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National Myth Exam - Olympians

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Cyclopes
Lightning, Thunder, Thunderbolt
Gaia's second children
Cyclopes
Titans
1st children of Gaia
Dionysus
son of Semele and Zeus
Niobe
Apollo & Artemis killed her 14 children.
Gaea
Earth
Mt. Parnassus
sacred mountain / Delphi is there.
Bosporus
means cow ford
2 robots
helped Hephaestus get about
Actaeon
changed to a stag by Artemis
Arachne
changed to a spider by Athena
Eris
companion of Ares / Strife
Aphrodite
golden chariot drawn by doves
Ares
god of war
Orion
loved by Artemis
Eros
Cupid
wife of Hephaestus
Aphrodite
born from the leg of Zeus
Dionysus
bronze jar
Ares imprisoned there
Otus and Ephialtes
imprisoned Ares in a bronze jar
Cythera
island where Aphrodite was born
Metis
mother of Athena
fly
Metis changed to this / swallowed by Zeus
Poseidon
Earthshaker
Valley of Nysa
Where Dionysus was hidden
palace of Mt. Olympus
built by Cyclopes
Hecatoncheires
100 handed sons of Gaea and Uranus
Pontus
Gaea's 2nd husband
Cronos
caused his father Uranus to flee
Lyre
made by Hermes, given to Apollo
Maia
mother of Hermes
olive tree
given to Athens by Athena
Leto
mother of Artemis and Apollo
Maenads
followers of Dionysus
Nike
victory
Hephaestus
lame god, son of Zeus and Hera
Lethe
river of forgetfulness
Nereids
daughters of Nereus and Amphitrite
Amaltheia
goat who fed Zeus
ambrosia and nectar
food of the gods
Crete
island where Zeus was hidden
Triton
son of Amphitrite
Erinyes
the Furies
son of Poseidon - a great hunter
Orion
Elysian Fields
section of the Underworld for heroes
Hades
black throne of marble
Python
killed by Apollo
Otus
son of Poseidon, loved Artemis
Delphi
home of the oracle
youngest god
Dionysus
Athena
favorite child of Zeus
Ilithyia
goddess of childbirth
cuckoo
Zeus pretended to be this to trick Hera
Iris
messenger, goddess of the rainbow
Io
changed to a cow by Zeus
pirates
changed to dolphins by Dionysus
Persesphone
Hades's queen, goddess of spring
Ganymede
cupbearer of Zeus
trident
Poseidon's symbol
pomegranate seeds
eaten by Persephone
Uranus
father sky
Atlas
strongest Titan, holds up the sky
Typhon
100 heads, volcano
Echidna
mother of monsters
Rich One
Hades
Delos
birthplace of Apollo and Artemis
Rhadamanthus
judge of the dead
Argus
100 eyed guardian of Io
Charon
boatman of the dead
Styx
river to cross into the Underworld
Semele
mother of Dionysus, incinerated by Zeus
golden apples of the Hesperides
given to Hera by Gaea as a wedding gift
Rhea
wife of Cronos
playmates of Dionysus
tigers and leopards
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