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Satyr: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1:
Where does Satyr come from?

Question 2: This "satyric drama" burlesqued the serious events of the mythic past with lewd ________ and subversive mockery.
Santa ClausPantomimeWhite ChristmasChristmas lights

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Another horse-tailed satyr suspends his pipe-case from his erection, on an Attic black-figure plate, 520–500 BCE, from Vulci
  A Satyr depicted on a Roman mosaic in Villa Romana del Casale, an archeological site near Piazza Armerina in Sicily, Italy
  Another horse-tailed satyr suspends his pipe-case from his erection, on an Attic black-figure plate, 520–500 BCE, from Vulci
  Another horse-tailed satyr suspends his pipe-case from his erection, on an Attic black-figure plate, 520–500 BCE, from Vulci

Question 4: In the Athenian ________ of the 5th century BC, the chorus commented on the action.
TragedyDramaDionysusSatyr play

Question 5:
Satyr, Maenad and Terpsichore are all:
Legendary mammals Dance in Greek mythology Classical elements Mythological hybrids

Question 6: The savant Sir William Jones often refers to the Indian mythological Vānaras as satyrs/mountaineers in his translations of ________ works.
BuddhismSanskritPaliMantra

Question 7: They roam to the music of pipes (auloi), cymbals, castanets, and ________, and they love to dance with the nymphs (with whom they are obsessed, and whom they often pursue), and have a special form of dance called sikinnis.
Uilleann pipesBagpipesGreat Highland BagpipePipe band

Question 8: Roman satire is a ________ form, a poetic essay that was a vehicle for biting, subversive social and personal criticism.
NovelLiteraturePoetryShort story

Question 9:
Satyr, Taurus (astrology) and Leo (astrology) are all:
Legendary mammals Companions of Dionysus Mythological hybrids Classical elements

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Detail of an Attic chalice depicting a satyr with a tail and erect penis, Euphronios, end of the 6th century
  A Satyr depicted on a Roman mosaic in Villa Romana del Casale, an archeological site near Piazza Armerina in Sicily, Italy
  A Satyr depicted on a Roman mosaic in Villa Romana del Casale, an archeological site near Piazza Armerina in Sicily, Italy
  Another horse-tailed satyr suspends his pipe-case from his erection, on an Attic black-figure plate, 520–500 BCE, from Vulci
















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