The Greek-style goddess. Designer Athena Procopiou tells the fascinating story of a true artist. She was born in Athens and moved to Switzerland with her family at the age of three.
Greek mythology Métis, titan most associated with wisdom, and mother of Athena, whose name in ancient Greek describes a combination of wisdom and cunning.
Gods and goddesses
- The most powerful of all, Zeus, was the god of the sky and the king of Olympus.
- Hera was the goddess of marriage and the queen of Olympus.
- Aphrodite was the goddess of love and beauty and the protector of sailors.
- Artemis was the goddess of the hunt and the protector of women at birth.
Greek Olympic goddesses
- Aphrodite. Aphrodite was the goddess of fertility, love and beauty.
- Artemis. Artemis was the daughter of Zeus and Leto and the twin sister of Apollo.
- Athens. Athena was the goddess of war, the female counterpart of Arès.
- The meter. Demeter was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea.
KRATOS (Cratus) was the personified god or spirit (daimon) of strength, might, power and sovereign domination. He and his three brothers Nike (victory), Bia (strength) and Zelos (rivalry) were the winged executors of Gopd Zeus, angelic beings who stood before the celestial throne.
/ Μέδουσα guardian, protector) was a monster, a gorgon commonly described as a winged human woman with live poisonous snakes instead of hair.
Athena was born from the forehead of Zeus by swallowing her mother Métis and removing the garments of Eileithyia from the right black-figure amphora, 550-525 BC. Chr., Louvre handle.
Hermes borrowed Perseus’ winged sandals to fly and Athena gave him a shiny shield. Perseus then went to the cave of the Gorgons. In the cave he met the sleeping Medusa. Seeing Medusa’s reflection in the shiny shield, he confidently approached and cut off her head.
Pluto, in the Greek religion god of abundance or wealth, personification of Pluto (Greek: wealth). According to Hesiod, Pluto was born in Crete as a son of the fertility goddess Demeter and the Cretan Iasion. In art, he appears primarily as a child with a cornucopia in the company of Demeter and Persephone.
As for the gods, the Greek pantheon is made up of 12 gods who would have lived on Olympus: Zeus, Hera, Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Artemis, Athena, Demeter, Dionysus, Hephaestus, Hermes and Poseidon. (This list sometimes also includes Hades or Estia).
Amphitheater, in Greek mythology the goddess of the sea, wife of the god Poseidon and one of the 50 (or 100) daughters (Nereids) of Nereus and Doris (daughter of Ocean).
In the ancient Roman religion, Sancus (also known as Sangus or Semo Sancus) was a god of trust (fides), honesty and swearing. The cult of him, one of the oldest among the Romans, probably dates back to Umbrian influences.
The Mother Goddess or Great Goddess is a combination of several female deities from past and present world cultures worshiped by modern Wiccans and others widely known as Neopians. She is sometimes seen as a triple goddess and takes the form of the archetypes of the Virgin, Mother and Elder.
Thanatos. Thanatos, in ancient Greek religion and mythology, the personification of death. Thanatos was the son of Nyx, the goddess of the night, and the brother of Hypnos, the god of sleep. He appeared to the people to take them to the underworld when their allotted time was up.
Ko named the NYX company after the Greek goddess of the night, and on a Reddit AMA, a NYX spokesperson said many were saying it wrong. People often pronounce it N.Y.X. Instead of not liking anything, we should do our best to get the message across, writes the spokesperson.