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Greek god goddess_whi.5b, 6b_2011

  1. 1. “ The GREEK & ROMAN Gods and Goddesses” Virginia SOL WHI.5b & 6b Mrs. Gibson
  2. 2. ZEUS- <ul><li>The father of the gods </li></ul><ul><li>The ruler of Mount Olympus </li></ul><ul><li>God of the sky and lightening & thunder </li></ul><ul><li>Had many children </li></ul>LIGHTENING BOLT
  3. 3. ROMAN NAME Jupiter
  4. 4. HERA-The goddess of marriage <ul><li>Goddess of marriage, women, and childbirth </li></ul><ul><li>Wife and sister of Zeus </li></ul>PEACOCK SCEPTER
  5. 5. ROMAN NAME Juno
  6. 6. APOLLO-The god of truth and light <ul><li>God of music, medicine, health, prophecies, poetry, and archery </li></ul><ul><li>Associated with the sun </li></ul><ul><li>He is Artemis’ twin brother and son of Zeus </li></ul>SUN, LYRE
  7. 7. ROMAN NAME Apollo
  8. 8. ARTEMIS-The goddess of the hunt <ul><li>Associated with the successful hunt </li></ul><ul><li>She is Apollo’s twin sister and daughter of Zeus </li></ul>BOW AND ARROW
  9. 9. ROMAN NAME Diana
  10. 10. ATHENA-The goddess of Wisdom <ul><li>Goddess of wisdom, warfare, strategy, and reason </li></ul>Daughter of Zeus; Sprang from his forehead OWL, HELMET
  11. 11. ROMAN NAME Minerva
  12. 12. APHRODITE – Goddess of Beauty and Love <ul><li>Daughter of Zeus or born from sea foam </li></ul>Sea shell
  13. 13. ROMAN NAME Venus
  14. 14. Greek & Roman Polytheism <ul><li>The Greek gods and goddesses include: </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Artemis, Athena, and Aphrodite (Notice most have “A” names) </li></ul><ul><li>The Roman gods and goddesses include: </li></ul><ul><li>Jupiter, Juno, Apollo, Diana, Minerva, and Venus </li></ul>
  15. 15. How did mythology help the early Greek & Roman civilizations explain the natural world and the human condition? <ul><li>Greek and Roman mythology is </li></ul><ul><li>Based on polytheistic religion </li></ul><ul><li>Explanations of natural phenomena, human qualities, and life events </li></ul><ul><li>The Greeks came first and the Romans adopted (stole!) their religion!! </li></ul>
  16. 16. What impact did Greek & Roman mythology have on later civilizations and the contemporary world? <ul><li>Symbols and images in Western literature, art, monumental architecture, and politics </li></ul>
  17. 17. Gods & Goddesses – Give both Greek and Roman names as answer. <ul><li>review </li></ul><ul><li>Who was known by the symbol of the helmet or owl? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was known by the symbol of the peacock and the scepter? </li></ul><ul><li>What symbol portrays the Father of the Gods? What is his name? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the Goddess of the hunt? </li></ul><ul><li>How did mythology help the early Greek civilization explain the natural world and the human condition? </li></ul>
  18. 18. Cartoons and credits: <ul><li>http://www.phillipmartin.info/clipart/homepage.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Other images through Google image search. </li></ul>

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