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Greek Gods and Goddesses

Theseus and the Minotaur
Greek Gods and Goddesses (p. 810)

Use the Web sites below to complete the following activity.

People in Ancient Greece believed in many gods. To find out more about Greek gods and goddesses, create a class Bio Board.

Step 1: Bio Card Choose a god or goddess and create a bio card that includes his or her name, strengths, weaknesses, and any rituals or feasts given in his or her honor. Make sure to include a picture of the god or goddess you have chosen. You can draw the picture of what you learn, or you can use a picture that you found in your research.
Step 2: Bio Board When you are finished, put your bio card on the class Greek gods and goddesses Bio Board.

Greek Mythology http://www.mythweb.com/ index.html
Animated gods and goddesses bring a sense of playful humor to this site. An extensive encyclopedia and a teachers' resources section are among other highlights.

Encyclopedia Mythica: Greek Mythology http://www.pantheon.org/ areas/ mythology/ europe/ greek/ articles.html
Over 600 articles recount the stories of both major and minor characters of Greek mythology. Genealogy charts display the lineage of the deities. There is also a listing of Roman counterparts to the Greek gods and goddesses.

Greek Mythology http://www.messagenet.com/ myths/
In addition to providing listings of the Greek gods and goddesses, this site explores the origins of Greek mythology. Also included are a Fun Fact Quiz and a chart of the Greek deities' Roman equivalents.