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Athene
Spoke to the council of the gods on the behalf of Odyssues to release him from Calypso
false
True or False: To remove the curse of the golden touch, King Midas had to wash in the River Styx.
brooch
A clasp or ornament having a pin at the back for passing through the clothing and a catch for securing the point of the pin
Odysseus
Who was the most renowned of all hereos who went into battle?
false
True or False: Dionysus granted King Midas three wishes.
Menalaus
Who is telling th tale of Troy?
diversely
In different ways; differently; variously
Helen had been taken by paris
Why did the battle of Troy take place?
supplication
A humble request for help from someone in authority
auto
self
vestibule
A small entrance hall or passage between the outer door and the interior of a house or building
false
True or False: Daedalus warned Icarus not to fly too high because the winds would be too strong.
poseidon
god of the sea
false
True or False: Orpheus and Eurydice made it out and were married.
false
True or False: Always capitalize the word senator.
Arete
Nausicaa's mother
beseeching
To beg eagerly for
Paris
Which of King Priam's sons was to bring trouble on his city?
true
True or False: Hercules as the son of Alcemena and Jupiter(Zeus)
narcissus
fell in love with his reflection and died
apollo
god ligh, truth and healing (twin of artemis)
Agamemnon
Calls for all the great Hereos to battle against Troy
two cities, the sun, the moon, and the stars that shepards and sea men watched
What were 3 images that Hephaistos hammered into the shield he made for Achilles?
pliable
Easily bent; flexible; supple
sisyphus
punished by rolling rock uphill daily in the underworld
He failed to make sacrifice to the gods
Why was Menelaus held captive on the island?
shield, corselet, strong helmet, and shining greaves
What four things did Achilles go into battle with?
correct
Decide weather the verbs are correct or incorrect: We must set the table before we can eat supper.
helm
the wheel or tiller by which a ship is steered
Nausicaa
Found Odysseus by the river
History 101
What is correctly capitalized? History 101, Penn State university, or Orange Juice
fawning
To exhibit affection or attempt to please, as a dog does by wagging its tail, whining, or cringing
prowess
Extraordinary ability and bravery
crucial
insignificant
Phemius
Who is the minstrel in Odyssues' palace?
Zeus
Who is the king of gods, sky, and weather?
Peleus and Thetis
Who was the father and mother of Achilles?
false
True or False: King Midas was excited to fingd Selencas, a satyr that belonged to the god Dionysus, in his garden.
true
True or False: Because Persephone eats in the underworld, she has to return for part of each year.
Aeolus
Who was the Lord of the Winds?
ravaged
violently destroyed
revel
To make merry; indulge in boisterous festivities
vagrant
A person who wanders about idly and has not permanent home or emplyment; vagabond; tramp
dregs
grounds
Hermes
Who was sent to Calypso to tell her to release Odysseus?
lie
Which of the followint verbs is intransitive: lie or set?
a fig tree branch
What grew above the Charybdis that Odysseus hangs on to?
Troy
What was the greatest of the cities of men?
true
True or False: Demeter tries to make Demophoon immortal by placing him in a fire.
Sirens
Sits in a field of flowers and their voices lure unsuspecting sailors
mercenary
Grasping
echo
mymph who fell in love with narcissus
true
True or False: Hercules was cursed by Juno (hera) and killed his own wife and children
desolate
Barren or laid waste; solitary; lonely
tell him to put her veil around him
What did Ino do for Odysseus?
noun
What is fiasco?
by a scar on his leg
How does the nurse recongnize Odysseus?
Hector was the only one nice to her
Why does Helen weep during the telling of the story of Troy?
pan
the great god of nature; goat's legs, pointed ears, small horns, covered with dark. shaggy hair
working in the vineyard
Where did Odysseus find his father at the end?
transgressions
A violation of a law, command, or duty
vegabond
A person without a permanent home who moves from place to place; a vagrant
Odysseus
After Achilles was slain, who recieved Achilles's armor?
the woods where he found two olive trees intertwined
When Odysseus landed on Phaeacia, where did he immediately hide?
Poseidon
Sent troubled waters to Odysseus
true
True or False: When Orpheus sang, it was so heavenly that the rees crowded around to shade him.
alms
money or goods contributed to the poor
mayhap
Perhaps; by chance
Melanthius
Who is a "suitor"?
smote
To strike or hit hard, with or as with the hand, a stick, or other weapon
pliable
Easily bent; flexible; supple
Polyphemus
Cyclops, Poseidon's son
true
True or False: Icatus was the son of Daedalus.
grove
a small wood or forested area, usually with no undergrowth
hydro
water
She had a reoccuring dream about geese and an eagle
Penelope knew the wooers would be taken care of soon because...
vile
Wretchedly bad; repulsive or disgusting
Polydoros
Who was the first man Achilles killed in battle?
Cyclops
Giant with on eye in the center of his head
Menelaus
King of Sparta, husband of Helen
true
True or False: Daedalus and Icarus made wings from geathers and wax in order to escape the tower.
incorrect
Correct of Incorrect: No one is exactly sure why an englishman born in France would give so much money to this Country.
aphrodite
goddess of love and beauty (only olympian who had neither mother or fathr
unravels the shroud she is weaving for Odyssues's father
To keep her wooers from winning her hand penelope...
inert
energetic
false
True or False: Echo was a water nymph who was very talkative.
a feature of the earth
What is correctly capitalized? the most unusual Building in the city, a play in Winter, or a feature of the earth.
false
True or False: Everything that King Midas touched turned into gold, even his son.
a beggar
On Ithaca, Athena helps Odysseus disguise himself as what?
no error
Error: Orinally, Congress did not want to use the money for its designated purpose.
Ino
Sea nymph who had the appearance of a seagull
12
How many axes were there in a row that men had to shoot through, to win Penelope's hand in marriage?
Iris
Tells Priam how to bring back body of his son
true
True or False: King Midas, who loved power, asked fot the gokden touch.
Noman
The name Odysseus gave to the Cyclops
henchman
A trusted attendant, supporter, or follower
litter
A framework of cloth stretched between two parellel bars, for the transportion of a sick or wounded person; stretcher
anti
against
symphony
Error: The John F. Kennedy center for the performing arts entertains thousands with the beautiful music of the National symphony Orchestra and the Washington Opera.
true
True or False: Zeus gives Hades permission to take Persephone as his wife.
Laodamas
Son of Alcinous
Antinous
Wooer that hit Odysseus with a footstool
intently
With great concentration
false
True or False: Penelope immediately knew it was Odysseus, and she wrapped her arms around him to welcome him home.
false
True or False: Hercules went to Mount Olympus to talk to Apollo about how to be purified for his sons.
Helen
Most beautiful of women
wooers
Who caused clamor in the house of Odysseus?
sym or syn
same
covetous
Marked by extreme desire to acquire or possess
tantalus
Sacrificed son to gods they punished him with putting him up to his neck in water, but he could never quench his thirst because whenever he bent down to drink, the water receded
hephaestus
god of smiths and fire
eos
mother of the four winds- gentld dawn
swine
Pig or hog
The fairest women would be his wife
What does Aphrodite promise Paris for choosing her as the fairest?
false
True or False: Demeter allows nothing to grow on earth because she is angry at humanity.
Calypso
Nymph that lived in a cave on Ogygia
weave him a web of cloth for sails
What did Calypso do for Odysseus to help him heave the island?
Senator Wilson
What is correctly capitalized? Ford mustang, a republican, or Senator Wilson
detain
hold back
ewer
a pitcher with a wide spout
Demodocus
Blind minstrel in Phaeacia
fiasco
mistake
Telemachus
Son of Odysseus
athena
goddess of wisdom
false
True or False: Persephone agrees to go to the underworld with Hades.
true
True or False: Daedalus was placed in a high tower by King Minos because he helped Theseus escape the labyrinth.
she died while waiting to hear some news about her only son
What happened to Odysseus mother?
true
True or False: Hera got angry with Echo when she detained her long enough to let Zeus get back to Mount Olympus.
he ate them
What did the Cyclops do with the two men that he picked up in the cave?
What was his name
As Odysseus wept during the mistrel's song about the war, none of the company asked Odysseus what?
requite
To make repayment or return for (service, benefits, etc)
avert
to turn away or aside; prevent
false
True or False: When Narcissus died by the river side, thorns covered the earth to represent his cruelty that he showed.
quiet
Which of the following is an adverb: quiet or quite?
imperishable
Not subject to decay; indestructable; enduring
pious
Having or showing a dutiful spirit of reverence for God or an earnest wish to fulfill religious obligations
false
True or False: Hades allowed Eurydice to leave with Orpheus as long as Eurydice didn't look back.
Hephaistos made him a new armor
What armor did Achilles wear after Patroklos's death?
abyss
chasm
Poseidon
Who was Cyclop's father?
false
True or False: Hercules had to perform twelve tasks that the brave King Eurystheus gave him.
true
True or False: Juno (hera) was so angry that she tried to kill the baby, Hercules, putting two snakes in his crib.
clamor
Any loud and continued noise
suppliant
Asking humbly and earnestly; one praying humbly for something
except
Which is a preposition: accept or except?
Nestor
The first king that Telemachus comes to for information about his father
demeter
goddess of the harvest; mother of persephone
Circe
Mixed drugs with food and wint so she could change men into animals
pandora
made by hephaestus in the likeness of aphrodite (had a box or sealed jar)
threshold
A piece of wood or stone placed beneath a door
squabble
Argue over petty things
Hades
Who was the god of the underworld?
Penelope
Mother of Telemachus
opus
composition
adjective
What is crucial?
true
True or False: Orpheaus descended into the underworld with his lyre. Cerberus stopped in his tracks until Orpheus had passed.
Athene
Which god had been the friend of Odysseus
Patroklos
Friend of Achilles
an arrow
What did Paris kill Achilles with?
false
True or False: Aeolus is the King of Phaeacia
dionysus
god of wine and youngest of the olympians
Hector
Slays Patroklos
Odysseus's faithful dog
Who is Argos?
Scylla
Six headed monster
They went because of a dream that Nausicaa had
Why did Nausicaa go to the river with her maidens?
proficient
Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
false
True or False: After Eurydice married Orpheus, she was bitten by a snake and died.
scatheless
Without hurt, harm, or injury
Hermes
Sent to tell Calypso to let Odysseus go
correct
Correct or Incorrect: A scientist from Great Britain gave money for the establishment of this huge national storehouse.
incorrect
Decide weather the verbs are correct or incorrect: However, many are instructed that they can eat only at certain times.
true
True or False: Capitalize the names of buisness.
6
How many men died because of Scylla?
He is given a sign of an eagle carrying a goose
How does Telemachus know his father is still alive?
hades
god of the underworld
true
True or False: Narcissus was cursed by Aphrodite, the goddess of love, because he treated Echo badly
turned them into swines
What did the Circe, the Enchantress do to Odysseus's men?
Aeolus
The Lord of the Winds
true
True or False: Icarus did not follow Daedalus's advice and ended up falling into the sea and killing himself.
Euryalus
After winning a wrestling match, he spoke insolently to Odysseus, Later he apologized and gave Odysseus a sword
Hera
Wife of Zeus
renwick
Error: The original Smithsonian building, the Castle, was designed by a man names renwick.
Charybdis
Monster that sucks down the water and spits it back out
true
True or False: Echo fell in love with Narcissus
pallid
ruddy
whither
To what place? where?
mantle
A loose garment to be worn over other garments; an enveloping robe; a cloak
libation
A pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity
incorrect
Correct or Incorrect: However, with much effort on the part of congressman John Quincy Adams, the Smithsonian Institution was finally established in 1846.
He is traveling back to his home
Where is Odysseus at the end of Part one?
hera
wife of zeus; queen of olympus
By striking a sword through his neck
How did Achilles kill Hector?
guilefully
Cunning; artfully deceptive
Alcinous
King of Phaeacia
heracles
Strongest man who ever lived on earth; Zeus took him up to Olympus when his sufferings got too hard to handle
avenge
To inflict a punishment or penalty in return for
relented
To become less severe or intense; to become less hard, harsh, cruel, or the like; to soften in temper; to become more mild and tender; to feel compassion
persephone
queen of the underworld; hade's wife the moon
false
True or False: Always capitalize the word earth.

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