About The Great Immortal: Greek Gods

About the great immortal: Greek gods.

About the great immortal: Greek gods

 

During the ancient inhabitants of Greece and Crete appear to have worshiped the Earth Mother, goddess of fecundity as well as the final returning. The research scientists can say that there is a cult at Knossos and Pylos was adored as a god of nature and animals, Potnia Teron. Data appear gradually deities as Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Ares, Hermes, and Dionysus.

As the god of heaven, he lives on top of Mount Olympus, the peak which was considered to be in heaven, and all the god of heaven, he is the master of the clouds, the rain, the snow, the thunder and lightning, a flash is represented in hand. He oversees fair fulfillment of commitments, respect for justice, fulfilling marital obligations. It protects the family, brotherhood, and castle.

Hera is the feminine personification of the sky, especially the night sky. She is the sister and wife of Zeus at the same time, sharing power with him. The goddess of women and marriage.

Athens (Athena Pallas Athena called) is all the deities of the Greek Pantheon, Zeus closest that one is born without the mother’s head and incarnating directly from some of the qualities of his father. It leads armies to victory and all she presides at the conclusion of peace. And Ares is the god of war, but it is a bloody god, loving bloodshed for bloodshed itself. Athens is wise, prudent, leading from start to finish battles, and then presiding over the works of peace: meetings in the agora (public square), etc. senate meetings. It protects workers, crafts, arts.

Apollo (Apollo) is one of the most important gods of the Greeks. Name means sun “shining”. From the beginning Apollo was a pastoral deity. But in general he is known as a god of poetry and the arts.

Artemis is the goddess of fecundity, of chastity and legitimate love. As the sister of Apollo shares some of its attributes, such as that to protect people from disease, but is also able to cause epidemics and kill mostly women fast. Identifying with monthly deities Selene and Hecate, goddess of light it appears that nocturnal goddess who loves retreats, dark.

Hermes was considered the god of wind, trade, the gains quickly, the art of drawing profit at the expense of another. He is the god of roads.

Hephaistos is the god of fire in the Greek pantheon, especially of fire inside the earth. Later in the Homeric poems, it seems that builds palaces skilled craftsman forges the gods and all objects of comfort and adornment of the gods, which, of course, is primarily used in fire.

 Aphrodite, the wife of Hephaistos, another version of his wife after Ares, the god of war, the goddess of sensual love

 Poseidon, god of the sea, brother of Zeus, is also one of the major deities of the Greek Pantheon. Athens is the goddess of wisdom.

In the underground world inhabited: Hades (brother of Zeus), goddesses Persephone and Hecate.

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  1. Posted February 15, 2011 at 4:38 pm

    Great post! I love my greek mythology. Particularly Hephaistos and Hermes lol.

  2. Posted February 15, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    :) ..i love Hades:D

  3. Posted February 15, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    Thank you so much! Makes me want to pull of my Bullfinch!

  4. Posted February 16, 2011 at 3:08 am

    good info

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