Greek Gods And Goddesses Research Paper

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According to the interesting mythology in Greece, there are twelve gods and goddesses that ruled the entire universe from Mount Olympus. These well known gods and goddesses are known as Olympians who in which began to come into power after Zeus, the most powerful god of all time, overthrew his father, Cronus. Interesting knowledge that is about all of the Greek gods and goddesses is that they are all related to one another. They were also all adopted by the Romans into Roman Mythology but their names were changed. All of Greek gods and goddesses were over a certain thing, whether is be the sky, love, music, or even the underworld. Zeus is probably one of the most well known and powerful of all the Greek Gods and Goddesses. His Roman name…show more content…
His Roman name was Neptune, the blue planet in our solar system. He was the god of the sea and the second most powerful god besides his brother Zeus. Since Zeus was Poseidon’s brother, his parents were also Cronus and Rhea. Poseidon lived in a huge and gorgeous palace basically built for a king under the sea, which fits him. He is similar to Zeus in a way because his anger and temper causes problems. When Poseidon gets angry however, unlike throwing thunderbolts like his brother, Poseidon causes earthquakes. Hades is also the son of Cronus and Rhea. His two brothers were Zeus, god of the sky, and Poseidon, god of the sea. He was given the Roman name of Pluto, which is a dwarf planet in our solar system. Hades was the king of the dead according to Greek Mythology. He lived in the underworld and was the ruler of the dead people. Aphrodite was the goddess of love and of beauty. She was considered to be extremely gorgeous and beautiful. Her Roman name was Venus, the second planet from the sun in our solar system. Aphrodite was actually married to Hephaestus, the god of fire and the forge, but had many other lovers in her lifetime. These of which included Ares, Adonis, and Anchises. Aphrodite was in love with Ares. Ares and Aphrodite turned out to be the parents of Cupid, the god of

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