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Greek Mythology

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Zeus
King of the Gods.
God of storms and sky.
Wields the thunderbolt.
Hera
Wife of Zeus.
Goddess of marriage and childbirth
Poseidon
Brother of Zeus.
God of the sea, earthquakes, and horses.
Often seen carrying a trident.
Hades
Brother of Zeus.
God of the Underworld
Demeter
Sister of Zeus.
Goddess of corn, grain, and the harvest
Hestia
Sister of Zeus.
Goddess of the hearth, the symbol of the home.
Aphrodite
Wife of Hephaestus. Born of sea foam.
Goddess of love and beauty
Apollo
Son of Zeus.
God of the sun, and music
Artemis
Twin sister of Apollo. Daughter of Zeus.
Goddess of the hunt and the moon
Athena
Daughter of Zeus alone.
Goddess of wisdom and reason.
Often shown with an owl.
Hermes
Son of Zeus.
Messenger of the Gods.
God of thieves and mischief making
Ares
Son of Zeus and Hera.
God of War
Hephaestus
Son of Zeus and Hera. Husband of Aphrodite.
God of fire and the forge.
The blacksmith God, he made the weapons for the Gods and Goddesses.
Eros
Son of Aphrodite.
God of Love.
Dionysus
Son of Zeus.
God of wine and grapes