Goddess of love
Protector of sailors
Her sacred bird is the dove
God of the Underworld
Often depicted with a helmet & a 2 pronged spear
Goddess of the hunt
Often depicted with arrows
Messenger of the gods
Takes dead souls to underworld
Known as a prankster
Wears winged hat and shoes
Goddess of the Hearth
Symbol is the sacred flame
God of music, prophesy, and healing
God of war
Depicted with a spear
God of fire and crafts
Built palaces atop Mount Olympus
Goddess of domestic arts and wisdom
Patron goddess of Athens
God of sea and earthquakes
Known to drive his chariot through the waves of the sea
what did the greek and roman believe?
the universe created the gods
what is a myth?
ancient story created to explain natural events
what was the purpose of myths?
explaining events in nature, presents a lesson on how to live, and serves as a warning to follow society's rules
What kind of mythology are we studying?
what is classical mythology?
myths from Ancient Greek and Roman culture
where did Rome inherit this mythology?
whenever the conquered Greece
Greek names are ____
long and has many E's, U's, and S's in them
Roman names are _____
short and easy to pronounce
what was there in the beginning?
what is cosmos?
the organized universe
What came from chaos?
Father Uranus and Mother Gaea
The Children of Uranus and Gaea were ____
The six titans
Who was the leader of the Titans?
What did Cronos do to Uranus?
Chopped him up and became supreme leader of the universe
Who did Cronos marry?
his sister Rhea
Who were Cronos and Rhea's children?
Poseidon Hades Demeter Hera Hestia
What did Cronos do to prevent being overthrown or killed by his kids?
he swallowed them when they were born
Which kid did Rhea hide from Cronos so that he wouldn't eat him?
How does Zeus trick Cronos?
he brings him a drink which makes him vomit the five kids
What happens after Zeus makes cronos throw up the kids?
War breaks out between the gods and the titans
Who won the war between the gods and titans?
After the war, which territory does Zeus get? Hades? Poseidon?
Heaven, underworld, sea
Who does Zeus marry?
his sister Hera
Who are Zeus and Hera's children?
Ares and Hephaestos
Who are some of Zeus' other kids which came from affairs?
Athena apollo artemis hermes
Epimetheus gave gifts to who?
Prometheus gave gifts to who? what did he give them?
What did Zeus do as a punishment for man because Prometheus was too generous?
he created women
Who was the first woman?
What did Zeus send to destroy the wicked humans?
What was the only mountain high enough that wasn't covered by Zeus' flood?
Prometheus helped who to reach the mountain top during the flood?
Deucalion and Pyrrha