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Describe two sets of children of Mother Earth and Uranus.
1. Cyclopes and Monsters
2. Titans
How did Rhea and Mother Earth fool Cronus?
They gave him a rock instead of a baby.
Describe the palace of the gods and name its builder.
On Mt. Olympus, Concealed in clouds and built by the Cyclopes
Who was Zeus’ first wife?
Metis
What was Atlas’s, the strongest of the Titans, punishment?
To hold the vault of the sky upon his shoulders for all of eternity.
Who were the two monsters Mother Earth brought forth to fight Zeus?
Typhon and Enchida.
Who was the queen of the gods?
Hera
Which goddess had neither a mother nor father? How did she come to be “born”?
Aphrodite. No one knows where she's from. She came from the sea on a cushion of foam, and the west wind blew her ashore.
What did Cronus do to all of his children (except Zeus)? Why?
Swallowed them. he was afraid of being overthrown.
What were the weapons the Cyclopes made for Zeus and his brothers?
For Zeus; Thunderbolts
For Poseidon; a Trident
For Hades; a cap of invisibility
Describe the monsters, Typhon and Echidna.
Typhon had a hundred heads,was immensely strong and violent.
Enchida was hideous.
What gift did Mother Earth give Hera as a wedding gift? Where did she keep the gift?
A tree with golden apples. In the garden of the Hesperides.
Why was Arachne turned into a spider?
She scorned the gods and claimed she was a better weaver than Athena.
Name the gods and goddesses who sat on the Twelve Golden Thrones. in (), the other 2
Zeus
Hera
Hephaestus
Ares
Aphrodite
Athena
Apollo
Artemis
Hermes
Poseidon
Demeter
Dionysus
(Hades)
(Hestia)
Name the king of the gods. What was his weapon?
Zeus. Thunderbolts.
Name the god of the sea.
Poseidon
Name the god of the underworld.
Hades
Name the queen of the gods.
Hera
Name the goddess of the hearth.
Hestia
Name the goddess of the harvest.
Demeter
Name the god of smiths and fire.
Hephaestus
Name the god of war.
Ares
Name the god of light and music.
Apollo
Name the goddess of the hunt.
Artemis
Name the goddess of wisdom.
Athena
Name the goddess of love and beauty.
Aphrodite
Name the herald of the gods.
Hermes
Name the god of wine.
Dionysus
What is Tartarus?
The deepest, darkest pit on Earth
Who are the Titans and Titanesses?
The first children of Uranus and Gaea.
Describe what happened to anyone who saw Medusa?
They turn to stone
Describe how Perseus killed Medusa. What sprang from her neck upon death?
Cut off her head. The winged horse Pegasus.