Depiction of Father-Son Relationship in Ancient Greek Mythology
The very foundation of Greek mythology is rooted to a complicated father-son relationship.
The elemental lineage of prime Greek gods and their thrones were derived from their overthrowing of the previous generation, i.e. taking over the throne from their fathers.
This paper analyses the significance of the father-son relationship portrayed in Greek mythology and subsequent Greek literature. In the ancient Greek era, gods and goddesses were deemed to be with flaws like humans and that they had direct interaction with the humans. This paper observes the prevalence of a strained father-son relationship in Greek mythological concept via a literary perspective.