Greek Lore, Gods, Demigods, Heroes, Symbols, and Other Famous Mythological Characters

Abaris

A Hyperborean sage. A priest of Apollo. He was the owner of a magic golden arrow on which he rode as Apollo's messenger. Also known as Abaris.

Abas

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Abaster

One of Pluto's horses. Sometimes known as Abaster.

Abatos

One of Pluto's horses. Also known as Abatos, horse, horse, Dun Stallion, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Galathe, Podarge Actaeon, Aethon, Amethea Bronte, Erythreos, Lampos Philogea, Phlegon, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Aslo, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Abderus

An armour-bearer for Heracles. He helped Heracles on his eighth Labour but was eaten by the mares of Diomedes. At times, referred to as Abderus.

Abraxas

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Abyla

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Acacallis

Daughter of Minos and Pasiphae. Mother of Amphithemis. Mother of Miletus by Apollo, some say. On occassion, called Acacallis.

Academus

A Greek youth. It was he who told Castor and Polydeuces where to find their sister, Helen, who had been abducted by Theseus. Occasionally known as Academus.

Acamas

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Acarnan

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Acastus

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Acephali

A headless race said to live in Lybia. Some say that these beings had their face on their chest. In some accounts, known as Acephali.

Aceso

In some accounts a son or daughter of Asclepius. Sometimes referred to as Aceso, Acesius, Acesius or Telesphorus.

Acestes

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Acetes

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Achaea

A priestess of Gaia. At times, called Achaea, Achaia or Achaia.

Achaemenes

A patriarch. He was reputed to have been abandoned as a child and rescued by an eagle. Sometimes called Achaemenes.

Achaemenides

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Achaeus

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Achaiva

A name of Demeter as 'spinner'. At times, called Achaiva, Demeter, Demeter, Amphictyonis, Da-Meter, Damater, Deo, Doso, Good Goddess, Grain Mother, Hermione, Isis, Mangata, Mother Da, Thesmophorus, Three Eponae, Black Demeter, Chloe, Da-meter, Deo, Epona, Erinys, Ga Metre, Ge Metre Gemeter, Hermione, Mother Earth, Thesmorphorus, White Goddess, Egyptian Isis, Italic Damatar, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Ceres or Dea Dia.

Achates

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Acheleids

Nymphs of the River Achelous. In some references, known as Acheleids.

Achelous

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Acherbas

Uncle and husband of Dido, in some accounts. Sometimes identified as Acherbas, Acerbas, Acerbas, Sychaeus, Sychaeus, Sichaeus, Sicharbas or Sicharbus.

Acheron

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Acherusa

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Achilles

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Achilles' spear

Magic spear said to have the power to heal wounds. Also called Achilles' spear.

Achor

A god of the Cyreneans guarding. Against insect pests. Also commonly referred to as Achor, God of the Flies or God of the Flies.

Acis

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Acmon

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aconite

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Aconteus

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Acontius

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Acrasia

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Acrisius

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Actaeon

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Actaeus

A king of Athens, in some accounts. Father of Aglaurus. On occassion, called Actaeus.

Actian Games

A festival in honour of Apollo. At times, referred to as Actian Games.

Actis

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Actor

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Adikia

The ugly goddess of injustice. In some lore, occasionally known as Adikia.

Admete

Daughter of Eurystheus. As his ninth Labour, Heracles was required to get the girdle of Hippolyta as a gift for Admete. On occassion, known as Admete, Admeta or Admeta.

Admetus

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Adonia

An eight-day festival in honour of Adonis, held in July. In some lore, occasionally called Adonia.

Adonis

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Adonis flower

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Adranus

A fire demon in Mount Etna. Also called Adranus.

Adrastea

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Adrastine

A name for Aegialeia as daughter (or grand-daughter) of Adrastus. Also identified as Adrastine, Aegialeia, Aegialeia, Aegealea, Aegealia, Aegiale, Aegialea, Aegialia, Aegile, Aigealeia, Aegeal(e)ia or Aegi(a)le.

Adrastus

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Aeacides

Descendants of Aeacus. Also known as Aeacides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Pelides.

Aeacus

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Aeaea

The island of Circe. In some references, identified as Aeaea, Circe, Circe, 'hawk' or Kirke.

Aedon

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Aega

The human form of Amalthea. In some accounts she is identified with Libya. In some lore, occasionally called Aega, Amalthea, Amalthea, Amaltheia, Amalthea, Amalthea, Libya, Libya, Lybia or Lybia.

Aegeus

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Aegialeia

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Aegialeus

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Aegile

A nymph, one of the Hesperides. Daughter of Panopus. Known as Aegile.

Aegimius

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Aegina

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Aegipan

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aegis

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Aegisthus

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Aegla

In some accounts, a name for Coronis. On occassion, identified as Aegla, Coronis, Coronis or Koronis.

Aegle

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Aegyptus

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Aello

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Aeneas

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Aenete

Wife of Aeneus. Mother of Cyzicus. Also referred to as Aenete.

Aenetus

Son of Deion and Dimede. Brother of Actor, Asteriopeia, Cephalus and Phylacus. At times, called Aenetus.

Aeneus

King of the Doliones. Husband of Aenete. Father of Cyzicus. Sometimes identified as Aeneus, Aeneas, Aeneas, Aeneus, Aineius, Indiges, Aeneid, Aenus, Aenus or Aeneus.

Aeolides

A name for Sisyphus as a son of Aeolus. Sometimes referred to as Aeolides, Sisyphus, Sisyphus or Sisuphos.

Aeolus

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Aepytus

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Aerope

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Aerytheia

A nymph, one of the 7 Hesperides. Sometimes referred to as Aerytheia.

Aesa

One of the Moirae - fate. Also called Aesa.

Aesacus

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Aeschylus

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Aeson

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Aetes

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Aethalides

A herald for the Argonauts. In some accounts, identified as Aethalides.

Aether

The god of light. Son of Erebus and Nyx. In some accounts, he is the father of Uranus. Identified as Aether, Aither, Aither, Aether, Light, Light, Aether, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Aethiope

One of the poems in the epic cycle by Actinus, relating the events following. The Trojan War. Sometimes referred to as Aethiope.

Aethlius

Father of Endymion by Calyce. Also called Aethlius.

Aethon

One of the horses of Helius. In some lore, occasionally called Aethon, Erysichthon, Erysichthon, Aethon, Eresichthon, Erisichthon, Erusikhthon, horse, horse, Dun Stallion, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Galathe, Podarge Actaeon, Amethea Bronte, Erythreos, Lampos Philogea, Phlegon, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Abatos, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Aslo, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Aethra

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Aethusa

Daughter of Poseidon by Alcyone. Mother of Hyperenor and Hyrieus. By Apollo. In some lore, occasionally identified as Aethusa.

Aetius

A king of Troezen. Identified as Aetius.

Aetolus

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Aex

A nymph. In some accounts she is the mother of Aegipan by Zeus. Also referred to as Aex, Aix or Aix.

Agamede

A sorceress. Daughter of Augeas. Sister of Agasthenes and Phyleus. Occasionally identified as Agamede.

Agamedes

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Agamemnon

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Aganippe

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Agapenor

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Agasthenes

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Agathos Daimon

A god of good fortune. Husband of Tyche. He is depicted as a snake or a shepherd. Identified as Agathos Daimon, Agathodaemon, Agathodaemon, Egyptian S(h)ay or Egyptian S(h)ay.

Agathyrsus

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Agave

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Agelasta

A stone. Tired from searching for Core, her lost daughter, Demeter rested on this stone. In some lore, occasionally known as Agelasta, Anaclethra or Anaclethra.

Agelaus

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Agenor

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Aglaia

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Aglaonice

A sorceress. She claimed to have the power to draw the moon from the sky. Also called Aglaonice.

Aglaophone

One of the Sirens. At times, known as Aglaophone, Aglaopheme or Aglaopheme.

Aglaurus

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Aglaus

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agnostos theos

Unknown gods. Sometimes referred to as agnostos theos.

agnothetai

Minor officials responsible for the supervision of sacred games. On occassion, known as agnothetai.

agones

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Agoneus

A name for Hermes as patron of athletics. Sometimes known as Agoneus, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Master Thief, Nomius, Oneicopompus, Pasturer, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury or Charidotes.

Agoraios

A name for Zeus as god of oratory. Sometimes called Agoraios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Agoraria

A name for Athena as the goddess of assemblies. Sometimes known as Agoraria.

Agorius

A co-king of Elis ruling with Exylus. Occasionally called Agorius.

Agraulos

A name for Athena as a goddess of agriculture. Also called Agraulos, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Agre

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Agrianome

Daughter of Poseidon. Wife of Hodoedocus. Mother of Oileus. In some accounts, referred to as Agrianome.

Agriodus

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Agrionia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Sometimes identified as Agrionia, Anthesterion, Anthesterion or Anthesteria.

Agrius

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Agrotera

A name for Artemis as protectress of the young. Also called Agrotera, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis or Euronyme.

Agroteras Thusia

A festival in honour of Artemis. Celebrating victory over the Persians. At Marathon. In some lore, occasionally known as Agroteras Thusia.

Agueius

A name of Apollo as guardian of doors, open spaces, etc. Sometimes identified as Agueius, Agyieus, Agyieus, Apollo or Aguieus.

Aides

The original name of Hades. Sometimes called Aides, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, Stygeros, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Aidos

Reverence or modesty personified. On occassion, known as Aidos, Aedos or Aedos.

Aiglaer

The name given to the infant Asclepius, who had been abandoned, when he was found by the shepherd Aresthanas. At times, called Aiglaer, Asclepius, Asclepius, Aisklepios, Asclepios, Asklepios, Esculapius, Pean, sacred birds, Asklepios P(a)eon, Paeeon, Paion, Canaanite Eshmun, Egyptian Imhotep or Roman (A)esculapius.

Aion

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Aiora

A festival in honour of Antigone held. At the time of the grape harvest. Also commonly identified as Aiora.

Aithuia

A name for Athena in the form of a diving bird. Sometimes identified as Aithuia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Ajax

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Akephalos

A headless demon. These beings are the ghosts of those beheaded for criminal offences. Occasionally known as Akephalos.

Alalcomeneus

The first man to emerge from the primordial waters. Founder of the Great Daedala. Occasionally identified as Alalcomeneus, Alalkomeneus, Alalkomeneus, Cithaeron or Cithaeron.

Alastor

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Albion

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Alcaeus

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Alcaids

The sons of Heracles by Megara. Also identified as Alcaids, Alcaides or Alcaides.

Alcathae

A festival in honour of Alcathous. On occassion, known as Alcathae, Alkathoia or Alkathoia.

Alcathous

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Alce

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Alcestis

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Alcimede

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Alcimenes

Son of Jason and Medea. Sometimes identified as Alcimenes.

Alcimus

Father of Mentor. Also referred to as Alcimus.

Alcinoe

Daughter of Sthelenus and Nicippe. Sister of Eurystheus and Medusa. Also called Alcinoe.

Alcinous

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Alcippe

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Alcithoe

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Alcmaeon

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Alcmene

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Alcon

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Alcyone

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Alcyoneus

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Alea

A name for Athena as 'goddess of light and warmth'. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Alea, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Alecto

One of the 3 Furies. In some references, identified as Alecto, Allecto, Allecto, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Megaera.

Alector

A king of Argos. Son of Anaxagoras. Father of Iphis. In some accounts, called Alector.

Alectorian stone

A magic stone said to be found in the stomach of a cockerel. In some references, referred to as Alectorian stone.

Alectryon

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Aleian Plain

A plain in the sky where Bellerophon roamed and eventually died. At times, known as Aleian Plain.

Aletes

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Aletis

A name for Erigone, daughter of Icarius, as 'wanderer'. In some accounts, called Aletis, Erigone, Erigone or 'spring-born'.

Aleus

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Alexander

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Alexander the Paphlagonian

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Alexandra

The name under which Cassandra was worshipped in some places. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Alexandra, Cassandra, Cassandra or Kassandra.

Alexanor

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Gorgasus and Nicomachus. Also called Alexanor.

Alexiares

Son of Heracles and Hebe. Known as Alexiares.

Alexirrhoe

Mother of Aesacus by Priam. Known as Alexirrhoe.

Alexis

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Algea

Pain personified. A descendant of Eris, goddess of mischief. On occassion, referred to as Algea, Algia or Algia.

alipes

The winged sandals of Hermes. Sometimes called alipes.

Almus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Glaucus, Orytion and Thersander. In some accounts, known as Almus, Halmus or Halmus.

Aloadae

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Aloeus

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Alope

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Aloros

The Greek version of Alulim. Also commonly identified as Aloros.

Alph

A sacred river. In some accounts, called Alph.

Alphesiboea

Daughter of Phegeus. In some stories she was the mother of Adonis by Phoenix, in others she was Arsinoe, the first wife of Alcmaeon. Sometimes identified as Alphesiboea, Arsinoe or Arsinoe.

Alpheus

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Alphito

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Alseides

Tree-nymphs. Occasionally called Alseides.

Altes

King of Leleges. Father of Laothea. On occassion, called Altes.

Althaea

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Althamenes

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Altis

The sacred precinct of Zeus at Olympia. Occasionally known as Altis.

Alyattes

A king of Lydia. Father of Croesus. At times, referred to as Alyattes.

Alyssus

A fountain in Arcadia said to cure madness. Also commonly called Alyssus.

Amalthea

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Amarynceus

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Amarynthus

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Amasis

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Amatheon

King of Pylus. Sometimes referred to as Amatheon.

Amazonomachy

The war between the Athenians under Theseus and the Amazons which the Athenians won. Occasionally known as Amazonomachy.

Amazons

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Ambologera

A name of Aphrodite as 'postponer of old age'. Occasionally known as Ambologera, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

ambrosia

The food of the gods conferring. Everlasting youth. Oil used for anointing and healing. Sometimes known as ambrosia.

Ambrosia

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Also referred to as Ambrosia.

Ameinius

A suitor of Narcissus who killed himself when he was rejected. At times, known as Ameinius, Amenias or Amenias.

Amethea

One of the horses drawing the chariot of Helios. Occasionally known as Amethea.

Amon

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Amonium

An oasis in Libya, site of an oracle of Amon and, later, of Zeus. Also commonly identified as Amonium, Ammonium, Ammonium, Siwa, Siwa, Siwah, Siwah, Siwa(h) or Siwa(h).

Ampelus

A youth loved by Dionysus. He was killed by a wild bull and Dionysus turned him into a vine. Sometimes referred to as Ampelus.

Amphiaraus

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Amphictyon

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Amphidamus

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Amphidocus

Son of Astraeus. Brother of Ismarus, Leades and Melanippus. He and his brothers helped to defend Thebes against the attacking Seven. Also identified as Amphidocus.

Amphidromia

A festival to celebrate the birth of a child, held 5 days after the birth. In some references, identified as Amphidromia.

Amphilochus

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Amphilogeai

A descendant of Eris, goddess of mischief. Known as Amphilogeai, Androktasiai or Androktasiai.

Amphilytus

An Athenian prophet. Also known as Amphilytus.

Amphimachus

Son of Cteatus. He led the forces sent from Elis to fight at Troy and was killed in battle by Hector. Also commonly identified as Amphimachus.

Amphimarus

A musician. Father of Linus by Urania, some say. On occassion, known as Amphimarus.

Amphinome

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Amphinomus

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Amphion

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Amphissus

Son of Apollo by Dryope. Apollo fathered this child on Dryope by appearing in the form of a tortoise. Also commonly referred to as Amphissus.

Amphithea

Wife of Adrastus. Mother of Aegialia, Aegialius, Argia, Cyanippus and Deiphyla. On occassion, identified as Amphithea.

Amphithemis

Son of Apollo by Acacallis. Father of Caphaurus and Nausamon. By Tritonis. In some accounts, referred to as Amphithemis, Garamas or Garamas.

Amphitrite

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Amphitryon

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Amphius

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Amphoterus

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Ampycides

A name for Mopsus as son of Ampyx. Occasionally referred to as Ampycides, Mopsus, Mopsus or Mopsos.

Ampyx

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Amyclas

Son of Lacedaemon and Sparte. Father of Hyacinth(us) and Cynortas. Father of Daphne, some say. On occassion, known as Amyclas.

Amycus

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Amymone

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Amyntor

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Amyris

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Amythaon

Son of Cretheus and Tyro. Husband of Idomene. Father of Bias and Melampus. In some accounts his wife was the nymph Melanippe. Sometimes called Amythaon.

Amythaonius

A name for Melampus as the son of Amythaon. Also commonly identified as Amythaonius, Melampus, Melampus, 'blackfoot' or Melampos.

Anaitis

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Anakes

A name for the twins Castor and Polydeuces. In some references, known as Anakes, Ax or Ax.

Ananke

A goddess of destiny. Mother of the Moirae, some say. At times, called Ananke, Anagke, Anagke, Roman Necessitas, Roman Necessitas, Themis, Themis, 'justice' or 'order'.

Anax

A giant. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Father of Asterius. At times, identified as Anax.

Anaxagorus

Father of Alector. Also known as Anaxagorus.

Anaxarete

A hard-hearted woman. For her rejection of the love of Iphis, who hanged himself in her doorway, she was turned into stone by Aphrodite. At times, referred to as Anaxarete.

Anaxibia

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Anaxirrhoe

Daughter of Cornus. Sister of Leontius. Wife of Epesus. Also identified as Anaxirrhoe.

Anaxo

Daughter of Alcaeus and Hippomene, some say. Sister of Amphitryon. Niece and wife of Electryon. Mother of Alcmene. Her eight sons were killed by cattle raiders. At times, called Anaxo.

Ancaeus

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Anchiale

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Anchialus

Father of Mentes. Occasionally called Anchialus.

Anchinoe

Daughter of Nilus. Wife of King Belus. Mother of Cepheus, Phineus and the twins Aegyptus and Danaus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Anchinoe.

Anchises

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Ancius

One of the Centaurs. Occasionally known as Ancius.

Andraemon

Son of Oxylus, some say. Husband of Dryope. Father of Haemon. In some accounts, called Andraemon.

Andreus

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Peneius. Husband of Euippe. Father of Eteocles. In some references, called Andreus.

Androgeus

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Androktasiai

Descendants of the goddess Eris. At times, known as Androktasiai, Amphilogeai or Amphilogeai.

Andromache

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Andromeda

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Andromedes

A fisherman. He caught Britomartis in his nets when she threw herself from the cliffs to escape Minos, and he took her to Aegina. In some lore, occasionally identified as Andromedes.

Andronice

Mother of Evenus and Thestius by Ares, in some accounts. Referred to as Andronice.

Androphonos

Aphrodite as 'mankiller'. In some accounts, identified as Androphonos, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Anicetus

Son of Heracles and Hebe. On occassion, known as Anicetus.

Anius

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Anna

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Annedotus

A Chaldean man-fish. Also commonly called Annedotus.

Anogon

Son of Castor by Hilaria. Sometimes called Anogon.

Anomales

A sword-bearer to Achilles. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Anomales.

Anosia

Aphrodite as 'the unholy one'. Occasionally referred to as Anosia, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Antaeus

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Anteia

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Antenor

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Anteros

The god of passion, avenger of slighted love. Son of Ares or Hephaestus and Aphrodite, some say. Brother and attendant of Eros. One of the Erotes. In some accounts, referred to as Anteros.

Antheas

Son of Eumelus. He was killed trying to drive the chariot of his father's friend, Triptolemus, which was drawn by flying serpents. At times, called Antheas.

Anthedon

Father of Glaucus by Alcyone, some say. Occasionally known as Anthedon.

Anthemoessa

The island home of the Sirens. Also commonly referred to as Anthemoessa.

Anthesterion

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Antianeira

Daughter of Menetus and Eurytus. Mother of Echion by Hermes. Sometimes referred to as Antianeira.

Anticleia

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Antigone

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Antileon

Son of Heracles by Procris. Twin brother of Hippeus. Occasionally called Antileon.

Antileus

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Antilochus

Son of Nestor. He was killed by Memnon at the siege of Troy when trying to protect his father. Sometimes referred to as Antilochus.

Antimachus

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Antinous

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Antiochus

Son of Heracles by the daughter of King Phylas. In some references, called Antiochus.

Antion

Father of Ixion, some say. Also identified as Antion.

Antiope

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Antiphates

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Antiphus

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Antynome

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Anukis

The Greek name for Anuket. Occasionally identified as Anukis, Anoukis or Anoukis.

Anytus

A Titan. He is said to have reared Despoena. In some references, called Anytus.

Aoede

A name for one of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 or 4 of them. Occasionally referred to as Aoede, Aoide, Aoide, 'song' or 'song'.

Apate

A goddess: deceit personified. On occassion, identified as Apate.

Apaturia

An Ionian festival, held in October/. November, involving animal. Sacrifice. Occasionally known as Apaturia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Apellai Dorian

An Ionian festival. In some references, referred to as Apellai Dorian.

Apemosyne

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Aphaea

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Aphareus

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Apheliotes

The east wind (Eurus) or a wind from the north-east quarter. In some references, known as Apheliotes, Apeliotes, Apeliotes, Roman Solanus or Roman Solanus.

Aphidnus

A friend of Theseus. He cared for Helen when she was adbducted by Theseus and Peirithous. Also commonly called Aphidnus.

Aphrodisia

Festivals held in honour of Aphrodite. Identified as Aphrodisia.

Aphrodite

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Aphrodite Pandemos

A version of Aphrodite as goddess of peace and harmony. Also called Aphrodite Pandemos, Roman Concordia, Roman Concordia or Homme de bouc.

Apis

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Apisaon

Son of Phausius. He was killed by Eurypylus during the siege of Troy. In some references, called Apisaon.

Apollo

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Apollo Agyieus

A name for Apollo as a street-god: a stone column placed at the entrance. Door of houses in Athens. Sometimes called Apollo Agyieus.

Apollo Carneios

A name for Apollo as a rain-god. On occassion, identified as Apollo Carneios, Carneios, Carneios or Apollo.

Apollodorus

A 2nd C BC. Mythographer. He was the author of Bibliotheke. Occasionally known as Apollodorus.

Apollonius

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Apollyon

The angel of the Abyss. Also known as Apollyon.

Apomyios

A name for Zeus as 'Lord of the Flies'. Occasionally known as Apomyios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Apophis

The Greek name for Apep. At times, called Apophis, Tiamat, Tiamat, Amorka, Amoroka, Chaos Mother, Mother Chuber, Mother Tiamat, Tamtu, Tehom, Tham, Tiawath, Amor(o)ka, Omor(o)ka Great Mother, Mother Tiamat Tamtu, Tehom, Egyptian Apep, Hebrew Leviatan, Rahab, Tohu, Sumerian Labbu, Syrian Tauthe or Mummu.

apophrades

Days held to be unlucky. These included the days in Anthesteria when the dead were said to visit their old homes. In some lore, occasionally referred to as apophrades.

Apostrophia

A name of Aphrodite as 'she who turns away'. At times, known as Apostrophia, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Apotropaeus

A name of Apollo as 'guardian of men and animals'. In some lore, occasionally called Apotropaeus, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Apple of Discord

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Apples of Pyban

Fruit that sustained the pygmies by smell alone. Sometimes identified as Apples of Pyban.

Apples of the Hesperides

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Apsyrtus

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Aquosus

A Latin name for Orion as 'bringer of rain'. Sometimes referred to as Aquosus, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Candaon, Imbrifer, Nimbosus or Urion.

Ara

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Arabian bird

A Greek name for the phoenix. Occasionally known as Arabian bird.

Arachne

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Aras

Father of Elatus. On occassion, known as Aras.

Arcadia

A bright, happy land in the East, the land of Pan. Sometimes identified as Arcadia, Arcady, Arcady, Arkadia, Arkadia, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis or Euronyme.

Arcadian

A name for Artemis as a goddess of the hunt. In some references, called Arcadian.

Arcas

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Arche

One of the Muses in those accounts that say that there were 4 Muses. Also commonly called Arche.

Archelaus

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Archelochus

Son of Antenor and Theano. Brother of Acamas. He and his brother led the Dardanians fighting for Troy against the Greeks. On occassion, referred to as Archelochus.

Archemorus

A later name of Opheltes. Also called Archemorus, Opheltes, Opheltes, Arkhemorus or Arkhemorus.

Architeles

Father of Eunomus. At times, called Architeles.

Archophoros

A dog of Orion. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Archophoros.

Arcippe

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Arcisius

Father of Laertes, in some accounts. Some say his mother was a bear. Known as Arcisius, Acrisius, Acrisius, Arceisius or Arceisius.

Arcite

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Arctinus

A 6th C BC. Poet. He wrote the Aethiopis, the story of the events following the Trojan War, and The Sack of Troy. At times, referred to as Arctinus, Arktinos or Arktinos.

Arctophonos

A dog of Orion. On occassion, called Arctophonos.

Areia

Mother of Miletus by Apollo. On occassion, known as Areia, Aria, Aria, Areia, Areia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Areithous

A king of Arcadia. He was killed in battle by Lycurgus. Occasionally referred to as Areithous.

Areius

Son of Bias. He was one of the Argonauts. Occasionally identified as Areius.

Arene

Half-sister and wife of Aphareus. Mother of Idas and Lynceus. Also commonly identified as Arene.

areopagus

The site in Athens of the tribunal. Before which Ares was tried for killing Halirrhothius. Occasionally referred to as areopagus.

Ares

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Aresthanas

The goatherd who found the abandoned baby Asclepius. Occasionally identified as Aresthanas.

Arete

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Arethusa

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Arganthoe

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Arge

A Hyperborean virgin. She and Opis are said to have come to Delos with Leto and her twins, Apollo and Artemis. In some accounts, called Arge, Hyperoche or Hyperoche.

Argeiphontes

A name for Hermes as god of the dawn. Sometimes referred to as Argeiphontes, Argiphontes or Argiphontes.

Argeius

Son of Licymnius and Perimede. Brother of Melas and Oeonus. He was killed when fighting for Heracles at Oechalia. On occassion, referred to as Argeius.

Arges

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Also identified as Arges, Argis, Argis, 'bright', 'bright', Lugus, Phaedra, Phaethon, Phaethon, Phaethon, Phoebe, Phoebe, Phoebe, Shukra, Shukra, Pyracmon or Pyracmon.

Argestes

A wind from the north-west quarter. Sometimes identified as Argestes.

Argeus

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Argia

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Argiope

A nymph. Mother of Thamyris by Philammon. Also called Argiope.

Argo

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Argonautica

A book by Apollonius dealing with the voyage of the Argonauts. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Argonautica.

Argonauts

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Argus

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Argynnis

A title for Aphrodite as 'the. Gleaming one'. Known as Argynnis, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Argynon

One of the Telchines, a silversmith. Also commonly known as Argynon.

Argyra

A nymph, one of the Nereids. The shepherd Selemnus was in love with her and almost died of grief when she deserted him. In some references, identified as Argyra.

Ariadne

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Aridela

The name for Ariadne in Crete. Sometimes called Aridela.

Arimanes

The Greek name for Ahriman. Identified as Arimanes, Ahriman, Ahriman, Ahrimanes, Angra Mainya, Arch-demon, Dregnvant, Evil One, The, Prince of Darkness, Prince of Lies, Adversary, A(h)rimanes, Dregvant, The Evil One, Greek Areimanos, Roman Arimanius, Tash, Areimanios, Areimanios, Areimanious or Areimanious.

Arimaspea

A poem said to have been written by Aristeas, telling the story of the Arimaspi. Sometimes called Arimaspea.

Arimaspi

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Arion

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Arisba

Sister of Merops. The first wife of Priam. She later married Hyrtacus and bore Asius, Eurotas and Nisus. In some references, identified as Arisba, Arisbe or Arisbe.

Aristaeus

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Aristeas

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Aristodemus

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Aristomachus

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Aristomenes

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Aristophanes

A 5th C BC. Poet and dramatist. He was the author of many plays, of which eleven survive, including Themophoriazusae. Sometimes called Aristophanes.

arktoi

Maidens, 'bear virgins', attendant on Artemis. In some lore, occasionally referred to as arktoi.

Arnaea

The name given to Penelope when she was hidden from her father Icarius. On occassion, referred to as Arnaea, Penelope or Penelope.

Arne

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Arneos

A giant beggar killed by Odysseus. Sometimes called Arneos.

Arsenothetys

A name of Dionysus as 'womanly man'. Sometimes called Arsenothetys, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Arsinoe

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Arsippe

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Arsippus

Father of Asclepius by Arsinoe, some say. Also commonly known as Arsippus.

Artemedos

A saint, the Christian version of Artemis. Also commonly known as Artemedos.

Artemis

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Artemis Brauronia

A name of Artemis as 'bear-goddess'. Also referred to as Artemis Brauronia, Brauronia, Brauronia or Artemis.

Artemis Caryatis

The goddess Artemis worshipped as a tree-goddess in Laconia. In some accounts she is identified with Phyllis and Carmenta. On occassion, referred to as Artemis Caryatis, Carmenta, Carmenta, Artemis, Carmentes, Carmentia, Carmentis, Nicostrate, Postverta, Prorsa, Phyllis, Phyllis, White Goddess, White Goddess, Belili, Cybele, Demeter, Freya, Hag of the Mill, Ino, Leucippe, Marpessa, Olwen or Samothea.

Artemis Ephesia

An aspect of Artemis as an orgiastic-goddess. This was the Artemis encountered by St Paul at Ephesus. In some accounts, referred to as Artemis Ephesia, Roman Diana of Ephesus or Roman Diana of Ephesus.

Artemis Meleagua

A name for Artemis as a goddess of disease, especially leprosy. In some references, known as Artemis Meleagua.

Artemis Orthia

The Dorian goddess Orthia identified with Artemis. In some lore, occasionally called Artemis Orthia.

Artemis Tauria

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Artemision, The

The temple of Artemis at Ephesus. Also referred to as Artemision, The.

Asbolus

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Ascalabus

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Ascalaphus

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Ascanius

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Asclepia

Temples dedicated to the deified. Asclepius. Also known as Asclepia, Asklepia or Asklepia.

Asclepiadae

The descendants of Asclepius. These constituted a caste of priests who pass down their medical knowledge through the generations. Sometimes referred to as Asclepiadae, Asklepiadae or Asklepiadae.

Asclepius

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Asia

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Asius

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Asopus

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Asphalios

A title of Poseidon as 'preventer of earthquakes'. Sometimes known as Asphalios, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

asphodel

A plant associated with the dead, said to grow in Hades. Sometimes called asphodel.

Asphodel Fields

(Asphodel Meadows). The home in Tartarus of those departed who are neither good. Nor bad. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Asphodel Fields, Asphodel Meadows or Asphodel Meadows.

Ass of Silenus

The animal carrying the drink that conferred eternal youth on those who drank it. Occasionally called Ass of Silenus.

Assaracus

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Astacus

A Theban. Father of Amphidocus, Asmarus, Leades and Melanippus. Occasionally identified as Astacus.

Asteria

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Asterion

A river-god or sea-god. Father of Acraea, Euboea and Prosymn. On occassion, identified as Asterion, Asterius, Asterius, Asterion, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Minotaur, Minotaur, Asterion or Minotaurus.

Asterius

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Asterodes

Wife of Aetes. At times, referred to as Asterodes.

Asterodia

A name for Selene as queen of the heavens. Sometimes identified as Asterodia, Chromia, Chromia, Asterodia or Selene.

Asteropia

Daughter of Deion and Diomede. Sister of Actor, Aenetus, Cephalus and Phylacus. Also referred to as Asteropia.

Astraea

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Astraeus

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Astyages

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Astyanax

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Astydamia

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Astygia

Daughter of Hypseus and Creusa, in some accounts. Sister of Cyrene and Themisto. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Astygia.

Astynome

Wife of Hipponous. Mother of Capaneus. Also identified as Astynome.

Astyoche

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Astypalaea

Daughter of Agenor or Phoenix. In some accounts she was the mother of Ancaeus and Eurypylus by Poseidon. At times, referred to as Astypalaea.

Atabyrius

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Atalanta

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Ate

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Athamas

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Athena

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Athena Boarmia

A name for Athena in Boeotia. Also identified as Athena Boarmia, 'ox-yoker' or 'ox-yoker'.

Athena Chalcioecus

A name for Athena in Sparta. Also called Athena Chalcioecus, Goddess of the Brazen Horse, Goddess of the Brazen Horse, Goddess of the Brazen House or Goddess of the Brazen House.

Athena Chalinitis

A name for Athena as a goddess of war-horses. Sometimes known as Athena Chalinitis, Athena Damasippus, Athena Damasippus, Athena Hippia, horse-tamer, 'bridler' or 'bridler'.

Athena Coryphasia

A name for Athena referring to her. Birth from the head of Zeus. Occasionally identified as Athena Coryphasia, Athena Acria, Athena Acria, 'topmost', 'head' or 'head'.

Athena Damasippus

A name for Athena as a goddess of war-horses. Also commonly identified as Athena Damasippus, Athena Chalinitis, Athena Chalinitis, Athena Hippia, 'bridler', horse-tamer or horse-tamer.

Athena Hippia

A name for Athena as a goddess of war-horses. Also referred to as Athena Hippia, Athena Chalinitis, Athena Chalinitis, Athena Damasippus or 'bridler'.

Athena Hygeia

A name for Athena as a goddess of health. Known as Athena Hygeia, Hygeia, Hygeia, Athena, Hugeia, Hygia, Hygieia, Hygi(ei)a, Roman Salus or Valetudo.

Athena Mechanitis

A name for Athena as the inventor of mechanical devices. Occasionally known as Athena Mechanitis.

Athena Parthenos

A name for Athena as a virgingoddess. At times, referred to as Athena Parthenos.

Athena Polias

A name for Athena as a goddess of the state. Occasionally called Athena Polias.

Athena Promachus

A name for Athena as the goddess who leads in battle. Also commonly identified as Athena Promachus.

Athena Pronaia

A name for Athena at Delphi. Also called Athena Pronaia, Athena Pronoia or Athena Pronoia.

Athena Tritogenis

A name for Athena as the nymph of Lake Trotonis. Referred to as Athena Tritogenis.

Athenaeum

A temple of Athena. Sometimes referred to as Athenaeum.

Athenaia

A name for Athena as patron of the city of Athens. In some references, referred to as Athenaia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Athenaie, Athenaie, Athenaia or Athenaia.

Athropophagi

Cannibals living near the Caspian Sea. It was said that they ate the bodies of their parents to preserve their ancestor's souls. Sometimes referred to as Athropophagi.

Atlanteans

A race of people said to know the secrets of nature. In some lore, occasionally known as Atlanteans.

Atlantides

The descendants of Atlas including. Hermes and the Pleiades. Sometimes called Atlantides, Hesperides, Hesperides, African Sisters, Atlantides or Pleiades.

Atlas

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Atreus

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Atridae

The brothers Agamemnon and Menelaus. Sons of Atreus. Identified as Atridae, Atreidae or Atreidae.

Atropos

One of the 3 Fates, the one who cuts. The thread of life. Called Atropos.

Atthis

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Attic Hercules

A name for Theseus. On occassion, referred to as Attic Hercules, Theseus or Theseus.

Atys

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Auge

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Augeas

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Aura

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Auson

Son of Odysseus by Calypso or Circe, or of Artas by Calypso. Occasionally identified as Auson.

Ausones

Descendants of Auson. In some references, referred to as Ausones.

Ausonia

An early name for Italy. Sometimes known as Ausonia.

Autesion

A king of Thebes. Son of Tisamenus. Father of Argia and Theras. Also commonly identified as Autesion.

Autolycus

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Automedon

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Autonoe

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Autonous

A hero of Delphi. He and Phylacus helped to save the city from the invading Persians. In some lore, occasionally called Autonous.

Auxe

In some accounts, she is one of the Graces, in others, one of the Horae. In some accounts, referred to as Auxe, Auxo, Auxo, 'grower' or 'grower'.

Auxesia

A minor fertility-goddess. In some lore, occasionally identified as Auxesia.

Axierus

One of the 2 female Cabeiri. Daughter of Axiocersus. In some accounts, a name for the Dioscuri regarded as four. Also called Axierus, Akieros or Akieros.

Axine

The Black Sea. Also referred to as Axine, Axinus, Axinus, Euxine, Euxine, Euxinus, Friendly Sea, Unfriendly Sea or Unfriendly Sea.

Axiocerca

One of the 2 female Cabeiri. Daughter of Axiocercus. Occasionally called Axiocerca, Axiokersa or Axiokersa.

Axiocercus

One of the Cabeiri. Father of Axierus, Axiocersa and Cadmilus, some say. Known as Axiocercus, Axiokersos or Axiokersos.

Axioche

A nymph. In some lore, occasionally called Axioche.

Axion

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Bacchae, The

A play by Euripides. The play tells the story of Pentheus, torn to pieces by the frenzied followers of Dionysus. In some accounts, referred to as Bacchae, The.

Bacche

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bacis

A class of inspired prophets. Also commonly identified as bacis, Buchis, Buchis, Bacis, Bakh, Bakha, Bakhe, Bkha, Bouchis, Bukhe, Bacis or B(a)kha.

baetyl

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Balinus

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Balios

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Balmarkos

The Greek name for Baal-Marqod. Sometimes referred to as Balmarkos.

Bapho

A name for Set or Babi. Identified as Bapho.

Baptes

Priests of Cotytto. In some accounts, identified as Baptes, Baptae or Baptae.

Basalus

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Bassareus

A name of Dionysus reflecting the wearing of a fox skin (bassaris). In some lore, occasionally referred to as Bassareus, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Bassarids

A name for bacchantes reflecting the wearing of a fox skin (bassaris). Occasionally referred to as Bassarids, Basarids, Basarids, Bassareae, Bassareae, Bassarides or Bassarides.

Batea

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Bathillus

A boy beloved of Polycrates. Also called Bathillus.

Battus

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Baubo

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Baucis

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bear

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Bebon

An associate of the Egyptian god Set. Or, some say, Set himself. On occassion, identified as Bebon, Set, Set, Ekhi, Ombos, Seth, Sethi, Seti, Sit, Sut, Sutekh, Ekhi, Iahu, Seth(i), Sut, Arab Shayth, Canaanite Baal, Greek Bapho, Typhon, Mesopotamian Setekh, Setes(h), Sutesh, Suty, Nuoni or Typhonian Beast.

Bedy

A Thracian river-god. Occasionally known as Bedy.

Belides

The descendants of Belus. In some references, known as Belides.

Bellerophon

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Bellerus

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Belus

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Bendis

A Thracian mother-goddess, goddess of the chase. Also identified as Bendis, Greek Artemis, Greek Artemis, Aritimi, Aspalis, Bast, Delia, Diana, Dzewana or Garbh Ogh.

Benthesicyme

Daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite. Poseidon gave her the infant Eumolpus to rear when the sea-god rescued him from the sea. At times, known as Benthesicyme.

Berbyce

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Berecynthian Hero

A name of Midas. Sometimes known as Berecynthian Hero, Midas, Midas or Portzmach.

Beroe

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Bia

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Biadice

Wife of Cetheus. She fell in love with her nephew Phrixus and when he rejected her advances she accused him of rape. Also called Biadice, Biddice or Biddice.

Bias

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Bibliotheca

A book of myths by Apollodorus. Also identified as Bibliotheca, Bibliotheka or Bibliotheka.

Bion

A 1st C. Poet. He wrote Lament for Adonis Occasionally called Bion.

Bisaltes

A king of Thrace. Father of Theophane. In some accounts, identified as Bisaltes.

Biton

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Black Demeter

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Boedromia

A festival commemorating the victory of Xuthus over Eumolpus in the battle between Athens and Eleusis. Sometimes identified as Boedromia.

Boeotus

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Boio

A Delphic priestess. She is credited with a work describing the transformation of humans into birds. In some accounts, referred to as Boio.

Boracus

A name of Zeus as 'ruler of the north'. On occassion, identified as Boracus, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Boreades

The twins Calais and Zetes, the descendants of Boreas. Sometimes referred to as Boreades, Boreadae or Boreadae.

Boreas

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Boreasmoi

Athenian festivals in honour of Boreas. In some lore, occasionally known as Boreasmoi.

Bormus

A mortal loved and carried off by a nymph. On occassion, known as Bormus.

Borus

Son of Perieris. Husband of Polydora. Occasionally called Borus.

Borysthenes

A king of Tauris. Father of Thoas. Sometimes called Borysthenes.

Boulaios

A name for Zeus as god of assemblies. In some lore, occasionally called Boulaios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Bouphonia

An Athenian sacrificial rite in which an ox was killed. Sometimes known as Bouphonia, Buphonia, Buphonia, Diipoleia, Diipoleia, sopatrus or sopatrus.

Branchidae

A town in Asia Minor, site of an oracle of Apollo. Also identified as Branchidae, Brankidae, Brankidae, Didyma or Didyma.

Branchus

Son of Smicrus by the daughter of Patron. Sometimes called Branchus.

Briaraeus

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Bright

One of the horses drawing the sky. Chariot of Eos, also known as Lampus. Also called Bright.

Brimo

A goddess incarnate in the priestess. Officiating at the Eleusinian. Mysteries of Demeter. Also commonly known as Brimo.

Brimos

A holy child carried by Brimo. In some references, referred to as Brimos.

Briseida

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Briseis

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Brises

A Trojan priest. Father of Briseis. Occasionally referred to as Brises, Briseus or Briseus.

Britomartis

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Brizo

A moon-goddess of Delos. She was regarded as the patron of sailors and was worshipped by women. In some accounts, called Brizo.

Bromie

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Bromios

A thunder-god or 'roarer'. A name of Dionysus as 'boisterous'. Sometimes known as Bromios, Bromius, Bromius or Dionysus.

Bronte

Horse of the sun-god Helios. Identified as Bronte, Brontes, Brontes, Bronte or 'thunder'.

Brontes

One of the 3 original Cyclops, a blacksmith. Son of Uranus and Gaea. In some accounts, referred to as Brontes, Bronte, Bronte, 'thunder' or 'thunder'.

Broteas

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Bucephalus

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Bulia

A name for Athena as goddess of the council of Athens. Sometimes known as Bulia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Busiris

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Butes

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Bybassus

A goatherd of Asia Minor. He rescued Podaleirius when his ship was wrecked on the coast of Asia Minor. In some accounts, identified as Bybassus.

Byblis

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Cabeiri

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Cabeiros

The chief of the Cabeiri, some say. Father of Cadmilus, some say. In some accounts, referred to as Cabeiros.

Caca

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Cacus

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Cadmeian Vixen

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Cadmilus

One of the Cabeiri. Son of Axiocercus or Cabeiros. Also commonly identified as Cadmilus, Casmilos, Casmilos, Kadmilos, Kadmilos, Cas milos or Cas milos.

Cadmus

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Caecinus

A river-god. At times, known as Caecinus.

Caenus

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Caicias

A wind from the north-east quarter. Sometimes identified as Caicias, Roman Volturnus, Roman Volturnus or Eurus.

Caissa

A minor goddess. Sometimes identified as Caissa.

Caistus

Son of Achilles by Penthesilea, in some accounts. Also known as Caistus.

Calais

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Calchas

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Cale

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Callidice

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Callileon

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Calliope

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Callipolis

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Callirrhoe

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Calliste

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Callisto

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Callone

Beauty personified. Also commonly called Callone.

Calluntaria

A festival in honour of Athena during which statues of the goddess were washed and adorned. Sometimes referred to as Calluntaria, Plynteria or Plynteria.

Calpe

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Calybe

A nymph loved by Laomedon, King of Troy. Sometimes identified as Calybe.

Calyce

Daughter of Aeolus and Enarete. Mother of Endymion by Acthlius. Mother of Cycnus by Poseidon. Sometimes referred to as Calyce.

Calydon

Son of Aetolus. Brother of Pleuron. Also identified as Calydon.

Calydonian boar

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Calypso

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Cambyses

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Cameira

Daughter of Danae. In some accounts, referred to as Cameira.

Cameirus

Son of Helius and Rhodes. Son of Cercaphus, some say. Brother of Ialysus and Lindus. Occasionally known as Cameirus, Camirus or Camirus.

Campaspe

A concubine of Alexander the Great. She was given to Apelles who fell in love with her when he was sculpting her likeness. Also commonly identified as Campaspe.

Campe

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Canace

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Canathus

A spring. Hera renewed her virginity once a year by bathing in this spring. Also referred to as Canathus.

Cancer

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Candace

The name of several legendary queens of Ethiopia. In some accounts, identified as Candace.

Candaules

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Canephorae

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Canopus

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Canthus

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Capaneus

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Cape Taenarum

The site of one entrance to the underworld. Also referred to as Cape Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarus, Taenarus, Cape Taenarus or Cape Taenarus.

Caphaurus

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Capheira

A nymph, one of the Oceanids. At times, identified as Capheira.

Capricorn

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Capys

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Car

A king of Megara. Son of Phoroneus and Cerdo. On occassion, referred to as Car.

Carmanor

A king of Crete. On occassion, referred to as Carmanor.

Carme

A Cretan woman. A nymph by Zeus. Mother of Britomartis. She was taken as a slave and became the nurse of Scylla. In some references, identified as Carme.

Carnabon

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Carnea

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Carpo

A goddess of fruit and summer. One of the Horae, in some accounts. In some accounts, referred to as Carpo, Karpo or Karpo.

Carpus

A harvest-god. Son of Zephyrus by Chloris. His function was to assist the fruit to ripen. Also referred to as Carpus, Carpos, Carpos, Karpos or Karpos.

Caryatides

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Cassandra

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Cassiopeia

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Castalia

A spring at Delphi, sacred to Apollo and the Muses. Also known as Castalia, Castaly, Castaly, Castalia or Castalia.

Castor

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Cataclothes

Spinners of fate. In some lore, occasionally known as Cataclothes, Moirae, Moirae, Fates, Moerae, Moirai, Norse Norns or Roman Parcae.

Catharsius

A name of Apollo in his role. As 'purifier'. In some references, referred to as Catharsius, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Catreus

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Caucasus

A sacred mountain. It was here that Prometheus was chained and repeatedly attacked by an eagle. Also commonly known as Caucasus.

Caunus

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Ceacinus

A god of the river of that name. Father of Euthymus. Sometimes identified as Ceacinus.

Cebren

A river-god of Troy. Father of Oenone. Also commonly known as Cebren.

Cebriones

The charioteer for Hector. An illegitimate son of Priam. He was killed by Patroclus at the siege of Troy. In some accounts, called Cebriones.

Cecrops

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Cedalion

A workman under Hephaestus. He was given to the blind Orion as guide to the home of Helios, where Orion was cured of his blindness. At times, known as Cedalion, Kedalion or Kedalion.

Celaeno

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celery

The victor's crown at the Nemean. Games. Also commonly identified as celery.

Celeus

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Celmis

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. In some accounts, identified as Celmis.

Cenchreis

Wife of Cinyras, some say. In some accounts, known as Cenchreis.

Centaur

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Centauromachy

The long-running war between the Centaurs and the Lapiths. In some lore, occasionally known as Centauromachy.

Centaurus

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Cephalus

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Cepheus

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Cephisus

A river-god in Delphi. Father of Diogeneia. Father of Narcissus by Leiriope. On occassion, identified as Cephisus, Cephissus, Cephissus, Kephissos or Kephissos.

Cerastes

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Cerberus

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Cercaphus

Son of Helius and Rhode. Some say that he was the father, rather than the brother, of Camirus, Italysus and Lindus. Sometimes known as Cercaphus.

Cercios

A charioteer for Castor and Polydeuces. In some lore, occasionally known as Cercios, Kerkio, Kerkio, Kerkios or Kerkios.

Cercopes

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Cercyon

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Cerdo

Wife of Phoroneus. On occassion, referred to as Cerdo.

Cerimon

A physician. He found the dead body of Thiassa, wife of Perides, and restored her to life. Also known as Cerimon.

Cerus

A horse of Adrastus. At times, identified as Cerus.

Ceryneian Hind

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Cerynes

Son of Helenus. He was killed by Deiphontes. In some references, identified as Cerynes.

Ceryx

Son of Eumolpus or Hermes by Herse. At times, called Ceryx, Ceryces or Ceryces.

Cestrinus

Son of Helenus and Andromache. In some accounts, identified as Cestrinus.

Cestus

Aphrodite's magic girdle made. By Hephaestus. In some references, known as Cestus.

Ceto

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Cetus

A male sea monster. This monster was about to devour Andromeda, chained to a rock, but was killed or turned to stone by Perseus. Also known as Cetus.

Ceyx

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Chaetus

One of the 50 sons of Aegyptus. Husband of Asteria. Also commonly called Chaetus.

Chair of Forgetfulness

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Chalceia

A festival in honour of Hephaestus. In some accounts it is a festival of smiths in honour of Athena. Occasionally referred to as Chalceia.

Chalciope

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Chalcodon

King of the Abantes. Son of Abas. Father of Elphenor by Imenarete. He was killed by Amphitryon when he attacked Thebes. Sometimes called Chalcodon.

Chalcomedusa

Wife of Aroisis. Mother of Laertes, in some accounts. At times, called Chalcomedusa.

Chalcon

One of the Telchines, a coppersmith. In some accounts, called Chalcon.

chameleon

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Chaonian bird

A name for the dove as 'bearer of the oracles of Dodona'. Also referred to as Chaonian bird, dove or dove.

Chaonian food

Acorns or, some say, beech mast. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Chaonian food.

Chaos

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Charaxus

Brother of Sappho. On one of his voyages to Egypt, carrying wine for trade, he ransomed the young slave girl Rhodopsis and married her. At times, known as Charaxus.

Chariclo

One of the Naiads. Wife of Chiron. Also identified as Chariclo.

Charidotes

A name for Hermes as god of fertility, flocks and herds. Sometimes identified as Charidotes, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Master Thief, Nomius, Oneicopompus, Pasturer, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms or Roman Mercury.

Charilaus

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Charis

Goddess of all things gracious. Originally said to be the consort of Hephaestus, later one of the three Graces (Charites). In some accounts, called Charis, Aglaia, Aglaia, Pasithea, Venus, Venus, Genetrix, Victrix, Appiades, Cloacina, Dione, Felix, Hesper, Libentina, Libitina, Queen of Love, Vesper, Victrix; Greek Aphrodite, plurCharites, plurCharites, Aglaia, Aglaia, Graces, Graces, Charites, Charities, Khariteis, Charit(i)es or Roman Gratiae.

Charitesia

A festival in honour of the Charites. In some accounts, called Charitesia.

Charon

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Charon's toll

The obol placed on the lips of the dead to pay for their ferry journey across the river to Hades. Occasionally known as Charon's toll.

Charops

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Charos

An ancient god or angel of death. This being is said to arrive on horseback to carry off the dead. Also commonly called Charos, Charontes, Charontes, plurCharontes or plurCharontes.

Charybdis

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Chediaetros

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Chelone

A nymph. For ridiculing Zeus and Hera at their wedding, Hermes turned Chelone into a turtle. Also called Chelone.

Chentechtai

The Greek version of Khenti-cheti. Known as Chentechtai.

Chera

A name for Hera as 'widow'. In some references, known as Chera, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, Kourotrophos, 'lady', Parthenos, Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno or Selene.

cherry

The tree of Apollo. Occasionally referred to as cherry.

Chilon

One of the Seven Sages. In some references, referred to as Chilon.

Chimaera

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Chione

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Chiron

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chlamys

The cloak of Zeus. Occasionally known as chlamys.

Chloe

A name of Demeter as 'green'. Occasionally known as Chloe, Demeter, Demeter, Amphictyonis, Da-Meter, Damater, Deo, Doso, Good Goddess, Grain Mother, Hermione, Isis, Mangata, Mother Da, Thesmophorus, Three Eponae, Achaiva, Black Demeter, Da-meter, Deo, Epona, Erinys, Ga Metre, Ge Metre Gemeter, Hermione, Mother Earth, Thesmorphorus, White Goddess, Egyptian Isis, Italic Damatar, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Ceres or Dea Dia.

Chloia

A spring festival in honour of Demeter. As Chloe. In some references, called Chloia.

Chloris

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Choreia

An animal maenad. At times, known as Choreia.

Chromia

Daughter of Itonus. Wife of Endymion, in some accounts. Also identified as Chromia, Asterodia, Asterodia, Selene, Selene, Artemis, Hera, Io, Luna, Mene, Pasiphae, Phoebe, Selena, Phoebe, Seline or Roman Luna.

Chromius

Son of Neleus and Chloris. Brother of Nestor and Periclymenus. Sometimes known as Chromius.

Chronos

One of 2 primaeval deities present at the beginning of the world. At times, referred to as Chronos, Adrastea, Adrastea, Adrast(e)ia, Cronus, Cronus, Cronos, Kronos, Kronus, sacred birds, C(h)ronos, Canaanite Baal, El, Roman Saturn, Zalmoxis, 'time', 'time', Adrastea or Adrastea.

Chrysanthis

A nymph. In some references, called Chrysanthis.

Chrysaor

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Chryse

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Chryseis

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Chryses

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Chrysippus

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Chrysomallon

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Chryson

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chthonia. Occasionally called Chryson.

Chrysothemis

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Chthon

An earth-goddess. Identified as Chthon.

Chthonia

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chryson. In some references, called Chthonia.

Chthonius

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Father of Lycus and Nycteus. Also commonly identified as Chthonius.

Chthonoi

Earth-gods: gods of the underworld. In some accounts, referred to as Chthonoi, Chthonian deities, Chthonian deities, Chthonic deities or Chthonic deities.

Chthonophyle

Daughter of Sicyon. Mother of Polybus by Hermes. Occasionally called Chthonophyle.

Cilicia

The sky. Sometimes called Cilicia.

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Cillus

Driver of the chariot given by Poseidon to Pelops. Occasionally identified as Cillus.

Cimmerians

The inhabitants of the far bank of Ocean who lived in perpetual darkness. Also referred to as Cimmerians, Cimmerii, Cimmerii, Kimmerians, Kimmerians, Kimmeroi or Kimmeroi.

Cinyrades

Priests of Aphrodite. Sometimes referred to as Cinyrades.

Cinyras

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Circe

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Circe's grass

The plant (mandrake) which, it is said, Circe used to change men. Into animals. Occasionally referred to as Circe's grass.

Cisseta

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Cisseus

A king of Thrace. Father of Hecuba and Theano, some say. Occasionally identified as Cisseus, Kisseus or Kisseus.

Cisthene

The home of the Gorgons. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cisthene.

Cithaeronian lion

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City Dionysia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Sometimes known as City Dionysia, Great Dionysia or Great Dionysia.

Cleanthes

A 3rd C BC. Writer. Author of Hymn to Zeus, he is said to have starved himself to death. Referred to as Cleanthes, Kleanthes or Kleanthes.

Cleite

Daughter of Merops. Wife of King Cyzicus. When her husband was killed by the Argonauts she hanged herself. Also known as Cleite, Clite or Clite.

Cleo

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Cleobis

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Cleobule

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Cleobulus

One of the Seven Sages. Occasionally referred to as Cleobulus.

Cleocharia

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Sometimes called Cleocharia.

Cleodaeus

Son of Heracles by Malis. Brother of Alcaeus. Occasionally known as Cleodaeus.

Cleolla

Daughter of Dias. Wife of Pleisthenes, some say. Sometimes called Cleolla.

Cleopatra

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Cleothera

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Cleta

In some accounts, one of the Graces. In some accounts, identified as Cleta.

Clio

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Clitonymus

Son of Amphidamas. He was accidentally killed by Patroclus in an argument over a dice game. At times, referred to as Clitonymus.

Clitus

Son of Mantius. He was a very handsome youth who was carried off by Eos. Also commonly referred to as Clitus.

Clonia

A nymph. Wife of Hyrieus. Mother of Nycteus, some say. In some lore, occasionally called Clonia.

Clotho

One of the 3 Fates, the spinner of the thread of life. Sometimes called Clotho, Klotho, Klotho, Klothon, Klothon, Klotho(n) or Klotho(n).

Cloud-gatherer

A name for Zeus. Sometimes identified as Cloud-gatherer, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

club

The weapon of Heracles. Occasionally identified as club.

Clymene

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Clymenus

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Clytemnestra

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Clytie

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Clytis

Son of Eurytus. At times, called Clytis.

Clytius

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Clytoneus

A king of Nauplia. Father of Nauplius. In some lore, occasionally identified as Clytoneus.

Clytonymus

Son of Amphidamus. This youth was accidentally killed by Patroclus. Also identified as Clytonymus, Clysonymus or Clysonymus.

Cnossia

A nymph seduced by Menelaus. Also called Cnossia.

Cocalus

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Cocytus

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Codrus

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Coeranus

Son of Abas. Brother of Lysimache. Occasionally known as Coeranus.

Coeus

One of the Titans. God of intelligence. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Brother and husband of Phoebe. Father of Asteria and Leto. Sometimes referred to as Coeus, Ceos, Ceos, Koeus, Koeus, Koeos or Koeos.

Colchian Dragon

The dragon that guarded the Golden. Fleece at Colchis. Also identified as Colchian Dragon.

Colossus of Rhodes

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Comaetho

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Comatas

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Cometes

Son of Tisamenus. Father of Asterius. At times, known as Cometes.

Comus

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Comyra

A festival of Q're at which young men. Cut off their forelocks and dedicated. Them to the god. Also called Comyra.

Connidas

A tutor of Theseus. Sometimes identified as Connidas.

Constantine

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Copreus

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Coran

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Corcyra

Daughter of Asopus and Metope. She was carried off to Corfu by Poseidon. Occasionally known as Corcyra.

Core

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Coresus

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Corinthus

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Corobius

A dye merchant. He guided the party led by Battus to Plataea en route to Libya. Known as Corobius.

Coroebus

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Coroni

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Coronides

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Coronis

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Coronus

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Cortina

A snakeskin cover for the tripod used. By the Delphi oracle. The tripod (or cauldron) of Apollo. Also called Cortina.

Corus

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Corybantes

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Corybas

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Corycia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. In some references, known as Corycia.

Corycian cave

The cave on Mount Parnassus where Typhon hid the sinews he had cut from the body of Zeus during their fight. Also commonly called Corycian cave.

Corydon

A shepherd. Lover of Alexis. Occasionally identified as Corydon.

Corythus

Son of Paris and Oenone. He was killed by his own father when Helen, whom Paris had abducted, fell in love with Corythus. In some lore, occasionally called Corythus.

Corytus

Father of Dardanus and Iasion. By Electra. Some say that the real father of Dardanus was Zeus. In some references, referred to as Corytus.

cothurnus

High-heeled boots as worn by Dionysus. Sometimes referred to as cothurnus.

Cottus

One of the Hundred-handed Ones. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Brother of Briaraeus and Gyges. Sometimes referred to as Cottus, Kottos, Kottos, Cottys or Cottys.

Cotyttia

Noctural orgies by the devotees of Cotytto. In some accounts, identified as Cotyttia.

Cotytto

A Thracian goddess of lewdness. Identified as Cotytto, Cotys, Cotys, Cotyto, Cotyto, Kotutto, Kotutto, Kotys, Kotys, Kotytto or Kotytto.

cow

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Cragus

A Lycian god. At times, known as Cragus, Greek Zeus, Greek Zeus, Amen, Baal-Samin, Indra, Jupiter, Marduk or Tinia.

Crambis

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Cranae

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Cranaea

A name of Artemis as 'stony'. Occasionally identified as Cranaea, Carnasia, Carnasia, Artemis, Roman Cranae or Roman Cranae.

Cranaeum

A grove dedicated to Cranaea. Also identified as Cranaeum.

Cranaus

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Crane Dance

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Cranes of Ibycus

The birds that hovered over the theatre to identify the killers of Ibycus. At times, identified as Cranes of Ibycus.

Crantor

An armour-bearer to Peleus. He was killed by Demoleon. Occasionally known as Crantor, Krantor or Krantor.

Crateis

Mother of Scylla by Phorcos, some say. Also commonly known as Crateis, Crataeis or Crataeis.

Cratus

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Creisus

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Creneids

Water nymphs. Referred to as Creneids.

Creon

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Creontidas

Son of Heracles and Megara. Also called Creontidas.

Cresphontes

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Cressida

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Cretan Bull

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Crete

A nymph. Mother of Pasiphae by Helius or Hermes. At times, known as Crete.

Cretheus

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Creusa

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Crinis

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Crinisus

A Trojan noble who became a river-god. Father of Egesta. Father of Acestes by Egesta. Also known as Crinisus, Crimisus or Crimisus.

criobolium

The sacrifice of a ram in honour of Attis. Also referred to as criobolium, kriobolion, kriobolion, taurobolium or taurobolium.

Criophorus

A name given to Heracles when he carried a ram 3 times round Tanagra to avert a plague. At times, known as Criophorus, Heracles, Heracles, Alcaeus, Alcides, Amphitryonides, Herakles, Herc(l)e, Kymenos, Maneros, Melampygos, Melon, Palaemon, Palaimon, Tirynthian, Armenian Vahagn, Canaanite Melkarth, Celtic Ogmios, Etruscan Hercle, Italian Hereklo, Roman Hercules, The Unconquerable or Labours of Hercules.

criosphinx

A monster in the form of a ramheaded. Sphinx. Also identified as criosphinx, kriosphinx or kriosphinx.

Crisus

Son of Phocus and Antiope, some say. At times, identified as Crisus.

Critheis

A nymph. On occassion, known as Critheis.

Crius

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Crocale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. In some references, called Crocale.

Crocus

A youth. When the nymph Smilax rejected his love, the gods changed the youth into a flower of that name. Sometimes called Crocus.

Croesus

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Crommyonian sow

A huge wild sow killed by Theseus. Also known as Crommyonian sow, Crommyan Sow, Crommyan Sow, Crommyonian Sow, Crommyum Sow, Crommyum Sow, Phaea or Phaea.

Cronia

A festival in honour of Cronus, celebrated at harvest time. Also commonly identified as Cronia.

Cronidae

The descendants of Cronus: the Olympian gods, specifically Hades, Poseidon and Zeus. Sometimes identified as Cronidae.

Cronus

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Croton

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Crotopus

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Crotus

Son of Pan and Eupheme. He is identified as the bowman in the zodiac. Occasionally known as Crotus.

Cteatus

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cteis

The female genitalia. The earth. The passive principle. Occasionally known as cteis, kteis, kteis, Hindu Yoni or Hindu Yoni.

Ctessipus

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Cudoemus

A deity, tumult personified. In some references, identified as Cudoemus.

Curetes

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Curotrophus

A name for Athena as 'protector of children'. In some references, known as Curotrophus.

Cyane

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Cyanea

Wife of Miletus. Mother of Byblis and Caunus. Occasionally referred to as Cyanea, Cyanee or Cyanee.

Cyanippus

One of the Epigoni. Son of Adrastus and Ampithea. Brother of Argia, Argialia, Aegialius and Deipyla. Known as Cyanippus.

Cychreus

A king of Salamis. Father of Glauce. Also known as Cychreus.

Cyclops

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Cycnus

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Cydippe

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Cylarabes

A king of Argos. Son of Sthenelus. Sometimes called Cylarabes.

Cyllaros

A horse of Castor or Polydeuces. At times, referred to as Cyllaros.

Cyllen

Son of Elatus and Laodice. Brother of Aepytus, Pereus and Stymphalus. Also called Cyllen, Cyllenius, Cyllenius or Cyllen.

Cyllene

A nymph. Wife of Pelasgus. On occassion, referred to as Cyllene.

Cyllenius

A name for Hermes taken from his. Birthplace, Mount Cyllene. On occassion, referred to as Cyllenius, Cyllen or Cyllen.

Cyllo

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Cylloptes

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Cymodoce

A nymph, one of the Nereids. Sometimes identified as Cymodoce.

Cymopoleia

A wave nymph. Wife of the giant Briaraeus. Daughter of Poseidon. In some references, known as Cymopoleia.

Cynisca

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Cynosura

One of the nymphs who nursed the infant Zeus. In some accounts, called Cynosura.

Cynthia

A name of Artemis, referring to Mount. Cynthius where she was born. Occasionally called Cynthia, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis or Euronyme.

Cynthius

A name of Apollo, referring to Mount. Cynthius where he was born. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Cynthius, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Cyparissus

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cypress

The tree of Pluto. Identified as cypress.

Cypria

One of the poems in the Epic. Cycle dealing with the story of Troy. In some accounts, identified as Cypria.

Cypris

An epithet for Aphrodite, relating to Cyprus, her place of birth. Sometimes called Cypris, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Cyprius

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Cypselus

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Cyrandes

A 4-volume work on the magical. Properties of various plants, stones, etc. Called Cyrandes.

Cyrene

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Cytisorus

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Cyzican games

Games held annually to commemorate. Cyzicus who was inadvertently killed. By the Argonauts. Also referred to as Cyzican games.

Cyzicus

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Dactyls

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Daedala

A festival in honour of Hera. The festival involves a fire ceremony and a sacred marriage between Zeus and his bride. Also called Daedala, Daidala or Daidala.

Daedalia

The various works of Daedalus. Sometimes known as Daedalia.

Daedalids

The followers of Daedalus. Occasionally known as Daedalids.

Daedalion

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Daedalus

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Dai Dalos

A maker of wooden statues. It was said that the staues he made could walk and see. Referred to as Dai Dalos.

Daiera

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daimon

A guardian spirit: a god: supernatural. Power. Occasionally identified as daimon, daemon, daemon, demon, demon, daimones, daimones, demon, demon, plurdaimones, plurdaimones, Roman genius or Roman genius.

Damasistratus

A king of Plataea. He buried Laius after his death at the hand of Oedipus. Occasionally identified as Damasistratus.

Damastes

A name of Procrustes as 'tamer'. At times, called Damastes, Procrustes, Procrustes, Polupemon, Polypemon, Procoptas, Prokrustes or Stretcher.

Dameon

Son of Phlius. He was killed when fighting for Heracles in his battles with Augeas. Occasionally known as Dameon.

Damia

A minor fertility goddess or goddess of health, worshipped by women. Occasionally referred to as Damia, Roman Fauna, Roman Fauna or Semele.

Damnameneus

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally known as Damnameneus.

Damon

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danace

A coin placed in the mouth of the dead, a fee for the boatman Charon. Also identified as danace.

Danae

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Danaids

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Danaus

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Daphne

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Daphnephoria

Festivals in honour of Apollo celebrated. Every 9 years at Thebes. Sometimes identified as Daphnephoria.

Daphnis

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Daphnis and Chloe

The story of a rustic couple, Paul and Virginia, written by Longus. In some lore, occasionally known as Daphnis and Chloe.

Daphoene

A goddess worshipped by the maenads. Sometimes identified as Daphoene.

Dardanus

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Dares Phrygius

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Dascylus

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Daunus

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Day of Blood

A festival in honour of Attis held on 24 March. Called Day of Blood.

Decelus

A hero. When Theseus abducted Helen, Decelus told her brothers, Castor and Polydeuces, where she was hidden. Also referred to as Decelus.

Degmenus

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Deianeira

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Deicoon

Son of Heracles and Megara. In some references, called Deicoon.

Deidameia

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Deileon

Son of Deimachus. Brother of Autolycus and Phlogius. He and his brothers helped Heracles in his ninth Labour and later joined the Argonauts. In some references, called Deileon, Delion, Delion or Deleion.

Deimachus

Father of Autolycus, Deileon and Phlogius. Identified as Deimachus.

Deimus

God of fear. Son of Ares and Aphrodite. Brother of Harmonia and Phobus. At times, known as Deimus, Deimos, Deimos or Deimus.

Deino

One of the Graiae. At times, referred to as Deino, Dino, Dino, 'terrible' or 'terrible'.

Deion

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Deione

A nymph. In some accounts she was the mother of Miletus by Apollo. Occasionally called Deione.

Deionides

A name for Miletus as son of Deione. Sometimes referred to as Deionides, Miletus or Miletus.

Deiphobus

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Deiphontes

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Deipyla

Daughter of Adrastus and Amphithea. Sister of Aegialius, Argia and Cyanippus. Wife of Tydeus. Mother of Diomedes. In some references, identified as Deipyla, Deipyle or Deipyle.

Deipylus

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Delia

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Deliades

Son of Glaucas by Eurynome or Eurymede. Brother of Bellerophon. In some accounts he was killed accidentally by Bellerophon. Also identified as Deliades.

Delian

A name for Apollo referring to his. Birthplace, Delos. Occasionally called Delian, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Delos

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Delphi

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Delphine

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Delphinia

A festival in honour of Apollo, held. Annually at Athens in March. In some accounts, identified as Delphinia.

Delphinus

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Demeter

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Demeter Erinnus

A name conferred on her by Poseidon who pursued and mated with her, both in the form of horses. Sometimes known as Demeter Erinnus.

Demeter's people

The dead. Occasionally known as Demeter's people, Demetreioi or Demetreioi.

Demeter Thesmophoros

A name for Demeter as 'she who brings treasures'. At times, known as Demeter Thesmophoros.

Demetria

A festival in honour of Demeter, held in Athens. Also identified as Demetria.

Demios

God of dread. On occassion, referred to as Demios.

Democratia

Democracy personified. Also commonly known as Democratia.

Demodocus

A blind minstrel. He sang at the court of King Alcinous when Odysseus was entertained there on his journey back to Greece. Sometimes called Demodocus, Demodocos or Demodocos.

Demoleon

A centaur. He killed Crantor. Occasionally referred to as Demoleon.

Demonassa

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Demonice

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Demophoon

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Demos

The people, as the source of power, personified. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Demos.

Dendrites

A name for Dionysus as a tree god. Also called Dendrites, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Dendritis

A tree goddess. A name for Helen in Rhodes, reflecting the story that she was hanged from a tree. Occasionally known as Dendritis, Helen, Helen, Helen of Troy, Helene, Kunopis, Helena, Helena Dendritis or Helena Dendritis.

Deo

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Dercynus

Son of Poseidon. He was killed by Heracles when he tried to steal some of Geryon's cattle that Heracles was driving on his tenth Labour. At times, called Dercynus.

Derodydimus

A two-headed monster. Occasionally identified as Derodydimus.

Despoena

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Despontes

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Deucalion

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Dexamenus

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Dia

Daughter of Eioneus. Wife of Ixion. Mother of Peirithous. In some accounts Zeus was the real father of Peirithous. Also commonly referred to as Dia, Aesar, Aesar or Logh.

Diakiaosyne

The Greek name for Nehmetaway. Also commonly referred to as Diakiaosyne.

diamastigsis

Ritual whipping. This rite was practised on young boys at the shrine of Artemis, as Orthia, in Sparta. In some references, known as diamastigsis.

Diana

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Dias

Father of Cleolla. In some accounts, called Dias.

Diasia

Rites honouring originally Meilichios, later Zeus. Sometimes called Diasia.

Dictaean Cave

The site on Mount Dicte in Crete where Hera hid the infant Zeus. Known as Dictaean Cave, Dicte, Dicte, Dikte or Dikte.

Dictaeus

A name of Zeus referring to Mount. Dicte where he was raised. Also known as Dictaeus, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Dictynna

A name for Artemis as a fish goddess. Occasionally called Dictynna, Aphaea, Aphaea, Aphaia, Aphea, Britomartis, Diktunna, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis, Euronyme, Diktynna, Diktynna, Dictyanna or Dictyanna.

Dictys

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Dictys Cretensis

A companion of Idomenus. He is said to have served at Troy and to have written an account of the siege. Sometimes referred to as Dictys Cretensis.

Didaeon

Son of Eurytus, some say. In some accounts, identified as Didaeon.

Dido

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Diipoleia

A festival at which an ox was slaughtered. Also known as Diipoleia, Bouphonia, Bouphonia, Buphonia or sopatrus.

Dike

The goddess of human justice. One of the Horae, in some accounts. Daughter of Zeus. Called Dike, Dice, Dice, Roman Augusta, Roman Augusta, Epona, Justitia, Justitia, Augusta, Iustitia, Augusta or Greek Dike.

Dimetor

A name of Dionysus as twice mothered'. Also known as Dimetor, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Dindyme

Wife of Meion. In some accounts, she and Meion are the parents of Cybele. In some references, identified as Dindyme, Meter Dindymene, Meter Dindymene, Cybele, Dindymene, Dindymus or Dindyme(ne).

Dinos

A horse of Diomedes. Also called Dinos.

Diogenia

A naiad daughter of Cephisus. On occassion, called Diogenia.

Diomede

Mother of Hyacinthus by Amyclas, in some accounts. Occasionally identified as Diomede.

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Dione

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Dionysia

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Dionysus

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Diores

Son of Amarynceus. Father of Automedon. He was the leader of the forces from Elis fighting at Troy and was killed by Pierus of Thrace. Sometimes called Diores.

Dioscuri

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Diotima Mantinice

A prophetess. She is said to have taught Socrates and prevented the spread of plague in Athens. Occasionally referred to as Diotima Mantinice.

diphthera

The hide of the goat Amalthea. Zeus used this goatskin to record the fate of man. In some references, identified as diphthera.

dipsas

A mythical serpent. The bite of this serpent was said to cause intense thirst. At times, identified as dipsas.

Dirce

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Distaff

A poem by Erinna about the death of Baucis. Sometimes identified as Distaff.

dithyramb

A hymn to Bacchus. At times, referred to as dithyramb.

Dithyrambos

A name for Dionysus as 'twice-born'. Also commonly identified as Dithyrambos, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Dius

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Dives

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Dodona

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Dolius

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Dolon

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Dolops

Son of Lampos. He was killed while fighting at Troy. Referred to as Dolops.

Dorceus

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Dorippa

Wife of Anius. Mother of the Oenotropoe. In some accounts the wife of Anius is given as Dryope. In some accounts, referred to as Dorippa, Dryope, Dryope or Druope.

Doris

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Dorulos

A centaur said to have been. Killed by Theseus. On occassion, identified as Dorulos.

Dorus

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dove

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. Occasionally identified as dove, Chaonian bird or Chaonian bird.

Draco

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draconite

A fabulous stone said to be found in the head of a dragon. Occasionally called draconite.

Dream Palace

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Drepane

The sickle of Demeter. In some accounts, known as Drepane.

Dromas

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dryad

A tree nymph, originally of oak trees. In some references, known as dryad, dru, dru, dry, dry, hamadryad, hamadryad, plurhamadryades, plurdryades or plurdryades.

Dryas

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Dryope

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Dryops

Son of Apollo or Spercheius. Father of the nymph Dryope. In some lore, occasionally called Dryops.

Dymas

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Dyne

Daughter of Evander. Occasionally called Dyne.

Dysaules

Father of Eubuleus and Triptolemus, in some accounts. In some references, referred to as Dysaules.

Dysnomia

Lawlessness personified. Daughter of Eris. Occasionally known as Dysnomia.

Earth Mother

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Echecles

Son of Actor. Husband of Polymele. Referred to as Echecles.

Echemus

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Echetus

A king of Epirus. He blinded his daughter and locked her in a dungeon. Occasionally called Echetus.

Echidna

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Echion

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Echnobas

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Echo

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Edonus

In some accounts, a son of Poseidon. By Helle. Referred to as Edonus, Paeon or Paeon.

Eeton

King of Cilicia. Father of Andromache. He and his seven sons were all killed by Achilles. Occasionally called Eeton, Eetion or Eetion.

Egerius

The original name of Tarquin Collatinus. Also known as Egerius, Tarquinius Collatinus, Tarquinius Collatinus, Collatinus or Tarquin.

Egesta

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Egyptian Sibyl

A prophetess. Sometimes referred to as Egyptian Sibyl.

Eioneus

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Eirene

A goddess of peace. One of the Horae, some say. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. On occassion, referred to as Eirene, Irene, Irene, Roman Pax or Roman Pax.

Elais

Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Oeno and Spermo. One of the Oenotropoe. In some lore, occasionally called Elais.

Elare

Mother of Tityus by Zeus, some say. Also called Elare.

Elate

A name of Artemis. At times, identified as Elate, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis or Euronyme.

Elatus

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Electra

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Electryon

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Elegeia

A goddess of elegiac poetry, some say. Also known as Elegeia.

Elephenor

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Eleusinia

A procession and games held every 2. Years in honour of Demeter. Occasionally referred to as Eleusinia.

Eleusinian mysteries

The mysterious rites used at festivals in honour of Demeter. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Eleusinian mysteries.

Eleusis

A corn-deity. Son of Calypso by Ogyges or Hermes. Occasionally identified as Eleusis, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Eleuthea

A name for Ilithyia in Crete. Also referred to as Eleuthea, Eleuthyra, Eleuthyra or Ilithyia.

Eleutherios

An epithet of Dionysus, Eros and Zeus. Occasionally referred to as Eleutherios, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus, Liber, Eros, Eros, Erotes, 'desire', Protogonos, plur Erotes, Hindu Kama, Roman Amor, Cupid(o), Cupid, Iao, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're, Tyndareus, 'liberator' or 'liberator'.

Elissa

The name of Dido when living at Tyre. Also commonly referred to as Elissa, Dido, Dido, Didon, Didone, Tanit, 'brave one' or Didon(e).

Elpenor

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Elphenor

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Elpis

A goddess of hope. Mother of Pheme. She was the only spirit to remain in Pandora's box when it was opened. Occasionally referred to as Elpis, 'hope' or 'hope'.

Elymus

A Sicilian. He was a friend of Aegistes and fought alongside him against the Greeks at Troy. Sometimes referred to as Elymus.

Elysium

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Emathion

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Emily

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Empedocles

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Empusa

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empyrean

According to Ptolemy, the highest of the 5 heavens, home of the gods. Occasionally known as empyrean.

Enalus

A man saved from drowning by a dolphin. Occasionally identified as Enalus.

Enarete

Wife of Aeolus. Mother of Alcyone, Athamas, Calyce, Canace, Cleobule, Cretheus, Deion, Macareus, Magnes, Pereires, Perimede, Peisidice, Salmoneus and Sisyphus. Occasionally called Enarete, Enaratta or Enaratta.

Enceladus

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encheirogastes

Those Cyclops who worked for a living. Some of them built the walls of Mycenae, Tiryns, etc. Known as encheirogastes.

Endeis

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Endendros

A name of Dionysus as 'the one in the tree'. At times, referred to as Endendros, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Endymion

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Enioche

Wife of Creon, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally called Enioche.

Enipeus

A river-god loved by Tyro. Poseidon, in the guise of Enipeus, seduced Tyro who bore him two sons, Neleus and Pelias. Also referred to as Enipeus.

Enosichthon

A title of Poseidon as 'earth-shaker'. In some references, known as Enosichthon, Enosigaios, Enosigaios, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Enyo

Goddess of war. Mother or sister of Ares, some say. Also identified as Enyo, Enys, Enys or Enyo.

Eone

One of the 50 daughters of Thespius. Occasionally known as Eone.

Eos

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Epaphus

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Epeius

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Ephestios

A name for Zeus and guardian of the sanctuary. Occasionally known as Ephestios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Ephialtes

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Ephites

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Epic Cycle

The corpus of myths and legends used. By writers as the basis for their plays, poems, and stories. On occassion, referred to as Epic Cycle.

Epicaste

Mother of Thestius by Agenor, some say. In some accounts, identified as Epicaste, Epicasta, Epicasta, Epicaste, Jocasta, Epikaste, Epikaste or Epicaste.

Epidaurus

A city in Argolis, site of an oracle of Asclepius. Also commonly called Epidaurus.

Epigoni

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Epimelian nymphs

Nymphs of flocks and herds. Also known as Epimelian nymphs.

Epimenides

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Epimetheus

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Epione

Goddess of the soothing of pain. Wife of Asclepius. Mother of Macaon and Podalirius. Sometimes identified as Epione.

Epirus

The site of Hades, far to the west. Also referred to as Epirus.

Epistrophius

Son of Iphitus. Brother of Schedius. He and his brother Schedius led the Phocian contingent at Troy. At times, known as Epistrophius.

Epistrophus

Son of King Evenus. Brother of Mynes. He and his brother were killed by Achilles in the Trojan war. Sometimes known as Epistrophus.

Epitymbidia

A name of Aphrodite as 'one sitting on tombs'. Also commonly referred to as Epitymbidia, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Epopeus

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Erana

In some accounts, an earth-goddess. In some references, referred to as Erana, Arana, Arana, Urana or Urana.

Erato

One of the 9 Muses - lyric poetry. Sometimes identified as Erato.

Erebus

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Erechtheus

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Ereuthalion

A hero of Arcadia. He was killed by Nestor when they met in single combat. Sometimes referred to as Ereuthalion.

Ergane

Athena as the goddess of industry. Occasionally known as Ergane, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Erginus

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Eriboea

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Eribotes

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Erichthonius

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Eridanus

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Erigone

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Erinna

A 3rd C BC. Poetess. She was the author of Distaff and died at the age of nineteen. Referred to as Erinna.

Erinys

Goddess of wrath, a form of Demeter. She is said to be the mother of the horse Arion, by Poseidon. Also known as Erinys, Demeter, Demeter, Amphictyonis, Da-Meter, Damater, Deo, Doso, Good Goddess, Grain Mother, Hermione, Isis, Mangata, Mother Da, Thesmophorus, Three Eponae, Achaiva, Black Demeter, Chloe, Da-meter, Deo, Epona, Ga Metre, Ge Metre Gemeter, Hermione, Mother Earth, Thesmorphorus, White Goddess, Egyptian Isis, Italic Damatar, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Ceres, Dea Dia, Demeter Erinys or Demeter Erinys.

Eriopis

Daughter of Jason and Medea. On occassion, identified as Eriopis.

Eriphos

A young goat into which Dionysus was changed to save him from Hera. In some accounts, known as Eriphos.

Eriphyle

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Erippe

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Eris

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Eros

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Erotes

Worshippers of Eros: minor. Love-gods. In some references, referred to as Erotes, Eros, Eros, sacred birds, 'desire', Eleutherios, Protogonos, plur Erotes, Hindu Kama, Roman Amor, Cupid(o), Cupid, Iao, Roman Amoretti or Roman Amoretti.

Erymanthian boar

A huge wild boar. This animal was captured by Heracles as his fourth Labour. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Erymanthian boar.

Erypilus

Son of Eurystheus, killed by Heracles. At times, called Erypilus.

Erysichthon

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Erytheia

A nymph. She is often said to be one of the seven Hesperides. In some references, identified as Erytheia, Erythea, Erythea, Erytheia or Erytheia.

Erythreos

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. Occasionally known as Erythreos, horse, horse, Dun Stallion, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Galathe, Podarge Actaeon, Aethon, Amethea Bronte, Lampos Philogea, Phlegon, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Abatos, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Aslo, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Erythrus

Son of Rhadamanthus. Occasionally identified as Erythrus.

Erytus

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Eryx

A king in Sicily. Son of Butes and Aphrodite. He challenged Heracles to a wrestling match and was killed. Sometimes known as Eryx.

Esenohebis

A name for Isis. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Esenohebis.

Eteocles

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Eteoclus

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Ethiopian Table

Fertility personified, providing for all. In some lore, occasionally called Ethiopian Table, Table of the Sun or Table of the Sun.

Ethiopians

The inhabitants of the lands to the south. Also referred to as Ethiopians, Aethiopians or Aethiopians.

Ethiops

A horse of the sun-god. Occasionally known as Ethiops.

Ethon

The eagle attacking Prometheus when he was chained to a rock. On occassion, known as Ethon.

Etna

A nymph of Sicily. Mother of the twin gods, Palici by Hephaestus, in some accounts. On occassion, identified as Etna, Aetna, Aetna or Etna.

Euaechine

Daughter of Megarius. Wife of Alcathous. She was given as a wife to Alcathous when he killed the Cithaeronian lion which had ravaged her father's kingdom. Sometimes known as Euaechine.

Euanthes

Son of Dionysus and Ariadne. Father of Maron. In some references, referred to as Euanthes.

Euboea

Daughter of Asopus and Metope. Also identified as Euboea.

Euboleus

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Euchenor

Son of Polyeidus. He was with the Greeks at Troy where he was shot and killed by Paris. Also referred to as Euchenor.

Eudora

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally known as Eudora.

Eudorus

A captain of the Myrmidons at Troy. Son of Hermes by Polymele. His mother married Echecles and he was reared by her father, Phylas. Sometimes identified as Eudorus.

Eudromos

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Euhaemon

Father of Eurypylus, some say. Occasionally identified as Euhaemon, Euaemon, Euaemon, Evaemon or Evaemon.

Euippe

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Euippus

Son of Thestius and Eurythemis. Occasionally identified as Euippus.

Eumaeus

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Eumelus

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Eumenides

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Eumolpidae

Descendants of Eumolpus. Priests of Demeter. In some accounts, identified as Eumolpidae.

Eumolpus

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Euneus

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Eunomia

The goddess of spring and good government. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. One of the Horae, in some accounts. On occassion, identified as Eunomia.

Eunomus

A cup-bearer to Oeneus. Son of Architeles. He was accidentally killed when a young boy when Heracles boxed his ears for spilling wine. Known as Eunomus, Cyathus or Cyathus.

Eupalamus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Daedalus, in some accounts. Also referred to as Eupalamus.

Euphemus

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Euphorbus

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Euphorion

Son of Achilles and Helen. In some versions, Helen married Achilles after death and produced a son, Euphorion. In some references, identified as Euphorion.

Euphrates

God of the river of the same name. In some references, known as Euphrates.

Euphrosyne

One of the 3 Graces - mirth or good cheer. Daughter of Zeus by Eurynome. Sometimes known as Euphrosyne, Euphrosine, Euphrosine, Euphrosyne, Yevrossima, Yevrossima, Euphrosyne or Helen.

Eupithes

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Euraquilo

The north-east wind personified. At times, known as Euraquilo, Euroclydon, Euroclydon or Euroquilo.

Euripides

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Europa

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Europaeus

Minos as the son of Europa. Also known as Europaeus, Minos or Minos.

Europe

In some accounts, a moon-goddess. Daughter of Tityus. Mother of Euphemus by Poseidon. In some accounts, called Europe, Europa, Europa, Europe or Iodama.

Eurotas

A king of Laconia. Son of Lelex. Father of Sparte. Sometimes identified as Eurotas.

Eurus

The east (or south-east) wind. Son of Aeolus or Astraeus by Eos. Sometimes called Eurus, Euros, Euros, Volturnus, Volturnus, Vulturnus, Greek Caicias, Ap(h)eliotes, Ap(h)eliotes, Roman Volturnus, Roman Volturnus or Caicias.

Euryale

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Euryalus

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Euryanassa

Daughter of Pactolus. Wife of Tantalus, some say. Mother of Broteas and Niobe. Mother of Pelops in some stories. At times, identified as Euryanassa.

Eurybates

A herald of Odysseus at Troy. He and Talthybius fetched the captive Briseis from Achilles' tent when she was awarded to Odysseus in place of Chryseis. Also referred to as Eurybates.

Eurybia

A Titaness. Daughter of Pontus and Gaea. Mother of Astaeus, Pallas and Perses by Crius. On occassion, known as Eurybia, Eurybe, Eurybe or Eurybia.

Eurybius

Son of Eurystheus. He was killed by Heracles. Also known as Eurybius.

Eurycleia

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Eurydamas

One of the Argonauts. Son of Actor or Irus by Demonassa. Occasionally identified as Eurydamas.

Eurydice

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Euryganeia

Daughter of Hyperphas. In some accounts, she was the second wife of Oedipus and she, rather than Jocasta, was the mother of his children. Sometimes known as Euryganeia, Astymedusa or Astymedusa.

Eurylochus

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Eurymachus

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Eurymede

In some accounts, mother of Bellerophon. Occasionally known as Eurymede.

Eurymedon

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Eurynome

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Eurynus

Father of Telemus. In some accounts, called Eurynus.

Eurypylus

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Eurysaces

A king of Salamis. Son of Ajax and Tecmessa. He was the son of Ajax by a concubine. Also commonly known as Eurysaces.

Eurysthenes

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and Argia. Twin brother of Procles. Known as Eurysthenes.

Eurystheus

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Euryte

A nymph. Mother of Oeneus by Portheus. Sometimes known as Euryte.

Eurythemis

Wife of Thestius. Mother of Althaea, Euippus, Eurypylus, Hypermnestra, Iphiclus, Leda, Plexippus and Toxeus. Sometimes known as Eurythemis.

Eurytion

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Eurytus

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Euterpe

One of the 9 Muses - music. Mother of Rhesus by Strymon, some say. She is said by some to have invented the double flute. Also referred to as Euterpe.

Euthymus

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Euxine

The Black Sea. In some references, known as Euxine, Axine, Axine, Axinus, Unfriendly Sea, Euxinus, Euxinus, Friendly Sea or Friendly Sea.

Evadne

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Evander

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Evenus

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Everes

Son of Heracles by Parthenope. Also referred to as Everes, Everus, Everus, Everes or Everes.

Evius

A name for Dionysus relating to the cries of his adherents. In some accounts, identified as Evius, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus, Liber, Euios or Euios.

Exylus

A co-king of Elis with Agorius. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Exylus.

Fatuclus

A name of Faunus as 'speaker'. In some references, known as Fatuclus, Fatuus or Fatuus.

Femynye

The realm of the Amazons. On occassion, referred to as Femynye, Feminee or Feminee.

Field of Asphodels

A part of the underworld where souls wait while their fate is determined. Also called Field of Asphodels.

Field of Truth

The home of the 3 judges Aeacus, Minos and Rhadamanthus in the underworld. In some accounts, known as Field of Truth.

Five Ages

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Fortunate Islands

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Furies

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Gaea

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Galanthias

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Galanthis

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Galas

Son of Polyphemus and Galatea, in some accounts. In some accounts, called Galas, Galates or Galates.

Galata

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Galatea

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Galathe

A horse of Hector. Also known as Galathe, horse, horse, Dun Stallion, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Podarge Actaeon, Aethon, Amethea Bronte, Erythreos, Lampos Philogea, Phlegon, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Abatos, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Aslo, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Galeus

Son of Apollo and Themisto. On occassion, called Galeus, 'lizard', 'lizard' or Pupula.

Gamelia

A name for Hera as the goddess of marriage. Sometimes identified as Gamelia, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Chera, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, Kourotrophos, 'lady', Parthenos, Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno or Selene.

Gamelios

A name of Zeus as the god of marriage. Known as Gamelios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Ganymede

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Garden of the Hesperides

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Gargittos

One of the dogs of Geryon killed. By Heracles. Sometimes called Gargittos, Gargittios, Gargittios, Orthrus, Orthrus, Orthos or Orthus.

Ge Metre

A name from which, some say, the name Demeter is derived. Sometimes known as Ge Metre, Da-Meter, Da-Meter, Demeter, Earth Mother, Earth Mother, Gaea, Ga Mater, Ga Mater, Gemeter or Gemeter.

Gelanor

King of Argos. He resigned in favour of Danaus who fled from Libya to Greece with his fifty daughters. On occassion, referred to as Gelanor.

Gello

A female demon. Also identified as Gello, Sumerian Gallu or Sumerian Gallu.

Gelonus

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Gemini

Castor and Pollux placed in the sky as stars by Zeus. Sometimes referred to as Gemini, Twins or Twins.

Geraestus

One of the Cylopes. At times, called Geraestus.

Geras

Old age personified. Son of Nyx. Known as Geras.

Geryon

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gigantomachia

The war in which the gods defeated. The rebellious giants. In some lore, occasionally identified as gigantomachia, gigantomachy or gigantomachy.

Gigantomachia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Occasionally referred to as Gigantomachia, gigantomachy, gigantomachy or gigantomachia.

Girdle of Hippolyta

A love-girdle given by Hephaestus to Hippolyta. This girdle was seized by Heracles as his ninth Labour. Called Girdle of Hippolyta.

Glauce

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Glaucus

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Glaukopis

A name of Athena as 'the owl-eyed'. In some accounts, identified as Glaukopis, Glaucopis or Glaucopis.

Glenus

Son of Heracles and Deianeira. Brother of Ctessipus, Hodites, Hyllus and Macaria. At times, identified as Glenus.

Glycon

The name used by Alexander the Paphlagonian for the snake which he claimed was the reincarnation of Asclepius. Occasionally called Glycon, Glykon or Glykon.

goat

The animal of Dionysus. Also commonly identified as goat.

Goat-god

The god Pan. Also called Goat-god, Goat Pan, Goat Pan, Pan, Pan, Feeder, Herdsman, 'all', Capricorn, Goat-Pan, Nomius, Pasturer, Shepherd God, plurpanes, Roman Consentes, Faunus, Lupercus, Silvan or Evander.

Golden Ass, The

A book of legends including the story of Cupid and Psyche, as told. By Apuleius. Occasionally known as Golden Ass, The, Metamorphoses or Metamorphoses.

golden bough

A branch carried by Aeneas which gave him access to Hades. In some accounts, identified as golden bough, Aftermath, Aftermath or Golden Bough.

Golden Fleece

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Golgus

In some accounts, one of the mortal. Children of Adonis and Aphrodite. In this version, the third child of the union was Priapus who was immortal. Also called Golgus.

Gordian knot

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Gordius

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Gorgasus

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Alexanor and Nicomachus. Also called Gorgasus.

Gorge

Daughter of Oeneus and Althaea. Wife of Andraemon. Mother of Thoas. Sometimes called Gorge.

Gorgias

Father of Midas, in some accounts. Sometimes identified as Gorgias.

gorgoneion

A mask of the hideous face of a gorgon. In some accounts, called gorgoneion, chimaera, chimaera, gorgoneum, gorgoneum, grylli or grylli.

Gorgons

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Gorgopa

A name of Athena as 'she of the fearful face or 'Gorgon-faced'. Occasionally identified as Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Gorgopis or Athena.

Gorgophone

Daughter of Perseus and Andromeda. Wife of Perieres. Mother of Aphareus and Leucippus. She later married Oebalus and bore Tyndareus and Icarius. Also referred to as Gorgophone.

Gorgyra

A nymph of the underworld. Mother of Ascalaphus by Acheron, some say. Referred to as Gorgyra.

Gortys

Son of Rhadamanthus. Sometimes identified as Gortys.

Graces

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Graiae

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Granicus

A river-god. Father of Alexirrhoe. Referred to as Granicus.

Gration

One of the Earthborn Giants. Son of Uranus and Gaea. He was killed by Artemis during the battle between the Giants and the gods. On occassion, known as Gration, Gratium or Gratium.

Great Daedala

A festival in honour of Zeus and Hera. Sometimes identified as Great Daedala.

griffin

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Grinnus

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Guneus

Father of Laonome. Sometimes known as Guneus.

Gyges

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Hades

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Haemon

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Hagnias

Father of Tiphys, some say. Also commonly referred to as Hagnias.

halcyon

The kingfisher: the bird of Tethys. Referred to as halcyon.

Halesus

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Halia

A sea-woman. Mother of Rhode by Poseidon, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Halia, Helia or Helia.

Haliae

Sea-women: attendants of Dionysus. Occasionally referred to as Haliae.

Haliartus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Coronus. Occasionally identified as Haliartus.

Halieia

A festival in honour of Helios, held in Rhodes. Occasionally identified as Halieia.

Halirrhothius

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Halitherses

A prophet. Son of Mastor. He predicted the safe return of Odysseus. In some references, called Halitherses.

Haloa

A festival in honour of Demeter, Dionysus or Poseidon. Also commonly called Haloa.

Halys

A river-god of Asia Minor. Also called Halys.

Harakhtes

The Greek name for Harakhti. Sometimes called Harakhtes.

Harendotes

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Har-nedj-itef. Occasionally known as Harendotes, Horus, Horus, Mekhenti-irty, Red Horus, Anti, Har, Har-mau, Har-nedj-itef, Harpa-Neb-Taui, Harpakhrad, Harsomtus, Hartomes, Heart, Her-ka, Her-ap-sheta, Herdesuf, Heru Khent Khat, Heru Khent an Maa, Heru Khuti Heru Murti, Heru-pakhret Heru-sam-taui, Heru Ur, Herunub, Hor-hekenu, Hor Nubuti, Iahu, Lord of Two Lands, Mekenti-(en-)irty, Ra-Harakta, Ra-Harahkte, Re-Harahkty, Greek Ankhoes, Harsaphes or Hemen.

Harmachis

A name of Horus as Horus of the Horizon. Also known as Harmachis, Harmakhis, Harmakhis, Hermakhis, Hermakhis, Horus of the Horizon, Egyptian Har-em-akhet or Egyptian Har-em-akhet.

Harmonia

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Harpagus

A horse of Castor and Pollux. On occassion, identified as Harpagus.

Harpalus

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Harpalyce

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Harpalycus

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Harpe

One of the Amazons. Also referred to as Harpe.

Harpies

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Harpinna

A horse of Oenomaus, son of Ares. On occassion, known as Harpinna.

Harpocrates

The Greek name for Harpakhrad. At times, identified as Harpocrates, Harpokrates, Harpokrates, Harpakhrad or Horus the Younger.

Harpyia

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Harsomtus

The Greek name for Har-Mau. At times, known as Harsomtus, Horus, Horus, Mekhenti-irty, Red Horus, Anti, Har, Har-mau, Har-nedj-itef, Harpa-Neb-Taui, Harpakhrad, Hartomes, Heart, Her-ka, Her-ap-sheta, Herdesuf, Heru Khent Khat, Heru Khent an Maa, Heru Khuti Heru Murti, Heru-pakhret Heru-sam-taui, Heru Ur, Herunub, Hor-hekenu, Hor Nubuti, Iahu, Lord of Two Lands, Mekenti-(en-)irty, Ra-Harakta, Ra-Harahkte, Re-Harahkty, Greek Ankhoes, Harendotes, Harsaphes, Hemen, Somtus or Somtus.

Hebe

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Hecate

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Hecate Trioditis

A name for Hecate as goddess of the (cross-) roads. Known as Hecate Trioditis, Roman Trivia, Roman Trivia or Hecate.

Hecatea

White pillars set up at cross-roads. Where offerings were left for the goddess Hecate. In some lore, occasionally known as Hecatea.

Hecaterus

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Hector

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Hecuba

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Hegemone

In some accounts, one of the Graces. On occassion, known as Hegemone.

Heimarmene

Destiny personified. Occasionally called Heimarmene.

Heleius

A king of the Taphians. Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Occasionally called Heleius.

Helen

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Helenus

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Heliades

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Helicaon

Son of Antenor. Husband of Laodice. On occassion, identified as Helicaon.

Helice

A nymph. Wife of Oenopion. Mother of Merope. On occassion, identified as Helice.

Heliogabalos

The Greek version of Elagabalus. Also referred to as Heliogabalos, Elagabalus, Elagabalus, Elagabal, Elegabalus, Greek, Elagabalus or Elagabalus.

Heliopolis

The Greek name for the sacred. Egyptian city of the sun. Also identified as Heliopolis.

heliotrope

The sunflower into which Clytie was changed. In some accounts, called heliotrope.

Helius

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Helle

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Hellen

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Hellespontine Sybil

A prophetess. Occasionally known as Hellespontine Sybil.

Hellotia

A Cretan festival in honour of Athene or Europa. Also known as Hellotia.

hellotis

A wreath, said to contain the bones of Europa, carried in the festival of Hellotia. On occassion, identified as hellotis.

Helmet of Invisibility

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Hemera

An aspect of Eos as 'morning'. Daughter of Erebus and Nyx. Mother of Aphrodite, some say. Sometimes called Hemera, Day, Day, Eos, Eos, Eoos, Hespera, Egyptian Ahi, Hindu Aruna, Ushas, Roman Aurora, Mater Matuta, 'day', 'day', Dag or Dag.

hemicyne

One of a race of dog-headed humans, said to bark like dogs, living near the Black Sea. In some accounts, referred to as hemicyne, cynocephali or cynocephali.

Hemithea

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Hephaestia

A festival in honour of Hephaestus. Also identified as Hephaestia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Hephaestus

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Hera

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Heracleidae

Descendants of Heracles. At times, referred to as Heracleidae, Children of Heracles, Children of Heracles, Heracleidae, Heraclidae, Heraclidae, Heracleidae, Heraclides, Heraclides, Heracleidae, Heraklidae, Heraklidae or Heracleidae.

Heracles

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Heracles of Ceta

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Heracles of Tiryns

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Heraia

A festival in honour of Hera, held at New Year in every fourth year. Sometimes called Heraia.

Hercle

The Etruscan name for Heracles. On occassion, identified as Hercle.

Herculean knot

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Hercules

The Roman name for Heracles. On occassion, referred to as Hercules.

Herkios

A name for Zeus as god of enclosures. Also commonly called Herkios.

Herma

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Hermaia

A festival in honour of Hermes. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hermaia.

Hermanubis

The Egyptian god Anubis identified with Hermes. Sometimes referred to as Hermanubis, Anubis, Anubis, Inpw, Khenty-seh-netjer, Wip, Anpu, Imiut, Imy-ut, Khenti-imentiu, Neb-ta-djeser, Tepydju-ef, Greek Anpu, Hermes or Wapwawet.

Hermaphroditus

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Hermes

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Hermes Argeiphontes

A name for Hermes as the killer of Argus. Also known as Hermes Argeiphontes.

Hermes Chthonius

The god Hermes as a magician. In this role, he was second only to Hecate. Identified as Hermes Chthonius.

Hermes Trismegistus

A Greek derivation from the Egyptian. God, Thoth. He is said to have written many works of scholarship. In some references, known as Hermes Trismegistus, Trismegistus, Trismegistus, Hermes, Thoth, 'thrice greatest', Arab Hirmis, Arab Hirmis or Shullat.

Hermione

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Hermothea

Wife of Pandareus. Occasionally identified as Hermothea.

Hermouthis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Renenutet. Also called Hermouthis, Thermouthis or Thermouthis.

hero

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Hero

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Hero, The

The ghost of Polites. On occassion, known as Hero, The, Polites or Polites.

Herophile

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Herophilus

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. At times, known as Herophilus.

Heros

A Thracian god of the underworld, vegetation and the chase. Occasionally identified as Heros.

Herse

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Hesiod

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Hesione

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Hespera

An aspect of Eos as 'evening'. Sometimes referred to as Hespera, Eos, Eos, Eoos, Hemera, Egyptian Ahi, Hindu Aruna, Ushas, Roman Aurora or Mater Matuta.

Hespereia

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. In some lore, occasionally identified as Hespereia, Hesperia or Hesperia.

Hesperides

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Hesperis

A nymph. Mother of the Hesperides by Atlas. Occasionally known as Hesperis, Hespere or Hespere.

Hesperus

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Hesperusa

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. In some accounts, called Hesperusa, Hesperethusa or Hesperethusa.

Hestia

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Hicetaeon

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. In some references, referred to as Hicetaeon.

hierophant

Chief official at the celebration of the Eleusian mysteries. On occassion, identified as hierophant.

hieros gamos

Marriage between gods or between gods and humans. Also referred to as hieros gamos, theogamy or theogamy.

Hilaeria

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Hilara

A priestess of Artemis. Daughter of Apollo. Also referred to as Hilara, Hilaeria, Hilaeria, Hilaira or Hilara.

Hilaria

A festival in honour of Cybele held at the Spring equinox. At times, referred to as Hilaria.

Himantes

A Titaness. Mother of Pluto, some say. Also called Himantes.

Himeropa

One of the sirens. At times, known as Himeropa.

Himerus

A deity, desire personified, attendant on Aphrodite. Sometimes identified as Himerus, Himeros or Himeros.

Hippalcimus

Father of Peneleos. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hippalcimus.

Hippasus

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Hippeus

Son of Heracles by Procris. Twin brother of Antileon. Sometimes known as Hippeus.

Hippia

A title of Athena as goddess of horses. She was said to be a nurse of Baachus. In some accounts, identified as Hippia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Hippa or Hippa.

Hippios

A title of Poseidon as god of horses. Occasionally referred to as Hippios, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Hippo

An Amazon queen. Also called Hippo.

Hippocoon

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Hippocrene

A spring which appeared on Mount. Helicon from a hoof-print of Pegasus which became sacred to Apollo and the Muses. Also identified as Hippocrene, Aganippe, Aganippe, Aonian Fount, Hippokrene or Hippokrene.

Hippodamia

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Hippolochus

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Hippolyta

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Hippolytus

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Hippomedon

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Hippomene

Daughter of Menoeceus, some say. Mother of Amphityron and Anaxo. Also identified as Hippomene.

Hippomenes

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Hippona

A goddess of horses. Referred to as Hippona, Celtic Epona, Celtic Epona or Rhiannon.

Hipponous

Husband of Astynome. Father of Capaneus and Periboea. Known as Hipponous, Bellerophon, Bellerophon, Bellerophontes, Deophontes, Hipponous or Leophontes.

Hippotades

A mortal deified as Aeolus, god of the winds. Son of Hippotas, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hippotades.

Hippotas

Father of Hippotades in some versions. Some say, he is the same as Crinisus. In some accounts, referred to as Hippotas, Hippotes or Hippotes.

Hippotes

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Hippothoe

Daughter of Mestor and Lysidice. Mother of Pterelaus by Poseidon. Sometimes called Hippothoe.

Hippothous

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Hodites

Son of Heracles and Deianeira. Brother of Ctessipus, Glenus, Hyllus and Macaria. Also commonly known as Hodites.

Hodoedocus

Husband of Agrianome. Father of Oileus. In some references, identified as Hodoedocus.

Holiartus

Son of Sisyphus, some say. Brother of Coronus. Also commonly called Holiartus.

Homecomings

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Dealing with the story of Troy. On occassion, referred to as Homecomings.

Homer

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Homeric Hymns

Epic poems addressed to the Greek. Deities. These thirty-three poems are generally attributed to Homer but were probably composed by various other authors. Occasionally referred to as Homeric Hymns.

Homonoia

A goddess, concord personified. In some accounts, called Homonoia, Concordia, Concordia or Greek Aphrodite.

Hopladamus

A giant. He protected Rhea and the infant Zeus from the rape of Cronus. Also called Hopladamus.

Horae

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Horaea

A festival in honour of the Horae. Occasionally called Horaea.

Horios

A name for Zeus as guardian of boundaries. On occassion, known as Horios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Hosia

Heavenly justice personified. Identified as Hosia.

Hosioi

Priests as Delphi. Occasionally referred to as Hosioi.

Hundred-handed Ones

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hyacinth

The flower that grew from the soil stained by the blood of Hyacinthus. Known as hyacinth.

Hyacinthia

An eleven-day festival, held in May, in honour of Hyacinthus. In some accounts, referred to as Hyacinthia.

Hyacinthus

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Hyades

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Hyale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. In some references, known as Hyale, Hyala or Hyala.

Hyas

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Hybris

A goddess, pride personified. According to some accounts, the mother of Pan by Zeus. Also called Hybris.

Hydra

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Hydriades

Water nymphs. Called Hydriades.

Hydris

A water-snake said to destroy. Crocodiles. In some lore, occasionally identified as Hydris.

Hygeia

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Hylactor

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Hylaeus

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Hylas

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Hyllus

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Hymenaeus

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Hymn to Demeter

A poem by Homer telling of the wanderings of Demeter in search of Core. Also commonly referred to as Hymn to Demeter.

Hypastos

A title for a supreme god. Sometimes identified as Hypastos.

Hypate

An alternative name for one of the Muses when it was said that there. Were only 3 of them. Sometimes identified as Hypate, 'top' or 'top'.

Hyperbius

A Theban. He faced Hippomedon at the Oncaean Gate and killed him in the battle with the Seven against Thebes. Also called Hyperbius.

Hyperboreans

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Hypereia

An old name for Italy. Also referred to as Hypereia.

Hyperenas

A Trojan soldier. Son of Panthous. Brother of Euphorbus and Polydamas. Occasionally identified as Hyperenas.

Hyperenor

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Occasionally called Hyperenor.

Hyperion

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Hyperipne

Wife of Endymion, in some accounts. Sometimes called Hyperipne.

Hypermnestra

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Hyperphas

Father of Euryganeia. Also commonly referred to as Hyperphas.

Hypnus

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Hypseus

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Hypsipyle

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Hypsistos

A local god: a title for a supreme. God: the Greek name for Alalu or Elioun. Occasionally called Hypsistos, Hypsestus or Hypsestus.

Hyrie

Mother of Cycnus by Apollo. At times, called Hyrie.

Hyrieus

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Hyrnetho

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Hyrtacus

A king of Percote. Husband of Arisba. Father of Asius, Eurotas and Nisus. Sometimes known as Hyrtacus.

Hysminai

Battle personified. A descendant of Eris. In some lore, occasionally known as Hysminai, Malchai or Malchai.

Hystaspes

God of meadows. Son of Adonis and Aphrodite. In some references, referred to as Hystaspes.

Ia

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Iacchus

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Ialabion

Son of Poseidon. He tried to steal some of Geryon's cattle seized by Heracles as part of his tenth Labour and was killed by Heracles. In some references, identified as Ialabion.

Ialmenus

Son of Ares and Astyoche. Brother of Ascalaphus. He and his brother led the Minyans fighting with the Greeks at Troy. Referred to as Ialmenus.

Ialysa

Daughter of Danae. Called Ialysa.

Ialysus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of their. Son Cercaphus. Brother of Camirus and Lindus. Also known as Ialysus.

Iambe

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Iamus

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Ianthe

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Iao

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Iapetus

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Iapis

A physician. He, with the help of Aphrodite, healed Aeneas when he was wounded in the fighting with the Latins. Also commonly called Iapis.

Iapyx

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Iarbas

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Iardanus

A king of Lydia, father of Omphale. In some accounts, called Iardanus.

Iasion

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Iasius

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Iaso

Son (or daughter, some say) of Asclepius. Occasionally called Iaso.

Ibycus

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Icadius

A man saved by a dolphin. Also commonly identified as Icadius.

Icarius

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Icarus

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Icelus

A god of dreams. Son of Hypnos. Brother of Morpheus and Phantasus. He brings dreams of animals. In some accounts, known as Icelus, Icalus, Icalus, Ikelos, Ikelos, Phobetor, Phobetor, Phobetus or Phobetus.

Ichnobate

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ichor

The colourless fluid in veins of gods. This vital fluid never carried disease; if shed, it would generate new life where it fell. Occasionally referred to as ichor.

Ida

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Idaea

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Idaean Mother

A Greek version of Cybele; a name for Rhea. On occassion, referred to as Idaean Mother, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, Meter Dindymene, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Rhea, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Maia, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Rhea, Rhea, Adrastea, Rheia, Rheie, Phrygian Cybele or Roman Magna Mater.

Idaeans

Cretan spirits. Sometimes called Idaeans.

Idaeus

Herald of the Trojans. Son of Dares. Brother of Phegeus. Sometimes identified as Idaeus.

idaeus

A magic name for a finger. In some lore, occasionally called idaeus.

Idamente

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Idas

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Idmon

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Idomene

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Idomeneans

A race of people said to have sight. But no other senses. Sometimes identified as Idomeneans.

Idomeneus

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Idothea

A nymph. Daughter of Proteus and Psamathe. Occasionally referred to as Idothea, Dioi, Dioi, Eidothea, Eidothea, Ido or Ido.

Idyia

A sea-nymph, one of the Oceanids. Wife of Aetes. Mother of Apsyrtus and Medea. At times, called Idyia, Eidyia, Eidyia, Iduie or Iduie.

Ilia

A Titaness. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. Sometimes known as Ilia, Rhea Silvia, Rhea Silvia, Ilea, Ilia, Rea Silvia, Silvia, Sylvia or Tarchetius.

Iliad, The

Homer's poem telling the story of the Trojan War in 24 volumes. In some references, known as Iliad, The.

Ilias Parva

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Also commonly referred to as Ilias Parva, Little Iliad or Little Iliad.

Ilione

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Ilithyia

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Ilithyiae

Daughters of Zeus and Hera. In some accounts there were several daughters acting as the goddesses of birth. In some accounts, referred to as Ilithyiae, Eileithyiae, Eileithyiae, Ilithyia, Ilithyia, Eileithyia, Eilithieia, Eilithua, Eilithyia, Eleuthia, Ilythia, Juno, Eil(e)ithyia, Eil(e)itheia, Eleuthyra, Cretan Eleuthea, Egyptian Nekhbet, Roman Juno or Lucina.

Iliu Persis

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Dealing with the fall of Troy, attributed to Arctinus. Occasionally called Iliu Persis, Sack of Troy or Sack of Troy.

Ilius

Founder of Troy (Ilium). Occasionally identified as Ilius.

Illyrius

Son of Cadmus and Harmonia. Also commonly called Illyrius.

Ilus

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Imbrifer

A name for Orion as 'bringer of rain'. Occasionally known as Imbrifer, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Nimbosus or Urion.

Imenarete

Mother of Elphenor by Chalcadon. Sometimes called Imenarete.

Imouth

The Greek name for Imhotep. On occassion, identified as Imouth, Imouthes, Imouthes, Imuthes, Imuthes, Im(o)uthes or Im(o)uthes.

Inachus

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Incubo

A name for Faunus as a spirit of nightmares or buried treasures. On occassion, referred to as Incubo, Faunus, Faunus, Fatu(cl)us, Faun, In(n)uus, Lupercus, Silvan, plurFauni, Greek Pan or Faunus.

Indiges

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Ino

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Io

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Iobates

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Ioce

A deity, rout personified. Occasionally known as Ioce.

Iodame

A maiden seduced by Zeus. In some accounts she bore a daughter, Thebe. Others say that she is the same as Europa. Occasionally identified as Iodame.

Iolaus

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Iole

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Ion

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Ionians

Those Greeks said to be the descendants of Xanthus. Occasionally referred to as Ionians.

Iota

Goddess of destiny. Also referred to as Iota, Iotes or Iotes.

Iphianassa

Wife of Bias. Mother of Anaxibia. Occasionally called Iphianassa, Iphigenia, Iphigenia, Chrysothemis, Hecate the Younger, Iphegenaia, Iphegeneia or Iphianassa.

Iphiclus

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Iphigenia

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Iphigenia in Aulis

A play by Euripides dealing with the sacrificial death of Iphigenia. Before the departure of the Greek fleet for Troy. In some references, called Iphigenia in Aulis.

Iphigenia in Tauris

A play by Euripides dealing with the exploits of Orestes in seizing the statue of Artemis. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Iphigenia in Tauris, Iphigenia among the Taurians or Iphigenia among the Taurians.

Iphimedea

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Iphinoe

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Iphis

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Iphitus

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Iphthime

Sister of Icarius and Penelope. Wife of Eumelus. Occasionally identified as Iphthime.

Iris

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Irus

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Isander

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Ischepolis

Son of Alcathous. He was killed in the hunt for the Calydonian boar and his father killed Callipolis, the bearer of the news. Also commonly referred to as Ischepolis.

Ischus

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Isia

The Greek version of the Egyptian Isis. Known as Isia, Isis, Isis, Aset, Ast, Aust, Eset, Esu, Lady of the Beginning, Lady of the Emerald, Lady of the Turquoise, Our Lady, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Star of the Sea, Unt, Watch Merti, As(e)t, Eenohebis, Great Mother, Lady of Turquoise, Hes(a)t, Iahu, Mother of God, Sakhmet, Thousand Named, Urethekau, Werethekau, Greek Athena, Demeter, Io, Stella Maris, Manat, Mut or Ziza.

Ismarus

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Ismene

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Ismenus

A river-god. Son of Asopus and Metope. Father of Linus and Ismeris, some say. Called Ismenus.

Ismeris

Daughter of Ismenus. In some lore, occasionally known as Ismeris.

Isonoe

A Danaid. Mother of Orchomenus by Zeus. In some lore, occasionally called Isonoe.

Issa

A maiden loved by Apollo. Daughter of Macareus and his sister Canace. In some references, known as Issa.

Issedones

A legendary race. They were conquered and evicted from their own country by the Arismapi. Also known as Issedones.

Isthmian games

Four-yearly games founded by Sisyphus in memory of Melicertes or in honour of Poseidon. In some references, known as Isthmian games.

Isus

An illegitimate son of Priam. He and his half-brother, Antiphus, were killed by Agamemnon in the Trojan War. Also commonly called Isus.

Italus

Son of Telegonus and Penelope. In some accounts he was a king and married the daughter of Latinus, giving his name to Italy. Occasionally identified as Italus, Italos, Italos or Itylus.

Itaressus

One of the rivers in Hades. Occasionally known as Itaressus.

Itonia

A name for Athena as the goddess of Coronea. Referred to as Itonia.

Itonus

Father of Chromia. Also identified as Itonus.

Itylus

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Itymoneus

An Elean. He was killed by Nestor in the course of a cattle-raid. Sometimes referred to as Itymoneus.

Itys

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ivy

A plant sacred to Dionysus. It was said that this plant prevented drunkenness. Also identified as ivy.

Ixion

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Iyngies

A name of Dionysus. In some accounts, called Iyngies, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Iynx

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Jason

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Jocasta

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Judgement of Paris

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judy

One of the fairies of Macedonia. These beings are said to induce humans to dance with them and then kill those who do so. Also identified as judy.

Kairos

A god, opportunity personified. He is depicted as bald at the back but with a long forelock. Referred to as Kairos, Cairus, Cairus, Kairos or Kairos.

Kakia

Vice personified. She tried to tempt Heracles in his youth but he resisted her. Also referred to as Kakia, Cacia or Cacia.

Kalligeneia

A minor goddess of birth. On occassion, referred to as Kalligeneia.

Kallipyges

A name of Aphrodite (Venus) as 'the. One with shapely buttocks'. Sometimes known as Kallipyges, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa, Sumerian Inanna, Callipyges, Callipyges, Venus Callipyges or Venus Callipyges.

Kallynteria

A festival in honour of Athena, held in May. In some references, called Kallynteria.

Kandaon

A Boeotian name for Orion: an epithet of Ares. Also commonly identified as Kandaon, Ares, Ares, Enyalius, Egyptian Anhur, Etruscan Maris, Roman Gravidus or Mars.

kaous

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Katagogia

A festival in honour of Dionysus. Also known as Katagogia.

Kataibates

A name of Zeus as 'the one who descends'. Also commonly known as Kataibates, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Katayun

A princess. Lover of the Persian hero, Zariadres. Sometimes identified as Katayun, Odatis, Odatis or Hudata.

Keidomos

A demon. This being, who accompanied Ares in battle, controlled the noise of the battle. Also commonly called Keidomos.

kekyon

A drink of Demeter used in the ceremonies at Eleusis. In some accounts, called kekyon.

Ker

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Keraunia

A name for Semele reflecting her. Death from the lightning of Zeus. Also commonly referred to as Keraunia, Semele, Semele, Fauna, Thyone, Stimula, Phrygian Zemelo, Roman Fauna or Zagreus.

Keraunos

A thunder-god. A name of Zeus as 'lightning'. Occasionally called Keraunos, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

keres

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Keres

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kernos

A jar or drinking-vessel used in the Eleusinian rites. Also called kernos.

kerykeion

The wand of Hermes. On occassion, called kerykeion, Roman caduceus, Roman caduceus, caduceus, caduceus, Greek kerykeion, aurea virga or virga medicinus.

kingfisher

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Kissos

Dionysus as the god of ivy. Also identified as Kissos, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Kneph

The Greek version of Knef. Occasionally called Kneph, Cnuphis, Cnuphis, Khnum, Khnum, Chnemu, Chnoumis, Chnum, Chnumu, Khnumu, Ba, Divine Potter, Doudoon, E(e)f, Kh(e)nemu, Khnoum(is), Knum, Lord of the Afterworld, Nubian Dodonu, Knef, Knephis, Knephis, Knepth or Knepth.

Korythalia

A name of Artemis as 'laurel maiden'. In some accounts, referred to as Korythalia, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis or Euronyme.

Kourotrophos

Hera as the goddess of wet-nurses. Occasionally referred to as Kourotrophos, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Chera, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, 'lady', Parthenos, Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno, Selene, Karpophoros or Karpophoros.

Krenouchos

A name for Poseidon as god of fresh water. In some references, called Krenouchos, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Krisa

A shore on which Apollo brought Cretan sailors to safety. In honour of the god, his chief shrine was established here. Occasionally referred to as Krisa.

Kronia

A festival in honour of Cronus. Also known as Kronia.

Ktesios

A name for Zeus as the guardian of storerooms. At times, called Ktesios.

Kymenos

A name of Heracles as 'renowned'. Sometimes referred to as Kymenos, Heracles, Heracles, Alcaeus, Alcides, Amphitryonides, Criophorus, Herakles, Herc(l)e, Maneros, Melampygos, Melon, Palaemon, Palaimon, Tirynthian, Armenian Vahagn, Canaanite Melkarth, Celtic Ogmios, Etruscan Hercle, Italian Hereklo, Roman Hercules, The Unconquerable or Labours of Hercules.

Labdacus

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Labours of Hercules

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Labros

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Labyrinth

The maze built by Daedalus for Minos, king of Crete, to contain the Minotaur. Also known as Labyrinth.

Lacedaemon

Son of Zeus by Taygete. Husband of Sparte. Father of Amyclas and Eurydice. Sometimes identified as Lacedaemon.

Lachesis

The Fate who measures the thread of life. She is depicted with a scroll. Known as Lachesis, Lakhesis or Lakhesis.

Lachme

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Lacinius

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Lacon

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Lada

A goddess of Lycia. Also called Lada.

Ladon

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Laelaps

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Laertes

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Laestrygones

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Laimos

A deity, pestilence personified. Also called Laimos.

Laius

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Lament for Adonis

A poem by Bion. In some accounts, identified as Lament for Adonis.

Lamentation of Danae

A poem by Simonides. On occassion, identified as Lamentation of Danae.

Lamia

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Lamiae

Demons in the form of beautiful. Women. They were originally priestesses of Lamia but were down-graded and became demons seducing travellers or sucking their blood. Occasionally referred to as Lamiae.

Lamp of Phoebus

A name for the sun. Sometimes called Lamp of Phoebus.

Lampado

An Amazon queen. Sometimes identified as Lampado.

Lampas

A horse of Hector and Diomedes. Occasionally called Lampas.

Lampetia

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Lampos

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Lamprus

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Lamus

King of the Laestrygones. Son of Poseidon. Also referred to as Lamus.

lamyroi

Ghosts of the dead. Sometimes referred to as lamyroi, Roman lemures or Roman lemures.

Laocoon

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Laodacus

Son of Echemus and Timandra. On occassion, referred to as Laodacus.

Laodamas

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Laodamia

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Laodice

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Laomedon

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Laonome

Daughter of Guneus. A mistress of Heracles. Occasionally referred to as Laonome.

Laothea

A mistress of Priam. Daughter of Altes. Mother of Lycaon and Polydorus, some say. Also known as Laothea, Laothoe, Laothoe, Laotoe, Laotoe, Laot(h)oe or Laot(h)oe.

Lapiths

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Lapithus

Son of Ixion or Apollo and Nephele. Brother of Centaurus. He was the progenitor of the Lapiths. At times, known as Lapithus, Lapithes or Lapithes.

Larunda

A nymph. At times, known as Larunda, Lara, Lara, Mania or 'babbler'.

Lathenes

A Theban warrior. In the war with the Seven, he faced Amphiarus at the Homoloid Gate. Also commonly identified as Lathenes.

Latinus

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Latmus

The mountain on which Endymion fell. Asleep: the land of forgetting. Also called Latmus, Latmos or Latmos.

Latreus

A Centaur. He was killed by Caeneus in the fight that broke out between the Centaurs and the Lapiths at the wedding of Perithous and Hippodamia. Also commonly referred to as Latreus.

Latromis

Son of Dionysus by Ariadne. Also identified as Latromis.

laurel

The tree of Apollo. In some lore, occasionally known as laurel.

Lausus

Son of Mezentius. He was killed in the fighting between the band of Trojans led by Aeneas and the indigenous Latins and Rutulians. Also called Lausus.

Lavinia

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Lay of Demodocus

A poem in Homer's Odyssey. Telling. The story of Aphrodite's affair with Ares. Also known as Lay of Demodocus.

Leades

Son of Astracus. Brother of Amphidocus, Ismarus and Melanippus. He and his brothers helped to defend Thebes against the attacking Seven. Also known as Leades.

Leander

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Learchus

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Lebadeia

A town in Boeotia, site of the oracle of Trophonius. In some references, referred to as Lebadeia.

Lebros

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Leda

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Leimoniads

Nymphs of the meadows. At times, called Leimoniads, Limoniades or Limoniades.

Leiodes

A priest. He was one of the suitors harassing Penelope during her husband's absence and was killed by Odysseus on his return from his wanderings. Occasionally called Leiodes.

Leiriope

A nymph. Mother of Narcissus by Cephisus. Sometimes referred to as Leiriope, Liriope or Liriope.

Lelantus

One of the Titans, some say. Husband of Pereboea. Occasionally known as Lelantus.

Lelex

King of Laconia. Son of Poseidon by Libya. Brother of Agenor and Belus. Husband of Cleocharia. Father of Eurotas. In some accounts, referred to as Lelex.

Lemnos

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Lenaea

A Spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Also known as Lenaea, Festival of Wild Women, Festival of Wild Women, Lenaeon or Lenaeon.

Lenaeus

An epithet of Dionysus as ruler of the wine-presses. In some references, called Lenaeus, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus, Liber, Lanaios, Lanaios, Lenaios or Lenaios.

Leonteus

Son of Coronus. He was one of the leaders of the Lapiths at Troy. Sometimes referred to as Leonteus.

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Leos

A herald at the court of Theseus. In some accounts, known as Leos.

Leprea

A guardian goddess of lepers. Also identified as Leprea.

Lerna

A swamp in Argolis, home of the Hydra. Occasionally referred to as Lerna, Lerne or Lerne.

Lethaea

Wife of Olenus. She and her husband were both turned to stone by the gods On occassion, known as Lethaea.

Lethe

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Leto

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Leto Phytia

A name for Leto as creator, after she. Changed a girl into the boy Leucippus. Sometimes identified as Leto Phytia.

Leuca

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Leuce

A nymph. When chased by Hades she was turned into a white poplar. Sometimes known as Leuce.

Leucippe

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Leucippides

Hilaria and Phoebe, the daughters of Leucippus. Sometimes called Leucippides.

Leucippus

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Leucosia

One of the sirens. In some accounts, referred to as Leucosia.

Leucothoe

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Leucus

A Cretan. He seduced Meda, wife of Idomeneus, and, when her husband returned from the Trojan war, killed her and drove her husband from Crete. Occasionally called Leucus.

Libation Bearers, The

The second play in the trilogy Oresteia. By Aeschylus. Occasionally referred to as Libation Bearers, The, Choephorae, Choephorae, Libation Bearers, Choephoroi or Choephoroi.

Libethra

The site of Orpheus' burial. Sometimes identified as Libethra.

Libya

Daughter of Epaphus and Memphis. Sister of Lysianassa. Mother of Agenor, Belus and Lelex. By Poseidon. At times, referred to as Libya, Aega, Aega, Amalthea or Lybia.

Libyan Sybil

A prophetess. Also identified as Libyan Sybil.

Lichas

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Licymnius

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Ligdus

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Ligea

One of the sirens. On occassion, referred to as Ligea, Ligeia or Ligeia.

Liknites

A name of Dionysus as a vegetationgod, new-born each year. Also referred to as Liknites, Child in the Harvest Basket, Child in the Harvest Basket, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Liknophoria

A fertility rite used as part of the Eleusinian Mysteries. Also identified as Liknophoria.

Limniads

Lake-nymphs. At times, called Limniads.

Limos

Famine personified. Offspring of Eris. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Limos.

Linda

Daughter of Danae. Sometimes known as Linda.

Lindus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of Cercaphus, their son. Brother of Cameirus and Ialysus. In some references, identified as Lindus.

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Liparus

Father of Cyane. Sometimes referred to as Liparus.

Lips

God of the wind from the south-west. Also commonly identified as Lips, Roman Africus or Roman Africus.

Litai

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Lityerses

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Locheia

A name of Artemis as goddess of childbirth. Occasionally referred to as Locheia, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis, Euronyme, Lochia or Lochia.

Lodona

A nymph. She was changed into a stream by Artemis to save her from the unwanted attentions of Pan. In some references, referred to as Lodona.

Logos

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Lotis

A nymph. Daughter of Poseidon. She was changed into a lotus tree to escape Priapus who tried to seduce her as she slept. Sometimes called Lotis.

Lotophagi

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lotus

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Loxias

A name of Apollo as 'the ambiguous. One'. Also known as Loxias, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Lucian

A 2nd C. Writer. He was the author of many satirical works involving gods and heroes. Sometimes identified as Lucian, Loukianos or Loukianos.

Lukoi

Devotees of Zeus Lycaeus who ate. The flesh of wolves at religious. Ceremonies. In some lore, occasionally known as Lukoi.

Lusios

A name of Dionysus as 'one who flees. From guilt'. Occasionally known as Lusios, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus, Liber, Luseios or Luseios.

Lybia

Daughter of Epaphus and Memphis. Mother of Agenor, Belus, and Lelex. By Poseidon. Occasionally known as Lybia, Aega, Aega, Amalthea or Libya.

Lycabas

A sailor on the ship when Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. On occassion, identified as Lycabas.

Lycaea

A festival in honour of Pan. On occassion, called Lycaea.

Lycaeus

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Lycaon

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Lycastus

Father of Minos by Ida. Known as Lycastus.

Lycatheus

Father of Creon. Occasionally called Lycatheus.

Lycelius

Apollo as god of the wolves. Sometimes known as Lycelius.

Lyceus

A name for Apollo as 'light' or 'splendour'. Also known as Lyceus, Lycaeus or Lycaeus.

Lychnus

In some accounts, a son of Hephaestus. By Athena. On occassion, called Lychnus.

Lycia

The place where Apollo was born. Occasionally called Lycia, Lykia or Lykia.

Lycimnius

Son of Electryon by Midea. Occasionally called Lycimnius.

Lycippe

An Amazon. Mother of Tanais. Sometimes identified as Lycippe.

Lycisca

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Lycomedes

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Lycorea

One of the peaks of Mount. Parnassus, sacred to Apollo. On occassion, known as Lycorea, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Mara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

Lycotherses

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Lycurgus

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Lycus

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Lyda

A nymph who rejected the love of a satyr. Occasionally referred to as Lyda.

Lygis

A son of Poseidon. Also commonly known as Lygis.

Lyncea

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Lynceus

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Lyncus

King of Scythia. He tried to kill Triptolemus but the goddess Demeter intervened and changed Lyncus into a lynx. Occasionally identified as Lyncus.

Lysianassa

Daughter of Epaphus and Memphis. Sister of Libya. Mother of Busiris by Poseidon. Also commonly referred to as Lysianassa.

Lysidice

Daughter of Pelops. Wife of Mestor. Mother of Hippothoe. Mother of Amphitryon, some say. Occasionally identified as Lysidice.

Lysimache

Daughter of Abas. Sister of Coeranus. Wife of Talaus, some say. In some lore, occasionally called Lysimache.

Lysippe

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Ma

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Macareus

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Macaria

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Machai

A deity, battle personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes identified as Machai, Hyminai or Hyminai.

Machaon

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Machimos

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Macris

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Maelid

An apple-nymph. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Maelid.

Maeon

Son of Hemon. He led a party of fifty men to ambush Tydeus. The intended victim killed all except Maeon. Sometimes called Maeon.

Maera

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Maestra

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Magaera

One of the 3 Furies. Occasionally known as Magaera.

Magnes

Son of Zeus by Thyia. Father of Hymenaeus, in some accounts. Called Magnes.

Magnesian mares

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Maia

A nymph of Mount Cyllene. One of the Pleiades. Daughter of Atlas and Pleione. Mother of Hermes by Zeus. In some lore, occasionally known as Maia, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, Meter Dindymene, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Idaean Mother, Rhea, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Fauna, Fauna, Fatua, Faula, Good Goddess, Maia Maiesta, Maiesta, Oma, Greek Damia, Semele, Maya, Maya, Mahamaya, Maya Bunin, Mayadevi, Mahamaya, Maya-Bunin, Tara, Hindu Lakshmi, Maya, Maya, maya, maya, abhicara, indra-jala, maia, Rosmerta, Rosmerta or Maia.

Malis

Mother of Alcaeus and Cleodaeus. By Heracles. Occasionally called Malis.

Mandulis

The Greek name for Meruil. Identified as Mandulis, Egyptian Meruil or Egyptian Meruil.

Maniai

A name for the Furies as 'senders of madness'. Sometimes identified as Maniai, Furies, Furies, Benignant Ones, Erinnyes, Erinnys, Erinues, Erinyes, Eumenides, Furiae, Kindly Ones, Solemn Ones, Ara(e), Erin(n)yes, Erunnys, Eumenides, Norse Waelcyrge, Roman Dirae, Furiae or Semnai Theai.

Mantius

Father of Clitus. Sometimes identified as Mantius.

Manto

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Marathon

A king of Sicyon. Son of Epopeus, some say. The self-styled 'son of Zeus'. Father of Corinthus and Sicyon. In some references, known as Marathon.

Marathonian Bull

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Mari

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Mariandynus

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. Sometimes known as Mariandynus.

Marica

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Mother of Latinus by Faunus, some say. Occasionally known as Marica.

Marnas

A name for Zeus as 'virgin-born'. On occassion, referred to as Marnas.

Maron

A priest of Apollo. Son of Euanthes. He gave Odysseus the wine with which he made Polyphemus drunk. At times, known as Maron.

Marpesia

An Amazon queen. Sometimes referred to as Marpesia.

Marpessa

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Marsyas

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maschalismos

The practice of cutting off the hands and feet of the dead to prevent. Them from reappearing as ghosts. At times, called maschalismos.

Master, The

A name and attribute of Hermes. Also referred to as Master, The.

Master Thief

A name given to various characters. Noteworthy as thieves. Some of these are Autolycus, Cacus and Hermes. At times, known as Master Thief, Autolycus, Autolycus, Autolukos, Autolykos, Cacus, Cacus, Caecius, Kaki(o)s, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Nomius, Oneicopompus, Pasturer, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury or Charidotes.

Mastor

Father of Halitherses. Occasionally known as Mastor.

Mastusius

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Meander

A Phrygian river-god. In some lore, occasionally called Meander.

Meantheus

A goatherd. Sometimes called Meantheus, Meanthius, Meanthius, Melanthius or Melanthius.

Mecisteus

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Meda

Wife of Idomenus. She was seduced by Leucus who, when her husband returned from the Trojan War, killed her and drove Idomenus from Crete. In some lore, occasionally called Meda.

Medea

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Medon

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Medus

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Medusa

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Megaera

One of the 3 Furies. Sometimes called Megaera, Megaira, Megaira, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Alecto.

Megamede

Wife of Thespius. Mother of Procris and 49 other. Daughters. Also identified as Megamede.

Megapenthes

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Megara

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Megarius

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Meges

Son of Phyleus. He was a suitor for the hand of Helen and fought at Troy. Also referred to as Meges.

Meiboia

A bee-goddess. Occasionally known as Meiboia.

Meilichian gods

Minor gods. Occasionally referred to as Meilichian gods.

Meilichios

A snake-deity. Worship of this deity was superseded by worship of Zeus. Sometimes referred to as Meilichios, Melichios, Melichios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Meion

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Melampus

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Melanchaetes

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Melaneus

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Melanion

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Melanippe

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Melanippus

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Melanius

King of Oechalia. Father of Eurytus. Also referred to as Melanius.

Melanthius

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Melantho

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Melanthus

The helmsman of the ship on which Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. In some references, called Melanthus.

Melas

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Meleager

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Meles

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Melete

One of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 or 4 of them. Also known as Melete, 'practice' or 'practice'.

Melia

An Oceanid. Daughter of Oceanus and Argia. Half-sister and wife of Inachus. Mother of Aegialius, Io and Phoroneus. In some accounts, referred to as Melia, Meliae, Meliae, Meliai or Melic nymphs.

Meliae

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Meliagrides

Sisters of Meleager who were changed. Into a guinea-fowl at his death. Occasionally called Meliagrides.

Meliboea

One of the Oceanids. Wife of Pelasgus. Mother of Lycaon. In some references, referred to as Meliboea.

Melicertes

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Melissa

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melissa

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Melissus

A king of Crete. Husband of Amalthea, some say. Father of Adrastea, Ida and Melissa. Also identified as Melissus.

Melite

One of the Naiads. Mother of Hyllus by Heracles, some say. At times, known as Melite.

Melites

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Also commonly known as Melites.

Melius

A Titan. In some references, known as Melius.

Melon

A name of Heracles as an immortal. After he received the apples of the Hesperides. In some references, referred to as Melon, Heracles, Heracles, Alcaeus, Alcides, Amphitryonides, Criophorus, Herakles, Herc(l)e, Kymenos, Maneros, Melampygos, Palaemon, Palaimon, Tirynthian, Armenian Vahagn, Canaanite Melkarth, Celtic Ogmios, Etruscan Hercle, Italian Hereklo, Roman Hercules, The Unconquerable or Labours of Hercules.

Melpomene

One of the 9 Muses, the Muse of tragedy. Occasionally referred to as Melpomene.

Memnon

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memnonia

Statues erected to commemorate. Memnon. The statue of Amenhotep III is one such statue. Identified as memnonia, Memnon, Memnon or Amenophis.

Memnonides

Birds arising from Memnon's. Funeral pyre. The grieving comrades of Memnon were changed into birds which were said to visit Memnon's tomb every year. On occassion, known as Memnonides.

Memphis

Daughter of the Nile river-god. Wife of Epaphus. Mother of Libya and Lysianassa. Referred to as Memphis.

Men

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Mendes

The Greek name for Banaded. In some accounts, referred to as Mendes, Osiris, Osiris, An, Andjeti, An(d)jety, Apuatu, Asar(i), Asartaiti, Banaded, Khenti-Amentiu, Sekhemtaui, Unbu, Unneffer, Un(n)o, Wenneffer, Wennoffer, Winefred, Babylonian Nergal, Greek Dionysus, Hades, Rhot-Amenti, Serapis or Uasar.

Menecrates

A physician. Also known as Menecrates.

Menelaus

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Menelea

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Menestheus

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Menetheus

Son of Sperchius by Polydora. Occasionally called Menetheus.

Menetus

Father of Antianeira. Sometimes called Menetus.

Menippe

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Menippus

A man who was about to marry a Phoenician woman when Apollonius. Discovered that she was a serpent. Occasionally identified as Menippus.

Menoceus

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Menodice

A nymph. Mother of Hylas by Theodamus. In some references, called Menodice, Menedice or Menedice.

Menoeceus

A descendant of the Sparti. Father of Creon, Hippomene and Jocasta, some say. Referred to as Menoeceus, Menoikeus, Menoikeus, Menoeceus or Menoceus.

Menoetes

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Menoetius

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Mentes

A Taphian chief. Son of Anchialus. Athena assumed the guise of Mentes to induce Telemachus to go in search of his father, Odysseus. Also known as Mentes, Mentor or Mentor.

Mentor

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Menzentius

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Meriones

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Mermerus

Son of Jason and Medea. Father of Ilus. Occasionally called Mermerus.

Merope

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Merops

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Merotraphes

A name of Dionysus referring to his. Insertion into the thigh of Zeus. At birth. Also commonly called Merotraphes, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Mese

An alternative name for one of the Muses when it was said that there. Were only 3 of them. Also referred to as Mese, 'middle' or 'middle'.

Meses

A wind from the north-east quarter. Sometimes known as Meses.

Messene

A princess of Sargos. Also commonly known as Messene.

Mestor

Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Brother of Alcaeus, Electryon and Sthenelus. Husband of Lysidice. Father of Hippothoe. At times, referred to as Mestor.

Mestra

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Metageiteria

A festival in honour of Apollo, held in Athens. Also known as Metageiteria.

Metameleia

A deity, repentance personified. Also identified as Metameleia.

Metaneira

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Metapontes

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Meter

A mother-goddess. On occassion, called Meter, Meter Oriae or Meter Oriae.

Meter Dindymene

A name for Cybele as a mountain. Goddess. At times, called Meter Dindymene, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Idaean Mother, Rhea, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Maia, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Dindyme, Dindyme, Dindymene, Dindymene, Dindymus, Dindymus, Dindyme(ne) or Dindyme(ne).

Meter Oriae

A name of Meter as 'mother of the mountain'. Occasionally identified as Meter Oriae, Meter or Meter.

Meteres

In some accounts, a Cretan fertility. Goddess. On occassion, referred to as Meteres.

Metharme

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Metiadusa

Wife of Cecrops. Mother of Pandion. In some references, known as Metiadusa.

Metioche

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Metion

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Metis

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Metope

Daughter of Ladon. Wife of Asopus. Mother of Ismenus, Pelagon and 20 daughters. Occasionally identified as Metope.

metragyrti

A wandering devotee of Cybele or Rhea. These men, mostly eunuchs, travelled the country begging and making prophecies. On occassion, known as metragyrti, plurmetragyrtes, plurmetragyrtes, metragyrtoi or metragyrtoi.

Metus

The god of fear. At times, called Metus.

Mezentius

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Midas

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Midea

A concubine of Electryon. Mother of Licymnius by Electryon. Also identified as Midea.

Milete

Daughter of Hoples. First wife of Aegeus. In some accounts, called Milete.

Miletus

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miligma

An offering to the god of the underworld. Also referred to as miligma.

Milky Way

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Milo

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Mimas

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Minelaphos

A sacred stag worshipped by a Cretan cult. Called Minelaphos, Stag-Minos or Stag-Minos.

Minos

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Minotaur

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Minotragos

The sacred goat worshipped by a Cretan cult. On occassion, known as Minotragos, Goat-Minos or Goat-Minos.

Minthe

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Minyans

The descendants of Minyas: a name for the Argonauts. Occasionally identified as Minyans, Argonauts, Argonauts, Jason, Minyae, Minuae or Minuae.

Minyas

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Mise

A minor goddess. In some accounts, she is referred to as bisexual. Sometimes known as Mise.

Misenus

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Misericordia

Goddess of mercy. A child of Erebus and Nyx. On occassion, referred to as Misericordia, Eleos or Eleos.

Misme

Mother of Ascalabus. She gave Demeter water to drink and, when her son, Ascalabus, mocked Demeter, the goddess turned him into a lizard. In some references, called Misme.

Mistress, The

An Arcadian goddess: a name for Core or Despoena. Sometimes called Mistress, The.

Mitys

A man who was murdered. A statue erected to commemorate Mitys exacted retribution when it fell on the murderer, killing him. Sometimes referred to as Mitys.

Miysis

The Greek name of Mihos. Occasionally called Miysis, Mios, Mios, Mysis or Mysis.

Mneme

One of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 of them. In some accounts, referred to as Mneme.

Mnemosyne

A Titaness. Goddess of memory. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. Mother of the Muses by Zeus. Also commonly known as Mnemosyne, 'memory', 'memory' or Munin.

Mnesileos

Son of Polydeuces by Phoebe. In some accounts, identified as Mnesileos.

Mnesimache

Daughter of Dexamenus. She was abducted by the Centaur, Eurytion, but Heracles arrived in time to kill the Centaur and save her. In some references, referred to as Mnesimache.

Moirae

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Molione

Daughter of Molus. Sister of Meriones. Wife of Actor. Mother of Cteatus and Eurytus. In some references, known as Molione.

Moliones

The giants Cteatus and Eurytus. Sons of Actor and Molione. They were Siamese twins and their real father was Poseidon. Sometimes identified as Moliones, Molionidae or Molionidae.

Molorchus

A peasant who gave shelter to Heracles. When he was searching for the Nemean Lion. In some lore, occasionally called Molorchus.

Molossus

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Molpe

One of the Sirens. Sometimes known as Molpe.

Molus

Brother of Idomenus. Father of Meriones and Molione. Also identified as Molus.

moly

A magical herb. This was the herb given to Odysseus by Hermes to ward off the charms of Circe. Occasionally called moly.

Momus

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monoceros

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Month

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Menthu. Occasionally called Month.

Mopsus

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Mormo

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Morpheus

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Morpho

Aphrodite as 'the shapely one'. Occasionally called Morpho, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Mount Athos

A holy mountain. On occassion, referred to as Mount Athos.

Mount Atlas

Home of the Graiae. In some references, referred to as Mount Atlas.

Mount Caucasus

The place where Prometheus was chained to a rock. Also commonly called Mount Caucasus.

Mount Ceryneia

A mountain in Greece, home of the Ceryneian Hind. Sometimes referred to as Mount Ceryneia, Mount Maenalus or Mount Maenalus.

Mount Cithaeron

The site where Heracles slew a lion and Oedipus was abandoned as a baby, his feet pierced by a nail. Occasionally known as Mount Cithaeron.

Mount Cyllene

A mountain in Arcady, birthplace of Hermes. At times, called Mount Cyllene, Cyllene or Cyllene.

Mount Dicte

The site in Crete where the infant Zeus was hidden by Rhea. At times, known as Mount Dicte.

Mount Helicon

Home of the Muses. Sometimes known as Mount Helicon, Helicon or Helicon.

Mount Ida

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Mount Latmus

The site of the cave where Selene. Hid Endymion. Also commonly identified as Mount Latmus.

Mount Nysa

Home of the nymphs who raised the infant Dionysus who was born there. Occasionally referred to as Mount Nysa.

Mount Oeta

The site of Heracles' apotheosis. Also identified as Mount Oeta.

Mount Olympus

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Mount Orthrys

The site where Deucalion's ark landed, in some accounts. In some accounts, called Mount Orthrys.

Mount Ossa

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Mount Parnassus

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Mount Pelion

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Mount Pindus

The place to which the Centaurs were banished when they were finally. Defeated by the Lapiths. On occassion, called Mount Pindus.

Mount Rhodope

The site of the oracle of Rhesus. In some accounts, called Mount Rhodope.

Mount Sipylus

The site on which Niobe was turned to stone by Zeus. Occasionally called Mount Sipylus.

Mount Titthium

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Mulius

Son-in-law of Augeas. He was killed by Nestor during a cattle-raid. At times, called Mulius.

Municus

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Munychus

Son of Acamas and Laodice. He was raised by Aethra, mother of Theseus. Occasionally known as Munychus.

Musaeus

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Musagetes

A name of Apollo as leader of the Muses. Sometimes known as Musagetes, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Muses

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Mutto

A king of Tyre. Father of Dido, some say. In other accounts, Dido's father is given as Belus. Identified as Mutto.

Mygdalion

Son of Cinyras. In some references, known as Mygdalion.

Mygdon

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Myiagros

A god who chased away flies during sacrificial rites. At times, known as Myiagros.

Mynes

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Myrina

Daughter of Thoas. Sister of Hypsipyle. In some lore, occasionally called Myrina.

Myrmidons

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Myrrha

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Myrtilus

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Myrtium

The mountain on which, in some accounts, the infant Asclepius was abandoned by Apollo. Also called Myrtium, Titthium, Titthium, Tithium or Tithium.

myrtle

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Myrto

A name of Aphrodite when depicted sitting under a myrtle tree. In some accounts, called Myrto, Murcia, Murcia, Myrtea, Myrtea, Aphrodite, Myrtoessa or Myrtoessa.

Mysterion

An Autumn festival in honour of Dionysus. Also called Mysterion.

Mystes

A name of Dionysus as 'the initiated'. Occasionally called Mystes, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

naiad

A nymph of streams, lakes and rivers. Also called naiad, plurnaiades or plurnaiades.

Nais

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Napaeae

Nymphs of the trees and valleys. On occassion, identified as Napaeae, Napaiai or Napaiai.

Nape

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narcissus

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Narcissus

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Naubolus

Son of Phocus and Antiope, some say. Father of Ipitus. At times, known as Naubolus.

Naupiadame

Daughter of Amphodamus. Mother of Augeas by Helius. Also called Naupiadame.

Nauplius

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Nausamon

Son of Amphithemis and Tritonis. Brother of Caphaurus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Nausamon.

Nausicaa

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Nausimedon

Son of Nauplius and Clymene or Hesione. Brother of Oeax and Palamedes. Occasionally called Nausimedon.

Nausineus

Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausithous. Sometimes referred to as Nausineus.

Nausithous

A king of Phaeacia. Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausineus. Father of Alcinous and Rhexenor. Also called Nausithous.

Naxos

The island on which Theseus. Abandoned Ariadne. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Naxos.

Neaera

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nebris

The fawn-skin worn by Bacchus and his followers. Known as nebris.

Nebrophonus

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Neikos

A deity, strife personified. Son of Eris. He was opposed to Philotes, a version of Ares versus Aphrodite. Occasionally referred to as Neikos, Neicea, Neicea, Neikea or Neikea.

Neis

Daughter of Zethus and Aedon or Thebe. Sister of Itylus. Wife of Endymion, some say. In some accounts, known as Neis.

Nekusia

A festival, honouring the dead, held in Athens. Sometimes known as Nekusia.

Nekyomanteion

An oracle of the dead. In some lore, occasionally known as Nekyomanteion.

Neleus

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Nemea

Wife of Lycurgus. Mother of Opheltes. In some lore, occasionally called Nemea.

Nemean games

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Nemean lion

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Nemesis

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Nenia

A goddess of the dying. In some references, referred to as Nenia.

Neoptolemus

Son of Achilles. The name given to Pyrrhus when he went to fight at Troy after the death of his father, Achilles. In some accounts, known as Neoptolemus, Neoptolemos, Neoptolemos, Pyrrhus, Pyrrhus, Purrhos, Pyrrho, Pyrrhos, Pyrrho(s), 'young warrior' or 'young warrior'.

nepenthe

A pain-killing drug given to Helen of Troy by Polydamia. Called nepenthe.

Nephalion

Son of Minos. Also called Nephalion.

Nephelae

Cloud nymphs. Daughters of Uranus. On occassion, referred to as Nephelae, 'clouds' or 'clouds'.

Nephele

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Nephelegeretes

A name of Zeus as 'cloud-gatherer'. Also called Nephelegeretes, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Neraida

Daughter of Alexander the Great. A name given to Cale when she. Became immortal. Occasionally known as Neraida, Cale or Cale.

Nereid

One of the 50 (or 3,000) sea-nymphs. Attendant on Poseidon. Daughters of Nereus and Doris. Sometimes identified as Nereid.

Nereus

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Nessus

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Nestor

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Nete

An alternative name for one of the Muses when they were said to be only 3 in number. Called Nete, 'bottom' or 'bottom'.

Nicippe

A priestess at the grove of Demeter. At Dotrium. Daughter of Pelops and Hippodamia. Wife of Sthenelus. Mother of Eurystheus. In some accounts, referred to as Nicippe.

Nicomachus

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Alexanor and Gorgasus. In some references, called Nicomachus.

Nicostrates

Son of Menelaus by Helen or a nymph. After his father died, he drove Helen from Sparta. Also known as Nicostrates.

Nike

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Nike Apteros

A name for Nike as 'wingless'. Known as Nike Apteros.

Nikephoros Athena

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Nilus

The Nile personified. The Greek name for Hapy. Sometimes identified as Nilus.

Nimbosus

A Latin name for Orion as 'bringer of rain'. Called Nimbosus, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Imbrifer or Urion.

Niobe

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Niobids

The children of Niobe. Sometimes identified as Niobids.

Niophoros

A name for Zeus as bringer of victory. Sometimes referred to as Niophoros.

Nireus

A commander at Troy. He led a small contingent from Syme, supporting the Greeks, and was killed by Eurypylus. Occasionally called Nireus.

Nisa

Wife of Mopsus the shepherd. On occassion, known as Nisa, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Mara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

Nissa

A nymph, said to be the mother of the sun. On occassion, called Nissa.

Nisus

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Noman

The name used by Odysseus when he and his men escaped from the cave of the Cyclops, Polyphemus. In some accounts, identified as Noman, Outis or Outis.

Nomius

A name for a guardian god of the fields such as Apollo, Hermes, Pan, etc. In some accounts, called Nomius, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus, Roman Apellun, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Master Thief, Oneicopompus, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury, Charidotes, Nomios, Nomios, Pan, Pan, Feeder, Herdsman, 'all', Capricorn, Goat-god, Goat-Pan, Shepherd God, plurpanes, Roman Consentes, Faunus, Lupercus, Silvan or Evander.

Nomos

A deity, law personified. Sometimes referred to as Nomos.

Nonacris

Wife of Lycaon. Mother of Callisto and Nyctimus. Also called Nonacris, Syrinx, Syrinx, Nonacris or Suringx.

Nonios

A horse of Pluto. Occasionally identified as Nonios, Nomios or Nomios.

Notus

God of the South or South-west wind. Son of Eolus and Eos or of Astraeus and Eos. Occasionally called Notus, Notos, Notos, Roman Auster or Roman Auster.

Nycteis

A name for Antiope as daughter of Nycteus. Also commonly known as Nycteis, Antiope or Antiope.

Nycteus

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Nyctimus

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Nyctymene

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nymphaeum

A shrine dedicated to nymphs: a grotto or temple of the nymphs. Also called nymphaeum.

Nymphagetes

A name of Poseidon as a god of fresh water. Also called Nymphagetes, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

nymphs

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Nysa

The most beautiful of the Nysaean. Nymphs: the beautiful valley which was their home. Also commonly referred to as Nysa.

Nysaean nymphs

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Nyx

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Oceanids

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Oceanus

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Ocnus

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Ocydroma

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Ocypete

One of the Harpies. On occassion, known as Ocypete, Ocypeta, Ocypeta, Okypete, Okypete, 'swift-flying' or 'swift-flying'.

Ocyrrho

Daughter of Asclepius. Also referred to as Ocyrrho.

Odius

A herald. In some lore, occasionally identified as Odius.

Odysseus

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Odyssey

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Oeagrus

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Oeax

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Oebalus

King of Sparta. Husband of Gorgophone, widow of Batea or of Perieres. Father of Hippocoon, Icarius and Tyndareus. Occasionally known as Oebalus.

Oedipodeia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, the story of Oedipus. Occasionally called Oedipodeia.

Oedipodion

A tomb, the final resting place of Oedipus. Also called Oedipodion.

Oedipus

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Oedipus at Colonus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. Also identified as Oedipus at Colonus.

Oedipus Tyrannus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. On occassion, known as Oedipus Tyrannus.

Oeneis

A nymph. Mother of Pan, in some accounts. Also identified as Oeneis.

Oeneus

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Oeno

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Oenoe

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Wife of Thoas. Mother of Sicinus. Known as Oenoe.

Oenomaus

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Oenone

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Oenopion

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Oenotropoe

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Oeonus

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Ogyges

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Ogygia

The island of Calypso where Odysseus was held for some years. In some accounts, known as Ogygia, Ogugia or Ogugia.

Oicles

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Oileus

A king of Locris. Son of Hodoedocus and Agrianome. Father of Ajax the Less. Father of Medon by Rhene. He was one of the Argonauts. Referred to as Oileus.

Oizys

A deity, pain personified. Son of Erebus and Nyx or of Nyx alone. Also commonly referred to as Oizys.

Old Man of Crete

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Olenias

Son of Oeneus and Periboea. Brother of Tydeus. Sometimes called Olenias.

Olenus

Son of Hephaestus. Husband of Lethaea. Both he and his wife were turned to stone by the gods. Occasionally known as Olenus, Olenos or Olenos.

olive

The tree of Athene. At times, called olive.

Olympeium

A temple of Zeus at Athens. Sometimes identified as Olympeium.

Olympia

A sacred valley in Elis. This valley is said to be the home of Zeus and is the site of temples of Hera and Zeus. Sometimes called Olympia.

Olympias

A wind from the north-west quarter. At times, identified as Olympias.

Olympic games

A sacred festival. This took the form of four-yearly games for men in honour of Zeus. Referred to as Olympic games.

Omadios

A name of Dionysus as 'the one who eats raw flesh'. Also referred to as Omadios, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Ombrios

A name of Zeus as god of rain. Occasionally called Ombrios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

ombrophone

A prophet of rain. Also called ombrophone.

Omphale

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Omphalus

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Onchestus

A sea-god. Son of Poseidon. He was said to be the founder of a city of the same name. In some lore, occasionally called Onchestus.

Onchomenous

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Oncius

A king of Arcadia. Also referred to as Oncius.

Ondine

A water nymph. In some lore, occasionally identified as Ondine.

Oneaea

A nymph. Mother of Orion by Poseidon. Occasionally referred to as Oneaea.

Oneicopompus

A name of Hermes as 'conductor of dreams'. Identified as Oneicopompus, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Master Thief, Nomius, Pasturer, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury, Charidotes, Mercury, Mercury, Mercurius, Merqurius, Mircurios, Mirqurios, Terminus, Mergurius, Mirqurius, Psychopompus or Greek Hermes.

Oneiroi

The many dream-spirits of the underworld which come forth at night. Also called Oneiroi.

Oneiros

A deity, dreams personified. Offspring of Nyx. He is depicted with large wings on his back, small ones on his head. Also commonly identified as Oneiros.

Oneis

A nymph. Mother of Pah, some say. Also identified as Oneis.

Opheltes

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Ophiogenes

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Ophion

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Ophitea

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Opis

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Optiletois

A name for Athena as the goddess with keen eyesight and great intellectual gifts. Known as Optiletois, Ophthalmitis, Ophthalmitis, Athena, Optiletis, Oxydeices or Oxydeices.

oracle

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orant

A female worshipper typifying the soul of the dead. In some references, called orant.

Orchamus

A king of Persia. Husband of Eurynome. Father of Leucothe. He buried his daughter alive after she had been seduced by Helius. In some references, known as Orchamus.

Orchomenus

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Oreads

Mountain nymphs. Sometimes identified as Oreads, Oreades or Oreades.

Oreios

A wild man who, with Therytas, captured Silenus. On occassion, known as Oreios.

Oreithyia

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Oresteia

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Orestes

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Orestheus

King of the Locrians. Son of Deucalion. Father of Phytius. He planted a stick, born of a bitch, and it grew into the vine. Also called Orestheus.

Orestiads

Mountain nymphs. In some references, called Orestiads.

Orestrophus

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Oreus

A Centaur. He was killed by Heracles. At times, identified as Oreus.

orgia

Secret winter festivals in honour of Dionysus. At times, identified as orgia.

Oribasus

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Orion

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Ormenus

A Trojan soldier. In some accounts, known as Ormenus.

Orneus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Peteos. On occassion, called Orneus.

Ornytion

Son of Sisyphus. Father of Phoceus. On occassion, identified as Ornytion.

Oroetes

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Oromasdes

A Greek name for Ahura Mazda. Also commonly identified as Oromasdes, Oromasis, Oromasis, Oromazdez or Oromazdez.

Orpheus

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Orphic mysteries

Rites practised by the followers of Dionysus who regarded Orpheus as their founder. Also commonly known as Orphic mysteries.

Orphic tablets

8 golden tablets bearing the details of the rites of Orphism. At times, called Orphic tablets.

Orphism

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Orphne

A nymph of the underworld. Mother of Ascalaphus by Acheron, some say. Occasionally known as Orphne.

Orseis

A nymph. Wife of Hellen. Mother of Aeolus, Dorus and Xuthus. In some lore, occasionally called Orseis.

Orthrus

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Ortygia

An island where Leto gave birth to Apollo and Artemis, later known. As Delos. Also identified as Ortygia, Delos or Delos.

Oryithus

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Oschophoria

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in October. In some lore, occasionally called Oschophoria.

Ossa

A god of rumour (a goddess, some say). A messenger of Zeus. In some accounts, known as Ossa.

Othryoneus

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Othrys

The home of the Titans. In some lore, occasionally identified as Othrys.

Otionia

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Otrere

A queen of the Amazons. Mother of Penthesilea by Ares. Also identified as Otrere, Otrera or Otrera.

Otreus

A Phrygian king. He fought the Amazons at the River Sangarus with the help of the young Priam. Sometimes known as Otreus.

Otus

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Oure

Sacred mountains created by Gaea. At times, identified as Oure, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Mara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

Oxylus

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Pachytos

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Pactolus

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Paeon

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Paiawon

A war-god. Occasionally called Paiawon, Paean, Paean, Apollo, Paeon or Paeon.

Palace Goddess

An aspect of the Great Goddess. Concerned with intuition. At times, called Palace Goddess, Great Goddess, Great Goddess, Dorje, Hera, Juno, Mahadevi, Neith, Nerrivik or Sedna.

Palaemon

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Palamedes

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Palamon

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Palici

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Palinurus

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Palladium

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Pallantids

Descendants of Pallas. In some references, called Pallantids.

Pallas

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Pallor

The god of terror. Also referred to as Pallor.

Pamphagus

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Pamphyle

Daughter of Apollo. Also called Pamphyle.

Pamphylus

Son of Aegimius. Brother of Dymas. He is regarded as the founder of one of the Dorian tribes. In some accounts, identified as Pamphylus.

Pan

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Panacea

A goddess of health. Daughter of Asclepius. On occassion, called Panacea, Panaceia or Panaceia.

Panathenaea

An annual festival in honour of Athene, founded in 566 BC and held in July/August. Occasionally known as Panathenaea, Panathenaia or Panathenaia.

Pandareus

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Pandarus

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Pandemos

A name for Aphrodite as goddess of sensuality. On occassion, known as Pandemos, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Pandion

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Pandora

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Pandora's box

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Pandorus

Son of Erectheus and Praxithea. Brother of Metion. He and his brother drove Cecrops from Athens when Xuthus chose him as successor to Erectheus. Occasionally known as Pandorus.

Pandrasus

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Pandrosus

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Paneros

A stone said to have the power to make barren women fertile. Also called Paneros, Pandavas, Pandavas, Pandus, East Indies Pandawas or Pandowas.

Panes

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Panion

An annual festival in honour of Poseidon. Occasionally referred to as Panion.

Panisc

An attendant on Pan: an inferior god. Sometimes known as Panisc, Panisk or Panisk.

Pannychis

A goddess, attendant on Aphrodite. In some lore, occasionally known as Pannychis.

Panomphaean

A description of Zeus as 'all-oracular'. Also commonly known as Panomphaean, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Panope

A nymph, one of the Nereids. At times, identified as Panope.

Panopeus

Son of Phocus and Antiopoe, some say. Father of Aegle and Epeius. Also called Panopeus.

pantarbe

A magical stone. Identified as pantarbe.

Pantheon

A monster in the form of a star-spangled hind. Occasionally referred to as Pantheon.

panther

The animal of Dionysus. Also identified as panther, Da-jo-ji, Da-jo-ji, Dajoji, Panther, Panther or Ga-oh.

Panthoides

A name for Pythagoras, who maintained that he had been. Euphorbus, son of Panthous, in a previous incarnation. Occasionally identified as Panthoides, Pythagoras, Pythagoras or Euphorbus.

Panthous

A priest of Apollo at Troy. Son of Othrys. Father of Euphorbus, Hyperenor and Polydamus. He was killed at the siege of Troy. On occassion, called Panthous, Panthoos or Panthoos.

Papaya

A Hattic fate-goddess. She and Isdustala used a mirror and spindle to determine the fate of the individual. Also commonly called Papaya, Papaja or Papaja.

Paphian

A devotee of Aphrodite. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Paphian, Cyprian, Cyprian or Aphrodite.

Paraebius

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Parallel Lives

A series of biographies by Plutarch. These stories dealt with Greek and Roman characters, real or mythical, in pairs. In some lore, occasionally known as Parallel Lives.

Paria

A nymph. In some accounts, referred to as Paria.

Paris

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Parnassian

Pertaining to the Muses. In some lore, occasionally called Parnassian.

Parnassus

Son of Poseidon by Cleodora. Also commonly called Parnassus, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Mara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

Parthenon

The temple of Athene. In some references, referred to as Parthenon.

Parthenopaeus

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Parthenope

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Parthenos

A name of Artemis, Athena and Hera as 'virgin'. Referred to as Parthenos, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, Chera, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, Kourotrophos, 'lady', Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno or Selene.

Pasaphaessa

Aphrodite as queen of the underworld, the shining one. In some accounts, known as Pasaphaessa, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Peitho, Queen of Love, Tymborychos, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa, Sumerian Inanna, Pasiphaessa or Pasiphaessa.

Pasiphae

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Pasithea

One of the Graces, some say. Wife of Hypnus, in some accounts. In some references, identified as Pasithea, Aglaia, Aglaia or Charis.

Patara

The birthplace of Apollo, some say. In some lore, occasionally identified as Patara.

Pater

A name of Zeus as 'father'. In some lore, occasionally known as Pater, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Patroclus

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peacock

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Pedias

Wife of Cranaus. Mother of Athos and Cranae. Also referred to as Pedias.

Pegasus

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Peine

A goddess, hunger personified. Sometimes known as Peine.

Peiras

A son of Argus. Referred to as Peiras.

Peirene

A spring to supply Corinth created. By Asopus. In some references, called Peirene.

Peirithous

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Peisinoe

One of the Sirens. Sometimes identified as Peisinoe, Pisonoe, Pisonoe or Peisonoe.

Peision

Father of Ixion, some say. Sometimes called Peision.

Peitho

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Pelagon

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Pelasgi

Aboriginal Greeks. Sometimes referred to as Pelasgi, Pelasgians or Pelasgians.

Pelasgus

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Peleiai

Priestesses tending the oracle of Zeus. At Dodona. Occasionally called Peleiai, 'doves' or 'doves'.

Peleus

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Peliades

Daughters of Pelias. Occasionally identified as Peliades.

Pelian spear

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Pelias

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Pelides

A name of Achilles as 'son of Peleus'. At times, called Pelides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Aeacides.

Pelopia

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Pelopids

The descendants of Pelops. Known as Pelopids.

Pelopion

The grove of Pelops at Olympia. Sometimes identified as Pelopion.

Pelops

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Pelorus

One of the 5 survivors of the Sown. Men known as the Sparti. Sometimes called Pelorus.

Pemphredo

One of the Graiae. In some accounts, called Pemphredo, Pephredo, Pephredo, 'spiteful' or 'spiteful'.

Peneleos

Son of Hippalcimus. One of the Argonauts. Sometimes known as Peneleos.

Penelope

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Peneus

A river-god in Tempe. Son of Oceanus and Tethys. Father of Daphne, Cyrene, Hypseus, Stilbe and Syrinx by Creusa, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally called Peneus, Ladon, Ladon, Peneius or Peneius.

Penia

Poverty personified. She seduced Porus at a party to celebrate Aphrodite's birthday. In some accounts, called Penia.

Penthesilea

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Pentheus

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Penthilus

Son of Orestes and Erigone, some say. In some lore, occasionally identified as Penthilus.

Perdiccas

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Pereus

Son of Elatus and Laodice. Brother of Aepytus, Cyllen and Stymphalus. Occasionally identified as Pereus.

Pergamum

The citadel of Troy. Also identified as Pergamum.

Pergamus

Son of Pyrrhus by Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pielus. At times, known as Pergamus.

Periander

A tyrant of Corinth. One of the Seven Sages. Son of Cypselus. He killed the crew who had tried to rob his protégé Arion. Sometimes referred to as Periander.

Periboea

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Periclymene

Daughter of Minyas. Wife of Pheres. Mother of Admetus and Lycurgus. In some accounts, identified as Periclymene.

Periclymenus

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Perieres

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Perigune

Daughter of Sinis. Mother of Melanippus by Theseus. She was later the concubine of Deioneus. Sometimes called Perigune.

Perillus

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Perimede

Sister of Creon. Wife of Lycimnius. At times, referred to as Perimede.

Perimedes

Son of Eurystheus. Killed by Heracles. At times, known as Perimedes.

Perimele

Daughter of Admetus and Alcestis. Sister of Eumelus and Hipparus. Wife of Argos. On occassion, referred to as Perimele.

Periphetes

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Periscii

Inhabitants of the Polar Circle. Occasionally referred to as Periscii.

Permessus

A river-god. Father of Aganippe. Sometimes called Permessus.

Pero

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Perse

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Persephone

The name of Core as queen of the underworld. Occasionally known as Persephone, Core, Core, Anahita, Cora, Corinna, Corinne, Kora, Kore, Kore-Arethusa, Koure, Maiden, The, Pherepatta, Ko(u)re, Persephassa, Phersephatta, Polyboea, The Maiden, The Mistress, 'virgin', Persian Anahita, Roman Libera, Proserpina, Proserpine, Despoena, Fersefassa, Fersefassa, Hermione, Hermione, Demeter, Harmonia, Libera, Libera, Greek Core, Phersephone, Phersephone, Hecate, Hecate, Hekate, Roman Proserpina, Roman Proserpina or Ataecina.

Persephone's Grove

Part of the underworld visited. By Odysseus. In some lore, occasionally called Persephone's Grove.

Perseptolis

Son of Telemachus and Nausicaa, some say. Also identified as Perseptolis.

Perses

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Perseus

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Persian Sibyl

A prophetess. In some references, referred to as Persian Sibyl.

Persids

Descendants of Perseus. At times, called Persids.

petasus

The winged travelling hat of Hermes. In some lore, occasionally identified as petasus.

Peteus

An ancestor of the kings of Athens. Father of Menestheus. Son of Orneus. Sometimes known as Peteus, Peteos or Peteos.

Peucetius

Son of Lycaon. Brother of Daunus and Iapyx. He and his brother, having conquered the southern part of Italy, shared it between themselves. Occasionally known as Peucetius.

Phaea

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Phaeacians

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Phaedra

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Phaenna

In some accounts, one of the Graces. At times, called Phaenna.

Phaenon

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Phaestus

Son of Talos, the guardian of Crete. Some say that he was the father of Rhadamanthus. Occasionally referred to as Phaestus.

Phaethon

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Phaetusa

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Phalantus

A Spartan said to have been saved. By a dolphin. Occasionally referred to as Phalantus, Phalanthus or Phalanthus.

Phalaris

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Phalerus

Son of Alcon. One of the Argonauts. Referred to as Phalerus.

Phallas

A horse of Heraclius. In some references, identified as Phallas, Phallus or Phallus.

Phantasus

The god responsible for dreams of inanimate objects. Son of Hypnos. Brother of Morpheus and Icelus. Also commonly called Phantasus, Phantasos or Phantasos.

Phanus

Son of Dionysus. Brother of Staphylus. One of the Argonauts. In some references, known as Phanus.

Phaon

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pharmakoi

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Pharmakos

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Phausius

Father of Apisaon. At times, called Phausius.

Phayllios

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Phegeus

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Pheme

A goddess. Rumour personified. In some accounts, Pheme was the daughter of Elpis; in others, Pheme was male and another aspect of Ossa. Sometimes known as Pheme, Ossa, Ossa, Roman Fama or Roman Fama.

Phemus

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Pheneus

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Pheres

Son of Jason and Medea. In some accounts, known as Pheres.

Philammon

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Philandros

Twin brother of Phylacides. Both twins were abandoned at birth but survived when suckled by a she-goat. Sometimes known as Philandros, Philandrus or Philandrus.

Philemon

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Philip

A king of Macedonia. Husband of Olympias. Father of Alexander the Great. On occassion, referred to as Philip.

Philochorus

A 3rd C BC. Mythographer. Known as Philochorus.

Philoctetes

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Philodice

Daughter of Inachus. Wife of Leucippus. Mother of Phoebe. In some references, called Philodice.

Philoetius

A cowherd of Odysseus. He helped Odysseus in his fight with the suitors of Penelope. Also commonly called Philoetius.

Philogea

A horse of the sun-god. Identified as Philogea.

Philolaus

Son of Minos. At times, known as Philolaus.

Philomelus

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Philomena

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Philonoe

Daughter of Iobates. Wife of Bellerophon. Mother of Deidamia, Hippolochus and Isander. In some lore, occasionally called Philonoe, Anticleia, Anticleia, Cassandra or Cassandra.

Philotes

Desire personified. Daughter of Eris. She was opposed to Neikos, a version of Aphrodite versus Ares. In some accounts, referred to as Philotes.

Philyra

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Phineus

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Phintias

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Phlegethon

A river of fire in Hades. Occasionally known as Phlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pyriphlegethon or Pyriphlegethon.

Phlegon

A horse of Helios. In some accounts, identified as Phlegon, horse, horse, Dun Stallion, Lamri Passelande, Spumador Arundel Lluagor Arondiel Gwinam Blanchard Passe Brewell Rabican Marchvallée Blanchard Alfana Trezibond Beiffror, Marchvallée Tachebrune Ferrant d'Espagne Vegliantino Bayard Frontino Brigliadoro, Veillantif Balios, Xanthos Cairus Bucephalus Abraxa, Eos Cytharos Harpagos Dinos, Lampos Phaeton Ethon, Galathe, Podarge Actaeon, Aethon, Amethea Bronte, Erythreos, Lampos Philogea, Purocri Pyrois Phallas Harpinna Psylla Balios Abaster, Abatos, Nomios Dearg Druchtach Black of Sainglenn Grey of Macha Acein Horse of Manannan Splendid Mane Vingskornir Arvak, Aslo, Blodighofi Freyfaxi, Skinfaxi Hofvarpnir Gullfaxi Svadilfare Alsvid or Arvakur Hrimfaxi Grane Call Cuall Hengroen Gwyn Dunmane Du White Mare Cafall.

Phlegra

A valley in Thessaly. This valley was the home of the giants and the site of the war between them and the gods. Known as Phlegra, Burning Lands or Burning Lands.

Phlegyas

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Phlius

Father of Dameon. Occasionally known as Phlius.

Phlogius

Son of Deimachus. Brother of Autolycus and Delion. He and his brothers helped Heracles in his ninth Labour and he later joined the Argonauts. In some lore, occasionally identified as Phlogius.

Phobus

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Phocus

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Phoebe

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Phoebus Apollo

Apollo as god of light. Also commonly identified as Phoebus Apollo, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Phoenicians

A play by Euripides about the Seven. Against Thebes. Occasionally known as Phoenicians, Phoenician Women, Phoenician Women, Phoenissae or Phoenissae.

Phoenicias

A wind from the south-east quarter. Sometimes called Phoenicias.

Phoenix

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Pholus

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Phonci

A deity, murder personified. Offspring of Eris. At times, called Phonci.

Phorbas

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Phorcis

Goddess of the dead. In some lore, occasionally known as Phorcis, Orcus, Orcus, Dis, Dis Pater, Hades, Horcos, Horkos, Mors, Thanatos, Dis or Greek Hades.

Phorcos

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Phorcydes

The offspring of Phorcos and Ceto. In some accounts, referred to as Phorcydes, Phorcides, Phorcides or Graiae.

Phoroneus

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Phosphoros

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Phrasius

A Cyprian seer. Son of Pygmalion and Galatea. He was sacrificed by his uncle Busiris to avert drought. In some references, identified as Phrasius.

Phratrios

A name for Zeus as head of the clan. Also known as Phratrios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Phrixus

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Phronime

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Phrontis

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Phrygian Bacchus

A name for Iacchus by which he is distinguished from Dionysus, the Theban Bacchus. Occasionally referred to as Phrygian Bacchus, Iacchus, Iacchus, Dionysus, Iakchos or Corus.

Phrygian Sybil

A prophetess. In some accounts, called Phrygian Sybil.

Phthonos

A god of envy or jealousy. In some accounts, Phthonos, spiteful envy, is distinguished from Zelos, admiring envy. Also called Phthonos, Zelus, Zelus, Zelos, Roman Invidia or Roman Invidia.

Phylacides

Twin brother of Philandros. Both twins were abandoned at birth but survived when suckled by a shegoat. In some lore, occasionally identified as Phylacides.

Phylacus

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Phylas

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Phyleus

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Phylleus

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, some say. Also referred to as Phylleus.

Phyllis

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Phyllius

A lover of Cycnus. When he rejected Cycnus, the youth threw himself from a cliff and was changed into a swan. Occasionally known as Phyllius.

Phylonoe

Daughter of Leda, in some accounts. On occassion, called Phylonoe.

Phylonome

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Physiologus

A book of mythical animals. Occasionally identified as Physiologus.

Phytalmios

A name of Poseidon and Dionysus as a god of vegetation. Also referred to as Phytalmios, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus, Liber, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Phytalus

Guardian of the spirit of the fig-tree. He was a mortal who entertained Demeter and, as a reward, was given the fig-tree. Occasionally known as Phytalus, 'planter' or 'planter'.

Phytius

Son of Orestheus. Sometimes referred to as Phytius, Phytios, Phytios, Phytius or Phytius.

Phyto

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Called Phyto.

Pielus

Son of Pyrrhus and Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pergamus. On occassion, identified as Pielus.

Pierian spring

A spring on Mount Olympus. Associated with the Muses. The waters of this spring were said to confer poetic inspiration. Occasionally known as Pierian spring.

Pierides

Daughters of Pierus. These nine maidens challenged the Muses to a contest and, being defeated, were changed into magpies, jackdaws or wrynecks. On occassion, known as Pierides, Muses, Muses, Aganippides, Castalides, Corycian nymphs, Corycides, Musae, Nine, the, Pierides, Tuneful Nine, The, Corycian Nymphs, The (Tuneful) Nine, Virgins of Helicon, Roman Camenae, Pieris or Pieris.

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Pigeons

A name for the priestesses of Zeus. At Dodona. Also called Pigeons.

Pillars of Hercules

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Pilos

A name for Zeus as guardian of moral law. On occassion, identified as Pilos.

Pimplea

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Pindar

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Pirene

A spring in Corinth. The flying horse, Pegasus, was drinking at this fountain when he was caught by Bellerophon. Occasionally identified as Pirene.

Pisistratus

Son of Nestor and Anaxibia or Eurydice. Also known as Pisistratus.

Pistios

A name for Zeus as guardian of covenants. On occassion, called Pistios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Pitane

A nymph of Sparta. Daughter of Eurotas. Mother of Evadne by Poseidon. She was raped by Poseidon and bore Evadne. At times, referred to as Pitane.

Pittacus

One of the Seven Sages. In some references, called Pittacus.

Pittheus

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Pityreus

A king of Epidaurus. At times, called Pityreus.

Pitys

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Placia

Wife of Laomedon, in some accounts. Also commonly identified as Placia, Strymo or Strymo.

Plain of Asphodel

Part of Hades. At times, identified as Plain of Asphodel.

Planctae

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Pleiades

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Pleione

A nymph, one of the Oceanids. Mother of the Hyades and the Pleaides. By Atlas. Occasionally referred to as Pleione, Aethra, Aethra, A(i)thra, Queen of Sailing or Queen of Sailing.

Pleisthenes

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Pleuron

Son of Aetolus. Brother of Calydon. Also known as Pleuron.

Plexippus

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Plutarch

A 1st C. Philosopher and writer. He wrote Parallel Lives, Romulus, etc. Sometimes identified as Plutarch.

Pluto

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Plutus

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Plyteria

A festival in honour of Athena. During this festival, statues of the goddess were washed and adorned. Occasionally identified as Plyteria, Callunteria or Callunteria.

Podaleirius

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Podarces

Son of Iphiclus. Brother of Protesilaus and Clymene. He was the leader of the Thessalians in the war with Troy. Sometimes called Podarces, Priam, Priam, Podarces or Priamos.

Podarge

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Poeas

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Poemenis

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Poena

Goddess of punishment. At times, known as Poena, Poinae, Poinae, Poine or Poine.

Poine

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Polias

A name for Athena as protector of Athens. Occasionally called Polias, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Athenaia, Athenaia or Athenaie.

Polites

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Poltys

A king of Aenus. Brother of Sarpedon. He entertained Heracles after his ninth Labour. Sometimes referred to as Poltys.

Polyanax

A king of the island of Melos. He died with no heirs and the throne was given to Menestheus. Also commonly known as Polyanax.

Polyboea

A goddess. Sister of Hyacinthus. In some accounts, she is identified with Artemis or Core. At times, identified as Polyboea, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis, Euronyme, Core, Core, Anahita, Cora, Corinna, Corinne, Kora, Kore, Kore-Arethusa, Koure, Maiden, The, Persephone, Pherepatta, Ko(u)re, Persephassa, Phersephatta, The Maiden, The Mistress, 'virgin', Persian Anahita, Roman Libera, Proserpina, Proserpine or Despoena.

Polybus

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Polybutes

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Polycaste

Daughter of Nestor. Wife of Telemachus, some say. In some lore, occasionally called Polycaste.

Polycrates

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Polydamas

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Polydamnia

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Polydectes

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Polydegmon

A name of Hades as 'grey man or hospitable one'. Also identified as Polydegmon, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Pylartes, Stygeros, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Polydeuces

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Polydora

Daughter of Peleus and Antigone. Wife of Borus. Mother of Menestheus by Spercheius. At times, identified as Polydora.

Polydorus

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Polyeidus

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Polygonus

Son of Proteus. He was killed by Heracles in a wrestling match. Sometimes identified as Polygonus.

Polyhymnia

One of the 9 Muses, the Muse of song. In some accounts, referred to as Polyhymnia, Polymnia or Polymnia.

Polymele

Daughter of Phylas. Wife of Echecles. Mother of Eudorus by Hermes. On occassion, called Polymele, Alcimede, Alcimede, Alcumede, Polymede or Polymele.

Polymestor

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Polymnestus

A king of Thera. Father of Battus by Phronime. Identified as Polymnestus.

Polyneices

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Polypheides

King of Sicyon. A prophet. In some lore, occasionally called Polypheides.

Polyphemus

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Polyphontes

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Polypoetes

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Polyxena

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Polyxenus

Son of Agasthenes. He was a leader of the forces from Elis fighting at Troy. At times, called Polyxenus, Poluxenos or Poluxenos.

Polyxo

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pomegranate

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Ponos

A deity, toil personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes referred to as Ponos.

Pontia

A name for Aphrodite of calm seas and navigation. On occassion, referred to as Pontia.

Pontus

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poplar

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Porphyrion

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Portheus

A king of Calydon. Husband of Euryte. Father of Agrius, Alcathous, Melas and Oeneus. Father of Laocoon, some say. Occasionally referred to as Portheus, Parthaon, Parthaon, Porthaon or Porthaon.

Poseidon

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Poseidon Hippios

A name for Poseidon as a horse-god. Occasionally referred to as Poseidon Hippios.

Posis Das

A sky-god. A consort of Gaea. Sometimes identified as Posis Das.

Potameids

Water-nymphs. On occassion, referred to as Potameids.

Pothos

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Potnia Theron

A name of Artemis as 'mistress of animals'. In some accounts, known as Potnia Theron, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Animals or Artemis.

Praxidice

A female deity of vengeance. In later years she took the form of a triple being, monsters like the Gorgons. Sometimes referred to as Praxidice, Praxidike or Praxidike.

Praxithea

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Wife of Erechtheus. Occasionally identified as Praxithea.

Priam

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priapea

Poems in praise of Priapus. In some references, identified as priapea, priapeia or priapeia.

Priapus

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Priolas

Brother of Lycus. In some references, known as Priolas.

Proclea

First wife of Cycnus. Mother of Tenes. In some references, known as Proclea, Procleia or Procleia.

Procles

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and argia. Twin brother of Eurysthenes. Also identified as Procles.

Procne

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Procris

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Procrustes

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Proetus

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Promachus

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Promethean unguent

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Prometheia

A festival in honour of Prometheus. Occasionally referred to as Prometheia.

Prometheus

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Prometheus Bound

A play by Aeschylus dealing with the punishment of Prometheus. Sometimes referred to as Prometheus Bound.

Promoe

Wife of Aetolus. Mother of Calydon and Pleuron. Occasionally identified as Promoe.

Pronax

Son of Talaus and Lysimache. Also called Pronax.

Pronoia

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Prosymna

Daughter of Asterion. Sister of Acraea and Euboea. These three sisters acted as muses to the infant Hera. Identified as Prosymna.

Prote

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Protesilaus

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Proteus

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Protogenia

A dawn-goddess. Mistress of Zeus. Occasionally known as Protogenia.

Protogonia

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Protogonos

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Psais

A guardian god. In some accounts, identified as Psais, Arab Sai'Al Qaum, Arab Sai'Al Qaum, Sai, Egyptian Sai, Egyptian Sai or Sai'Al Qaum.

Psamathe

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Psammeticos

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Psychopomp

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Psylla

A horse of Oenomaus. Sometimes known as Psylla, Phylla or Phylla.

Pterelas

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Pterelaus

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Ptoliporthes

Son of Odysseus and Penelope. In some references, referred to as Ptoliporthes.

Ptoophagus

A dog of Orion. Also referred to as Ptoophagus, Ptoophagos or Ptoophagos.

Ptous

Son of Athamas and Themisto, some say. Also known as Ptous.

Purocis

A horse of the sun-god, Helius. Also referred to as Purocis.

Pygmalion

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pygmy

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Pylades

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Pylaemene

A king of Elis. Occasionally referred to as Pylaemene.

Pylaochos

A name for Poseidon as keeper of the keys of the undersea prison. On occassion, called Pylaochos, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna or Roman Neptune.

Pylartes

A name for Hades as 'fastener of gates'. On occassion, identified as Pylartes, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Stygeros, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Pylas

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Pylia

Daughter of Pylas, king of Megara. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Aegeus, Lycus, Nisus and Pallas. Sometimes referred to as Pylia.

Pyracmon

One of the Cylopes. An assistant to Hephaestus. An alternative name for Arges, some say. In some references, identified as Pyracmon, Arges, Arges, Argis or 'bright'.

Pyraechmes

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Pyramus

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Pyrcon

A prophet. Sometimes called Pyrcon.

Pyriphlegethon

A river in Hades. In some accounts, known as Pyriphlegethon, Phlegethon, Phlegethon or Pluriphlegethon.

Pyrois

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. On occassion, identified as Pyrois, Mars, Mars, Ares, Mamers, Marmar, Mavors, Pyrois, sacred birds, Viticus, Father Mars, Gradivus, Loucetius, Ma(r)spiter, Quirinus, Rigonometis, Silvan, Ultor, Egyptian Anhur, Etruscan Maris, Greek Ares or Vitricos.

Pyrrha

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Pyrrhus

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Pythagoras

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Pythia

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Pythian games

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Pythius

A name of Apollo referring to his. Slaying of the serpent, Python. Also commonly referred to as Pythius, Pytheus, Pytheus, Apollo, Pythian, Pythian, Apollo, Pythia, Pythias, Pythias, Phintias, Pythus, Pythus, Pyth(e)us or Pyth(e)us.

Pytho

The original name of (the site of) the Delphic Oracle. Sometimes referred to as Pytho, Delphi, Delphi, Cirrha or Pytho.

Pythochrestoi

Exegetes, chosen by the Pythia, who interpreted the Delphic oracles. Also known as Pythochrestoi.

Python

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Q're

A Cretan god of the solar year. An aspect of Zeus. Son or brother of Artemis Caryatis. At times, identified as Q're, Panemerios, Panemerios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Tyndareus, Syrian Ker or Syrian Ker.

Rat-killer

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Returns, The

Part of the Epic Cycle. Dealing. With the events following the fall of Troy. In some accounts, identified as Returns, The.

rhabdos

A sorcerer's wand which gave the owner power over the dead. Also commonly identified as rhabdos, rhabdus, rhabdus, rhabdis or rhabdis.

Rhacius

A Cretan. Father of Mopsus by Manto. Other versions say that Apollo was the real father of Mopsus. Occasionally called Rhacius.

Rhadamanthus

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Rhamnusia

A name of Nemesis as goddess of Rhamnis. In some references, referred to as Rhamnusia, Nemesis, Nemesis, Adrastea, Leda or Phrygian Ida.

Rhampsinitus

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Rhea

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Rhene

Mother of Medon by Oileus. Occasionally known as Rhene.

Rhesus

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Rhexenor

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Rhode

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Rhodis

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Occasionally referred to as Rhodis.

Rhodope

A nymph. Occasionally identified as Rhodope, Rhodopsis, Rhodopsis or Rhodope.

Rhodopsis

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Rhoecus

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Rhoeo

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Rhomus

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riddle of the Sphinx

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Roma

A goddess of strength. Daughter of Evander. Sister of Dyne. Sometimes called Roma, Rome, Rome, Roma or Roma.

Rustic Dionysia

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in December. In some references, known as Rustic Dionysia, Little Dionysia or Little Dionysia.

Sabazia

Orgiastic festivals in honour of Sabazius. One of the features of these festivals was the eating of raw flesh. In some references, known as Sabazia.

Sabazius

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Sacadas

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Sacred History

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Sacred Wars

3 conflicts involving various parts of Greece for alleged offences against Apollo resulting from violations of the shrine at Delphi. Also commonly known as Sacred Wars.

sagittary

A Centaur armed with bow and arrows. It was said that these beings could kill merely by looking. Occasionally known as sagittary.

Sakhmis

The Greek name for Sakhmet. In some accounts, identified as Sakhmis.

Salamis

A nymph. Daughter of Asopus and Metope. She was abducted by Poseidon. At times, identified as Salamis.

Salmacis

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Salmoneus

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Samia

A nymph of Samos. Wife of Ancaeus. Occasionally referred to as Samia.

Samian Sybil

A prophetess. In some references, called Samian Sybil.

Sandoces

A Syrian. Father of Cinyras, in some accounts. Referred to as Sandoces.

Sangarius

A river-god in Phrygia. Father of Nana. Father of Hecuba, some say. Also known as Sangarius, Sangarios or Sangarios.

Saon

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Sarapiastai

Devotees of Serapis. Occasionally referred to as Sarapiastai.

Sardian Sibyl

A prophetess. Occasionally referred to as Sardian Sibyl.

Sarpedon

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Satis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Sati. On occassion, referred to as Satis.

Satrapis

A god of healing. Sometimes called Satrapis, Syrian Sadrapa or Syrian Sadrapa.

satyr

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satyrisk

A young satyr. Also identified as satyrisk, satyrisci, satyrisci, plursatyrisci or plursatyrisci.

Scaen gates

The entrance gates to the city of Troy. Where Paris shot Achilles. At times, identified as Scaen gates.

Scamander

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Schedius

Son of Iphitus. Brother of Epistrophius. He and his brother were the leaders of the Phocian contingent at Troy. Occasionally known as Schedius.

Scheria

An island ruled by Alcinous. This is where Odysseus came ashore after his raft was wrecked and where he was found by Nausicaa. At times, identified as Scheria.

Schoenius

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Athamas and Themisto. Husband of Clymene. Father of Atalanta, in some accounts. Also referred to as Schoenius.

sciapod

One of a tribe of mythical one-footed. Africans. Each had one huge foot which they used as shade against the desert sun. Also commonly identified as sciapod.

Sciron

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Scirophoria

A festival in honour of Athena or of Core and Demeter, at which pigs. Were killed, held in June/July. Identified as Scirophoria.

Scotia

A sea-goddess of Cyprus. In some references, known as Scotia.

Scylla

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Scyrius

A king of Scyros. Father of Aegeus. Also identified as Scyrius.

Scyros

The island ruled by Lycomedes. In some references, referred to as Scyros.

Scythes

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Secular Games

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Selene

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Selenus

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Selinus

A king of Aegialus. Father of Helice. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Selinus, Seilinos or Seilinos.

Selkis

The Greek name for Selket. On occassion, known as Selkis.

Selli

The inhabitants of Dodona who made. Bread from acorns: priests of Zeus. At Dodona. Also called Selli, Helli or Helli.

Semele

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Semnai

A Titaness. An Athenian goddess of the underworld. Mother of the Horae, some say. On occassion, identified as Semnai.

Semnai Theai

Earth-goddesses at Athens and Colonus. In some accounts, they became identified with the Furies. Occasionally referred to as Semnai Theai, Furies, Furies, Benignant Ones, Erinnyes, Erinnys, Erinues, Erinyes, Eumenides, Furiae, Kindly Ones, Solemn Ones, Ara(e), Erin(n)yes, Erunnys, Eumenides, Maniai, Norse Waelcyrge, Roman Dirae, Furiae, 'venerable goddesses' or 'venerable goddesses'.

Serapis

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Serbonian Bog

A morass at the mouth of the Nile, home of Typhon. Also known as Serbonian Bog.

Seven against Thebes

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Shepherd God

A name for Pan. In some lore, occasionally identified as Shepherd God, Pan, Pan, Feeder, Herdsman, 'all', Capricorn, Goat-god, Goat-Pan, Nomius, Pasturer, plurpanes, Roman Consentes, Faunus, Lupercus, Silvan or Evander.

Shield of Heracles

A poem by Hesiod. At times, called Shield of Heracles.

Shiner

One of the horses drawing the sky-chariot of Eos. Sometimes called Shiner.

Shirt of Nessus

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Sibyl

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Sicinus

Son of Thoas and Oenoe. Also commonly known as Sicinus.

sickle

The symbol of Cronos. Occasionally known as sickle.

Siculus

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Sicyon

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. At times, known as Sicyon.

siddhi

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Side

First wife of Orion. She was condemned to Tartarus by Zeus because the jealous Hera envied her beauty. Occasionally known as Side.

Sidero

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Silenus

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Simaethis

A nymph. Mother of Acis by Pan, some say. Also known as Simaethis, Symaethis or Symaethis.

Simoeis

A river-god of Troy. Father of Astyoche. Sometimes identified as Simoeis, Simois or Simois.

Simonides

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Sinis

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Sinon

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Sinope

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Siren

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Sirius

The dog of Orion. He was placed as a star in the sky with Orion. In some references, called Sirius.

Sisypheron

A shrine to Sisyphus. Known as Sisypheron.

Sisyphides

A name of Odysseus reflecting his. Ingenuity and his relationship to Sisyphus. In some references, referred to as Sisyphides.

Sisyphus

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Sithon

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, in some accounts. Known as Sithon.

Smicrus

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Smilax

A nymph. When she rejected the love of Crocus the gods changed him into a flower of that name. Also known as Smilax.

Sminthius

A name for Apollo as guardian. Against mice. In some accounts, called Sminthius, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus, Roman Apellun, Smitheus, Smitheus, Smithian or Smithian.

Sokaris

The Greek name for Seker. Also known as Sokaris, Soucharis, Soucharis or Seker.

Solon

One of the Seven Sages. Also identified as Solon.

Solymi

A warrior race. Also known as Solymi, Solymans, Solymans, Solymoi or Solymoi.

Sopatrus

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Sophocles

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Sophrosyne

A goddess, temperance pesonified. Also called Sophrosyne.

Sos

The Greek form of the Egyptia. n Shu. Also commonly known as Sos.

Sosipolis

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Soter

A name of Zeus as 'saviour'. Identified as Soter, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Souchos

The Greek name for the Egyptian. God Sebek. Also known as Souchos, Sekonopis, Sekonopis, Sochos, Sochos, Sebek, Suchos, Suchos, Sukhos or Sukhos.

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sparrow

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. Sometimes referred to as sparrow.

Sparte

Daughter of Eurotas. Wife of Lacedaekmon. Mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. Also commonly identified as Sparte.

Sparti

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Spercheius

A river-god. Father of Menestheus by Polydora. Father of Dryops, some say. Also referred to as Spercheius.

Spermo

One of the Oenotropoe. Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Elais and Oeno. Also called Spermo.

Sphaerus

The charioteer of Pelops. In some accounts, referred to as Sphaerus.

Sphinx

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Staphylus

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Statue of Zeus

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Stella Maris

The Greek name for Isis. Occasionally identified as Stella Maris, Isis, Isis, Aset, Ast, Aust, Eset, Esu, Lady of the Beginning, Lady of the Emerald, Lady of the Turquoise, Our Lady, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Star of the Sea, Unt, Watch Merti, As(e)t, Eenohebis, Great Mother, Lady of Turquoise, Hes(a)t, Iahu, Mother of God, Sakhmet, Thousand Named, Urethekau, Werethekau, Greek Athena, Demeter, Isia, Io, Manat, Mut or Ziza.

Stellio

A young boy. He was changed into a lizard by Demeter for making a joke about the rate at which she ate her food. On occassion, known as Stellio.

Stentor

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Sterope

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Steropes

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Sometimes called Steropes, 'lightning', 'lightning', Asani or Nkuba.

Stesichorus

A 6th C BC. Poet. He wrote Oresteia and stories of the Calydonian boar-hunt and the tenth labour of Heracles. In some lore, occasionally known as Stesichorus.

Sthenele

Daughter of Acastus and Hipppolyta or Astydamia. Sister of Laodamia and Sterope. Wife of Menoetius. Mother of Patroclus. Also referred to as Sthenele.

Sthenelus

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Stheno

One of the 3 Gorgons. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto. Sister of Euryale and Medusa. Sometimes called Stheno, Stheino, Stheino, Sthenno, Sthenno, 'mighty' or 'mighty'.

Stilbe

Daughter of Peneus and Creusa. Sister of Cyrene, Daphne and Hypseus. Some say that she was the mother by Apollo of the Centaurs and the Lapiths. In some references, called Stilbe.

Stone People

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stork

The bird sacred to Hera. In some references, referred to as stork.

Stricta

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Strophades Island

The home of the Harpies. Identified as Strophades Island.

Strophius

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Strymo

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Strymon

A river-god. Father of Boreas by Eos, some say. Father of Phesus by Euterpe, some say. Referred to as Strymon.

Stygeros

A name for Hades as 'hateful one'. Occasionally known as Stygeros, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

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Stygian oath

An oath sworn on the River Styx which was regarded as irrevocable. Sometimes known as Stygian oath.

Stymphalian birds

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Stymphalian Marshes

The home of the Stymphalian birds. Sometimes known as Stymphalian Marshes.

Stymphalus

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Styx

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Suppliant Women

A play by Aeschylus about the Theban wars. In some references, called Suppliant Women.

Suppliants, The

A play by Euripedes about the Theban wars. In some lore, occasionally known as Suppliants, The.

swallow

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Sychaeus

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Sycites

A name for Dionysus as a fig-tree god. Occasionally called Sycites, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Syleus

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Syllis

A nymph loved by Apollo. Occasionally referred to as Syllis.

Symplegades

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Syrinx

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Syrna

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Szelene

Wife of Endymion. Also identified as Szelene.

Tahuti

The Greek version of Thoth. On occassion, referred to as Tahuti, Tehuti, Tehuti or Thoth.

Talaios

A name for Zeus in Crete. Occasionally identified as Talaios, Teleios, Teleios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

talaria

The winged sandals presented by the gods to Hermes. Also commonly identified as talaria.

Talaus

A king of Argos. Son of Bias and Pero. Husband of Lysianessa or Lysimache. Father of Adrastus, Aristomachus, Eriphyle, Mecisteus and Pronax. Sometimes referred to as Talaus.

Talos

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Talthybius

A herald of the Greeks at Troy, later. Worshipped as a hero. Sometimes referred to as Talthybius, Talthubios or Talthubios.

Tanais

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Tantalus

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Taras

A man who was saved from drowning by a dolphin. Also commonly called Taras.

Taraxippus

The ghost of Glaucus which frightened. The horses at the Isthmian Games. Also called Taraxippus, Taraxippos, Taraxippos, 'horse-frightener' or 'horse-frightener'.

Tartarus

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Tauropolos

A name for Artemis as a fertilitygoddess. Associated with bulls. Occasionally known as Tauropolos, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Polyboea, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis or Euronyme.

taxus

The yew, a sacred tree. In some references, identified as taxus.

Taygete

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tears of Eos

Dew. The dew was regarded as the tearsshed by Eos over the death of her son Memnon. Sometimes referred to as tears of Eos.

Tecmessa

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Tectamus

Father of Asterius, king of Crete. At times, called Tectamus.

Tegyrius

A king of Thrace. Occasionally known as Tegyrius.

Teiresias

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Telamon

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Telchines

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Teledamus

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Teledice

A nymph. Mother of Apis by Phoroneus. Referred to as Teledice.

Telegonia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, telling the story of Telegonus. Known as Telegonia.

Telegonus

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Teleia

A name for Hera as 'matron'. Also commonly referred to as Teleia, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Chera, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, Kourotrophos, 'lady', Parthenos, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno or Selene.

Telemachus

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Telemus

A prophet. Son of Eurymus. He foretold that Polyphemus would be blinded by Odysseus. Occasionally identified as Telemus.

Teleon

Father of Butes and Erechtheus by Zeuxippe, in some accounts. Also referred to as Teleon.

Teleos

A name for Zeus as guardian of the family. In some references, called Teleos.

Telephassa

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Telephus

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Telesphorus

A child-god, son of, and assistant to, Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Telesphorus, Aceso, Aceso or Acesius.

Telethusa

Wife of Ligdus. Mother of Iphis. She raised her daughter as a boy because her husband had ordered that any female children should be abandoned. Occasionally called Telethusa.

Teleutas

A king of Phrygia. Father of Tecmessa, some say. In some accounts, Tecmessa was the daughter of Teuthras. Sometimes identified as Teleutas.

Telphusa

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Temenus

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temenus

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Tempe

A most beautiful valley in Thessaly. It was here, between Mount Osso and Olympus, that Apollo was purified after killing the Python. At times, known as Tempe.

Tenes

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Tereus

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Termerus

An outlaw. His speciality was to kill travellers by head-butting them. Heracles killed him in the same fashion. Also referred to as Termerus.

Terpsichore

One of the 9 Muses - dance. Mother of Rhesus by Strymonm, some say. Also commonly referred to as Terpsichore, Terpsikhore or Terpsikhore.

Tethys

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Teucer

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Teucri

Descendants of Teucer: the Trojans. Also known as Teucri.

Teutamides

A king of Thessaly. It was he who organised the games at which Perseus inadvertently killed his grandfather, Acrisius, with a wayward discus. Also identified as Teutamides.

Teuthras

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Thaissa

A girl restored to life by Cerimon. In some lore, occasionally identified as Thaissa.

Thalassa

A sea-goddess. Wife of Pontus. Mother of the Curetes by Poseidon, some say. Occasionally referred to as Thalassa, Mare or Mare.

Thalatta

A sea-god of Rhodes. In some references, known as Thalatta.

Thales

One of the Seven Sages. At times, referred to as Thales.

Thalestris

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Thalia

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Thallo

A goddess of flowers and spring. One of the Horae, in some accounts. At times, referred to as Thallo.

thalysia

Gifts to the gods, the first fruits or the first loaf baked. Also identified as thalysia.

Thamus

A sailor who was told by a mysterious. Voice to announce the death of Pan. Sometimes referred to as Thamus.

Thamyris

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Thanatos

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Thaon

A giant. He was killed by the Parcae in the war between the gods and the giants. Also commonly called Thaon.

Thargelia

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Thasus

Son of Agenor and Telephassa. Sometimes identified as Thasus.

Thaumas

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Thea

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Theandros

A god of northern Arabia. Occasionally known as Theandros, Theandrios or Theandrios.

Theano

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Theban Bacchus

A name for Dionysus by which he is distinguished from Iacchus, the Phrygian Bacchus. On occassion, referred to as Theban Bacchus.

Theban Legend, The

The story of Oedipus and Jocasta. Sometimes identified as Theban Legend, The.

Thebe

Daughter of Asopus and Metope or of Zeus and Iodama. Wife of Zethus. Sometimes known as Thebe, Aedon, Aedon, 'singer', Iodama, Iodama or Europa.

Theias

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Theixinoe

One of the Muses in those cases. Where there are said to be 4 of them. In some lore, occasionally known as Theixinoe.

Thelxiepeia

One of the Sirens. Also referred to as Thelxiepeia, Thelxiope or Thelxiope.

Themis

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Themison

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Themiste

Daughter of Ilus and Eurydice. Sister of Laomedon. Mother of Anchises by Capys. Occasionally referred to as Themiste.

Themisto

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Theobule

Mother of Myrtilus by Hermes, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally identified as Theobule, Cleobule or Cleobule.

Theoclymenus

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Theodamus

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Theogony

Hesiod's genealogy of the Greek deities. Also identified as Theogony, Birth of the Gods or Birth of the Gods.

Theoi patrooi

Ancestral gods: traditional gods. Occasionally identified as Theoi patrooi, Roman Di patrii or Roman Di patrii.

Theonoe

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Theophane

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theos

God: one of the great gods. Also referred to as theos.

Theoxenia

A ceremony held in honour of a particular deity said to be visiting. The city and present at the feast. Also called Theoxenia, Theodaisia, Theodaisia, Roman lectisternium or Roman lectisternium.

Theraephone

Twin sister of Theronice. In some lore, occasionally called Theraephone.

Theras

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Theridamas

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Thermius

Son of Andraemon and Haemon. Brother of Oxylus. He was accidentally killed by his own brother. Sometimes called Thermius.

Theron

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Theronice

Twin sister of Theraephone. On occassion, known as Theronice.

Thersander

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Thersimachus

Son of Heracles and Megara. Also called Thersimachus.

Thersites

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Therytas

A wild man who, with Oreios, captured Silenus. Occasionally identified as Therytas.

Thescelus

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Theseia

A festival in honour of Theseus. Occasionally identified as Theseia.

Theseus

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Thesmophoria

A corn festival for married. Women, in honour of Demeter, held at Athens in October or November. In some accounts, identified as Thesmophoria.

Thesmophoriazusae

A play by Aristophanes about the women's festival. Honouring Demeter. Sometimes identified as Thesmophoriazusae.

Thespius

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Thesprotus

A king of Sparta. It was at his court that Pelopia served when she was raped by her own father, Thyestes. At times, known as Thesprotus.

Thessalus

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Thestiades

Plexippus and Toxeus, the sons of Thestius. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Thestiades.

Thestius

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Theston

Father of Calchas. In some accounts, identified as Theston.

Thetis

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Thiassa

Wife of Pericles. She was restored to life by Cerimon. Also identified as Thiassa.

thiasus

A Bacchic revel: a band of worshippers. In some references, known as thiasus, thiasos or thiasos.

Thisbe

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Thoas

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Thone

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Thoosa

A nymph. One of the Nereids. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto, some say. Mother of Polyphemus by Poseidon. In some accounts, identified as Thoosa.

Thoueris

The Greek name for Tauret. On occassion, identified as Thoueris, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Tauret, Tauret, Apet, Beset, Epet, Hathor, Rer, Reret, Sa, Ta-urat, Ta-uret, Ta-urt, Taoeuris, Taouris, Taourt, Taueret, Taurt, Taweret, Tawert, Thaueret, Thoeris, Thouart, Thoueret, Tie, Toeris, Touart, Tuart, Tueret, Ueret, Heret, Opet, Rer(et), Sa, Tao(e)uris, Ta(o)urt, Tawer(e)t, T(h)aueret or Greek Athena.

Thous

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Thracias

A wind from the north-west. Quarter. Also commonly known as Thracias, Roman Circius or Roman Circius.

Thrasymides

Son of Nestor. Brother of Antilochus. He, his father and his brother, fought with the Greeks at Troy. Sometimes known as Thrasymides.

Three Theban Plays

3 plays by Sophocles based on the story of Oedipus. In some references, referred to as Three Theban Plays, Oedipus, Oedipus, Oidipous, Oidipodes, Javanese Watu or Gunung.

Thriae

The nymphs of Mount Parnassus. They were regarded as prophetesses and nursed the infant Apollo. Sometimes referred to as Thriae, Thriai or Thriai.

Thule

The most northerly country known to the ancient Greeks. This country could be Iceland, Norway or Shetland. Sometimes identified as Thule, Thoule, Thoule, Thyle, Thyle, Ultima Thule, Ultima Thule, Ultima or Ultima.

thumos

The ethereal part of Threefold. Man. In some lore, occasionally identified as thumos.

thunderbolt

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Thyene

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. At times, identified as Thyene.

Thyestes

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Thyia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. The first devotee of Dionysus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Thyia.

Thymbris

An Arcadian nymph. Mother of Pan by Zeus, some say. Occasionally known as Thymbris.

thymell

An altar to Dionysus in the orchestra of a theatre. At times, known as thymell.

Thymius

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. On occassion, called Thymius.

Thymoetes

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. Brother of Priam. Father of Thymoetes. Occasionally identified as Thymoetes.

Thyone

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thyrsus

The staff of Dionysus with a tip of pine-cone and twined. With ivy, used by satyrs and Maenads. Sometimes called thyrsus.

Tiburtine Sibyl

A prophetess. Sometimes referred to as Tiburtine Sibyl.

Tigris

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Timagoras

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Timandra

Daughter of Tyndareus. Wife of Echenus. Mother of Laodacus. She left Echenus in favour of Phyleus, king of Dulichium Sometimes referred to as Timandra.

Timeus

Son of Polyneices and Argia, some say. Brother of Adrastus and Thersander. Also known as Timeus, Timeas or Timeas.

Tiphys

A pilot of Argo. Son of Hagnias or Phorbas. He died on the way to Colchis. In some accounts, known as Tiphys.

Tirynthian

A name for Heracles used. By Spenser. Sometimes known as Tirynthian, Heracles, Heracles, Alcaeus, Alcides, Amphitryonides, Criophorus, Herakles, Herc(l)e, Kymenos, Maneros, Melampygos, Melon, Palaemon, Palaimon, Armenian Vahagn, Canaanite Melkarth, Celtic Ogmios, Etruscan Hercle, Italian Hereklo, Roman Hercules, The Unconquerable or Labours of Hercules.

Tisamenus

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Tisander

Son of Jason and Medea, in some accounts. At times, identified as Tisander.

Tisiphone

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Titaea

A name for Gaea as mother of the Titans. In some accounts, referred to as Titaea, Titaia or Titaia.

Titan

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Titanesses

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Titania

A Titaness, some say. The moon personified. At times, known as Titania, Gaea, Gaea, All-mother, Earth, Earth Mother, Gaia, Ge, Earth(-mother), Mother-earth, Hindu Prithivi, Phoenician Gea, Roman Tellus, Terra, Titala, Mab, Mab, Madb or Maeve.

Titanomachia

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Tithonus

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Tithorea

One of the 2 peaks of Mount. Parnassus, sacred to Dionysus. Called Tithorea, Lycorea, Lycorea or sacred mountains.

Titia

A champion boxer. He fought Heracles at the games and was beaten. Occasionally referred to as Titia.

Titias

King of Mariandyne. Father of Mariandynus. In some accounts he is equated with Tityus. Sometimes referred to as Titias.

Tityus

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Tlepolemeia

A festival in honour of Tlepolemus, held in Rhodes. At times, referred to as Tlepolemeia.

Tlepolemus

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Tlesimes

One of the Epigoni, some say. Occasionally called Tlesimes.

Tmolus

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Tower of the Winds

A hexagonal temple in Athens devoted to Aeolus, god of the winds. Sometimes referred to as Tower of the Winds.

Toxeus

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trident

The three-pronged spear of Poseidon. Also commonly identified as trident.

Triopas

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Triple Muse

The 3 original Muses, Calliope, Erato and Urania. Sometimes known as Triple Muse.

tripod

The three-legged stool of the priestess of the oracle of Delphi. Identified as tripod.

Triptolemus

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Tritogeneia

A name for Athena as a goddess of water. In some references, referred to as Tritogeneia, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades or Minerva.

Triton

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Tritonis

A lake-nymph in Libya, one of the Naiads. Mother of Athena by Poseidon, some say. Mother of Caphaurus and Nausamon. By Amphithemis. Sometimes known as Tritonis.

Tritopatores

Ghosts: spirits of the dead: ancient. Wind gods. On occassion, known as Tritopatores.

Tritos

A name for Zeus as lord of the winds. Sometimes called Tritos, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Xenios, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Troezen

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. Brother of Pittheus. Occasionally referred to as Troezen.

troglodytes

A legendary, uncivilised race, living in caves or holes, said to eat snakes. Sometimes referred to as troglodytes.

Troilus

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Troilus and Cressida

A 20th C. Opera by William Walton. (libretto by Hassall). In some references, called Troilus and Cressida.

Troilus and Cresssida

A play by William Shakespeare based on the story of these 2 lovers. Sometimes called Troilus and Cresssida.

Trojan Horse, The

The hollow horse built by Epeius which enabled Greek soldiers to smuggle themselves into the city of Troy. Occasionally identified as Trojan Horse, The, Wooden Horse, Wooden Horse, Clavileno, Trojan War, Trojan War, Siege of Troy or Wooden Horse.

Trojan War

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Trojan Women,The

A play by Euripides. About Hecuba and her daughters. Sometimes referred to as Trojan Women,The, Troades, Troades or Trojan Women.

Trophonius

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Tros

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trygon

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Tryphonius

A thief. In some references, identified as Tryphonius.

Turnus

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Twain, the

The goddesses Demeter and Persephone. These two deities were worshipped at ceremonies attended only by women. At times, called Twain, the.

Twice-born

A name and attribute of Dionysus. Identified as Twice-born.

Two Goddesses

The 2 deities Demeter and her. Daughter Core (Persephone). Called Two Goddesses, Great Goddesses or Great Goddesses.

Two-horned

An epithet of Alexander the Great in Ethiopia. At times, referred to as Two-horned, Alexander, Alexander, Alexander the Great, Son of Ammon, Arab Al-Iskandar, Eskandar, Iskander, Iskender, Malay Iskandar or Swahili Sikandari.

Tyche

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Tydeus

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Tydides

A name for Diomedes as a son of Tydeus. Also known as Tydides, Diomedes, Diomedes or Diomed(e).

Tymborychos

A name of Aphrodite as gravedigger. Also commonly known as Tymborychos, Aphrodite, Aphrodite, Anadyomene, Cyprian, Cytherea, Daeira, Dove Goddess, Epitragia, Idalia, Ambologera, Androphonos, Anosia, Apostrophia, Ar(e)ia, Argynnis, Cypris, Dione, Epitymbidia, Kallipyges, Kypris, Morpho, Myrtea, Myrto(essa), Pandemos, Pasaphaessa, Peitho, Queen of Love, Urania, Arab Alilat, Armenian Anahit, Babylonian Ishtar, Mylitta, Canaanite Anaitis, Anat, Italic Aprodita, Persian Anahita, PhoenicianAstarte, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Venus, Scythian Argimpasa or Sumerian Inanna.

Tyndareus

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Tyndaridae

The descendants of Tyndareus. Also commonly identified as Tyndaridae.

Tyndaris

A daughter of Tyndareus. (Helen or Clytemnestra). Sometimes known as Tyndaris.

Typhoeus

A monster. In some accounts, this being was the father or son of Typhon; in others they are the same. Also commonly identified as Typhoeus, Typhon, Typhon, Set, Tuphoios, Tuphon, Typhaon, Typho, Typho(eus), Egyptian Set, Hittite Typhoon, Typhos or Typhos.

Typhon

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Typhus

Helmsman of the Argo. Typhus died on the voyage to Colchis and his duties were taken over by Ancaeus. In some references, known as Typhus, Typhis or Typhis.

Tyro

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Tyrxis

A name for Apollo as keeper of wells. In some lore, occasionally identified as Tyrxis, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Nomius, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus or Roman Apellun.

Ucalegon

An adviser to Priam. Also called Ucalegon.

Udaeus

One of the 5 surviving Sown-men. Also known as Udaeus, Oudaeus or Oudaeus.

Undine

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Urania

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Uranian deities

Sky-gods. Also known as Uranian deities, Roman Di superi or Roman Di superi.

Uranis

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Uranus

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Urion

The original name of Orion. In some references, referred to as Urion, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Imbrifer or Nimbosus.

Velchanos

A Cretan cock-demon. He became the Roman god Vulcan. Occasionally known as Velchanos, Vulcan, Vulcan, Hephaestus, Kalvaistis, Volcanus, Volkanus, Vulcanus, Mulciber, Quietus, Etruscan Sethlans or Greek Hephaestus.

Virgins of Helicon

The name given to the Muses in Spenser's works. Sometimes known as Virgins of Helicon, Muses, Muses, Aganippides, Castalides, Corycian nymphs, Corycides, Musae, Nine, the, Pierides, Tuneful Nine, The, Corycian Nymphs, Pierides, The (Tuneful) Nine or Roman Camenae.

vulture

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White Goddess

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Woarion

An early name for Orion. Sometimes called Woarion.

Women of the Sea

Attendants on Dionysus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Women of the Sea.

Women of Trachis

A play by Sophocles dealing with Deianeira and Iole and the death of Heracles. Occasionally referred to as Women of Trachis, Trachiniae or Trachiniae.

woodpecker

A bird sacred to Ares: a form. Sometimes assumed by Zeus. On occassion, identified as woodpecker.

Works and Days

A poem by Hesiod. Although the theme of this work is agriculture, it contains much information on myths. In some accounts, identified as Works and Days.

wren

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Xanthus

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Xenia

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Xenios

A name for Zeus as the guardian of strangers. On occassion, referred to as Xenios, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Zagreus, Zan, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Xenocleia

A prophetess: the Pythoness at Delphi. At times, referred to as Xenocleia, Xenoclea or Xenoclea.

Xenodice

Daughter of Minos and Pasiphae. In some lore, occasionally known as Xenodice.

xoanon

A wooden statue used as a fetish. A statue alleged to have fallen from heaven. On occassion, identified as xoanon, xoana, xoana, plurxoana or plurxoana.

Xuthus

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Ypolita

Wife of Theseus, duke of Athens, in Chaucer's Knight's Tale. Sister of Emily. Also commonly identified as Ypolita, Hippolyta or Hippolyta.

Zagreus

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Zaleukos

A sun-god in Locris. Sometimes called Zaleukos.

Zalmoxis

A Thracian sky-god who became a god of the underworld. In some accounts, he is equated with Cronus. Occasionally known as Zalmoxis, Cronus, Cronus, Chronos, Cronos, Kronos, Kronus, sacred birds, C(h)ronos, Canaanite Baal, El, Roman Saturn, Salmoxis or Salmoxis.

Zan

A name for Zeus in Crete. In some lore, occasionally called Zan, Zeus, Zeus, Aether, Ahura Mazda, Aktaios, Basileus, Dios, Dyaus, Ether, King of Men, Lord of the Sky, Lykaios, Maimaktes, Meilichios, Olympios, Polieus, Zio, Aether, Agoraios, Alastor, Apomyios, Boracus, Boulaios, Cloud-Gatherer, Dictaeus, Eleutherios, Ephestios, Ether, Gamelios, Herkeios, Horios, Kataibates, Keraunos, Khesios, Lord of the Sky, Marnos, Me(i)lichios, Nephelegeretes, Nicophoros, Ombrios, Panomphaean, Pater, Phratrios, Pilar, Pistios, PolieusSabazios, Sabazius, Soter, Talaios, Tele(i)os, Thunderer, Tritos, Xenios, Zagreus, Egyptian Amon, Etruscan Tinia, Hindu Dyaus, Lycian Cragus, Persian Ahura Mazda, Roman Diu-pater, Jupiter, Q're or Tyndareus.

Zelus

A god of emulation, rivalry, zeal. Son of Pallas and Styx. Brother of Bia, Cratis and Nike. At times, called Zelus, Zelos, Zelos or Phthonos.

Zephyr

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Zephyrus

A horse, sire of Xanthus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Zephyrus, Zephyr, Zephyr, Zephuros, Zephyros, Zephyrus, West Wind or Roman Favonius.

Zetes

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Zethus

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Zeus

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Zeus-Ammon

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Zeus-Amphitryon

Zeus in the form of Amphitryon. When he seduced Alcmene and begot Heracles. In some lore, occasionally called Zeus-Amphitryon.

Zeus Herkios

A name of Zeus as god of courtyards. Sometimes identified as Zeus Herkios.

Zeus Hikesios

A name of Zeus as god of those seeking sanctuary. Occasionally identified as Zeus Hikesios.

Zeus Horkios

A name for Zeus as god of oaths. Also called Zeus Horkios, Zeus Pistios, Zeus Pistios or Roman Fidius.

Zeus Hypsistos

A title of Zeus as supreme god. At times, referred to as Zeus Hypsistos.

Zeus Katachthonios

A name for Hades as supreme god of the underworld. Also commonly called Zeus Katachthonios, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, Stygeros, 'unseen', Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Zeus Kouros

An early Cretan fertility-god: the boy Zeus. Also identified as Zeus Kouros, Zeus Curos or Zeus Curos.

Zeus Ktesios

Zeus as the protector of property. Occasionally referred to as Zeus Ktesios.

Zeus Lycaeus

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Zeus Maimaktes

A bloody aspect of Zeus Meilichios. Sometimes referred to as Zeus Maimaktes.

Zeus Meilichios

A form of Zeus represented as a snake. Also known as Zeus Meilichios, 'mild' or 'mild'.

Zeus Pistios

A name of Zeus as god of oaths. Called Zeus Pistios, Zeus Horkios, Zeus Horkios, Roman Fidius, Roman Fidius or Sancus.

Zeus Polieus

A name of Zeus as god of the state. Known as Zeus Polieus.

Zeus Xenios

A name of Zeus as sustainer of friendship. Identified as Zeus Xenios.

Zeuxippe

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Daughter of Eridanus. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Butes, Erechtheus, Philomena, and Procne. Known as Zeuxippe.

Zugia

A name for Hera as 'yoker'. Sometimes identified as Zugia.
Greek Mythology