Mythological Sites 2

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Mythological Sites 2
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  1. fountain behind Aphrodite's temple that gushed water when kicked by Pegasus
    Pirene
  2. famous Mtn. where the giants piled Mount Ossa to reach heaven
    Pelion
  3. S. Greek peninsula named for Pelpos who was killed and fed to gods by his father
    Peloponnesus
  4. Ionian Sea island where Odysseus was shipwrecked and treated by King Alcinious and Nausicaa
    Phaeacia
  5. fountain of knowledge and poetic inspiration sacred to muses located near Mt. Olympus
    Piera
  6. Nestor's kingdom in the Peloponnesus
    Pylos
  7. City on the Tiber founded by Romulus in 753 B.C.
    Rome
  8. kingdom of Menelaus and Helen
    Sparta
  9. floating rock islands aka Wandering Rocks at either side of the mouth of the Bosporus which the Argonauts successfully passed
    Symplegades
  10. lowest region of the underworld where the worst were punished
    Tartarus
  11. city founded by Cadmus, where Laius, Oedipus, and Eteocles were kings
    Thebes
  12. kingdom also called Illium, destroyed by Achaean army after 10 year siege, site of ruins discovered by Schliemann
    Troy
  13. place where everyone went after death; ruled by Hades
    Underworld

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