Every greek god and goddess list

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Top 10 Gods and Goddesses of Greek Mythology

The gods, much like the Greek goddesses of history, have very exaggerated personalities and they are plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions despite they immortality and superhero-like powers. This page is a list of the names of Greek gods in ancient mythology and their roles.

Greek Gods

Aphrodite was the goddess of love, sex, and beauty. Unsurprisingly for a love goddess, she was said to have emerged from the foam generated when the severed testicles of her father, Uranus, were thrown into the sea by his son, the Titan Cronus. Or is that surprising? Athena was the goddess of reason, wisdom, and war. She famously sprung fully formed from the forehead of Zeus. A major figure in the Odyssey , in which she instructed Odysseus, she also guided Perseus and Heracles through their trials.

God of the Sky Zoos Distinguishing Features: Pinstriped suit, neatly trimmed grey beard, stormy eyes and a very large, dangerous lightning bolt. Sometimes he travels the world in disguise, so be nice to everyone! You never know when the next person you meet might be packing the master bolt. Then: In the old days, Zeus ruled over his unruly family of Olympians while they bickered and fought and got jealous of each other. Not much different than today, really. Zeus always had an eye for beautiful women, which often got him in trouble with his wife, Hera.

In Greek mythology, twelve gods and goddesses ruled the universe from atop Greece's Mount Olympus. These Olympians had come to power after their leader, Zeus, overthrew his father, Kronos , leader of the Titans. All the Olympians are related to one another. The Romans adopted most of these Greek gods and goddesses, but with new names. The most powerful of all, Zeus was god of the sky and the king of Olympus. His temper affected the weather, and he threw thunderbolts when he was unhappy. He was married to Hera but had many other lovers.

List of Greek Gods and Goddesses - A

The following is a list of gods , goddesses and many other divine and semi-divine figures from Ancient Greek mythology and Ancient Greek religion. The list does not include creatures; for these, see List of Greek mythological creatures. The Greeks created images of their deities for many purposes. A temple would house the statue of a god or goddess, or multiple deities, and might be decorated with relief scenes depicting myths. Divine images were common on coins.

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  1. Wantinglove says:

    The A-Z Greek Goddess list, is designed as a useful resource as people are always asking me about the names of the Greek Goddesses and their main roles or powers.

  2. Michel G. says:

    Greek Gods List • Names of the Greek Gods

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    12 Greek Gods and Goddesses | inti-revista.org

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