Greek God and Goddesses Flashcards

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dionysus
bacchus
Hermes
Mercury
Eros
love
Drunkenness
Methe
Safety
Soteria
Trust
Pistis
hebe
youth
Europa's parent
Agnor
Hera
zeuses wife
Ares
God of war
Aphrodite
love and beauty
Eos
goddess of dawn
Athene
goddess of wisdom
Zeus-Title
King of Gods
Demeter
Goddess of agriculture
son
ares is zues's
Athena
goddess of wisdom
Iliad
epic written by Homer
Hermes' Relation to Zeus
Son
Amphitrite
Queen of the Ocean
Cronus
Saturn; The Titans; Sickle
Persephone
Demiter's daughter; Hades' wife
ambrosia
food of the gods
Prometheus' parents
Iapetos and Kymine
Poseidon
God of the ocean
Hades
2 headed dog, tombstone
Duties of Hera
marriage, childbirth, women
parents of Poseidon
Cronus and Rhea
parents of Hades
Cronus and Rhea
Artemis
Apollo's twin
goddess of wilderness, wild animals, fertility
symbols = crescent moon, bow and arrow
Hestia
goddess of home and family
myth
A traditional story about gods, ancestors, or heroes, told to explain the natural world or the customs and beliefs of a society.
Persephone is the queen of the...
underworld
Greek: Pan Roman: Faunus
god of nature
poseiden
god of the sea symbols:trident, horde
Hephaestus
God of fire, forge, and volcanoes
Son of Zeus and Hera
Ugly
Nereus
Old Man of the Sea; knows everything
Apollo
god of sun, music, poetry, and healing
Persephone (Proserpine)
Wife of Hades; Queen of Underworld
Hecate
Goddess of Dark and Magic, Trivia, Torch
Orpheus
Domain was mortal, special powers were singing, married to Euridice, best known for being 1st mortal to underworld.
Greek Name: Hephaestus
Roman Name: Volcan
Ruled: Forge, Master of Fire
Symbols: Fire, Quail
Prometheus
(Greek mythology) the Titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to mankind
Symbol of Aphrodite
Roses, Dove, and Myrtle Tree
Atlas
titan, map, carried earth on shoulder as punishment from zeus
Odyssey
Which of Homer's epic poems is about Ulysses ten year trip home from the Trojan War?
Parthenon
temple in Athens built to honor the goddess Athena
Zeus' modern connections
temple in Olympia, olympics, torch, video games
Poseidon (Neptune)
Symbol is the the Trident. God/Goddess of the seas.
Apollo, Pheobus Apollo
Apollo, Pheobus Apollo
god of youth, music, prophecy, archery, healing, and the sun
ZUES
God of all the Gods ( aka the player)
Zeus
The faher of the gods. The god of Lighting, the god of the sky.
hercules
a celebrated hero, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, possessing exceptional strength: among his many adventures were the twelve labors for his cousin Eurystheus, performed in order to gain immortality.
Greek: Hestia Roman: Vesta
goddess of the hearth and home; Zeus' sister
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