Mythology Test English1 Pre-IB

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  1. Aphrodite and Persephone loved him and in spending half the year with Aphrodite he got killed by a boar while hunting
    Adonis
  2. Zeus' Breastplate
    Aegis
  3. Taught by Chyron, could bring mortals back to life thought too great for man so Zeus killed him
    Aesculapius
  4. the wife of Admetus who offered to die in his place
    Alcestis
  5. mother of Meleager
    killed her son by putting log in fire
    killed herself
    Althaea
  6. food that the gods eat to survive
    Ambrosia
  7. goddess of love and beauty
    married to Hephaestus
    lover of Ares
    Aphrodite
  8. god of the sun, music, and poetry
    twin brother of Artemis
    Apollo
  9. son of Callisto (lesser bear) almost killed his mother out of ignorance
    Arcas
  10. goddess of the hunt, moon, maidens
    twin brother of Apollo
    Artemis
  11. wanted to sail on Argos
    took part in Calydonian boar hunt
    married a man who beat her in a foot race
    Atalanta
  12. son of Iapetus
    bore the world on his shoulders
    Atlas
  13. one of the Fates
    "she who could not be turned"
    cut the thread of death
    Atropos
  14. she asked that her husband live forever and  he became a grasshopper
    goddess of dawn
    Aurora
  15. entrance to Underworld
    Avernus
  16. (Maenads) women frenzied with wine
    shred to pieces wild creatures and devour
    worshipped Dionysus
    Bacchantes
  17. god of wine
    Bacchus (Dionysus)
  18. the north wind
    Boreas
  19. muse of epic poetry
    Calliope
  20. daughter of Lycaeon
    great bear
    zeus in love with her
    hera turned her into bear
    zeus snatched her away before her son could shoot her
    Callisto
  21. half man, half horse
    savage
    more beast than man
    Centaur
  22. three headed
    dragon tailed
    guards gate to underworld
    Cerberus
  23. daughter of Cronus and Rhea
    goddess of corn/harvest
    Ceres (Demeter)
  24. went to visit oracle
    crossing sea against wifes wishes
    died so him and his wife were turned into birds
    Ceyx
  25. dark
    wild
    outrageous
    confusion
    Chaos
  26. centaur known for wisdom and goodness
    taught heroes
    Chiron
  27. muse of history
    Clio
  28. one of the fates
    the spinner
    spun thread of life
    Clotho
  29. in love with Apollo
    pined for him
    turned into sunflower
    Clytie
  30. (saturn)
    ruled over Titans
    son Zeus dethroned him
    married to Rhea
    Cronus
  31. god of love (eros)
    Cupid
  32. gigantic
    one eye
    worked in metal
    Cyclopes
  33. designed Labyrinth for Minotaur
    showed Aradne how to escape
    Daedalus
  34. hated marriage
    Apollo pursued her
    asked her father for help
    he turned her into tree
    Daphne
  35. Prometheus (father) saved him from flood and he started the stone people race
    Deucalion
  36. mother of Aphrodite
    Dione
  37. (hamadryads) numphs of trees, life force bound to tree
    Dryads
  38. Zeus's bird
    Eagle
  39. Hera thought Zeus loved her so took away her ability to speak first. 
    Loved Narcissus but was unrequited so went to cave to mourn
    Echo
  40. Selene the moon loved him so put him in an eternal sleep
    Endymion
  41. afterthought
    gave animals good qualities until none were left for humans
    Epimetheus
  42. muse of love poetry
    Erato
  43. protectors fo the suppliant
    Eumenides
  44. daughter of king Sidon
    had a bad drea, came out to play
    Zeus loved her, came as bull took her away
    Europa
  45. lover of Orpheus
    died from snake bite
    Orpheus went to underworld to rescue her but didn't succeed
    Eurydice
  46. muse of lyric poetry
    Euterpe
  47. spun thread of life
    gave each man his destiny
    and determined when he'd die
    Fates
  48. (erinyes) punish evil doers, pursue sinners
    Furies
  49. Mother Earth
    Gaea
  50. sea nymph who Odysseus (cyclops) was in love with
    Galatea
  51. dragonlike creatures with wings who turned men into stone
    Gorgons
  52. Algaia (splendor)
    Euphrosyne (mirth)
    Thalia (good cheer)
    daughters of Zeus and Eurynome
    triple incarnation of grace and beauty 
    Graces
  53. loved Aurora and she requested he live forever but he grew so old that he shrank down and became a grasshopper
    Grasshopper
  54. god of underworld
    Hades
  55. husband went to oravle and died at sea and she almost killed herself but gods turned them into birds
    Halayone
  56. goddess of youth
    married Hercules
    daughter of Zeus and Hera
    Hebe
  57. goddess of the dark of the moon
    deeds of darkness
    goddess of crossways
    three forms: hecate, selene, artemis
    Hecate
  58. three monsters with 100 hands
    Hecatoncheires
  59. god of fire
    ugly and lame
    makes weapons
    married to Aphrodite
    Hephaestus
  60. Zeus's wife and sister
    goddess of marriage
    always punished Zeus's lovers
    Hera
  61. god of commerce and market
    protector of traders
    master thief
    Zeus's messenger
    Hermes
  62. priestess of Aphrodite
    Leander swam to her every night
    when he died she killed herself
    Hero
  63. Zeus's sister
    goddess of the hearth
    symbol of home
    Hestia
  64. beat Atalanta in a foot raceso married her
    used three apples
    turned into lions
    Hippomenes
  65. father of sun, moon, and dawn
    a titan
    Hyperion
  66. god of sleep
    father of morpheus, icleus, and phantasus
    Hypnos
  67. son of Daedalus and when flying with wings flew to close to sun and fell into sea and died
    icarus
  68. Hera caught Zeus with her but he turned her into a cow and Hera had Argus guard her but Hermes killed him and freed her
    Io
  69. goddess of the rainbow
    messenger of the gods
    Iris
  70. plant of Dionysus
    Ivy
  71. punished in hades
    insulted Hera
    bound to wheel which revolves forever
    Ixion
  72. another name for Zeus in Phaethon's story
    Jove
  73. designed by Daedalus for Minotaur
    Labyrinth
  74. one of the fates
    "disposer of lots"
    assigned each man a destiny
    Lachesis
  75. mother of Artemis and Apollo
    Zeus abandoned her and only the island Delos would give her refuge
    Latona (Leto)
  76. Apollo's tree
    story of Daphne
    Laurel tree
  77. swam to Hero every night but light blew out so he got lost and died
    Leander
  78. river of forgetfulness
    Lethe
  79. mother of Hermes
    Maia
  80. god of war
    son of Zeus and Hera
    coward
    Aphrodite's lover
    Ares (mars)
  81. muse of tragedy
    Melpomene
  82. wished everything he touched turned to gold
    Apollo turned his ears into those of an ass for his stupidity
    Midas
  83. (Pallas Athena)
    goddess of wisdom, battle, city, protector of civilized life, handicrafts, and agriculture
    Zeus's favorite
    Minerva
  84. one of the judges in the underworld
    Minos
  85. titan
    means memory
    Mnemosyne
  86. son of Somnus
    god of dreams 
    can take any form
    Morpheus
  87. Latin for death
    Mors
  88. home of the God's 
    Greece's highest mountain
    Mt. Olympus
  89. nine
    daughters of Zeus and Mnemsoyne
    Muses
  90. water nymphs
    dwelt in brooks, springs, and fountains
    Naiads
  91. handsome
    rejected all girls
    cursed so fell in love with himself and died
    became flower called Narcissus
    Narcissus
  92. wicked 
    righteous anger
    Nemesis
  93. nymphs of the sea
    50
    daughters of Nereus and Doris
    Nereids
  94. child of chaos
    Night
  95. goddess of victory
    Nike
  96. Zeus's tree
    Oak
  97. nymphs of the river ocean
    ocean and Tethys' daughters
    Oceanids
  98. foretold the future
    Oracle
  99. nymphs of the mountains
    Oreads
  100. loved a princess but insulted her so got blinded
    went east to sun and got sight back but couldn't find the king
    Artemis killed him on accident and became constellation
    Orion
  101. Hermes's son
    goat hooves and horns
    all wild places were his home
    Pan
  102. beautiful women
    given box and told not to open it
    she did and plagues of mankind escaped
    Pandora
  103. Hera's bird
    Peacock
  104. child of sun
    rode in chariot against fathers
    advice
    almost killed everything
    died
    Phaethon
  105. muse of songs to the gods
    Polyhymnia
  106. Zeus's brother
    ruler of the sea
    married to Amphitrite
    Poseidon
  107. helped make humans
    gave them fire
    chained to cliff
    liver gets eaten every day
    Prometheus
  108. hated women
    made statue to show flaws but fell in love with it
    Aphrodite made statue real
    Pygamalion
  109. forbidden to love Thisbe so snuck out to run away with her and thought a lion ate her so killed himself
    she did the same
    Pyramus
  110. judge in the underworld
    Rhadamanthus
  111. mother earth
    married Cronus
    helped Zeus overthrow him
    Rhea
  112. son of Zeus and Europa
    grandson of one of the Trojan leaders (Bellerophon)
    Sarpedon
  113. goat men
    lived in wild places
    worshipped Pan
    Satyrs
  114. in Hades
    must forever role stone up hill because he betrayed a secret of Zeus
    Sisyphus
  115. god of sleep
    Somnus
  116. the river of unbreakable oath by which the gods swear
    cross to get into hell
    Styx
  117. in Hades
    always hungry and  thirsty yet surrounded by food and water but can't reach it
    Tantalus
  118. prison of the son's of earth
    Tartarus
  119. muse of the dance
    Terpsishore
  120. wife fo titan, Ocean
    Tethys
  121. muse of comedy
    Thalia
  122. death
    Thanatos
  123. Apollo and Hyacinthus were playing discus and Apollo hit Hyacintrus in head and he died and flower blossomed called Hyacinth
    The Hyacinth
  124. daughters of Atlas
    seven in number
    pursued by Orion so Zeus put them in the stars
    The Pleiades
  125. (shining) the name sometimes given to the moon
    Thea
  126. justice the titan
    Themis
  127. loved each other but were forbidden so decided to sneak out
    she ran away from beast so Pyramus thought she was dead and killed himself so she did the same
    Thisbe
  128. elder gods
    enormous size
    incredible strength
    overthrown by greek gods
    Titans
  129. married to Aurora
    she wished he would live forever so he shrunk down to the size of a grasshopper
    Tithonus
  130. muse of astronomy
    Urania
  131. (sky) father of Cronus
    Uranus

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