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What is a constellation

A group of stars

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Who is Cronos?

First king of the gods, father of the gods

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Rhea

Cronos's wife

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Who were the Titans

giants whomst aided cronos in the battle against Zues

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Who is Hera

Sister of Zues and queen of the gods and goddess of the clouds

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Who is Poseidon

Brother of Zues and god of the ocean

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Who is Hades

Brother of Zues and king of the underworld

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Who is Hestia

Sister of Zues and god of fire and earth

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What is the Styx

River aaround the underworld (Hatefull)

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who is Charon

Ferryman of the styx

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Who is Cerberus

The three-headed guardian pupper of the underowrld who eats silly hoomans

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Who is Proserpine

Goddess of the underworld, daughter of Demeter

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What are Nymphs

Helpers of Demeter

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What is Hera's Roman name

Juno

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What is Zues's Roman name

Jupiter

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What is Posidens's Roman name

Neptune

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What is Hades Roman name

Pluto

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What was Demeter's Roman name

Ceres

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What was Hestia's Roman name

Vesta

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What was Persephone's Roman name

Proserpine

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Who was the goddess of love

Aphrodite

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Who is god of love

Eros

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Who was Iris

The goddess of rainbows

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What was Aphrodite's Roman name

Venus

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What was Eros's Roman name

Cupid

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Who were the Graces?

Three sisters who made people nice

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Who were the three fates

Three sisters who decided what happened and how long people lived

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Who were the three Furies

The Furies punished not nice people

29

What is the highest mountain in Greece

Olympus

30

Who was Hermes

The messenger of the gods

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What was Herme's Roman name

Mercury

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Who is Hephestus

God o' fire and blacksmithing

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What is Hephestus's Roman name

Vulcan

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Who is Ares

The god of war

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What is Ares Roman name

Mars

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Who is Appalo

Twin of Artemis and god of the sun

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Who is Artemis

Twin of Appalo goddess of the moon

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What is Artemis's Roman name

Diana

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Who is Athena

Goddess of Wisdom

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What is Athena's Roman name

Minerva

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Where did the god's originally live

Mt. Aetna

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Who is the goddess of youth

Hebe

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Who were the Muses

The nine goddesses of poetry, art, and sciences

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What did the muses teach

"useful arts"

45

Who is Demeter

the great earth mother who made the fields fruitful

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WHo was Prometheus

A half-god that warned the mortals of the flood

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Who is Deucalion

Prometheus's Son

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Who was Pyrrah

Prometheus's wife

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What did Prometheus's Ark land at the end of the flood

Mt. Parnassus

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What were the race of rocks that Pyrrah and Prometheus threw called

Hellenes

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What did the Greeks call their country where Prometheus and Pyrrah start a new race

Hellas

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What does brazen mean

Bronze covered

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What did the Oracle say to Pyrrah

"cast behind you the bones of your mother"

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What did Prometheus mean

"Forethought"

55

Where did King Agenor live

Phoenicia in Asia

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Who was Europa

Agenor's daughter

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Where did Europa ride the bull to

A land named Europe in her honor

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Who is Cadmus

Son of Agenor

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What is Thebes

The city built by Cadmus

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Who is Amphion

The magical musician who built the wall around Thebes

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Who is Harmony

Daughter of Venus given to Cadmus as a wife

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Capering mean

To leap about in a playful manner

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Who said "Building is better than killing"

Cadmus

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Who is Danaë

Daughter of king Argo

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Where was Perseus Born

Argos

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Where did Danae and Perseus land when they were sent away on a crate

Seriphos

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Who rescued Danae and Perseus

Dictys

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Who is polydectes

Brother of Dictys: Ruler of Sepharose and in love of Danae

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Who are the Gorgons

Three sisters w/ snakes for hair

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Who is Medusa

The only Mortal of the three Gorgons

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Who are the Grey sisters

Told Perseus where the land of Hesperides was (Where the Gorgons lived)

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Who was Andromeda

The princess whom Perseus saved from sacrifice

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Who are the Hesperides

The Nymphs who gave Perseus the magik treasures

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Who is Cepheus, Cassiopeia

King of and queen: Parents of Andromeda: Turned into constellations

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What did Perseus trade his Kingdom of Argos for?

The kingdom of Tiryns