Category: Greek Gods and Goddesses

Artemis is one of the  Olympian Goddesses in Greek Mythology. She is the Goddess of hunting, the moon, nature, childbirth, chastity, and animals and has a very significant place in the Greek mythological universe.

In Greek Mythology, Hestia is the Goddess of Hearth and Home. Although a central figure in the daily lives of ancient Greeks, Hestia has a low key role in Greek Mythology.

Ares was the God of War in Greek Mythology, and one of the powerful Olympian Gods. Treated with ambivalence by ancient Greeks, and despised by Zeus, Ares represents a neccessary but unwelcome aspect of humanity.

Aphrodite was the Olympian Goddess of beauty, love, and desire in Greek Mythology. She was born on the island of Cyprus in a city called Phaphos – located on the southwest coast of Cyprus.

Hera is the wife of Zeus, and the Greek Goddess of women, marriage, family and childbirth. Here we look at Hera in more detail and her role in Greek Mythology.

Hermes is an interesting character from Greek Mythology, most commonly described as the messenger of the Gods. Depicted naked expect for a cloak and sometimes a hat, he is often shown sporting a beard and a staff with twin entwined snakes.

The God Apollo from Greek Mythology is often referred to as the God of many things. Here’s some information about him, and where you can find ancient Greek temples dedicated in his honour in Greece.

The Greek God Hephaestus is often considered a minor God in Greek Mythology, but that is far from the truth as Percy Jackson fans will know! Here’s more about him.

Hades is considered the darkest God in Greek Mythology. Ruling the Underworld, he is the brother of both Zeus and Poseidon, making him one of the ‘Big Three’ Greek gods.

Zeus was the King of all the Gods in Greek Mythology. With complete dominion over sky and thunder, he is a father figure to the extended families of Greek Gods.