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Artemis: The Hunter

Artemis: The Hunter

Artemis is one of the most widely important people in the ancient greek deities. Her roman name is Diana in greek her parents were Zeus and Leto  her twin brother is Apollo the  god of many skills but mostly healing. But instead of having the same thing   has her brother she is the goddess of hunting, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, and virginity. She was also the protector of young girls and healing disease of women. She is often described of carrying a bow and  arrow  her symbols were the the deer and cypress. So in the end she is different from her brother she hunts and protects people instead of healing people like her brother.

Apollo: The God with many skills

Apollo: The God with many skills

Apollo is an ideal of kouros he is the son of Zeus and Leto plus he also has a sister the chaste huntress Artemis. Apollo is also known as Apulu in other mythology, apollo is the god of many things inlcuding : god of music, truth and prophecy,healing, the sun and light,plague, poetry , and many more. Apart from Delphi apollo was an oracular god he was known also to heal people cause he was medicine also but he was also known to bring ill diseases and plagues to towns. In some origins apollo was described as a titan of the sun while his sister was the titan of the moon. In all of the this Apollo was described as a healer to all the world but could also bring death by illness and plagues.

Eos : Titaness and Goddess

Eos : Titaness and Goddess

Eos is the titaness and goddess of dawn, who would rise every morning from her home at the edge of oceanus. She has a brother who is Helios the god of sun and also has a sister named Selene the goddess of moon. Her parents were the titan Hyperion and Theia , Eos is mostly described has having rose around her , she would also able to open the gates of heaven, and plus she was described of having angels wings and having a crown or tiara. She was cursed by Aphrodite due to her having a relationship with the god of war Ares she cursed which resulted in eos to steal many men from their homes. She was able to give some men the power of immortality plus she had two kids which one fought in the trojan war but he was killed an image of her on her knees holding her son dead became really famous.

Atlas : The Titan God

Atlas : The Titan God

Atlas is a titan god he is the son of the titan Iapetus and Clymene. Atlas is the titan god of endurance and astronomy he was condemned to hold the sky due to him participating in the Titanomachy. Some said that atlas held the sky at the ends of the earth towards the west . Atlas had a lot of children mostly they were all daughters this included Hespersides, Hyades, Pleiades, and Calypso were atlas daughters. Him and his brother Menoetius join the titans during the war between the gods and eventually the titans lost atlas brother was sent to be imprisoned with the other titans to tartarus and atlas was giving the punishment of holding the heaven and sky for his entire life. Atlas was also involved with one of hercules labors hercules tricked atlas into getting the apples for him and making him hold the sky again because hercules was holding the sky while atlas was getting the apples.

Hephaestus : God of Fire and Volcanoes

Hephaestus : God of Fire and Volcanoes

Hephaestus is the Greek god of fire and volcanoes ,but his roman equivalent is the god Vulcan. He was also known as the god that made every weapon and other stuff. His parents were Hera and Zeus, and his grandparents were Kronos and Rhea. Hephaestus was born ugly and weak this made Hera mad and she  threw him into the ocean were he was rescued by the animal life living their they helped him to the island of Lemnos. While living their Hephaestus staring building things including his fortress, helpers, and a gold throne to every god in order to impress them. He even teach  and got helped  from the cyclops while living their also he also liked collecting precious items like scraps. Hephaestus was also in  a relationship with the the goddess of love Aphrodite due to her being forced by Zeus to marry him. He is known to have built every gods weapons. Hephaestus is the blacksmith of the gods.

Oceanus : Primordial God of The Sea

Oceanus : Primordial God of The Sea

Oceanus is the titan of the sea. Many ancient Greeks and (later on) Romans, believed that Oceanus was the divine personification  of the sea, an enormous river encircling the world. In Greek mythology, Oceanus is the son of Gaia and Uranus and was personified as a titan. But in Rome’s mythology, Oceanus was described has a titan that had the upper body of a muscular man with a long beard and horns usually, which were crab claws and the lower body was a serpent. People also believe that Oceanus represents all the bodies of salt water including the Mediterranean sea and the Atlantic ocean. In the story about the war between the gods called the titans Titanomachy, Oceanus, Prometheus, and Themis did not participate in the war nor did they side with the titans. They instead withdrew from the war. In addition to his own revolt against the conflict, Oceanus  refused to help Cronus later on in an uprising against  the father of all of the Titans known today as Uranus.