Gods and goddesses my teacher Mr.B said that It was very precise and informative. and I got a 93% grade on it.

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Aphrodite the goddess of love and beauty her symbols are mertle, sceptre, and a dove. Aphrodite held great power over mortals and immotals, but that did not meen she could not get hurt by love.Aphrodite often relations with both gods and mortals, so she was subjected to the pain of love. There are two beleifs on how Aphrodite was born. One of those beleifs was that that she was the daughter of Zeus and Dione pure and simple. And the other belief states that the Titan Kronos castrated his father Ouranos, and then cast the severed genitals into the sea. From the foam that gathered around the member, Aphrodite emerged, fully formed.And then there was Ares, god of war, his symbol was a spear.War, battles, and bloodshed were his major preoccupations.He was also inticed with the goddess Aphrodite whom was already married at the time. They got caught in the act by Aphrodites husband Hephaistos.

Ares and Aphrodite then were traped in an net that embraced the two together. Hephaistos then envited the olympian gods and goddesses to see the two traped. Les not forget Athena, goddess of wisdom, war, and crafts,her symbols are, aegis, owl, olive tree. She was the divine sponsor of warriors and heroes, she introduced several of the arts and crafts necessary for civilization, and she represented wisdom. She was born fully grown and armed from the head of Zeus. Zeus and Metis conceived a child but Zeus did not want this child to be a male god and overthrow him someday so he ate Metis while she was pregnant. Then Zeus gave birth to Athena by being hit in the head with an axe by Hephaistos. Athena and Poseidon Battled for the city of Athens, for it was both of...