Greek Goddesses In Greece Today

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The purpose of this project is to inform about the Greek Goddesses and how they affect life today. Greek Goddesses are mythological figures that are still worshiped throughout Greece today. Greek Goddesses all have a major part in explaining how the Greeks believe something came to be. Some of the Greek Goddess are Olympians. The Olympians persist of twelve gods and goddesses. At Mount Olympus, the Olympians helped overthrow the Titans. today, Mount Olympus is home of the Olympians. Greek Goddesses can be found in books, art, and architecture. The famous books by Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey include well-known Greek Goddesses. The Greeks did paint on pottery, but not very often. Art in Greece, were mainly statues. Kouros are statues posing in a natural position. Also, the Greek used athletic poses. The most known Greek statue in an athletic position was Myron’s Disc Thrower, which was of Artemis. Greece is also known for its architecture.Greece’s architecture consists of ancient buildings. One of the most famous buildings in Greece is the Parthenon. The Parthenon was built as a tribute to Athena. Another well known building in Greece is the Temple of Hera in Olympia. The Temple of Hera is now used where the torch for the Olympics is lit. Greek Mythology is myths and teachings that the Greeks used to explain their gods and heroes, nature, and their own religious beliefs. Goddesses were part of these myths and each were worshiped as a representation of a part of their

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