You asked: Who were the gods before the Olympians?

Which gods were not Olympians?

Thus, while this list includes the eight Olympians: Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Athena, Hermes, Apollo, Artemis, and Dionysus, it also contains three clear non-Olympians: the Titan parents of the first generation of Olympians, Cronus and Rhea, and the river god Alpheus, with the status of the Graces (here apparently counted …

Who came before the Greek Titans?

Titan, in Greek mythology, any of the children of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth) and their descendants. According to Hesiod’s Theogony, there were 12 original Titans: the brothers Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Iapetus, and Cronus and the sisters Thea, Rhea, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, and Tethys.

Why isn’t Hades an Olympian?

The other brother of Zeus, Hades, is also not considered an Olympian, as he did not live in the divine palace. Hades was the god of the dead, overseeing the underworld and the souls that came there.

Who is older Zeus or Poseidon?

Zeus had several brothers and sisters who were also powerful gods and goddesses. He was the youngest, but the most powerful of three brothers. His oldest brother was Hades who ruled the Underworld. His other brother was Poseidon, god of the sea.

Is Tyche an Olympian?

TYCHE GODDESS OF FORTUNE. Pindar, Olympian Ode 12.

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