Ares, the Unloved God. Since he was the savage god of senseless war, Ares was almost universally detested. At one point, after Ares is wounded in battle by Diomedes, even Zeus calls him “the most hateful of all the gods,” remarking that if he hadn’t been his son, he would have surely ended up in Tartarus with Cronus and the Titans.
Greek God of War. Ares is the god of war, one of the Twelve Olympian gods and the son of Zeus and Hera.In literature Ares represents the violent and physical untamed aspect of war, which is in contrast to Athena who represents military strategy and generalship as the goddess of intelligence.
Ares (/ ˈ ɛər iː z /; Ancient Greek: Ἄρης, Áres) is the Greek god of war.He is one of the Twelve Olympians, the son of Zeus and Hera. In Greek literature, he often represents the physical or violent and untamed aspect of war, in contrast to his sister, the armored Athena, whose functions as a goddess of intelligence include military strategy and generalship.
Ares is the Greek god of war that was known for his destructive behavior. While it is known that Athena was also a goddess of war (and sibling to Ares) the two couldn’t be any more different.
Ares and the giant Mimon, Athenian red-figure kylix C5th B.C., Antikensammlung Berlin ARES was the Olympian god of war, battlelust and manliness. This page presents general myths featuring the god including his birth, role in the Titan and Giant Wars, capture by the Aloadai twins, and conflicts with the hero Herakles.
Ares, in Greek religion, god of war or, more properly, the spirit of battle. Unlike his Roman counterpart, Mars, he was never very popular, and his worship was not extensive in Greece. He represented the distasteful aspects of brutal warfare and slaughter. His fellow gods and even his parents were not fond of him.
Ares was the Greek god of war and perhaps the most unpopular of all the Olympian gods because of his quick temper, aggressiveness, and unquenchable thirst for conflict. He famously seduced Aphrodite, unsuccessfully fought with Hercules, and enraged Poseidon by killing his son Halirrhothios. One of the more human Olympian gods, he was a popular subject in Greek art and even more so in Roman ...
Ares was the Greek god of war and one of the twelve major Greek gods who lived on Mount Olympus. He was known for being violent and cruel, but also cowardly. Most of the other Olympians, including his parents Hera and Zeus, didn't like Ares very much. How was Ares usually pictured? Ares was usually pictured as a warrior carrying a spear and a ...
Ares is in Greek myth. Ares is the god of war. He is the son of Zeus and Hera, along with his full brother Hephaustus god of the smith and his full sister, Eres goddess of discord. He is also half ...
Ares, Athenian black-figure amphora C6th B.C., Worcester Art Museum ARES was the Olympian god of war, battlelust, courage and civil order. In ancient Greek art he was depicted as either a mature, bearded warrior armed for battle, or a nude, beardless youth with a helm and spear.