Hera: Greek Goddess of Marriage, Women, and Childbirth

Hera greek goddess of marriage

Hera is the queen of the Greek gods and the goddess of marriage, women, childbirth, and family. She is one of the twelve Olympian gods and is married to her brother, Zeus. Together, they rule over Mount Olympus. Hera is often depicted as a regal and powerful figure, but she is also known for her …

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Dionysus: Greek God of Wine and Fertility

Dionysus Greek god of fertility

Dionysus is one of the most popular ancient Greek gods both today and in ancient times. We associate him with wine, theater, and “the bacchanalia,” aka rich Roman orgies. In academic circles, the role he played in Greek mythology was complex and sometimes contradictory, but his followers played crucial roles in the evolution of Ancient …

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41 Greek Gods and Goddesses: Family Tree and Fun Facts

Greek Gods and Goddesses

Far away on Mount Olympus lives the… Well, the Olympians — the twelve most important Greek deities.  In ancient Greece, the 12 Olympian gods and goddesses and the rest of their family were an important part of daily Greek culture. Each god and goddess ruled certain realms and also played their part in mythology; fascinating …

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