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  • 1. Greek Gods and Goddesses
  • 2. ZEUS Roman name Jupiter
    • Zeus was the supreme god of the Olympians.
  • 3. Hera Roman name Juno
    • Hera was the goddess of marriage. She was the wife of Zeus and Queen of the Olympians.
  • 4. APHRODITE Roman name Venus
    • Aphrodite was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. She was also a protectress of sailors.
  • 5. ARES Roman name Mars
    • Ares was the god of war, or more precisely of warlike frenzy.
  • 6. HEPHAESTUS Roman name Vulcan
    • Hephaestus was the lame god of fire and crafts or the two together, hence of blacksmiths.
  • 7. ARTEMIS Roman name Diana
    • Artemis was the goddess of the hunt. She helped women in childbirth, but also brought sudden death with her arrows.
  • 8. DIONYSUS Roman name Bacchus
    • Dionysus was the god of wine.
  • 9. HERMES Roman name Mercury
    • Hermes was the messenger of the gods and guide of dead souls to the Underworld.
  • 10. POSEIDON Roman name Neptune
    • Poseidon was the god of the sea, earthquakes and horses. Although he was officially one of the supreme gods of Mount Olympus, he spent most of his time in his watery domain.
  • 11. APOLLO Roman name Apollo
    • Apollo was the god of prophesy, music and healing.
  • 12. ATHENA Roman name Minerva
    • Athena was the goddess of crafts and the domestic arts and also those of war and wisdom. She was the patron goddess of Athens. Her symbol was the owl.
  • 13. DEMETER Roman name Cerus
    • Demeter was the goddess of agriculture. She was the sister of Zeus and the mother of Persephone.
  • 14. HADES Roman name Pluto
    • Hades was the God of the dead and ruler of the Underworld, which was called Hades after the god. Hades abducted Persephone, who became his queen.