Olympian Gods and Goddesses Greek Name Roman Name

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Greek Name Zeus Hera Olympian Gods and Goddesses Roman Name Depiction Domain Jupiter • king of gods and mortals • symbol is the lightening bolt • eagle is his bird Juno Poseidon Neptune •
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queen of the gods and mortals protectress of women and marriage sister and wife of Jupiter peacock is her bird •
god of the waters and creator of the horse symbol is the trident •
Hades Pluto •
god of the Underworld, which is guarded by a three-­ÔÇÉheaded dog named Cerberus •
goddess of the harvest and agricuculture daughter is queen of the underworld and wife of Pluto Demeter Ceres •
Hestia Vesta •
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goddess of the hearth center of family life, and goddess of the state symbolized by an eternal flame guarded by six maidens Apollo Apollo Artemis Vulcan •
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twin sister of Apollo goddess of the moon and of hunting attended by a chorus of nymphs •
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god of fire blacksmith of the gods forger of Jupiter’s thunderbolts Diana Hephaestus •
god of archery, music, medicine, oracles, and light; his priestesses predicted the future at Delphi (in Greece) and Cumae (in Italy) •
Ares Mars Athena Mercury god of war •
goddess of wisdom, strategy in war, spinning and weaving creator of the olive tree and protectress of Athens owl is her bird Minerva Hermes •
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god of travelers and thieves messenger of gods conducts souls of dead to underworld Dionysus Bacchus Aphrodite Venus god of wine and merriment goddess of beauty and love, usually attended by her winged son Cupid/Eros; divine mother of Aeneas, the Trojan hero and ancestor of the Romans Family Tree: Cronus + Rhea Jupiter Juno Neptune Pluto Children of Jupiter: Mom =Leto Mom = Juno Mom = Metis Ares Vulcan Apollo Diana Athena Ceres Mom = Maia Mercury Vesta Mom = Semele Bacchus 
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