The Brief: Greek gods memes create modern-day interpretations of ancient Greek mythology.
Seemingly overnight, Greek gods memes have gone viral on Reddit, inspiring a number of image macro memes about different traits of the most well-known Greek gods and goddesses. Particular popular on the Dank memes subreddit, these memes poke fun at stereotypes about Greek gods, portraying them through contemporary images.
Greek Gods Memes
The sudden influx of Greek mythology memes to Reddit did not go unnoticed. These memes note just how suddenly this topic took over the site’s top meme pages.
Zeus: CEO of the Gods
These memes often refer to Zeus, the god of gods as the “CEO of gods.” His notorious philandering is illustrated in this distracted boyfriend meme.
Poseidon: God of the Sea
Poseidon memes depict the god of the sea, earthquakes, and storms as Filthy Frank, and a human water balloon.
Hades: God of the Underworld
It’s hard to be as metal as Hades or this cat.
Dionysis: God of Wine & Festivity
Of course, the god of wine, festivity, pleasure, and frenzy is depicted as an avid partier.
Hercules: Hero & Son of Zeus
Hercules is known for his epic story, Twelve Labors, and drawn-out death.
Aphrodite: Goddess of Love
Unsurprisingly, some Redditors sees Belle Delphine as the goddess of love, beauty, pleasure, passion, and procreation.
Apollo: God of the Sun
Hermes: God of Trade
Hephaestus: God of Fire
This Greek god meme won’t let you forget about the god of fire, metalworking, masonry, and sculpture!