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Hermes

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Purpose
god of commerce, framer of treaties and guardian of travelers
conductor of the dead
Myth #1
Birth Myth
messenger god
patrons of liars, thieves, gamblers
Relationships
Dad is Zeus
Mom Maia
Brother Apollo
Greek Names
Hermes
Mercury or Mercuries
Hermes
maintain roads
god of fertility
Other Relationships
Hades was his client
love relationships with many individuals
Went to Apollos pasture where cows were
Stole 50 of the cows
Purposes
More Responsibilities
2)
("Hermes" Compton's)
(Dow)
protection of children
watch over bride
(Evslin 43-47)
("Hermes" Ancient Greece and Rome)
Responsibilities
4)
5)
(Dow)
(Evslin 43-47)
6)
(Bowman 670-675)
25)
26)
(D'Aulaire 53)
(D'Aularie 52)
(Evlin 46)
("Hermes" UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology)
27)
Relationships
he had lots of children
Hermaphroditus
(Bowman 670-675)
(D'Aularie 50)
Myth #1
wrapped hoofs of cows
tied brooms to tails
8)
(D'Aularie 50)
Myth #1
9)
made first lyre
used cows and tortoise shell
(D'Aularie 52)
10)
Myth #1
Hermes mother found out about stealing of cows
Hermes took cows so they could be recognized and not live in a cave
(D'Aularie 53)
11)
Myth #1
an Oracle told Apollo about cows
hermes lied said he didnt steal them
(D'Aularie 53)
Myth #1
Hermes chased to mount Olympus by Apollo
He took Apollo to where he hid cows
Myth #1
(D'Aularie 53)
13)
Apollo notcied cows were missing
listened to Hermes lyre and offered him a deal
(D'Aularie 53)
Myth #1
Hermes gave Apollo lyre
Apollo gave him his magic hand
(D'Aularie 53)
14)
Myth #2
15)
Herms were people who had angered Hermes
transformed into stone pillars
(Bowman 672)
Myth #3
16)
Hermes took Dionysus from Zeus after birth
Brought him to nursemaid Ino
(Bowman 673)
Myth #3
17)
Dionysus dad not want his wife to find out
Hermes did everything in secret
(Bowman 673)
Myth #4
18)
He was said to have led three godesses
Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite
(Bowman 674)
19)
Myth #4
He led them into a competition for the most beautiful
Judged by a god named Paris
instigated the Trojan War
(Bowman 674)
20)
Myth #5
Odysseus decided to go to Circe a witch
along the way he met Hermes in disguise
("Circe" 244)
21)
MYTH #5
Circe took Odysseus men he was getting them back
Hermes tried to stop him but couldn't
Hermes then gave Odysseus herb that would protect him from her spells
(''Circe" 244-245)
22)
Myth #5
Circe tried to enchant him
the herb worked and protected Odyssesus
("Circe"245)
23)
Myth #5
Odysseus threatened Circe
She pleaded for her life
("Circe"245)
24)
Myth #5
He agreed to spare her on a conditon
Circe restored crew and sent them to the sea
("Circe" 245)
Kennedy Heinzman Period 4
Hook
Hermes invented the Alphabet, Astronomy, and the Scales
1)
(Evslin 46)
Modern Day Relevance
chemical element, a brand of car, and closest planet to the sun in our solar system
staff is now used for medical profession of healing
(Bowman 670)
("Hermes" UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology 524-527)
3)
7)
12)
28)
29)
Symbol
Heralds staff
("Hermes"
The Greenhaven Ency. of Greek and Roman Mythology)
Extra Facts!!
30)
Carried apollos golden staff, wore winged sandals and a pot-shaped hat
Birth place Mount Cyllene
(Evlin 46-47)
("Hermes"
Helicon Ency. of Literature)
Works Cited
Heinzman, Kennedy
Works Cited
Bowman, Laurel. “Hermes.” Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology. Vol. 5. New York: Cavendish, 2005, 670-675. Print.
“Circe.” UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology. Vol. 2. Detroit: UXL, 2009.224-247. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web.10 Oct. 2014.
D’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin. “Hermes.” Greek Myths. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1962.50-53. Print.
Dow, James R. “Hermes.” World Mythology and Legend. Vol.1. NY: Facts On File, Inc. 2004. 420. Print.
Evslin, Bernard. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths. New York: Laurel- Leaf, 1966. 43-47.
“Hermes.” Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students. Ed. Carroll Moulton. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons 1998. 141-142, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web 5. Oct. 2014.
“Hermes.” Compton’s by Britannica, V 6.0. 2009. Elibrary. Web. 07 Oct. 2014.
“Hermes.” The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology. Don Nardo. Ed. Barbette Spaeth. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2002. 98-99. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web.5 Oct, 2014.
“Hermes.” Helicon Encyclopedia of Literature. 1966-2014. Proquest. Web. 7 Oct. 2014.
“Hermes.” UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology. Vol. 3. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 524-527. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 5. Oct. 2014.

Heinzman, Kennedy
Works Cited
Bowman, Laurel. “Hermes.” Gods, Goddesses, and Mythology. Vol. 5. New York: Cavendish, 2005, 670-675. Print.
“Circe.” UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology. Vol. 2. Detroit: UXL, 2009.224-247. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web.10 Oct. 2014.
D’Aulaire, Ingri and Edgar Parin. “Hermes.” Greek Myths. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, 1962.50-53. Print.
Dow, James R. “Hermes.” World Mythology and Legend. Vol.1. NY: Facts On File, Inc. 2004. 420. Print.
Evslin, Bernard. Heroes, Gods and Monsters of the Greek Myths. New York: Laurel- Leaf, 1966. 43-47.
“Hermes.” Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students. Ed. Carroll Moulton. Vol. 2. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons 1998. 141-142, Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web 5. Oct. 2014.
“Hermes.” Compton’s by Britannica, V 6.0. 2009. Elibrary. Web. 07 Oct. 2014.
“Hermes.” The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Greek and Roman Mythology. Don Nardo. Ed. Barbette Spaeth. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2002. 98-99. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web.5 Oct, 2014.
“Hermes.” Helicon Encyclopedia of Literature. 1966-2014. Proquest. Web. 7 Oct. 2014.
“Hermes.” UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology. Vol. 3. Detroit: UXL, 2009. 524-527. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 5. Oct. 2014.

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