Famous Greek Gods

The most famous Gods among the Greek Pantheon

APOLLO

Olympian god of sun, light, harmony, the arts, music, prophecy, medicine and archery.

ARES

God of war.

DIONYSUS

An Olympian god of the grape harvest, winemaking and wine, of ritual madness, religious ecstasy and theatre.

EROS

God of sexual desire, love and procreation.

HADES

God of the Dead and King of the Underworld.

HELIOS

God of the Sun.

HEPHAESTUS

God of fire, metalworking, stone masonry, forges and the art of sculpture.

HERMES

God of trade, travel, commerce, eloquence, thieves, athletes, messenger of the gods and guide of the souls to the Underworld.

PAN

God of nature, the wild, shepherds, flocks, goats, mountain wilds, and is often associated with sexuality. Also a satyr (half man, half-goat).

POSEIDON

Olympian Greek god of the sea, earthquakes, storms, and horses.

 

ZEUS

King of the Gods and the “Father of Gods and men”. God of the sky, lightning, thunder, law and order.