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In Ancient Greece they worshiped many gods. There was a god for almost everything in the Greek life. This is a list of the main 13 gods who lived on Mt. Olympus and the things they were gods/goddesses of.
Main Olympian Gods
Zeus - King of the gods. God of the sky and thunder.
Hades - God of the Underworld and the dead.
Poseidon - God of the Sea and horses.
Hera - Queen of the gods. Goddess of women and the hearth.
Athena - Goddess of wisdom and battle strategy.
Aphrodite - Goddess of love and sex.
Hermes - Messenger of the gods.
Ares - God of war.
Hephaestus - God of blacksmiths and weaponry.
Dionysus - God of wine and drunken rivalry.
Demeter - Goddess of nature and spring.
Apollo - God of archery and poetry. Twin of Artemis.
Artemis - Goddess of chastity, the moon and the hunt. Twin of Apollo.