Ancient Greek Mythology for Kids - Roles & Names of Gods & Goddesses Discover facts and information about Greek Mythology and all the Names of Gods &. Meet the Greek Gods. Please select a name from the list below to view the Greek god's description. Zeus. zeus God of the Sky (Zoos) Distinguishing Features. The following list of Greek Gods and Goddesses is a complete list of the major and minor deities of Greek mythology. The list is presented in alphabetical order Egyptian Gods · Greek God Names · Kratos of Greek Mythology · Aphrodite. She promised Prince Paris the most beautiful mortal woman in the world if he judged Aphrodite the fairest goddess in a contest, and Paris readily agreed. Greek mythology Ancient Greek philosophy Hellenistic philosophy Ancient Greek religion Polytheism Henosis Monism Pantheism Orthopraxy. He oversees a booming population among the dead and has all sorts of employment trouble with his ghouls and specters. His wedding with Amphitrite is often presented as a triumphal procession. When Hades stole her daughter Persephone, Demeter stopped all plants from growing, and people started starving. She was also a lover to Adonis and Anchises , to whom she bore Aeneas. The least individualized of the Twelve Titans, he is the father of Astraeus , Pallas , and Perses. She values bravery and skill, though she also likes a good halftime show. Hard to make a cheeseburger with no grain for bread and no grass for the cows. Iris appears as a beautiful maiden with wings rainbow-colored, naturally carrying the symbolic staff of a herald like Hermes. The next five categories divide the gods by domain, namely the gods of sky, sea, earth rustic and agrarian , and underworld. In his Roman form of Somnus, the god liked to make sentries fall asleep on duty which was an automatic death sentence or make ship navigators fall asleep at the wheel. Iris was mostly the handmaiden to Hera. He can usually be found playing pinochle with a group of terrified satyrs on the front porch of the Big House.