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Hades God of the Underworld
Transcript of Hades God of the Underworld
God of the Underworld
How Hades Got the Underworld
Brothers: Poseidon and Zeus
By, Kiana Burgher, Piper Collado, Summer Finney & Alexis Franco
Presided over funeral rites
Defended the rights of the dead to due burial
God of the Hidden Wealth of the Earth
Fertile soil with nourished the seed-grain
Wealth of gold silver and other metals
Sisters: Hestia, Demeter and Hera
Parents: Cronus and Rhea
Map of the Underworld
Prophecy of Cronus: One of his children would kill him
Cronus eats his children but Zeus
Zeus fights Cronus & frees siblings
Olympians vs. Titans
Victory to Olympians
Needed to split up the three regions, the sky (Heaven), the sea, and the underworld
They pulled lots: Zeus- Sky, Poseidon-Sea, Hades-Underworld
Hades was the oldest brother
Regions of the Underworld
: River to the Underworld
: Where souls go/live
Field of Asphodel
: Where bad souls go
: Where good souls go
Isles of the Blest
: If your for three lives you go there
Hades and Persephone
Hades saw Persephone and falls in love
Devised a plan to kidnap her
Demeter left distraught with loss of daughter
Enjoyed being feared
Orpheus and Eurydice
Fell in Love
Orpheus goes to save her
Lesson to be Learned
Roman religion associated Hades with Purgatory
Christianity used the term Hades to describe a place like hell
In book of Revelation Hades and death are directly associated
Why We Should Learn This
We should learn this because Hades wasn't as terrible as a GOD as everyone thought he was (Don't judge a book by its cover)
We also see references to him in religions such as Christianity and we need to comprehend religion to understand the people who practice religion.
Exercise in trusting the ones we love
- Believe in them
Love is a powerful motivator
- Result: Makes people do irrationally amazing things
"Greek Gods-Hades Worksheet." Flashcards. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2015.
This site gave us the idea of the worksheet and information of the separate parts of the underworld.
"Hades the Greek God of the Underworld." Greek Myths Greek Mythology.
N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2015. <http://www.greekmyths-greekmythology.com/hades-greek-god-underworld/>.
This gave us basic background information on Hades.
"The Underworld." The Underworld. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May 2015.
This gave us information of the process of souls while entering the underworld.
"VANISHED EMPIRES." : Orpheus and His Descent Into The Underworld. N.p.,
n.d. Web. 22 May 2015. <http://catdirtsez.blogspot.com/2013/06/orpheus-and-his-descent-into-underworld.html>.
This is where we got the picture of Orpheus and Eurydice descending into the underworld.
Roles Of Hades
Minos, Rhadamanthys, Aeacus