greek god vocab 2 Flashcards

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Zeus
Jupiter
Hestia
Vesta
Artemis
Diana
Hermes
Mercury
Poseidon
Seas
Ares
War
Demeter
ceres
heedless
without thought
Vesta
hearth fire
diana
moon,hunting Artemis
Ares symbol
spear
Hera
goddess of marriage
scandal
an embarising situation
Apollo
god of music
Epimethius
god of afterthought
Prometheus
Gave man fire
Aphrodite
Love and beauty
Aphroditi
goddess of love
Poseidon/Neptune
Trident. Sea, rivers.
Hygieia goddess of
hygiene
hades, pluto
god of underworld
Hades
god of the underworld
Corinth
a city in Greece
Marsyas
satyr, killed by Apollo
arachnoid
resembling or relating to spiders
Athena
goddess of war and wisdom
Phoebus/Apollo
Apollo The sun, music Lyre
Erebos
hades's palace and surrounding grounds
Kastor & Polydeukes
The Heavenly Twins
Eros
Son of Aphrodite, god of love
Priam
King of Troy during Trojan War
Dionysus
god of wine and parties
creates happiness
grape vine, rose, drinking cup
child of Zeus and Semele
Attends parties
youngest of gods
intruder
Someone who disturbs another person without permission
persephone/proserpine
daughter of demeter; queen of hades
Foods of the gods/goddess'
Nectar and Ambrosia
Hebe
Goddess of youth, wife of Hercules
Goddess of city, handicrafts, and agriculture
Athena
Hestia, Vest
goddess of harth, heat, cooking, light
Hermes (Mercury)
Messenger god, patron of liars, thieves. Winged sandals, winged helmet, golden staff.
The Hundred Handed ones
3 gods of storm
cassiopeia
ruler of Joppa, mother of Andromeda, commits hubris.
aphordite, goddess of love, beatuy and feritility
venus
Hera, Juno
Queen of gods wife of zeus
Atlas
Titan, held the Earth of his shoulders.
Children of Zeus and Hera:
Ares and Hephaestus
Athena, Minerva
wisdom war and weaving, Breast Plate, Owl
Athena (Minerva)
Goddess of Wisdom; owl, olive tree, helmet, spear
uranus
son and husband of gaea; father of titans
Set
the symbol of all evil, bother of Osiris, murderer of Osiris
Hephaestus
(Greek mythology) the lame god of fire and metal-working in ancient mythology
Pandora
The woman created by Zeus who bore disaster and ruin either by her evil nature or her innocence. In one account, she was pure evil and in another, she release evil by opening a box she was told must remain shut.
Dionysus (Bacchus)
God of Wine; patron of theater. The grape, ivy, panther, dolphin, goat
medusa
a gorgon with snakes for hair who can turn people to stone with a look.
oligarchy
a gov't in which only a few people have power
Srunk from the foam of the sea near cypris
Aphrodite
Pan
A son of Hermes who is part goat and roams the wild places. He is also a wondrous musician.
Where peacocks come from
Hera turned Io into a cow because she was jealous. She had Argus guard so that she couldn't be released. Hermes tricked Argus and killed her. Hera put eyes on peacocks feathers to remember Argus.
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