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Greek Myths
What is mythology?  <ul><li>Some people use the word  my th to mean fake, but… </li></ul><ul><li>Mythology is  the study o...
<ul><li>Which biblical myth is this cartoon referring to? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it help explain our world? </li></ul>
In the same way, Greek Myths… <ul><li>Were used to explain  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the creation of the earth,  </li></ul></...
Gods & Goddesses <ul><li>Greek Myths include gods & goddesses.  </li></ul><ul><li>A god or goddess is  immortal .  This me...
Myths also include mortals <ul><li>Mortals are  men and women  who live on earth.  To be mortal means that you can die. </...
The Immortals Here are some of them…
Zeus <ul><li>The King of the gods </li></ul><ul><li>God of the skies </li></ul>
Hades <ul><li>Zeus’ brother </li></ul><ul><li>God of the Underworld  (Land of the Dead) </li></ul>
Poseidon <ul><li>Zeus’ brother </li></ul><ul><li>God of the seas </li></ul>
Hera <ul><li>Zeus’ Wife </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of motherhood and child birth </li></ul>
Aphrodite   <ul><li>Zeus’ daughter </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of love </li></ul>
Greek myths also include… HEROES
Odysseus <ul><li>After fighting in a war for 10 years… </li></ul><ul><li>He spends 10  </li></ul><ul><li>more years trying...
Hercales  (Hercules) <ul><li>He is part-god and part-man </li></ul><ul><li>Completes 12 dangerous tasks </li></ul>
There are also… <ul><li>Monsters and other creatures </li></ul>
Centaurs <ul><li>rude, aggressive half- horse creatures </li></ul>
Satyrs <ul><li>Satyrs are half-man and half-goat. </li></ul><ul><li>The leader of the Satyrs was a god called  Pan . </li>...
Cyclops <ul><li>One-eyed monsters  </li></ul><ul><li>The most famous one, Polyphemus, fights Odysseus in his cave.   </li>...
Nymphs <ul><li>female nature spirits </li></ul>
<ul><li>In our world today there are many  references  to Greek myths.  </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing these  famous stories  a...
Greek Mythology in advertising…
More Mythological Images in Ads…
While we are studying… <ul><li>Look for images or references to Greek Mythology. </li></ul><ul><li>You can email me your f...
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Introduction to Greek Mythology

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This is a basic introduction to Greek Mythology and the concepts that are essential to understanding mythology. There is also a connection to mythology in current advertising.

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Introduction to Greek Mythology

  1. 1. Greek Myths
  2. 2. What is mythology? <ul><li>Some people use the word my th to mean fake, but… </li></ul><ul><li>Mythology is the study of stories that were used to explain the world and other human experiences. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Which biblical myth is this cartoon referring to? </li></ul><ul><li>How does it help explain our world? </li></ul>
  4. 4. In the same way, Greek Myths… <ul><li>Were used to explain </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the creation of the earth, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>death and the afterlife, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>and human experiences: love, jealousy, revenge , & war. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>They were also used as entertainment and were only told orally because most people could not read. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gods & Goddesses <ul><li>Greek Myths include gods & goddesses. </li></ul><ul><li>A god or goddess is immortal . This means that they can never die and that they live forever. </li></ul><ul><li>The immortals could not die but they did make mistakes and had human emotions such as: jealousy , love & anger. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Myths also include mortals <ul><li>Mortals are men and women who live on earth. To be mortal means that you can die. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes the gods like to help , punish or even have romantic relationships with the mortals. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Immortals Here are some of them…
  8. 8. Zeus <ul><li>The King of the gods </li></ul><ul><li>God of the skies </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hades <ul><li>Zeus’ brother </li></ul><ul><li>God of the Underworld (Land of the Dead) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Poseidon <ul><li>Zeus’ brother </li></ul><ul><li>God of the seas </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hera <ul><li>Zeus’ Wife </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of motherhood and child birth </li></ul>
  12. 12. Aphrodite <ul><li>Zeus’ daughter </li></ul><ul><li>Goddess of love </li></ul>
  13. 13. Greek myths also include… HEROES
  14. 14. Odysseus <ul><li>After fighting in a war for 10 years… </li></ul><ul><li>He spends 10 </li></ul><ul><li>more years trying to return home </li></ul>
  15. 15. Hercales (Hercules) <ul><li>He is part-god and part-man </li></ul><ul><li>Completes 12 dangerous tasks </li></ul>
  16. 16. There are also… <ul><li>Monsters and other creatures </li></ul>
  17. 17. Centaurs <ul><li>rude, aggressive half- horse creatures </li></ul>
  18. 18. Satyrs <ul><li>Satyrs are half-man and half-goat. </li></ul><ul><li>The leader of the Satyrs was a god called Pan . </li></ul>
  19. 19. Cyclops <ul><li>One-eyed monsters </li></ul><ul><li>The most famous one, Polyphemus, fights Odysseus in his cave. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Nymphs <ul><li>female nature spirits </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>In our world today there are many references to Greek myths. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowing these famous stories and characters will help you to better understand the world around you. </li></ul><ul><li>They are also fun to learn! </li></ul>
  22. 22. Greek Mythology in advertising…
  23. 23. More Mythological Images in Ads…
  24. 24. While we are studying… <ul><li>Look for images or references to Greek Mythology. </li></ul><ul><li>You can email me your findings or bring them with you to class. </li></ul><ul><li>We may want to use some of these as commercials in our final “TMZ Project” </li></ul>

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