Match the Greek gods with Roman counterparts, chief attributes and exploits.

Zeus

 

Hera

 

Athena

 

Apollo

 

Ares

 

Aphrodite

 

Artemis

 

Dionysus

 

Hades

 

Demeter

 

Hestia

 

Hermes

 

Hephaestus

 

Poseidon

traded the lyre to his brother to pay for stolen cattle

called Parthenos and Pallas, she bears her father's aegis

master of lyre and 'leader of the Muses'

god of prophecy, archery, music; known to Romans by same name

Mars, the war-god

Venus the love goddess

Diana, virgin goddess of the hunt

Bacchus, god of wine and ecstatic experience

archer of plague and purification

Pluto (or Dis), lord of the dead

Ceres, goddess of grain and harvest

Vesta, goddess of hearth and home

Mercury, the messenger god

his shrines are at Olympia and Dodona

his emblems: eagle, aegis, and thunderbolt

guardian of travelers, tricksters and thieves

Vulcan, god of fire and forge

'lady of the beasts' (potnia theron)

child of Maia (by Zeus) 'guide of souls'

sacred to him are stallions and bulls

child of Uranus, 'or of Zeus by Dione

Child of Metis, born from the brow of Zeus

Sumerian Inanna, Babylonian Ishtar

his centers are Delos and Delphi (at Mt. Parnassus)

Minerva, goddess of wisdom and war (strategy)

his priestess is the Pythia, his motto:'Know Yourself'

Indo-European Sky God (honored on 'Tuesday')

worshipped at Troezen by Hippolytus

Juno, queen of the gods, protector of marriage

honored with woven peplos at mid-summer Panathenaea

Earth Mother at Argos

he invented the lyre from a tortoise shell

Jupiter, sky-god, king of the gods

 

Match Greek gods with chief loves and adversaries

Zeus

Hera

Athena

Apollo

Ares

Aphrodite

Artemis

Dionysus

Hades

Demeter

Hestia

Hermes

Hephaestus

Poseidon

he loved Cassandra and Sibyl and gifted them with prohecy

she doomed the hunters Orion and Actaeon

Wed to Nereid Amphitrite, fathered Triton

mother, by Zeus, of Persephone

'Earth-shaker' sired Arion by Demeter

he was the ill-matched husband of Aphrodite

husband and abductor of Persephone

mother or Hermaphroditus and Priapus

Arachne challenged her at weaving and shriveled to a spider

she loved Anchises and bore him Aeneas

by Oceanid Leto he fathered Apollo and Artemis

Marsyas challenged him at Music (and lost his skin)

his most tragic love, Coronis, gave firey birth to Asclepius

Daphne rejected him but her laurel leaves are his victor's wreath

by Medusa he sired the winged horse Pegasus

he had an affair with Aphrodite, caught in the act by Hephaestus!

she granted Pygmalion's unusual request

 

You will be asked to give a brief description or outline for some of the following:

Hymn to Hermes

Loves of Apollo

Enemies of Artemis

Parthenon and Panathenaia

AND DONíT FORGET, be able to outline the Plot (what happens in the play) and identify key Characters in Prometheus Bound.