Olympian Gods and Goddesses Kaitlyn


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Olympian Gods and Goddesses Kaitlyn

  1. 1. Greek Gods Of<br />Mount Olympus<br />By : Kaitlyn Butterfield<br />
  2. 2. Zeus<br />Roman Name: Mars<br />Zeus is King of all the gods<br />God of the sky<br />Powerful<br />Symbol is a lightning bolt<br />Mount Olympus is a place to honor him<br />Rides on a flying horse named Pegasus<br />
  3. 3. Aphrodite<br />Roman name: Venus<br />Goddess of love<br />Goddess of beauty <br />Goddess of fertility<br />Came from the sea<br />Most beautiful girl in the world<br />Protecter of sailors<br />Loves Hermes <br />Symbols are doves and hearts<br />
  4. 4. Athena <br />Roman Name: Minerva<br /><ul><li>Goddess of crafts
  5. 5. Goddess of wisdom
  6. 6. Goddess of war strategy
  7. 7. Invented the chariot
  8. 8. The olive tree is sacred to her
  9. 9. Built the first ship
  10. 10. Invented the musical instrument aulos
  11. 11. Her symbols are armor and helmet, a goat skin fringed with snake, owl</li></li></ul><li>Hestia Roman Name: Vesta<br />Goddess of the heart and fire<br />Shown wearing a veil<br />Calm and gentle<br />Has no children<br />Symbol is the sacred flame<br />Most gentle goddess<br />
  12. 12. Poseidon<br /> Roman Name: Neptune<br />God of the sea<br />God of horses<br />Brother of Zeus<br />Has a bad temper<br />Sailors make offerings to him before a long trip out to sea<br />Symbols are trident, white horses on a golden chariot, fish or dolphin in hand<br />
  13. 13. Artemis <br />Roman Name: Diana<br />Independent goddess<br />Goddess of hunt<br />Goddess of forest<br />Goddess of wildlife <br />Goddess of childbirth<br />Goddess of the moon<br />Sister is Apollo who is her twin<br />Had ability to send plagues or sudden deaths to mortals<br />Her symbols are a bow and arrow and wild animals<br />
  14. 14. Hephaestus <br />Roman Name: Vulcan<br />God of fire<br />God of volcanoes <br />God of blacksmiths<br />God of craft workers<br />Married to Aphrodite<br />Father of the king of Athens<br />Symbols: twisted foot, tools<br />
  15. 15. Hera<br />Roman Name:Juno<br />Queen of gods <br />Wife of Zeus<br />Goddess of weddings<br />Goddess of marriage<br />Jealous that Zeus had affairs<br />Symbols: high crown, a royal symbol or office<br />
  16. 16. God of travel<br />God of sports<br />God of business<br />God of measures<br />God of weights<br />Messenger of the gods<br />Invented flying sandals<br />Guided souls to the underworld<br />Patron god of: herdsman, thieves, graves, messengers <br />Symbols: Herald’s staff, winged sandals<br />Hermes<br />Roman Name: Mercury<br />
  17. 17. Demeter <br />Roman Name: Ceres<br />Goddess of agriculture<br />Goddess of fertility<br />Mother of Persephone<br />Associated with the underworld<br />Symbols: sheaves of grain, mature woman <br />
  18. 18. Apollo<br />Roman Name: Apollo<br />God of the sun<br />God of truth<br />God of music<br />God of poetry<br />God of dance<br />God of healing<br />Protects poets <br />Symbols: bow (in times of war), lyre or kithara ( in times of peace)<br />
  19. 19. Dionysus <br />Roman Name: Bacchus<br />God of wine<br />God of strong emotions<br />Likes drama and theatre<br />Symbols: Vines, satyrs, maenads, kantharos<br />
  20. 20. Ares<br />Roman Name: Mars<br />God of war<br />Most hated of Zeus’s children<br />Dark god<br />Not a popular god<br />Loves Aphrodite <br />not cunning in battle <br />Symbols: armour and helmet<br />
  21. 21. Hades<br />Roman Name: Pluto <br />God of the underworld<br />Son of the Titans<br />Brother is Zeus<br />Brother is Poseidon<br />Owns the helmet of invisibility<br />Mother is Rhea<br />Enemy of all life <br />