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The Greek Gods
Greek Goddess Names - A to Z
In Greek mythology, twelve gods and goddesses ruled the universe from atop Greece's Mount Olympus. These Olympians had come to power after their leader, Zeus, overthrew his father, Kronos , leader of the Titans. All the Olympians are related to one another. The Romans adopted most of these Greek gods and goddesses, but with new names. The most powerful of all, Zeus was god of the sky and the king of Olympus.
Goddess names, the names of mythological figures from all over the world, seem more baby appropriate now that ever, with the rise of ancient Roman names and the discovery of many antique choices, such as Cora and Phoebe. - However, the charts also include the names of the primeval deities and the names of the Titans and the names of gods and goddesses who were considered the lesser or minor gods. There were many deities and divinities of ancient Greece and their names and roles are detailed in the charts in this article.
Goddess names are found in all of our ancient cultures. This area of my site is dedicated to unravelling the origins and meanings behind these ancient figures. This listing will be useful to you if you are choosing a name for your daughter or for businesses and organisations searching for a name that will encapsulate the nature of their product, ethos or mission statement. It is also a great resource for discovering the main features of the Goddesses and as a navigational tool to find more in-depth information contained within this site about the individual Goddesses. No man could resist Aphrodite when she wore her magic girdle. Her name means foam born or raised from foam as she was birthed from the churning sea.
Greek goddesses are good archetypal figures because of their exaggerated personalities. Despite their immortality and similarities to modern day superheroes, they are still plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions which caused destruction in their lives and the lives of other gods and mortals. This page is a list of the Greek goddesses of ancient mythology and will be continually updated with additions, corrections and more information on each of the goddesses. One of the seven, Pleiades and daughter of Atlas and Pleione. She bore several children with the god Poseidon. An early Greek goddess of the sun, daughter of Helios and Rhode, and possibly goddess of the morning.