Pantheons of the Ancient Mediterranean: Crash Course World Mythology #7

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John Horgan
by CrashCourse
published on 18 October 2017
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In which Mike Rugnetta begins our unit on pantheons, which are families of gods. We further define pantheons and talk about why they're important. Then, we discuss pantheons from the myths of the ancient Mediterranean, starting with ancient Sumer in Mesopotamia. The Egyptian pantheon brings us the story of Osiris and his envious brother Seth. We learn what these two pantheons suggest about the cultures where they originated.

Sources:
David Leeming, The World of Myth: An Anthology
Thury & Devinney, Introduction to Mythology.

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CrashCourse, . (2017, October 18). Pantheons of the Ancient Mediterranean: Crash Course World Mythology #7. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/video/1312/

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