Athena: Goddess of War and the Home

Athena goddess

Long ago, before the famed Olympian gods, there were Titans. Two of those Titans, Oceanus and Tethys, birthed the Oceanid nymph who would go on to become Zeus’ first wife. Her name was Metis. The two lived together happily until Zeus learned of a prophecy that his first wife would birth a son more powerful …

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Aphrodite: Ancient Greek Goddess of Love

Aphrodite Greek goddess of love

The 12 Olympian gods are some of the most famous in all of ancient mythology. Their stories of love, lust, betrayal and strife have captured humanity’s attention for over two thousand years, as we revel in the tales and ideals of imperfect, vain gods who delight in meddling with the affairs of humans. This is …

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Ares: Ancient Greek God of War

Ares: Ancient Greek God of War 1

The Greek gods and goddesses are some of the most famous in all of ancient mythology. Of those, however, a small group stands out. Known as the Olympian gods, these twelve (or thirteen, depending on who you ask) gods feature prominently in Greek myths and stories. One of those gods is Ares, god of war …

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