How Well Do You Know Erinyes?

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How Well Do You Know Erinyes?

Greek mythology are synonymous with different gods, the one of thunder, fire, sun, water, lighting and many more with their stories either as a myth of fable, the god of vengeance is worth knowing about. Take the quiz and learn about this female god


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Greek mythology the Erinyes also known as the?  
    • A. 

      Furies

    • B. 

      Future

    • C. 

      Erinys

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    They were sometimes referred to as infernal goddesses, they were female chthonic deities of?  
    • A. 

      Vengeance

    • B. 

      Panacea

    • C. 

      Eriebus

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Erinyes correspond to the Dirae in Roman mythology written by?  
    • A. 

      Maurus Servius Honoratus

    • B. 

      Servius Pompei

    • C. 

      Walter Burkert

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    A Roman writer wrote that they are called Eumenides in hell, Furiae on earth, and Dirae in?  
    • A. 

      Infinity

    • B. 

      Heaven

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Empire

  • 5. 
    According to Hesiod’s Theogony, when the Titan Cronus castrated his father and threw his genitalia into the?  
    • A. 

      Fire

    • B. 

      Hell

    • C. 

      Sea

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The Erinyes emerged from the drops of blood which fell on the?  
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Uranus

    • C. 

      Cronus

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    According to variant account, Erinyes emerged from an even more primordial level from?  
    • A. 

      Nyx

    • B. 

      Giants

    • C. 

      Nights

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The Erinyes were usually described as three maidens?  
    • A. 

      Godhead

    • B. 

      Trinity

    • C. 

      Goddesses

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    The Erinys Telphousia was usually a by-name for the wrathful goddess?  
    • A. 

      Demeter

    • B. 

      Goddesses

    • C. 

      Virgil

    • D. 

      Nyx

  • 10. 
    Demeter who was worshipped under the title of Erinys in the Arcadian town of?  
    • A. 

      Thelpousa

    • B. 

      Inferno

    • C. 

      Triptych

    • D. 

      Alexandrian