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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Croesus' Treasure From Lydia
  William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Arion on a Sea Horse (1855)
  Hippocamp Art Deco fountain, Kansas City, Missouri, (1937)
  Croesus' Treasure From Lydia

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Hippocamp in Roman mosaic in the thermae at Aquae Sulis (Bath)
  Croesus' Treasure From Lydia
  Hippocamp in Roman mosaic in the thermae at Aquae Sulis (Bath)
  Tritons and winged hippocamps in the Trevi Fountain, Rome

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Arion on a Sea Horse (1855)
  Croesus' Treasure From Lydia
  Hippocamp in Roman mosaic in the thermae at Aquae Sulis (Bath)
  Hippocamp Art Deco fountain, Kansas City, Missouri, (1937)

Question 4: Thus hippocamps sport with this god in both ancient depictions and much more modern ones, such as in the waters of the eighteenth-century ________ in Rome surveyed by Neptune from his niche above.
Quirinal HillSt. Peter's BasilicaPantheon, RomeTrevi Fountain

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  A sea-lion mosaic in the Baths of Neptune, Ostia Antica
  Hippocamp Art Deco fountain, Kansas City, Missouri, (1937)
  Croesus' Treasure From Lydia

Question 6: Classical references: Homer, ________ xlii.
IliadOdysseusTrojan WarAchilles

Question 7: This article incorporates text from the ________ Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities by William Smith (1870).
Copyright infringementPublic domainIntellectual propertyCopyright

Question 8: Thus it was natural for a temple at Helike in the coastal plain of ________ to be dedicated to Poseidon Helikonios, (the Poseidon of Helicon), the sacred spring of Boeotian Helikon.
Aetolia-AcarnaniaAchaeaIlia PrefecturePatras

Question 9: The mythic hippocamp has been used as a heraldic charge, particularly since the Renaissance, most often in the ________ of people and places with maritime associations.
Unofficial emblem of TurkeyCoat of armsRoyal coat of arms of the United KingdomRoyal coat of arms of Scotland

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Arion on a Sea Horse (1855)
  Hippocamp Art Deco fountain, Kansas City, Missouri, (1937)
  A sea-lion mosaic in the Baths of Neptune, Ostia Antica
  Hippocamp in Roman mosaic in the thermae at Aquae Sulis (Bath)







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