Theogony: Chaos (Part 1)
Chaos begins our journey into the origin and ordering of gods that came before the Olympians according to Apollodorus and Hesiod's respective "Theogony."
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
55 minute class
Delve into Chaos and learn the ordering of the Cosmos. This class closely follows Hesiod's Theogony, interpreting it line by line, deconstructing the gods he lists and their domains, specifically lines 1-120. Class will first begin with a short meet-and-greet. Once acquainted, we will delve into a dramatic telling of Hesiod's Theogony with a little bit of information from Apollodorus sprinkled in. The story will be brought to life through imagery, and as a story teller, my goal will be to...
Students will learn of Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Erato, Polyhymnia, Ourania, Calliope, Chaos, Ouranos, Eros, Gaia, Erebus, Nyx, Tartarus, Aether, Hemera, Thalassa, Pontus, Okeanus, Iapetus, Koios, Krios, Hyperion, Kronos, Dione, Tethys, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Theia, Rhea, Arges, Brontes, Steropes, Gyes, Briareus, Cottus, Campe, the Erinyes and Gigantes, Aphrodite, Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, Amalthea, Adrastia, Ida, and finally the birth of Zeus.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.