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Zeus
God of Heaven, Rain, and Clouds.
Zeus
Mightiest of the Olympians.
Zeus
Fathered w/ Hera-Ares and Hephaestus
Athena - he "made up out of his own head"
Father of Apollo, Artemis, Hermes, Aphrodite, Dionysus, Persephone, Hercules, Perseus, Helen
Hera
Wife of Zeus
Hera
Goddess of Marriage and childbirth
Hera
Mother of Ares and Hephaestus
Hera
Messenger was Iris the Goddess of Rainbow
Demeter
Goddess of Agriculture, grains and harvest.
Mother of Persephone
Not an Olympian
Hades
God of underworld and wealth. Controlled all that was in earth, such as gold, silver, etc.
Zeus' brother
Hestia
Goddess of the hearth
One of the 3 Virgin goddesses
Attended sacred fires in the Hall but is not an Olypian
Poseidon
God of Sea; father of Pegasus and Pollyphemus (cyclops)
Zeus' brother
Apollo
God of light, music, truth, poetry, archery, prophecy
Also associated w/ medicine and heling and sudden death and death through disease. Later also the Sun.
Son of Zeus and Leto
Hermes
God of Commerce and Gain;
Speedy messenger of the gods
also god of wrestling and thievery
Half brother of Apollo
Artemis
Goddess of the hunt and wild creatures; Goddess of the moon
Virgin goddess
Twin Sister of Apollo
Ares
God of War
Son of Zeus and Hera
Greeks disliked because they thought he was bloodthirsty and cowardly
Romans held him in high regard as a cheif god
Pallas Athena
Zeus' favorite daughter.
Goddess of Justice.
Sprang from Zeus' head in full armor.
Also a Virgin Goddess
Hephaestus
The only ugly and lame god
Son of Hera and Zeus
God of fire and forge.
A clever craftsman
Husband of Venus(Aphrodite)
Aphrodite
Goddess of Love and beauty
Mother of Cupid
Sometimes is Hephaestus' wife and a lover of Ares