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  1. hill in Athens where Parthenon is built and where Athena and Poseidon fought for control of the city
    Acropolis
  2. Circe's home where Odysseus was for a year
    Aeaea
  3. Aeolus' floating island home
    Aeolia
  4. Italian town founded by Ascanius
    Alba Longa
  5. Hill of Ares below Acropolis where judges rule on criminals
    Areopagus
  6. Mountainous and scarcely populated area in Greek Pelponnesus adopted by poets
    Arcadia
  7. famous temple on Acropolis dedicated to Athena
    Athena Nike
  8. city named after Athena, site of Areopagus and the Acropolis
    Athens
  9. filthy stables where Hercules removes 30 years of waste from 3,000 cattle
    Augean stables
  10. port city where Greek army assembled before leaving to Troy
    Aulis
  11. lake considered by ancients as the entrance to hell
    Avernus
  12. body of water called the friendly sea and today known as the Black Sea
    Axine
  13. home of Semiramis, Pyramus and Thisbe
    Babylon
  14. Also called Elysian Fields, Elysium, Islands of the Blest, the Fortunate Islands or the Happy Islands
    Blessed Islands
  15. fertile park and parade ground enclosed by the Tiber River in Rome and dedicated to Mars
    Campus Martius
  16. N. African city founded by Queen Dido
    Carthage
  17. land of perpetual darkness visited by Odysseus on his way home
    Cimmeria
  18. Asian land where Medea was born and where Argonauts went to get the Golden Fleece
    Colchis
  19. site near Athens where Oedipus retired
    Colonus
  20. city founded by Sisyphus and site where Athena put bridle on Pegasus
    Cornith
  21. Aegean Sea island where Zeus abducted Europa, where Theseus killed the Minotaur
    Crete
  22. Ionian Sea island where worship of Aphrodite originated and where she floated to from the sea-foam
    Cythera
  23. site on the slopes of Mt. Parnassus where oracles and guidance were given and where Apollo's temple was located
    Delphi
  24. Aegean island where Leto gave birth to Apollo and Artemis
    Delos
  25. city in Epirus and site of Zeus' most famous oracle
    Dodona
  26. site of the Eleusinian Mysteries
    Eleusis
  27. region of underworld that was a place of peace and rest for souls of virtuous people
    Elysian Fields
  28. Asia Minor city that is site of the Temple of Artemis
    Ephesus
  29. Mnt. in Sicily where Enceladus' tomb and Hesphaestus' forge were located
    Etna
  30. dark place where where souls went past on the way to Hades
    Erebus (Erebos)
  31. white temple on the Acropolis dedicated to Athena and Erechtheus
    Erechtheum
  32. Atlas' garden where golden apples grew
    Garden of Hesperides
  33. mountains called Abyla and Calpe, they form the Strait of Gibralter
    Gates of Hercules
  34. Greek abode of the dead, cold, gloomy and named for Greek god of the underworld
    Hades
  35. Boetian mountain sacred to Apollo and the Muses,site of a sacred fountain called the Hippocrene
    Mt. Helicon
  36. ancient name for the Dardanelles, a strait joining Aegean Sea and Sea of Marmara
    Hellespont
  37. magical spring on Mt. Hellicon that was the inspiration to the Muses
    Hippocrene
  38. body of water where Icarus fell and drowned
    Icarian Sea
  39. tallest mountain in Crete where Zeus was allegedly born
    Mt. Ida
  40. body of water possibly named for Io who swam across it after being changed into a cow
    Ionian Sea
  41. capital of Crete where King Minos had palace and Labyrinth
    Knossos
  42. maze-like complex built by Daedalus at Knossos to house the Minotaur
    Labyrinth
  43. Italian region conquered by Aeneas
    Latium
  44. capital of Latium
    Laurentium
  45. island sacred to Hephaestus since he was cared for there after he was kicked out of heaven
    Lemnos
  46. Aegean Sea island whose people were skilled musicians and whose women were beautiful also where Sappho was born
    Lesbos
  47. cave in Palatine Hill where the she-wolf nursed Romulus and Remus
    Lupercal
  48. 600-mile river in Asia Minor bearing Oceans and Tethys' name
    Meander
  49. plain near Athens where the Greeks defeated the Persians and a battle that Theseus was said to have helped win
    Marathon
  50. ancient town built on Greek Peloponnesus by Perseus
    Mycenae
  51. great outer stream of river said to encircle the Earth
    Oceanus
  52. Mtn. in Thessaly where Hercules threw himself to get relief from Nessus' poisoned shirt and where he made his own funeral pyre
    Oeta
  53. Calypso's island home where she kept Odysseus for 7 years
    Ogygia
  54. plain where the original Olympic Games were held
    Olympia
  55. home of the gods and goddesses
    Mt. Olympus
  56. Mtn. in Thessaly that the Titans used to pile atop Mt. Pelion in their losing battle against the gods
    Ossa
  57. river whose sands turned to gold when Midas bathed in it
    Pactolus
  58. Roman temple built to all the gods in 27 B.C. by Agrippa
    Pantheon
  59. Mtn. sacred to the Muses and named after the son of Posiedon
    Parnassus
  60. Doric temple built for Athena Parthenos on the Acropolis
    Parthenon

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