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AEGEAN SEA
BLIND
CHAUCER
GREECE
GREEK
HOMER
LLIAD
ODYSSEY
POEMS
RENAISSANCE
TROJAN WAR
TROY
ULYSSES

Trojan War Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How long did the Trojan War last for? 10years
Each Warrior carried a Shield,Sword and_____? Spear
What is thier Shield made out of? Wood and Bronze
What was the Warriors Armour made out of? Bronze
What was Menelaus' wife's name Helen
What did the Greeks build to trick Troy into thinkng they were Surrendering? wooden horse
How many Ancient Greek Gods were in terested in the War? Eight
What did Troy take away from Greece? there Queen
What Sea did the Greek Heroes ross to get to Troy? Aegean
What is Homer known for? Blind Poet

Ancient Greece & Rome Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Absolute ruler that was in power for 6 months dictator
Exhalted one; the best Augustus
Roman Peace Pax Romana
Paid workers to manage affairs of government (tax collection and postal system) civil service
Silver coin used to trade throughout the empire denarius
System for carrying water aqueducts
Slaves that were chosen to fight for their freedom in the Colosseum gladiators
Father of the gods Jupiter
Wife of Zeus that watched over women Juno
Born from the head of Jupiter, godess of wisdom Minerva
Famed stadium where people of both classes watched animal/peeple fights Colosseum
The aristocratic branch of Rome's government senate
First written peice of Roman Law Twelve tables
Large military unit of armed foot soldiers legion
Gorvernment in which citizens have a right to vote republic
"New Athens" Alexandria
Greece's age old enemy Persia
Narrrative poem about heroic deeds Epic
Greatest story teller whom was blind Homer
War fought by Mycenaean's against the city of Troy Trojan War

Ancient Greece Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Games held every four years olympics
Outdoor marketplace agora
Government ruled by wealthy privileged families aristocracy
Famous for its army sparta
A fast-spreading, often deadly disease plague
Earliest known greek civilization minoans
Another word for slaves in Sparta helots
Who created the machine that carried water from a lower to a higher level archimedes
A machine that carried water from a lower to a higher level screw
Valuables seized in wartime plunder
The war fought between Sparta and Athens was called peloponnesian
The Trojan war was fought between the Greeks and the people of troy
A great king of Macedonia who expanded the empire Alexander
One of Greek's finest achievements in architecture parthenon
Composed two poems about the Trojan War homer
The "Father of Medicine" hippocrates
Had a mighty navy athens
A greek philosopher who used a question-and-answer method of argument socrates
Greeks believed most gods lived on Mount olympus
The first known lighthouse was located in alexandria
Government ruled by the people democracy
Greek philosophers developed a respect for the power of reason
Created important theories about numbers and music pythagoras
A great leader of Athens pericles
Name of the longest olympic race marathon
After the Greeks defeated the Persians they entered a time called the ______age golden

Odyssey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Hero of the Odyssey Odysseus
Odysseus' hood Ithaca
Odysseus' Father Laertes
God that hates Odysseus Poseidon
God that schemes with and assists Odysseus Athena
King of Pylos Nestor
People who bring Odysseus home Phaecians
Whirlpool of Doom Charybdis
Serpentine Aqua Hydra Scylla
Main Evil Suitor Antinous
Odysseus' Son Telemachus
Witch Circe
10/10 Nymph Calypso
Omens Birds
Our Lord and Saviour Shrimad
Author of The Odyessey Homer
King of Sparta Menelaus
Name of Region Where Much of the Odyssey Takes Place Achaea
Wind God Aeolus
Type of Ship that Odysseus Has Trireme
Name of Cyclops Polyphemus
Name of Goddess Odysseus Encounters While Adrift at Sea Ino
How long was Odysseus at Sea 20 Years
Location of Troy Turkey
Tactic that the Greeks used to infiltrate Troy Trojan Horse
Prince of Troy Paris
Greatest Warrior of Troy Hector
Greatest Warrior of Greece Achilles
How many times does Odysseus disguise himself in the Odyssey? 4
Name of Guard Dog of the Underworld Cerberus

Homer and the Odyssey Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Homers mothers name Kretheis
Homers fathers name Meonas
Homers sons name Ganyctor
Where was Homer born? Minor Asia
What type of poem is the Odyssey? Epic
Homer was thought to have been_____ Blind
The main character in the Odyssey is_____ Odysseus
What is the Odyssey about? Trojan War
Homer wrote two poems, the Illiad and the_____ Odyssey
Who wrote the Odyssey? Homer
A lot is known about Homers family life. (Right or wrong) Wrong
Homers Odyssey is a tool of _____ Education
Homer would travel and______ his poems. Recite
The Odyssey is part of _______ literature. Greek
Homer is a Greek _____. Poet
There is no precise date for when Homer was ____. Born
Along with the Odyssey, Homer also wrote the ______. Illiad
How long did Odysseus struggle to get home from the Trojan War? Ten
The Odyssey teaches values and ________. Virtues
The poets can look at Homers work and understand how he plays the _________ off. Characters
Some people thought Homer was blind. Others thought he had an eye ______. Disease

Odyssey Background, Books 1, 5, 9 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

queen whose kidnapping starts war Helen
prince who kidnaps queen Paris
Place where Odyssey was written Greece
Setting for the Trojan War Troy
Name of the epic about the Trojan War Iliad
King married to kidnapped queen Menelaus
Greek warrior who kills Hector Achilles
Greek warrior who has idea to make the Trojan horse Odysseus
Blind poet given credit for writing The Odyssey Homer
Home of Odysseus Ithaca
sun god Helios
ruler of Greek gods and goddesses Zeus
son of Odysseus Telemachus
wife of Odysseus Penelope
father of Odysseus Laertes
messenger of the gods Hermes
king who has banquet for Odysseus Alcinous
goddess who holds Odysseus captive for seven years Calypso
goddess who lives on island of Aeaea Circe
have plant that makes you forget about home Lotuseaters
characters, situations and images recognized across times and cultures archetype
comparing sea gull to Hermes epicsimile
descriptive phrase used to characterize a specific person or thing epithet
reference to a famous person, place, event or piece of literature allusion
last name of person who translated The Odyssey Fitzgerald
group of lines in poetry stanza
daughter of Zeus who gives divine inspiration Muse
home of Odysseus Ithaca
goddess of war, wisdom & cleverness Athena

Trojan War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

King of Mycenae Agamemnon
Hector stole Achilles:which Patroclus had borrowed armor
Helen was kidnapped from what city Sparta
The most beautiful woman Helen
Only Trojan prince to survive the war Aeneas
Priam's wife;Hector's mother Hecuba
Achilles' friend who died by Hector's sword Patroclus
He forged a splendid new sheild for Achilles Hephaestus
Goddess of Love Aphrodite
Bravest Trojan Warrior Hector
River in which Achilles' mother dipped him Styx
Achilles' special troops Myrmidons
A wooden one fooled the Trojans horse
Husband of Helen Menelaus
He planned the wooden horse trick Odysseus
Greek who was behind Sinon
Achilles' vulnerable spot heel
Goddess of War Athena
Champion of the Greeks Achilles
It was" for the fairest" apple
Country where Trojan War may have actually occurred Turkey
He made the judgement that started the war Paris
Uninvited wedding guest Eris
Priam was king of this city Troy
Author of the Trojan War Homer
A long narrative poen epic
Zeus' wife Hera
King of Troy Priam

Trojan War Word Search

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Word Search
Description

tragedy
hissarlik
vanity
bronze age
ajax
hector
sparta
heinrich schleimann
ten year siege
eighth century bc
athena
apollo
trojan horse
aeneas
mythology
homer
king agamemnon
aegan sea
helen
paris
achilles
myrmidon
troy
greece
illiad
cassandra
war

People and Places in The Odyssey Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Greeks; the people of Achaea Achaeans
island home of Circe Aeaea
commander of the Greeks during the Trojan War Agamemnon
King of Phaeacia Alcinous
an Ithacan noble; most arrogant of the suitors Antinous
in Greek mythology, god of poetry, music, and prophecy Apollo
race of man-eating giants Laestrygonians
member of a race of one-eyed giants Cyclops
ruler of the gods and goddesses on Mt. Olympus Zeus
King of Ithaca Odysseus
a people living on the southwest coast of Thrace Cicones
the sun god Helios
beautiful witch-goddess Circe
one of Odysseus' crew Eurylochus
sea nymphs who lure sailors to destruction with their songs Sirens
a Cyclops, son of Poseidon Polyphemus
a Titan and a ruler of the universe who was overthrown by Zeus Cronus
an island of the western coast of Greece Ithaca
the ship manned by Jason and his crew Argo
Odysseus' wife Penelope
son of Penelope and Odysseus Telemachus
a swineherd, an old loyal servant to Odysseus Eumaeus
Greek goddess of wisdom, crafts, and war Athena
Penelope's housekeeper Eurynome
Odysseus's father Laertes
female monster with six heads Scylla
Greek god of the sea Poseidon
an island kingdom inhabited by seafarers and traders Phaeacia
beautiful sea nymph Calypso
Odysseus' old nurse Eurycleia
a whirlpool; a female monster Charybdis
a suitor of Penelope, an Ithacan noble Eurymachus

Trojan War Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Has vulnerable heel Achilles
King of the winds Aelous
Brother of Menelaus Agamemnon
Goddess of love and beauty Aphrodite
Prophetess no one believed Cassandra
Nymph who held Odysseus Calypso
Prophetess Circe
Killed husband as revenge for murder of their daughter Clytemnestra
Goddess of Discord Eris
Creatures who punish evil in Hades Furies
Great fighter from Troy Hector
Face that launched a thousand ships Helen
Saved by Athena Iphigenia
Home of Odysseus Ithica
Mother of Helen Leda
Husband of Helen Menelaus
Home of Agamemnon Mycenae
Hero of Odyssey Odysseus
Helen's lover/ kidnapper Paris
Killed by Hector/ Friend of Achilles Patroclus
Wife of Odysseus Penelope
Cyclops blinded by Odysseus Polyphemus
Father of Polyphemus Poseidon
Father of Hector and Paris Priam
Led men to death with song Sirens
Original home of Helen Sparta
Son of Odysseus Telemachus
Home of Paris Troy
Mother of Achilles Thetis
King of the Gods Zeus