Greek Gods Vocabulary quiz Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Hades
underworld
Wine
Dionysus
Vesta
Hestia
Apollo
Apollo
Aphrodite
Venus
Hera
Juno
juno
hera
hades wide
persephone
Zeus
Jupiter, Jove
Epimemetheus
Prometheus' Brother
Athena (greek/roman)
greek
aprodite
goddess of love
god of metal-working
Hephaestus
Eros
God of Love
augur
a fortune teller
Dionysus
Bacchus,god of wine&revelry
Hecate
goddess of magic
ARES
POWER OR DOMAINWAR(BATTLE),DESTRUCTION
Cupid
Roman name for Eros
Hermes
Mercury/winged sandels/messenger and theives
poseidon
god of the sea
Gaea
first generation mother goddess
distaff
part of spinning wheel
Orator
A skilled public speaker
What is Persephone's symobl?
Pomegranate
Hephaestus (Vulcan)
Smith god. Hammer, anvil.
Hestia
goddess of hearth and home
Athene
Goddess of wisdom and war.
Rhea
titan who was mother goddess
Pan
god of wood and field
Kheiron
The most righteous of Centaurs; powerful msater of arts and sciences
Artemis
goddess of the moon and hunt
forge
a furnace used for forging iron
Hephaistos
god of fire and the forge
What is Hestias office
hearth and home
Muses
Nine sisters who give song and inspiration to humanity; daughters of Zeus and Mnemonsyne (Memory)
titans
giant dark creachers, half bros of cronos
What does CHGDZ stand for?
Camel, hippo,girafe, donkey,zebra.
Aegeus
Theseus' father who threw himself off the edge of the cliff when his son dind not raise the white flags signifying that he had survived.
Hephaestus
(Greek mythology) the lame god of fire and metal-working in ancient mythology
Delphi
home of the great Greek oracle, a Greek temple
Sleep and Death
Roman Names: Hypnos and Thanatos
God of Peaceful Death and Sleep
Waht is an epic?
Long narrative poems that teach lessons
empiricism
what you know to be true from the 5 senses
Ibycus and the Cranes
Ibycus was a poet who was mortally wounded by thieves. Cranes avenged him by flying over a robber in a mob of perole. The thief freaked out and exposed himself to his executors.
ares
war
Love
Aphrodite
Saturn
Saturnus
wary
cautious
sustenance
food
Athena
Minerva
Aphrodite(Venus)
ruler of:love,beauty,reproduction
tools/weapons:golden girdle
symbols: the swan,dove,myrtle tree
parents:zeus and sometimes Dione
aeris
zeus's son
Aphrodite (greek/roman)
greek
triad
three of something
Persephone
goddess of spring
flaunt
to show off
Metis
mother of Athena
Cronos
Zeus's father is
Hypnos
God of hypnotizing
DIONYSUS(GODDNESS)
POWER OR DOMAINWINE,MERRIMENT
Mars
Roman name for Ares
muse
a source of inspiration
Aeolus
keeper of the winds
Deity
A god or goddess
Hephaetus
Blacksmith of the Gods
Whom did Psyche marry?
Cupid
Prometheus
Created humans; always thought ahead/before hand.
nymph
a girl especially a beautiful
Hepheastus
Vulcan
God of crafts
Married to Aphrodite
Hammer and Anvil
Iris
The Wind-Footed messenger of the Immortals
Poseidon (Neptune)
God of Sea; dolphin, trident
Cronus
one of the first titan gods
What is Zeus' Roman name
Jupiter, Jove
Oranos/Uranus
god of heavans and father of Cronos
Graces
Three sisters who represent the favor of the gods and beauty; daughters of Zeus and Euronyme
pyre
a platform used to cremate a body
Zeus/Jupiter
Thunder bolt or Eagle. Sky, weather, thunder.
Epimetheus
The inept brother of Prometheus who created all the animals and left none of the good traits for men.
Helen
cause of the Trojan war; married to Menelaus but left him for Paris when hit with an arrow
promethius
instructs zeus on how to defeat kronos by unleashing the hechatonkeries
Aeschylus
One of the writers of tragedies in Ancient Greece.
asclepius
healed the sick, god of medicine and healing; son of Apollo
A symbol of the goddess:
Aphrodite, Goddess of Love
Furies
Born of the blood of Cronus; their job is to pursue sinners
Realm: God of farming
Roman Name: Saturn. Greek Name: Cronus. Symbol: Sickle.
What does Odysseus offer the swineherd and cowherd
house, wives, cattle
Zues and Rhea
Rhea gave Cronus a stone wrapped with a blanket. then she took Zues's crib and hung it on a tree for his safety. God gave Zues the ability to grow quickly. After he became the god of the heavens he challenged Cronus. Cronus lost and had to give up the babies that he swallowed.
Dionysius (Bacchus)
The god of the vine and wine. He was born by Zeus and Semele. His mother died. He tried to establish his worship in his home city of Thebes and his followers, the Maenads, killed his cousin, Pentheus, ruler of Thebes. He dies every fall and is reborn in the spring.
avarice
greed
Sea
Poseidon
hazardous
dangerous
dour
gloomy
Zeus's wife
Hera
Athena(Minerva)
ruler of:wisdom,crafts,civilazation,cultured/strategic war
tools/weapons: aegis,thunderbolt,spear
symbols:owl,oak tree
parents: zeus and metis
god ofwine
bacchus/dionysus
Fates
Daughters of Necessity
-Morae
scandal
an embarrassing situation
Goddess of agriculture+farming
Demeter
Persues/Perseo
Brave, ruthless, smart
Pegasus
truce
a peace treaty
Maia
mother of Hermes
Theseus
Killed the Minotaur
Hygea
Goddess of health
Pontus
Father of Nereus.
Triton
Trumpeter of the sea
fury
violent anger or rage
aschlepies
apollos son the doctor
Demeter
god of the sky
lord of the underworld
hades
artimes
goddess of the moon
Poseidon, Neptune
God of the sea
Hephestus
God of the Forge (Blacksmith)
goddess of marriage and women
hera
narcissism
in love with one self
flax
plants from which linen is made
lord of the oceans and earthquakes
Poseidon
Aphrodite, Venus
Goddess of love and beauty
What is Heras Emblem
peacock, lion, cow
Gaia
the Earth goddess who, with Oranos, began the population of Greek mythology
Hesperides
garden of hesperides from the far west.
Cerberus
3 headed dog, permits spirits to enter,
Aphrotdite
Interesting info: Born in the sea, pictured with a mirrior
The Graces
goddesses of grace, beauty, adornment, mirth, festivity, dance, and song
Evander
The Italian King who offers Aeneas help and advice to get other allies.
The Muses
11 of them and known for art
god of the arts and sunlight, brother to Artemis
Apollo
the furies
who pursued and punished sinners, also sprang from the blood of Uranus. Specifically, they punished matricides.
applo
god of sun, light, truth, music, and prophecy
Kings of Gods, Ruler of Olympus, Lord of the Skies
Zeus
What was unusual about Pan's appearance?
Half goat, half man
as cities rose and fell
new gods and goddesses were added
Ares (Mars)
The god of war, son of Zeus and Hera. He is hated for his inhumanity and brutality. He appears little in mythology and was loved more by the Romans than the Greeks. The vulture and the dog are sacred to him.
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