The Greek Gods

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The Greek Gods

  1. 1. The Greek Gods An interactive power point on who’s who in Greek Mythology For grades 9-12 By: Kimberly Straub Section 02 Quit
  2. 2. Identifying the Greek Gods and their Roles <ul><li>The Gods </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Zeus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hera </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aphrodite </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athena </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hades </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apollo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Artemis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hermes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Author Click on the photo view Theoi Greek Mythology home page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources Page </li></ul></ul>Quit
  3. 3. Zeus <ul><li>Known as the king of the gods </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as a regular man with a muscular figure and beard </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to resemble Zeus are a lightening bolt, royal scepter, and eagle </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. Hera <ul><li>Known as the queen of the gods </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as a beautiful woman wearing a crown. </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to resemble her were a royal lion or hawk. </li></ul>Quit
  5. 5. Aphrodite <ul><li>Known as the goddess of beauty and love </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as a beautiful woman and accompanied with the winged godling Eros (equivalent to the roman god Cupid) </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to resemble her are doves, apples, scallop shells, and mirrors </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. Athena <ul><li>Known as the goddess of wisdom and war </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as crowned with a crested helm and armed with a spear and shield </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to resemble her are owls and war items such as shields </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Hades <ul><li>Known as the king of the underworld </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as dark bearded and majestic </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to resemble him are the dead or Cerberus, a three headed dog which guarded the underworld </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Click on the picture to view Disney’s depiction of Hades!! </li></ul></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Apollo <ul><li>Known as the god of music and poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as a handsome youth with no beard and long hair </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to depict him are a raven, lyre, and a bow and quiver </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. Artemis <ul><li>Known as the goddess of the hunt </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as a beautiful young girl </li></ul><ul><li>Items used resemble her are animals, and a bow and quiver </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Hermes <ul><li>Know as the messenger of the gods. Also as the god of athletic competitions </li></ul><ul><li>Depicted as handsome and athletic and with winged shoes </li></ul><ul><li>Items used to resemble him are winged shoes </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Kimberly Straub and I am majoring in English and minoring in writing. I hope to one day go to grad school to further study mythology and folklore. I am currently a senior and Grand Valley State University. I hope you enjoyed my power point! </li></ul><ul><li>Contact me at: [email_address] </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. References <ul><li>All Web Links for Interactive Power Point: </li></ul><ul><li>All pictures and info can be found at: http://www.theoi.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWg6Ppwo2Lo </li></ul>Quit

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