Greek gods and heroes - A/B 2019
Terms in this set (18)
Hermes / Mercury
messenger god, travel. Helpful to all gods and goddesses. Winged shoes and helmet, scroll, staff w/ 2 snakes.
Cronus / Saturn
King of the Titans. Father of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades. Ate his kids. Aggravation. Scythe. Stage before Olympians
Artemis / Diana
Goddess of hunt. Apollo's twin. Parents are Zeus and Leto. Unmarried goddess. Moon, bow and arrow.
Hephaestus / Vulcan
God of fire, forgery (blacksmith). Married to Aphrodite, Eros is son. Hammer, anvil
Aphrodite / Venus
Goddess of love/romance. Married to Hephaestus. Dove, born of sea foam, sea shells
Herakles / Hercules
Demigod of strength. Father is Zeus. Club, lion, 12 labors
Apollo / Apollo
God of sun, arts, archery. Son of Zeus and Leto. Twin of Artemis. Lyre, sun,
Persephone / Proserpina
Goddess of fertility. Queen of the Underworld. Married to Hades. Daughter of Demeter and Zeus. Torch, pomegranate seeds
Demigod, hero. Son of Zeus and Danae. Medusa's head, sword
Poseidon / Neptune
God of the sea, earthquakes. Son of Cronos and Rhea. Brothers are Zeus and Hades. Trident, horse, dolphin
Athena / Minerva
Goddess of wisdom, battle strategy. Born directly from Zeus' head. Owl, olive branch
Hades / Pluto
God of the underworld, the dead, riches. Son of Cronos and Rhea. Brothers are Zeus and Poseidon. Horn, Cerberus, scepter.
Demeter / Ceres
Goddess of harvest, grain, agriculture. Mother of Persephone. Cornucopia, wheat
Zeus / Jupiter
King of the gods, sky, weather. Son of Cronos and Rhea. Brothers are Poseidon and Hades. Married to Hera. Lightening bolt, eagle
Hestia / Vesta
Goddess of the hearth, shelter, home. Sister of Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter. Fire, fireplace, maiden goddess
Asclepius / Vejovis
Demigod of healing and medicine. Son of Apollo. Staff w/ one snake
Ares / Mars
God of war. Son of Zeus and Hera. Spear, helmet, vulture, shield.
Nike / Victoria
Goddess of victory. Adopted daughter of Zeus. Wings, swoosh
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