The Greek god Hermes lived on Mount Olympus. He is known as the messenger god and acts as a link between the gods and mortals. His Roman counterpart is Mercury. More »

The Roman god Mars was not on Mount Olympus, but his Greek counterpart lived there. Ares, the Greek god of war, lived among the other Olympians: Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Hermes, ... More » Art & Literature Folklore

Some fun facts about Perseus are that he was the son of a god and a mortal, he killed the gorgon Medusa and rescued the woman who would become his wife from a sea monster. Perseus had an adventure-filled life and his chi... More »

The Greek god Hermes had the power to enter dreams, guide the souls of the dead to the underworld, and give luck and wealth. He also was the messenger of the gods of Olympus and had winged feet to help in this capacity. More »

Hermes was the Greek god of trade, sports, travelers, thieves and the patron of poetry, and as a result there are many interesting facts about him, including that he was a notorious trickster and one of a select few gods... More »

Hercules was a mythological hero who lived in Greece; after he died he was brought by Athena to live on Mount Olympus with the gods, while the mortal part of him went to the Elysian Fields to live with the heroes. Hercul... More »

The Greek goddess Hera lives on Mount Olympus. She is queen of the gods and is a member of the 12 most powerful gods in the pantheon. As the goddess of marriage and childbirth, she is the patroness of married women and g... More »