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There are not only twelve Olympian gods and goddesses; there are many other Greek deities.

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Q: Why was there only 12 gods of Olympus?
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Did all greek gods live on mt Olympus?

No not all Greek God's live on Mount Olympus. There are minor gods like Hestia and Janus. They do not live on Mount Olympus, only the major 12 do.

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they protected mount olympus.

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Zeus welcomed Hermes to Mount Olympus because Hermes was his son, born to the nymph Maia. Hermes was also known as the messenger of the gods and had special powers that were valuable to the other gods on Mount Olympus.