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lesser gods of olympus

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Clio was the muse of...
history
calliope was the muse of...
epic poetry
urania was the muse of...
astronomy
melpomene was the muse of...
tragedy
thalia was the muse of...
comedy
terpsichore was the muse of...
dance
erato was the muse of...
love poetry
polyhymnia was the muse of...
songs of the gods
euterpe was the muse of...
lyric poetry
What was the roman name for eros?
cupid
what was Eros the god of?
love
Who was the mother of Eros?
Aphrodite
in what two ways was eros depicted?
a beautiful youth and a naughty and mischievous infant
Hebe was the goddess of
youth
who were Hebe's parents
Zeus and Hera
who Hebe's husband?
Hercules
What was Iris goddess of?
the rainbow
Aglaia was the grace of...
splendor
euphrosyne was the grace of...
mirth
Thalia was the grace of...
good cheer
who were the muses companions of?
Apollo
What did the Graces do?
they mad people happy with their songs and dances.
what did the graces give to life?
its bloom
what were the graces queens of?
song
themis represents...
righteousness and truth
nemesis represents...
righteous anger
dike represents...
justice
aidos represents...
reverence
ocean was the titan of
the river that circles the earth
oceanids were..
children of Ocean
Nereus was
the old man of the sea
how many daughters did Nereus have?
50
who were the 2 important daughters of Nereus
Amphitrite and Thetis
who was triton?
the son of poseidon and the trumpeter of the sea
what were naiads?
the nymphs of brooks, springs and fountains
who was pan?
the son of hermes and is half goat half human
who was silenus?
a jovial and fat man. is sometimes the brother or the son of pan
who were castor and pollux?
protectors of sailors
where could castor and pollux be found?
half the year in heaven and the other half on earth
who was the mother of castor and pollux?
leda
who was leda?
the mother of castor, pollux, helen of troy and clytemmesnestra
what were dryads ?
nymphs of the trees
what were oreads?
nymphs of the mountains
who was the King of the Winds?
Aeolus
where was Aeolus's home?
Aeolia
how many gorgons were there?
3
Gorgons were...
dragon-like creatures with wings
how many graiae were there?
3
how many eye(s) did the Graiae's share?
1
Sirens lived on an....
island
What did the Sirens do to sailors?
lured them to their deaths
how many fates were there?
3
Clotho...
the spinner fate
Lachesis...
the fate who disposed lots
Atropos...
fate who cut your thread of life when you died
How many faces does janus have?
2
What god is the month January named after?
Janus
What were sileni?
part human part horse
What were centaurs?
part human part horse