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Title: The Gods of Greece, The Gods of Rome


1
The Gods of Greece,
The Gods of Rome
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The Gods of Greece,The Gods of Rome
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The Greek List
  • Zeus
  • Hera
  • Poseidon
  • Hades
  • Ares
  • Athena
  • Artemis
  • Hestia
  • Aphrodite
  • Hephaestus
  • Apollo
  • Hermes

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The Roman List
  • Jupiter
  • Juno
  • Neptune
  • Pluto
  • Mars
  • Minerva
  • Diana
  • Vestia
  • Venus
  • Vulcan
  • Apollo
  • Mercury

5
ZeusJupiterJove
  • King of the gods.
  • His many affairs led to war and hate between his
    lovers and Hera.
  • Probably the most famous son he had is Hercules.
  • His symbol is the thunderbolt.

6
HeraJuno
  • Queen of the gods, protector of married women.
  • She had a very bad temper.She tried to make
    everyone who had a relation with Zeus, miserable.
  • Her animal the cow.

7
PoseidonNeptune
  • God of the sea.
  • God of horses and horsemanship.
  • His symbol is the trident and the horse.

8
HadesPlutoDis
  • God of the underworld.
  • God of wealth.
  • Lived in the underworld, took Ceres daughter.
  • His symbols is Cerberus and skeletons.

9
AresMars
  • God of war.
  • His special symbols are the spear, the torch,
    the vulture, and the dog.

10
AthenaMinerva
  • Goddess of wisdom, goddess of weaving, goddess of
    war.
  • Favorite daughter of Zeus.
  • Sprung out from Zeuss head.
  • She was the only one allowed to play with her
    dads thunderbolt.
  • Her sacred animal is the owl.

11
ArtemisDiana
  • Goddess of the moon.
  • Supreme huntress
  • Protectress of maidens.
  • Catullus sings to her in one of his poems.

12
DemeterCeres
  • Goddess of the home.
  • Goddess of the earth.
  • When her daughter was stolen, she made the earth
    barren.
  • She retrieved her daughter, thanks to Zeus, but
    she is only with her during spring and summer,
    she is in Hades during fall and winter.
  • Her symbols are the hearth and fire.

13
AphroditeVenus
  • Goddess of love.
  • Goddess of beauty.
  • She was the cause for the enmity and jealousy of
    Hera.
  • Her sacred animals are the swan, sparrow, and
    dove.

14
HephaestusVulcan
  • God of fire.
  • God of metal.
  • God of workers.
  • He was the workman of the gods.

15
ApolloApollo
  • God of the sun.
  • God of medicine.
  • God of music and poetry.

16
HermesMercury
  • Messenger of the gods.
  • God of commerce.
  • He is the one who gave the news to Ceres where
    her daughter, Persephone, was.

17
Epilogue
  • The Roman and Greek gods and goddesses provided
    them with an explanation on how things came to
    be.
  • Over the years, the myths became more and more
    entertaining and outrageous.
  • When Constantine converted to Christianity, the
    Roman church brought its holidays and gods into
    it, except they were Christianized before they
    did.
  • The Romans also brought into the church their own
    unique way of architecture. Most churches in Rome
    resemble those of the pagan Romans.

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The Gods of Greece,The Gods of Rome
  • The End
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