Plants and Symbols - WLPCS Middle School

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Zeus/

Jupiter/Jove

REALM OF AUTHORITY

The sky and weather

Parents: Cronus and

Rhea

Birth: tricked Dad into eating a rock so he could come back and conquer him later

Guest-Friendship

(Hospitality)

Married to Hera/

Juno

Plants and Symbols

The Eagle

The Oak Tree Thunderbolt

REALM OF AUTHORITY

Marriage

Parents:

Cronus and Rhea

Birth: was swallowed by her father, but late saved by Zeus!

Childbirth

Married to Zeus/

Jove

Hera/Juno

Plants and Symbols

The Peacock The pomegranate

Famous Connections….

The tale of Io and Argus

Parents:

Cronus and Rhea

Birth: was swallowed by his father, but later saved by Zeus!

Hades/Pluto/Dis

Realm of authority: underworld wealth?

Plants and Symbols:

Cerberus

Cypress Tree

Married to

Persephone

Cap of invisibility

Famous Connections:

Kidnapping Persephone Orpheus & Eurydice

REALM OF AUTHORITY

Harvest

Seasons

Parents:

Cronus and Rhea

Birth: was swallowed by her father, but later saved by Zeus!

SINGLE! 

Demeter/Ceres

Plants and Symbols

Wheat The Torch

A lion

Famous

Connections…

The Abduction and Search for Persephone

& the Eleusinian Mysteries

Plants and Symbols

The hearth

(fireplace)

Pigs and Donkeys

*Most sacred of the gods

REALM OF AUTHORITY

Hearth

Home

Hestia / Vesta

SINGLE

Parents:

Cronus and Rhea

Birth: was swallowed by her father, but later saved by Zeus!

*eldest

Famous Connections

Vestal Virgins of Rome

(priestesses in charge of guarding the city’s sacred flame)

- Honored in society and had great privileges

- Punishment for letting the flame go out breaking the vow was burial alive!

Poseidon/Neptune

REALM

OF

AUTHORITY

Parents:

Cronus and Rhea

Birth: was swallowed by his father, but later saved by Zeus!

Sea

Married to

Amphitrite

Earthquakes

Trident

Plants and Symbols

Horses

Bull

Dolphins

Famous Connections

Foundation of Athens

Poseidon

& a fountain of salty water

VS.

Athena

& an olive tree

Single!

Athena/Minerva

REALM OF AUTHORITY wisdom

War strategy arts

Plants and Symbols

Armor/spears Olive Tree

The Owl The Aegis

The Birth of Athena: Parents: Zeus and Metis

Famous Connections:

Arachne The Parthenon

Parents:

Zeus and Hera

Birth: Juno bore him alone (one version)

Ares/Mars

Realm of authority:

War

(Agriculture – Romans)

Plants and Symbols:

Spear

Boar

Single!

Famous Connections:

Father of Romulus and Remus Trapped with Venus

Plants and

Symbols

Doves/swans

Shell

Myrtle -->

Magic Girdle

REALM OF AUTHORITY

Love

Married to

Hephaestus

Beauty

Aphrodite/Venus

Parents: formed out of sea foam – or in other versions, Zeus and Dione

Famous Connections:

(Many!)

Pygmalion and Galatea

Adonis

Cupid (Eros) and Psyche

REALM OF AUTHORITY blacksmiths And Forges

Technology

Fire

Volcanoes

Parents:

Zeus and Hera

Birth: thrown from

Mt Olympus? = crippled leg

Married to

Venus

Hephaestus or Vulcan

Plants and Symbols

Hammer, Anvil, and an axe

Famous Connections: being thrown from Mt.

Olympus; Achilles’ shield

Phoebus Apollo

SINGLE

Parents:

Zeus and Leto

Birth: Leto was shunned from every land due to Hera’s jealousy and gave birth on the island of

Delos

REALM OF

AUTHORITY

Sunlight

Archery

Medicine

Prophecy

Music/poetry/Art

< Lyre

Plants and Symbols

Bow and Arrows

Python Laurel Wreath

Famous Connections:

the Python

&

The Delphic

Oracle

Niobe

Daphne and Apollo

REALM OF AUTHORITY

The Hunt

Artemis/Diana

Wilderness

(The moon)

Maidenhood

Plants and Symbols

Stags and Bears

Bow and Arrows

Hunting Dogs cypress tree

Single!

Parents:

Zeus and Leto

Birth: Leto was shunned from every land due to

Hera’s jealousy and gave birth on the island of

Delos

Famous Connections: Orion

Callisto

(Ursa Major and Ursa Minor)

Actaeon and Diana

Single

Plants and

Symbols

Caduceus >

Tortoise

Winged Sandals

REALM OF AUTHORITY

Commerce thieves

Borders travel

Hermes/Mercury

Messenger of the gods

Parents:

Zeus and

Maia

Famous Connections: Stealing the cows of Apollo and inventing the lyre!

REALM OF AUTHORITY

Wine

Rebirth

Theatre

Married to

Ariadne

Parents:

Zeus, Semele (and

Persephone)

Birth: 3 different birth stories!

merriment

Fertility

Dionysus/Bacchus

(Liber Pater)

Plants and Symbols

Thyrsus

Grapevines

Leopard Skin and wild cats

Maenads

Famous Connections:

Saving Ariadne

Dionysus & the Pirates

King Midas

Pentheus

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