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goddess who captures odysseus.
Odysseus's wife. The epitome of greek virtues. Weaved
Painter who was known for his strong female jawlines and bright vivid colors
princess of Phaecians who helps odysseus
Where odysseus is from
The cyclops that odysseus faces
Keeper of the winds
giants that throw boulders and eat tons of people
enchantress who turns people into pigs and lions and other animals
Daughter of a Siren who sings a famous song and apprentice of Merlin
a beautiful nymph who was turned into a horrible monster who eats boats
monster who lives in a whirlpool and is across from Scylla
Dead soul who was the blind prophet and was reanimated with blood to give advice to odysseus
Odysseus faithful swineherder
maid who washes odysseus feet and notices his scar
leader of the argonauts
his seven year voyage led to the site of future rome
slayed the minotaur in the labyrinth
Hermes, Eurydice, orpheus
gigantic bronze man who defended the island of crete
mother of romulus and remus
father of romulus and remus
seventh and last Etruscan king of rome who raped Lucretia and caused brutis to lead the rebelion
How many men served as kings of Rome?
Rhea Silvia and mars
Who were the real parents of Romulus and Remus?
Which of these hills was the fi rst to be settled in the foundation laid by Romulus?
In what position did the original Roman senators appointed by King Romulus serve?
Lacking women for wives, the Romans forcibly took wives from this people during the
kingship of Romulus.
In early times, the Romans sometimes referred to themselves by this name associated with
Th e Romans despised this woman because she betrayed Rome to the enemy.
Th e second king, Numa Pompilius, sought the advice of this nymph in her grotto just
outside the city. He is later said to have married her.
Numa established the practice of opening the temple of this two-faced god in times of war
and closing it in peacetime.
During the reign of Numa, what did the Romans become known for?
Allow the Horatii brothers to fight the Curiatii brothers
Th e third king of Rome, Tullus Hostilius, and his Alban counterpart, Mettius Fufetius,
agreed to do which of the following?
Her brother killed her because she wept
What happened to Horatia, the sister of the Horatii brothers?
Rome's fourth king, Ancus Marcius, established the seaport of Rome at the mouth of the
Tiber River. What was the name of this seaport?
Th e fi fth king of Rome and his wife, Tanaquil, came from this Italic tribe.
What was the name of the slave child whose head was not consumed by fi re, and who
became the sixth king of Rome?
Th e seventh king of Rome, Lucius Tarquinius, was given the uncomplimentary name
"Superbus" because of which attribute?
The Roman senators
In whose presence did Tarquinius Superbus declare himself to be king and kill his
Th e building of the Temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill of Gabii
Which of these events did not cause the Roman citizens to rise up against Tarquinius
Lucius Junius Brutus
Th is man, a nephew of Tarquinius Superbus, led the Roman uprising against his uncle and
later served as one of the two fi rst consuls of Rome.
Th e husband of Lucretius, this man was another relative of Tarquinius who also served as
one of Rome's fi rst consuls.
Th is Roman warrior successfully kept the Etruscans from entering Rome by defending,
then destroying the bridge across the Tiber River.
Thrace to Apollo and calliope
where and to whom was Orpheus born?
who did Orpheus marry?