Greek Gods: Olympians & Titans (Titans: (According to the Greeks the…
Greek Gods: Olympians & Titans
According to the Greeks the Titans were the first gods to rule the Earth.
Cronus was the first ruler of the Titans
The Titans Were Assosiated with various planets
*Most famous gods & goddesses were: Geae(Earth goddess;Uranus(sky god); Pheobe(god of moon)
They were an aincent race of Giants deafeated by Zeus . Titanic struggle
became the supreme ruler of the gods.(Lord of Sky & rain)
He moved to Mount Olympus(Greece} & ruled from there.
Zeus depicted as a Septre & an eagle
The Greeks wrote stories about the gods because they did not understand much about science and nature
Parents told the stories to their children. Eventually the stories were written down.
Giant head & 1 eye
He made weapons for the gods
*The Ancient Greeks believed in 2 groups of Gods
Apollo (son of Zeus)
Apollo Had an important job to do every morning he had to drive the sun on his chariot to bring daylight to the world
A young boy who never grows old
He carries a harp as he is the god of music.
God of hunting. He carries bow & arrow.
Man long beard
ruled kingdom of the dead so he carried a key and spectre
Cronus was married to Rhea & they had 6 kids. He swallowed his first 5 kids; Rhea tricked him with 6th child(wrapped in stone). She sent Zeus to live in Crete. Zeus deposed Coronus.
He ruled 12 gods called the olympians(after their dwelling place in Greece)
Artemis (daughter of Zeus) protector of young & lady of wild things.