Roman Gods are sometimes grouped with the Greek Gods and Goddesses in the “Hellenic” Tradition. The Roman Gods are listed with the Greek equivalent. See the Greek Gods and Goddesses for more info.
ZEUS (Jupiter) – King of the gods
HERA (Juno) – Queen of the gods
POSEIDON (Neptune) – Ruler of the sea
HADES (Pluto) – King of the Dead
APHRODITE (Venus) – Goddess of Love and Beauty
APOLLO (Apollo) – God of Light, Archer-god, Healer
ARES (Mars) – God of War
ARTEMIS (Diana) – Virgin Goddess of Hunting, Moon.
ATHENA (Minerva) – Goddess of the City, Wisdom
DEMETER (Ceres) – Goddess of agriculture, grain and bread
DIONYSUS (Bacchus) – God of wine, vegetation, pleasure, festivity, madness and wild frenzy
HEPHAESTUS (Vulcan) – God of Fire, Forges
HERMES (Mercury)- God of Business Men and Thieves
HESTIA (Vesta) – Goddess of the Hearth, Home
Other Olympian and Related Gods
HEKATE (Hecate) – Goddess of magic, witchcraft, the night, moon, ghosts and necromancy.
Iris (Iris) – Messenger of the Gods, Rainbow
The Kharites (The Charites) – aka Graces, were three goddesses of grace, beauty, adornment, joy, mirth, festivity, dance and song. Younger ‘Kharites’ presided over the other pleasures of life including play, amusement, banqueting, floral decoration, happiness, rest and relaxation.
The Moirae (The Fates) – Klotho (Clotho), the “the Spinner,” who spun the thread of life, Lakhesis (Lachesis), “the Apportioner of Lots”, who measured it, and Atropos (or Aisa), “She who cannot be turned,” who cut it short.
The Mousai (The Muses) – Goddesses of music, song and dance, inspiration, and knowledge.
Kalliope (Calliope) – epic poetry
Kleio (Clio – history
Ourania (Urania) – astronomy
Thaleia (Thalia) – comedy
Melpomene – tragedy
Polymnia (Polyhymnia) – religious hymns
Erato – erotic poetry
Euterpe – lyric poetry
Terpsikhore (Terpsichore) – choral song and dance
Titans and Primordial Deities