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Fun Quiz - Percy Jackson - find out who your godly parent is. Take this quiz and see what results you are getting.

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Polyphemus: gigantic one-eyed son of Poseidon and Thoosa in Greek mythology, one of the Cyclopes. His name means "much spoken of" or "famous". Telemus warned the Cyclops Polyphemus that the giant would lose his sight to a man named Odysseus.

Robin Hood

Many Robin Hood films have been made over years from the sublime ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’ staring Errol Flynn) to the ridicu.

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I've been seeing a lot of Medusa tattoos recently and while they look great I'm curious as to why artists give her hair with a few snakes mixed in when one of Medusa's distinguishing characteristics is that she has snakes in place of hair?

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Hera, queen of the Greek gods. Hera was Zeus' wife and sister, and was raised by the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. She was the supreme goddess, patron of marriage and childbirth, having a special interest in protecting married women.

Neat statue of artemis!

Artemis is one of the twelve main goddesses on Mount Olympus. She is twin sister to Apollo and is the goddess of the hunt and of wild creatures.

Each kid presents a Greek mythological character. It could be cool to have a character of the day throughout the unit and then the kids would be briefly exposed to a bunch of different gods.

Each kid presents a Greek mythological character. Very similar to my Meeting of the Gods assignment.

Pluto the Roman god of the underworld (equivalent to Hades in Greek Mythology)

Pluto the Roman god of the underworld (equivalent to Hades in Greek Mythology). Pluto is the one, dazzled by Orpheus' music, that strikes the deal with him: he can have Eurydice back if he doesn't look back while leaving the land of the dead.

Charon- Greek myth: the ferryman of the river Styx that separates the world of the living and the world of the dead. He gives a ride to the deceased for one coin, which is given to the dead in burial. He is often described as a hooded, skinny figure with a ferryman pole to guide his boat.

Charon is the ferryman of Hades war carried the newly deceased across the rivers Styx and Acheron that divded the world of the living from the world of the dead.Incidentally in Hindu mythology also deads are to cross a river named Baitarini .