Introduction Mount Videos OlympusQuestions Gods Conclusion Goddesses
The Greeks believed in many different gods Gods represented different forms of nature. Greek gods were known as the Olympians. Olympians lived on Mount Olympus.
"home" of the Twelve Olympian gods. formed after the Titan War. setting of many Greek mythical stories.
War god, god of violence. Son of Zeus and Hera strong, harnessed in bronze, and golden helmeted. He rides a war chariot. The serpent, owls, vultures, and woodpecker are
god of volcanoes, a craftsman and blacksmith. He was thrown from Mt. Olympus. son of only Hera lame god because of a fall from Olympus.
god of wine and drunken revelry. patron of the theater and an agricultural god. son of the king of Zeus, and Semele, a mortal woman Hera, jealous, punished Semele. Zeus took the unborn from her womb and sewed it inside his thigh.
god of prophecy, music, intellectual pursuits, healing. Leto and Zeus are the parents. healing god. Daphne, the object of his love, metamorphosed into a laurel tree to avoid him.
one of the 3 top gods brothers who divided the world among themselves. sea god. usually seen with a trident. The Titans Cronus and Rhea are the parents Poseidon is one of their 3 sons; equal claim to the title of king of the gods, but Zeus is the one who took it.
father of gods and men. A sky god, he controls lightning, and thunder. He is king on Mount Olympus. father of Greek heroes. Zeus mated with many mortals and goddesses but is
the messenger god. he brought the dead to the Underworld. the son of Zeus and Maia. He wears a hat, winged sandals, and short cloak. Hermes is the "herdsman" of the dead. Hermes is referred to as luck-bringing, giver of grace.
Artemis is the twin sister of Apollo. goddess of transitions, a hunter, a virgin. goddess of the hunt and wild animals. helps women in childbirth. Artemis watches over streets and harbors.
goddess of beauty, love, and sexuality. mother of the god of love, Eros. wife of the ugliest of the gods. She is associated with a magic belt, the dove, myrrh, the dolphin… In the famous Botticelli painting, Aphrodite is seen
goddess of fertility, grain, and agriculture. She is pictured as a mature motherly figure. also the goddess responsible for creating winter and a mystery religious cult. daughter of the Titans Cronus and
Hera was queen of the Greek gods and the wife of Zeus, the king. Hera was goddess of marriage and childbirth. described as jealous and quarrelsome. Hera persecuted many of the other women Zeus seduced, in one way or another.
important goddess for the Greeks. She is the patron goddess of Athens war goddess with a focus on strategy more than bloodshed Athena emerged from her fathers head fully armed.
• Greek gods were known as the Olympians.• Mount Olympus: home of the 12 godso Gods• Ares: War; Hephaestus: volcanoes; Dionysus: wine; Apollo: prophecy; Poseidon: water; Zeus: sky; Hermes: messenger.o Goddesses• Artemis: transitions; Aphrodite: beauty; Demeter: fertility; Hera: marriage and childbirth; Athena: war.
Who is Zeus wife?a) Athenab) Aphroditec) Hera Which are war gods?a) Poseidon and Demeterb) Ares and Herac) Athena and Ares
What is Mount Olympus?a) A normal mountainb) Where greek citizens livedc) Where gods lived Who is the god of music?a) Dionysusb) Apolloc) Hephaestus