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5 Matching questions

  1. Chimera
  2. Hyperion, Helios
  3. Hector
  4. Odysseus
  5. Sophocles's Antigone
  1. a Daughter of Oedipus, she was put to death by Creon for burying her brother against Creon's wishes.
  2. b Titan, personification of the Sun, most of his attributes and myths were taken over by Apollo. Three children: Phaeton, Selene & Eos (Aurora, Dawn)
  3. c A fire breathing, hybrid creature with the head of a lion, body of a goat, tail of a serpent who was killed by Bellerophon.
  4. d son 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.
  5. e the greatest warrior of the Trojans, defeated by Achilles

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Greek & Roman goddess of retribution, who punished the sin of hubris, or pride (presumption against the gods)
  2. Sky god, husband of Gaia, father of the titans, overthrown by his son Cronus
  3. "all gifts" woman created by Zeus as a punishment to mankind because of Prometheus' treachery in stealing fire for man. Hesiod says she has the face of a goddess and mind of a bitch.
  4. Apollo's son Asclepius violated divine law by raising a mortal, Hippolytus, from the dead, so Zeus killed him with Cyclops's thunderbolts.
  5. Son of Prometheus and his wife, who repopulate the world by throwing stones (bones of their mother) over their shoulders as instructed by Themis. The stones he throws become men and the stones she throws become women.

5 True/False questions

  1. TitansBeloved 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.


  2. SibylQueen of Carthage who took refuge in a cave with Aeneas, where they had a liason. When he left her, Dido killed herself


  3. Helen of TroyA Greek phrase that describes the archetypal sacred marriage between the Sky god and the Earth goddess that creates the universe.


  4. PhoebusAnother name for Apollo, god of the sun, supervises the oracle at Delphi


  5. EuropaPhoenician princess abducted and carried to Crete by Zeus, who disguised himself in the form of a white bull.