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chapter 5 - section 1

traditional story describing gods or heroes or explaining natural events myth
sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess; the most famous was the oracle at the Temple of Apollo at Delphi oracle
long poem that tells about legendary or heroic deeds epic
short tale that teaches a lesson fable
story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the story drama
form of drama in which the story has a happy ending comedy
form of drama in which a person struggles to overcome difficulties but meets an unhappy end tragedy
the highest mountain in Greece where the 12 most important gods and goddesses lived mount Olympus
famous Greek poet who wrote the Illiad and the Odyssey Homer
the Greeks used 3 different styles of columns in their buildings - Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian Greek Columns
temple built to honor the goddess Athena; the Parthenon was the glory of ancient Greece and still rises above Athens today; located on the Acropolis Parthenon
king of the gods; god of the sky, rain, and lightening Zeus
god of the sea Poseidon
goddess of marriage Hera
goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite
god of war Ares
goddess of wisdom; protector of cities Athena
god of the underworld Hades
messenger of the gods Hermes
goddess of the home Hestia
goddess of the hunt and wild animals Artemis
god of light Apollo
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