Weavers and Lovers in Greek Myth

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  1. How long did it take Penelope to finish the shroud for Laertes?
  2. The Ancient Greek word "pontos" means what?
  3. In the Iliad Helen weaves a large purple clothe. The scenes she weaves into it are from what war?
  4. Cassandra got her prophetic powers from which divine lover?
  5. Who was Clytemnestra's lover?
  6. How many sons did Odysseus leave in Ithaca?
  7. Who is Zeus' owl-visioned (gray-eyed) daughter?
  8. Which suitor describes Penelope's weaving at the end of the Odysseus?
  9. Hepheastus wove an invisible net to catch his wife's lover? Who was the lover?
  10. How did Homer describe Penelope's finished robe?

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