Goddess of love, lust, and beauty. Lover of Ares; in some stories, wife of Hephaistos. Born of seafoam.
God of music, prophecy, healing and plagues. Protector of young boys. Associated with the sun. Daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin brother of Artemis.
God of war, protector of soldiers. Son of Zeus and Hera.
A princess of Crete made immortal, bride of Dionysos.
Goddess of hunting, wild beasts, and the wilderness. A maiden goddess. Protector of young girls. Associated with the moon. Daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo.
God of medicine and healing, patron of physicians. Son of Apollo and the nymph Koronis, a hero-god made immortal.
Goddess of war, wisdom and crafts. Daughter of Zeus and Metis, born from the head of her father.
Goddess of agriculture, and of the Eleusian Mysteries. Daughter of Kronos and Rhea.
Goddess of justice. Daughter of Zeus and Themis.
God of wine, theater, and ecstasy. Son of Zeus and Semele.
Goddess of childbirth. Daughter of Zeus and Hera.
Goddess of the dawn. Daughter of Hyperion, sister of Helios and Selene.
Goddess who relieves pain. Wife of Asklepios.
Goddess of discord.
God of love. In some stories, son of Aphrodite; in others, a primordial god who is much older.
Goddess of prosperity. Daughter of Hephaistos.
Goddesses of fate: Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos. Daughters of Zeus and Themis.
Goddesses of vengeance: Tisiphone, Megaera, and Alecto. Born of the blood of Ouranos.
Goddess of Earth. Mother of all, gods and men.
God of the underworld and of the treasures of the earth. Son of Kronos and Rhea.
Goddess of harmony and concord. Daughter of Aphrodite and Ares.
Goddess of youth. Cupbearer of the gods. Daughter of Zeus and Hera, wife of Heracles.
Goddess of witchcraft, protects from magic and ghosts. Goddess of the crossroads. Protector of women. Daughter of Perses and Asteria.
God of the sun. Son of Hyperion, brother of Eos and Selene.
God of smiths and other artisans, god of fire and volcanoes. Son of Zeus and Hera–or in some stories, Hera alone. Husband of Aglaia or of Aphrodite, again depending on the tale.
Goddess of the heavens, goddess of marriage. Daughter of Kronos and Rhea, wife of Zeus, queen of Olympos.
Protector of mankind. Son of Zeus, born mortal and made a god.
God of communication, trade, travel, and herdsmen. Son of Zeus and the nymph Maia.
Goddess of the hearth and the home. Daughter of Kronos and Rhea.
Goddess of health. Daughter of Asklepios.
God of sleep. Son of Nyx.
Goddess of the rainbow, messenger of the gods.
God of prophetic dreams. Son of Nyx.
Goddesses of inspiration. Daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne.
Calliope – Muse of epic poetry.
Clio – Muse of history.
Erato – Muse of love poetry.
Euterpe – Muse of lyric poetry.
Melpomene – Muse of tragedy.
Polyhymnia – Muse of hymns.
Terpsichore – Muse of dance.
Thalia – Muse of comedy.
Urania – Muse of astronomy.
Goddess of retribution. Daughter of Nyx.
Goddess of victory.
Spirits of nature.
God of the wild, god of shepherds.
Goddess of spring. Queen of the underworld. Daughter of Zeus and Demeter, wife of Hades.
God of the sea. Son of Kronos and Rhea.
Goddess of the moon. Daughter of Hyperion, sister of Eos and Helios.
Goddess of inspired madness. Mother of Dionysos, born mortal, became the goddess Thyone.
Goddess of luck. Daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.
King of the gods. God of storms, oaths, and order. Son of Kronos and Rhea.
Gods of the winds of the four directions.
Boreas – God of the North Wind, god of winter.
Euros – God of the East Wind, god of autumn.
Notos – God of the South Wind, god of summer’s heat.
Zephyros – God of the West Wind, god of the planting season.
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