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Highland "coo" and calf having an afternoon dip in the Inverie River, Knoydart, Scotland by Alexander Sutherland

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An almost, sort of complete Greek God family tree. (Though there are wayyyy too many of them...)

The Almost Complete Greek God Family Tree

An almost, sort of complete Greek God family tree. (Though there are wayyyy too many of them...)

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Francois Arnaud as Ares, God of war, bloodshed, and violence. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior. Homer portrays him as moody and unreliable, and he generally represents the chaos of war in contrast to Athena, a goddess of military strategy and skill.

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Zeus [Ζεύς - Δίας] is the god of sky and thunder; King of The Gods. Child of Cronus and Rhea, married to Hera. Famous for his many affairs, he often tested Hera’s patience. His weapon was the thunderbolt which he hurled at those who displeased or defied him, especially liars and oathbreakers. Zeus, ruler of the skies and the earth, was regarded by the Greeks as the god of all the natural phenomena in the sky; the ruler of that state; the father of gods and men.

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GREEK MYTHOLOGY MEME: 1/? ∟Mads Mikkelsen as H A D E S The Greek God of the Underworld, the realm of the dead. He was the son of Cronos and Rhea, the brother of Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter, and Hestia. He forcibly married Persephone, Demeter’s daughter, and rules the underworld with her.

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Ares [Ἄρης] is the Greek god of war, the son of Zeus and Hera. His In Greek literature, he often represents the violent and untamed aspect of war, in contrast to his sister the armored Athena, whose functions as a goddess of intelligence include military strategy and generalship. His symbols are the spear and the war chariot, which he rides accompanied by his sons Fear (Phobos) and Terror (Deimos).

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In Greek mythology, Rhea was known as the mother of the gods, daughter of Uranus and Gaia. She is married to her brother Cronos and is the mother of Demeter, Hades, Hera, Hestia, Poseidon and Zeus. ~ ~ Artwork by madamethenadier on deviantart ~ ~

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