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ZEUS. One rebellion against his power Other gods led by Hera (except Hestia), joined by young APOLLO ( son of Zeus & LETO) Bound sleeping Zeus to couch Thongs of rawhide 100 knots threatened them but thunderbolts out of rach Debate over who would best succeed Zeus

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  • One rebellion against his power

  • Other gods led by Hera (except Hestia), joined by young APOLLO ( son of Zeus & LETO)

  • Bound sleeping Zeus to couch

  • Thongs of rawhide

  • 100 knots

  • threatened them

  • but thunderbolts out of rach

  • Debate over who would best succeed Zeus

  • Might have led to civil war


  • Nereid THETIS – ancient goddess of the sea (daughter of NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

  • Summoned BRIAREUS, one of the 100-handers.

  • Zeus had been one to free him from Tartarus

  • Untied all of knots

  • Freed Zeus

  • Bound Hera to sky

  • Only freed her after other gods promised never to rebel again.


  • Lycaon NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

  • LYCANTHROPY

  • Deucalion

  • Pyrrha


Deucalion pyrrha

Deucalion & Pyrrha NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.


  • LYCAON NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.


  • XENIA NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.


Original zeus relationships

Original Zeus ‘Relationships’ NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

1 snack, 5 common law and 1 wife


  • METIS NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

    • Shapeshifting to escape

    • Conception of ATHENA

    • During pregnancy Gaea prophesized that a second child by Metis would be a son who would overthrow Zeus

    • Ate Metis

    • Athena born from head of Zeus


  • THEMIS (one of original titanesses) NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

    • several children

    • The three HORAE (seasons): EUNOMIA (Law and Order), DIKE (Justice) and EIRENE (Peace)

    • The thre MOIRAI (fates): CLOTHO< LACHESIS and ATROPOS (origin of term ATROPHY).

    • Completion of Bringing order to chaos



  • DEMETER NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

    • Offspring = PERSEPHONE


  • MNEMOSYNE. His aunt – one of original titanesses NEREUS, son of GAIA and PONTUS), NOT a titaness.

    • offspring = the nine MUSES (not all agree on attributions of specific muses)

      • CLIO – muse of history

      • EUTERPE – Muse of music and lyric poetry

      • THALIA – muse of comedy

      • MELPOMENE – Muse of tragedy

      • TERPSICHORE – muse of dance

      • ERATO – muse of love poetry and marriage songs

      • POLYHYMNIA – muse of sacred song and oratory

      • URANIA – the muse of astronomy

      • CALLIOPE, muse of epic or heroic poetry



  • HERA – Wife is best known as the mother of Apollo and Artemis.

    • Initially refused him

    • REALLY dirty trick

    • Came in form of rain soaked cuckoo bird

    • Hera took him in and he assaulted her

    • Got forced in marrying him

    • Glimpse into Greek social customs?

    • Wedding

    • Gifts

    • Tree of Golden apples from Gaia, Hera planetd in hjer garden under the care of the HESPERIDES, nymphs – daughters of NYX

    • 3 children

    • ARES

    • HEBE

    • EILEITHYIA – goddess of childbirth


Wedding of zeus and hera
Wedding of Zeus and Hera is best known as the mother of Apollo and Artemis.


HERA is best known as the mother of Apollo and Artemis.


Hesperides
HESPERIDES is best known as the mother of Apollo and Artemis.


  • Went after LETO and tried to prevent her from giving birth, even though this was before the martriage.

  • MAIA, a PLEIAD (daughter of ATLAS) offspring HERMES

  • ELECTRA, pleiad, offspring DARDANUS

  • TAYGETE, Pleiad, offspring LACEDAEMON

  • SEMELE, mortal – offspring DIONYSUS

  • ALCMENE – mortal, offspring HERACLES. Heracles continually persecuted by Hera.

  • DANA (DANAE) – mortal, offspring PERSEUS

  • LEDA – mortal, offspring HELEN & POLYDEUCES

  • IO – daughter of river god Inachus, either seduced or raped by Zeuschanged into cow by Zeus to hide her – Hera sent relentless gadfly to torment her

  • CALLISTO – transformed into bear by Zeus to hide – Hera provoked Artemis to shoot her.

  • SEMELE, Hera got her to make request that destroyed her.


  • Also – boys even though this was before the martriage.

  • Including

  • GANYMEDE, Trojan, abducted by Zeus to become cupbearer

  • Jealousy of Hera

  • Had to do w/subject of beauty as well

  • Side, wife of Orion

  • Paris of Troy, chose Aphrodite

  • Men or women – greater pleasure

  • Teiresias –

  • Women – 9x

  • Hera blinded him


Ganymede
GANYMEDE even though this was before the martriage.


Maia a pleiad daughter of atlas offspring hermes
MAIA, a PLEIAD (daughter of ATLAS) offspring HERMES even though this was before the martriage.


Semele
SEMELE even though this was before the martriage.

  • Mother of DIONYSUS


Alcmene heracles
ALCMENE & HERACLES even though this was before the martriage.


Danae
DANAE even though this was before the martriage.


LEDA even though this was before the martriage.


Zeus and io
ZEUS AND IO even though this was before the martriage.

  • IO – daughter of river god Inachus, either seduced or raped by Zeuschanged into cow by Zeus to hide her – Hera sent relentless gadfly to torment her


HERA DISCOVERS ZEUS AND IO – even though this was before the martriage.daughter of river god Inachus, either seduced or raped by Zeus. Changed into cow by Zeus to hide her – Hera sent relentless gadfly to torment her


LETO even though this was before the martriage.


Apollo belvedere

APOLLO BELVEDERE even though this was before the martriage.


Apollo artemis

APOLLO & ARTEMIS even though this was before the martriage.


Artemis

ARTEMIS even though this was before the martriage.


Poseidon

POSEIDON even though this was before the martriage.


Demeter
DEMETER even though this was before the martriage.


Demeter kore
DEMETER & KORE even though this was before the martriage.


Hestia
HESTIA even though this was before the martriage.


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