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  1. ex officio
  2. etymology
  3. bacchanalia
  4. alma mater
  5. Danaids
  1. a by virtue of the office; used to show some aspect a person controls by virtue of their role in another office
  2. b the study of the origin of language, the words themselves, and the change in definition of words.
  3. c 50 women who killed their husbands on their wedding night; depicted as being tortured in Hades as having to carry water in leaky jugs thus never completing their task into eternity.
  4. d Greco-Roman spring time festivals to honor the god of wine; often accompanied by theatrical performances and became synonymous with drunken debauchery.
  5. e nourishing mother; an institution of learning

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.
  2. the mountain range running north to south that forms a spine in the center of the Italian peninsula.
  3. Latin for "and the others" often used to shorten a list of many names.
  4. nourished girl/girls; female graduates of an institution.
  5. Latin derivative meaning "warlike, hostile"

5 True/False Questions

  1. Capitoline Hilllegendary "city in/under the sea" referenced by Plato, it is a metaphor for a city-state of great power, technological advancement.


  2. errare humanum estLatin for "to err is human" the idea that humans are by nature fallible


  3. alibia false name used to conceal identity. From the Latin that means another/other.


  4. ArchimedesGreek scientist/philosopher who is credited with discovering water displacement to find the volume/density of objects as well as many other scientific and mathematic discoveries. Famously associated with the exclamation "Eureka" (I found it!)"


  5. Daphnea tall, 2 handled vase/urn often used to carry wine.


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