In the ancient Greek religion, the Twelve Olympians are the major deities of the Greek pantheon, commonly considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Hermes and either Hestia, or Dionysus.
In Greek mythology, Nereus (was the eldest son of Pontus (the Sea) and Gaia(the Earth), who with Doris fathered the Nereids and Nerites, with whom Nereus lived in the Aegean Sea.
The Muses in Greek mythology, poetry and literature, are the goddesses of the inspiration of literature, science, and the arts.
In Greek mythology, Artemis was often described as the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo. She was the Hellenic goddess of the hunt, wild animals, wilderness, childbirth, virginity and protector of young girls, bringing and relieving disease in women.
Hermes was considered the messenger of the Olympic gods. According to legend, he was the son of Zeus (king of Mount Olympus) and Maia, a nymph. As time went on, he was also identified with luck, shepherds, athletes, thieves, and merchants.
Poseidon was the god of the sea, earthquakes and horses. Although he was officially one of the supreme gods of Mount Olympus, he spent most of his time in his watery domain. Poseidon was brother to Zeus and Hades. These three gods divided up creation.
In Greek mythology, Nestor of Gerenia was the son of Neleus and Chloris and the King of Pylos. He became king after Heracles killed Neleus and all of Nestor's siblings.
A combination of two Countries and a unique historical travel in the Eras of Byzantium 330AC, Castle of the Knights 14th Century and the Acropolis 430BC. Sceneries from Glorious Eras of the past!
In Greek mythology, Minos is a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa. Every nine years, he made King Aegeus pick seven young boys and seven young girls to be sent to Daedalus' creation, the labyrinth, to be eaten by the Minotaur. After his death, Minos became a judge of the dead in the underworld.