Gods and Goddesses
Zeus, Ra, Hates, they all have one thing in common. They're all gods. Since the beginning of time, everyone worshiped a god or goddess in some similar way. The Greeks, for example, made up myths about their gods to pass along. Some religions have a god for each and every thing, like Ra, the god of the sun. Below is a list of Greek gods from long ago.
Mother Earth, Gaea: born out of chaos, gave birth to Uranus. Also gave birth to fifty other sons and six Cyclopes, and was the mother of the first 12 gods, called the Titans.
Father Heaven, Uranus: oldest son of Mother Earth.
Titans: first 12 gods, made up of 6 men and 6 women.
Cronus: the leader of the Titans, ruler of heaven and earth after Gaea and Uranus.
Rhea: Cronus's wife and queen, mother of Hestia, Demeter, Hera, Hades, Poseidon, and Zeus.
Zeus: God of Thunder, chief god, lord of the sky, king of the gods after Cronus.
Hera: Zeus's wife, goddess of marriage and protector of women.
Poseidon: god of the sea, brother of Zeus.
Hades: god of the underworld and dead, Zeus's brother, god of wealth.
Demeter: goddess of harvest, sister of Zeus.
Hestia: goddess of the hearth and home, sister of Zeus.