Greek Gods and Goddesses 2 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
persephone
proserpina
Hades
Pluto
Apollo
sun
Custom
Themis
Hate
Styx
Strength
Cratus
Uranus
Father Sky
Fear, Terror
Deimos
ares
god of war
Enyo
Goddess of War
Athene
god of knowledge
Apollo-Title
God of Light
Poseidon
Neptune (trident, water)
hephaestus
fire and forge
demeter
goddess of the earth
Hade's Symbol
Helmet of Invisibilty
Aeolus
King of the Wind
Hestia
Goddess of the hearth
Roman name of Hera
Juno
Hera's parents
Cronus and Raea
Hades' symbol
helmet of invisitbility
Athena
(Minerva):goddess of wisdom, statecraft, and war
Hera
queen of the gods
Aphrodite
Goddess of love and beauty
Himeros
God of Desire, an Erote
Lachesis
Decides Destiny; is a Fate
parents of Ares
Zeus and Hera
iris
goddess of the rainbow/messanger goddess
Atlas
Titan that holds up the sky
Artemis
Goddess of night and the hunt
Duties of Artemis
hunt, wild things, moon
Sacred items for Poseidon
trident, horse, bull
Hermes
messenger god, god of shepards, travelers, merchants, and thieves, son of Zeus
Herald of the Gods, Messanger of Zues
Hermes
Io
maiden turned into a cow by Zeus
Sacred items of Aphrodite
dove, goose, sparrow, myrtle
Eros
God of Love, Cupid, Bow and Arrow
Pan
God of nature, special powers were screaming, was never married, best known for being half man and half goat.
Symbols: Wheat, Poppy
Greek Name: Demeter
Roman Name: Ceres
Ruled: Agriculture
Symbol of Hera
Golden Crown, Cow and Peacock
Poseiden
god of the sea, earthquakes, and horses
Prometheus
God of Arts and Crafts. Male. God. Immortal.
Charybdis
a whirlpool in the Straits of Messina, personified as a female monster
Artemis (Diana)
Twin of Apollo, Goddess of hunt, Goddess of moon
Sophocles
one of the 3 best known greek writers of tragedies, used 3 actors, placed painted scenes behind the stage as a backdrop
Rhea (Cybele)
Sister and wife of Cronus,Queen of the Titans
Don't lie
What is the moral of the Boy Who Cried Wolf?
Hephaestus-Symbol(s)
Blacksmith
Skill
Techne
Wisdom
Sophia
Persuasion
Peitho
hastia
home
Hestia's parents
Cronus
Messenger god
Greek:Hermes
Roman:Mercury
Symbol:winged boots
Eris
Goddess of discord
Cronos
god of time
Rhea
Ops
Mother of Gods
Lioness
brother
poseidon is zues's
Chronus
god of time
Hephaestus' Symbol
Anvil and hammer
Zeus
(Jupitar) God of Sky
Leto
nymph; mother of twins
Zeus' parents
Cronus and Raea
Nemesis
goddes of revenge and balance
Ananke
Goddess of Fate or Necesity
Duties of Athena
wisdom, warfare, handicrafts
parents of Zeus
Cronus and Rhea
Sacred items of Ares
vulture, dog
one
How many weaknesses did Achilles have?
discus
a disk used in throwing competitions
Zeus is the god of...
the sky
Greek: Cronus Roman: Saturn
god of time
Calliope
Goddess of Epic Poetry; is a Muse
Eumaeus
HB. Swineherd, an old and loyal servant to Odysseus
Aphrodite (Venus)
Goddess of beauty and romantic love
Arion
Domain was playing music for sea creatures, best known for being second to Orpheus in music.
Icarus
son of Daedalus, disobeyed father and flew too close to the sun
Symbol of Ares
Sword, Spear, Vulture, and Dog
Aesop
I wrote fables such as the Grasshopper and the Ants and the Boy Who Cried Wolf.
Dionysus
God of Wine (remember y in Dionysus and wi in wine)
Demeter (Ceres)
Symbol is the the Wheat/Horn of Plenty. God/Goddess of the Harvest.
earth goddess who gave birth to the Titans
Gaia
Furies
Three hags who pursued evil doers and sinners. They were persistent but just.
Deucalion
he was warned ahead of time that there would be a huge flood
What did Gaea give Cronus?
a sickle to emasculate his father which resulted in the Furies - 3 women that punished children who killed their parents
Asclepius
god of medicine
Odysseus
Hero of Homer's Odyssey
 
Fought the Trojan War
 
10 year adventure trying to return home.
Mount Olympus
Highest mountain in Greece

Beleived to be the home of the gods.
Sirens
Sea Nymphs that lived on isolated island


Body of a bird and head of a woman


Enchanted songs would lure sailor to the island where they would stay till their death.
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