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Atlas, Demeter , Persephone , Hephaestus , and Gaea The Principal Gods

gaea:

gaea Goddess of earth, she created the Universe and gave birth to the first race of gods (the Titans) and the first humans. gaea Gaea gave birth to Uranus who would later become Gaea's mate, covering her with his starry coat on all sides. gaea In a myth, Gaea appears as the main opponent of the heavenly gods. She first rebelled against her husband Uranus (the god of the shy) who had imprisoned her sons in her womb.

gaea:

gaea Gaea and Uranus had many children that included Titans and Cyclops. gaea She allied with her children to defeat her husband (Uranus). gaea Her children ended up becoming rulers of the world.

persephone:

persephone She was the goddess of the underworld and spring growth. persephone She was titled Kore (the Maiden).

Persephone:

Persephone Persephone was playing in a meadow with her Nymph companions, when she was seized by Hades and carried off to the underworld to be his bride. Persephone Hades tricked Persephone into eating a pomegranate which caused her to stay with Hades for half a year.

Atlas:

Atlas Atlas carries the weight of the earth on his shoulders due to his punishment. Atlas atlas is a Titan and he led a battle against Zeus that lasted for 10 years.

atlas:

atlas atlas was the god who represented endurance. atlas He also introduced men to astronomy. atlas His legacy has also been passed on into comic books.

hephaestus:

hephaestus Hephaestus is the god of fire, volcanoes and crafts; known as the lame god because of his horrid appearance. hephaestus Hephaestus is the son of Zeus and Hera. Unlike his parents, Hephaestus is kind and loving. hephaestus His wife is rumored to be Aphrodite. hephaestus

Hephaestus:

Hephaestus Hephaestus was crippled and weak. Some say that his mother Hera threw him off Mount Olympus because of his horrid appearance. Hephaestus Others say that his parents (Hera and Zeus) were in altercation and he was in the middle. Zeus got upset and grabbed his foot and threw him off Mount Olympus.

demeter:

demeter Demeter is the goddess of agriculture, grain and bread. demeter She played in important role in creating mankind. demeter Demeter tends to bless those who are about to enter the afterlife.

demeter:

demeter She is the mother of Persephone and has secret children named Ploutus, Philomelos, Korybas, Areion, Despoine, Eubouleus, and Khrysothemis. demeter She performed incest with her brother Zeus and Poseidon. demeter Demeter grieved and isolated herself after Hades kidnapped her daughter Persephone.

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