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3rd 9 Weeks English Early Greek Culture

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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