Greek Mythology Gods Olympians
AIGIPAN (Aegipan) A rustic god, son of Zeus and Aix or Boetis (the wife of Pan). ALATHEIA The goddess of truth was a daughter of Zeus. APHRODITE The. Zeus, his wife Hera, and children Ares, Hebe, and Eileithyia. For this lover, his seventh, was the one he chose to marry: his sister Hera. When he began courting her—in Gaia presented her granddaughter, Hera, with a wondrous tree. Hera. Hera is the goddess of women, marriage, family, and childbirth in ancient Greek religion and . Hera, ashamed of being exploited, agreed to marriage with Zeus. Theogony and other sources, she is described as a daughter of Hera by Zeus. . Once Io was given to Hera, she tied her to a tree and sent her servant Argus to .
Danae, princess of Argos. Argos, king of Argos; 3. Perseus, king of Mykenai; 4. Epidauros, king of Epidauros. Aldrich Greek mythographer C2nd A. Niobe the first mortal woman with whom Zeus had sex bore Zeus a son Argos. Argos got the rule and named the [region of the] Peloponnesos Argos after himself. She was the first mortal to be embraced by Jupiter [Zeus]. From her was born Argus, who named the town of Argos after his own name. Argus by Niobe, daughter of Phoroneus.
Her son Epaphos, however, was born in Egypt. Evelyn-White Greek epic C8th or 7th B. Taygete, Pleiad nymph; 2 - 4. Leda, queen of Sparta; 4. Lakedaimon, king of Sparta; 2 - 3. Poseidon and Zeus are carrying Taygete, daughter of Atlas, and her sister Alkyone. There are also reliefs of Atlas. Lacedaemon by Taygete, daughter of Atlas.
Boyle Roman poetry C1st B. Maia, Electra, Taygete [lay] with Jove [Zeus]. Rouse Greek epic C5th A. The father of Helene the Greeks like everybody else hold to be not Tyndareus but Zeus.
Greek Gods Family Tree and Genealogy ***
Kalyke, Thessalian princess; 2. Aithlios, king of Elis; 2. Endymion, king of Elis. Aethlius by Protogenia, daughter of Deucalion. He led Aeolians forth from Thessalia and founded Elis. A man of unrivalled beauty, he was loved by Selene.
When he was given a wish of his choice by Zeus, he chose to remain immortal and unaging in eternal sleep. Krinakos, king of Olenos. Maia, nymph of Mt Kyllene; 2. Kallisto, princess of Arkadia. Hermes, god of flocks; 2. Arkas, king of Arkadia.
Semele, princess of Thebes; 1.
The Rocky Relationship of Zeus and Hera
Alkmene, Theban lady; 3 - 4. Antiope, princess of Thebes; 5. Dionysos, god of wine; 2. Herakles, Theban hero; 3 - 4. Orion, giant prince of Hyria. Rackham Roman rhetorician C1st B. Jupiter [Zeus] then and Lysithoe were the parents of the Hercules who is recorded to have had a tussle with Apollo about a tripod.
Jones Greek geographer C1st B. Since they were received hospitably by him, they promised him whatever he should ask for. He asked for children. Mercurius [Hermes] brought out the hide of the bull which Hyrieus had sacrificed to them; they urinated in it, and buried it in the earth, and from it Orion was born.
He had the ability of running over the waves as if on land. Aristomachus says that there lived a certain Hyrieus at Thebes--Pindar puts him on the island of Chios - who asked from Jove [Zeus] and Mercurius [Hermes] when they visited him that he might have a child. To gain his request more readily he sacrificed an ox and put it before them for a feast. When he had done this, Jove and Mercurius asked him to remove the hide from the ox; then they urinated in it, and bade him bury the hide in the ground.
From this, later on, a child was born whom Hyrieus called Urion Urine from the happening, though on account of his charm and affability he came to be called Orion. I should sing the cause of this constellation. Jupiter [Zeus] and his brother who rules the broad sea [Poseidon] were travelling the road with Mercurius [Hermes]. It was the time when yokes bring back the upturned plough and stooping lams milk their bursting ewes.
By chance an old farmer of a narrow plot, Hyrieus, spots them, as he stood by his little hut. They take his offer and hide their godhead. They pass under the old man's smoke-blacked, filthy roof; a small fire glowed from yesterday's log.
Jupiter's [Zeus'] words were: Where is she now, you ask? Sealed in an urn. I gave her an oath, with you as my witness. I want to be, not a husband, but a father. I am ashamed to speak any further [the three gods urinated on the hide].
Then they blanketed the sodden spot with soil. It was now ten months, and a boy was born. Hyrieus calls him Urion from his mode of birth; then the first letter lost its ancient sound. Then a hollow of the earth was made midwife to earth's unbegotten son. Elare, princess of Orkhomenos.
After Zeus had seduced Elare, in fear of Hera he hid her beneath the earth, where she gave birth to their enormous son Tityos, and led him forth into the light of day.
Arkesios, king of Kephalleneia. Melville Roman epic C1st B. Homer also mentions that Odysseus was a descendant of Zeus without describing the precise genealogy. Pyrrha, queen of the Hellenes; 2. Protogeneia, princess of the Hellenes; 2. Kalyke, princess of the Aiolians; 3 - 4.
Thyia, princess of the Hellenes; 5. Pandora, princess of the Hellenes. Hellen, king of the Hellenes; 2. Aithlios, king of Elis; 3. Iapetus was a son of Gaia and Uranus and one of the Titans. He married Clymene, one of the Oceanides. The names of their children were Atlas, Epimetheus and Prometheus. Hyperion was the lord of light, brother of Cronus and the Titan of the east. He married Theia, his wife and sister.
Their children were Helios, Eos and Selene. Meaning of his name "he who goes before the sun. Mnemosyne was the goddess of memory and the inventor of words, a daughter of Gaia and Uranus and the mother of the nine Muses by Zeus Name: Theia was a daughter of Gaia and Uranus and the wife and sister of Hyperion. Children - Helios, Eos and Selene Name: Crius was the god of the constellations, a son of Uranus and Gaia.
His consort was Eurybia, daughter of Gaia and Pontus. Astraeus, Pallas and Perses Name: Themis was the god of justice and order. One of the six daughters of Gaia and Uranus, she was the lover of Zeus. Clymene was one of Oceanides, daughters of Tethys and Oceanus. The following chart of the Greek gods family tree provides a short description of the Olympians, their genealogy, roles and functions according to ancient Greek Mythology and legend.
Hestia was a daughter of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea. She was the Virgin goddess of the hearth, home and cooking. Hades was a son of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea.
He was the god of the Underworld and the dead. Poseidon was a son of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea. He was the god of the sea, rivers, and earthquakes.
ZEUS - Greek God of the Sky, King of the Gods (Roman Jupiter)
Zeus was a son of Cronus and Rhea. He was the king of the gods and god of the heavens. He married his sister Hera and together they had three children: Ares, Hebe and Hephaestus. Hera was a daughter of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea. She married her brother Zeus and became Queen of the gods and was the goddess of the family. She and Zeus had three children: Demeter was a daughter of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea.
She was goddess of agriculture, and the harvest. Demeter was also the lover of Zeus they had a daughter named Persephone, the goddess of the underworld. Zeus alone was most commonly named as the only parent of Athena however alternative myths give Zeus and Metis as her father and mother. Leto was the daughter of the Titans Phoebe and Coeus. Her lover was Zeus by whom she bore the twin gods Artemis and Apollo. Persephone was the goddess of the underworld and the daughter of the gods Zeus and Demeter.
Artemis was the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the goddess of the hunt and the moon and the twin sister of Apollo Name: Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto and the god of the sun and music and the twin brother of Artemis Name: Atlas was the son of the Titan Iapetus and Clymene one of Oceanides. His brothers were Epimetheus and Prometheus. He was the father of the Hesperides the three goddesses of the eveningthe Hyades five daughters of Atlas and his lover Aethra and goddesses of the rain and the Pleiades.
The 'Pleiades' was the name given to the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione. Prometheus was the was the son of the Titan Iapetus and Clymene one of Oceanides. His brothers were Epimetheus and Atlas. Epimetheus was the son of Iapetus and Clymene. His brothers were Atlas and Prometheus.
Menoetius was another son of Iapetus and Clymene and the titan god of violent anger and rash action Name: Ares was the son of Hera and Zeus and the god of war. His sister was Hebe and his brother was Hephaestus. Hebe was the daughter of Hera and Zeus and the goddess of youth. Her brothers were Hephaestus and Ares.