Greek and Roman Mythology: Remaining Mythic Themes. Mr. Upchurch’s Mythology 101 Lectures 10-11. Also known as Classical Mythology. Tricksters. Several Three most famous: 1. Eros (Cupid) -Traditionally portrayed as a childlike god that played
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Mr. Upchurch’s Mythology 101
Also known as Classical Mythology
1. Eros (Cupid)
-Traditionally portrayed as a childlike god that played
tricks on the other gods. Later in mythic traditional,
however, he is said to have "grown-up" (so to speak).
-spirit of trickery, cunning deception, craftiness,
treachery and guile
-apprentice to Prometheus
Note: Hercules actually should have been king of Mycenae, but Hera tricked Zeus into giving Eurystheus the kingdom
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-Helen of Troy
-when she was young… but he left her until marrying age. Un/fortunately, her brothers (Castor and Pollux)stole her back before this…
Hades’ Helmet of Invisibilty
Pouch for Carrying Medusa Severed Head
Sickle (for cutting--hand-me-down from Chronos?)
together with Andromeda, her parents and the sea monster.