I had quite an interesting birth. (1)So basically a goddess named Metis married my dad and she got pregnant with me. (1)An oracle of Gaea prophesied that I would overthrow my dad, similar to what happened to his father and grandfather. (1)So my dad swallowed Metis, but then one day he had a headache.(1)
“The Myth of Cronus” is about how Cronus overthrows his father, because his father is evil. Then Cronus hears that one of his own children will overthrow him so he swallows each one as soon as it is born. His wife/sister Rhea didn’t want him to swallow her last child, Zeus so she gave him a rock in the shape of a baby for him to swallow. So Rhea sent Zeus to live with mortals. When Zeus was older he freed his brothers and sisters.
This myth has two main characters that are man and woman who are married. The story begins by telling how three immortals were created. One of the immortals, Gaea who is Mother Earth had given birth to her husband Uranus who is Father Sky. Gaea became upset with her husband when he sent some of children down to another world and wanted to seek revenge on him. When Uranus was defeated Cronus (one Uranus's son) had taken Uranus's place as the sky god, and Gaea had told Cronus one of his children would fill a prophecy and overtake him (Rosenberg, 2006, "Chapter 2: The Creation of the Titans and the Gods").
He attempted to take over his father’s thrown, Cronus. After Zeus took his brothers and sisters from their father, Zeus gathers the younger gods at Mount Olympus and wages a war against Cronus. In the end Zeus and his brothers defeat Cronus and his fellow Titans. They banish all Titans to Tartaros. Zeus also has two brothers, brothers Poseidon and Hades.
Poseidon When poseidon he was eaten by his father Cronus but later saved by his brother zeus who forced cronus to vomit up all of his brothers and sisters. Cronus was killed by his own children and they divided up the power of the world to each other, poseidon winning the power of the sea. Poseidon has two brothers, zeus and hades, and three sisters, hestia, hera, and demeter.
Prometheus is one of he most enduring figures in greek mythology, he is the one and only titan who sided with Zeus against Zeus 's father Cronus, Cronus over threw his father Ouranos by defeating him and became the new ruler of the titans, and he ends up eating all of his children and and his wife Rhea could only save one and that one was Zeus, which he defeated and forced him to throw up all his siblings out and him and his siblings defeat the titans for control of the universe. Prometheus defies the gods by helping humans, and he is most notable for bringing fire from Olympus, and the skill of metal work. Zeus devises a cruel torture for him. Prometheus gets picked at every day from his liver by an eagle, while being chained to a rock, and
In the myth the trainer of hero’s is Chiron, he is a centaur (half man half horse). In the film, Hercules trainer is Philoctetes (a satyr). In the myth Heracles had two wives, his first wife Meg and his two daughters were killed because he was driven mad by Hera. His second wife Deianira, was tricked by a foe of Heracles and ends up killing Heracles.
The well known Greek warrior, Odysseus, king of Ithaca and traveler was the main character in the epic poem written by Homer, The Odyssey. He fought in the Trojan war, where he devised a plan to build an enormous wooden horse and hide inside it while the enemies brought it within their walls, foolishly thinking it was a gift. When the enemies had begun to celebrate their victory and become intoxicated, Odysseus and the other soldiers rushed out of the horse and slaughtered them all. His mother was Anticlea, who Odysseys last saw just before boarding his boat with his men to embark on his voyage. Soon after he left, she died of grief, longing for him as she thought he might never return home to her.
After testifying against him, several of her uncles beat the boyfriend to death in order to get revenge for what happened to her. Even though her grandmother helped her build her self-confidence, Maya felt guilty of causing his death by speaking his name so she stopped talking for about five years. In 1944, a short high school relationship led to a pregnancy in which she gave birth to her son, Guy, at the age of 16. Six years later she married a greek
Oedipus was taken into another kingdom adopted by the king and queen not knowing they were his real parents. He soon finds out his fate to murder his father and lay with his mother; thinking he is larger than life flees to escape his destiny not knowing he was adopted. He then meets a man escorted by men who force him to move aside. In anger he kills them not realizing that one of the men was his father, the king. As he travels to the kingdom and gains entry misfortune strikes the kingdome.
The Thebans soon revolted after his assassination, it was then when his son Alexander the Great who quickly took control of the throne and halted the Thebans revolt, burning their city Thebes to the ground. Alexander then looked at the rest of the world and only two years later did he cross Hellespont into Asia and defeat Darius III of Persia in the Battle of Issus. This victory further pushed King Philip’s plan to get revenge on the Persians for their acts in the Peloponnesian Wars and to also take control of Asia. By the time it was 332 BC Alexander had conquered Egypt and found the city of Alexandria which he named after himself. Alexander then went to Mesopotamia where he, once again, defeated Darius III.