Classical Mythology

1) Based on the lectures, define “Succession” in 3-5 sentences

2) Give an example of succession from either Apollodorus or Hesiod

Lecture Topics :

Hesiod, Theogony
Cosmogony & the Elemental Gods
The Titans
Zeus and the War of the Titans
Prometheus, Humans, Flood
Readings (Canvas under “Modules”):

Hesiod & Cosmogony

Read Apollodorus A1-A2 first (Anth. pp. 17-18) 2 pgs.
Hesiod, Theogony introduction, lines 1–508 ( pp. 129-146) 18 pgs.
Titans & Zeus: The Uprising

Hesiod, Theogony, lines 509–end ( pp. 146–160) 15 pgs.
Aeschylus 70 ( p. 5) 1 pg.
Archilochus 122, 130, 177 ( p. 58) 1 pg.
Evil Zeus. Prometheus, Humans, and the Flood

Hesiod, Works and Days (Anth. pp. 160-67) 7 pgs.
Babrius 117 (Anth. p. 62) 1 pg.
Ovid, Book 1, pp. 15-32 (beginning to end of the flood myth, line 1.348
Information:https://www.livius.org/articles/misc/great-flood/flood4_t-ovid/

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