Aphrodite / Apollo / Ares /
Athena / Demeter / Dionysus / Hades
Hephaestus / Hera / Hermes / Hestia
Poseidon / Zeus
Greek myths always refer to the twelve Gods of Mount Olympus, but in total there were fourteen Olympian Gods in Greek Mythology. However, there were never more than twelve at one time. The four alternative gods were Hestia, Hades, Dionysus and Demeter, depending on the location.
The Olympian gods were the main deities in Ancient Greece. After
overthrowing their ancestors, the Titans, the Olympian gods became the rulers
of the Cosmos representing the civilization of the world. The Olympian gods
were majestically and democratically dwelling on Mount Olympus, the highest
mountain in Greece, built by the Cyclops. The leader of the Olympian gods was
All Olympian gods were associated with birth myths but themselves were unaging. They lived inside human-like bodies with an ethereal fluid called ichor running in the veins. They had passions and human weaknesses and were many times at fault, but were then obliged to take the full responsibility of their actions.