The eldest gods were Chaos,
Gaia (Earth) and Uranus (Sky). Their creation was an answer to the need to
explain the different nature phenomena, death, illnesses and any other
daily facts. From them descend also the other known deities from the Greek
Gods were powerful
but susceptible to all human weaknesses at the same time.
They controlled the fate and life of men and each one was venerated for
something different. They were beautiful and had many resemblances with
humans: the same appearance, the same mental and physical strengths and
weaknesses. However, they could do more, much more than normal people.
Depending on their mood they would help him today and her tomorrow. They
were vengeful but also generous.
In the ancient
time, people were making sacrifices to the gods mostly in the form of
animals or valuable objects. Every activity, every social need, was
related to the veneration of a god. From agriculture to science, from
sport and hunting to war and love, everything had an own god to whom
Among all these gods there are
the eldest gods, the gods from the Olympus, and also many other smaller
deities. Check the following pages and you will be able to see them from
Gods / Heroes / The Danaids / Europa / The Atriden / Trojan War / The Oracle