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Ancient greece project

  1. 1. Ancient Greece Projectby: Andrew O’Leary and Marquis HazzardPeriod 6Mtyhology (Myths and Gods)<br />
  2. 2. Greek religion vs Modern day religion<br />Greek- Polytheistic which means they worshiped many gods<br />Modern Day- Monotheistic which means they worship one god.<br />
  3. 3. King of Gods<br />Zues- god of the sky and chief god and his symbol was the eagle.<br />
  4. 4. Six gods<br />Athena- god of wisdom. <br />Hades- god of the underworld<br />Apollo- god of music and the arts<br />Poseidon- god of the seas, earthquakes, and horses<br />Ares- god of war<br />Zues- King of all gods<br />
  5. 5. Favorite Gods<br />Andrew-Apollo because music and arts is interesting.<br />Marquis- Zues because he is the god of the sea. Also he was King of Gods<br />
  6. 6. Greek Mythology stories<br />The iIiad & Odyddey were epic poems written by Homer.<br />Iliad- written between 725 and 675 B.C.<br />Odyssey- written 800 B.C.<br />
  7. 7. Favorite Greek Mythology story <br />Andrew’s Favorite- Odyssey. It is my favorite because it explains the adventures of Odysseus who is my favorite character in the Odyssey.<br />Marquis- Iliad. Marquis says it is more easier to read than the Odyssey.<br />
  8. 8. Greeks telling Mythological Stories<br />They told stories because it would explain stuff from the past and beliefs.<br />
  9. 9. Famous Greek heroes<br />Eruipides- Portrayed war as brutal and barbaic and expressed deep compasion for women.<br />
  10. 10. Sources<br />en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iliad<br />http://faculty.gvsu.edu/websterm/Read_Iliad.htm<br />http://classics.mit.edu/Homer/odyssey.html<br />

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