Ancient Greece By: Julia Nicoll and Amy Clifford 
What are some of the Greek gods and goddesses? What are they gods of?
<ul><li>Apollo- god of sun and music </li></ul><ul><li>Hermes- god of trade </li></ul><ul><li>Hestia- goddess of the heart...
What was the minotaur?
<ul><li>The minotaur was a creature with the head and tail of a bull on the body of a man. </li></ul>
How are Greek gods and goddesses names used today?
<ul><li>Ajax-(Greek warrior) – household cleanser </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon-(Race of warrior woman) – Amazon.com, Amazon ri...
What are some Greek heroes and what did they do?
<ul><li>Achilles- main hero of Trojan War </li></ul><ul><li>Heracles- strongest hero of Ancient Greece </li></ul><ul><li>O...
Why do they have so many gods?
<ul><li>They have so many gods because all of the gods had different powers. </li></ul>
How did they become god and goddesses?
<ul><li>They did not become gods, they just were gods, because of their power. </li></ul>
What are some historical events that happened in Greece?
<ul><li>2500 BC: Great Minoan Civilization </li></ul><ul><li>1200 BC: Trojan war </li></ul><ul><li>776 BC: First Olympic G...
What kind of heroes do they have?
<ul><li>Heroes were humans. Heroes were selfish; they do not apply to the actual definition of ‘hero’ </li></ul>
Name the Greek goddess of wisdom
<ul><li>Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom. </li></ul>
What were 7 Greek gods and goddesses? What were they gods of?
<ul><li>Athena- goddess of wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus- god of the sky </li></ul><ul><li>Hera- goddess of marriage </li>...
What is one Greek myth that they have? Summarize.
<ul><li>The Odyssey-  About the 10 years it took King Odysseus to return to his island Ithaca after Trojan War ended. </li...
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  1. 1. Ancient Greece By: Julia Nicoll and Amy Clifford 
  2. 2. What are some of the Greek gods and goddesses? What are they gods of?
  3. 3. <ul><li>Apollo- god of sun and music </li></ul><ul><li>Hermes- god of trade </li></ul><ul><li>Hestia- goddess of the hearth </li></ul><ul><li>Dionysus- god of wine </li></ul>
  4. 4. What was the minotaur?
  5. 5. <ul><li>The minotaur was a creature with the head and tail of a bull on the body of a man. </li></ul>
  6. 6. How are Greek gods and goddesses names used today?
  7. 7. <ul><li>Ajax-(Greek warrior) – household cleanser </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon-(Race of warrior woman) – Amazon.com, Amazon river </li></ul><ul><li>Mars-(Roman name for Ares) – Name of candy bar </li></ul>
  8. 8. What are some Greek heroes and what did they do?
  9. 9. <ul><li>Achilles- main hero of Trojan War </li></ul><ul><li>Heracles- strongest hero of Ancient Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Odysseus- Greek hero of the Trojan War </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why do they have so many gods?
  11. 11. <ul><li>They have so many gods because all of the gods had different powers. </li></ul>
  12. 12. How did they become god and goddesses?
  13. 13. <ul><li>They did not become gods, they just were gods, because of their power. </li></ul>
  14. 14. What are some historical events that happened in Greece?
  15. 15. <ul><li>2500 BC: Great Minoan Civilization </li></ul><ul><li>1200 BC: Trojan war </li></ul><ul><li>776 BC: First Olympic Games </li></ul><ul><li>650 BC: Rise of Greek tyrants </li></ul><ul><li>600 BC: Greek coin currency introduced </li></ul><ul><li>461 BC: Peloponnesian Wars begin </li></ul>
  16. 16. What kind of heroes do they have?
  17. 17. <ul><li>Heroes were humans. Heroes were selfish; they do not apply to the actual definition of ‘hero’ </li></ul>
  18. 18. Name the Greek goddess of wisdom
  19. 19. <ul><li>Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom. </li></ul>
  20. 20. What were 7 Greek gods and goddesses? What were they gods of?
  21. 21. <ul><li>Athena- goddess of wisdom </li></ul><ul><li>Zeus- god of the sky </li></ul><ul><li>Hera- goddess of marriage </li></ul><ul><li>Hades- god of the dead </li></ul><ul><li>Poseidon- god of the sea </li></ul><ul><li>Aphrodite- goddess of love + beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Ares- god of war </li></ul>
  22. 22. What is one Greek myth that they have? Summarize.
  23. 23. <ul><li>The Odyssey- About the 10 years it took King Odysseus to return to his island Ithaca after Trojan War ended. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Thanks for watching!! 

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