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Campbell's Book of HS/College Lists, pp 141-3, 161
Mythological names & their literal meanings (matching)
Fortified upper hill in Athens.
Site of the Parthenon.
Where Athena and Poseidon fought for control of the city.
Italian town founded by Ascanius, son of Aeneas.
Famous Ionic temple on the Acropolis dedicated to Athena.
Port city where the Greek army and fleet assembled before sailing to Troy.
Home of the mythical Assyrian queen Semiramis and Pyramus and Thisbe.
North African city founded by Queen Dido.
Site near Athens where Oedipus retired following his exile from Thebes.
Ionian Sea island on which the worship of Aphrodite originated and to which she floated when she arose from the sea-foam.
City in Epirus, site of Zeus' most famous oracle, one of Greece's oldest oracles.
City in Asia Minor that was the site of the famous marble Temple of Artemis.
Mountain in Sicily where Enceladus' tomb and Hephaestus' forge were located.
Greek abode of the dead, a cold, gloomy place named for the Greek god of the underworld.
Magical spring on Mount Helicon that was a source of inspiration for the 9 Muses.
Body of water possibly named for Io who swam across it after being changed into a cow.
Maze-like complex built by Daedalus at Knossos on Crete for King Minos to house the Minotaur.
City Aeneas founded and named after his wife Lavinia.
Cave in the Palatine Hill (some sources say Mount Aventine) where the she-wolf nursed Romulus and Remus.
Ancient town in the Greek Peloponnesus built by Perseus.
Mountain in Thessaly where Heracles threw himself to get relief from the poisoned shirt of Nessusand where he made his own funeral pyre.
Mountain in Greece selected by the ancients as the home of the gods and goddesses.
Doric temple dedicated to Athena Parthenos built on the Acropolis in Athens during the age of Pericles in the 5
Fountain behind Aphrodite's temple that gushed forth water when Pegasus kicked the ground with his hoof.
Ionian Sea Island on which Odysseus was shipwredked and treated graciously by King Alcinous and his daughter Nausicaa.
City on the Tiber founded by Romulus in 753 BC.
Lowest region of the underworld, where the wicked were punished.
Place where everyone went after death, a region ruled by Hades.
River of Oblivion (Forgetfulness) in Hades.
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