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Names of Greek Gods & Goddesses
The names of the Greek gods and goddesses are detailed in the mythology and legends of ancient Greece and the stories of their beginnings can be found in the the Greek Creation Myth. The names of the Greek gods and goddesses consisted of 3 major groups and generations:

  • The Names of the Ancient, Primeval Gods
  • The Titans - the names of the gods and goddesses of this giant race
  • The Names of the Olympian gods

The Olympian gods and goddesses achieved their supremacy over the elder primordial gods when they were won the Battle of the Titans. The names of Greek Gods and Goddesses are provided in the following list and categorised into the Primeval Gods, the Titans and the Olympians:

List of all Greek Gods & Goddesses - The Olympians
The most famous of all the ancient deities in the list of all Greek Gods are the Olympian Gods and Goddesses. The domains and realms of the Olympians:

  • Zeus was the king of the Olympians

  • Hera was the queen of the Olympians

  • Hermes was the messenger of the Olympians

  • Aphrodite was the goddess of love and beauty

  • Ares was the god of war

  • Demeter was the goddess of agriculture

  • Hephaestus was the god of fire and metal-working

  • Poseidon was the god of the sea

  • Athena was the goddess of wisdom

  • Artemis was the goddess of the hunt

  • Apollo was the god of the sun and music

  • Hestia was the goddess of the home and hearth

List of all Greek Gods & Goddesses - The Primeval Ancient Gods
The Ancients - the domains and realms of the Ancient deities and divinities:

  • Chaos, the first of all divinities, who ruled over confusion

  • Nyx, Goddess of night

  • Erebus god of darkness

  • Aether god of the sky

  • Hemera goddess of the daytime

  • Tartarus the abyss beneath the Underworld

  • Eros, the god of procreation

  • Pontus the god of the sea

  • Gaia the Earth Mother

  • Uranus, god of the heavens

List of all Greek Gods & Goddesses - The Titans
The Titans - the domains and realms of the Titans and Titanides:

  • Cronus was the Titan god of time

  • Coeus was the Titan god of Intelligence

  • Rhea was the Titan goddess of fertility and the mother of gods

  • Phoebe Titan goddess of the Moon

  • Oceanus Titan lord of the ocean

  • Tethys Titan goddess of the rivers

  • Iapetus was the Titan god of Mortal Life

  • Hyperion was the Titan lord of light

  • Mnemosyne was the Titan goddess of memory and the inventor of words

  • Theia was the Mother of the Sun and Titan goddess of all that glitters

  • Crius was the Titan god of the constellations

  • Themis was the Titan goddess of justice and order

  • Clymene was the Titan goddess of fame and glory

List of all Greek Gods & Goddesses - Groups of Deities & Spirits
The List of all Greek Gods continues with famous groups of goddesses, gods, spirits, nymphs and deities

  • The Keres, or “Death Fates”

  • The Fates (The Moirae)

  • Three Graces

  • The Furies (Erinyes)

  • Hesperides

  • The Horae

  • The Charities

  • The Nine Muses

  • The Algea the spirits of pain and suffering

  • The Amphilogiai the spirits of disputes, debate and contention

  • The Androktasiai the spirits of battlefield slaughter

  • The Arae the spirits of curses

  • The Erotes

  • The Hysminai the spirits of fighting and combat

  • The Litae the spirits of prayer

  • Dryads & Hamadryads

  • The Machai the spirits of fighting and combat

  • The Neikea the spirits of quarrels, feuds and grievances

  • The Oneiroi the spirits of dreams

  • The Phonoi the spirits of murder, killing and slaughter

  • Pleiades, the Seven Sisters

  • The Pseudologoi, spirits of lies

Names of Gods & Goddesses - Names of the Minor Gods & Goddesses
The minor Greek gods and goddesses are detailed in the following list:

Aeolus
Achlys
Achos
Alala
Alastor
Amphitrite
Ania
Ariadne
Asclepius
Asteria
Astraeus
Atlas
Bia
Charon
Cratus
Deimos
Eileithyia
Elpis
Enyo
Eos
Epimetheus
Eris
Eros, god of love
Eurus
Eutychia
Geras
Harmonia
Hebe
Hecate
Helios
Heracles
Homados
Hypnos
Iris
Khione
Kydoimos
Leto
Lethe
Lupe
Melinoe
Momus
Moros
Morpheus
Nemesis
Nike
Notus
Oizys
Paean
Palaemon
Pallas
Palioxis
Pan
Persephone
Perses
Phobos
Phrike
Polemos
Proioxis
Prometheus
Psyche
Selene
Soter
Soteria
Thanatos
Triton
Tyche
Zelus
Zephyrus

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