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Zeus

Symbols: thunderbolt, eagle

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Hermes

messenger of god

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Hermes

Wears winged cap and sandals

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Demeter

Job description: goddess of earth, agriculture, and fertility

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Apollo

Roman name: Phoebus

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Apollo

Symbols: laurel wreath, mouse, golden chariot, golden lyre, golden bow and arrows

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Aphrodite

Roman name: Venus

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Ares

Roman name: Mars

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Ares

god of war, hatred, and violence

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Hades

Roman name: Pluto

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Hades

Helmet of invisibility, Symbols: used a bidet (2-pronged spear), Cerberus (his 3-headed dog), or the cypress tree. He guarded all the dead and was also in charge of the gems, minerals and wealth of the underworld.

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Poseidon

god of the sea, horses and earthquakes

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Zeus

Roman name: Jupiter, Jove

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Zeus

king of all gods, god of heavens and earth; ruler of weather and giver of justice

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Zeus

Symbols: thunderbolt, eagle

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Hermes

Roman name: Mercury

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Hermes

messenger of god

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Hermes

Wears winged cap and sandals

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Demeter

Roman name: Ceres

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Demeter

Job description: goddess of earth, agriculture, and fertility

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Demeter

Symbols: wheat, cornucopia, poppy flower

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Apollo

Roman name: Phoebus

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Apollo

twin brother of Artemus, his name is always the same

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Apollo

Symbols: laurel wreath, mouse, golden chariot, golden lyre, golden bow and arrows

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Aphrodite

Roman name: Venus

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Aphrodite

Job description: goddess of love and beauty

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Aphrodite

married to Hephaestus

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Ares

Roman name: Mars

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Ares

god of war, hatred, and violence

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Ares

Symbols: dog, vulture, wild boar, and bloodstained spear

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Hades

Roman name: Pluto

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Hades

god of the underworld

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Hades

Helmet of invisibility, Symbols: used a bidet (2-pronged spear), Cerberus (his 3-headed dog), or the cypress tree. He guarded all the dead and was also in charge of the gems, minerals and wealth of the underworld.

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Poseidon

Roman name: Neptune

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Poseidon

god of the sea, horses and earthquakes

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Poseidon

Symbols: trident, dolphin, horse, bull

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roman god of the sky; father of the gods

Jupiter

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Hera

Roman name: Juno

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Hera

Roman name: Juno

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greek god of the sky; father of the gods

Zeus

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Hera

protector of marriage

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roman queen and godess of mothers

Juno

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Hera

Symbols: cow, peacock

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Hera

Symbols: cow, peacock

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greek queen and goddess of mothers

hera

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Hestia

Roman name: Vesta

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roman god of war

mars

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Hestia

goddess of hearth and home

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Hestia

goddess of hearth and home

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greek god of war

ares

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Hestia

Symbols: the hearth fire

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roman goddess of grains and faming

ceres

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Hephaestus

Roman name: Vulcan

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Hephaestus

Roman name: Vulcan

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greek godess of grains and farming

dementer

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Hephaestus

creates beautiful things from anvil and forge

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roman god of light, art, and healing

apollo

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Hephaestus

Symbols: fire, axe, hammer

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Hephaestus

Symbols: fire, axe, hammer

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greek god of light, art, and healing

apollo

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Dionysus

Roman name: Bacchus

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roman godess of love and beauty

venus

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Dionysus

god of wine and theatre, took Hestia's place as 12th olympian

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Dionysus

god of wine and theatre, took Hestia's place as 12th olympian

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greek goddess of love and beauty

aphrodite

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Dionysus

Symbols: ivy, vine, grape bunches, wine cup, leopard

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roman godess of wisdom and crafts

minerva

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Artemis

Roman name: Diana

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Artemis

Roman name: Diana

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greek goddess of wisdom and crafts

athena

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Artemis

goddess of moon and hunting, patroness of maidens

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roman god of trade and the messenger

mercury

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Artemis

Symbol: dear, silver chariot, silver bow and arrows, crescent moon crown

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Artemis

Symbol: dear, silver chariot, silver bow and arrows, crescent moon crown

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greek god of trade and the messenger

hermes

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Athena

Roman name: Minerva

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roman goddess of the moon and the woods

diana

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Athena

goddess of wisdom and war, daughter of Zues who sprang from his head

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greek goddess of the moon and the woods

artemes

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Athena

Symbols: owl, olive tree, Medusa-head shield

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Athena

Symbols: owl, olive tree, Medusa-head shield

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roman god of the oceans and the seas

neptune

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Eros

Roman name: Cupid

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Eros

Roman name: Cupid

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greek god of the oceans and seas

poseidon

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Eros

Son of Aphrodite, uses arrows to make people fall in love

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Eros

Son of Aphrodite, uses arrows to make people fall in love

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roman god of fire and the blacksmith

vulcan

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Persephone

Daughter of Demeter, wife of Hades, Spent six months in the underworld

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greek god of fire and the blacksmith

hephaestus

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Persephone

Roman name: Proserpina

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Persephone

Roman name: Proserpina

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roman goddess of the hearth and fire

vesta

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Persephone

Goddess of Underworld

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greek goddess of the hearth and fire

hestia

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roman god of joy and wine

bacchus

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greek god of joy and wine

dionysus

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roman god of farming

saturn

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greek god of farming

cronus

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roman god of the woods and mischief

fauhus

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greek god of the woods and mischief

pan

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roman god of love

cupid

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greek god of love

eros

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roman god of the underworld

pluto

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greek god of the underworld

hades

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roman goddess of the underworld

proserpine

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greek goddess of the underworld

persephone

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roman godess of dawn

aurora

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greek goddess of dawn

eos

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roman god of strength

hercules

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greek god of strength

heracles