Greek gods of mythology

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Greek gods of mythology

Aeolus: God of the winds

Aphrodite: Goddess of love, beauty and procreation

Apollo: God of beauty, poetry and music

Ares: God of war

Artemis: Goddess of the Moon, hunting and fertility

Athene: Goddess of wisdom; protectress of Athens

Boreas: God of the north wind

Cronus: God of harvests

Cybele: Goddess of fertility and the mountains

Demeter: Goddess of fruit, crops and vegetation

Dionysus: God of wine

Eos: Goddess of the dawn

Eros: God of love

Gaia: Goddess of the earth

Hades (Dis): God of the Underworld

Hebe: Goddess of youth

Hecate: Goddess of magic, ghosts and witchcraft

Helios: God of the Sun

Hephaestus: God of fire and metalcraft

Hera: Goddess of women, marriage; queen of heaven

Hermes: God of science, commerce and physicians; messenger of the gods

Hestia: Goddess of the hearth

Iris: Goddess of the rainbow; messenger of the gods

Morpheus: God of dreams

Nemesis: Goddess of vengeance and retribution

Nike: Goddess of victory

Oceanus: God of the waters

Pan: God of pastures, forests, flocks, and herds

Persephone: Goddess of the underworld

Poseidon: God of the sea

Rhea: Mother of the gods

Uranus: God of the sky

Zeus: Overlord of the Olympian gods and goddesses; lord of heaven