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Greek Mythology

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Robin Kuhn

on 12 June 2013

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Greek Mythology
Freshman English Conclusion Thank you for your attention! Find the same information for the other 9 Olympic gods: symbol, Roman name, and god of....... Assignment for tomorrow is here 1. It is everywhere
literature - movies - advertising 3 types: In the beginning there was CHAOS. Chaos gave birth to GAEA (the mother Earth). GAEA gave birth to URANUS. Gaea and Uranus gave birth the three CYCLOPS, three Hecatoncheires, and 12 TITANS. Uranus was a bad father. He battled all his children. All but one Titan, Cronus, was afraid of Uranus. Cronus lead the battle against Uranus and over threw his father. Cronus became the ruler of the world. He marries his sister, Rhea. Cronus was afraid that his children would over throw him, like he had done to his father. So, he
ate all his children. His wife Rhea decided to trick him with the youngest child. Instead of giving him the child, she wrapped a rock up from Cronus to swallow. She then hid the child on the island of Crete. This child grew up to be ZEUS. Zeus eventually grew up and did over throw his father by slipping Cronus poison. The poison caused Cronus to vomit up the other 5 children. The children and Zeus united to over throw Cronus. Because Zeus had saved the other children - Zeus bacame the leader and ruler of the world. Why Study Greek Mythology Real or Fake???? In the Beginning Real Events Fake - just used to
explain creation Aliens?!?!?!?!?! Zeus Athena
Poseidon Apollo
Hades Aphrodite
Hestia Hermes
Hera Artemis
Ares Hephaestus Olympians - 12 gods/goddesses Zeus god of the Sky Ruler of the gods Poseidon god of the Sea
protector of all waters Roman Name: Neptune Hades helmet Pluto Ruler of the Underworld and death hi
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