Ares Fact Page
Ares was the
god of Mars. He is the god of Mars because the greek people
saw Mars and the red color reminded them of blood. Ares is the son of Zeus.
He has a brother , Hepaestus. Hepaestus married his one true love ,Aphrodite
. Zeus forced her to marry him, because every one wanted to marry her.
Aphrodite hated Hepaestus and wanted Ares and Hepaestus to go in to battle
over her. Ares wanted to win Aphrodite so badly that he went in to war.
Ares did not want to hurt his brother. He was trying to scare Hepaestus
by swinging a sword at him, but Hepaestus was not scared, so the sword
sliced through him. Ares had killed his own brother and he lived to regret
it. He was now going to marry Aphrodite and she would have to lie to Zeus
that Hepaestus died of food poisoning.
Ares was a great warrior. Whenever he went into battle he was acompinied by a small being named Eris. Ares has many secrets but some of them will never be told.
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