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English > 1 sense of the expression Greek deity:
NOUNperson Greek deitya deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
English > Greek deity: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks.
CategoryantiquityThe historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
InstancesAeolusgod of the winds in ancient mythology
Aphrodite, Cythereagoddess of love / love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology
Apollo, Phoebus, Phoebus Apollo(Greek mythology) Greek god of light
Ares(Greek mythology) Greek god of war
Ariadnebeautiful daughter of Minos and Pasiphae
Artemis, Cynthia(Greek mythology) the virgin goddess of the hunt / hunt and the Moon
Ategoddess of criminal rashness and its punishment
Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas Athena, Pallas Athene(Greek mythology) goddess of wisdom / wisdom / wisdom and useful arts and prudent warfare
AtroposThe Greek goddess of fate who cuts the thread of life
Boreas(Greek mythology) the god who personified the north wind
Chaos(Greek mythology) the most ancient of gods
Clotho, KlothoThe Greek goddess of fate who spins the thread of life
Demeter(Greek mythology) goddess of fertility and protector of marriage in ancient mythology
Dionysus(Greek mythology) god of wine and fertility and drama / drama
Doris(Greek mythology) wife of Nereus and mother of the Nereids
Eos(Greek mythology) the winged goddess of the dawn in ancient mythology
Erebus(Greek mythology) Greek god of darkness who dwelt in the underworld
Eris(Greek mythology) goddess of discord
Eros(Greek mythology) god of love / love
Gaea, Gaia, Ge(Greek mythology) goddess of the earth and mother of Cronus and the Titans in ancient mythology
Hades, Aides, Aidoneus(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology
Hebe(Greek mythology) the goddess of youth and spring
Hecate(Greek mythology) Greek goddess of fertility who later became associated with Persephone as goddess of the underworld and protector of witches / witches
Helios(Greek mythology) ancient god of the sun
Hephaestus, Hephaistos(Greek mythology) the lame god of fire and metalworking in ancient mythology
Hera, Herequeen / queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology
Hermaphroditus(Greek mythology) son of Hermes and Aphrodite who merged with the nymph Salmacis to form one body
Hermes(Greek mythology) messenger and herald of the gods
Hestia(Greek mythology) the goddess of the hearth and its fire in ancient mythology
Hygeia(Greek mythology) the goddess of health
Hymen(Greek mythology) the god of marriage
LachesisThe Greek goddess of fate who determines the length of the thread of life
Minosson of Zeus and Europa
Momus, Momosgod of blame and mockery
Nemesis(Greek mythology) the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance
Nereus(Greek mythology) a sea god son of Pontus and Gaea
Nike(Greek mythology) winged goddess of victory
Nyx(Greek mythology) Greek goddess of the night
Olympian, Olympic godA classical Greek god after the overthrow of the Titans
Ouranos, Uranus(Greek mythology) god of the heavens
Pan, goat god(Greek mythology) god of fields and woods and shepherds and flocks
Panacea(Greek mythology) the goddess of healing
Pasiphae(Greek mythology) daughter of Helios and mother of Ariadne
Persephone, Despoina, Kore, Cora(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter
Phaethon(Greek mythology) son of Helios
Poseidon(Greek mythology) the god of the sea and earthquakes in ancient mythology
Proteus(Greek mythology) a prophetic god who served Poseidon
Pythia, Pythoness(Greek mythology) the priestess of Apollo at Delphi who transmitted the oracles
Selene(Greek mythology) goddess of the Moon in ancient mythology
Thanatos(Greek mythology) the Greek personification of death / death / death
Titan(Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant gods who ruled the Earth until overthrown by Zeus
Titaness(Greek mythology) any of the primordial giant goddesses who were offspring of Uranus (heaven) and Gaea (earth) in ancient mythology
Triton(Greek mythology) a sea god
Tyche(Greek mythology) the goddess of fortune
Zephyr(Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind
Zeus(Greek mythology) the supreme god of ancient Greek mythology
NarrowerAetherpersonification of the sky or upper air breathed by the Olympians
Grace(Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm
Moirai, MoiraeAny of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destiny
MuseIn ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne
Pontus, Pontos(Greek mythology) ancient personification of the sea
Rhadamanthus(Greek mythology) a judge of the dead in the underworld
satyr, forest godOne of a class of woodland deities
silenusAny of the minor woodland deities who were companions of Dionysus (similar to the satyrs)
Broaderdeity, divinity, god, immortalAny supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
Spanishdivinidad griega
Catalandivinitat grega

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