Mythology PowerPoint

 Mythology PowerPoint Essay

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The Twelve Olympians

Greek/Roman Labels

Zeus/Jupiter

Poseidon/Neptune

Hera/Juno

Hades/Dis

Hestia/Vesta

Ares/Mars

Athena/Minerva

Hermes/Mercury

Apollo/Phoebus Apollo

Artemis/Diana

Hephaestus/Vulcan

Aphrodite/Venus

Edith Hamilton's Mythology

The 12 Olympians

Zeus/Jupiter

God of Gods

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Poseidon/Neptune

Our god of the Sea

• Trident

• Sibling of

Zeus+Hades

• Effective, secretive

• Son of Cronus &

Rhea

• Vengeful, usually

argumentative with

other gods

Eagle, thunderbolts

Son of Cronus and Rhea; close friend of Hades+Poseidon

Wrathful, lustful, not " all-knowing”

Wedded to Hera, ungodly marital behavior

A large number of children mainly out of wedlock

Hera/Juno

Goddess of Marriage

Guard of Committed Women

Hades/Dis

God with the Underworld

• dark bewhiskered, crown,

scepter, key, motorcycle helmet

of invisibility, chariot

• Rarelyy worshipped

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• Son of Cronus &

Rhea; brother of

Zeus+Poseidon (drew

the short straw)

• Cerberus

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Peacock, cow, pomegranate

Powerful, striking, jealous

Little girl of Cronus & Rhea

Wife and sister of Zeus

Avenged infidelity frequently

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Hestia/Vesta

Goddess of Home and Hearth

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Hearth flames

Good-natured, supportive

Does not can be found in myths by all…symbolic herself

Daughter of Cronus & Rhea

Several Vestal Virgins oversee her fire

Ares/Mars

God of War

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Athena/Minerva

Goddess in the City, Wisdom, Handicrafts,

Warfare & Farming

• Owl figures, olive

• Wise, even-tempered,

fierce in battle

• Daughter of Zeus &

Metis

• Sprung from Zeus'

head fully armed

Apollo

The almighty of Light & Purity

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Mouse, sunlight dial, lyre

Cheerful, at times jealous

Kid of Zeus and Leto

Perpetually young, handsome, wise

Teaches moderation

Spear, vulture, dog

Blustering, bragging, loud, terrible

Son of Zeus and Hera

Terrorized mortals

•4 horses: Fear,

Fire, Flame, Trouble

•Relatives:

Deimos(fear),

Phobos(terror),

Eris(discord)

Hermes/Mercury

God of Travelers, Robbers & Shepherds

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Winged flip flops and cap, caduceus

Amusing, happy, ingenious, friendly, beneficial

Son of Zeus & Maia

Key messenger, not really the most honest god

Artemis/Diana

Goddess in the Hunt & Moon

• Cypress tree, wild

family pets, deer

• Aloof, majestic,

nature-loving, speedy to

anger athletic

anger,

• Girl of Zeus &

Leto

• Dual of Apollo

• Qualified archer, were living

among virgin nymphs

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Hephaestus/Vulcan

God of fireplace & Forge

• Fireplace, quail

• Modest, useful,

prone to frivolity

• Child of Zeus & Hera

• Unsightly and worthless

• Helped by Cyclopes

in subterranean forges

• Taught men to use

flames

Aphrodite/Venus

Empress of Love

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Dove, rose, apple

Seductive, alluring, sometimes shifty

The foam-risen goddess

Hephaestus won her hand, not really heart, she's in

take pleasure in with Ares

• Led Paris to Helen

Glaucus & Scylla

• Angler falls in

appreciate with girl

• The lady tricks him and

becomes a massive

sea-monster

Edith Hamilton's Mythology

Various Myths

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Narcissus

Sisyphus

nar SISS uss

SIS-uh-fuss

Hera's sentence of quiet for Echo the cock hungry sluts

Narcissus can be vain, Echo loved him

" Is definitely anyone below? ” " Here, right here! ”

Echo ignored by simply Narcissus pale to only a voice

Finally saw himself and passed away looking at it

• Everlasting

punishment to get

offending the

gods

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Athena and Arachne

Pyramus and Thisbe

a THEE nah and a RAK non

PEER my oh my muss and THIZ bee

• Athena challenged

Arachne

• Arachne's weaving

was better

• She installed herself after

being defeated

• Athena turned her

into a index

• Fairest and Handsomest

in Babylonia

• Forbidden love

• Plan to fulfill at Burial place of

Ninus

• Thisbe's cape ruined with

bloodstream by a lioness

• Pyramus stabbed himself

over her assumed death

• Thisbe returned to him

and stabbed very little also

Oedipus

Orion

ED-i-puss

oh-RY-on

• Removed his own sight

after recognizing he wedded

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