Ares the God of War and Battlelust By:Patricia Companion

Symbols of Ares

Ares
Weapon to into war with.

Ares symbols are his spear and shield. Also, his sacred animal is a dog.The male gender sign represents the weapons of Ares.

Facts about Ares

  1. One of the Twelve Olympian Gods
  2. Son of Zeus and Hera
  3. Ares was described as Aphrodite’s lover and was held in contempt by her husband, Hephaestus. The affair between them was not a secret among the Olympians.
  4. Otus and Ephialtes, twin giants, imprisoned Ares for a lunar year by binding him with chains of brass; he was eventually rescued by Hermes.
  5. When Aphrodite fell in love with the mortal Adonis, Ares became jealous. He turned into a boar and attacked Adonis with his tusks killing him.
  6. Ares had a sister named Eris, who was the Goddess of Discord

Citations:

http://www.greek-gods.info/greek-gods/ares/

https://greekgodsandgoddesses.net/gods/ares/

http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_greece/ares.php

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