NAMES FOR GREEK GODS

     Find out more about the Greek Gods and their respective names and representations within Greek and Roman Mythology! Zeus was the representation of Thunder, Aphrodite the representation of Love and Ares, War.

NAMES OF THE 15 MOST WANTED GREEK GODS:

  • Zeus: God of gods, thunder, lightning and sky;
  • Poseidon: God of the seas, rivers and oceans;
  • Hera: Goddess of marriage, of the family, the queen of the gods;
  • Hermes: God of commerce, of thieves, the messenger of the gods;
  • Aphrodite: Goddess of beauty, love, pleasures and carnal sin;
  • Apollo: God of the sun, the arts, music and poetry;
  • Ares: God of war, discord and violence;
  • Artemis: Goddess of the moon, hunting and animals;
  • Athena: Goddess of intelligence, wisdom and just war;
  • Demeter: Goddess of agriculture, abundance and harvest;
  • Dionysus: God of wine, festivals and bacchanals;
  • Hades: God of the underworld and the dead;
  • Hephaestus: God of fire, of metallurgy, the builder of the gods;
  • Hestia: Goddess of the home, of the hospitable flame;
  • Asclepius: The god of health and medicine.

ARTICLES ON THE NAMES FOR GREEK GODS:

Athena was the Greek Goddess of wisdom and in Roman mythology she was also called Minerva. Athena was born directly from Zeus' brain and is also her father's most beloved goddess. Check out his story below.

Artemis (Diana in Roman mythology) was one of the most famous Greek Goddess in Greek Mythology. She was the goddess of hunting and the moon and had a very relevant role for the Hellenics ... Check out her story below.

Ares is the Greek and Roman God of War and was one of the Greek gods that became more popular in our culture, especially after the saga of God of War games ... Check out everything about Ares by reading the article.

Apollo is the Greek God of the sun and truth ... A lifetime ago he was compared to the Titan Helio and an interesting fact about him is that his name is the same in both Greek and Roman Mythology.

Aphrodite was the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty and fertility within Greek and Roman Mythologies. She was married to Hephaestus and was evidently considered the most Beautiful Goddess of Olympus, check it out.

Hermes is the Greek God of speed and communication in Greek Mythology and is popularly known for being the messenger of the Gods. This God is Son of Jupiter (Zeus) and has a fundamental role, check below.

Hera was the Greek Goddess of Marriage in Greek Mythology and she played a very important role (besides being one of the wives of Zeus, the king of the Gods). Hera had an irritable temper, check below.

Hades is the Greek God of the Underworld, he is one of the Triad of Main Gods of Greek Mythology, being them: Zeus, Poseídon and Hades. He was personified as the Supreme Judge of his Kingdom.

Poseidon is the Greek God of the Sea, different from Ponto for example that only concerns the open sea. Poseidon is an extremely important God in Greek Mythology; is son of Uranus and brother of Zeus.

Zeus: Greek God of Thunder may have been the Most Relevant God in Greek Mythology! Nowadays he is the most searched Greek God on the internet, check out all about him on our website below!

Rhea was the sister and wife Goddess of Cronos, whom she managed to deceive, preventing her son Zeus from being swallowed by him. When Zeus was born, Rhea gave Cronos a stone to swallow in place of the newborn.

Mnemosyne is relevant within Greek Mythology because she is the "Leader" of the Muses of Olympus. She is also known for being the Goddess of Memory and Remembrance. Check out some facts about this Goddess.

Hyperion was one of the Titans within Greek mythology. He is known for being the first astronomer and with that, his personification is the Astros themselves. Check out some facts about this Elder below.

Coeus is a Titan within Greek and Roman Mythology and is represented for being the search for knowledge and truth. He is one of the 12 Titans of the first generation and certainly had a value for the Hellenics.

Oceanus, in Greek Mythology is Son of Gaia (Earth) and Uranus (Heaven). He is one of the 12 Titans of the First Generation and is known to be the ancient Poseidon! Check out everything about this Ancient God below.

Cronus greek god described in two ways within Greek mythology, but in both forms he was the representation of time. In one version, Chronos, was the whole, in another version, Cronos, was the son of Urano and Gaia.

Uranus is the Greek and Roman God of the sky, being thus, for the Hellenics, besides being father of Jupiter (Zeus). Uranus Also represented the sky. Check out everything about this Mythological God below.

Oreas and Nesus were two Mythological Gods forgotten within Greek Mythology! Both are the representation of the Mountains and Islands. Check out all about these Elder Gods below.

Pontus: This being is the Titan personified as the open sea. It is extremely scarce in Greek and Roman mythologies. Check out some facts about this Ancient God and also mythological sea creatures.

Gaia Goddess of Earth: in Greek Mythology and is popularly known as "Mother Earth", she is basically the personification of our planet Earth. Know everything about this Goddess below.

Tartarus, in Greek Mythology, is personified by one of the primordial gods, born out of Chaos. His relations with Gaia generated the most terrible beasts in Greek mythology, like Typhon.

Meet the God of Greek Mythology Erebus, the God of Darkness and the personification of evil and darkness; he is Nix's brother and lives in a dark and empty place called Vacuum. Learn more.

Nyx the Goddess: Meet the Night Goddess Nix and her relevant role within Greek mythology. Nix was also known to be a primordial and very powerful Titan. Check out everything about her below.

Chaos is a Greek God and was considered by Hesiod as the first deity to appear in the universe, therefore he is the oldest of the Gods and Titans, he is also known as the primordial God.