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5 Matching questions

  1. Homer
  2. Oracle of Delphi
  3. Cronus, Kronos
  4. Nemesis
  5. Tithonus
  1. a Greek & Roman goddess of retribution, who punished the sin of hubris, or pride (presumption against the gods)
  2. b father of the Olympians, husband of Rhea, overthrown by his son Zeus
  3. c Beloved of Eos, Dawn. He was a member of the Trojan royal house. She requested that Zeus make him immortal but neglected to ask that he be eternally youthful. He eventually aged, withered, and finally turned into a grasshopper.
  4. d Temple where the Pythia speaks for Apollo, Sayings: "Know Thyself" and "Nothing in Excess"
  5. e Greek, wrote the Illiad and The Odyssey

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Another name for Apollo, god of the sun, supervises the oracle at Delphi
  2. talented weaver challenged by Athena to a contest. After the contest, Arachne hanged herself and, in remorse, Athena changed her into a spider
  3. A giant with 100 eyes who watches over Io for Hera, also the name of Odysseus' dog
  4. Trojan War: Hector's widow, mother of Astyanax
  5. Titan, personification of the stream of ocean that circles the disc of earth

5 True/False questions

  1. PhanesPluto, Olympian, rules the underworld, god of wealth, mining, minerals


  2. TelemachusTrojan war: brother of Agamemnon, husband of Helen


  3. PsycheAccording to Orphism, Phanes is the firstborn of the gods, the "creator of everything" who hatches from the egg made (laid?) by Chronus (time).


  4. 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.


  5. DidoQueen of Carthage who took refuge in a cave with Aeneas, where they had a liason. When he left her, Dido killed herself


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