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M Y T H S   O F   T H E  O LY M P I A N   G O D S : M A L E  D E I T I E S   Powell, Chapter 7  o Key Names & Terms:  birth:  Leto- mother of Apollo and Artemis Hera-mother of Ares Zeus- Delos-  Island of Apollo's birth. Apollo  oracle:  Telephusa Delphi-  Site of Apollo's shrine. Pytho Pythia-  Priestess at Delphi whom Apollo inspired with his prophecies. loves:  Cassandra-  One of Apollo's failed romances; her prophecies, though true, are not believed by anyone. Sibyl at Cumae-  One of Apollo's failed romances; accepted gift of extreme age, but without youth. Daphn ê Apollo's most famous failed romance; became a laurel tree just as he caught up with her. Coronis-  One of Apollo's blighted romances; he killed her in a jealous rage, but saved their unborn son Ascelpius. Asclepius-  Son of Coronis and Apollo; learned medicine from the centaur Chiron. Powell, Chapter 8 (also 7 in 4th-6th editions)  o Key Names & Terms:  Hephaestus-  Deformed Olympian god of the forge. Hera- Mother of Ares Zeus Ares-  Olympian god of war lust.
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Aphrodite- wife of Hephaestus Poseidon-  "Wheat Father"; Olympian god of the ocean, earthquakes, horses. Hermes-  Olympian god of thieves, liars, orators, commerce, the road ways. Zeus Maia- Mother of Hermes Apollo Argus Caduceus-  Staff carried by Hermes. Psychopompos-  "Soul Guide"; used by Hermes in his capacity as escort of the dead to the underworld. M Y T H S   O F  "T H E  T R I C K S T E R " (L E O N A R D  &  M C C L U R E , C H . 5) Ga:  Anaanu, God, bees, python, leopard  Yoruba:   o Ajapa o Aja o oba  Wasco:   o Coyote o grizzly bears o 5 wolves o big dipper  Apache:   o Coyote  o Rosehips o Crows o dead buffalo  Iroquois:  
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o Coyote o Saucy Duckfeather o Magpie Woman  Blackfoot:   o Coyote Man o Coyote Woman o medicine bags  M Y T H S   O F   T H E
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