Greek Gods! Immortal, all powerful gods of Greece! By Jason LaGrasse
There were many gods in Greece. The belief of many gods was called Polytheism. This presentation is all About the Greek gods!
Zeus Zeus was the king of all the Greek gods! He was able to do anything. He was the god of Heaven and Earth. His animal symbol was an eagle. He once defeated Kronos to save his brothers and sisters. Zeus takes Place in a lot of stories. Zeus welcomed everyone to Mount olympus. Hades didn’t Come.
Hera Hera was the queen of the gods and the wife of Zeus. Her main animal was a peacock. She once was Spying on a storm cloud with zeus and another of His wives in it. Zeus disguised his new bride as a cow. Hera tied her to a tree and told her 100 eyed guardian Argus, to watch her. Later, Argus was bored to death. She got jealous of Zeus’ other Wives. She would try to kill them.
Hades Hades was the god of the under- world. He had a pet named Cerberus. His wife was Persephone. He actually Stole Persephone from her mother, Demeter. Hades forced Persephone To come back to the underworld for 4 Months every year. Hades had a helmet of invisibility to Strike his enemies unseen.
Poseidon Poseidon was the god of the sea. He had A trident and used it to cause earthquakes. He created horses out of the waves. He Tortured Odysseus for blinding his cyclopes Son Polyphemus. By the end of Poseidon’s wrath, Odysseus was begging for mercy! Poseidon gave people a great gift. The horse.
Demeter Demeter was the goddess of agriculture. She Had a daughter named Persephone, who was Stolen by Hades to be his wife. It was a beautiful Day, and she heard Persephone crying for help. When ever persephone is gone, Demeter is sad, And it becomes winter. Demeter was the goddess of the harvest, And helped farmers.
Hestia Hestia was the goddess of the hearth and fire. She was one of Zeus’ sisters. She is the oldest As a matter of fact. She is known as the forgotten Goddess, because so little is known about Hestia. Hestia tended the hearth at Mount Olympus.
Athena Athena was the goddess of wisdom. She was One of Zeus’ daughters. She defended the Gods from someone named Aracne. Aracne Was a woman who thought she was better then The gods. Then Athena turned aracne into a Spider. Athena was born a thought, and sprang Out of Zeus’ head a full grown woman.
Ares Ares was the god of war! He turned into A boar when he was angry at people. Then, He killed them. He got married to Aphrodite and had a son Named Eros (cupid).
Aphrodite She is the goddess of love. She started The Trojan war by promising someone Named Paris the most beautiful woman On Earth. She really wanted Paris’ Golden apple, so she promised him Helen of Troy. Helen was already married. She came out of the sea all full grown. She has no parents.
Apollo Apollo was the god of the sun and music. He killed a dragon named Phaethon to win An oracle. He rode a golden chariot with White geese. Apollo once owned a giant cow herd.