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Zeus
Jupiter; King of Gods; Eagle, Thunderbolt, Muscular, Bearded, middle-aged
Poseidon
Neptune; Lord of the Sea/Earthquakes; Trident, bull
Hades
Pluto/Dis; King of Underworld; cape of invisibility
Hera
Juno; Queen of Heavens, god of Marriage; Peacock
Demeter
Ceres; Patron of agriculture; sheaf of golden wheat
Hestia
Vesta; Virgin Goddess of the Hearth; household fire & hearth
Athene
Minerva; Goddess of Wisdom & Victory in War; Owl, helmet, spear, shield, Gorgon head, the aegis
Aphrodite
Venus; Goddess of beauty, sexual love, and desire; the dove
Hermes
Mercury; messenger of Zeus, conductor of souls to the underworld; god of luck, sleep, dreams, magic, roads, & boundaries; winged sandals, broad-brimmed travelers hat, the caduceus
Apollo
Phoebus; God of light, rationality, health, plague, prophecy, masculine beauty, music, creative art; bow & arrow, the lyre, later the sun
Artemis
Diana; Goddess of the hunt & wildlife; bow & arrow, the moon
Hephaestus
Vulcan; God of the forge/metalwork; Hammer & anvil
Ares
Mars; God of War, violence, and frenzied aggression; the sword
Dionysus
Bacchus; God of wine, emotional freedom, and creative ecstasy; the grape vine & actors mask
Anthropomorphism
giving human characteristics to something non-human
Aetiology
a short story to explain something about the world (why tigers have stripes, why women have painful child birth, etc.)
Cosmological
Origins of Universe
Ethical
Moral
Pedagogical
a deeper "message"
Sociological
why a certain social order exists
Mnemosyne
god of memory (daughters are the 9 muses)
Eleusian Processions
Mystery Religion
Pandora
"All the gifts"
Mercury
Hermes -> quick
Vulcan
Hephaestus -> Volcano -> fire/forge
Adonis
Artemis holds child (Adonis)
Aros
desire
Cupidity
greed
Mercurial
quickly changing
Artemis
Patron of Animals
Helios
Brilliant -> sun god
Apollo
Phoebus -> brillant
Bacchus
Dionysus -> creative ecstasy
Eschatology
"personal end" or "end of the world"
Hubris
pride that takes you beyond your limits
Chthonic
of or relating to the underworld