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 known as Abaris.

Abas

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Abaster

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

Abatos

One of Pluto's horses. Also commonly called 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. In some lore, occasionally known 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. Also commonly known 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. Occasionally called 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. Sometimes identified as Acephali.

Aceso

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

Acestes

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Acetes

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Achaea

A priestess of Gaia. At times, known as Achaea, Achaia or Achaia.

Achaemenes

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

Achaemenides

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Achaeus

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Achaiva

A name of Demeter as 'spinner'. At times, known 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. Known as Acheleids.

Achelous

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Acherbas

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

Acheron

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Acherusa

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Achilles

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Achilles' spear

Magic spear said to have the power to heal wounds. Referred to as Achilles' spear.

Achor

A god of the Cyreneans guarding. Against insect pests. In some references, 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. In some lore, occasionally called Actaeus.

Actian Games

A festival in honour of Apollo. Known as Actian Games.

Actis

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Actor

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Adikia

The ugly goddess of injustice. In some references, called Adikia.

Admete

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

Admetus

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Adonia

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

Adonis

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Adonis flower

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Adranus

A fire demon in Mount Etna. Sometimes known as Adranus.

Adrastea

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Adrastine

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

Adrastus

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Aeacides

Descendants of Aeacus. Occasionally identified as Aeacides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Pelides.

Aeacus

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Aeaea

The island of Circe. At times, referred to as Aeaea, Circe, Circe, 'hawk' or Kirke.

Aedon

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Aega

The human form of Amalthea. In some accounts she is identified with Libya. At times, referred to as 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 accounts, 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. In some references, identified as Aegla, Coronis, Coronis or Koronis.

Aegle

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Aegyptus

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Aello

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Aeneas

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Aenete

Wife of Aeneus. Mother of Cyzicus. In some references, referred to as Aenete.

Aenetus

Son of Deion and Dimede. Brother of Actor, Asteriopeia, Cephalus and Phylacus. In some references, identified as Aenetus.

Aeneus

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

Aeolides

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

Aeolus

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Aepytus

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Aerope

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Aerytheia

A nymph, one of the 7 Hesperides. Called Aerytheia.

Aesa

One of the Moirae - fate. On occassion, identified 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. In some accounts, known as Aethalides.

Aether

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

Aethiope

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

Aethlius

Father of Endymion by Calyce. Sometimes called Aethlius.

Aethon

One of the horses of Helius. In some accounts, identified 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. Also commonly called Aethusa.

Aetius

A king of Troezen. Identified as Aetius.

Aetolus

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Aex

A nymph. In some accounts she is the mother of Aegipan by Zeus. At times, identified as Aex, Aix or Aix.

Agamede

A sorceress. Daughter of Augeas. Sister of Agasthenes and Phyleus. Also known as Agamede.

Agamedes

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Agamemnon

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Aganippe

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Agapenor

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Agasthenes

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Agathos Daimon

A god of good fortune. Husband of Tyche. He is depicted as a snake or a shepherd. On occassion, 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. At times, known as Agelasta, Anaclethra or Anaclethra.

Agelaus

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Agenor

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Aglaia

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Aglaonice

A sorceress. She claimed to have the power to draw the moon from the sky. In some lore, occasionally identified as Aglaonice.

Aglaophone

One of the Sirens. Sometimes called Aglaophone, Aglaopheme or Aglaopheme.

Aglaurus

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Aglaus

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agnostos theos

Unknown gods. Also called agnostos theos.

agnothetai

Minor officials responsible for the supervision of sacred games. In some accounts, identified as agnothetai.

agones

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Agoneus

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

Agoraios

A name for Zeus as god of oratory. Occasionally referred to as 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. Occasionally referred to as Agoraria.

Agorius

A co-king of Elis ruling with Exylus. Also commonly identified as Agorius.

Agraulos

A name for Athena as a goddess of agriculture. Sometimes 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. In some accounts, known as Agrianome.

Agriodus

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Agrionia

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

Agrius

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Agrotera

A name for Artemis as protectress of the young. Occasionally referred to 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. On occassion, known as Agroteras Thusia.

Agueius

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

Aides

The original name of Hades. On occassion, 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. Also 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. Also called Aiglaer, Asclepius, Asclepius, Aisklepios, Asclepios, Asklepios, Esculapius, Pean, sacred birds, Asklepios P(a)eon, Paeeon, Paion, Canaanite Eshmun, Egyptian Imhotep or Roman (A)esculapius.

Aion

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Aiora

A festival in honour of Antigone held. At the time of the grape harvest. Called Aiora.

Aithuia

A name for Athena in the form of a diving bird. In some references, 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. Also referred to as Akephalos.

Alalcomeneus

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

Alastor

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Albion

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Alcaeus

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Alcaids

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

Alcathae

A festival in honour of Alcathous. In some accounts, known as Alcathae, Alkathoia or Alkathoia.

Alcathous

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Alce

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Alcestis

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Alcimede

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Alcimenes

Son of Jason and Medea. In some accounts, referred to as Alcimenes.

Alcimus

Father of Mentor. Occasionally known as Alcimus.

Alcinoe

Daughter of Sthelenus and Nicippe. Sister of Eurystheus and Medusa. In some references, referred to 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'. Occasionally called 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 called Alecto, Allecto, Allecto, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Megaera.

Alector

A king of Argos. Son of Anaxagoras. Father of Iphis. Also identified as Alector.

Alectorian stone

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

Alectryon

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Aleian Plain

A plain in the sky where Bellerophon roamed and eventually died. In some lore, occasionally identified 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 known as Alexandra, Cassandra, Cassandra or Kassandra.

Alexanor

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Gorgasus and Nicomachus. Sometimes referred to as Alexanor.

Alexiares

Son of Heracles and Hebe. Occasionally known as Alexiares.

Alexirrhoe

Mother of Aesacus by Priam. Sometimes identified as Alexirrhoe.

Alexis

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Algea

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

alipes

The winged sandals of Hermes. In some references, identified as alipes.

Almus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Glaucus, Orytion and Thersander. Sometimes 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. Sometimes 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. Identified as Alphesiboea, Arsinoe or Arsinoe.

Alpheus

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Alphito

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Alseides

Tree-nymphs. Occasionally referred to 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 lore, occasionally identified as Altis.

Alyattes

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

Alyssus

A fountain in Arcadia said to cure madness. In some references, called Alyssus.

Amalthea

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Amarynceus

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Amarynthus

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Amasis

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Amatheon

King of Pylus. Referred to as Amatheon.

Amazonomachy

The war between the Athenians under Theseus and the Amazons which the Athenians won. Called Amazonomachy.

Amazons

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Ambologera

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

ambrosia

The food of the gods conferring. Everlasting youth. Oil used for anointing and healing. In some lore, occasionally identified as ambrosia.

Ambrosia

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

Ameinius

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

Amethea

One of the horses drawing the chariot of Helios. Also identified as Amethea.

Amon

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Amonium

An oasis in Libya, site of an oracle of Amon and, later, of Zeus. Also called 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 lore, occasionally known as Ampelus.

Amphiaraus

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Amphictyon

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Amphidamus

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Amphidocus

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

Amphidromia

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

Amphilochus

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Amphilogeai

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

Amphilytus

An Athenian prophet. In some accounts, 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 references, referred to as Amphissus.

Amphithea

Wife of Adrastus. Mother of Aegialia, Aegialius, Argia, Cyanippus and Deiphyla. At times, identified as Amphithea.

Amphithemis

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

Amphitrite

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Amphitryon

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Amphius

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Amphoterus

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Ampycides

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

Ampyx

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Amyclas

Son of Lacedaemon and Sparte. Father of Hyacinth(us) and Cynortas. Father of Daphne, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Amyclas.

Amycus

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Amymone

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Amyntor

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Amyris

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Amythaon

Son of Cretheus and Tyro. Husband of Idomene. Father of Bias and Melampus. In some accounts his wife was the nymph Melanippe. On occassion, known as Amythaon.

Amythaonius

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

Anaitis

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Anakes

A name for the twins Castor and Polydeuces. Occasionally identified as Anakes, Ax or Ax.

Ananke

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

Anax

A giant. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Father of Asterius. Sometimes identified as Anax.

Anaxagorus

Father of Alector. Sometimes 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. Sometimes identified as Anaxirrhoe.

Anaxo

Daughter of Alcaeus and Hippomene, some say. Sister of Amphitryon. Niece and wife of Electryon. Mother of Alcmene. Her eight sons were killed by cattle raiders. On occassion, identified as Anaxo.

Ancaeus

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Anchiale

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Anchialus

Father of Mentes. Also commonly identified as Anchialus.

Anchinoe

Daughter of Nilus. Wife of King Belus. Mother of Cepheus, Phineus and the twins Aegyptus and Danaus. Sometimes referred to as Anchinoe.

Anchises

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Ancius

One of the Centaurs. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Ancius.

Andraemon

Son of Oxylus, some say. Husband of Dryope. Father of Haemon. Known as Andraemon.

Andreus

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

Androgeus

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Androktasiai

Descendants of the goddess Eris. Also referred to as Androktasiai, Amphilogeai or Amphilogeai.

Andromache

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Andromeda

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Andromedes

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

Andronice

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

Androphonos

Aphrodite as 'mankiller'. On occassion, referred to 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. Also commonly referred to as Anicetus.

Anius

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Anna

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Annedotus

A Chaldean man-fish. Occasionally known as Annedotus.

Anogon

Son of Castor by Hilaria. In some references, identified as Anogon.

Anomales

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

Anosia

Aphrodite as 'the unholy one'. Occasionally identified 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. Occasionally called 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Antheas.

Anthedon

Father of Glaucus by Alcyone, some say. Also called Anthedon.

Anthemoessa

The island home of the Sirens. Referred to as Anthemoessa.

Anthesterion

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Antianeira

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

Anticleia

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Antigone

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Antileon

Son of Heracles by Procris. Twin brother of Hippeus. At times, known as 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. On occassion, identified as Antilochus.

Antimachus

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Antinous

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Antiochus

Son of Heracles by the daughter of King Phylas. Occasionally called Antiochus.

Antion

Father of Ixion, some say. At times, referred to as Antion.

Antiope

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Antiphates

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Antiphus

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Antynome

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Anukis

The Greek name for Anuket. In some references, called Anukis, Anoukis or Anoukis.

Anytus

A Titan. He is said to have reared Despoena. Also commonly referred to as Anytus.

Aoede

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

Apate

A goddess: deceit personified. In some accounts, called Apate.

Apaturia

An Ionian festival, held in October/. November, involving animal. Sacrifice. In some accounts, called 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. Also commonly identified as Apheliotes, Apeliotes, Apeliotes, Roman Solanus or Roman Solanus.

Aphidnus

A friend of Theseus. He cared for Helen when she was adbducted by Theseus and Peirithous. In some accounts, called Aphidnus.

Aphrodisia

Festivals held in honour of Aphrodite. On occassion, identified as Aphrodisia.

Aphrodite

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Aphrodite Pandemos

A version of Aphrodite as goddess of peace and harmony. At times, 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. Also referred to as 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 references, identified as Apollo Agyieus.

Apollo Carneios

A name for Apollo as a rain-god. Occasionally known as Apollo Carneios, Carneios, Carneios or Apollo.

Apollodorus

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

Apollonius

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Apollyon

The angel of the Abyss. Referred to as Apollyon.

Apomyios

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

Apophis

The Greek name for Apep. At times, known 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 lore, occasionally referred to as apophrades.

Apostrophia

A name of Aphrodite as 'she who turns away'. Sometimes identified 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'. Occasionally referred to 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. Also 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'. At times, called Aquosus, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Candaon, Imbrifer, Nimbosus or Urion.

Ara

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Arabian bird

A Greek name for the phoenix. At times, called Arabian bird.

Arachne

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Aras

Father of Elatus. At times, called Aras.

Arcadia

A bright, happy land in the East, the land of Pan. Sometimes called 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 called Arcadian.

Arcas

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Arche

One of the Muses in those accounts that say that there were 4 Muses. Sometimes 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. Also identified as Archelochus.

Archemorus

A later name of Opheltes. Occasionally identified as Archemorus, Opheltes, Opheltes, Arkhemorus or Arkhemorus.

Architeles

Father of Eunomus. Known as Architeles.

Archophoros

A dog of Orion. In some lore, occasionally called Archophoros.

Arcippe

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Arcisius

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

Arcite

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Arctinus

A 6th C BC. Poet. He wrote the Aethiopis, the story of the events following the Trojan War, and The Sack of Troy. In some references, called Arctinus, Arktinos or Arktinos.

Arctophonos

A dog of Orion. In some accounts, referred to as Arctophonos.

Areia

Mother of Miletus by Apollo. Also commonly 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. Sometimes called Areithous.

Areius

Son of Bias. He was one of the Argonauts. Also referred to as Areius.

Arene

Half-sister and wife of Aphareus. Mother of Idas and Lynceus. In some accounts, identified as Arene.

areopagus

The site in Athens of the tribunal. Before which Ares was tried for killing Halirrhothius. Sometimes called areopagus.

Ares

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Aresthanas

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

Arete

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Arethusa

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Arganthoe

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Arge

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

Argeiphontes

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

Argeius

Son of Licymnius and Perimede. Brother of Melas and Oeonus. He was killed when fighting for Heracles at Oechalia. Occasionally called Argeius.

Arges

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Referred to 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. Also referred to as Argestes.

Argeus

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Argia

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Argiope

A nymph. Mother of Thamyris by Philammon. On occassion, referred to as Argiope.

Argo

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Argonautica

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

Argonauts

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Argus

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Argynnis

A title for Aphrodite as 'the. Gleaming one'. On occassion, called 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. On occassion, 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. Occasionally identified as Argyra.

Ariadne

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Aridela

The name for Ariadne in Crete. In some accounts, identified as Aridela.

Arimanes

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

Arimaspea

A poem said to have been written by Aristeas, telling the story of the Arimaspi. 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, called 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. Occasionally referred to as Aristophanes.

arktoi

Maidens, 'bear virgins', attendant on Artemis. Also commonly called arktoi.

Arnaea

The name given to Penelope when she was hidden from her father Icarius. Occasionally 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 accounts, known 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 commonly identified as Arsippus.

Artemedos

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

Artemis

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Artemis Brauronia

A name of Artemis as 'bear-goddess'. Identified 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 commonly identified 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. Also commonly identified as Artemis Ephesia, Roman Diana of Ephesus or Roman Diana of Ephesus.

Artemis Meleagua

A name for Artemis as a goddess of disease, especially leprosy. Also commonly identified as Artemis Meleagua.

Artemis Orthia

The Dorian goddess Orthia identified with Artemis. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Artemis Orthia.

Artemis Tauria

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Artemision, The

The temple of Artemis at Ephesus. In some accounts, called Artemision, The.

Asbolus

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Ascalabus

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Ascalaphus

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Ascanius

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Asclepia

Temples dedicated to the deified. Asclepius. Also 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. Sometimes identified as Asclepiadae, Asklepiadae or Asklepiadae.

Asclepius

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Asia

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Asius

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Asopus

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Asphalios

A title of Poseidon as 'preventer of earthquakes'. Also commonly 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. Known as asphodel.

Asphodel Fields

(Asphodel Meadows). The home in Tartarus of those departed who are neither good. Nor bad. Sometimes known 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 lore, occasionally identified as Ass of Silenus.

Assaracus

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Astacus

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

Asteria

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Asterion

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

Asterius

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Asterodes

Wife of Aetes. In some accounts, identified as Asterodes.

Asterodia

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

Asteropia

Daughter of Deion and Diomede. Sister of Actor, Aenetus, Cephalus and Phylacus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Asteropia.

Astraea

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Astraeus

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Astyages

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Astyanax

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Astydamia

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Astygia

Daughter of Hypseus and Creusa, in some accounts. Sister of Cyrene and Themisto. At times, referred to as Astygia.

Astynome

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

Astyoche

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Astypalaea

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

Atabyrius

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Atalanta

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Ate

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Athamas

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Athena

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Athena Boarmia

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

Athena Chalcioecus

A name for Athena in Sparta. Sometimes referred to 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. Occasionally identified 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. Also identified as Athena Coryphasia, Athena Acria, Athena Acria, 'topmost', 'head' or 'head'.

Athena Damasippus

A name for Athena as a goddess of war-horses. In some accounts, referred to 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. Sometimes 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, called 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. Known as Athena Mechanitis.

Athena Parthenos

A name for Athena as a virgingoddess. Also commonly called Athena Parthenos.

Athena Polias

A name for Athena as a goddess of the state. At times, referred to as Athena Polias.

Athena Promachus

A name for Athena as the goddess who leads in battle. Sometimes known as Athena Promachus.

Athena Pronaia

A name for Athena at Delphi. In some references, called Athena Pronaia, Athena Pronoia or Athena Pronoia.

Athena Tritogenis

A name for Athena as the nymph of Lake Trotonis. In some references, known as Athena Tritogenis.

Athenaeum

A temple of Athena. At times, referred to as Athenaeum.

Athenaia

A name for Athena as patron of the city of Athens. Occasionally known 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. Occasionally known as Atlanteans.

Atlantides

The descendants of Atlas including. Hermes and the Pleiades. In some accounts, referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Atridae, Atreidae or Atreidae.

Atropos

One of the 3 Fates, the one who cuts. The thread of life. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Atropos.

Atthis

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Attic Hercules

A name for Theseus. Also called 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. Sometimes referred to as Auson.

Ausones

Descendants of Auson. In some accounts, called Ausones.

Ausonia

An early name for Italy. On occassion, referred to as Ausonia.

Autesion

A king of Thebes. Son of Tisamenus. Father of Argia and Theras. In some references, called 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. Also called Autonous.

Auxe

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

Auxesia

A minor fertility-goddess. On occassion, identified as Auxesia.

Axierus

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

Axine

The Black Sea. In some lore, occasionally 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. Referred to as Axiocerca, Axiokersa or Axiokersa.

Axiocercus

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

Axioche

A nymph. On occassion, called Axioche.

Axion

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Bacchae, The

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

Bacche

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bacis

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

baetyl

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Balinus

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Balios

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Balmarkos

The Greek name for Baal-Marqod. Sometimes known as Balmarkos.

Bapho

A name for Set or Babi. Known as Bapho.

Baptes

Priests of Cotytto. At times, identified as Baptes, Baptae or Baptae.

Basalus

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Bassareus

A name of Dionysus reflecting the wearing of a fox skin (bassaris). Also called 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). In some lore, occasionally referred to as Bassarids, Basarids, Basarids, Bassareae, Bassareae, Bassarides or Bassarides.

Batea

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Bathillus

A boy beloved of Polycrates. In some accounts, referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Bebon, Set, Set, Ekhi, Ombos, Seth, Sethi, Seti, Sit, Sut, Sutekh, Ekhi, Iahu, Seth(i), Sut, Arab Shayth, Canaanite Baal, Greek Bapho, Typhon, Mesopotamian Setekh, Setes(h), Sutesh, Suty, Nuoni or Typhonian Beast.

Bedy

A Thracian river-god. Referred to as Bedy.

Belides

The descendants of Belus. At times, known as Belides.

Bellerophon

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Bellerus

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Belus

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Bendis

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

Benthesicyme

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

Berbyce

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Berecynthian Hero

A name of Midas. In some accounts, referred to as Berecynthian Hero, Midas, Midas or Portzmach.

Beroe

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Bia

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Biadice

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

Bias

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Bibliotheca

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

Bion

A 1st C. Poet. He wrote Lament for Adonis On occassion, referred to as Bion.

Bisaltes

A king of Thrace. Father of Theophane. Sometimes referred to as Bisaltes.

Biton

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Black Demeter

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Boedromia

A festival commemorating the victory of Xuthus over Eumolpus in the battle between Athens and Eleusis. 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. In some accounts, called Boio.

Boracus

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

Boreades

The twins Calais and Zetes, the descendants of Boreas. At times, called Boreades, Boreadae or Boreadae.

Boreas

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Boreasmoi

Athenian festivals in honour of Boreas. Also called Boreasmoi.

Bormus

A mortal loved and carried off by a nymph. Sometimes known as Bormus.

Borus

Son of Perieris. Husband of Polydora. Also commonly called Borus.

Borysthenes

A king of Tauris. Father of Thoas. On occassion, identified as Borysthenes.

Boulaios

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

Bouphonia

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

Branchidae

A town in Asia Minor, site of an oracle of Apollo. In some lore, occasionally called Branchidae, Brankidae, Brankidae, Didyma or Didyma.

Branchus

Son of Smicrus by the daughter of Patron. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Branchus.

Briaraeus

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Bright

One of the horses drawing the sky. Chariot of Eos, also known as Lampus. In some references, known as Bright.

Brimo

A goddess incarnate in the priestess. Officiating at the Eleusinian. Mysteries of Demeter. In some lore, occasionally known as Brimo.

Brimos

A holy child carried by Brimo. At times, called 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. In some references, called Brizo.

Bromie

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Bromios

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

Bronte

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

Brontes

One of the 3 original Cyclops, a blacksmith. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Occasionally known 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, referred to 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 identified as Bybassus.

Byblis

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Cabeiri

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Cabeiros

The chief of the Cabeiri, some say. Father of Cadmilus, some say. Occasionally identified 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 accounts, known as Cadmilus, Casmilos, Casmilos, Kadmilos, Kadmilos, Cas milos or Cas milos.

Cadmus

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Caecinus

A river-god. Also called Caecinus.

Caenus

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Caicias

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

Caissa

A minor goddess. At times, referred to as Caissa.

Caistus

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

Calais

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Calchas

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Cale

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Callidice

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Callileon

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Calliope

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Callipolis

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Callirrhoe

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Calliste

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Callisto

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Callone

Beauty personified. In some accounts, called Callone.

Calluntaria

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

Calpe

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Calybe

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

Calyce

Daughter of Aeolus and Enarete. Mother of Endymion by Acthlius. Mother of Cycnus by Poseidon. At times, known as Calyce.

Calydon

Son of Aetolus. Brother of Pleuron. Also referred to as Calydon.

Calydonian boar

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Calypso

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Cambyses

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Cameira

Daughter of Danae. In some references, known as Cameira.

Cameirus

Son of Helius and Rhodes. Son of Cercaphus, some say. Brother of Ialysus and Lindus. Sometimes called Cameirus, Camirus or Camirus.

Campaspe

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

Campe

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Canace

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Canathus

A spring. Hera renewed her virginity once a year by bathing in this spring. Occasionally called Canathus.

Cancer

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Candace

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

Candaules

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Canephorae

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Canopus

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Canthus

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Capaneus

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Cape Taenarum

The site of one entrance to the underworld. Also 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. Occasionally called Capheira.

Capricorn

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Capys

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Car

A king of Megara. Son of Phoroneus and Cerdo. Also known as Car.

Carmanor

A king of Crete. Occasionally identified as Carmanor.

Carme

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

Carnabon

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Carnea

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Carpo

A goddess of fruit and summer. One of the Horae, in some accounts. Sometimes known as Carpo, Karpo or Karpo.

Carpus

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

Caryatides

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Cassandra

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Cassiopeia

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Castalia

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

Castor

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Cataclothes

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

Catharsius

A name of Apollo in his role. As 'purifier'. Also commonly called 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. In some accounts, referred to as Caucasus.

Caunus

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Ceacinus

A god of the river of that name. Father of Euthymus. Referred to as Ceacinus.

Cebren

A river-god of Troy. Father of Oenone. At times, referred to as Cebren.

Cebriones

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

Celaeno

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celery

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

Celeus

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Celmis

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

Cenchreis

Wife of Cinyras, some say. In some references, identified as Cenchreis.

Centaur

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Centauromachy

The long-running war between the Centaurs and the Lapiths. Sometimes called 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. At times, called 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. Also identified as Cercaphus.

Cercios

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

Cercopes

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Cercyon

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Cerdo

Wife of Phoroneus. Sometimes referred to as Cerdo.

Cerimon

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

Cerus

A horse of Adrastus. In some accounts, referred to as Cerus.

Ceryneian Hind

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Cerynes

Son of Helenus. He was killed by Deiphontes. Also known as Cerynes.

Ceryx

Son of Eumolpus or Hermes by Herse. Sometimes referred to as Ceryx, Ceryces or Ceryces.

Cestrinus

Son of Helenus and Andromache. On occassion, referred to as Cestrinus.

Cestus

Aphrodite's magic girdle made. By Hephaestus. Sometimes identified 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 identified as Cetus.

Ceyx

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Chaetus

One of the 50 sons of Aegyptus. Husband of Asteria. In some lore, occasionally 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. Sometimes known 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. Called Chalcodon.

Chalcomedusa

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

Chalcon

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

chameleon

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Chaonian bird

A name for the dove as 'bearer of the oracles of Dodona'. On occassion, identified as Chaonian bird, dove or dove.

Chaonian food

Acorns or, some say, beech mast. Also known 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. Known as Charaxus.

Chariclo

One of the Naiads. Wife of Chiron. In some accounts, identified as Chariclo.

Charidotes

A name for Hermes as god of fertility, flocks and herds. Also commonly known 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). Called Charis, Aglaia, Aglaia, Pasithea, Venus, Venus, Genetrix, Victrix, Appiades, Cloacina, Dione, Felix, Hesper, Libentina, Libitina, Queen of Love, Vesper, Victrix; Greek Aphrodite, plurCharites, plurCharites, Aglaia, Aglaia, Graces, Graces, Charites, Charities, Khariteis, Charit(i)es or Roman Gratiae.

Charitesia

A festival in honour of the Charites. Also 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. Sometimes identified as Charon's toll.

Charops

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Charos

An ancient god or angel of death. This being is said to arrive on horseback to carry off the dead. Occasionally identified 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 accounts, known as Chelone.

Chentechtai

The Greek version of Khenti-cheti. Occasionally identified as Chentechtai.

Chera

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

cherry

The tree of Apollo. Occasionally referred to as cherry.

Chilon

One of the Seven Sages. Sometimes referred to as Chilon.

Chimaera

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Chione

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Chiron

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chlamys

The cloak of Zeus. Occasionally referred to as chlamys.

Chloe

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

Chloia

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

Chloris

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Choreia

An animal maenad. Identified as Choreia.

Chromia

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

Chromius

Son of Neleus and Chloris. Brother of Nestor and Periclymenus. In some accounts, referred to as Chromius.

Chronos

One of 2 primaeval deities present at the beginning of the world. Sometimes identified 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. Occasionally known 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. Also commonly identified as Chryson.

Chrysothemis

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Chthon

An earth-goddess. Sometimes identified as Chthon.

Chthonia

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chryson. On occassion, called Chthonia.

Chthonius

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

Chthonoi

Earth-gods: gods of the underworld. Known as Chthonoi, Chthonian deities, Chthonian deities, Chthonic deities or Chthonic deities.

Chthonophyle

Daughter of Sicyon. Mother of Polybus by Hermes. Also commonly known as Chthonophyle.

Cilicia

The sky. In some accounts, known as Cilicia.

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Cillus

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

Cimmerians

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

Cinyrades

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

Cisseta

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Cisseus

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

Cisthene

The home of the Gorgons. Occasionally referred to as Cisthene.

Cithaeronian lion

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City Dionysia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Also identified as City Dionysia, Great Dionysia or Great Dionysia.

Cleanthes

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

Cleite

Daughter of Merops. Wife of King Cyzicus. When her husband was killed by the Argonauts she hanged herself. Sometimes called 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. Called Cleocharia.

Cleodaeus

Son of Heracles by Malis. Brother of Alcaeus. Also known 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. Also identified as Cleta.

Clio

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Clitonymus

Son of Amphidamas. He was accidentally killed by Patroclus in an argument over a dice game. On occassion, identified as Clitonymus.

Clitus

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

Clonia

A nymph. Wife of Hyrieus. Mother of Nycteus, some say. Sometimes referred to as Clonia.

Clotho

One of the 3 Fates, the spinner of the thread of life. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Clotho, Klotho, Klotho, Klothon, Klothon, Klotho(n) or Klotho(n).

Cloud-gatherer

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

club

The weapon of Heracles. In some accounts, referred to as club.

Clymene

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Clymenus

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Clytemnestra

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Clytie

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Clytis

Son of Eurytus. Called Clytis.

Clytius

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Clytoneus

A king of Nauplia. Father of Nauplius. Sometimes referred to as Clytoneus.

Clytonymus

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

Cnossia

A nymph seduced by Menelaus. In some lore, occasionally 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. At times, known as Coeranus.

Coeus

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

Colchian Dragon

The dragon that guarded the Golden. Fleece at Colchis. In some references, 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. Also commonly 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. In some lore, occasionally called Comyra.

Connidas

A tutor of Theseus. Occasionally 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 referred to as Corcyra.

Core

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Coresus

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Corinthus

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Corobius

A dye merchant. He guided the party led by Battus to Plataea en route to Libya. In some lore, occasionally known as Corobius.

Coroebus

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Coroni

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Coronides

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Coronis

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Coronus

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Cortina

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

Corus

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Corybantes

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Corybas

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Corycia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. On occassion, identified 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Corycian cave.

Corydon

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

Corythus

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

Corytus

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

cothurnus

High-heeled boots as worn by Dionysus. In some references, referred to as cothurnus.

Cottus

One of the Hundred-handed Ones. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Brother of Briaraeus and Gyges. In some accounts, known as Cottus, Kottos, Kottos, Cottys or Cottys.

Cotyttia

Noctural orgies by the devotees of Cotytto. On occassion, called Cotyttia.

Cotytto

A Thracian goddess of lewdness. Also commonly known as Cotytto, Cotys, Cotys, Cotyto, Cotyto, Kotutto, Kotutto, Kotys, Kotys, Kotytto or Kotytto.

cow

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Cragus

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

Crambis

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Cranae

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Cranaea

A name of Artemis as 'stony'. Also referred to as Cranaea, Carnasia, Carnasia, Artemis, Roman Cranae or Roman Cranae.

Cranaeum

A grove dedicated to Cranaea. In some lore, occasionally known as Cranaeum.

Cranaus

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Crane Dance

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Cranes of Ibycus

The birds that hovered over the theatre to identify the killers of Ibycus. In some lore, occasionally called Cranes of Ibycus.

Crantor

An armour-bearer to Peleus. He was killed by Demoleon. At times, identified as Crantor, Krantor or Krantor.

Crateis

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

Cratus

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Creisus

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Creneids

Water nymphs. In some accounts, known as Creneids.

Creon

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Creontidas

Son of Heracles and Megara. In some references, 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. Also commonly 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. At times, referred to as Crinisus, Crimisus or Crimisus.

criobolium

The sacrifice of a ram in honour of Attis. Occasionally identified as criobolium, kriobolion, kriobolion, taurobolium or taurobolium.

Criophorus

A name given to Heracles when he carried a ram 3 times round Tanagra to avert a plague. Also called 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. Referred to as criosphinx, kriosphinx or kriosphinx.

Crisus

Son of Phocus and Antiope, some say. In some references, identified as Crisus.

Critheis

A nymph. Occasionally referred to as Critheis.

Crius

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Crocale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. Sometimes known as Crocale.

Crocus

A youth. When the nymph Smilax rejected his love, the gods changed the youth into a flower of that name. On occassion, known as Crocus.

Croesus

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Crommyonian sow

A huge wild sow killed by Theseus. In some lore, 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. Also identified as Cronia.

Cronidae

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

Cronus

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Croton

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Crotopus

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Crotus

Son of Pan and Eupheme. He is identified as the bowman in the zodiac. In some accounts, referred to as Crotus.

Cteatus

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cteis

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

Ctessipus

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Cudoemus

A deity, tumult personified. In some accounts, known as Cudoemus.

Curetes

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Curotrophus

A name for Athena as 'protector of children'. Also commonly referred to as Curotrophus.

Cyane

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Cyanea

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

Cyanippus

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

Cychreus

A king of Salamis. Father of Glauce. In some references, called Cychreus.

Cyclops

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Cycnus

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Cydippe

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Cylarabes

A king of Argos. Son of Sthenelus. Sometimes identified as Cylarabes.

Cyllaros

A horse of Castor or Polydeuces. Sometimes called Cyllaros.

Cyllen

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

Cyllene

A nymph. Wife of Pelasgus. Sometimes referred to as Cyllene.

Cyllenius

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

Cyllo

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Cylloptes

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Cymodoce

A nymph, one of the Nereids. At times, known as Cymodoce.

Cymopoleia

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

Cynisca

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Cynosura

One of the nymphs who nursed the infant Zeus. At times, identified as Cynosura.

Cynthia

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

Cynthius

A name of Apollo, referring to Mount. Cynthius where he was born. In some lore, occasionally 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. Identified as cypress.

Cypria

One of the poems in the Epic. Cycle dealing with the story of Troy. In some references, called Cypria.

Cypris

An epithet for Aphrodite, relating to Cyprus, her place of birth. In some references, 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. Sometimes referred to as 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. Occasionally called 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 identified as Daedala, Daidala or Daidala.

Daedalia

The various works of Daedalus. Also commonly identified as Daedalia.

Daedalids

The followers of Daedalus. Also identified 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. In some accounts, known as Dai Dalos.

Daiera

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daimon

A guardian spirit: a god: supernatural. Power. Also 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. On occassion, identified as Damasistratus.

Damastes

A name of Procrustes as 'tamer'. Also commonly known 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. Occasionally referred to as Damia, Roman Fauna, Roman Fauna or Semele.

Damnameneus

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. Sometimes called Damnameneus.

Damon

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danace

A coin placed in the mouth of the dead, a fee for the boatman Charon. Occasionally called 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. Also commonly called Daphnephoria.

Daphnis

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Daphnis and Chloe

The story of a rustic couple, Paul and Virginia, written by Longus. On occassion, referred to as Daphnis and Chloe.

Daphoene

A goddess worshipped by the maenads. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also called Day of Blood.

Decelus

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

Degmenus

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Deianeira

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Deicoon

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

Deimachus

Father of Autolycus, Deileon and Phlogius. Occasionally called Deimachus.

Deimus

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

Deino

One of the Graiae. In some references, referred to as Deino, Dino, Dino, 'terrible' or 'terrible'.

Deion

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Deione

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

Deionides

A name for Miletus as son of Deione. At times, 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. 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. Sometimes called Deliades.

Delian

A name for Apollo referring to his. Birthplace, Delos. Occasionally 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. On occassion, identified as Delphinia.

Delphinus

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Demeter

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Demeter Erinnus

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

Demeter's people

The dead. In some lore, occasionally called Demeter's people, Demetreioi or Demetreioi.

Demeter Thesmophoros

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

Demetria

A festival in honour of Demeter, held in Athens. In some accounts, identified as Demetria.

Demios

God of dread. At times, called Demios.

Democratia

Democracy personified. Sometimes referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Demodocus, Demodocos or Demodocos.

Demoleon

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

Demonassa

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Demonice

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Demophoon

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Demos

The people, as the source of power, personified. Occasionally called Demos.

Dendrites

A name for Dionysus as a tree god. Also commonly referred to 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. Sometimes 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. Also called Dercynus.

Derodydimus

A two-headed monster. Also known 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, known as Dia, Aesar, Aesar or Logh.

Diakiaosyne

The Greek name for Nehmetaway. Sometimes called Diakiaosyne.

diamastigsis

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

Diana

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Dias

Father of Cleolla. In some references, known as Dias.

Diasia

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

Dictaean Cave

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

Dictaeus

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

Dictys

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Dictys Cretensis

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

Didaeon

Son of Eurytus, some say. Also commonly identified as Didaeon.

Dido

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Diipoleia

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

Dike

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

Dindyme

Wife of Meion. In some accounts, she and Meion are the parents of Cybele. At times, referred to as Dindyme, Meter Dindymene, Meter Dindymene, Cybele, Dindymene, Dindymus or Dindyme(ne).

Dinos

A horse of Diomedes. Identified as Dinos.

Diogenia

A naiad daughter of Cephisus. Occasionally identified as Diogenia.

Diomede

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

Diomedes

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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. Also referred to 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 accounts, referred to as Diotima Mantinice.

diphthera

The hide of the goat Amalthea. Zeus used this goatskin to record the fate of man. Occasionally identified as diphthera.

dipsas

A mythical serpent. The bite of this serpent was said to cause intense thirst. Sometimes referred to as dipsas.

Dirce

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Distaff

A poem by Erinna about the death of Baucis. In some references, called Distaff.

dithyramb

A hymn to Bacchus. Occasionally referred to as dithyramb.

Dithyrambos

A name for Dionysus as 'twice-born'. In some references, 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. Also commonly referred to as Dolops.

Dorceus

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Dorippa

Wife of Anius. Mother of the Oenotropoe. In some accounts the wife of Anius is given as Dryope. In some lore, occasionally known as Dorippa, Dryope, Dryope or Druope.

Doris

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Dorulos

A centaur said to have been. Killed by Theseus. Referred to as Dorulos.

Dorus

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dove

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

Draco

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draconite

A fabulous stone said to be found in the head of a dragon. On occassion, referred to as draconite.

Dream Palace

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Drepane

The sickle of Demeter. In some lore, occasionally known as Drepane.

Dromas

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dryad

A tree nymph, originally of oak trees. In some accounts, called 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. Occasionally called Dryops.

Dymas

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Dyne

Daughter of Evander. Sometimes known as Dyne.

Dysaules

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

Dysnomia

Lawlessness personified. Daughter of Eris. On occassion, identified as Dysnomia.

Earth Mother

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Echecles

Son of Actor. Husband of Polymele. Also referred to as Echecles.

Echemus

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Echetus

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

Eeton

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

Egerius

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

Egesta

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Egyptian Sibyl

A prophetess. Occasionally identified as Egyptian Sibyl.

Eioneus

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Eirene

A goddess of peace. One of the Horae, some say. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. Also known as Eirene, Irene, Irene, Roman Pax or Roman Pax.

Elais

Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Oeno and Spermo. One of the Oenotropoe. In some references, known as Elais.

Elare

Mother of Tityus by Zeus, some say. Occasionally known as Elare.

Elate

A name of Artemis. At times, called 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. Sometimes called Elegeia.

Elephenor

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Eleusinia

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

Eleusinian mysteries

The mysterious rites used at festivals in honour of Demeter. In some accounts, called Eleusinian mysteries.

Eleusis

A corn-deity. Son of Calypso by Ogyges or Hermes. Occasionally referred to 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. Occasionally called Eleuthea, Eleuthyra, Eleuthyra or Ilithyia.

Eleutherios

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

Elissa

The name of Dido when living at Tyre. Sometimes called Elissa, Dido, Dido, Didon, Didone, Tanit, 'brave one' or Didon(e).

Elpenor

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Elphenor

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Elpis

A goddess of hope. Mother of Pheme. She was the only spirit to remain in Pandora's box when it was opened. In some references, 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 referred to as Elymus.

Elysium

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Emathion

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Emily

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Empedocles

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Empusa

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empyrean

According to Ptolemy, the highest of the 5 heavens, home of the gods. Also commonly referred to as empyrean.

Enalus

A man saved from drowning by a dolphin. At times, 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, identified 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. Sometimes known as encheirogastes.

Endeis

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Endendros

A name of Dionysus as 'the one in the tree'. Occasionally identified 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 commonly referred to as Enioche.

Enipeus

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

Enosichthon

A title of Poseidon as 'earth-shaker'. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally called Enyo, Enys, Enys or Enyo.

Eone

One of the 50 daughters of Thespius. At times, referred to as Eone.

Eos

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Epaphus

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Epeius

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Ephestios

A name for Zeus and guardian of the sanctuary. Occasionally called 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. Also commonly identified as Epic Cycle.

Epicaste

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

Epidaurus

A city in Argolis, site of an oracle of Asclepius. Also identified 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 known as Epione.

Epirus

The site of Hades, far to the west. Sometimes identified as Epirus.

Epistrophius

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

Epistrophus

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

Epitymbidia

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

Epopeus

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Erana

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

Erato

One of the 9 Muses - lyric poetry. Sometimes called 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. In some accounts, identified as Ereuthalion.

Ergane

Athena as the goddess of industry. Occasionally called 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 commonly 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. Sometimes identified as Erinys, Demeter, Demeter, Amphictyonis, Da-Meter, Damater, Deo, Doso, Good Goddess, Grain Mother, Hermione, Isis, Mangata, Mother Da, Thesmophorus, Three Eponae, Achaiva, Black Demeter, Chloe, Da-meter, Deo, Epona, Ga Metre, Ge Metre Gemeter, Hermione, Mother Earth, Thesmorphorus, White Goddess, Egyptian Isis, Italic Damatar, Phrygian Cybele, Roman Ceres, Dea Dia, Demeter Erinys or Demeter Erinys.

Eriopis

Daughter of Jason and Medea. Occasionally known as Eriopis.

Eriphos

A young goat into which Dionysus was changed to save him from Hera. Occasionally known as Eriphos.

Eriphyle

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Erippe

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Eris

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Eros

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Erotes

Worshippers of Eros: minor. Love-gods. Also commonly identified 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. Occasionally known as Erymanthian boar.

Erypilus

Son of Eurystheus, killed by Heracles. Also known as Erypilus.

Erysichthon

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Erytheia

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

Erythreos

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. Occasionally identified 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. In some references, called 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Eryx.

Esenohebis

A name for Isis. Occasionally identified as Esenohebis.

Eteocles

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Eteoclus

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Ethiopian Table

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

Ethiopians

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

Ethiops

A horse of the sun-god. In some accounts, known as Ethiops.

Ethon

The eagle attacking Prometheus when he was chained to a rock. Also referred to as Ethon.

Etna

A nymph of Sicily. Mother of the twin gods, Palici by Hephaestus, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally called 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. In some lore, occasionally called Euaechine.

Euanthes

Son of Dionysus and Ariadne. Father of Maron. Also known as Euanthes.

Euboea

Daughter of Asopus and Metope. Also called 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. Sometimes known as Euchenor.

Eudora

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Also known as Eudora.

Eudorus

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

Eudromos

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Euhaemon

Father of Eurypylus, some say. Also referred to as Euhaemon, Euaemon, Euaemon, Evaemon or Evaemon.

Euippe

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Euippus

Son of Thestius and Eurythemis. Occasionally 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. Sometimes called 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. In some references, 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. Also commonly identified as Eunomus, Cyathus or Cyathus.

Eupalamus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Daedalus, in some accounts. In some accounts, called 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. Occasionally known as Euphorion.

Euphrates

God of the river of the same name. Also known as Euphrates.

Euphrosyne

One of the 3 Graces - mirth or good cheer. Daughter of Zeus by Eurynome. In some accounts, referred to as Euphrosyne, Euphrosine, Euphrosine, Euphrosyne, Yevrossima, Yevrossima, Euphrosyne or Helen.

Eupithes

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Euraquilo

The north-east wind personified. Also identified as Euraquilo, Euroclydon, Euroclydon or Euroquilo.

Euripides

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Europa

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Europaeus

Minos as the son of Europa. At times, called Europaeus, Minos or Minos.

Europe

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

Eurotas

A king of Laconia. Son of Lelex. Father of Sparte. At times, identified as Eurotas.

Eurus

The east (or south-east) wind. Son of Aeolus or Astraeus by Eos. Sometimes known 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. Sometimes identified as Euryanassa.

Eurybates

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

Eurybia

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

Eurybius

Son of Eurystheus. He was killed by Heracles. At times, referred to as Eurybius.

Eurycleia

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Eurydamas

One of the Argonauts. Son of Actor or Irus by Demonassa. Also known as Eurydamas.

Eurydice

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Euryganeia

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

Eurylochus

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Eurymachus

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Eurymede

In some accounts, mother of Bellerophon. Sometimes referred to as Eurymede.

Eurymedon

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Eurynome

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Eurynus

Father of Telemus. In some lore, occasionally identified as 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. At times, referred to as Eurysaces.

Eurysthenes

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and Argia. Twin brother of Procles. At times, known as Eurysthenes.

Eurystheus

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Euryte

A nymph. Mother of Oeneus by Portheus. Also commonly identified as Euryte.

Eurythemis

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

Eurytion

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Eurytus

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Euterpe

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

Euthymus

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Euxine

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

Evius

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

Exylus

A co-king of Elis with Agorius. In some references, known as Exylus.

Fatuclus

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

Femynye

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

Field of Asphodels

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

Field of Truth

The home of the 3 judges Aeacus, Minos and Rhadamanthus in the underworld. At times, referred to as Field of Truth.

Five Ages

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Fortunate Islands

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Furies

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Gaea

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Galanthias

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Galanthis

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Galas

Son of Polyphemus and Galatea, in some accounts. Also referred to as Galas, Galates or Galates.

Galata

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Galatea

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Galathe

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

Galeus

Son of Apollo and Themisto. Identified as Galeus, 'lizard', 'lizard' or Pupula.

Gamelia

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

Gamelios

A name of Zeus as the god of marriage. Sometimes called 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. Occasionally known as Gargittos, Gargittios, Gargittios, Orthrus, Orthrus, Orthos or Orthus.

Ge Metre

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

Gelanor

King of Argos. He resigned in favour of Danaus who fled from Libya to Greece with his fifty daughters. Sometimes identified as Gelanor.

Gello

A female demon. Sometimes 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 lore, occasionally identified as Gemini, Twins or Twins.

Geraestus

One of the Cylopes. In some accounts, identified as Geraestus.

Geras

Old age personified. Son of Nyx. At times, called Geras.

Geryon

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gigantomachia

The war in which the gods defeated. The rebellious giants. At times, referred to as gigantomachia, gigantomachy or gigantomachy.

Gigantomachia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Sometimes known as Gigantomachia, gigantomachy, gigantomachy or gigantomachia.

Girdle of Hippolyta

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

Glauce

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Glaucus

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Glaukopis

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

Glenus

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

Glycon

The name used by Alexander the Paphlagonian for the snake which he claimed was the reincarnation of Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Glycon, Glykon or Glykon.

goat

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

Goat-god

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

Golden Ass, The

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

golden bough

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

Golden Fleece

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Golgus

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

Gordian knot

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Gordius

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Gorgasus

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

Gorge

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

Gorgias

Father of Midas, in some accounts. Sometimes referred to as Gorgias.

gorgoneion

A mask of the hideous face of a gorgon. At times, referred to 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'. Sometimes 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. Also identified as Gorgophone.

Gorgyra

A nymph of the underworld. Mother of Ascalaphus by Acheron, some say. In some lore, occasionally identified as Gorgyra.

Gortys

Son of Rhadamanthus. Known as Gortys.

Graces

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Graiae

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Granicus

A river-god. Father of Alexirrhoe. In some accounts, referred to as Granicus.

Gration

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

Great Daedala

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

griffin

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Grinnus

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Guneus

Father of Laonome. In some references, called Guneus.

Gyges

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Hades

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Haemon

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Hagnias

Father of Tiphys, some say. In some references, called Hagnias.

halcyon

The kingfisher: the bird of Tethys. At times, identified as halcyon.

Halesus

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Halia

A sea-woman. Mother of Rhode by Poseidon, some say. Sometimes identified as Halia, Helia or Helia.

Haliae

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

Haliartus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Coronus. Also commonly called Haliartus.

Halieia

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

Halirrhothius

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Halitherses

A prophet. Son of Mastor. He predicted the safe return of Odysseus. Occasionally known as Halitherses.

Haloa

A festival in honour of Demeter, Dionysus or Poseidon. In some accounts, referred to as Haloa.

Halys

A river-god of Asia Minor. Identified as Halys.

Harakhtes

The Greek name for Harakhti. In some references, identified as Harakhtes.

Harendotes

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Har-nedj-itef. In some references, identified 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. On occassion, known as Harmachis, Harmakhis, Harmakhis, Hermakhis, Hermakhis, Horus of the Horizon, Egyptian Har-em-akhet or Egyptian Har-em-akhet.

Harmonia

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Harpagus

A horse of Castor and Pollux. Also called Harpagus.

Harpalus

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Harpalyce

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Harpalycus

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Harpe

One of the Amazons. Sometimes known as Harpe.

Harpies

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Harpinna

A horse of Oenomaus, son of Ares. Called Harpinna.

Harpocrates

The Greek name for Harpakhrad. In some accounts, identified as Harpocrates, Harpokrates, Harpokrates, Harpakhrad or Horus the Younger.

Harpyia

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Harsomtus

The Greek name for Har-Mau. In some references, 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 accounts, called Hecate Trioditis, Roman Trivia, Roman Trivia or Hecate.

Hecatea

White pillars set up at cross-roads. Where offerings were left for the goddess Hecate. Also 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. Occasionally called Hegemone.

Heimarmene

Destiny personified. Occasionally known as Heimarmene.

Heleius

A king of the Taphians. Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Also referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Heliogabalos, Elagabalus, Elagabalus, Elagabal, Elegabalus, Greek, Elagabalus or Elagabalus.

Heliopolis

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

heliotrope

The sunflower into which Clytie was changed. In some references, referred to as heliotrope.

Helius

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Helle

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Hellen

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Hellespontine Sybil

A prophetess. Occasionally referred to as Hellespontine Sybil.

Hellotia

A Cretan festival in honour of Athene or Europa. Occasionally identified as Hellotia.

hellotis

A wreath, said to contain the bones of Europa, carried in the festival of Hellotia. Occasionally known as hellotis.

Helmet of Invisibility

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Hemera

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

hemicyne

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

Hemithea

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Hephaestia

A festival in honour of Hephaestus. In some accounts, called 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. Sometimes referred to as Heracleidae, Children of Heracles, Children of Heracles, Heracleidae, Heraclidae, Heraclidae, Heracleidae, Heraclides, Heraclides, Heracleidae, Heraklidae, Heraklidae or Heracleidae.

Heracles

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Heracles of Ceta

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Heracles of Tiryns

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Heraia

A festival in honour of Hera, held at New Year in every fourth year. Also commonly identified as Heraia.

Hercle

The Etruscan name for Heracles. Occasionally identified as Hercle.

Herculean knot

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Hercules

The Roman name for Heracles. Sometimes known as Hercules.

Herkios

A name for Zeus as god of enclosures. In some accounts, identified as Herkios.

Herma

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Hermaia

A festival in honour of Hermes. At times, identified as Hermaia.

Hermanubis

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

Hermaphroditus

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Hermes

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Hermes Argeiphontes

A name for Hermes as the killer of Argus. In some lore, occasionally known as Hermes Argeiphontes.

Hermes Chthonius

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

Hermes Trismegistus

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

Hermione

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Hermothea

Wife of Pandareus. In some references, referred to as Hermothea.

Hermouthis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Renenutet. In some accounts, called Hermouthis, Thermouthis or Thermouthis.

hero

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Hero

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Hero, The

The ghost of Polites. On occassion, referred to as Hero, The, Polites or Polites.

Herophile

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Herophilus

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. In some accounts, called Herophilus.

Heros

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

Herse

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Hesiod

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Hesione

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Hespera

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

Hespereia

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. Occasionally identified as Hespereia, Hesperia or Hesperia.

Hesperides

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Hesperis

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

Hesperus

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Hesperusa

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. On occassion, identified as Hesperusa, Hesperethusa or Hesperethusa.

Hestia

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Hicetaeon

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. In some accounts, known as Hicetaeon.

hierophant

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

hieros gamos

Marriage between gods or between gods and humans. Occasionally identified as hieros gamos, theogamy or theogamy.

Hilaeria

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Hilara

A priestess of Artemis. Daughter of Apollo. Also called Hilara, Hilaeria, Hilaeria, Hilaira or Hilara.

Hilaria

A festival in honour of Cybele held at the Spring equinox. Sometimes known as Hilaria.

Himantes

A Titaness. Mother of Pluto, some say. Also commonly identified as Himantes.

Himeropa

One of the sirens. Sometimes referred to as Himeropa.

Himerus

A deity, desire personified, attendant on Aphrodite. Referred to as Himerus, Himeros or Himeros.

Hippalcimus

Father of Peneleos. Occasionally identified as Hippalcimus.

Hippasus

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Hippeus

Son of Heracles by Procris. Twin brother of Antileon. Sometimes called 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. In some references, identified as Hippios, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Hippo

An Amazon queen. Also called Hippo.

Hippocoon

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Hippocrene

A spring which appeared on Mount. Helicon from a hoof-print of Pegasus which became sacred to Apollo and the Muses. On occassion, known 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 called Hippomene.

Hippomenes

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Hippona

A goddess of horses. Occasionally called Hippona, Celtic Epona, Celtic Epona or Rhiannon.

Hipponous

Husband of Astynome. Father of Capaneus and Periboea. In some lore, occasionally 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. In some accounts, called Hippotades.

Hippotas

Father of Hippotades in some versions. Some say, he is the same as Crinisus. Also identified as Hippotas, Hippotes or Hippotes.

Hippotes

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Hippothoe

Daughter of Mestor and Lysidice. Mother of Pterelaus by Poseidon. In some accounts, called Hippothoe.

Hippothous

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Hodites

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

Hodoedocus

Husband of Agrianome. Father of Oileus. Sometimes identified as Hodoedocus.

Holiartus

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

Homecomings

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Dealing with the story of Troy. Also known 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 commonly called Homeric Hymns.

Homonoia

A goddess, concord personified. Also called Homonoia, Concordia, Concordia or Greek Aphrodite.

Hopladamus

A giant. He protected Rhea and the infant Zeus from the rape of Cronus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hopladamus.

Horae

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Horaea

A festival in honour of the Horae. Also referred to as Horaea.

Horios

A name for Zeus as guardian of boundaries. Occasionally identified 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. At times, referred to as 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. Sometimes referred to as hyacinth.

Hyacinthia

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

Hyacinthus

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Hyades

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Hyale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. Occasionally known as Hyale, Hyala or Hyala.

Hyas

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Hybris

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

Hydra

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Hydriades

Water nymphs. In some lore, occasionally known as Hydriades.

Hydris

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

Hypastos

A title for a supreme god. In some references, called Hypastos.

Hypate

An alternative name for one of the Muses when it was said that there. Were only 3 of them. Sometimes 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. In some references, called Hyperbius.

Hyperboreans

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Hypereia

An old name for Italy. Occasionally identified as Hypereia.

Hyperenas

A Trojan soldier. Son of Panthous. Brother of Euphorbus and Polydamas. Sometimes known as Hyperenas.

Hyperenor

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. In some references, identified as Hyperenor.

Hyperion

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Hyperipne

Wife of Endymion, in some accounts. Occasionally known as Hyperipne.

Hypermnestra

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Hyperphas

Father of Euryganeia. In some lore, occasionally known as Hyperphas.

Hypnus

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Hypseus

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Hypsipyle

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Hypsistos

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

Hyrie

Mother of Cycnus by Apollo. In some references, referred to 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. Occasionally called Hyrtacus.

Hysminai

Battle personified. A descendant of Eris. Occasionally known as Hysminai, Malchai or Malchai.

Hystaspes

God of meadows. Son of Adonis and Aphrodite. In some accounts, known 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. Also commonly referred to 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 lore, occasionally known as Ialmenus.

Ialysa

Daughter of Danae. In some accounts, identified as Ialysa.

Ialysus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of their. Son Cercaphus. Brother of Camirus and Lindus. Referred to 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 lore, occasionally identified as Iapis.

Iapyx

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Iarbas

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Iardanus

A king of Lydia, father of Omphale. Occasionally called Iardanus.

Iasion

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Iasius

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Iaso

Son (or daughter, some say) of Asclepius. On occassion, identified as Iaso.

Ibycus

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Icadius

A man saved by a dolphin. Also known as Icadius.

Icarius

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Icarus

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Icelus

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

Ichnobate

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ichor

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

Ida

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Idaea

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Idaean Mother

A Greek version of Cybele; a name for Rhea. Sometimes 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 referred to as Idaeans.

Idaeus

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

idaeus

A magic name for a finger. On occassion, 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. Occasionally known as Idomeneans.

Idomeneus

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Idothea

A nymph. Daughter of Proteus and Psamathe. Known 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 accounts, referred to as Idyia, Eidyia, Eidyia, Iduie or Iduie.

Ilia

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

Iliad, The

Homer's poem telling the story of the Trojan War in 24 volumes. In some accounts, called Iliad, The.

Ilias Parva

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. On occassion, known 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. Sometimes called 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. Also referred to as Iliu Persis, Sack of Troy or Sack of Troy.

Ilius

Founder of Troy (Ilium). Also called Ilius.

Illyrius

Son of Cadmus and Harmonia. At times, referred to as Illyrius.

Ilus

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Imbrifer

A name for Orion as 'bringer of rain'. In some references, identified as Imbrifer, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Nimbosus or Urion.

Imenarete

Mother of Elphenor by Chalcadon. In some accounts, referred to as 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. Occasionally 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. On occassion, referred to 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 lore, occasionally called 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Iota, Iotes or Iotes.

Iphianassa

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

Iphiclus

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Iphigenia

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Iphigenia in Aulis

A play by Euripides dealing with the sacrificial death of Iphigenia. Before the departure of the Greek fleet for Troy. Also identified as Iphigenia in Aulis.

Iphigenia in Tauris

A play by Euripides dealing with the exploits of Orestes in seizing the statue of Artemis. On occassion, identified 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. At times, 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. Also identified as Ischepolis.

Ischus

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Isia

The Greek version of the Egyptian Isis. Also called 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. Also identified as Ismenus.

Ismeris

Daughter of Ismenus. Sometimes referred to as Ismeris.

Isonoe

A Danaid. Mother of Orchomenus by Zeus. Occasionally referred to as Isonoe.

Issa

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

Issedones

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

Isthmian games

Four-yearly games founded by Sisyphus in memory of Melicertes or in honour of Poseidon. At times, identified as Isthmian games.

Isus

An illegitimate son of Priam. He and his half-brother, Antiphus, were killed by Agamemnon in the Trojan War. In some references, known as 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. Also known as Italus, Italos, Italos or Itylus.

Itaressus

One of the rivers in Hades. At times, referred to as Itaressus.

Itonia

A name for Athena as the goddess of Coronea. Also known as Itonia.

Itonus

Father of Chromia. Occasionally referred to as Itonus.

Itylus

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Itymoneus

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

Itys

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ivy

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

Ixion

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Iyngies

A name of Dionysus. Sometimes 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. Called judy.

Kairos

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

Kakia

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

Kalligeneia

A minor goddess of birth. Also identified as Kalligeneia.

Kallipyges

A name of Aphrodite (Venus) as 'the. One with shapely buttocks'. 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Kallynteria.

Kandaon

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

kaous

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Katagogia

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

Kataibates

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

Keidomos

A demon. This being, who accompanied Ares in battle, controlled the noise of the battle. Sometimes known as Keidomos.

kekyon

A drink of Demeter used in the ceremonies at Eleusis. Occasionally identified as kekyon.

Ker

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Keraunia

A name for Semele reflecting her. Death from the lightning of Zeus. In some references, 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'. Also identified 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. Also commonly called kernos.

kerykeion

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

kingfisher

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Kissos

Dionysus as the god of ivy. In some references, known 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. Sometimes referred to 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'. At times, known 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Kourotrophos, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, sacred birds, Chera, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, 'lady', Parthenos, Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno, Selene, Karpophoros or Karpophoros.

Krenouchos

A name for Poseidon as god of fresh water. In some references, 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. In some references, identified as Krisa.

Kronia

A festival in honour of Cronus. Occasionally identified as Kronia.

Ktesios

A name for Zeus as the guardian of storerooms. In some references, known as Ktesios.

Kymenos

A name of Heracles as 'renowned'. Also called 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. Occasionally known as Labyrinth.

Lacedaemon

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

Lachesis

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

Lachme

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Lacinius

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Lacon

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Lada

A goddess of Lycia. Known as 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. Referred to as Lament for Adonis.

Lamentation of Danae

A poem by Simonides. Occasionally 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. In some references, identified as Lamiae.

Lamp of Phoebus

A name for the sun. Known as Lamp of Phoebus.

Lampado

An Amazon queen. Sometimes referred to as Lampado.

Lampas

A horse of Hector and Diomedes. Also 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 lore, occasionally referred to as Lamus.

lamyroi

Ghosts of the dead. Also commonly called lamyroi, Roman lemures or Roman lemures.

Laocoon

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Laodacus

Son of Echemus and Timandra. Also referred to as Laodacus.

Laodamas

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Laodamia

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Laodice

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Laomedon

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Laonome

Daughter of Guneus. A mistress of Heracles. Also called Laonome.

Laothea

A mistress of Priam. Daughter of Altes. Mother of Lycaon and Polydorus, some say. At times, 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Lapithus, Lapithes or Lapithes.

Larunda

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

Lathenes

A Theban warrior. In the war with the Seven, he faced Amphiarus at the Homoloid Gate. On occassion, known as Lathenes.

Latinus

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Latmus

The mountain on which Endymion fell. Asleep: the land of forgetting. In some lore, occasionally known 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. In some references, referred to as Latreus.

Latromis

Son of Dionysus by Ariadne. On occassion, called Latromis.

laurel

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

Lausus

Son of Mezentius. He was killed in the fighting between the band of Trojans led by Aeneas and the indigenous Latins and Rutulians. Sometimes identified 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. Also identified 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. Called Leades.

Leander

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Learchus

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Lebadeia

A town in Boeotia, site of the oracle of Trophonius. Also referred to as Lebadeia.

Lebros

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Leda

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Leimoniads

Nymphs of the meadows. Occasionally called Leimoniads, Limoniades or Limoniades.

Leiodes

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

Leiriope

A nymph. Mother of Narcissus by Cephisus. Occasionally known as 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. Sometimes identified as Lelex.

Lemnos

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Lenaea

A Spring festival in honour of Dionysus. In some references, identified as Lenaea, Festival of Wild Women, Festival of Wild Women, Lenaeon or Lenaeon.

Lenaeus

An epithet of Dionysus as ruler of the wine-presses. Also commonly 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. At times, referred to as Leonteus.

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Leos

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

Leprea

A guardian goddess of lepers. Also commonly identified as Leprea.

Lerna

A swamp in Argolis, home of the Hydra. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Lerna, Lerne or Lerne.

Lethaea

Wife of Olenus. She and her husband were both turned to stone by the gods Occasionally called 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. Also known as Leto Phytia.

Leuca

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Leuce

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

Leucippe

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Leucippides

Hilaria and Phoebe, the daughters of Leucippus. Referred to as Leucippides.

Leucippus

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Leucosia

One of the sirens. Also 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. Occasionally known 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. Sometimes referred to as Libethra.

Libya

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

Libyan Sybil

A prophetess. In some references, 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. On occassion, referred to as Ligea, Ligeia or Ligeia.

Liknites

A name of Dionysus as a vegetationgod, new-born each year. At times, called 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. Sometimes identified as Liknophoria.

Limniads

Lake-nymphs. In some references, known as Limniads.

Limos

Famine personified. Offspring of Eris. In some accounts, identified as Limos.

Linda

Daughter of Danae. On occassion, called Linda.

Lindus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of Cercaphus, their son. Brother of Cameirus and Ialysus. Also identified as Lindus.

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Liparus

Father of Cyane. Also referred to as Liparus.

Lips

God of the wind from the south-west. Also referred to as Lips, Roman Africus or Roman Africus.

Litai

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Lityerses

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Locheia

A name of Artemis as goddess of childbirth. Sometimes called 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. At times, identified as Lodona.

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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. Known as Lotis.

Lotophagi

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Loxias

A name of Apollo as 'the ambiguous. One'. In some lore, 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. On occassion, referred to as Lucian, Loukianos or Loukianos.

Lukoi

Devotees of Zeus Lycaeus who ate. The flesh of wolves at religious. Ceremonies. Also known as Lukoi.

Lusios

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

Lybia

Daughter of Epaphus and Memphis. Mother of Agenor, Belus, and Lelex. By Poseidon. On occassion, identified as Lybia, Aega, Aega, Amalthea or Libya.

Lycabas

A sailor on the ship when Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. Also commonly referred to as Lycabas.

Lycaea

A festival in honour of Pan. At times, referred to as Lycaea.

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Lycaon

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Lycastus

Father of Minos by Ida. Occasionally called Lycastus.

Lycatheus

Father of Creon. In some lore, occasionally called Lycatheus.

Lycelius

Apollo as god of the wolves. In some accounts, referred to as Lycelius.

Lyceus

A name for Apollo as 'light' or 'splendour'. Also identified as Lyceus, Lycaeus or Lycaeus.

Lychnus

In some accounts, a son of Hephaestus. By Athena. Also commonly called Lychnus.

Lycia

The place where Apollo was born. Known as Lycia, Lykia or Lykia.

Lycimnius

Son of Electryon by Midea. Occasionally known as Lycimnius.

Lycippe

An Amazon. Mother of Tanais. Occasionally known as Lycippe.

Lycisca

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Lycomedes

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Lycorea

One of the peaks of Mount. Parnassus, sacred to Apollo. Occasionally known as Lycorea, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Oure, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Mara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

Lycotherses

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Lycurgus

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Lycus

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Lyda

A nymph who rejected the love of a satyr. Referred to as Lyda.

Lygis

A son of Poseidon. On occassion, referred to as Lygis.

Lyncea

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Lynceus

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Lyncus

King of Scythia. He tried to kill Triptolemus but the goddess Demeter intervened and changed Lyncus into a lynx. In some accounts, identified as Lyncus.

Lysianassa

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

Lysidice

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

Lysimache

Daughter of Abas. Sister of Coeranus. Wife of Talaus, some say. Occasionally called Lysimache.

Lysippe

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Ma

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Macareus

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Macaria

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Machai

A deity, battle personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes referred to as Machai, Hyminai or Hyminai.

Machaon

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Machimos

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Macris

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Maelid

An apple-nymph. On occassion, called Maelid.

Maeon

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

Maera

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Maestra

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Magaera

One of the 3 Furies. Sometimes known as Magaera.

Magnes

Son of Zeus by Thyia. Father of Hymenaeus, in some accounts. Occasionally known as Magnes.

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Maia

A nymph of Mount Cyllene. One of the Pleiades. Daughter of Atlas and Pleione. Mother of Hermes by Zeus. In some references, known as Maia, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, Meter Dindymene, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Idaean Mother, Rhea, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Fauna, Fauna, Fatua, Faula, Good Goddess, Maia Maiesta, Maiesta, Oma, Greek Damia, Semele, Maya, Maya, Mahamaya, Maya Bunin, Mayadevi, Mahamaya, Maya-Bunin, Tara, Hindu Lakshmi, Maya, Maya, maya, maya, abhicara, indra-jala, maia, Rosmerta, Rosmerta or Maia.

Malis

Mother of Alcaeus and Cleodaeus. By Heracles. Sometimes known as Malis.

Mandulis

The Greek name for Meruil. Also commonly referred to as Mandulis, Egyptian Meruil or Egyptian Meruil.

Maniai

A name for the Furies as 'senders of madness'. Also identified as Maniai, Furies, Furies, Benignant Ones, Erinnyes, Erinnys, Erinues, Erinyes, Eumenides, Furiae, Kindly Ones, Solemn Ones, Ara(e), Erin(n)yes, Erunnys, Eumenides, Norse Waelcyrge, Roman Dirae, Furiae or Semnai Theai.

Mantius

Father of Clitus. Occasionally referred to as Mantius.

Manto

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Marathon

A king of Sicyon. Son of Epopeus, some say. The self-styled 'son of Zeus'. Father of Corinthus and Sicyon. In some lore, occasionally called Marathon.

Marathonian Bull

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Mari

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Mariandynus

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. Sometimes identified as Mariandynus.

Marica

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

Marnas

A name for Zeus as 'virgin-born'. Sometimes identified as Marnas.

Maron

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

Marpesia

An Amazon queen. Also called 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. Identified as maschalismos.

Master, The

A name and attribute of Hermes. At times, called Master, The.

Master Thief

A name given to various characters. Noteworthy as thieves. Some of these are Autolycus, Cacus and Hermes. Occasionally referred to as Master Thief, Autolycus, Autolycus, Autolukos, Autolykos, Cacus, Cacus, Caecius, Kaki(o)s, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Nomius, Oneicopompus, Pasturer, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury or Charidotes.

Mastor

Father of Halitherses. Also referred to as Mastor.

Mastusius

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Meander

A Phrygian river-god. In some references, identified as Meander.

Meantheus

A goatherd. Occasionally called Meantheus, Meanthius, Meanthius, Melanthius or Melanthius.

Mecisteus

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Meda

Wife of Idomenus. She was seduced by Leucus who, when her husband returned from the Trojan War, killed her and drove Idomenus from Crete. Occasionally identified as 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. Also commonly known as Megaera, Megaira, Megaira, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Alecto.

Megamede

Wife of Thespius. Mother of Procris and 49 other. Daughters. At times, identified as Megamede.

Megapenthes

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Megara

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Megarius

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Meges

Son of Phyleus. He was a suitor for the hand of Helen and fought at Troy. In some accounts, known as Meges.

Meiboia

A bee-goddess. Also referred to as Meiboia.

Meilichian gods

Minor gods. Occasionally called Meilichian gods.

Meilichios

A snake-deity. Worship of this deity was superseded by worship of Zeus. On occassion, 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. Sometimes known 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. On occassion, known as 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. In some references, 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. Occasionally known 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 referred to as Meliagrides.

Meliboea

One of the Oceanids. Wife of Pelasgus. Mother of Lycaon. At times, 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. Known as Melissus.

Melite

One of the Naiads. Mother of Hyllus by Heracles, some say. Sometimes known as Melite.

Melites

A nymph. One of the Naiads. In some accounts, identified 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. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally called Melpomene.

Memnon

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memnonia

Statues erected to commemorate. Memnon. The statue of Amenhotep III is one such statue. In some references, referred to 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. Occasionally called Memnonides.

Memphis

Daughter of the Nile river-god. Wife of Epaphus. Mother of Libya and Lysianassa. Occasionally referred to as Memphis.

Men

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Mendes

The Greek name for Banaded. Also identified 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. On occassion, identified as Menecrates.

Menelaus

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Menelea

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Menestheus

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Menetheus

Son of Sperchius by Polydora. Sometimes known as Menetheus.

Menetus

Father of Antianeira. On occassion, identified 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. Also referred to as Menippus.

Menoceus

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Menodice

A nymph. Mother of Hylas by Theodamus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Menodice, Menedice or Menedice.

Menoeceus

A descendant of the Sparti. Father of Creon, Hippomene and Jocasta, some say. Sometimes referred to as Menoeceus, Menoikeus, Menoikeus, Menoeceus or Menoceus.

Menoetes

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Menoetius

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Mentes

A Taphian chief. Son of Anchialus. Athena assumed the guise of Mentes to induce Telemachus to go in search of his father, Odysseus. Sometimes 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. On occassion, referred to as 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. Occasionally called Merotraphes, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Mystes, Omadios, Phytalmios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus or Liber.

Mese

An alternative name for one of the Muses when it was said that there. Were only 3 of them. Also referred to as Mese, 'middle' or 'middle'.

Meses

A wind from the north-east quarter. Occasionally referred to as Meses.

Messene

A princess of Sargos. Sometimes 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. On occassion, identified as Metageiteria.

Metameleia

A deity, repentance personified. In some lore, occasionally identified as Metameleia.

Metaneira

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Metapontes

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Meter

A mother-goddess. In some references, known as Meter, Meter Oriae or Meter Oriae.

Meter Dindymene

A name for Cybele as a mountain. Goddess. In some accounts, called Meter Dindymene, Cybele, Cybele, Agdistis, Cybebe, Cybelle, Idaea, Kubele, Kybebe, Kybele, Lion-and-bee Goddess, Maia, Great Mother, White Goddess, Gaulish Berecynthia, Greek Demeter, Idaea, Idaean Mother, Rhea, Roman Bona Dea, Ceres, Magna Mater, Maia, Mater Turrita, Ops, Sumerian Inanna, Syrian Kubaba, Dindyme, Dindyme, Dindymene, Dindymene, Dindymus, Dindymus, Dindyme(ne) or Dindyme(ne).

Meter Oriae

A name of Meter as 'mother of the mountain'. Also commonly known as Meter Oriae, Meter or Meter.

Meteres

In some accounts, a Cretan fertility. Goddess. Also commonly called Meteres.

Metharme

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Metiadusa

Wife of Cecrops. Mother of Pandion. Occasionally called 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 identified as Metope.

metragyrti

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

Metus

The god of fear. At times, referred to as Metus.

Mezentius

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Midas

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Midea

A concubine of Electryon. Mother of Licymnius by Electryon. On occassion, referred to as Midea.

Milete

Daughter of Hoples. First wife of Aegeus. Also commonly identified as Milete.

Miletus

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miligma

An offering to the god of the underworld. Also commonly identified 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. Also known as 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. Also known as Minotragos, Goat-Minos or Goat-Minos.

Minthe

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Minyans

The descendants of Minyas: a name for the Argonauts. Sometimes identified as Minyans, Argonauts, Argonauts, Jason, Minyae, Minuae or Minuae.

Minyas

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Mise

A minor goddess. In some accounts, she is referred to as bisexual. Occasionally called Mise.

Misenus

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Misericordia

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

Mistress, The

An Arcadian goddess: a name for Core or Despoena. On occassion, called Mistress, The.

Mitys

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

Miysis

The Greek name of Mihos. In some accounts, known as Miysis, Mios, Mios, Mysis or Mysis.

Mneme

One of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 of them. Sometimes referred to as Mneme.

Mnemosyne

A Titaness. Goddess of memory. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. Mother of the Muses by Zeus. At times, known as Mnemosyne, 'memory', 'memory' or Munin.

Mnesileos

Son of Polydeuces by Phoebe. At times, called Mnesileos.

Mnesimache

Daughter of Dexamenus. She was abducted by the Centaur, Eurytion, but Heracles arrived in time to kill the Centaur and save her. At times, called 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. Sometimes known as Moliones, Molionidae or Molionidae.

Molorchus

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

Molossus

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Molpe

One of the Sirens. Sometimes identified as Molpe.

Molus

Brother of Idomenus. Father of Meriones and Molione. Known as Molus.

moly

A magical herb. This was the herb given to Odysseus by Hermes to ward off the charms of Circe. In some accounts, called moly.

Momus

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monoceros

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Month

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Menthu. Known as Month.

Mopsus

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Mormo

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Morpheus

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Morpho

Aphrodite as 'the shapely one'. In some references, 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. Also known as Mount Athos.

Mount Atlas

Home of the Graiae. Occasionally called Mount Atlas.

Mount Caucasus

The place where Prometheus was chained to a rock. Occasionally called Mount Caucasus.

Mount Ceryneia

A mountain in Greece, home of the Ceryneian Hind. In some lore, occasionally identified as Mount Ceryneia, Mount Maenalus or Mount Maenalus.

Mount Cithaeron

The site where Heracles slew a lion and Oedipus was abandoned as a baby, his feet pierced by a nail. Occasionally known as Mount Cithaeron.

Mount Cyllene

A mountain in Arcady, birthplace of Hermes. Occasionally referred to as Mount Cyllene, Cyllene or Cyllene.

Mount Dicte

The site in Crete where the infant Zeus was hidden by Rhea. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Mount Dicte.

Mount Helicon

Home of the Muses. At times, called Mount Helicon, Helicon or Helicon.

Mount Ida

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Mount Latmus

The site of the cave where Selene. Hid Endymion. Also referred to as Mount Latmus.

Mount Nysa

Home of the nymphs who raised the infant Dionysus who was born there. Also identified as Mount Nysa.

Mount Oeta

The site of Heracles' apotheosis. Occasionally called Mount Oeta.

Mount Olympus

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Mount Orthrys

The site where Deucalion's ark landed, in some accounts. In some references, known 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. Also known as Mount Pindus.

Mount Rhodope

The site of the oracle of Rhesus. Called Mount Rhodope.

Mount Sipylus

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

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Mulius

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

Municus

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Munychus

Son of Acamas and Laodice. He was raised by Aethra, mother of Theseus. Occasionally referred to as Munychus.

Musaeus

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Musagetes

A name of Apollo as leader of the Muses. Occasionally 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. Sometimes known as Mutto.

Mygdalion

Son of Cinyras. Identified as Mygdalion.

Mygdon

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Myiagros

A god who chased away flies during sacrificial rites. Also commonly known as Myiagros.

Mynes

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Myrina

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

myrtle

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Myrto

A name of Aphrodite when depicted sitting under a myrtle tree. At times, identified as Myrto, Murcia, Murcia, Myrtea, Myrtea, Aphrodite, Myrtoessa or Myrtoessa.

Mysterion

An Autumn festival in honour of Dionysus. On occassion, identified as Mysterion.

Mystes

A name of Dionysus as 'the initiated'. In some references, 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. Also commonly identified as naiad, plurnaiades or plurnaiades.

Nais

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Napaeae

Nymphs of the trees and valleys. In some accounts, 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 identified 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. On occassion, referred to as Nausamon.

Nausicaa

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Nausimedon

Son of Nauplius and Clymene or Hesione. Brother of Oeax and Palamedes. In some lore, occasionally called Nausimedon.

Nausineus

Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausithous. Also known as Nausineus.

Nausithous

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

Naxos

The island on which Theseus. Abandoned Ariadne. Also called Naxos.

Neaera

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nebris

The fawn-skin worn by Bacchus and his followers. Occasionally called 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Neikos, Neicea, Neicea, Neikea or Neikea.

Neis

Daughter of Zethus and Aedon or Thebe. Sister of Itylus. Wife of Endymion, some say. Occasionally known as Neis.

Nekusia

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

Nekyomanteion

An oracle of the dead. On occassion, referred to as Nekyomanteion.

Neleus

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Nemea

Wife of Lycurgus. Mother of Opheltes. Known as 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. Sometimes referred to as Neoptolemus, Neoptolemos, Neoptolemos, Pyrrhus, Pyrrhus, Purrhos, Pyrrho, Pyrrhos, Pyrrho(s), 'young warrior' or 'young warrior'.

nepenthe

A pain-killing drug given to Helen of Troy by Polydamia. In some accounts, identified as nepenthe.

Nephalion

Son of Minos. In some references, known as Nephalion.

Nephelae

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

Nephele

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Nephelegeretes

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

Neraida

Daughter of Alexander the Great. A name given to Cale when she. Became immortal. In some references, identified as Neraida, Cale or Cale.

Nereid

One of the 50 (or 3,000) sea-nymphs. Attendant on Poseidon. Daughters of Nereus and Doris. In some references, called 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. At times, 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. At times, referred to as Nicippe.

Nicomachus

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

Nicostrates

Son of Menelaus by Helen or a nymph. After his father died, he drove Helen from Sparta. In some accounts, referred to as Nicostrates.

Nike

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Nike Apteros

A name for Nike as 'wingless'. Sometimes referred to as Nike Apteros.

Nikephoros Athena

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Nilus

The Nile personified. The Greek name for Hapy. Also referred to as Nilus.

Nimbosus

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

Niobe

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Niobids

The children of Niobe. At times, called Niobids.

Niophoros

A name for Zeus as bringer of victory. Occasionally referred to as Niophoros.

Nireus

A commander at Troy. He led a small contingent from Syme, supporting the Greeks, and was killed by Eurypylus. Sometimes called Nireus.

Nisa

Wife of Mopsus the shepherd. In some references, called 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 lore, occasionally 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. Known as Noman, Outis or Outis.

Nomius

A name for a guardian god of the fields such as Apollo, Hermes, Pan, etc. Occasionally identified 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. On occassion, called Nomos.

Nonacris

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

Nonios

A horse of Pluto. Occasionally identified as Nonios, Nomios or Nomios.

Notus

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

Nycteis

A name for Antiope as daughter of Nycteus. Sometimes 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as nymphaeum.

Nymphagetes

A name of Poseidon as a god of fresh water. Sometimes referred to as 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 accounts, known 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. Sometimes known as Ocypete, Ocypeta, Ocypeta, Okypete, Okypete, 'swift-flying' or 'swift-flying'.

Ocyrrho

Daughter of Asclepius. In some references, identified as Ocyrrho.

Odius

A herald. Occasionally 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 called Oebalus.

Oedipodeia

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

Oedipodion

A tomb, the final resting place of Oedipus. On occassion, identified as Oedipodion.

Oedipus

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Oedipus at Colonus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. In some lore, occasionally called Oedipus at Colonus.

Oedipus Tyrannus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. At times, known as 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. 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. At times, known as Ogygia, Ogugia or Ogugia.

Oicles

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Oileus

A king of Locris. Son of Hodoedocus and Agrianome. Father of Ajax the Less. Father of Medon by Rhene. He was one of the Argonauts. Also commonly referred to as Oileus.

Oizys

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

Old Man of Crete

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Olenias

Son of Oeneus and Periboea. Brother of Tydeus. In some references, referred to as Olenias.

Olenus

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

olive

The tree of Athene. On occassion, identified as olive.

Olympeium

A temple of Zeus at Athens. Also known as Olympeium.

Olympia

A sacred valley in Elis. This valley is said to be the home of Zeus and is the site of temples of Hera and Zeus. On occassion, identified as Olympia.

Olympias

A wind from the north-west quarter. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Olympias.

Olympic games

A sacred festival. This took the form of four-yearly games for men in honour of Zeus. Also commonly known as Olympic games.

Omadios

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

ombrophone

A prophet of rain. Also commonly referred to as ombrophone.

Omphale

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Omphalus

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Onchestus

A sea-god. Son of Poseidon. He was said to be the founder of a city of the same name. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Onchestus.

Onchomenous

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Oncius

A king of Arcadia. Identified as Oncius.

Ondine

A water nymph. Sometimes known as Ondine.

Oneaea

A nymph. Mother of Orion by Poseidon. Occasionally known as Oneaea.

Oneicopompus

A name of Hermes as 'conductor of dreams'. In some accounts, called 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Oneiroi.

Oneiros

A deity, dreams personified. Offspring of Nyx. He is depicted with large wings on his back, small ones on his head. Occasionally called Oneiros.

Oneis

A nymph. Mother of Pah, some say. Sometimes referred to 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 known as Optiletois, Ophthalmitis, Ophthalmitis, Athena, Optiletis, Oxydeices or Oxydeices.

oracle

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orant

A female worshipper typifying the soul of the dead. In some accounts, identified as orant.

Orchamus

A king of Persia. Husband of Eurynome. Father of Leucothe. He buried his daughter alive after she had been seduced by Helius. Sometimes identified as Orchamus.

Orchomenus

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Oreads

Mountain nymphs. Known as Oreads, Oreades or Oreades.

Oreios

A wild man who, with Therytas, captured Silenus. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally referred to as Orestheus.

Orestiads

Mountain nymphs. Occasionally identified as Orestiads.

Orestrophus

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Oreus

A Centaur. He was killed by Heracles. Also known as Oreus.

orgia

Secret winter festivals in honour of Dionysus. In some references, referred to as orgia.

Oribasus

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Orion

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Ormenus

A Trojan soldier. Occasionally called Ormenus.

Orneus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Peteos. In some accounts, referred to as Orneus.

Ornytion

Son of Sisyphus. Father of Phoceus. Known as Ornytion.

Oroetes

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Oromasdes

A Greek name for Ahura Mazda. Sometimes identified as Oromasdes, Oromasis, Oromasis, Oromazdez or Oromazdez.

Orpheus

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Orphic mysteries

Rites practised by the followers of Dionysus who regarded Orpheus as their founder. Also commonly identified as Orphic mysteries.

Orphic tablets

8 golden tablets bearing the details of the rites of Orphism. Sometimes known as Orphic tablets.

Orphism

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Orphne

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

Orseis

A nymph. Wife of Hellen. Mother of Aeolus, Dorus and Xuthus. Also identified as Orseis.

Orthrus

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Ortygia

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

Oryithus

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Oschophoria

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in October. On occassion, called Oschophoria.

Ossa

A god of rumour (a goddess, some say). A messenger of Zeus. Also called Ossa.

Othryoneus

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Othrys

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

Otionia

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Otrere

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

Otreus

A Phrygian king. He fought the Amazons at the River Sangarus with the help of the young Priam. Occasionally called Otreus.

Otus

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Oure

Sacred mountains created by Gaea. In some references, called Oure, sacred mountains, sacred mountains, Everest, Ishadhara Loi Hsao Mong, Majaw, Myimmo Taung, Shide, Shringa Pum Chapultepec, Cohuacom, Colinia, Iztac Ciuatl, Nonoalco, Popocatepetl, Chiu-hua, Ishadhara, Kalantur, K'un Lun, Kuantun, Kuang-hsieh, SongShan, T'ai Shan, Wu Yüeh Nissa, Ompha-el, Horselberg Cithaeron, Ida, Lycaeus, Lycorea, Nisa, Olympus, Orthrys, Parnassus, Pelion, Rhodospe, Tithorea, Ararat, Carmel, Ebal, Gerizim, Moriah, Nebu, Olivet, Sinai, Tabor, Zion Fujiyama, Kirishima, Takachiho Mandara, Mara, Passe-vare Nane Waiyah or Nunne Chaha Demavand Sumbur Chimborazo Suro Phra Men Himavan Ida Paria.

Oxylus

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Pachytos

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Pactolus

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Paeon

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Paiawon

A war-god. Occasionally called Paiawon, Paean, Paean, Apollo, Paeon or Paeon.

Palace Goddess

An aspect of the Great Goddess. Concerned with intuition. At times, called Palace Goddess, Great Goddess, Great Goddess, Dorje, Hera, Juno, Mahadevi, Neith, Nerrivik or Sedna.

Palaemon

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Palamedes

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Palamon

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Palici

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Palinurus

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Palladium

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Pallantids

Descendants of Pallas. Occasionally known as Pallantids.

Pallas

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Pallor

The god of terror. Identified as Pallor.

Pamphagus

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Pamphyle

Daughter of Apollo. At times, called Pamphyle.

Pamphylus

Son of Aegimius. Brother of Dymas. He is regarded as the founder of one of the Dorian tribes. On occassion, referred to as Pamphylus.

Pan

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Panacea

A goddess of health. Daughter of Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally identified as Panacea, Panaceia or Panaceia.

Panathenaea

An annual festival in honour of Athene, founded in 566 BC and held in July/August. Occasionally referred to as Panathenaea, Panathenaia or Panathenaia.

Pandareus

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Pandarus

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Pandemos

A name for Aphrodite as goddess of sensuality. In some accounts, referred to 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. On occassion, 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. Occasionally identified as Paneros, Pandavas, Pandavas, Pandus, East Indies Pandawas or Pandowas.

Panes

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Panion

An annual festival in honour of Poseidon. In some accounts, called Panion.

Panisc

An attendant on Pan: an inferior god. At times, referred to as Panisc, Panisk or Panisk.

Pannychis

A goddess, attendant on Aphrodite. At times, referred to as Pannychis.

Panomphaean

A description of Zeus as 'all-oracular'. Occasionally 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. Occasionally referred to as Panope.

Panopeus

Son of Phocus and Antiopoe, some say. Father of Aegle and Epeius. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Panopeus.

pantarbe

A magical stone. Occasionally called pantarbe.

Pantheon

A monster in the form of a star-spangled hind. In some lore, occasionally known as Pantheon.

panther

The animal of Dionysus. Sometimes known 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 references, referred to 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. At times, identified 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Papaya, Papaja or Papaja.

Paphian

A devotee of Aphrodite. In some lore, occasionally known 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. Also commonly known as Parallel Lives.

Paria

A nymph. Also commonly identified as Paria.

Paris

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Parnassian

Pertaining to the Muses. Occasionally referred to as Parnassian.

Parnassus

Son of Poseidon by Cleodora. Referred to 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 known as Parthenon.

Parthenopaeus

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Parthenope

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Parthenos

A name of Artemis, Athena and Hera as 'virgin'. Sometimes known as Parthenos, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, Chera, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, Kourotrophos, 'lady', Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno or Selene.

Pasaphaessa

Aphrodite as queen of the underworld, the shining one. Also commonly identified 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. On occassion, called Pasithea, Aglaia, Aglaia or Charis.

Patara

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

Pater

A name of Zeus as 'father'. On occassion, 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. On occassion, referred to as Pedias.

Pegasus

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Peine

A goddess, hunger personified. At times, known as Peine.

Peiras

A son of Argus. Also called Peiras.

Peirene

A spring to supply Corinth created. By Asopus. Sometimes referred to as Peirene.

Peirithous

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Peisinoe

One of the Sirens. Occasionally called Peisinoe, Pisonoe, Pisonoe or Peisonoe.

Peision

Father of Ixion, some say. In some accounts, known as Peision.

Peitho

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Pelagon

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Pelasgi

Aboriginal Greeks. Referred to as Pelasgi, Pelasgians or Pelasgians.

Pelasgus

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Peleiai

Priestesses tending the oracle of Zeus. At Dodona. Occasionally known as Peleiai, 'doves' or 'doves'.

Peleus

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Peliades

Daughters of Pelias. Also known as Peliades.

Pelian spear

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Pelias

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Pelides

A name of Achilles as 'son of Peleus'. In some accounts, called Pelides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Aeacides.

Pelopia

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Pelopids

The descendants of Pelops. Also commonly referred to as Pelopids.

Pelopion

The grove of Pelops at Olympia. In some references, known as Pelopion.

Pelops

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Pelorus

One of the 5 survivors of the Sown. Men known as the Sparti. In some lore, occasionally known as Pelorus.

Pemphredo

One of the Graiae. In some references, referred to as Pemphredo, Pephredo, Pephredo, 'spiteful' or 'spiteful'.

Peneleos

Son of Hippalcimus. One of the Argonauts. In some accounts, 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. Also known as Peneus, Ladon, Ladon, Peneius or Peneius.

Penia

Poverty personified. She seduced Porus at a party to celebrate Aphrodite's birthday. At times, known as Penia.

Penthesilea

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Pentheus

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Penthilus

Son of Orestes and Erigone, some say. Also commonly identified as 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. In some references, called Pergamum.

Pergamus

Son of Pyrrhus by Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pielus. 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 referred to as Periander.

Periboea

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Periclymene

Daughter of Minyas. Wife of Pheres. Mother of Admetus and Lycurgus. In some references, known as Periclymene.

Periclymenus

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Perieres

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Perigune

Daughter of Sinis. Mother of Melanippus by Theseus. She was later the concubine of Deioneus. At times, referred to as Perigune.

Perillus

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Perimede

Sister of Creon. Wife of Lycimnius. Also commonly called Perimede.

Perimedes

Son of Eurystheus. Killed by Heracles. Also commonly known as Perimedes.

Perimele

Daughter of Admetus and Alcestis. Sister of Eumelus and Hipparus. Wife of Argos. Occasionally referred to as Perimele.

Periphetes

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Periscii

Inhabitants of the Polar Circle. Also known as Periscii.

Permessus

A river-god. Father of Aganippe. In some accounts, referred to as Permessus.

Pero

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Perse

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Persephone

The name of Core as queen of the underworld. Occasionally known as Persephone, Core, Core, Anahita, Cora, Corinna, Corinne, Kora, Kore, Kore-Arethusa, Koure, Maiden, The, Pherepatta, Ko(u)re, Persephassa, Phersephatta, Polyboea, The Maiden, The Mistress, 'virgin', Persian Anahita, Roman Libera, Proserpina, Proserpine, Despoena, Fersefassa, Fersefassa, Hermione, Hermione, Demeter, Harmonia, Libera, Libera, Greek Core, Phersephone, Phersephone, Hecate, Hecate, Hekate, Roman Proserpina, Roman Proserpina or Ataecina.

Persephone's Grove

Part of the underworld visited. By Odysseus. At times, known as Persephone's Grove.

Perseptolis

Son of Telemachus and Nausicaa, some say. Also commonly called Perseptolis.

Perses

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Perseus

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Persian Sibyl

A prophetess. Sometimes called Persian Sibyl.

Persids

Descendants of Perseus. Also called Persids.

petasus

The winged travelling hat of Hermes. Also referred to as petasus.

Peteus

An ancestor of the kings of Athens. Father of Menestheus. Son of Orneus. In some references, referred to 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 accounts, referred to 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. Also commonly known 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 accounts, identified as Phaestus.

Phaethon

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Phaetusa

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Phalantus

A Spartan said to have been saved. By a dolphin. At times, referred to as Phalantus, Phalanthus or Phalanthus.

Phalaris

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Phalerus

Son of Alcon. One of the Argonauts. Sometimes identified as Phalerus.

Phallas

A horse of Heraclius. On occassion, identified as Phallas, Phallus or Phallus.

Phantasus

The god responsible for dreams of inanimate objects. Son of Hypnos. Brother of Morpheus and Icelus. Also identified as Phantasus, Phantasos or Phantasos.

Phanus

Son of Dionysus. Brother of Staphylus. One of the Argonauts. Sometimes referred to as Phanus.

Phaon

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pharmakoi

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Pharmakos

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Phausius

Father of Apisaon. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. At times, known as Pheme, Ossa, Ossa, Roman Fama or Roman Fama.

Phemus

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Pheneus

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Pheres

Son of Jason and Medea. Occasionally identified 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. In some lore, occasionally 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 referred to as Philip.

Philochorus

A 3rd C BC. Mythographer. Sometimes known as Philochorus.

Philoctetes

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Philodice

Daughter of Inachus. Wife of Leucippus. Mother of Phoebe. Also referred to as Philodice.

Philoetius

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

Philogea

A horse of the sun-god. Also commonly identified as Philogea.

Philolaus

Son of Minos. At times, 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. In some accounts, called Philonoe, Anticleia, Anticleia, Cassandra or Cassandra.

Philotes

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

Phlegon

A horse of Helios. Called 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. On occassion, called Phlegra, Burning Lands or Burning Lands.

Phlegyas

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Phlius

Father of Dameon. Sometimes 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 commonly referred to as Phlogius.

Phobus

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Phocus

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Phoebe

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Phoebus Apollo

Apollo as god of light. Sometimes 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. Called Phoenicians, Phoenician Women, Phoenician Women, Phoenissae or Phoenissae.

Phoenicias

A wind from the south-east quarter. In some references, called Phoenicias.

Phoenix

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Pholus

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Phonci

A deity, murder personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes referred to as Phonci.

Phorbas

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Phorcis

Goddess of the dead. Known as Phorcis, Orcus, Orcus, Dis, Dis Pater, Hades, Horcos, Horkos, Mors, Thanatos, Dis or Greek Hades.

Phorcos

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Phorcydes

The offspring of Phorcos and Ceto. Sometimes known as Phorcydes, Phorcides, Phorcides or Graiae.

Phoroneus

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Phosphoros

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Phrasius

A Cyprian seer. Son of Pygmalion and Galatea. He was sacrificed by his uncle Busiris to avert drought. Occasionally known as Phrasius.

Phratrios

A name for Zeus as head of the clan. On occassion, referred to 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. In some accounts, known as Phrygian Bacchus, Iacchus, Iacchus, Dionysus, Iakchos or Corus.

Phrygian Sybil

A prophetess. Sometimes identified as Phrygian Sybil.

Phthonos

A god of envy or jealousy. In some accounts, Phthonos, spiteful envy, is distinguished from Zelos, admiring envy. On occassion, known 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. In some accounts, known as Phylacides.

Phylacus

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Phylas

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Phyleus

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Phylleus

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, some say. Also 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. Also known as Phyllius.

Phylonoe

Daughter of Leda, in some accounts. Sometimes called Phylonoe.

Phylonome

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Physiologus

A book of mythical animals. On occassion, known as Physiologus.

Phytalmios

A name of Poseidon and Dionysus as a god of vegetation. Also commonly identified 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. Also called Phytius, Phytios, Phytios, Phytius or Phytius.

Phyto

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Sometimes referred to as Phyto.

Pielus

Son of Pyrrhus and Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pergamus. In some references, 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. In some lore, occasionally called 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. Occasionally known as Pierides, Muses, Muses, Aganippides, Castalides, Corycian nymphs, Corycides, Musae, Nine, the, Pierides, Tuneful Nine, The, Corycian Nymphs, The (Tuneful) Nine, Virgins of Helicon, Roman Camenae, Pieris or Pieris.

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Pigeons

A name for the priestesses of Zeus. At Dodona. Occasionally called Pigeons.

Pillars of Hercules

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Pilos

A name for Zeus as guardian of moral law. Also identified as Pilos.

Pimplea

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Pindar

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Pirene

A spring in Corinth. The flying horse, Pegasus, was drinking at this fountain when he was caught by Bellerophon. Also commonly identified as Pirene.

Pisistratus

Son of Nestor and Anaxibia or Eurydice. Occasionally referred to as Pisistratus.

Pistios

A name for Zeus as guardian of covenants. At times, known as 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. On occassion, known as Pitane.

Pittacus

One of the Seven Sages. Also commonly referred to as Pittacus.

Pittheus

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Pityreus

A king of Epidaurus. Also referred to as Pityreus.

Pitys

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Placia

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

Plain of Asphodel

Part of Hades. On occassion, 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. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Pleuron.

Plexippus

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Plutarch

A 1st C. Philosopher and writer. He wrote Parallel Lives, Romulus, etc. Also 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. On occassion, 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. Also commonly 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. In some accounts, known as Poena, Poinae, Poinae, Poine or Poine.

Poine

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Polias

A name for Athena as protector of Athens. Occasionally 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. At times, identified as Poltys.

Polyanax

A king of the island of Melos. He died with no heirs and the throne was given to Menestheus. In some references, referred to as Polyanax.

Polyboea

A goddess. Sister of Hyacinthus. In some accounts, she is identified with Artemis or Core. In some references, known as Polyboea, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis, Euronyme, Core, Core, Anahita, Cora, Corinna, Corinne, Kora, Kore, Kore-Arethusa, Koure, Maiden, The, Persephone, Pherepatta, Ko(u)re, Persephassa, Phersephatta, The Maiden, The Mistress, 'virgin', Persian Anahita, Roman Libera, Proserpina, Proserpine or Despoena.

Polybus

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Polybutes

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Polycaste

Daughter of Nestor. Wife of Telemachus, some say. In some references, known 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'. Also referred to 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. Occasionally called Polydora.

Polydorus

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Polyeidus

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Polygonus

Son of Proteus. He was killed by Heracles in a wrestling match. Also called Polygonus.

Polyhymnia

One of the 9 Muses, the Muse of song. On occassion, identified as Polyhymnia, Polymnia or Polymnia.

Polymele

Daughter of Phylas. Wife of Echecles. Mother of Eudorus by Hermes. In some references, called Polymele, Alcimede, Alcimede, Alcumede, Polymede or Polymele.

Polymestor

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Polymnestus

A king of Thera. Father of Battus by Phronime. In some lore, occasionally identified as Polymnestus.

Polyneices

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Polypheides

King of Sicyon. A prophet. Also referred to as 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. In some accounts, identified as Polyxenus, Poluxenos or Poluxenos.

Polyxo

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Ponos

A deity, toil personified. Offspring of Eris. Also referred to as Ponos.

Pontia

A name for Aphrodite of calm seas and navigation. Also referred to as Pontia.

Pontus

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poplar

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Porphyrion

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Portheus

A king of Calydon. Husband of Euryte. Father of Agrius, Alcathous, Melas and Oeneus. Father of Laocoon, some say. In some accounts, known as Portheus, Parthaon, Parthaon, Porthaon or Porthaon.

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Poseidon Hippios

A name for Poseidon as a horse-god. In some lore, occasionally called Poseidon Hippios.

Posis Das

A sky-god. A consort of Gaea. Sometimes identified as Posis Das.

Potameids

Water-nymphs. At times, referred to as 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. On occassion, known as Praxidice, Praxidike or Praxidike.

Praxithea

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Wife of Erechtheus. On occassion, called Praxithea.

Priam

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priapea

Poems in praise of Priapus. In some lore, occasionally identified as priapea, priapeia or priapeia.

Priapus

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Priolas

Brother of Lycus. At times, known as Priolas.

Proclea

First wife of Cycnus. Mother of Tenes. In some lore, occasionally known as Proclea, Procleia or Procleia.

Procles

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and argia. Twin brother of Eurysthenes. In some lore, occasionally identified as Procles.

Procne

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Procris

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Procrustes

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Proetus

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Promachus

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Promethean unguent

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Prometheia

A festival in honour of Prometheus. Sometimes referred to as Prometheia.

Prometheus

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Prometheus Bound

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

Promoe

Wife of Aetolus. Mother of Calydon and Pleuron. Referred to as Promoe.

Pronax

Son of Talaus and Lysimache. Also 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 identified as Prosymna.

Prote

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Protesilaus

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Proteus

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Protogenia

A dawn-goddess. Mistress of Zeus. At times, referred to as Protogenia.

Protogonia

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Protogonos

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Psais

A guardian god. Sometimes 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 referred to as Psylla, Phylla or Phylla.

Pterelas

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Pterelaus

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Ptoliporthes

Son of Odysseus and Penelope. Also called Ptoliporthes.

Ptoophagus

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

Ptous

Son of Athamas and Themisto, some say. Also called Ptous.

Purocis

A horse of the sun-god, Helius. Sometimes referred to as Purocis.

Pygmalion

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pygmy

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Pylades

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Pylaemene

A king of Elis. Sometimes identified as Pylaemene.

Pylaochos

A name for Poseidon as keeper of the keys of the undersea prison. On occassion, called Pylaochos, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna or Roman Neptune.

Pylartes

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

Pylas

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Pylia

Daughter of Pylas, king of Megara. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Aegeus, Lycus, Nisus and Pallas. Also identified as Pylia.

Pyracmon

One of the Cylopes. An assistant to Hephaestus. An alternative name for Arges, some say. In some references, referred to as Pyracmon, Arges, Arges, Argis or 'bright'.

Pyraechmes

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Pyramus

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Pyrcon

A prophet. Also identified as Pyrcon.

Pyriphlegethon

A river in Hades. Sometimes called Pyriphlegethon, Phlegethon, Phlegethon or Pluriphlegethon.

Pyrois

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. In some lore, occasionally known as Pyrois, Mars, Mars, Ares, Mamers, Marmar, Mavors, Pyrois, sacred birds, Viticus, Father Mars, Gradivus, Loucetius, Ma(r)spiter, Quirinus, Rigonometis, Silvan, Ultor, Egyptian Anhur, Etruscan Maris, Greek Ares or Vitricos.

Pyrrha

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Pyrrhus

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Pythagoras

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Pythia

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Pythian games

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Pythius

A name of Apollo referring to his. Slaying of the serpent, Python. Also commonly known as Pythius, Pytheus, Pytheus, Apollo, Pythian, Pythian, Apollo, Pythia, Pythias, Pythias, Phintias, Pythus, Pythus, Pyth(e)us or Pyth(e)us.

Pytho

The original name of (the site of) the Delphic Oracle. In some references, known as Pytho, Delphi, Delphi, Cirrha or Pytho.

Pythochrestoi

Exegetes, chosen by the Pythia, who interpreted the Delphic oracles. At times, identified as Pythochrestoi.

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Q're

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

Rat-killer

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Returns, The

Part of the Epic Cycle. Dealing. With the events following the fall of Troy. Sometimes called Returns, The.

rhabdos

A sorcerer's wand which gave the owner power over the dead. In some references, known 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. In some accounts, referred to as Rhacius.

Rhadamanthus

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Rhamnusia

A name of Nemesis as goddess of Rhamnis. Occasionally referred to as Rhamnusia, Nemesis, Nemesis, Adrastea, Leda or Phrygian Ida.

Rhampsinitus

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Rhea

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Rhene

Mother of Medon by Oileus. Also called Rhene.

Rhesus

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Rhexenor

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Rhode

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Rhodis

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Sometimes known as Rhodis.

Rhodope

A nymph. 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 identified as Roma, Rome, Rome, Roma or Roma.

Rustic Dionysia

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in December. In some references, known as Rustic Dionysia, Little Dionysia or Little Dionysia.

Sabazia

Orgiastic festivals in honour of Sabazius. One of the features of these festivals was the eating of raw flesh. On occassion, called 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. In some references, identified as Sacred Wars.

sagittary

A Centaur armed with bow and arrows. It was said that these beings could kill merely by looking. In some references, referred to as sagittary.

Sakhmis

The Greek name for Sakhmet. Sometimes known as Sakhmis.

Salamis

A nymph. Daughter of Asopus and Metope. She was abducted by Poseidon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Salamis.

Salmacis

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Salmoneus

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Samia

A nymph of Samos. Wife of Ancaeus. On occassion, known as Samia.

Samian Sybil

A prophetess. Referred to as Samian Sybil.

Sandoces

A Syrian. Father of Cinyras, in some accounts. Also identified as Sandoces.

Sangarius

A river-god in Phrygia. Father of Nana. Father of Hecuba, some say. At times, identified as Sangarius, Sangarios or Sangarios.

Saon

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Sarapiastai

Devotees of Serapis. Also referred to as Sarapiastai.

Sardian Sibyl

A prophetess. Called Sardian Sibyl.

Sarpedon

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Satis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Sati. Occasionally called Satis.

Satrapis

A god of healing. In some references, known as Satrapis, Syrian Sadrapa or Syrian Sadrapa.

satyr

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satyrisk

A young satyr. Also called satyrisk, satyrisci, satyrisci, plursatyrisci or plursatyrisci.

Scaen gates

The entrance gates to the city of Troy. Where Paris shot Achilles. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also commonly identified as Scheria.

Schoenius

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Athamas and Themisto. Husband of Clymene. Father of Atalanta, in some accounts. Referred to as Schoenius.

sciapod

One of a tribe of mythical one-footed. Africans. Each had one huge foot which they used as shade against the desert sun. Also 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. In some references, referred to as Scirophoria.

Scotia

A sea-goddess of Cyprus. Occasionally known as Scotia.

Scylla

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Scyrius

A king of Scyros. Father of Aegeus. On occassion, known as Scyrius.

Scyros

The island ruled by Lycomedes. On occassion, identified 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. Occasionally called Selinus, Seilinos or Seilinos.

Selkis

The Greek name for Selket. On occassion, known as Selkis.

Selli

The inhabitants of Dodona who made. Bread from acorns: priests of Zeus. At Dodona. At times, identified 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. In some references, referred to as Semnai.

Semnai Theai

Earth-goddesses at Athens and Colonus. In some accounts, they became identified with the Furies. Also commonly 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. In some references, called Serbonian Bog.

Seven against Thebes

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Shepherd God

A name for Pan. Also 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. Sometimes referred to as Shield of Heracles.

Shiner

One of the horses drawing the sky-chariot of Eos. At times, known as Shiner.

Shirt of Nessus

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Sibyl

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Sicinus

Son of Thoas and Oenoe. Known as Sicinus.

sickle

The symbol of Cronos. In some accounts, referred to as sickle.

Siculus

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Sicyon

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. Also known as Sicyon.

siddhi

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Side

First wife of Orion. She was condemned to Tartarus by Zeus because the jealous Hera envied her beauty. Also identified as Side.

Sidero

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Silenus

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Simaethis

A nymph. Mother of Acis by Pan, some say. Sometimes identified as Simaethis, Symaethis or Symaethis.

Simoeis

A river-god of Troy. Father of Astyoche. Sometimes referred to 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. On occassion, identified as Sirius.

Sisypheron

A shrine to Sisyphus. Sometimes known as Sisypheron.

Sisyphides

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

Sisyphus

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Sithon

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, in some accounts. Also commonly called Sithon.

Smicrus

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Smilax

A nymph. When she rejected the love of Crocus the gods changed him into a flower of that name. Also commonly known as Smilax.

Sminthius

A name for Apollo as guardian. Against mice. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Sokaris, Soucharis, Soucharis or Seker.

Solon

One of the Seven Sages. Occasionally called Solon.

Solymi

A warrior race. Sometimes referred to as Solymi, Solymans, Solymans, Solymoi or Solymoi.

Sopatrus

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Sophocles

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Sophrosyne

A goddess, temperance pesonified. Also called Sophrosyne.

Sos

The Greek form of the Egyptia. n Shu. In some references, identified as Sos.

Sosipolis

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Soter

A name of Zeus as 'saviour'. Sometimes referred to 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. At times, known as Souchos, Sekonopis, Sekonopis, Sochos, Sochos, Sebek, Suchos, Suchos, Sukhos or Sukhos.

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sparrow

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. In some accounts, identified as sparrow.

Sparte

Daughter of Eurotas. Wife of Lacedaekmon. Mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. Sometimes referred to as Sparte.

Sparti

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Spercheius

A river-god. Father of Menestheus by Polydora. Father of Dryops, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Spercheius.

Spermo

One of the Oenotropoe. Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Elais and Oeno. Called Spermo.

Sphaerus

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

Stellio

A young boy. He was changed into a lizard by Demeter for making a joke about the rate at which she ate her food. In some accounts, known as Stellio.

Stentor

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Sterope

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Steropes

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Occasionally 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. In some accounts, known as Stesichorus.

Sthenele

Daughter of Acastus and Hipppolyta or Astydamia. Sister of Laodamia and Sterope. Wife of Menoetius. Mother of Patroclus. Also called Sthenele.

Sthenelus

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Stheno

One of the 3 Gorgons. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto. Sister of Euryale and Medusa. In some lore, occasionally called Stheno, Stheino, Stheino, Sthenno, Sthenno, 'mighty' or 'mighty'.

Stilbe

Daughter of Peneus and Creusa. Sister of Cyrene, Daphne and Hypseus. Some say that she was the mother by Apollo of the Centaurs and the Lapiths. Sometimes referred to as Stilbe.

Stone People

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stork

The bird sacred to Hera. On occassion, called stork.

Stricta

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Strophades Island

The home of the Harpies. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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. Sometimes known as Strymon.

Stygeros

A name for Hades as 'hateful one'. On occassion, referred to as Stygeros, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

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Stygian oath

An oath sworn on the River Styx which was regarded as irrevocable. Occasionally referred to as Stygian oath.

Stymphalian birds

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Stymphalian Marshes

The home of the Stymphalian birds. Also commonly known as Stymphalian Marshes.

Stymphalus

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Styx

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Suppliant Women

A play by Aeschylus about the Theban wars. Sometimes called Suppliant Women.

Suppliants, The

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

Syleus

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Syllis

A nymph loved by Apollo. Also known as Syllis.

Symplegades

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Syrinx

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Syrna

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Szelene

Wife of Endymion. Also known as Szelene.

Tahuti

The Greek version of Thoth. Sometimes identified as Tahuti, Tehuti, Tehuti or Thoth.

Talaios

A name for Zeus in Crete. Sometimes 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. Also commonly 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Talaus.

Talos

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Talthybius

A herald of the Greeks at Troy, later. Worshipped as a hero. Sometimes known as Talthybius, Talthubios or Talthubios.

Tanais

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Tantalus

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Taras

A man who was saved from drowning by a dolphin. In some lore, occasionally called Taras.

Taraxippus

The ghost of Glaucus which frightened. The horses at the Isthmian Games. In some references, 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. 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. Sometimes known 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. In some references, known as tears of Eos.

Tecmessa

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Tectamus

Father of Asterius, king of Crete. Also called Tectamus.

Tegyrius

A king of Thrace. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Tegyrius.

Teiresias

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Telamon

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Telchines

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Teledamus

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Teledice

A nymph. Mother of Apis by Phoroneus. Sometimes known as Teledice.

Telegonia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, telling the story of Telegonus. At times, known as Telegonia.

Telegonus

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Teleia

A name for Hera as 'matron'. Also commonly identified 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. Sometimes identified as Telemus.

Teleon

Father of Butes and Erechtheus by Zeuxippe, in some accounts. In some accounts, known as Teleon.

Teleos

A name for Zeus as guardian of the family. Also commonly referred to as Teleos.

Telephassa

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Telephus

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Telesphorus

A child-god, son of, and assistant to, Asclepius. Called 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. In some accounts, called Telethusa.

Teleutas

A king of Phrygia. Father of Tecmessa, some say. In some accounts, Tecmessa was the daughter of Teuthras. In some lore, occasionally 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. In some accounts, identified 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. Identified as Termerus.

Terpsichore

One of the 9 Muses - dance. Mother of Rhesus by Strymonm, some say. Occasionally called Terpsichore, Terpsikhore or Terpsikhore.

Tethys

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Teucer

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Teucri

Descendants of Teucer: the Trojans. Occasionally called Teucri.

Teutamides

A king of Thessaly. It was he who organised the games at which Perseus inadvertently killed his grandfather, Acrisius, with a wayward discus. Also known as Teutamides.

Teuthras

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Thaissa

A girl restored to life by Cerimon. On occassion, referred to as Thaissa.

Thalassa

A sea-goddess. Wife of Pontus. Mother of the Curetes by Poseidon, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Thalassa, Mare or Mare.

Thalatta

A sea-god of Rhodes. In some references, known as Thalatta.

Thales

One of the Seven Sages. In some accounts, 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. Occasionally referred to as Thallo.

thalysia

Gifts to the gods, the first fruits or the first loaf baked. In some references, called thalysia.

Thamus

A sailor who was told by a mysterious. Voice to announce the death of Pan. In some references, referred to as Thamus.

Thamyris

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Thanatos

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Thaon

A giant. He was killed by the Parcae in the war between the gods and the giants. Sometimes identified as Thaon.

Thargelia

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Thasus

Son of Agenor and Telephassa. Occasionally referred to as Thasus.

Thaumas

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Thea

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Theandros

A god of northern Arabia. Also commonly called 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 lore, occasionally referred to as Theban Bacchus.

Theban Legend, The

The story of Oedipus and Jocasta. Sometimes identified as Theban Legend, The.

Thebe

Daughter of Asopus and Metope or of Zeus and Iodama. Wife of Zethus. Identified 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. Sometimes known as Theixinoe.

Thelxiepeia

One of the Sirens. Sometimes known 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. Sometimes referred to as Themiste.

Themisto

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Theobule

Mother of Myrtilus by Hermes, in some accounts. At times, called Theobule, Cleobule or Cleobule.

Theoclymenus

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Theodamus

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Theogony

Hesiod's genealogy of the Greek deities. Sometimes known as Theogony, Birth of the Gods or Birth of the Gods.

Theoi patrooi

Ancestral gods: traditional gods. In some lore, occasionally 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. At times, called theos.

Theoxenia

A ceremony held in honour of a particular deity said to be visiting. The city and present at the feast. Sometimes known as Theoxenia, Theodaisia, Theodaisia, Roman lectisternium or Roman lectisternium.

Theraephone

Twin sister of Theronice. In some accounts, referred to 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. In some accounts, referred to as Thermius.

Theron

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Theronice

Twin sister of Theraephone. Also called Theronice.

Thersander

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Thersimachus

Son of Heracles and Megara. Sometimes called Thersimachus.

Thersites

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Therytas

A wild man who, with Oreios, captured Silenus. On occassion, called Therytas.

Thescelus

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Theseia

A festival in honour of Theseus. Occasionally referred to 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. Sometimes known as Thesmophoria.

Thesmophoriazusae

A play by Aristophanes about the women's festival. Honouring Demeter. Known 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. Also called Thesprotus.

Thessalus

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Thestiades

Plexippus and Toxeus, the sons of Thestius. Also commonly called Thestiades.

Thestius

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Theston

Father of Calchas. Occasionally identified as Theston.

Thetis

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Thiassa

Wife of Pericles. She was restored to life by Cerimon. On occassion, identified as Thiassa.

thiasus

A Bacchic revel: a band of worshippers. Occasionally 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. Also referred to as Thoosa.

Thoueris

The Greek name for Tauret. Also known as Thoueris, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Tauret, Tauret, Apet, Beset, Epet, Hathor, Rer, Reret, Sa, Ta-urat, Ta-uret, Ta-urt, Taoeuris, Taouris, Taourt, Taueret, Taurt, Taweret, Tawert, Thaueret, Thoeris, Thouart, Thoueret, Tie, Toeris, Touart, Tuart, Tueret, Ueret, Heret, Opet, Rer(et), Sa, Tao(e)uris, Ta(o)urt, Tawer(e)t, T(h)aueret or Greek Athena.

Thous

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Thracias

A wind from the north-west. Quarter. In some accounts, identified as Thracias, Roman Circius or Roman Circius.

Thrasymides

Son of Nestor. Brother of Antilochus. He, his father and his brother, fought with the Greeks at Troy. On occassion, known as Thrasymides.

Three Theban Plays

3 plays by Sophocles based on the story of Oedipus. Also 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 references, known as Thriae, Thriai or Thriai.

Thule

The most northerly country known to the ancient Greeks. This country could be Iceland, Norway or Shetland. Also known as Thule, Thoule, Thoule, Thyle, Thyle, Ultima Thule, Ultima Thule, Ultima or Ultima.

thumos

The ethereal part of Threefold. Man. In some lore, occasionally identified as thumos.

thunderbolt

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Thyene

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

Thyestes

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Thyia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. The first devotee of Dionysus. Sometimes known as Thyia.

Thymbris

An Arcadian nymph. Mother of Pan by Zeus, some say. Known as Thymbris.

thymell

An altar to Dionysus in the orchestra of a theatre. Also called thymell.

Thymius

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. In some lore, occasionally known as Thymius.

Thymoetes

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. Brother of Priam. Father of Thymoetes. Also commonly known 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. At times, identified as thyrsus.

Tiburtine Sibyl

A prophetess. Sometimes identified as Tiburtine Sibyl.

Tigris

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Timagoras

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Timandra

Daughter of Tyndareus. Wife of Echenus. Mother of Laodacus. She left Echenus in favour of Phyleus, king of Dulichium In some lore, occasionally known as Timandra.

Timeus

Son of Polyneices and Argia, some say. Brother of Adrastus and Thersander. Also commonly known as Timeus, Timeas or Timeas.

Tiphys

A pilot of Argo. Son of Hagnias or Phorbas. He died on the way to Colchis. Occasionally identified as Tiphys.

Tirynthian

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

Tisamenus

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Tisander

Son of Jason and Medea, in some accounts. In some accounts, referred to as Tisander.

Tisiphone

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Titaea

A name for Gaea as mother of the Titans. Also 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. In some accounts, referred to 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. In some accounts, called Tithorea, Lycorea, Lycorea or sacred mountains.

Titia

A champion boxer. He fought Heracles at the games and was beaten. Sometimes referred to as Titia.

Titias

King of Mariandyne. Father of Mariandynus. In some accounts he is equated with Tityus. Also called Titias.

Tityus

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Tlepolemeia

A festival in honour of Tlepolemus, held in Rhodes. At times, called Tlepolemeia.

Tlepolemus

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Tlesimes

One of the Epigoni, some say. At times, known as Tlesimes.

Tmolus

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Tower of the Winds

A hexagonal temple in Athens devoted to Aeolus, god of the winds. In some lore, occasionally identified as Tower of the Winds.

Toxeus

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trident

The three-pronged spear of Poseidon. Sometimes known as trident.

Triopas

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Triple Muse

The 3 original Muses, Calliope, Erato and Urania. On occassion, identified as Triple Muse.

tripod

The three-legged stool of the priestess of the oracle of Delphi. Sometimes known as tripod.

Triptolemus

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Tritogeneia

A name for Athena as a goddess of water. Sometimes 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. Sometimes identified as Tritonis.

Tritopatores

Ghosts: spirits of the dead: ancient. Wind gods. Occasionally identified as Tritopatores.

Tritos

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

Troezen

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. Brother of Pittheus. In some lore, occasionally known as Troezen.

troglodytes

A legendary, uncivilised race, living in caves or holes, said to eat snakes. Sometimes identified as troglodytes.

Troilus

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Troilus and Cressida

A 20th C. Opera by William Walton. (libretto by Hassall). On occassion, called Troilus and Cressida.

Troilus and Cresssida

A play by William Shakespeare based on the story of these 2 lovers. Also referred to as Troilus and Cresssida.

Trojan Horse, The

The hollow horse built by Epeius which enabled Greek soldiers to smuggle themselves into the city of Troy. Sometimes 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. Occasionally referred to as Trojan Women,The, Troades, Troades or Trojan Women.

Trophonius

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Tros

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trygon

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Tryphonius

A thief. At times, 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 accounts, known as Twain, the.

Twice-born

A name and attribute of Dionysus. Referred to as Twice-born.

Two Goddesses

The 2 deities Demeter and her. Daughter Core (Persephone). Also identified as Two Goddesses, Great Goddesses or Great Goddesses.

Two-horned

An epithet of Alexander the Great in Ethiopia. In some lore, occasionally known as Two-horned, Alexander, Alexander, Alexander the Great, Son of Ammon, Arab Al-Iskandar, Eskandar, Iskander, Iskender, Malay Iskandar or Swahili Sikandari.

Tyche

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Tydeus

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Tydides

A name for Diomedes as a son of Tydeus. Occasionally called Tydides, Diomedes, Diomedes or Diomed(e).

Tymborychos

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

Tyndareus

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Tyndaridae

The descendants of Tyndareus. Also known as Tyndaridae.

Tyndaris

A daughter of Tyndareus. (Helen or Clytemnestra). At times, known as Tyndaris.

Typhoeus

A monster. In some accounts, this being was the father or son of Typhon; in others they are the same. Also known 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. Also known as Typhus, Typhis or Typhis.

Tyro

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Tyrxis

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

Ucalegon

An adviser to Priam. In some accounts, known as Ucalegon.

Udaeus

One of the 5 surviving Sown-men. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Udaeus, Oudaeus or Oudaeus.

Undine

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Urania

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Uranian deities

Sky-gods. Called 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. Sometimes known as Urion, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Imbrifer or Nimbosus.

Velchanos

A Cretan cock-demon. He became the Roman god Vulcan. Occasionally 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. Also commonly known as Virgins of Helicon, Muses, Muses, Aganippides, Castalides, Corycian nymphs, Corycides, Musae, Nine, the, Pierides, Tuneful Nine, The, Corycian Nymphs, Pierides, The (Tuneful) Nine or Roman Camenae.

vulture

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White Goddess

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Woarion

An early name for Orion. Sometimes called Woarion.

Women of the Sea

Attendants on Dionysus. Sometimes called Women of the Sea.

Women of Trachis

A play by Sophocles dealing with Deianeira and Iole and the death of Heracles. In some lore, occasionally identified as Women of Trachis, Trachiniae or Trachiniae.

woodpecker

A bird sacred to Ares: a form. Sometimes assumed by Zeus. Occasionally referred to as woodpecker.

Works and Days

A poem by Hesiod. Although the theme of this work is agriculture, it contains much information on myths. In some references, known as Works and Days.

wren

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Xanthus

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Xenia

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Xenios

A name for Zeus as the guardian of strangers. In some accounts, known 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. Also identified as Xenocleia, Xenoclea or Xenoclea.

Xenodice

Daughter of Minos and Pasiphae. Also called Xenodice.

xoanon

A wooden statue used as a fetish. A statue alleged to have fallen from heaven. Occasionally 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. Also commonly called Ypolita, Hippolyta or Hippolyta.

Zagreus

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Zaleukos

A sun-god in Locris. Also called Zaleukos.

Zalmoxis

A Thracian sky-god who became a god of the underworld. In some accounts, he is equated with Cronus. Occasionally referred to 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. On occassion, identified 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 references, called Zelus, Zelos, Zelos or Phthonos.

Zephyr

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Zephyrus

A horse, sire of Xanthus. Also referred to as Zephyrus, Zephyr, Zephyr, Zephuros, Zephyros, Zephyrus, West Wind or Roman Favonius.

Zetes

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Zethus

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Zeus

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Zeus-Ammon

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Zeus-Amphitryon

Zeus in the form of Amphitryon. When he seduced Alcmene and begot Heracles. In some lore, occasionally called Zeus-Amphitryon.

Zeus Herkios

A name of Zeus as god of courtyards. Occasionally called Zeus Herkios.

Zeus Hikesios

A name of Zeus as god of those seeking sanctuary. At times, known as Zeus Hikesios.

Zeus Horkios

A name for Zeus as god of oaths. Sometimes called Zeus Horkios, Zeus Pistios, Zeus Pistios or Roman Fidius.

Zeus Hypsistos

A title of Zeus as supreme god. At times, referred to as Zeus Hypsistos.

Zeus Katachthonios

A name for Hades as supreme god of the underworld. In some lore, occasionally called Zeus Katachthonios, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, Stygeros, 'unseen', Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Zeus Kouros

An early Cretan fertility-god: the boy Zeus. On occassion, referred to as Zeus Kouros, Zeus Curos or Zeus Curos.

Zeus Ktesios

Zeus as the protector of property. Sometimes identified as Zeus Ktesios.

Zeus Lycaeus

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Zeus Maimaktes

A bloody aspect of Zeus Meilichios. Occasionally identified as Zeus Maimaktes.

Zeus Meilichios

A form of Zeus represented as a snake. Occasionally identified as Zeus Meilichios, 'mild' or 'mild'.

Zeus Pistios

A name of Zeus as god of oaths. Also known as Zeus Pistios, Zeus Horkios, Zeus Horkios, Roman Fidius, Roman Fidius or Sancus.

Zeus Polieus

A name of Zeus as god of the state. Also identified as Zeus Polieus.

Zeus Xenios

A name of Zeus as sustainer of friendship. In some references, identified as Zeus Xenios.

Zeuxippe

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Daughter of Eridanus. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Butes, Erechtheus, Philomena, and Procne. On occassion, identified as Zeuxippe.

Zugia

A name for Hera as 'yoker'. Also identified as Zugia.
Greek Mythology