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What were the food and drink of the gods?
Ambrosia and nectar
Whose face is said to have launched a thousand ships?
Helen's
Who stole fire from heaven to give to mankind?
Prometheus
What is the Roman name for Athena?
Minerva
What goddes is symbolized by the cornucopia?
Ceres/Demeter
What king turned everything he touched to gold?
Midas
Who slew the Minotaur?
Theseus
What hero went in quest of the golden fleece?
Jason
What Greek minstrel went to the Underworld to win back his wife Eurydice?
Orpheus
What Titan holds the world on his shoulders?
Atlas
Who was the Roman god of wine?
Bacchus
Who was the commander-in-chief of Greek forces at Troy?
Agamemnon
What Trojan prince abducted Helen?
Paris
Who slew Medusa?
Perseus
Name the three fates
Clotho,Lachesis, Atropos
Allecto, Megaera and Tisiphone make up what group?
Furies
What Greerk hero killed Hector?
Achilles
Who was the muse of epic poetry?
Calliope
What hero rode Pegasus to kill the Chimera?
Bellerophon
Who was to Roman goddess of the hearth?
Vesta
What daughter of Ceres did Pluto abduct for his wife?
Proserpina
What were the shades in the underworld called?
Manes
By what river did the gods swear?
Styx
Who were the Atridae?
Agamemnon and Menelaus
What great hero was the son of Laertes and Anticlea?
Odysseus
Who were king and queen of Troy?
Priam and Hecuba
What mythological figure solved the riddle of the sphinx?
Oedipus
What daughter of Minos helped Theseus kill the Minotaur?
Ariadne
Whose prophecies were never believed?
Cassandra
Who became a laurel tree to escape the embraces of Apollo?
Daphne
What daughter of Cassiopia did Perseus marry?
Andromeda
Who were the original six Olympians?
Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Hestia, Demeter, Hera(Jupiter, Pluto, Neptune, Vesta, Ceres, Juno)
What deity was born from Zeus' head?
Athena
To what deity was Parthenon dedicated?
Athena
Who was Odysseus' loyal wife?
Penelope
Who was the goddess of the rainbow?
Iris
Who was the goddes of victory?
Nike
Who was the ferryman of the Styx?
Charon
What centaur was a tutor to heroes?
Chiron
After whose father was the Aegean Sea named?
Theseus'
What god carried the caduceus?
Hermes/Mercury
Who opened Pandora's box?
Pandora
Whose entrapment did Odysseus avoid when he put wax in the ears of his men?
Sirens
What creature was half goat and half men?
Satyr
What creature was half horse and half man?
Centaur
What was Hercules' first labor?
Nemean lion
What was Hercules' last labor?
Bringing up Cerberus from the Underworld
Where in the Underworld were heroes punished?
Tartarus
What Trojan prince escaped the ashes of Troy and founded Roman Civilization?
Aeneas
What deity was the father of Romulus?
Mars