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Who is the richest man in the world?
Who created money?
Greek philosopher who visited Croesus?
Man who needed purification from Croesus?
Who's son was fated to die by a man-made weapon?
How did Atys son of Croesus die?
Adrastus' spear accidentally pierced Atys during a boar hunt and he died
Who killed himself in shame for failing to protect his charge?
Who's name means "the glory of Hera?"
Who is the mother of Heralcles?
Zeus had sex with what woman for one night that lasted three nights?
Who turned Alcmena's maid into a weasel?
Hera send what to kill baby Heracles in the cradle?
Who's first big triumph was killing a lion at age 16?
Who cut off the lion's skin and wore it?
Who had sex with 50 women in one night?
Who became insane and killed his wife and children?
Who had to perform 12 labors to be cleansed?
Who killed the lion of Nemea?
Who killed a lion with a club and skinned it with its own claws?
A water serpent with nine poisonous heads?
Hydra of Lerna
Who had to bury the immortal last head of the hydra and milk the poison out to put on his arrow heads?
Who killed a crab?
Who sent the crab?
What stables were cleaned by damming to rivers?
Who was challenged to clean the Augean Stables?
Who are the "daughters of evening?"
Who is the father of the "daughters of evening?"
Who was one of the Titans not sent to Tartarus?
What was a wedding gift to Hera?
golden apples of Hesperides
Who was charged with retrieving the golden apples of Hesperides?
Who tricks atlas into taking back the weight of the heavens and handing over the apples?
Who was the first human to do the work of a god and deceive a god?
Three headed dog who guards the underworld?
Who is charged with capturing the three headed dog of the underworld?
Who is Heracles' second wife?
Who is the centaur who offered to carry Deianira across the river so she would not get soaked?
Who tried to rape Deianira?
Who tricked Deianira into thinking his poisoned blood was a love potion?
Who accidentally poisoned her husband for fearing he would fall in love with a concubine?
Who died from wearing a poisoned robe from his wife?
Who was from a town called Lolcus?
Who was the uncle of Jason?
Who was raised by a centaur?
What was the name of the centaur that raised Jason?
Whom was the goddess disguised as an old woman carried across the river on the back of a hero?
Who was the hero that carried the goddess in disguise across the river and lost his shoe?
Who was warned he would be killed by a man with one shoe?
Who was sent on a quest for the golden fleece?
Who sent a hero on the quest for the golden fleece?
What was the name of the ship built to get the golden fleece?
What is the name of the 50 Hero's aboard the Argo?
Who are the four Hero's we know aboard the Argo?
Jason, Heracles, Hylas and Phineus
Which famous hero had a boyfriend on the ship?
Who was the boyfriend?
Who was abducted by water nymphs?
Who was the blind king?
Which hero could see the future?
Who was tormented by harpies?
Bird-like women who snatch food from a king to torment him?
Who told the Argonauts how to get passed the clashing rocks by using a dove?
Where was the golden fleece located?
What was viewed by the people of Colchis as a national treasure?
Who was tasked with putting a yoke on fire-breathing bulls and plow a field with it in order to plant dragon's teeth, then defeat the warriors who would spring up from the dragon's teeth?
Who was the witch that fell in love with Jason?
Who asked Aphrodite to make Medea fall in love with Jason?
Who gave an ointment to protect him from fire-breathing bulls?
What was kept in a tree guarded by a dragon?
The golden fleece
Who made a special drug to put the dragon to sleep?
Who kills her little brother and throws his body parts in the water?
Who was the bronze monster on the shores of Crete?
Greeks assumed what was flowing through the gods veins?
Who kills her own children?
Who made a beautiful poisoned robe for her husband and his new bride?
Who escapes to Athens on a dragon-pulled chariot?
Who takes in Medea?
What playright wrote about Medea?
Who turned into a hopeless drunk?
Who was killed by a piece that fell from his own rotting ship?
Who is the son of Aegeus?
Who should have waited to go home to his wife before having sex?
Who found a sandals and a sword under a rock?
Who grew up not knowing who his father was?
Who volunteered to prove his manhood?
Who would tie travelers to trees then cut the ropes and get torn apart?
Who defeated the guy who tied people to trees?
Who is the "stretcher?"
Who defeated the "stretcher?"
Who recognized Theseus as the son of Aegeus and tried to have him poisoned before Aegeus found out?
Who was presented with the perfect bull from Poseidon?
Who's wife had sex with a bull?
Who had sex with the bull?
What creature did the woman who mated with the bull give birth to?
Who constructed the labyrinth?
What was the name of the labyrinth builder's son?
Who volunteers to be a child sacrifice?
Who helps Theseus?
Who forgot to change the sails to black?
Who threw himself into the sea in despair?
The king with no son
Grandson of the king with no son
Daughter of the king with no son?
Mother of Perseus
Who was locked in a chamber of bronze?
Who came transformed into golden rain?
Who was sent out to sea and found by a fisherman
Danae and Perseus
Sisters with ugly snakes for hair?
The only mortal Gorgon?
Who had to cut off Medusa's head and bring it to the king?
What to deity helped Perseus?
Hermes and Athena
Who gives Perseus a sword?
Sisters of the gorgons that are old from birth?
Three sisters with one eye and one tooth between them?
Who needed the cap of invisibility, winged sandals, and a bag?
Who held her shield in front of Medusa so Perseus could look upon her reflection?
Who are the parents of Pegasus?
Medusa and Poseidon
Who rescued a woman tied to a rock?
Who was the woman chained to the rock
Who turned Atlas to stone?
Who's blood grew poisonous snakes in the desert?
Who's mother was taking refuge in a temple to hide from the king?
Who is killed by a discus?
Who threw the discus?
Who raped a king's daughter and subsequently was cursed?
Wife to the king of Thebes?
Who was cursed to have a son who would kill him?
Who was put threw a process called exposure?
Who was carried to Corinth by a serpent/
Who was killed while riding in his chariot?
Who killed a man riding in a chariot?
Who believed he was the child of the King of Corinth?
A monster at the gate to thebes?
Who killed herslef, freeing a city?
Children of Oedipus and Jocasta?
Antigone, Polynices and Eteocles
Brother of Jocasta?
Who refused to give up his throne when he and his brother had previously chosen to take turns?
Who is the mother of Meleager?
Who's life would end when the log on the fire burned out?
Who is our first heroine?
Who killed his uncles in a rage?
Who killed her hero son?
Who was nursed by a bear and raised by hunters?
Who could only be married if beat in a foot race?
Who was given 3 golden apples to win a race?
Who was turned into lions for their haste in love making in a sacred place?
Atalanta and Milanion
Who cut off their breasts so that is would not get in the way of their bow and arrows?
Who is to be hungry and thirsty forever?
What is Tantalus' son's name?
Who are the two humans sent to Tartarus?
Tantalus and Sisyphus
Who has to push a rock up a hill forever?
Chariot driver Pelops bribed?
The woman Pelops wanted to marry?
The two sons of Pelops and Hippodamia?
Atreus and Thyestes
Pan had given which brother a ram with golden fleece?
Who slept with his brother's wife?
Why did the sun rise in the west and set in the east?
Zeus was angry at Thyestes
Who's sons were served to him on a platter?
Who slept with his own daughter?
What is the name of his son he has with his daughter
Who murders Atreus?
Who are the sons of Atreus?
Agamemnon and Menelaus
Who has sex with a swan?
Who has fraternal twins by Zeus?
What are the names of the twins?
Helen and Clytemnestra
Who marries Clytemnestra?
Who marries Helen?
Who had to sacrifice his own daughter to please Artemis?
What was the name of Agamemnon's daughter?
While Agamemnon was gone who did his wife hook up with?
Whose wife chops him to pieces in the bathtub?
Who is the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra?
Who tells Orestes his must avenge his fathers death?
Who kills Aegisthus and Clytemnestra?
Who is the judge and who is the defense attorney in this trial of Orestes?
Athena and Apollo
When did the trojan war take place?
Most of what we know about the trojan war came from what poem?
Who wrote the Iliad?
Who proved Troy really existed?
Where is the home town of Agamemnon?
Who was destined to give birth to a son who would be greater than his father?
Who did Zeus marry Thetis off to?
Who are the parents of Achilles?
Peleus and Thetis
Who was the only goddess not invited to Thetis and Peleus' wedding?
What does she do about not getting invited?
She drops a golden apple that says "for the most beautiful" into the wedding
Who claimed the apple?
Hera, Athena, Aphrodite
Who does Zeus get to decide is the winner of the apple?
Who offers to make Paris king of the earth?
Who offers Paris glory on the battlefield?
Who offers Paris the most beautiful woman in the world?
Who made enemies of Hera and Athena?
Who was baptized in the river Styx?
Where did Helen and Menelaus live?
Who had two fates?
Who was dressed like a girl to avoid war?
Who pretended to be crazy to avoid war?
Who were the king and queen of Troy?
Priam and Hecuba
Who left their baby out for exposure but was found by shepherds?
Priam and Hecuba
Who had 50 sons?
Who was the greatest warrior of the Trojans?
Who was Hectors wife?
Who appears to Achilles and tells him its not time for Agamemnon to die?
Who is Achilles best friend?
Who wore Achilles armor on the field?
Who made Achilles 2nd set of armor?
Who drug Hector's body around the city for 12 days?
Which one of Zeus' sons fought with the Trojans?
Who killed Achilles?
Who recovered Achilles body?
Who won the contest for Achilles armor?
How was Paris killed?
The trojan horse was?
a gift to Athena
Who wrote the play detailing the Trojan women?
Who was given Hecuba?
Who was thrown from the tallest tower in Troy?
the son of Hector and Andromache
Who was the princess of Troy given to?
Agamemnon was given Cassandra
Who was the one survivor of Troy?
Whose descendants founded the city of Rome?
Who wrote the story of Odysseus?
Cyclops son of poseidon?
God of the winds
Land of cannibals
Second most famous witch
Who turned odysseus' men into pigs?
Who gives Odysseus the antidote for Circe's pigs?
Who did Odysseus consult in the underworld?
Who does Odysseus see in the underworld?
His mom, Achilles, Agamemnon, and Ajax
Group of bird-like women who sang beautiful songs
Who had to choose between Scylla and Charybdis?
Woman with 6 wolf heads around her waist
Whose cattle did Odysseus' men eat?
The cattle of the sun god
What happened to Odysseus' men for eating the cattle?
Zeus struck their ship with a lightening bolt
Odysseus washed up on the island of which goddess ?
Who offered him eternal life and eternal youth?
How long did he stay with Calypso?
Where is the last place Odysseus washed up?
Who discovered a naked ragged Odysseus?
Who disguised himself as a beggar in his own home?
Who appeared to the townspeople of Ithaca to save Odysseus?
Who built his palace around a tree?
Wife of Odysseus