Greek goddesses are good archetypal figures because of their exaggerated personalities. Despite their immortality and similarities to modern day superheroes, they are still plagued with personal flaws and negative emotions which caused destruction in their lives and the lives of other gods and mortals.
This page is a list of the Greek goddesses of ancient mythology and will be continually updated with additions, corrections and more information on each of the goddesses.
A minor moon goddess whose name means “she who washes away pain”.
One of the seven, Pleiades and daughter of Atlas and Pleione. She bore several children with the god Poseidon.
An early Greek goddess of the sun, daughter of Helios and Rhode, and possibly goddess of the morning.
Greek goddess of the sea, wife of Poseidon and a Nereid.
Goddess of gardens, flowers, swamps, and marshes.
A Greek goddess who was worshipped almost exclusively at a single sanctuary on the island of Aegina in the Saronic Gulf.
Goddess of love and beauty and married to Hephaestus.
Virginal goddess of the hunt and twin sister of Apollo.
Known as the “Star Maiden”, daughter of either Zeus and Themis, or of Astraeus and EOS and associated with the Greek goddess of justice, Dike.
Greek goddess of mischief, delusion, ruin, and folly.
Goddess of wisdom, poetry, art, and war strategy. Daughter of Zeus and born from his forehead fully grown, wearing battle armor.
Eldest of the three Moirai, goddesses of fate and destiny (also known as The Fates). Atropos chose the mechanism of death and ended the life of each mortal by cutting their thread.
The goddess of force and raw energy, daughter of Pallas and Styx, and sister of Nike, Kratos, and Zelus.
Ancient Greek prophet goddess who was known as the protector of mariners, sailors, and fishermen.
One of the Muses, the muse of epic poetry, daughter of Zeus and Mnemosyne and the wisest of the Muses.
Sea nymph who lived on the island of Ogygia, where she detained ODYSSEUS for several years. Generally said to be the daughter of the Titan ATLAS.
One of the Pleiades, and a wife of Poseidon. Said to be the mother of the sea god’s children Lycus and Nycteus
Primordial sea monster goddess, the daughter of Gaia and Pontus and mother of sea monsters.
A goddess of magic who transformed her enemies, or those that insulted her, into beasts.
The muse of history and one of the nine muses known as “The Muses”. Like all the muses, Clio is the daughter of Zeus and the Titaness Mnemosyne.
Youngest of the Three Fates and responsible for spinning the thread of human life.
The Greek goddess of caverns, mountains, nature and wild animals.
Goddess of agriculture, fertility, sacred law and the harvest.
A sea nymph whose name represented the bounty of the sea. Mother of the Nereids.
Goddess of childbirth referred to by Homer as “the goddess of the pains of birth”.
One of the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione, known as The Pleiades.
The spirit and personification of hope. Hope was usually seen as an extension to suffering by the Greek, not as a god.
The minor goddess of war and destruction, the companion and lover of the war god Ares and connected to Eris.
A Titaness and the goddess of the dawn.
One of the Muses, the muse of lyric poetry, especially love and erotic poetry.
Greek goddess of chaos, strife, and discord and connected to the war-goddess Enyo.
One of the Muses, the muse of music and lyric poetry.
The primal Greek goddess of the Earth. Known as the great mother of all and often referred to as “Mother Earth”.
The Greek goddess of harmony and concord.
Goddess of eternal youth.
The goddess of magic, crossroads, moon, ghosts, witchcraft, and necromancy (the undead).
Primordial goddess of the day, daytime, and daylight. Daughter to Erebus and Nyx (the goddess of night).
Goddess of goddesses, women, and marriage. Married to Zeus and known as Queen of the Gods.
goddess of the hearth, home, architecture, domesticity, family, and the state. Also one of the Hesperides.
Goddess of good health, cleanliness, and sanitation. This is where the word “hygiene” comes from.
Greek goddess of the rainbow and messenger of the gods. She is also known as one of the goddesses of the sea and the sky.
A Dionysian goddess whose celebrations were wild and lascivious.
Second of the Three Fates, the measurer of the thread of life woven by Clotho’s spindle which determines Destiny.
Eldest of the seven Pleiades and the Greek goddess of fields.
Spirit goddess of insanity, madness, crazed frenzy and the dead.
One of the Muses. Originally the muse of singing, she then became the muse of tragedy.
One of the seven Pleiades and married to king Sisyphos of Ephyra.
Titan goddess of wisdom, an Oceanid, and the first great spouse of Zeus.
The goddess of retribution and personification of vengeance.
Goddess of victory, known as the Winged Goddess of Victory.
Primordial goddess of the night.
Greek goddess of persuasion and seduction.
Goddess of vegetation and spring and queen of the underworld. Lives off-season in the underworld as the wife of HADES.
The goddess of fame, gossip, and renown. Her favor is notability, and her wrath is scandalous rumors.
One of The Muses, the muse of sacred poetry, sacred hymn, dance, and eloquence as well as agriculture, geometry, and pantomime.
Titaness and goddess of nature. Daughter of the earth goddess Gaia and the sky god Uranus, and known as “the mother of gods”.
Goddess of the Moon sometimes referred to as Luna and the ‘mother’ of vampires.
One of the seven Pleiades (the daughters of Atlas and Pleione) and the wife of Oenomaus – although according to some accounts, she is his mother by Ares.
Goddess of the river Styx and a Naiad who was the first to aid Zeus in the Titan war.
A mountain nymph and one of the seven Pleiades.
Goddess of dance and chorus and one of the nine Muses.
One of the Muses, the muse of comedy and idyllic poetry.
Ancient Greek Titaness and goddess of divine order, law, natural law, and custom.
Sea nymph, goddess of water and one of the fifty Nereids, daughters of the ancient sea god Nereus. Also a shapeshifter and a prophet.
Goddess of prosperity and fortune.
One of the Muses, the muse of astronomy and astrology.
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