Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT

Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
Greek Mythology - Introdution to The Greek Gods & Myths PPT
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Myths
Olympians
Greek Gods
What is a Myth ?
Myths are . . .
The Titans
titenes ("straining ones")

Cronus

Father of Olympians
Cursed by his father

Ate his children

Titans
Rhea : wife of Cronus

Mother of Olympians

Saved children with Zeus
Cronus and Rhea
give birth to the
Olympian Gods
The Gods
live on Mount Olympus
The Olympian Gods
in Greek and Latin
Zeus / Jupiter
Ruler of Mt. Olympus

God of the Sky

Lighting rod

Husband to Hera

Player
Hera / Juno
Queen of Heavens & Stars

Goddess of marriage & fidelity: June

Wife to Zeus

Jealous

Poseidon / Neptune
God of the Sea, rivers, springs, floods, and earthquakes

Carries Tridents

Created the Horse
Hades / Pluto
God of the Underworld, Home of the Dead

Jealous of brothers

Wealthy
Rides Chariot with Black Horses
Demeter / Ceres
Goddess of Fertile earth and agriculture
Her crops feed mankind
Cereal comes from “Ceres”
Hestia / Vesta
Goddess of Hearth, Home & Family
Didn’t want to be a Goddess
Watches the fire on Mt. Olympus
Dionysus / Bacchus
God of Wine, Vegetation, Fertility and Theater

Freeing one from one's normal self, by madness, ecstasy, or wine

Balance between madness and normal
Hephaestus / Vulcanus
Son of Zeus & Hera

God of Fire & Craftsmanship

Married Aphrodite

Lame: kicked off Mt. Olympus

Volcano
Ares / Mars
Son of Zeus & Hera

God of War & Slaughter

Coward/ Jealous/ Creates trouble

Aphrodite’s lover

Persephone / Prosepina
Daughter of Zeus & Demeter

Goddess of Underworld & Spring Renewal

Married to Hades

She is the reason we have 6 months of winter & 6 of summer

Aphrodite / Venus
Goddess of Beauty, Love, Sexuality

Born of the Sea or from Zeus

Married Hephaestus

She started the Trojan War
Apollo / Phoebus
Son of Zeus & Leto

God Music, Medicine, Archery, Healing

Twin of Artemis

Took care of man

Vain
Artemis / Diana
Daughter of Zeus & Leto

Goddess of Hunt, animals , forest, and young girls

Twin to Apollo

Hermes / Mercury
Messenger of Gods

God of Travelers, Shepherds, Thieves

Brother to Apollo

Stole his cattle
Athena / Minerva
Goddess of War, Education, Wisdom, crafts weaving

Born from Zeus head

Patron of Athens


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Teaching Duration
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