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Transcript of Ancient Greece
What do you want to know? Ancient Greece Hades
God of the Underworld
Brother of Zeus and Poseidon Minoans
-2500 BCE - 1450 BCE
-Tidal Wave / Invaded my Mycenaens
-Knossos Ionian Sea Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea Troy Mycenaeans
-1900 BCE - 1100 BCE
-Intermarried with Hellenes
-Mycenae Gods and Goddesses
- 12 Olympian Deities
lived on Mount Olympus
- Each community chose a god or goddess as its patron and protector.
i.e. Athens -> Athena Zeus
King of the Gods
God of sky, thunder, lightning, law and order Poseidon
God of the sea, river, floods, droughts, and earthquakes
Brother of Zeus -Aphrodite- love and beauty
-Dionysus- wine, drunkenness, parties, and madness
- The Illiad is the story of the Trojan War
Paris (Troy) and Hellen (Mycenaean)
"Trojan Horse" -The Odyssey
Odysseus King of Ithaca's 10 year journey back home
Angered the gods Exit Ticket-
Which two ancient Greek gods or goddesses do you think would NOT be relevant/worshiped today?
Briefly explain why. Mountains Mainland -Apollo- sun, music, healing, prophecies
-Ares- war, violence, manly courage, and civil order
-Artemis- the hunt, wilderness, animals
-Athena- wisdom, warfare, battle strategy
-Demeter- agriculture, harvest, grain - Hephaestus- fire, metalworking, sculpture, stoneworking
- Hera- Queen of marriage, childbirth, women (wife of Zeus)
-Hermes- travel, messengers, trade, thieves
-Hestia- Virgin goddess of home and cooking