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can someone summarize in 100 words or more what you learned about Greek/Norse gods

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kisstopher83 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Honors

Posted August 8, 2012 at 2:24 AM via web

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can someone summarize in 100 words or more what you learned about Greek/Norse gods

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hell-boy- | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 2) eNoter

Posted October 14, 2012 at 7:34 PM (Answer #1)

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Probably no use to you now but I know alot about greek mythology, norse not as much.

Greek gods:

Zeus-King of the gods. God of lightning, law, justice, sky and heavens. Symbols-Lightning and eagles.

Hera-Queen of the gods. Goddess of marriage, pregnant women and family. Symbols-Cows and peacocks.

Poseidon-God of the seas, oceans, fresh water and horses. Symbols-Trident, dolphins and horses.

Demeter-Goddess of agriculture and harvests. Symbols-Barley and grain.

Apollo-God of prophecy, music, medicine and the sun. Symbols-the lyre, sun.

Artemis-Goddess of the hunt, maiden girls and the moon. Symbols-moon, bow and arrow.

Ares-God the war. Symbol-boar and bloody spear.

Athena-Goddess of battle strategy, wisdom and craft. Symbols-owls and olive trees.

Hephaestus-God of forges, metalwork, fire and craftsmen. Symbols-Anvil, fire and hammer.

Aphrodite-Goddess of love and beauty. Symbols-dove and girdle.

Hermes-God of travel, travellers, thieves, roads and messenger of the gods. Symbols-Caddeaus and snakes

Dionysus-God of wine, grapes and festivals. Symbols-grapes and tigers.

Those above are the 12 olympian gods but their are 2 other main gods listed below.

Hades-God of underworld, dead and wealth. Symbols-Helm of darkness and treasure.

Hestia-Goddess of the hearth and home. Symbol-Fireplace.

This is the basics. If you need more info on what they did please message me. Hope this helped.

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