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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

002 - The Greek Genesis

In this episode, we take a look at Creation, according to the Greeks; the Titanomachy, the Gigantomachy, and the ascendancy of the Olympian Gods; the creation of the first humans; the story of Prometheus and the first woman, Pandora; Deucalion and the great flood; and the progenitors of the various Greek tribes

Mythic Characters, Places, and EventsChaos, Gaia, Erebos, Nyx, Tartaros, Aether, Hemera, Ouranos, Pontos, the three Cyclopes, the Hecatoncheires (the hundred-handed ones), the twelve Titans (Koios, Kronos, Krios, Hyperion, Iapetus, Oceanus, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Rhea, Theia, Themis, Tethys), Aphrodite, the Erinyes (the Furies), Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus, Amalthea, the Kouretes, Metis, the Titanomachy, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Hephaestus, Hermes, Dionysos, the Gigantes, the Gigantomachy, Typhon, Prometheus, Io, Argus, Pandora, Epimetheus, Deucalion, Pyrrha, Hellene, Aeolus, Dorus, Xuthus, Achaeus, Ion

Supplementary Resources (Videos, Photos, Other Podcasts)

Video/Prometheus, the Titan Who Stole Fire and Gave It to Humanity (AH Encyclopedia)

Video/Prometheus, Titan God of Wisdom (Monarchs Factory)

Video/Prometheus & the Stolen Flame (Monarchs Factory)

Video/Prometheus - Origins (Extra Credits)

Video/Prometheus - The Making of Man (Extra Credits)

Video/The Myth of Pandora’s Box (Ted-Ed)


Video/Miscellaneous Myths: Pandora (Overly Sarcastic Productions)

Video/Pandora's Box (Mythology Short Stories)

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