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Mythology Test 1: Review

By Ms. Iocco

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4.______________________, the god of sunlight, truth, poetry, music, and healing, has the lyre and laurel wreath as his symbols.
7.______________________, the goddess of marriage and married women, was Zeus' wife.
9."The Horses of the Sun" is one of many __________________________ myths; it tried to explain the rising and setting of the sun by saying Helius was responsible for it.
12._____________________, the goddess of wisdom, is said to have given Pandora the gifts of beauty, sweet talk, and cunning tricks.
14.When his father, Helius, offered to grant him any wish, Phaethon wished to drive the ___________________ of the Sun for one day.
17.Before he went on his wild ride, Helius warned his son not to goo to hight or he'd burn the heavens and not to go too low of he'd burn up the _____________________.
18.In his myth, Prometheus angers Zeus when he defies him and steals _______________ to give to man.
19.To trick ________________________ into thinking that Zeus held no grudge against him for his brother's crimes, he gave Pandora to him to be his bride.
21.Pandora's beauty caused Epimetheus to ignore his brother's _______________________ not to accept gifts from Zeus.
23.Zeus was so angry at _______________________ for defying his orders, that he sentenced him to chained up life of extreme heat, coldness, and solitude.
25._____________________________, the god of wing, partying, and drama is usually depicted with a cup of wine in his hand or a leopard beside him.
26._______________________ was the beautiful woman who was cursed by being turned into a horrifying, snake-haired creature that would turn anyone who looked at her to stone.
27.Prometheus was the greatest of the ______________________, the race of giants descended from Gaea and Uranus.
29.Because Zeus wanted man to love him above all and because he couldn't take back Permetheus' gift of fire, he had his son create the first woman, named _____________________, and give this gift to man.
31.The ______________________ was a reptile (snake-like creature) with many heads that would grow back two at a time if an enemy tried to cut one off.
32.To please Uranus, Prometheus made man out of ___________________ to look like gods, but have traits of other creatures, like the dog, fox, serpent, etc. in them as well.
33.While chained up, a _____________________, sent by Zeus, would feast on his liver every day and when the liver would grow back each night, the horriblle ordeal would occur over and over again.
35._________________________, the god of war and violence, has dogs, vultures, and a spear and shield as his symbols.
37.When Pandora opened the ______________________ that Prometheus had given his brother to guard, she released all evil and sickness into the world like sins, plagues, and misery.
39.___________________________, the god of the sea and earthquakes, has a trudent as his main symbol.
41._________________________ is the King of the gods who punished Prometheus for defying his wishes not to give fire to man because he was afraid of a war or other consequences that could result.
42.Before Apollo took over ________________________ was in charge of the sun.
1.After all the evil flew out of "Pandora's Box," only one good thing remained, a beautiful angelic figure that told Pandora and Epimetheus that she would never leave them because "While there's life, there's ____________________________."
2.While on his wild ride, Phaethon encountered themonsters of the sky, the _____________________(Cancer), the Lion (Leo), and the Scorpion (Scorpio)
3.Since all the ____________________ gave hers something as she was being created, Pandora's name means, All-Gifted.
4.Before leaving for his punishment, Prometheus had the foresight to warn his brother Epimetheus, whose name means __________________________, not to take any gifts from Zeus and to guard a special box as well.
5.At the Earth Mother's request, Zeus hurled a huge ________________________ bolt at Phaethon to end his wild ride and, inevitably, end his life as well.
6.The ________________________ was the half-man/half-bull creature that ate human flesh was imprisoned in a labyrinth beneath the palace of King Minos.
8.The ___________________________ was half lion/half mountain goat with a snake's tail who breathed fire.
10.Zeus required his son, ____________________________, the blacksmith, to carry out Prometheus' punishment as well as to create "the first woman."
11.____________________________, the goddess of wisdom and war strategy, is said the have emerged from Zeus' head full grown and wearing her armour.
12._________________________, Apollo's twin sister, is the goddess of the moon, single women, hunting, and childbirth.
13.The goddess of the hearth and home is ___________________________.
15.__________________, who lived in the Strait of Messina, had the head and torso of a woman, the fins and tail of a fish, and six wolf heads coming out of her waist.
16.__________________________, the goddess of all growing things, has a cornucopia as one of her symbols.
20.In the myth, Zeus ordered _____________________, the god of travel, to bring Pandora to Epimetheus as a gift.
22.After boys at school teased him for making up that his father was Helius, Phaethon ran home crying to his mother, __________________________.
24.When Prometheus mixed so many different traits into humans, many traits were at odds; to balance them out he had to give them an __________________________.
27.After his death, a tombstone was put up to honor Phaethon and his bravery, while his sisters, the Heliades, were turned into trees whose ___________________ would falk from the leaves and forever water the river.
28.The ________________________, had a head, shoulder, and chest of a woman, but the body and claws of a lion, and the wings of a huge bird.
30.One theme within, "How Evil Came into the World," was that being too _________________________ can be a bad thing sometimes.
34.____________________________, the god of the underworld, is usually depicted with his three-headed guard dog known as Cerberus.
36.______________________, the god of love, is usually depicted with his eyes closed to show that "love is blind."
38.Although Helius was not happy about it, he could not take back the promise he had made to his son because one of the eternal ___________________ of the gods was that gods could not take back their promises.
40.One ________________________ within "The Horses of the Sun" is be sure to take advice from your parents or elders who are trying to look out for you.

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