Human Heritage A World History Chapter 11-1
Flashcard maker : August Dunbar
People who could speak with the gods
Statement of what might happen in the future. Could mean more than one thing.
Ruler of Mount Olympus. King of gods. God of weather.
Goddess of love and beauty
God of the sun, truth, archery, music, medicine, prophecy
God of war
Goddess of the moon, mighty huntresses, guardian of cities, of young animals and women. Twin sister of Apollo.
Goddess of wisdom, city goddess of Athens. Patron of household crafts. Protectress in war of those who worshiped her. Daughter of Zeus.
Goddess of crops. Giver of grain and fruit
God fertility, joyous life, hospitality, and of wild things.
God of fire, artisans, maker of Pandora- the first mortal woman. Husband of Aphrodite.
Protectress of marriage, children, and home. Wife of Zeus.
God of orators, writers and commerce. Protector of thieves and mischief-makers. Guardian of wayfarers, messenger to mortals. Son of Zeus.
God of sea, earthquakes. Giver of horses to mortals.
Built temples. Inside temple stood a statue of the god being honored. In front of the statue altar , temple god’s house, did not enter. Festivals
Chariot race, boxing, pancratium (combination of boxing and wrestling), pentatholon: run, jump, discus, wrestle, throw javelin.
Greek colonies, Greece, Africa, Italy and Asia Minor
First tragedies, then tragedies and comedies.
Talk in which personal thoughts and feelings are expressed to the audience