Gods Flashcards Preview

Greek Mythology > Gods > Flashcards

Flashcards in Gods Deck (22)
Loading flashcards...
0

Who was Zeus?

He was the king of the gods and god of the sky with the symbols of a lightning bolt and an eagle.

1

How did Aphrodite come to be?

She rose from the sea foam that was created by Ouranus's body parts being thrown into the sea after he'd been killed by Kronos.

2

Who was Hera?

She was the sister-wife of Zeus, mother to ares and Hephaestus and goddess of marriage and family. Her symbol was the peacock.

3

Who was the daughter of Zeus and Metis?

Athena, goddess of wisdom, battle strategy and patron goddess of Athens.

4

Who was the wife of Hephaestus and girlfriend of ares?

Aphrodite, goddess of love

5

What was the order of Kronos and Rhea's children?

Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, Zeus.

6

Who were the twin gods who adopted the roles of being gods of the sun and moon?

Apollo and Artemis

7

Who was the demigod son of Zeus who was turned into a god after an impressive invention?

Dionysus, god of wine

8

Who was known as the greatest enemy of the gods?

Typhon, father of all monsters

9

What was the offspring of a god and a human called?

Demigod

10

What was the main home of the gods?

Mt Olympus

11

What were the domains split between the brother Zeus, Poseidon and Hades?

Sky, sea and the underworld

12

Who was the goddess of the hearth who gave up her seat on the Olympian council for Dionysus to avoid a dispute?

Hestia, oldest child of Kronos and rhea

13

How many Olympian gods made up the council of gods?

12

14

Which goddess is blamed for starting the war in Troy that occurred for 10 years?

Aphrodite

15

Which god's name isn't changed for his Roman form?

Apollo

16

Who fathered Percy Jackson in Rick Riordan's book series?

Poseidon

17

Who was the son of Aphrodite whose Roman name is Cupid?

Eros, god of love like his mother

18

Who was the goddess of the hunt and given the role of goddess of the moon later on?

Artemis, twin sister of Apollo

19

Which god is renowned for being the most unfaithful and siring most Greek heroes?

Zeus, god of the sky and king of the gods

20

Which of the following goddesses were NOT virgin goddesses (refused to marry)?
Athena
Artemis
Hestia

They all swore to never marry

21

Who were the gods that competed to be patron god of Athens?

Athena and Poseidon