The Trojan War - Part 1
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Image 1: Hecuba's Nightmare
This image shows Hecuba visited by a nightmare. In your own words, describe her nightmare: (refer to page 1 of our story)
Image 2: The Burning of Troy
How did Calchas (the seer) interpret this nightmare, and what advice does he give? (page 1)
Image 3: The infant Paris
Describe Paris's first five days of life. How does he survive? (page 2)
Image 4: The Uninvited Guest
Name and describe the one guest who was not invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis: (page 3)
Why is this character often depicted holding a golden apple? What is written on the apple, and what does an apple have to do with our story? (page 3)
Images 5 and 6: The Judgement of Paris - Google Images
There are many famous paintings titled "The Judgement of Paris." In a new browser tab, type "The Judgement of Paris" into Google Images, and describe what most of these images have in common: (page 4)
Images 5 and 6:
According to our story, who is the character behind Paris, wearing a hat with wings? (refer to page 4)
Images 5 and 6:
According to our story, who is the character with a shield at her feet? (refer to page 4)
Download the Comic version of today's story.
(To the left.)
Read the comic version and answer the following questions.
The cover of the Trojan War comic can best be described as
According to page 2, thie "graphic novel" of the Trojan War is based on
many ancient sources.
The female figure talking to Zeus, and holding a sword and scales is probably
Athena, goddess of war strategy.
Hera, goddess of marriage.
Themis, Justice incarnate.
Gaia, goddess of the earth.
Page 4 shows the marriage of
Peleus, a mortal, and Thetis, an immortal.
Peleus, an immortal, and Thetis, a mortal.
Paris, a mortal, and Themis, an immortal.
Paris, an immortal, and Themis, a mortal.
The female character at the very bottom of page 5 is probably
Eris, goddess of discord.
Deimos, goddess of dread.
Phobos, goddess of fear.
Metis, mother of Athena.
The Greek word inscribed on the apple, 'kallistei,' probably means
to the bride.
to the fortunate.
to the farthest.
to the fairest.
The three goddesses who claim the apple are
Zeus, Hera, and Athena.
Athena, Eris, and Aphrodite.
Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite.
Hestia, Aphrodite, and Eris.
On this page, Paris is depicted as
the capital of France.
On this page the three goddesses try to
Hera, and power.
Athena, and wisdom.
Aphrodite, and love.
Ares, and strength.
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