Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the details of Zeus’ rise to power and the myths of the Titanomachy, Gigantomachy, and Typhoeus.
  2. Learn the significant features of Hesiod’s myth of the Five Ages of Man.
  3. Learn the myths of Prometheus and Pandora.
  4. Learn about Aeschylus’ treatment of the Prometheus myth in Prometheus Bound.
  5. Understand the parallels between the succession myths of Greece and the Near East.