The Greek mythology is full of stories and Heroes, Gods and Men. Now let’s take look at the 12 Greek Gods of Olympus.
According to ancient Greek Mythology, Zeus is the King of Gods and the ruler of Mount Olympus. He is the God of thunder and sky.
Hades the Greek God of Underworld. The word Hades means “The Unseen One” which suits this god of the invisible realm.
Poseidon is one of the 12 Olympians and is the God of Seas. He is also a short-tempered God and had regular disputes with other Gods and men.
The Olympian is the God of the Sun and light. He is also considered the god of music, poetry, healing, prophecy and knowledge, order and beauty, archery and agriculture.
Aphrodite was the Goddess of Love and Beauty. The Olympian Goddess is also believed to be the goddess of sexual pleasure, and fertility.
Hera was the Queen of Gods and wife of Zeus. The Olympian goddess was considered as the Goddess of Marriage.
The Goddess was known for her wisdom and acted as a consultant and helping hand to the gods whenever needed.
He was the God of War. Ares was the son of Zeus and Hera. Despite being the son of the King and Queen of Gods, Ares wasn’t liked by masses and wasn’t even worshiped because of his acts.
The God of Fire ‘Hephaestus’ has an interesting story. He was the God of Fire but is known more for his craftwork.
Hermes was the messenger of the gods. He was believed to be the only Olympian who was able to cross the borders between the dead and living.
Demeter is the Olympian Goddess of Agriculture and Harvest. Demeter is usually portrayed as a conservatively dressed older married woman.
He was Olympian God of Wine and vegetation. Dionysus was the son of Zeus and Semele. Once he was ripped into pieces by the Titans but Rhea brought him back to life.