Greek Mythology is the body of stories belonging to Greek gods, heroes and myths based on their own religious cults. The main source of these myths or stories are the epic poems of Iliad and Odyssey. Their poems are mainly related to the well-known Trojan War.
The Architectural Sources of Greek Mythology
In Greek Mythology, Chaos is the original state of existence from which the first Gods appeared. According to Hesiod (an ancient Greek poet), Chaos was nothingness, from which the first beings appeared. These first beings, described as the children of Chaos, were the Gaia (the Earth), Tartarus (the Underworld), (the darkness of Night), Erebus (the darkness of the underworld) and Eros (god of love). Gaia, then gave birth to Uranus (the sky). After that, Uranus and Gaia gave birth to first Titans (first generation of Greek gods).
Famous Greek Gods
Hades - Hades was the son of Titans, Cronus and Rhea according to the Greek Mythology. He was the God of underworld and death.
Poseidon - According to Greek mythology, Poseidon was the God of sea, horses and Earthquakes. He was the brother of Zeus and Hades.
Zeus, Hades and Poseidon, along with allies waged war against the elder gods for the power in Titanomachy. The three brothers got weapons from Cyclopes. Zeus got Thunderbolt, Hades got Helm of darkness, and Poseidon got a Trident. The three brothers, along with allies, defeated the elder gods and Zeus got the sky, Poseidon got the seas, and Hades received the underworld.