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Zeus/Jupiter (Sky god, god of xenia or guest- friendship, god of justice) A) Who?: Son of Kronos, Husband of Hera, Father of Many (!) B) Attributes: Thunderbolts, Eagle Zeus , god of the sky
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Zeus holding lightning
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Poseidon/Neptune (Sea god, Earthquake god, god of horses) A) Who?: Brother of Zeus B) Attributes: Trident (that pitchfork thing in he’s holding below), horses
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Hades/Pluto (god of the Underworld) Who?: brother of Zeus, husband of Persephone Attributes?: Often pictured seated on a throne and wearing a beard
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Hera/Juno (goddess of marriage and childbirth) Who?: sister and wife of Zues Attributes: often shown veiled or seated or wearing a high hat
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Athena/Minerva (goddess of wisdom, military strategy, practical intelligence, and handicrafts (i.e. weaving, sewing) pictured below to the left driving the chariot) Who?: daughter of Zeus by Metis, the goddess of cleverness. However Metis did not bear Athena. During the pregnancy, Zeus swallowed Metis (remind you of anyone?) and Athena was born out of his head.
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CLAS 170 taught by Professor Staley during the Fall '07 term at Maryland.

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GrecoRoman_god_Images - Zeus/Jupiter(Sky god god of xenia...

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