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Cl_Hum 1060 - Classical Mythology
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Mythology 8 27 Cronos and Rheia Cronos and sister Titan Rheia become the parents of the first Olympian gods Hestia Demeter Herra Hades Posiedon Zeus Cronos and Rheia Heiros gamos Cronos seeks to maintain power Cronos fears prophecy given by parents Fated to be overthrown by his own child Cronos kept a sharpwatch and swallowed his own children p145 Rheia s plan Rheia s pain was unbearable When becomes pregnant for the 6th time she consults Gaia and Ouranos Goes to island of Crete to give birth to Zeus Once he is born Rheia hides Zeus the youngest of her children with Cronos in a cave Rheia gives Cronos a stone concealed in a blanket Cronos is tricked and swallows the stone allowing Zeus to grow up in secret Zeus fights for power Fights two major battles to secure his power 1 vs Cronos and the rest of the Titans Titanomachy 2 vs Typhois aka Typhon Two different versions of the battle Enlists the help of Gaia mother earth Gaia drugs Cronos who barfs up his children Zeus frees the Cyclopes who make weapons Zeus thunderbolts Poseidon s trident Hade s helmet Enemies of Zeus Allies of Zeus The Titans Brothers and sisters Hera Hestia Hades Hestia Posiedon Demeter Cyclopes Eventually hundred handers still buried in Gaia Zeus and his allies triumph After 10 years of constant fighting Zeus frees the Hundred Handers Zeus unleashes his lightning and consumes the earth in flames Hundred Handers bury the Titans under a hail of rocks and are imprisoned down in Tartaros area beneath Gaia the earth Zeus next challenge Gaia unites with Tartaros and give birth to Typhois Typhon depicted with wings all over his body and course hair 2 versions of Zeus fight against Typhois 1 Zeus alone destroys him Hesiod a Zeus burns Tyhpois with his lightening hurls him into Tartaros b Typhois Typhon source of typhoons typhon whirlwind when he stirs or is angry he causes storms at sea 2 Zeus needs help a Occurs a while after Titanomachy b The gods flee from Typhoios only Zeus stands against him c



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