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  1. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology Essay Question What do you know about Greece that was not mentioned in the “Further Study” passage? Are you familiar with any Greek gods like Apollo, Hades, or Aphrodite? Have you heard of any famous Greek philosophers or buildings like the Parthenon? Write one paragraph about what you have learned about Greece. Also, write about where you would like to visit during a tour of Greece.

  2. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Zeus • king of the gods • ruler on Mount • Olympus • god of the sky, • thunder & • lightning

  3. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Poseidon • god of the sea, • storm & horses • weapon is the • trident

  4. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Apollo • god of the sun • god of music, archery, • poetry, healing & • prophecy • twin brother to Artemis • son of Zeus

  5. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Artemis • goddess of the • wilderness, the hunt, • wild animals, night • & the moon • twin sister to • Apollo • daughter of Zeus

  6. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Aphrodite • goddess of love & beauty • called the “daughter of • Zeus” • Zeus arranged for her to • marry Hephaestus • some of her symbols: • the dolphin • the dove • the swan • the pomegranate

  7. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Hera • goddess of marriage, • women & childbirth • wife & sister of Zeus

  8. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Ares • god of war • son of Zeus & Hera

  9. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Hades • god of the underworld • brother to Poseidon & • Zeus

  10. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Socrates • Greek philosopher • one of the founders of • Western philosophy

  11. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Plato • Greek philosopher • mathematician • student of Socrates

  12. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Acropolis • (upper city) • set of ruins • sits on a flat rock • overlooks the city • of Athens • some of the ruins: • Parthenon (largest • building in the • picture) • amphitheatre • (open-air theatre)

  13. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Odeum of Acropolis • (open-air theatre) • part of the Acropolis • in Athens

  14. English Vine Presentation Program • NI III Unit 2 Greek Mythology • Greek Islands • many beautiful • islands • explore • enjoy the beautiful • beaches