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Family tree of the Greek gods

Contents

Greek cosmological entities

Chaos
The Void
Tartarus
The Abyss
Gaia
The Earth
Eros[1]Erebus
Darkness
Nyx
Night
Typhon
Storms
Uranus
The Sky
Ourea
Mountains
Pontus
Sea
Aether
Heaven
Hemera
Day
Moros
Doom
Oneiroi
Dreams
Nemesis
Retribution
Momus
Blame
Philotes
Affection
Geras
Ageing
Thanatos
Death
Hypnos
Sleep
Eris
Strife
Apate
Deceit
Oizys
Distress
Moirai &
Keres

Essential Olympians and Titans

See also

Notes

  1. ^ 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. ^ 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; but Homer (Iliad, book V) has Aphrodite as daughter of Zeus and Dione. According to Plato (Symposium 180e), the two were entirely separate entities: Aphrodite Ourania and Aphrodite Pandemos.

References

External links

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