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Questions pertaining to how/if a god's age affects them.

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Were any gods in mythology shown to have aged?

I was just thinking about some gods in mythology, and I was thinking how I notice some gods are shown as being older (Zeus), while others are shown as younger. I am curious if age has anything to do ...
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Are there stories of a hero or god fighting off old age?

I recently learned of Geras, the personification of old age. The deity is primarily known from vase depictions that show him with Heracles. One example is this Attic red-figured neck-amphora1: ...