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So the craftsman god devises a trap to ensnare the adulterous pair in fine but unbreakable chains. 308). As the cheaters remain on display for the jeers and wisecracks of the assembled male gods, Hephaestus demands repayment of his dowry investment from Zeus, Aphrodite’s father. 317–20, trans. Lombardo, 2000) Like the two Iliad passages, the Odyssey episode clearly asserts Aphrodite’s place within the Olympian family structure as the daughter of Zeus. But the Odyssey passage makes her filial position even more emphatic by representing the goddess in the midst of a grim family drama, as the daughter of a paterfamilias who is now compelled to pay reparations to his son-in-law for her adulterous behavior.

So the craftsman god devises a trap to ensnare the adulterous pair in fine but unbreakable chains. 308). As the cheaters remain on display for the jeers and wisecracks of the assembled male gods, Hephaestus demands repayment of his dowry investment from Zeus, Aphrodite’s father. 317–20, trans. Lombardo, 2000) Like the two Iliad passages, the Odyssey episode clearly asserts Aphrodite’s place within the Olympian family structure as the daughter of Zeus. But the Odyssey passage makes her filial position even more emphatic by representing the goddess in the midst of a grim family drama, as the daughter of a paterfamilias who is now compelled to pay reparations to his son-in-law for her adulterous behavior.

Thus, the inscription is one of the oldest examples – as some would argue, the oldest example – of epigraphic writing using the ancient Greek alphabet. “I am Nestor’s cup, good for drinking. ” (“Nestor Cup” inscription, author’s translation) Yet new difficulties arise when we endeavor to analyze the authentic etymology of the name Aphrodite. Not surprisingly, this inquiry has 26 KEY THEMES provoked much controversy, where different scholars offer alternative linguistic rationales in the attempt to adapt the name Aphrodite to their favored theory of her cultural or geographical origins.

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