goddesses,_gods,_and_heroes

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Goddesses, Gods, and Heroes
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Greek and Roman deities ( Olympians ) Zeus Hera Poseidon Aphrodite Eros Ares Athena Hephaestus Artemis Apollo Jupiter – lightening and thunder Juno – marriage and home Neptune – sea and earthquakes Venus – love and sexuality Cupid – son of Aphrodite Mars – war, strife, dissension Minerva – wisdom and skill Vulcan – smith-god Diana – hunting and chastity Apollo – music, prophecy, archery
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Deities, cont. Muses Muses 9; inspire poets Hermes Mercury messenger and more Iris Iris messenger; rainbow Demeter Ceres grain crops Persephone / Proserpina Dionysus Bacchus wine; power of nature Hades Pluto underworld
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Zeus / Jupiter Planet Jupiter Juppiter, Jovis > jovial [cf. planets, Mars, Mercury, (the object formerly known as the planet Pluto), and Venus]
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Zeus and Ganymede (Lat.) catamitus > catamite
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Aphrodite / Venus
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aphrodisiac
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Unformatted text preview: venereal < Venus erotic <eros cupidity < cupid Apollo More words from the gods cereal < Ceres mercurial < Mercury volcano and vulcanology < Vulcan aegis (under the aegis of someone) Athena / aegis Bacchanalia < Bacchus Nicolas Poussin (17 th century) Muses music, musical, musician museum Jason Argonauts Golden Fleece Medea Athena (with Medusa, a Gorgon slain by Perseus) Hercules / Heracles Labors of Hercules Nemean Lion Augean stables Apples of the Hesperides Atlas (a Titan) collection of maps; first vertebra of the neck Cerberus Belt of the Amazon Hydra a genus of fresh-water polyps, named by Linnaeus Theseus Minotaur Minos (Crete) Labyrinth labyrinthine Ariadnes thread Dionysus Procrustes (a son of Poseidon): procrustean bed...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2011 for the course CLA CLA 30 taught by Professor Albu during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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