Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Some rights reservedSome rights reserved by dynamosquitodynamosquito.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "Some rights reservedSome rights reserved by dynamosquitodynamosquito."— Presentation transcript:

1 Some rights reservedSome rights reserved by dynamosquitodynamosquito

2 Uranus “Father Sky” Uranus “Father Sky” Gaia “Mother Earth” Gaia “Mother Earth”

3 Descendants of Gaia and Uranus

4 The Mutilation of Uranus: fresco by Giorgio Vasari and Cristofano Gherardi, c. 1560 Cronus overthrows Uranus Cronus Pictured With Sickle

5 Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, 1482-1486

6 Understandably PARANOID Peter Paul Reubens, Cronus Devours Poseidon


8 Zeus, Poseidon, & Hades defeat Cronus and the Titans War of the Titans


10 Zeus (Jupiter) Poseidon (Neptune) Apollo Hermes (Mercury) Ares (Mars) Hephaestus (Vulcan) Hera (Juno) Athena (Minerva) Aphrodite (Venus) Artemis (Diana) Demeter (Ceres) Hestia (Vesta) Hades (Pluto)

11 King of the Gods Known for his many romantic escapades Lord of Sky and Thunder

12 HIGH MAINTENANCE Causes earthquakes, storms, and shipwrecks when ignored Lord of the Sea

13 Hades with his hell hound, Cerberus, guardian of the gates of the Underworld Lord of the Underworld

14 god of the sun, prophecy, music, poetry, etc.

15 Greeks would visit Apollo’s Oracle seeking prophecies about the future. Photo Credit: LuarvickLuarvick

16 Women and Marriage Sister AND Wife of Zeus Queen of the Gods

17 Ambrogio Figino, Io and Zeus

18 The Parthenon (Athens) Patroness of Athens Wisdom & Warfare

19 Parthenos = Virgin Photo Credit: Steve SwayneSteve Swayne

20 Some rights reservedSome rights reserved by Serge MelkiSerge Melki


22 love, beauty, pleasure and procreation Carson picked this!

23 Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, 1482-1486

24 Prometheus by Theodoor Rombouts (1597–1637)

25 Patron of Mankind Prometheus watches Athena endow his creation with reason (painting by Christian Griepenkerl, 1877)

26 Patron of Mankind Prometheus tricked Zeus twice on behalf of humanity. Prometheus Tricks Zeus The Theft of Fire

27 The Theft of Fire, Christian Griepenkerl

28 Atlas and Prometheus facing their respective punishments from Zeus

29 Prometheus Being Rescued by Hercules, by Christian Griepenkerl


31 The First Woman created by Zeus as a revenge against Prometheus and men “All Gifts” HOPE Sometimes, it’s all we have left!

32 “From her is the race of women and female kind: of her is the deadly race and tribe of women who live amongst mortal men to their great trouble, no helpmeets in hateful poverty, but only in wealth.” -- Hesiod (Greek Writer) John William Waterhouse, Pandora (1896) The Ancient Greek View


Download ppt "Some rights reservedSome rights reserved by dynamosquitodynamosquito."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google