Ares is the god of savage war and bloodlust in Greek mythology. He is the son of Zeus and Hera. He is one of the Twelve Olympians. Neither parent liked him. He is considered murderous and bloody. In the Trojan war, he fought on the side of Troy. He was caught having sex with Aphrodite, and fled to his homeland of Thrace.
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- Maris - Etruscan mythology version of Ares.
- Tyr - Norse mythology version of Ares.
- Mars - Roman mythology version of Ares.
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