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highest mountain in Greece on the border of Thessaly and Macedonia
Mount Olympus
ancient Greece town and the site of the Temple of Apollo
Delphi
highest mountain in Greece on the border of Thessaly and Macedonia
Mount Olympus
Greek poet and author of the epics the Illiad and the Odyssey
Homer
ancient Greece town and the site of the Temple of Apollo
Delphi
a Greek slave known for his famous fables, which he composed about 550 B.C.
Aesop
Greek poet and author of the epics the Illiad and the Odyssey
Homer
a Greek general and well-known writer of tragedies; he introduced three actors in his stories and placed painted scenes behind the stage as a backgraound to the action; his most famous plays are Oedipus Rex and Antigone
Sophocles
a Greek slave known for his famous fables, which he composed about 550 B.C.
Aesop
a Greek playwright known for his tragedies in which he questioned traditional thinking, especially about war
Euripides
a Greek general and well-known writer of tragedies; he introduced three actors in his stories and placed painted scenes behind the stage as a backgraound to the action; his most famous plays are Oedipus Rex and Antigone
Sophocles
traditional story describing gods or heros or explaining natural events
myth
a Greek playwright known for his tragedies in which he questioned traditional thinking, especially about war
Euripides
sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess
oracle
traditional story describing gods or heros or explaining natural events
myth
long poem that tells about legendary or heroic deeds
epic
sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess
oracle
short tale that teaches a lesson
fable
long poem that tells about legendary or heroic deeds
epic
short tale that teaches a lesson
fable