Twelve Olympians
In the ancient Greek religion, the Twelve Olympians are the major deities of the Greek pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Heph...
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Aphrodite
Aphrodite (/æfrəˈdaɪti/ af-rə-DY-tee; Greek: Ἀφροδίτη) is the Greek goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, and procreation. Her Roman equivalent is the goddess Venus. She is identified with the planet Ven...
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Ares
Ares /ˈɛəriːz/ (Ancient Greek: Ἄρης [árɛːs], literal meaning of "battle") is the Greek god of war. He is one of the Twelve Olympians, and the son of Zeus and Hera. In Greek literature, he often ...
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Artemis
Artemis /ˈɑrtɨmɨs/ was one of the most widely venerated of the Ancient Greek deities. Her Roman equivalent is Diana. Some scholars believe that the name, and indeed the goddess herself, was originally...
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Athena
Athena (/əˈθiːnə/; Attic Greek: Ἀθηνᾶ, Athēnā, or Ἀθηναία, Athēnaia; Epic: Ἀθηναίη, Athēnaiē; Doric: Ἀθάνα, Athānā) or Athene (/əˈθiːniː/; Ionic: Ἀθήνη, Athēnē), often given the epithet Pallas (/ˈpælə...
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Demeter
In ancient Greek religion and myth, Demeter (/dɨˈmiːtər/; Attic: Δημήτηρ Dēmḗtēr; Doric: Δαμάτηρ Dāmā́tēr) is the goddess of the harvest, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth. Her...
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Dionysus
Dionysus (/daɪ.əˈnaɪsəs/; Greek: Διόνυσος, Dionysos) is the god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasy in Greek mythology. Alcohol, espe...
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Hephaestus
Hephaestus (/hɪˈfiːstəs/, /həˈfɛstəs/ or /hɨˈfɛstəs/; eight spellings; Ancient Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos) is the Greek god of blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals, metallurgy, fire and...
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Hera
Hera (/ˈhɛrə/, Greek Ἥρα, Hēra, equivalently Ἥρη, Hērē, in Ionic and Homer) is the wife and one of three sisters of Zeus in the Olympian pantheon of Greek mythology and religion. Her chief function wa...
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Hermes
Hermes (/ˈhɜrmiːz/; Greek: Ἑρμῆς) is an Olympian god in Greek religion and mythology, son of Zeus and the Pleiad Maia. He is second youngest of the Olympian gods.Hermes is a god of transitions and bou...
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Poseidon
Poseidon (/pɵˈsaɪdən/; Greek: Ποσειδῶν, [pose͜edɔ́͜ɔn]) is one of the twelve Olympian deities of the pantheon in Greek mythology. His main domain is the ocean, and he is called the "God of the Sea". A...
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Zeus
Zeus (Ancient Greek: Ζεύς [zde͜ʊ́s], Zeús ; Modern Greek: Δίας, Días; /ˈzʲuːs/, z(y)oos), in ancient Greek religion, is the "Father of Gods and men" (πατὴρ ἀνδρῶν τε θεῶν τε, patḕr andrōn te theō...
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Ichnaea
In Greek mythology, Ichnaea (Iknaia), "the tracker" was an epithet that could be applied to Themis, as in the Homeric Hymn to Delian Apollo (line 94), or to Nemesis, who was venerated at Ichnae, a Gre...
Cult of Artemis at Brauron
Artemis worshipers were found all over the ancient Greek world. One of the most famous worshiping sites for Artemis was in Attica at Brauron. Artemis is said to have presided over all the biological t...
Judgement of Paris
The Judgement of Paris is a story from Greek mythology, which was one of the events that led up to the Trojan War and (in slightly later versions of the story) to the foundation of Rome.
As with m...
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Shield of Achilles
The Shield of Achilles is the shield that Achilles uses in his fight with Hector, famously described in a passage in Book 18, lines 478–608 of Homer's Iliad.In the poem, Achilles has lost his armour a...
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The God Abandons Antony
"The God Abandons Antony" (Greek: "Απολείπειν ο θεός Αντώνιον", also translated as "The God Forsakes Antony") is a poem by Constantine P. Cavafy, published in 1911. The poem refers to Plutarch's story...
Mount Kyllini
Mount Kyllini or Mount Cyllene (/sɪˈliːniː/; Greek: Κυλλήνη [kyˈlːɛːnɛː], [ciˈlini]; sometimes Ζήρια, [ˈzirja]), is a mountain on the Peloponnesus peninsula in Greece, famous for its association with ...
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Areopagus
The Areopagus (/ˌæriˈɒpəɡəs/) is the composite form of the Greek name Areios Pagos, translated "Ares Rock" (Ancient Greek: Ἄρειος Πάγος). It is north-west of the Acropolis in Athens. In classica...
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Apollo of Piombino
The Apollo of Piombino or the Piombino Boy is a famous Greek bronze statuette in late Archaic style that depicts the god as a kouros or youth, or it may be a worshipper bringing an offering. The bronz...
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Lord of the animals
The Lord of the Animals (also known as Master of (the) Animals) is a generic term for a number of deities from a variety of cultures with close relationships to the animal kingdom or in part animal fo...
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Calliope
In Greek mythology, Calliope (/kəˈlaɪ.əpiː/ k-ah-LY-ah-pee; Ancient Greek: Καλλιόπη, Kalliopē "beautiful-voiced") was the muse who presides over eloquence and epic poetry; so called from the ecst...
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Church of Aphrodite
The Church of Aphrodite is a Neopagan religious group founded in 1938 by Gleb Botkin (1900–1969), a Russian émigré to the United States. Monotheistic in structure, the Church believes in a singular fe...
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