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Nemesis (mythology): Quiz


Question 1: Invidia was sometimes, but rarely, seen on imperial coinage, mainly under ________ and Hadrian.

Question 2: Nemesis has been described as the daughter of Oceanus or Zeus, but according to ________ she was a child of Erebus and Nyx.
HomerDemosthenesAncient GreeceHesiod

Question 3: At Smyrna there were two manifestations of Nemesis, more akin to ________ than to Artemis.
Greek mythologyApolloAresAphrodite

Question 4: Nemesis appears in a still more concrete form in a fragment of the epic ________.
AchillesIliadCypriaTrojan War

Question 5: ________ states: "Also deadly Nyx bore Nemesis an affliction to mortals subject to death." (Theogony, 223, though perhaps an interpolated line).
HesiodDemosthenesHomerAncient Greece

Question 6: As the "Goddess of Rhamnous", Nemesis was honored and placated in an archaic sanctuary in the isolated district of Rhamnous, in northeastern ________.

Question 7: In the ________ Nemesis appears chiefly as the avenger of crime and the punisher of hubris, and as such is akin to Ate and the Erinyes.
TragedyFriedrich NietzscheAestheticsDavid Hume

Question 8: Its object was to avert the nemesis of the dead, who were supposed to have the power of punishing the living, if their cult had been in any way neglected (________, Electra, 792; E. Rohde, Psyche, 1907, i.

Question 9: In some metaphysical mythology, Nemesis produced the egg from which hatched two sets of twins: Helen of Troy and Clytemnestra, and the ________, Castor (Kástor) and Polydeukes (Polydeúkes,Πολυδευκες).
Castor and PolluxImperial cult (ancient Rome)Roman mythologyApollo

Question 10: She was sometimes called Adrasteia, probably meaning "one from whom there is no escape"; her epithet Erinys ("implacable") is specially applied to Demeter and the Phrygian mother goddess, ________.
DionysusZeusGreek mythologyCybele


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