Being immortal means that they live forever. Mother of Athena. Wife of Oceanus, and the mother of the rivers, fountains and clouds. He was the son of Zeus and Hera. The horse and the dolphin are sacred to him. ", In ritual magick (note the "k") on Roundworld, as practiced by the Golden Dawn, Aleistar Crowley;s O.T.O. The Titans are depicted in Greek art less commonly than the Olympians. As brother and sister, they were identified with the sun and moon; both use a bow and arrow. The Greeks created images of their deities for many purposes. The ruler of the underworld was Hades, who is listed further above under "Olympians". He often appears in the company of the Muses. List of gods and goddesses. She could not often be identified in Greek art. According to most traditions, she was born from Zeus's head fully formed and armored. His wedding with Amphitrite is often presented as a triumphal procession. He is the son of Zeus and Maia, Hermes is the messenger of the gods. His counterpart Jupiter, also known as Jove, was the supreme deity of the Romans. She is often shown beside her sacred animal, the owl. Animals sacred to him include dolphins, snakes and donkeys. It is called Venetian band. Titan of water-meadows and pasturelands, and mother of the three. In later times she became associated with the Moon. The list does not include creatures. Io is the owner of the great goat Almeg, and is known to have had two children with the Goddess, later downgraded to a Virtue, Bissonomy. Image: Cnidian Aphrodite, a Roman work based on an original by Praxiteles. He is the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea. Sometimes regarded as the destroying angel. He is often shown with his thiasos, a group of followers that includes satyrs, maenads, and his teacher Silenus. She was a special patron of heroes such as Odysseus. Apollo was associated with the Sun; while Artemis was the Moon. She was described as a virgin. She was married to Hephaestus, but she had many lovers, including Ares, Adonis and Anchises. Poets describe her as having very bright, keen eyes. In later times she became associated with the moon. Lists. His attributes include the herald's wand or caduceus, winged sandals, and a traveler's cap. Her symbols include roses and other flowers, the scallop shell, and myrtle wreath. Athena on a red-figure cup dating 500–490 BC. She is the consort of Hyperion, and mother of Helios, Selene and Eos. The primordial deities are the first beings that existed. He is the male counterpart of Leto. Poets praise the radiance of her smile and her laughter. His attributes include the thyrsus (a pine cone-tipped staff), drinking cup, grape vine, and a crown of ivy. Wife of Oceanus, and the mother of the rivers, springs, streams, fountains, and clouds. She was usually depicted as a regal woman, wearing a crown and veil and holding a lotus-tipped staff. Or Clymene. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Helper, to be with you forever, even the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him. He was often shown wearing sandals with small wings on them. The Romans translated "Ploutōn" as Pluto, the name for their version of Hades. Image: Demeter, sitting down, on a relief from Turkey. A temple would house the statue of a god or goddess, or multiple deities, and might be decorated with relief scenes depicting myths. If it's true that Io came from another dimension then "me" may possibly refer to the Author himself, as it can be truly said that he - if anyone - knows what's going on atop the Disc at any one time. The god of the heavens (Father Sky); father of the Titans. In art she is often shown holding a hunting bow and arrows. This page was last edited on 7 January 2018, at 03:36. Another account describes him as a snake. Titan of dusk, stars, and planets, and the art of astrology. These deities lived in the underworld. She is a daughter of Rhea and Cronus, and sister of Zeus. She is a daughter of Rhea and Cronus and sister of Zeus. Animals sacred to Apollo include roe deer, swans, cicadas, hawks, ravens, crows, foxes, mice and snakes. She was depicted as a mature woman, often crowned and holding sheafs of wheat and a torch. If that is true, he certainly has adapted well. In appearance, Blind Io is a muscular old man with slightly long gray hair, a piece of cloth tied around the place on his face where eyes would be found on a normal face. Ares' sacred animals are the vulture, venomous snakes, dogs and boars. He also leads the souls of the dead into the afterlife. Hestia from a relief depicting all twelve Olympians in procession. Lightning is still a general commodity, a right of all gods. Osiris, lord of the dead. The list does not include creatures; for these, see List of Greek mythological creatures. The list does not include creatures; for these, seeList of Greek mythological creatures. The Roman version of Artemis is Diana. Her symbol is the olive tree. Pronounced EE-OH, EE-OH, EE-YAY-OH, but recite the mantra with caution...), http://wiki.lspace.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Blind_Io&oldid=28848, Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike. According to most traditions, she was born from Zeus's head fully formed and wearing armour. In sculpture, Apollo was depicted as a very handsome, beardless young man with long hair and an ideal physique. God of light, healing, music, poetry, plague, prophecy, and more. Dionysus was a later addition; in some descriptions, he replaced Hestia. The least individualized of the Twelve Titans, he is the father of, The leader of the Titans, who overthrew his father, Titan of memory and remembrance, and mother of the. God of wine, parties and festivals, madness, chaos, drunkenness, drugs, and ecstasy. His believers in separate countries or regions think that they believe in separate thunder gods, but in fact, they all believe in Blind Io. The immortals include gods (deities), spirits and giants. Her brother is Zeus, with whom she had Persephone. The list does not include creatures.. Both use a bow and arrow. His Roman counterpart Mars by contrast was regarded as the dignified ancestor of the Roman people. She was usually depicted as a regal woman in the prime of her life, wearing a diadem and veil and holding a lotus-tipped staff. His attributes are the cornucopia, key, sceptre, and the three-headed dog Cerberus. Crippled god of fire, metalworking, and crafts. Oh, and in Viking mythology there´s a god called `Blind Hod`, who, like Io, suffers from a trickster god giving him mistletoe. These gods are usually depicted as a place or a realm. The god of the sea, father of the fish and other sea creatures. They are sorted into sections below. The Roman version, however, Vulcan, was feared for his destructive power; he was associated with volcanoes. Blind Io is The Thunder God. The spiritually blind are simply unable to understand God’s Word (Matthew 13:13; Deuteronomy 29:4). In some accounts, she gave up her seat as one of the Twelve Olympians in favor of Dionysus, and she plays little role in Greek myths. He is alleged to be the great-great-grandfather of Lady Odile Flume, whose ancestress he seduced in the form of a vase of daisies. God of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, earthquakes, and the creator of horses; known as the "Earth Shaker". and others, IO is an invocation of the Godhead, usually in the form of a repeated chant such as IO. Born from the head of Zeus (her father) and her mother is Metis, the first wife of Zeus. The current High Priest of Blind Io is Hughnon Ridcully, also informal leader of the priesthood in Ankh-Morpork. Cnidian Aphrodite, a Roman work modeled after an original by Praxiteles. The Romans identified her with Minerva. He was depicted as a young man, either naked with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior. Seers were prophets, people who were said to be able to see the future or predict events before they happened. The horse and the dolphin are sacred to him. Hades is not usually included among the Olympians, because his home was the underworld. The Roman version of Zeus, Jupiter, was also the main god of the Romans. His attributes include the laurel wreath and lyre. He rules one of the three realms of the universe as king of the sea and the waters. One of his many creations was the armour of Achilles. Her sacred animals are pigs and snakes. His attributes include the thyrsus (a pinecone-tipped staff), drinking cup, grape vine, and a crown of ivy. In classical artwork, he was depicted as an older man with a very large beard, and holding a trident. The Roman version of Hermes was Mercury. She was depicted as a beautiful woman and often naked. Goddess of love, beauty and desire. It is said that he isn't originally a Discworld god, that his universe suffered some catastrophe and he escaped and settled down on the Discworld. He is often in the company of his thiasos, a posse of attendants including satyrs, maenads, and his old tutor Silenus.  Their leader was Cronus, who overthrew his father Uranus and became ruler of the gods. In art she was often depicted as a young woman dressed in a short knee-length chiton and equipped with a hunting bow and a quiver of arrows. He has many eyes floating all over the place, watching the world for him. These figures are described by ancient writers, the oldest of which are Homer and Hesiod. His usual attributes are the royal sceptre and the lightning bolt. Coin issued under Alexander the Great showing Zeus on his throne holding a scepter and eagle. While in the Norse pantheon it is Odin's son Thor who is the thunder-god, the Greek thunder god is Zeus , another all-powerful father of the gods, who shares with Blind Io a penchant for seducing women while in various non-human forms. The statue might be decorated with relief scenes depicting myths. He was usually depicted as a bearded man with hammer, tongs and anvil—the tools of a smith—and sometimes riding a donkey. Image: Hestia from a relief depicting all twelve Olympians in procession. Demeter is a daughter of Cronus and Rhea. In other fields, there may be, for example, one rain god worshipped in Ankh-Morpork and another rain god worshipped in Howondaland. The Olympians got help from the hero Heracles to stop the Giants.