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Mythology

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Hephaestus
Lame (crippled) God of Fire; a blacksmith
Zeus
Supreme Lord of Gods; symbol is the thunderbolt
Athena
daughter of Zeus; goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts
Hera
Wife of Zeus: Protector of marriage
Hestia
Calm Goddess of home and homelife; symbolized by the hearth
Ares
God of war who loves Aphrodite
Hermes
Messenger of gods; god of business
Poseidon
god of the sea
Artemis
Goddess of the hunt, childbirth, and the moon; sister of Apollo
Aphrodite
Goddess of love, romance, and beauty
Hades
God of the Underworld
Apollo
God of the sun, light, and medicine; Artemis's twin
nature
Explained things in...
Incomprehensible aspects
Explored....... Of life
Good behavior and interaction with Gods
Showed the way towards.......
human characteristics
explored ideal...
entertainment and religious purposes
used for...
social standings and political power
used to validate....
Homer
(greek Poet) Composed "The Lliad" and "The Odyssey"; lived during 8th century B.C.E.
Hesoid
(greek Poet) Composed "Theogony"; lived during 8th century B.C.E.
Aeschylus
(greek Dramatist) 7 surviving plays; Composed "The oresteia"; lived during 5th century B.C.E.
Sophodes
(greek Dramatist) 7 surviving plays; Composed "Oedipus Trilogy"; lived during 5th century B.C.E
Euripides
(greek Dramatist) 19 surviving works; Composed "Medea"; lived during 5th century B.C.E
Apollodorus
(unknown orgin) Composed "the Library"
Vergil
(Roman Poet) Composed "The Aeneid"; lived during the 1st century B.C.E.
Ovid
(Roman Poet) Composed "The Metamorphoses"; lived during the 1st century B.C.E