Each generation ousted the older gods. The 12 Olympians achieved their supremacy over the older primordial gods and Titans when they were victorious in the Battle of the Titans.
Gods and Deities
Greek Gods and Goddesses
Greek Gods Genealogy - the Olympian Gods
The Greek Gods Genealogy provides the names of the ancestors of the famous Greek gods and goddesses.
Greek Gods Genealogy & Family Tree
The Greek Gods Genealogy and the relationships between the different generations of the principle deities can be clarified by this overview of the Greek Gods Genealogy and Family Tree showing the names of the first primeval gods, the names of the Titans and the names of the Olympians:
Greek Gods Family Tree and Genealogy
Greek Gods Genealogy - First Primeval Gods Family Tree & Genealogy
The family tree and Greek gods genealogy starts with the first ancient Greek gods.
Greek Gods Genealogy - the first Greek Gods Genealogy & Family Tree
Greek Gods Genealogy - The First Gods
The names and roles of the first generation of deities who appear in the Greek gods genealogy, shown in the first Greek Gods genealogy and Family Tree are as follows:
- Chaos, the first of all divinities, who ruled over confusion
- Nyx, Goddess of night
- Erebus god of darkness
- Aether god of the sky
- Hemera goddess of the daytime
- Tartarus the abyss beneath the Underworld
- Eros, the god of procreation
- Pontus the god of the sea
- Gaia the Earth Mother
- Uranus, god of the heavens