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Major Divinities

0526: Eros, Dionysus and Demeter. Painting by Hans von Aachen 1552-1615. Künsthistorische Museum, Wien.


Divinities

Aphrodite
Goddess of the tender passions.

Apollo
Music, prophecy and healing.

Ares
God of war.

Artemis
Goddess of hunters.

Asclepius
God of medicine.

Athena
Goddess of warriors. industries and prudent intelligence.

CHARITES
Goddesses of love in the retinue of Aphrodite.

Cybele
The mother of the gods, identified with Rhea 1 (see this one).

Demeter
Goddess of fertility.

Dione 1
A Titaness or one of the OCEANIDS.

Dionysus 2
God of the vine.

Ganymedes
Cup-bearer in Olympus.

Hades
Ruler of the Underworld.

Hebe
Cup-bearer in Olympus.

 

Hecate
Goddess of the crossroads.

Hephaestus
The smith of Heaven.

Hera
Queen of Heaven.

Hermes
Messenger of Heaven.

Hestia
Goddess of the hearth.

 

HORAE
Wardens of heaven.

Iris 1
The rainbow, heavenly messenger.

 

Leto
Goddess living in Olympus.

MUSES
Goddesses of poetic inspiration.

 

OLYMPIANS
Gods living in Mount Olympus (individually included in this list).

Persephone
Queen of the Underworld.

 

Phanes 1
The first born and eternal god.

Poseidon
Ruler of the sea.

 

Tartarus
Being and cosmic place beneath the earth.

Themis
Divinity of the law.

 

TITANS
Divinities who ruled before the OLYMPIANS (see TITANS for those not included in this list).

Zeus
Ruler of Heaven.


Related sections Divinities, PERSONIFICATIONS, Divinities of Waters & Landscapes, Other Deities, Immortals, BESTIARY  
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