The Gods and Goddess' of Olympus were very important in Greek Mythology. They caused troubles and helped heroes. The Gods of Olympus in Greek Mythology created the earth and they made mankind.
Origin of the Gods: The Greek gods are the children of the titans who are the children of Gaia and Ouranos. Zues the King of the gods as well as the first six gods were the children of Cronus and Rhea. Cronus' father warned him that one of his children would over throw him so he ate all of his children ,but since Rhea felt for her children she saved Zues by giving Cronus a rock instead of Zues. When Zues grew up he went to face his father they had an epic brawl and Zues won(Obviously) and the first six gods took charge, Zues god of the sky ,Posiedon god of the Sea and horses ,Hades the god of the underworld, Hera the Goddess' of marriage, Demeter is the Goddess' of nature and Hestia is the Goddess' of the hearth (Fire place) of the gods.