Fast Facts About the Olympians > Demeter
Name: Greek - Demeter; Roman - Ceres
Parents: Cronus and Rhea
Foster Parents: Oceanus and Thetys, among others
Siblings: Hestia, Demeter, Poseidon, Hades, and Zeus.
Mates: Zeus, Poseidon, Iasion, Carmanor
Children: Persephone, Dionysus, Despoena, Arion, Plutus, Philomelus, Eubulus
Role of Hestia:
Demeter was goddess of fertility, grain, and agriculture. She presided over the Eleusinian mysteries, and was associated with law and order.
Canonical Olympian? No. Demeter is sometimes included in the list of the Olympians.