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  1. Phanes
  2. Aeneas
  3. Heiros gamos
  4. Iapetus
  5. Hephaestus
  1. a Vulcan, Olympian, son of Hera, husband of Aphrodite, blacksmith who manufactures armor and other items for the gods
  2. b A Greek phrase that describes the archetypal sacred marriage between the Sky god and the Earth goddess that creates the universe.
  3. c a Titan, best known as the father of Atlas, Menoetius, Epimetheus, and Prometheus
  4. d According to Orphism, Phanes is the firstborn of the gods, the "creator of everything" who hatches from the egg made (laid?) by Chronus (time).
  5. e son of Aphrodite and Anchises, founder of the Roman nation

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. wife of Odysseus. Weaves a shroud for Laertes during the day and then unweaves it at night to put off her suiters.
  2. Trojan War: Hector's widow, mother of Astyanax
  3. talented weaver challenged by Athena to a contest. After the contest, Arachne hanged herself and, in remorse, Athena changed her into a spider
  4. Beloved of Eos, Dawn. He was a member of the Trojan royal house. She requested that Zeus make him immortal but neglected to ask that he be eternally youthful. He eventually aged, withered, and finally turned into a grasshopper.
  5. Mars, son of Zeus and Hera, god of war, "hated by the gods" according to Zeus

5 True/False questions

  1. PhaederaDaughter of Minos, wife of Theseus, Aphrodite caused her to fall in love with her stepson Hippolytus.

          

  2. PatroclusAnother name for Apollo, god of the sun, supervises the oracle at Delphi

          

  3. TheseusAchilles' mother, a nereiad married to Peleus a mortal King.

          

  4. Zeus, JupiterChief Olympian, rules the sky

          

  5. HadesAccording to Orphism, Phanes is the firstborn of the gods, the "creator of everything" who hatches from the egg made (laid?) by Chronus (time).

          

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