August 19, 2014
Biblical and Mythological Allusions
Greek and Roman Mythology
One five rivers in the Underworld; river of woe. Leads to gates of Tatarus.
Son of Thetis, one of great warriors in the Trojan War. He dies from being shot with an arrow on the heel.
Son of Aphrodite, was another one of the great warriors on the Trojan’s side of the Trojan War. He was second to Hector. Aeneas
escapes Greeks with his father and son.
Commander in Chief of the Greek army in the Trojan War.
One of the champions next to Achilles of the Greek army in the Trojan War.
Daughters of the nymph Harmony, are the warrior women.
Wife of Hector. She is captured by the Greeks after the Trojan War.
Andromeda was the sacrifice for the Ethiopians in order to be freed by the serpent. Perseus, his lover, rescues her.
Daughter of Zeus and Dione, is the Goddess of Love and Beauty who is irresistible to men and gods. As a goddess, she has no
strength, but she uses charm to destroy men.
Son of Zeus and Leto, is the God of Light and a master musician. He is the Healer and his weapon is the silver bow.
Son of Zeus and Hera, is the God of War with a very violent attitude. Though he craves violence, he often runs when he is
Twin sister of Apollo, is one of the three maiden goddesses of Olympus who is the Lady of Wild Things. She has three
embodiments who are Selene in the sky, Artemis on Earth, and Hecate in the lower world.
(Dionysus) God of the Vine and one of the two great gods of the earth. He knew great joy and great pain.
Daughter of Priam, was a prophetess who was given the ability to read the future by Apollo. She predicted the Fall of Troy, but
no one believed her.
Mythical creatures that are half man and half horse. Chiron was different and...