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Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Oracle Of Delphi
Illiad
Odyssey
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Is the location where ancient Greeks believed a priestess cou…
Last years of The Trojan War
Describes the challenges Odysseus faced on his journey home
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Oracle Of Delphi
Is the location where ancient Greeks believed a priestess cou…
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English Literature Mythology
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Hades
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... king of all gods... Special power: cont…
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... Jealous protector of marriage... goddes…
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... god of sea, earthquakes, and horses…
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... ruler of the dead; god of the underw…
Zeus
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... king of all gods... Special power: cont…
Hera
Parents: Cronos and Rhea... Jealous protector of marriage... goddes…
Literature Greek Mythology Definitions
speak when or as if divinely inspired
cause to be; produce
the drink of the gods
a violent disturbance or disorder
prophesied
Begets
Nectar
Tumult
speak when or as if divinely inspired
prophesied
cause to be; produce
Begets
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Literature Mythology - Ancient Greece Quest
Western, Historians, Mathematicians, W…
Hippocrates
Acropolis
Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece - ... ~ Beginning of ________ Civilization... ~ Fir…
Father of Medicine from Greece
•The ancient citadel or fortified part of Athenss*;
•First Historians, Philosophers, and Mathematicians
Western, Historians, Mathematicians, W…
Ancient Greece - ... ~ Beginning of ________ Civilization... ~ Fir…
Hippocrates
Father of Medicine from Greece
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Literature Greek Mythology
Zeus
Hermes
Hephaestus
Athena
Whose symbols are the eagle and the oak tree?
symbol is a bag of money...
who is the son of Zeus and Hera
who was emerged from Zeus?
Zeus
Whose symbols are the eagle and the oak tree?
Hermes
symbol is a bag of money...
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Greek mythology and literature
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A poet
A female poet
Famous for his fables
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
A poet
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Greek mythology and literature
Mythology
Zeus
Hera
Poseiden
A body of stories about gods and heroes that Truro explain ho…
King of gods
Queen of gods
God of sea
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that Truro explain ho…
Zeus
King of gods
Greek Mythology (World Literature)
Cumae
Sibyl
Anchises
Achates
fortune teller
tour guide through Hades
Aeneas father ... - Dies when they get to Drepanum
friend of Aenas
Cumae
fortune teller
Sibyl
tour guide through Hades
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Literature Mythology 7-D
Aphrodite
Aphrodite
Aphrodite
Mt. Olympus
goddess of love and beauty
Whose responsibility is this? Helping mortals and immortals t…
Whose power is this? Causing mortals and immortals to fall in…
Where does Aphrodite live?
Aphrodite
goddess of love and beauty
Aphrodite
Whose responsibility is this? Helping mortals and immortals t…
Literature for Odyssey/ Mythology
Double determination
Epithet
Epic simile
Hero code
a way for a god to help/hurt someone
Descriptive name or tittle
Long simile
Wanting fame and glory by doing a heroic deed/ be the best/ g…
Double determination
a way for a god to help/hurt someone
Epithet
Descriptive name or tittle
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Literature-Greek mythology
Myths
Indians ... Egyptians ... Greeks
Religious
Magic... Crops
Stories given great values to persons places and things
Myths are from certain ppl and cultures like...
Myths especially connected with... beliefs and rites
These rights were thought to invoke a type of...designed to h…
Myths
Stories given great values to persons places and things
Indians ... Egyptians ... Greeks
Myths are from certain ppl and cultures like...
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Ap Literature/Greek Mythology
Aeolian
Antigone
Aphrodite
Apollo
Relating to or arising from the action of the wind.
Antigone was the daughter of Oedipus and his mother, Jocasta.…
Aphrodite is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and…
Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto and the twin of Artemis.…
Aeolian
Relating to or arising from the action of the wind.
Antigone
Antigone was the daughter of Oedipus and his mother, Jocasta.…
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greek mythology and literature
Zues
Hera
Poseidon
Hades
King of the gods
Queen of the gods
God of the sea
God of the underworld
Zues
King of the gods
Hera
Queen of the gods
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AP LITERATURE BIBLE/MYTHOLOGY
Zeus
Creation
Adam & Eve
Cain & Abel
Lord of the Sky, Wife-Hera,
7 days, 1- light, 2- dark, 3- earth, sea, plants, 4- seasons,…
first man and woman (tricked by snake= ate fruit from tree of…
brothers, god accepted Abel's gift (best meat) not cain's (be…
Zeus
Lord of the Sky, Wife-Hera,
Creation
7 days, 1- light, 2- dark, 3- earth, sea, plants, 4- seasons,…
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Classical Literature Mythology
Ovid
Dionyus
Bacchus
Fates
poet; wrote the metamorphoses (transformations or changes)
God of wine and vegetation
Dionyus' roman name
3 goddesses who control human destiny
Ovid
poet; wrote the metamorphoses (transformations or changes)
Dionyus
God of wine and vegetation
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World Literature Greek Mythology
Cyclops
Cyclops
Theme
Theme
One of the four life forms created by mother earth and father…
One eyed creatures
The dominance of fate: what determines you life, free will
Bloodshed begets bloodshed
Cyclops
One of the four life forms created by mother earth and father…
Cyclops
One eyed creatures
Literature - Mythology 4
lull
writhing
perplexity
adamant
to make less intense, calm down
twisting or turning movements, squirm
confusion, bewilderment
a hard stone or substance that is unbreakable, in ancient times
lull
to make less intense, calm down
writhing
twisting or turning movements, squirm
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Literature Mythology 3
pyre
barrow
carousal
hawsers
Combustible material, burning a corpse as part of a ceremony
Ancient burial ground
A noisy social gathering
A heavy rope for towing or mooring
pyre
Combustible material, burning a corpse as part of a ceremony
barrow
Ancient burial ground
Literature - Mythology 2
lapis lazuli
conch
beryls
girdle
a bright blue stone that is used for decoration
a spiral shell that can be blown into to produce a sound
a clear blue, green, or yellow stone that is used for decorat…
a belt or cord tied at the waist
lapis lazuli
a bright blue stone that is used for decoration
conch
a spiral shell that can be blown into to produce a sound
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World literature ancient mythology
Zeus Jupiter
Poseidon Neptune
Hades Pluto
Hera Juno
Symbol is the lightning bolt period, of gods, god of lightnin…
Symbol is the Trident. Rules the sea and storms
Symbol is lap of invisibility. Ruler of the underworld. God o…
Symbol is the couch or peacock. Protector of marriage and mar…
Zeus Jupiter
Symbol is the lightning bolt period, of gods, god of lightnin…
Poseidon Neptune
Symbol is the Trident. Rules the sea and storms
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Mythology and Literature Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
-one spot that is most vulnerable... -one weakness a person may…
-handsome young man, loved by Aphrodite
-anything pertaining to wind... -God who was Keeper of Wind
-A physically perfect male... -the god of music and light... -known…
Achilles' heel
-one spot that is most vulnerable... -one weakness a person may…
Adonis
-handsome young man, loved by Aphrodite
Literature - Mythology 3
nymph
conceal
shuffling
consequently
a mythological nature spirit of a young maiden found in woods…
to hide
to walk with fully picking up the feet
a result or effect
nymph
a mythological nature spirit of a young maiden found in woods…
conceal
to hide
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Greek Literature and Mythology
aisimon-hemar
aletheia
aristeia
aristos
fateful day, day of the dead
not to be forgotten
excellence at war
best
aisimon-hemar
fateful day, day of the dead
aletheia
not to be forgotten
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Literature, Greek Mythology
Theseus
Prometheus
Poseidon
Heracles
(Greek mythology) a hero and king of Athens who was noted for…
A champion of mankind, known for his wily intelligence, who s…
God of the seas
Great hero, had 12 labors, became God of strength, went to un…
Theseus
(Greek mythology) a hero and king of Athens who was noted for…
Prometheus
A champion of mankind, known for his wily intelligence, who s…
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AP Literature: Mythological Allusions
Achilles' heel
Adonis
Aeolian
Apollo
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
anything pertaining to win; god who was Keeper of Wind
a physically perfect male; the God of music and light; known…
Achilles' heel
one spot that is most vulnerable; one weakness a person may h…
Adonis
handsome young man; Aphrodite loved him
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Literature: Greek Mythology
Supremacy
Chaos
Preside
Sacred
State or condition of being superior to others in authority,…
Complete disorder and confusion
Be in the position of authority in a meeting or gathering
Connected with God or dedicated to a religious purpose and de…
Supremacy
State or condition of being superior to others in authority,…
Chaos
Complete disorder and confusion
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Literature Mythology Midterm
Clotho
Lachasis
Atropos
Charon
One of 3 fates. Spreads the thread of life.
One of 3 fates. Measures the thread of life to determine how…
One of 3 fates. Cuts the thread of life, how one dies.
Hades' servant. Ferries the dead to the gates.
Clotho
One of 3 fates. Spreads the thread of life.
Lachasis
One of 3 fates. Measures the thread of life to determine how…
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Literature test 1 ( mythology)
Poseidon
Hephaestus
Aphrodite
Demeter
Neptune. God of sea, horses, earthquakes. Symbol: trident, do…
Vulcan. God of fire & workers in metal. Symbol: anvil & forge
Venus. Goddess of love & beauty. Symbol: dove & sparrows
Ceres. Goddess of agriculture. Sheaf of wheat, poppied & corn…
Poseidon
Neptune. God of sea, horses, earthquakes. Symbol: trident, do…
Hephaestus
Vulcan. God of fire & workers in metal. Symbol: anvil & forge
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Greek mythology and literature
Why did ancient societies, such as Gre…
Natural events like
Historical events like
Zeus
In order to explain how the world works.
Earthquakes, the seasons, volcanic eruptions.
Wars
King of the gods
Why did ancient societies, such as Gre…
In order to explain how the world works.
Natural events like
Earthquakes, the seasons, volcanic eruptions.
16 terms
Greek Mythology and literature
Zues
Hera
Poseidon
Hades
King of the gods
Queen of the gods
god of the seas
god of the underworld
Zues
King of the gods
Hera
Queen of the gods
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Literature: mythology test
How many daughters did Psyche's father…
Why did people stare at Psyche?
What goddess became jealous of Psyche?
Who used his magic so nobody would wan…
3
She was beautiful
Venus
Cupid
How many daughters did Psyche's father…
3
Why did people stare at Psyche?
She was beautiful
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Mythology Vocab. (For Literature)
sorceress
vengeance
torment
oath
a woman who practices witchcraft
revenge or punishment given in return for an injury or offens…
physical pain or anguish
a solemn formal declaration or promise to fulfill a pledge
sorceress
a woman who practices witchcraft
vengeance
revenge or punishment given in return for an injury or offens…
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Greek Mythology and Literature
Where did the Greeks travel to for adv…
Who do you speak with at the city of D…
Queen of the gods
God of sun and music
Delphi
Oracle
Hera
Apollo
Where did the Greeks travel to for adv…
Delphi
Who do you speak with at the city of D…
Oracle
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Literature Greek Mythology test
Theseus
Prometheus
Poseidon
Hercules
killed minotaur son of king
gave the people fire and was punished for it
sea god
son of Zeus had to perform 12 labors
Theseus
killed minotaur son of king
Prometheus
gave the people fire and was punished for it
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Literature Greek Mythology test
Theseus
Prometheus
Poseidon
Hercules
killed minotaur son of king
gave the people fire and was punished for it
sea god
son of Zeus had to perform 12 labors
Theseus
killed minotaur son of king
Prometheus
gave the people fire and was punished for it
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Literature Final- Greek Mythology
Hades
Hecatonchires
Athens
Persephone
"The Rich One"; god of the underworld
100-handed ones; children of Cronus and Rhea
City that Poseidon and Athena compete for (Athena wins)
daughter of Demeter; symbolized by a trident
Hades
"The Rich One"; god of the underworld
Hecatonchires
100-handed ones; children of Cronus and Rhea
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Section 3 Greek Mythology and Literature
mythology
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the wor…
a poet who wrote the Iliad and Odyssey, describing the deeds…
she was the most famous lyric poet, about love and relationsh…
famous for writing fables that animals are the main character…
mythology
stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the wor…
Homer
a poet who wrote the Iliad and Odyssey, describing the deeds…
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Classic Literature: Greek Mythology
Which archetypal character fits the ch…
Which archetypal character fits the ch…
What is the best choice to describe th…
Which archetype fits the character of…
the Villain
the Hero
history
the Outcast
Which archetypal character fits the ch…
the Villain
Which archetypal character fits the ch…
the Hero
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Literature Greek Mythology
How was their world created?
What were the dominant physical elemen…
Who created their world?
Who were the first beings in this crea…
Gaea, became Mother Earth when she was joined in love with Ur…
Gaea, Mother Earth , Mountains, trees and flowers, Pontus, th…
Gaea, the Earth, came out of darkness so long ago that nobody…
The Titans were the first children of Mother Earth, 6 Titans…
How was their world created?
Gaea, became Mother Earth when she was joined in love with Ur…
What were the dominant physical elemen…
Gaea, Mother Earth , Mountains, trees and flowers, Pontus, th…
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literature greek mythology test
How many labors did Hercules endure?
Why did hercules bring them upon himse…
What is dramatic irony? (and irony in…
How is irony demonstrated in the Oedip…
he had 12 labors. One is to kill the lion of Nemea, a beast n…
Eurystheus devised a series of penances which difficulty and…
A plot that create situations where the reader knows much mor…
Oedipus kills his father and marries his mother. he tells Cre…
How many labors did Hercules endure?
he had 12 labors. One is to kill the lion of Nemea, a beast n…
Why did hercules bring them upon himse…
Eurystheus devised a series of penances which difficulty and…
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Adam Literature Greek Mythology
Who shot Apollo and Daphne with arrows?
what happened to make that person shoo…
Apollo was shot with an arrow made of…
Daphne was shot with an arrow made of…
Cupid
Apollo asked what he was doing with war weapons
Gold made him fall in love
Lead, it repelled off her
Who shot Apollo and Daphne with arrows?
Cupid
what happened to make that person shoo…
Apollo asked what he was doing with war weapons
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Literature: The Odyssey, Mythology
What was Homer?
Who composed the lliad and the odyssey…
How did homer write his epic?
How many books for the epics?
Ancient blind poet
Homer
Not all at once, series of episodes
24
What was Homer?
Ancient blind poet
Who composed the lliad and the odyssey…
Homer
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Greek Mythology and Literature
1) What is mythology?
2) Why did the Greeks believe thunder,…
3) Why did the Greeks create myths?
4) Name 3 of the most important gods a…
Mythology- is a body of stories about gods and heroes that tr…
They believed the gods made these things happen.
To explain events around them.
Zeus- who was the king of all gods and also king of sky, Pose…
1) What is mythology?
Mythology- is a body of stories about gods and heroes that tr…
2) Why did the Greeks believe thunder,…
They believed the gods made these things happen.
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Mythology in Literature FINAL
Aphrodite & Adonis
Apollo & Daphne
Apollo & Phaeton
Atalanta & Meleager
Adonis is killed by a wild boar while he is on the hunt. Aphr…
Daphne is a forest nymph, Apollo fell in love with her and sh…
Phaeton is a young man living in Ethiopia who believes that h…
Atalanta & Meleager Atalanta is a kick-butt female hunter, wh…
Aphrodite & Adonis
Adonis is killed by a wild boar while he is on the hunt. Aphr…
Apollo & Daphne
Daphne is a forest nymph, Apollo fell in love with her and sh…
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Literature Mythology Final Exam Vocab
Foreboding
Sorceress
Vengeful
Ogre
A feeling of bad things to come
A woman who practices witchcraft
Desiring revenge for a wrong committed against you
An ugly monster
Foreboding
A feeling of bad things to come
Sorceress
A woman who practices witchcraft
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Literature Test (Greek Mythology)
why did Chryses approach the Acheans s…
what would they get in return for Chry…
What was Agamemnons response
Who heard Chryses prayer
to win his daughter back
the city of troy
it brought no joy
Phoebus Appolo
why did Chryses approach the Acheans s…
to win his daughter back
what would they get in return for Chry…
the city of troy
64 terms
Literature test Greek mythology
Some of the oldest stories in literatu…
Historians believe there really was a…
Eris was the goddess of ___ and ____
The three rival goddesses for the beau…
Homer
Black Sea
Discard and quarreling
Hera, Athena, Aphrodite
Some of the oldest stories in literatu…
Homer
Historians believe there really was a…
Black Sea
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Literature final Greek mythology
Leader of the argonauts, and went on a…
The first hero, beheaded medusa, saved…
Lifted heavy Boulder that his father l…
Super strength since birth son of Zeus…
Jason
Perseus
Theseus
Hercules
Leader of the argonauts, and went on a…
Jason
The first hero, beheaded medusa, saved…
Perseus
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world literature- mythology
what is Zeus' roman name?
what are Zeus' realms?
what are Zeus' symbols?
what are Zeus' animals/birds?
Jupiter
chief god, lords of the sky, god of rain, cloud gatherer
aegis and thunderbolt
eagle
what is Zeus' roman name?
Jupiter
what are Zeus' realms?
chief god, lords of the sky, god of rain, cloud gatherer
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literature mythology quiz ( stories )
what is the setting of icurus and daed…
what did he d to get out of there?
what did he make the wings out of?
what were the warnings d. ave his son?
the island of crete; a prison
he had to fly out of the island because the island was guarde…
feathers, wax, and thread
don't fly too hight or the sun will melt he wax on your wings
what is the setting of icurus and daed…
the island of crete; a prison
what did he d to get out of there?
he had to fly out of the island because the island was guarde…
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