Greek Gods Family Tree Chaos Single parent or unknown second parent Gaia (Earth) Tartarus Eros Erebus Nyx (Night) Two parents Typhon Uranus Mountains Pontus Aether Hemera Momus (blame) Ponos (woe) Moros (fate) Thanatos (death) Hypnos (sleep) The Hesperides The Keres and Fates Nemesis Apate (deception). The first appearance of a god called Eros was long before this small Olympian god, in the first dynasty of the primordial gods. This first, or elder, Eros was the god of procreation, He was descended from Chaos and Nyx and responsible for the union between Gaia and Uranus.
In Greek mythology, Eros (UK: / ˈ ɪər ɒ s, ˈ ɛr ɒ s /, US: / ˈ ɛr ɒ s, ˈ ɛr oʊ s /; Ancient Greek: Ἔρως, "Desire") is the Greek god of love and sex. His Roman counterpart was Cupid ("desire"). In the earliest account, he is a primordial god, while in later accounts he is described as one of the children of Aphrodite and Ares and, with some of his siblings, was one of the. Eros was the god of love, like Aphrodite. His parents were either Chaos, Zephyrus and Iris, or Ares and Aphrodite. The reason for all of these believed parents was because some think that love started everything on earth. Also, it is quite possible that the goddess of love, Aphrodite, would have a child who was the god of love.
Eros Greek God Family Tree Eros is the god of love and sexual desire according to the Greek mythology. He is a small boy with wings and a bow and arrow according to the depictions. In some of the earlier depictions he is also shown as a beautiful full grown man. To see how Eros fits within the Greek pantheon, view the family tree of Greek gods and goddesses. You'll see many of his aunts and uncles, as well as his parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. Bring Dimension to Your StudiesAuthor: Kate Miller-Wilson.