The Roman Mythology Quiz

It has been said that the Greeks mythologized their history, and that the Romans historicized their myths. The Romans adopted the Greek myths and modified them to suit their own purposes (to the point of deifying their early leaders). How much do you know about the modifications the Romans made to the mythological foundation laid by the Greeks?

1 of 10
Phaeton is the son of which God?
Apollo
Jupiter
Helios
Neptune
2 of 10
Romulus and Remus were raised by a...
Eagle
Bull
Snake
Wolf
3 of 10
Catullus' poetry primarily focuses on which of the following conceptual lifestyles?
Epicurean
Bohemian
Academic
Ascetic
4 of 10
Aeneas meets Dido in which African city?
Carthage
Gaza
Nubia
Alexandria
5 of 10
Which of the following phrases was NOT coined by the Latin poet Horace?
Carpe diem
In media res
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
Annus mirabilis
6 of 10
Which demigod did Echo fall in love with?
Achilles
Narcissus
Perseus
Adonis
7 of 10
Shakespeare (most likely) modelled Romeo and Juliet after which of the following Roman myths?
Jupiter and Europa
Pyramus and Thisbe
Perseus and Andromeda
Cupid and Psyche
8 of 10
As punishment for bragging about her weaving skills, Minerva turned Arachne into...
A worm
A spider
A snail
An ant
9 of 10
What does Minerva advise Cadmus to sow in the ground in order to create the race of men that would found the city Thebes?
Seeds
Magic beans
Drops of nectar
Dragon's teeth
10 of 10
What does Pygmalion fall in love with?
His own reflection
Gold
A nightingale
A statue