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3rd 9 weeks english early greek culture
Early Greek Culture
Introduction to the Odyssey

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1.  Early greeks believed completely in the existence of gods we now consider mythological ( a ____ is a story often having to do with gods and religious matters that uses fantasy to express abstract ideas about life) and honored the gods in order to win their favor
2.  Although the _____ states that God made man
3.  God made man in his own ______
4.  The _____ created their gods in the image full of human frailties
5.  Some fell in love with ______while others meddled in human affairs
6.  While the meddled in human affairs, sometimes creating _____ and chaos
7.  The greeks possessed no ordained priesthood or written dogma-instead their knowledge about gods passed on in _____ tradtions
8.  Their knowledge about gods also passed on through the writings of ____ and others
9.  Each greek _____ had a group of deities and legendary heroes that relied upon in times of trouble
10.  In fact _____ was an important element of each city-states beliefs
11.  Although _____ in form these greeks gods were immortal possessing super-human powers
12.  Unfortunately, they also possessed hnuman _______, frequently coming in conflict with one another
13.  Displaying human emotions, these deities were believed to be interested in even the most ____matters among mankind and made personal appearances in literature and drama
14.  ____ was the king of all gods
15.  The kings of all gods wife was _____
16.  The gods lived on Mount _____
17.  Which was located in northern _____
18.  There they loved, laughed, brawled, and feasted on nectar and ____
19.  Lesser divinities which included thousands of nymphs and spirits, inhibited S______, G______, and the 0_____
20.  Mortal heroes in greek culture were like patron________ and the greeks felt closer to them than to the gods
21.  The gods took their own immortality for granted, but the ordeals ht heroes underwent in pursuit of _______ or fame made them seem ore vivid and admirable
22.  Homer's Odysseus is such a hero, a special ____ whose attitude and station in life places him above other human beings, nearer the gods
23.  He, however is a hero in trouble-he has difficult choices to make, must cope with ____ gods, and seems to work very hard with little success trying to return home
24.  ____ a beautiful sea nymph who kept Odysseus on her island
25.  Odysseus was kept on her island for ___ years
26.  _____ a beautiful witch-goddess who transformed Odysseus' men into something
27.  The beautiful witch-goddess transformed Odysseuss men into_____
28.  Zeus the ruler of the gods and goddesses on Mount olympu, sometimes called Zeus Cronion, meaning the son of ____
29.  ____ the god of poetry, music
30.  The god of poetry, music, medicine and _____
31.  _____ god of the sea, earthquakes
32.  The god of the sea, eathquakes, ____ and storms at sea
33.  The god of the sea is called ____ in rome
34.  _____ goddess of wisdom, crafts
35.  Goddess of wisdom, crafts and _____
36.  The goddess of wisdom, crafts is also called ______ _______
37.  ____ is ruler of the universe, he was overthrown by his son Zeus
38.  The ruler of the universe was a T_______
39.  ____ the wife of the god of the underworld
40.  ____ the god of the underworld
41.  _____ the sund god
42.  _____ herald and messenger god
43.  ____ sea nymphs who lured with their songs
44.  Sea nymphs lured ____to destruction with their songs
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