Maya M, asked if I thought that after the veil was pulled; “do gods retain any ability to reproduce?” She's asking a rather unknowable and abstract question. But I have a few insights to share.
In reading “Awakening Osiris” by Normandi Ellis, I somehow got the impression that when Hathor kicked in the blue door of Heaven, he met a lot of “unknown” gods. That is to say gods with no cult or worship that are only referenced in the Egyptian Book of the Dead. That notion transferred into my studies of Greek myth. Let introduce you to a few “unknown” gods in Olympus
· Alexiares and Anicetus, the twin sons of Heracles & Hebe.[i]
· Diomedes given nectar and immortality by Athena.[ii]
· Dionysus’ mother Thyone and wife Ariadne[iii]
The point being; here are a bunch of gods that we know about occupying Olympus, just imagine how many more there could be that we don’t know about.
That said, the suggestion that Zeus of all people could no longer father sons, is a violation of Jenny Strauss-Clay’s Law of Once and For Always and as Deborah Lyons points out in Gender and Immortality, “The beds of the gods are always fruitful. “ These two laws in place it might seem odd that Zeus and Hera only had three children. I once asked Prof. Seemee Ali, (from Carthage College) what child was born of their coupling on Mt. Ida during the Trojan War (Iliad, Book 14) Her response was that what was born that day was a new dispensation established between Hera and Zeus that smoothed the way towards the war’s foretold conclusion. Abstractions like that can occupy a lot of rooms in Olympus above and Hades below.
So I see plenty of evidence the divine kept reproducing like rabbits even after they quite joining with the daughters of men.
[i] "Herakles achieved immortality, and when Hera's enmity changed to friendship, he married her daughter Hebe, who bore him sons Alexiares and Anicetus." Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 2. 158
[ii] According to the post Homeric stories, Diomedes was given immortality by Athena, which she had not given to his father. Pindar mentions the hero's deification in Nemean X, where he says "the golden-haired, gray-eyed goddess made Diomedes an immortal god." In order to attain immortality, a scholiast for Nemean X (J.B. Bury, Pindar: Nemean Odes) says Diomedes married Hermione, the only daughter of Menelaus and Helen, and lives with the Dioscuri as an immortal god while also enjoying honours in Metapontum and Thurii.
[iii] After her death, Semele was led by her son out of the lower world, and carried up to Olympus as “Thyone” (Pind. Ol. ii. 44, Pyth. xi 1; Paus. ii. 31. § 2, 37. § 5; Apollod. iii. 5.) "And golden-haired Dionysos made blonde-haired Ariadne, the daughter of Minos, his buxom wife: and the son of Kronos made her deathless and unageing for him." (Hesiod, Theogony 947)