12 Gods of Olympus: Who are they?


By Morningbird

The Gods of Olympus or the Dodekatheon are the 12 Gods who resided on Mount Olympus who were worshiped in ancient Greece and by Hellenic Polytheists today.

The specific Gods of Olympus vary by time period and tradition. Generally, they are considered to be Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athene, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Hermes, and either Hestia or Dionysus.

Hebe and Heracles are sometimes included as well.

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