Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/46

Click to flip

46 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Gates of Mt. Olympus were guarded by
4 Goddesses (The Season)
No can ever visit Mt. Olympus but Gods also visited earth
Mortal(Human)
Zeus
King of the Greek Gods; Lord of thesky;and god of thunder and lightning
Hera
Wife of Zeus and Queen; Goddess of marriage and protector of women.
Poseidon
God of the Sea
Hades
God of the underworld and dead; God of wealth(owned all the precious metals and stones under the earth).
Demeter
Goddess of Harvest (had a daughter named Persephane who was married to Hades).
Hestia
Goddess of Hearth and Home.
What does Zeus receive?
Thunderbolts
Hades receives
Helmet of Darkness (invisibility)
Poseidon receives the
Trident
As a punishment for the Titans, they are Except for Atlas, whose punshment is to
.
chained in Tartaurus

hold up sky and earth for all eternity.
Prometheus and Epimetheus are because they helped Zeus.
not punished
Mother earth gave birth to one more child( )
a hideous creature named Typhon who has one hundred eyes with fire spurting out of each eye.
Zeus strikes down Typhon with his thunderbolts and there is
peace on earth.
Zeus becomes
Lord of Heaven, Ruler of all gods.
Poseidon becomes
God of the Sea
Hades becomes
God of Underworld
The Ancient Greeks believed in
many gods and goddesses(polythesum) and these gods and goddesses controlled the universe.
Ancient Greeks believed these gods and goddesses
were a family.
was home to many of these gods and goddesses.
Mount Olympus
Gods were considered ( ) can not die and Greek Humans were considered (can die)
1. immortal
2. Mortal
In the beggining of this world, there was nothing but
Chaos
Mother Earth (named ) was born out of
Gaea
Chaos
Gaea gave birth to a son ( ) named Uranus
Father Heaven
Gaea also gave birth to 6 monstrous sons( )
3:50 Monstrous Sons 50 Headed /100 Handed Monsters
3 one eyed Cyclops
Gaea also gave birth to 6 gods/ titans(_Sons/_Daughters)
6
6
Father Heaven feared these 6 monstrous sons and threw them into a dark hole under the earth. ( )
Tartaurus
On Gaea's request, Cronus .
released the monstrous sons anddreadfully wounds father heaven.
Cronus becomes ruler of and becomes his queen.
Heaven and Earth
Rhea
Rhea gives birth to _ children( )
5
Gods (Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon)
Cronus all 5 children in fear that one would over throw him
swallows
Rhea gives birth to a 6th child ( ) and gives him to Mother Earth who hides him on the island of and Cronus swallows a rock.
Zeus

Crete
Zeus grows up and eventually sisters and brothers from Cronuses Belly. That began a with the Titans.
Saves

10 Year War
leads the war with the Titans because is too old.
Atlas

Cronus
The named switch sides and join Zeus to make sides more even.
Titans

Prometheus and Epimetheus
On the advice of , Zeus and the other Gods finally defeat the Titans with the help of the . The Cyclopses give gifts to help the god's win the war.
Gaea

6 monstrous sons
Hermes
Messenger God for Zeus. Also, God of the shepards, merchants and theives. (He was mischievous). His more solemn role was that he was responsible for guiding the souls of the dead to the underworld.
Ares
God of war and curse of the dead.
Dinosys
God of wine and born out of Zeus's leg. Youngest son of Zeus.
Hebe
Goddess of Eternal Youth and cup bearer of the Gods.
Apollo
God of light, music and poetry; also god of medicine and healing. He had an Oracle located in Delphi that predicted the future for the Greeks.
Artemis
Goddess of Hunting and Unmarried Girls. Often fierce, but tender at times and took care of mothers and their children.
Athena
Goddess of Wisdom; arts and crafts; and protector of Heroes and Battles. She watched over the city of Athens and was Zeus's favorite daughter - she sprung from his head fully grown and Clothed.
Haphaestus
God of fire and Craftsmen. He was the only ugly god but was peace loving and popular. His wife was Aphrodite.
Aphrodite
Not an actual child of Zeus - she came from the foam of the sea. Goddess of love and beauty.