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From the Ted Talk "Adrienne Mayor: Did the Amazons really exist?"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

The war-loving asnzamo, "the equals of men" in courage and skill, were familiar to everyone in ntiecna Greece. Amazon battle scenes decorated the Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis; pntsangii and tstesua of Amazons adorned temples and public spaces. Little girls played with Amazon dolls, and Amazons were a favorite subject on kgere vaes paintings. In Greek art and literature, they were depicted as daring and desirable, but also terrifying and deadly, and doomed to die at the hands of Greek heroes.

Open Cloze

The war-loving _______, "the equals of men" in courage and skill, were familiar to everyone in _______ Greece. Amazon battle scenes decorated the Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis; _________ and _______ of Amazons adorned temples and public spaces. Little girls played with Amazon dolls, and Amazons were a favorite subject on _____ ____ paintings. In Greek art and literature, they were depicted as daring and desirable, but also terrifying and deadly, and doomed to die at the hands of Greek heroes.

Solution

  1. ancient
  2. statues
  3. paintings
  4. amazons
  5. vase
  6. greek

Original Text

The war-loving Amazons, "the equals of men" in courage and skill, were familiar to everyone in ancient Greece. Amazon battle scenes decorated the Parthenon on the Athenian Acropolis; paintings and statues of Amazons adorned temples and public spaces. Little girls played with Amazon dolls, and Amazons were a favorite subject on Greek vase paintings. In Greek art and literature, they were depicted as daring and desirable, but also terrifying and deadly, and doomed to die at the hands of Greek heroes.

Important Words

  1. adorned
  2. amazon
  3. amazons
  4. ancient
  5. art
  6. athenian
  7. battle
  8. courage
  9. daring
  10. deadly
  11. decorated
  12. depicted
  13. desirable
  14. die
  15. dolls
  16. doomed
  17. equals
  18. familiar
  19. favorite
  20. girls
  21. greece
  22. greek
  23. hands
  24. heroes
  25. literature
  26. paintings
  27. parthenon
  28. played
  29. public
  30. scenes
  31. skill
  32. spaces
  33. statues
  34. subject
  35. temples
  36. terrifying
  37. vase