Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is Anchises's initial reaction when he learns Aphrodite's true identity?
2. Who does the moon apparently have an affair with, creating a daughter in the process?
3. What job did Hephaistos have, according to the hymn?
4. As explained in the hymn, how did the witnesses of Athena's birth respond to the event?
5. Which one of the following is not included by the poet in the list of people that the Muses favor?
This essay will be about The Hymn to Artemis, The Second Hymn to Artemis, and the role of women warriors in Greek mythology.
1) Describe Artemis as she is presented in the hymn.
2) Explain why Artemis is known for two qualities that are not usually associated with each other.
3) Analyze the general purposes of the shorter hymns and what the intentions might have been in writing The Hymn to Artemis.
4) Using The Hymn to Athena, compare Artemis with Athena and their influence on war and in general.
Aphrodite's attraction to mortal men is discussed in detail in The Hymn to Aphrodite.
1) Describe the birth of Aphrodite from The Second Hymn to Aphrodite and how she was received by the gods initially.
2) Explain why and how Aphrodite is attracted to mortal men and Zeus's involvement.
3) Analyze the plan that Aphrodite invents to become closer to Anchises and how he responds.
4) Explain the origin of Aeneas, what his childhood will be like, and who he eventually grows to become.
The Hymn to Delian Apollo and The Hymn to Pythian Apollo are the final two hymns in The Homeric Hymns.
1) Explain the difficult circumstances surrounding Apollo's birth, why his mother had so much trouble, and the way that the island of Delios is rewarded.
2) Describe Apollo's search for the place to build his temple and Oracle, including his use of disguises and manipulation.
3) Explain the effects of Apollo's Oracle in Greek mythology and how the poet refers to it in The Hymn to Pythian Apollo.
4) Analyze the use of disguises in Greek mythology in general, using examples from The Homeric Hymns to provide possible reasons for why the gods chose to be disguised when approaching humans.
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