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Ares [Ἄρης] is the Greek god of war, the son of Zeus and Hera. His In Greek literature, he often represents the violent and untamed aspect of war, in contrast to his sister the armored Athena, whose functions as a goddess of intelligence include military strategy and generalship. His symbols are the spear and the war chariot, which he rides accompanied by his sons Fear (Phobos) and Terror (Deimos).


Greek Mythology Dreamcast - Jessica Chastain as Hera O royal Hera, of majestic mien, aerial-formed, divine, Zeus' blessed queen, throned in the bosom of cerulean air, the race of mortals is thy constant care. (x)


Zeus [Ζεύς - Δίας] is the god of sky and thunder; King of The Gods. Child of Cronus and Rhea, married to Hera. Famous for his many affairs, he often tested Hera’s patience. His weapon was the thunderbolt which he hurled at those who displeased or defied him, especially liars and oathbreakers. Zeus, ruler of the skies and the earth, was regarded by the Greeks as the god of all the natural phenomena in the sky; the ruler of that state; the father of gods and men.


GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: 11/? ∟Francois Arnaud as A R E S God of war, bloodshed, and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior. Homer portrays him as moody and unreliable, and he generally represents the chaos of war in contrast to Athena, a goddess of military strategy and skill.


Nyx, goddess of night - A shadowy figure, Nyx stood at or near the beginning of creation, and was the mother of other personified deities such as Hypnos (Sleep) and Thanatos (Death). Her appearances are sparse in surviving mythology, but reveal her as a figure of such exceptional power and beauty, that she is feared by Zeus himself. She is found in the shadows of the world and only ever seen in glimpses.


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Hera: Wife of Zeus, Queen of gods. Queen of the gods and the goddess of marriage and family. Symbols include the peacock, pomegranate, crown, cuckoo, lion and cow. Youngest daughter of Cronus and Rhea. Wife and sister of Zeus. Being the goddess of marriage, she frequently tried to get revenge on Zeus' lovers and their children.


Carved shell cameo circa. 1850-70 Hera / Juno Queen of the Gods


Hephaestus [Ἥφαιστος] was the son of Zeus and Hera. He is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, sculptors, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes. As a smithing god, Hephaestus made all the weapons of the gods in Olympus. He served as the blacksmith of the gods, and was worshipped in the manufacturing and industrial centers of Greece, particularly Athens. Hephaestus’ symbols are a smith’s hammer and anvil.