Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

Project Tags

view all


  • Pheidippides (-530 - -490)
    Pheidippes, would perhaps resemble more of a conundrum (if one could be personified) rather than a marathon runner. On one hand you have the "most scholars believe he existed" which is an inaccurate as...
  • Hermon (deceased)
    Hermon== Hermon was father of Hermocrates , ancient Syracusan general during the Athenians' Sicilian Expedition in the midst of the Peloponnesian War .* Birth : Unknown* Date or Year of Birth : Unknown...
  • Dionysius I of Syracuse (c.-432 - -367)
    Dionysius I, of Syracuse (c.432-367 BC)== Dionysius I or Dionysius the Elder (c.432-367 BC) was a Greek tyrant of Syracuse, in Sicily. He conquered several cities in Sicily and southern Italy, opposed ...
  • Diodorus of Sicily (-90 - -30)
    Siculus (/ˌdaɪəˈdɔːrəs ˈsɪkjʊləs/; Greek: Διόδωρος Σικελιώτης Diodoros Sikeliotes) (fl. 1st century BC) or Diodorus of Sicily was a Greek historian. He is known for writing the monumental universal his...

This project collects the profiles related to Ancient Greece, both human and mythological.

There are no proven descents from Ancient Greece to the modern world.

Descent from the Greek Gods

The ancient Greeks believed that their ruling families were descended from their gods. It was this descent that gave kings their right to rule.

Some of the divine ancestors of the royal houses were:

  • Deucalion was the Greek Noah, the survivor of a flood that destroyed the human race. He was the father of Hellen, the eponymous ancestor of the Hellenes (Greeks). Hellen was the ancestor of the royal families of Aeolia, Crete, Iocolos, Phocos, Thessaly,
  • Poseidon, the sea god, was the ancestor of the royal families of Phoenicia, Phrygia, Sidon, and Thebes.
  • Zeus, king of the gods, was the ancestor of the royal families of Egypt and Troy.

See: Greek Mythology Link, Three Main Ancestors, by Carlos Parada, author of Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythology.


Trojan War

Greek City States:

Kings of Macedonia: