Flashcards in LCT9: Aphrodite's (continued) Deck (5)
4th century BC Athenian philosopher
- wrote dialogues featuring his teacher Socrates
- The Symposium = dialogue about a drinking party (men-only drinking party)
Aristophanes' myth - what were the three original kinds of human beings?
Male - sun
Female - earth
Both - moon
Characteristics of humans
doubled and completely round
What do the humans do? What happens?
attacks the gods --> Zeus splits them in half