The Greek Gods And Goddesses In The Trojan War

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The Greek gods and goddesses “shaped the destinies of men.” And still hold imaginations today. They were very important figures in Greek religion. They, and their great impact, have pushed the Greek civilization to the point of a greater lifestyle. The Greeks believed with all of their hearts that the gods were real and helped them in their day to day lives. They supposedly helped immensely in the Trojan war. The Big Three, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades, were all brothers that split territories three ways: Zeus, god of the skies, Poseidon, god of the seas, and Hades, god of the underworld.

First, we start with the goddesses. Artemis was the goddess of the hunt. She protected the hunt and the youthful. Apollos twin sister. She was the best archer
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With water covering over 75% of the earth, it is only fair that there is a god to rule. During a… the War, Poseidon favored the Greeks. While travelling home from the Trojan War, the Greeks were very egotistical. So, in return, be cast a violent storm up on them. Zeus ruled over gods and men alike from his throne on Mt. Olympus. He was to,” Maintain order and justice in the universe.” His thunderbolt was the most dangerous and most feared weapon on Mt. Olympus. You could say Zeus was Switzerland during the Trojan War. He refused to pick sides and decided to let the golden scales determine the destiny of Troy’s and Greece’s heroes. He was the one who had Paris decide which goddess was most beautiful. Coincidentally, he was also the father of Helen. He was the most disloyal husband. He pursued goddesses and mortal women alike. Temples and the Olympic Games were made in his honor. Hermes was Zeus’s messenger god and the patron god of travelers. He was also known as the god of thieves. It is said that when Hermes was Young, he stole a herd of cows from Apollo. As an apology he made Apollo a lyre from a tortoise shell. He helped Odysseus travel back home from Troy. Because of this he is known as aiding travelers. He created the sport foot-racing, for he was always on then to deliver messages. He brings good fortune and wealth. He also appears in many myths, more than the other Olympians. Considered to be the Most loved god on Mt. Olympus. Finally, there is Hades, god of the underworld. He is not considered to be a part of the 12 Olympians, but he is a part of the Big

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