Greek Myths
What is mythology? Some people use the word myth to mean  fake, but… Mythology is the study of stories that  were used t...
 Which biblical  myth is this                             QuickTim e™ and a                   TIFF (Uncompressed) decom p...
In the same way, Greek           Myths… Were used to explain    the creation of the earth,    death and the afterlife, ...
Gods & Goddesses Greek   Myths include gods & goddesses.A  god or goddess is immortal. This means that  they can never d...
Myths also include mortals Mortals are men and women who live on earth. To be mortal means that you can die. Sometimes  ...
The ImmortalsHere are some  of them…
Zeus                QuickTime™ and a      TIFF (Uncompressed) decom pressor         are needed to see this picture. God o...
HadesZeus’ brotherGod of the Underworld                             QuickTime™ and a                   TIFF (Uncompresse...
Poseidon                                            Zeus’                QuickTime™ and a      TIFF (Uncompressed) decomp...
Hera» Zeus’ Wife                         QuickTime™ and a               TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor                  ...
Aphrodite»Zeus’ daughter»Goddess of             QuickTime™ and a              TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor            ...
Greek myths also    include…
Odysseus                                       After                                        fighting in a                ...
Hercales               (Hercules)                                      He is part-                                       ...
There are also…•Monsters and other creatures
QuickTime™ and a                                     CentaursTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor   are needed to see this pic...
 Satyrs are       Satyrs  half-man and  half-goat. The leader of  the Satyrs was              QuickTime™ and a          ...
Cyclops One-eyed  monsters The most  famous one,  Polyphemus,  fights  Odysseus in  his cave.
Nymphs female nature  spirits                                                     QuickTime™ and a                       ...
In our world today     there are many  references to Greek         myths.Knowing these famous       stories and  character...
More Mythological           Images in Ads…          QuickTime™ and a                     QuickTime™ and a                 ...
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    1. 1. Greek Myths
    2. 2. What is mythology? Some people use the word myth to mean fake, but… Mythology is the study of stories that were used to explain the world and other human experiences.
    3. 3.  Which biblical myth is this QuickTim e™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decom pressor are needed to see this picture. cartoon referring to? How does it help explain our world?
    4. 4. In the same way, Greek Myths… Were used to explain  the creation of the earth,  death and the afterlife,  and human experiences: love, jealousy, revenge, & war. They were also used as entertainment and were only told orally because most people could not read.
    5. 5. Gods & Goddesses Greek Myths include gods & goddesses.A god or goddess is immortal. This means that they can never die and that they live forever. The immortals could not die but they did make mistakes and had human emotions such as: jealousy, love & anger.
    6. 6. Myths also include mortals Mortals are men and women who live on earth. To be mortal means that you can die. Sometimes the gods like to help, punish or even have romantic relationships with the mortals.
    7. 7. The ImmortalsHere are some of them…
    8. 8. Zeus QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decom pressor are needed to see this picture. God of the skies The King of the gods
    9. 9. HadesZeus’ brotherGod of the Underworld QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. (Land of the Dead)
    10. 10. Poseidon  Zeus’ QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. brother  God of QuickT ime™ and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. the seas
    11. 11. Hera» Zeus’ Wife QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.» Goddess of motherhood and child birth
    12. 12. Aphrodite»Zeus’ daughter»Goddess of QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. love
    13. 13. Greek myths also include…
    14. 14. Odysseus  After fighting in a war for 10 QuickTime™ and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. years…  He spends 10 more years trying to return home
    15. 15. Hercales (Hercules)  He is part- god and part- man  Completes 12 QuickTime™ and aTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. dangerous tasks
    16. 16. There are also…•Monsters and other creatures
    17. 17. QuickTime™ and a CentaursTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. rude, aggressive QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. half- horse creatures
    18. 18.  Satyrs are Satyrs half-man and half-goat. The leader of the Satyrs was QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. a god called Pan.
    19. 19. Cyclops One-eyed monsters The most famous one, Polyphemus, fights Odysseus in his cave.
    20. 20. Nymphs female nature spirits QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture.
    21. 21. In our world today there are many references to Greek myths.Knowing these famous stories and characters will help us to better understand the world
    22. 22. More Mythological Images in Ads… QuickTime™ and a QuickTime™ and a TIFF (Uncompressed) decompressorTIFF (Uncompressed) decompressor are needed to see this picture. are needed to see this picture.

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