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Mythical Gods

Zeus - Gød of the sky, the clouds, and the rain. Normally seen holding a thunderbolt. Represented by an Eagle. Married Hera and had many children from many affairs.
Poseidon - Brother of Zeus, and ruler of the sea. Seen with a trident and connected to horses and bulls.
Hera - Sister and wife of Zeus. Protector of marriage and ally of married women. Cow and Peacock were important to her.
Hades - Ruler of the underworld and of the dead. Also lord of wealth (his Latin name means rich). Owned a helmet that made people invisible. Married Persephone who became queen of the underworld.
Athena - Born from the head of Zeus in full armor without a mother She was his favorite child. The Goddess of the City she domesticated horses for human use. Represented by owl and olive tree.
Apollo - Love child of Zeus and Leto. Gød of music, art, archery, and sometimes the sun. Portrayed as many animals, crow and dolphin to name a few.
Artemis - Twin sister of Apollo. Goddess of the wild and hunter for the Gøds. Partial to all woodland creatures especially the deer.
Aphrodite - Goddess of Love and of Beauty. Born from the foam of the sea. Irresistible to man and to Gød alike. Represented as a dove or a swan.
Hermes - Grandson of Atlas. Messenger of Zeus. Shown wearing a small helmet and sandals with wings on them. Also an expert theif. Most commonly used Gød in all mythology.
Ares - Gød of war. Hated by his parents, Zeus and Hera. Most ruthless and forceful of the Gøds. Shown as the vulture and as the dog.
Hephaestus - Gød of Fire. Often said to be ugly as opposed to the other rulers. Created women out of gold that helped him at home with his chores.
Hestia - The Goddess of the hearth or the home. Given offering at the beginning and end of every meal.
Eros - Son of Aphrodite he was the Gød of Love. Sometimes seen wearing a blindfold because love is blind.
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