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1

Who was the greatest warrior in the Greek army at Troy?

Achilles

2

Who was Aeneas's father?

Anchises

3

___ was the son of Aeneas who was destined to inherit the Italian realm and also went by Iulius.

Ascanius

4

___ was a Greek priest and seer who was with the army at Troy.

Calchas

5

___ was the Trojan princess with the gift of prophecy but the curse that her prophecy would never be believed by anyone. She was the daughter of Priam and Hecuba.

Cassandra

6

___ was an ally of Troy who loves Cassandra and fight alongside Aeneas in the last battle of Troy.

Coroebus

7

Who were the Danaans?

Greeks

8

Who were the Dardanians?

Trojans

9

___ is the son of Tydeus and one of the most important Greek chieftains at Troy. He also captured the swift horses of Aeneas, preventing fulfillment of the oracle that if these horses were to feed and drink at Troy, the city could never be taken.

Diomedes

10

Who is Priam's queen?

Hecuba

11

Who is the Trojan priest of Neptune?

Laocoon

12

___ is the goddess of wisdom who allegedly sent serpents to attack Laocoon after he disgraced the wooden horse presented by the Greeks.

Minerva

13

A(n) ___ is a Greek soldier who was led by Achilles.

Myrmidon

14

___ is the god of the sea who built the walls of Troy but then became an enemy of Troy when Laomedon refused to pay him his reward. He nevertheless befriended Aeneas.

Neptune

15

___ was an image of Minerva upon which the safety of Troy depended. It was stolen from the temple of Pallas by Ulysses and Diomedes.

Palladium

16

Who was the Trojan priest of Apollo?

Panthus

17

What were the household gods called?

Penates

18

What was the name given by Aeneas to his city in Crete?

Pergamum

19

___ was a Greek word meaning bright or radiant. This title was given to Apollo.

Phoebus

20

___ was the son of Priam who was slain by Pyrrhus.

Polites

21

Who is the son of Laomedon and king of Troy?

Priam

22

___ was the son of Achilles who killed Polites and Priam on the last night of Troy.

Pyrrhus

23

___ was the Greek who infiltrated Troy by telling a story of how he fled. He later released the Greeks from the wooden horse.

Sinon

24

___ is a small island in the Aegean Sea near Troy.

Tenedos

25

___ was an epithet of Minerva?

Tritonian

26

___ is one of the greatest of the Greek chieftains besieging Troy who was renowned for his sagacity.

Ulysses