Greek Gods Mythology

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The Greek Gods Mythology of Ancient Greece
The myths and legends surrounding the Greek Gods Mythology - the first gods of Greece

Greek Gods Mythology
Discover the legends and myths surrounding Greek Gods Mythology including the first gods and deities and the creation myth that was the basis of the religious beliefs of the Ancient Greeks. The religious beliefs and the Greek Gods Mythology and the mythology and legends relating to the first, primordial gods and the Greek gods mythology surrounding different generations of deities including the Titans, the Olympians, and the demigods.

Greek Gods Mythology
This section on the ancient Greek Gods Mythology includes information about Hades the Underworld, the River Styx, Charon the Ferryman & Tartarus, the abyss.

Greek Gods Mythology - Death, the Underworld, Tartarus or Elysium
Discover interesting facts and information about the Greek Gods Mythology and their beliefs about Hades the Underworld, Charon the Ferryman, the River Styx and the legends and mythology of Tartarus the ancient equivalent to hell.

Ancient Greek Gods and Goddesses

Learn about the Gods of War and death in Greek God Mythology and articles about the spirits that inhabited the infernal regions such as the Keres, the death spirits, the Fates who were encountered by the dead souls of mortals. Their day of judgement near the palace of Hades and whether they would suffer the endless torments in the deep, dark abyss of Tartarus. These mythical terrors and people played an important role in understanding Greek God mythology. The fates of dead souls were decided by the gods of the Underworld and whether they could pass through the Asphodel Meadows and spend eternity in the province of Elysium, the Elysian Fields, the equivalent to paradise, or heaven in Greek Gods Mythology.

Picture of Elysium

Greek Gods Mythology - Picture of Elysium (paradise)

Greek Gods Mythology - the Creation Myth and the First Deities and Goddesses
Who were the first deities and divinities that featured in ancient Greek Gods Mythology? The story of the ancient Greeks creation myth answers this question. According to ancient mythology life started with Chaos, the first god and primordial deity who ruled over confusion, the void of emptiness, within the universe. Chaos created Nyx out of the darkness and they produced Erebus the lord of the Underworld. These first primeval, or primordial deities, in the creation myth of Greek Gods mythology, were followed by Aether and Hemera then produced Gaia (Earth), Tartarus (Hell) Pontus (sea), and Eros (Love). The legend and stories of the Greek Gods mythology continued when Gaia, the Earth Mother, created Uranus and they overthrew the elder first deities producing twelve gigantic children who became known as the Titans in the Greek Gods mythology. The rebellion of the Titans led to a war between the first deities and the second generation of divinities together with the Gigantes. The Titan males joined with their sisters (the Titanides) to produce children who include many who would become known as the Olympians in ancient Greek Mythology and legend.

Life of the gods

The Olympians Mythology

Greek Gods Mythology
The following links provides access to interesting articles about Greek Gods Mythology including the Creation Myth, the first Greek deities and goddesses and the Greek God Family Tree. A list of deities, the symbols, the powers and the famous people and places associated with Greek Gods Mythology.

Mythology and Legends of Ancient Greece - 12 Olympians and Mount Olympus
Discover facts and info about the mythology of the 12 Olympians who lived in the splendour of Mount Olympus where they feasted on ambrosia and nectar, the drink and food of the Olympians. Read about the mythology of their golden palaces and domain that was hidden from the eyes of mortals by a golden cloud above Mount Olympus.

Achilles dragging Hector during the Trojan War

Achilles dragging Hector during the Trojan War

Greek Gods Mythology - The Demigods
The Olympians overthrew the Titans and lived on the mythical abode called Mount Olympus. Ancient Greek Gods Mythology continues with their individual stories, each had specific powers and symbols and their names and roles are detailed in the list of Greek deities and goddesses. Some of these mythical deities had children with mortals and these were called heroes, or demigods. We then learn about the ordeals and wars of the demigods and their associations with the lives of other Ancient men and women who fought with the demigods against enemies such as the Amazons and held the ancient Olympic games in their honor. The Temple of Zeus was built at Olympia and contained a colossal statue of the King of the Olympians.

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