Disproving Greek Mythology

Michael Harrold
Dr. Montague
English 103, Sec. 52
6 October, 2012

Disproving Greek Mythology

The Greeks created myths to explain the unknown and free them from their fears. There was another group of gods called the Titans. The Titans were also known as the elder gods. They ruled the world before the Olympians overthrew them. The ruler of the Titans was Coronus. The Titans were thought to be very strong. There was a war between the Titans and the Olympians. The Titans lost and were banned to Hades' deepest cave Tartarus. Greek mythology was said to be written by Homer. Greek mythology emphasizes the weakness of humans. It was a combination of religions. Greeks did not always ...

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him. Zeus' father swallowed all of his other brothers and sisters. When Zeus got older, he kicked his father in the stomach. When Zeus kicked Kronos in the stomach, his father threw up all of the other children. Zeus overthrew his father with the help of his brothers, Haides and Poseidon. After overthrowing his father, Zeus married his older sister Hera. Hera was very jealous and did not like her husband's affairs. Hera was also an Olympian goddess and was the queen of Heaven and the goddess of marriage.
There are other gods and goddess not a part of either the Olympians or the Titans. There was a god known as Pan. Pan means "all". His mother deserted him as a baby. He was the son of Mercury the Mischievous. He was the king of hunters, fishermen, and the lord of flocks, herds, and all the wild things of the forest. He was also the deity of the countryside and also the Shepard god of Arcadia. His appearance was that of a goat. He had goat feet and two horns. He was a lover of ...

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