God and godessesof greece
Submitted by: Reymond D.S. Cuizon
Zeus-is the "Father of Gods and men", according to Hesiod's
Who ruled the Olympians of Mount Olympus as a father ruled the family;
He was the god of sky and thunder in Greek mythology.
Poseidon-was the god of the sea, and, as "Earth-Shaker," of earthquakes in Greek mythology.
*The name of the sea-god Nethuns in Etruscan was adopted in Latin for Neptune in Roman mythology.
Athena: is the goddess of war, civilization, wisdom, strength, strategy, crafts, justice and skill in Greek mythology.
*Athena's Roman incarnation, embodies similar attributes.
Hades: refers both to the ancient Greek underworld
*The abode of Hades, and to the god of the underworld
Hera:was the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus in the Olympian pantheon of classical Greek Mythology.
*Her chief function was as the goddess of women and marriage
Aphrodite:is the Greekgoddess of love, beauty, and sexuality
*Her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus.
Apollo:is one of the most important and diverse of the Olympian deities in Greek and Roman mythology.
*Apollo has been variously recognized as a god of light and the sun
Ares : is the Greek god of war. "Ares is apparently an ancient abstract noun meaning throng of battle, war.
*He is one of the Twelve Olympians, and the son of Zeus and Hera.