Top 5 Strongest Goddess From Greek Mythology
Surely you must know the main Goddesses from Greek Mythology, but what about the strongest goddesses? We separated a Top 5 that, in our opinion, are the strongest goddesses.
What Are The Main Greek Goddesses?
Basically, there are 3 types of goddesses in Greek mythology, the goddesses of Olympus (Aphrodite, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Hera and Hestia), the titanids (Phoebe, Tethys, Mnemosyne, Themis, Them and Rhea) and the primordial goddesses ( Gaia, Nix, Hemera and Tálassa). In this list, we are considering all of them to draw a conclusion about the strongest ones.
Top 5: Hecate:
Hecate in Greek mythology, is a goddess, naturalized in Mycenaean Greece or Thrace, but from the Cary cities of Anatolia, a region where most of her theophoric names are attested, such as Hecateus and Hecatomno and where Hecate was seen as the Great Goddess in periods historic places of worship in Lagina.
Goddess of wild lands and childbirth, she was usually depicted holding two torches or a key, and in later periods in her triple form. It was associated with crossroads, entrances, fire, light, the moon, magic, witchcraft, the knowledge of poisonous herbs and plants, ghosts, necromancy and witchcraft. She reigned over land, sea and sky, as well as having a universal role as savior (Soteira) and the Soul of the Cosmic World.
She was one of the main deities worshiped in Athenian homes as a protective goddess and one who conferred prosperity and daily blessings on the family. Because she is a goddess who is in fact connected with the occult and paranormal phenomena, she deserves a place on that list.
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Top 4: Artemis:
Artemis or Artemisia is the Greek Goddess linked to wildlife and hunting; later, it also became associated with the moon and magic. She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and Apollo's twin sister. Roman equivalent of hers was Diana. Homer says as Artemis Agrótera: "Artemis of the wild lands, Lady of the Animals". The Akkadians believed that Artemis was the daughter of Demeter, goddess of agriculture.
Artemis is a goddess of the moon, of hunting, of wild animals, of the wilderness, childbirth and virginity and protector of girls in the ancient Greek religion. She was described as the best hunter among gods and mortals. Bow and arrows are her constant companions. The deer, the bear and the cypress were consecrated to him.
A member of the Greek pantheon, it is a common presence in Western culture. An asteroid, 105 Artemis, and the craters Artemis Chasma and Artemis Corona from the planet Venus were named after this goddess. She deserves a place on that list for the simple fact that she is a goddess with a perfect aim (besides being entirely connected to magic). She was able to shoot arrows at a huge distance and with deadly accuracy.
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Top 3: Athena:
Athena is the goddess of civilization, wisdom, battle strategy, the arts, justice and skill. One of the main deities of the Greek pantheon and one of the twelve Olympic gods, Athena was worshiped throughout Ancient Greece and throughout its area of influence, from the Greek colonies of Asia Minor to those of the Iberian Peninsula and North Africa.
Her presence is attested even near India. That is why her worship took many forms, in addition to her figure being syncretized with several other deities from the regions around the Mediterranean, expanding the variety of forms of worship.
This goddess could not help being here, because Athena is synonymous with Military Strategy and does not accept to lose anything! She even came to beat Poseidon in an appropriate contest.
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Top 2: Nyx:
Nyx is the patron of witches and witches, is the Goddess of secrets and night mysteries, queen of night stars. Nix is worshiped by witches and witches, who believed that she gives the land fertility to sprout enchanted herbs. It was also believed that Nix has complete control over life and death, both for men and for Gods.
Homer refers to Nix with the epithet "The Tamer of Men and Gods", demonstrating how other Gods respected and feared this most powerful Deity. Nix, like Hades, has a hood that makes it invisible to everyone, thus watching the universe without being noticed.
Nix was extremely respected in antiquity and both mortals and gods were afraid of her. Nix was a spontaneous goddess, so she is one of the oldest primordial goddesses in Greek mythology and of course, this position is deserved by the goddess.
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Top 1: Gaia:
Uranus and the Goddess Gaia spawned the three cyclops and the three hecatronchers. As Uranus was able to predict the future, he feared the power of these sons, who would become powerful, and locked them up again in Gaia's womb. She, who moaned with atrocious pains without being able to give birth, cried out for the favor of her titanic children and asked for help to free her brothers and take revenge on her father. Of the twelve brothers, however, only Cronos accepted the conspiracy. Gaia then removed the steel from his chest and, with the help of Nix, made the toothed sickle out of it.
She gave it to Kronos and hid it, so that when her father came at night, he would not notice her presence. Upon descending Uranus to unite again with his wife, he was surprised by Cronos, who attacked and castrated him, thus separating Heaven and Earth.
Because she is the mother goddess and representation of our planet, there is no doubt that Gaia is a very powerful goddess. There is even a variant of Greek mythology that says that Gaia fought against his son and Titan Cronos to protect humanity, so this one deserves our first position! A toast to our Planet!
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