Meet the Olympian gods—their personalities, attributes, and deeds—and learn about classical myths and legends that remain a source of inspiration to this day. Check back often to discover all 12.
According to myth, Zeus was the son of Kronos and Rhea, two of the most important Titans. Kronos devoured several of his children at birth because...Read more
Daughter of two important Titans, Kronos and Rhea, Hera married her brother Zeus (Jupiter), who overthrew the once ruling Titans to become...Read more
Athena was the goddess of war and wisdom. She is often depicted wearing a crested helm or crown, and carrying a shield and spear. She was...Read more
Apollo was god of many things. He is most often associated with light and archery, like his sister Artemis, and music, specifically the lyre. He...Read more
Artemis was the goddess of chastity, the hunt, and the moon. She is often depicted with a bow and arrow and dressed in hunting attire. She was the...Read more
Poseidon, brother of Zeus, Hades, Hera, Hestia, and Demeter, was best known as the ferocious god of the seas and earthquakes. He carried a...Read more