The beginning of the world

Creation according to the ancient Greeks

Click on a number in the puzzle; enter the word in the box at the top. When you are finished with the puzzle, click "Check" at the bottom. Re-do any answers you got wrong and check again.

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Clues across:

1. The Greeks called her Hestia
5. The Romans considered this god to be the same as Zeus
7. Castrated his father with a sickle
9. This Roman god was thought to be the same as Hades
11. She hid one of her sons in a cave to save him from his father
13. Roman goddess considered to be the same as Aphrodite
15. Sister and wife of Zeus
16. The driving force of creation; arose from the Void along with Earth and Tartarus

Clues down:

2. This Roman god was considered to be the same as the Greek Cronus
3. Roman goddess considered to be the same as the Greek Demeter
4. The Greek god Poseidon was considered to be the same as this Roman god
5. Wife of Jupiter; Roman equivalent of Hera
6. Was born of the sea foam
8. Tried to keep his own offspring from being born
10. a Greek name for Earth; personification of the feminine principle and fertility
12. Existed before anything else came into being
14. Made his father disgorge the offspring he had swallowed