Greek Mythology: FAMILY TREE OF THE GREEK GODS. The complete family tree of the gods is displayed over eight indexed charts.
The basic structure follows Hesiod's Theogony, but that author's genealogies have been expanded with a plethora of additional gods, spirits and creatures sourced from other classical sources. Where there is disagreement amongst ancient writers as to the genealogy of a certain character, the oldest and/or most popular source has been selected for the chart. An additional family tree depicts the divine genealogy given in Hesiod's Theogony. Click on any name in the chart to view the full page entry for that individual.
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Your teacher has already seen this. See Theoi; it has properly-sourced information. Known errors: Generally inconsistent sourcing. This chart was made in 2004, and Wikipedia was treated as a primary source. Pantheon. Family tree of the Greek gods. Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font.
See also List of Greek mythological figures Notes External links. Apollo (Crown) Gaia (Greek Mythology) The Greek word γαῖα (transliterated as gaia) is a collateral form of γῆ (gē, Doric γᾶ ga and probably δᾶ da) meaning Earth, a word of uncertain origin. R.
S. P. Beekes has suggested a Pre-Greek origin. In Mycenean Greek Ma-ka (trans. as Ma-ga, "Mother Gaia") also contains the root ga-. Ancient Greece - history, mythology, art, culture and architectu. Ancient Greece - history, mythology, art, culture and architectu. Greek Creation Story, Cronus and Rhea and Birth of Zeus. According to Greek mythology, in the beginning there was nothing.
This was called Chaos. From this nothingness came light, Mother Earth (Gaia) and Sky (Uranus) were formed. From Gaia and Uranus came six twins known as the Titans. The six twin Titans were named Oceanus and Thethys, Coeos and Phoebe, Hyperion and Thea, Creos and Themis, Iapetos and Clymene, and finally Cronos and Rhea. Gaia and Uranus also gave birth to three Cyclopes, three giants, each with fifty heads and one-hundred arms. Cronos cast the cut off genitals into the sea. After defeating his father, Cronos married his sister Rhea. Greek Stories about Zeus-The Birth of Zeus, the King of the Gods. Zeus was born by the Titans Cronus and Rhea.
Greco-Roman mysteries. See Western esotericism for modern "mystery religions" in the Western cultural sphere.
Definition The term "Mystery" derives from Latin mysterium, from Greek mysterion (usually as the plural mysteria μυστήρια), in this context meaning "secret rite or doctrine". An individual who followed such a "Mystery" was a mystes, "one who has been initiated", from myein "to close, shut", a reference to secrecy (closure of "the eyes and mouth"):56 or that only initiates were allowed to observe and participate in rituals. Mahabharatha and Trojan war - Greek influence on India.
Pandavas were sent to forest for 14 years, similarly the Greek-Trojan conflict went on for nearly 14 years.
The actual conflict described by Homer in Iliad is only 14 days. Same is the case with Mahabharata war, the war at Kurukshetra went on only for 14 days. The Trojan war scene of Iliad starts with reluctance of Achilles to fight the war. Chaos (cosmogony) The Battle with the Titans - Classical Mythology.
With his rescued siblings, Zeus had the beginnings of an army with which to challenge Cronus.
THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art. Greek mythology, The 12 Gods of Olympus. Mythology Guide - A dictionary of Greek and Roman Myths. Greek Gods Family Tree / Genealogy. Mythical Chronology of Greece. This Mythical Chronology of Greece depicts the traditional chronology established for the events of ancient Greek mythology by ancient chronographers and mythographers.
This list largely reflects the work of Saint Jerome, whose work in turn was based primarily on the analysis of Apollodorus, Diodorus Siculus, and Eusebius.  In a few cases, the chronology also reflects the opinions of more recent scholars, who have cross referenced the mythology to archeological discoveries. These interpolations are noted with italics. Although the Greeks did believe that much of their mythology was grounded in fact, this list is not intended to imply the literal existence of real-world parallels to all the characters listed below. The dates below are approximate.
Timeline The ages referenced in this section are the five Ages of Man of Hesiod. Greek Mythology. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art. Interactive Greek Gods Family Tree. Mythology: Greek, Roman, Norse, Egyptian, American Indian. Medusa. In Greek mythology Medusa ("guardian, protectress") was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as having the face of a hideous human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair.
Gazing directly upon her would turn onlookers to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto, though the author Hyginus (Fabulae, 151) interposes a generation and gives Medusa another chthonic pair as parents. Homère. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Homère (en grec ancien Ὅμηρος / Hómêros, « otage » ou « celui qui est obligé de suivre ») est réputé avoir été un aède (poète) de la fin du VIIIe siècle av. J. -C. Il était simplement surnommé « le Poète » (ὁ Ποιητής / ho Poiêtếs) par les Anciens. Les deux premières œuvres de la littérature occidentale que sont l’Iliade et l’Odyssée lui sont attribuées. La place d'Homère dans la littérature grecque est tout à fait majeure puisqu'il représente à lui seul le genre épique à cette période : l’Iliade et l’Odyssée lui sont attribuées dès le VIe siècle av.
Iliade. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. L’Iliade (en grec ancien Ἰλιάς / Iliás, en grec moderne Ιλιάδα / Iliáda) est une épopée de la Grèce antique attribuée à l'aède Homère. Ce nom provient de la périphrase « le poème d'Ilion » (ἡ Ἰλιὰς ποίησις / hê Iliàs poíêsis), Ilion (Ἴλιον / Ílion) étant l'autre nom de la ville de Troie. Odyssée. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. L’Odyssée (en grec ancien Ὀδύσσεια / Odússeia) est une épopée grecque antique attribuée à l’aède Homère[note 1], qui l'aurait composée après l’Iliade, vers la fin du VIIIe siècle av. J. Greek Anthology. The van Bosch and van Lennep version of The Greek Anthology (in five vols., begun by Bosch in 1795, finished and published by Lennep in 1822).
Photographed at The British Museum, London. Contains the metrical Latin version of Grotius's Planuedean version of the Anthology. Heavily illustrated.