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Being the god of bloodlust, Ares is always getting into fights and getting involved in wars. However, he can never win any of his battles or win the wars he sides on, mostly due to his half-sister Athena. Here is an example of how Athena is able to defeat Ares, when she hits him in the head with a rock. “During the Trojan War Ares fought on the side of the Trojans against the Greeks, as a show of support for his lover Aphrodite who had set the war in motion. He charged at Athena who was taunting him about it and she calmly reached down and picked up a rock and smashed him over the head with it, stopping his advance.”(Ares: Greek God of War.)
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Who fortunately saved him from being ate by his notable father ,Cronus. He was saved when Rhea,” the mother of all gods”, had deceived Cronus into eating a rock instead of eating another one of his offspring (“Rhea”) .Similar to what Cronus he did to Hestia , Pluto , Hera and Demeter. Which at that time would have been the newborn, Zeus. When he ate the stone he resulted by throwing up all the children. Leading to the overthrow of the great ruler known as Cronus ("The myths of Poseidon, God of the sea"), the battle of Titanomony.