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Greek and Roman Mythology. De’Anna Christopher Kristen Gregory Pre-AP English I 7 th period Ms. Harshaw. Aphrodite (Venus). Goddess of love and beauty Daughter of Zeus. She was called Cythera. She had destructive power over men. She did the nasty with all the men.

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Greek and roman mythology

Greek and Roman Mythology

De’Anna Christopher

Kristen Gregory

Pre-AP English I

7th period

Ms. Harshaw


Aphrodite venus
Aphrodite (Venus)

Goddess of love and beauty

Daughter of Zeus.

She was called Cythera.

She had destructive power over men.

She did the nasty with all the men.

The wife of Hephaestus, the lame and ugly god of the forge.


Artemis diana
Artemis (Diana)

  • Cynthia birthplace

  • Apollo's twin sister; daughter if Zeus and Leto

  • one of the three maiden goddess of Olympus

  • lady of the Wild Things, Huntsman - Chief to the gods (odd office for a woman)

  • "protectress of dewy youth "

  • another story - fierce and revengeful

  • Artemis is identified with Hecate

  • goddess with three forms

  • Selene - sky, Artemis - earth, Hecate - lower world

  • Hecate - goddess of the Dark of the Moon

  • Cypress - sacred, all wild animals, deer ESP.


Hermes mercury
Hermes (Mercury)

  • Zeus - father and Maia, daughter of Atlas

  • Zeus 's Messenger

  • of all the gods he was the most shrewdest and most cunning ( he was the Master Thief)

  • God of Commerce and Market protector of traders

  • the Divine Herald who led the souls down to their last home

  • he appears oftener in the tales of mythology than any other god


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