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Quiz 4 Myths of the Olympians ll
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At Delphi there was a woman the Pythia priestess who would tell the future through the spirit of Apollo how did she do this?
Sit upon the sacred tripod and inhaled the mephitic vapors of the place
The worship of Aphrodite can also involve the worship of Adonis, who was a lover of hers. He had an unusual birth. How was he born?
He was born from his mother who had been turned into a myrtle tree
What is Ares the personification of?
The spirit of battle
Hera's jealousy made every land afraid to harbor Leto, except...
The worship of Hecate is connected with the worship of Artemis, especially since they are both connected with the moon. But their dominion is very difficult. Hecate is the goddess of...
Magic and secret arts
After being hurled from heaven, Hephaestus landed on Lemnos. He not only became lame from the fall but also on Lemnos he...
Was trained as a blacksmith and established his forge
Two sides of the nature of Aphrodite were distinguished with some clearness: Aphrodite Pandemos and Aphrodite Urania. Which one was the goddess of pure wedded love? Check your spelling
There are two stories of Hephaestus trapping gods. In one story, he trapped Aphrodite and Ares who were having an affair. In another story, he trapped..
Hera his mother
Apollo, like his father Zeus has several Epithets, and those epithets apply to certain aspects of Apollo's power. Match the epithet with the aspect... for example Delphine's would match with what
God of light
God of light
God of vegetation
God of youth
Over time, Artemis becomes more and more like her brother Apollo. As a result, her birthplace is changed to Delos. What was the name of her original birthplace?
In addition to caring for the lives of wild animals, Artemis also cares for the lives of...
In Greece different types of fertility were expressed by different goddess. Aphrodite is the goddess of human fertility. Demeter is the goddess of agricultural fertility. And Artemis is?
The goddess of the fertility for wild life
In order to win Delphi as his sanctuary, Apollo needed to defeat this monster?
When Cassandra rejected Apollo's love, he gave her the gift of prophecy, but at the same time...
He made the people of Troy deaf to her words
Apollo is also known as the god of light. In connection with this, his worship in Athens was tied to rites of purification. An interesting aspect of this worship is pharmakoi in which...
Criminals would die for their crime and purge the state of all the evil that was endangering it through their deaths
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