Atlas, one of the very important Greek Gods, is from the 6th century BCE. He is a very unique Greek God with a very important job, famous myths, and a powerful family. Atlas is the god of Astronomy and Navigation. He is one of the Titans or the Elder Gods that fought in the war against the Olympian Gods. He fought alongside his brother Menetius, but against his brothers Prometheus and Epimetheus.
Ivette Padilla Mr. Recinto English 1-2 2B November 18, 2015 "Hercules, My Epic Hero" Heroes come in all shapes and sizes and all have different backgrounds and characteristics that make them heroes. Epics, most importantly, ancient epics are all based around heroes and their journeys. The most well-known and one of the most important ones is, Hercules. Hercules was featured in both Roman and Greek mythology because he was an important aid to both nationalities ' history he was known as Herakles in Greek mythology and Hercules in Roman mythology. He was the son of Zeus, the god of the sky and the ruler of the Olympian Gods, and Alcmene.
For Native Americans, the Thunderbird is the answer to many nature’s puzzle, and it controls their lives. The appearance of Thunderbird varies from one Indian tribe story to another but most described the Thunderbird looks as a gigantic eagle: its eyes can shoot lightning, produce thunder by beating its wings, and
But at the end he overcomes his problems. For him overcoming his problem and having the power of the weather and control of death is a very strong power and the greek wanted the characteristic he had. So as you can tell the greeks wanted the hero to have a strength the everyone else didn’t have.
Then, there have another story of creation of man and woman that is according from the Greek stories that is have been found in some studies. This story is all about or based on that man created out of the Earth and next is about the story of Prometheus and also about his brother Epimetheus who made special things to the animals. Zeus in Greek mythology was known as the God of the sky and ruler of the Olympian Gods, he is also the most well-known Greek god in Greek mythology because of what heave done, and he gave a moral obligation on creating a man and the animals to the Titan Prometheus and to his only one brother Epimetheus. One day, Epimetheus was use to give all the animal special gifts for protection, such as shells for all the turtles
He possesses the power to restrict lightning and in the Roman his name is Jupiter. Zeus is the most powerful god, compared to his brothers. He is the ruler for the Greeks as compared to Jesus for us. He is also a grandfather to so many grandkids since he married his sisters and had an abundance of girlfriends. He could kill in a flash because everyone on mount Olympus must listen to him since he is the ruler.
Greek Mythology consists of many stories about gods, creatures, and heroes. These beings maintained a higher status than mortals and usually lived on what is known as Mount Olympus, "the palace of the gods". (UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology454-464) Many of their tales rose from actions of "pride, jealousy, love, and revenge". (UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology454-464) One of these tales being the story of Perseus, a Greek hero whose actions were driven by love. Although Perseus is best known for slaying one of Mythology's most powerful creatures, he is also known for nature's control of life and an act of heroism.
Twelve Olympians resided on Mount Olympus, Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Hestia, Demeter, Hermes, Aphrodite, Ares, and Hephaestus. Here, all of the gods and goddesses lived in palaces on the mountains peak and socialized, slept, ate, and ruled from above. Zeus was the ruler of the sky and the Olympian gods. He took the throne after he
ZEUS: Zeus was the father of the famous Greek hero Hercules. The name Zeus means “bright” or “sky.” His weapon of choice was the thunderbolt, made for him by the Cyclops. HERA: Hera was Queen of the Olympian gods. In the story of the Quest of the Golden Fleece, Hera was a gracious protector of the heroes. Hera had few, if any, redeeming qualities.
After all that Cronus became the ruler of the universe and sky. Now that Cronus one of Gaea 's and Uranus 's sons one of the most strongest sons went along and took control of Uranus to become the king of the sky. Uranus was not in early Greek paintings but Egyptian depictions of their sky-goddess Nut showed them how he was seen as a huge, star-spangled male with huge arms and legs, walking on both his hands and feet(all fours), with his fingers in the east, and his feet in the west, and his big body covered the entire earth to form the sky. In the Roman times he was often depicted as Aion, god of the infinite time, while being in form of a man grasping the zodiac-wheel, standing above the Earth. At the beginning of time there was just Chaos(Nothing), Nyx (Night), dark Erebos (Darkness), and a deep pit
The Greek god I am researching is, Zeus. Zeus is the most power full god. He has the power to throw lighting bolt control the weather and control the heavens. The reason I picked Zeus as my god is because he is a good strong leader. Zeus has a kind of small family, his mothers name is Rhea, his fathers name is Cronus, and his brothers and sisters are, Hades, posiden, Demeter, and Hsia.