5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Helen of Troy
- Hera, Juno
- a talented weaver challenged by Athena to a contest. After the contest, Arachne hanged herself and, in remorse, Athena changed her into a spider
- b Raped by Jupiter (Zeus), who had assumed the form of a swan. She laid two eggs. One hatched Castor and Clytemnestra, and the other Pollux and Helen.
- c wife of Odysseus. Weaves a shroud for Laertes during the day and then unweaves it at night to put off her suiters.
- d Spartan wife of Menelaus, her abduction by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War
- e Olympian, wife of Zeus, goddess of marriage, jealous of Zeus many liaisons, mother of Hebe (youthful bloom), Ilithyia (childbirth), Ares, Hephaestus,
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopea, wife of Perseus
- the 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who inspire artists: Clio, Euterpe, Thalia, Melpomene, Terpsichore, Polyhymnia, Urania, Calliope, Erato
- Pluto, Olympian, rules the underworld, god of wealth, mining, minerals
- The prophetess who accompanies Aeneas into the underworld in the Aenead.
5 True/False questions
Oracle of Delphi → Temple where the Pythia speaks for Apollo, Sayings: "Know Thyself" and "Nothing in Excess"
Hyperion, Helios → A Greek phrase that describes the archetypal sacred marriage between the Sky god and the Earth goddess that creates the universe.
Ares → Mars, son of Zeus and Hera, god of war, "hated by the gods" according to Zeus
Hesiod → Greek, wrote "Theogony" and "Works and Days"
Virgil's Aeneid → Aeneas recounts his adventures in a feast at Carthage. He tells of the fall of his native Troy and of how he fled from the city, and eventually established Rome.