god of oceans and earthquakes.
Gave horses to people.
Ruler of the gods
god of heavens and earth
Ruler of Mt. Olympus
god of the weather
Messenger to mortals
god of speakers & writers
Protects thieves and mischief-makers
god of the arts and the sun
Goddess of love and beauty
Goddess of wisdom and unmarried girls
City god of Athens
Protects people in war who worship her
Where did the gods live?
On Mount Olympus
How are the gods like humans?
They eat and drink.
They fall in love and had emotions.
They have kids.
They got in trouble and had wars.
True or false: can gods look like humans and take human form?
What are 3 things gods would do on earth?
1. Visit earth
2. Get involved with life on earth.
3. Some would fall in love with humans.
What are the stories that Greeks would share about gods called?
Where did the Greeks honor their gods?
In temples, homes, and public places
What were temples like?
They were built as homes for the gods. Greek people didn't go inside. They did not worship in them.
How did the Greeks show respect to the gods?
They built temples and made sacrifices.
Was there one religion or many religions in Greece?
Many. Each Greek city-state worshipped it's own gods.