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Mrs. G.'s Greece Unit

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Hercules
this hero used his strength of compassion in capturing the Cerynean hind
Athena
the goddess of wisdom
King Eurystheus
Hercules was enslaved to him
fairness and wisdom
the two strengths of Theseus
frieze
part of a temple that looks like ice cubes
oracles
in ancient Greece, another name for prophets or fortune tellers
Amazons
Hercules's friend, Hippolyta, was queen of these women
Ares
the god of war
stylobate
part of a temple that looks like stairs or steps
Minotaur
7 girls and 7 boys were sacrificed to this creature each year
roof
part of a temple that is at the very top
architrave
part of a temple that is a plain, straight piece
Zeus
the king of gods
gold, silver, copper, and marble
the four natural resources that were found on the Greek islands
females
Greeks believed that this gender was more intuitive (in tune with their feelings)
capital
part of a temple that sits on top of a column like a hat
polytheism
means "believed in many gods"
deities
collectively, gods and goddesses are called this
column
part of a temple that is a pillar or tall support
Sparta
in this city-state girls and women had more freedom
Procrustes
killed people with a bed
peninsula and islands
the two landforms that made up Greece
Poseidon
the ruler of the sea
Delphi
the Greek city-state where the famous oracle was located
Cerberus
the name of the 3-headed dog that guarded the gates of the Underworld
hero
a person who risks his/her life to make the world a better, safer place for all
Aphrodite
the goddess of love and beauty
Medea
the father of Theseus was under the spell of this evil witch
Theseus
this hero grew up in Troezen
Aegean, Ionian, & Mediterranean
the three seas that surround Greece
pediment
part of a temple that looks like a tent
drama & the Olympics
ancient Greeks' religious beliefs led to these two lasting achievements

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