Description: Dionysus (/ d aɪ. ə ˈ n aɪ s ə s /; Greek: Διόνυσος) is the god of the grape-harvest, winemaking and wine, of fertility, orchards and fruit, vegetation, insanity, ritual madness, religious ecstasy, festivity and theatre in ancient Greek religion and myth.. He is also known as Bacchus (/ ˈ b æ k ə s / or / ˈ b ɑː k ə s /; Greek: Βάκχος, Bákkhos), the name adopted by ...
Description: The ancient Greeks were a polytheistic people and worshiped a multitude of gods. The most important gods of the Greek pantheon were the Twelve Olympians, so-called due to the belief that they resided on the peak of Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece.. This group of deities consisted of Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Hera, Hermes, Poseidon ...
Description: In ancient Greek religion and mythology, the twelve Olympians are the major deities of the Greek pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Hermes, and either Hestia or Dionysus. They were called Olympians because, according to tradition, they resided on Mount Olympus.. Although Hades was a major ancient Greek god ...
Description: The other races were a 2-stade race (384 m.), and a long-distance run which ranged from 7 to 24 stades (1,344 m. to 4,608 m.).The fourth type of race involved runners wearing full amor, which was 2-4 stade race (384 m. to 768 m.), used to build up speed and stamina for military purposes.
Description: In Greek mythology, Pelops (/ ˈ p iː l ɒ p s, ˈ p ɛ l ɒ p s /; Greek: Πέλοψ) was king of Pisa in the Peloponnesus region (Πελοπόννησος, lit. "Pelops' Island"). His father, Tantalus, was the founder of the House of Atreus through Pelops's son of that name. He was venerated at Olympia, where his cult developed into the founding myth of the Olympic Games, the most important ...
Description: Hercules was a Greek god, the son of Zeus and Alcmene, and one of the best-known heroes in Greek and Roman mythology.
Description: The Winter Games feature 7 sports practised on snow and ice, both indoors and outdoors. The Modern olyMpic GaMes inTroducTion 3 The London 2012 Olympic ... to the gods. The Modern olyMpic GaMes The characTerisTics of The Modern olyMpic GaMes 5 In antiquity, the Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens hosted the sports competitions known as
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Description: 7 Artemis: The Goddess Of The Hunt. ... This is especially unique because, if there’s one thing people know about the Olympic Gods, it’s that they’re stubborn and unchanging.
Description: The twelve Olympian gods were the major gods of the Greeks and lived on Mount Olympus. They included: Zeus - Leader of the Olympians and god of the sky and lightning. His symbol is the lighting bolt. He is married to Hera, his sister. Hera - Queen of the gods and married to Zeus. She is the goddess of marriage and family.
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