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11 terms
Greek Myths
weary
discord
distaff
summons
Getting tired of something, either physically or mentally.
disagreement, tension or strife
staff that holds the unspun flax or wool from which the spinn…
a call or notice by an authority to appear somewhere or to do…
weary
Getting tired of something, either physically or mentally.
discord
disagreement, tension or strife
9 terms
Greek Myth
Consent
Beckon
Immortality
Desolate
to agree
to summon with hand gesture
never ending life
dreary, dismal, forlorn, sad, hopeless
Consent
to agree
Beckon
to summon with hand gesture
50 terms
Greek Myth
Gaea
Uranus
Kronos
Hundred Handed Giants
The earth, everything
Gives birth to Titans, Cyclopes, Hundred handed giants.
Killed his dade Uranus with a big scythe.
Giants of great strength, helped overthrow titans.
Gaea
The earth, everything
Uranus
Gives birth to Titans, Cyclopes, Hundred handed giants.
42 terms
Greek myth
Zeus
Juno
Diana
Neptune
Uranus and Gaia prophesied to Kronos that one of his children…
Zeus
Uranus and Gaia prophesied to Kronos that one of his children…
Juno
21 terms
Greek Myth
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
God of the skies
God of the seas
God of the dead
Goddess of marriage
Zeus
God of the skies
Poseidon
God of the seas
56 terms
Greek Myth
GREEK GODS/CREATURES/VOCAB
The Twelve Olympians Greek/Roman names
Zeus/Jupiter ... God of Gods
Poseidon/Neptune... God of the Sea
...
• Zeus/Jupiter... • Poseidon/Neptune... • Hera/Juno... • Hades/Pluto... •…
• Eagle, thunderbolts... • Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother of Ha…
• Trident, horses... • Brother of Zeus &Hades... • Father of Pegasu…
GREEK GODS/CREATURES/VOCAB
...
The Twelve Olympians Greek/Roman names
• Zeus/Jupiter... • Poseidon/Neptune... • Hera/Juno... • Hades/Pluto... •…
10 terms
Greek Myths
A prince has to get a gold fur to get…
A kid's dad makes him wings to escape…
A prince is tired of having to send pe…
A goddess throws her son out the windo…
Jason and the Golden Fleece
Daedalus and Icarus
Theseus and the Minotaur
The Immortal Blacksmith
A prince has to get a gold fur to get…
Jason and the Golden Fleece
A kid's dad makes him wings to escape…
Daedalus and Icarus
10 terms
Greek Myth
Gilgamesh
Greek Speakers enter Greece
Mycenaean Age
Trojan War
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1200
Gilgamesh
2700
Greek Speakers enter Greece
2000
14 terms
greek myth
zues
hera
lightning bolt
cronus
King of the gods
Queen of the gods
Zeus symbol
Titan ruler of the universe; father of Zeus
zues
King of the gods
hera
Queen of the gods
21 terms
Greek Myth
Zeus
Poseidon
Hades
Hera
God of the skies
God of the seas
God of the dead
Goddess of marriage
Zeus
God of the skies
Poseidon
God of the seas
49 terms
Greek Myth
Gaea
Uranus
Kronos
Hundred Handed Giants
The earth, everything
Gives birth to Titans, Cyclopes, Hundred handed giants.
Killed his dade Uranus with a big scythe.
Giants of great strength, helped overthrow titans.
Gaea
The earth, everything
Uranus
Gives birth to Titans, Cyclopes, Hundred handed giants.
20 terms
Greek myth
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Hestia
God of Olympias. Weapon if the thunder bolt.
Queen of heaven. Ruled over all Goddess.
God of the Sea. Weapon & symbol Trident.
Sister of Zeus. Virgin Goddess. Goddess of Hearth or fireside…
Zeus
God of Olympias. Weapon if the thunder bolt.
Hera
Queen of heaven. Ruled over all Goddess.
27 terms
Greek Myth
Hera
Ares
Hephaestus
Aphrodite
queen of gods
god of war
god of smiths and fire
goddess of love and beauty
Hera
queen of gods
Ares
god of war
27 terms
Greek Myth
Hera
Ares
Hephaestus
Aphrodite
queen of gods
god of war
god of smiths and fire
goddess of love and beauty
Hera
queen of gods
Ares
god of war
15 terms
Greek Myths
Pygmalion
Deucalion and Pyrhha
Demeter and Persephone
Perseus
Pygmalion is a very skilled sculpture, who believes all women…
...
Demeter, the goddess of harvest, is Persephone's mother. Pers…
Son of Zeus and Danae. A prophecy said that Perseus would kil…
Pygmalion
Pygmalion is a very skilled sculpture, who believes all women…
Deucalion and Pyrhha
...
35 terms
greek myth
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Demeter
Latin: Jupiter ... Realm: Ruler of gods and mankind... Symbols: thu…
Latin: Juno ... Realm: Wife of Zeus and sister... Symbols: Peacock
Latin: Neptune... Realm: sea... Symbols: dolphins, horses, trident
Latin: Ceres... Realm: Goddess of agriculture; mood determines s…
Zeus
Latin: Jupiter ... Realm: Ruler of gods and mankind... Symbols: thu…
Hera
Latin: Juno ... Realm: Wife of Zeus and sister... Symbols: Peacock
30 terms
Greek Myth
Cupid
Pyramus
Romeo and Juliet
Procris
Shot Apollo with a bow because Apollo teased him
The lover of Thisbe who could only speak to her through a gar…
The play inspired by Pyramus and Thisbe
The wife of Cephalus, who is accidentally shot by her husband
Cupid
Shot Apollo with a bow because Apollo teased him
Pyramus
The lover of Thisbe who could only speak to her through a gar…
187 terms
Greek Myth
modern definition of myth
ancient definition of myth
divine myth
legends
can't be proven and may or may not be true
"mytheus"; authoritative speech
"etiological"; explains the way the world works through actio…
explain what happened in the human past, heroes; young men we…
modern definition of myth
can't be proven and may or may not be true
ancient definition of myth
"mytheus"; authoritative speech
23 terms
greek myth
zeus
hera
aphrodite
ares
supreme god
goddess of marrage
goddess of love beauty and fertility
god of war
zeus
supreme god
hera
goddess of marrage
63 terms
greek myth
original settlers of ancient Greece ca…
established the greek language
smith of the gods
rejected Echo
Middle East
Achaeans (Indo-European people)
Haphaestus
Narcissus
original settlers of ancient Greece ca…
Middle East
established the greek language
Achaeans (Indo-European people)
21 terms
Greek myth
cyclic
contingent
ta nomizomena
Demeter
related to seasons
specific to a certain moment. like:... birth, marriage, death
"the customary things" the way we refer to rituals.
name means "mother earth"... God associated with lifecycle, fert…
cyclic
related to seasons
contingent
specific to a certain moment. like:... birth, marriage, death
44 terms
Greek Myths
Eros
Cronus
Zeus
Gaea
god of love with arrows. Roman name is a cupid, and is usuall…
in charge of the titans his roman name is Saturn,father of Ze…
God of the Olympians,son of Cronus Roman name is Jupiter usua…
mother earth/earth Roman name is Terra sign of earth day
Eros
god of love with arrows. Roman name is a cupid, and is usuall…
Cronus
in charge of the titans his roman name is Saturn,father of Ze…
73 terms
Greek Myth
Roman Name// Zues
Roman Name// Poseidon
Roman Name// Hades
Roman Name// Hera
Jupiter
Neptune
Pluto
Juno
Roman Name// Zues
Jupiter
Roman Name// Poseidon
Neptune
32 terms
Greek Myths
Zeus
Hera
Hestia
Poseidon
King of the gods and god of the sky
Goddess of marriage
Goddess of the hearth
God of the sea
Zeus
King of the gods and god of the sky
Hera
Goddess of marriage
29 terms
Greek Myths
sickle
flint
idol
spirited
a tool used to cut bread or wheat
a tool used to make fire
an image or something else worshipped as a god
full of energy and spirit
sickle
a tool used to cut bread or wheat
flint
a tool used to make fire
76 terms
Greek myth
Sprites
Mother earth
Magic hero
12- 6 Titans and 6 titanesses
Who makes noise to drown out the noises of baby Zeus
Gaea
What does Metis give to Cronus that is supposed to make him s…
How many Titans and titanesses are there?
Sprites
Who makes noise to drown out the noises of baby Zeus
Mother earth
Gaea
137 terms
Greek Myth
Which divinities, or entities, came ou…
Who were the offspring of Gaea and Ura…
What do the Cyclopes look like? What d…
What did Uranus do to his offspring wh…
Gaia, Tartarus, Eros, Erebus, Nyx
Oceanus, Tethys, Iapetus, Mnemosyne, Cronus, Rhea, Hyperion,…
Single eyed giants, wheel faced giants. They build walls arou…
He stuffs all of his children back into the womb of Mother Ga…
Which divinities, or entities, came ou…
Gaia, Tartarus, Eros, Erebus, Nyx
Who were the offspring of Gaea and Ura…
Oceanus, Tethys, Iapetus, Mnemosyne, Cronus, Rhea, Hyperion,…
9 terms
Greek Myths
A kid's dad makes him wings to escape…
A prince is tired of having to send pe…
A goddess throws her son out the windo…
A couple gets a box as a wedding prese…
Daedalus and Icarus
Theseus and the Minotaur
The Immortal Blacksmith
Pandora's Box
A kid's dad makes him wings to escape…
Daedalus and Icarus
A prince is tired of having to send pe…
Theseus and the Minotaur
Greek Myths
Cupid and Psyche
Daedalus and Icarus
Achilles and Penthesilea
Tantalus
Cupid purposefully made himself fall in love with Psyche agai…
Stuck on an island by King Minos who did not want Daedalus (t…
Fighting with the Trojans to make up for killing some of her…
Invited to a dinner party on Olympus, tells the gods secrets…
Cupid and Psyche
Cupid purposefully made himself fall in love with Psyche agai…
Daedalus and Icarus
Stuck on an island by King Minos who did not want Daedalus (t…
13 terms
Greek Myth
Athena
Poseidon
Calypso
Circe
Goddess of wisdom and war strategy
God of the sea; keeper of aquatic things
A nymph that lives on the island Ogygia
sorceress
Athena
Goddess of wisdom and war strategy
Poseidon
God of the sea; keeper of aquatic things
18 terms
Greek myth
Hera
Ares
Hades
Aphrodite
God of marriage
God of was
God of underwater
God of sexual love and beauty
Hera
God of marriage
Ares
God of was
56 terms
Greek Myth
Demeter
Peresphone
Kore
ELESUNIAN MYSTERIES
Mother of Persephone, associated with ripe grain. ... Only came…
Daughter of Demeter and Zeus... She is promised to Hades for mar…
another name for Persephone - means daughter or girl. ... Eating…
Cult of Demeter... festivals for married women where they sacrif…
Demeter
Mother of Persephone, associated with ripe grain. ... Only came…
Peresphone
Daughter of Demeter and Zeus... She is promised to Hades for mar…
90 terms
GREEK MYTH
Thurii
Revolt of Samos
Civil war in Epidamnus
Potidaea
founded by Prericles, many non-Athenians lived there, eventua…
Samos' oligarchy government was quarreling with democratic Mi…
Civil war between the democrats and oligarchs, fight at sea.…
Athens demands they give up their Corinthian magistrates, Mac…
Thurii
founded by Prericles, many non-Athenians lived there, eventua…
Revolt of Samos
Samos' oligarchy government was quarreling with democratic Mi…
26 terms
Greek myth
Poseidon- protecter of sea creatures
Apollo- God of music and healing
Athena- God of wisdom and War
Hephaestus- God of blacksmith and fire
Roman Name: Neptune. Symbol: trident. Realm: Protector of sea…
Roman Name: Phoebus. Symbol: Bow+Arrows, Chariot, Rays of sun…
Roman name: Minerva. Symbols- Spear, Aegis. Realm- War
Roman name: Vulcan. Symbols- blacksmith. Realm- fire
Poseidon- protecter of sea creatures
Roman Name: Neptune. Symbol: trident. Realm: Protector of sea…
Apollo- God of music and healing
Roman Name: Phoebus. Symbol: Bow+Arrows, Chariot, Rays of sun…
Greek myth
Zeus
Hera
Ares
Aphrodite
Thunder Bolt
peacock
sword
rose
Zeus
Thunder Bolt
Hera
peacock
231 terms
Greek Myth
mythos vs logos
literature and myth
the symposium
what is a myth
2 different types of stories- logos is more rational and myth…
literature isn't the myth- lit can retell and repackage the m…
one way myths were transmitted from one generation. all male…
a traditional tale where the essential line repeated from gen…
mythos vs logos
2 different types of stories- logos is more rational and myth…
literature and myth
literature isn't the myth- lit can retell and repackage the m…
37 terms
Greek myth
Laomedon:
Tithonus:
Hector
Paris
King who made promise to Poseidon
Given immortality but not eternal youth, eos
Brother of Paris,
Judgement of paris, downfall
Laomedon:
King who made promise to Poseidon
Tithonus:
Given immortality but not eternal youth, eos
39 terms
Greek Myth
Gaea
Uranus
Greek goddess of earth, mom of all things
Father of the sky; cyclopses, titans
Gaea
Greek goddess of earth, mom of all things
Uranus
Father of the sky; cyclopses, titans
63 terms
Greek Myth
euhemerism
natural allegory
physical allegory
historical allegory
Gods were once human
explain the origin of the universe... - Cronus is associated wit…
myths brought to light mysterious truths about the world
myth reveals historical rather than cosmological truth
euhemerism
Gods were once human
natural allegory
explain the origin of the universe... - Cronus is associated wit…
16 terms
Greek myth
Heroic motifs
Aegis
Kudos
Geras
Themes
Protection or support of a particular person or organization
Praise or honor
God of old age
Heroic motifs
Themes
Aegis
Protection or support of a particular person or organization
15 terms
Greek myth
Jovial
Lethargic
Mercurial
Narcissistic
Jolly,merry,good humored
Unnaturally drowsy,sluggish,dull
Quick,vivacious,active,lively,or unstable,subject to rapid an…
In love with oneself
Jovial
Jolly,merry,good humored
Lethargic
Unnaturally drowsy,sluggish,dull
17 terms
Greek myth
Athena
ares
poseidon
artemis
goddess of wisdom, battle strategy
God of war, bloodshed, war, violence
created horses, God of sea
goddess of the hunt, moon
Athena
goddess of wisdom, battle strategy
ares
God of war, bloodshed, war, violence
11 terms
Greek myth
Nemesis
Narcissist
mentor
labyrinth
goddess of devine retribution and revenge, who would show her…
son of the river god Cephisesus and he saw his reflection in…
friend of odysseus and tutor of telemachus
designed by daedalus for king minos of knossos to contain the…
Nemesis
goddess of devine retribution and revenge, who would show her…
Narcissist
son of the river god Cephisesus and he saw his reflection in…
56 terms
Greek Myth
GREEK GODS/CREATURES/VOCAB
The Twelve Olympians Greek/Roman names
Zeus/Jupiter ... God of Gods
Poseidon/Neptune... God of the Sea
...
• Zeus/Jupiter... • Poseidon/Neptune... • Hera/Juno... • Hades/Pluto... •…
• Eagle, thunderbolts... • Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother of Ha…
• Trident, horses... • Brother of Zeus &Hades... • Father of Pegasu…
GREEK GODS/CREATURES/VOCAB
...
The Twelve Olympians Greek/Roman names
• Zeus/Jupiter... • Poseidon/Neptune... • Hera/Juno... • Hades/Pluto... •…
117 terms
Greek Myth
CHIEF OF THE GODS
ZEUS' WIFE
ZEUS' FATHER
ZEUS' MOTHER
ZEUS
HERA
CRONUS
RHEA
CHIEF OF THE GODS
ZEUS
ZEUS' WIFE
HERA
80 terms
Greek myth
Gilgamesh
Heracles
Why do myths change?
Odysseus
Mesopotamian myth, predating Greek and Roman myths... Has much i…
Defeater of Nemean Lion - wears lion's cape
Reflect culture and the audience
Gives us the idea that we could be like him... Very smart and cl…
Gilgamesh
Mesopotamian myth, predating Greek and Roman myths... Has much i…
Heracles
Defeater of Nemean Lion - wears lion's cape
9 terms
Greek Myth
Zeus
Athena
Apollo
Artemis
God of the Sky, Lightning.
Goddess of Wisdom and Defense. Portrayed in armor with a shie…
God of Music, Art, Archery. Protector of young men. Seen with…
Goddess of the Hunt, moon, forests. Protector of young girls.…
Zeus
God of the Sky, Lightning.
Athena
Goddess of Wisdom and Defense. Portrayed in armor with a shie…
57 terms
Greek Myth
Adonis
Adonia
Aeneas
Anchises
Persephone and Aphrodite(locks in chest and gives to Persepho…
women exclusive festival, plants that sprout/die quickly, lau…
trojan hero, son of Anchises/Aphr, first true hero of Rome
seduced by Aphrodite by tricking him into thinking she was mo…
Adonis
Persephone and Aphrodite(locks in chest and gives to Persepho…
Adonia
women exclusive festival, plants that sprout/die quickly, lau…
33 terms
Greek Myth
Zeus
Hera
Poseidon
Hades
King of all the gods; thunderbolt
Queen of all the gods; peacock feather
Command of the seas; trident, horses, dolphins
control of the underworld; pomegranate, cap of invisibility
Zeus
King of all the gods; thunderbolt
Hera
Queen of all the gods; peacock feather
208 terms
Greek Myth
Ares
Ares
Ares
Ares
Trapped in bronze Jar by the giants Otis and Ephialtes
Created Stymphalian Birds
Children Deimos and Phobos, gods of fear and terror
Sleeps with Aphrodite, making Hephaestus mad
Ares
Trapped in bronze Jar by the giants Otis and Ephialtes
Ares
Created Stymphalian Birds
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