Athens, Athena and the Olive Tree By the Greek team
<ul><li>We are in age of Greek Mythology… </li></ul><ul><li>The city of Athens is a new and unnamed city and her king is  ...
<ul><li>The goddess of wisdom,   Athena  and </li></ul><ul><li>The god of the sea,  Poseidon </li></ul>vs This is a really...
So he asks, from each god, to offer a gift to the people of the city.  People would choose the most useful gift and accept...
Gods  and  people   are now   gathered on the hill of Acropolis…
First  Poseidon   stracks the ground with his trident and here is a spring. Ooooh! What a nice present!  But… the water is...
Everybody turn to   Athena .  She offers the first domesticated  olive tree .
<ul><li>The Athenians choose the olive tree and, </li></ul><ul><li>along with it,  Athena  as their patron,  </li></ul><ul...
<ul><li>Since then the city is called   &quot; Αθήνα ”,   Athens.   </li></ul><ul><li>Athens  is the main city of Greece a...
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  1. 1. Athens, Athena and the Olive Tree By the Greek team
  2. 2. <ul><li>We are in age of Greek Mythology… </li></ul><ul><li>The city of Athens is a new and unnamed city and her king is Kekrop. </li></ul><ul><li>Kekrop invites all gods to become patrons of the city. </li></ul><ul><li>Only two are interested… </li></ul>City
  3. 3. <ul><li>The goddess of wisdom, Athena and </li></ul><ul><li>The god of the sea, Poseidon </li></ul>vs This is a really difficult situation for Kekrop! He can’t choose.
  4. 4. So he asks, from each god, to offer a gift to the people of the city. People would choose the most useful gift and accept the offerer as patron of the city. The two gods agree!
  5. 5. Gods and people are now gathered on the hill of Acropolis…
  6. 6. First Poseidon stracks the ground with his trident and here is a spring. Ooooh! What a nice present! But… the water is salty !!! This is a sign that the city will become the strongest city in the sea, says Poseidon.
  7. 7. Everybody turn to Athena . She offers the first domesticated olive tree .
  8. 8. <ul><li>The Athenians choose the olive tree and, </li></ul><ul><li>along with it, Athena as their patron, </li></ul><ul><li>because the olive tree provides them </li></ul><ul><li>wood, oil and food. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Since then the city is called &quot; Αθήνα ”, Athens. </li></ul><ul><li>Athens is the main city of Greece and the Greek capital. </li></ul>

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