For the Genius Hour project, I had looked more into the Twelve Olympians of Olympus namely Zeus, Poseidon Apollo, Artemis, Athena, Hermes, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Dionysus, Hestia, Hera, and Ares. So far my partner and I have learned the basics about them, I also looked into their background and found out a little bit more about them. I have learned that most of them have symbols.

    The symbols of Zeus were the scepter, the throne and the thunderbolt. His tree was the oak tree and his sacred animal was the eagle. The symbols of Poseidon was the trident and his sacred animals were the dolphin and the horse. The symbols for Apollo were the lyre and navel stone. His sacred animals were the wolf, raven and the lizard. For Artemis, her symbols were the bow, pike, cedar, snake, bear and deer. Athena's symbols include the spear, distaff, the aegis. the olive tree and the owl.For Hermes, his symbols include the caduceus(his staff), the winged sandals, and the ram. Aphrodite's symbols were the girdl, seashell, the mirror and the dove. The symbols for Hephaestus were the fire, axe,pincers and the hammer. Dionysus' symbols were the flute, wine barrels, panther and the tiger. Hestia's symbols include the myrth and the art. For Hera, her symbols include pomegranates, diadem, lotus-tipped staff, cow, peacocks and lions. Ares' symbols are the spear, helmet, dog, and the vulture.


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