The Greek goddess of corn was Demeter. She was also the goddess of the harvest, earth, agriculture, grain and fertility. Each year, the Greeks sacrificed their first loaves of bread from the harvest to Demeter. More »

Eris was the ancient Greek goddess and personification of strife. She did not have an special powers of abilities like Zeus' lightning bolt. Rather, she was the force of suffering for mankind, and she delighted in the pa... More »

The Greek goddess Nyx was the goddess of the night and, by some accounts, the daughter of Chaos. She lived in Tartarus with her children Hypnos, the god of sleep, and Thanatos, the god of death. Some accounts say she was... More »

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Symbols for the Greek goddess Demeter include the cornucopia, wheat ears and a winged serpent. Other symbols that are associated with Demeter are symbols of the harvest, domesticated animals, some wild animals and plants... More »

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The Greek goddess Nyx was the goddess of the night and, by some accounts, the daughter of Chaos. She lived in Tartarus with her children Hypnos, the god of sleep, and Thanatos, the god of death. Some accounts say she was... More »

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As the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite affected Greek society by serving as the goddess who could bring about peace and harmony. In several Greek cities, she served as a civic protectress during times of war. Greek citi... More »

The Greek goddess Demeter is portrayed as a mature woman, usually crowned and dressed in finery, and holding sheaves of wheat or barley. She is usually seated on a throne, and sometimes holds a cornucopia or the four-hea... More »