Roman name Jupiter
• Zeus was theZeus was the
supreme god of thesupreme god of the
Roman name Juno
• Hera was theHera was the
goddess of marriage.goddess of marriage.
She was the wife ofShe was the wife of
Zeus and Queen ofZeus and Queen of
the Olympians.the Olympians.
Roman name Venus
• Aphrodite was theAphrodite was the
goddess of love,goddess of love,
beauty and fertility.beauty and fertility.
She was also aShe was also a
protectress ofprotectress of
Roman name Mars
• Ares was the god ofAres was the god of
war, or morewar, or more
precisely of warlikeprecisely of warlike
Roman name Vulcan
• Hephaestus was theHephaestus was the
lame god of fire andlame god of fire and
crafts or the twocrafts or the two
together, hence oftogether, hence of
Roman name Diana
• Artemis was theArtemis was the
goddess of the hunt.goddess of the hunt.
She helped women inShe helped women in
childbirth, but alsochildbirth, but also
brought suddenbrought sudden
death with herdeath with her
Roman name Bacchus
• Dionysus was theDionysus was the
god of wine.god of wine.
Roman name Mercury
• Hermes was theHermes was the
messenger of themessenger of the
gods and guide ofgods and guide of
dead souls to thedead souls to the
Roman name Neptune
• Poseidon was thePoseidon was the
god of the sea,god of the sea,
earthquakes andearthquakes and
horses. Although hehorses. Although he
was officially one ofwas officially one of
the supreme gods ofthe supreme gods of
Mount Olympus, heMount Olympus, he
spent most of hisspent most of his
time in his waterytime in his watery
Roman name Apollo
• Apollo was the godApollo was the god
of prophesy, musicof prophesy, music
and healing.and healing.
Roman name Minerva
• Athena was theAthena was the
goddess of craftsgoddess of crafts
and the domesticand the domestic
arts and also thosearts and also those
of war and wisdom.of war and wisdom.
She was the patronShe was the patron
goddess of Athens.goddess of Athens.
Her symbol was theHer symbol was the
Roman name Cerus
• Demeter was theDemeter was the
goddess ofgoddess of
agriculture. She wasagriculture. She was
the sister of Zeusthe sister of Zeus
and the mother ofand the mother of
Roman name Pluto
• Hades was the GodHades was the God
of the dead and rulerof the dead and ruler
of the Underworld,of the Underworld,
which was calledwhich was called
Hades after the god.Hades after the god.
Hades abductedHades abducted
Persephone, whoPersephone, who
became his queen.became his queen.