(March 20, 2020)
(Time - 50 minutes)
This Quiz 5 is being held this Friday, March 20, at 8.00-8.50am, the normal class time, but it will
be on-line. I will put Quiz 5 on D2L at about 7.50am. You’ll give it back to me via the Dropbox
in D2L by 8.50am. If there are problems with the Dropbox receiving so many assignments, then
just email me your quiz. I will leave the Dropbox open, just in case there are problems.
Short Answer. Four marks per question.
1. Think about the theme of fathers and sons, or more importantly the theme of parents
and children, in Euripides’ Medea. Can you detail (names will do) four instances of
individuals who exemplify this theme of parents and children from the play.
a. Aeetes and Medea
b. Medea and Creon
c. Medea and her children which she kills
d. Medea and Aegus
2. Heroines matter in Greek mythology and literature. Can you name four heroines and
indicate in a few words what they are most famous for.
a. Hera – Goddess of marriage and birth. Has a temper, gets jealous a lot. Tried to
b. Aphrodite – Goddess of love and beauty, being more beautiful
c. Athena – Goddess of war and wisdom, she is strategic, also known as virgin
goddess, depicted with armour
d. Artemis – Goddess of hunting, depicted with bow and arrow, protector of young
3. Name four Greek cities and the heroes associated with them.
a. Thebe – Heracles
b. Athens – Theseus and Athena (Athena vs Poseidon)
c. Argos - Perseus
d. Iolcos – Jason
4. Name four Greek authors (anonymous is OK) and a work associated with them.
a. Homer – The Iliad and The Odyssey
b. Sophocles – Oedipus the King
c. Hesiod – the Theogony and Works and Days
d. Euripides – Medea and the Bacchae