5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the goddess of retributive justice or vengeance.
- b sister of Apollo; drives a chariot that carries the moon; goddess of the hunt and patron of virgins. Seen as a huntress.
- c a Titan (gods who were succeeded by Zeus and company, the Olympian gods) who stole fire from the gods and gave it to man. As a punishment, he was chained to a rock and had his liver eaten out every day by an eagle. The liver grew back each night, only to be eaten out the next day. Eventually he was released by Hercules.
- d abandoned at birth by his parents, who were trying to avoid a horrible prophecy that he would kill his father and marry his mother. Raised in Corinth, he eventually fled when he heard the same prophecy. In the road, he met and killed his father, solved the riddle of the Sphinx, and then went to Thebes and married his mother, with whom he had three children. When he learned the truth, he blinded himself and went into exile; later, he died at Colonus.
- e the west wind, which is known for being warm and soft.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- god of the sea; often pictured with his 3-pronged scepter, the trident; has a son named Triton
- god of wine and revelry. Wild feasts were held in his honor, which usually turned into drunken orgies, since that was what he was in charge of.
- a groups of nymphs who lived on an island and lured men to their destruction with their sweet singing.
- god of the sun; patron of healing; drove a chariot that pulled the sun, so it rose and crossed the sky each day
- was given his wish that everything that he touched would turn to gold but re-thought this idea when he killed his daughter by touching her and was near starvation because all the food he touched turned to gold. He had the spell removed eventually.
5 True/False Questions
Cyclops → a princess whom Zeus abducted and raped, when he was in the form of a bull.
Cupid/Eros → was given his wish that everything that he touched would turn to gold but re-thought this idea when he killed his daughter by touching her and was near starvation because all the food he touched turned to gold. He had the spell removed eventually.
Minotaur → a race of beings half man (front) and half horse, known for fighting and lustiness (but sometimes great wisdom!).
Europa → a princess whom Zeus abducted and raped, when he was in the form of a bull.
Aphrodite/Venus → goddess of love and beauty (and spring and bloom).