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Zeus was the king of the gods. He could control the weather. The ancient Greek poet, Hesiod, called him the 'cloud-gatherer' and the 'thunderer'. His most powerful weapon was the thunderbolt. The ancient Greeks believed that when lightning struck ear
Zeus was the king of the gods. He could control the weather. The ancient Greek poet, Hesiod, called him the 'cloud-gatherer' and the 'thunderer'. His most powerful weapon was the thunderbolt. The ancient Greeks believed that when lightning struck ear
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Hera was the wife of Zeus and the queen of the gods. She is the goddess of weddings and marriage. She was extremely jealous of the many affairs of her husband Zeus. She took terrible revenge on the girlfriends and illegitimate children of her husband
Hera was the wife of Zeus and the queen of the gods. She is the goddess of weddings and marriage. She was extremely jealous of the many affairs of her husband Zeus. She took terrible revenge on the girlfriends and illegitimate children of her husband
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Athena is the goddess of war and cunning wisdom. She is also the goddess of pot-making and wool-working. She is associated with the city, and almost every town in Greece had a sanctuary dedicated to Athena. She invented the chariot, the bridle and b
Athena is the goddess of war and cunning wisdom. She is also the goddess of pot-making and wool-working. She is associated with the city, and almost every town in Greece had a sanctuary dedicated to Athena. She invented the chariot, the bridle and b
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Apollo was the god of the sun, truth, music, poetry, dance and healing. Poets and bards put themselves under his protection.
Apollo was the god of the sun, truth, music, poetry, dance and healing. Poets and bards put themselves under his protection.
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Demeter was the goddess of fertility and agriculture. She was an important goddess for farmers and women. Demeter was also associated with the underworld.
Demeter was the goddess of fertility and agriculture. She was an important goddess for farmers and women. Demeter was also associated with the underworld.
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Poseidon was the god of the sea and horses. He was the brother of Zeus. He was known for his bad temper and was greatly feared because of his ability to cause earthquakes. He was believed to be able to make fresh water gush forth from the earth.
Poseidon was the god of the sea and horses. He was the brother of Zeus. He was known for his bad temper and was greatly feared because of his ability to cause earthquakes. He was believed to be able to make fresh water gush forth from the earth.
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Hera was the wife of Zeus and the queen of the gods. She is the goddess of weddings and marriage. She was extremely jealous of the many affairs of her husband Zeus. She took terrible revenge on the girlfriends and illegitimate children of her husband

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Hera was the wife of Zeus and the queen of the gods. She is the goddess of weddings and marriage. She was extremely jealous of the many affairs of her husband Zeus. She took terrible revenge on the girlfriends and illegitimate children of her husband

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Athena is the goddess of war and cunning wisdom. She is also the goddess of pot-making and wool-working. She is associated with the city, and almost every town in Greece had a sanctuary dedicated to Athena. She invented the chariot, the bridle and b

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Apollo was the god of the sun, truth, music, poetry, dance and healing. Poets and bards put themselves under his protection.

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Demeter was the goddess of fertility and agriculture. She was an important goddess for farmers and women. Demeter was also associated with the underworld.

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