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Thanatos: Quiz


Question 1: Thanatos was loosely associated with the three ________ (for Hesiod, also daughters of Night), particularly Atropos, who was a goddess of death in her own right.

Question 2: In Greek mythology, Thánatos (in Greek, Θάνατος – "________") was the daemon personification of Death.
DeathBurialImmortalityDeath and culture

Question 3:
Who of the following is a parent of Thanatos?

Question 4: His name is transliterated in ________ as Thanatus, but his equivalent in Roman mythology is Mors or Letus/Letum, and he is sometimes identified erroneously with Orcus (Orcus himself had a Greek equivalent in the form of Horkos, God of the Oath).
LatinVulgar LatinRoman EmpireOld Latin

Question 5: Homer also confirmed Hypnos and Thanatos as twin brothers in his epic poem, the Iliad, where they were charged by Zeus via ________ with the swift delivery of the slain hero Sarpedon to his homeland of Lykia.
HeraGreek mythologyArtemisApollo

Question 6: The Thanatron, built by Doctor ________, was a device used to aid in the suicide of his patients by euthanasia.
Gary Peters (Michigan politician)MichiganBloomfield Hills, MichiganJack Kevorkian

Question 7: The Greek poet ________ established in his Theogony that Thánatos is a son of Nyx (Night) and Erebos (Darkness) and twin of Hypnos (Sleep).
DemosthenesHesiodHomerAncient Greece

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