Greek Gods and Goddesses 3 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Athena
Wisdom
Apollo-Symbol(s)
Dolphin/Laurel
Poseidon
Neptune
Ruthlessness
Anaideia
Delusion
Ate
Piety
Eusebia
dionysus
wine
Hermes
messenger god
gaea
mother earth
Morpheus
god of dreams
Hera
Goddess of marrige
demeter
ceres
symbols: wheat, livestock
description: goddess of harvest, fertility, seasons (persephone; summer and spring; hates)
Panacea
goddess of healing
Cronus
father of Zeus
Prometheus
Prometheus
Molding Humans
Eagle, eating liver
Ares
god of war
Dionysys
god of wine
Hestia
Goddess of the hearth
Ares' Symbol
Sword and Spear
Proteus
Poseidon's assistant; foretells future
peacock
hera's symbol of power
Ceberus
3 headed guard dog
Demeter's parents
Cronus and Raea
Persephone
Queen of the underworld
Zeus
Jupiter
head of all gods
Hades
Pluto, God of the dead
Artemis
The goddess of the hunt
Title of Ares
god of War
parents of Zeus
Cronus and Rhea
Achilles
son of Thetis; made immortal
Hephaestus
Vulcan (anvil & hammer, weaponry)
Aphrodite
goddess of love
roman name: (venus)
Diana
Goddess of The Hunt and Childbirth
Artemis
Daughter of Demeter, Wife of Hades
Persephone/Proserpina
The Cyclopes
Triplets (Brontes, Steropes, Arges), one-eyed metal smiths, descendants
Haites is the god of...
the underworld
Artemis' symbols
bow and arrow, deer, cypress
moral
This kind of myth teaches life lessons.
Hestia (Vesta)
goddess of hearth, home, and family
The Titans
Twelve children( six male, six female), brothers mated with sisters
Atlas
Atlas
Holds up heavens and earth on his shoulders
Globe
Phaethon
Best known for burning and freezing and flooding the world while driving a chariot.
Pandora
Greek for "all-gift". Was the first mortal woman and given to Epimethius by Zeus because Promethius deceived him and hid fire from him. She brought her jar of miseries and evil upon man.
Hades (Pluto)
Symbol is the the Helmet. God/Goddess of the Underworld. Rarely Visited Mt. Olympus.
god who stole the sacred fire from Zeus and the gods
Prometheus
God of heaven and earth, King of the gods
Zues
Dionysis
god of wine, son of Zeus, married to Adiadne
Aesop
greek slave in 550 bc made up his now famous fables- in most ofo his fables, animals talk and act like humans and each fable ends with a message or moral
Ares and Eris
He was the god of war; she was the goddess of discord(conflict); they were brother and sister
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