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Traditional stories about the deeds of gods, goddesses, & heroes that explained their world

Mount Olympus

The highest mountain in Greece, where the ancient Greeks believed many of their gods and goddesses lived


a sacred shrine where a god or goddess revealed the future through a priest or a priestess


Oracle to Apollo in Greece


long poems that tell the stories of heroes


ancient Greek epic poet who is believed to have written the Iliad and the Odyssey


Greek slave who wrote fables


a short tale that teaches a lesson


story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the story


a play in which a person struggles to overcome difficulties but fails. They had unhappy endings


a play in which the story ends happily


Greek writer of tragedies; used three actors


writer, used regular people instead of Gods, and tried to answer real life questions in playwrite


What supported many Greek buildings?

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