Family tree of the Greek gods

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The following is a family tree of gods, goddesses and many other divine and semi-divine figures from Ancient Greek mythology and Ancient Greek religion. (The tree does not include creatures; for these, see List of Greek mythological creatures.)

Chaos
The Void
Tartarus
The Abyss
Gaia
the Earth
Eros
Desire[a]
Erebus
Darkness
Nyx
the Night
Moros
Doom
Oneiroi
Dreams
Nemesis
Retribution
Momus
Blame
Philotes
Affection
Geras
Aging
Typhon
the storms
Uranus
the Sky
Ourea
Mountains
Pontus
the Sea
Aether
Heaven
Hemera
The Day
Thanatos
Death
Hypnos
Sleep
Eris
Strife
Apate
Deceit
Oizys
Distress
Moirae &
Keres
ErinyesGigantesMeliaeAphrodite[b]HecatonchiresTitansCyclopesEchidna
OceanusTethysHyperionTheiaCoeusPhoebeCronusRheaThemisMnemosyneCriusIapetus
OceanidsClymeneHeliosEosAsteriaDemeterHestiaHeraPrometheusEpimetheus
InachusMeliaHeliadesSeleneLetoHadesPoseidonZeusMusesAtlas
IoPleione
ApolloArtemisPersephoneAthenaHebeHephaestusAres
HyadesHesperidesPleiades
EpaphusEnyoEileithyiaDione
DryopeMaia
AlcmeneSemeleHermesAphrodite[b]
HeraclesDionysusPanTycheRhodePeithoEunomiaHermaphroditusEros[a]HarmoniaDeimos
AnterosHimerosPhobos

Key: The essential Olympians' names are given in bold font.

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b Conflicting origins. Eros is usually mentioned as the son of Aphrodite and Ares, but Hesiod's Theogony places him as one of the primordial beings, born from the Void (Chaos).
  2. ^ a b There are two major conflicting stories for Aphrodite's origins: Hesiod (Theogony) claims that she was "born" from the foam of the sea after Cronus castrated Uranus, thus making her Uranus' daughter; Homer (Iliad, book V), however, has Aphrodite as daughter of Zeus and Dione. According to Plato (Symposium 180e), the two were entirely separate entities: Aphrodite Ourania and Aphrodite Pandemos.

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