the 12 greek gods
Hera. Queen of the Gods and of the heavens; goddess of women, marriage, and motherhood.
Poseidon. Lord of the Sea; god of the seas, earthquakes, created horses.
Demeter. Goddess of fertility, agriculture, nature, and the seasons.
Aphrodite. Goddess of love, beauty, desire, and fertility.
Apollo. The Sun God; god of light, healing, music, poetry, prophecy, archery and truth.
Ares. God of war, frenzy, hatred, and bloodshed.
Artemis. Goddess of the hunt, of maidens, and the moon.
Athena. Goddess of wisdom, crafts, and strategic battle.
Dionysus. God of wine, theatre, grapes, ritual madness and ecstasy.
Hephaestus. Blacksmith to the Gods; god of fire and the forges.
Hermes. Messenger of the Gods; god of commerce, speed, thieves, and trade.