The twelve olympians

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The twelve olympians

  1. 1. The Twelve Olympians English I0
  2. 2. The Twelve Olympians Mr. Don V. Liongson English 10 Gr. 10-St. Francis y St. Alphonsus
  3. 3. Greek Name: Zeus Roman Name: Jupiter Notes: Supreme ruler NOT all-powerful “Cloud-gatherer” “Lord of the Sky” Rain, thunder bolt Had many affairs and many offspring
  4. 4. Greek Name: Hera Roman Name: Juno Notes: Zeus’s wife and sister Protector of marriage Vindictive, jealous of Zeus’s affairs
  5. 5. Greek Name: Poseidon Roman Name: Neptune Notes: Lord of the sea Zeus’s brother “Earth-shaker” Sea blue hair Trident (3-pronged spear) Important and powerful (Greeks were seafaring people)
  6. 6. Greek Name: Hades Roman Name: Pluto Notes: God of the underworld Zeus’s brother “King of the Dead” 3-headed dog Cerberus Terrible, but not evil
  7. 7. Greek Name: Ares Roman Name: Mars Notes: God of war Son of Zeus and Hera “Bloodstained god” Most hateful god Symbol- vulture
  8. 8. Greek Name: Hermes Roman Name: Mercury Notes: Messenger god Winged sandals and magic cap “Quicksilver” Graceful and swift
  9. 9. Greek Name: Apollo Roman Name: Apollo Notes: God of light and truth Music, poetry Golden lyre Has oracle at Delphi “The most Greek of all the gods” Twin brother of Artemis
  10. 10. Greek Name: Artemis Roman Name: Diana Notes: “Lady of Wild Things” Huntress Protector of the young Moon goddess Twin sister of Apollo
  11. 11. Greek Name: Athena Roman Name: Minerva Notes: Goddess of wisdom and war Sprang from Zeus’s Zeus’s favorite child Protector of the city “Gray-eyed,” “Flashing- eyed”
  12. 12. Greek Name: Hestia Roman Name: Vesta Notes: Goddess of the hearth and home Honored at meal times
  13. 13. Greek Name: Aphrodite Roman Name: Venus Notes: Goddess of love and beauty Sprung from the foam of the sea Married to Hephaestus
  14. 14. Greek Name: Hephaestus Roman Name: Vulcan Notes: God of fire Ugly, lame God of metal smiths, weavers, handicrafts Married to Aphrodite
  15. 15. REFERENCES: Bierlein, J. (1994). Parallel Myths. New York:Ballantine Wellspring Evslin, Evslin and Hoopes (1966). The Greek Gods. New York: Scholastic Inc. Hamilton, E. (1969). Mythology. New York: Warner Books.

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