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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
(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
(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.
(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