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Mythology Unit Study Guide (1) How Creation was Made
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A legendary story that concerns an event or a hero. Or a story that is not justified or believable
An old story that possesses roots of fact in it
A fantasy about magical and imaginary beings and lands
Remember to name the 12 Olympians
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Dionysus is the god of wine. Demeter is the god of corn or harvest. Both gods celebrate around harvest time. They also show the emotion of sadness in the winter time when the vineyard dies.
Describe the myths of Dionysus and Demeter
Demeter had a daughter named Persephone (maiden of spring). Hades fell in love with Persephone and took her away into the underworld. Demeter wondered the and left Olympus and disguised herself while grieving for her daughter. Zeus sends Hermes to find Demeter's daughter. Hades made her eat a pomegranate which represents a oath. Meaning that the meter must lose her daughter for four months every year.
Describe Demeter story about her daughter
Who brooded over the darkness long before the gods appeared?
She was the daughter of Chaos and the sister of Erebus and Earth (Gaea)
Who is Night?
He is the son of Chaos and the brother of Night and Earth (Gaea)
Who is Erebus?
Who created Heaven?
Light was born from Love. Radiant Day and light are both companions
Who are Light and Radiant Day?
To ensure his safety, Cronus ate each of the children as they were born. This worked until Rhea, unhappy at the loss of her children, tricked Cronus into swallowing a rock, instead of Zeus. When he grew up, Zeus revolted against Cronus and the other Titans, defeating them, and banishing them to Tartarus in the underworld.
What happened between Cronus and Zeus?
Chaos evolved Earth out of an empty void
How is Earth Created?
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