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GREEK GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHS

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GREEK GODS, HEROES, AND MYTHS

  1. 1. GREEK GODS, HEROES,AND MYTHS BY:Katie Wrobel class I
  2. 2. ZEUS● God of the sky and ruler of Earth and the gods● protector of the greeks
  3. 3. Zeussavior of his siblings: Demeter, Hades,Hera, Hestia, Poseidon
  4. 4. Poseidon● god of the sea, earthquakes and horses.● vied with Athena for the patron of Athens
  5. 5. Poseidon● lost against Athena and her wisdom in their battle for Athens
  6. 6. Hera● The goddess of marriage.● Wife and sister of Zeus.
  7. 7. Hera● Hera hated Heracles because he wasnt her son but that of a mortal.● Hera sent snakes to kill him but they failed.
  8. 8. Hera● Before even her husband she was worshiped as the force we call God.
  9. 9. Athena● The goddess of war, wisdom, crafts and domestic arts.● Athena came from Zeuss skull and which is why she is so wise.
  10. 10. Athena● Athens was named after Athena because she gave them an olive tree!
  11. 11. Aphrodite● The goddess of love, desire and beauty.● Prince Paris picked Aphrodite because she said she would give him the fairest woman in the world. Helen of Troy
  12. 12. Aphrodite● Aphrodite started the Trojan War.
  13. 13. PERSEUS● SON OF ZEUS AND DANAE (A MORTAL)● HE AND HIS MOTHER WERE SENT TO DIE IN THE OCEAN. BUT SOMEHOW THEY MADE IT SAFELY TO AN ISLAND
  14. 14. PERSEUS● A KING THOUGHT PERSEUS MOTHER WAS BEAUTIFUL AND HE WANTED TO MARRY HER BUT PERSEUS WOULDNT LET HIM.● THE KING SENT PERSEUS TO KILL MEDUSA
  15. 15. PERSEUS● HIS BROTHER AND SISTER ON THE WAY AND THEY GAVE HIM A SHIELD, A SICKLE AND HERMES (HIS BROTHER) SHOES.● HE WON AGAINST MEDUSA.
  16. 16. ODYSSEUS● Known for his cunning ways● Tricked his enemy into think the Trojan Horse was a peace offering
  17. 17. Odysseus● Odysseus fought heroically in the Trojan War
  18. 18. Heracles and the many headedsnake.● king told Heracles to go kill The Great Hydra.● A giant snake with 3 heads and when you cut off one head two shootout the neck.
  19. 19. Heracles and the many headedsnake.● one of the heads couldnt die.● Heracles went to battle the great snake
  20. 20. Heracles and the many headedsnake.● fire will seal the wound before another head could grow back.● He did this enough times that he cut off the last head and sealed off the wound.
  21. 21. Heracles and the many headedsnake.● but the severed head didnt die so he buried the head and put a rock over it.● THE END.
  22. 22. THE ENDBY KATIE WROBEL<3 ;) <3 ;) <3 ;)
  23. 23. FOR:MR.WHYNOTT SOCIALSTUDIES I PERIOD CLASS

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