GREEK GODS AND GODDESSES How did the ancient Greeks view their gods and goddesses? What does this pantheon tell us about the ancient Greeks? __________________: The supreme god. God of the sky, storms, wind, family, and friendship. He punishes the wicked with thunderbolts. __________________: Wife of Zeus. Goddess of all women, of marriage, and mothers. Her sacred animal is the key. __________________: The goddess and protector of Athens, of wisdom, and skilled workers. She was born from the head of her father, Zeus. __________________: The god of sunlight, music, and poetry. He is one of Zeus’ sons. __________________: Goddess of hunting, wild animals, and birth. She is responsible for sudden deaths, and never forgives an insult. She is Apollo’s twin sister. _________________: God of the sea and water. He raises storms and causes earthquakes. He is one of Zeus’ brothers. _________________: Goddess of love and beauty. Her symbol is the dove. _________________: God of wine, drinking, and pleasure. He is one of Zeus’ sons. _________________: God of fire and metalworking. He is the husband of Aphrodite. He is not the most handsome of the Greek gods! _________________: The messenger of the gods and protector of travelers. _________________: God of war, bravery, and battle-lust. He is one of Zeus’ sons. He often comes to earth in the form of a wild boar. _________________: God of the dead, the underworld, and hidden wealth. He is one of Zeus’ brothers.