Greek Gods and Goddess Flashcards

Terms Definitions
hermes
mercury
Eros
Cupid
Ares
Mars
Hades
Pluto
Happiness
Eudaemonia
Impiety
Dyssebia
vanity
Excessive pride
Achilles
greatest warrior
Prometheus
giver of fire
Clio
Muse o fHistory
Apollo
God of light
Apollo/Phoebus
god of sun,music,poetry,medicine/sun,lyre
Aphrodite
Wife of Hephaestus
dionysus
god of wine
Mercury
Messenger of the gods
Hermes
Aura
Goddess of the Breeze
diana
greek name of artemis
Roman name for Hephaestus
Vulcan
vulcan
roman name of hephaestus
Roman name of Poseidon
Neptune
Sacred items of Artemis
wheat
Hephaestus
fire and the forge
peacock
Hera is associated with
Hestia
goddes of the hearth(fireplace/home)
epid hero characteristic
has supernatural powers
Urania
Muse of Astronomy and Geometry
Demeter
Roman Name: Ceres
Role:
-goddess of the harvest
Charon
rowed boat along river Styx
Zeus
god of the heavens, king
Neptune; god of the sea
Poseidon
Poseidon
a three ponged spear,dolphins,and orses
Athena
Roman name: Minerva
Symbols: Armor, spears, owl, olive tree
Function: Goddess of wisdom and war
god of sun,music,poetry, and medicine
Greek:Apollo
Roman:Apollo
Symbol:lyre
Dione
Goddess of all things unique
Oddessy
epic written by Homer, tells Oddysseus's journey home from the trojan war and it took 10 yrs.
Asclepius
God of Medicine. God. Male. Immortal.
Terpsichore
Goddess of Dance; is a Muse
Helen
most beautiful woman in the world
Artemis
Goddess of the moon and hunting
Adventurous, greedy, spoiled, jealous, independent, smart
she bear
Zeus's daughter
Ruled: Wisdom
Greek Name: Athena
Roman Name: Menerva
Symbols: Owl, Olive Tree, Gray Eyes
Symbol of Hephaestus
Anvil, Hammer, and Forge
Hecate
Goddess of souls and luck, titan
Phaëthon
Helios' favorite son, he happened to be a mortal
hera
godess of marriage, queen of gods symbols: cow, peacock
Delphi
Ancient Greek city; site of the oracle at the Temple of Apollo
Pan
God of nature, and a lover of nymphs
apolla
god of light, of healing, of music symbols: crow, dolphin, lyre, laurel, tree, sun
Cronus
King of the Titans, Lord of the sky after Uranus
Greek: Persephone Roman: Proserpine
queen of the underworld; Demeter's daughter
Posideon
Neptune
Gluttony
Adephagia
Poverty
Penia
Pandora
first woman
Exact Justice
Praxidice
hubris
overly self-confident cocky
Phobus
God of Panic
zues
jupiter greek name
Ares-Title
God of War
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GODDESS OF VICTORY
daughter
artemis is zues's
epic hero characteristic
possesses hubris
Ares/Mars
god of war/spear,flaming torch
Roman name of Hades
Pluto
Pan's parents
Hermes and Dryope
Poseidon-Title
God of the Sea
King of the Gods
Zeus
Apollo's symbols
lyre, bow, laurel
iris
hera's maiden and rainbow
Children of Oceanus
Hate and Styx.
Zephyrus
God of the West Wind
Aries
God/Goddess of war all the time
Hephestius (Vulcan)
god of fire and forge
Sacred items of Hades
helmet, metal, jewels
Zeus's brother, god of the underworld
Hades
Dacdalus
A renowned craftsman, sculptor, and inventor and builder of the Labyrinth. He fashioned the wings with which he and his son Icarus escaped from Crete after their imprisonment by Minos
God of love, son of Aphrodite
Cupid/ Eros
Hade's Domain
God of the underworld and wealth
Euripides
A Greek playwrigt known for his tragedies in which he questioned traditional thinking, especially about war.
Arachne
Domain was weaving, best known for being turned into a arachne spider.
The Gorgons
Three snake-haired monsters. Medusa is the most famous. Their looks turned men into stone.
King of gods and ruler of mankind
Greek:Zues
Roman:Jupiter
Symbol:lightning bolt and eagle
free male citizens
In Athenian democracy, who could vote?
Rhea
Titan wife of Cronus and mother of Olympians
Athena (Minerva)
Goddess of wisdom and warfare; Goddess of arts and crafts
Dionysos
god of high spirits and wine, also closely associated with drama and the theatre
Pegasus
white winged horse, born form blood of Medusa
Children of Hyperion
Heilos, Eos, and Seline are children of:
Title of Hermes
god of Motion, Sleep and Dreams, Travellers, Theives
Vulcan
revenger, god of fire, so ugly he got thrown off a mountain Like: The Being
Deceit
Apate
Message
Angelia
Insolence
Corus
Kronos
Cronos
Time
Devil Horns
Briarus
First Hecatoncheire
Apollo's Roman Name
Apollo
Duty of Poseidon
sea
Hygia
goddess of health
Persephone
goddess of underworld
Erato
Muse of Love Poetry
mercury
greek name for hermes
Roman name for Hera
Juno
Laestrygonians
race of man-eating giants
Roman name of Demeter
Ceres
Dionusus
greek god of wine
Zeus' symbols
lightning bolt and eagle
enyo
an ancient Greek war goddess.
Euphrosyne
Grace of Delight and Good Cheer
Mnemosyne
Goddess of Memory; is a Muse
marriage and childbirth
hera is the goddess of
Helios
nephew of Cronus, brother of Selene, Lord of the sun before Apollo
Hestea
goddess of Harvest and home, Hera's sister
yearn
To have a deep, strong desire; be filled with dwelling
Title of Demeter
goddess of the Harvest, of Agriculture
Galatea
a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers
Icarus is known as the...
man who fell from the earth
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