The Greek gods and goddesses

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The Greek gods and goddesses
By: Nargis Behgoman
Zeus
The king of the gods/
father of the gods
Ruler of the world
Married to Hera
Zeus was god of the sky,
weather, law and order.
His parents were Cronus
and Rhea
Hera
Queen of gods
Protected women
Protected marriages
Wife of Zeus
Poseidon
god of the sea
The power over storms,
winds, and earthquakes
Aphrodite
goddess of beauty and love
Controlled the beauty of
immortals and their love
affairs
Athena
goddess of wisdom, peace,
and warfare
Protector of Athens
Apollo
Sun god
god of music, poetry,
prophecy, healing, and
plague
Artemis
goddess of the moon, wild
animals, and the hunt
Helps women in childbirth
Bibliography
• http://rriderlausd.org/blog2/wpcontent/uploads/2011/05/GREEK_GODS_AND_GODDESSES.jpg
• http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Zeus--greek-mythology687267_1024_768.jpg
• http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/Olympian-Gods-Fast-Facts/qt/010311Zeus.htm
• http://www.theoi.com/image/S4.2Hera.jpg
• http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_cQpT7M648Ew/TUN0lQxNvoI/AAAAAAAAHRk/F5
uEByiVDZ0/s1600/Poseidon.jpg
• http://www.elfwood.com/art/e/v/everose/athena.jpg
• http://www.greek-islands.us/greek-gods/aphrodite/aphrodite.jpg
• http://ancienthistory.about.com/cs/grecoromanmyth1/p/Artemis.htm
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