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Greek Mythology. A tour of the gods and goddesses. Genealogy of the Olympians. Zeus. Son of Cronus and Rhea Was the god of the sky Most powerful god, Ruler of all the gods He married seven times Symbols: thunderbolt, eagle, and oak. Hera. Wife of Zeus and the sister of Zeus

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Greek Mythology

A tour of the gods and goddesses.


Genealogy of the Olympians


Zeus

  • Son of Cronus and Rhea

  • Was the god of the sky

  • Most powerful god,

  • Ruler of all the gods

  • He married seven times

  • Symbols: thunderbolt, eagle, and oak


Hera

  • Wife of Zeus and the sister of Zeus

  • Was the goddess of marriage

  • Symbols: sceptre, peacock


Aphrodite/Venus

  • Was the goddess of love and beauty

  • Symbols: myrtle, dove

  • One of the Twelve Olympians


Apollo

  • god of the arts, archery, and sun

  • Symbols: bow, chariot, laurel

  • Brother of the goddess Artemis

  • Son of Zeus

  • One of the Twelve

    Olympians


Ares/Mars

  • Was the god of war

  • Symbol: spear

  • One of the Twelve Olympians

  • Son of Zeus and Hera


Artemis

  • Was the goddess of the hunt and protector of children

  • Symbols: bow, deer

  • Daughter of Zeus by Leto

  • Twin sister of Apollo


Athena

  • Was the goddess of wisdom,

    war, and crafts

  • Symbols: aegis | a shield, owl,

    olive tree

  • One of the Twelve Olympians


Demeter/Ceres

  • Was the goddess of

    Agriculture(harvest) and fertility

    Symbols: scepter, torch,

    corn (grain)

  • One of the Twelve Olympians


Dionysus

  • Youngest of the Twelve great Olympians

  • Was the god of wine, mysteries, and the theatre

  • Symbols: grape vine, ivy, thyrsos | staff upon which ivy or grape vines were

    wound, panther


Hephaestus

  • Was the god of blacksmiths and metal-workers

  • Symbol: axe

  • Cripples by Zeus, married Aphrodite

  • Son of Zeus and Hera


Hermes/Mercury

  • Was the god of merchants; messenger of Zeus

  • Symbols: caduceus | staff with two entwined serpents, winged boots


Poseidon/Neptune

  • Was the god of the sea and earthquakes

  • Symbols: trident, horse, bull

  • Son of Cronus and Rhea

  • One of the Twelve Olympians

  • Brother of Zeus, Hades,

    Demeter, Hera, and Hestia


Hades

  • God of the Underworld

  • Symbols, - dog, the color black, the cypress

  • Brother of Zeus


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