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ARES, DIONYSUS,
ERIS, THE FURIES
Mythology: Gods, Monsters,
Heroes
By: Asma Karedia, Arij Khanjee,
Sree Yeluri
Ares
LINEAGE:
o Son of Zeus and Hera (both detested him)
o Brother of Eris
o From Aphrodite - Anteros, Deimos, Eros,
Phobus, and Harmonia
o From Harmonia - the Amazons
o From Enyo - Anyalio, Atalanta, and
Parthenopaeus
SYMBOL:
o The vulture is his bird
o But the dog was wronged by being chosen
as his animal
o Bronze armor
POWERS/ WEAKNESSES:
o Powers: Decisive, determined, fearless
o Weaknesses: Impulsive, bloodthirsty,
raring for a fight regardless of the
consequences
Ares
ID/DESCRIPTION:
oKnown as the Father of Victory, Leader of
Men, Lord of the Dance, Ares, the Greek
God of War who is better known as the
Roman god named Mars
omurderous, blood-stained, incarnate curse of
mortals, yet cowardly when wounded or
defeated
oGoddess of War, Enyo, walks beside him with
Terror, Trembling and Panic and voices of
groaning arise behind them and the earth
streams with blood
ohateful throughout the Iliad
Ares
IMPORTANT EVENTS:
oTrojan war- Since Ares was in love with
Aphrodite, he sided with her and favored
Paris, yet with Hera and Athena opposing
him, he lost
ALLUSIONS:
o episodes of Xena: Warrior Princess; about a
warrior girl from Thrace
o The Sparta- Ares is viewed a masculine
soldier, and respected for his military
intelligence and physical strength
o Nissan Car model was named Ares
o The planet Mars is named after the Latin
form of Ares
Dionysus
LINEAGE:
o Parents: Zeus and the Princess of Thebes,
Semele
o Raised by the nymphs of Nysa
o Relationships: Aphrodite, goddess of love
and Nyx, goddess of the night
o Wife: Ariande, Princess of Crete
o Children: Priapus, Phthonus, Deianira
SYMBOL:
o Thyrsos- wooden stick with ivy leaves and
vines
o Flute and Wine barrels
o His animals are the panther and the tiger
POWERS/WEAKNESSES:
o Powers: Control growth of vines, banishes
fear, feelings of joy and freedom
o Weaknesses: intoxication, god of tragedy,
uncontrolled rage
Dionysus
ID/DESCRIPTION:
o Born of fire and nursed in water
o God of festivities, wine, and rebirth
o Considered as a handsome young man with
impressive hair
o He was popular among god and has many
festivals being held in his honor every year
o Dionysus was one of the Olympian gods who
actually did not live in Mount Olympus,
travelled w/ Satyrs
o Just like how wine causes one to have many
natures, Dionysus was known to have a dual
nature
Dionysus
IMPORTANT EVENTS:
o Granted Midas his wish of turning everything
he touched into gold
o Went to the Hades to retrieve his mother
back, Semele, and renames her Thyone,
making her the goddess of the inspired
frenzy
o Zeus stored him in his thigh after Semele
died (Dionysus=two births)
ALLUSIONS:
o Many European celebrations are held in
honor of Dionysus
o Haymitch, the drunk victor/sponsor, was a
representation of Dionysus; his intentions
weren’t always clear, short temper, almost
always drunk, and could be both heartless
and surprisingly benevolent
The Furies
LINEAGE:
o Born from the blood of Ouranos aka
Uranus (along w/ the Giants)
SYMBOLS:
o torch, whip, venom
POWERS AND WEAKNESSES:
o Powers: can conceal themselves from
mortals, can send their voices across
time and space, channel energy similar
to hellfire through their weapons
o Weaknesses: can’t live without sin,
anger always present (fury), merciless
The Furies
ID/DESCRIPTION:
o The Enriyes/ the Eumenides/ Kindly Ones
o Tisiphone, Megaera, Alecto
o pursue and punish sinners
o hair is snakes & eye shed tears of blood
o As long as there is sin on Earth, they can’t be
banished
IMPORTANT EVENTS:
o They pursued Orestes and wanted to
punish him for killing his evil mother. But
Orestes feels guilt, and prays to Athena to
be cleansed. Athena then convinces the
Furies to be merciful and from then on the
Furies became known as the Eumenides
(Benignant Ones)
o After Cronus injured Uranus, the Erinyes
emerged from those drops of blood
(similar to Aphrodite who emerged from
the sea foam)
The Furies
ALLUSIONS:
o Similar to how the Furies can send their
voices across space, in the book Fairest,
by Gail Carson Levine, the main
character Aza is able to “fling” her voice
and the events that transpire after that
rid her Kingdom (Ayortha) of a great evil
o The dementors in Harry Potter are a
representation of the Furies; they
relentlessly punish criminals, and are
unfamiliar with mercy, moderation, and
forgiveness.
Eris
LINEAGE:
o Sister to Ares
o Mother of Strife
o Daughter of Nyx
SYMBOLS:
o Golden apple- brings strife and turmoil
POWERS AND WEAKNESSES:
Powers: inspires competition, can convince
people to follow her
Weaknesses: disliked by many, chaotic,
brings dissention/ strife
Eris
ID/DESCRIPTION:
o Evil goddess of discord, rivalry, strife
o Disagreeable nature
o Not popular, normally left out
o Attended Ares on the battlefieldpurpose was to inspire people
IMPORTANT EVENTS:
o Intentionally left out of an important
wedding, Eris was bent on taking
revenge. She threw a golden apple
dedicate To The Fairest and the events
that transpired after that led to the
Trojan War.
o Accompanied Ares during the Trojan war
to inspire courage/ fear among the
warriors
Eris
ALLUSIONS:
o In Sleeping Beauty, the evil fairy
godmother that wasn’t invited to
Aurora’s birthday. Out of spite, she laid a
curse on both the princess and the
kingdom on the day of her wedding
o Snow White’s evil stepmother is a
representation of Eris, poisoned Apple
o Dwarf planet, Eris, discovered in 2005
was the cause of much astronomical
discord and argument
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