The Mycenaean Greeks showed political sophistication by combining their patriarchal religion with the older matriarchal religion that they found in Greece.

  • What examples show that they continued to respect female gods?
  • What are the five ages of man? What do you think led Hesiod to believe that the first of the four ages was the best?
  • Heracles, like most heroes, must enter the underworld. In your opinion, what is the reason for such a task? 


  • At least 250 words in length
  • Use MLA format for any quotations or citations