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Research Mythology Words

Look up the meaning of the words for your group.  Then look up the source from Greek mythology. Prepare an illustrated poster for each of the words, their source and their definition.  Be prepared for each of you to present one of the words (with it’s poster) to the class.

 

 

            Mythology Words to Study

# 1

 

aegis, epicurean, mentor, chimerical

 

# 2

 

labyrinth, palladium, museum, narcissism

 

# 3

 

odyssey, meander, stoical, protean

 

# 4

 

Herculean, laconic, zephyr, nemesis

 

# 5

 

flora, ambrosia, hermetic, promethean

 

# 6

 

nectar, sibylline, tantalize, Delphic

 

# 7

 

halcyon, platonic, draconian, calypso

 

# 8

 

Amazon, siren, mercurial, procrustean

 

# 9

 

aurora, iridescent, panacea, lethargy

 

# 10

 

gorgons, harpies, hydra, lycanthrope

 

# 11

 

martial, sophistry,  fauna, stentorian

 

 

LOOK UP ON YOUR OWN:

 

Pyrrhic Victory

Gordian Knot

Pandora's Box

Midas,

 

Cassandra,

Damocles

Achilles,

Oedipus

 

 

Hades

Spartan,

Titanic

Marathon

 

 

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