Greek Mythology

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Greek MythologybyMatthew S.

Traditional Culture DescriptionReligion: The Greek religion was a mixture of old minoan, Central Asian gods and West Asian ideas.Food: They commonly made yogurt and rice made from nuts, honey and sesame seedsClothing: Both men and women wore two pieces of clothing draped about the body. They also wore undergarments and a cloak

Summary of Creation StoryIn the beginning there was only Chaos. Out of that came darkness and night. Then came love, who brought light. And from light emerged Gaea, the earth. Gaea alone gave birth to her first child, Uranus. Uranus became Gaea's husband and together had three cyclopes, three Hecatoncheires(a.k.a. the hundred handed ones), and The twelve olympian Gods.

Gods and Goddesses Greek Mythology is very well known for their Gods and Goddesses. The most common are the olympians. Zeus is the leader of the olympians, he is the god of the sky, lightning and justice. The cheif godess is Hera, who is also the goddess of marriage. Zeus had many children who are in the twelve olympians. These include Apollo, Artemis, and Ares. The main trickster in greek mythology Would be the god, Hermes. He is the god of theives and the messenger of the gods. The Minotaur is one of the most feared beasts in greek mythology due to being half-man half-bull and his treacherous laberinth.




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