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Greek Pantheon

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Zeus
one of the big 3, King of all gods, god of sky, thunder, and lightning, symbols- eagle, lightning bolt, oak tree
Hera
Wife of Zeus, goddess of marriage, women, and childbirth, symbols- peacock, cow, pomagranate, and wedding ring
Athena
Virgin goddess of wisdom and war, symbols- olive tree, owl, Aegis
Hades
one of the big 3, god of the underworld and wealth, symbols-helm of darkness, metals, and jewels
Poseidon
one of the big 3, god of the Sea, symbols- trident, horse, and bull
Hestia
Virgin goddess of Hearth and Home, Cooking, and Fertility, symbols- hearth, home, fire
Ares
god of war and bloodshed, symbols- vulture, sword, battle implements, boars, and spear
Hephaestus
god of fire and forge, jewlery maker to gods, married to Aphrodite, symbols- Hammer and flame
Aphrodite
married to Hephaestus, goddess of love and beauty, symbols- dove, rose, scallop, swan, shell, and myrtle
Hermes
god of flight, thieves, travelers, commerce, and trading, messenger to gods; symbols- winged boots, winged helment, and wand
Apollo
god of music, medicine, healing, light, and truth, symbols- lyre, sun, musical insturments, medical stuff, golden bow
Artemis
Virgin goddess of the hunt, wild animals; symbols- deer, silver bow and arrow
Dionysus
god of wine and merriment; symbols- Grape vine, wine, harvesting, ivy
Demeter
goddess of earth; symbols- grain, fire, and torch