Thursday, January 7, 2016

Facts About Ares

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Ares, from the realms of Greek mythology comes the immortal Ares. I hope you enjoy the facts.

10. Ares was primarily identified as the God of War.

9. The Greek God Ares was the son of Zeus and Hera and, as stated by Homer, they both disliked him.

8. Ares was frequently described as a coward although he was linked to war.

7. As an effect of Ares's unpopularity, his adoration in Greece wasn't extensive or considerable.

6. The bird of Ares was the vulture.

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5. Warrior women known as the Amazons were all Ares's daughters.

4. Ares's wife was Harmony, a tranquil and caring nymph.

3. Twin giants named Otus and Ephialtes, imprisoned Ares for a lunar year by fastening him to chains of brass.

2. Hermes, Messenger of the gods, rescued Ares from prison.

1. The daughter of Ares and Aphrodite was the called the Goddess of Harmony, Harmonia.

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  • Bonus:
1. Cupid was the child of Ares (the God of War) and Aphrodite (the Goddess of Love).

2. Eris, the Goddess of Discord (or conflict), was a sister of Ares.

3. Ares had more mortal offspring than divine ones.

4. Ares is usually illustrated wearing a helmet and spear.
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