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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΑρης Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.A-RES Classical Greek
ER-eez English
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Meaning & History

Perhaps from either Greek αρη (are) "bane, ruin" or αρσην (arsen) "male". The name first appears as a-re in Mycenaean Greek writing. Ares was the blood-thirsty god of war in Greek mythology, a son of Zeus and Hera.
Other Languages & CulturesAris Greek

Categories

children of Zeus, gods, Greek mythology, mythology, Olympians, war, war deities, warriors
Entry updated July 11, 2018