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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. 

Zeus Zeus

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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...

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Hera Hera

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Daughter of two important Titans, Kronos and Rhea, Hera married her brother Zeus (Jupiter), who overthrew the once ruling Titans to become...

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Athena Athena

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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...

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Apollo Apollo

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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...

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Artemis Artemis

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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...

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Poseidon Poseidon

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Poseidon, brother of Zeus, Hades, Hera, Hestia, and Demeter, was best known as the ferocious god of the seas and earthquakes. He carried a...

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