Roman name: (Bacchus)
God of what?
-god of wine, patron of drama, poetry, and song
Said to have taken the place of who?
-said to have taken the place of the modest Hestia as the twelfth olympian
-mans benefactor and destroyer (breaks and nourishes hearts)
-when humans honored Dionysus, he taught them how to make wine, plant and tend grape vines, and when they didn't honor him, he drove them to madness dionysian revels (later on it transformed to dramatic festivals)
-Maenads- women that went mad
Raised by who?
-raised on earth by water nymphs
-parents: zeus + mortal (semele)
-born from zeus' thigh
-brought forth in heat and nourished by moisture.
-associated with and similar to Demeter because he mourns for his mother who dies after wishing to see Zeus in his true form, and goes to the underworld to bring his mother back
Relation to Hades?
-lost mother to Hades, went to the underworld to retrieve her
Relation to Hera?
-hera hates him because Zeus cheated on Hera with his mother
Was worshipped where?
-worshipped on the island, Delphi, for 3 months
Roman Name: (Neptune)
God of what?
-god of the sea and of horses
Gave what to man?
-gave the first horse to man
-mature, bearded man
-gruff, bad tempered, and unlucky in love.
-weapon: trident ("earth shaker")
Married to who?
-married to amphridite
-brothers: zeus, hades
-sisters: hera, demeter, hestia
-children: triton, cyclops, polyphemus, pegasus, orion
-home on mt. olympus and palace beneath the sea
Roman Name: (Juno)
Protector of what?
-protector of marriage
Roman name means?
-juno=june (most popular month for weddings)
Hera stands for?
-hera=feminine version of "hero"
Personality towards Zeus?
-constantly jealous of zeus
-vengeful against his conquest.
-associated with cow, peacock, city of argos, iris (petite messenger)
-serenly dignified woman, fully robed, with a crown and scepter
-beautiful but implacable
-weapon: strength and power
Relation to Zeus?
-zeus' wife and sister
-brothers: hades, poseidon, zeus
-sisters: demeter, hestia
-children: hebe, ares, hephaestus
Roman Name(s): (Jupiter) or (Jove)
-ruler of all the gods, all god
-lord of the sky and earth
-god of hospitality
-handsome, bearded man in his prime
-carries a shield called an aegis
-symbols: oak tree and eagle
-married to hera (sister) one of his 12 wives
-brothers: hades and poseidon
-Hera, Demeter, Hestia
-children: hermes, heracles, apollo, artemis, persephone, ares, hephaestus, the muses, athena, dionysus, the graces, Aphrodite
Maia, Alcmene, Themis, Leto, Demeter, Mnemisyne, Eurynome, Semele, Dione, Hera, Europa, Metis.