Ringling College Mythology test3
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where is nestor from
where is achilles from
where is Odysseus from
where is Priam from
where is melelaus from
where is lycomedes from
where is Diomedes from
where is Agememnon from
where is Ajax son of Telamon from
who's side was Zeus on
who's side was Athena on
who's side was hera on
who's side was Iris on
who's side was apollo on
who's side was hephaestus on
who's side was Artemis on
who's side was ares on
who's side was aphrodite on
who's side was thetis on
who's side was demeter on
who's side was posidon on
What is another name Homer uses for "Troy" that gives its name to the great epic about
the Trojan War?
Peleus and Th etis
Whose marriage provided the setting for the Judgment of Paris?
Who wasn't invited to Peleus and Th etis wedding?
Oenone the shepherdess was the wife of which of these sons of Priam and Hecuba
Which young woman was the war prize who was reluctantly given over to Agamemnon by
After Th etis dipped the infant Achilles into this river of invulnerability, Achilles could be
wounded only in the heel by which she grasped him. Which river was this?
Th e theme of Homer's Iliad is concerned with which aspect of Achilles' character and
Menelaus seized and held Paris as
In the contest between Menelaus and Paris, which of the following was the outcome?
Which Greek hero did Hector not fi ght against?
Which of these fi ghters wore Achilles' armor into battle?
Which of these prophets had the unhappy task of informing Agamemnon of two very
diffi cult problems: the necessary sacrifi ce of Iphigenia and the necessary return of
Chryseis to her father, Chryses?
Which god was outraged over Agamemnon's seizure of Chryseis?
Which god, when wounded by a spear wielded by both Diomedes and Athena, bellowed
like an army of ten thousand men, his cries heard from Troy all the way across the Aegean
Sea to Olympus itself?
Which deity sought out Hephaestus to ask him to make new armor for Achilles?
He was blood-spattered from
battle and therefore polluted.
Why could Hector himself not off er sacrifi ce to Athena at her temple before he went to
battle against Achilles?
His mother, Hecuba
Whom did Hector ask to off er sacrifi ce to Athena in his place?
Who feared the crested helmet of Hector, forcing Hector to remove it before the battle?
Athena as Deiphobus
In the midst of the battle, Hector found the courage to face Achilles for the last time
because he believed that one of his brothers had come to his aid and was at his side. In
reality it was a deity in disguise. Which deity was disguised as which of Hector's brothers?
Who came to Achilles to beg for the corpse of Hector that had been dragged three times
around the city of Troy by the conquering chariot?
Which of these Trojans warned against admitting the wooden horse, the gift of theGreeks, into the city?
Which of these Greeks was left behind to convince the Trojans that the wooden horse was
a gift and was admitted to the city, only later to open the gates of Troy that night?
Who fatally wounded the Greek hero Achilles?
Which man, bitten by a snake before the beginning of the war, had been abandoned by the
Greeks on the island of Lemnos because of the stench of his festering wound?
In a prophecy, the Greeks learned that they would have to obtain the bow of Heracles in
order for them to win the war. Who had been given this bow and later killed Paris while
She became Agamemnon's war prize.
What was the fate of Cassandra, the priestess whose prophecies were not believed?
Which god leads you to the underworld
who is the keymaster of the underworld and is one of the three that judges you upon entry
who is the King of Elysium of the underworld and is one of the three that judges you upon entry
who is the final vote of the underworld and is one of the three that judges you upon entry
Elysium (isle of the blessed spirits)
What is the happy joyful place you could end up in in the underworld
Styx, Acheron, Lethe, Phegethon, Cocytus
what are the five rivers of hades
who wrote the play "Agememnon"
who liked very flambouyant plays and was very popular in the golden age of athens
Who was the teacher of plato
which playwrite was al about realism and human condition. Lots of monolouges
Who was the most unliked playwrite who questioned the gods and made strong female characters like Media who killed her children