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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 goddess is symbolized by the cornucopia?
Ceres/Demeter
What king turned everything he touched to gold?
King 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

NB- Greek name is Dionysis
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?
The Fates
What Greek hero killed Hector?
Achilles
Who was the muse of epic poetry?
Calliope
What hero rode Pegasus to kill the Chimera?
Bellerophon
Who was the Roman goddess of the hearth?
Vesta
What daughter of ceres did Pluto abduct for his wife?
Prosperina
What were the shades in the underground 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 Anitclea?
Odysseus
What mythological figure solved the riddle of the sphinx?
Oedipus
Whose propehecies were never believed?
Cassandra
Who were king and queen of Troy?
Priam and Hecuba
What daughter of Minos helped Theseus kill the Minotaur?
Ariadne
What daughter of Cassiopeia did Perseus marry?
Andromeda
Who became a laurel tree to escape the embraces of Apollo?
Daphne
Who were the original six Olypians?
Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Hestia, Demeter, Hera
OR
Jupiter, Pluto, Neptune, Vesta, Ceres, Juno
What deity was born from Zeus's head?
Athena
To what deity was the Parthenon dedicated?
Athena
Who was Odysseus' loyal wife?
Penelope
Who was the goddess of the rainbow?
Iris
Who was the goddess of victory?
Nike
What flowed through the gods' veins?
ixor