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Greek Mythology

The Olympians - in order of importance/birth:

Zeus:

  • ruler of the gods and Mount Olympus.

  • god of the sky.

  • symbols: eagle and lightning bolt

  • the Olympian brothers each received a weapon to battle the titans:  Zeus received the lightning bolt, Poseidon received the trident and Hades received the helmet of invisibility -- after they defeated the Titans they drew lots to see who would rule what -- Zeus the sky, Poseidon the seas and Hades the underworld.
     

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Poseidon:

  • brother of Zeus

  • god of the sea

  • his weapon was a trident, which could shake the earth and shatter any object

  • the Olympian brothers each received a weapon to battle the titans:  Zeus received the lightning bolt, Poseidon received the trident and Hades received the helmet of invisibility -- after they defeated the Titans they drew lots to see who would rule what -- Zeus the sky, Poseidon the seas and Hades the underworld.

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Hades:

  • brother of Zeus

  • god of the underworld

  • had a helmet of invisibility 

  • the Olympian brothers each received a weapon to battle the titans:  Zeus received the lightning bolt, Poseidon received the trident and Hades received the helmet of invisibility -- after they defeated the Titans they drew lots to see who would rule what -- Zeus the sky, Poseidon the seas and Hades the underworld.

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Hera:

  • wife of Zeus  (she's also his sister)

  • goddess of marriage

  • symbols:  peacock and cow
      

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Hestia:

  • sister of Zeus

  • goddess of hearth and home

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Aphrodite:

  • born from the sea foam

  • goddess of love and beauty

  • wife of Hephaestus

  • symbols:  myrtle tree, dove, swan and sparrow  
      

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Athena:

  • daughter of Zeus (sprang from his head, fully clothed in armor)

  • goddess of wisdom, handicrafts and agriculture

  • symbols:  olive tree and owl  
      

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Ares:

  • son of Zeus and Hera

  • god of war

  • symbols are the vulture and the dog
      

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Hephaestus:

  • son of Zeus and Hera

  • god of forge and fire

  • husband of Aphrodite
      

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Apollo:

  • son of Zeus and the nymph, Leto

  • god of light and music

  • Helios is actually the god of the sun, but over time, Apollo the god of light and Helios 'merged' in the mythology and people began recognizing Apollo as the one driving the sun chariot.

  • symbols:  laurel tree, crow and dolphin 
      

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Artemis:

  • daughter of Zeus and the nymph, Leto (twin sister of Apollo)

  • goddess of the moon

  • symbols:  cyprus tree and deer  
      

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Hermes:

  • son of Zeus and Maia (one of Atlas' seven daughters)

  • god of thieves and commerce

  • fastest god, with his winged sandals... acted as messenger for the gods 

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