The gods

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Zeus (Cloudgatherer)
Father&king of gods, thunder and lightning, law & order, skies, Xenia, maintenance of order&peace, knows fate. Sceptre, Throne, Eagle, Lightning Bolt
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Poseidon (Earthshaker)
God of the sea, earthquakes, storms & horses. Trident, Fish, Dolphin, horse & bull. Character is violent.
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Apollo (Phoebos, Epukourios, Delios)
Education, music & the arts, medicine & disease, the sun, prophecy, archery (disease). Lyre, string instruments, archery, sun, olympic reef
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Hephaestus (lame one)
God of fire, craftsmen. Lame character and ugly.
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Athene (bright-eyed)
War (strategy), wisdom, crafts, overseer of handicrafts, parthenos (virgins). Shield with medusa head, owl (wisdom), hide garment
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Artemis (Pheobe)
Hunting wild animals, childbirth, protector of young girls. Moon, stags, bow & arrows, gold chariot pulled by golden horned deer, deer, boar (given as sacrifice)
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Hera (Zygia)
Looks after young biys, protector of marriage rituals, protector of lawful marriage. Peacock, pomegranite, cow.
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Aphrodite
Make people fall in love, procreation, patron of prostitution. Goddess of love/beauty. The girdle, golden apple, pomegranite, myrtle tree. Most beautiful god & doesn't fight well (make love not war)
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Ares
God of war, bloodshed. Glorious in war, bloodsoaked, breaker of shields. Big sword, shield & helmet. Not popular and has children 'fear' and 'panic'.
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Hermes (messenger)
Roads, travel, trade, thievery, messenger of the gods, herds, athletics, flocks, ram bearer. Herald's wand, winged shoes. Beardless youth or handsome older, trickery.
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Dionysos (confusion)
Resurrection, grape harvest, wine, madness/frenzy, germination, fertility. Ivy crown, grape-vine, chariot with leopards, satyrs, cart. Friends with Pan. Companion of maenads and satyrs.
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Demeter (thesmophoros)
Corn, agriculture, harvest, sacred law, fertility of soil. Bringer of grain, corn mother. Grain bread, cornucopia (horn), torch, dark-haired, with a cloak. Generous, dark-haired
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Card 2

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God of the sea, earthquakes, storms & horses. Trident, Fish, Dolphin, horse & bull. Character is violent.

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Poseidon (Earthshaker)

Card 3

Front

Education, music & the arts, medicine & disease, the sun, prophecy, archery (disease). Lyre, string instruments, archery, sun, olympic reef

Back

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Card 4

Front

God of fire, craftsmen. Lame character and ugly.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

War (strategy), wisdom, crafts, overseer of handicrafts, parthenos (virgins). Shield with medusa head, owl (wisdom), hide garment

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