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1 Sailing the Wine Dark Sea p. 4-8 By John Grosel and Noah Goldstein

2 Character Overview / Basic Character Overview / Demeter= Harvest Goddess / Daughter-Persephone= Goddess of Spring / Hades= God of the Underworld and Zeus's brother / Basic Character Overview / Demeter= Harvest Goddess / Daughter-Persephone= Goddess of Spring / Hades= God of the Underworld and Zeus's brother

3 Story / Hades takes Persephone to underworld / Demeter unable to find Persephone / Zeus tells where she is / Goes to Underworld / Demeter comes to underworld and makes a deal with Hades / Persephone will live with him for four months of the year and the rest are spent with the gods on Mount Olympus / Hades takes Persephone to underworld / Demeter unable to find Persephone / Zeus tells where she is / Goes to Underworld / Demeter comes to underworld and makes a deal with Hades / Persephone will live with him for four months of the year and the rest are spent with the gods on Mount Olympus st/pprojects/Group%202/%20text/nonni_/nonni/ underworld/images/hades.gif

4 Before Persephone left the Underworld / Hades makes Persephone eat four pomegranate seeds / Pomegranate seeds are food of the dead / Hades now Persephone’s part time master / Hades makes Persephone eat four pomegranate seeds / Pomegranate seeds are food of the dead / Hades now Persephone’s part time master

5 Why we have Winter / This story is an explanation of why we have four seasons in the year / Persephone leaves for the underworld and causes winter to come / When she returns, the Earth goes back to normal and Persephone brings back the true beauty of the world / This story is an explanation of why we have four seasons in the year / Persephone leaves for the underworld and causes winter to come / When she returns, the Earth goes back to normal and Persephone brings back the true beauty of the world

6 How Cahill looks at history through questions / Shows how he is thinking / Where did the Greeks come from? / Why are the Greeks important? / Who were the Greeks? / Influences / Homer / Greek Mythology / Shows how he is thinking / Where did the Greeks come from? / Why are the Greeks important? / Who were the Greeks? / Influences / Homer / Greek Mythology

7 Thomas Cahill / Born in New York / Attended a Jesuit High School / Taught to read Latin and ancient Greek / Inspired by stories from Homer / Intrigued by arts of ancient Greeks / Saw them at Metropolitan Museum of Art / Born in New York / Attended a Jesuit High School / Taught to read Latin and ancient Greek / Inspired by stories from Homer / Intrigued by arts of ancient Greeks / Saw them at Metropolitan Museum of Art

8 Cahill’s Approach / Learns history in pieces / Tries to dig deeper and gets feelings of the ancient Greeks and how they lived / Gets facts / Compares and contrasts them / Connects them to his own life / Facts that he learns become real / Learns history in pieces / Tries to dig deeper and gets feelings of the ancient Greeks and how they lived / Gets facts / Compares and contrasts them / Connects them to his own life / Facts that he learns become real

9 Cahill’s Task / Wants to “resurrect the ancient Greeks” in order to explain myths / Wants to explain Greek myths to help give a better understanding of the Greeks / Wants to “resurrect the ancient Greeks” in order to explain myths / Wants to explain Greek myths to help give a better understanding of the Greeks

10 Thank You! Please Remember: These Myths are very confusing So please be patient and read carefully Please Remember: These Myths are very confusing So please be patient and read carefully


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