The Kraken is actually from Norse Mythology, but was merged with Greek in the Clash of the Titans 1980.
in the 1990s, Xena the Warrior Princess valkyried and slayed greek and other gods
Peter Owen Jones: Around the World in 80 Faiths
from non-personified forces of nature
to animals and hybrid spirits of elementals and humanoids
from ancestor worship and divine rulers
religion mass control or cultural product?