CH 1060-Fall 2011-Study Guide for Midterm Exam Familiarity with the context and significance of the following terms and names should be useful for the midterm exam. Two or three lines should be sufficient for each entry. You may not ask the instructor or teaching assistants for the meaning or significance of these terms. However, you can ask them about specific material from lectures or readings. You are encouraged to form study groups. The exam may also have material upon it that is not directly related to the following list. Therefore, students should also review their class notes. The majority of the test will be directly related to this list. This midterm will consist of 40 multiple choice questions worth a total of 120 points. Olympian Pantheon print-out (read it, learn it) Burkert?s definition of myth Folktale types in Greek myth Kleos Songs of Demodokos/Demodocus Odysseus identifies himself at a banquet and in a cave Odysseus as exogamic suitor xenia Smoke motif (Bks. 9 & 10) Circe?s magic powers Visiting Elpenor Circe?s advice to Odysseus (Book 12) The naming of Odysseus Odysseus? boar hunt Orion and Adonis similarities What is a theogony? General principles & themes of Hesiod?s Theogony Rulers/Kings of cosmos Aphrodite Ourania/Pandemos Honors for Hekate/Hecate Hesiod?s underworld Typhoios/Typhaon (Hesiod, Apollodorus, HHApollo) Zeus the monster-killer Birth of Athena Ages of humans in Hesiod Creation of humans Titanomachy Gigantomachy Theriomorphic Prometheus? achievements in Hesiod Pandora?s jar Punishment of Prometheus Prometheus? secret Genealogy of Prometheus Prometheus Bound Chorus Io the cowgirl Epiphany (examples) Who performed the Homeric Hymns? Basic themes of Homeric Hymns Apollo?s troubled birth Telphousa Apollo?s first priests at Delphi Apollo the monster-killer Eleusinian mysteries Demeter crone Demophoon Hades? food trick Virgins for Zeus Aetiology in HHAphrodite Ganymede & Tithonus Aphrodite warns Anchises Aeneas Psychopomp Hermes vs. Apollo Honors for Hermes Hermes? inventions Hermes Argeiphontes Hubris-ate-hamartia-peripeteia Cadmus in Thebes Actaeon dismembered Conception & Birth of Bacchus Hera crone Effect of Bacchus on Pentheus Dionysus the monster-killer Apollo loves Cyrene (cause and effects) Names of their love child Birth and career of Asclepius Timai for Helios Iamidae at Olympia Two versions of Pelops Freeble, Douglas S.
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