Greek Mythology

By Grace Honeycutt and Emily Hess

Greek mythology

The body of Myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their God and Heroes, that nature of the world, and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. It was part of the religion in Ancient Greece.

Greek Gods and Goddesses

The Greek Gods and Goddesses are the rule Olympus in Ancient Greece. The main fourteen Gods are Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Hades, Hestia, Demeter, Aphrodite, Artemis, Apollo, Athena, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Hermes, and Ares.

Gods, Heroes, and Monsters

Heroes

The Greek Heroes

In the Greek Myths there are Heroes that serve the Gods. They all have done Great acts of heroism and their names are known throughout History like Hrculese, Alanta, and Perseus.

Monsters

In Greek mythology monster were seen as villains or servants of the gods. Some played important roles in Greek mythology like Cyberus, who guarded the under worlds entrance so soul could not escape to the world of the living. Also, the Gorgons had snake hair and could turn anyone to stone with their gaze. The most famous gorgon was named Medusa but she wasn't immortal. The hydra had many heads. If you were to cut off one head, two more shall take its place.