GODS & GODESSES
The ancient Greeks worshipped Gods
who they believed lived on Mt.
Olympus, they are:
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Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
At...
ZEUS
Roman Name: Jupiter
All powerful king of the gods. Used a
lightning bolt to strike down
wrongdoers.
POSEIDON
Roman Name: Neptune
Zeus’ brother and god of the sea. He
could unleash storms. Sailors prayed to
him for a safe v...
HADES
Roman Name: Pluto
Zeus’ brother, god of the underworld ,
where the dead lived as ghostly
shadows.
ATHENA
Roman Name: Minerva
Zeus’ daughter, goddess of wisdom.
Scholars, soldiers and craftsmen pray
to her for sharp wits.
APHRODITE
Roman Name: Venus
Goddess of beauty and love. She could
make people fall in love.
APOLLO
Roman Name: None
Zeus’ son and god of the sun. He is
handsome, cool-headed and fierce in
battle.
HEPHAESTUS
Roman Name: Vulcan
Son of Zeus, god of craftsmen and
blacksmiths. Ugly and lame. Works
magic with hammer and an...
THE END!
With magic & love,
Winona
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  1. 1. GODS & GODESSES
  2. 2. The ancient Greeks worshipped Gods who they believed lived on Mt. Olympus, they are: • • • • • • • Zeus Poseidon Hades Athena Aphrodite Apollo Hephaestus
  3. 3. ZEUS Roman Name: Jupiter All powerful king of the gods. Used a lightning bolt to strike down wrongdoers.
  4. 4. POSEIDON Roman Name: Neptune Zeus’ brother and god of the sea. He could unleash storms. Sailors prayed to him for a safe voyage.
  5. 5. HADES Roman Name: Pluto Zeus’ brother, god of the underworld , where the dead lived as ghostly shadows.
  6. 6. ATHENA Roman Name: Minerva Zeus’ daughter, goddess of wisdom. Scholars, soldiers and craftsmen pray to her for sharp wits.
  7. 7. APHRODITE Roman Name: Venus Goddess of beauty and love. She could make people fall in love.
  8. 8. APOLLO Roman Name: None Zeus’ son and god of the sun. He is handsome, cool-headed and fierce in battle.
  9. 9. HEPHAESTUS Roman Name: Vulcan Son of Zeus, god of craftsmen and blacksmiths. Ugly and lame. Works magic with hammer and anvil.
  10. 10. THE END! With magic & love, Winona

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