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Greek and Roman Gods

The Names of both the Greek and Roman Gods, and who they were

Greek GodsRoman GodsWho are they?
Aphrodite Venus
Artemis Diana The virgin goddess of the hunt, the moon, wild animals, and wilderness, and healing, chastity, and childbirth. The daughter of Leto and Zeus, and twin sister of Apollo. (Cynthia)
Athena Minerva Goddess of wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare; guardian of Athens. (Athene;Pallas;Pallas Athena; Pallas Athene)
Dionysus Bacchus The god of wine, specifically its intoxication and social influence, but also the patron of agriculture and the theater. Also related to the mystery of religion, as in "spiritual intoxication".
Hades The god of the underworld and ruler of the dead, son of Cronus and Rhea, brother to Zeus, Poseidon. The underworld, the domain of Hades, Hell
Hephaestus Vulcan The god of fire, smithwork, metallurgy, volcanoes, and artisans, who served as blacksmith of the gods. (Hephaistos)
Eris The goddess of discord, confusion, and strife, keeper of the golden Apple of Discord which she threw into the wedding of Peleus and Thetis starting the Trojan War; daughter of Nyx, sister and constant companion of Ares, mother of Lethe.
Lethe The personification of oblivion, daughter of Eris; one of the rivers which flow through Hades, and from which the souls of the dead had to drink to forget their past lives spent on Earth.
Nyx Nox The primordial goddess of night, daughter of Chaos.
Oceanus Personification of vast waters or the world ocean. He was the first-born of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia, the god Ωκεανός Ποταμός (River Ocean) that encircled the earth. With his sister Tethys fathered all rivers and the Oceanids.
Tethys Personification of fertile waters, she was a Titan daughter of Uranus and Gaia, and with her brother Oceanus gave birth to all rivers and the Oceanids.
Doris The daughter of Oceanus, wife of Nereus and mother of fifty sea-nymphs or nereids.
Nereus a sea god son of Pontus and Gaea; lived in the depths of the sea with his wife Doris and their daughters the Nereids
Pontus Ancient personification and god of the sea; father of Nereus
Gaea Terra The(goddess of the)earth, daughter of Chaos, both mother and wife of Uranus (the sky) and Pontus (the sea). Mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient Mythology. (Gaia;Ge)
Uranus The god of the sky and heavens, son and husband to Gaia, with whom he fathered the Titans and the Cyclops. (Ouranos)
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