The 12 Olympian Gods

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Mark Cartwright
published on 10 September 2019

The 12 Olympian gods of ancient Greece.

Top row left to right: Zeus, Athena, Hera, Apollo.
Middle row left to right: Demeter, Artemis, Hermes, Hephaistos
Bottom row left to right: Aphrodite, Dionysos, Poseidon, Ares.

All images by Mark Cartwright except middle far-right (Hephaistos) by Jastrow (public domain image).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time author, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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APA Style

Cartwright, M. (2019, September 10). The 12 Olympian Gods. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "The 12 Olympian Gods." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 10, 2019.

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Cartwright, Mark. "The 12 Olympian Gods." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 10 Sep 2019. Web. 05 Feb 2023.