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39 Cards in this Set

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Other offspring of Gaia and Ouranos
Cyclopes and Hundred-handers
Castration of Ouranos (and offspring
Aphrodite and Furies
Sons of Iapetus
Atlas, Prometheus and Epimetheus
Offspring of Cronos and Rhea
elder Olympians Poseidon, Hades, Demeter (Hestia) Hera, and Zeus
How does Zeus succeed in overthrowing Cronos
Titans 12
Okeanos (Ocean), Hyperion, Themis, Mnemosyne, Iapetus
Cronos and Rhea
In the cosmology of ancient Greece, Chaos gives rise to…
Gaea, Tartarus, Eros.
In the cosmology of ancient Greece, Tartarus is...
The subterranean abyss.
In the cosmology of ancient Greece, Eros can be best defined as...
The driving force of procreative love
In the cosmology of ancient Greece, Gaea can best be recognized as.
Earth, the primordial mother, a primal entity.

D) mother of the titans
In Theogony, Hesiod's main themes include...
interactive struggles of family life.
Zeus was born of...
Chronos and Rhea
Aphrodite, the Goddess of love, was born...
- From the sea foam that surrounded the castrated genitals of Uranus that were flung into the sea.
- Before Zeus.
- From violence.
Athene was born of...
- Chronos swallowing his children as they are born.
- Chronos castration of Uranus.
- The birth of Aphrodite
Prometheus was known for..
- Tricking Zeus out of the best portions of sacrifices.
- Bringing fire to man in a fennel stalk.
- Being chained to a cliff and having his liver eaten by an eagle.
- Being saved by Hercules.
The Theogony begins with a section devoted to
The Muses
Which comes into being first?
Gaia bears three children without "mating in sweet love" but who is her first sexual partner?
Gaia produces the Kyklopes who have
1 eye
Another set of Gaia's children, named Kottos, Briareos and Gyges had
- 100 arms
- 50 heads
- amazing strength
The only child of Gaia willing to aid her in plot against her husband
The plot involves
a sickle and castration
As a direct result of the plot, the following goddess is born
Also created as direct results of the plot are the following two groups
the Furies and the Giants
After overthrowing his father, this god (the correct answer to #6) tries to prevent the same thing from happening to him, so he does the following to the children he has with Rheia
Swallows them
The following fight on Zeus' side during his battle against his father
The Kyklopes
Prometheus tricks Zeus on humanity's behalf into taking this part of the sacrificial victims for the gods
The fat and bones
Zeus punishes Prometheus by chaining him to a mountain and sending eagles to
eat Prometheus' liver
Zeus punishes humanity by
taking away fire
When the Titans are defeated they are imprisoned in
Was the most powerful god of the Greek pantheon. Is the king of the gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus, and god of the sky and thunder, in Greek mythology.
Who cuts off his father's genitals.
Ouranos son, Kronos
Who is Zeus?
The counselor and father of gods and men
A retelling of the geneology of the Greek gods