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Mt. OLYMPUS of Gods and Goddesses.

In the Greek mythology, Mount Olympus is the home of the Olympians, the principal gods in the Greek pantheon.

The Greeks thought of it as built with crystal mansions wherein the gods, such as Zeus, dwelt.

Zeus - King of the Gods and ruler of Mount Olympus; god of the sky, thunder, and justice.

Hera - Queen of the Gods and of the heavens; goddess of women, marriage, and motherhood.

Poseidon - Lord of the Sea; god of the seas, horses, and earthquakes.

Demeter - Goddess of fertility, agriculture, nature, and the seasons.

Hestia - Goddess of the hearth and home.

Hades - Lord of the Dead; god of the Underworld and wealth.

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Aphrodite - Goddess of love, beauty, desire, and fertility.

Apollo - The Sun God; god of light, healing, music, poetry, prophecy, archery and truth.

Ares - God of war, frenzy, and bloodshed.

Artemis - Goddess of the hunt, of maidens, and the moon.

Athena - Goddess of wisdom, crafts, and strategic battle.

Hephaestus - Blacksmith to the Gods; god of fire and the forges.

Hermes - Messenger of the Gods; god of commerce, speed, thieves, and trade.

It is also known in Greek mythology that when Gaia gave birth to the Vols they used the mountains in Greece as their thrones.

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