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Gods And Goddesses

The 13 Gods :)
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Casiana Arroyo

on 10 October 2012

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Who Are They Exactly?
Let's Find Out! Wife AND sister of Zeus
Raised by the Titans Ocean and Tethys.
She is the supreme goddess
Goddess of Marriage and childbirth and takes extra care of married women.
Animals: cow and peacock
Favorite City: Argos God Of the Sea Poseidon God of the Underworld God of War Ares Greek Gods & Goddesses It All Started From Zeus Let's See The Family Tree Shall We? (Atsma) (Greek) Zeus Zeus was the god of the sky and ruler of the olympian gods. (Greek)
Zeus overthrew his Father Cronus. (Greek)
Zeus then made a draw for supreme ruler between himself and his two brothers Poseidon and Hades. He won and became supreme ruler of the gods.
He is the lord of the sky, the rain god.
Weapon: thunderbolt, which he throws at people who anger him.
Married to: Hera.
Famous for: Many affairs with many women.
God of rain, cloud gatherer.
Breastplate: The aegis.
Bird: the eagle
Tree: Oak
Represented as the god of justice and mercy, the protector of the weak, and the punisher of the wicked. Hera Zeus tried to win Hera over, but she denied him. So he turned himself into a cuckoo bird so Hera would feel sorry for him and hold him. When she held the cuckoo in her breast to warm it, Zeus turned into his normal form and raped her. She then married him to cover up the shame she felt.
Once, zeus was being overbearing and the gods revolted. Hera's job was to drug Zeus which she did. When Zeus won the revolt, he hung Hera until she begged for mercy and promised to never again revolt. She could outwit him most times however. God of the sea, protector of all waters.
Brother of Zeus
Won the lot against Zeus and Hades for the sea.
Widely worshiped by seamen.
Married to: Amphitrite, a granddaughter of the Titan Oceanus.
Weapon: A Trident, which can shake the Earth and shatter any object.
Second to Zeus in power of the gods.
Difficult quarrelsome personality.
Greedy while trying to take over other gods' cities. He once wanted Demeter. Demeter, uninterested, asked him to make her the most beautiful creature in the world. Poseidon made the horse. It took many attempts however, and by the time he was successful, his lust was gone. Hades Brother of Zeus
Zeus won the worst draw and was made the lord of the underworld, ruling over the dead.
God of wealth, due to the precious metals mined from the earth.
Greedy god concerned with increasing his subjects
Doesn't allow any of his subjects to leave.
Has a helmet that makes him invisible.
Rarely leaves the underworld.
Wife: Persephone whom Hades abducted.
He is the king of the dead, but death itself is another god. Son of Zeus and Hera.
Disliked by both parents.
God of War.
Considered murderous and bloodstained but also a coward. When caught in the act of adultery with Aphrodite, her husband Hephaestus publicly ridiculed him. Bird: Vulture
Animal: Dog Athena Virgin Goddess Of: Reason
Intelligent activity
Arts and literature
City
Handicrafts
Agriculture Daughter of Zeus. She was born full grown in armor from his forehead and thus has no mother.
She is dangerous and brave in battle, but only in wars to defend the state and home from enemies.
She is the embodiment of wisdom, reason, and purity.
She was Zeus's favorite child and was allowed to use all of his weapons including his thunderbolt.
Favorite City: Athens
Tree: The Olive
Bird: The owl
She is a virgin goddess. bridle
trumpet
flute
the pot
the rake
the plow
the yoke
the chip
the chariot Invented Apollo God Of: Music
The Archer
Healing
Light
Truth Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto. His twin sister is Artemis. One of Apollo's more important daily tasks is to harness his chariot with four horses and drive the Sun across the sky. Aphrodite Birth: Story 1: Story 2: She is the daughter of Zeus and Dione Cronus castrated Uranus and tossed his severed genitles into the sea. Aphrodite then arose from the sea foam on a giant scallop and walked to shore in Cyprus. Goddess Of: Love
Desire
Beauty Married to: Hephaestus
Tree: Myrtle
Bird(s): dove, swan, and the sparrow
Favorite Lover: Ares, the god of war. Represented: Sex
Affection
The attraction that binds people together Hermes Zeus's messenger Son of Zeus and Maia
Fastest of all the gods.
cleverest of the Olympian Gods
Messenger to all the other gods.
Wears winged sandals, a winged hat, and carries a magic wand. God Of: Invented: Theives
Commerce lyre
the pipes
the musical scale
astronomy
weights and measures
boxing
gymnastics
the care of olive trees *He is the guide for the dead to go to the underworld Artemis Goddess of: chastity
virginity
the hunt
the moon
the natural environment Daughter of Zeus and Leto.
Twin brother is Apollo
The Lady of the Wild Things
the Huntsman of the gods.
The Protector of the young.
Hunts with silver arrows.Virgin Goddess
The goddess of chastity
Tree: Cypress
Animal(s): All wild animals, especially the deer. Hephaestus Son of Zeus and Hera
Only god to be physically ugly.
He is also lame. Reason 1: Reason 2: Hera was upset for having an ugly child, and flung Hephaestus off Mount Olympus. Hephaestus took Hera's side in an argument with Zeus and Zeus flung him off Mount Olympus. God of fire and the forge
He is the smith and armorer of the gods
Uses a volcano as his forge.
Patron god of both smiths and weavers
Kind and peace loving
Wife: Aphrodite (sometimes identified as Aglaria) Dionysus Son of Zeus and Semele
Was the god of fertility and wine
Later considered a patron of the arts
Invented wine and spread the art of tending grapes
Dual nature, from joy and divine ecstasy, to brutal unthinking rage. reflecting both sides of wine
Only god to have a mortal parent. Zeus came to Semele in the night. When semele sae zeus she died. Zeus held him in his thigh until birth, granting him immortality.
Hera tried to kill dionysus
Rebirth after death. Demeter Goddess of corn, grain, and the harvest
Daughter of Cronus and Rhea
Makes the crops grow each year.
First loaf of bread from the harvest is sacrificed to her.
Goddess of the earth, of agriculture, and of fertility in general.
Sacred to her: livestock, agricultural products, poppy, the crane
Daughter Persephone was abducted by Hades to be his wife. Demeter created winter. Because Persephone ate in the underworld, when Zeus came to rescue her, Hades had a claim, so four months had to be spent each year with Hades. In weeping, Demeter creates winter. And Now You Know Who Our Greek Gods And Goddesses Are. Thanks for learning! By: Casiana Arroyo (Greek) (Greek) (Greek) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Greek) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Greek) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Atsma) (Atsma) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek) (Greek) (Atsma) (Greek)
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