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  1. page Demeter edited ... Demeter by: Georgia {scan0001.jpg} Demeter, an Ocean, Fruitful, and Lush, Unless Angered …
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    Demeter
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    Demeter, an Ocean, Fruitful, and Lush, Unless Angeredgodess of agriculture
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    Demeter shelter. Demeter then becomes attached with the child and does a ritual that involves hanging the baby upside down over the fireplace in order to make the child immortal. This is considered an honor, although the child’s mother walked in on the ceremony and believed that Demeter, in disguise as an old woman was trying to burn her child. “Demeter, Greek Goddess of the Bountiful Harvest” Another event
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    An interesting yet odd myth about Demeter is on her long
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    Demeter is a kind goddess that gifts mortals, although, if Demeter is in a bad mood or is stressed or insulted, then she is quiet deadly. Demeter stopped at a lake to drink water on her journey to find Persephone. Demeter drank loudly, and a boy approached her, and began to laugh at her for the noise being created. Turning around to face him, she angrily turned him into a lizard. No sooner than becoming a lizard, the boy/lizard was swooped up by a hungry bird and was eaten. Another large impact that Demeter made on the people of Greece is during Demeter's search, and absence of her daughter, she was overcome by grief and unable to allow growth on the earth. This affected the Greeks because depending on her mood, their civilization and culture could be completely wiped out due to lack of food. Although there are great consequences when Demeter is angry, there are numerous benefits to aiding her. For example one child was given the opportunity to become immortal, and another son of a man that helped her was cured of illness.
    Demeter was celebrated and honored due to her kindness and compassion towards mortals. Monuments and alters were built in honor of her as she was worshiped by the people of Greece. Her affect was great on the people, as the bounty of the harvest greatly impacted their economy and allowed them to flourish and plan ahead for the Winter while Demeter grieves the loss of her daughter till the next summer. Overall, Demeter was one of the more caring goddesses and should be greatly appreciated for her being so.
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  2. page Ancient Greek Government edited ... Ancient Greek Government By:Corin ... not at all all, Ancient Greeks ... made our wor…
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    Ancient Greek Government
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    not at allall, Ancient Greeks
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    made our worldssocieties more innovated. They were well in their studiesstudied a lot and did a lotnumerous things to help
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    people, we wouldn’t havewould be without the arts, nor dramas and acting of such.. So this
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    The main leaders of ancient Greece were the Chieftains, and the monarchs. These people were there to take care of the cities of Greece and took care of organizing them. Monarchs. These were people who were allowed to make decisions though there powers were limited. The monarchs were only allowed to make decisions for settled arguments between people of different households (oikoi). Though, as I said in the first paragraph, when the Dark Age ended, the population of the towns government changed and increased depending on how many people were living in that town. Later, there were kings that ruled those parts, though they did not do a lot of work and relied on the wealthy people to make the decisions. Though as time went on, the advisors created a class for the people called basilees. This was a group based on the nobility of the people. The leaders of that group were called the Aristoi (the beast). These people looked down on the people and were rulers for the poor.
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    "Ancient Greek Government - History for Kids!" Kidipede - History and Science for Kids - Homework Help for Middle School. Dr. Karen Carr. Web. 14 Dec. 2009. <http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/government/index.htm>.
    Http:chalk.richmond.edu/education/projects/webunits/greecerome/index.html//. Apr. 1998. Web. <http://chalk.richmond.edu/education/projects/webunits/greecerome/Greecegovt1.html>.
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  3. page Hera, The Rudest I Do edited ... Did you know the goddess of marriage had marriage problems herself? Hera, the goddess of marri…
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    Did you know the goddess of marriage had marriage problems herself? Hera, the goddess of marriage, birth and family, was best known for being the goddess of marriage. She has had several encounters with bad relationships yet many worship her. Hera was said to do many cruel things to Zeus’s other girlfriends and children that were not hers. Although Hera was goddess who was seen as helpful, she had dark moments and caused stress for Zeus, his family, and the world of the gods and goddess around her. (Hera)
    Hera was not a very kind person most of the time. She was always jealous of someone or something some way or another. She was especially jealous of Zeus’s his girlfriends/lovers and his son. Also, she punished them profusely for no apparent reason. Most of the stories concern Hera’s revenge toward Zeus and his lovers. A lot of people believe that Zeus seduced Hera while he was disguised as a cockatoo. Others believe that Zeus found her on an island and he carried her to a cave. Many believe that Hera was married in the Garden of the Hesperides, at the top of Mount Ida in Anatolia, or on the island of Euboea in the Aegean Sea. It is believed that Hera despised Zeus after a while of marriage because of his unfaithfulness with many women. (Hera’s revenge) {zoe_wedding.jpg} Wedding
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    so upset. She kept getting more and more frustrated with the marriage. Hera was always angry about his many other relationships with other women. She absolutely hated Heracles, because of the fact that she knew that he was illegitimate and a son of Zeus and a mortal. She punished him on several occasions, and also despised his lovers, and in result inflicted violence upon them. (Hera)
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    DeLuca, Erika. "Hera's Revenge." Faculty-Staff Web Server. Web. 13 Dec. 2009. <http://faculty-staff.ou.edu/M/Erika.D.Mitchell-Deluca-1/HerasRevenge.html>.
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  4. page Greek Goddess Artemis edited Artemis Hunting by the Light of the Moon by Kira The Greek goddess Artemis played a very imp…

    ArtemisHunting by the Light of the Moon
    by Kira
    The Greek goddess Artemis played a very important role in Greek mythology. She stood for what she believed in, and protected what she cared about. Artemis represented all of the different aspects of a woman.
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  5. page Strange Socrates edited ... Nick W. Socrates, failure or genius? Socrates was a Greek philosopher who is very well known.…
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    Socrates, failure or genius? Socrates was a Greek philosopher who is very well known. We know him and his well known philosophies through his pupils. He had major impacts on all sorts of societies and people, and had a different way of thinking.
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    isn’t worth living”.living” ("Socrates: Biography from Answers.com"). My interpretation
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    Everyone has opportunities of what they want to be, especially in Socrates’ time in Athens. Athens was flourishing at the birth of Socrates, so he had many opportunities. When Socrates was young, he practiced sculpting because of his father being a sculpture. Also, he had a strong passion for natural science. He wanted to know exactly how and why everything happened. During the Athenian war with Sparta, Socrates fought as a soldier. Although he was a strong soldier and was remarkably able to put up with the cold, he had greater interests with philosophy. Socrates had reasonable fair theories, but was put on trial for corrupting the young and heresy. His penalty was death sentence or to be kicked out of Athens. Instead, Socrates suggested that he should get free food for life because he had done the city a favor. The jury didn’t like that, so they gave him the death penalty. After waiting a month in prison, he was given his poison and died. In this time period many arts were accepted, but when it came to religion there wasn’t much leniency (“Socrates (469 B.C.-399 B.C.”).
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  6. page Eris-Daughter of Nyx edited ... Eris: goddess of discord and strife. Her brother was known as Ares, god of war. Did you know t…
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    Eris: goddess of discord and strife. Her brother was known as Ares, god of war. Did you know that she was the root of the Trojan War?. Being the goddess of discord, her angry aura was not company many liked to keep. She was not invited to the wedding of Peleus and Thetis, therefore, she sprung revenge. Eris threw a golden apple labeled "to the fairest" into the party. Three goddesses, Hera, Athena, and Aphrodite bickered until Aphrodite told Paris, the judge, that she would give him the most beautiful woman in the world (Helen of Troy). Of course he chose her, leading to the Trojan War.
    For every battle, you can blame Ares​. For every cry of pain, every drop of bloodshed, you can blame Eris. Eris commited the same number of acts as Ares and more. Even small disasters, like a street fight, Eris could be blamed. Her relish for blood was intense. Everything that is chaotic, or gory, yell at Eris. Truth is, if we were all Greeks, we would believe her fire still runs strong. Her fury exists in men and women alike. Everyone has a distributed part of her. No matter how calm someone may seem, they will blow up one day in a rage.
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    plagued mankind (page 2, 2nd source).”(Atsma, Page 2).” In Tartarus
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    the Olympians, becoming smaller than they, but ruled all they did. She was loved by no one, but ruled so many.not exactly one of them. Through resources, I thinkcannot determine whether she might have been thehas her own parents or was daughter of someone else, and joined the Olympians’ smaller gods and goddesses and demigods, like Hercules.to Zeus.. She is
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    Night, or Nyx.Nyx in some tales.
    So, is the daimone of strife too much for you to handle? Eris becomes what is in us all, hatred. We have the power to hate, but as she infiltrates our souls, the feeling becomes too great for us to handle, and we release it in a painful, physical way. Eris still lives in us all, although her time was much before ours, she is still here.
    *And, I have pictures, but none of them have been sent to me*
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  7. page Calypso edited ... By Margaret Calypso ... an enchantress. She had one parent and had a few kids of her own…
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    Calypso is mentioned in stories and is known by the Greeks. However, she is not worshiped in anyway. She has a spot on Olympus and is immortal. She is an enchantress and rules over her island Ogygia. She is the daughter of the titan Atlas. She does not have temples, or holidays in honor of her. However she is still considered a goddess.
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    Ebsco Kalypso, Theoi.com Calypso
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  8. page Circe the Sorceress edited Circe the Sorceress By: Nick T. Circe is the Greek goddess of magic and her name, when trans…

    Circe the Sorceress
    By: Nick T.
    Circe is the Greek goddess of magic and her name, when translated, means falcon. Her story in Greek Mthology is very interesting and different. She met famous Greek Heroes, and she was an amazing pythoness as well. Also, her parents were famous and where she lived is unlike any other. Circe is the greatest sorceress in all of Greek Mythology. {C_irce.jpg} Circe turns Odysseus's men into pigs
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  9. page Circe the Sorceress edited ... Circe met many heroes during her lifetime. Some included Medea, Jason, the Argonauts, and the …
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    Circe met many heroes during her lifetime. Some included Medea, Jason, the Argonauts, and the most famous, Odysseus. When Circe lived on the isle of Aiaia Odysseus washed up on shore after recently visiting the Laestrogonians. Circe did not like men very much, so when men met Circe she would turn them into animals. When Odysseus and his crew met Circe, they were unaware that she was going to turn them into animals. The messenger god, Hermes, gave Odysseus a magical herb called Moley. When all the men ate with Circe, everyone was turned into a pig except for Odysseus and Eurylochus (Eurylochus was suspicious of Circe so he did not eat). Odysseus made two deals with Circe, if he would eat with her, then she would turn his crew back to men from swine and if he slept with her, then she would let them leave. He did these things and left Aiaia for good. When Odysseus stayed with Circe for one year he slept with Circe and she bore him 7 children: Agrios, Latinos, Telegonas, Romanus, Romus, Anteias, and Ardeias. Other than Agrios, Latinos, Telegonas, Romanus, Romus, Anteias, and Ardeias, she had one more son, Faunus (father is unknown). Another story was when Medea, Jason, and the Argonauts visited the isle of Aiaia in order to find the Golden Fleece. The Golden Fleece is said to have special powers that can make a land very fruitful and healthy. Medea was a daughter of Helios the Sun god. When Circe saw her, she had a strange look on her face. She knew what would happen to Medea in the future, but when Medea pleaded for her to tell her, she would not talk about it. All she did was givethem a cup of water and Medea and Jason and the Argonauts went on their way. {Circe_2.jpg} Circe's Poison Chalice
    Circe was a beautiful woman always dressed in black dresses or clothing. Circe is known best as one of the greatest sorceresses in the world. She used her magic skills for the better of only herself. She would only use magic to make herself look better and magic to make people she did not like very unattractive. For example, in stories Scylla was a beautiful woman who was loved by the sea-god Glaucus. Glaucus asked Circe for charms so Scylla would fall in love with him. Circe was very jealous and put special herbs into the pool that Scylla bathed in changing her into a 6 headed 12 legged creature who was so ugly no one would marry her, so she moved into the mountains and dwelled in a cave not to far from Aiaia. Circe was such a powerful sorceress, you could even tell when her prescence was near because the trees would turn white, the ground would quake, and the forest would move.
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    Circe lived in the island of Aiaia. Romans believed that Aiaia was located on Cape Circaeum on Mount Circeo, 100 km south of Rome. Circe had some neighbors when she lived on Aiaia. Charybdis, the whirlpool monster, Scylla, the 6 headed 12 legged beast, and the Laestrygonians. She was not well liked by her so called “neighbors” because she thought she was better than all of them. She also turned the beautiful maiden Sylla into the 6 headed 12 legged monster, and she was not too happy about that.
    Circe waits for sailors to wash up on her island. In Greek Mythology a wanderer is normally treated as a special visitor, but Circe would drug them then she would turn them into animals or serve them for dinner. The most famous part of Circe’s life was when she met the great hero, Odysseus. Circe still roams the world because the gods and all the mythical creatures never die.
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    Works Cited
    1) “Kirke.” Circe. Aaron J. Atsma. New Zealand:Theoi Project, 2000-2008. 9 December, 2009.
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  10. page Greek Goddess Artemis edited ... Artemis by Kira The Greek goddess, goddess Artemis played ... the Greek’s 12 greatest …
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    Works Cited:
    "Artemis." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition (2009): 1. MAS Ultra - School Edition. EBSCO. Web. 09 Dec. 2009.
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