World Literature Before 1660 Exam 1

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The two authors who continue the story of Troy
Homer, Virgil, Escalus
The theme of the Missionary
Rage
The accepted time frame of Homer’s life
700 B.C.
Helen’s husband, king of Sparta
Meneleus
Dipped in the River Styx by his mom
Achilles
Agamemnon’s prize of honor
Chryses
Priam’s son who kills Achilles
Paris
The wife of Hector
Andromache
The six-handed monster that kills six of Odysseus’ men
Scylla
The sacred image of Athena within the walls of Troy
Paladium
The son of Odysseus
Telemachus
The wife of Odysseus, the model woman
Penelope
The wife of Agamemnon who plots his murder
Clydamestra
The wife of Priam
Hecuba
The most famous blind prophet in Classical Mythology
Tereseus
The god that shot arrows of pestilence into the Greek camp
Apollo
The enchantress who changes the men with Odysseus into swine, yet she falls in love with Odysseus
Circe
sings song of wisdom; Odysseus is the only mortal who hears their song
Sirens
The ruler of the seas who is angry with Odysseus
Posiedon
The most famous Cyclopes; blinded by Odysseus
Polyphemus
Offers Odysseus immortality
Calypso
Three goddesses who wanted the apple marked “For the Fairest”
Athena, Hera, Aphrodite
the philosopher who wrote the poet is “inspired”
Plato
the author of Genesis and the other first books of the Torah, the first five books of the Bible
Moses
the author of Theogony and Works and Days
Hesiod
the first woman created by Zeus to wreak his revenge on man
Pandora
the name of the Titan who gives fire to mankind
Prometheus
the wife of Abraham who wanted to help God fulfill His promise of giving Abraham a son
Sarah
the wife of Isaac who plots for her favorite son to receive the blessing from his father
Rebecca
the dreamer who is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers; he saves his entire family
Joseph
sells his birthright for a bowl of beans
Esau
commits the first murder recorded in Hebrew literature when he kills his brother
Deucalion
Known for his suffering, yet he does not curse God
Job
survives the flood by building an ark, according to Moses
Noah
the name of the tower where God confused the language of men
Tower of Babel
the philosopher who wrote that the poet is the Maker or the Potter
Aristotle
Great Chain of Being
the name of Classical Hierarchy
one of the consequences of man’s fall in the garden of Eden
Hard Labor
the Jewish scared name of God
Yaweh, Jehovah
the raace of men that lives by the motto “Might makes Right”
Iron
one of the major themes of the Old Testament
Free Will
author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Homer
the most beautiful woman in the world; the face that launched a thousand ships
Helen
greatest Greek warrior fated to die in the Trojan War
Achilles
Agamemnon’s wife, sister of Helen
Cladymestra
king of Ilium
Priam
queen of Ilium
Hecuba
kind of Mycenae; commander-in-chief of the Greeks
Agamemnon
best Trojan warrior who kills Patroclus
Hector
the playboy who chooses Aphrodite as the Fairest
Paris
the goddess of wisdom
Athena
the goddess of love and beauty
Aphrodite
the son of Hera and Zeus; god of fire and metal-working; he makes armor for Achilles
Hephestus
the god of fine arts, healing, and light; he is shooting arrows of pestilence into the Greek camp when the Iliad opens
Apollo
plowing his field with salt feigning madness to avoid going to war
Odysseus
Achilles’ prize of honor
Briseis
kills Hector
Achilles
kills Achilles
Paris
Posiedon
the god who is the rule of the seas
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