Ares Greek Goddess
Ares was the oldest child of zeus and hera and according to those who think that hephaestus was born through parthenogenesis their only son.
Ares greek goddess. Ares in greek religion god of war or more properly the spirit of battle. Although he embodied the physical valor necessary for success in war he was a dangerous force. In literature ares represents the violent and physical untamed aspect of war which is in contrast to athena who represents military strategy and generalship as the goddess of intelligence. The breastplate was often ommitted in favour of a simple tunic and he was sometimes depicted nude except for the helm and shield.
Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty and married to hephaestus. Ares the unloved god. Ares was the greek god of war and perhaps the most unpopular of all the olympian gods because of his quick temper aggressiveness and unquenchable thirst for conflict. Ares is the greek god of war.
Ares is the god of war one of the twelve olympian gods and the son of zeus and hera. Ares was usually dressed as a standard greek warrior with a short tunic breastplate helm and greaves. Greek god of war. Either way he certainly had two sisters.
Unlike his roman counterpart mars he was never very popular and his worship was not extensive in greece. The greeks were ambivalent toward ares. Athena was known for her knowledge and strategies that were associated with war while ares was known to be the personification of all the violence and rage that make up war. Eris er s r s.
Homer equated her with the war goddess enyo whose roman counterpart is bellonathe dwarf planet eris is named after the goddess. While it is known that athena was also a goddess of war and sibling to ares the two couldnt be any more different. He represented the distasteful aspects of brutal warfare and slaughter. A greek goddess who was worshipped almost exclusively at a single sanctuary on the island of aegina in the saronic gulf.
He is one of the twelve olympians the son of zeus and hera. Her roman equivalent is discordia which means discorderiss greek opposite is harmonia whose roman counterpart is concordia. Eris strife is the greek goddess of strife and discord. He famously seduced aphrodite unsuccessfully fought with hercules and enraged poseidon by killing his son halirrhothios.