Greek Gods and Goddesses

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Zeus:

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  • Roman name: Jupiter
  • Zeus is the god of the sky, and thunder, and he is one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. He once ruled the world. His wife’s name is Hera, and they were Titans.

Hera:

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  • Roman name: Juno
  • Hera is the goddess of women, marriage, and childbirth, and she was one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. Her husband Zeus was the god of sky and thunder, and she was one of the Titans.

Poseidon:

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  • Roman name: Neptune
  • Poseidon is the god of water and storms, and he was also one of the twelve gods that lived on Mount Olympus. He married his sister Athena.

Athena:

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  • Roman name: Minerva
  • Athena is one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. She was associated with wisdom, courage, law and justice, strategic warfare, mathematics, strength, strategy, the arts, crafts, and skill. She was married to her brother Poseidon.

Ares:

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  • Roman name: Mars
  • Ares is one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. He was the god of war. He never married but, he fell in love with Aphrodite who was married to Hephaestus.

Demeter:

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  • Roman name: Ceres
  • Demeter was one of the Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. She was the goddess of agriculture, fertility, the seasons, nature, the harvest, nourishment, and grain. Demeter didn’t marry but she had a daughter with Zeus who once ruled the world.

Hades:

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  • Roman name: Pluto
  • He was one of the Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus, the god of the under world (The World of The Dead). He married Persephone Demeter’s daughter. Persephone did not like him, so she got divorced but she had to come to him in winter.

Aphrodite:

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  • Roman name: Venus
  • She was one of the Olympian gods and she lived on Mount Olympus. She is the god of love, beauty, and relationships. She was married to Hephaestus.

Artimis:

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  • Roman name: Diana (moon)
  • She is one of the twelve Olympian gods, and she is the goddess of hunting, and wild animals. She did not marry anyone. She did not have children, but she fell in love with Orion. She murdered him.

Apollo:

  • Roman name: sun
  • He is one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. He was the god of music, light, and healing other people.

Hermes:

  • Roman name: Mercury
  • Hermes was one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived on Mount Olympus. He was the messenger of the other Olympian gods.

Hephaestus:

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  • Roman name: Vulcan
  • He was one of the twelve Olympian gods that lived that lived on Mount Olympus. He was the god of fire. He married Aphrodite.

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