Unformatted text preview: f ollowing does not specif ically belong to oral poetry? A. Plentitude of names.
B. Repetition of certain phrases.
C. The meter.
D. A lack of meter. Answer Key: D
Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What is the meaning of the word ‘chaos’ in Hesiod’s Theogony?
A. a gap, a void, a place in which things are created
B. a seamless sequence of joints through which things are
C. god’s breath
D. a mess, a chaotic mass of scumbled elements Answer Key: A
Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM Who are the parents of the Muses?
A. Ouranos and Gaia
B. Zeus and Aphrodite
C. Kronos and Rhea
D. Zeus and Mnemosyne Answer Key: D
Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What does the name 'Hecatonchires' mean?
D. giant-limbed Answer Key: B
Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM Why did Gaia punish Ouranos? A. He killed their children as soon as they were born.
B. He ref used to lie with Gaia when she came to him.
C. He ref used to allow their children to leave the womb.
D. He wanted Themis to take her mother's place. Answer Key: C
Fill I n The Blank Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM Name the f emale Titans. . Answer Key: Theia, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys (any
order) (case sensitive)
The f emale Titans, or Titanesses, are important principles in ancient
Greek cosmology. Themis is similar to the abstract idea of justice. It
would be prof itable to try and f ind out more about Themis. The Titans
and Titanesses are listed in TD 33, under 'Sexual Reproduction'. They
are children of Gaia (Earth) and Ouranos (Sky/Heaven). But check out
Apollodorus. In Apollodorus' Index of Names, f or instance, Themis is
listed as a Titanid (= Titaness). Apollodorus reports that Themis is the
mother of Seasons and Fates; that bef ore Apollo, she was the one who
used to give out oracles at Delphi (p. 31); that she mothered some
nymphs to Zeus (82), and most importantly that it was Themis who
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prophesied that Metis would have had a child more powerf ul than Zeus
(p. 128). Mnemosyne (= Memory) is mother of the Muses. Rhea is the
mother of Kronos. Phoebe and Theia are rarely mentioned, but they do
Whaoccurhn Atleslodoresi.oTeshys riksa water goddess and she has much in
t are t i e ti pol f H us d' t wo s ?
common with the Mesopotamian Tiamat of the Enuma Elish. Answer Key: Theogony, Works and Days (any order) (case sensitive)
Fill I n The Blank Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM The only thing remaining in Pandora's box is . Answer Key: hope
Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM Naming is crucial in the Enuma Elish. How so?
A. Because the names of divinities translate as the things created.
B. Because Enuma Elish means 'to give name.' B. Because Enuma Elish means 'to give name.'
C. Because Apsu and Tiamat name them, and they are the origin of
all lif e.
D. Because naming is always very important in the ancient Near
East. Answer Key: A
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