As we have seen Zeus was the son of Cronos and Rhea. He led the uprising against Cronos. He was king of the gods. God of the sky He married his sister Hera. Poseidon was the god of the Sea and storms. Famous for carrying a Trident. Zeus’s Brother. Son of Cronos and Rhea. The oldest Male of Cronos and Rhea. Helmet of invisibility. Married to Persephone. Because of his dark and morbid personality, he was not especially liked by either the gods or the mortals. He was not, however, an evil god, for although he was stern, cruel, and unpitying, he was still just. he was not Death itself — the actual embodiment of Death was Thanatos. Queen of the Gods. wife and one of three sisters of Zeus. The cow, and later, the peacock were sacred to her. Born when a drop of Cronos’s Blood fell into the sea. the Greek goddess of love, beauty and sexuality. Zeus married her to Hephaestus Had many affairs, Ares was her lover. Magic Girdle made her irresistibly attractive. Son of Zeus and Hera. Hephaestus was lame, which gave him a grotesque appearance in Greek eyes. He served as the blacksmith of the gods. Married to Aphrodite. Son of Zeus and Hera. Lover of Aphrodite. the god of blood thirst, or slaughter personified. Daughter of Cronos and Rhea. Mother of Persephone (Hades wife) Controlled the seasons. Twin of Apollo. Daughter of Zeus and Leto. Chariot drawn by silver stags said to draw the moon across the sky. Son of Zeus and Leto. Twin brother of Artemis. Patron of the oracle of Delphi. could bring ill-health and deadly plague. Sometimes called Pallas Athena. Daughter of Zeus and Metis. Sometimes associated with Owls. Son of Zeus and Maia. Recognisable by winged sandals. Hermes often helped travelers have a safe and easy journey. Many Greeks would sacrifice to Hermes before any trip. Reputation for mischief. Invented the Lyre. The god who inspires ritual madness, joyful worship, and ecstasy, carnivals, celebration. Son of Zeus and Semele.