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5 Matching questions

  1. Penelope
  2. Odysseus
  3. Cronus, Kronos
  4. Hades
  5. Erinyes, Furies
  1. a father of the Olympians, husband of Rhea, overthrown by his son Zeus
  2. b son of Laertes, husband of Penelope. father of Telemachus. He survives the Trojan war and shipwreck and finally returns home after a total of 20 years.
  3. c Pluto, Olympian, rules the underworld, god of wealth, mining, minerals
  4. d wife of Odysseus. Weaves a shroud for Laertes during the day and then unweaves it at night to put off her suiters.
  5. e Avenging spirits born from the drops of blood from Uranus'severed genitals that fell on the Earth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. A giant with 100 eyes who watches over Io for Hera, also the name of Odysseus' dog
  3. King of Mycaenae, leader of the Greek armies of against Troy, killed by his wife Clytemnestra
  4. friend of Achilles who dies in the Iliad.
  5. the 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who inspire artists: Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Polyhymnia, Urania, Calliope, Erato

5 True/False questions

  1. AtheneGigantic 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.

          

  2. ChimeraA fire breathing, hybrid creature with the head of a lion, body of a goat, tail of a serpent who was killed by Bellerophon.

          

  3. Sophocles's AntigoneAeneas recounts his adventures in a feast at Carthage. He tells of the fall of his native Troy and of how he fled from the city, and eventually established Rome.

          

  4. HectorGreek, wrote "Theogony" and "Works and Days"

          

  5. TitansThe 12 children of Uranus and Gaia(Ge): Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys, and Cronus

          

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