Greek Gods Study Flashcards

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Hermes
Mercury
Artemis
Diana
Eros
love
hera
juno
Diana
Artemis
Sun
Apollo
Apollo
lyre, bow
Chaerona
Phillips daughter
Cupid (greek/roman)
roman
Eurus
East Wind
Demeter
Ceres -- agriculture
Cyclops
1 eyed bitch
Hephaestus(Vulcan)
ruler of:metal working
tools/weapons:hammer
symbols:donkey,volcano
parents:hera
Pluto
invisible helment/cap, Cerberus
Agriculture, crops, season
Demeter
Dionysus
Wine and Vegetation
eros god of
love
Deucalion
son of prometheus
scandal
an embarrissing situation
Athena
Goddess of Education/Science/Virginity
Zeus
king of Greek gods
Ares
Greek god of war
Who wore winged sandles?
Hermes
Hestia
goddess of the hearth
Corinth
a city in Greece
Clio
the Muse of history
prophesy
to predic the future
hades
god of the underworld
Hades
God of the Underworld
God of wine and celebration
Dionysus
APPOLLO
god of the sun, enlightenment/prophecy, archery, plagues, poetry and music
Aphrodine
Roman Name: Venus
Goddess of Love
Symbol: Belt doves
Relationship to Zeus: Daughter in Law
Personality: Calm and can me mean
Metis
the name of Athene's mother
god of the underworld
Hades/ Pluto
Hermes/Mercury
God of travel, messengers, trade, thievery, cunning wiles, language, writing, diplomacy, athletics, and animal husbandry. He is the messenger of the gods, a psychopomp who leads the souls of the dead into Hades' realm, and the son of Zeus and Maia. He was depicted either as a handsome and athletic beardless youth, or as an older bearded man. His attributes include the herald's wand or caduceus, winged sandals, and a traveler's cap.
Pan
Faunus, God of shepards, nature, music, healing, goats sheep, panpipe and nature
Athena
Goddess of wisdom, handiwork, warfare, and reason. Wisest of the gods. Sister of Ares. Her symbols are the owl and the olive tree.
Daedelus
Famous inventor who created the labyrinth
Aprodite
love, beauty, procreation. Where she walks flowers and birds
Cronus or Saturn
ruler of the titans
Hephaestus
god of blacksmiths, metalworkers, and craftsmen; symbols were forge and anivil (metalworking tools); fav bird was quail
Who is Hephaestus?
Roman Name: Vulcan
Symbol: the forge
God of the Forge
Muses
nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne who presided over the arts
Aphrodite
goddess of love, beauty, desire, and fertility
persephone
queen of the underworld, goddess of spring growth.
daughter of zeus
married to her uncle
wife of hades
Atlanta
Melanion ran a race against Atlanta and distracted her by throwing apples at her feet. Melanion won the race and Atlanta kept his promise and they got married.
Think before you speak.
Immortal
describes someone or some thing that will always continue to live and never die
Herald Staff
Hermes is messenger for the Gods
Salmoneus
Salmoneus pretended that he was Zeus at the festival of Zeus and tried to get people to worship him. Zeus struck him down with lightning.
Perseus
Greek hero who rode the winged horse Pegasus. Slayed Medusa
Delphi
home of the great greek oracle, a greek temple
King Eurytheus
Heracles' cousin who made Hercules do twelve labors so that he could be forgiven
Hurtle
to move with great speed and force often with a loud rushing noise
poseidon
son of cronus, god of seas and horses
Prometheus
Son of Lapetus, brother of Atlas. He established sacrificial rites for men and gave them fire.
Atlas
Titan who was forced by Zeus to bear the sky on his shoulders
God of Horse, Sea and Earthquakes (Symbol)
Trident, Bull, Horse
Valhalla
The hall for heroic men in Asgard in Norse Mythology.
Field of Asphodel
where those who were judged not too good and not too bad, just dead reside for all time
Who was Zeus?
god of the sky. (king of the gods) Symbol is a thunderbolt or an eagle.
After Zeus and his brothers fought the Titans for control of the universe and won, the brothers drew lots for their domains. Hades drew the lot of the Underworld
.How did hades become in charge of the underworld
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