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Title: Greek Gods and Goddesses


1
Greek Gods and Goddesses
  • By Patrick H.

2
Zeus
  • Zeus is the king of Mt. Olympus.
  • His symbols are the eagle and the oak tree.
  • He is the king of all people.

3
Hera
  • Hera is the Queen of Olympus.
  • Her symbols are the cow and the peacock.
  • She is one of Zeuss wives.

4
Hephaestus
  • Hephaestus is the god of smiths and fire.
  • His symbols are the anvil and a large hammer.
  • He is the peaceful son of Zeus and Hera.

5
Aphrodite
  • Aphrodite is the goddess of love and beauty.
  • Her symbols are the rose and the dove.
  • She has no parents and is married to Hephaestus.

6
Ares
  • Ares is the god of War.
  • His symbols are a vulture and a spear and shield.
  • His companion is Eris, and whenever he hears
    people fighting, he gets in his war chariot and
    joins the fight.

7
Athena
  • Athena is the goddess of wisdom.
  • Athenas symbols are a war helmet, shield, and an
    owl.
  • She is a daughter of Zeus, and sprung out of his
    head.

8
Poseidon
  • Poseidon is the god of the seas.
  • His symbols are a trident, dolphins, and a horse.
  • He is a moody god who controls the seas.

9
Apollo
  • Apollo is the god of light, music, and reason.
  • His symbol is the lyre.
  • When he was strong, he was sent to Delphi. While
    there, he killed Python.

10
Artemis
  • Artemis is the goddess of the hunt and the Moon.
  • Her symbols are a bow and arrow and the Moon.
  • She is a daughter of Zeus, and is never to be
    married.

11
Hermes
  • Hermes is the messenger of the gods.
  • His symbols are a caduceus, winged hat, and
    winged sandals.
  • He is the son of Zeus and Maia.

12
Hades
  • Hades is the god of the underworld.
  • His symbols are a two pronged spear, and
    Cerberus.
  • He locked up Theseus in the underworld. Theseus
    was then saved by Hercules.

13
Persephone
  • Persephone is the Queen of the Underworld.
  • Persephones symbol is the pomegranate.
  • She is the daughter of Demeter.

14
Demeter
  • Demeter is the goddess of the harvest.
  • Her symbol is a stock of grain.
  • She is the sister of Zeus, and the mother of
    Persephone.

15
Dionysus
  • Dionysus is the god of wine.
  • His symbol is the grape vine.
  • He turned humans into dolphins for capturing him.

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Work Cited
  • DAulaires Book of Greek Myths.
  • Bownet.org
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