The fact that you are here is no accident. The gods have called for you to turn your eyes to their actions once more. Zeus, the King of Olympus, has decreed that the Pantheon must return to Earth, for they are losing their way. Who is ‘they’? Perhaps it is you, dear mortal, lost within the eras of modern-day technology. Or perhaps it is the Gods, unsure of how to reinvent their own wheel, or whether they should even try.
It has been far too long since you looked to us for guidance, since you have asked for the heavens to come down and help you. We will wait no longer – we are here, mortals. Right now.
History tells tales of the old Gods of Greece, where they took pity on mortals, made them champions to their causes, played games with their minds. There are, as you may know, many unsavory stories as well.
We are more than an old scribe’s tales. History was written by the victors and those with deep opinions, and in this new age, we strive to become more than old Homer’s flowery and potent words, or Ovid’s ballads of conquest and pillage.
Many of us have made our path down the mountain, others were among you the entire time...
RETURN TO THEIR STORIES:
- 1 The Deities
- 2 Pantheon Creatures
- 3 Mount Olympus
- 4 Atlantis
- 5 The Underworld
The gods of the ancient Greek pantheon are divided into various categories. The first of these–the Olympian gods, Titan gods, and Primordial gods–represent the three generations of deities to rule the cosmos.
The Primordials of In The Pantheon includes:
Erebus, Primordial of Darkness and Shadows, scribed by M.K. Stoddart, voiced by Forest Mannikko.
Nemesis, Prime of Revenge, scribed by Aisling MacKay.
Nereus, Prime of the Seas, scribed by Richard White.
Thanatos, Prime of Death, scribed and voiced by Marc Tizura.
- Morpheus, Prime of Dreams, currently unscribed, voiced by Michael Beckett.
- Charon, the Ferryman, he is permanently unscribed.
- Nyx, Primordial of the Night, currently unscribed.
- Hypnos, Prime of Sleep, he is currently unscribed.
- Dolus, Prime of Trickery, he is currently unscribed.
The Titan gods were the twelve Uranides (Kronos, Iapetus, Hyperion, Crius, Polus, Rhea, Tethys, Theia, Phoebe, Themis, and Mnemosyne) and the four Iapetionides (Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus, and Menoetius).
The children and grandchildren of the Titans that bore the name of Titan are the Hyperionides (Helios, Selene, and Eos), the Coeides (Leto, and Asteria) and the Creionides (Pallas, Astraeus, and Perses).
The Titans of In The Pantheon includes:
Hyperion, the Titan of Light, scribed by DeRicki Johnson.
Prometheus, The Titan of Forethought and Creator of Man, scribed by D.M. White, voiced by Dean O'Sullivan.
Selene, Titaness of the Moon, scribed by Renee Christian.
- Helios, the Titan of the Sun, he is currently unscribed.
- Mnemosyne, the Titan of Memory and Mother of Muses, she is permanently unscribed.
The Olympians are the major deities of the Pantheon World, though the name denotes the generation that spawned from them, rather than the fifteen it is typically associated with. Their name, Olympians, originates from Mount Olympus, which was their ancestral residence.
The Olympians came into power after dethroning the Titans, which resulted at the end of the great war between the Olympians and the Titans, called the Titanomachy or the Ten Year War. This council presides over the Assembly of Deities when called.
These Olympian deities include:
Zeus, King of the Gods, Lord of the Skies, scribed by Michael Z. Ryan.
Hera, Queen of the Gods, Goddess of Marriage and Fidelity, scribed by CJ Landry.
Poseidon, God of the Seas, Lord of Atlantis, scribed by Theo Laurent, voiced by Jack Armstrong.
Demeter, Goddess of the Harvest, scribed by Ashlyn Grey.
Athena, Goddess of War and Wisdom, scribed by Rainbow Brubaker.
Apollo, God of the Sun, Music, Healing and Prophecy, currently unscribed.
Artemis, Goddess of the Hunt, Moon and Wild, scribed by Rashmi Menon, voiced by Jacqueline Rose.
Ares, God of War, scribed by Teresa Watson, voiced by Jeremy Robecheaux.
Aphrodite, Goddess of Love and Beauty, current unscribed.
Hephaestus, God of forge and fire, currently unscribed.
Hermes, God of Messengers, Commerce and Thieves, he is permanently unscribed, voiced by Forest Manniko.
Dionysos, God of Wine and Ritual Madness, scribed and voiced by Peter Farmer.
Hades, God of the Dead, Lord of the Underworld, currently unscribed, voiced by Michael Beckett.
Persephone, Goddess of the Spring, Queen of the Underworld, currently unscribed, voiced by Jamie Lynn Battle.
The Gods of In The Pantheon includes:
Caerus, God of Opportunity, scribed by Jason Elmassian.
Eros, God of Love and Sex, scribed by Jeanette Rose, voiced by James Phillips.
- Dinlas, God of Hate and Jealousy, currently unscribed.
- Herakles, God of Strength, he is permanently unscribed.
- Pan, God of the Wild, he is currently unscribed, voiced by Michael Munley.
- Kratos, God of Power, he is permanently unscribed.
- Zelos, God of Rivalry, he is currently unscribed.
The Goddesses of In The Pantheon includes:
Adrestia, Goddess of Revolt, scribed by Kelsey Anne Lovelady.
Amphitrite, Goddess of the Seas and Ruler of Atlantis, scribed and voiced by Natalie Bartley.
Atë, Goddess of Mischief, Ruin, Delusion and Folly, scribed by Amber Albright, voiced by Jeanette Rose.
Circe, Goddess of Magic, scribed by Tammy Davis.
Dikê, Goddess of Justice, scribed by JayLynn Watkins.
Eris, Goddess of Chaos and Discord, scribed by Dan D.
Medusa, the Mortal Gorgon, scribed by Jennifer Morton, voiced by Polyniki Varakli.
Moxie, Goddess of Metamorphosis, scribed by Moxie Malone.
Nike, Goddess of Victory, scribed and voiced by Nikki Crump-Hansted.
- Bia, Goddess of Force, she is currently unscribed.
- Hekate, Goddess of Witchcraft, currently unscribed.
- Eileithyia, Goddess of Childbirth, she is currently unscribed.
- Enyo, Goddess of Bloodshed, she is currently unscribed.
- Hebe, Goddess of Youth, she is currently unscribed.
- Hedone, Goddess of Pleasure, she is currently unscribed.
The history books are rich with the exploits of the gods and goddesses, but none were more influential than the muses who were the embodiment of science, literature, and arts. Their primary desire was to give inspiration, knowledge, artistry, and music to the Pantheon World.
These muses lived on Mount Olympus building their homes on the Muses’ plateau. It is here where they entertained the Olympians with stories and poetic lyrics, dancing and music, sculpting, and more.
The mortals concocted many conflicting stories about the origin of the muses, their appearances, their gender, and even the number of muses. Any correction to the old legends is best left to the words of the muses themselves.
The muses of the Pantheon World includes:
Calliope, Muse of epic poetry, she is currently unscribed.
Clio, Muse of history and goddess of the soul, scribed and voiced by Alice Callisto.
Erato, Muse of lyric poetry, scribed and voiced by Fucking Poetry.
Euterpe, Muse of music, she is currently unscribed.
Melpomene, Muse of tragedy, scribed by M.N. Kee.
Polyhymnia, Muse of sacred poetry, she is currently unscribed.
Terpsichore, Muse of dance and chorus, she is currently unscribed.
Thalia, Muse of comedy and idyllic poetry, she is currently unscribed.
Urania, Muse of astronomy, currently unscribed.
Centaurs are a tribe of half-men, half-horse creatures, born from the union of the demigod Ixion and the Nymph Nephele. Centaurs have made their homes in caves and in the forests around Greece. Centaurs disdain modern technology, and often chase hunters and poachers out of their areas of forest, many times even killing them, as they are well skilled with a bow and arrow.
Drakons are legendary creatures usually conceived as huge, bat-winged, fire-breathing, scaly lizard or serpentine-like with a barbed tail. The English word Dragons originated from drakons, which in Greece means Snake or Sea Serpent. Drakons are sharp-eyed, fire-breathing, powerful creatures mainly found dwelling in the inner earth. In Mount Olympus, drakons can be found dwelling in the alternate realms that can only be entered through the caves behind waterfalls of Olympus National Park.
The Hydra was created by Typhon and Echidna. The monster guarded the swamps of Lerna throughout its entire life. Its life was ended early by the demigod Herakles. Herakles was sent to destroy the monster during his twelve labours. When the demigod chopped off one head, two more grew back.
Imps were vicious, manipulative fiends that compromised the least powerful ranks of the infernal legions. They were considered minor demons serving as tempters and lackeys to mortals whom devils want groomed to the side of evil. They tend to resemble their larger cousins, only less viciously cruel and more curious, impulsive and mischief-prone.
The first minotaur was born to Queen Pasiphae of Crete and a Kreten Bull. As it aged, the queen placed the Minotaur in a maze called the Labyrinth which was used to cage the beast.
Nightgoyles are cruel predators imbued with the power of nightmares. The unnatural union between the Children of the Oneiroi and gargoyles has spawned a truly malicious being that takes delight in the corruption and suffering of others. As creatures of both death and shadow, they hold tremendous power in the darkness. They are meaner, more evil, and deadlier versions of the classic gargoyle.
The Nightgoyles of the sea. These dangerous aquatic creatures terrorize coastal cities and seafarers. Although they despise the King of the Sea, they would never take him on, except maybe in large schools.
Nymphs are minor goddesses of nature. There are the Celestial Nymphs (Aurae, Asteriae, Nephele), the Land Nymphs (Alseides, Antoniades, Napaeae, Oreads), the Water Nymphs (Halie, Naiads, Oceanids), the Wood and Plant Nymphs, and the Underworld Nymphs (Cocytiae, Lampades, Orphne).
The first Pegasus was born from the neck of the beheaded Medusa. This Pegasus was tamed by a man named Bellerophon who fought against the Chimera. When the battle was over, the hero attempted to fly to Mount Olympus but Zeus commanded the flying horse to throw off its trainer. Zeus then promoted the horse to be his thunderbolt-bearer for the rest of his life.
The Satyroi are a pack of Satyr loyal to the Goddess, Hestia. They are not the only satyrs in the world but are the ones who are working most closely with the returned Gods.
The first three Sirens were born from Akheloios and Melpomene. These nymphs had an attraction to the sea and spent most of their time there. All three fell in love with sailors who broke their hearts. They jumped off a cliff and into the ocean where Poseidon saved them all, turning them into mermaids. The sirens became their own section of mermaids, dedicated to singing sailors to death. Over the years, more girls have drowned themselves into the ocean. The sirens find the broken hearted and turn them into Sirens by kissing their lips.
A tulpa is a corporeal manifestation of intense emotions or thoughts that, when they reach a certain level of energy, will gain sentience and autonomy. Tulpas can either be created with purpose, in which their sentience belongs to their creator, or by accident, in which they belong to no one or thing.
Mount Olympus was the ancestral home of the Greek deities who built there palaces and structures among the peaks and valleys, while the muses preferred the plateaus at the foot of the peaks. No human was permitted into the home of the deities without explicit permission from Zeus.
With the reemergence of the Greek Pantheon, the City of Olympus flourishes in the foothills of Mount Olympus. It is flanked on the north by the Mount Olympus National Park, on the west by the God Complex, and just a few kilometers to the east by the town of Litochoro where the Olympus National Park Information Center resides.
Mount Olympus National Park is a natural area of particular ecological significance because of the rare and diverse flora and fauna due to the geomorphological formations of the subsoil, the waters, the atmosphere and, in general, the natural environment.
The God Complex entails, the surrounding several miles around its center and tallest building, the GC HQ, various deity businesses and separate apartments of some gods who choose not to reside inside the floors allocated to them inside the HQ.
The God Complex Headquarters, commonly referred to as “The GC HQ” or “The Tower”, is a 112-story , 1476-foot (450 meter) skyscraper situated on the The God Complex in Olympus, Greece.
At the museum, Clio serves as one of the archivists. She safeguards records by creating film and digital copies, finds and acquires new materials for their archives, preserves and maintains documents and objects, and much more. During the day, people can get tours, explore the museum and attend history sessions.
Many great and wonderful deeds are recorded of your state [Athens] in our [the Egyptian's] histories. But one of them exceeds all the rest in greatness and valour. For these histories tell of a mighty power [Atlantis] which unprovoked made an expedition against the whole of Europe and Asia, and to which your city put an end.
This power came forth out of the Atlantic Ocean, for in those days the Atlantic was navigable; and there was an island situated in front of the straits which are by you called the Pillars of Herakles (Heracles) [i.e. the Strait of Gibraltar]; the island was larger than Libya and Asia put together, and was the way to other islands, and from these you might pass to the whole of the opposite continent which surrounded the true ocean; for this sea which is within the Straits of Herakles is only a harbour, having a narrow entrance, but that other is a real sea, and the surrounding land may be most truly called a boundless continent.
Now in this island of Atlantis there was a great and wonderful empire which had rule over the whole island and several others, and over parts of the continent, and, furthermore, the men of Atlantis had subjected the parts of Libya [Africa] within the columns of Herakles as far as Aigyptos (Egypt), and of Europe as far as Tyrrhenia [in Italy]. This vast power, gathered into one, endeavoured to subdue at a blow our country and yours and the whole of the region within the straits; and then, Solon, your country shone forth, in the excellence of her virtue and strength, among all mankind.
She was pre-eminent in courage and military skill, and was the leader of the Hellenes. And when the rest fell off from her, being compelled to stand alone, after having undergone the very extremity of danger, she defeated and triumphed over the invaders, and preserved from slavery those who were not yet subjugated, and generously liberated all the rest of us who dwell within the pillars. But afterwards there occurred violent earthquakes and floods; and in a single day and night of misfortune all your warlike men in a body sank into the earth, and the island of Atlantis in like manner disappeared in the depths of the sea. For which reason the sea in those parts is impassable and impenetrable, because there is a shoal of mud in the way; and this was caused by the subsidence of the island.
The Underworld is considered the lands of the dead. After death, there is no annihilation of souls. The dead cross the Oceanus and arrive on the shores of the Underworld to lead a bleak, boring, sometimes toilsome, but always unhappy existence. Hades oversees the Underworld.
The DOMOS HAIDOU (House of Hades) was the land of the dead--the final resting place for departed souls. It was a dark and dismal realm where bodiless ghosts flitted across the grey fields of asphodel. The dead crossed a river, passed through gates guarded by the Hound, and presented themselves before the king and queen of the underworld, Hades and Persephone. The ghosts of the unburied were allowed to return to the realm above to visit the living in the form of dreams and demand a proper burial. The land of Hades was quite distinct from Tartarus-- prison-house of the Titans--which is described as lying as far beneath Hades as the earth beneath the heavens.
In the Odyssey the realm of Haides is described in greater detail. It was located at the ends of the earth, on the far shore of the earth-encircling river Oceanos (Oceanus), beyond the gates of the sun and the land of dreams. The land of the dead was enclosed by the Akherousian Lake and three rivers--the Styx, Kokytos (Cocytus) and Pyriphlegethon. A judge named Minos received the dead from Hermes Psykhogogos (Guide of Souls) and sentenced the most wicked to eternal torment.