Ares, greek god of war, was the son of Zeus and Hera. Ares’ sister Athena was the goddess of wisdom and skill. Athena was the goddess of war, but only the war approached the Ministry of Justice.
Just like his mother, Hera, Ares was a very difficult character of the process, and so it was very unpopular among the other gods and men. For this reason, the Greek city wanted to have him as its patron. She often had conflicts and struggles with Artemis, the goddess of the hunt and his sister, Athena, particularly during the Trojan War.
Ares had his residence on Mount Olympus, and his seat was upholstered with human skin. Usually he was accompanied by Eris, the goddess of discord. Secret lover Ares was Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, their union resulted in the birth of Armonia (Harmony), which was regarded as a mixture of two opposing forces.Ares is known as the greek god of war, but was more specifically God’s warrior frenzy and bloodlust.In Greek mythology, Ares is the son of Zeus and Hera, but none of them have much sympathy for his activities.
A symbol of Ares is often seen as a dog and a vulture. Ares was often also accompanied by several other Gods into battle. They were: Deimos and Phobos (the spirits of terror and fear), his sister Enyo (the Goddess of the blood), and Alale, whose name became his battle cry of the war.
The most important myth of Ares is about the establishment of the city of Thebes. Ares was the father of the water dragon, who was killed by Cadmus. Dragon’s teeth sown in the soil and the Spartans adults born outside of them. These Spartans were considered descendants of Ares. Cadmus then married Harmonia, daughter of Ares and founded the city of Thebes.
Another famous myth about Ares is about his affair with Aphrodite. Apart from war and bloodshed, Ares was reputed to love Aphrodite the best. But she was married to Hephaestus. They were caught in an embarrassing situation, and all the gods came down to see. But that did not stop Ares from continuing its secret collaborators with Aphrodite. He even killing Adonis (another lover of Aphrodite) in the form of a boar.
There is also another story of Ares being chained inside the urn for thirteen months of the two giants Otus and Ephialtes. Ares remained inside that urn till Hermes came and rescued him and Artemis tricked Otus and Ephialtes to kill each other.Ares is also known for his role in the Trojan War. He was on the side of the Trojans, but was injured by Athena, when she threw a huge boulder on him.
But not all stories about Ares are that way. There is a story where Ares killed Halirrhotius, son of Poseidon, because he is violent Alcippus daughter of Ares.Later, when the Romans conquered the Greeks, who resembles God Mars. Since Mars was the father of Romulus and Remus, he attained a degree of respect there.