Ares fled to Mt. Olympus, forcing the Trojans to fall back. When Hera mentioned to Zeus that Ares's son, Ascalaphus, was killed, Ares overheard and wanted to join the fight on the side of the Achaeans, disregarding Zeus's order that no Olympic god should enter the battle, but Athena stopped him (XV.110–128).
In Greek mythology, Kratos or Cratos (Ancient Greek: Κράτος ("Power")) is the son of Pallas and Styx; he and his siblings Nike ("Victory"), Bia ("Force"), and Zelus ("Zeal") are all essentially personifications.
|Hestia||Vesta||Fire, Hearth, Donkey, Altar|
|Poseidon||Neptune||Horse, Trident, Bull, Seafoam, Dolphin|
|Zeus||Jupiter||Eagle, Aegis, Thunderbolt, Oak tree, Stormclouds|
Greek God of War. Ares is the god of war, one of the Twelve Olympian gods and the son of Zeus and Hera. In literature Ares represents the violent and physical untamed aspect of war, which is in contrast to Athena who represents military strategy and generalship as the goddess of intelligence.
Abducted by Aloadae giants. Ares was a son of Zeus and Hera. Unloved by his father and preoccupied mother, he was forced to live under his own guidance at Mount Olympus. He one day went missing in his quest to protect his home and the kingdom of the gods.
APHRODITE (a-fro-DYE-tee; Roman name Venus) was the goddess of love, beauty and fertility. She was also a protectress of sailors. The poet Hesiod said that Aphrodite was born from sea-foam. Homer, on the other hand, said that she was the daughter of Zeus and Dione.
He learned from a dying Athena that Zeus is, in fact, his father, a fact Zeus kept secret because he wished to avoid a repetition of what he did to his own father, Cronos. Kratos rejected any notion of a relationship and vowed to kill Zeus and destroy Olympus.
The novel itself is written in a picaresque Roman style, yet Psyche retains her Greek name. Eros and Aphrodite are called by their Latin names (Cupid and Venus), and Cupid is depicted as a young adult, rather than a child.
Roman name Neptune. Poseidon was the god of the sea, earthquakes and horses. Although he was officially one of the supreme gods of Mount Olympus, he spent most of his time in his watery domain. Poseidon was brother to Zeus and Hades.
Ares is the God of war, battlelust, civil order, and manliness. He is son to Zeus and Hera. Ares is also known as Mars to the Romans. Power, Realm, and Responsibilities. Ares' realms are war and battle.
Greek god of the underworld. In Greek mythology, Hades, the god of the underworld, was a son of the Titans Cronus and Rhea. He had three sisters, Demeter, Hestia, and Hera, as well as two brothers, Poseidon and Zeus, the youngest of the three. The war lasted for ten years and ended with the victory of the younger gods.
Impulsive was one of his weaknesses. Bloodthirsty was another of his weaknesses. The last weakness he had was raring for a fight regardless of the consequences. Ares main love was war.
Goddess Symbols of Aphrodite
|General:||Scallop shell, seashells, mirrors, golden apples, the Evening Star (planet Venus), Number 5, the ocean, and the triangle|
|Animals:||Dolphin, swan, dove, sparrow, bees, and goats|
She was the daughter of Zeus, king of the gods, and the Titaness Leto and she has a twin brother, the god Apollo. Not only was Artemis the goddess of the hunt, she was also known as the goddess of wild animals, wilderness, childbirth and virginity.
So without further ado, let us take a gander at 12 Norse gods and goddesses you should know about.
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Appears in. Athena was the Olympian Goddess of Wisdom and War, and the Deuteragonist of the God of War Series, who mostly appeared as an ally of Kratos. She was seen as a neutral character in God of War II, and her place as Deuteragonist was taken by Orkos in God of War: Ascension and by Gaia in God of War II.
Olympus grew to power, Zeus assigned Poseidon to be the God of the Seas, and Hades to be the God of the Underworld. Zeus also married his sister Hera, and the two had two sons; Ares, who became the God of War, and Hephaestus who became the Blacksmith God.
Sparta worshipped Artemis as their patron goddess, not the God Ares. Elis and Olympia had Zeus as their city god. The statue of Zeus at Olympia was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Syracuse, as with Athens, worshipped Athena.