Chapter 5 Section 1 Vocabulary
Places <ul><li>Mount Olympus – highest moutain in Greece and home of 12 gods and goddesses, known as the Olympians </li></...
People <ul><li>Homer – poet who wrote the  Iliad  and the  Odyssey </li></ul><ul><li>Aesop – Greek slave who made up fable...
Terms <ul><li>myth – traditional stories about gods and heroes </li></ul><ul><li>oracle – sacred shrine where a priest or ...
<ul><li>tragedy – a story in which a person  </li></ul><ul><li>struggles to overcome difficulties but fails </li></ul><ul>...
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Chapter 5 Section 1 vocabulary

  1. 1. Chapter 5 Section 1 Vocabulary
  2. 2. Places <ul><li>Mount Olympus – highest moutain in Greece and home of 12 gods and goddesses, known as the Olympians </li></ul><ul><li>Delphi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>city-state in ancient Greece, location of one of the most famous oracles of Apollo </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. People <ul><li>Homer – poet who wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey </li></ul><ul><li>Aesop – Greek slave who made up fables </li></ul><ul><li>Sophocles – famous writer of tragedies, wrote Antigone and Oedipus Rex </li></ul><ul><li>Euripedes – other famous writer of tragedies </li></ul>
  4. 4. Terms <ul><li>myth – traditional stories about gods and heroes </li></ul><ul><li>oracle – sacred shrine where a priest or priestess spoke for a god or goddess; typically answered questions with riddles </li></ul><ul><li>epic – long poems about heroic deeds </li></ul><ul><li>fable – a short tale that teaches a lesson </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>tragedy – a story in which a person </li></ul><ul><li>struggles to overcome difficulties but fails </li></ul><ul><li>comedy – a story that ends happily </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Drama – story told by actors who pretend to be characters in the story </li></ul></ul>

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