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5 Matching questions

  1. Nemesis
  2. Hyperion, Helios
  3. Heiros gamos
  4. Psyche
  5. Phaedera
  1. a Greek & Roman goddess of retribution, who punished the sin of hubris, or pride (presumption against the gods)
  2. b A Greek phrase that describes the archetypal sacred marriage between the Sky god and the Earth goddess that creates the universe.
  3. c Titan, personification of the Sun, most of his attributes and myths were taken over by Apollo. Three children: Phaeton, Selene & Eos (Aurora, Dawn)
  4. d Daughter of Minos, wife of Theseus, Aphrodite caused her to fall in love with her stepson Hippolytus.
  5. e After trials imposed by the Venus, she was wed to Venus' son Cupid and translated to heaven as an immortal.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. friend of Achilles who dies in the Iliad.
  2. the 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who inspire artists: Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Polyhymnia, Urania, Calliope, Erato
  3. According to Orphism, Phanes is the firstborn of the gods, the "creator of everything" who hatches from the egg made (laid?) by Chronus (time).
  4. Temple where the Pythia speaks for Apollo, Sayings: "Know Thyself" and "Nothing in Excess"
  5. A giant with 100 eyes who watches over Io for Hera, also the name of Odysseus' dog

5 True/False questions

  1. Helen of TroyOlympian, wife of Zeus, goddess of marriage, jealous of Zeus many liaisons, mother of Hebe (youthful bloom), Ilithyia (childbirth), Ares, Hephaestus,


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


  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. Poseidon, NeptuneOlympian, goddess of the hearth


  5. ChimeraGreek, wrote the Illiad and The Odyssey


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