Ares

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Ares
God o War
Ares Canope Villa Adriana b.jpg
Statue o Ares frae Hadrian's Villa
Abode Thrace, Munt Olympus, Macedonie & Sparta
Symbol spear, helmet, dog, chariot, boar
Parents Zeus an Hera
Siblings Eris, Hebe, Hephaestus, Enyo, an Eileithyia
Childer Erotes (Eros an Anteros), Phobos, Deimos, Phlegyas, Harmonia, an Adrestia
Roman equivalent Maurs

Ares (Auncient Greek: Ἄρης [árɛːs], Μodren Greek: Άρης [ˈaris]) is the Greek god o war. He is ane o the Twal Olympians, an the son o Zeus an Hera.[1] In Greek leeteratur, he aften represents the pheesical or violent aspect o war, in contrast tae the armored Athena, whose functions as a goddess o intelligence include militar strategy an generalship.[2]

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  1. Hesiod, Theogony 921 (Loeb Classical Library numbering); Iliad, 5.890–896. Bi contrast, Ares' Roman coonterpairt Maurs wis born frae Juno alane, accordin tae Ovid (Fasti 5.229–260).
  2. Walter Burkert, Greek Religion (Blackwell, 1985, 2004 reprint, originally published 1977 in German), pp. 141; William Hansen, Classical Mythology: A Guide to the Mythical World of the Greeks and Romans (Oxford University Press, 2005), p. 113.

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