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Word Origins Derived from    Greek Mythology    Multimedia Thematic Completed LessonCamille Price Morris
Mythology Myths were created by Greek ancestors who         needed to make sense of                      • World Creation ...
Word Origins        Pan         Vulcan        Hera      = Panic     = Volcano      = Hero       Echo                      ...
Mythology                    Pan                    Pan the god of fertility was:                    •Half man            ...
Mythology                    Echo                    Echo was a beautiful nymph                    who loved to:          ...
Mythology                  Narcissus                  Narcissus was a beautiful                  young hunter who:        ...
Mythology                  Eros/Cupid                  Eros was the Greek god of                  love was also known as: ...
Mythology                  Psyche                  Psyche the butterfly winged                  Maiden loved Cupid with he...
Mythology               Vulcan               Vulcan was the god of fire               and forged:               •Zeus’s th...
Mythology                  Nemesis                  Nemesis is the goddess of:                  •Retribution              ...
Mythology                  Hera                  Hera, wife of Zeus was the:                  •Goddess of marriage        ...
Mythology                   Hypnos                   Hypnos the god of sleep is                   related to:             ...
Mythology                    Eris/Discordia                    Eris/Discordia caused strife                    between God...
Mythology                    Achilles                    Achilles the warrior of the                    Trojan War was:   ...
Mythology                  Demeter/Ceres                  Demeter/Ceres the mother of                  Persephone is the g...
Mythology
Mythology• Reference•   Achilles. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from    http://www.reference.com/brow...
Mythology• Reference•   Nemesis (Mythology). (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from    http://www.referen...
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Word Origins Derived from Greek Mythology

  1. 1. Word Origins Derived from Greek Mythology Multimedia Thematic Completed LessonCamille Price Morris
  2. 2. Mythology Myths were created by Greek ancestors who needed to make sense of • World Creation • The Universe • Origins of Human Existence • Human Behavior • Nature
  3. 3. Word Origins Pan Vulcan Hera = Panic = Volcano = Hero Echo Hypnos = Echo =Hypnosis Narcissus Eris/Discordia = Narcissus = Discord Flower Eros/Cupid Achilles = Cupid = Achilles Heel Psyche Nemesis Demeter/Ceres = Psychology = Nemesis = Cereal
  4. 4. Mythology Pan Pan the god of fertility was: •Half man •Half goat •Very playful •Extremely mischievousHe caused people to Panic and flee in terror.
  5. 5. Mythology Echo Echo was a beautiful nymph who loved to: •Talk •Listen to her own voice •Gossip She lost the ability to speak, only to Echo the words of others.
  6. 6. Mythology Narcissus Narcissus was a beautiful young hunter who: •Was extremely vain •Was self absorbed •Fell in love with his image A beautiful Narcissus Flower bloomed in the spot where he died
  7. 7. Mythology Eros/Cupid Eros was the Greek god of love was also known as: •Cupid •Son of Aphrodite •A baby cherub Cupid fell instantly in love with Psyche
  8. 8. Mythology Psyche Psyche the butterfly winged Maiden loved Cupid with her: •Heart •Mind •Soul The word Psychology is defined as the study of mind, soul, and behavior.
  9. 9. Mythology Vulcan Vulcan was the god of fire and forged: •Zeus’s throne •Zeus’s thunderbolts •Apollo’s golden chariot The word Volcano originated from the god Vulcan.
  10. 10. Mythology Nemesis Nemesis is the goddess of: •Retribution •Punishment •Vengeance •Fate Nemesis is often referred to as ones worst foe or bitter enemy.
  11. 11. Mythology Hera Hera, wife of Zeus was the: •Goddess of marriage •Defender of marriage •Protector of marriage The definition of the word Hero is someone who defends and protects.
  12. 12. Mythology Hypnos Hypnos the god of sleep is related to: •Nyx the goddess of night (His Mother) •Thanatos the god of death (His Twin Brother) Hypnosis is defined as a relaxed sleep like state and derives from the god Hypnos.
  13. 13. Mythology Eris/Discordia Eris/Discordia caused strife between Goddesses: •Alphrodite •Athena •Hera Discord is defined as the disagreement, conflict, or strife between people, situations, or things.
  14. 14. Mythology Achilles Achilles the warrior of the Trojan War was: •Handsome •Strong •A HeroA principal vulnerability called Achilles-heel is named after a Trojan War Greek hero.
  15. 15. Mythology Demeter/Ceres Demeter/Ceres the mother of Persephone is the goddess of: •Harvest •Grain •Agriculture Cereal is made of grains and is named after Ceres, Demeter’s Latin name.
  16. 16. Mythology
  17. 17. Mythology• Reference• Achilles. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Achilles• Demeter. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/columbia/Demeter• Echo (Mythology). (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/echo+(mythology)• Eris (Mythology). (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Eris_(mythology)• Eros. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/Eros• Greek Gods. (2010). Hunch. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://hunch.com/greek-gods/?gclid=CNnDqpXVxKUCFQICbAodA1lrWw&SEMref=google&kw=the+ancien• Greek mythology (2010). GreekMythology.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.greekmythology.com/• Hera. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/Hera• Hypnos. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/Hypnos• List of gods and goddesses from Greek and Latin Myths — Mythology for all Seasons. (2010). Wordquest. Retrieved November 20, 2010 from http://wordquests.info//cgi/ice2-for.cgi?file=/hsphere/local/home/scribejo/wordquests.info/htm/L-Gk• Narcissus (Mythology). (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/Narcissus+(mythology) 
  18. 18. Mythology• Reference• Nemesis (Mythology). (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/wiki/Nemesis_%28mythology%29• Online Etymology Dictionary. (2010). Etymonline.com. Retrieved November 20, 2010 from http://www.etymonline.com/• Pan. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/Pan• Psyche. (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/columbia/Psyche• Puzzle Maker “Create My Criss-Cross_ Word Origins derived from Greek and Roman Mythology. (2010). Discovery Education. Retrieved November 29, 2010 from http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/CrissCrossSetupForm.asp• Smaldino, S. E., Russell, J. D., Heinich, R., & Molenda, M. (2004). Instructional Technology and Media for Learning. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Prentice Hall. Retrieved December 2, 2010.• Vulcan (mythology) . (2010). Reference.com. Retrieved November 21, 2010 from http://www.reference.com/browse/Vulcan+(mythology)• Zoomerang Special thanks to: Google images for the assorted (educational use only) graphics and gifs.  

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