What are Gorgons in Greek Mythology?

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In most Greek and Roman mythology, how many Gorgons were there?

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1. The definitive Greek version of the Gorgons came from which author?

2. In Greek mythology, which of these characters was a Gorgon?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about Gorgons in Greek myths. Answer these study questions on key points like the number of Gorgons in Greek and Roman mythology and a Greek author who wrote the most conclusive version of the Gorgons.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Character in Greek mythology that was a Gorgon
  • The way Roman and Greek Gorgons were different from each other
  • Terror that was caused by Gorgons

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Gorgons in Greek mythology
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Greek and Roman Gorgons
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the reason Gorgons were terrifying
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how many Gorgons there were in Greek and Roman myths and a Greek character who was a Gorgon

Additional Learning

The lesson named What are Gorgons in Greek Mythology? will cover more on the following topics:

  • Major themes in Greek tragedies
  • Physical descriptions of the Gorgons
  • Ovid's writings
  • Lessons that came from these myths
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