Amazing Greek Mythology Facts: 5 Olympian Relationships – from Best to Worst

Ares and Aphrodite.

Ares and Aphrodite. Source: Wikimedia

#4 Ares and Aphrodite

Aphrodite was married to Hephaestus, but unsurprisingly, the gruff blacksmith wasn’t good enough for her. She had countless extra-marital affairs, most tumultuous of which was with Ares. In The Odyssey, Hephaestus finds them one night, but instead of divorcing, he gets Poseidon and Hermes to fall in love with the naked goddess too. Make love AND war indeed. Ares and Aphrodite together had four sons and a daughter.

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