Greek & Roman Gods

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  1. The king of the gods. He was the all-wise ruler of all the gods of the sacred mountain of Olympus and protected Greece. He was also the god of the sky and of thunder. The Olymipic games are held in his honor.
    Zeus
  2. The daughter of Zeus and the patroness of Athens. She was the goddess of wisdom, courage, and victory. The Parthenon was built in her honor.
    Athena
  3. The son of Zeus and twin brother of Artemis. He was the god of sun and light.
    Apollo
  4. The sister and one of the wives of Zeus. She was the goddess of marriage and women.
    Hera
  5. The twin sister of Apollo. She was the moon goddess and the protector of wild animals. Her arrows brought death.
    Artemis
  6. The messenger of the gods and the god of travelers and traders.
  7. Hermes
  8. The brother of Zeus who rules the seas and rivers. It was thought that he caused earthquakes.
    Poseidon
  9. The goddess of love and beauty. She was the most beautiful of the goddesses and she protected lovers.
    Aphrodite
  10. The god of war. He was hated by the other gods because of his violence.
    Ares
  11. The goddess of the hearth. She was one of the most loved goddesses because she protected the city, home, and family. Every home had a shrine to her.
    Hestia
  12. The brother of Zeus and god of the underworld. He ruled the kingdom of the dead.
    Hades
  13. The goddess of agriculture, plants and harvest. She caused changes in the seasons.
    Demeter
  14. The Roman king of the gods and god of light.
    Jupiter
  15. The Roman queen of the gods.
    Juno
  16. The Roman goddess of the hearth.
    Vesta
  17. The Roman god of war.
    Mars
  18. The Roman goddess of the harvest, mother of the earth.
    Ceres
  19. The Roman goddess of love. Her son was Cupid.
    Venus
  20. The Roman god of the beginnings. The first month of the year, January, is named for him.
    Janus
  21. The Roman goddess of the moon and of hunting.
    Diana
  22. The Roman god of the sea.
    Neptune
  23. The Roman god of fire.
    Vulcan
  24. The Roman messenger of the gods and protector of traders.
    Mercury
  25. The Roman goddess of wisdom
    Minerva

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