Greek Mythology
Zeus <ul><li>Supreme god of the Olympians. </li></ul><ul><li>Fathered many characters in mythology </li></ul>
Apollo <ul><li>God of Light, Sun and Music  </li></ul>
Adonis  <ul><li>Was a man of extreme beauty.  </li></ul><ul><li>His mother was turned into a tree by her father and he was...
Aphrodite <ul><li>Also known as Venus </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of Love and Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Sprang from the ocean...
Ares <ul><li>Also known as Mars </li></ul><ul><li>God of War </li></ul><ul><li>Son of Zeus  </li></ul><ul><li>Bloodthirsty...
Cupid <ul><li>Cupid was the son of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. When Cupid shot his little arrows into an un...
Daedalus  <ul><li>A famous architect, inventor, and craftsman.  </li></ul><ul><li>He built a maze to contain a monstrous h...
Hades <ul><li>God of the Underworld/ Dead </li></ul>
Hermes <ul><li>Also known as Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Messenger of the Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Appears in more myths than ...
Sirens <ul><li>Three dangerous bird- like women who lived on an island.  </li></ul><ul><li>Sailors who sailed near the sir...
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Greek mythology gods and goddesses

  1. 1. Greek Mythology
  2. 2. Zeus <ul><li>Supreme god of the Olympians. </li></ul><ul><li>Fathered many characters in mythology </li></ul>
  3. 3. Apollo <ul><li>God of Light, Sun and Music </li></ul>
  4. 4. Adonis <ul><li>Was a man of extreme beauty. </li></ul><ul><li>His mother was turned into a tree by her father and he was born from the tree. </li></ul><ul><li>He died after being attacked by a boar in the arms of Aphrodite. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Aphrodite <ul><li>Also known as Venus </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of Love and Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Sprang from the ocean foam </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ares <ul><li>Also known as Mars </li></ul><ul><li>God of War </li></ul><ul><li>Son of Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Bloodthirsty and mean </li></ul>
  7. 7. Cupid <ul><li>Cupid was the son of Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty. When Cupid shot his little arrows into an unknowing victim, that victim fell in love with the very next person they saw!   </li></ul>
  8. 8. Daedalus <ul><li>A famous architect, inventor, and craftsman. </li></ul><ul><li>He built a maze to contain a monstrous half-man, half-bull creature. </li></ul><ul><li>He also built wings for himself and his son Icarus but Icarus' wings melted when he flew too close to the sun, and he drowned in the sea. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hades <ul><li>God of the Underworld/ Dead </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hermes <ul><li>Also known as Mercury </li></ul><ul><li>Messenger of the Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Appears in more myths than any other character </li></ul>
  11. 11. Sirens <ul><li>Three dangerous bird- like women who lived on an island. </li></ul><ul><li>Sailors who sailed near the sirens were hypnotized by their voices and music and ended up crashing their ships on the rocky coast of the island. </li></ul>
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