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Greek mythology

Greek mythology The body of traditional tales concerning the gods, heroes, and rituals of the ancient Greeks. Critical Greeks, such as Plato in the 5th-4th century BCE, recognized the considerable element of fiction in the myths, although in general the Greeks viewed them as true accounts. Featured article: Greek creation myths.

For a brief overview of the Greek deities and their Roman counterparts, try this list. There is a separate area for Greek people, containing all about Greek mortals.

Genealogy tables:
The Principal Gods;
Zeus' consorts and offspring; and
Descendants of Prometheus.

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This section was last updated on October 14, 2013.


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