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Greek Mythology General Knowledge #2

Can you answer these questions about Greek mythology?
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Which titan is often depicted holding the Earth on his shoulders?
Atlas
What type of creatures were half man / half horse?
Centaurs
What was the name of the race of female warriors?
Amazons
What island fell into the ocean?
Atlantis
What mountain was the home of the most powerful gods?
Mt. Olympus
Whose face launched a thousand ships?
Helen's
What was Dionysus the god of?
Wine
What was the name of Jason's ship?
The Argo
Who kidnapped Persephone?
Hades
Who slew Medusa?
Perseus
Who fathered Zeus and his siblings - and then promptly devoured them?
Cronus
What disability did Homer have?
Blindness
Of all the gods and primordial deities, which was the first to come into existence?
Chaos
Who was called upon to judge a beauty contest between Athena, Hera, and Aphrodite?
Paris
Who was the wife of Zeus?
Hera
What city was Hector the prince of?
Troy
What god did the oracle of Delphi supposedly speak to?
Apollo
What term refers to a minor female deity associated with a specific place,
like a river or a forest
Nymph
What goddess was known to the Romans as Diana?
Artemis
Who were the race of giants that lived in the far north?
Hyperboreans
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level 81
Dec 11, 2018
I read that "race" as a contest and couldn't figure out an answer. How about call it a tribe instead like Wikipedia does?
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level 75
Dec 11, 2018
Not a bad idea. Plus, I wouldn't want to try to race the Amazons...unless it was a bike race. I'm sure their bows would slow them down.
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level 70
Dec 11, 2018
#7 Wine is a "who"?
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level 71
Dec 12, 2018
Yes. Yes it is.
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level 73
Dec 12, 2018
http://www.novacadamatre.com/wine-tasting-notes/
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level 67
Dec 13, 2018
I thought that Atlas was carrying 'the Heavens' on his shoulders, not the earth.
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level 59
Apr 3, 2019
Yes, mythologically, he holds up the sky. But almost every statue or icon made of him has him carrying the Earth.
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level 59
Apr 3, 2019
Shoutout to Overly Sarcastic Productions's videos for helping me get 20/20.
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level 44
Apr 3, 2019
Homer's disability = a crayon in his brain
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level 72
Apr 3, 2019
I thought he was overweight and needed a special dialing wand for the phone because his fingers were too fat.
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level 57
Apr 8, 2019
Donut and beer adiction
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level 51
Apr 3, 2019
Kronos never devoured Zeus
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level 19
May 13, 2019
no zeus mother tricked kronos into eating a rock and hid him