Soon there would be no more colonies, no human settlements-and nowhere left to run.” – Nylund, 23. Throughout the story, their enemy, the Covenant, literally destroys any remotely safe area for humans by using their ships to turn planets and colonies into glass, or what they call “cleansing.” The next use of foreshadowing is when Dr. Halsey, the creator of the secret United Nations Space Command Project SPARTAN II, informs the group of the specially-chosen seventy-five six-year-old children of their eventual hardship, and thinking about of what she had just done to them. “These were indeed the right children for the project. Dr. Halsey only hoped that she had half their courage when the time came.” This is evident of the inevitable, brutal and unforgiving trials that are to come, but such is necessary as they will become the legends that the military needed them to be. The final use of foreshadowing is when Captain Keyes and the crew of the Pillar of Autumn find a fabricated, halo-shaped world, with an atmosphere, terrain and gravity imitating that of Earth.
Cosmic Creation Myths across Cultures Out of nothing comes creation earth and man. These two myths are similar because each has characteristics of gods, heavenly worlds and levels leading to dark underworlds. Creators are female, male, and creatures; celestial bodies of female beginnings turning into male dominated societies. Gods slay giant creatures and use their blood and carcass makes a new worlds. Clashed together epic battles between good and evil are fought to rule kingdoms.
Their battle took place on Mount Olympus and the planet Earth. The gods' battle turned the land into a desolate harsh environment. All living creatures on Earth perished, so Zeus decided to restore Earth to its former majesty. The job was assigned to the Titan brothers, Prometheus and Epimetheus, of the creation of creatures and humans; and restructure of Earth. He instructed the two Titans giants to live on Earth.
The sons of Atreus marry the daughters of Zeus and Tantalus, Helen and Clytemnestra. Menelaus marries Helen and Agamemnon marries Clytemnestra. Agamemnon and Clytemnestra give birth to three children, Iphgenia Electra and Orestes. During that period of time Paris, the Trojan prince abducts Helen because he was astonished with her beauty. This action of Paris creates rivalry between the two cities and the Trojan War strikes in.
Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures Tiffany Lakes HUM/105 November 12, 2012 Terry Jones Cosmic Creation Myths Across Cultures In this paper I will pick at two creation myths from two different cultures. I will be discussing which worlds or worlds such as sky, earth, and underworld, are represented in the myths I chose and also what are the elements of these worlds in a more explanation way. Describing the creators and are the creators male or female, and of what significance is gender in both stories. I will be telling what they created, including the steps or the cycles of the creation. This will include any destroyers or destruction to these cultures.
Alcaeüs, or more commonly known as Hercules, son of Zeus, father of all gods, is the most famous of all Greek gods and heroes. Hercules, like most common demi-gods has a god as a father and a human mother, Alcmena. Throughout his lifespan, Hercules demonstrated a large amount of bravery, strength, strong will and courage. Even though half-god children were normal, other gods greatly opposed the idea of sleeping with a mortal man or woman. Zeus one night when Alcmena’s husband, Amphityron, was away disguised himself as her husband and slept with her.
(Fig.1) Antium which is translated into Anzio is where Nero the emperor of Rome was born Nero started ruling Rome at the age of 17 (fig.2). Very soon, he became suspicious of his mother. He felt she was trying to take away the throne from him, and give it to his 14 year old step brother. The 14 year old suddenly died without warning; Nero claimed it was a quite disastrous seizure that took his brother’s life. After his mother was accused of slander toward Nero’s 2nd wife, she was told to leave Nero and never come back.
She is often called Pallas Athena, because of her childhood friend Pallas whom she accidentally kills while practicing fighting (Athena: Greek Goddess). She is the goddess of wisdom, crafts, and war and is born directly from Zeus’ head. According to the Greeks, Metis, Zeus’ first wife, is destined to have a child that will overthrow him. To prevent this from happening, Zeus swallows Metis thinking it will prove the destiny wrong. He then acquires a migraine so powerful that the God of the Blacksmiths, Hephaestus, has to slash his skull open with an axe.
It is believed that the Olympic games were a big part of the religious rituals that revolved around Zeus. So it seems natural that the Ancient Greeks would make his temple the largest and most grandeur of the time (The Statue). The decorations of the Temple of Zeus reflect the new spirit of the
Artemis Artemis was the ancient Greek virgin goddess of the hunt, the wilderness, wild animals, and the moon. She was the daughter of Zeus, the almighty god and ruler of Mount Olympus, and Leto, the goddess of motherhood. She was said to be born on the island of Delos in the Aegean Sea. Hera, Zeus’s wife, drove Leto from Olympus, forcing the goddess to retreat to Earth in search of a place to give birth. To make matters worse, Hera forbade the Earthly Kingdoms in Greece from welcoming Leto and sent Python, a monstrous serpent, to pursue her but Leto evaded him.