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Greek Mythology

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Greek mythology
The Twelve Olympians The twelve olympians are are tweleve gods who ruled after the overthrow of the Titains.

Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Ares, Hermes, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hestia, Demeter, Dionysus, and Hades are the Twelve olympians.
Zeus Zeus overthew his Father Cronus.
Zeus became the supreme ruler of the gods.
He is the rain god, or the lore of the sky.
His weapon is a thunderbolt which he throws at those who displease him.
He is married to Hera but, is famous for his many affairs. Poseidon Poseidon is the brother of Zeus.
He is the lord of the sea.
He was widely worshiped by seamen.
He married Amphitrite, a granddaughter of the Titon Oceanus.
His weapon is a trident, which can shake the earth, and shatter any object.
He is second only to Zeus in power amongst the gods. Hades Hades is the brother of Zeus.
He was made lord of the underworld, ruling over the dead.
He's also the god of wealth, due to the precious metals mined from the earth.
He has a helmet that makes him invisable.
He rarely leaves the underworld.
His wife is Persephone whom Hades abducted.
He is the King of the dead but, death itself is another god, Thanatos. Hestia Hestia is Zeus sister.
She is the Goddess of the Hearth and home The Parents Hera Hera is Zeus wife and sister.
She was raised by the Titans Ocean and Tethys.
She is the protector of marrage and takes special care of married women. The Chrildren Ares Ares is the son of Zeus and Hera.
He was disliked by both parents.
He is the god of war. Athena Athena is the daughter of Zeus.
She is the goddess of the city, handicrafts, and agriculture.
She was Zeus's favorite child and was allowed to use his weapons including his thunderbolt. Apollo Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto.
His twin sister is Artemis.
He is the god of music, playing a golden lyre.
The Archer, far shooting with a silver bow.
The god of healing who taught man medicine.
The god of light.
The god of truth, who can not speak a lie. Aphrodite Aphrodite is the goddess of love, desire and beauty.
It is belived that she is the daughter of Zeus and Dione.
She is the wife of Hephaestus. Hermes Hermes is the son of Zeus and Maia.
He is Zeus messenger.
He is the fastest of the gods.
He wears winged sandals, a winged hat, and carries a magic wand.
He is the god of thieves and god of commerce.
He is the guide for the dead to go to the underworld. Artemis Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto.
Her twin brother is Apollo. She is the lady of the wild things.
She is the huntsman of the gods.
She is the protector of the young.
Like Apollo she hunts with silver arrows.
she the goddess of chastity.
Hephaestus Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera.
He is the only god to be physically ugly.
He is the god of fire and the forge.
He is the smith and armorer of the gods.
He uses a volcano as his forge.
His wife is Aphrodite. Prezi created by: Kayla Barwick
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