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Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Fables
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A poet describing the deeds of great heroes.
A women who was a lyrical poet. Her poems were about love and…
Short stories that teach the reader lessons about life or giv…
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
A poet describing the deeds of great heroes.
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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…
The greatest poet of the ancient world.
The most famous lyric port and most of her poems were beautif…
He is famous for his fables. Historians don't know for sure i…
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
The greatest poet of the ancient world.
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Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
The Labyrinth
Minotaur
Delphi
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A large chamber with many twisting passageways.
Half man half bull
Greeks traveled here when they were in need of advice.
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
The Labyrinth
A large chamber with many twisting passageways.
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Greek Mythology and Literature
mythology
Sappho
Aesop
fables
a body of stories about gods that try to explain how the worl…
famous woman lyric poet, who wrote beautiful and emotional po…
credited for writing the first fables, where most of his char…
short stories that teach the reader lessons about live
mythology
a body of stories about gods that try to explain how the worl…
Sappho
famous woman lyric poet, who wrote beautiful and emotional po…
Literature Greek Mythology Quiz
Greek: Zeus
Greek: Hera
Greek: Poseiden
Greek: Hades
Roman: Jupiter
Roman: Juno
Roman: Neptune
Roman: Pluto
Greek: Zeus
Roman: Jupiter
Greek: Hera
Roman: Juno
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Literature Greek mythology
Characterization
Direct characterization
Indirect characterization
Hyperbole
The method the author uses to tell reader about the character
The method the author uses to tell the reader anout the chara…
The author doesnt tell the readers about the character direct…
A literary device in which the author adds exaggerate or adds…
Characterization
The method the author uses to tell reader about the character
Direct characterization
The method the author uses to tell the reader anout the chara…
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Greek Mythology and Literature
A body of stories about gods that expl…
He was the king of gods
Helen
Aesop
What is mythology?
Who was Zeus?
Who caused the Trojan War?
Who was known for telling excellent fables in Greece?
A body of stories about gods that expl…
What is mythology?
He was the king of gods
Who was Zeus?
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Greek Mythology And Literature.
A body of stories about gods and heroes.
There are short stories that teach the…
He was the king of gods.
She was the Queen of gods.
What is mythology?
What are fables?
What was Zeus?
What was Hera?
A body of stories about gods and heroes.
What is mythology?
There are short stories that teach the…
What are fables?
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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…
Wrote epic great pomes
Her pomes where beautiful and emotional
Told other greeks stories to teach people important lessons.
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
Wrote epic great pomes
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Greek mythology literature
character introduction
acts
scenes
stage directions
a list of the major and minor characters
part of a play that is defined by elements such as rising act…
similar to chapters or episodes, the scene usually changes wh…
tells how a character feels or moves
character introduction
a list of the major and minor characters
acts
part of a play that is defined by elements such as rising act…
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Greek Mythology and Literature Part 1
Mythology
The Labyrinth
Minotaur
Delphi
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A large chamber with many twisting passageways.
Half man half bull
Greeks traveled here when they were in need of advice.
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
The Labyrinth
A large chamber with many twisting passageways.
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History Greek Mythology & Literature
Mythology
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
a body of stories about gods & heroes that try to explain how…
king of gods
queen of the gods
god of sea
Mythology
a body of stories about gods & heroes that try to explain how…
Zeus
king of gods
World Literature ~ Greek Mythology
The gods
Titans
Cronus(Saturn)
Ocean
The greeks believed the universe created the gods. Before the…
Children of heaven and earth; often called the elder gods. En…
The most important titan. Ruled over the other Titans until h…
The river that was to supposed to encircle the earth
The gods
The greeks believed the universe created the gods. Before the…
Titans
Children of heaven and earth; often called the elder gods. En…
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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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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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-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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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
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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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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
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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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.
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Classical Greek Literature: Greek Mythology
The story of Arachne, as told in the l…
Which archetype fits the character of…
Which situational archetype fits this…
Which character represents the archety…
ethics and behavior
the ingenue
the Star-Crossed Lovers
hansel
The story of Arachne, as told in the l…
ethics and behavior
Which archetype fits the character of…
the ingenue
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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
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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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Literature: Greek Mythology-Greek gods
Heaven/earth
12
Zeus
Hera
The first parents
How many Olympians are there
Olympian, Ruler of the universe/sky, oak tree, eagle, has a t…
Protector of marriage/married woman, cow, peacock
Heaven/earth
The first parents
12
How many Olympians are there
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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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Greek Mythology: Greek Literature and Archetypes
Name the archetypal character who fits…
Which archetype fits the character Ara…
Homer's The Odyssey is an ancient Gree…
Which archetype fits the character of…
the Lady Warrior
the Outcast
O Brother, Where Art Thou?, about a man who escapes prison to…
the Ingènue
Name the archetypal character who fits…
the Lady Warrior
Which archetype fits the character Ara…
the Outcast
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Chapter 8 Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
A poet who wrote epic poems such as Iliad and the Odyssey.
Most Famous Lyric poet who was a woman (girl power) Her poems…
A Greek who told famous fables with animals as the main chara…
Mythology
A body of stories about gods and heroes that try to explain h…
Homer
A poet who wrote epic poems such as Iliad and the Odyssey.
Section 3 Greek mythology and literature
Stories about gods and heroes that try…
Greek poet he wrote the Iliad and the…
Greek poet she was one of the most fam…
Ancient Greek storyteller he was famou…
Mythology
Homer
Sappho
Aesop
Stories about gods and heroes that try…
Mythology
Greek poet he wrote the Iliad and the…
Homer
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World Literature Greek Mythology Quiz
Greek Mythology
classical mythology
Greek and Roman Mythology
Iliad
stories used to explain the unexplainable, ex. feelings, stor…
little distinction between real and unreal; brings man closer…
gives us culture of ancient Greece and Rome
oldest Greek literature and beautifully written
Greek Mythology
stories used to explain the unexplainable, ex. feelings, stor…
classical mythology
little distinction between real and unreal; brings man closer…
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Greek Mythology and Literature- Magos1522
Myths were told to create and explanat…
Who was Athens' greatest hero?
Hercules
The Iliad and Odyssey.
Why were myths told?
Athens' greatest hero was Theseus.
Who was the most famous out of all Greek heroes?
What are two ... ''Great Adventurous tales"?
Myths were told to create and explanat…
Why were myths told?
Who was Athens' greatest hero?
Athens' greatest hero was Theseus.
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8.3 GREEK MYTHOLOGY + LITERATURE
Who created myths?
What literature provides for some of t…
What lives on and influences our world…
Mythology
The Greeks
Ancient Greek literature
Greek literature
Body of stories about gods or heroes that tries to explain ho…
Who created myths?
The Greeks
What literature provides for some of t…
Ancient Greek literature
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8.3 Greek Mythology and Literature
Mythology
Homer
Fables
Delphi
Stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the wor…
Famous poet. Known for Illiad & Odyssey; his works were centr…
A short story that teaches a lesson about life or gives advic…
Many people travelled here to speak to the oracle to hear God…
Mythology
Stories about gods and heroes that try to explain how the wor…
Homer
Famous poet. Known for Illiad & Odyssey; his works were centr…
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