Ancient Greek Godand Goddesses.  {   Here you will know about all the main gods and      goddesses in Acient Greek.
Zeus- The kingZeus was the king of all the gods.   A picture of Zeus.He could also control the weatherin the Ancient times...
Hera- The queen           Hera was the wife of Zeus which meant           that she was the queen of all gods and          ...
AthenaAthena is the goddess of war andcunning wisdom. She is also thegoddess of pot-making and wool-working. She is associ...
ApolloApollo was the god of the sun, truth, music,poetry, dance and healing. Poets and bards putthemselves under his prote...
DemeterDemeter was the goddess offertility and agriculture. She was an important goddessfor farmers and women.Demeter was ...
HermesHermes was the god of travel,business, weights and measures andsports. He was the messenger of thegods and guided th...
AresAres was the god of war. However, unlikeAthena, he was not very cunning in battle.He was not a popular god. In The Ili...
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  1. 1. Ancient Greek Godand Goddesses. { Here you will know about all the main gods and goddesses in Acient Greek.
  2. 2. Zeus- The kingZeus was the king of all the gods. A picture of Zeus.He could also control the weatherin the Ancient times of Greece.People believed in the those thatwhen lightening had struck ithad meant that Zeus was present.Even though he was a king- hestill cared about hospitalitywhich meant that be kind toeveryone. However if you treat aguest badly, you would outrageZeus.
  3. 3. Hera- The queen Hera was the wife of Zeus which meant that she was the queen of all gods and goddesses. She was a goddess of weddings and marriage. She was also extremely jealous about how many affairs Zeus has had. She took horrible revenge on the girlfriends and the illegitimate children of her husband.
  4. 4. AthenaAthena is the goddess of war andcunning wisdom. She is also thegoddess of pot-making and wool-working. She is associated with thecity, and almost every town inGreece had a sanctuary dedicated toAthena. She invented the chariot,the bridle and built the first ship.The olive tree is sacred to her.
  5. 5. ApolloApollo was the god of the sun, truth, music,poetry, dance and healing. Poets and bards putthemselves under his protection. Delos was thebirthplace of Apollo and his sister Artemis. Theisland remained sacred to Apollo.
  6. 6. DemeterDemeter was the goddess offertility and agriculture. She was an important goddessfor farmers and women.Demeter was also associatedwith the underworld. Most ofher objects that she holds showthat she is a mature women orsheaves of grain.
  7. 7. HermesHermes was the god of travel,business, weights and measures andsports. He was the messenger of thegods and guided the souls of thedead to the underworld. He was alsothe patron of herdsmen, thieves,graves and messengers. His staffcaused men to fall asleep instantly.
  8. 8. AresAres was the god of war. However, unlikeAthena, he was not very cunning in battle.He was not a popular god. In The Iliad Zeuscomplained that Ares was the most hated ofall his children that he has ever had. This isbecause Ares only cause trouble in his lifeeven during war times. Anything that goeswrong most people all blame it to Ares as heis only the most silliest person to do that.The strange thing is that his symbols showwar and shields but he never did any good
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