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Zeus
Jupiter; RULER OF THE GODS AND THE WORLD (eagle, thunderbolt)
Hero
Juno; ZEUS' WIFE AND GODDESS OF MARRIAGE
Apollo
GOD OF THE SUN, MUSIC, PROPHECY AND BEAUTY (peacock, crown)
Hermes
Mercury; MESSENGER TO THE GODS FROM ZEUS, HERALD OF THE GODS, GOD OF COMMERCE AND BOUNDARIES (winged sandals, winged cap, serpent rod (caduceus), the ram
Aphrodite
Venus; GODDESS OF LOVE, MOTHER OF CUPID (doves, seashell)
Ares
Mars; GOD OF WAR, LOVER OF APHRODITE (helmet, arms, armor)
Athena
Minerva; GODDESS OF WISDOM AND VICTORY IN WAR (shield, helmet, owl, olive branch)
Hephaestus
Vulcan; GOD OF FIRE, METAL, AND METALWORKING
Poseidon
Neptune; GOD OF THE SEA AND STORMS
Hades
Pluto; RULER OF THE KINGDOM OF THE DEAD
arete
excellence; merit
catharsis
purging that occurs during tragedy; associated with pity and/or terror
cosmos
the order of the universe; the world
dike
justice arrived at through reflection; Zeus' order
eros
motivating desire that flows through all things and binds them together (love); can be a source of madness in humans
Ethos
character or customs or way they act and think
hamartia
tragic flaw; "missing the mark"; a blindness (not necessarily deliberate)
heros
a warrior who lives and dies for honor
hubris
pride and insolence; attempt to bypass mortal limits
kleos
immortal fame in memory (songs)
logos
word, reason, rational principle that is the care of the cosmos
moira
fate (falls to anyone); one's due or share
mythos
story or plot
nomos
law; custom; convention; man-made ordinances
nostos
homecoming
oikos
household (including family and servants)
pathos
experience or work of art that arouses pity, sympathy, tenderness, and sorrow
peripeteia
a turnabout; reversal of fortune or character
periphronos
circumspect; wide-seeing; takes many things into account (Penelope)
poesis
action in the sense of making
polis
consciously constructed city whose aim is to establish justice
polytropos
resourceful; wily; cunning (Odysseus)
sophrosyne
Greek ideal of balance, harmony, beauty, wholeness, and purity