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Greek mythology

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  • 1. And The Adventures of Odysseus Mythology
  • 2. Polyphemus The Cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus
  • 3. Cronus Titan ruler of the Universe; father of Zeus
  • 4. Charybdis
    • Enormous and dangerous whirlpool
  • 5. Scylla Sea monster of gray rock
  • 6. Sirens Creatures whose songs lure sailors to their deaths
  • 7. Calypso
    • Sea goddess who loved Odysseus
  • 8. Circe
    • Enchantress who helped Odysseus
  • 9.  
  • 10. Zeus
    • King of the gods
    • God of air, thunder and lightning
    • Brother of Poseidon and Hades
  • 11. Poseidon
    • God of the sea
    • Brother of Hades and Zeus
    • Father of Polyphemus
  • 12. Hera
    • Goddess of marriage and the family
    • Goddess of motherhood and childbirth
    • Wife to Zeus
  • 13. Hades
    • God of the dead
    • Lord of the Underworld
    • Brother of Poseidon and Zeus
  • 14. Athena
    • Goddess of wisdom, strategy and war
    • Daughter of Zeus
    • She was Zeus’ favorite child and was allowed to use his thunderbolt
    • Born from Zeus’ forehead, therefore had no mother
  • 15. Apollo
    • God of the light, music, healing, prophecy, the sun and poetry
    • Plays a golden lyre
    • The god of truth—he cannot speak a lie
    • One very important task is to harness his chariot with four horses and drive the sun across the sky
  • 16. Hermes
    • Messenger of the gods
    • The god of commerce
    • Noted for his trickery
    • Invented the lyre, the pipes, the musical scale, astronomy, etc.
  • 17.  
  • 18. Odysseus’ journey from Troy to Ithaca

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