Published By: Urbee Sarkar

Awesome Greek Gods You Have Never Heard Of

If you love mythology, you would love to learn about these lesser known Greek gods.

Most of us who love mythology get excited every time someone mentions the name of Zeus or Apollo. While these two are definitely among the most popular Greek gods, the Greek mythology has many other gods who are lesser known but equally powerful and influential. The legends of these lesser known Greek gods are equally enthralling and would make you love Greek mythology even more. Therefore, even if Apollo, Hercules and Zeus have been the popular kids in this area, there’s no reason to doubt the potential of the not-so-popular Greek gods. Here are a few unpopular Greek gods that you may not have heard of, but you should!


According to the Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess who looked after the growth and harvest of life on Earth. Demeter’s daughter, Persephone was kidnapped by Hades who forced her to live as his wife in the underworld. Demeter, not being able to find his daughter, abandons her job and sets out in search of her child. When Zeus comes to know that Demeter has left ger job while looking for her daughter, he asks Hermes to order Hades to let go of Persephone. While letting her go, Hades had given her a pomegranate and said that if she eats if, she has to return to the underworld once a year. Persephone ate the fruit and had return to the underworld once every year and every time that happened, Demeter did not let anything grow or harvest on earth. According to the Greek mythology, this how winter came into existence.


Morpheus is one of the coolest Greek gods. Morpheus was created as a child by Nyx, the Goddess of Night. Morpheus used to work for the God of Sleep, Hypnos. However, Morpheus looked up to Hypnos with the respect and identity of a father. Later on, Morpheus became the God of Dreams and was sent to as a messenger for the people on earth to give them dreams which sometimes would carry important information from the Gods.

The Graces

The Graces were the three daughters of Zeus and Euphrosyne; named Euphrosyne, Algaia and Thalia. The three goddesses symbolise beauty, grace and charm in the Greek mythology and are known for bringing comfort, prosperity and enjoyment into the lives of the people of the earth.