CLAS230 Classical Mythology
Department of Classics
Monmouth College

Geography List for The Hero Journey

This  is the list you should study for the Map/Geography quiz. A sample format for this quiz can be found here: Sample Map/Geography Quiz.You should know the significance of each of the following places and be able to find each place on a map. The words in BOLD CAPITALS are the places you should know. The other words are hints at the significance of the place.  

AEGEAN SEA
Aegeus

ARGOS
(See Argolid.)

ARGOLID
(MYCENAE, TIRYNS, and ARGOS)
Heracles
Perseus
Bellerophon
House of Atreus
Agamemnon
Menelaus

ATHENS
Theseus
Aegeus (and Medea)

COLCHIS
Jason and Medea


CORINTH

Sisyphus
Jason and Medea
Oedipus

CRETE
(and KNOSSOS)
Minos
Theseus
Daedalus and Labyrinth

DELPHI
Apollo
Oedipus

ITALY (and ROME)
Aeneas


ITHACA
Odysseus

KNOSSOS
(See Crete.)


LEMNOS
Philoctetes
Jason and Argonauts

LYCIA
Bellerophon

MYCENAE
(See Argolid.)


PELOPONESSUS
Pelops
Labors of Heracles

ROME
(See Italy.)

THEBES
Cadmus
Tiresias
Oedipus and his family

THESSALY

Jason
Admetus and Alcestis

TIRYNS
(See Argolid.)


TROY
Trojan War
Achilles
Hector
Aeneas


 

 

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This material has been published on the web by Prof. Tom Sienkewicz for his students at Monmouth College. If you have any questions, you can contact him at toms@monm.edu.

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