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Flashcards in Book II Names Deck (25):
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Anchises

Aeneas' father

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Ascanius

Aeneas' son

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Calchas

Prophet, Greek priest

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Cassandra

Daughter of prism, coroebus' wife

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Coroebus

Cassandra's husband, ally of priam

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Danaans

Greeks

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Dardanians

Trojans

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Diomedes

Son of Tydeus; a Greek chieftain at Troy, stole the palladium with ulysses

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Hecuba

Priam's wife

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Laocoon

Eaten by serpents

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Minerva

Goddess of wisdom, sent snakes because they went to her temple

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Myrmidons

Greeks, Achilles was their lord

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Neptune

God of sea, Laocoon was priest for him

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Palladium

Image of Minerva stolen by Ulysses and diomedes

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Panthus

Trojan, priest of Apollo

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Penates

Household gods

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Pergamum

Diana as a moon goddess

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Polites

Son of Priam, killed by Pyrrhus

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Priam

King of Troy

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Pyrrhus

Son of Achilles

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Sinon

Greek infiltrator, tricked Trojans

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Tenedos

Small island into Aegean Sea near Troy

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Tritonian

Epithet of Minerva from lake tritonis in Libya

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Ulysses

Greek chieftain, the Ithacan from the odyssey, stole palladium with diomedes

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Achilles

Great warrior, killed hector, priam came to him as suppliant for the return of hectors body