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Another greek gods_n_goddesses

  1. 1. Ancient Gods and Goddesses
  2. 2. Zeus/Jupiter <ul><li>Lord of the Sky </li></ul><ul><li>“ Rain-god” “Cloud-gatherer” </li></ul><ul><li>NOT All-Powerful or All-Knowing </li></ul><ul><li>weapon--thunderbolt </li></ul><ul><li>tree--oak </li></ul><ul><li>bird--eagle </li></ul>
  3. 3. Hera/Juno <ul><li>Wife of Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Protector of Marriage and Married Women </li></ul><ul><li>A jealous and vengeful goddess </li></ul><ul><li>sacred animal-cow </li></ul><ul><li>bird-peacock </li></ul>
  4. 4. Poseidon/Neptune <ul><li>God of the Sea </li></ul><ul><li>“ Earth-Shaker” </li></ul><ul><li>Gave horses to humans </li></ul><ul><li>weapon-trident </li></ul><ul><li>animal-bull </li></ul>
  5. 5. Hades/Pluto <ul><li>Ruler of the Underworld </li></ul><ul><li>God of Wealth </li></ul><ul><li>King of the Dead </li></ul><ul><li>A TERRIBLE but not EVIL god </li></ul>
  6. 6. Phoebus Apollo <ul><li>God of Light and Truth </li></ul><ul><li>Sun god ) </li></ul><ul><li>Musician for the gods </li></ul><ul><li>Played the lyre ) </li></ul><ul><li>animal-dolphin </li></ul><ul><li>bird-crow </li></ul>
  7. 7. Artemis/Diana <ul><li>Twin sister of Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Lady of Wild Things </li></ul><ul><li>Huntsman-in-Chief </li></ul><ul><li>Moon-Goddess ) </li></ul><ul><li>Animal-deer </li></ul>
  8. 8. Hermes/Mercury <ul><li>Messenger of the gods </li></ul><ul><li>Wore winged sandals and hat ) </li></ul><ul><li>Carried a caduceus ) </li></ul><ul><li>Master Thief </li></ul><ul><ul><li>shrewd & cunning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gave Apollo the lyre </li></ul><ul><li>Guide of the dead </li></ul>
  9. 9. Pallas Athena/Minerva <ul><li>Daughter of Zeus only </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of the City and of Agriculture </li></ul><ul><li>First tamed horses </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes goddess of wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>tree-olive </li></ul><ul><li>bird-owl </li></ul><ul><li>city-Athens </li></ul>
  10. 10. Aphrodite/Venus <ul><li>Goddess of Love and Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Born from the sea </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes wife of Hephaestus; sometimes of Ares </li></ul><ul><li>tree-myrtle </li></ul><ul><li>bird-dove </li></ul>
  11. 11. Ares/Mars <ul><li>God of War </li></ul><ul><li>Blood-thirsty </li></ul><ul><li>Hated by all, including Zeus and Hera </li></ul><ul><li>bird-vulture </li></ul><ul><li>animal-dog </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hephaestus/Vulcan <ul><li>God of Fire </li></ul><ul><li>Caused volcanoes </li></ul><ul><li>Ugly and lame </li></ul>
  13. 13. Hestia/Vesta <ul><li>Goddess of the Hearth </li></ul><ul><li>Home ) </li></ul>

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