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12 major gods (greek presentation)

  1. 1. 12 Major Gods By Clayton Thompson
  2. 2. Greek and Romans Names <ul><li>Aphrodite Venus </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Ares Mars </li></ul><ul><li>Artemis Diana </li></ul><ul><li>Athena Minerva </li></ul><ul><li>Demeter Ceres </li></ul><ul><li>Hephaestus Vulcan </li></ul><ul><li>Hera Juno </li></ul><ul><li>Hermes Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Hestia Vesta </li></ul><ul><li>Poseidon Neptune </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus Jupiter </li></ul>
  3. 3. Apollo <ul><li>Beautiful god of the sun </li></ul><ul><li>Light, medicine, music, poetry, prophecy, archery </li></ul><ul><li>Twin brother of Artemis </li></ul><ul><li>Youngest child of Zeus </li></ul>
  4. 5. Ares <ul><li>God of war, violence and bloodshed </li></ul><ul><li>Loved Aphrodite </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols were boar, serpent, dog, vulture, spear and shield </li></ul><ul><li>Son of Zeus and Hera </li></ul>
  5. 7. Artemis <ul><li>Independent goddess of the hunt, forest, wildlife, childbirth and animals </li></ul><ul><li>Sister of Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Symbols were moon, deer, hound, bear, snake, cypress tree, bow and arrow </li></ul>
  6. 9. Aphrodite <ul><li>Goddess of love, romance, beauty and desire </li></ul><ul><li>Her symbols were the dove, bird, apple, bee, swan and rose </li></ul><ul><li>Daughter of Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Son was Eros, god of love </li></ul>
  7. 11. Athena <ul><li>Daughter of Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of wisdom, war, crafts, defense and strategic warfare </li></ul><ul><li>Her symbols were owl and olive tree </li></ul>
  8. 13. Demeter <ul><li>Goddess of agriculture nature and seasons </li></ul><ul><li>Her symbols were, wheat, torch and pigs </li></ul><ul><li>Mother was Persephone </li></ul>
  9. 15. Hephaestus <ul><li>God of fire, forge, blacksmith craftsman and fire </li></ul><ul><li>His symbols were fire, anvil, ax, donkey and hammer </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes spelled Hephaistos </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Aphrodite </li></ul>
  10. 17. Hera <ul><li>Wife of Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Queen of protector, marriage, family and magic </li></ul><ul><li>Her symbols were the peacock, pomegranate, crown, cuckoo, lion and cow. </li></ul>
  11. 19. Hermes <ul><li>Hermes was the messenger of gods </li></ul><ul><li>He was also known as God of Thieve </li></ul><ul><li>His Symbols were the staff with two snakes and winged sandals </li></ul><ul><li>Son of Zeus and the nymph Maia </li></ul><ul><li>He married Dryope, the daughter of Dryops </li></ul><ul><li>Had a son named Pan </li></ul>
  12. 21. Hestia <ul><li>Goddess of home and home life. </li></ul><ul><li>She was symbolized by the hearth which holds the continually burning flame </li></ul><ul><li>“ she was born into the first Olympian generation and was one of the original twelve Olympians, but stories suggest that when Dionysus arrived on Mount Olympus she gave him her place in the twelve to prevent discord.” </li></ul>
  13. 23. Poseidon <ul><li>God of the sea, horses and earthquakes </li></ul><ul><li>His symbol was the horse, bull and dolphin </li></ul><ul><li>Brother of Zeus and Hades </li></ul><ul><li>Married to Nereid Amphitrite </li></ul>
  14. 25. Zeus <ul><li>Master of the gods, ruler of Mount Olympus </li></ul><ul><li>He was the god of the sky and thunder </li></ul><ul><li>His symbols were the thunderbolt, eagle, oak tree, scepter and scales </li></ul><ul><li>Youngest child of the Titans Cronus and Rhea </li></ul><ul><li>Brother and husband of Hera </li></ul>
  15. 27. Other well known Gods <ul><li>Hades- underworld </li></ul><ul><li>Asclepius- medicine and healing </li></ul><ul><li>Eros- love and beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Hebe- serves ambrosia </li></ul><ul><li>Heracles- one of the most famous Greek heroes </li></ul><ul><li>Pan- wild, shepherds, flocks, mountain wilds, hunting and music </li></ul><ul><li>Persephone- Queen of the underworld </li></ul>
  16. 28. Bibography <ul><li>Aphrodite : </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NAMA_Aphrodite_Syracuse.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Roman_Statue_of_Apollo.jpg </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Ares: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ares_Canope_Villa_Adriana_b.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Artemis: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Diane_de_Versailles_Leochares_2.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Athena: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Athena_Giustiniani_Musei_Capitolini_MC278.jpg </li></ul>
  17. 29. Bibography <ul><li>Demeter: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Demeter_Pio-Clementino_Inv254.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Hephaestus: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vulcan_Coustou_Louvre_MR1814.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Hera: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hera_Campana_Louvre_Ma2283.j </li></ul><ul><li>Hermes: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Rude-mercury.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Hestia: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hestia-meyers.png </li></ul>
  18. 30. Bibography <ul><li>Poseidon: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poseidon </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus: </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter_Smyrna_Louvre_Ma13.jpg </li></ul>

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