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King of the Gods

Zeus/Jupiter

Ruler of the Underworld

Hates/Pluto

Goddess of wisdom

Athena/Minerva

God of marriage

Hera/Juno

Goddess of the moon/hunt

Artemis/Diana

Blacksmith of the Gods

Haphaestus/Vulcan

God of thieves/Messenger god

Hermes/Mercury

God of War

Ares/Mars

Goddess of love and beauty

Aphrodite/Venus

Goddess of home and hearth

Hestia/Vesta

God of the sun and music

Apollo

God of the sea

Poseidon/Neptune

Goddess of Agriculture

Demeter/Ceres

God of wine & tragedy

Dionysus/Bacchus

Goddess of Springtime

Persephone/Prosperine

God of Love

Eros/Cupid

Symbols: doves & sparrows

Aphrodite

Venus

Symbols: bident, death, darkness

Hates

Pluto

Symbols: eagle, thunder bolt

Zeus

Jupiter

Symbols: pomegranate, peacock

Hera

Juno

Symbols: olive tree & owl

Athena

Minerva

Symbols: cornucopia, sheaf of grain

Demeter

Ceres

Symbols: anvil, hammer

Haphaestus

Vulcan

Symbols: grapes, wine

Dionysus

Bacchus

Symbols: caduceus, helmet, winged shoes

Hermes

Mercury

Symbol: bow & arrow (Diana)

Artemis

Symbols: lyre, Sun chariot

Apollo

Symbols: sword, dogs

Ares

Mars

Symbols: trident, dolphin, horse

Poseidon

Neptune

Symbol: fire

Hestia

Vesta

Symbol: flowers

Persephone

Proserpine

Symbol: bow & arrow (Cupid)

Eros

Who married Gaea?

Uranus

Uranus is...

Heaven/sky

Uranus & Gaea had 2 kids who were..?

Cronus & Rhea

How was Aphrodite born?

From sea foam!

How was Athena born?

Born from the head of Zeus

The only twins in Greek mythology

Apollo & Artemis

Who is the Goddess of the Rainbow, or female messenger God?

Iris

Who did Hera throw off a cliff?

Hephaestus

Who burst into flames having seen Zeus's true form?

Human Princess Semele

Prometheus gave ______ to humans against Zeus's wishes

Fire

Prometheus & his brother were responsible for doing this for all creatures

Giving gifts like claws, wings, strength, etc

What happened to Prometheus after giving humans fire?

Zeus chained him to a rock to have his liver ripped out and eaten by a vultures every day

Who eventually saved Prometheus from his punishment?

Hercules

Who worships Demeter mostly?

Farmers

Demeter is Persephone's...

Mother

Hades asked ____ to marry Persephone

Zeus

Hades trapped Persephone by..

Tempting her with a strange flower, driving her off in a golden chariot, and pulling her into the under world

Persephone had to _____ Hades against her will

Marry

After Persephone was captured, she ate ____________ which caused her to have to remain in the Underworld 7 months of each year

7 pomegranate seeds

Demeter was so sad when Persephone was gone that she caused a _____

Famine

Where does Persephone live when she's not with Hades?

The island of Crete

How does Eurydice die?

She gets bit by a snake

Why does Orpheus go to the underworld?

To bring back his dead love Eurydice

Orpheus gets through the river Styx by...

Playing his lyre & charming the boat operator

Hades tells Orpheus he will be reunited with Eurydice if he....

Leaves the underworld without looking back

How do Orpheus and Eurydice get to be together?

Orpheus is beaten to death by angry drunk women who wish he'd continue playing his music

Phaethon is Apollo's...

Son

Epaphos makes fun of Phaethon because...

He doesn't think Apollo is his father

What does Apollo say to Phaethon when they meet?

He said he'll grant him any wish to prove he is the son of Apollo

What was Phaethon's wish?

To drive Apollo's Sun chariot

What happened during Phaethon's ride?

He couldn't drive the chariot and he was causing the sun to set fire to everything so Zeus threw a lightning bolt at him and killed him

Phaethon's mother, _______, was turned into a poplar tree to relieve her of her sadness.

Clymene

Icarus's father

Daedalus

King Minos imprisoned Daedalus and Icarus because....

Daedalus built King Minos's labyrinth wrong

How did Daedalus & Icarus escape?

Daedalus made wax wings

How did Icarus die?

He flew too close to the sun, so his wings melted, then he fell into the ocean and drowned

Who made the lyre?

Hermes

What did Hermes do to Apollo?

He stole his cattle

How did Apollo get the lyre?

He gave Hermes a golden staff & his cattle

How was the caduceus made?

Hermes twined 2 snakes around his golden staff

A young nymph who fell In love with Apollo and eventually turned into a Sun flower

Clytie

Apollo fell in love with ____

Daphne

Daphne was turned into a ______ because her dad was trying to save her from Apollo

Laurel tree

Echo distracted her so Zeus could get back to Mt. Olympus

Hera

What was Echo's punishment?

She couldn't speak unless she was repeating what someone else said

Echo fell in love with ______

Narcissus

This God punished Narcissus for rejecting Echo

Aphrodite

What happened to Narcissus?

He fell in love with himself and died by a lake side, still looking at himself. He turned into a Narcissus flower

This God didn't want Ceyx to go away on a dangerous voyage

Alcyone

What happened to Ceyx?

He died at sea

How did Alcyone find out about Ceyx's death?

Somnus, god of sleep, sent his son, Morpheus, to give Alcyone a dream telling her about Ceyx

What eventually happened to Ceyx & Alcyone?

They were turned into birds so they could be together

What was special about Arachne?

She was really good at weaving

Arachne thought she was better at weaving than Goddess ______

Athena/Minerva

Who warned Arachne that she shouldn't challenge Minerva/Athena?

Athena in the form of an old woman

What did Minerva weave a picture of?

The ancient quarrel between her & Neptune/Poseidon.

What did Arachne weave a picture of?

All the crimes of the gods

What did Minerva do to Arachne once she realized she was beat?

Beat her up & turned her into a spider

Why does King Midas receive the golden touch?

He took care of Silenus

When does King Midas realize his power isn't so great?

When all the flowers he touches in his garden turn to gold

How does King Midas get rid of his power?

He washes himself in a river

What happened to King Midas's daughter?

He turned her to gold, but she eventually was turned back.

Uranus & Gaea had 3 "species" of children... which species & how many?

3 cyclopes, 12 titans, 3 hecatoncheires (100 arms, 50 heads)

Hermes's parents

Zeus & Maia (titan)

Apollo & Artemis's parents

Zeus & Leto

Dionysus's parents

Zeus & Semele

Persephone's parents

Zeus & Demeter

Ares & Hephaestus's parents

Zeus & Hera

Chaos's kids

Gaea (mother earth) & Eros (love)

Cronus did this to his kids to avoid his destiny of being defeated

Ate them!

How did Cronus eventually stop eating his kids?

Rhea fed him a stone instead of Zeus, and she hid Zeus away at an island

Cronus & Rhea had 6 kids who were...

Hades, Demeter, Hera, Zeus, Hestia, & Poseidon

Gaea had 1 child, _______.

Uranus

Heaven/sky