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1. Inventor who created the Labyrinth where the Minotaur lived
3. 'Always prepared'
4. 'Against' & used to show Who is up against who in sports matches & legal battles & etc.
Icarus & Daedalus
5. Spirits who carry out curses and torture for wrongdoing toward one's family member (s)
6. Goddess of wisdom
7. The technical biological term for the human species
homo sapiens- 'wise man'
summa cum laude
8. A bundle of wooden sticks and an axe blade that the attendants of Roman magistrates carried; symbolized the magistrates' power to inflict capital punishment
9. The Underworld; in early mythology & everyone went to Tartarus after they died; in later mythology & only bad people went to Tartarus after they died
Perseus & Medusa
10. 'The end'
11. God of love and desire; son of Aphrodite
12. 'per year'
13. Through & by way of (from via- road & way)
Ides of March
14. Site of the Apollo's oracle at Delphi; home of the Muses
15. 'peace be with you'
16. Titan who had to hold up the heavens on his shoulders as punishment for rebelling against Zeus
17. 'great-souled & high-minded'
19. Was chosen by Zeus to settle the argument of Who was the fairest of the goddesses; he chose Aphrodite because she promised him the most beautiful woman in the world if he chose her
D (Roman numeral)
sine qua non
21. Market place/business center
22. A mural painted directly onto wet plaster (fresco means 'fresh' in Italian)
23. 'seize the day'
24. City-state in ancient Greece known for its powerful army; fought against Athens in the Peloponnesian Wars
quid pro quo
25. God of war
26. 'The things that must be done' - a to-do list
27. 'under penalty' a written order for a person to come testify in court
28. Winged horse which flew from the neck of Medusa the Gorgon after Perseus cut off her head
sic transit gloria mundi
Romulus and Remus
29. 'I came & I saw & I conquered &' famous words of Julius Caesar
veni & vidi & vici
30. A material prepared in ancient Egypt from the pithy stem of a water plant & used in sheets throughout the ancient Mediterranean world for writing or painting on
31. Temple devoted to Athena; located on the Acropolis of Athens
et tu & Brute?
32. 'unknown land'
33. A material prepared in ancient Egypt from the pithy stem of a water plant & used in sheets throughout the ancient Mediterranean world for writing or painting on
34. Through & by way of (from via- road & way)
35. 'per year'
36. One of the 12 Titans & father of Zeus/Jupiter & who swallowed his children in an attempt to keep from being overthrown
et al./ et alii
37. Used on documents & coins & monuments & etc. as an official signature of the Roman government
I (Roman numeral)
quid pro quo
39. A picture made from small bits of glass or pottery
L (Roman numeral)
40. Good-humored & jolly (ancient astrologers thought that the planet Jupiter fostered cheerfulness)
41. The daughter of king Minos of Crete & who helped Theseus escape from the labyrinth after he killed the minotaur
42. 'The state in which'
43. 'in the whole &' 'as a whole &' 'totally'; ex: The suggestions were adopted in toto.
44. 'one out of many' - found on most US minted coins and the back of the dollar bill
M (Roman numeral)
e pluribus unum
45. Titan best known for stealing fire from the gods and giving it to humans; He was punished by being chained to a rock and having his liver eaten by a bird everyday
sic semper tyrannis
46. 'before midday &' in the morning & before noon
47. One-eyed children of Ouranos/Uranus and Gaea (Mother Earth); sided with Zeus during the war with the Titans; were helpers of the smith-god Hephaestus
48. The food of the gods; some believe it kept them immortal
ambrosia and nectar
D (Roman numeral)
49. Carthaginian general who attacked Italy by crossing the Italian Alps in the 2nd Punic War; He was eventually defeated by Scipio at the Battle of Zama
50. The 15th of March & the day in 44 BC Julius Caesar was assassinated
Ides of March
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