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I really love Greek mythology and I bought a quite fat book on it back in Athens. All the information in this is from that very elaborate book. If I have overlooked a mistake, then please correct me. …

I really love Greek mythology and I bought a quite fat book on it back in Athens. All the information in this is from that very elaborate book. If I have overlooked a mistake, then please correct me. Enjoy it:)

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  • 1. Greek God and Goddesses
  • 2. The Twelve Gods of Olympus
  • 3. ZEUS• Son of Rhea and Cronus• Roman Equivalent: Jupiter• Domain: Sky, Thunder, Lightening, Law, O rder, Justice• King of Olympus• Symbols: The thunderbolt, eagle, oak tree, scepter and scales
  • 4. HERA• Daughter of Rhea and Cronus• Roman Equivalent: Juno• Domain: Marriage, Women and Birth• Queen of Olympus• Symbols: Peacock, Pomegranate, Crown, Cuckoo, Lion and Cow
  • 5. POSEIDON• Son of Rhea and Cronus• Roman Equivalent: Neptune• Domain: Sea, Earthquakes, Storms and Horses• Symbols: Horse, Bull, Dolphin and Trident
  • 6. DEMETER• Daughter of Rhea and Cronus• Roman Equivalent: Ceres• Domain: Fertility, Agriculture, Nature and Seasons• Symbols: Poppy, Wheat, Torch, and Pig
  • 7. ATHENA• Daughter of Zeus and Metis• Roman Equivalent: Minerva• Domain: Wisdom, Warfare, Architecture and Crafts• Symbols: Owls, Olive Trees, Snakes, Aegis, Armor, Hel mets, Spears, Gorgoneion
  • 8. HESTIA• Daughter of Rhea and Cronus• Roman Equivalent: Vesta• Domain :Hearth, Right Ordering of Domesticity and Family• Symbols :The hearth and its fire
  • 9. APOLLO• Son of Zeus and Leto• Roman Equivalent: Apollo• Domain: Music, Sun, Prophecy, And Medicine, Light, and Reason• Symbols: Lyre, Laurel Wreath, Python, Raven, Bow and Arrows
  • 10. ARTEMIS• Daughter of Zeus and Leto• Roman Equivalent: Diana• Domain: Hunt, Forests, Hills and Moon• Symbols: Lyre, Laurel Wreath, Python, Raven, Bow and Arrows
  • 11. ARES• Son of Zeus and Hera• Roman Equivalent: Mars• Domain: War, Violence and Bloodshed• Symbols: Spear, Shield, Boar, Serpent, Dog and Vulture
  • 12. APHRODITE• Daughter of Uranus/Zeus and Dione• Roman Equivalent: Venus• Domain: Love, Beauty and Desire• Symbols: Dove, Dolphin, Scallop Shell, Girdle, Mirror, Bird, Apple, Bee, Swan, Myrtle and Rose
  • 13. HEPHAESTUS• Son of Zeus and Maia• Roman Equivalent: Mercury• Domain: Commerce, Thieves, Travelers, S ports, Athletes, Guide To The Underworld• Symbols: Caduceus, Winged Sandals(Talaria) and Cap, Rooster, Snake, Lyre, Stork, Tortoise
  • 14. HERMES• Son of Zeus and Hera• Roman Equivalent: Vulcan• Domain: Fire, Forge, Metalworking and Stone masonry• Symbols: Fire, Anvil, Axe, Hammer, Tongs and Quail
  • 15. HADES• Son of Rhea and Cronus• Roman Equivalent: Pluto• Domain: Underworld and Riches• Symbols: Helm of Darkness, Cerberus, Keys of Death and Scepter
  • 16. ASCLEPIUS• Son of Apollo and Coronis• Roman Equivalent: Vediovis• Domain: Medicine, Healing, Rejuvenation and Physicians• Symbol: A serpent-entwined staff
  • 17. PAN• Son of Hermes and Driope• Roman Equivalent: Faunus• Domain: Nature, Wild and Goats• Symbol: Pan Pipes
  • 18. PERSEPHONE• Daughter of Zeus and Demeter• Roman Equivalent: Proserpina• Domain: Spring, Flowers and Rebirth• Symbols: Pomegranate seeds, White Rose, Bat and Flowers
  • 19. Thank YouMade by: Aayush Gala Grade 7