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CLASSICS 40 MIDTERM REVIEW, WINTER ‘09 Zeus King of gods and god of sky and thunder (thunderbolt) Child of Cronos and Rhea Apollo God of light and sun, archery, medicine, music, and more. Son of Zeus and Leto Sister is Artemis Hermes created lyre for him; he became god of music and poetry Demeter Goddess of grain and fertility Nourisher of the youth and the green earth Athena goddess of heroic endeavor armed warrior goddess Dionysus God of wine, partying Has a dark side: can completely lose control Can’t deny him or bad things will happen Hermes Messenger God with winged feet Travels b/w heaven and earth, and the earth and the underworld Thief; steals cows from Apollo o Swears to Zeus he did not steal them (he is clever) Creates fire Aphrodite Goddess of love and sexuality (know as Venus) Sleeps with Anchises (mortal) o Has a son named Aeneas Has power over all other gods except for 3 gods o Cannot have power over herself Gods usually don’t have shame, but she has shame for sleeping with a mortal Pan God of shepherds and flocks, of mountain wilds, hunting and rustic music Legs, and horns of a goat God of fields, groves, and wooded glens connected to fertility and the season of spring. Gaia primal Greek goddess personifying the Earth Mother Goddess She brought forth Uranus, the starry sky, her equal, to cover her, the hills, and the fruitless deep of the Sea, Pontus, "without sweet union of love," out of her own self Rhea was the Titaness daughter of Ouranos, the sky, and Gaia, the earth
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mother of gods mother of the Olympian gods and goddesses
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