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  • 1. Greek Gods Of
    Mount Olympus
    By : Kaitlyn Butterfield
  • 2. Zeus
    Roman Name: Mars
    Zeus is King of all the gods
    God of the sky
    Powerful
    Symbol is a lightning bolt
    Mount Olympus is a place to honor him
    Rides on a flying horse named Pegasus
  • 3. Aphrodite
    Roman name: Venus
    Goddess of love
    Goddess of beauty
    Goddess of fertility
    Came from the sea
    Most beautiful girl in the world
    Protecter of sailors
    Loves Hermes
    Symbols are doves and hearts
  • 4. Athena
    Roman Name: Minerva
    • Goddess of crafts
    • 5. Goddess of wisdom
    • 6. Goddess of war strategy
    • 7. Invented the chariot
    • 8. The olive tree is sacred to her
    • 9. Built the first ship
    • 10. Invented the musical instrument aulos
    • 11. Her symbols are armor and helmet, a goat skin fringed with snake, owl
  • Hestia Roman Name: Vesta
    Goddess of the heart and fire
    Shown wearing a veil
    Calm and gentle
    Has no children
    Symbol is the sacred flame
    Most gentle goddess
  • 12. Poseidon
    Roman Name: Neptune
    God of the sea
    God of horses
    Brother of Zeus
    Has a bad temper
    Sailors make offerings to him before a long trip out to sea
    Symbols are trident, white horses on a golden chariot, fish or dolphin in hand
  • 13. Artemis
    Roman Name: Diana
    Independent goddess
    Goddess of hunt
    Goddess of forest
    Goddess of wildlife
    Goddess of childbirth
    Goddess of the moon
    Sister is Apollo who is her twin
    Had ability to send plagues or sudden deaths to mortals
    Her symbols are a bow and arrow and wild animals
  • 14. Hephaestus
    Roman Name: Vulcan
    God of fire
    God of volcanoes
    God of blacksmiths
    God of craft workers
    Married to Aphrodite
    Father of the king of Athens
    Symbols: twisted foot, tools
  • 15. Hera
    Roman Name:Juno
    Queen of gods
    Wife of Zeus
    Goddess of weddings
    Goddess of marriage
    Jealous that Zeus had affairs
    Symbols: high crown, a royal symbol or office
  • 16. God of travel
    God of sports
    God of business
    God of measures
    God of weights
    Messenger of the gods
    Invented flying sandals
    Guided souls to the underworld
    Patron god of: herdsman, thieves, graves, messengers
    Symbols: Herald’s staff, winged sandals
    Hermes
    Roman Name: Mercury
  • 17. Demeter
    Roman Name: Ceres
    Goddess of agriculture
    Goddess of fertility
    Mother of Persephone
    Associated with the underworld
    Symbols: sheaves of grain, mature woman
  • 18. Apollo
    Roman Name: Apollo
    God of the sun
    God of truth
    God of music
    God of poetry
    God of dance
    God of healing
    Protects poets
    Symbols: bow (in times of war), lyre or kithara ( in times of peace)
  • 19. Dionysus
    Roman Name: Bacchus
    God of wine
    God of strong emotions
    Likes drama and theatre
    Symbols: Vines, satyrs, maenads, kantharos
  • 20. Ares
    Roman Name: Mars
    God of war
    Most hated of Zeus’s children
    Dark god
    Not a popular god
    Loves Aphrodite
    not cunning in battle
    Symbols: armour and helmet
  • 21. Hades
    Roman Name: Pluto
    God of the underworld
    Son of the Titans
    Brother is Zeus
    Brother is Poseidon
    Owns the helmet of invisibility
    Mother is Rhea
    Enemy of all life