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Greek Gods And Goddesses


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Greek Gods And Goddesses

  1. 1. Greek Gods and Goddesses By: Breanna Betz Section 09 Quit
  2. 2. About the Author <ul><li>Breanna Betz </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomore at Grand Valley </li></ul><ul><li>Major: Secondary Education-Math. With a minor in History. </li></ul><ul><li>Hobbies: Reading, watching movies, and hanging out with friends </li></ul><ul><li>Email: [email_address] </li></ul>Quit
  3. 3. Directory <ul><li>About the Author </li></ul><ul><li>Olympians vs. Non-Olympians </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo </li></ul><ul><li>Athena </li></ul><ul><li>Aphrodite </li></ul><ul><li>Poseidon </li></ul><ul><li>Hades </li></ul><ul><li>Hercules </li></ul><ul><li>Ares </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. Olympians vs. Non-Olympians <ul><li>Who are the Olympians? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Olympians are a group of 12 gods and goddesses who live on Mount Olympus. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All of the Olympians are related to one another. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Non-Olympians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All the other gods who are the descendents of these 12. </li></ul></ul>Quit
  5. 5. Zeus <ul><li>Zeus is the ruler of all the other gods and goddesses. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the god of the sky and the rain. </li></ul><ul><li>His brothers are Poseidon and Hades. </li></ul><ul><li>He is married to Hera but has had many affairs. </li></ul>Quit
  6. 6. Apollo <ul><li>Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto. </li></ul><ul><li>He has a twin sister named Artemis. </li></ul><ul><li>He helped defeat Achilles. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the god of music, healing, light, and truth. </li></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Athena <ul><li>She is the daughter of Zeus who was born out of his forehead wearing complete armor. </li></ul><ul><li>She is the goddess of crafts, domestic arts, and wisdom. </li></ul><ul><li>She was very skilled in battle. </li></ul><ul><li>She invented many things including: the trumpet, the flute, the ship, the rake, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>She was Zeus’ favorite daughter. </li></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Aphrodite <ul><li>She is the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility. </li></ul><ul><li>She was either born out of sea-foam or from Zeus and Dione. </li></ul><ul><li>She had a magical girdle that made anyone she wanted fall in love with her. </li></ul><ul><li>She also played a role in the cause of the Trojan War. </li></ul>Quit
  9. 9. Poseidon <ul><li>He is the god of the sea, earthquakes, and horses. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the brother of Zeus and Hades. </li></ul><ul><li>He married the sea nymph Amphitrite. </li></ul><ul><li>He often took the shape of a steed. </li></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Hades <ul><li>The brother of Zeus. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the lord of the Underworld and god of wealth. </li></ul><ul><li>He is very greedy and never lets anyone leave the underworld. </li></ul><ul><li>He is married to Persephone, to whom he abducted. </li></ul>Quit
  11. 11. Hercules <ul><li>He is only ½ god. His father was Zeus and his mother was a mortal. </li></ul><ul><li>He is a major Greek hero. </li></ul><ul><li>He rescued many damsels in distress. </li></ul><ul><li>He fought bravely to save Mount Olympus against the Giants. </li></ul><ul><li>Was forced to go on “12 Labors” to pay for the murders he committed. </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. Ares <ul><li>He is the son of Zeus and Hera. </li></ul><ul><li>He is the god of war. </li></ul><ul><li>However, he was defeated by Hercules. </li></ul><ul><li>He is considered a murderer and a coward. </li></ul><ul><li>He was caught in an act of adultery with Aphrodite. </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. Greek Mythology and the Role of the Gods in Human Destiny Quit
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Greek Mythology </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Greek Mythology Gods Olympians </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>United Streaming </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>Quit