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  1. Telemachus
  2. Antaeus
  3. Muses
  4. Oceanus
  5. Trojan War
  1. a son of Odysseus
  2. b Gigantic wrestler, son of Gaea (earth) and Poseidon (sea), he became stronger whenever he touched the earth. Hercules lifted him from the ground and killed him.
  3. c Titan, personification of the stream of ocean that circles the disc of earth
  4. d the 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who inspire artists: Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Polyhymnia, Urania, Calliope, Erato
  5. e The ten-year war began when Paris, son of Priam King of Troy, carried off Helen, wife of Menelaus. Priam was husband of Hecuba and father of Hector.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Greek, wrote "Theogony" and "Works and Days"
  2. son of Aphrodite and Anchises, founder of the Roman nation
  3. 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.
  4. Earth, Mother of the titans
  5. the greatest warrior of the Trojans, defeated by Achilles

5 True/False questions

  1. TheseusAchilles 'prize' who Agamemnon takes from him at the beginning at the Iliad. The cause of his abscence from battle.


  2. Odysseusson of Laertes, husband of Penelope. father of Telemachus. He survives the Trojan war and shipwreck and finally returns home after a total of 20 years.


  3. AphroditeVenus, Olympian, born from sea foam caused by the fall of Uranus' severed genitals, goddess of passion and beauty


  4. EndymionKing of Mycaenae, leader of the Greek armies of against Troy, killed by his wife Clytemnestra


  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).