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(Greek) (Roman) Aphrodite & Venus. By: Joey Viola. Aphrodite. Greek Goddess of Love, Beauty and Sexuality She was in love with the god Ares, and a mortal named Anchises. APOLLO. APOLLO. DOMAIN- He is the god of music, prophecy, and reason

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greek roman aphrodite venus

(Greek) (Roman)Aphrodite & Venus

By: Joey Viola

  • Greek Goddess of Love, Beauty and Sexuality
  • She was in love with the god Ares, and a mortal named Anchises
  • DOMAIN- He is the god of music, prophecy, and reason
  • Son of Zeus and Leto
  • Had a brother named Artemis
Domain:goddess of the hunt, wilderness, moon and, virginity
  • Parents:Zeus and Leto
  • Problems with mortals: Chione was beloved by two gods, Hermes and Apollo, and they boasted that she was prettier than Artemis. Artemis was furious and killed Chione.
  • Flaws: dislike men
  • Fascinating fact: She is Apollo’s twin sister
basic info
Basic Info
  • Goddess of War / Wisdom
  • Daughter of Zeus
  • Athena opposed Zeus’ plans and often conspired against him
  • She isn’t compassionate or emotional
  • She gave an olive tree as a gift to the greeks
Relationship: Son of Gaea and Uranus, Married to Rhea
  • Fame: helps his mother defeat Uranus
  • Problem: eats all his children, doesn’t listen to his mother
  • Flaw: seeks power
  • Demeter-Greek Ceres-Roman
  • Demeter or Ceres was the great Olympian goddess of fertility, agriculture, grain, and bread.
  • Gave grain to humans to make food
  • Mother of Persephone, goddess or queen of underworld after being abducted by Hates.
  • Sister of Hates, One of Zeus’ wives
  • Left other gods and hid herself among mortals as old woman after losing daughter
  • The earth remained unfertile the entire time Demeter was away from Olympus

Greek Name: Eros

Roman Name: Cupid



eros cupid
  • Cupid was the god of love and desire in Roman Mythology.
  • The name Cupid is a combination of Cupido (desire) and Amor (love)
  • Cupid was the son of Venus
  • Eros was the god of love and beauty in Greek Mythology
  • Eros was the son of the goddess Aphordite
  • Eros and Cupid were well liked and did not have any enemies
  • God of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine.
  • Semele
  • god of intoxicaion and drunkness
  • Is listed on some lists as one of the 12 olympians
greek roman god of war


Greek/Roman god of war

ares mars origin
Ares/Mars Origin
  • One of the twelve Olympians
  • Son of Zeus and Hera
  • Represents physical or violent aspect of war.
  • Birds of Ares – Flock of feather dart dropping birds that he used in war, along with Vultures and dogs
  • Helios-Sun God
  • Always in the sky
  • Floated on a golden cup at night and traveled East to West
  • Wore a purple robe
  • Had a mortal son, Phaethon
  • The town, Heliopis, in Egypt is named after him
  • Helios was a witness to various events or oaths sworn
  • Father-Hyperion, Mother-Theia, Sisters-Eos and Selene
  • Selene was the moon and Eos was dawn
  • Helios was known as a mighty charioteer
gaea ge earth terra

Ge, Earth, Terra

Greek Goddess who represented Earth
  • Known as the Supreme Goddess
  • Mother of The Titans, Olympians, Humans Furies and other early people/creatures

Hades, Pluto / Pluto, Dis

Son of Cronus and Rhea, and Brother of Zeus

Ruler of the Underworld “Tartarus”

Married to Persephone whom he kidnapped and took to the underworld. This caused Demeter, mother of Persephone to begin killing life on earth.

His character is fierce and deceptive.

He has a three headed dog named Cerberus who guards the underworld gates.



Vulcan, Mulciber

Son of Zeus and Hera
  • Thrown out of heaven because he was lame, raised as a master craftsman
  • Only god to return to Mt. Olympus
  • Skilled blacksmith, he created all the thrones on Mt. Olympus
  • Created golden thrown for Hera which did not allow her to leave





By: Jacqueline Staskel


Hera is the sister and wife of Zeus

  • She was the queen of all the gods, and also the goddess of marriage.
  • She was known to be mean and selfish and generally unpleasant to be around
  • Hera spends a lot of her time trying to get back at Zeus for having other girlfriends besides her. When one of Zeus's girlfriends has a baby, Hera hates that baby and tries to get rid of it.
  • Hera's Symbol or Attribute is the peacock. Because she was the queen of the gods, and the peacock was a symbol of royalty.
  • Born in Thebes, Greece
  • Son of Zeus and Alcmene
  • Spouses: Megara, then Hebe
  • Was enemies with Hera
  • He got angry easily and would hurt people in the process
  • He was punished by the Oracle of Delphi, and given 12 labors
  • Very dangerous missions
hermes mercury1
  • Was the Greek/Roman god of animals, husbandry, roads, travel, hospitality, heralds, diplomacy, trade, thievery, language, writing, persuasion, cunning, athletic contests, gymnasiums, astronomy, and astrology.
  • Son of Zeus and Maia
  • Had a dispute with Apollo but eventually eased things over and became friends
  • Claim to fame: Stealing Apollo’s cattle
  • Flaw – Sometimes is a prankster and jokester in serious situations
Virgin goddess of hearth, architecture, and of the right ordering of family and domesticity
  • Daughter of Cronus and Rhea
  • Sister to Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Demeter and Hera
  • Not suited with Aphrodite's ways of romance and marriage
  • Lacks assertiveness and outer ambition
  • Chose to spend most of her time on Earth with mortals

Persephoneis the daughter of Zeus and Demeter.

Goddess of spring growth.

Queen of the underworld, she was abducted by Hades, the king of the underworld.

  • King of God’s
  • Married to Hera, he was seen to be both evil and kind to mortals
  • Other gods deceived and tricked Zeus
  • He has access to many women so he would rape them for no reason
  • Hera would harass the other women that Zeus made love with
odysseus ulysses1
  • Fame: King of Itchica, Homer’s Odyssey, led Greeks to Victory against Trojans
  • Relationships: husband of Penelope, father of Telemachus, and son of Laërtes and Anticlea
  • Attributes: intelligence and strength
  • Flaws: pride and cruelty
uranus coelus


Ray Nguyen

uranus coelus1
  • God of the Sky, and had many children with Gaea. (Also the son of Gaea)
  • His son Chronus, castrated his father and threw his family jewels out to sea.
  • Aphrodite was born from this because of this.
poseidon neptune

Poseidon ~ Neptune

By : Trevor Stefan Giuseppe Guzy

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  • God of the Sea (also “Earth-Shaker”)
  • Son of Cronus (leader of frst generation of Titans) and Rhea (“the mother of gods”)
  • Brother, Zeus, was the god of sky and thunder
  • Poseidon always tried to take over Greek cities but always lost.
  • Athena gave an olive tree to Athens and was chosen over Poseidon
  • Poseidon then flooded the area to overcome his anger