Ares is a god in Greek mythology. He is the god of savage war and bloodlust, and represents the untamed, wild aspects of conflict. He is one of the Twelve Olympians. His parents are Zeus and Hera. He had a twin sister called Eris. Neither parent liked him. He is considered murderous and bloody. In the Trojan war, he fought on the side of Troy. He had six children with Aphrodite. His homeland is 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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