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List Names of Gods in Greek Mythology

 



INDEPHEDIA.com - In Greek mythology, there are many gods and goddesses as figures who have their own characteristics. Because of this, the gods also have title names for each character, which may be more than one.

These deities sometimes helped humans, and even formed love relationships with humans that produced children, who were half human demigods. These children became known as heroes.

The following Indephedia.com summarizes a list of some of the well-known names of gods and goddesses in Greek mythology. A number of names of gods and goddesses in Greek mythology, including:

Zeus
King of the gods, ruler of Olympus and god of the sky, weather, lightning, law and destiny. He is the youngest child of Kronos and Rhea, whom he defeated. He is Hera's sister and husband. In art he is depicted as a man with a beard and a strong build. Its symbols are the thunderbolt, scepter and eagle.

Hera
Queen of the gods and is the goddess of marriage, women, birth, heirs, kings and kingdoms. He is the son of Kronos and Rhea and older sister of Zeus. She is usually depicted as a beautiful woman wearing a crown and holding a lotus tipped staff. Its symbols are the crown, lotus stick, peacock, cockatoo, cuckoo and pomegranate.

Hades
The king of the underworld and the god of death, the dead, and the treasures of the earth. His wife is Persephone and his symbols are the keys of Hades, the helmet of darkness, and Kerberos. Although he was the son of Kronos and Rhea and brother of Zeus, he was rarely included in the Olympian gods.

Poseidon
God of the sea, river, flood, drought, earthquake, and horse; known as "Earth-Shaking" or "Storm Bearer '". He is the son of Kronos and Rhea and older brother of Zeus and Hades. In classical art, he is depicted as a strong, bearded adult man holding a trident. Its symbols are the trident, dolphin and horse.

Hephaistos
God of fire, blacksmithing, sculpture and volcanoes. He is a lame god. is the son of Hera by parthenogenesis, He is the husband of Aphrodite. He is usually depicted as a bearded man holding a hammer and blacksmith's tools. Its symbols are the hammer, bender and anvil iron.

Aphrodite
Goddess of love, lust, beauty, seduction and pleasure. Even though he was married to Hephaestus he had many lovers, especially Ares. She is described as a beautiful woman who is usually accompanied by her son, Eros. The symbols are a pigeon, apple, seashell and myrtle arrangement.

Hermes
The god of travel, messengers, commerce, theft, deception, language, writing, diplomacy, athletics and livestock. He is a messenger of the gods, a guide who guides the spirits of the dead to the underworld, and is the son of Zeus and Maia. He is described as a handsome and athletic young man or as an old man with a beard. His attributes include the Caduceus staff, winged sandals, and a traveler's hat.

Apollo
The god of music, healing, plague, divination, poetry and archery; associated with light, truth, and sun. He is the brother of Artemis, and the son of Zeus and Leto. He is described as a handsome young man with long hair and carrying many objects including a laurel wreath, a bow, a raven, and a lyre.

Ares
The god of war, lust for blood, cruelty, manliness. The son of Zeus and Hera, he is depicted as an adult wearing a battle suit, or a naked man in a helmet and tomba. The equipment includes gold armor and a bronze-tipped spear, the sacred animals are owls, vultures and vipers.

Hestia
Goddess of the fireplace, home and cooking. She is the son of Kronos and Rhea and sister of Zeus. She is a virgin goddess. She is depicted as a veiled woman and her symbols are a fireplace and a kettle. In some versions he gives his place on Olympus to Dionysus.

Artemis
Goddess of hunting, wilderness, wild animal, birth and plague. He is associated with the moon. She is the son of Zeus and Leto, and sister of Apollo. In art, she is usually depicted as a young woman carrying a bow and arrow. Apart from arrows, his equipment is also hunting spears, animal skins, deer and other wild animals. She is a virgin goddess.

Athena
The goddess of wisdom, war, strategy, effort, crafts and reason. The child of Zeus and Metis, she was born from the head of Zeus as an adult woman in war clothes. He is depicted wearing a scythe-like helmet, carrying a spear and an aegis shield. Its symbols are aegis, owl and olive tree. She is a virgin goddess.

Demeter
The goddess of fertility, agriculture, plantation and harvest. Demeter was the son of Kronos and Rhea and sister of Zeus, from whom she gave birth to Persephone. She is depicted as a crowned adult woman carrying a bundle of wheat and a torch. Its symbol is the Cornucopia, the winged snake and lotus staff.

Dionysus
God of wine, parties and festivals, madness, drunkenness and fun. He is depicted in art as a bearded old man or a young man with long hair. Its symbols are the thyrsus (spruce-tipped staff), the drinking glass, the vine and the Hedera crown. In some versions, he replaced Hestia. (IN / DD / AS)

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