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5 Matching questions

  1. Oracle of Delphi
  2. Menelaus
  3. Aphrodite
  4. Asclepious
  5. Antaeus
  1. a Temple where the Pythia speaks for Apollo, Sayings: "Know Thyself" and "Nothing in Excess"
  2. b Venus, Olympian, born from sea foam caused by the fall of Uranus' severed genitals, goddess of passion and beauty
  3. c Gigantic wrestler, son of Gaea (earth) and Poseidon (sea), he became stronger whenever he touched the earth. Hercules lifted him from the ground and killed him.
  4. d Apollo's son Asclepius violated divine law by raising a mortal, Hippolytus, from the dead, so Zeus killed him with Cyclops's thunderbolts.
  5. e Trojan war: brother of Agamemnon, husband of Helen

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A Greek phrase that describes the archetypal sacred marriage between the Sky god and the Earth goddess that creates the universe.
  2. Achilles 'prize' who Agamemnon takes from him at the beginning at the Iliad. The cause of his abscence from battle.
  3. Greek & Roman goddess of retribution, who punished the sin of hubris, or pride (presumption against the gods)
  4. God of the winds
  5. Achilles' mother, a nereiad married to Peleus a mortal King.

5 True/False questions

  1. AgamemnonKing of Mycaenae, leader of the Greek armies of against Troy, killed by his wife Clytemnestra


  2. Telemachusson of Odysseus


  3. Hyperion, HeliosOlympian, wife of Zeus, goddess of marriage, jealous of Zeus many liaisons, mother of Hebe (youthful bloom), Ilithyia (childbirth), Ares, Hephaestus,


  4. PhaederaDaughter of Minos, wife of Theseus, Aphrodite caused her to fall in love with her stepson Hippolytus.


  5. AresMars, son of Zeus and Hera, god of war, "hated by the gods" according to Zeus


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