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Zeus

Zeus was king of the Olympian gods and the god of justice. He marshaled the thunderheads and hurled his thunderbolts to earth

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Hera

Hera was the goddess of marriage. She was Zeus’ beautiful, scheming, and willful wife

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Poseidon

Poseidon, god of the seas, was the broad-chested brother of Zeus. He stirred the seas with his trident and made the earth tremble

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Athena

Athena was the gray-eyed goddess of wisdom. The beloved daughter of Zeus, she had sprung full grown from the head of Zeus

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Artemis

Artemis, goddess of wild life, the moon, and the hunt, was also the daughter of Zeus

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Ares

Ares was the violent god of war

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Apollo

Apollo, god of light and of music, law, and reason, was the shining twin of Artemis

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Hephaestus

Hephaestus, the crippled blacksmith, was the god of fire and metal work. The son of Hera and Zeus, he was lamed when he was thrown to earth in one of their quarrels

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Aphrodite

Aphrodite was the goddess of beauty and love. She was born from the foam of the sea and became the wife of Hephaestus

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Demeter

Demeter, the goddesses grain and fertility, helps crops grow plentiful and fruitful

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Hestia

Hestia was the goddess of home and hearth

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Dionysus

Dionysus was the son of Zeus and the god of wine. It was said he introduced the grapevine to Greece

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Hades

Hades was the god of the underworld