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Here is a chart of many Greek dieties, along with an explanation of who they are and their

family relationships.
Achelous (River god)
Son of Oceanus and Tethys
Serpentlike body and horned head; one of his horns fashioned into the Horn of Plenty
Aether (God of clear skies)
Son of Erebus and Nox
Amphitrite (Sea goddess)
Daughter of Oceanus and Tethys or of Nereus and Doris; wife of Poseidon; mother of
Aphrodite (Goddess of love and sex)
Daughter of Uranus; wife of Hephaestus; sometimes the daughter of Zeus and Dione
Rose from the foam created when the genitals of Uranus were thrown into the sea after
his castration by Cronus; similar to the Phoenician Astarte and the Babylonian Ishtar
Apollo (God of light, the sun, archery, agriculture, poetry, medicine, and several other things)
Son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
Founder of cities; giver of laws
Ares (God of war)
Son of Zeus and Hera; twin brother od Eris
Father of the Amazons; one of the twelve great gods
Aristaeus (Protector of flocks)
Son of Apollo and Cyrene
Originated the culture of the olives
Artemis (Goddess of the moon; goddess of the hunt; assists in childbirth; protects the young of
animals and humans)
Daughter of Zeus and Leto; twin sister of Apollo
A virgin
Astraea (Goddess of justice)
Daughter of Zeus and Themis
Ate (Goddess of discord and mischief)
Daughter of Zeus; sister of Litai
Athena (Goddess of war; goddess of wisdom; goddess of industry; goddess of the arts; goddess
of justice; goddess of skill)
Daughter of Zeus and Metis
Invented chariots and ships
Atlas (Sentenced to holding up the sky forever for rebelling against Uranus)
Son of Iapetus and Clymene; brother of Menoetius, Prometheus, and Epimetheus
A Titan
Boreas (King of the Winds)
Son of Astraeus and Eos
Calliope (Muse of eloquence and poetry)
Daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne; mother of Orpheus
Castor and Polydeuces (Protectors of sailors, appearing as twin lights of St. Elmo's Fire during
Twin sons of Zeus and Leda
Hatched from an egg; Castor mortal; Polydeuces immortal
Uranus and Gaea arose from Chaos and gave birth to the Titans
A gaping void which was the first Creation and from which the world of gods and men
Charon (Ferryman to conduct the dead across the River Acheron)
Son of Erebus and Nyx
Chloris (Goddess of places shaded by trees, shrubs, and vines)
Wife of Zephyrus
Clio (Muse of history)
Daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne
Comus (God of revelry, drunkenness, and mirth; in charge of entertaining the gods; presided
over festive occasions)
Son of Bacchus and Circe
Winged and clad in white
Cronus (God of fate; god of agriculture; king of Titans for a time)
Son of Uranus and Gaea (Mother Earth); youngest of twelve Titans
Deposed by Zeus
Cyclopes (Assistants to Hephaestus in Mount Etna)
Sons of Uranus and Gaea
Manufactured thunderbolts for Zeus, the trident for Poseidon, the helmet of invisibility
for hades; built many massive and ancient structures
Daphne (Priestess for Mother Earth)
Daughter of the River Peneius
Mountain nymph; unable of loving anyone after being shot by a lead arrow from Cupid
Demeter (Goddess of nature, ruling the fruitfulness of the earth)
Daughter of Cronus and Rhea
Created winter when her daughter Persephone was abducted by Hades
Derceto (Goddess of fertility)
Had the tail of a fish
Dike (Goddess of justice)
Daughter of Temis the Titan
Dionysius (God of fertility; god of wine; god of vegetation)
Son of Zeus and Semele
Electra (Goddess of the rainbow)
Daughter of Oceanus and Thaumas; mother of Iris
Eos (Goddess of the dawn)
Daughter of Hyperion and Theia; sister of Helios and Selene
Mother of the four winds
Eris (Goddess of strife and discord)
Daughter of Zeus and hera; twin sister of Ares
Companion of Ares
Eros (God of love and sexual prowess; god of power)
Son of Aphrodite and Zeus or Ares or Hermes
Various accounts of his birth
Gaea (Ge) (Mother-Earth; goddess of the earth; goddess of marriage; goddess of death; goddess
of the after-life)
Sprang from Chaos; bore Uranus while she slept; mother of Titans,Cyclopes, Furies,
giants, and tree nymphs
Glaucus (Sea god)
Could utter prophecies
Graces (Bestowed talent upon mortals)
Daughters of Zeus
Loved all things beautiful; Aglaia the Brilliant, Euphrosyne the Joyful, Thalia the
Hades (Lord of the underworld)
Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother of Zeus; husband of Persephone
Carried a staff with which he beckoned the dying to the lower world
Harpies (Goddesses of storms)
Aello the Stormswift, Celaeno the Dark; Ocepete the Swiftwing, and Podarge the
Hecate (Goddess of abundance and eloquence; goddess of the night)
Daughter of Perses
A Titan
Helios (God of the sun; Reporrter of the activities of Earth to the other gods)
Son of Hyperion and Theia; brother of Selene and Eos
Drove a four-horse chariot daily across the sky, and at night ferried eastward by Oceanus
Hephaestus (God of fire; god of volcanoes)
Son of Zeus and Hera; husband of Aphrodite
Artist in metal-making; made thunderbolts for Zeus; lame
Hera (Goddess of marriage; goddess of childbirth)
Daughter of Cronus and Rhea; sister and wife of Zeus
Shrewish and jealous against the mortal children of Zeus
Hermes (Son of Zeus and Maia)
God of travel and protector of travelers, merchants and thieves; god of hunting; god of
exploring; god of embassies; messenger of the gods
Hid Apollo's cattle; invented the lyre; carried a caduceus; wore winged sandals and hat
Hesperides (With their watch-dragon, guarded the golden apples that Gaea gave to her a as a
wedding gift)
Daughters of Hesperus
Hippolyte (Queen of the Amazons)
Daughter of Ares
Horae (Gatekeepers of heaven)
Music lovers and choreographers; Dike, Eirene, Eumonia
Hyades (Nurses to the young god Dionysus)
Daughters of Atlas and Aethra
Hymenaeus (God of marriage)
Son of Dionysus and Aphrodite
Son of Uranus and Gaea, brother-husband of Theia; father of Eos, Helios, and Selene
Very handsome; a Titan
Hypnos (God of sleep)
Iris (Goddess of the rainbow; messenger of the gods; advisor and guide to mortals)
Daughter of Thaumos and Electra; sister of the Harpies
Daughter of Coeus and Phoebe; mother of Apollo and Artemis
A Titan
Daughter of Atlas and Pleione; wife of Zeus; mother of Herakles
Melpomene (Muse of tragedy)
Daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne
Mnemosyne (Goddess of memory)
Daughter of Uranus; wife of Zeus; mother of the nine Muses
Mneme (Muse of memory)
Sister of Aoida and Melete
One of the three original Muses
Monos (God of pain; god of sarcasm)
Morpheus (God of dreams)
Son of Hypnos
Nemesis (Virgin goddess of law, retribution, and punishment)
Nereus (God of the Mediterranean Sea)
Son of Pontus and Gaea; husband of Doris; father of the Nereids
Could foretell the future; prone to changing shape
Nyx (Goddess of night; goddess of darkness)
Daughter of Chaos
Oceanus (Lord of the water encircling the whole world, eventually only the Atlantic Ocean)
Son of Uranus and Gaea; husband of Tethys
Father of all rivers
Orchus (God of oaths; punishers of perjurers)
Confused with Pluto
Pan (God of shepherds and flocks; god of fertility; god of nature)
Son of Hermes or Hybris and Hybris, or of Callistro or Aether and Oenoe, or of Cronus
and Ge
Lower part of the body that of a goat, upper part that of a man; goat horns on his head;
invented the flute
Pegasus (Ridden to war by Bellerohon)
Created from sea foam by Poseidon
Winged horse; created springs by striking the earth with his hooves; liked to chase
thunderbolts hurled by Zeus; eventually changed to a constellation
Persephone (Goddess of the underworld)
Daughter of Zeus and Demeter; wife of Hades
Allowed to spend spring and summer with her mother and fall and winter with her
Plutus (God of wealth)
Son of Iasion and Demeter
Blinded by Zeus
See: Castor and Polydeuces.
Poseidon (God of the sea and shore, ruling from an undersea palace; god of the islands; god of
Son of Cronus and Rhea; husband of Amphitrite and Halia
Brought up by the Telchines aand Cephira, daughter of Oceanus; can make the earth
shake with his trident
Prometheus (Light-bearer)
Son of Iapetus and Clymene
Stole fire from Mount Olympus and gave it to mortals
Rhadamantus (God of justice)
Son of Zeus and Europa
Laid the foundation of the Cretan Code of law; later a judge in the Islands of the Blessed
Rhea (Great Mother goddess in almost all ancient religions)
Daughter of Uranus and Gaea
Gave her son Zeus to her mother to avoid his father from swallowing him as with his
other children; Zeus taken to Crete and brought up by three nymphs; Cronus given a
stone wrapped in swaddling clothes (which he swallowed) by Rhea, saying it was Zeus;
all children and the stone later regurgitated
Selene (Goddess of the moon)
Daughter of Hyperion and Theia; sister of Helios and Eos
Styx (Goddess of oaths)
Daughter of Oceanus and Tethys; wife of Pallas
Lived in a grotto at the entrance of Hades
Thalia (Muse of comedy and pastoral poetry)
Themis (Goddess of law and order)
Daughter of Uranus and Gaea; consort of Zeus; mother of the Horae and the Moirae
A prophetess
Titans (See specific names)
12 children of Heaven (Uranus) and Earth (Ge or Gaea); males (Coeus, Creus, Cronus,
Hyperion, Iapetus, Oceanus); females (Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Rhea, Tethys, Theia,
Banishment of two other groups of their children (Cyclopes and Hecatoncheires) to
Tartarus the start of the Titan War; the other Titans urged by Gaea to attack; Uranus
defeated and replaced by Uranus, who canceled the banishment; Cronus attacked and
defeated by Zeus and the other Olympians
Triton (God of the sea)
Son of Poseidon and Amphitrite
Had green hair and eyes; had a human torso and the tail of a dolphin; Controlled the
action of the waves by blowing a conch horn
Urania (Muse of astronomy)
Daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne
Uranus (First father of the gods)
Son of his mother-wife, Gaea; father of the Titans, the Cyclopes, the Olympians, and
Zagreus (God of rebirth; god of immortality)
Son of Zeus and Persephone
Zephyrus (God of the west wind)
Son of Astraeus and Eos; brother of Chloris, Iris, and Podarge; father of Balius, Carpus,
and Xanthus
Zeus (God of the heavens and the upper regions of the earth; master of destiny; god of weather;
protector of guests; guardian of law; upholder of morality)
Son of Cronus and Rhea; brother of Hestia, Demeter, Hades, Poseidon, and Hera;
husband of Metis, Themis, Eurynome, Maia, Hera, Mnemosyne, Demeter, and Letu;
father of gods and mortals
Indo-European origin; had 115 mistresses and 140 children; armed with thunder and