
Towering Colossus, Woman with Cat's head, and Sphinx
Mesopotamian Gods included...
Men with bird's heads and wings, and lions with bull head and wings.
The Greek Miracle; A. About _____ years before _____.
1,000 years before Christ.
The Greek Miracle; B. Moved from a ________ to a more ______ and ________ one.
Primitive life, to a more artistic and sophisticated one.
The Greek Miracle; C. ___ became the _____ of the universe.
Man became the center of the universe.
The Greek Miracle; D. Artists began examining the __________ (_____, _______, ______)
Human body, (Youth, Strength, Beauty.)
The Greek Miracle; E. Made gods in their ________
Human Gods; A. Most gods physically look like ______
Human Gods; B. Gods _____ like humans.
Human Gods; B. Gods lived like humans; _____ Lived in Thebes.
Human Gods; B. Gods lived like humans; _______ was born in off the coast of an actual island.
Human Gods; B. Gods lived like humans; The winged Pegasus spent the nights in a _____
Human Gods; C. Gods had human ______- allowing man to _____ to gods.
Characteristics allowing man to relate to gods.
______ cheats on his wife.
Hera is a _____ wife
Human Gods; D. Made heaven a ______ place.
What mythology is not; _______ without _______
Magic without reason
What mythology is not; ______ and ______
Demons and Witches.