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What does Arete mean?
special ability
What does Ate mean?
downfall
What does Hubris mean?
excessive pride
Jason's arete
great warrior
Hercules arete
great strength
Perseus arete
young and proud
atalanta arete
swift runner; beauty
theseus arete
great courage
physical strenth
success
jason's ate
falls in love with wtich Medea
Hercules ate
bad temper
Perseus ate
promise a wedding gift of Medusa's head
Atalanta Ate
greed - wanted the golden apples
Theseus Ate
displayed poor judgement
anger over wife's death
jason's hubris
amibition
hercules's hubris
always feels need for redemption
perseus hubris
angry pride leads to an empty boast
atalanta hubris
in her speed; kills those who lose the race
theseus hubris
forgotten promise leads to death of father (didn't fly the white sail)
jason heroic characteristics 4
sent away and birth
returns to clain throne
face danger
marries a princess
hercules heroic characteristics 5
killed 2 snakes as a baby
killed a lion
marries a princess
unusual death
12 labors
perseus heroic characteristics 5
mysterious birth (Zeus as rain)
foster father
winged sandals
magic wallet
cap of invisibility
atalanta heroic characteristics 2
raised by animals and hunters
faced danger
theseus heroic characteristics 4
sword and sandals
unusual birth
killed bandits
volunteers to kill minotaur
jason journey or quest
quest for the goldne fleece
hercules journey or quest
must complete 12 labors to redeem himself
perseus journey or quest
search for gorgons and brings back head of medusa
atalanta journey or quest
defeat of the calydonian boar
theseus journey or quest
chose perilous land passage to find his father (land is more dangerous than water)
jason friends and enemies
argonauts
hercules
boreas's son
medea
hercules friends and enemies
theseus
megara
hydras
philoctetes
eurystheus
perseus friends and enemies
danae
dictys
polydectes
andromeda
atalanta friends and enemies
meleager
althea
hippomenes
theseus friends and enemies
aegeus
medea
ariodne
daedalus
jason gods or goddesses
hera
iris
aphrodite
cupid
hercules gods or goddesses
hera
zeus
perseus gods or goddesses
zeus
athena
hermes
atalanta gods or goddesses
aphrodite
theseus gods or goddesses
athena
boreas
eros
jason adventures/obstacles 6
Hypsipyle - island of women
harpies and phineus
clashing rocks - simpleglades
amazons
final task: yoke oxen
and to sow seeds that become soldiers and kill them all
hercules adventures/obstacles 4
12 labors
defeats Antaeus in a wrestling match
kills nessus for insult of Deianira (his wife)
freed Prometheus
perseus adventures/obstacles 2
returns with Medusa's head and turns the whole banquet room into stone
Prophet says he will kill his father - by accident while the discus killed him in a competition
atalanta adventures/obstacles 4
as a baby left on a mountain to die
Calydonian boar hunt
sailed with the Argonauts
later turned into a lion
Theseus adventures/obstacles 5
killing bandits on the way to clain his father
avoiding the cup of poison
killing the minotaur
ball of thread to find way out of the labyrinthine
hippolytus (son) was thought to kill his stepmother by hitting force
Jason’s father ____was afraid that____would harm his son, so he sent him away to grow up in safety.
Aeneas
Pelias
______ and _____ were children of Nephele, who were saved by the golden ram.
Phrixus
Helen
Phrixus was taken by the golden fleece to ______ whose king was ______
Colchis
AEetes
Phrixus sacrificed the ______ to______ and gave the fleece to King AEetes.
Golden ram
Zeus
______ was warned that a man who wore______ would cause his death.
Pelias
one sandal
______ was the man who arrived fulfilling the prophecy that Pelias was to be killed by a one-sandaled man
Phrixus
Jason’s ship was named the ______
Argo
The name of Jason’s crew was the ______
Aronauts
______was the man who was being punished by Zeus. Every time he tried to eat, winged creatures called ______ swooped down and stole his food.
Phineus
Harpies
______ gave Jason advice about the______ or ______ which crashed together.
Phineus
Clashing Rocks
Symplegades
Phineus told them to make a trial with a ______ after mentioning the Clashing Rocks
dove
The dauther of AEetes was ______
Medea
______ son______ made Medea fall in love with ______
Aphrodite's
Cupid
Jason had to yoke______ and plow a field, then cast the teeth of a______ into the fields which caused a crop of ______ to spring up.
two bulls
dragon
armed men /soldiers
Medea made a magic______ which Jason was to rub over his body to protect him from harm.
charm/ointment
A terrible______ guarded the______ but Medea lulled him to sleep, so Jason could take the fleece.
serpent
golden fleece
______ and _____ were children of Nephele, who were saved by the golden ram.
Phrixus
Helen
Phrixus was taken by the golden fleece to ______ whose king was ______
Colchis
AEetes
Phrixus sacrificed the ______ to______ and gave the fleece to King AEetes.
Golden ram
Zeus
______ was warned that a man who wore______ would cause his death.
Pelias
one sandal
______ was the man who arrived fulfilling the prophecy that Pelias was to be killed by a one-sandaled man
Phrixus
Jason’s ship was named the ______
Argo
The name of Jason’s crew was the ______
Aronauts
______was the man who was being punished by Zeus. Every time he tried to eat, winged creatures called ______ swooped down and stole his food.
Phineus
Harpies
______ gave Jason advice about the______ or ______ which crashed together.
Phineus
Clashing Rocks
Symplegades
Phineus told them to make a trial with a ______ after mentioning the Clashing Rocks
dove
The dauther of AEetes was ______
Medea
______ son______ made Medea fall in love with ______
Aphrodite's
Cupid
Jason had to yoke______ and plow a field, then cast the teeth of a______ into the fields which caused a crop of ______ to spring up.
two bulls
dragon
armed men /soldiers
Medea made a magic______ which Jason was to rub over his body to protect him from harm.
charm/ointment
A terrible______ guarded the______ but Medea lulled him to sleep, so Jason could take the fleece.
serpent
golden fleece
______ and _____ were children of Nephele, who were saved by the golden ram.
Phrixus
Helen
Phrixus was taken by the golden fleece to ______ whose king was ______
Colchis
AEetes
Phrixus sacrificed the ______ to______ and gave the fleece to King AEetes.
Golden ram
Zeus
______ was warned that a man who wore______ would cause his death.
Pelias
one sandal
______ was the man who arrived fulfilling the prophecy that Pelias was to be killed by a one-sandaled man
Phrixus
Jason’s ship was named the ______
Argo
The name of Jason’s crew was the ______
Aronauts
______was the man who was being punished by Zeus. Every time he tried to eat, winged creatures called ______ swooped down and stole his food.
Phineus
Harpies
______ gave Jason advice about the______ or ______ which crashed together.
Phineus
Clashing Rocks
Symplegades
Phineus told them to make a trial with a ______ after mentioning the Clashing Rocks
dove
The dauther of AEetes was ______
Medea
______ son______ made Medea fall in love with ______
Aphrodite's
Cupid
Jason had to yoke______ and plow a field, then cast the teeth of a______ into the fields which caused a crop of ______ to spring up.
two bulls
dragon
armed men /soldiers
Medea made a magic______ which Jason was to rub over his body to protect him from harm.
charm/ointment
A terrible______ guarded the______ but Medea lulled him to sleep, so Jason could take the fleece.
serpent
golden fleece
______ and _____ were children of Nephele, who were saved by the golden ram.
Phrixus
Helen
Phrixus was taken by the golden fleece to ______ whose king was ______
Colchis
AEetes
Phrixus sacrificed the ______ to______ and gave the fleece to King AEetes.
Golden ram
Zeus
______ was warned that a man who wore______ would cause his death.
Pelias
one sandal
______ was the man who arrived fulfilling the prophecy that Pelias was to be killed by a one-sandaled man
Phrixus
Jason’s ship was named the ______
Argo
The name of Jason’s crew was the ______
Aronauts
______was the man who was being punished by Zeus. Every time he tried to eat, winged creatures called ______ swooped down and stole his food.
Phineus
Harpies
______ gave Jason advice about the______ or ______ which crashed together.
Phineus
Clashing Rocks
Symplegades
Phineus told them to make a trial with a ______ after mentioning the Clashing Rocks
dove
The dauther of AEetes was ______
Medea
______ son______ made Medea fall in love with ______
Aphrodite's
Cupid
Jason had to yoke______ and plow a field, then cast the teeth of a______ into the fields which caused a crop of ______ to spring up.
two bulls
dragon
armed men /soldiers
Medea made a magic______ which Jason was to rub over his body to protect him from harm.
charm/ointment
A terrible______ guarded the______ but Medea lulled him to sleep, so Jason could take the fleece.
serpent
golden fleece
______ and _____ were children of Nephele, who were saved by the golden ram.
Phrixus
Helen
Phrixus was taken by the golden fleece to ______ whose king was ______
Colchis
AEetes
Phrixus sacrificed the ______ to______ and gave the fleece to King AEetes.
Golden ram
Zeus
______ was warned that a man who wore______ would cause his death.
Pelias
one sandal
______ was the man who arrived fulfilling the prophecy that Pelias was to be killed by a one-sandaled man
Phrixus
Jason’s ship was named the ______
Argo
The name of Jason’s crew was the ______
Aronauts
______was the man who was being punished by Zeus. Every time he tried to eat, winged creatures called ______ swooped down and stole his food.
Phineus
Harpies
______ gave Jason advice about the______ or ______ which crashed together.
Phineus
Clashing Rocks
Symplegades
Phineus told them to make a trial with a ______ after mentioning the Clashing Rocks
dove
The dauther of AEetes was ______
Medea
______ son______ made Medea fall in love with ______
Aphrodite's
Cupid
Jason had to yoke______ and plow a field, then cast the teeth of a______ into the fields which caused a crop of ______ to spring up.
two bulls
dragon
armed men /soldiers
Medea made a magic______ which Jason was to rub over his body to protect him from harm.
charm/ointment
A terrible______ guarded the______ but Medea lulled him to sleep, so Jason could take the fleece.
serpent
golden fleece
The king of Argos was_______
Acrisius
His daughter was _______
Danae
Perseus was the son of which god? _______
Zeus
Danae and Perseus’ chest was found by _______
Dictys
Who was the king of the island where Perseus and Danae lived? _______
Polydectes
Whose head did Polydectes want? _______
Medusa (a gorgon)
Who was one of the gods on the side of Perseus? _______
Athena and Hermes
Perseus went to_______to ask where the Gorgon would be.
the Oracle at Delphi
Perseus’ first task was to find the _______
nymphs of the North
the nymphs of the North aka ...
Hyporboreans
He would have to ask the_______where to find the nymphs.
Graies
Theseus was the son of _______, king of _______
Aegeus, Athens
His father placed a _______ and a _______ under a great stone before Theseus
was born, and told his wife when he was strong enough to move the boulder he could _______
sword, pair of shoes, come to Athens to clain him as his father
_______ wanted to be a great hero like Hercules and refused to take the ship to Athens that
his grandfather provided for him because it was too easy and safe.
Theseus
_______ tried to poison Theseus before his father could know who he was.
Medea
The____ , was a monster, half-bull, half-human, the offspring of Minos’ wife ____ and a
wonderfully beautiful bull.
Minotaur, Pasiphae
____ told Theseus she would tell him how to get out of the Labyrinth if he would take
her back to Athens and marry her.
Ariadne
Theseus married an Amazon woman named ____ and had a son named ____
Hippolyta (Antiope)
Hippolytus
____ , Ariadne’s sister, married Theseus and fell in love with her step son; he refused
her and she killed herself leaving a letter saying that ____ had hit her.
Phaedra, Hippolytus
____ and ____ told Theseus the truth about how his wife died.
Hippolytus, Artemis
Theseus was killed by his friend, ____
King Lycomedes
The greatest hero of Greece was ____ . His father is Zeus and his mother is ____ , a descendant of Perseus and Andromeda. He was the ____ man
on earth, and he also thought of himself as an equal to the ____ .
Hercules, Alcmena, strongest, gods
Only a ____ could kill Hercules
supernatural force
Hercules was not very smart, but his ____ were very strong, thus proving his bad tempers and bursts of anger
emotions
Hercules was born in ____
Thebes
Hercules' mom is ____
alcmena
alcmena bore hercules to ____ and ____ to ____
zeus, iphicles, amphitryon
how did zeus have hercules with alcmena and what did hera do to show her anger?
he came in the shape of alcmena's husband
she sent two great serpents to kill Hercules
Hercules killed the two great ____ all by himself as a baby and killed the ____ at the age of 18
serpents, great Thespian lions
the great Thespian lion that Hercules killed lived in the woods of ____
Cithaeron
after killed the great lion and the serpents, he killed the ____ who had been burdensome to the thebans, and they, grateful, gave him the ____
minyans, princess megara
____ , the king of ____ , gave hercules twelve labors to complete
eurystheus, mycenae
the first was to kill the ____ that was choked by hercules
lion of nemea
the second was to go to lerna and kill a 9-headed creature called the ____
hydra
the hydras were killed with the help of ____ , who gave hercules a burning brand
iolaus
the third was to bring back alive a stage with horns of ____ , that lived in the forst of ____
gold, cerynitia
the fourth was to capture a great ____ which lived on mount ____
boar, erymanthus
the fifth was to clean the ____ in a single day
augean stables
the sixth was to drive away the ____ birds
stymphalian
the seventh was to go to crete and get the beautiful savage ____
bull
the eighth was to get the ____ of King Diomedes of Thrace
man-eating mares
the ninth was to bring back the girdle of ____ , the queen of ____
hippolyta, amazons
the tenth was to bring back the cattle of ____ , who was a monster with three bodies living on ____ , a western island
geryon, erythia
the 11th was to get the ____ of hesperides
golden apples
the 12th was to get ____ from hades
cerebus
on the way home from his marriage to ____ , hercules and his new wife came to a river where the centaur ____ acted as a ferryman
deianira, nessus
nessus took deianira on his back and insulted her midstream, causing her to shriek, thereform making hercules to ____
shoot him dead when he reached theother side
before nessus died, he told deianira to get his ____ and use it as a charm for hercules if he ever loved another woman more than her
blood
when deianira heard about ____ , an old friend of hercules, she sent a splendid ____ with the ____ and sent it to hercules
ioles, robe, blood
hercules put it on a a fearful pain seized him as though as he was in a ____
burning fire
hercules lived through the burning fire and ordered other sto build him a pyre on mount ____ and carry him to it
oeta
when hercules died, he gave his bows and arrows to ____
philoctetes
after hercules died, he reconciled to hera and married her daughter, ____
hebe
who found atlanta when she was a baby and took care of her?
a she bear
what was the terrible creature sent to ravage the country of calydon by Artemis?
calydonian boar
who fell in love with atalanta at first sight?
meleager
who wounded the calydonian boar first?
atalanta
who killed the calydonian boar?
meleager
who was meleager's mother?
althea
who was the suitor who used his head to defeat atalanta in a foot race?
melanion or hippomenes