Gods and Goddesses

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Zeus is the god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods. He presides over the gods on Mount Olympus where he wields a terrible thunder bolt in which he uses to discipline those who displease him. Zeus is also known to punish those who lie or break oaths. Zeus was the youngest son of the Titans, Cronus and Rhea. When Zeus grew to maturity he dethroned Cronus. Zeus henceforth ruled the sky, and …

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…god of the sun, music, poetry, and healing. She was the goddess of hunting, wild animals, childbirth, nature, and the harvest. As a young child she asked for a bow and arrows like Apollo's, so they could hunt together. She also asked to stay young forever and never have to marry. As the moon goddess, she was sometimes identified with the goddesses Selene and Hecate. Artemis was traditionally the protector of youth, especially young women.