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Zeus’ Rise to Power

Explore the frieze depicting the Gigantomachy from this excellent German site.


Here is Zeus’ last opponent in the conflict between the old and new order of divinity. Gaia and Tartarus have produced the hybrid monster Typhon or Typhoeus, after Zeus drove the Titans from heaven.

Near Eastern Mythology

Christopher Siren has put together a useful collection of mythological material by geographic region. Review some of the Near Eastern material and consider how it relates to Classical Mythology.

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