Greek Mythology Creation Myth Theme 

Greek Mythology Creation Myth Theme
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Greek Mythology: The Creation of the World

Lesson Plans by Anna Warfield

Where do we come from? Cultures all over the world have tried to figure out this mystery. While different peoples have varying tales, some elements stay the same. Trying to understand the unfathomable is a common goal of all people. We create stories as an explanation to fill in the unknown. Over time, a set narrative is established to explain the times before history: mythologies.




Greek Mythology: The Creation of the World

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Greek Mythology Creation Myth Theme

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  • VIOLENT SUCCESSION OF POWER
  • OURANOS
  • KRONOS
  • ZEUS
  • Ouranos feared that his children would overtake him. He tried to prevent that by forcing his children underground (inside of Gaea). Kronos defeated Ouranos with a sickle.
  • Kronos castrated his father with a sickle. He feared one of his children would overtake him and he ate all of his offspring.
  • His wife tricked him into eating a stone instead of his youngest son. Zeus overthrew Kronos with the help of Giants and other allies.
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