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  1. Aphrodite By: Dariyona Armour, Taylor Baker, Tobias Sanders, and Ali Mahmoud

  2. Aphrodite • Greek Name: Aphrodite • Roman Name: Venus Courtesy of Greek Mythology.com

  3. Dominions • Goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, procreation, and joy. Courtesy of gods and goddesses of love

  4. Symbols • Two of the main symbols of Aphrodite are a seashell and a rose. The rose represents beauty. The seashell is used because after Aphrodite was born of the sea she rode to shore on a giant seashell Courtesy of Bukisa.com

  5. Aphrodite's parents • Aphrodite's parents were Zeus and Hera. She was born of the sea. Hellenica.com Paleothea.com

  6. Cursed Birth of Priapos

  7. Story highlights • Zeus wanted to seduce Aphrodite so he created new creatures for her. • Aphrodite then had an affair with her father. • Hera was jealous so she cursed the child that Aphrodite was carrying to be ugly. • When the child was born and Aphrodite found he was ugly she threw him off the mountain and a shepard found him.

  8. Works cited • www.theoi.com/olypios/aphrodite/html • www.goddess.gift.com • Greek Mythology : By Roger D. Woodward

  9. Hermes By: Taylor Baker, Dariyona Armour, Tobias Sanders, and Ali Mahmoud

  10. Hermes Greek Name: Hermes Roman Name: Mercury Courtesy of articlesweb.org

  11. Dominions • God of, travel, animals, language, and astronomy

  12. Symbols • Medical symbol, his staff, entwined snakes, Winged sandal, tortoise. myLot.com Arcadiacomp.com

  13. Hermes's parents • His parents were Zeus and Maia • Hermes was born in a cave on mount Cyllene in Arcaclia.

  14. Hermes loves Aphrodite

  15. Story Highlights • Hermes loves Aphrodite because she is beautiful. • Zeus helped Hermes to get Aphrodite. • While bathing in a river an eagle stole Aphrodite's sandal so Hermes retrieved it for her. • When Aphrodite found Hermes with the sandal she knew he loved her so Hermes put the eagle in the sky to become the constellation Aquilla. • Then Aphrodite loved him.

  16. Works Cited • www.theoi.com • Mythology by: Edith Hamilton