Mythology: How the World and Mankind were Created

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Mythology: How the World and Mankind were Created

  1. 1. Mythology <ul><li>Sari Moroishi and Marina Iida </li></ul>How the World & Mankind Were Created
  2. 2. Long, long ago... Hesiod Aeschylus I wonder how the world , gods , and mankind came into existence...
  3. 3. How the World was Created ... CHAOS Erebus (Darkness) Nyx (Night) Love Earth (Gaea) Heaven (Ouranos) Light
  4. 4. The First Creatures: <ul><li>Children of Mother Earth and Father Heaven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Monsters : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One hundred hands and fifty heads </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cyclops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Titans : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cronus , Rhea , & others </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Cronus Becomes the Lord of the Universe <ul><li>Father Heaven hated the monsters </li></ul><ul><li>Mother Earth was very angry at him for maltreating her other children </li></ul><ul><li>Brave Cronus wounds his father </li></ul><ul><li>Monsters were freed from the earth </li></ul><ul><li>Cronus becomes the Lord of the Universe </li></ul>
  6. 6. Cronus Loses Power <ul><li>Cronus ‘s child will overthrow him </li></ul><ul><li>He swallows every child </li></ul><ul><li>Rhea secretly sends her sixth child to Crete </li></ul><ul><li>Sixth child: Zeus </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cronus Loses Power <ul><li>Zeus rebel against Cronus </li></ul><ul><li>Cronus throws up his brothers & sisters </li></ul><ul><li>War between Titans and Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus and his brothers & sisters win! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Zeus punishes the Titans </li></ul><ul><li>Attempts were made to displace Zeus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typhon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Zeus and his brothers & sisters become the Rulers of the Universe </li></ul>Zeus and his Siblings Becomes the Ruler of the Universe
  9. 9. <ul><li>Epimetheus ( afterthought ) </li></ul><ul><li>Prometheus ( forethought ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Epimetheus gives all the best gifts to the animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The was nothing good left for men </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Prometheus helps Epimetheus </li></ul><ul><li>Prometheus steals fire to protect men </li></ul>How Mankind were Created ... ~ Prometheus and Epimetheus ~
  10. 10. <ul><li>The gods created 5 Races of Men : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Golden Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Silver Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bronze Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Heroic Race </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Iron Race </li></ul></ul>How Mankind were Created ... ~ 5 Races of Men ~
  11. 11. <ul><li>Zeus was angry at Prometheus for caring so much about men </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus wants revenge so he creates the first woman </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pandora </li></ul></ul>How Womankind were Created ...
  12. 12. <ul><li>Pandora ‘s evilness was curiosity </li></ul><ul><li>Gods show her a box and forbid her from opening it </li></ul><ul><li>Gods sent her to Epimetheus </li></ul><ul><li>Pandora ‘s curiosity make her open the box </li></ul><ul><li>Bad things flew out, only good things was Hope </li></ul>How Womankind were Created ...
  13. 13. <ul><li>Zeus tortures Prometheus </li></ul><ul><li>Prometheus knows who will overthrow Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus threatens him even more </li></ul><ul><li>Prometheus still would not tell because </li></ul><ul><li>Prometheus was set free </li></ul><ul><li>No one knows whether the secret was told or why Zeus changed his mind </li></ul>Zeus Punishes Prometheus
  14. 14. How Mankind were Created ... ~ Five Ages of Men ~ <ul><li>Zeus was unpleased by how wicked men became </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus creates a flood to destroy them </li></ul><ul><li>Rained for 9 days and nights </li></ul><ul><li>Prometheus protects his family </li></ul><ul><li>Deucalion and Pyrrha were the only survivors </li></ul><ul><li>A new human race was born </li></ul>

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