Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece

Greek Mythology

This website is dedicated to the civilization of ancient Greece. Here you will find information on the creation of the world, the main Greek gods and goddesses, frightful monsters and creatures of Ancient Greece, fascinating demigods and spirits as well as the glorious Greek heroes.

Discover marvelous ancient Greek places, listen to the pronunciation of Greek names in Greek and English and test your knowledge of Greek mythology with free, online educational games, crosswords and puzzles about the Greek gods and heroes.

How it all began...the ancient Greek people created their own splendid, yet human-like world of gods, justifying the various abstract significances like Love, Birth or Death. Find out about Chaos, the Cosmogony (the creation of the world), the Theogony (the birth of the gods), Deucalion's Flood (the re-birth of mankind) and get to know the primordial gods, the Titans!

the creation of chaos
The primal emptiness

Pyrrha and Deucalion. Painting by Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione
The Creation of the new Human Race

greek mythology-the greek titans
The primordial deities

Greek mythology-the Olympian gods. Zeus by Antoine-Francois Callet
Who were the Olympian gods? Get to know the main and strongest gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece- gods with human-like bodies, with lots of passions and human weaknesses, representing the civilization of the world and ruling mankind from Greece's majestical Mount Olympus.

Greek mythology- Greek Demigods and Spirits
The demigods and spirits of Ancient Greece were created when immortal gods married mortal women. They had great strength and noble souls and were usually supplementing the powers of the Olympian gods.

Read about the legendary bestiary of Ancient Greece! They were monstrous beings and creatures with an odd and frightful, yet unique and fascinating appearance and were usually killed by Greek heroes.

Greek mythology- Greek heroes
Learn about the great heroes of Ancient Greece! Those heroes were human, but god-like characters with a daring personality and extraordinary abilities, legendary kings, extraordinary women or famous fighters of the Trojan War.

Greek mythology- Ancient Greece-Delphi
Learn about the Ancient Greek Empire! Ancient Athens, the great birthplace of democracy and philosophy, Delphi,the Ancient Center of the World or Ancient Olympia, the cradle of the Olympic games to name but a few!

Greek mythology- Greek mythology sounds and pronunciaions
Ever wondered how to pronounce a Greek mythology name? Visit the Greek Mythology Sound Library, where you can listen to the English and Greek pronunciation of the Greek Gods and Heroes!

Greek mythology- free online mythology games
Are you a mythology expert? Combine learning with leisure and put your knowledge of Greek mythology to the test, competing with students from all over the world with these free online educational games, quizzes and crosswords about the Greek gods and heroes!
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