Olympian Gods - Stamps

Ares (Mars)

Ares (Mars), son of Zeus and Hera.

Athena's birth from Zeus head (Germans have a special word “Kopfgeburt”, a head birth, probably derived from this mythological story ). Behind Zeus his brother Poseidon. Ares, a witness, as a hoplite warrior. Image from Black figured vase, 6th century BC, Musee du Louvre, Paris

Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the seventh largest