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Greek Mythology
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Greek Mythology

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  • 1. Greek Mythology
    The Gods of Olympus
  • 2. Their Origins
    The First generation of Olympian Gods were the sons and daughters of the Titans Cronus and Rhea.
    Cronus, having received Gaea’s prophecy that he will also be slain by his children, tried to avoid it by swallowing his children.
    When the youngest child Zeus was born, Rhea tricked Cronus by giving him a large rock instead. Zeus was taken to the island of Crete so he could be safe.
  • 3.
  • 4. The First Generation
  • 5. ZEUS
    • The King of the Gods
    • 6. The ruler of the Sky
    • 7. His weapon is the Lightning
    • 8. His Shield is called the Aegis
    • 9. His symbol is the lightning bolt and the eagle.
  • POSEIDON
    • Second to Zeus
    • 10. The ruler of the Sea
    • 11. His weapon is the Trident
    • 12. His animal is the horse.
  • HADES
    • Third of the brothers
    • 13. Lord of the underworld.
    • 14. He has a cap that whoever wore became invisible.
    • 15. He is the king of the Dead not Death himself.
  • DEMETER
    • Goddess of agriculture, fertility and the seasons.
    • 16. Her symbol is the Sheaf of wheat or barley
  • HERA
    • Wife of Zeus, Queen of the gods.
    • 17. Goddess of marriage.
    • 18. Her symbol is the cow and the peacock.
  • HESTIA
    • One of the virgin goddesses.
    • 19. Goddess of the hearth and the home.
    • 20. Her symbol is the hearth.
  • The Second Generation
    The Sons and Daughters of the First
  • 21. ARES
    • God of War
    • 22. Son of Zeus and Hera
    • 23. His symbol is the vulture and his animal is the dog.
    • 24. Referred by some as Aphrodite’s lover.
  • ATHENA
    • Goddess of wisdom, warfare, crafts and industry.
    • 25. She is one of the 3 virgin goddesses.
    • 26. She was created by Zeus alone.
    • 27. Her symbol is the oak tree, and the owl.
  • ARTEMIS
    • Daughter of Zeus and Leto.
    • 28. Twin sister or the god Apollo.
    • 29. One of the 3 virgin goddesses.
    • 30. The goddess of the hunt and of the young.
    • 31. Her symbols are the deer and the moon.
  • APOLLO
    • The son of Zeus and Leto
    • 32. The twin brother of Artemis
    • 33. God of light and the sun; god of archery, arts, music, healing, and of truth and prophecy.
    • 34. His symbol is the laurel.
  • HEPHAESTUS
    • The God of Fire
    • 35. Sometimes regarded as the son of Zeus and Hera
    • 36. He is the ugliest of the Olympians and he is also crippled.
    • 37. The blacksmith of the Gods, he is the patron gods of handicraft.
  • HERMES
    • The messenger of the Zeus
    • 38. Son of Zeus and Maius (daughter of the titan Atlas)
    • 39. His scepter or wand is called the Caduceus.
  • APHRODITE
    • Daughter of Zeus and Dione according to the Iliad.
    • 40. Goddess of love and beauty.
    • 41. According to other stories, she came from the severed genitals of the primordial god Uranus.
  • APHRODITE
    • In most stories she is the wife of Hephaestus
    • 42. Her symbol is the dove, the swan and the sparrow.

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