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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Norse Gods and Goddesses: The Deities of Old Norse Mythology

Norse Gods

Norse mythology is full of supernatural beings. There are elves, dwarves, giants, and gods. Traditionally, myths and legends were relayed through oral tradition. Such myths were first recorded in the 13th-century Poetic Edda and translated into prose by Snorri Sturluson in his Prose Edda. Since written records were sometime after the Christianization of Scandinavia and …

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