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Family Tree

Here’s a who’s who of the Greek and Roman gods, their family connections, and many relationships. The Greek name is noted first, followed by the Roman name.

  • KronosSaturn
  • DemeterCeres
  • ZeusJupiter
  • HeraJuno
  • HestiaVesta
  • HadesPluto
  • PoseidonNeptune
  • PersephoneProserpina
  • HephaestosVulcan
  • AresMars
  • HebeJuventas
  • Triton
  • HeraklesHercules
  • AthenaMinerva
  • DionysosLiber
  • ApolloApollo
  • ArtemisDiana
  • AphroditeVenus
  • HermesMercury
  • AsclepiosAesclepios

Family Tree Photo Credits:

All works are from the Antikensammlung der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, photographer Johannes Laurentius, unless otherwise noted. Top to bottom, left to right: Nicola Salvi and Pietro Bracci, Oceanus (detail), Trevi Fountain, 1762; Demeter (detail), c. mid-2nd century AD, SK 83; Zeus, 2nd century AD, SK 68; Hera (detail), 1st century AD, SK 179; Vesta Relief Wilton House (detail), 140–150 AD, 1964.21; Hades (detail), n.d. Ludovisi Collection, Museo Nazionale Romano; Head of a male deity (Zeus?) (detail), 70–100 AD, SK 291; François Girardon, Pluto Abducting Proserpine (detail), c. 1693–1710. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program; Vulcan (detail), Terrazza meridionale, c. 27 BC–14 AD. Photographer Neil Harrison; Ares Borghese (detail), c. 1st–2nd century AD. Musée du Louvre; Hebe (detail), n.d. Photographer Denys Kornylov; Triton (detail), late-4th century BC, SK 286; Herakles (detail), 2nd century BC, Misc. 8239; Athena (detail), 2nd century AD, SK 77; Dionysos (detail), mid-to-late 1st century BC, SK 85; Apollo (detail), 100–125 AD, SK 542; Artemis (detail), 125–150 AD, SK 62; Aphrodite (detail), c. 150 AD, SK 30; Hermes (detail), mid-2nd century AD, SK 198; Statue of a standing clothed man (Asclepius?) (detail), c. 150 AD, SK 71.