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Greek gods and goddesses-their jobs

About the Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.
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Zeus
The king of the gods, god of air, mountain, and lightning
Hera
Queen of the gods, goddess of marriage
Metis
Mother of Athena, goddess of prudence
Athena
Goddess of wisdom and war
Apollo
God of the sun
Helios
God of the sun, Apollo's chariot driver
Aphrodite
Goddess of love and beauty
Hephaestus
Goddess of smiths, metalworking, and fire
Illythia
Goddess of childbirth
Hermes
Messenger god
Thetis
Sea nymph, mother of Achilles
Hestia
Goddess of the hearth
Ares
God of war
Dionysus
God of wine, madness, and pleasure
Hades
God of the underworld, known as the "Rich One" or "Hospitable One"
Poseidon
God of the sea
Artemis
Goddess of the hunt and of the moon
Demeter
Goddess of the harvest
Persephone
Goddess of the plants, Hades' wife
Aeolus
God of the winds
Cronus
God of time, son of Uranus and Gaea
Uranus
God of the sky
Gaea
The earth goddess
Achilles
Greek hero and demigod who fought in the Trojan War, immortal except for his heel
Amphitrite
Poseidon's wife
Leto
Apollo and Artemis' mother
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