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Ares- Mythology Presentation

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Julianna Ianuzi

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Ares: The Greek
God of War Characteristics: Easily angered
Described as handsome by Aphrodite
>[Zeus to Ares] : “To me you are the most hateful all the gods who hold Olympios. Forever quarreling is dear to your heart, wars and battles.” (Homer, Iliad 5. 427 ff ) The Trojan War Participated in the Trojan War and fought with the Trojan Army (He often went into battle with Aphrodite, Poseidon, and Apollo). >Ares was wounded during the Trojan War
by the mortal Diomedes, with the assistance of Athena. The Family of Ares -Mother: Hera
-Father: Zeus
-Sisters: Eris (the evil goddess of Discord), Hebe, Eileithyia/Ilithyia
-Known as the lover of Aphrodite - Had several children with her: [Twins] Phobos (panic) and Deimos (fear), also two daughters- Harmonia and Alcippe. --
-Brother: Hephaestus, god of fire, metalworking, stonemasonry and the art of sculpture. Ares' Estate Ares' war chariot is pulled by mighty horses, whose hooves dented the ground and trampled anything in their path- Aithon (red-fire), Phlogios (flame), and Konabos (tumult). Ares is described as having shining bronze armor and a bronze-tipped spear. Ares' palace is located in the Barren Forest of Thrake. The walls are constructed of iron and iron beams support the threshold. Also, the roof is held by iron columns. Iron gates enclose the entrance to the palace. The Beliefs and Worshiping of Ares His bird is the vulture and his animal is the dog.
Ares is believed to be one of the 12 gods that lived on Mount Olympus.
Ares is compared to Mars, the Roman god of War.
“The destructive hand of this god was even believed to be active in the ravages made by plagues and epidemics.” (Soph. Oed. Lyr. 185.)
It even believed he is the god of Peace, resolving conflicts and controlling the military. The God of War “Ares, exceeding in strength, chariot-rider, golden helmed, doughty in heart, shield-bearer, savior of cities, harnessed in bronze, strong of arm, unwearying, mighty with the spear.” (Homeric Hymn 8 to Ares trans. Evelyn White. Greek epic. B.C.). Ares was often conquered in war by Hercules, Athena, and other gods. Also, the mortal Diomedes, wounded him tragically in the Trojan War with assistance from Athena. (He lived) "[Plato constructs philosophical etymologies for the names of the god :] Socrates : Ares, then, if you like, would be named for his virility and courage, or for his hard and unbending nature, which is called arraton; so Ares would be in every way a fitting name for the god of war." Plato, Cratylus 400d & 407d (trans. Fowler) (Greek philosopher C4th B.C.) http://www.gods-and-monsters.com/images/ares-greek-mythology.jpg http://www.smtexas.net/faculty/jackson/CAPPS7_2006_2007/Rozelle%202006/Rozelle%20am%202006/Karol/webpage/pictures/Ares-Mars.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_E-BvkdEeT4g/TUQQ_opsh1I/AAAAAAAAAB0/pOonNH_NnAM/s1600/hera2.jpg http://media.comicvine.com/uploads/12/123967/2391284-zeus.jpg http://www.fantasy-workshop.com/faw/image-files/chariot-clip-art-2.jpg http://s1.hubimg.com/u/5670620_f260.jpg http://www.dreamstime.com/ares:-god-of-war-thumb4082995.jpg http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcT5PVD8VVwFFhEwYFdursJBeDKz4Ey6QG4-stjk8VzVtfBYhbnWx4xjmyb7 http://www.herbsandheirlooms.com/statues/ares.JPG Works Cited http://www.gods-and-monsters.com/images/ares-greek-mythology.jpg
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Honors English Hinkley 2Y
11/12/12 (This statue is referred as Ares or Mars) -->
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