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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  In The Rage of Achilles by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1757, Fresco, 300 x 300 cm, Villa Valmarana, Vicenza) Achilles is outraged that Agamemnon would threaten to seize his warprize, Briseis, and he draws his sword to kill Agamemnon. The sudden appearance of the goddess Athena, who, in this fresco, has grabbed Achilles by the hair, prevents the act of violence.
  Max Müller is regarded as one of the founders of comparative mythology. In his Comparative Mythology (1867) Müller analysed the "disturbing" similarity between the mythologies of "savage races" with those of the early Europeans.
  Cicero saw himself as the defender of the established order, despite his personal skepticism with regard to myth and his inclination towards more philosophical conceptions of divinity.
  For Karl Kerényi mythology is "a body of material contained in tales about gods and god-like beings, heroic battles and journeys to the Underworld—mythologem is the best Greek word for them—tales already well-known but not amenable to further re-shaping".[93]

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  In Roman religion the worship of the Greek god Apollo (early Imperial Roman copy of a fourth century Greek original, Louvre Museum) was combined with the cult of Sol Invictus. The worship of Sol as special protector of the emperors and of the empire remained the chief imperial religion until it was replaced by Christianity.
  Max Müller is regarded as one of the founders of comparative mythology. In his Comparative Mythology (1867) Müller analysed the "disturbing" similarity between the mythologies of "savage races" with those of the early Europeans.
  Cicero saw himself as the defender of the established order, despite his personal skepticism with regard to myth and his inclination towards more philosophical conceptions of divinity.
  Botticelli's The Birth of Venus (c. 1485–1486, oil on canvas, Uffizi, Florence) — a revived Venus Pudica for a new view of pagan Antiquity—is often said to epitomize for modern viewers the spirit of the Renaissance.[2]

Question 3:
Who of the following is a key person at Herms?
Veronique Nichanian- Menswear designer
John Adams
Moxon Family, Founders
Vladislav Vladimirovich Menshikov

Question 4: There are indications that ________ was familiar with some version of the Orphic theogony.
Immanuel KantPlatoBertrand RussellAristotle

Question 5: The final age was the ________, the contemporary period during which the poet lived.
Ancient Near EastLa Tène cultureIron Age ChinaIron Age

Question 6: They thus follow ________'s advice and Virgil's example: they rewrite a poem of Troy instead of telling something completely new.
HoraceOvidBen JonsonJulius Caesar

Question 7: Greek mythology is the body of myths and ________ belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices.
Fairy taleFolkloreLegendStorytelling

Question 8: [25] Hesiod's Theogony is not only the fullest surviving account of the gods, but also the fullest surviving account of the archaic poet's function, with its long preliminary invocation to the ________.
Greek mythologyApolloMuseMoirae

Question 9: [2] American authors of the 19th century, such as Thomas Bulfinch and ________, held that the study of the classical myths was essential to the understanding of English and American literature.
Mosses from an Old ManseYoung Goodman BrownNathaniel HawthorneThe Scarlet Letter

Question 10:
Which of the following is Southeast of Piraeus?
















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