The king of the Greek Gods, Zeus was the most powerful of the lot. Being the God of the sky and thunder, he had the magnificent ability to throw lightning bolts. His winged horse carried the bolts and he trained an eagle to retrieve them.
Zeus also had some other powers like he could mimic the exact sounds or voices made by others and he could shape shift as well. If people angered him, sometimes he would turn them into animals for punishment. Happy Ho organizes best Meditation and Tarot classes in Noida and Delhi NCR area in India.
The Greeks are famous for having a God for every single thing that inhabits this planet. So how could they forget one for wine? Dionysus, associated with celebrations, had the power to produce wine and make vines grow from the earth. He had a magical cup that was always filled with wine.
We introduced you to her in Part 1 as Apollo’s twin sister. Being the Greek goddess of the hunt, wilderness, moon and archery, Artemis spent much of her time in the forest surrounded by animals such as hunting dogs, bears and deer. When travelling, Artemis was depicted as riding a chariot being pulled by four silver stags.
Anyone who has heard about Athens has definitely heard the name of its patron God, Athena. She was often depicted as a warrior Goddess, wearing a helmet and carrying a spear. Sometimes she would also be wearing a shield adorning the head of the monster Medusa.
She was one of the wisest and most intelligent Greek Gods. She was good at developing war strategy and offering power to the warriors. Athena was also useful when it came to inventing items. She has the chariot, rake, plow and ship to her credit.
Known as the Greek god of fire, blacksmiths, craftsmen, and volcanoes, Hephaestus lived at Mount Olympus and crafted tools for other Gods. He could take charge of both metal and fire and control them as per his will. He could also make his creations move. Two gold handmaidens assisted him with his work. Hephaestus also had a limp and was considered ugly by other Gods.
Being one of the three most powerful Greek Gods (Zeus, Poseidon and Hades), Hades controlled the world of the dead or the underworld. He controlled all of its subjects. Hades also had a helmet called Helm of Darkness that let him become invisible.