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Son of Tantalus

Pelops

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How did Tantalus test the gods?

He cooked up his son, Pelops

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What book did Tantalus cook his son in?

Pindar's Olympian Ode 1

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What was Tantalus' enternal punishment?

He is forever hungry and thirsty

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two versions of Pelops coming back from the dead

- he is brought back but then Demeter eats his shoulder. His shoulder is replaced by ivory
-pindar's olympian ode 1 - poseidon abducts Pelops and brings him to Olympus

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What/ Who does Pelops want when he returns to earth?

Hippodamia, more power - Princess of Pisa

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Who is the father of Hippodamia?

Oenomaus

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What is Oenomaus the king of?

King of Pisa in Peloponnesus

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What does Hippodamia suggest they do?

Chariot race - Oenomaus vs. Pelos

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Pelop's secret weapon

Golden Chariot and Winged Steeds

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Who does Pelops bribe to win the chariot race?

Myrtilus

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Who is Myrtilus

Oenomaus' Charioteer

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What does Myrtilus remove from the chariot?

the lynch-pin from the wheel

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Who does Pelops bribe to win the chariot race?

Myrtilus
- promises him that Myrtilus can have sex with Hippodamia, his wife.

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Eponymous Hero of Peloponnesus, what is name after him

the island of pelops

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Cult site at olympia

pelopion

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miasma definition

blood pollution

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Sons of Pelops

Atreus and Thyestes

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Thyestes demands a divine sign, what is it?

Golden Fleeced Ram

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Thyestes has an affair with who?

Aerope

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Who gives Thyestes the golden fleece?

Aerope

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During his 2nd exile, who does Thyestes sleep with?

Pelopia - his own daughter

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Who is the son of Pelopia and Thyestes?

Aegisthus - continues vendetta against Atreus' children

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Who is the son of Pelopia and Thyestes?

Aegisthus - continues vendetta against Atreus' children

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Sons of Atreus

agamemnon
menelaus

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king of mycenae

agamemnon

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king of sparta

menelaus

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Sons of Atreus (atreids)

agamemnon
menelaus

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king of sparta

menelaus

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Agamemnon's wife

Clytemnestra

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Children of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra

Orestes, Electra, Iphigenia

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Which daughter is sacrificed for better winds?

Iphigenia -
- sacrificed to appease Artemis
- in a variant she's taken to Tauris

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Which daughter is sacrificed for better winds?

Iphigenia -
- sacrificed to appease Artemis
- in a variant she's taken to Tauris
- Clytemnestra kills Agamemnon in outrage

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After killing her husband, who does Clytemnestra take as a lover?

Aegisthus

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WHo does agamemnon come home with after 10 years?

Cassandra the concubine

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Who kills agamemnon

clytemnestra and aegisthus

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Who kills agamemnon

clytemnestra and aegisthus

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Aeschylus's Trilogy - the Oreseteia

Agamemnon, libation bearers, euminides

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What happens in the 1st play (Agamemnon)

- Clymennestra and Lover (Aegisthus) murder agamemnon and Cassandra

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What happens in the 2nd play (libation bearers - choephori)

- orestes exiled as a child
- electra confined at home
- orestes kills clytemnestra and aegisthus because he is driven mad by the erinyes

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What happens in the 2nd play (libation bearers - choephori)

- orestes exiled as a child
- electra confined at home
- orestes kills clytemnestra and aegisthus because he is driven mad by the erinyes

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What happens in the 3rd play (Eumenides)

- erinyes pursue orestes to delphi
- sent to athens but purified by apollo

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Where is Orestes put in court?

Areopagus (the athenian homicide court)

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who is the defender of orestes

apollo

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who is the judge of orestes

athena

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who are oresetes prosecutors?

erinyes

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who do the erinyes become?

the eumenides

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what do the eumenides become?

the kindly ones