Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Melaina ("The Black One") is the under-earth or chthonic aspect of the Greek Great Goddess, said to bring nightmares. The pair remained her constant companions acting as agents of her divine power. All gods and goddess's have weaknesses, Hephaestus was born with them. When Aphrodite was born from the sea-foam's she was greeted by the twin loves Eros and Himeros. She was also known as a moon Goddess. Often described as a son of Aphrodite by her lover Ares, the god of war, Eros was a Greek god of lust and primal sexual desire. Artemis is also a bird Goddess as she is linked to several wild birds including guinea fowl, buzzards and an unidentified sea bird. She famously sprung fully formed from the forehead of Zeus. In fact, the word erotic comes from his name. Each Greek God has his or her different strengths and weaknesses just like people. Himeros was the god of sexual desire and one of the Erotes, the winged gods of love. Athena was the goddess of reason, wisdom, and war. It affects his everyday life and relationships with the other gods/goddesses. A major figure in the Odyssey , in which she instructed Odysseus, she also guided Perseus and Heracles through their trials. In Greek mythology, Lyssa (/ ˈ l ɪ s ə /; Ancient Greek: Λύσσα Lússā), called Lytta (/ ˈ l ɪ t ə /; Λύττα Lúttā) by the Athenians, was the spirit of mad rage, frenzy, and rabies in animals. Where she represents the new moon. Deity Description Aphrodite (Ἀφροδίτη, Aphroditē) . He is god of weather and has a symbol of a lightning bolt. As such Artemis is an important archetypal figure for young independent and unmarried woman in the form of the maiden goddess. He is personified in all kinds of love and lust, both heterosexual and homosexual, and was worshiped at the center of a fertility cult that honored both Eros and Aphrodite together. Some say Aphrodite was born pregnant with the twins and birthed them as soon as she was born. Goddess of beauty, love, desire, and pleasure. She famously sprung fully formed from the forehead of Zeus. Zeus is the king of the gods. Melinoe is the goddess of ghosts and spirits. I compared each Greek God with someone that I know with similar qualities. She was either the daughter of Hades and Persephone or the daughter of Zeus and Persephone. Dionysus possesses the conventional powers of the Olympian gods including superhuman strength, vitality, longevity, and resistance to injury. Dionysus possessed the strength that rivaled of his half brother, the war god , Ares, and could lift/press 70 tons. The person in my life who best fits the personality of Zeus is my dad. Apollo's strengths: Creative, handsome, supportive of all the arts of civilization.