Zues conviced his brother Hades to create a creature so powerful that it could deafeat the titans. So Hades created a creature called Kraken from his own flesh and blood and it was so powerful that it defeated the titans and end their rule in the world. The titans are supposed to be locked in the underworld inside the tartarus gates. The are also some dreadful and some fascinating creatures in the greek mytholgy and are considerably used in greek mythology movies.Hydra a creature whose head grows back if cut, the manatour a monster with a head of a bull and a man's body, ipotane a race of half horces and half humans. There are also many more creatures like- Ceberus, Medusa, Harpies, Chiron, Sphinx, Orthrus and so on.
She was connected to the death and rebirth of human beings and nature. Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus, the deformed god of fire. Hephaestus was offered Aphrodite’s hand in marriage by Zeus and Hera because they felt awful for disowning him, and they didn’t want Aphrodite to get into any more trouble. Aphrodite only agreed to the marriage, so she could remain a goddess. Hephaestus made Aphrodite a golden girdle, which was a magical belt that would make anyone who wore it irresistible.
Zeus is the child of Cronus and Rhea, and the youngest of his siblings. His father, Cronus, would eat all of his children in fear of being overthrown. When Zeus was born, Rhea told Gaia to devise a plan to save him, so that Cronus would get his retribution for his acts against Uranus and his own children. Rhea gave birth to Zeus in Crete, and soon after she handed Cronus a rock wrapped in clothes, which he swallowed. Rhea hid Zeus in a cave on Mount Ida in Crete after he was born.
The first gods were Chaos, Uranus, and his father Cronus (“Early Life”). Cronus swallowed his first five children because he believed they would try to overthrow him. Zeus’ grandmother Rhea substituted a stone wrapped in clothing for baby Zeus, and Cronus swallowed the stone along with the other children (“Early Life”). After Cronus had thrown up Zeus and his brothers and sisters, they began a war against Cronus that lasted for 10 years (Morford and Lenardon;”Early Life”).When the war was over, Zeus overthrew Cronus and the Titans with the help of his siblings. Zeus threw a lightning bolt at Cronus, and banished him to the underworld for all of eternity (“Early Life”).
Even though Aereceaus loved his daughter, Aereceaus sacrificed his daughter, Danai, and grandson, Perseus to the sea because he wanted to follow the laws of Zeus by not letting any women live with children out of wedlock. Mortals also constructed exquisite temples and statues as tribute to the deities. Aereceaus, king of Argos, built a statue of Zeus overlooking his city. Cassiopeia also erected a picturesque statue of Thetis in a temple. Humans were capable of traveling to the other "worlds" while alive.
STORY The legend of Perseus and Medusa is set on an island called Seriphos, where a young man named Perseus lived with his mother, Danae. The king of the island, Polydictes wanted Danae to marry him. He was a horrible, wicked tyrant and Danae did not want to marry him. Polydictes thought it was Perseus’ fault and if Perseus was dead, she would happily marry him. So, Polydictes invited all the young men from Seriphos to a banquet.
What would be a better way of demonstrating their superiority than to capture the god of war himself? As their first act of defiance the pair set out to capture the unsuspecting Ares. They traveled to Thrace where they found the god at home in his palace, promptly seized him and held him prisoner in a bronze jar which they hid at the home of their grandmother Eriboea. With Ares neatly out of their way, the two man army continued with their attempt to seige Mount Olympus. In order to build a bridge that would reach to the divine palace of the gods, Mount Pelion was first placed atop of Mount Ossa.
She gave birth to her equal Uranus without the assistance of a male figure. Uranus and Gaia produced six male and six female Titans as well as the Cyclopes and Hundred Handed ones. The most notable son Cronus convinced by his mother to castrate his father after Uranus banished the Titans, Cyclops and Hecatonchires to Tarturus. Cronus would marry his sister Rhea and follow a
When the earth’s mortals were just beginning get developed. Zeus punished mankind for Prometheus stealing fire for them. He sent a box full of sins to put diseases to put to death all men. Sent by Pandora the first woman to join the earth along with more women who were created by Zeus to join men. They were told to go work harder to survive by Zeus.
One such man is Ganymede. Ganymede is a Trojan prince, the son of King Tros. Zeus seized him and carried off “fair-haired Ganymede” because of his beauty, so that he might be in the company of gods and pour wine for them in the house of Zeus. However, the abduction of his son causes King Tros to enter a lasting sorrow, for he had no idea where the divine whirlwind had taken his dear son. Zeus took pity of the King and gave him, as recompense for his son, brisk trotting horses, the kind which carry the gods.