king of the gods, sometimes angry at the behavior of gods and people but can also be a gentle and caring ruler. he is particularly fond of beautiful women, regardless of whether they are mortals or goddesses
Zeus' brother, god of the ocean and earthquakes, is often distinguished in art by the fisherman's trident her carries-a three-pronged spear
Zeus' wife, queen of the gods, guardian of marriage. she is a great lady and diplomat though she is often jealous and nags her husband, she can be a tender and loving wife
daughter of Zeus, born from his brain when he had a bad headache. goddess of wisdom and war, patriotism and good citizenship. she is the protector and namesake for the city of Athens.
son of Zeus. god of poetry, music, and medicine, and god of light. he is associated with the sun.
Apollo's twin sister. goddess of hunting and of willing things. she is associated with the moon. she is sometimes called Cynthia.
the wife of Hephaestus. goddess of love and beauty. said to have been born of the sea foam. her son, Eros (Cupid), shoots arrows which causes men and women to fall in love. another son, Aeneas, is a mortal man who is considered to be the ancestor of the Romans