LLT 121 MythNotes††††† ††††††††† PERSEUS to MINOS††††  Powell Chh. 14-17
 
A.PERSEUS
††††††††††† 1. Ancestors:†† Io,Danaus and his daughters
††††††††††† 2. Danae and Acrisius
††††††††††† 3. Polydectes
††††††††††† 4. Hermes and the Graeae
††††††††††† 5. Medusa, the Gorgon
††††††††††† 6. Andromeda and Cassiepea
††††††††††† 7. Death of Acrisius and Founding of Mycenae
 
B.HERACLES
1. Birth of Heracles (Alcides) 
††††††††††† a.††††††††† sons of Perseus: Alcaeus, Electryon, and Sthenelus
††††††††††† b.†††††††† Amphitryon and Alcmena 
††††††††††† c.††††††††† Hera's wrath against Heracles
††††††††††† d.†††††††† Iphicles and Iolaus
††††††††††† e.††††††††† Eurystheus, king of Mycenae
††††††††††† 
2.Youthful exploits (in Boeotia)
††††††††††††††††††††††† a. taught by Linus and Eurytus
††††††††††††††††††††††† b. lion of Thespiae and daughters of Thespius
††††††††††††††††††††††† c.vs. Minyans
††††††††††††††††††††††† d.Murder of Megara and Apollo's Sentence
 
3. the Twelve Labors(and Parerga)
††††††††††† a. †††††††† the Nemean Lion
††††††††††† b.†††††††† the Lernaean Hydra
††††††††††† c. †††††††† the Cerynean Hind
††††††††††† d. ††††††† the Erymanthian Boar (encounter with Centaurs and Chiron)
††††††††††† e. †††††††† the Augean Stables (Olympic Games founded)
††††††††††† f.††††††††† the Stymphalean Birds
††††††††††† g. ††††††† the Cretan Bvll
††††††††††† h.†††††††† the Mares of Diomedes(Admetus and Alcestis)
††††††††††† i.††††††† the Girdle of Hippolyta(Hesione rescued at Troy)
††††††††††† j. †††††††† the Cattle of Geryon(bowl of the Sun; cattle-rustling Cacus)
††††††††††† k. ††††††† the Apples of the Hesperides (wrestles with Antaeus; rescues Prometheus)
††††††††††† l.††††††† Cerberus(rescue of Theseus)
 
4.†† Aftermath: ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† 
††††††††††† a. Heracles joins Argonauts, with Hylas
††††††††††† b. Deianira and Nessus
††††††††††† c.Iole 
††††††††††† d. Omphale
††††††††††† e. Hyllus 
††††††††††† f. Hebe
5. Return of the Heraclidae (tribal charters of Sparta and Argos).
 
 
 
Ch. 16....THESEUS and ATHENS
 
A.EARLY HISTORY OF ATHENS AND ATTICA
††††††††††††††††††††††† 1.†††††††† Early Kings of Attica and their offspring
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. †††††††† Cecrops and Erichthonius
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. ††††††† Erectheus and Pandion
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c.††††††††† Cephalus and Procris
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d.†††††††† Procne and Philomela (vs. Tereus)
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 
††††††††††††††††††††††† 2. ††††††† Aegeus and Aethra
 
B.†††††††† THESEUS
††††††††††††††††††††††† 3. ††††††† Theseus' early Labors(en route to Athens)
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. †††††††† Periphetes
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. ††††††† Sinis†††† 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. †††††††† Man-eating Sow
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† d. ††††††† Sciron
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† e. †††††††† Cercyon
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† f. †††††††† Procrustes
 
††††††††††††††††††††††† 4. ††††††† Theseus encounters Medea at Athens
††††††††††††††††††††††† 5.†††††††† Bull of Marathon
 
††††††††††††††††††††††† 6. ††††††† Theseus vs. the Amazons(Antiope)
††††††††††††††††††††††† 7. ††††††† Phaedra, and Hippolytus
 
††††††††††††††††††††††† 8. ††††††† Exploits of Theseus and Pirithous
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† a. †††††††† Lapiths and Centaurs
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† b. ††††††† Helen
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† c. †††††††† Quest for Persephone
 
 
Ch. 17.Minos and Crete†††††††††† 
 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Europa and Zeus >> Minos and Rhadamanthys
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† daughters Ariadne and Phaedra 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PasiphaŽand the Bull
 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Minos and Scylla (daughter of Nisus)
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† death of Androgeos at Athens
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† human sacrifice in punishment
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Theseus and the Minotaur
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ariadne[Death of Aegeus]
 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Daedalus and Icarus
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Labyrinth 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† escape from Crete
 
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††