Dictionary of Terms
Zeus- The principle god of the Greek pantheon, ruler of the heavens, and father of the gods and mortal heroes.
Hera Pronunciation Key (hîr )-The goddess of women, marriage, and childbirth; the wife and sister of Zeus.
Reah- the wife of Cronus, Hera and Zeus’s mom.
curtailed Pronunciation Key (k r-t l ) to cut short or reduce.
removed or remote from others, solitary.
young man who pined away in love for his own image in a pool of water
and was transformed into the flower that bears his name.
Echo- Pronunciation Key ( k ) a nymph whose love for Narcissus caused her to pine away until nothing but her voice remained.
The Creation Myths
Chaos- Pronunciation Key (k s )-A condition or place of great despair.
Titans- Pronunciation Key (t t n)- One of the family of giants, the children of Uranus and Gaea, who sought to rule heaven and were overthrown and supplanted by the family of Zeus.
Loon- Pronunciation Key (l n) An y of several fish-eating, diving birds of Gavia of northern regions, having a short tail, webbed feet, and a laugh like cry.