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  1. page Religion-Hera edited Hera,was a powerful queen in her own right, long before her marriage to Zeus. The goddess Hera r…

    Hera,was a powerful queen in her own right, long before her marriage to Zeus. The goddess Hera ruled over the heavens and the earth, responsible for every aspect of existence, including the seasons and the weather. Her name translates as the "Great Lady".
    (Our word galaxy comes from the Greek word gala meaning "mother's milk" . . . legend has it that the Milky Way was formed from the milk spurting from the breasts of the Greek goddess Hera, Queen of Heaven. Where drops fell to earth, fields of lilies sprung forth.)
    Hera was also worshiped as the Roman Goddess Juno(June was named after her)
    The goddess Hera blessed and protected a woman's marriage, bringing her fertility, protecting her children, and helping her find financial security. Hera was, in short, a complete woman, overseeing both private and public affairs. Hera's uncommon beauty that attracted the attention of her future husband, the lusty Zeus, who tricked Hera into taking him to her breast by changing himself into a small, frightened and wounded bird that elicited her pity. Once cradled in Hera's bosom, Zeus changed back into his manly form and tried to take her . . . but she resisted his advances, putting him off until he promised to marry her. The delay only increased his desire for Hera and, once married, they had the longest honeymoon on record, lasting over 300 years!
    Hera cared for her beauty carefully. She went to bathe every year in the spring Canathus as Nauplia and renewed her virginity in the mystical waters. She was known as the "white armed goddess" and was irresistible when she fragranced her body with a lotion so sweet that it filled the whole universe with its fragrance. Hera is queen of Olympus, sister and wife of Zeus, daughter of Cronis and Rhea, and mother of Ares, Hebe, Hephaestus, and Eileitha. As the eldest daughter of Cronus and Reah, Zeus was deemed to give her respect. Hera was associated with Zeus's sovereignty and became the chief feminine deity of Olympus. She sat on a golden thrown beside her husband and when she entered the congregation of all the gods, they all rose in reverence to her. On Olympus. Her marriage to Zeus had been the occasion of great rejoicing.
    In her role as the first lady of Olympus, she has an extremely difficult temper as she is always angered by Zeus's infidelities. She had always been filled with hatred and jealousy of her mate's children by others as well as her husband's infidelities. Zeus was not a faithful spouse and his many infidelities kept Hera in a constant rage. She often sought revenge with the bastard children if she could not hurt the woman first hand. Hera, protecting the deity of the wives, she is often angry with Zeus because she regards his infidelities as insults. Shortly after they had been married, she left Olympus on protest and returned to the isle of Euoba. Zeus had to coax her back by carrying around a statue throughout Greece spreading the message that there was a new fiancee to the master of the gods. In a fit of jealousy, she seized the chariot and discovered the trick her husband had played on her. She returned somewhat despondent to Olympus.
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Sunday, February 5

  1. page Democracy edited ... There were three main political structures, they were the assembly, the court, and the council…
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    There were three main political structures, they were the assembly, the court, and the council. Both the council and the court held the main source of power. The assembly's meeting was an important event in Greek democracy, any adult male citizen could take part in the assembly and it was mandatory to do it. Later the trials and legislation were moved to the courts. To be able to vote, you had to physically attend the meeting.
    In 355 B.C., political trials were made in courts and not the assemblies, the court could accept or reject the decisions made by the assembly. Although it was not a perfect democracy there's not many difference from ancient greek democracy and modern day democracy.
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Wednesday, February 1

  1. page The Statue of Zeus\Greek Architecture\ edited ... History of the Statue of Zeus A huge and spectacular temple was built to honor the god Zeus, …
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    History of the Statue of Zeus
    A huge and spectacular temple was built to honor the god Zeus, when the first Olympic Games occurred around the year 776 BC and a statue of the king of gods was built inside the temple. In 391 AD the temple of Zeus w as closed because the Olympic Games were banned; it was eventually destroyed by fire in 462 AD.The statue of the Zeus at Olympia and its history has been from 2500 years ago, a great source of inspiration for artists of all times and it is still now one of the most famous works of art of the history.
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    Description of the Statue of Zeus
    The image of the statue of Zeus was perfectly designed with many details. Zeus statue sat on a throne with an olive wreath on his head, like used over the times, a scepter, which had an eagle sitting on it, the scepter was in his left hand and his messenger in his right hand. The statue was designed and made with wood but then covered with ivory and sheets of gold. The face was made of ivory but the hair, beard, sandals, robe and scepter were made of gold. The architecture and the designers of the statue had big and beautiful ideas on the details of the statue. As described they say that the legs of the throne were decorated with sphinxes and winger figures of victory. Not only the details were impressive, but the height and the texture, and actually everything that made up the statue, gave it a special sense. It was 13 meters (40 feet).
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    It is one of the ancient Seven Wonders of the World that was listed by Herodotus in his famous list. Know some parts of the statue remain in museums all over the world, and one of the museums that has many parts of it is the British Museum on England.
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    Camila Natalie Ramirez Del Cid 10th Grade A
    Mr. Diego Gonzales - World History
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  6. page The Statue of Zeus\Greek Architecture\ edited Greece architecture: “Zeus Statue” One of the seven wonders of the ancient world was built by …

    Greece architecture: “Zeus Statue”
    One of the seven wonders of the ancient world was built by the Greeks around 457 BC, The Statue of Zeus. The statue was built in the ancient town of Olympia, on the west coast of modern Greece.
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    History of the Statue of Zeus
    A huge and spectacular temple was built to honor the god Zeus, when the first Olympic Games occurred around the year 776 BC and a statue of the king of gods was built inside the temple. In 391 AD the temple of Zeus w as closed because the Olympic Games were banned; it was eventually destroyed by fire in 462 AD.The statue of the Zeus at Olympia and its history has been from 2500 years ago, a great source of inspiration for artists of all times and it is still now one of the most famous works of art of the history.

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