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Get them to the Greek. Zeus. King of the Gods. Overthrew his father, Cronus. God of the sky, thunder, law. Wields thunderbolt. Husband to Hera, Also her brother. . Poseidon. Brother of Zeus and Hades. Lord of the Sea. Wields the trident and made the first horse. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Get them to the Greek

Get them to the GreekZeusKing of the Gods. Overthrew his father, Cronus. God of the sky, thunder, law. Wields thunderbolt. Husbandto Hera,Also her brother.

PoseidonBrother of Zeus and Hades.Lord of the Sea.Wields the trident and made the first horse.God of sea, rivers, floods, earthquakes.

HadesBrother of Zeus and Poseidon.Lord of the underworld, King of the Dead. Hates his brothers for giving him rule over the dead.Invisible helmet.

HestiaSister of Zeus, Poseidon, & Hades.Goddess of the hearth, home and cooking.She had no throne, but tended the sacred fire in the hall on the Olympus.

HeraWife and sister of Zeus.Protector of marriage, faithful.The Peacock and Cow are her sacred animalsAlways jealous of Zeus affairs.

AresSon of Zeus and Hera.God of War.Favored the Trojans during the Trojan War.Often has affairs with Aphrodite.

AthenaGoddess of wisdom, war, the arts, industry, justice and skill.Favorite child of Zeus.Her usual attribute is the owl

ApolloThe twin brother of Artemis.Apollo was the god of music, prophecy, colonization, medicine, and archery.Drives the his sun-chariot across the sky for daylight.

Aphrodite

Goddess of Love and Beauty.Born from sea foam.Most beautiful.Married to Hephaestus, but not faithful to him. Hermes

Son of Zeus and Maia.Messenger to the Gods.God of travel, thievery, travel, writing, and athletics.Known for his winged sandals.Artemis

Apollos twin.Virgin goddess of the hunt.Associated with wild animals and fertility.Bow, deer, and wild boar are attributed with her. Hephaestus

God of fire, metalworking, masonry, and volcanism.Smith of the gods.CrippledSymbols: Hammer, Donkey, tongs, and anvil.