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  • 1. Greek Gods,Goddesses, Mythsand Heroes.By Eilish Dillon and Kyrah Mendes
  • 2. Zeus: God of the sky, winds,clouds,rain, thunder andlightning.
  • 3. Zeus was the chief god of greekmythology.His Roman name was Jupiter.
  • 4. Zeus had a wife namedHerathey loved each other.
  • 5. One power that Zeus had washe could sound like anyone orlook like anyone.
  • 6. Zeus was important because he was the mostpowerful thing alive and he could do justabout anything.
  • 7. Zeus is famous today because he was the topmost known person in greek mythology .
  • 8. Where you see Zeuss name today:In ancient greece movies.Zeus company.Zeus recording company.
  • 9. Greek Myth: MeduseMeduse was once a lovely young girl whohad a boyfriend she loved very much.
  • 10. One day Meduses Boyfriend brought to acave but the did not know it was a temple ofthe gods.
  • 11. Athen (the goddess) was looking at Medeuseand her boyfriend kissing; Athen got mad.
  • 12. Athen turned Medusa ugly, Athen gave hersnakes for hair and an ugly face.
  • 13. Greek Hero
  • 14. Hercules= Roman name for the greatest heroof greek mythology.
  • 15. Hercules is considered a hero for his heroicdeeds he did. This includes him doinglabors.
  • 16. One day Hercules was driven mad by hismom Hera. Keep into consideration thathercules is very, very strong.
  • 17. In a frenzy he killed his own 2 children,Doing this he had to perform tasks in a formof punishments.
  • 18. These tasks he had to perform where calledlabors. And these labors were near toimpossible to perform.
  • 19. These labors included......
  • 20. Hercules fighting a super lion, Tacklinghydra, capturing the cernitian and muchmuch more.
  • 21. Where you see Hercules nametoday.● There was a major Disney film "Hercules"● Hercules is known for his heroric deeds.
  • 22. Greek God: AtheneDaughter of Zeus.
  • 23. Athene was the goddesses of wisdom.
  • 24. Athene is a powerful defender but also awilling peacemaker.
  • 25. Stories say that Athena was born fully armedfrom the forehead of Zeus. According to onestory this is because Zeus swallowedAthenas mother.
  • 26. The people say that the city of Athens wasnamed after her.
  • 27. Why people remenber Athene:● Her story is intersting● The city of Athens is named after her.
  • 28. Greek God: AresGod of welfare and murder
  • 29. Ares is the sole son of Zeusand Hera.
  • 30. Both parents were notfound of their irritableson.
  • 31. If Ares had a little more love and neuteringfrom both parents it probably would haveresulted in Ares being the god of minorconflicts.
  • 32. Ares is the God of war, His strength is thather is decisive, determined and fearless.
  • 33. Ares had an affair withAprodite; and was father tomany children.
  • 34. Ares is often portrayedas a vigorous andhandsome young man.
  • 35. Ares was not a wellliked god or welltrusted.
  • 36. Greek Goddess:AphroditeThe goddess of beauty, love, pleasure andprocreation.
  • 37. Aphrodite had great powerover love.
  • 38. Aphrodite was apparently bornin seafoam.
  • 39. Aphrodite was in manyaffairs and had manychildren.
  • 40. Some of her children where:● Aeneas● Anteros● Beroe And she●● Deimos Deimos had many●● Eros Harmonia more●● Hermaphroditus Herophilus children. :)● Himeros● Phobos
  • 41. Where you see her nametoday/why do we know about hertoday.● There are famous paintings of her● She did lots of memorable things as a god.● She was in alot of affairs.
  • 42. Greek God:HephaestusGod of fire and forge.
  • 43. Hephaestus was the son of Zeus and Hera.Some say hera hated him and flung himover mount olympus into the sea breakingboth his.
  • 44. Hepheatus was the smitharmour of the gods.
  • 45. Hepheatus is known to bepeaceful and loving.
  • 46. Hephaestuts built thing for the gods atop ogmouth Oylmpus.
  • 47. Hephaetus is often an overlooked god, butthe gods armory is very important.
  • 48. Greek Hero:Oedipus
  • 49. Oedipus was the heroof thebes.
  • 50. Oedipus solved the riddle of theSphynx.
  • 51. It is like a miracle that Oedipus solved theriddle of the Sphynx.
  • 52. This is because the riddell ofthe sphinx was very hard andwhen people ansewerd itwrong they died.
  • 53. When he answered the question the Sphinxdestroyed itself.
  • 54. Oedipus married his mother.