The Greek Gods - GCSE Classics

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Zeus
King of the gods - responsible for weather, justice, and travellers
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Hera
Queen of the gods - goddess of marriage and family. Portrayed wearing a crown or as a peacock
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Demeter
Goddess of the crops, fertility and plays an important role in the agricultural society
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Poseidon
God of the sea, earthquakes and horses.
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Hephaistos
God of metal working and fire. He was lame and had an unhappy marriage to Aphrodite. Often portrayed around weapons or jewellery
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Apollo
God of light, knowledge, music, poetry, prophecy, archery, education and the arts.
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Artemis
Twin sister of Apollo and responsible of the moon. Also goddess of childhood, childbirth and hunting
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Athena
The goddess of wisdom and the domestic arts
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Aphrodite
The goddess of love, beauty and desire. Often portrayed with a sea shell
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Ares
The god of war and destruction.
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Hermes
The messenger of the gods who protected the traders
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Dionysus
Responsible for wine, theatre, wild partying as well as fertility.
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Card 2

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Queen of the gods - goddess of marriage and family. Portrayed wearing a crown or as a peacock

Back

Hera

Card 3

Front

Goddess of the crops, fertility and plays an important role in the agricultural society

Back

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Card 4

Front

God of the sea, earthquakes and horses.

Back

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Card 5

Front

God of metal working and fire. He was lame and had an unhappy marriage to Aphrodite. Often portrayed around weapons or jewellery

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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