English 6: Myths #2A-Poseidon, Hades
2nd set of Greek myths: partial quiz prep FOR QUIZ #2 Includes: Poseidon, Hades
Terms in this set (14)
god of the sea
liked Demeter & made a horse for her
city that Poseidon and Athena fought over
god of the underworld
dead people had to pay him to cross the River Styx he rowed the boat
3-headed dog guarding gate to Tartarus
name of river in Land of the Dead--Tartarus,
people had to cross the River Styx to get to Tartarus
what dead people needed, so they could pay boat fare to cross river Styx
underworld: great field where dead went to wait to be judged
FIELDS OF ASPHODEL
The place where dead people had to wait & wait for nothing.
It was for people who were judged as neither too good nor too bad--which was most people
beautiful place like heaven where people who were really good, would party and play forever
His punishment after dying was to spend the rest of his life pushing a rock up a hill--only to have it roll back down each time he almost reached the top.
His punishment after dying was to be forever very thirsty although surrounded by water.
Whenever he tried to drink, the water went just out of his reach.