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Meet the Olympians
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Ancient Greece
Can you
find Mt.
Olympus?
Mt. Olympus
is the highest
peak in
Greece and
the
mythological
home to the
12 Olympian
gods.
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Mt. Olympus in modern day Greece
Follow the links below for more beautiful views of the mountain:
http://www.sacredsites.com/europe/greece/images/mt-olympus-02500.jpg
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http://www.greecetravel.com/macedonia/mtolympus.JPG
http://www.photoseek.co
m/greece/01GRE-45-27LitohoroOlympus.jpg
Who are the Olympians?
The ancient Greeks believed that everyday
life was directly influenced by the actions of
the gods.
Although there are many Greek gods,
perhaps the 12 most famous are the 12
Olympians who were said to have lived on
Mt. Olympus.
Click on the link below to briefly meet each of
the 12 Olympians. RECORD your findings on
the organizer provided.
http://kathomas.stu.cofc.edu/info.htm#Zeus
Image from: http://www.crystalinks.com/olympians.gif
Time to meet the Olympians 1 on 1
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rmarks/1100000/1172768.jpg
Each of the following pages include a number of links to
information, videos, and images for each of the 12
Olympians.
Find the Olympian you have been assigned, and
complete the organizer you’ve been given while on your
journey meet the Greek gods.
Meet Zeus
Considered the “King of the gods,” Zeus has a lot to share!
Image from:
http://s2.hubimg.com/u/1802317_f520.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Zeus
Information:
 http://www.pantheon.or
g/articles/z/zeus.html
 http://www.zeus-
publications.com/zeusgo
d.htm
Images/Cartoons
 http://www.corkycartoon.com/
cartoons_books/zeus.jpg
 http://prometheuscomic.files.
wordpress.com/2008/03/prom
etheus-must-be-dreaming.jpg
Video
 http://greece.mrdonn.or
g/zeus.html
 http://www.teachertube.com/v
iewVideo.php?title=Zeus&vide
o_id=141965
Meet Poseidon
The Greek God of the Sea
Image from:
http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/Mythology/
Images/PoseidonArt.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Poseidon
Information
Images/cartoons
 http://prometheuscomic.files.
 http://www.historyforkids.org/
learn/greeks/religion/poseidon
.htm
 http://www.greek-gods-and-
goddesses.com/greek-godposeidon.html
 http://www.pantheon.org/artic
les/p/poseidon.html
wordpress.com/2007/09/prom
etheus-couldnt-care-less.jpg
 http://www.cartoonstock.co
m/newscartoons/cartoonists
/rha/lowres/rhan815l.jpg
Video
 http://www.teachertube.co
m/viewVideo.php?video_id
=140922&title=Poseidon
Meet Hera
Also known as Zeus’ wife AND sister
Image from:
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/JYPQG7IBls/TdQGY94rsRI/AAAA
AAAAAYs/51PIXn5zd48/s160
0/Hera+III.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Hera
Information
 http://gogreece.about.co
m/cs/mythology/a/myth
hera.htm
Images/cartoons
 http://www.cartoonstock.com/low
res/cgo0077l.jpg
 http://www.offthemarkcartoons.co
m/cartoons/2004-05-20.gif
 http://www.theoi.com/O
lympios/Hera.html
 http://www.offthemarkcartoons.co
m/cartoons/2002-05-01.gif
Video
 http://www.lycos.com/in
fo/hera--goddess.html
 http://www.teachertube.com/v
iewVideo.php?video_id=14196
7&title=hera
Meet Demeter
The goddess of the harvest
Image from: http://www.mothergod.com/images/demeterscythe.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Demeter
Information
 http://www.pantheon.org/
articles/d/demeter.html
Images/cartoons
 http://www.theoi.com/Oly
 http://karenswhimsy.com/public-
mpios/Demeter.html
 http://www.greekmytholog
y.com/Other_Gods/Demet
er/demeter.html
 http://quizilla.teennick.com/user_i
mages/W/WO/WOL/WOLVENBOR
N/1216159096_9586_full.jpeg
domain-images/greek-godsgoddesses/images/greek-godsgoddesses-2.jpg
 http://thewitcontinuum.files.wordpr
ess.com/2010/06/the_return_of_pe
rsephone.jpg?w=333&h=449
Video
 http://www.teachertube.com/view
Video.php?title=Demeter_Jordan
&video_id=142740
Meet Hermes
The golden-tongued messenger of the gods
Image from:
http://images.wikia.com/olymp
ians/images/3/3f/Hermes.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Hermes
Information
Images/cartoons
 http://www.cartoonstock.com/n
 http://www.theoi.com/Oly
mpios/Hermes.html
 http://www.greek-gods-
and-goddesses.com/greekgod-hermes.html
 http://www.greek-
islands.us/greekgods/hermes/
ewscartoons/cartoonists/jlv/lowr
es/jlvn387l.jpg
 http://www.bagagedrager.nl/EN
/Comics/Comic%20060114%20%20Oh%20my%20gods%20%20Hermes%20awakens.jpg
 http://n.nshrine.com/2465/icon
url.jpg
Video
 http://www.teachertube.com/vie
wVideo.php?title=Hermes_proje
ct&video_id=141150
Meet Dionysus
It’s safe to say, he knows how to party
Image from:
http://www.timothybanks.com/il
lusblog/wpcontent/uploads/2009/06/diony
sus.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Dionysus
Information
Images/cartoons
 http://www.pantheon.org/article

s/d/dionysus.html
 http://www.theoi.com/Olympios
 http://images.clipartof.com/thum
bnails/5696-Greek-God-Of-WineDionysus-Dionysos-BacchusClipart-Illustration.jpg
/Dionysos.html
 http://ancienthistory.about.com
/cs/grecoromanmyth1/p/Dionys
us.htm
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs49/i/2009/156/
0/1/Dionysus_by_DreamlessxPassion.jpg
 http://www.yearcats.com/wp-
content/uploads/2011/06/Dionysu
s_by_Kyngdok-1-1_original.jpg
Video

http://www.teachertube.com/viewVide
o.php?video_id=44905&title=Theatre_
of_Dionysus
Meet Aphrodite
A goddess known for her beauty
Image from:
http://drop.cl.studio83.co.za/static/data
/image/2011/06/aphrodite.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Aphrodite
Information
 http://www.pantheon.org
/articles/a/aphrodite.htm
l
 http://www.theoi.com/Ol
ympios/Aphrodite.html
 http://www.arthistory.sbc
.edu/imageswomen/paper
s/lombardiaphrodite/aph
rodite.html
Images/cartoons
 http://www.cartoonstock.com/
lowres/mmi0224l.jpg
 http://media.photobucket.com
/image/aphrodite%20catoons/
Nymphenee/aphrodite.png
 http://www.cartoonworld.org/
content/pictures/201101151111
3830000100.jpg
Video
 http://www.teachertube.com/v
iewVideo.php?title=Aphrodite
&video_id=141279
Meet Hephaestus
He’s more than your average blacksmith
Click on the links below to discover Hephaestus
Information
Images/cartoons
 http://www.wizards.com/dnd/i
 http://www.pantheon.org/a
rticles/h/hephaestus.html
 http://www.mythweb.com/g
ods/hephaestus.html
 http://www.theoi.com/Oly
mpios/Hephaistos.html
mages/dd_gallery/dd2/Hepha
estus_p120.jpg
 http://i379.photobucket.com/a
lbums/oo239/emili_strange/h
ephaestus.jpg
 http://www.glogster.com/medi
a/4/20/84/79/20847998.jpg
 http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs51
/f/2009/302/e/6/Hephaestus
__God_of_Blacksmiths_by_vi
olscraper.jpg
Meet Ares
The god of war
Image from:
http://witchfulthinking.files.wordpr
ess.com/2010/07/ares-battleready.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Ares
Information
 http://www.theoi.com/Olympios
/Ares.html
 http://ancienthistory.about.com
/cs/grecoromanmyth1/p/Ares.ht
m
Images/cartoons
 http://www.howarddavidjohnso
n.com/Ares,%20the%20god%20
of%20war.jpg
 http://www.ioffer.com/img/item
/205/557/900/nvvY.jpg
 http://comicsmedia.ign.com/co
 http://gogreece.about.com/cs/m
ythology/a/blmythares.htm
mics/image/article/105/1059471
/siege-2-first-look20100108011036142.jpg
Video
 http://www.teachertube.com/vie
wVideo.php?video_id=141280
Meet Apollo
The handsome youth
Image from:
http://www.ciracar.com/img/uncategorized/the_olympian
_gods_and_goddesses_of_greek_mythology/the_olympia
n_gods_and_goddesses_of_greek_mythology26.jpg
Click on the links below to discover Apollo
Information
 http://gogreece.about.com/cs/m
Images/cartoons
 http://s1.hubimg.com/u/463860
_f248.jpg
ythology/a/mythapollo.htm
 http://quizilla.teennick.com/use
 http://ancienthistory.about.com
/cs/grecoromanmyth1/p/Apollo.
htm
r_images/U/UP/UPS/upsnicole
08/1127877011_uresApollo.jpg
 http://media.comicvine.com/upl
 http://www.theoi.com/Olympios
/Apollon.html
oads/0/229/125239-173463apollo_super.jpg
Video
 http://www.teachertube.com/vie
wVideo.php?video_id=141972&ti
tle=Apollo
Meet Artemis
Don’t mess with her, especially if you’re a guy!
Click on the links below to discover Artemis
Information
Images/cartoons
 http://www.pantheon.org/artic
 http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs51/f/2
les/a/artemis.html
 http://www.theoi.com/Olympi
os/Artemis.html
 http://www.paleothea.com/Sor
taSingles/Artemis.html
009/286/9/2/Artemis__Goddess
_of_the_Hunt_by_violscraper.jpg
 http://ww2.thedollpalace.com/Dol
ls_library/dollz/greek-goddessbase112-doll21_12_25_2006.gif
 http://lh5.ggpht.com/-
s4_p5mnk0Rw/St6k_JfU4I/AAAAAAAAAkA/1AtV67Vf
al0/IMG_5642.JPG
 http://pstevensfhs.wikispaces.com
/file/view/Artemis1.jpg/55158024
/Artemis1.jpg

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