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World Literature Before 1660 Exam 1

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