lesser gods of olympus

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Clio was the muse of...

history

calliope was the muse of...

epic poetry

urania was the muse of...

astronomy

melpomene was the muse of...

tragedy

thalia was the muse of...

comedy

terpsichore was the muse of...

dance

erato was the muse of...

love poetry

polyhymnia was the muse of...

songs of the gods

euterpe was the muse of...

lyric poetry

What was the roman name for eros?

cupid

what was Eros the god of?

love

Who was the mother of Eros?

Aphrodite

in what two ways was eros depicted?

a beautiful youth and a naughty and mischievous infant

Hebe was the goddess of

youth

who were Hebe's parents

Zeus and Hera

who Hebe's husband?

Hercules

What was Iris goddess of?

the rainbow

Aglaia was the grace of...

splendor

euphrosyne was the grace of...

mirth

Thalia was the grace of...

good cheer

who were the muses companions of?

Apollo

What did the Graces do?

they mad people happy with their songs and dances.

what did the graces give to life?

its bloom

what were the graces queens of?

song

themis represents...

righteousness and truth

nemesis represents...

righteous anger

dike represents...

justice

aidos represents...

reverence

ocean was the titan of

the river that circles the earth

oceanids were..

children of Ocean

Nereus was

the old man of the sea

how many daughters did Nereus have?

50

who were the 2 important daughters of Nereus

Amphitrite and Thetis

who was triton?

the son of poseidon and the trumpeter of the sea

what were naiads?

the nymphs of brooks, springs and fountains

who was pan?

the son of hermes and is half goat half human

who was silenus?

a jovial and fat man. is sometimes the brother or the son of pan

who were castor and pollux?

protectors of sailors

where could castor and pollux be found?

half the year in heaven and the other half on earth

who was the mother of castor and pollux?

leda

who was leda?

the mother of castor, pollux, helen of troy and clytemmesnestra

what were dryads ?

nymphs of the trees

what were oreads?

nymphs of the mountains

who was the King of the Winds?

Aeolus

where was Aeolus's home?

Aeolia

how many gorgons were there?

3

Gorgons were...

dragon-like creatures with wings

how many graiae were there?

3

how many eye(s) did the Graiae's share?

1

Sirens lived on an....

island

What did the Sirens do to sailors?

lured them to their deaths

how many fates were there?

3

Clotho...

the spinner fate

Lachesis...

the fate who disposed lots

Atropos...

fate who cut your thread of life when you died

How many faces does janus have?

2

What god is the month January named after?

Janus

What were sileni?

part human part horse

What were centaurs?

part human part horse

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