Reading Greek Gods and Goddesses Definitions and Notes
deity
a god or goddess
conquer
when you gain control over something
in disguise
when you are dressed so that nobody can recognize you
Aphrodite
goddess of love
Apollo
god of the sun
Artemis
goddess of hunting
Athena
goddess of wisdom
Ares
god of war
Demeter
goddess of farming
Hephaestus
god of fire
Hera
goddess of marriage
Hermes
god of travelers
Hestia
goddess of the home
Poseidon
god of the ocean
Zeus
god of the sky
chariot
a two-wheeled cart drawn by horses
Zeus
Which god was the king of all the Greek deities?
He had wings on his shoes and carried a winged staff
How did Hermes’s clothing help him do his job?
to make thunder and lightning
What did Zeus use his thunderbolt for?
he was fast
Why was;Hermes the best choice for carrying messages?
he saw and knew everything
Why did Zeus know which people were evil and which ones were good?
A magic cave below the ground where people went after they died
What was the underworld?
Because he made storms, started earthquakes, and carried a trident
Why were people afraid of Poseidon?