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Religion in ancient Greece: Quiz


Question 1: Other deities ruled over an abstract concept, for instance ________ controlled love.
Greek mythologyAphroditeAresApollo

Question 2: Ancient Greek theology revolved around ________; that is, that there were many gods and goddesses.

Question 3: When literary works such as the ________ related conflicts among the gods these conflicts were because their followers were at war on earth and were a celestial reflection of the earthly pattern of local deities.
Trojan WarIliadOdysseusAchilles

Question 4: ________, Greek Religion. Boston: Harvard University Press, 1987.
Walter BurkertGreek mythologyGreeceHomo Necans

Question 5: Some creatures in Greek mythology were monstrous, such as the one-eyed giant ________, the sea beast Scylla, whirlpool Charybdis, Gorgons, and the half-man, half-bull Minotaur.

Question 6: Some Greeks, such as the philosophers Pythagoras and ________, also espoused the idea of reincarnation, though this was not accepted by all.
Bertrand RussellAristotlePlatoImmanuel Kant

Question 7: Mainstream Greek religion appears to have evolved from the earlier Mycenaean religion from the Mycenaean civilization of ________ Greece.
Ancient Near EastBronze Age BritainBronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury culture

Question 8: It reflects neo-Platonic/Platonic speculation (which is represented in Porphyry, Libanius, ________, and Julian), as well as Classical cult practice.

Question 9: Other deities were associated with nations outside of Greece, for instance, Poseidon was associated with ________ and Troy, and Ares with Thrace.

Question 10: During the ________ period and the Roman Empire, exotic mystery religions became widespread, not only in Greece, but all across the empire.
Hellenistic civilizationHellenistic periodAlexander the GreatAncient Greece


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