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49 Cards in this Set

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What is "nostoi"?
returns
What is cicones?
Odysseus' first stop
Showed greed and carelessness of his men
Who is Polyphemus?
Cyclops
Who is Aeolus?
Wind King
Showed greed of Odysseus' men
Who are the Laestrygonians?
Canabals
Killed all but Odysseus' ship
Who is Circe?
Lure of sex
Turns Odysseus' men into animals
What is a katabasis?
Journey to the underworld
Who is Tiresias?
Gives advice to Odysseus on how to get home
Who are the Sirens?
Sing to lure men in
Offer knowledge and wisdom
Who is Scylla?
Lover of Poseidon
Turned into a monster with 6 heads
Who is Charybdis?
Tidal Pool
What was Helios cattle?
saving power of faith
Who is Calypso?
Offers a male fantasy and immortality
Phaeacions
Halfway house where odysseous gets gifts
Nausicaa
Found Odysseus on the beach and befriended him
Eumaeus
Swinherd
Loyal even w/the suitors there
Telemachus
Odysseus' son
Argus
Odysseus' dog
Recognized him but he was killed soon after
Antinous
Leader of evil suitors
Wreckless
Penelope
Odysseus' wife
always faithful
Euryclea
Odysseus' nursemaid
Recognizes him and keeps faithful
Contest of the bow
First challenge
Arrow through the head of 12 axes
Trick of the bed
Last trick of penelope
Numina
spirits which inhabit anything
Sacrificium
Sacrifice which stands as a contract
Janus
Gate
Beginnings
Signified when rome at war
Jupiter
Zeus
Sky god
Power of Roman State
Juno
Hera
Female members of family and household
Mars
Ares
flocks and/or war
Minerva
Athena
Handicrafts
Venus
Aphrodite
fresh water and plant fertility
Vesta
Hestia
House and home
Vestial Virgins
Lar
spirit of ancestor
protects people
Penates
Protect household goods
Paterfamilias
Head of Household
Ultimate power
Pietas
Duty and devotion to family, gods, and state
Aeneas
Trojan, who gave up what he wanted to please others
Dido
Aeneas' affair
Killed herself after cursing him
Causes Punic War
Hannibal
terrorizes Romans for 16 years
Turnus
Killed by Aeneas
Lavinia's fiancee
Romulus and Remus
Brothers who were attempted to be killed
Grew up and rule the city
Rhea Silvia
Mother of twins
Horatii
Won Battle
Curiattii
One lamented by fiancee
Servius Tullus
King after murder of his foster father
Tullia
Wicked daughter
Marries brother in law Tarquin
Murders her sister, husband and father
Tarquin the Proud
Kills Tullias family
Not a good ruler
Lucretia
Raped by Tarquin's son
Makes Brutus, father and tarquin swear revenge
Kills herself as an example to other women
Brutus
vows revenge
takes lead role
king and family killed or exiled