By: Zenia Amrolia
Ares is the God of War
- "Ares is the mighty but hated man-slaying god of war and warriors." (Parada 1).
- He is accompanied in fight by his two "sons", Phobus and Demios. (Terror and Fear)
- Other names for Ares include: "Savior of Cities", "Defense of Olympus", "Father of Victory", and "Leader of Righteous Men".
- Ares is the son of Zeus and Hera
- Phobos and Deimos, (Terror and Fear) are sometimes portrayed as his sons
- "Father of Harmonia, the goddess of harmony, and of two Amazonian queens" (LindeMans 1).
- Attended by the goddesses Eris and Enyo (Strife and Horror)
Symbols That Ares is Associated With:
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