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  1. Pandora
  2. Patroclus
  3. Castor and Pollux
  4. Oracle of Delphi
  5. Helen of Troy
  1. a Spartan wife of Menelaus, her abduction by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War
  2. b "all gifts" woman created by Zeus as a punishment to mankind because of Prometheus' treachery in stealing fire for man. Hesiod says she has the face of a goddess and mind of a bitch.
  3. c Temple where the Pythia speaks for Apollo, Sayings: "Know Thyself" and "Nothing in Excess"
  4. d friend of Achilles who dies in the Iliad.
  5. e sons of Zeus and Leda, sailed with Jason in his quest for the Golden Fleece. They were worshiped as gods, and became the constellations Gemini.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. wife of Odysseus. Weaves a shroud for Laertes during the day and then unweaves it at night to put off her suiters.
  2. The ten-year war began when Paris, son of Priam King of Troy, carried off Helen, wife of Menelaus. Priam was husband of Hecuba and father of Hector.
  3. Titan, personification of the Sun, most of his attributes and myths were taken over by Apollo. Three children: Phaeton, Selene & Eos (Aurora, Dawn)
  4. Greek, wrote "Theogony" and "Works and Days"
  5. The prophetess who accompanies Aeneas into the underworld in the Aenead.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Musesthe 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who inspire artists: Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Polyhymnia, Urania, Calliope, Erato

          

  2. Phaedera"all gifts" woman created by Zeus as a punishment to mankind because of Prometheus' treachery in stealing fire for man. Hesiod says she has the face of a goddess and mind of a bitch.

          

  3. OvidRoman, wrote Metamorphosis

          

  4. Agamemnontalented weaver challenged by Athena to a contest. After the contest, Arachne hanged herself and, in remorse, Athena changed her into a spider

          

  5. Sophocles's AntigoneDaughter of Oedipus, she was put to death by Creon for burying her brother against Creon's wishes.

          

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