Ms. Gokturk

Mythology

 

Identifying the Lesser Gods

 

Read pages 36-47 in Edith Hamiltonís Mythology. Identify each of the following in your notebook, clearly labeled and detailed. When appropriate, provide alternate names/Latin names. Leave space between each one to add further information later.

 

You will be quizzed on this material, so study hard!

 


Lesser Gods of Olympus

  1. Eros
  2. Hebe
  3. Iris
  4. The Three Graces
  5. The Nine Muses

 

Gods of the Waters

  1. Poseidon
  2. Ocean
  3. Triton
  4. Proteus
  5. Naiads

 

Gods of the Underworld

  1. Hades (locations)
  2. Tartarus & Erebus
  3. Charon
  4. Cerberus
  5. Acheron, Cocytus, Styx
  6. The Furies (Erinyes)
  7. Sleep and Death
  8. Elysian Fields

 

Earth Gods

  1. Demeter
  2. Dionysus
  3. Pan
  4. Castor and Pollux
  5. The Satyrs
  6. Nymphs (Oreads, Dryads, Hamadryads)
  7. Aoelus, Boreas, Notus, Zephyr
  8. Centaurs
  9. Gorgons
  10. Graie
  11. Sirens
  12. Fates (Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos)

 

Roman Lesser Gods

  1. Numina
  2. Silenus
  3. Sileni
  4. Lares & Penates
  5. Terminus
  6. Priapus
  7. Pales
  8. Sylvanus
  9. Saturn
  10. Faunus
  11. Fauns
  12. Janus