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Title: The Greek Gods


1
The Greek Gods
  • By Heath H.

2
Greek Family Tree
3
Titans
  • elder gods, ruled the earth before the Olympians
    overthrew them. The ruler of the Titans was
    Cronus who was de-throned by his son Zeus

4
The Olympian gods
  • These twelve immortals dwelt in a magnificent
    palace on the heights of Mount Olympus, from
    which they took their name.

5
Zeus
  • He was the supreme god of the Olympians. He was
    the father of the heroes Perseus and Heracles,
    the latter of whom once wrestled him to a draw.

6
Hera
  • She was the goddess of marriage and was the wife
    of Zeus and Queen of the Olympians.

7
Aphrodite APOLLO
  • was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility.
    She was also a protectress of sailors.
  • was the god of prophesy, music and healing.

8
Ares
  • was the god of war, or more precisely of warlike
    frenzy.
  • He was Killed by two giants.

9
ARTEMIS
  • was the virgin goddess of the hunt. She helped
    women in childbirth but also brought sudden death
    with her arrows.

10
Demeter
  • Demeter was the goddess of agriculture.
  • Demeter as the sister of Zeus and the mother of
    Persephone.

11
Hermes
  • was the messenger of the gods and guide of dead
    souls to the Underworld.

12
HEPHAESTUS
  • was the lame god of fire and crafts or the two
    together, hence of blacksmiths

13
Poseidon
  • He was the god of sea, earth quakes, and horses.
    He was the brother of Zeus and Hades. His sign
    was the tri-dent (as seen in the picture). His
    wifes name was Amphitrite.

14
Dionysus
  • was the god of wine. Dionysus was the son of Zeus
    and the mortal heroine Semele.

15
Hades
  • the lord of the dead and ruler of the nether
    world Hades abducted Persephone, who became his
    queen. He tricked Theseus and Peirithous and was
    tricked himself by Sisyphus.

16
Athena
  • was the goddess of crafts and the domestic arts
    and also those of war. She was the patron goddess
    of Athens.
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