Greek Mythology

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Greek Mythology by Mind Map: Greek Mythology

1. It helps you understand modern day troubles

2. Greek mythology helps you understand human nature

2.1. "We're not looking to understand the heavens, it would be enough to just understand ourselves"

3. The Greeks create the Gods own image

3.1. Gods had perfect human physical appearance

3.2. Gods suffered from human weaknesses

3.2.1. greed, rage, lust, jealousy

4. Greek Mythology went from fact to fiction and the Greeks eventually doubted it. They saw it as a metaphor

5. Based on the dark age of Greece

5.1. powerful kings

5.2. travel was dangerous

5.3. men, women, children could be kidnapped and sold into salvery

5.4. not as cultured as classical Greece