Category: Greek Gods and Goddesses

Being the 12th and youngest God of the 12 Olympian Gods, (alternately with Estia), but deeply engaged in the daily cults of the ancient Greeks, he was the God of the grape harvest, wine, ritual ecstasy, and theatre in ancient Greek religion and mythology. As for the origins of its name, its first part ‘Dio’

Following our latest post related to the Olympian Gods’ symbols, we continue talking about what attributes and symbols the Ancient Greeks had connected to them. Hermes The God of trade, communication, heralds, and sports, as well as the youngest one of all the Olympians, Hermes, was mostly associated with the winged sandals that were symbolizing

As you are digging more and more into the Ancient Greek Mythology, it is unavoidable to notice patterns and symbols that accompany mythological scenes and heroes. In this blog post, we start to clear up the symbols that are associated with the Olympian Gods.    Zeus The king of the Gods and ruler of Olympus

Having already talked about the Mouses, it is a good reason to dedicate more blog posts to other smaller deities that enriched the daily lives of the Olympian Gods and the mortals with their supernatural attributes. In this article, we are going to focus on the Nymphs, the feminine divine spirits associated with nature. It

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.