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15 terms
Mythology Vocabulary (Perseus and The Odyssey)
epic
epithet
metaphor
simile
a long narrative poem that recounts, in formal language, the…
a brief phrase used to characterize a person, place, or thing
a figure of speech that implies similarities between two seem…
a figure of speech that uses like or as to compare seemingly…
epic
a long narrative poem that recounts, in formal language, the…
epithet
a brief phrase used to characterize a person, place, or thing
20 terms
Greek Mythology/The Odyssey Vocabulary
oracle
pyre
Fates
homage
noun, the place where or medium by which deities were consulted
noun, a pile, especially of wood, on which a body is burned i…
noun, the three goddesses who control human destiny and life…
noun, anything given or done to show reverence, honor or resp…
oracle
noun, the place where or medium by which deities were consulted
pyre
noun, a pile, especially of wood, on which a body is burned i…
20 terms
The Odyssey and Mythology
Poseidon
Zeus
Hades
Hera
God of the seas
Supreme god of the Olympians
The god of the underworld, was a son of the Titans
Wife of Zeus and queen of the ancient Greek gods, represented…
Poseidon
God of the seas
Zeus
Supreme god of the Olympians
20 terms
Mythology/Odyssey Vocabulary
profusion
abominably
ruses
implacable
Penelope's suitors consumed a _____ of bread and wine as they…
Because they valued hospitality so highly, Greeks would have…
Odysseus' wife used some _____, or clever tricks, to deceive…
Odysseus was _____ in his determination to get revenge on the…
profusion
Penelope's suitors consumed a _____ of bread and wine as they…
abominably
Because they valued hospitality so highly, Greeks would have…
17 terms
Mythology/Odyssey Vocabulary
profusion
abominably
ruses
implacable
Penelope's suitors consumed a _____ of bread and wine as they…
Because they valued hospitality so highly, Greeks would have…
Odysseus' wife used some _____, or clever tricks, to deceive…
Odysseus was _____ in his determination to get revenge on the…
profusion
Penelope's suitors consumed a _____ of bread and wine as they…
abominably
Because they valued hospitality so highly, Greeks would have…
70 terms
Mythology and Odyssey Vocabulary (full set)
transcend (tran-send)
deities (day-it-ees)
benevolent (ben-ev-o-lent)
hierarchy (high-er-are-key)
to go beyond the limits of ordinary experience (verb)
a god or goddess; plural (noun)
kind and generous (adjective)
a system in which people or things are placed in a series of…
transcend (tran-send)
to go beyond the limits of ordinary experience (verb)
deities (day-it-ees)
a god or goddess; plural (noun)
20 terms
Mythology and The Odyssey
Homer
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Blind Poet; author of The Odyssey
King of Ithaca
waiting for her husband to return from war
must protect his mother and their home
Homer
Blind Poet; author of The Odyssey
Odysseus
King of Ithaca
13 terms
Mythology in the Odyssey
Zeus
Herda
Poseidon
Hades
Jupiter; Mt Olympus/The sky; the supreme god of the Olympians…
...
...
...
Zeus
Jupiter; Mt Olympus/The sky; the supreme god of the Olympians…
Herda
...
15 terms
mythology/ the odyssey
the iliad is a tale about...
Nester was the king of...
Joseph Campbell
in the book, helen was...
the first six weeks of the ten year trojan war.
the sandy island of pylos.
wrote "a hero with a thousand faces"
conceited and shallow.
the iliad is a tale about...
the first six weeks of the ten year trojan war.
Nester was the king of...
the sandy island of pylos.
35 terms
Mythology and The Odyssey
Zeus
Hades
Poseidon
Athena
God of the sky
God of the underworld
God of the sea
Goddess of wisdom
Zeus
God of the sky
Hades
God of the underworld
30 terms
The Odyssey Greek Mythology Characters
Hermes
Alcinous
Odysseus
Scylla
The Greek god disguised as a boy who tells Odysseus to eat moly
The King of the Phaecians; to whom Odysseus is telling the st…
The hero of Homer's The Odyssey
A six-headed monster that eats Odysseus' men/crew
Hermes
The Greek god disguised as a boy who tells Odysseus to eat moly
Alcinous
The King of the Phaecians; to whom Odysseus is telling the st…
44 terms
Mythology and The Odyssey
Primal god of the sky
Goddess of the earth
Son of Uranus, over threw his father a…
God of the sky
Uranus
Gaea
Cronos
Zeus
Primal god of the sky
Uranus
Goddess of the earth
Gaea
29 terms
Mythology and the Odyssey
Myth
Mythology
Ancient Greek Myths
Purposes of Greek Myths:
A sacred narrative explaining how the world and humankind cam…
Sturdy of myths, collection of myths
-3,000 years old... -passed down through oral tradition... -transf…
-explains origins, creation, natural phenomena, basis of reli…
Myth
A sacred narrative explaining how the world and humankind cam…
Mythology
Sturdy of myths, collection of myths
38 terms
Mythology and The Odyssey
Uranus
Gaea
Titans
Where did the gods in Greek mythology…
Heavens
Mother Earth
Children of Uranus and Gaea
Mount Olymous
Uranus
Heavens
Gaea
Mother Earth
mythology/ odyssey
adversary
apprehensive
contend
emanate
a determined opponent
worried that something bad will happen
to compete for something, especially a prize or trophy
to follow or come out of something
adversary
a determined opponent
apprehensive
worried that something bad will happen
22 terms
Odyssey/ mythology background quiz
The Greeks Viewed Mythology
The Greeks believed
Mythology
Zeus
as a religion... bible
In many gods and goddesses... playing and working hard... leaving a…
gods... goddesses... mortals(humans)... Explains an event in nature
father of all gods... loved human women
The Greeks Viewed Mythology
as a religion... bible
The Greeks believed
In many gods and goddesses... playing and working hard... leaving a…
36 terms
Mythology/ odyssey
Zeus
Poseidon
Hera
Hades
god of the olympians (thunderbolt)
God of the sea, earthquakes & horses (trident)
goddess of marriage (peacock)
God of the dead (fire)
Zeus
god of the olympians (thunderbolt)
Poseidon
God of the sea, earthquakes & horses (trident)
68 terms
Mythology: Odyssey
Odysseus
Telemachus
Penelope
Eurycleia
Odysseus fought among the other Greek heroes at Troy and now…
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telema…
Wife of Odysseus and mother of Telemachus. Penelope spends he…
The aged and loyal servant who nursed Odysseus and Telemachus…
Odysseus
Odysseus fought among the other Greek heroes at Troy and now…
Telemachus
Odysseus's son. An infant when Odysseus left for Troy, Telema…
29 terms
Mythology Odyssey
Nostos
iphigenia
neoptolemus
Polyxena
homecoming; return
The daughter of Agamemnon and Klytaimnestra that is sacrifice…
Son of Achilles; kills a son of Priam in front of his father'…
youngest of priam's daughters. neoptolemus took her to the to…
Nostos
homecoming; return
iphigenia
The daughter of Agamemnon and Klytaimnestra that is sacrifice…
41 terms
Odyssey and Mythology
Before the meeting with the Cyclops, w…
What does the encounter with Maron rev…
How do Odysseus and his companions exp…
What "laws" of behavior and attitude d…
Goatskin full of sweet liquor, 7 shining golden talents, a so…
That the Ancient Greeks are very hospitable and kind
Like honored guests
The laws of hospitality, because he ate Odysseus' men and did…
Before the meeting with the Cyclops, w…
Goatskin full of sweet liquor, 7 shining golden talents, a so…
What does the encounter with Maron rev…
That the Ancient Greeks are very hospitable and kind
28 terms
mythology/Odyssey
Titans
epic
gods
epithet
immortal gods, controlled the functions of the universe
a lengthy, narrative poem that relates the adventures of a he…
each controlled an aspect of the natural environment... were cre…
a descriptive phrase that helps to characterize a person or a…
Titans
immortal gods, controlled the functions of the universe
epic
a lengthy, narrative poem that relates the adventures of a he…
27 terms
odyssey and mythology
Agamemnon
Antinous
Calypso
Ithaca
supreme commander of greek troops during war, husband of Clyt…
One of Penelope's suitors
Nymph that captures Odysseus in her island
Odysseus's homeland
Agamemnon
supreme commander of greek troops during war, husband of Clyt…
Antinous
One of Penelope's suitors
31 terms
Mythology, Odyssey
principle greek writer of mythology
greek god of the sea
greek goddess of love and beauty
jealous wife of zeus
homer
poseidon/neptune
aphrodite/venus
hera/juno
principle greek writer of mythology
homer
greek god of the sea
poseidon/neptune
14 terms
Mythology -ODYSSEY
what is mythology?
polytheistic
did the Greeks have any writing source?
why were the greekgods created
the gods and goddesses of the Odyssey... the science/study of my…
poly-many BELIEF IN MANY GODS... theistic -belief in gods
no
they were created by man in order to explain the world around…
what is mythology?
the gods and goddesses of the Odyssey... the science/study of my…
polytheistic
poly-many BELIEF IN MANY GODS... theistic -belief in gods
89 terms
Mythology Odyssey
The beginning of the Theogony is very…
Why do you think the poet invokes thes…
Who are the main the poem is dedicated…
Who is the greatest Greek god?
They are the Muses, there are 9 of them and their names are K…
The Muses inspired him and help with story telling.
The Muses.
Zeus
The beginning of the Theogony is very…
They are the Muses, there are 9 of them and their names are K…
Why do you think the poet invokes thes…
The Muses inspired him and help with story telling.
13 terms
Mythology: Odyssey
Epic Cycle
Nostoi
Who is Cuckolded and murdered by his w…
Lesson of the Nostoi?
Cypria... Iliad... Aethiopis... Little Iliad... Ilioupersis (sack of troy…
Diomedes/Nestor return home safe.... Menelaus is side tracked in…
Agamemnon
being home is sometimes just as hard as getting home.
Epic Cycle
Cypria... Iliad... Aethiopis... Little Iliad... Ilioupersis (sack of troy…
Nostoi
Diomedes/Nestor return home safe.... Menelaus is side tracked in…
15 terms
Mythology and Odyssey
Aphrodite
Apollo
Ares
Artemis
Love and Beauty
Sun
War
the Hunt, Childbirth, and the Moon
Aphrodite
Love and Beauty
Apollo
Sun
29 terms
Mythology/Odyssey
Muses
Graces
Fates
Calliope
Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne (goddesses of arts)
Daughters of Zeus and Eurynome (goddesses of who bestowed bea…
Daughters of Zeus and Themis (goddesses who wove the threads…
Name means "the fair voiced", domain is epic poetry, symbol i…
Muses
Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne (goddesses of arts)
Graces
Daughters of Zeus and Eurynome (goddesses of who bestowed bea…
26 terms
Mythology 2 Odyssey
Odysseus
Penelope
Telemachus
Laertes
Son of Laertes and Anticleia,, husband of Penelope, father of…
Daughter of Icarius of Sparta and Periboea, a naiad, and wife…
Son of Penelope and Odysseus who helped his father destroy hi…
Son of Arcesius and Chalcomedusa, he married Anticleia, by wh…
Odysseus
Son of Laertes and Anticleia,, husband of Penelope, father of…
Penelope
Daughter of Icarius of Sparta and Periboea, a naiad, and wife…
27 terms
Odyssey/Mythology
Uranus
Kronos
Zeus
Prometheus
God of the heavens.
The god of time, Leader of the Titans, father of Zeus, swallo…
The supreme god of ancient Greek mythology.
Creation of Man and Fire/ Pandora's box. Stole fire to give h…
Uranus
God of the heavens.
Kronos
The god of time, Leader of the Titans, father of Zeus, swallo…
20 terms
Odyssey/Mythology
Mount Olympus
Muses
Zeus
Hades
Home of the Gods... Thought to be an actual mountain... Then came t…
Each muse described by a different creative endeavor... Poetry/s…
Ruler of the Gods... Uses a lightning bolt... Falls in love often…
God of the Underworld... Pluto is roman name... Ruler of the dead
Mount Olympus
Home of the Gods... Thought to be an actual mountain... Then came t…
Muses
Each muse described by a different creative endeavor... Poetry/s…
16 terms
Literary Devices for "The Odyssey" and Mythology
Plot
Character
Epic
Poetry
...
...
...
...
Plot
...
Character
...
23 terms
The Odyssey, Greek mythology
The Titans
Gaea
Uranus
Cronus
Elder gods, rules the earth before the olympiamsover threw them
Mother Earth, goddess who gave birth to the first race of god…
The sky God and the first ruler of gods, son of Gaea later be…
The ruling Titan, husband of rhea, had children that later be…
The Titans
Elder gods, rules the earth before the olympiamsover threw them
Gaea
Mother Earth, goddess who gave birth to the first race of god…
14 terms
Sequence of events-Mythology-The Odyssey
Troy
Circones
Lotus eaters
Cyclops
1
2
3
4
Troy
1
Circones
2
18 terms
Unit 2: The Odyssey, Mythology, & OEA
Archetype
Epic
Epic Hero
Epic Simile
A plot pattern, character type, or symbol that occurs frequen…
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
A larger-than-life figure who embodies the values of a nation…
A simile developed over several lines of verse, especially on…
Archetype
A plot pattern, character type, or symbol that occurs frequen…
Epic
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
29 terms
Greek and Roman Mythology: The Odyssey
Nostoi
Odysseus
Telemachus, Telemachy/Telemachia
Penelope
return journeys of various Greek heroes.
Son of Laertes and Anticlea; husband of Penelope; father of T…
son of Odysseus and Penelope. The Telemachia is his journey w…
Daughter of Icarius and Periboea; wife of Odysseus; mother of…
Nostoi
return journeys of various Greek heroes.
Odysseus
Son of Laertes and Anticlea; husband of Penelope; father of T…
67 terms
The Odyssey and Greek mythology notes
Who is the king and queen of Sparta?
Who were Hellen's parents?
What is special about Helen?
Who were the 4 men that wanted to marr…
Leda and Tyndareues
Zeus and Leda
She is the most beautiful girl.
Menelaus, Achilles, Agamemnon, and Odysseus
Who is the king and queen of Sparta?
Leda and Tyndareues
Who were Hellen's parents?
Zeus and Leda
8 terms
English: Mythology & The Odyssey
Myth
Legends
Roman Mythology
Creation of the World and the gods
Ancient Greeks tried to explain the mysteries of nature and h…
Differ from myth because they are not... entirely invented - hav…
1. Romans Conquer Greece... 2. Changed names of Greek gods and... g…
-Earth came to be a long time ago... -Uranus (OO-raun-noos) (Sky…
Myth
Ancient Greeks tried to explain the mysteries of nature and h…
Legends
Differ from myth because they are not... entirely invented - hav…
36 terms
Mythology from The Odyssey
Uranus
Gaea
Titans
The Gods in Greek Mythology Lived...
Heavens
Mother Earth
Children of Uranus and Gaea
On Mount Olympus
Uranus
Heavens
Gaea
Mother Earth
13 terms
mythology and the odyssey vocab
odysseus
zeus
athena
hermes
king of Ithaca; son of Laertes; one of the heroes of the Ilia…
the supreme deity of the ancient Greeks, a son of Cronus and…
the virgin deity of the ancient Greeks worshiped as the godde…
the ancient Greek herald and messenger of the gods and the go…
odysseus
king of Ithaca; son of Laertes; one of the heroes of the Ilia…
zeus
the supreme deity of the ancient Greeks, a son of Cronus and…
14 terms
The Odyssey Greek Mythology
Helios
Zeus
Telemachus
Penelope
The sun god who raises his cattle on the island of Thrinacia
Ruler of all the Greek gods and goddesses, father of Athena a…
Odysseus' son
Odysseus' wife
Helios
The sun god who raises his cattle on the island of Thrinacia
Zeus
Ruler of all the Greek gods and goddesses, father of Athena a…
20 terms
Greek Mythology/The Odyssey
oracle
pyre
Fates
homage
n; the place where, or medium by which, deities were consulted
n; a pile, esp. of wood, on which a body is burned in a funer…
n; the three goddesses who control human destiny and life
n; anything given or done to show reverence, honor, or respect
oracle
n; the place where, or medium by which, deities were consulted
pyre
n; a pile, esp. of wood, on which a body is burned in a funer…
18 terms
Greek Mythology: The Odyssey
Homer
in medias res
Calliope
10 years
Author of the Odyssey
when the narrative opens in the middle of things
the muse of epic poetry
How long was the Trojan War?
Homer
Author of the Odyssey
in medias res
when the narrative opens in the middle of things
28 terms
Greek mythology-the odyssey
Deity
Hubris
Prophecy
Hospitality
A god or godess
Taking excessive pride in oneself
A prediction
Welcoming strangers; strangers do not overstay their welcome…
Deity
A god or godess
Hubris
Taking excessive pride in oneself
22 terms
Mythology and The Odyssey Study Guide
smilie
metaphor
personification
symbolism
figure of speech using like or as
comparing something where one thing is said to be another
human qualities are given to animals, objects, or ideas
symbols used to represent ideas or qualities
smilie
figure of speech using like or as
metaphor
comparing something where one thing is said to be another
97 terms
Mythology/Odyssey Test Review
How long was Odysseus at war?
True or False: After the Trojan War en…
What was the name of the sea nymph tha…
Who came to get Odysseus from Calypso?
10 years
False; It took him 10 years
Calypso;7 years
Hermes; He was sent by Zeus to tell Calypso to let Odysseus f…
How long was Odysseus at war?
10 years
True or False: After the Trojan War en…
False; It took him 10 years
16 terms
Latin Mythology: The Odyssey
Melanthios
Parnassos
Zeus
Antinoos
Goatherd who fetches lard to loosen the bow
Mountain in Greece where Odysseus went boar hunting
God who produced a thunderclap after the bow was strung
Most arrogant of all the suitors
Melanthios
Goatherd who fetches lard to loosen the bow
Parnassos
Mountain in Greece where Odysseus went boar hunting
20 terms
Greek mythology/ the odyssey vocab
oracle
pyre
Fates
homage
N; the place where, or medium by which, detities were consulted
n: pile of wood, on which a body is burned in a funeral riot
N; the three goddesses who control human destiny wand life (C…
N; anything given or done to show reverence, honor, or respect
oracle
N; the place where, or medium by which, detities were consulted
pyre
n: pile of wood, on which a body is burned in a funeral riot
22 terms
Mythology and The Odyssey study guide
simile
metaphor
personification
symbolism
comparison using like or as
comparison without using like are as
figure of speech where human qualities are given to animals,…
the use of symbols to signify ideas and qualities by giving t…
simile
comparison using like or as
metaphor
comparison without using like are as
28 terms
Greek Mythology: The Odyssey
Telemachos
Odysseus
Penelope
Nestor
The thoughtful son of Odysseus and Penelope
The hero, first mentioned by name
Daughter of Ikarious, wife of Odysseus
The old hero of the Iliad, kings in Pylos
Telemachos
The thoughtful son of Odysseus and Penelope
Odysseus
The hero, first mentioned by name
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