ancient greece-greek mythology

by alysa chavez

what is Greek mythology?

Greek mythology is ancient stories of the Greek gods.the main Greek gods are: Zeus ,Hera ,Athena ,Aphrodite ,Poseidon ,Ares ,many more. Zeus is the ruler of mount Olympus and the god of the sky and thunder. Hera is the older sister of Zeus, and the wife of Zeus she is the goddess of marriage. Athena is the goddess of civilization, specifically wisdom, weaving, crafts and the more disciplined side of war. Aphrodite is the goddess of love ,lust, and beauty. Poseidon is the god of the sea, horses, and earthquakes.Ares is the god of war and bloodlust.

fesivials and sports events

  • the festival of heraia is a race between 16 women.
  • the Olympic games would have the Olympic athletes in training for ten months before the games and had the trainers who advised them on a diet.

my opinion of Greek mythology

I think Greek mythology is cool. It is interesting how this gods and goddesses came to be.I think the way Zeus overthrowed his father and saving his brothers and sisters is very fascinating.