CLA 220_Midterm_Spring 2016

CLA 220_Midterm_Spring 2016 - Classics 220 Spring 2016...

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Classics 220 - Spring 2016 MIDTERM 1. Cadmus’ wife is c a. Semele b. Danae c. Harmonia 2. Who cried tears that turned to amber? a a. The Heliades for their brother b. Ino for Melicertes c. The Pierides for their loss against the Muses 3. The Sirens started off as b a. the nurses of Dionysus/Bacchus b. the flower-picking companions of Persephone/Proserpina c. attendants of Hera/Juno 4. Nephele c a. is the wife of Athamas b. is the mother of Perseus c. means “cloud” 5. What does Demeter do with Demophon? b a. She holds him hostage to request her daughter’s return b. She tries to do the same thing that Thetis did with Achilles: give him immortality c. She takes him to Mt. Olympus 6. One significant feature of Medusa’s 2 offspring is that c a. they are both male monsters b. they are both female monsters c. one carries the “monster gene” while the other doesn’t 7. Medusa’s head ends up c a. in the deepest pit of hell b. on Hera’s golden chariot c. on Athena/Minerva’s shield 8. Triptolemus c a. is the husband of Demeter/Ceres b. is the “savage king” who refused Ceres’ gift c. is the emissary of Ceres spreading the knowledge of agriculture around the world 9. Cassiopeia b a. is punished despite her model humility and modesty b. is the mother of Andromeda 1
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c. gave birth to Arcas 10.This person’s craft was even more effective than that of his divine master/teacher b 11.According to an early genealogy, Aphrodite/Venus is born b 12.The tales of Persephone/Proserpina and Arethusa would together suggest that c
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