is also called Hecate and Selene, the three names make of the goddess of three forms: Selene in the sky, Artemis on earth and Hecate in the lower world.
Temple of Ephesus was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
god of light, and truth
the only god with almost no darkness
oracle at Delphi is a link between man and god
was the Healer-god
first taught men medicine
and art of healing
important job to pull the sun across the sky in his golden chariot
depicted beardless with a head crowned with laurel leaves and either a bow or lyre in his hand
his animals where the dolphin and crow
a statue of him, called the Colossus of Rhodes, is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
god of the vine
invented wine and spread the art of tending grapes
brought joy and divine ecstasy
brought brutality, thoughtlessness and rage
son of Zeus and Semele
only god to have a mortal parent
Semele was burnt when she saw the true glory of Zeus
Zeus rescued Dionysus and stitched him into his thigh until he was ready to be born
Dionysus followers worshipped him in the woods, because that was where he grew up
was one of the few that was able to bring the dead out of the Underworld
brought his mother back from the Underworld and up to Mount Olympus
son of Zeus and Maia, daughter of Atlas
appears more often then any other god or goddess
was the messenger of Zeus
was the bringer of dreams, the governor of tongue, and the guide of intelligent speech
shrewdest and most cunning of all the gods, called the Master Thief
god of Commerce and market, patron of traders, merchants and thieves
also the Divine Herald, who was the guide of the dead to the underworld
his appearance is one with winged sandals and winged cap
had a magic wand, Caduceus, which was given to him by Apollo
invented the lyre, the pipes, the musical scale, astronomy, weights and measures, boxing, gymnastics, and the care of olive trees
Of the god and goddesses, which one most resembles you and which one would you want to be like?
Which god or goddesses would you not want to be?
Do you really believe the idea of Greek Mythology?
A. Graf, Fritz. “Greek Mythology: an introduction.” Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993.
B. Graves, Robert. “The Greek Myths.” New York: Penguin Books, 1992.
C. Mythography. Loggia.com April 20, 2000. http://www.loggia.com/myth/gods.html
Mythweb. Fleet Gazelle. April 14, 2000. April 20, 2000. http://www.mythweb.com/index.html
Rome, Italy Matt Dimich A Quick History
Over 3000 years of history
Rome started as a tiny village in central village.
Now a top ranking city in arts, fashion and cuisine.
According to Legend
Rome was founded in 753 BC
Romulus and twin brother Remus were abandoned on the Palatine Hill and suckled by a she-wolf. Romulus, thereafter founded Rome atop the Palatine Hill, naming it after himself.
At the offices one can request a free card that indicates subway, tram, and bus routes.
Part of the historical center is criss-crossed by the electric minibus 119, which leaves from Piazza Augusto Imperatore.
Some taxi services are:
the Cooperative Autoradiotaxi Romana, tel. 3570
Radiotaxi La Capitale, tel. 4994
Radiotaxi Cosmos, te. 88177.
Metro information on the web http://www.metroroma.it/Metroroma/
Subway Line A - Welcome to Line A, the ‘orange’ line which currently carries 450,000 people a day.
Gates open daily at 05:30am and close usually at 11:30pm, except Saturday evenings when closing time is at 0:30am.
Just to let go on the works that will renew the Line, from the 10Th of January 2005 until the next three years, the last train is at 9:00pm from terminal Anagnina as like from terminal Battistini. So for the next 36 months, two new bus lines named MA1 and MA2 are added, and they will cover the entire Line A route.
That two shuttles supplied by Trambus, are on duty from Monday to Friday including holidays from 9:00pm to 11:30pm, and on Saturday until 0:30am
‘Orange’ trains provide 486 rides a day. During rush-hour trains pass every 3,30 minutes, whereas they pass once every 5-6 minutes during the less crowded hours of the day.
Line A has 27 stations, which cover Rome from Southeast to Northwest.
direction ANAGNINA (Line A)
BALDO DEGLI UBALDI
CIPRO - MUSEI VATICANI
P.ZA DI SPAGNA
RE DI ROMA
ARCO DI TRAVERTINO
PORTA FURBA - QUADRARO
Line B - Welcome to Line B, the ‘blue’ line, which carries over 300,000 passengers a day. Gates open daily at 05:30am and close at 11:30pm, except Saturday evenings when closing time is postponed to 0.30am.
‘Blue’ trains provide 337 rides a day. During rush-hour trains pass every 4-5 minutes, whereas they pass once every 6 minutes during less crowded hours of the day.
Line B has 22 stations, which cover Rome from South to Northeast.
direction LAURENTINA (Line B)
Rome – Lido
Welcome to the Rome-Lido line, the regional railway, which carries over 90,000 passengers a day from Rome to Ostia. Service starts daily at 05:18am and ends at 11:30pm, providing up to 12 rides per hour during rush-hour.
The full length of the line is 28,359 km, has 13 stops and the total trip is approx. 37 minutes long.
direction CRISTOFORO COLOMBO
ROMA PORTA S.PAOLO
BASILICA S. PAOLO
TOR DI VALLE
direction ROMA PORTA S.PAOLO
Rome – Pantano
Welcome to the Rome-Pantano line, the regional railway, which carries 35,000 passengers a day. Service starts daily at 05:30am and ends at 09:30pm, providing trips every 6 minutes during rush-hour.
The full length of the line is 17.8 km, has 25 stops and each trip is approx. 30 minutes long.
direction GROTTE CELONI (Pantano)
CENTOCELLE - BALZANI
Rome - Viterbo
Welcome to the Rome-Viterbo line, the regional railway, which carries 75,000 passengers a day from Rome to Viterbo. This line is divided into two sections: an urban section, from Piazzale Flaminio to Prima Porta, and an extra-urban section from Prima Porta to Viterbo.