A. For matching and short answer, you will have a brief practice exercise, the last meeting before the Quiz. Be there.

In the meantime you can prepare for the following, ID/discussion questions:


B.Be able to describe chief features of cult (ritual practices, places etc.)

for Demeter †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† and Dionysus

[e.g. Mysteries at Eleusis and Athens,†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† [e.g. birthplace at Thebes,

telesterion, kykeon, hiera, priestly families,††††††††††††††††††††† thyrsus, ekstasis, sparagmos,

Iambe (ritual obscenity), Triptolemos (evangelist)]†††††††† Dionysia at Athens (and drama)]



C.Outline2 out 3:†† [Iíll pick 3 of the four and you will do 2]


(1) two versions ofa hero's journey to the dead (Odysseus, Orpheus, Er, Aeneas):

how they got there, what they saw, etc.


(2) two versions of the 'Great Goddess and her lost beloved'

(Inanna & Dumuzi; Isis & Osiris; Cybele & Attis)


(3) Hippolytus: identify key characters and summarize the plot.


(4)Bacchae:identify key characters and summarize the plot.