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Theogony and Works and Days Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Zeus - This is the all-powerful king of the gods who controls lightning and thunder.

Heracles - This person is a demi-god. He becomes the greatest of the Greek heroes by the use of his immense strength.

Hesiod - This person is the narrator of both "Theogony" and "Works and Days."

Muses - These people give singers as a gift to mankind in order to make men forget their sorrows.

Cronos - This person is the son of Heaven and Earth. He learns that he will be overcome by his own...

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