Births of the Gods

Updated: 7/20/2018
Births of the Gods
You can find this storyboard in the following articles and resources:
Zeus from Greek Mythology

Greek Mythology & the 12 Olympians

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray and Anna Warfield

Have you ever wondered where some of these sayings came from: "He has the Midas touch", "You have to find their Achilles heel", or "Don't be fooled by a Trojan horse!" Well, all these sayings, and many more, come from ancient Greek myths. Ancient Greek is the root of many English words and phrases, and their culture has famous portrayals of themes and stories that are still relevant today. No matter how much time has passed, the lessons of these literary works remain important in today's age.


Greek Mythology

Storyboard Description

Birth of Greek Gods: Themes of the Olympians

Storyboard Text

  • ABNORMAL BIRTHS
  • APHRODITE
  • ATHENA
  • DIONYSOS
  • Aphrodite was born from the sea.
  • Athena was born fully grown from the head of Zeus.
  • Dionysos was born from Zeus' thigh.