Classical Mythology Images and Insight, Third Edition

Following is an outline of the chapter along with the main learning objectives.  To help coordinate your studies, this outline and the learning objectives are organized to match your textbook.  This organization is also utilized in the chapter review section.

Part 1: The Great Goddess

The Great Goddess. (pg. 97)

The Universality of the Great Goddess. (pg. 99)

The Three Functions of the Great Goddess. (pg.100)

 Symbols of the Great Goddess. (pg. 101)

The Division of the Great Goddess. (pg. 101)

Part 2: Gaea (pg. 104)

Gaea. (pg. 104)

Gaea and Her Consort (pg. 105)

The Subordination of the Great Goddess. (pg. 106)

Part 3: The Great Goddess Divided  (pg. 107)

The Great Goddess Divided. (pg. 107)

Athena. (pg. 107)

Hera. (pg. 107)

Aphrodite. (pg. 109)

Artemis. (pg. 112)

 Hecate. (p 114)

Part 4: Demeter (pg. 115)

Demeter. (pg. 115)

The Rituals in Honor of Demeter. (pg. 116)

The Eleusinian Mysteries. (pg. 116)

Demeter and Dionysus. (pg. 117)

The Thesmophoria. (pg. 117)

The Psychological Components of the Demeter Myth. (pg. 118)


The Meditation of Contraries. (pg. 118)

The Feminine Archetype. (pg. 118)

 Demeter and Female Values. (pg. 118)

Agriculture and the Source of Civilization. (pg. 119)

The Demeter Myth and Female Psychology. (pg. 119)

Chapter Index

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