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The Most Famous Characters in Geek Mythology.

The Gods

  • Aphrodite: Goddess of love and beauty. Daughter of Zeus and Dione. Wifeof Hephaestus, lover of Ades.
  • Apollo: God of Music and Healing, son of Zeus and Leto, twin brother of Artemis.
  • Ares: God of War, son of Zeus and Era.
  • Artemis: Virgin Goddess of the Hunt, wilderness and animals. Daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo.
  • Athena: Goddess of Wisdom, Reason and Warfare, daughter of Zeus. Patron of the city of Athens.
  • Demeter: Goddess of Grain, Harvest and Agriculture, sister of Zeus.
  • Dionysus: God of Wine, Vegetation and Theatre, son of Zeus.
  • Hades: King of the Underworld and the dead.AlsoGod of wealth,son of Cronus and Rea, brother of Zeus.
  • Hephaestus:God of fire, metalworks and crafts. Son of Hera.
  • Hera: Queen of Marriage and Women, Lady of the Gods. Wife and sister of Zeus.
  • Hermes: God of Travel, Trade and Language. Messenger of the Gods, son of Zeus and Maia.
  • Hestia: Virgin Goddess of hearth, chastity and home. Daughter of Chronos and Rea, sister of Zeus.
  • Poseidon: God of the Sea and Rivers. Son of Cronus and Rea, brother of Zeus.
  • Zeus: God of the sky and Kigof the Gods on Mount Olympus. Youngest son of Cronus and Rea.

The TwelveTitans

  • Coeus:Titan of intellect.
  • Crius: Titan of Constellations.
  • Cronus:Titan of harvests and personification of destructive time. The leader of the Titans.
  • Hyperion: Titan of Light, father of Helios (sun), Selene (moon) and Eos (dawn).
  • Iapetus: Titan of mortality and father of Prometheus, Epimetheus, Menoetius, and Atlas.
  • Mnemosyne:Titaness of memory and remembrance,mother of the Nine Muses.
  • Oceanus: Titan of riverOceans around the earth, the fount of all the Earth’s fresh-water.
  • Phoebe: Titaness of the intellect and prophecy, wife of Coeus.
  • Rhea: Titaness of fertility andmotherhood. Sheis the sister and wife of Cronus.
  • Tethys: Titaness of fresh-water, and the mother of the rivers, springsand clouds.
  • Theia:Titaness of sight and sky. Wife of Hyperion, and mother of Helios, Selene, and Eos.
  • Themis:Titaness of order and law.







  • Achilles: Hero of the Trojan War.
  • Aeolus: King of Thessaly, made immortalking of all the winds by Zeus.
  • Ariadne: Cretan princess, became the immortalwife of Dionysus.
  • Aristeus:Thessalian hero,hisinventionssawhimimmortalisedas the god of bee-keeping, cheese-making, herding, olive-growing, and hunting.
  • Asclepius:Thessalian physician who was struck down by Zeus, was laterrecovered by his father Apollo.
  • Heracles: Ascendedhero.
  • Minos: king of Crete, appointedas a Judge of the Dead in the Underworld.
  • Psyche:Goddess of the soul
  • Semele: mortal mother of Dyonisus