PTT.1. Take a computer from the cart. 2. Log into my teacher blog at www.asfmtech.org/mskliefoth/ 3. Use the SOCIALS: Ancient Greek Religion post to take you through your activity today. 4. You may work with ONE other person. Ancient Greek Beliefs The ancient Greeks believed in many gods. What is the belief in many gods called? Polytheism! Ancient Greece Gods and Goddesses • Ancient Greek religion tried to explain how the world began. • Mother earth created the titans. FIRST GODS 12 TITANS Uranos SKY Oceanus OCEAN Tethys MOTHER OF RIVERS Hyperion SUN Theia SUN Pheobe MOON Themis LAW OF NATURE Coeus AXIS OF HEAVENS Gaia EARTH Cronus TIME Mnemosyne MEMORY Rhea MOTHER OF GODS Iapetus Crius Ancient Greece Gods and Goddesses • Ancient Greek religion tried to explain how the world began. • Mother earth created the titans. • World was in chaos. • Zeus fought and defeted titans and became the king of gods. • Gods lived in Mount Olympus. THE 12 OLYMPIAN GODS ZEUS God of sky and thunder POSEIDON God of sea and earthquakes HADES God of underworld APOLLO God of arts, medicine, truth and prophecy HEPHAESTUS God of technology and inventions HERMES God of messengers and travelers HERA Goddess of marriage and childbirth DEMETER Goddess of grain and fertility ATHENA Goddess of wisdom, weaving, and war APHRODITE Goddess of love and beauty ARTEMIS Goddess of the hunt ARES God of warfare - bloodlust Mythology • It helped to explain why things happened the way they did. • They featured gods and goddesses • It explained events in nature. • It explained why certain behavior was good or bad. • It taught social lessons. The man behind the Myth Heracles (Hercules) The man behind the Myth Heracles (Hercules) Mythology Please complete all of the questions in the Word document. They are due for Thursday, March 26th.