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  • Greek Mythology: The Twelve Olympians
    Presented by: Andrew Brown
    EDU 290 M/W 9:30-10:45
  • About the twelve Olympians
    The gods of the Greeks
    The twelve resided upon mount Olympus
    (Zeus, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, and Artemis)
    The valuable gods/goddesses considered of:
    Hades, Hestia, Demeter, Dionysus
    There were 14 gods/goddess in total but only 12 at a time.
  • (Zeus)God of Thunder and Sky King of Mount Olympus
    • Birth place?
    • Mount Ida on the island of Crete
    • How he rose to power?
    • He overthrow his father Kronos during the battle of Titanomachy
    • Did he have any children or a spouse?
    • He had lots of children
    • Most famous is Hercules
    • More interesting facts?
    • Roman name was Jupiter
  • (Hera)
    What type of goddess was she?
    The Goddess of Marriage and queen of Mount Olympus
    Who are her siblings and who is her husband?
    She has a total of 4 siblings and one husband
    Children?
    2 sons and 3 daughters and 1 serpent
    Interesting facts
    Portrayed as a majestic and solemn
    It is said that she gave Zeus a love potion to make him fall in love with her
  • (Poseidon)Good of the Sea
    • Siblings?
    • Has four Siblings and his father
    • Children or a spouse?
    • He has over 10 children his wife is Aphrodite but has many other mistress
    • What goddess did he have a Quarrel with?
    • It is with Athena
    • Other interesting facts?
    • Roman name is Neptune
  • (Aphrodite)
    • What type of Goddess was she?
    • The goddess of Romantic Love, sexuality and Procreation
    • Does she have parents?
    • Zeus and Diona (who was an early earth mother
    • What is her symbol?
    • It is her girdle
    • Other interesting facts?
    • Roman name: Venus
  • (Ares)
    • What type of god was he?
    • The god of War
    • What was his symbol?
    • His Spear
    • Did he have any spouses?
    • No he did not other he did have several children
    • Other interesting Facts?
    • He is the solo sun of Zeus and his real wife Hera
    • His roman name is Mars
  • (Apollo)
    • In general who was Apollo?
    • He was the Sun God.
    • Did he have any siblings?
    • Yes he had a twin sister, named Artemis.
    • Who were his parents?
    • Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto, a nymph .
    • Other interesting facts?
    • His symbols include a laurel tree, the crow, and the dolphin.
  • (Artemis)
    • Who was she?
    • The Goddess of the Moon and the hunt.
    • Birth place?
    • She was born on the Island of Delos with her twin brother Apollo.
    • Other interesting facts?
    • Her Roman name is Diana
  • (Athena)
    Who was she?
    The Goddess of Wisdom, Strategy.
    Who were her parents and why did she hate them?
    Her father was Zeus and she was born from his for head.
    Did she have any children?
    No she did not, because she was known as the virgin of the gods/goddess.
    Other interesting facts?
    Her Roman name was Minerva.
  • (Hephaestus)
    Who was he?
    The God of fire and the forge.
    What role did he play for upon mount Olympus?
    He created Pandora.
    Does he have a spouse?
    His wife was Aphrodite.
    Other interesting things?
    His Roman name is Vulcan
    His symbols are anivle and the forge.
  • (Hermes)
    Who was he?
    The God of boundaries.
    What was his role upon mount Olympus?
    He was considered the messenger of the gods.
    Does he have any spouses or children?
    He has no spouse only affairs (Dryope, pan, and Aphrodite) that have led to his children.
    Other interesting facts?
    His Roman name his Mercury.
  • (Dionysus)
    • Who was he?
    • The god of Intoxication and Drunkenness.
    • He was not considered one of the twelve Olympians.
    • Some other important/interesting facts?
    • His roman name is Bacchus.
  • (Hestia)
    • Who was she?
    • Is the goddess of Health.
    • She is the eldest daughter of Rhea and Kronos.
    • She was a virgin and never loved anyone.
    • Other interesting facts?
    • Her Roman name is Vesta.
  • (Demeter)
    Who was she?
    The Goddess of the Harvest.
    She is mother of Persephone.
    Is not really considered one of the twelve Olympians.
    Other interesting facts?
    Her Roman name is ceres.
  • (Hades)
    Who was he?
    The God of the Underworld.
    Who was his wife that he kept prisoner?
    Her name was Persephone, the daughter of Demeter.
    Persephone was given to Hades from Zeus as a present.
    Who were his brothers and sisters?
    Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, and Hestia.
    Other interesting facts?
    His Roman name is Pluto.
  • Work cited
    Literature All slides
    http://www.religionfacts.com/greco-roman/gods/olympians.htm
    http://zeusreturns.com/
    http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0881990.html
    http://www.greek-islands.us/greek-gods/
    http://www.teenwitch.com/divine/greek/artemis.html
    http://gogreece.about.com/od/mythology/Greek_Mythology_Greek_Gods_and_Goddesses.htm
    Literature individual slides
    Slide 6
    http://www.greek-gods-and-goddesses.com/greek-god-poseidon.html
  • Work cited continued:
    Pictures /some with in the literature
    Slide 3
    http://zeusreturns.com/index.html
    Slide 4
    http://www.experience-ancient-greece.com/hera.html
    Slide 5
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-marshall/oil-slick-poisons-god-of_b_559222.html
    Slide 6
    http://www.greek-islands.us/greek-gods/aphrodite/
    Slide 7
    http://www.wordsources.info/mars.html
    Slide 8
    http://wordinfo.info/units/view/2390/ip:11
    Slide 9
    http://chrisobrienweb.com/myth/artemis.php
    Slide 10
    http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/18800/18856/athena_18856.htm
  • Work cited continued:
    Picture/some with in the literature as well continued:
    Slide 11
    http://www.elfwood.com/art/v/a/vasilis/hephaestus.jpg.html
    Slide 12
    http://mysticmedusa.com/2009/08/31/virgophilia/
    Slide 13
    http://www.wineclubwizard.com/dionysus-god-of-wine.html
    Slide 14
    http://www.testriffic.com/user/EddyVanSlayer
    Slide 15
    http://www.theoi.com/Gallery/S3.1.html
    Slide 16
    http://www.paleothea.com/Men.html
  • The End