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Greek/Roman gods & goddesses- ms bahr

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Aphrodite
Venus, goddess of beauty - symbol= dove/swan - married to Hephaestus
Apollo
Apollo, god of light, music and poetry - symbol=lyre/harp
Ares
Mars, god or war - but he was a coward - symbol=vulture
Artemis
Diana, goddess of hunting and wildlife - symbol=stag; crescent moon
Athena
Minerva, goddess of wisdom, warfare, weaving - symbol= owl
Demeter
Ceres, goddess of grain and harvest - symbol= grain/wheat
Dionysus
Bacchus, god of wine and revelry - symbol= wine glass; grapes
Hades
Pluto, god of the dead/underworld - symbol= 3 headed dog, Cerberus - married to Persephone
Hephaestus
Vulcan, god of fire and smiths - symbol= hammer - married to Aphrodite
Hera
Juno, goddess of marriage and family - symbol= cow; peacock - married to Zeus
Hermes
Mercury, the messenger of the gods - symbol= winged helmet/sandals
Poseidon
Neptune, god of the sea - symbol= trident; horses - married to Amphitrite
Zeus
Jupiter, god of skies, world, universe, gods - symbol= thunderbolt/lightning bolt - married to Hera
Persephone
daughter of Demeter - queen of the underworld - kidnapped by Hades
Cerberus
3 headed dog guarding the underworld
Cupid/Eros
son of Aphrodite
Hestia
Vesta, goddess of the hearth
Eris
goddess of discord - companion of Ares
Eris
threw out golden apple to goddesses that started the Trojan War
nymphs
goddesses of nature
fates
three goddesses who control mortal destiny
muses
nine goddesses of the arts
Nike
goddess of victory