Greek Gods and their Roman Equivalents
Greek Gods and their Roman equivalents
The Greek and Roman pantheons can be quite easily compared, since the structures of the two pantheons is quite similar. Here is a handy comparison of Greek gods and their Roman counterparts.
Temple of Artemis
Known as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, this temple once stood tall in modern-day Turkey. Read to know more about the temple of Artemis...
List of Greek Gods and Goddesses
List of Greek gods and goddesses
The Greek religion is one of the most versatile and vast domains of world mythology. It consists of a plethora of gods and goddesses as well as other mythical beings who make frequent appearances in their legends and literature.
Ares - Greek God of War
Statue of Ares
Ares, known as the Greek God of war, is one of the twelve Olympians residing on Mount Olympus. Bloodlust, violence, hatred and promiscuity were the main facets of Ares' personality.
Zeus - The Greek God
Facts about Greek God Zeus
Zeus hardly requires any introduction. He is one of the most popular figures in Greek mythology. Zeus is known as the 'Father of Gods' or 'Ruler of Gods' or even the 'Chieftain of Gods'. He lived on Mount Olympus and reigned over...
Facts about Hades - The Greek God of the Dead
Fact about Hades
Speak of Greek mythology and the first thing that comes to your mind is likely to be the trio of Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades. Hades, the Greek god of the dead and divine lord of the underworld, also happens to be the eldest of the...
Symbols of Greek Gods and Goddesses
Symbols of Greek Gods
The Greek pantheon is by far, the most studied religious pantheon in the world. Every Greek god and goddess bears a set of his/her unique symbols, by which he/she can be identified.
Facts about Poseidon
Fact about Poseidon
Poseidon was the god of the sea and the god of horses. He was also the god of earthquakes and storms. Know more about this important figure in Greek mythology, is this Buzzle article on the facts about Poseidon.
Eros - God of Love
Fact about God of love Eros
Have you ever been struck by Cupid's arrow and deeply fallen in love with someone? Well, Cupid is just the Roman counterpart of Eros, the Greek God of love and desire.
Aphrodite - Goddess of Love
Aphrodite - goddess of love
Greek mythology is full of fascinating chapters, each more interesting than the last. One such chapter is about Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty.
Dionysus Facts
Fact about Dionysus
Whether Dionysus was an Olympian god or not, has been a subject of debate for a long time, but there is no questioning the fact that he is an immortal character in Greek mythology.
Aphrodite: Symbols and their Meaning
Aphrodite symbol - dove
Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty was desired by many. But do you know there were many symbols that were sacred to her. We'll dive deeper into the symbols of Aphrodite and what they mean.
Symbols of Poseidon and their Meaning
Poseidon symbol and its meaning
Commonly known as 'God of the sea,' Poseidon was one of the twelve Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology. Since he was the god of sea, he was accountable for all the events which took place in the ocean. There are certain...
Who was Prometheus in Greek Mythology?
Fact about Prometheus in Greek mythology
Prometheus is one of the prominent Titans in Greek mythology. Buzzle tells you his story, and some things you may not have known about him.
Greek God Ouranos (Uranus)
Ever wondered how the universe was formed and who all were involved in its creation? Here's all you wanted to know about Ouranos, the Sky Father, and one of the most important figures in the Greek creation myth.
Hephaestus: The Greek God of Fire
Hephaestus is the Greek god of fire, and is considered to be the patron of blacksmiths and metallurgists. This Buzzle article is a brief glimpse into the life of Hephaestus, and what the god essentially stands for.
Zeus Family Tree
Consorts of Zeus
Zeus the almighty God of Mount Olympus, the wielder of thunder, and the ruler of the skies, has and forever shall remain an enigmatic figure in Greek literature. The Zeus family tree is extensive, and showers light upon the way...
Greek Goddess Athena: The Goddess of Wisdom and War
She was the Greek Olympian goddess of wisdom and warfare, and the patroness and protectress of the city of Athens. Here's a brief insight into the personality of the venerated being that was Athena.
Apollo - The Sun God
Apollo, the Greek and the Roman solar deity, occupies a rather prominent place in both the pantheons. Commonly associated with the Sun, the God had many more functions to perform. Let's take a glimpse into the personality of Apollo...
Names of Ancient Greek Gods
Want to know more about Greek mythology and Ancient Greek Gods? Here is some information to interest you.
Facts about The Muses in Greek Mythology
Muses in Greek mythology
The Muses in Greek mythology are associated with various arts and sciences. They have inspired many art forms, and many artists have sought their blessings. This Buzzle article is a compilation of some very interesting facts about...
Information About Nike - The Greek Goddess of Victory
Nike - the Greek Goddess of victory
Goddess Nike is one of prominent, interesting, and intriguing figures in Greek mythology. This Buzzle will give you some information about Nike - the Greek goddess of victory.
Myths and Facts About the Greek Goddess Hera
Hera, the Greek goddess of marriage
Hera, the Greek Goddess of Women and Marriage, is known for her extremely jealous nature. But, she also stands for long-lasting matrimony and fidelity. This Buzzle article features some interesting myths and facts about the Greek...
Myths and Facts About the Greek Goddess Demeter
Fact about Demeter, the Greek Goddess
Demeter, the Goddess of Agriculture, was one of the most important goddesses of the ancient Greek pantheon. This Buzzle article features some interesting myths and facts about this Greek goddess.
Myths and Facts about the Greek Goddess Hestia
Hestia, the Greek Goddess of Sacred Fire, was one of the most important deities presiding over the daily lives of ancient Greeks. This Buzzle article features some myths and facts about this goddess.
Aeolus - Greek God of Winds
There is a veritable plethora of Greek immortals, each with his/hers own powers. Aries was the God of War, Apollo was the Sun God and a lesser known but important figure was Aeolus, deity of the winds. To learn more about this...
Olympian Gods and Goddesses
There are 12 major Olympian gods and goddesses. Each Olympian god/goddess have their own set of unique powers, and some weaknesses. Read on...
Dionysus Symbols
Dionysus, the ivy-crowned sensuous god of wine and ecstasy, has in him the rapturous beauty, the wandering madness and the frenzied pleasures of wine and insane revelry, all imbibed at once. Here is an article if you want to know...
Hermes Greek God Facts
Facts about Hermes, Greek God are quite a strange one, whilst not knowing what the facts actually could be and if they are facts, to begin with. Well, as long as anything is quite incredible, it sounds more than believable.
Names of Greek Gods and Goddesses
Greek Gods and Goddesses, have long since attracted hundred of people and it still does the same. This article presents a list of all the famous Gods of Greek mythology.
Poseidon Myths
Poseidon, the Greek God or earth-shaker is enveloped in a sea of mystery and myths. There are myths about how he managed to escape his father's tyranny and become the ruler of the seas. Let's learn more about the different stories...
Persephone and Hades
One tale that makes for a grand read in Greek Mythology is that of the abduction of Persephone by Hades, God of the Underworld. But what predicament did follow after the heinous and coercive crime was committed by Hades? Read the...
Hades: The Greek God of the Underworld
Of all the Gods of the Greek pantheon, Hades, the God of the Underworld, is the one who is revered the most. There are a number of myths surrounding Hades, who is considered to be a merciless God, and was believed to sternly guard...
Sculpture of Nike of Samothrace
The headless statue of the Nike of Samothrace with her wings outstretched, and folds of garment billowing in the strong gusts of sea breeze, is a fine example of Hellenistic art. Right since it was installed in Louvre, France, in...
Hermes: The Messenger Greek God
The many opposing qualities that embody Hermes include friendliness, helpfulness, sneakiness, and cunningness. Often depicted as an athletic young man with winged shoes, he is the God of many aspects, including travelers and...
Myths of Hades
Hades is the caretaker of the underworld, where the undead live. This article takes a closer look at this Greek mythical god...
Greek Goddess of Earth
Here is a brief insight into Gaia, who is known as the Goddess of Earth, and her importance according to Greek mythology.
Greek Goddess Artemis
Mythology has always been a topic of interest, and there are many gods and goddesses who have been intriguing us for a long time. One such goddess is Greek goddess Artemis, who has been the epitome of female liberty.
Statue of Zeus
A masterpiece, 23 feet wide and 40 feet tall, the statue of Zeus represents the king of the gods in the Greek mythology. It is remarkably built showing Zeus sitting on an ivory and gold throne.