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Mythology 5 6 7

QuestionAnswer
accept something without protest acquiesce
original, serves as model prototype
embarrassed due to failure or disappointment chagrined
inadvertently accidentally
futility having no useless result, pointless
paltry lacking in importance
somber gloomy, depressing
sustenance nourishment, supporting
arbiter one who rules
atonement making amends for injury or wrongs
what was asgard like? home of the norse gods, and depressing
what was the norse outlook on good and evil/ good is fighting the forces of evil but they know one day they will be defeated
what was the choice the norse hero made? death and defeat instead of yielding to evil
what was the central theme of the norse mythology? heroic standards
what is the story of signy and sigmund signy's husband, sigmund chained her father and siblings to be eaten by wolves. signy later killed sigmund with their son sinfiotli. then signy kills herself
who does singurd rescue? Bryhild from the ring of fire
how does sigurd die? Gunnars younger brother kills im in his sleep
How did Balder die? Stabbed by mistletoe because it was the only thing that has sworn not to protect him. (guided by Loki)
Describe Odin and his duties Odin is the sky father and postpones dooms day as long as he can
who were the valkyries women who took dead bodies to Valhalla
Which days of the week were named after norse gods? Tuesday- Tyr, Wednesday- Odin, Thursday- Thor, Friday- Freya or Frigga
Who ruled the kingdom of death Hela
How did Odin and his brothers make the world? Killed Ymir (Odin's granddad) and made earth and sky from his body, the sea from his blood, and heavens from his skull
Who was the thunder-god Thor
Who was Odin's wife Frigga
Who was Tyr God of war
Who was the goddess of love and beauty Freya
What was Midgard Space to live within the great walls the gods built
What did that Norsemen believe would happen after Odin and the other gods were defeated by evil there would be a new heaven and new earth
what, according to Hamilton, were the Norsemen's two characteristics Heroism, common sense
Name two members of the house of Atreus Agamemnon, Menelaus, lytemnestra, Iphigenia, Ortestes, Electra, Tantalus
Who brought all of the misfortunes on the house of Atreus? Tantalus
What was the evil deed Tantalus committed killed his only son, Pelops, and fed him to the gods
What punishment did Tantalus receive for his deed? Sent him to a pool in the underworld and when he would reach for water it would drain away and if he reached for food it was always to far to reach
What did Tantals's daughter, Niobe, do, and how was she punished said people should worship her instead of Leto and Apollo and Artemis shot all of Niobe's children in front of her then she was turned to stone
Why had Agamemnon killed his daughter Iphigenia? As a sacrifice so the ships would sail safely to Troy
How did Agamemnon die? killed by his wife because he scar
accept something without protest acquiesce
original, serves as model prototype
embarrassed due to failure or disappointment chagrined
inadvertently accidentally
futility having no useless result, pointless
paltry lacking in importance
somber gloomy, depressing
sustenance nourishment, supporting
arbiter one who rules
atonement making amends for injury or wrongs
what was asgard like? home of the norse gods, and depressing
what was the norse outlook on good and evil/ good is fighting the forces of evil but they know one day they will be defeated
what was the choice the norse hero made? death and defeat instead of yielding to evil
what was the central theme of the norse mythology? heroic standards
what is the story of signy and sigmund signy's husband, sigmund chained her father and siblings to be eaten by wolves. signy later killed sigmund with their son sinfiotli. then signy kills herself
who does singurd rescue? Bryhild from the ring of fire
how does sigurd die? Gunnars younger brother kills im in his sleep
How did Balder die? Stabbed by mistletoe because it was the only thing that has sworn not to protect him. (guided by Loki)
Describe Odin and his duties Odin is the sky father and postpones dooms day as long as he can
who were the valkyries women who took dead bodies to Valhalla
Which days of the week were named after norse gods? Tuesday- Tyr, Wednesday- Odin, Thursday- Thor, Friday- Freya or Frigga
Who ruled the kingdom of death Hela
How did Odin and his brothers make the world? Killed Ymir (Odin's granddad) and made earth and sky from his body, the sea from his blood, and heavens from his skull
Who was the thunder-god Thor
Who was Odin's wife Frigga
Who was Tyr God of war
Who was the goddess of love and beauty Freya
What was Midgard Space to live within the great walls the gods built
What did that Norsemen believe would happen after Odin and the other gods were defeated by evil there would be a new heaven and new earth
what, according to Hamilton, were the Norsemen's two characteristics Heroism, common sense
Name two members of the house of Atreus Agamemnon, Menelaus, lytemnestra, Iphigenia, Ortestes, Electra, Tantalus
Who brought all of the misfortunes on the house of Atreus? Tantalus
What was the evil deed Tantalus committed killed his only son, Pelops, and fed him to the gods
What punishment did Tantalus receive for his deed? Sent him to a pool in the underworld and when he would reach for water it would drain away and if he reached for food it was always to far to reach
What did Tantals's daughter, Niobe, do, and how was she punished said people should worship her instead of Leto and Apollo and Artemis shot all of Niobe's children in front of her then she was turned to stone
Why had Agamemnon killed his daughter Iphigenia? As a sacrifice so the ships would sail safely to Troy
How did Agamemnon die? killed by his wife because he sacrificed their daughter
What happened to Clytemnestra and her lover, Aegistus Orestus killed them both for killing his father
What one good thing resulted from Orestes's and repentance? the curse of the house of atreus was ended
What happened to Cadmus and Harmonia Cadmus and Harmonia were turned into serpents to show that the innocent were punished like the guilty
what wrongs did Oedipus commit? Married his mother and killed his father
Did he commit this crime knowingly? No, Fate vs. Free will
What punishment sis Oedipus inflict upon himself Oedipus blinded himself as punishment
Why was Antigone killed? she buried her brother when she was told not to
How did THeseus, King of Athens, help Adrastus and the relatives of the chieftains who fought against thebes Theseus went back to the city to get the dead to bury them to help Adrastus
Why was Cecrops noted? the only half human and is given credit for athena becoming the patron of Athens
How did Philomela let Procne now of Tereus evil deeds Philomela weaved a tapestry and gave it to Procne to let her know of her husbands wrong doing
what happened to Procne and Philomela? Prochne and Philomela turned into a nightingale and a swallow. Philomela turned into a swallow because she did not have a tongue
How did Cephalus test Procris's devotion to him Cephalus went into deep disguise and tried to get Procris's to become unfaithful to test her devotion
How were Creuse and Ion reunited? Ion went to a sanctuary and her son Creusa was the priest there
What wish did Bacchus grant to Midas, and what was the result The wsih that whatever he touched turned to gold. Midas couldn't eat anything so he lost his wish
Why was Aesculapius honored? he healed many people even bringing someone back from the dead
What wrong did the Danaids do and what was their punishment? killed there husbands so they were sent to the underworld and have to fill leaking jars with water and watch them leak empty
What was Arachne's misdeed and what was her punishment? Minerva beat her with her shuttle so she then killed herself. Arachne was turned into a spider and given Minerva's weaving skills
Which human lover of Zeus' was changed into the Great Bear and placed in the sky? Callisto
Why was the centaur Chiron known? Know for his goodness and wisdom
Why were the Myrmidons created? Created from ants by Zeus and reign of Achille's grandfather Aeacus. Went into war with Achilles
Which great hunter was placed in the sky as a constellation Orion
Who were the Pleiades 7 daughters of Atlas. Zeus placed then in heaven as stars to hide from Zeus
What sis Sisyphus do, and why was he punished? king of cornith and betrayed Zeus then sent to the underworld to roll a rock uphill forever
Created by: haley.melton21 on 2012-11-14



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