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Greek Gods and Goddesses

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Callyn H

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The god of the upper air and light. (Aithr) Aether The goddess of inevitability, compulsion, and necessity. (Anánk) Ananke The god of darkness and shadow. (Érebos) Erebos or Erebus Mother Earth; mother of the Titans. (Gaîa)Gaia or Gaea or Ge Goddess of daylight. (Hméra) Hemera The nothingness from which all else sprang. (Cháos)Chaos The god of time.The father of Zeus. (Chrónos) Chronos The goddesses of the islands. (Nsoi)The Nesoi The goddess of night. (Nýx)Nyx or Night The god of the heavens (Father Sky); father of the Titans. The gods of the mountains. (Oúrea)The Ourea The god of procreation in the Orphic tradition. (Pháns)Phanes The god of the sea, father of the fish and other sea creatures. (Póntos) Pontus The darkest, deepest part of the underworld. (Tártaros) Tartarus Spirit of the sea. (Thálassa)Thalassa The goddess of love, beauty and desire. (Aphrodit) Aphrodite The god of music, healing, plague, the sun, prophecies, and poetry. (Apólln) Apollo The goddess of inevitability, compulsion, and necessity. (Ártemis) Artemis (Athnâ)Athena (Dmtr)Demeter (Háds)Hades (Hphaistos) Hephaestus (Hra)Hera (Hrms)Hermes (Hestía)Hestia Goddess of the hunt, wilderness, animals, young girls, childbirth and plague. (Árēs) Ares The god of war, bloodlust, violence, manly courage, and civil order. The goddess of wisdom, warfare, battle strategy, heroic endeavour, handicrafts and reason. The goddess of agriculture, horticulture, grain and harvest. (Diónysos) Dionysus The god of wine, parties and festivals, madness, chaos, drunkenness and pleasure at forever young. King of the Underworld and god of the dead and the hidden wealth of the Earth. Crippled god of fire, metalworking, stonemasonry, sculpture and volcanism. Queen of marriage, women, childbirth, heirs, kings and empires. The god of travel, messengers, trade, thievery, cunning wiles, language, writing, diplomacy, athletics, and animal husbandry. Goddess of the hearth, home and cooking. (Poseidn) Poseidon (Zeus)Zeus The god of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, earthquakes, and the creator of horses; known as the "Earth Shaker". The king of the gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus and the god of the sky, weather, thunder, lightning, law, order, and fate. I have made my own god that will help this new world. Now a twist. The god of patience,peace and quiet. Proges http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_mythological_figures http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_gods_and_goddesses http://mythweb.com http://www.thanasis.com/major.htm


http://www.greekmythology.com/Olympians/olympians.html Heracles

Mightiest mortal;son of Zeus; given 12 labors to complete Atlas

Giant who supported earth on his shoulders Theseus

King of Athens; killed Minotaur Perseus

Son of Zeus; slayer of Medusa Jason

Led Argonauts to search for Golden Fleece Oedipus

Hero of Thebes; solved riddle of the Sphynx; married his mother Orpheus

Greatest musician Atalanta

Fastest mortal, hunter of the Caladonian boar Bellerphon

Mortal who rode Pegasus http://www.hipark.austin.isd.tenet.edu/mythology/gkgods_heroes.html Bibliography (Ouranós) Uranus Gods and Goddesses of Greece The Heroes of Greece
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