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. Occasionally identified as Abaris.

Abas

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Abaster

One of Pluto's horses. Occasionally referred to as Abaster.

Abatos

One of Pluto's horses. 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. Identified 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. At times, identified as 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. At times, identified 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. On occassion, referred to as Acephali.

Aceso

In some accounts a son or daughter of Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally identified as Aceso, Acesius, Acesius or Telesphorus.

Acestes

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Acetes

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Achaea

A priestess of Gaia. Sometimes identified as Achaea, Achaia or Achaia.

Achaemenes

A patriarch. He was reputed to have been abandoned as a child and rescued by an eagle. In some references, known as Achaemenes.

Achaemenides

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Achaeus

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Achaiva

A name of Demeter as 'spinner'. On occassion, referred to as 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. Sometimes called Acheleids.

Achelous

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Acherbas

Uncle and husband of Dido, in some accounts. Sometimes referred to 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. Identified as Achilles' spear.

Achor

A god of the Cyreneans guarding. Against insect pests. Also called 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. Also commonly identified as Actaeus.

Actian Games

A festival in honour of Apollo. Also identified as Actian Games.

Actis

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Actor

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Adikia

The ugly goddess of injustice. In some accounts, referred to as Adikia.

Admete

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

Admetus

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Adonia

An eight-day festival in honour of Adonis, held in July. Also referred to as Adonia.

Adonis

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Adonis flower

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Adranus

A fire demon in Mount Etna. On occassion, known as Adranus.

Adrastea

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Adrastine

A name for Aegialeia as daughter (or grand-daughter) of Adrastus. In some lore, occasionally called 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. In some references, identified as Aeacides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Pelides.

Aeacus

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Aeaea

The island of Circe. Sometimes called 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. On occassion, 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. In some references, called 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. Occasionally called 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. On occassion, identified as Aenete.

Aenetus

Son of Deion and Dimede. Brother of Actor, Asteriopeia, Cephalus and Phylacus. Occasionally identified as Aenetus.

Aeneus

King of the Doliones. Husband of Aenete. Father of Cyzicus. At times, known as Aeneus, Aeneas, Aeneas, Aeneus, Aineius, Indiges, Aeneid, Aenus, Aenus or Aeneus.

Aeolides

A name for Sisyphus as a son of Aeolus. Also identified 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. In some accounts, referred to as 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. Sometimes referred to as Aethalides.

Aether

The god of light. Son of Erebus and Nyx. In some accounts, he is the father of Uranus. Called 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 known as Aethiope.

Aethlius

Father of Endymion by Calyce. Also called Aethlius.

Aethon

One of the horses of Helius. Also referred to as 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. Sometimes known as Aethusa.

Aetius

A king of Troezen. Sometimes referred to as Aetius.

Aetolus

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Aex

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

Agamede

A sorceress. Daughter of Augeas. Sister of Agasthenes and Phyleus. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally referred to 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. Also identified 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. Identified as Aglaonice.

Aglaophone

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

Aglaurus

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Aglaus

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agnostos theos

Unknown gods. In some references, referred to as agnostos theos.

agnothetai

Minor officials responsible for the supervision of sacred games. Also commonly known as agnothetai.

agones

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Agoneus

A name for Hermes as patron of athletics. Also commonly 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. In some references, 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. Also referred to as Agoraria.

Agorius

A co-king of Elis ruling with Exylus. Called Agorius.

Agraulos

A name for Athena as a goddess of agriculture. Occasionally referred to as 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. Sometimes identified as Agrianome.

Agriodus

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Agrionia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. On occassion, known as Agrionia, Anthesterion, Anthesterion or Anthesteria.

Agrius

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Agrotera

A name for Artemis as protectress of the young. In some lore, occasionally known as 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 called Agroteras Thusia.

Agueius

A name of Apollo as guardian of doors, open spaces, etc. In some accounts, known as Agueius, Agyieus, Agyieus, Apollo or Aguieus.

Aides

The original name of Hades. At times, referred to as 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. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as 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. On occassion, identified as Aiora.

Aithuia

A name for Athena in the form of a diving bird. Also commonly 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. Sometimes known as Akephalos.

Alalcomeneus

The first man to emerge from the primordial waters. Founder of the Great Daedala. Occasionally called 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. In some accounts, known as Alcaids, Alcaides or Alcaides.

Alcathae

A festival in honour of Alcathous. Occasionally identified 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Alcimenes.

Alcimus

Father of Mentor. Called Alcimus.

Alcinoe

Daughter of Sthelenus and Nicippe. Sister of Eurystheus and Medusa. Known as 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'. Also identified 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. Also commonly referred to as Alecto, Allecto, Allecto, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Megaera.

Alector

A king of Argos. Son of Anaxagoras. Father of Iphis. Sometimes referred to as Alector.

Alectorian stone

A magic stone said to be found in the stomach of a cockerel. At times, referred to as Alectorian stone.

Alectryon

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Aleian Plain

A plain in the sky where Bellerophon roamed and eventually died. Also referred to as Aleian Plain.

Aletes

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Aletis

A name for Erigone, daughter of Icarius, as 'wanderer'. At times, referred to as 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. Sometimes called Alexandra, Cassandra, Cassandra or Kassandra.

Alexanor

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Gorgasus and Nicomachus. In some accounts, known as Alexanor.

Alexiares

Son of Heracles and Hebe. Sometimes called Alexiares.

Alexirrhoe

Mother of Aesacus by Priam. Also identified as Alexirrhoe.

Alexis

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Algea

Pain personified. A descendant of Eris, goddess of mischief. Occasionally identified as Algea, Algia or Algia.

alipes

The winged sandals of Hermes. At times, referred to as 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 identified as Aloros.

Alph

A sacred river. Referred to as 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. Occasionally referred to as Alphesiboea, Arsinoe or Arsinoe.

Alpheus

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Alphito

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Alseides

Tree-nymphs. Also identified as Alseides.

Altes

King of Leleges. Father of Laothea. Also known as Altes.

Althaea

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Althamenes

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Altis

The sacred precinct of Zeus at Olympia. In some references, identified as Altis.

Alyattes

A king of Lydia. Father of Croesus. Occasionally referred to as Alyattes.

Alyssus

A fountain in Arcadia said to cure madness. Referred to as 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. Called Amatheon.

Amazonomachy

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

Amazons

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Ambologera

A name of Aphrodite as 'postponer of old age'. Identified 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. Also referred to as ambrosia.

Ambrosia

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally identified as Ambrosia.

Ameinius

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

Amethea

One of the horses drawing the chariot of Helios. In some references, referred to as Amethea.

Amon

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Amonium

An oasis in Libya, site of an oracle of Amon and, later, of Zeus. Also commonly referred to 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. In some references, called 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. Sometimes called Amphidocus.

Amphidromia

A festival to celebrate the birth of a child, held 5 days after the birth. Sometimes known as Amphidromia.

Amphilochus

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Amphilogeai

A descendant of Eris, goddess of mischief. Also commonly known as Amphilogeai, Androktasiai or Androktasiai.

Amphilytus

An Athenian prophet. Also referred to as Amphilytus.

Amphimachus

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

Amphimarus

A musician. Father of Linus by Urania, some say. Also called 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Amphissus.

Amphithea

Wife of Adrastus. Mother of Aegialia, Aegialius, Argia, Cyanippus and Deiphyla. In some references, known as Amphithea.

Amphithemis

Son of Apollo by Acacallis. Father of Caphaurus and Nausamon. By Tritonis. Also identified 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 called 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. Called 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. Referred to as Amythaon.

Amythaonius

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

Anaitis

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Anakes

A name for the twins Castor and Polydeuces. Also called Anakes, Ax or Ax.

Ananke

A goddess of destiny. Mother of the Moirae, some say. Referred to as Ananke, Anagke, Anagke, Roman Necessitas, Roman Necessitas, Themis, Themis, 'justice' or 'order'.

Anax

A giant. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Father of Asterius. Occasionally called Anax.

Anaxagorus

Father of Alector. Occasionally identified 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Anaxarete.

Anaxibia

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Anaxirrhoe

Daughter of Cornus. Sister of Leontius. Wife of Epesus. Occasionally referred to 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. In some references, referred to as Anaxo.

Ancaeus

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Anchiale

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Anchialus

Father of Mentes. In some accounts, identified as Anchialus.

Anchinoe

Daughter of Nilus. Wife of King Belus. Mother of Cepheus, Phineus and the twins Aegyptus and Danaus. Occasionally identified as Anchinoe.

Anchises

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Ancius

One of the Centaurs. Also called Ancius.

Andraemon

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

Andreus

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Peneius. Husband of Euippe. Father of Eteocles. Also commonly identified as Andreus.

Androgeus

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Androktasiai

Descendants of the goddess Eris. At times, called 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. Sometimes known as Andromedes.

Andronice

Mother of Evenus and Thestius by Ares, in some accounts. Occasionally known as Andronice.

Androphonos

Aphrodite as 'mankiller'. At times, 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. In some references, known as Anicetus.

Anius

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Anna

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Annedotus

A Chaldean man-fish. In some references, called Annedotus.

Anogon

Son of Castor by Hilaria. Called Anogon.

Anomales

A sword-bearer to Achilles. Sometimes identified as Anomales.

Anosia

Aphrodite as 'the unholy one'. Also 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. Identified 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. Identified as Antheas.

Anthedon

Father of Glaucus by Alcyone, some say. In some lore, occasionally known as Anthedon.

Anthemoessa

The island home of the Sirens. At times, referred to as Anthemoessa.

Anthesterion

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Antianeira

Daughter of Menetus and Eurytus. Mother of Echion by Hermes. 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Antilochus.

Antimachus

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Antinous

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Antiochus

Son of Heracles by the daughter of King Phylas. On occassion, called Antiochus.

Antion

Father of Ixion, some say. In some references, called 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Anukis, Anoukis or Anoukis.

Anytus

A Titan. He is said to have reared Despoena. Identified as Anytus.

Aoede

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

Apate

A goddess: deceit personified. Also commonly called Apate.

Apaturia

An Ionian festival, held in October/. November, involving animal. Sacrifice. Also commonly 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. Also commonly called 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. On occassion, called 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 identified as Aphidnus.

Aphrodisia

Festivals held in honour of Aphrodite. Also referred to as Aphrodisia.

Aphrodite

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Aphrodite Pandemos

A version of Aphrodite as goddess of peace and harmony. Sometimes identified as 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. Sometimes 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. In some accounts, identified as 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. In some lore, occasionally called Apollodorus.

Apollonius

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Apollyon

The angel of the Abyss. Also identified as Apollyon.

Apomyios

A name for Zeus as 'Lord of the Flies'. On occassion, referred to 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. Also commonly identified as 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 references, called apophrades.

Apostrophia

A name of Aphrodite as 'she who turns away'. On occassion, referred to 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'. On occassion, identified as 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. In some accounts, 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 known as Aquosus, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Candaon, Imbrifer, Nimbosus or Urion.

Ara

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Arabian bird

A Greek name for the phoenix. Also commonly known as Arabian bird.

Arachne

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Aras

Father of Elatus. Sometimes called Aras.

Arcadia

A bright, happy land in the East, the land of Pan. In some accounts, known 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. Also referred to as Arcadian.

Arcas

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Arche

One of the Muses in those accounts that say that there were 4 Muses. Also referred to as 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Archelochus.

Archemorus

A later name of Opheltes. In some accounts, identified as Archemorus, Opheltes, Opheltes, Arkhemorus or Arkhemorus.

Architeles

Father of Eunomus. Sometimes referred to as Architeles.

Archophoros

A dog of Orion. On occassion, referred to as Archophoros.

Arcippe

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Arcisius

Father of Laertes, in some accounts. Some say his mother was a bear. Also referred to 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. In some references, referred to as Arctinus, Arktinos or Arktinos.

Arctophonos

A dog of Orion. Occasionally known as Arctophonos.

Areia

Mother of Miletus by Apollo. Also called 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. Also commonly identified as Areius.

Arene

Half-sister and wife of Aphareus. Mother of Idas and Lynceus. Occasionally known as Arene.

areopagus

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

Ares

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Aresthanas

The goatherd who found the abandoned baby Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally called 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. At times, referred to as Arge, Hyperoche or Hyperoche.

Argeiphontes

A name for Hermes as god of the dawn. Occasionally identified 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. Also called Argeius.

Arges

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. On occassion, 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 referred to as Argestes.

Argeus

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Argia

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Argiope

A nymph. Mother of Thamyris by Philammon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Argiope.

Argo

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Argonautica

A book by Apollonius dealing with the voyage of the Argonauts. Also commonly referred to as Argonautica.

Argonauts

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Argus

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Argynnis

A title for Aphrodite as 'the. Gleaming one'. Also referred to 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 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. On occassion, called Argyra.

Ariadne

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Aridela

The name for Ariadne in Crete. Called Aridela.

Arimanes

The Greek name for Ahriman. Sometimes called 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. Also referred to as 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 accounts, known 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Aristophanes.

arktoi

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

Arnaea

The name given to Penelope when she was hidden from her father Icarius. In some references, called Arnaea, Penelope or Penelope.

Arne

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Arneos

A giant beggar killed by Odysseus. Occasionally referred to as Arneos.

Arsenothetys

A name of Dionysus as 'womanly man'. In some lore, occasionally referred to as 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 called Arsippus.

Artemedos

A saint, the Christian version of Artemis. Sometimes referred to as Artemedos.

Artemis

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Artemis Brauronia

A name of Artemis as 'bear-goddess'. Occasionally known 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. Also known 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. On occassion, called Artemis Ephesia, Roman Diana of Ephesus or Roman Diana of Ephesus.

Artemis Meleagua

A name for Artemis as a goddess of disease, especially leprosy. Sometimes called Artemis Meleagua.

Artemis Orthia

The Dorian goddess Orthia identified with Artemis. On occassion, called Artemis Orthia.

Artemis Tauria

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Artemision, The

The temple of Artemis at Ephesus. At times, 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. On occassion, identified 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. Also called 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 referred to 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. Also commonly called asphodel.

Asphodel Fields

(Asphodel Meadows). The home in Tartarus of those departed who are neither good. Nor bad. In some accounts, 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. In some references, called Ass of Silenus.

Assaracus

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Astacus

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

Asteria

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Asterion

A river-god or sea-god. Father of Acraea, Euboea and Prosymn. Occasionally called 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. Also identified as Asterodes.

Asterodia

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

Asteropia

Daughter of Deion and Diomede. Sister of Actor, Aenetus, Cephalus and Phylacus. Sometimes known 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. Sometimes referred to as Astygia.

Astynome

Wife of Hipponous. Mother of Capaneus. In some lore, occasionally 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. Occasionally known 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 commonly referred to as Athena Boarmia, 'ox-yoker' or 'ox-yoker'.

Athena Chalcioecus

A name for Athena in Sparta. In some references, identified as 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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 called Athena Coryphasia, Athena Acria, Athena Acria, 'topmost', 'head' or 'head'.

Athena Damasippus

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

Athena Hygeia

A name for Athena as a goddess of health. In some references, 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. Sometimes referred to as Athena Mechanitis.

Athena Parthenos

A name for Athena as a virgingoddess. Sometimes identified as Athena Parthenos.

Athena Polias

A name for Athena as a goddess of the state. Sometimes known as Athena Polias.

Athena Promachus

A name for Athena as the goddess who leads in battle. On occassion, identified as Athena Promachus.

Athena Pronaia

A name for Athena at Delphi. Also commonly referred to as Athena Pronaia, Athena Pronoia or Athena Pronoia.

Athena Tritogenis

A name for Athena as the nymph of Lake Trotonis. Sometimes known as Athena Tritogenis.

Athenaeum

A temple of Athena. Sometimes called Athenaeum.

Athenaia

A name for Athena as patron of the city of Athens. Sometimes identified 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. Also known as Athropophagi.

Atlanteans

A race of people said to know the secrets of nature. Referred to as Atlanteans.

Atlantides

The descendants of Atlas including. Hermes and the Pleiades. At times, identified as 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. Also referred to as Atridae, Atreidae or Atreidae.

Atropos

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

Atthis

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Attic Hercules

A name for Theseus. In some references, 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 known as Auson.

Ausones

Descendants of Auson. In some references, identified as Ausones.

Ausonia

An early name for Italy. In some accounts, called Ausonia.

Autesion

A king of Thebes. Son of Tisamenus. Father of Argia and Theras. In some accounts, referred to 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 references, known as Autonous.

Auxe

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

Auxesia

A minor fertility-goddess. On occassion, called Auxesia.

Axierus

One of the 2 female Cabeiri. Daughter of Axiocersus. In some accounts, a name for the Dioscuri regarded as four. On occassion, referred to as Axierus, Akieros or Akieros.

Axine

The Black Sea. On occassion, 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. In some references, identified as Axiocerca, Axiokersa or Axiokersa.

Axiocercus

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

Axioche

A nymph. In some accounts, known as 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 references, identified as Bacchae, The.

Bacche

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bacis

A class of inspired prophets. On occassion, called 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 known as Balmarkos.

Bapho

A name for Set or Babi. Occasionally identified as Bapho.

Baptes

Priests of Cotytto. Sometimes called Baptes, Baptae or Baptae.

Basalus

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Bassareus

A name of Dionysus reflecting the wearing of a fox skin (bassaris). In some references, 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). At times, known as Bassarids, Basarids, Basarids, Bassareae, Bassareae, Bassarides or Bassarides.

Batea

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Bathillus

A boy beloved of Polycrates. Sometimes known as 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. Also called 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. On occassion, identified as Bedy.

Belides

The descendants of Belus. On occassion, called 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. In some lore, occasionally called 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, identified as Benthesicyme.

Berbyce

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Berecynthian Hero

A name of Midas. Also 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. On occassion, referred to as Biadice, Biddice or Biddice.

Bias

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Bibliotheca

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

Bion

A 1st C. Poet. He wrote Lament for Adonis Identified as Bion.

Bisaltes

A king of Thrace. Father of Theophane. In some references, called 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. Occasionally called Boedromia.

Boeotus

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Boio

A Delphic priestess. She is credited with a work describing the transformation of humans into birds. Sometimes identified as Boio.

Boracus

A name of Zeus as 'ruler of the north'. On occassion, referred to 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. Also called Boreades, Boreadae or Boreadae.

Boreas

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Boreasmoi

Athenian festivals in honour of Boreas. In some references, called Boreasmoi.

Bormus

A mortal loved and carried off by a nymph. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Bormus.

Borus

Son of Perieris. Husband of Polydora. In some accounts, known as Borus.

Borysthenes

A king of Tauris. Father of Thoas. In some lore, occasionally known as Borysthenes.

Boulaios

A name for Zeus as god of assemblies. Also identified as 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Bouphonia, Buphonia, Buphonia, Diipoleia, Diipoleia, sopatrus or sopatrus.

Branchidae

A town in Asia Minor, site of an oracle of Apollo. On occassion, referred to 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 known as Bright.

Brimo

A goddess incarnate in the priestess. Officiating at the Eleusinian. Mysteries of Demeter. Referred to as Brimo.

Brimos

A holy child carried by Brimo. Occasionally identified as Brimos.

Briseida

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Briseis

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Brises

A Trojan priest. Father of Briseis. At times, 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. Sometimes referred to as Brizo.

Bromie

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Bromios

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

Bronte

Horse of the sun-god Helios. Also referred to as Bronte, Brontes, Brontes, Bronte or 'thunder'.

Brontes

One of the 3 original Cyclops, a blacksmith. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Occasionally 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. At times, 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. Also called Bybassus.

Byblis

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Cabeiri

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Cabeiros

The chief of the Cabeiri, some say. Father of Cadmilus, some say. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally called Cadmilus, Casmilos, Casmilos, Kadmilos, Kadmilos, Cas milos or Cas milos.

Cadmus

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Caecinus

A river-god. In some lore, occasionally identified as Caecinus.

Caenus

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Caicias

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

Caissa

A minor goddess. Called Caissa.

Caistus

Son of Achilles by Penthesilea, in some accounts. Called 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Callone.

Calluntaria

A festival in honour of Athena during which statues of the goddess were washed and adorned. Occasionally called Calluntaria, Plynteria or Plynteria.

Calpe

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Calybe

A nymph loved by Laomedon, King of Troy. Referred to as Calybe.

Calyce

Daughter of Aeolus and Enarete. Mother of Endymion by Acthlius. Mother of Cycnus by Poseidon. Occasionally called Calyce.

Calydon

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

Calydonian boar

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Calypso

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Cambyses

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Cameira

Daughter of Danae. Sometimes called Cameira.

Cameirus

Son of Helius and Rhodes. Son of Cercaphus, some say. Brother of Ialysus and Lindus. At times, identified 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. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally known as Canathus.

Cancer

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Candace

The name of several legendary queens of Ethiopia. On occassion, known 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. At times, known as Cape Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarus, Taenarus, Cape Taenarus or Cape Taenarus.

Caphaurus

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Capheira

A nymph, one of the Oceanids. In some lore, occasionally known as Capheira.

Capricorn

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Capys

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Car

A king of Megara. Son of Phoroneus and Cerdo. At times, referred to as Car.

Carmanor

A king of Crete. Also known 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. Occasionally called 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. Known as Carpo, Karpo or Karpo.

Carpus

A harvest-god. Son of Zephyrus by Chloris. His function was to assist the fruit to ripen. Sometimes known 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. In some lore, occasionally called Castalia, Castaly, Castaly, Castalia or Castalia.

Castor

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Cataclothes

Spinners of fate. At times, known as Cataclothes, Moirae, Moirae, Fates, Moerae, Moirai, Norse Norns or Roman Parcae.

Catharsius

A name of Apollo in his role. As 'purifier'. On occassion, identified 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. Referred to as Caucasus.

Caunus

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Ceacinus

A god of the river of that name. Father of Euthymus. Also commonly known as Ceacinus.

Cebren

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

Cebriones

The charioteer for Hector. An illegitimate son of Priam. He was killed by Patroclus at the siege of Troy. Known as 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. Also commonly identified as Cedalion, Kedalion or Kedalion.

Celaeno

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celery

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

Celeus

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Celmis

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. Occasionally referred to as Celmis.

Cenchreis

Wife of Cinyras, some say. Occasionally referred to as Cenchreis.

Centaur

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Centauromachy

The long-running war between the Centaurs and the Lapiths. Also commonly 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. In some lore, occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cercaphus.

Cercios

A charioteer for Castor and Polydeuces. Also commonly called Cercios, Kerkio, Kerkio, Kerkios or Kerkios.

Cercopes

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Cercyon

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Cerdo

Wife of Phoroneus. Occasionally called Cerdo.

Cerimon

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

Cerus

A horse of Adrastus. On occassion, called Cerus.

Ceryneian Hind

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Cerynes

Son of Helenus. He was killed by Deiphontes. Identified as Cerynes.

Ceryx

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

Cestrinus

Son of Helenus and Andromache. Occasionally known as Cestrinus.

Cestus

Aphrodite's magic girdle made. By Hephaestus. 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 commonly called Cetus.

Ceyx

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Chaetus

One of the 50 sons of Aegyptus. Husband of Asteria. Sometimes 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. Also commonly identified 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. At times, identified as Chalcodon.

Chalcomedusa

Wife of Aroisis. Mother of Laertes, in some accounts. Also identified as Chalcomedusa.

Chalcon

One of the Telchines, a coppersmith. Occasionally referred to as Chalcon.

chameleon

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Chaonian bird

A name for the dove as 'bearer of the oracles of Dodona'. At times, called Chaonian bird, dove or dove.

Chaonian food

Acorns or, some say, beech mast. Also identified 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. In some accounts, known as Charaxus.

Chariclo

One of the Naiads. Wife of Chiron. Also called Chariclo.

Charidotes

A name for Hermes as god of fertility, flocks and herds. In some accounts, 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 references, identified as 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. Also called 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 referred to as 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. In some lore, occasionally called Chelone.

Chentechtai

The Greek version of Khenti-cheti. Sometimes called 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. Sometimes known as cherry.

Chilon

One of the Seven Sages. Sometimes known as Chilon.

Chimaera

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Chione

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Chiron

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chlamys

The cloak of Zeus. Occasionally identified as chlamys.

Chloe

A name of Demeter as 'green'. In some accounts, referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Chloia.

Chloris

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Choreia

An animal maenad. Also referred to as Choreia.

Chromia

Daughter of Itonus. Wife of Endymion, in some accounts. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally called Chromius.

Chronos

One of 2 primaeval deities present at the beginning of the world. Also commonly known 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. Also referred to as 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Chryson.

Chrysothemis

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Chthon

An earth-goddess. Sometimes referred to as Chthon.

Chthonia

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chryson. Also commonly called Chthonia.

Chthonius

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Father of Lycus and Nycteus. Occasionally known as Chthonius.

Chthonoi

Earth-gods: gods of the underworld. In some references, called Chthonoi, Chthonian deities, Chthonian deities, Chthonic deities or Chthonic deities.

Chthonophyle

Daughter of Sicyon. Mother of Polybus by Hermes. Sometimes referred to as Chthonophyle.

Cilicia

The sky. Known as Cilicia.

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Cillus

Driver of the chariot given by Poseidon to Pelops. In some references, known as Cillus.

Cimmerians

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

Cinyrades

Priests of Aphrodite. On occassion, identified 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 identified as Circe's grass.

Cisseta

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Cisseus

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

Cisthene

The home of the Gorgons. Also known as Cisthene.

Cithaeronian lion

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City Dionysia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Sometimes called 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. Also called Cleanthes, Kleanthes or Kleanthes.

Cleite

Daughter of Merops. Wife of King Cyzicus. When her husband was killed by the Argonauts she hanged herself. Occasionally referred to 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. At times, identified as Cleobulus.

Cleocharia

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Sometimes identified as Cleocharia.

Cleodaeus

Son of Heracles by Malis. Brother of Alcaeus. Sometimes identified as Cleodaeus.

Cleolla

Daughter of Dias. Wife of Pleisthenes, some say. At times, referred to as Cleolla.

Cleopatra

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Cleothera

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Cleta

In some accounts, one of the Graces. Sometimes referred to as Cleta.

Clio

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Clitonymus

Son of Amphidamas. He was accidentally killed by Patroclus in an argument over a dice game. Occasionally called Clitonymus.

Clitus

Son of Mantius. He was a very handsome youth who was carried off by Eos. On occassion, called 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Clotho, Klotho, Klotho, Klothon, Klothon, Klotho(n) or Klotho(n).

Cloud-gatherer

A name for Zeus. Sometimes called 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 called 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. Occasionally known as Clytis.

Clytius

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Clytoneus

A king of Nauplia. Father of Nauplius. Identified as Clytoneus.

Clytonymus

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

Cnossia

A nymph seduced by Menelaus. Sometimes known as Cnossia.

Cocalus

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Cocytus

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Codrus

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Coeranus

Son of Abas. Brother of Lysimache. Sometimes referred to 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. Occasionally known as Coeus, Ceos, Ceos, Koeus, Koeus, Koeos or Koeos.

Colchian Dragon

The dragon that guarded the Golden. Fleece at Colchis. In some lore, occasionally 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. Occasionally 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 identified as Comyra.

Connidas

A tutor of Theseus. At times, known 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. Sometimes called 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. In some references, called 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. In some accounts, identified as Cortina.

Corus

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Corybantes

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Corybas

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Corycia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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. Sometimes called Corycian cave.

Corydon

A shepherd. Lover of Alexis. Sometimes 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. Called Corythus.

Corytus

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

cothurnus

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

Cottus

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

Cotyttia

Noctural orgies by the devotees of Cotytto. Also referred to as Cotyttia.

Cotytto

A Thracian goddess of lewdness. Occasionally referred to as Cotytto, Cotys, Cotys, Cotyto, Cotyto, Kotutto, Kotutto, Kotys, Kotys, Kotytto or Kotytto.

cow

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Cragus

A Lycian god. In some references, referred to 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'. At times, referred to as Cranaea, Carnasia, Carnasia, Artemis, Roman Cranae or Roman Cranae.

Cranaeum

A grove dedicated to Cranaea. In some lore, occasionally called 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. Occasionally called Cranes of Ibycus.

Crantor

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

Crateis

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

Cratus

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Creisus

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Creneids

Water nymphs. Sometimes known as Creneids.

Creon

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Creontidas

Son of Heracles and Megara. Occasionally known as 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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. Occasionally identified as Crinisus, Crimisus or Crimisus.

criobolium

The sacrifice of a ram in honour of Attis. Occasionally called 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. Referred to 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. Sometimes known as criosphinx, kriosphinx or kriosphinx.

Crisus

Son of Phocus and Antiope, some say. Known as Crisus.

Critheis

A nymph. Occasionally known as Critheis.

Crius

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Crocale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. Occasionally called Crocale.

Crocus

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

Croesus

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Crommyonian sow

A huge wild sow killed by Theseus. Occasionally 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. Occasionally referred to as Cronia.

Cronidae

The descendants of Cronus: the Olympian gods, specifically Hades, Poseidon and Zeus. In some lore, occasionally called 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. At times, known as Crotus.

Cteatus

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cteis

The female genitalia. The earth. The passive principle. In some references, referred to as cteis, kteis, kteis, Hindu Yoni or Hindu Yoni.

Ctessipus

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Cudoemus

A deity, tumult personified. Called Cudoemus.

Curetes

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Curotrophus

A name for Athena as 'protector of children'. On occassion, identified as Curotrophus.

Cyane

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Cyanea

Wife of Miletus. Mother of Byblis and Caunus. Occasionally called Cyanea, Cyanee or Cyanee.

Cyanippus

One of the Epigoni. Son of Adrastus and Ampithea. Brother of Argia, Argialia, Aegialius and Deipyla. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cyanippus.

Cychreus

A king of Salamis. Father of Glauce. On occassion, identified 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. Referred to as Cylarabes.

Cyllaros

A horse of Castor or Polydeuces. Occasionally referred to as Cyllaros.

Cyllen

Son of Elatus and Laodice. Brother of Aepytus, Pereus and Stymphalus. On occassion, referred to as Cyllen, Cyllenius, Cyllenius or Cyllen.

Cyllene

A nymph. Wife of Pelasgus. At times, called Cyllene.

Cyllenius

A name for Hermes taken from his. Birthplace, Mount Cyllene. Occasionally called Cyllenius, Cyllen or Cyllen.

Cyllo

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Cylloptes

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Cymodoce

A nymph, one of the Nereids. Occasionally referred to as Cymodoce.

Cymopoleia

A wave nymph. Wife of the giant Briaraeus. Daughter of Poseidon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Cymopoleia.

Cynisca

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Cynosura

One of the nymphs who nursed the infant Zeus. Also identified as Cynosura.

Cynthia

A name of Artemis, referring to Mount. Cynthius where she was born. Occasionally identified as 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. Sometimes called 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. In some accounts, called cypress.

Cypria

One of the poems in the Epic. Cycle dealing with the story of Troy. In some accounts, known 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. In some lore, occasionally 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 commonly known 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. Sometimes called Daedala, Daidala or Daidala.

Daedalia

The various works of Daedalus. In some accounts, identified as Daedalia.

Daedalids

The followers of Daedalus. Sometimes 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. Identified as Dai Dalos.

Daiera

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daimon

A guardian spirit: a god: supernatural. Power. In some references, known 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. Also commonly called Damasistratus.

Damastes

A name of Procrustes as 'tamer'. On occassion, referred to as 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. At times, identified as Dameon.

Damia

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

Damnameneus

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. On occassion, known as Damnameneus.

Damon

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danace

A coin placed in the mouth of the dead, a fee for the boatman Charon. Occasionally known 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. Called Daphnephoria.

Daphnis

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Daphnis and Chloe

The story of a rustic couple, Paul and Virginia, written by Longus. Also called Daphnis and Chloe.

Daphoene

A goddess worshipped by the maenads. At times, referred to 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. In some references, identified as Day of Blood.

Decelus

A hero. When Theseus abducted Helen, Decelus told her brothers, Castor and Polydeuces, where she was hidden. On occassion, called Decelus.

Degmenus

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Deianeira

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Deicoon

Son of Heracles and Megara. Also known as 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. Also known as Deileon, Delion, Delion or Deleion.

Deimachus

Father of Autolycus, Deileon and Phlogius. Also referred to as Deimachus.

Deimus

God of fear. Son of Ares and Aphrodite. Brother of Harmonia and Phobus. Occasionally referred to as Deimus, Deimos, Deimos or Deimus.

Deino

One of the Graiae. In some accounts, identified 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. Sometimes known as Deione.

Deionides

A name for Miletus as son of Deione. 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. Occasionally referred to 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 referred to as Deliades.

Delian

A name for Apollo referring to his. Birthplace, Delos. On occassion, identified as 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, known 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. Also identified as Demeter Erinnus.

Demeter's people

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

Demeter Thesmophoros

A name for Demeter as 'she who brings treasures'. Referred to as Demeter Thesmophoros.

Demetria

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

Demios

God of dread. Sometimes identified as Demios.

Democratia

Democracy personified. Sometimes 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. At times, identified 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. Occasionally known as Demos.

Dendrites

A name for Dionysus as a tree god. In some accounts, identified as 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. Identified 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. Known as Dercynus.

Derodydimus

A two-headed monster. Also referred to 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. On occassion, identified as Dia, Aesar, Aesar or Logh.

Diakiaosyne

The Greek name for Nehmetaway. Known as Diakiaosyne.

diamastigsis

Ritual whipping. This rite was practised on young boys at the shrine of Artemis, as Orthia, in Sparta. Occasionally referred to as diamastigsis.

Diana

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Dias

Father of Cleolla. Occasionally known as Dias.

Diasia

Rites honouring originally Meilichios, later Zeus. In some references, called Diasia.

Dictaean Cave

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

Dictaeus

A name of Zeus referring to Mount. Dicte where he was raised. Also referred to 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. Sometimes known as 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. At times, identified as Dictys Cretensis.

Didaeon

Son of Eurytus, some say. Called Didaeon.

Dido

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Diipoleia

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

Dike

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

Dimetor

A name of Dionysus as twice mothered'. Occasionally identified 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. Occasionally known as Dindyme, Meter Dindymene, Meter Dindymene, Cybele, Dindymene, Dindymus or Dindyme(ne).

Dinos

A horse of Diomedes. Sometimes known as Dinos.

Diogenia

A naiad daughter of Cephisus. In some accounts, referred to as Diogenia.

Diomede

Mother of Hyacinthus by Amyclas, in some accounts. Sometimes 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. On occassion, identified as 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. In some references, referred to as Diotima Mantinice.

diphthera

The hide of the goat Amalthea. Zeus used this goatskin to record the fate of man. At times, known as diphthera.

dipsas

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

Dirce

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Distaff

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

dithyramb

A hymn to Bacchus. Occasionally known as dithyramb.

Dithyrambos

A name for Dionysus as 'twice-born'. Sometimes referred to 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. Sometimes known 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. Occasionally referred to as Dorippa, Dryope, Dryope or Druope.

Doris

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Dorulos

A centaur said to have been. Killed by Theseus. Called Dorulos.

Dorus

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dove

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. On occassion, known 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. Sometimes referred to as draconite.

Dream Palace

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Drepane

The sickle of Demeter. Also known as Drepane.

Dromas

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dryad

A tree nymph, originally of oak trees. In some accounts, identified 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 references, referred to as Dryops.

Dymas

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Dyne

Daughter of Evander. At times, known as Dyne.

Dysaules

Father of Eubuleus and Triptolemus, in some accounts. Known as Dysaules.

Dysnomia

Lawlessness personified. Daughter of Eris. In some accounts, known as Dysnomia.

Earth Mother

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Echecles

Son of Actor. Husband of Polymele. Also commonly called Echecles.

Echemus

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Echetus

A king of Epirus. He blinded his daughter and locked her in a dungeon. Also known as 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. Also commonly known as Edonus, Paeon or Paeon.

Eeton

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

Egerius

The original name of Tarquin Collatinus. In some lore, occasionally known as Egerius, Tarquinius Collatinus, Tarquinius Collatinus, Collatinus or Tarquin.

Egesta

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Egyptian Sibyl

A prophetess. Also known 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, called 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. In some references, called Elare.

Elate

A name of Artemis. On occassion, 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. Known as Elegeia.

Elephenor

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Eleusinia

A procession and games held every 2. Years in honour of Demeter. In some accounts, identified as Eleusinia.

Eleusinian mysteries

The mysterious rites used at festivals in honour of Demeter. At times, called Eleusinian mysteries.

Eleusis

A corn-deity. Son of Calypso by Ogyges or Hermes. Occasionally known 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. In some lore, occasionally called Eleuthea, Eleuthyra, Eleuthyra or Ilithyia.

Eleutherios

An epithet of Dionysus, Eros and Zeus. Sometimes called 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. On occassion, known as Elissa, Dido, Dido, Didon, Didone, Tanit, 'brave one' or Didon(e).

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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. In some accounts, identified as Elpis, 'hope' or 'hope'.

Elymus

A Sicilian. He was a friend of Aegistes and fought alongside him against the Greeks at Troy. Also commonly identified 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. At times, called empyrean.

Enalus

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

Enarete

Wife of Aeolus. Mother of Alcyone, Athamas, Calyce, Canace, Cleobule, Cretheus, Deion, Macareus, Magnes, Pereires, Perimede, Peisidice, Salmoneus and Sisyphus. In some accounts, referred to as 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. Also identified 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. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Enipeus.

Enosichthon

A title of Poseidon as 'earth-shaker'. In some references, identified 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. Known as Enyo, Enys, Enys or Enyo.

Eone

One of the 50 daughters of Thespius. Also commonly 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. Also referred to 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. In some accounts, known as Epic Cycle.

Epicaste

Mother of Thestius by Agenor, some say. Occasionally known as Epicaste, Epicasta, Epicasta, Epicaste, Jocasta, Epikaste, Epikaste or Epicaste.

Epidaurus

A city in Argolis, site of an oracle of Asclepius. Also referred to as Epidaurus.

Epigoni

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Epimelian nymphs

Nymphs of flocks and herds. Occasionally called 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. Also referred to as Epione.

Epirus

The site of Hades, far to the west. At times, known as Epirus.

Epistrophius

Son of Iphitus. Brother of Schedius. He and his brother Schedius led the Phocian contingent at Troy. Known as Epistrophius.

Epistrophus

Son of King Evenus. Brother of Mynes. He and his brother were killed by Achilles in the Trojan war. On occassion, referred to as Epistrophus.

Epitymbidia

A name of Aphrodite as 'one sitting on tombs'. Sometimes called 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. Also called Erana, Arana, Arana, Urana or Urana.

Erato

One of the 9 Muses - lyric poetry. On occassion, referred to 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. Occasionally known as Ereuthalion.

Ergane

Athena as the goddess of industry. In some lore, 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. Also 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. Called 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. Sometimes identified as Eriopis.

Eriphos

A young goat into which Dionysus was changed to save him from Hera. In some references, identified 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. Sometimes 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. Also identified as Erymanthian boar.

Erypilus

Son of Eurystheus, killed by Heracles. Occasionally called Erypilus.

Erysichthon

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Erytheia

A nymph. She is often said to be one of the seven Hesperides. Referred to as Erytheia, Erythea, Erythea, Erytheia or Erytheia.

Erythreos

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. In some references, referred to 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. On occassion, known 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. Also commonly referred to as Eryx.

Esenohebis

A name for Isis. In some lore, occasionally called Esenohebis.

Eteocles

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Eteoclus

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Ethiopian Table

Fertility personified, providing for all. Sometimes known as Ethiopian Table, Table of the Sun or Table of the Sun.

Ethiopians

The inhabitants of the lands to the south. At times, identified as Ethiopians, Aethiopians or Aethiopians.

Ethiops

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

Ethon

The eagle attacking Prometheus when he was chained to a rock. Sometimes called Ethon.

Etna

A nymph of Sicily. Mother of the twin gods, Palici by Hephaestus, in some accounts. In some accounts, known 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. On occassion, called Euaechine.

Euanthes

Son of Dionysus and Ariadne. Father of Maron. Sometimes known 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. On occassion, called Euchenor.

Eudora

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. At times, referred to 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. Occasionally known as Eudorus.

Eudromos

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Euhaemon

Father of Eurypylus, some say. Sometimes called Euhaemon, Euaemon, Euaemon, Evaemon or Evaemon.

Euippe

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Euippus

Son of Thestius and Eurythemis. On occassion, referred to 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 lore, occasionally 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. Also 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. Occasionally known as Eunomus, Cyathus or Cyathus.

Eupalamus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Daedalus, in some accounts. On occassion, 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. Sometimes referred to as Euphorion.

Euphrates

God of the river of the same name. In some accounts, identified as Euphrates.

Euphrosyne

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

Eupithes

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Euraquilo

The north-east wind personified. Sometimes referred to as Euraquilo, Euroclydon, Euroclydon or Euroquilo.

Euripides

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Europa

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Europaeus

Minos as the son of Europa. In some references, identified as Europaeus, Minos or Minos.

Europe

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

Eurotas

A king of Laconia. Son of Lelex. Father of Sparte. Occasionally known as Eurotas.

Eurus

The east (or south-east) wind. Son of Aeolus or Astraeus by Eos. Also commonly referred to as 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. In some accounts, 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. In some references, referred to as Eurybates.

Eurybia

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

Eurybius

Son of Eurystheus. He was killed by Heracles. Also commonly referred to as Eurybius.

Eurycleia

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Eurydamas

One of the Argonauts. Son of Actor or Irus by Demonassa. Occasionally called 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. Also referred to as Euryganeia, Astymedusa or Astymedusa.

Eurylochus

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Eurymachus

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Eurymede

In some accounts, mother of Bellerophon. In some references, identified as Eurymede.

Eurymedon

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Eurynome

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Eurynus

Father of Telemus. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Eurysaces.

Eurysthenes

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and Argia. Twin brother of Procles. Also commonly called Eurysthenes.

Eurystheus

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Euryte

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

Eurythemis

Wife of Thestius. Mother of Althaea, Euippus, Eurypylus, Hypermnestra, Iphiclus, Leda, Plexippus and Toxeus. At times, 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. Occasionally known as Euterpe.

Euthymus

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Euxine

The Black Sea. Occasionally referred to 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 identified as Everes, Everus, Everus, Everes or Everes.

Evius

A name for Dionysus relating to the cries of his adherents. Also commonly 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. At times, referred to as Exylus.

Fatuclus

A name of Faunus as 'speaker'. Also identified as Fatuclus, Fatuus or Fatuus.

Femynye

The realm of the Amazons. On occassion, called Femynye, Feminee or Feminee.

Field of Asphodels

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

Field of Truth

The home of the 3 judges Aeacus, Minos and Rhadamanthus in the underworld. In some accounts, called 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. Also commonly known as Galas, Galates or Galates.

Galata

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Galatea

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Galathe

A horse of Hector. Also called 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. Referred to as Galeus, 'lizard', 'lizard' or Pupula.

Gamelia

A name for Hera as the goddess of marriage. Sometimes called 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. Occasionally identified 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Gargittos, Gargittios, Gargittios, Orthrus, Orthrus, Orthos or Orthus.

Ge Metre

A name from which, some say, the name Demeter is derived. Occasionally called 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. At times, referred to as Gelanor.

Gello

A female demon. Occasionally 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. In some references, identified as Gemini, Twins or Twins.

Geraestus

One of the Cylopes. At times, known as Geraestus.

Geras

Old age personified. Son of Nyx. In some lore, occasionally identified as Geras.

Geryon

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gigantomachia

The war in which the gods defeated. The rebellious giants. Sometimes known as gigantomachia, gigantomachy or gigantomachy.

Gigantomachia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Also called 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Girdle of Hippolyta.

Glauce

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Glaucus

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Glaukopis

A name of Athena as 'the owl-eyed'. On occassion, called Glaukopis, Glaucopis or Glaucopis.

Glenus

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

Glycon

The name used by Alexander the Paphlagonian for the snake which he claimed was the reincarnation of Asclepius. On occassion, known as Glycon, Glykon or Glykon.

goat

The animal of Dionysus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as goat.

Goat-god

The god Pan. In some lore, occasionally known as 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. Also identified as Golden Ass, The, Metamorphoses or Metamorphoses.

golden bough

A branch carried by Aeneas which gave him access to Hades. At times, known 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. Sometimes 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. At times, identified as Gorgasus.

Gorge

Daughter of Oeneus and Althaea. Wife of Andraemon. Mother of Thoas. Also known as Gorge.

Gorgias

Father of Midas, in some accounts. On occassion, identified as Gorgias.

gorgoneion

A mask of the hideous face of a gorgon. Known as 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 called 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. Sometimes known as Gorgophone.

Gorgyra

A nymph of the underworld. Mother of Ascalaphus by Acheron, some say. In some references, called Gorgyra.

Gortys

Son of Rhadamanthus. Occasionally known as Gortys.

Graces

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Graiae

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Granicus

A river-god. Father of Alexirrhoe. At times, 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. Occasionally called Gration, Gratium or Gratium.

Great Daedala

A festival in honour of Zeus and Hera. In some references, called Great Daedala.

griffin

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Grinnus

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Guneus

Father of Laonome. Occasionally identified as Guneus.

Gyges

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Hades

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Haemon

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Hagnias

Father of Tiphys, some say. In some lore, occasionally known as Hagnias.

halcyon

The kingfisher: the bird of Tethys. On occassion, known as halcyon.

Halesus

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Halia

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

Haliae

Sea-women: attendants of Dionysus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Haliae.

Haliartus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Coronus. Referred to as Haliartus.

Halieia

A festival in honour of Helios, held in Rhodes. Sometimes 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. Occasionally called Haloa.

Halys

A river-god of Asia Minor. In some references, identified as Halys.

Harakhtes

The Greek name for Harakhti. Known as Harakhtes.

Harendotes

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Har-nedj-itef. Sometimes 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. Sometimes referred to 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. In some references, identified as Harpagus.

Harpalus

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Harpalyce

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Harpalycus

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Harpe

One of the Amazons. Sometimes identified as Harpe.

Harpies

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Harpinna

A horse of Oenomaus, son of Ares. Also commonly identified as Harpinna.

Harpocrates

The Greek name for Harpakhrad. Occasionally referred to as Harpocrates, Harpokrates, Harpokrates, Harpakhrad or Horus the Younger.

Harpyia

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Harsomtus

The Greek name for Har-Mau. Occasionally called 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. In some references, identified 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. Occasionally identified 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. At times, known as Hegemone.

Heimarmene

Destiny personified. In some references, referred to as Heimarmene.

Heleius

A king of the Taphians. Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Also commonly identified as Heleius.

Helen

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Helenus

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Heliades

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Helicaon

Son of Antenor. Husband of Laodice. Sometimes identified as Helicaon.

Helice

A nymph. Wife of Oenopion. Mother of Merope. Also called Helice.

Heliogabalos

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

Heliopolis

The Greek name for the sacred. Egyptian city of the sun. Referred to as Heliopolis.

heliotrope

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

Helius

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Helle

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Hellen

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Hellespontine Sybil

A prophetess. Identified as Hellespontine Sybil.

Hellotia

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

hellotis

A wreath, said to contain the bones of Europa, carried in the festival of Hellotia. Occasionally called 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 referred to as 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. At times, identified as hemicyne, cynocephali or cynocephali.

Hemithea

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Hephaestia

A festival in honour of Hephaestus. Occasionally known 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. On occassion, identified 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. Occasionally called Hercle.

Herculean knot

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Hercules

The Roman name for Heracles. Sometimes identified as Hercules.

Herkios

A name for Zeus as god of enclosures. Identified as Herkios.

Herma

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Hermaia

A festival in honour of Hermes. Occasionally referred to as Hermaia.

Hermanubis

The Egyptian god Anubis identified with Hermes. Also called 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. Sometimes referred to as Hermes Argeiphontes.

Hermes Chthonius

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

Hermes Trismegistus

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

Hermione

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Hermothea

Wife of Pandareus. Also known as Hermothea.

Hermouthis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Renenutet. In some references, known as Hermouthis, Thermouthis or Thermouthis.

hero

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Hero

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Hero, The

The ghost of Polites. Also referred to as Hero, The, Polites or Polites.

Herophile

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Herophilus

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. In some references, identified as Herophilus.

Heros

A Thracian god of the underworld, vegetation and the chase. Also called Heros.

Herse

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Hesiod

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Hesione

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Hespera

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

Hespereia

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. Sometimes known as Hespereia, Hesperia or Hesperia.

Hesperides

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Hesperis

A nymph. Mother of the Hesperides by Atlas. Also commonly identified as Hesperis, Hespere or Hespere.

Hesperus

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Hesperusa

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. In some lore, occasionally known as Hesperusa, Hesperethusa or Hesperethusa.

Hestia

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Hicetaeon

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. On occassion, referred to as Hicetaeon.

hierophant

Chief official at the celebration of the Eleusian mysteries. Occasionally called hierophant.

hieros gamos

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

Hilaeria

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Hilara

A priestess of Artemis. Daughter of Apollo. At times, known as Hilara, Hilaeria, Hilaeria, Hilaira or Hilara.

Hilaria

A festival in honour of Cybele held at the Spring equinox. In some accounts, referred to as Hilaria.

Himantes

A Titaness. Mother of Pluto, some say. Called Himantes.

Himeropa

One of the sirens. Sometimes referred to as Himeropa.

Himerus

A deity, desire personified, attendant on Aphrodite. Also called Himerus, Himeros or Himeros.

Hippalcimus

Father of Peneleos. In some references, called Hippalcimus.

Hippasus

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Hippeus

Son of Heracles by Procris. Twin brother of Antileon. Occasionally identified as Hippeus.

Hippia

A title of Athena as goddess of horses. She was said to be a nurse of Baachus. Also known 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. Also known as Hippios, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Hippo

An Amazon queen. Occasionally known as 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 commonly 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. Occasionally referred to as Hippomene.

Hippomenes

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Hippona

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

Hipponous

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

Hippotades

A mortal deified as Aeolus, god of the winds. Son of Hippotas, some say. Occasionally called Hippotades.

Hippotas

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

Hippotes

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Hippothoe

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

Hippothous

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Hodites

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

Hodoedocus

Husband of Agrianome. Father of Oileus. In some accounts, known as Hodoedocus.

Holiartus

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

Homecomings

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Dealing with the story of Troy. In some references, 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. Also called Homeric Hymns.

Homonoia

A goddess, concord personified. Called Homonoia, Concordia, Concordia or Greek Aphrodite.

Hopladamus

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

Horae

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Horaea

A festival in honour of the Horae. In some accounts, known as Horaea.

Horios

A name for Zeus as guardian of boundaries. In some accounts, referred to 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. Occasionally called Hosia.

Hosioi

Priests as Delphi. Also commonly 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. Occasionally called hyacinth.

Hyacinthia

An eleven-day festival, held in May, in honour of Hyacinthus. 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. Sometimes identified as Hybris.

Hydra

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Hydriades

Water nymphs. Also known as Hydriades.

Hydris

A water-snake said to destroy. Crocodiles. 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. Sometimes called Hymn to Demeter.

Hypastos

A title for a supreme god. In some references, referred to as Hypastos.

Hypate

An alternative name for one of the Muses when it was said that there. Were only 3 of them. Occasionally referred to 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. At times, known as Hyperbius.

Hyperboreans

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Hypereia

An old name for Italy. Sometimes known as Hypereia.

Hyperenas

A Trojan soldier. Son of Panthous. Brother of Euphorbus and Polydamas. In some accounts, referred to as Hyperenas.

Hyperenor

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Sometimes known as Hyperenor.

Hyperion

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Hyperipne

Wife of Endymion, in some accounts. Also identified as Hyperipne.

Hypermnestra

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Hyperphas

Father of Euryganeia. In some lore, occasionally called 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. In some references, known as Hypsistos, Hypsestus or Hypsestus.

Hyrie

Mother of Cycnus by Apollo. In some references, identified as 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. On occassion, identified as Hyrtacus.

Hysminai

Battle personified. A descendant of Eris. On occassion, referred to as Hysminai, Malchai or Malchai.

Hystaspes

God of meadows. Son of Adonis and Aphrodite. On occassion, identified 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 accounts, 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. In some references, referred to as Ialmenus.

Ialysa

Daughter of Danae. Also identified as Ialysa.

Ialysus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of their. Son Cercaphus. Brother of Camirus and Lindus. Sometimes 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. In some accounts, identified as Iapis.

Iapyx

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Iarbas

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Iardanus

A king of Lydia, father of Omphale. Also commonly referred to as Iardanus.

Iasion

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Iasius

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Iaso

Son (or daughter, some say) of Asclepius. At times, referred to as 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. On occassion, called 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. In some references, known as ichor.

Ida

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Idaea

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Idaean Mother

A Greek version of Cybele; a name for Rhea. In some accounts, identified 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. Also commonly known as Idaeans.

Idaeus

Herald of the Trojans. Son of Dares. Brother of Phegeus. In some accounts, identified as Idaeus.

idaeus

A magic name for a finger. Sometimes 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. Also referred to as Idomeneans.

Idomeneus

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Idothea

A nymph. Daughter of Proteus and Psamathe. Sometimes identified 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Idyia, Eidyia, Eidyia, Iduie or Iduie.

Ilia

A Titaness. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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 lore, occasionally called Iliad, The.

Ilias Parva

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. In some accounts, identified 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. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Iliu Persis, Sack of Troy or Sack of Troy.

Ilius

Founder of Troy (Ilium). Also referred to as Ilius.

Illyrius

Son of Cadmus and Harmonia. In some references, identified as Illyrius.

Ilus

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Imbrifer

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

Imenarete

Mother of Elphenor by Chalcadon. Occasionally called Imenarete.

Imouth

The Greek name for Imhotep. Occasionally 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. Also called 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. In some accounts, 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. In some accounts, 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. On occassion, referred to as Ionians.

Iota

Goddess of destiny. On occassion, known as Iota, Iotes or Iotes.

Iphianassa

Wife of Bias. Mother of Anaxibia. Sometimes known as 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. Known 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. Also referred to 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. In some accounts, referred to as Ischepolis.

Ischus

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Isia

The Greek version of the Egyptian Isis. Also referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Ismenus.

Ismeris

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

Isonoe

A Danaid. Mother of Orchomenus by Zeus. On occassion, known as Isonoe.

Issa

A maiden loved by Apollo. Daughter of Macareus and his sister Canace. Occasionally referred to as Issa.

Issedones

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

Isthmian games

Four-yearly games founded by Sisyphus in memory of Melicertes or in honour of Poseidon. Occasionally referred to as Isthmian games.

Isus

An illegitimate son of Priam. He and his half-brother, Antiphus, were killed by Agamemnon in the Trojan War. Also 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. In some lore, 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. At times, identified as Itonia.

Itonus

Father of Chromia. Sometimes known as Itonus.

Itylus

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Itymoneus

An Elean. He was killed by Nestor in the course of a cattle-raid. Also commonly called Itymoneus.

Itys

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ivy

A plant sacred to Dionysus. It was said that this plant prevented drunkenness. Also commonly called ivy.

Ixion

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Iyngies

A name of Dionysus. At times, referred to as 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. Occasionally identified as judy.

Kairos

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

Kakia

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

Kalligeneia

A minor goddess of birth. In some lore, occasionally called Kalligeneia.

Kallipyges

A name of Aphrodite (Venus) as 'the. One with shapely buttocks'. Occasionally called 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. At times, identified as Kallynteria.

Kandaon

A Boeotian name for Orion: an epithet of Ares. Referred to 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. Referred to as Katagogia.

Kataibates

A name of Zeus as 'the one who descends'. Occasionally referred to 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. Also referred to as Katayun, Odatis, Odatis or Hudata.

Keidomos

A demon. This being, who accompanied Ares in battle, controlled the noise of the battle. In some accounts, identified as Keidomos.

kekyon

A drink of Demeter used in the ceremonies at Eleusis. In some references, referred to as kekyon.

Ker

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Keraunia

A name for Semele reflecting her. Death from the lightning of Zeus. Sometimes 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'. At times, known as 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. At times, called kernos.

kerykeion

The wand of Hermes. On occassion, referred to as 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. Also identified as 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 references, 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. Also commonly called 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. Occasionally identified as 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. Sometimes known as Krisa.

Kronia

A festival in honour of Cronus. Also called Kronia.

Ktesios

A name for Zeus as the guardian of storerooms. On occassion, known as Ktesios.

Kymenos

A name of Heracles as 'renowned'. Occasionally identified 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. On occassion, called Labyrinth.

Lacedaemon

Son of Zeus by Taygete. Husband of Sparte. Father of Amyclas and Eurydice. In some accounts, known as Lacedaemon.

Lachesis

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

Lachme

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Lacinius

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Lacon

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Lada

A goddess of Lycia. In some accounts, 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. In some lore, occasionally called Laimos.

Laius

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Lament for Adonis

A poem by Bion. At times, known 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 identified as Lamiae.

Lamp of Phoebus

A name for the sun. At times, called Lamp of Phoebus.

Lampado

An Amazon queen. In some lore, occasionally identified as Lampado.

Lampas

A horse of Hector and Diomedes. In some references, 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. In some references, called Lamus.

lamyroi

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

Laocoon

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Laodacus

Son of Echemus and Timandra. In some accounts, identified 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. In some accounts, called Laonome.

Laothea

A mistress of Priam. Daughter of Altes. Mother of Lycaon and Polydorus, some say. On occassion, 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. On occassion, known as Lapithus, Lapithes or Lapithes.

Larunda

A nymph. Also called Larunda, Lara, Lara, Mania or 'babbler'.

Lathenes

A Theban warrior. In the war with the Seven, he faced Amphiarus at the Homoloid Gate. In some references, referred to as Lathenes.

Latinus

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Latmus

The mountain on which Endymion fell. Asleep: the land of forgetting. Occasionally identified as 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. Occasionally referred to as Latreus.

Latromis

Son of Dionysus by Ariadne. Occasionally referred to as Latromis.

laurel

The tree of Apollo. Referred to 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. Known as Lausus.

Lavinia

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Lay of Demodocus

A poem in Homer's Odyssey. Telling. The story of Aphrodite's affair with Ares. Occasionally referred to 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. Occasionally called Leades.

Leander

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Learchus

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Lebadeia

A town in Boeotia, site of the oracle of Trophonius. Occasionally known as Lebadeia.

Lebros

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Leda

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Leimoniads

Nymphs of the meadows. On occassion, known as 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 known as Leiodes.

Leiriope

A nymph. Mother of Narcissus by Cephisus. Sometimes called Leiriope, Liriope or Liriope.

Lelantus

One of the Titans, some say. Husband of Pereboea. In some references, referred to as Lelantus.

Lelex

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

Lemnos

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Lenaea

A Spring festival in honour of Dionysus. On occassion, referred to 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 lore, occasionally known as 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. Known as Leonteus.

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Leos

A herald at the court of Theseus. Sometimes known as Leos.

Leprea

A guardian goddess of lepers. On occassion, identified as Leprea.

Lerna

A swamp in Argolis, home of the Hydra. On occassion, identified as Lerna, Lerne or Lerne.

Lethaea

Wife of Olenus. She and her husband were both turned to stone by the gods In some lore, occasionally 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 called Leto Phytia.

Leuca

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Leuce

A nymph. When chased by Hades she was turned into a white poplar. On occassion, referred to as Leuce.

Leucippe

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Leucippides

Hilaria and Phoebe, the daughters of Leucippus. In some references, called Leucippides.

Leucippus

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Leucosia

One of the sirens. Occasionally known 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. In some references, referred to as Leucus.

Libation Bearers, The

The second play in the trilogy Oresteia. By Aeschylus. Also referred to as Libation Bearers, The, Choephorae, Choephorae, Libation Bearers, Choephoroi or Choephoroi.

Libethra

The site of Orpheus' burial. Occasionally referred to as Libethra.

Libya

Daughter of Epaphus and Memphis. Sister of Lysianassa. Mother of Agenor, Belus and Lelex. By Poseidon. Sometimes called Libya, Aega, Aega, Amalthea or Lybia.

Libyan Sybil

A prophetess. At times, referred to as Libyan Sybil.

Lichas

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Licymnius

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Ligdus

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Ligea

One of the sirens. Sometimes known as Ligea, Ligeia or Ligeia.

Liknites

A name of Dionysus as a vegetationgod, new-born each year. At times, known 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 referred to as Liknophoria.

Limniads

Lake-nymphs. Identified as Limniads.

Limos

Famine personified. Offspring of Eris. Known as Limos.

Linda

Daughter of Danae. At times, referred to as Linda.

Lindus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of Cercaphus, their son. Brother of Cameirus and Ialysus. Occasionally referred to as Lindus.

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Liparus

Father of Cyane. Occasionally referred to as Liparus.

Lips

God of the wind from the south-west. Also called 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 known 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. Called 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. In some references, referred to as Lotis.

Lotophagi

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lotus

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Loxias

A name of Apollo as 'the ambiguous. One'. Occasionally called 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. Also identified as Lucian, Loukianos or Loukianos.

Lukoi

Devotees of Zeus Lycaeus who ate. The flesh of wolves at religious. Ceremonies. In some accounts, identified as Lukoi.

Lusios

A name of Dionysus as 'one who flees. From guilt'. Called 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, known as Lycabas.

Lycaea

A festival in honour of Pan. In some accounts, identified as Lycaea.

Lycaeus

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Lycaon

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Lycastus

Father of Minos by Ida. Occasionally identified as Lycastus.

Lycatheus

Father of Creon. Occasionally called Lycatheus.

Lycelius

Apollo as god of the wolves. In some references, identified as Lycelius.

Lyceus

A name for Apollo as 'light' or 'splendour'. Sometimes called Lyceus, Lycaeus or Lycaeus.

Lychnus

In some accounts, a son of Hephaestus. By Athena. Also known as Lychnus.

Lycia

The place where Apollo was born. In some references, identified as Lycia, Lykia or Lykia.

Lycimnius

Son of Electryon by Midea. Also commonly identified as Lycimnius.

Lycippe

An Amazon. Mother of Tanais. Also referred to as Lycippe.

Lycisca

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Lycomedes

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Lycorea

One of the peaks of Mount. Parnassus, sacred to Apollo. Identified 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 called Lyda.

Lygis

A son of Poseidon. On occassion, called 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. Also known as Lyncus.

Lysianassa

Daughter of Epaphus and Memphis. Sister of Libya. Mother of Busiris by Poseidon. Occasionally known as Lysianassa.

Lysidice

Daughter of Pelops. Wife of Mestor. Mother of Hippothoe. Mother of Amphitryon, some say. Sometimes called Lysidice.

Lysimache

Daughter of Abas. Sister of Coeranus. Wife of Talaus, some say. Also commonly referred to as 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. Also 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. Also known as Maelid.

Maeon

Son of Hemon. He led a party of fifty men to ambush Tydeus. The intended victim killed all except Maeon. Also identified as Maeon.

Maera

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Maestra

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Magaera

One of the 3 Furies. At times, called Magaera.

Magnes

Son of Zeus by Thyia. Father of Hymenaeus, in some accounts. Sometimes identified as 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. Called 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. At times, referred to as Malis.

Mandulis

The Greek name for Meruil. Also identified as Mandulis, Egyptian Meruil or Egyptian Meruil.

Maniai

A name for the Furies as 'senders of madness'. Sometimes referred to 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. Occasionally 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. Sometimes referred to as Marathon.

Marathonian Bull

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Mari

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Mariandynus

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. Also known as Mariandynus.

Marica

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Mother of Latinus by Faunus, some say. In some lore, occasionally known as Marica.

Marnas

A name for Zeus as 'virgin-born'. Also called Marnas.

Maron

A priest of Apollo. Son of Euanthes. He gave Odysseus the wine with which he made Polyphemus drunk. In some lore, occasionally known as Maron.

Marpesia

An Amazon queen. Occasionally 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. Sometimes known as maschalismos.

Master, The

A name and attribute of Hermes. On occassion, known as Master, The.

Master Thief

A name given to various characters. Noteworthy as thieves. Some of these are Autolycus, Cacus and Hermes. At times, called 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Mastor.

Mastusius

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Meander

A Phrygian river-god. Also commonly identified as Meander.

Meantheus

A goatherd. Sometimes identified as 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. Also commonly 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. At times, known as Megaera, Megaira, Megaira, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Alecto.

Megamede

Wife of Thespius. Mother of Procris and 49 other. Daughters. At times, referred to 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. Sometimes referred to as Meges.

Meiboia

A bee-goddess. Sometimes known as Meiboia.

Meilichian gods

Minor gods. At times, called Meilichian gods.

Meilichios

A snake-deity. Worship of this deity was superseded by worship of Zeus. Also identified 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. On occassion, 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. Sometimes 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 commonly identified 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. 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. Also commonly known as Meliagrides.

Meliboea

One of the Oceanids. Wife of Pelasgus. Mother of Lycaon. Sometimes called 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. On occassion, known as Melissus.

Melite

One of the Naiads. Mother of Hyllus by Heracles, some say. Also commonly referred to as Melite.

Melites

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Occasionally known as Melites.

Melius

A Titan. Occasionally referred to as Melius.

Melon

A name of Heracles as an immortal. After he received the apples of the Hesperides. Also 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. Also commonly known as Melpomene.

Memnon

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memnonia

Statues erected to commemorate. Memnon. The statue of Amenhotep III is one such statue. Also known 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. Identified as Memnonides.

Memphis

Daughter of the Nile river-god. Wife of Epaphus. Mother of Libya and Lysianassa. In some lore, occasionally called Memphis.

Men

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Mendes

The Greek name for Banaded. On occassion, known 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. Sometimes referred to as Menecrates.

Menelaus

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Menelea

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Menestheus

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Menetheus

Son of Sperchius by Polydora. Identified as Menetheus.

Menetus

Father of Antianeira. In some references, referred to as 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. In some accounts, referred to as Menippus.

Menoceus

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Menodice

A nymph. Mother of Hylas by Theodamus. At times, referred to as Menodice, Menedice or Menedice.

Menoeceus

A descendant of the Sparti. Father of Creon, Hippomene and Jocasta, some say. Sometimes called 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. In some references, 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 referred to as 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. Occasionally called Mese, 'middle' or 'middle'.

Meses

A wind from the north-east quarter. Also identified as Meses.

Messene

A princess of Sargos. On occassion, called Messene.

Mestor

Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Brother of Alcaeus, Electryon and Sthenelus. Husband of Lysidice. Father of Hippothoe. Sometimes identified as Mestor.

Mestra

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Metageiteria

A festival in honour of Apollo, held in Athens. Also commonly called Metageiteria.

Metameleia

A deity, repentance personified. Referred to as Metameleia.

Metaneira

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Metapontes

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Meter

A mother-goddess. Also known as Meter, Meter Oriae or Meter Oriae.

Meter Dindymene

A name for Cybele as a mountain. Goddess. Also referred to as 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'. Also commonly referred to as Meter Oriae, Meter or Meter.

Meteres

In some accounts, a Cretan fertility. Goddess. Also referred to as Meteres.

Metharme

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Metiadusa

Wife of Cecrops. Mother of Pandion. Also identified 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. Also commonly known as Metope.

metragyrti

A wandering devotee of Cybele or Rhea. These men, mostly eunuchs, travelled the country begging and making prophecies. Also commonly referred to as metragyrti, plurmetragyrtes, plurmetragyrtes, metragyrtoi or metragyrtoi.

Metus

The god of fear. Also commonly identified as Metus.

Mezentius

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Midas

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Midea

A concubine of Electryon. Mother of Licymnius by Electryon. Sometimes called Midea.

Milete

Daughter of Hoples. First wife of Aegeus. In some accounts, identified as Milete.

Miletus

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miligma

An offering to the god of the underworld. On occassion, 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. On occassion, 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. Sometimes referred to as Minotragos, Goat-Minos or Goat-Minos.

Minthe

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Minyans

The descendants of Minyas: a name for the Argonauts. Also commonly known 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. Occasionally called Mise.

Misenus

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Misericordia

Goddess of mercy. A child of Erebus and Nyx. On occassion, known 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, identified as Misme.

Mistress, The

An Arcadian goddess: a name for Core or Despoena. In some references, referred to as Mistress, The.

Mitys

A man who was murdered. A statue erected to commemorate Mitys exacted retribution when it fell on the murderer, killing him. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Mitys.

Miysis

The Greek name of Mihos. Also referred to as Miysis, Mios, Mios, Mysis or Mysis.

Mneme

One of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 of them. In some lore, occasionally called Mneme.

Mnemosyne

A Titaness. Goddess of memory. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. Mother of the Muses by Zeus. On occassion, referred to as Mnemosyne, 'memory', 'memory' or Munin.

Mnesileos

Son of Polydeuces by Phoebe. Occasionally referred to 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. Referred to as Mnesimache.

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Molione

Daughter of Molus. Sister of Meriones. Wife of Actor. Mother of Cteatus and Eurytus. Occasionally identified as Molione.

Moliones

The giants Cteatus and Eurytus. Sons of Actor and Molione. They were Siamese twins and their real father was Poseidon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Moliones, Molionidae or Molionidae.

Molorchus

A peasant who gave shelter to Heracles. When he was searching for the Nemean Lion. In some references, known as Molorchus.

Molossus

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Molpe

One of the Sirens. At times, called Molpe.

Molus

Brother of Idomenus. Father of Meriones and Molione. In some references, identified as Molus.

moly

A magical herb. This was the herb given to Odysseus by Hermes to ward off the charms of Circe. Called moly.

Momus

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monoceros

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Month

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Menthu. Sometimes identified as Month.

Mopsus

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Mormo

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Morpheus

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Morpho

Aphrodite as 'the shapely one'. Also commonly referred to as 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. Sometimes known as Mount Atlas.

Mount Caucasus

The place where Prometheus was chained to a rock. Also known as Mount Caucasus.

Mount Ceryneia

A mountain in Greece, home of the Ceryneian Hind. In some accounts, 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Mount Cithaeron.

Mount Cyllene

A mountain in Arcady, birthplace of Hermes. Sometimes known as Mount Cyllene, Cyllene or Cyllene.

Mount Dicte

The site in Crete where the infant Zeus was hidden by Rhea. Occasionally called Mount Dicte.

Mount Helicon

Home of the Muses. Occasionally referred to 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 known as Mount Latmus.

Mount Nysa

Home of the nymphs who raised the infant Dionysus who was born there. Also 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. Sometimes referred to as 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. In some references, called Mount Pindus.

Mount Rhodope

The site of the oracle of Rhesus. Occasionally referred to as Mount Rhodope.

Mount Sipylus

The site on which Niobe was turned to stone by Zeus. Sometimes identified as Mount Sipylus.

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Mulius

Son-in-law of Augeas. He was killed by Nestor during a cattle-raid. Sometimes referred to as Mulius.

Municus

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Munychus

Son of Acamas and Laodice. He was raised by Aethra, mother of Theseus. In some lore, occasionally known as Munychus.

Musaeus

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Musagetes

A name of Apollo as leader of the Muses. On occassion, referred to 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. Also commonly called Mutto.

Mygdalion

Son of Cinyras. Also commonly referred to as Mygdalion.

Mygdon

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Myiagros

A god who chased away flies during sacrificial rites. Known as Myiagros.

Mynes

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Myrina

Daughter of Thoas. Sister of Hypsipyle. In some accounts, known as 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. Called Myrtium, Titthium, Titthium, Tithium or Tithium.

myrtle

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Myrto

A name of Aphrodite when depicted sitting under a myrtle tree. Occasionally called Myrto, Murcia, Murcia, Myrtea, Myrtea, Aphrodite, Myrtoessa or Myrtoessa.

Mysterion

An Autumn festival in honour of Dionysus. In some accounts, known as Mysterion.

Mystes

A name of Dionysus as 'the initiated'. Sometimes referred to as 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. At times, identified as naiad, plurnaiades or plurnaiades.

Nais

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Napaeae

Nymphs of the trees and valleys. Also called 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. Sometimes known as Naubolus.

Naupiadame

Daughter of Amphodamus. Mother of Augeas by Helius. On occassion, known as Naupiadame.

Nauplius

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Nausamon

Son of Amphithemis and Tritonis. Brother of Caphaurus. Occasionally referred to as Nausamon.

Nausicaa

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Nausimedon

Son of Nauplius and Clymene or Hesione. Brother of Oeax and Palamedes. On occassion, called Nausimedon.

Nausineus

Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausithous. In some accounts, called Nausineus.

Nausithous

A king of Phaeacia. Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausineus. Father of Alcinous and Rhexenor. Occasionally referred to as Nausithous.

Naxos

The island on which Theseus. Abandoned Ariadne. In some references, identified as Naxos.

Neaera

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nebris

The fawn-skin worn by Bacchus and his followers. Sometimes identified 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. Sometimes known as Neis.

Nekusia

A festival, honouring the dead, held in Athens. Sometimes identified as Nekusia.

Nekyomanteion

An oracle of the dead. In some references, called Nekyomanteion.

Neleus

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Nemea

Wife of Lycurgus. Mother of Opheltes. On occassion, 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. Also commonly called Nenia.

Neoptolemus

Son of Achilles. The name given to Pyrrhus when he went to fight at Troy after the death of his father, Achilles. Also called 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. In some accounts, called nepenthe.

Nephalion

Son of Minos. Known as Nephalion.

Nephelae

Cloud nymphs. Daughters of Uranus. Also known as Nephelae, 'clouds' or 'clouds'.

Nephele

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Nephelegeretes

A name of Zeus as 'cloud-gatherer'. Occasionally identified as 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. In some lore, occasionally called Neraida, Cale or Cale.

Nereid

One of the 50 (or 3,000) sea-nymphs. Attendant on Poseidon. Daughters of Nereus and Doris. Also known 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. Occasionally referred to as 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. Sometimes identified as Nicippe.

Nicomachus

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Alexanor and Gorgasus. Identified as Nicomachus.

Nicostrates

Son of Menelaus by Helen or a nymph. After his father died, he drove Helen from Sparta. Also called Nicostrates.

Nike

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Nike Apteros

A name for Nike as 'wingless'. Occasionally known as Nike Apteros.

Nikephoros Athena

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Nilus

The Nile personified. The Greek name for Hapy. Sometimes called Nilus.

Nimbosus

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

Niobe

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Niobids

The children of Niobe. At times, referred to as Niobids.

Niophoros

A name for Zeus as bringer of victory. Sometimes identified 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. Also commonly 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. In some accounts, 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. Also called Noman, Outis or Outis.

Nomius

A name for a guardian god of the fields such as Apollo, Hermes, Pan, etc. Also commonly referred to as 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. In some accounts, called Nomos.

Nonacris

Wife of Lycaon. Mother of Callisto and Nyctimus. At times, called Nonacris, Syrinx, Syrinx, Nonacris or Suringx.

Nonios

A horse of Pluto. Occasionally referred to as Nonios, Nomios or Nomios.

Notus

God of the South or South-west wind. Son of Eolus and Eos or of Astraeus and Eos. Sometimes known as Notus, Notos, Notos, Roman Auster or Roman Auster.

Nycteis

A name for Antiope as daughter of Nycteus. In some lore, occasionally called 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. Called nymphaeum.

Nymphagetes

A name of Poseidon as a god of fresh water. 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. In some references, identified 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. Occasionally known as Ocypete, Ocypeta, Ocypeta, Okypete, Okypete, 'swift-flying' or 'swift-flying'.

Ocyrrho

Daughter of Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Ocyrrho.

Odius

A herald. Sometimes called 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. Also commonly known as Oebalus.

Oedipodeia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, the story of Oedipus. Also referred to as Oedipodeia.

Oedipodion

A tomb, the final resting place of Oedipus. Also referred to as Oedipodion.

Oedipus

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Oedipus at Colonus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. Sometimes called Oedipus at Colonus.

Oedipus Tyrannus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. Sometimes called Oedipus Tyrannus.

Oeneis

A nymph. Mother of Pan, in some accounts. In some accounts, 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. On occassion, called 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 lore, occasionally referred to 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. Identified as Oileus.

Oizys

A deity, pain personified. Son of Erebus and Nyx or of Nyx alone. Occasionally referred to as Oizys.

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Olenias

Son of Oeneus and Periboea. Brother of Tydeus. Sometimes known as Olenias.

Olenus

Son of Hephaestus. Husband of Lethaea. Both he and his wife were turned to stone by the gods. Occasionally called Olenus, Olenos or Olenos.

olive

The tree of Athene. Sometimes referred to as olive.

Olympeium

A temple of Zeus at Athens. In some accounts, called 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. Also referred to as Olympia.

Olympias

A wind from the north-west quarter. In some accounts, called Olympias.

Olympic games

A sacred festival. This took the form of four-yearly games for men in honour of Zeus. In some accounts, identified as Olympic games.

Omadios

A name of Dionysus as 'the one who eats raw flesh'. Occasionally identified 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. Also referred to as 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. Sometimes referred to as Onchestus.

Onchomenous

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Oncius

A king of Arcadia. Sometimes referred to as Oncius.

Ondine

A water nymph. Sometimes called Ondine.

Oneaea

A nymph. Mother of Orion by Poseidon. Also called Oneaea.

Oneicopompus

A name of Hermes as 'conductor of dreams'. Sometimes known 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. Occasionally identified as Oneiroi.

Oneiros

A deity, dreams personified. Offspring of Nyx. He is depicted with large wings on his back, small ones on his head. Also referred to as Oneiros.

Oneis

A nymph. Mother of Pah, some say. Also known 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. Also commonly identified 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. Known as Orchamus.

Orchomenus

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Oreads

Mountain nymphs. In some lore, occasionally identified as Oreads, Oreades or Oreades.

Oreios

A wild man who, with Therytas, captured Silenus. At times, 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. In some accounts, identified as Orestheus.

Orestiads

Mountain nymphs. Occasionally referred to as Orestiads.

Orestrophus

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Oreus

A Centaur. He was killed by Heracles. Also commonly identified as Oreus.

orgia

Secret winter festivals in honour of Dionysus. Identified as orgia.

Oribasus

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Orion

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Ormenus

A Trojan soldier. In some references, called Ormenus.

Orneus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Peteos. Also identified as Orneus.

Ornytion

Son of Sisyphus. Father of Phoceus. In some lore, occasionally known as Ornytion.

Oroetes

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Oromasdes

A Greek name for Ahura Mazda. Occasionally known 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. Sometimes known as Orphic mysteries.

Orphic tablets

8 golden tablets bearing the details of the rites of Orphism. Occasionally called Orphic tablets.

Orphism

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Orphne

A nymph of the underworld. Mother of Ascalaphus by Acheron, some say. Also commonly identified as Orphne.

Orseis

A nymph. Wife of Hellen. Mother of Aeolus, Dorus and Xuthus. Sometimes referred to as Orseis.

Orthrus

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Ortygia

An island where Leto gave birth to Apollo and Artemis, later known. As Delos. Sometimes called Ortygia, Delos or Delos.

Oryithus

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Oschophoria

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in October. In some references, called Oschophoria.

Ossa

A god of rumour (a goddess, some say). A messenger of Zeus. Sometimes known as Ossa.

Othryoneus

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Othrys

The home of the Titans. In some accounts, referred to as Othrys.

Otionia

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Otrere

A queen of the Amazons. Mother of Penthesilea by Ares. Sometimes called Otrere, Otrera or Otrera.

Otreus

A Phrygian king. He fought the Amazons at the River Sangarus with the help of the young Priam. Also known as Otreus.

Otus

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Oure

Sacred mountains created by Gaea. Also referred to 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. Sometimes referred to as Paiawon, Paean, Paean, Apollo, Paeon or Paeon.

Palace Goddess

An aspect of the Great Goddess. Concerned with intuition. At times, known as 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. Known as Pallantids.

Pallas

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Pallor

The god of terror. Also known as Pallor.

Pamphagus

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Pamphyle

Daughter of Apollo. Also known as Pamphyle.

Pamphylus

Son of Aegimius. Brother of Dymas. He is regarded as the founder of one of the Dorian tribes. Sometimes known as Pamphylus.

Pan

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Panacea

A goddess of health. Daughter of Asclepius. Also known as Panacea, Panaceia or Panaceia.

Panathenaea

An annual festival in honour of Athene, founded in 566 BC and held in July/August. Occasionally called 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, identified 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. In some references, 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 commonly referred to as Paneros, Pandavas, Pandavas, Pandus, East Indies Pandawas or Pandowas.

Panes

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Panion

An annual festival in honour of Poseidon. Also 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. Sometimes called Pannychis.

Panomphaean

A description of Zeus as 'all-oracular'. Also 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, known as Panope.

Panopeus

Son of Phocus and Antiopoe, some say. Father of Aegle and Epeius. At times, called Panopeus.

pantarbe

A magical stone. Also known as pantarbe.

Pantheon

A monster in the form of a star-spangled hind. In some references, called Pantheon.

panther

The animal of Dionysus. Also referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally known 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. In some accounts, referred to as 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 called Papaya, Papaja or Papaja.

Paphian

A devotee of Aphrodite. Sometimes identified 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. Sometimes called Parallel Lives.

Paria

A nymph. Occasionally known as Paria.

Paris

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Parnassian

Pertaining to the Muses. Occasionally known as Parnassian.

Parnassus

Son of Poseidon by Cleodora. At times, identified as 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. Also referred to as Parthenon.

Parthenopaeus

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Parthenope

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Parthenos

A name of Artemis, Athena and Hera as 'virgin'. Sometimes called 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. Occasionally referred to 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 lore, occasionally referred to as Pasithea, Aglaia, Aglaia or Charis.

Patara

The birthplace of Apollo, some say. Sometimes referred to as Patara.

Pater

A name of Zeus as 'father'. In some references, referred to 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. Sometimes referred to as Pedias.

Pegasus

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Peine

A goddess, hunger personified. Also commonly called Peine.

Peiras

A son of Argus. At times, referred to as Peiras.

Peirene

A spring to supply Corinth created. By Asopus. Sometimes identified as 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. At times, known as Peision.

Peitho

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Pelagon

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Pelasgi

Aboriginal Greeks. Also referred to as Pelasgi, Pelasgians or Pelasgians.

Pelasgus

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Peleiai

Priestesses tending the oracle of Zeus. At Dodona. Sometimes identified as Peleiai, 'doves' or 'doves'.

Peleus

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Peliades

Daughters of Pelias. In some references, identified as Peliades.

Pelian spear

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Pelias

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Pelides

A name of Achilles as 'son of Peleus'. On occassion, referred to as Pelides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Aeacides.

Pelopia

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Pelopids

The descendants of Pelops. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Pelopids.

Pelopion

The grove of Pelops at Olympia. Occasionally known as Pelopion.

Pelops

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Pelorus

One of the 5 survivors of the Sown. Men known as the Sparti. Also 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. Occasionally 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. At times, identified as Peneus, Ladon, Ladon, Peneius or Peneius.

Penia

Poverty personified. She seduced Porus at a party to celebrate Aphrodite's birthday. In some accounts, identified as Penia.

Penthesilea

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Pentheus

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Penthilus

Son of Orestes and Erigone, some say. Also commonly called Penthilus.

Perdiccas

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Pereus

Son of Elatus and Laodice. Brother of Aepytus, Cyllen and Stymphalus. In some lore, occasionally known as Pereus.

Pergamum

The citadel of Troy. Also commonly called Pergamum.

Pergamus

Son of Pyrrhus by Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pielus. Occasionally identified 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. Also known as Periander.

Periboea

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Periclymene

Daughter of Minyas. Wife of Pheres. Mother of Admetus and Lycurgus. Also called 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 identified as Perigune.

Perillus

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Perimede

Sister of Creon. Wife of Lycimnius. Sometimes referred to as Perimede.

Perimedes

Son of Eurystheus. Killed by Heracles. Also called Perimedes.

Perimele

Daughter of Admetus and Alcestis. Sister of Eumelus and Hipparus. Wife of Argos. Also known as Perimele.

Periphetes

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Periscii

Inhabitants of the Polar Circle. In some accounts, called Periscii.

Permessus

A river-god. Father of Aganippe. Known as Permessus.

Pero

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Perse

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Persephone

The name of Core as queen of the underworld. On occassion, 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. Sometimes called Persephone's Grove.

Perseptolis

Son of Telemachus and Nausicaa, some say. Occasionally referred to as Perseptolis.

Perses

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Perseus

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Persian Sibyl

A prophetess. Also commonly identified as Persian Sibyl.

Persids

Descendants of Perseus. At times, referred to as Persids.

petasus

The winged travelling hat of Hermes. Sometimes identified as petasus.

Peteus

An ancestor of the kings of Athens. Father of Menestheus. Son of Orneus. Occasionally identified 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. In some references, 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. Occasionally identified as Phaenna.

Phaenon

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Phaestus

Son of Talos, the guardian of Crete. Some say that he was the father of Rhadamanthus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Phaestus.

Phaethon

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Phaetusa

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Phalantus

A Spartan said to have been saved. By a dolphin. In some lore, occasionally called 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. Occasionally referred to as Phallas, Phallus or Phallus.

Phantasus

The god responsible for dreams of inanimate objects. Son of Hypnos. Brother of Morpheus and Icelus. At times, called Phantasus, Phantasos or Phantasos.

Phanus

Son of Dionysus. Brother of Staphylus. One of the Argonauts. Occasionally known as Phanus.

Phaon

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pharmakoi

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Pharmakos

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Phausius

Father of Apisaon. Also referred to as 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. Also called Pheme, Ossa, Ossa, Roman Fama or Roman Fama.

Phemus

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Pheneus

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Pheres

Son of Jason and Medea. Occasionally 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. At times, identified as Philandros, Philandrus or Philandrus.

Philemon

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Philip

A king of Macedonia. Husband of Olympias. Father of Alexander the Great. Sometimes called Philip.

Philochorus

A 3rd C BC. Mythographer. Identified as Philochorus.

Philoctetes

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Philodice

Daughter of Inachus. Wife of Leucippus. Mother of Phoebe. Also commonly known as Philodice.

Philoetius

A cowherd of Odysseus. He helped Odysseus in his fight with the suitors of Penelope. On occassion, referred to as Philoetius.

Philogea

A horse of the sun-god. Also referred to as Philogea.

Philolaus

Son of Minos. Also referred to 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. Also referred to as Philonoe, Anticleia, Anticleia, Cassandra or Cassandra.

Philotes

Desire personified. Daughter of Eris. She was opposed to Neikos, a version of Aphrodite versus Ares. Occasionally 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. Also referred to as Phlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pyriphlegethon or Pyriphlegethon.

Phlegon

A horse of Helios. Sometimes 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. Occasionally identified 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. Also 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. 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. At times, identified as Phoenicias.

Phoenix

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Pholus

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Phonci

A deity, murder personified. Offspring of Eris. Known as Phonci.

Phorbas

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Phorcis

Goddess of the dead. On occassion, called 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. Also called 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. Sometimes called Phrasius.

Phratrios

A name for Zeus as head of the clan. On occassion, 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 identified as Phrygian Bacchus, Iacchus, Iacchus, Dionysus, Iakchos or Corus.

Phrygian Sybil

A prophetess. At times, identified as Phrygian Sybil.

Phthonos

A god of envy or jealousy. In some accounts, Phthonos, spiteful envy, is distinguished from Zelos, admiring envy. Identified as 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. Called 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. On occassion, known 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. Sometimes called Phyllius.

Phylonoe

Daughter of Leda, in some accounts. Also known as Phylonoe.

Phylonome

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Physiologus

A book of mythical animals. Also referred to as Physiologus.

Phytalmios

A name of Poseidon and Dionysus as a god of vegetation. Sometimes known 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Phytalus, 'planter' or 'planter'.

Phytius

Son of Orestheus. Occasionally identified as Phytius, Phytios, Phytios, Phytius or Phytius.

Phyto

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. At times, called Phyto.

Pielus

Son of Pyrrhus and Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pergamus. Also 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. On occassion, 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. Also commonly called 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.

Pierus

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Pigeons

A name for the priestesses of Zeus. At Dodona. Also identified as Pigeons.

Pillars of Hercules

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Pilos

A name for Zeus as guardian of moral law. Sometimes known 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. On occassion, called Pirene.

Pisistratus

Son of Nestor and Anaxibia or Eurydice. Occasionally identified as Pisistratus.

Pistios

A name for Zeus as guardian of covenants. In some references, 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. Sometimes called Pitane.

Pittacus

One of the Seven Sages. On occassion, known as Pittacus.

Pittheus

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Pityreus

A king of Epidaurus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Pityreus.

Pitys

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Placia

Wife of Laomedon, in some accounts. In some accounts, called Placia, Strymo or Strymo.

Plain of Asphodel

Part of Hades. Sometimes known 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. Sometimes identified 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. At times, referred to as Pleuron.

Plexippus

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Plutarch

A 1st C. Philosopher and writer. He wrote Parallel Lives, Romulus, etc. Also commonly 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. In some references, referred to 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 referred to as 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. Occasionally known as Poena, Poinae, Poinae, Poine or Poine.

Poine

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Polias

A name for Athena as protector of Athens. In some references, identified as 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. Also commonly known as Poltys.

Polyanax

A king of the island of Melos. He died with no heirs and the throne was given to Menestheus. Also commonly identified as Polyanax.

Polyboea

A goddess. Sister of Hyacinthus. In some accounts, she is identified with Artemis or Core. Occasionally referred to 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. Also identified as 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'. Occasionally 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. Sometimes known 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. At times, referred to as Polygonus.

Polyhymnia

One of the 9 Muses, the Muse of song. In some references, referred to as Polyhymnia, Polymnia or Polymnia.

Polymele

Daughter of Phylas. Wife of Echecles. Mother of Eudorus by Hermes. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Polymele, Alcimede, Alcimede, Alcumede, Polymede or Polymele.

Polymestor

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Polymnestus

A king of Thera. Father of Battus by Phronime. Also known as Polymnestus.

Polyneices

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Polypheides

King of Sicyon. A prophet. Also commonly 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. Occasionally referred to as Polyxenus, Poluxenos or Poluxenos.

Polyxo

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pomegranate

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Ponos

A deity, toil personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes identified as Ponos.

Pontia

A name for Aphrodite of calm seas and navigation. Also commonly identified 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. Sometimes referred to as Portheus, Parthaon, Parthaon, Porthaon or Porthaon.

Poseidon

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Poseidon Hippios

A name for Poseidon as a horse-god. In some accounts, known as Poseidon Hippios.

Posis Das

A sky-god. A consort of Gaea. In some references, referred to as Posis Das.

Potameids

Water-nymphs. Occasionally called Potameids.

Pothos

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Potnia Theron

A name of Artemis as 'mistress of animals'. Sometimes 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. Also commonly identified as Praxidice, Praxidike or Praxidike.

Praxithea

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Wife of Erechtheus. Occasionally known as Praxithea.

Priam

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priapea

Poems in praise of Priapus. Sometimes referred to as priapea, priapeia or priapeia.

Priapus

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Priolas

Brother of Lycus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Priolas.

Proclea

First wife of Cycnus. Mother of Tenes. Sometimes identified as Proclea, Procleia or Procleia.

Procles

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and argia. Twin brother of Eurysthenes. Sometimes called 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 known as Prometheia.

Prometheus

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Prometheus Bound

A play by Aeschylus dealing with the punishment of Prometheus. In some references, referred to as Prometheus Bound.

Promoe

Wife of Aetolus. Mother of Calydon and Pleuron. In some accounts, called Promoe.

Pronax

Son of Talaus and Lysimache. In some lore, occasionally referred to as 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. Also commonly called Prosymna.

Prote

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Protesilaus

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Proteus

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Protogenia

A dawn-goddess. Mistress of Zeus. Sometimes referred to as Protogenia.

Protogonia

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Protogonos

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Psais

A guardian god. Also referred to 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. Also known as Psylla, Phylla or Phylla.

Pterelas

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Pterelaus

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Ptoliporthes

Son of Odysseus and Penelope. Occasionally known as Ptoliporthes.

Ptoophagus

A dog of Orion. Also identified as Ptoophagus, Ptoophagos or Ptoophagos.

Ptous

Son of Athamas and Themisto, some say. Sometimes known as Ptous.

Purocis

A horse of the sun-god, Helius. Occasionally identified as Purocis.

Pygmalion

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pygmy

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Pylades

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Pylaemene

A king of Elis. In some references, called Pylaemene.

Pylaochos

A name for Poseidon as keeper of the keys of the undersea prison. Referred to as 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'. Sometimes called 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. At times, identified as Pylia.

Pyracmon

One of the Cylopes. An assistant to Hephaestus. An alternative name for Arges, some say. Also called Pyracmon, Arges, Arges, Argis or 'bright'.

Pyraechmes

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Pyramus

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Pyrcon

A prophet. Identified as Pyrcon.

Pyriphlegethon

A river in Hades. In some accounts, referred to as Pyriphlegethon, Phlegethon, Phlegethon or Pluriphlegethon.

Pyrois

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. Also referred to 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. Sometimes called 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. Also known as Pytho, Delphi, Delphi, Cirrha or Pytho.

Pythochrestoi

Exegetes, chosen by the Pythia, who interpreted the Delphic oracles. At times, called 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. Also referred to 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, called Returns, The.

rhabdos

A sorcerer's wand which gave the owner power over the dead. Referred to 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. Known as Rhacius.

Rhadamanthus

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Rhamnusia

A name of Nemesis as goddess of Rhamnis. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. Also referred to as Rhene.

Rhesus

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Rhexenor

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Rhode

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Rhodis

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Known as Rhodis.

Rhodope

A nymph. Occasionally known 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. Occasionally known as Roma, Rome, Rome, Roma or Roma.

Rustic Dionysia

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in December. Also 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. At times, identified 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. Occasionally identified as Sacred Wars.

sagittary

A Centaur armed with bow and arrows. It was said that these beings could kill merely by looking. Referred to as sagittary.

Sakhmis

The Greek name for Sakhmet. Also referred to as Sakhmis.

Salamis

A nymph. Daughter of Asopus and Metope. She was abducted by Poseidon. Occasionally identified as Salamis.

Salmacis

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Salmoneus

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Samia

A nymph of Samos. Wife of Ancaeus. Occasionally known as Samia.

Samian Sybil

A prophetess. 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. Occasionally referred to as Sangarius, Sangarios or Sangarios.

Saon

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Sarapiastai

Devotees of Serapis. At times, known as Sarapiastai.

Sardian Sibyl

A prophetess. In some lore, occasionally known as Sardian Sibyl.

Sarpedon

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Satis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Sati. Occasionally referred to as Satis.

Satrapis

A god of healing. Also referred to as Satrapis, Syrian Sadrapa or Syrian Sadrapa.

satyr

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satyrisk

A young satyr. On occassion, known as satyrisk, satyrisci, satyrisci, plursatyrisci or plursatyrisci.

Scaen gates

The entrance gates to the city of Troy. Where Paris shot Achilles. On occassion, 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. Also called 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. In some references, identified as Scheria.

Schoenius

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Athamas and Themisto. Husband of Clymene. Father of Atalanta, in some accounts. Also identified 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. In some accounts, called 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. Called Scirophoria.

Scotia

A sea-goddess of Cyprus. Known as Scotia.

Scylla

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Scyrius

A king of Scyros. Father of Aegeus. Referred to as Scyrius.

Scyros

The island ruled by Lycomedes. In some accounts, 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. Also called Selinus, Seilinos or Seilinos.

Selkis

The Greek name for Selket. Also identified as Selkis.

Selli

The inhabitants of Dodona who made. Bread from acorns: priests of Zeus. At Dodona. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Selli, Helli or Helli.

Semele

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Semnai

A Titaness. An Athenian goddess of the underworld. Mother of the Horae, some say. Occasionally known as Semnai.

Semnai Theai

Earth-goddesses at Athens and Colonus. In some accounts, they became identified with the Furies. Known 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. Occasionally identified as Serbonian Bog.

Seven against Thebes

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Seven Sages, The

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Shepherd God

A name for Pan. Sometimes called 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, known as Shield of Heracles.

Shiner

One of the horses drawing the sky-chariot of Eos. Occasionally called Shiner.

Shirt of Nessus

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Sibyl

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Sicinus

Son of Thoas and Oenoe. Sometimes known as Sicinus.

sickle

The symbol of Cronos. Sometimes referred to as sickle.

Siculus

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Sicyon

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. In some lore, occasionally called 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 referred to as Side.

Sidero

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Silenus

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Simaethis

A nymph. Mother of Acis by Pan, some say. In some references, known as Simaethis, Symaethis or Symaethis.

Simoeis

A river-god of Troy. Father of Astyoche. Also known 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. At times, called Sirius.

Sisypheron

A shrine to Sisyphus. Also identified as Sisypheron.

Sisyphides

A name of Odysseus reflecting his. Ingenuity and his relationship to Sisyphus. Referred to as Sisyphides.

Sisyphus

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Sithon

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, in some accounts. 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. Occasionally identified as Smilax.

Sminthius

A name for Apollo as guardian. Against mice. Also commonly referred to as 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. At times, known as Sokaris, Soucharis, Soucharis or Seker.

Solon

One of the Seven Sages. Sometimes called Solon.

Solymi

A warrior race. Sometimes identified as Solymi, Solymans, Solymans, Solymoi or Solymoi.

Sopatrus

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Sophocles

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Sophrosyne

A goddess, temperance pesonified. In some accounts, identified as Sophrosyne.

Sos

The Greek form of the Egyptia. n Shu. At times, referred to as Sos.

Sosipolis

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Soter

A name of Zeus as 'saviour'. Known 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. Occasionally known as Souchos, Sekonopis, Sekonopis, Sochos, Sochos, Sebek, Suchos, Suchos, Sukhos or Sukhos.

Sown-men

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sparrow

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. At times, called sparrow.

Sparte

Daughter of Eurotas. Wife of Lacedaekmon. Mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. Also identified as Sparte.

Sparti

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Spercheius

A river-god. Father of Menestheus by Polydora. Father of Dryops, some say. Also identified 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. At times, 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. Sometimes called 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. At times, identified 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 identified as 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. Also referred to as Stesichorus.

Sthenele

Daughter of Acastus and Hipppolyta or Astydamia. Sister of Laodamia and Sterope. Wife of Menoetius. Mother of Patroclus. At times, known as Sthenele.

Sthenelus

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Stheno

One of the 3 Gorgons. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto. Sister of Euryale and Medusa. Sometimes identified as 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. Occasionally referred to as Stilbe.

Stone People

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stork

The bird sacred to Hera. In some accounts, referred to as stork.

Stricta

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Strophades Island

The home of the Harpies. Also commonly 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. In some accounts, identified as Strymon.

Stygeros

A name for Hades as 'hateful one'. Sometimes 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.

Stygian nymphs

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Stygian oath

An oath sworn on the River Styx which was regarded as irrevocable. Also commonly 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. Occasionally called Suppliant Women.

Suppliants, The

A play by Euripedes about the Theban wars. In some accounts, referred to as Suppliants, The.

swallow

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Sychaeus

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Sycites

A name for Dionysus as a fig-tree god. Occasionally referred to as 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. At times, referred to as Syllis.

Symplegades

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Syrinx

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Syrna

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Szelene

Wife of Endymion. Also referred to as Szelene.

Tahuti

The Greek version of Thoth. Also called Tahuti, Tehuti, Tehuti or Thoth.

Talaios

A name for Zeus in Crete. Known 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. In some accounts, called talaria.

Talaus

A king of Argos. Son of Bias and Pero. Husband of Lysianessa or Lysimache. Father of Adrastus, Aristomachus, Eriphyle, Mecisteus and Pronax. On occassion, called Talaus.

Talos

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Talthybius

A herald of the Greeks at Troy, later. Worshipped as a hero. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally identified as Taras.

Taraxippus

The ghost of Glaucus which frightened. The horses at the Isthmian Games. Also commonly 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. At times, 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. Sometimes identified as Tectamus.

Tegyrius

A king of Thrace. Occasionally called 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. Also referred to as Teledice.

Telegonia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, telling the story of Telegonus. Occasionally identified as Telegonia.

Telegonus

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Teleia

A name for Hera as 'matron'. Also commonly known 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. In some references, called Telemus.

Teleon

Father of Butes and Erechtheus by Zeuxippe, in some accounts. Identified as Teleon.

Teleos

A name for Zeus as guardian of the family. Also identified as Teleos.

Telephassa

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Telephus

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Telesphorus

A child-god, son of, and assistant to, Asclepius. Sometimes identified 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. Also identified as Telethusa.

Teleutas

A king of Phrygia. Father of Tecmessa, some say. In some accounts, Tecmessa was the daughter of Teuthras. Also commonly known 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. Occasionally 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. Referred to as Termerus.

Terpsichore

One of the 9 Muses - dance. Mother of Rhesus by Strymonm, some say. Also commonly identified 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. Known as Teutamides.

Teuthras

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Thaissa

A girl restored to life by Cerimon. Occasionally known as Thaissa.

Thalassa

A sea-goddess. Wife of Pontus. Mother of the Curetes by Poseidon, some say. In some references, known as Thalassa, Mare or Mare.

Thalatta

A sea-god of Rhodes. In some accounts, called Thalatta.

Thales

One of the Seven Sages. Occasionally 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. Called Thallo.

thalysia

Gifts to the gods, the first fruits or the first loaf baked. Occasionally referred to as thalysia.

Thamus

A sailor who was told by a mysterious. Voice to announce the death of Pan. Sometimes known 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Thaon.

Thargelia

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Thasus

Son of Agenor and Telephassa. Sometimes referred to 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. In some accounts, referred to as Theban Bacchus.

Theban Legend, The

The story of Oedipus and Jocasta. Also 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 accounts, known as Theixinoe.

Thelxiepeia

One of the Sirens. Also identified 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. Also identified as Themiste.

Themisto

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Theobule

Mother of Myrtilus by Hermes, in some accounts. 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. Occasionally called Theogony, Birth of the Gods or Birth of the Gods.

Theoi patrooi

Ancestral gods: traditional gods. Sometimes referred to 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. Sometimes called theos.

Theoxenia

A ceremony held in honour of a particular deity said to be visiting. The city and present at the feast. Occasionally identified as Theoxenia, Theodaisia, Theodaisia, Roman lectisternium or Roman lectisternium.

Theraephone

Twin sister of Theronice. Sometimes identified as 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. Occasionally identified as Theronice.

Thersander

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Thersimachus

Son of Heracles and Megara. Occasionally referred to as Thersimachus.

Thersites

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Therytas

A wild man who, with Oreios, captured Silenus. Sometimes called Therytas.

Thescelus

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Theseia

A festival in honour of Theseus. Also known 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. Also commonly known as Thesmophoria.

Thesmophoriazusae

A play by Aristophanes about the women's festival. Honouring Demeter. Also referred to 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. Called Thesprotus.

Thessalus

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Thestiades

Plexippus and Toxeus, the sons of Thestius. In some references, referred to as Thestiades.

Thestius

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Theston

Father of Calchas. Also called 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. At times, 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 references, referred to as Thoosa.

Thoueris

The Greek name for Tauret. In some references, called 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. In some accounts, called 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 referred to as Thrasymides.

Three Theban Plays

3 plays by Sophocles based on the story of Oedipus. In some accounts, identified 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. In some lore, occasionally called Thriae, Thriai or Thriai.

Thule

The most northerly country known to the ancient Greeks. This country could be Iceland, Norway or Shetland. In some lore, occasionally called Thule, Thoule, Thoule, Thyle, Thyle, Ultima Thule, Ultima Thule, Ultima or Ultima.

thumos

The ethereal part of Threefold. Man. At times, referred to as thumos.

thunderbolt

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Thyene

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Identified as Thyene.

Thyestes

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Thyia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. The first devotee of Dionysus. At times, referred to as Thyia.

Thymbris

An Arcadian nymph. Mother of Pan by Zeus, some say. In some references, known as Thymbris.

thymell

An altar to Dionysus in the orchestra of a theatre. Occasionally identified as thymell.

Thymius

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. In some references, identified as Thymius.

Thymoetes

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. Brother of Priam. Father of Thymoetes. Also referred to 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. Occasionally identified as thyrsus.

Tiburtine Sibyl

A prophetess. At times, called 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 In some accounts, known as Timandra.

Timeus

Son of Polyneices and Argia, some say. Brother of Adrastus and Thersander. In some references, 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 references, referred to as Tiphys.

Tirynthian

A name for Heracles used. By Spenser. In some references, 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. Identified as Tisander.

Tisiphone

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Titaea

A name for Gaea as mother of the Titans. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also commonly 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. Also called Tithorea, Lycorea, Lycorea or sacred mountains.

Titia

A champion boxer. He fought Heracles at the games and was beaten. Occasionally identified as Titia.

Titias

King of Mariandyne. Father of Mariandynus. In some accounts he is equated with Tityus. Occasionally called Titias.

Tityus

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Tlepolemeia

A festival in honour of Tlepolemus, held in Rhodes. Occasionally referred to as Tlepolemeia.

Tlepolemus

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Tlesimes

One of the Epigoni, some say. Also called Tlesimes.

Tmolus

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Tower of the Winds

A hexagonal temple in Athens devoted to Aeolus, god of the winds. In some accounts, called Tower of the Winds.

Toxeus

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trident

The three-pronged spear of Poseidon. Occasionally called trident.

Triopas

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Triple Muse

The 3 original Muses, Calliope, Erato and Urania. Also referred to as Triple Muse.

tripod

The three-legged stool of the priestess of the oracle of Delphi. In some accounts, identified as tripod.

Triptolemus

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Tritogeneia

A name for Athena as a goddess of water. On occassion, known 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. Occasionally known as Tritonis.

Tritopatores

Ghosts: spirits of the dead: ancient. Wind gods. In some accounts, called Tritopatores.

Tritos

A name for Zeus as lord of the winds. Also commonly identified as 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. Sometimes called Troezen.

troglodytes

A legendary, uncivilised race, living in caves or holes, said to eat snakes. In some references, known as troglodytes.

Troilus

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Troilus and Cressida

A 20th C. Opera by William Walton. (libretto by Hassall). In some references, referred to as Troilus and Cressida.

Troilus and Cresssida

A play by William Shakespeare based on the story of these 2 lovers. In some references, 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. In some references, called 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. In some references, called 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. Sometimes referred to 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. In some references, called Twain, the.

Twice-born

A name and attribute of Dionysus. Sometimes called Twice-born.

Two Goddesses

The 2 deities Demeter and her. Daughter Core (Persephone). At times, known as Two Goddesses, Great Goddesses or Great Goddesses.

Two-horned

An epithet of Alexander the Great in Ethiopia. At times, called 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. Occasionally called Tydides, Diomedes, Diomedes or Diomed(e).

Tymborychos

A name of Aphrodite as gravedigger. Also referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Tyndaridae.

Tyndaris

A daughter of Tyndareus. (Helen or Clytemnestra). Occasionally called Tyndaris.

Typhoeus

A monster. In some accounts, this being was the father or son of Typhon; in others they are the same. In some accounts, 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. Occasionally known as Typhus, Typhis or Typhis.

Tyro

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Tyrxis

A name for Apollo as keeper of wells. Occasionally called 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. On occassion, called Ucalegon.

Udaeus

One of the 5 surviving Sown-men. In some accounts, known as Udaeus, Oudaeus or Oudaeus.

Undine

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Urania

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Uranian deities

Sky-gods. On occassion, 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. Also referred to as Urion, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Imbrifer or Nimbosus.

Velchanos

A Cretan cock-demon. He became the Roman god Vulcan. On occassion, referred to 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 referred to 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. Occasionally referred to as Woarion.

Women of the Sea

Attendants on Dionysus. In some accounts, 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 called Women of Trachis, Trachiniae or Trachiniae.

woodpecker

A bird sacred to Ares: a form. Sometimes assumed by Zeus. Occasionally known as woodpecker.

Works and Days

A poem by Hesiod. Although the theme of this work is agriculture, it contains much information on myths. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally 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, called Xenocleia, Xenoclea or Xenoclea.

Xenodice

Daughter of Minos and Pasiphae. Referred to as Xenodice.

xoanon

A wooden statue used as a fetish. A statue alleged to have fallen from heaven. Known 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. Occasionally identified as Ypolita, Hippolyta or Hippolyta.

Zagreus

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Zaleukos

A sun-god in Locris. In some references, 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. Also known as 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. In some accounts, identified as Zelus, Zelos, Zelos or Phthonos.

Zephyr

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Zephyrus

A horse, sire of Xanthus. Occasionally called 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. Also referred to as 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. Also identified as Zeus Hikesios.

Zeus Horkios

A name for Zeus as god of oaths. Also commonly known as Zeus Horkios, Zeus Pistios, Zeus Pistios or Roman Fidius.

Zeus Hypsistos

A title of Zeus as supreme god. Occasionally identified as Zeus Hypsistos.

Zeus Katachthonios

A name for Hades as supreme god of the underworld. Also referred to as 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. In some references, identified as Zeus Kouros, Zeus Curos or Zeus Curos.

Zeus Ktesios

Zeus as the protector of property. Occasionally identified as Zeus Ktesios.

Zeus Lycaeus

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Zeus Maimaktes

A bloody aspect of Zeus Meilichios. In some lore, occasionally known as Zeus Maimaktes.

Zeus Meilichios

A form of Zeus represented as a snake. Sometimes known as Zeus Meilichios, 'mild' or 'mild'.

Zeus Pistios

A name of Zeus as god of oaths. Sometimes called Zeus Pistios, Zeus Horkios, Zeus Horkios, Roman Fidius, Roman Fidius or Sancus.

Zeus Polieus

A name of Zeus as god of the state. Identified as Zeus Polieus.

Zeus Xenios

A name of Zeus as sustainer of friendship. Referred to as Zeus Xenios.

Zeuxippe

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Daughter of Eridanus. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Butes, Erechtheus, Philomena, and Procne. Occasionally identified as Zeuxippe.

Zugia

A name for Hera as 'yoker'. Referred to as Zugia.
Greek Mythology