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. At times, identified as Abaris.

Abas

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Abaster

One of Pluto's horses. Also called Abaster.

Abatos

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

Aceso

In some accounts a son or daughter of Asclepius. Occasionally known as Aceso, Acesius, Acesius or Telesphorus.

Acestes

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Acetes

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Achaea

A priestess of Gaia. On occassion, known as Achaea, Achaia or Achaia.

Achaemenes

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

Achaemenides

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Achaeus

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Achaiva

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

Achelous

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Acherbas

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

Achor

A god of the Cyreneans guarding. Against insect pests. On occassion, known as Achor, God of the Flies or God of the Flies.

Acis

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Acmon

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aconite

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Aconteus

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Acontius

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Acrasia

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Acrisius

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Actaeon

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Actaeus

A king of Athens, in some accounts. Father of Aglaurus. Also commonly called Actaeus.

Actian Games

A festival in honour of Apollo. Sometimes called Actian Games.

Actis

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Actor

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Adikia

The ugly goddess of injustice. At times, 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 references, referred to as Admete, Admeta or Admeta.

Admetus

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Adonia

An eight-day festival in honour of Adonis, held in July. Occasionally called Adonia.

Adonis

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Adonis flower

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Adranus

A fire demon in Mount Etna. In some references, called Adranus.

Adrastea

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Adrastine

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

Adrastus

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Aeacides

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

Aeacus

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Aeaea

The island of Circe. Occasionally identified as Aeaea, Circe, Circe, 'hawk' or Kirke.

Aedon

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Aega

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

Aegeus

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Aegialeia

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Aegialeus

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Aegile

A nymph, one of the Hesperides. Daughter of Panopus. Occasionally 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. Also referred to 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. On occassion, referred to as Aenete.

Aenetus

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

Aeneus

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

Aeolides

A name for Sisyphus as a son of Aeolus. Also called 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, known 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. At times, known as Aethalides.

Aether

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

Aethlius

Father of Endymion by Calyce. At times, known as Aethlius.

Aethon

One of the horses of Helius. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Aethusa.

Aetius

A king of Troezen. At times, known as Aetius.

Aetolus

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Aex

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

Agamede

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

Agamedes

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Agamemnon

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Aganippe

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Agapenor

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Agasthenes

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Agathos Daimon

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

Agathyrsus

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Agave

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Agelasta

A stone. Tired from searching for Core, her lost daughter, Demeter rested on this stone. On occassion, referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Aglaonice.

Aglaophone

One of the Sirens. In some references, called Aglaophone, Aglaopheme or Aglaopheme.

Aglaurus

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Aglaus

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agnostos theos

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

Agoraria

A name for Athena as the goddess of assemblies. On occassion, known as Agoraria.

Agorius

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

Agraulos

A name for Athena as a goddess of agriculture. Also known 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. Also referred to as Agrianome.

Agriodus

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Agrionia

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

Agrius

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Agrotera

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

Agroteras Thusia

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

Agueius

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

Aides

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

Aidos

Reverence or modesty personified. Occasionally referred to 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. Occasionally 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. Occasionally known as Aiora.

Aithuia

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

Ajax

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Akephalos

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

Alalcomeneus

The first man to emerge from the primordial waters. Founder of the Great Daedala. On occassion, referred to 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. Called Alcaids, Alcaides or Alcaides.

Alcathae

A festival in honour of Alcathous. At times, referred to 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 references, identified as Alcimenes.

Alcimus

Father of Mentor. At times, referred to as Alcimus.

Alcinoe

Daughter of Sthelenus and Nicippe. Sister of Eurystheus and Medusa. Called Alcinoe.

Alcinous

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Alcippe

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Alcithoe

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Alcmaeon

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Alcmene

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Alcon

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Alcyone

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Alcyoneus

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Alea

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

Alecto

One of the 3 Furies. At times, identified as Alecto, Allecto, Allecto, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Megaera.

Alector

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

Alectorian stone

A magic stone said to be found in the stomach of a cockerel. Also known as Alectorian stone.

Alectryon

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Aleian Plain

A plain in the sky where Bellerophon roamed and eventually died. Occasionally known 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. Also referred to as Alexandra, Cassandra, Cassandra or Kassandra.

Alexanor

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

Alexiares

Son of Heracles and Hebe. Sometimes called Alexiares.

Alexirrhoe

Mother of Aesacus by Priam. Also referred to as Alexirrhoe.

Alexis

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Algea

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

alipes

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

Almus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Glaucus, Orytion and Thersander. Also 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. On occassion, 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. Also known as Alphesiboea, Arsinoe or Arsinoe.

Alpheus

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Alphito

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Alseides

Tree-nymphs. Identified as Alseides.

Altes

King of Leleges. Father of Laothea. At times, identified as Altes.

Althaea

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Althamenes

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Altis

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

Alyattes

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

Alyssus

A fountain in Arcadia said to cure madness. Occasionally referred to as Alyssus.

Amalthea

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Amarynceus

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Amarynthus

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Amasis

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Amatheon

King of Pylus. Also known as Amatheon.

Amazonomachy

The war between the Athenians under Theseus and the Amazons which the Athenians won. Sometimes referred to as Amazonomachy.

Amazons

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Ambologera

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

ambrosia

The food of the gods conferring. Everlasting youth. Oil used for anointing and healing. Occasionally referred to as ambrosia.

Ambrosia

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

Ameinius

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

Amethea

One of the horses drawing the chariot of Helios. Also commonly called Amethea.

Amon

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Amonium

An oasis in Libya, site of an oracle of Amon and, later, of Zeus. Also commonly 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. Also referred to as Ampelus.

Amphiaraus

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Amphictyon

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Amphidamus

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Amphidocus

Son of Astraeus. Brother of Ismarus, Leades and Melanippus. He and his brothers helped to defend Thebes against the attacking Seven. At times, called Amphidocus.

Amphidromia

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

Amphilochus

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Amphilogeai

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

Amphilytus

An Athenian prophet. Occasionally identified as Amphilytus.

Amphimachus

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

Amphimarus

A musician. Father of Linus by Urania, some say. In some references, identified as Amphimarus.

Amphinome

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Amphinomus

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Amphion

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Amphissus

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

Amphithea

Wife of Adrastus. Mother of Aegialia, Aegialius, Argia, Cyanippus and Deiphyla. Occasionally known as Amphithea.

Amphithemis

Son of Apollo by Acacallis. Father of Caphaurus and Nausamon. By Tritonis. Also known 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. Sometimes 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. Occasionally called Amyclas.

Amycus

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Amymone

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Amyntor

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Amyris

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Amythaon

Son of Cretheus and Tyro. Husband of Idomene. Father of Bias and Melampus. In some accounts his wife was the nymph Melanippe. At times, identified as Amythaon.

Amythaonius

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

Anaitis

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Anakes

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

Ananke

A goddess of destiny. Mother of the Moirae, some say. 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 referred to as Anax.

Anaxagorus

Father of Alector. In some accounts, referred to 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. On occassion, referred to as Anaxarete.

Anaxibia

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Anaxirrhoe

Daughter of Cornus. Sister of Leontius. Wife of Epesus. Sometimes called Anaxirrhoe.

Anaxo

Daughter of Alcaeus and Hippomene, some say. Sister of Amphitryon. Niece and wife of Electryon. Mother of Alcmene. Her eight sons were killed by cattle raiders. In some lore, occasionally known as Anaxo.

Ancaeus

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Anchiale

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Anchialus

Father of Mentes. Occasionally identified as Anchialus.

Anchinoe

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

Anchises

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Ancius

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

Andraemon

Son of Oxylus, some say. Husband of Dryope. Father of Haemon. Sometimes referred to as Andraemon.

Andreus

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

Androgeus

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Androktasiai

Descendants of the goddess Eris. On occassion, 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. Also commonly called Andromedes.

Andronice

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

Androphonos

Aphrodite as 'mankiller'. Sometimes 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. Occasionally identified as Anicetus.

Anius

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Anna

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Annedotus

A Chaldean man-fish. Occasionally identified as Annedotus.

Anogon

Son of Castor by Hilaria. In some references, called Anogon.

Anomales

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

Anosia

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

Antaeus

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Anteia

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Antenor

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Anteros

The god of passion, avenger of slighted love. Son of Ares or Hephaestus and Aphrodite, some say. Brother and attendant of Eros. One of the Erotes. In some lore, 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. Also called Antheas.

Anthedon

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

Anthemoessa

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

Anthesterion

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Antianeira

Daughter of Menetus and Eurytus. Mother of Echion by Hermes. On occassion, known as Antianeira.

Anticleia

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Antigone

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Antileon

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

Antileus

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Antilochus

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

Antimachus

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Antinous

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Antiochus

Son of Heracles by the daughter of King Phylas. Sometimes known as Antiochus.

Antion

Father of Ixion, some say. Also commonly called Antion.

Antiope

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Antiphates

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Antiphus

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Antynome

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Anukis

The Greek name for Anuket. In some lore, occasionally known as Anukis, Anoukis or Anoukis.

Anytus

A Titan. He is said to have reared Despoena. Sometimes known 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. Occasionally called Apate.

Apaturia

An Ionian festival, held in October/. November, involving animal. Sacrifice. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Apellai Dorian.

Apemosyne

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Aphaea

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Aphareus

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Apheliotes

The east wind (Eurus) or a wind from the north-east quarter. In some references, 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 references, referred to as Aphidnus.

Aphrodisia

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

Aphrodite

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Aphrodite Pandemos

A version of Aphrodite as goddess of peace and harmony. At times, known 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 called Apisaon.

Apollo

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Apollo Agyieus

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

Apollo Carneios

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

Apollodorus

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

Apollonius

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Apollyon

The angel of the Abyss. Sometimes known as Apollyon.

Apomyios

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

Apophis

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

apophrades

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

Apostrophia

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

Ara

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Arabian bird

A Greek name for the phoenix. In some lore, occasionally known as Arabian bird.

Arachne

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Aras

Father of Elatus. On occassion, called Aras.

Arcadia

A bright, happy land in the East, the land of Pan. Occasionally 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. In some references, identified as Arcadian.

Arcas

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Arche

One of the Muses in those accounts that say that there were 4 Muses. In some accounts, 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 known as Archelochus.

Archemorus

A later name of Opheltes. At times, called Archemorus, Opheltes, Opheltes, Arkhemorus or Arkhemorus.

Architeles

Father of Eunomus. On occassion, identified as Architeles.

Archophoros

A dog of Orion. Referred to as Archophoros.

Arcippe

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Arcisius

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

Arctophonos

A dog of Orion. Identified as Arctophonos.

Areia

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

Areithous

A king of Arcadia. He was killed in battle by Lycurgus. In some lore, occasionally called Areithous.

Areius

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

Arene

Half-sister and wife of Aphareus. Mother of Idas and Lynceus. Also referred to as Arene.

areopagus

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

Ares

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Aresthanas

The goatherd who found the abandoned baby Asclepius. Sometimes known 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. Also referred to as Arge, Hyperoche or Hyperoche.

Argeiphontes

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

Arges

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

Argestes

A wind from the north-west quarter. Referred to as Argestes.

Argeus

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Argia

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Argiope

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

Argynon

One of the Telchines, a silversmith. Sometimes called 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. Sometimes known as Aridela.

Arimanes

The Greek name for Ahriman. Sometimes known 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. Also called Arimaspea.

Arimaspi

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Arion

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Arisba

Sister of Merops. The first wife of Priam. She later married Hyrtacus and bore Asius, Eurotas and Nisus. Occasionally 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. Also identified as Aristophanes.

arktoi

Maidens, 'bear virgins', attendant on Artemis. Called arktoi.

Arnaea

The name given to Penelope when she was hidden from her father Icarius. Also known as Arnaea, Penelope or Penelope.

Arne

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Arneos

A giant beggar killed by Odysseus. Sometimes called Arneos.

Arsenothetys

A name of Dionysus as 'womanly man'. Also identified 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 referred to as Arsippus.

Artemedos

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

Artemis

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Artemis Brauronia

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

Artemis Caryatis

The goddess Artemis worshipped as a tree-goddess in Laconia. In some accounts she is identified with Phyllis and Carmenta. Also called 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 known as Artemis Ephesia, Roman Diana of Ephesus or Roman Diana of Ephesus.

Artemis Meleagua

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

Artemis Orthia

The Dorian goddess Orthia identified with Artemis. Occasionally referred to as Artemis Orthia.

Artemis Tauria

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Artemision, The

The temple of Artemis at Ephesus. Sometimes identified as Artemision, The.

Asbolus

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Ascalabus

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Ascalaphus

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Ascanius

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Asclepia

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

Asclepiadae

The descendants of Asclepius. These constituted a caste of priests who pass down their medical knowledge through the generations. Also commonly called Asclepiadae, Asklepiadae or Asklepiadae.

Asclepius

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Asia

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Asius

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Asopus

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Asphalios

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

asphodel

A plant associated with the dead, said to grow in Hades. Also identified as asphodel.

Asphodel Fields

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

Ass of Silenus

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

Assaracus

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Astacus

A Theban. Father of Amphidocus, Asmarus, Leades and Melanippus. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally known as Asterodes.

Asterodia

A name for Selene as queen of the heavens. In some accounts, known as Asterodia, Chromia, Chromia, Asterodia or Selene.

Asteropia

Daughter of Deion and Diomede. Sister of Actor, Aenetus, Cephalus and Phylacus. Also commonly 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. Also known as Astygia.

Astynome

Wife of Hipponous. Mother of Capaneus. At times, 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. Sometimes 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 known as Athena Boarmia, 'ox-yoker' or 'ox-yoker'.

Athena Chalcioecus

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

Athena Chalinitis

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

Athena Hippia

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

Athena Hygeia

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

Athena Mechanitis

A name for Athena as the inventor of mechanical devices. Referred to as Athena Mechanitis.

Athena Parthenos

A name for Athena as a virgingoddess. Occasionally called Athena Parthenos.

Athena Polias

A name for Athena as a goddess of the state. Referred to as Athena Polias.

Athena Promachus

A name for Athena as the goddess who leads in battle. Identified 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, referred to as Athena Tritogenis.

Athenaeum

A temple of Athena. In some references, known as Athenaeum.

Athenaia

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

Athropophagi

Cannibals living near the Caspian Sea. It was said that they ate the bodies of their parents to preserve their ancestor's souls. At times, called Athropophagi.

Atlanteans

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

Atlantides

The descendants of Atlas including. Hermes and the Pleiades. Also 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. In some lore, occasionally called Atridae, Atreidae or Atreidae.

Atropos

One of the 3 Fates, the one who cuts. The thread of life. Also known as Atropos.

Atthis

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Attic Hercules

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

Atys

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Auge

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Augeas

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Aura

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Auson

Son of Odysseus by Calypso or Circe, or of Artas by Calypso. Sometimes called Auson.

Ausones

Descendants of Auson. Also known as Ausones.

Ausonia

An early name for Italy. At times, known as Ausonia.

Autesion

A king of Thebes. Son of Tisamenus. Father of Argia and Theras. In some lore, occasionally known as Autesion.

Autolycus

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Automedon

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Autonoe

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Autonous

A hero of Delphi. He and Phylacus helped to save the city from the invading Persians. In some accounts, identified as Autonous.

Auxe

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

Auxesia

A minor fertility-goddess. Also commonly called Auxesia.

Axierus

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

Axine

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

Axiocerca

One of the 2 female Cabeiri. Daughter of Axiocercus. Sometimes known as Axiocerca, Axiokersa or Axiokersa.

Axiocercus

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

Axioche

A nymph. Also commonly 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. Sometimes referred to as Bacchae, The.

Bacche

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bacis

A class of inspired prophets. In some accounts, 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Balmarkos.

Bapho

A name for Set or Babi. Sometimes called Bapho.

Baptes

Priests of Cotytto. In some lore, occasionally known as Baptes, Baptae or Baptae.

Basalus

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Bassareus

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

Bassarids

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

Batea

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Bathillus

A boy beloved of Polycrates. Also commonly 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. In some references, 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. On occassion, referred to as Bedy.

Belides

The descendants of Belus. Also known as Belides.

Bellerophon

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Bellerus

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Belus

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Bendis

A Thracian mother-goddess, goddess of the chase. Also commonly referred to 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. Occasionally known as Benthesicyme.

Berbyce

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Berecynthian Hero

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

Beroe

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Bia

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Biadice

Wife of Cetheus. She fell in love with her nephew Phrixus and when he rejected her advances she accused him of rape. In some lore, occasionally identified as Biadice, Biddice or Biddice.

Bias

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Bibliotheca

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

Bion

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

Bisaltes

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

Biton

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Black Demeter

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Boedromia

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

Boeotus

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Boio

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

Boracus

A name of Zeus as 'ruler of the north'. In some accounts, called 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Boreades, Boreadae or Boreadae.

Boreas

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Boreasmoi

Athenian festivals in honour of Boreas. Also referred to as Boreasmoi.

Bormus

A mortal loved and carried off by a nymph. Referred to as Bormus.

Borus

Son of Perieris. Husband of Polydora. In some lore, occasionally identified as Borus.

Borysthenes

A king of Tauris. Father of Thoas. Also referred to as Borysthenes.

Boulaios

A name for Zeus as god of assemblies. Sometimes 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. Also identified as Bouphonia, Buphonia, Buphonia, Diipoleia, Diipoleia, sopatrus or sopatrus.

Branchidae

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

Branchus

Son of Smicrus by the daughter of Patron. 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. Occasionally known as Bright.

Brimo

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

Brimos

A holy child carried by Brimo. Occasionally called Brimos.

Briseida

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Briseis

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Brises

A Trojan priest. Father of Briseis. Occasionally identified 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. At times, identified as Brizo.

Bromie

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Bromios

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

Bronte

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

Brontes

One of the 3 original Cyclops, a blacksmith. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Occasionally called Brontes, Bronte, Bronte, 'thunder' or 'thunder'.

Broteas

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Bucephalus

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Bulia

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

Busiris

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Butes

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Bybassus

A goatherd of Asia Minor. He rescued Podaleirius when his ship was wrecked on the coast of Asia Minor. Sometimes called Bybassus.

Byblis

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Cabeiri

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Cabeiros

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

Cadmus

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Caecinus

A river-god. Also known as Caecinus.

Caenus

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Caicias

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

Caissa

A minor goddess. Sometimes identified as Caissa.

Caistus

Son of Achilles by Penthesilea, in some accounts. Sometimes identified 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. Occasionally identified as Callone.

Calluntaria

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

Calpe

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Calybe

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

Calyce

Daughter of Aeolus and Enarete. Mother of Endymion by Acthlius. Mother of Cycnus by Poseidon. In some references, identified as Calyce.

Calydon

Son of Aetolus. Brother of Pleuron. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Calydon.

Calydonian boar

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Calypso

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Cambyses

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Cameira

Daughter of Danae. Also commonly referred to as Cameira.

Cameirus

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

Campaspe

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

Campe

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Canace

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Canathus

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

Cancer

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Candace

The name of several legendary queens of Ethiopia. Also known as Candace.

Candaules

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Canephorae

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Canopus

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Canthus

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Capaneus

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Cape Taenarum

The site of one entrance to the underworld. At times, known as Cape Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarus, Taenarus, Cape Taenarus or Cape Taenarus.

Caphaurus

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Capheira

A nymph, one of the Oceanids. Also identified as Capheira.

Capricorn

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Capys

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Car

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

Carmanor

A king of Crete. In some lore, occasionally known as Carmanor.

Carme

A Cretan woman. A nymph by Zeus. Mother of Britomartis. She was taken as a slave and became the nurse of Scylla. Occasionally called Carme.

Carnabon

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Carnea

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Carpo

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

Carpus

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

Caryatides

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Cassandra

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Cassiopeia

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Castalia

A spring at Delphi, sacred to Apollo and the Muses. Called Castalia, Castaly, Castaly, Castalia or Castalia.

Castor

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Cataclothes

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

Catharsius

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

Catreus

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Caucasus

A sacred mountain. It was here that Prometheus was chained and repeatedly attacked by an eagle. Called Caucasus.

Caunus

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Ceacinus

A god of the river of that name. Father of Euthymus. Also called Ceacinus.

Cebren

A river-god of Troy. Father of Oenone. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cebren.

Cebriones

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

Cecrops

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Cedalion

A workman under Hephaestus. He was given to the blind Orion as guide to the home of Helios, where Orion was cured of his blindness. In some accounts, referred to as Cedalion, Kedalion or Kedalion.

Celaeno

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celery

The victor's crown at the Nemean. Games. In some references, called celery.

Celeus

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Celmis

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

Cenchreis

Wife of Cinyras, some say. Also commonly referred to as Cenchreis.

Centaur

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Centauromachy

The long-running war between the Centaurs and the Lapiths. At times, referred to as Centauromachy.

Centaurus

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Cephalus

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Cepheus

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Cephisus

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

Cerastes

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Cerberus

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Cercaphus

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

Cercios

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

Cercopes

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Cercyon

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Cerdo

Wife of Phoroneus. Also commonly called Cerdo.

Cerimon

A physician. He found the dead body of Thiassa, wife of Perides, and restored her to life. In some lore, occasionally called Cerimon.

Cerus

A horse of Adrastus. Also referred to as Cerus.

Ceryneian Hind

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Cerynes

Son of Helenus. He was killed by Deiphontes. Sometimes called Cerynes.

Ceryx

Son of Eumolpus or Hermes by Herse. Also commonly known as Ceryx, Ceryces or Ceryces.

Cestrinus

Son of Helenus and Andromache. At times, called Cestrinus.

Cestus

Aphrodite's magic girdle made. By Hephaestus. Also commonly 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. Occasionally referred to as Cetus.

Ceyx

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Chaetus

One of the 50 sons of Aegyptus. Husband of Asteria. 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. At times, identified as Chalceia.

Chalciope

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Chalcodon

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

Chalcomedusa

Wife of Aroisis. Mother of Laertes, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Chalcomedusa.

Chalcon

One of the Telchines, a coppersmith. Also known as Chalcon.

chameleon

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Chaonian bird

A name for the dove as 'bearer of the oracles of Dodona'. Sometimes known as Chaonian bird, dove or dove.

Chaonian food

Acorns or, some say, beech mast. In some lore, occasionally 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. Sometimes called Charaxus.

Chariclo

One of the Naiads. Wife of Chiron. In some references, called Chariclo.

Charidotes

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

Charitesia

A festival in honour of the Charites. Sometimes known as Charitesia.

Charon

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Charon's toll

The obol placed on the lips of the dead to pay for their ferry journey across the river to Hades. Occasionally referred to 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. In some lore, 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, called Chelone.

Chentechtai

The Greek version of Khenti-cheti. In some lore, occasionally identified as Chentechtai.

Chera

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

cherry

The tree of Apollo. At times, called cherry.

Chilon

One of the Seven Sages. Sometimes known as Chilon.

Chimaera

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Chione

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Chiron

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chlamys

The cloak of Zeus. Occasionally known as chlamys.

Chloe

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

Chloia

A spring festival in honour of Demeter. As Chloe. Also commonly called Chloia.

Chloris

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Choreia

An animal maenad. Sometimes known as Choreia.

Chromia

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

Chromius

Son of Neleus and Chloris. Brother of Nestor and Periclymenus. Also referred to as Chromius.

Chronos

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

Chrysanthis

A nymph. Also identified 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 known as Chryson.

Chrysothemis

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Chthon

An earth-goddess. In some references, referred to as Chthon.

Chthonia

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chryson. Occasionally known as Chthonia.

Chthonius

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Father of Lycus and Nycteus. At times, called Chthonius.

Chthonoi

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

Chthonophyle

Daughter of Sicyon. Mother of Polybus by Hermes. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Chthonophyle.

Cilicia

The sky. In some references, called Cilicia.

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Cillus

Driver of the chariot given by Poseidon to Pelops. In some accounts, called Cillus.

Cimmerians

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

Cinyrades

Priests of Aphrodite. Also called 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. Sometimes known as Circe's grass.

Cisseta

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Cisseus

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

Cisthene

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

Cithaeronian lion

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City Dionysia

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

Cleanthes

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

Cleite

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

Cleo

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Cleobis

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Cleobule

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Cleobulus

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

Cleocharia

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Known as Cleocharia.

Cleodaeus

Son of Heracles by Malis. Brother of Alcaeus. On occassion, identified as Cleodaeus.

Cleolla

Daughter of Dias. Wife of Pleisthenes, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Cleolla.

Cleopatra

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Cleothera

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Cleta

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

Clitus

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

Clonia

A nymph. Wife of Hyrieus. Mother of Nycteus, some say. At times, called Clonia.

Clotho

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

Cloud-gatherer

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

club

The weapon of Heracles. Sometimes known 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. On occassion, called Clytis.

Clytius

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Clytoneus

A king of Nauplia. Father of Nauplius. On occassion, identified as Clytoneus.

Clytonymus

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

Cnossia

A nymph seduced by Menelaus. Sometimes identified as Cnossia.

Cocalus

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Cocytus

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Codrus

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Coeranus

Son of Abas. Brother of Lysimache. Also commonly called Coeranus.

Coeus

One of the Titans. God of intelligence. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Brother and husband of Phoebe. Father of Asteria and Leto. In some lore, occasionally called Coeus, Ceos, Ceos, Koeus, Koeus, Koeos or Koeos.

Colchian Dragon

The dragon that guarded the Golden. Fleece at Colchis. Known 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. Identified 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. In some references, called 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. At times, called Corcyra.

Core

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Coresus

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Corinthus

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Corobius

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

Coroebus

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Coroni

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Coronides

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Coronis

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Coronus

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Cortina

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

Corus

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Corybantes

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Corybas

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Corycia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. Also referred to as Corycia.

Corycian cave

The cave on Mount Parnassus where Typhon hid the sinews he had cut from the body of Zeus during their fight. At times, known as Corycian cave.

Corydon

A shepherd. Lover of Alexis. In some accounts, called Corydon.

Corythus

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

Corytus

Father of Dardanus and Iasion. By Electra. Some say that the real father of Dardanus was Zeus. Sometimes known as Corytus.

cothurnus

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

Cottus

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

Cotyttia

Noctural orgies by the devotees of Cotytto. Also known as Cotyttia.

Cotytto

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

cow

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Cragus

A Lycian god. Sometimes called 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 called Cranaea, Carnasia, Carnasia, Artemis, Roman Cranae or Roman Cranae.

Cranaeum

A grove dedicated to Cranaea. In some references, referred to 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. On occassion, known as Cranes of Ibycus.

Crantor

An armour-bearer to Peleus. He was killed by Demoleon. Sometimes called Crantor, Krantor or Krantor.

Crateis

Mother of Scylla by Phorcos, some say. In some accounts, identified as Crateis, Crataeis or Crataeis.

Cratus

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Creisus

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Creneids

Water nymphs. Also commonly identified as Creneids.

Creon

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Creontidas

Son of Heracles and Megara. Also identified 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. Occasionally identified 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. Sometimes known as Crinisus, Crimisus or Crimisus.

criobolium

The sacrifice of a ram in honour of Attis. Sometimes 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 commonly 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. Occasionally identified as criosphinx, kriosphinx or kriosphinx.

Crisus

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

Critheis

A nymph. Occasionally identified as Critheis.

Crius

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Crocale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Crocale.

Crocus

A youth. When the nymph Smilax rejected his love, the gods changed the youth into a flower of that name. Also commonly referred to as Crocus.

Croesus

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Crommyonian sow

A huge wild sow killed by Theseus. Sometimes referred to as Crommyonian sow, Crommyan Sow, Crommyan Sow, Crommyonian Sow, Crommyum Sow, Crommyum Sow, Phaea or Phaea.

Cronia

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

Cronidae

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

Cronus

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Croton

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Crotopus

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Crotus

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

Cteatus

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cteis

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

Ctessipus

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Cudoemus

A deity, tumult personified. Occasionally known as Cudoemus.

Curetes

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Curotrophus

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

Cyane

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Cyanea

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

Cyanippus

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

Cychreus

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

Cyclops

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Cycnus

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Cydippe

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Cylarabes

A king of Argos. Son of Sthenelus. Also commonly called Cylarabes.

Cyllaros

A horse of Castor or Polydeuces. In some accounts, known as Cyllaros.

Cyllen

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

Cyllene

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

Cyllenius

A name for Hermes taken from his. Birthplace, Mount Cyllene. Sometimes known as Cyllenius, Cyllen or Cyllen.

Cyllo

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Cylloptes

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Cymodoce

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

Cymopoleia

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

Cynisca

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Cynosura

One of the nymphs who nursed the infant Zeus. In some references, known as Cynosura.

Cynthia

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

Cyparissus

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cypress

The tree of Pluto. Also identified as cypress.

Cypria

One of the poems in the Epic. Cycle dealing with the story of Troy. Occasionally identified as Cypria.

Cypris

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

Cyprius

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Cypselus

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Cyrandes

A 4-volume work on the magical. Properties of various plants, stones, etc. In some references, called Cyrandes.

Cyrene

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Cytisorus

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Cyzican games

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

Cyzicus

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Dactyls

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Daedala

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

Daedalia

The various works of Daedalus. Also referred to as Daedalia.

Daedalids

The followers of Daedalus. Called 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. Sometimes known as Dai Dalos.

Daiera

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daimon

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

Damasistratus

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

Damastes

A name of Procrustes as 'tamer'. Occasionally referred to as Damastes, Procrustes, Procrustes, Polupemon, Polypemon, Procoptas, Prokrustes or Stretcher.

Dameon

Son of Phlius. He was killed when fighting for Heracles in his battles with Augeas. Sometimes called Dameon.

Damia

A minor fertility goddess or goddess of health, worshipped by women. In some references, known as Damia, Roman Fauna, Roman Fauna or Semele.

Damnameneus

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. In some accounts, referred to as Damnameneus.

Damon

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danace

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

Danae

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Danaids

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Danaus

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Daphne

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Daphnephoria

Festivals in honour of Apollo celebrated. Every 9 years at Thebes. In some references, identified as Daphnephoria.

Daphnis

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Daphnis and Chloe

The story of a rustic couple, Paul and Virginia, written by Longus. At times, known as Daphnis and Chloe.

Daphoene

A goddess worshipped by the maenads. In some references, known 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 identified as Day of Blood.

Decelus

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

Degmenus

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Deianeira

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Deicoon

Son of Heracles and Megara. Sometimes called Deicoon.

Deidameia

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Deileon

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

Deimachus

Father of Autolycus, Deileon and Phlogius. On occassion, identified as Deimachus.

Deimus

God of fear. Son of Ares and Aphrodite. Brother of Harmonia and Phobus. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Deimus, Deimos, Deimos or Deimus.

Deino

One of the Graiae. Occasionally called 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. In some references, referred to as Deione.

Deionides

A name for Miletus as son of Deione. Occasionally called Deionides, Miletus or Miletus.

Deiphobus

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Deiphontes

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Deipyla

Daughter of Adrastus and Amphithea. Sister of Aegialius, Argia and Cyanippus. Wife of Tydeus. Mother of Diomedes. Occasionally called 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. In some accounts, called Deliades.

Delian

A name for Apollo referring to his. Birthplace, Delos. Sometimes referred to 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. Also called 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Demeter Erinnus.

Demeter's people

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

Demeter Thesmophoros

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

Demetria

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

Demios

God of dread. Sometimes referred to as Demios.

Democratia

Democracy personified. Identified 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. At times, known as Demodocus, Demodocos or Demodocos.

Demoleon

A centaur. He killed Crantor. Occasionally known as Demoleon.

Demonassa

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Demonice

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Demophoon

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Demos

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

Dendrites

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

Dendritis

A tree goddess. A name for Helen in Rhodes, reflecting the story that she was hanged from a tree. Also called 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. Identified as Dercynus.

Derodydimus

A two-headed monster. On occassion, identified as Derodydimus.

Despoena

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Despontes

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Deucalion

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Dexamenus

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Dia

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

Diakiaosyne

The Greek name for Nehmetaway. 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. Also called Dias.

Diasia

Rites honouring originally Meilichios, later Zeus. On occassion, known as Diasia.

Dictaean Cave

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

Dictaeus

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

Dictynna

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

Dictys

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Dictys Cretensis

A companion of Idomenus. He is said to have served at Troy and to have written an account of the siege. In some accounts, called Dictys Cretensis.

Didaeon

Son of Eurytus, some say. In some references, called Didaeon.

Dido

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Diipoleia

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

Dike

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

Dimetor

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

Dinos

A horse of Diomedes. Occasionally referred to as Dinos.

Diogenia

A naiad daughter of Cephisus. Sometimes known as Diogenia.

Diomede

Mother of Hyacinthus by Amyclas, in some accounts. Also commonly called 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. In some references, identified as Diores.

Dioscuri

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Diotima Mantinice

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

diphthera

The hide of the goat Amalthea. Zeus used this goatskin to record the fate of man. Also commonly referred to as diphthera.

dipsas

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

Dirce

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Distaff

A poem by Erinna about the death of Baucis. At times, identified as Distaff.

dithyramb

A hymn to Bacchus. In some references, called dithyramb.

Dithyrambos

A name for Dionysus as 'twice-born'. Known 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. In some references, identified 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 identified as Dorippa, Dryope, Dryope or Druope.

Doris

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Dorulos

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

Dorus

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dove

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. In some references, referred to 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. Also referred to as draconite.

Dream Palace

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Drepane

The sickle of Demeter. On occassion, known as Drepane.

Dromas

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dryad

A tree nymph, originally of oak trees. Also commonly referred to as dryad, dru, dru, dry, dry, hamadryad, hamadryad, plurhamadryades, plurdryades or plurdryades.

Dryas

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Dryope

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Dryops

Son of Apollo or Spercheius. Father of the nymph Dryope. Also commonly known as Dryops.

Dymas

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Dyne

Daughter of Evander. Occasionally referred to as Dyne.

Dysaules

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

Dysnomia

Lawlessness personified. Daughter of Eris. Also commonly known as Dysnomia.

Earth Mother

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Echecles

Son of Actor. Husband of Polymele. Identified as Echecles.

Echemus

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Echetus

A king of Epirus. He blinded his daughter and locked her in a dungeon. Sometimes known as Echetus.

Echidna

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Echion

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Echnobas

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Echo

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Edonus

In some accounts, a son of Poseidon. By Helle. In some accounts, called Edonus, Paeon or Paeon.

Eeton

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

Egerius

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

Egesta

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Egyptian Sibyl

A prophetess. In some accounts, 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. In some lore, occasionally 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. Sometimes identified as Elais.

Elare

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

Elate

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

Elatus

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Electra

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Electryon

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Elegeia

A goddess of elegiac poetry, some say. Also commonly called Elegeia.

Elephenor

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Eleusinia

A procession and games held every 2. Years in honour of Demeter. On occassion, called 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. At times, 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. Also commonly identified as Eleuthea, Eleuthyra, Eleuthyra or Ilithyia.

Eleutherios

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

Elissa

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

Elpenor

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Elphenor

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Elpis

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

Elymus

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

Elysium

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Emathion

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Emily

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Empedocles

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Empusa

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empyrean

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

Enalus

A man saved from drowning by a dolphin. Also commonly called Enalus.

Enarete

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

Enceladus

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encheirogastes

Those Cyclops who worked for a living. Some of them built the walls of Mycenae, Tiryns, etc. In some lore, occasionally identified as encheirogastes.

Endeis

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Endendros

A name of Dionysus as 'the one in the tree'. In some lore, occasionally known 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. Occasionally identified 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. Also known as Enipeus.

Enosichthon

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

Enyo

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

Eone

One of the 50 daughters of Thespius. Also identified as Eone.

Eos

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Epaphus

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Epeius

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Ephestios

A name for Zeus and guardian of the sanctuary. Also commonly 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. On occassion, referred to as Epic Cycle.

Epicaste

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

Epidaurus

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

Epigoni

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Epimelian nymphs

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

Epimenides

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Epimetheus

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Epione

Goddess of the soothing of pain. Wife of Asclepius. Mother of Macaon and Podalirius. In some lore, occasionally known as Epione.

Epirus

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

Epistrophius

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

Epistrophus

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

Epitymbidia

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

Epopeus

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Erana

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

Erato

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

Erebus

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Erechtheus

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Ereuthalion

A hero of Arcadia. He was killed by Nestor when they met in single combat. In some references, known as Ereuthalion.

Ergane

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

Erginus

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Eriboea

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Eribotes

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Erichthonius

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Eridanus

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Erigone

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Erinna

A 3rd C BC. Poetess. She was the author of Distaff and died at the age of nineteen. Occasionally 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. In some references, 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. In some references, referred to 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 referred to as Erotes, Eros, Eros, sacred birds, 'desire', Eleutherios, Protogonos, plur Erotes, Hindu Kama, Roman Amor, Cupid(o), Cupid, Iao, Roman Amoretti or Roman Amoretti.

Erymanthian boar

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

Erypilus

Son of Eurystheus, killed by Heracles. In some lore, occasionally identified as Erypilus.

Erysichthon

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Erytheia

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

Erythreos

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

Erythrus

Son of Rhadamanthus. Also known as Erythrus.

Erytus

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Eryx

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

Esenohebis

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

Eteocles

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Eteoclus

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Ethiopian Table

Fertility personified, providing for all. Referred to as Ethiopian Table, Table of the Sun or Table of the Sun.

Ethiopians

The inhabitants of the lands to the south. In some lore, occasionally identified as Ethiopians, Aethiopians or Aethiopians.

Ethiops

A horse of the sun-god. On occassion, identified as Ethiops.

Ethon

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

Etna

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

Euaechine

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

Euanthes

Son of Dionysus and Ariadne. Father of Maron. Occasionally referred to as Euanthes.

Euboea

Daughter of Asopus and Metope. Occasionally known as Euboea.

Euboleus

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Euchenor

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

Eudora

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Referred to as Eudora.

Eudorus

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

Eudromos

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Euhaemon

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

Euippe

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Euippus

Son of Thestius and Eurythemis. Sometimes known as Euippus.

Eumaeus

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Eumelus

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Eumenides

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Eumolpidae

Descendants of Eumolpus. Priests of Demeter. Also known as Eumolpidae.

Eumolpus

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Euneus

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Eunomia

The goddess of spring and good government. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. One of the Horae, in some accounts. Occasionally referred to 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. At times, known as Eunomus, Cyathus or Cyathus.

Eupalamus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Daedalus, in some accounts. Also commonly known as Eupalamus.

Euphemus

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Euphorbus

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Euphorion

Son of Achilles and Helen. In some versions, Helen married Achilles after death and produced a son, Euphorion. Sometimes referred to as Euphorion.

Euphrates

God of the river of the same name. Occasionally called Euphrates.

Euphrosyne

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

Eupithes

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Euraquilo

The north-east wind personified. Sometimes known 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, identified as Europaeus, Minos or Minos.

Europe

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

Eurotas

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

Eurus

The east (or south-east) wind. Son of Aeolus or Astraeus by Eos. Occasionally 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. Also referred to 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. At times, identified as Eurybates.

Eurybia

A Titaness. Daughter of Pontus and Gaea. Mother of Astaeus, Pallas and Perses by Crius. Occasionally referred to as Eurybia, Eurybe, Eurybe or Eurybia.

Eurybius

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

Eurycleia

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Eurydamas

One of the Argonauts. Son of Actor or Irus by Demonassa. At times, identified as Eurydamas.

Eurydice

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Euryganeia

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

Eurylochus

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Eurymachus

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Eurymede

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

Eurymedon

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Eurynome

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Eurynus

Father of Telemus. 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. Also known as Eurysaces.

Eurysthenes

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

Eurystheus

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Euryte

A nymph. Mother of Oeneus by Portheus. In some references, identified as Euryte.

Eurythemis

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

Eurytion

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Eurytus

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Euterpe

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

Euthymus

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Euxine

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

Evadne

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Evander

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Evenus

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Everes

Son of Heracles by Parthenope. In some lore, occasionally called Everes, Everus, Everus, Everes or Everes.

Evius

A name for Dionysus relating to the cries of his adherents. On occassion, referred to 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. Also commonly called Exylus.

Fatuclus

A name of Faunus as 'speaker'. In some lore, occasionally identified as Fatuclus, Fatuus or Fatuus.

Femynye

The realm of the Amazons. Occasionally called Femynye, Feminee or Feminee.

Field of Asphodels

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

Field of Truth

The home of the 3 judges Aeacus, Minos and Rhadamanthus in the underworld. Sometimes called Field of Truth.

Five Ages

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Fortunate Islands

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Furies

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Gaea

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Galanthias

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Galanthis

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Galas

Son of Polyphemus and Galatea, in some accounts. Occasionally identified as Galas, Galates or Galates.

Galata

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Galatea

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Galathe

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

Galeus

Son of Apollo and Themisto. In some accounts, known as Galeus, 'lizard', 'lizard' or Pupula.

Gamelia

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

Ganymede

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Garden of the Hesperides

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Gargittos

One of the dogs of Geryon killed. By Heracles. In some lore, occasionally 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. Occasionally referred to as Gelanor.

Gello

A female demon. In some accounts, known as Gello, Sumerian Gallu or Sumerian Gallu.

Gelonus

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Gemini

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

Geraestus

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

Geras

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

Geryon

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gigantomachia

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

Gigantomachia

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

Girdle of Hippolyta

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

Glauce

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Glaucus

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Glaukopis

A name of Athena as 'the owl-eyed'. Occasionally referred to as Glaukopis, Glaucopis or Glaucopis.

Glenus

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

Glycon

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

goat

The animal of Dionysus. On occassion, identified as goat.

Goat-god

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

Golden Ass, The

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

golden bough

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

Gorge

Daughter of Oeneus and Althaea. Wife of Andraemon. Mother of Thoas. In some accounts, identified as Gorge.

Gorgias

Father of Midas, in some accounts. Occasionally known as Gorgias.

gorgoneion

A mask of the hideous face of a gorgon. Occasionally known as gorgoneion, chimaera, chimaera, gorgoneum, gorgoneum, grylli or grylli.

Gorgons

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Gorgopa

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

Gorgophone

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

Gorgyra

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

Gortys

Son of Rhadamanthus. Also known as Gortys.

Graces

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Graiae

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Granicus

A river-god. Father of Alexirrhoe. Identified 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. Also called Great Daedala.

griffin

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Grinnus

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Guneus

Father of Laonome. On occassion, known as Guneus.

Gyges

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Hades

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Haemon

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Hagnias

Father of Tiphys, some say. Occasionally known as Hagnias.

halcyon

The kingfisher: the bird of Tethys. Also commonly referred to as halcyon.

Halesus

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Halia

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

Haliae

Sea-women: attendants of Dionysus. Sometimes called Haliae.

Haliartus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Coronus. Occasionally referred to as Haliartus.

Halieia

A festival in honour of Helios, held in Rhodes. Also commonly referred to as Halieia.

Halirrhothius

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Halitherses

A prophet. Son of Mastor. He predicted the safe return of Odysseus. In some accounts, known as Halitherses.

Haloa

A festival in honour of Demeter, Dionysus or Poseidon. At times, referred to as Haloa.

Halys

A river-god of Asia Minor. On occassion, identified as Halys.

Harakhtes

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

Harendotes

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Har-nedj-itef. Occasionally 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. Occasionally known as Harmachis, Harmakhis, Harmakhis, Hermakhis, Hermakhis, Horus of the Horizon, Egyptian Har-em-akhet or Egyptian Har-em-akhet.

Harmonia

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Harpagus

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

Harpalus

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Harpalyce

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Harpalycus

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Harpe

One of the Amazons. Sometimes identified as Harpe.

Harpies

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Harpinna

A horse of Oenomaus, son of Ares. At times, referred to as Harpinna.

Harpocrates

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

Harpyia

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Harsomtus

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

Hebe

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Hecate

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Hecate Trioditis

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

Hecatea

White pillars set up at cross-roads. Where offerings were left for the goddess Hecate. Sometimes 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. Also commonly identified as Hegemone.

Heimarmene

Destiny personified. Known as Heimarmene.

Heleius

A king of the Taphians. Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Identified as Heleius.

Helen

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Helenus

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Heliades

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Helicaon

Son of Antenor. Husband of Laodice. Also commonly known as Helicaon.

Helice

A nymph. Wife of Oenopion. Mother of Merope. Referred to as Helice.

Heliogabalos

The Greek version of Elagabalus. Occasionally identified as Heliogabalos, Elagabalus, Elagabalus, Elagabal, Elegabalus, Greek, Elagabalus or Elagabalus.

Heliopolis

The Greek name for the sacred. Egyptian city of the sun. In some references, referred to as Heliopolis.

heliotrope

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

Helius

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Helle

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Hellen

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Hellespontine Sybil

A prophetess. At times, known as Hellespontine Sybil.

Hellotia

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

hellotis

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

Helmet of Invisibility

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Hemera

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

hemicyne

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

Hemithea

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Hephaestia

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

Hephaestus

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Hera

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Heracleidae

Descendants of Heracles. Also called 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. On occassion, called Heraia.

Hercle

The Etruscan name for Heracles. Sometimes identified as Hercle.

Herculean knot

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Hercules

The Roman name for Heracles. In some lore, occasionally called Hercules.

Herkios

A name for Zeus as god of enclosures. At times, called Herkios.

Herma

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Hermaia

A festival in honour of Hermes. Known as Hermaia.

Hermanubis

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

Hermes Chthonius

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

Hermes Trismegistus

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

Hermione

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Hermothea

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

Hermouthis

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

hero

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Hero

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Hero, The

The ghost of Polites. Occasionally identified as Hero, The, Polites or Polites.

Herophile

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Herophilus

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Occasionally identified as Herophilus.

Heros

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

Herse

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Hesiod

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Hesione

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Hespera

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

Hespereia

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

Hesperides

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Hesperis

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

Hesperus

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Hesperusa

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. Sometimes known as Hesperusa, Hesperethusa or Hesperethusa.

Hestia

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Hicetaeon

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

hierophant

Chief official at the celebration of the Eleusian mysteries. In some references, identified as hierophant.

hieros gamos

Marriage between gods or between gods and humans. In some accounts, referred to as hieros gamos, theogamy or theogamy.

Hilaeria

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Hilara

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

Hilaria

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

Himantes

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

Himeropa

One of the sirens. Also commonly known as Himeropa.

Himerus

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

Hippalcimus

Father of Peneleos. In some references, known as Hippalcimus.

Hippasus

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Hippeus

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

Hippia

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

Hippo

An Amazon queen. In some accounts, identified as Hippo.

Hippocoon

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Hippocrene

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

Hippodamia

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Hippolochus

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Hippolyta

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Hippolytus

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Hippomedon

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Hippomene

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

Hippomenes

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Hippona

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

Hipponous

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

Hippotades

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

Hippotas

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

Hippotes

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Hippothoe

Daughter of Mestor and Lysidice. Mother of Pterelaus by Poseidon. At times, called Hippothoe.

Hippothous

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Hodites

Son of Heracles and Deianeira. Brother of Ctessipus, Glenus, Hyllus and Macaria. In some references, called Hodites.

Hodoedocus

Husband of Agrianome. Father of Oileus. Sometimes referred to as Hodoedocus.

Holiartus

Son of Sisyphus, some say. Brother of Coronus. In some accounts, called Holiartus.

Homecomings

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Dealing with the story of Troy. In some accounts, 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. Called Homeric Hymns.

Homonoia

A goddess, concord personified. In some lore, occasionally known as Homonoia, Concordia, Concordia or Greek Aphrodite.

Hopladamus

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

Horae

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Horaea

A festival in honour of the Horae. Also identified as Horaea.

Horios

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

Hosia

Heavenly justice personified. Also commonly known as Hosia.

Hosioi

Priests as Delphi. On occassion, called Hosioi.

Hundred-handed Ones

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hyacinth

The flower that grew from the soil stained by the blood of Hyacinthus. Occasionally called hyacinth.

Hyacinthia

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

Hyacinthus

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Hyades

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Hyale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. In some accounts, referred to 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. Called Hybris.

Hydra

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Hydriades

Water nymphs. Occasionally identified as Hydriades.

Hydris

A water-snake said to destroy. Crocodiles. On occassion, identified as Hydris.

Hygeia

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Hylactor

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Hylaeus

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Hylas

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Hyllus

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Hymenaeus

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Hymn to Demeter

A poem by Homer telling of the wanderings of Demeter in search of Core. In some lore, occasionally known as Hymn to Demeter.

Hypastos

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

Hypate

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

Hyperbius

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

Hyperboreans

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Hypereia

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

Hyperenas

A Trojan soldier. Son of Panthous. Brother of Euphorbus and Polydamas. Called Hyperenas.

Hyperenor

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Known as Hyperenor.

Hyperion

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Hyperipne

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

Hypermnestra

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Hyperphas

Father of Euryganeia. Sometimes called Hyperphas.

Hypnus

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Hypseus

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Hypsipyle

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Hypsistos

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

Hyrie

Mother of Cycnus by Apollo. At times, identified as Hyrie.

Hyrieus

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Hyrnetho

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Hyrtacus

A king of Percote. Husband of Arisba. Father of Asius, Eurotas and Nisus. In some lore, occasionally called Hyrtacus.

Hysminai

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

Hystaspes

God of meadows. Son of Adonis and Aphrodite. In some references, 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. In some accounts, known as Ialabion.

Ialmenus

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

Ialysa

Daughter of Danae. Also referred to as Ialysa.

Ialysus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of their. Son Cercaphus. Brother of Camirus and Lindus. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally known as Iapis.

Iapyx

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Iarbas

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Iardanus

A king of Lydia, father of Omphale. Occasionally known as Iardanus.

Iasion

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Iasius

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Iaso

Son (or daughter, some say) of Asclepius. In some lore, occasionally known as Iaso.

Ibycus

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Icadius

A man saved by a dolphin. In some lore, occasionally identified as Icadius.

Icarius

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Icarus

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Icelus

A god of dreams. Son of Hypnos. Brother of Morpheus and Phantasus. He brings dreams of animals. Also called Icelus, Icalus, Icalus, Ikelos, Ikelos, Phobetor, Phobetor, Phobetus or Phobetus.

Ichnobate

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ichor

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

Ida

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Idaea

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Idaean Mother

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

Idaeans

Cretan spirits. Sometimes called Idaeans.

Idaeus

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

idaeus

A magic name for a finger. In some accounts, identified as idaeus.

Idamente

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Idas

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Idmon

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Idomene

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Idomeneans

A race of people said to have sight. But no other senses. Also known as Idomeneans.

Idomeneus

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Idothea

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

Idyia

A sea-nymph, one of the Oceanids. Wife of Aetes. Mother of Apsyrtus and Medea. Sometimes referred to as Idyia, Eidyia, Eidyia, Iduie or Iduie.

Ilia

A Titaness. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. In some accounts, 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. Also called Iliad, The.

Ilias Parva

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

Ilius

Founder of Troy (Ilium). Called Ilius.

Illyrius

Son of Cadmus and Harmonia. Referred to as Illyrius.

Ilus

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Imbrifer

A name for Orion as 'bringer of rain'. On occassion, called Imbrifer, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Nimbosus or Urion.

Imenarete

Mother of Elphenor by Chalcadon. At times, called Imenarete.

Imouth

The Greek name for Imhotep. Sometimes referred to 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. In some references, referred to as Incubo, Faunus, Faunus, Fatu(cl)us, Faun, In(n)uus, Lupercus, Silvan, plurFauni, Greek Pan or Faunus.

Indiges

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Ino

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Io

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Iobates

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Ioce

A deity, rout personified. Also commonly known as Ioce.

Iodame

A maiden seduced by Zeus. In some accounts she bore a daughter, Thebe. Others say that she is the same as Europa. Also 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. Sometimes known as Ionians.

Iota

Goddess of destiny. Occasionally identified as Iota, Iotes or Iotes.

Iphianassa

Wife of Bias. Mother of Anaxibia. In some references, 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. Sometimes referred to as Iphigenia in Aulis.

Iphigenia in Tauris

A play by Euripides dealing with the exploits of Orestes in seizing the statue of Artemis. At times, called 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. In some references, identified as Iphthime.

Iris

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Irus

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Isander

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Ischepolis

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

Ischus

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Isia

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

Ismarus

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Ismene

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Ismenus

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

Ismeris

Daughter of Ismenus. In some lore, occasionally called Ismeris.

Isonoe

A Danaid. Mother of Orchomenus by Zeus. Also known as Isonoe.

Issa

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

Issedones

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

Isthmian games

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

Isus

An illegitimate son of Priam. He and his half-brother, Antiphus, were killed by Agamemnon in the Trojan War. Sometimes identified 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. Sometimes identified as Italus, Italos, Italos or Itylus.

Itaressus

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

Itonia

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

Itonus

Father of Chromia. Also commonly identified as Itonus.

Itylus

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Itymoneus

An Elean. He was killed by Nestor in the course of a cattle-raid. At times, identified as Itymoneus.

Itys

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ivy

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

Ixion

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Iyngies

A name of Dionysus. In some accounts, identified 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. On occassion, known as judy.

Kairos

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

Kakia

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

Kalligeneia

A minor goddess of birth. Occasionally known as Kalligeneia.

Kallipyges

A name of Aphrodite (Venus) as 'the. One with shapely buttocks'. Sometimes 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. Also referred to as Kallynteria.

Kandaon

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

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Katagogia

A festival in honour of Dionysus. Called Katagogia.

Kataibates

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

Katayun

A princess. Lover of the Persian hero, Zariadres. Also known 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. Also known as kekyon.

Ker

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Keraunia

A name for Semele reflecting her. Death from the lightning of Zeus. At times, identified as Keraunia, Semele, Semele, Fauna, Thyone, Stimula, Phrygian Zemelo, Roman Fauna or Zagreus.

Keraunos

A thunder-god. A name of Zeus as 'lightning'. On occassion, 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. Sometimes known as kernos.

kerykeion

The wand of Hermes. In some accounts, referred to as kerykeion, Roman caduceus, Roman caduceus, caduceus, caduceus, Greek kerykeion, aurea virga or virga medicinus.

kingfisher

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Kissos

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

Kourotrophos

Hera as the goddess of wet-nurses. Also 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. Sometimes called Krenouchos, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Krisa

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

Kronia

A festival in honour of Cronus. Also commonly identified as Kronia.

Ktesios

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

Kymenos

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

Labdacus

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Labours of Hercules

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Labros

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Labyrinth

The maze built by Daedalus for Minos, king of Crete, to contain the Minotaur. On occassion, identified as Labyrinth.

Lacedaemon

Son of Zeus by Taygete. Husband of Sparte. Father of Amyclas and Eurydice. At times, identified as Lacedaemon.

Lachesis

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

Lachme

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Lacinius

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Lacon

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Lada

A goddess of Lycia. Occasionally referred to 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. Also identified as Laimos.

Laius

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Lament for Adonis

A poem by Bion. On occassion, identified as Lament for Adonis.

Lamentation of Danae

A poem by Simonides. In some lore, 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. Occasionally called Lamiae.

Lamp of Phoebus

A name for the sun. Sometimes identified as Lamp of Phoebus.

Lampado

An Amazon queen. Sometimes known as Lampado.

Lampas

A horse of Hector and Diomedes. Occasionally known as Lampas.

Lampetia

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Lampos

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Lamprus

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Lamus

King of the Laestrygones. Son of Poseidon. In some references, referred to as Lamus.

lamyroi

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

Laocoon

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Laodacus

Son of Echemus and Timandra. Identified as Laodacus.

Laodamas

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Laodamia

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Laodice

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Laomedon

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Laonome

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

Laothea

A mistress of Priam. Daughter of Altes. Mother of Lycaon and Polydorus, some say. On occassion, referred to 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. Also called Lapithus, Lapithes or Lapithes.

Larunda

A nymph. In some lore, occasionally known as Larunda, Lara, Lara, Mania or 'babbler'.

Lathenes

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

Latinus

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Latmus

The mountain on which Endymion fell. Asleep: the land of forgetting. In some references, identified as Latmus, Latmos or Latmos.

Latreus

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

Latromis

Son of Dionysus by Ariadne. In some references, called Latromis.

laurel

The tree of Apollo. Occasionally called 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. In some accounts, 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 referred to as Lay of Demodocus.

Leades

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

Leander

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Learchus

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Lebadeia

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

Lebros

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Leda

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Leimoniads

Nymphs of the meadows. In some references, identified as Leimoniads, Limoniades or Limoniades.

Leiodes

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

Leiriope

A nymph. Mother of Narcissus by Cephisus. In some accounts, identified as Leiriope, Liriope or Liriope.

Lelantus

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

Lelex

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

Lemnos

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Lenaea

A Spring festival in honour of Dionysus. 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. 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. Sometimes identified as Leonteus.

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Leos

A herald at the court of Theseus. Occasionally identified as Leos.

Leprea

A guardian goddess of lepers. Occasionally called Leprea.

Lerna

A swamp in Argolis, home of the Hydra. Also referred to as Lerna, Lerne or Lerne.

Lethaea

Wife of Olenus. She and her husband were both turned to stone by the gods In some accounts, referred to as Lethaea.

Lethe

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Leto

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Leto Phytia

A name for Leto as creator, after she. Changed a girl into the boy Leucippus. In some references, identified as Leto Phytia.

Leuca

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Leuce

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

Leucippe

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Leucippides

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

Leucippus

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Leucosia

One of the sirens. Occasionally called 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. Also identified as Leucus.

Libation Bearers, The

The second play in the trilogy Oresteia. By Aeschylus. Sometimes identified as Libation Bearers, The, Choephorae, Choephorae, Libation Bearers, Choephoroi or Choephoroi.

Libethra

The site of Orpheus' burial. At times, known as Libethra.

Libya

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

Libyan Sybil

A prophetess. Also known as Libyan Sybil.

Lichas

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Licymnius

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Ligdus

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Ligea

One of the sirens. Sometimes referred to as Ligea, Ligeia or Ligeia.

Liknites

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

Liknophoria

A fertility rite used as part of the Eleusinian Mysteries. Also identified as Liknophoria.

Limniads

Lake-nymphs. Occasionally known as Limniads.

Limos

Famine personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes known as Limos.

Linda

Daughter of Danae. On occassion, referred to as Linda.

Lindus

Son of Helius by Rhode or of Cercaphus, their son. Brother of Cameirus and Ialysus. On occassion, known as Lindus.

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Liparus

Father of Cyane. Also identified as Liparus.

Lips

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

Logos

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Lotis

A nymph. Daughter of Poseidon. She was changed into a lotus tree to escape Priapus who tried to seduce her as she slept. Sometimes known as Lotis.

Lotophagi

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lotus

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Loxias

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

Lucian

A 2nd C. Writer. He was the author of many satirical works involving gods and heroes. Sometimes known as Lucian, Loukianos or Loukianos.

Lukoi

Devotees of Zeus Lycaeus who ate. The flesh of wolves at religious. Ceremonies. Occasionally 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, called Lybia, Aega, Aega, Amalthea or Libya.

Lycabas

A sailor on the ship when Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. Occasionally identified as Lycabas.

Lycaea

A festival in honour of Pan. Sometimes referred to as Lycaea.

Lycaeus

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Lycaon

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Lycastus

Father of Minos by Ida. At times, known as Lycastus.

Lycatheus

Father of Creon. In some accounts, called Lycatheus.

Lycelius

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

Lyceus

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

Lychnus

In some accounts, a son of Hephaestus. By Athena. Occasionally identified as Lychnus.

Lycia

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

Lycimnius

Son of Electryon by Midea. Sometimes identified as Lycimnius.

Lycippe

An Amazon. Mother of Tanais. On occassion, known as Lycippe.

Lycisca

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Lycomedes

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Lycorea

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

Lycotherses

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Lycurgus

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Lycus

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Lyda

A nymph who rejected the love of a satyr. At times, known as Lyda.

Lygis

A son of Poseidon. Occasionally 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. Also known as Lyncus.

Lysianassa

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

Lysidice

Daughter of Pelops. Wife of Mestor. Mother of Hippothoe. Mother of Amphitryon, some say. Also known as Lysidice.

Lysimache

Daughter of Abas. Sister of Coeranus. Wife of Talaus, some say. In some references, 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. On occassion, known as Machai, Hyminai or Hyminai.

Machaon

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Machimos

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Macris

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Maelid

An apple-nymph. Known as Maelid.

Maeon

Son of Hemon. He led a party of fifty men to ambush Tydeus. The intended victim killed all except Maeon. In some lore, occasionally identified as Maeon.

Maera

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Maestra

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Magaera

One of the 3 Furies. Identified as Magaera.

Magnes

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

Magnesian mares

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Maia

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

Malis

Mother of Alcaeus and Cleodaeus. By Heracles. Also called Malis.

Mandulis

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

Maniai

A name for the Furies as 'senders of madness'. In some lore, occasionally known 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 known 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. Also commonly referred to as Marathon.

Marathonian Bull

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Mari

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Mariandynus

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. In some accounts, called Mariandynus.

Marica

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Mother of Latinus by Faunus, some say. On occassion, identified 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. Occasionally called Maron.

Marpesia

An Amazon queen. Also commonly 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. In some references, called maschalismos.

Master, The

A name and attribute of Hermes. In some references, identified as Master, The.

Master Thief

A name given to various characters. Noteworthy as thieves. Some of these are Autolycus, Cacus and Hermes. Also identified 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. In some accounts, identified as Mastor.

Mastusius

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Meander

A Phrygian river-god. Occasionally known as Meander.

Meantheus

A goatherd. Also known as Meantheus, Meanthius, Meanthius, Melanthius or Melanthius.

Mecisteus

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Meda

Wife of Idomenus. She was seduced by Leucus who, when her husband returned from the Trojan War, killed her and drove Idomenus from Crete. Called Meda.

Medea

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Medon

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Medus

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Medusa

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Megaera

One of the 3 Furies. Sometimes referred to as Megaera, Megaira, Megaira, 'relentless', 'relentless' or Alecto.

Megamede

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

Meiboia

A bee-goddess. Called Meiboia.

Meilichian gods

Minor gods. Occasionally identified as Meilichian gods.

Meilichios

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

Meion

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Melampus

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Melanchaetes

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Melaneus

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Melanion

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Melanippe

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Melanippus

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Melanius

King of Oechalia. Father of Eurytus. Occasionally identified as Melanius.

Melanthius

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Melantho

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Melanthus

The helmsman of the ship on which Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. Sometimes identified 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. Sometimes called Melete, 'practice' or 'practice'.

Melia

An Oceanid. Daughter of Oceanus and Argia. Half-sister and wife of Inachus. Mother of Aegialius, Io and Phoroneus. Also called 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. Referred to as Meliagrides.

Meliboea

One of the Oceanids. Wife of Pelasgus. Mother of Lycaon. Also commonly identified as Meliboea.

Melicertes

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Melissa

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melissa

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Melissus

A king of Crete. Husband of Amalthea, some say. Father of Adrastea, Ida and Melissa. Also identified as Melissus.

Melite

One of the Naiads. Mother of Hyllus by Heracles, some say. At times, called Melite.

Melites

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

Melius

A Titan. Occasionally known as Melius.

Melon

A name of Heracles as an immortal. After he received the apples of the Hesperides. At times, called 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. On occassion, called Melpomene.

Memnon

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memnonia

Statues erected to commemorate. Memnon. The statue of Amenhotep III is one such statue. Occasionally identified as memnonia, Memnon, Memnon or Amenophis.

Memnonides

Birds arising from Memnon's. Funeral pyre. The grieving comrades of Memnon were changed into birds which were said to visit Memnon's tomb every year. On occassion, referred to as 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 referred to as Mendes, Osiris, Osiris, An, Andjeti, An(d)jety, Apuatu, Asar(i), Asartaiti, Banaded, Khenti-Amentiu, Sekhemtaui, Unbu, Unneffer, Un(n)o, Wenneffer, Wennoffer, Winefred, Babylonian Nergal, Greek Dionysus, Hades, Rhot-Amenti, Serapis or Uasar.

Menecrates

A physician. Known as Menecrates.

Menelaus

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Menelea

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Menestheus

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Menetheus

Son of Sperchius by Polydora. Called Menetheus.

Menetus

Father of Antianeira. On occassion, referred to as Menetus.

Menippe

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Menippus

A man who was about to marry a Phoenician woman when Apollonius. Discovered that she was a serpent. At times, identified as Menippus.

Menoceus

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Menodice

A nymph. Mother of Hylas by Theodamus. Sometimes identified as Menodice, Menedice or Menedice.

Menoeceus

A descendant of the Sparti. Father of Creon, Hippomene and Jocasta, some say. On occassion, known 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. On occassion, called 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. In some accounts, 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. In some lore, 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. In some accounts, known as Mese, 'middle' or 'middle'.

Meses

A wind from the north-east quarter. In some accounts, known as Meses.

Messene

A princess of Sargos. In some lore, occasionally called Messene.

Mestor

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

Mestra

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Metageiteria

A festival in honour of Apollo, held in Athens. Sometimes identified as Metageiteria.

Metameleia

A deity, repentance personified. On occassion, called Metameleia.

Metaneira

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Metapontes

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Meter

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

Meter Dindymene

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

Meter Oriae

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

Meteres

In some accounts, a Cretan fertility. Goddess. Sometimes identified as Meteres.

Metharme

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Metiadusa

Wife of Cecrops. Mother of Pandion. Occasionally identified as Metiadusa.

Metioche

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Metion

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Metis

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Metope

Daughter of Ladon. Wife of Asopus. Mother of Ismenus, Pelagon and 20 daughters. In some accounts, called Metope.

metragyrti

A wandering devotee of Cybele or Rhea. These men, mostly eunuchs, travelled the country begging and making prophecies. Also commonly 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. Occasionally known as Midea.

Milete

Daughter of Hoples. First wife of Aegeus. Sometimes called Milete.

Miletus

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miligma

An offering to the god of the underworld. Also commonly referred to as miligma.

Milky Way

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Milo

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Mimas

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Minelaphos

A sacred stag worshipped by a Cretan cult. In some references, referred to 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. Occasionally referred to as Minotragos, Goat-Minos or Goat-Minos.

Minthe

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Minyans

The descendants of Minyas: a name for the Argonauts. In some references, 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. Also known as Mise.

Misenus

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Misericordia

Goddess of mercy. A child of Erebus and Nyx. Sometimes referred to as Misericordia, Eleos or Eleos.

Misme

Mother of Ascalabus. She gave Demeter water to drink and, when her son, Ascalabus, mocked Demeter, the goddess turned him into a lizard. Sometimes called Misme.

Mistress, The

An Arcadian goddess: a name for Core or Despoena. Sometimes known as Mistress, The.

Mitys

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

Miysis

The Greek name of Mihos. Occasionally known as Miysis, Mios, Mios, Mysis or Mysis.

Mneme

One of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 of them. Occasionally called Mneme.

Mnemosyne

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

Mnesileos

Son of Polydeuces by Phoebe. In some references, known as Mnesileos.

Mnesimache

Daughter of Dexamenus. She was abducted by the Centaur, Eurytion, but Heracles arrived in time to kill the Centaur and save her. In some accounts, called Mnesimache.

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Molione

Daughter of Molus. Sister of Meriones. Wife of Actor. Mother of Cteatus and Eurytus. Sometimes referred to as Molione.

Moliones

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

Molorchus

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

Molossus

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Molpe

One of the Sirens. In some references, identified as Molpe.

Molus

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

moly

A magical herb. This was the herb given to Odysseus by Hermes to ward off the charms of Circe. At times, referred to as moly.

Momus

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monoceros

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Month

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Menthu. Sometimes referred to as Month.

Mopsus

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Mormo

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Morpheus

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Morpho

Aphrodite as 'the shapely one'. Also identified 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. Sometimes known as Mount Athos.

Mount Atlas

Home of the Graiae. Sometimes called Mount Atlas.

Mount Caucasus

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

Mount Ceryneia

A mountain in Greece, home of the Ceryneian Hind. Also 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. Also commonly referred to 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 accounts, called Mount Dicte.

Mount Helicon

Home of the Muses. Occasionally referred to as Mount Helicon, Helicon or Helicon.

Mount Ida

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Mount Latmus

The site of the cave where Selene. Hid Endymion. Occasionally called Mount Latmus.

Mount Nysa

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

Mount Oeta

The site of Heracles' apotheosis. Known as Mount Oeta.

Mount Olympus

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Mount Orthrys

The site where Deucalion's ark landed, in some accounts. On occassion, identified 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. Sometimes called Mount Pindus.

Mount Rhodope

The site of the oracle of Rhesus. In some lore, occasionally known as Mount Rhodope.

Mount Sipylus

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

Mount Titthium

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Mulius

Son-in-law of Augeas. He was killed by Nestor during a cattle-raid. Occasionally known as Mulius.

Municus

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Munychus

Son of Acamas and Laodice. He was raised by Aethra, mother of Theseus. On occassion, identified as Munychus.

Musaeus

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Musagetes

A name of Apollo as leader of the Muses. Also 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. In some references, called Mutto.

Mygdalion

Son of Cinyras. In some accounts, referred to as Mygdalion.

Mygdon

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Myiagros

A god who chased away flies during sacrificial rites. Sometimes called Myiagros.

Mynes

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Myrina

Daughter of Thoas. Sister of Hypsipyle. Sometimes called Myrina.

Myrmidons

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Myrrha

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Myrtilus

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Myrtium

The mountain on which, in some accounts, the infant Asclepius was abandoned by Apollo. Occasionally identified as Myrtium, Titthium, Titthium, Tithium or Tithium.

myrtle

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Myrto

A name of Aphrodite when depicted sitting under a myrtle tree. Sometimes referred to as Myrto, Murcia, Murcia, Myrtea, Myrtea, Aphrodite, Myrtoessa or Myrtoessa.

Mysterion

An Autumn festival in honour of Dionysus. Also commonly referred to as Mysterion.

Mystes

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

naiad

A nymph of streams, lakes and rivers. In some accounts, known as naiad, plurnaiades or plurnaiades.

Nais

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Napaeae

Nymphs of the trees and valleys. Also commonly referred to as Napaeae, Napaiai or Napaiai.

Nape

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narcissus

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Narcissus

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Naubolus

Son of Phocus and Antiope, some say. Father of Ipitus. In some lore, occasionally called Naubolus.

Naupiadame

Daughter of Amphodamus. Mother of Augeas by Helius. In some references, called Naupiadame.

Nauplius

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Nausamon

Son of Amphithemis and Tritonis. Brother of Caphaurus. Sometimes called Nausamon.

Nausicaa

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Nausimedon

Son of Nauplius and Clymene or Hesione. Brother of Oeax and Palamedes. Referred to as Nausimedon.

Nausineus

Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausithous. Sometimes referred to as Nausineus.

Nausithous

A king of Phaeacia. Son of Odysseus by Calypso, some say. Brother of Nausineus. Father of Alcinous and Rhexenor. Also commonly called Nausithous.

Naxos

The island on which Theseus. Abandoned Ariadne. Occasionally referred to as Naxos.

Neaera

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nebris

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

Nebrophonus

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Neikos

A deity, strife personified. Son of Eris. He was opposed to Philotes, a version of Ares versus Aphrodite. Sometimes known as Neikos, Neicea, Neicea, Neikea or Neikea.

Neis

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

Nekusia

A festival, honouring the dead, held in Athens. At times, known as Nekusia.

Nekyomanteion

An oracle of the dead. In some lore, occasionally identified as Nekyomanteion.

Neleus

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Nemea

Wife of Lycurgus. Mother of Opheltes. In some accounts, identified 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 known as Nenia.

Neoptolemus

Son of Achilles. The name given to Pyrrhus when he went to fight at Troy after the death of his father, Achilles. Occasionally known as Neoptolemus, Neoptolemos, Neoptolemos, Pyrrhus, Pyrrhus, Purrhos, Pyrrho, Pyrrhos, Pyrrho(s), 'young warrior' or 'young warrior'.

nepenthe

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

Nephalion

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

Nephelae

Cloud nymphs. Daughters of Uranus. In some accounts, referred to as Nephelae, 'clouds' or 'clouds'.

Nephele

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Nephelegeretes

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

Neraida

Daughter of Alexander the Great. A name given to Cale when she. Became immortal. Sometimes called Neraida, Cale or Cale.

Nereid

One of the 50 (or 3,000) sea-nymphs. Attendant on Poseidon. Daughters of Nereus and Doris. Known as Nereid.

Nereus

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Nessus

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Nestor

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Nete

An alternative name for one of the Muses when they were said to be only 3 in number. On occassion, called Nete, 'bottom' or 'bottom'.

Nicippe

A priestess at the grove of Demeter. At Dotrium. Daughter of Pelops and Hippodamia. Wife of Sthenelus. Mother of Eurystheus. At times, referred to as Nicippe.

Nicomachus

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

Nicostrates

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

Nike

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Nike Apteros

A name for Nike as 'wingless'. In some lore, occasionally known as Nike Apteros.

Nikephoros Athena

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Nilus

The Nile personified. The Greek name for Hapy. Also identified as Nilus.

Nimbosus

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

Niobe

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Niobids

The children of Niobe. In some references, known as Niobids.

Niophoros

A name for Zeus as bringer of victory. At times, called Niophoros.

Nireus

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

Nisa

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

Nissa

A nymph, said to be the mother of the sun. Also known as Nissa.

Nisus

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Noman

The name used by Odysseus when he and his men escaped from the cave of the Cyclops, Polyphemus. Also commonly called Noman, Outis or Outis.

Nomius

A name for a guardian god of the fields such as Apollo, Hermes, Pan, etc. Sometimes known as Nomius, Apollo, Apollo, Apollon, Abaeus, Abaios, Aguieus, Agyieus, Aleuromantes, Apellon, Apotropaeus, Archer God, Atepomarus, Carneios, Catharsius, Cynthius, Delian, Delius, Delphinius, Eulalon, Hecatos, Helius, Karn(ei)os, Loxias, Lyc(a)eus, Lykaios, Lyc(el)ius, Lycian, Musagetes, Paean, Pae(e)on, Paion, Pasturer, Phoebus Apollo, Pytheus, Pythian, Pyth(i)us, Rat-killer, Sminthian, Smintheus, Sminthius, Sol, Tortor, Tyrxis, British Maponus, Etruscan Aplu, Veiovis, Gaulish Atepomarus, Roman Apellun, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Master Thief, Oneicopompus, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury, Charidotes, Nomios, Nomios, Pan, Pan, Feeder, Herdsman, 'all', Capricorn, Goat-god, Goat-Pan, Shepherd God, plurpanes, Roman Consentes, Faunus, Lupercus, Silvan or Evander.

Nomos

A deity, law personified. In some accounts, called Nomos.

Nonacris

Wife of Lycaon. Mother of Callisto and Nyctimus. Also commonly known as Nonacris, Syrinx, Syrinx, Nonacris or Suringx.

Nonios

A horse of Pluto. In some references, 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. On occassion, referred to as Notus, Notos, Notos, Roman Auster or Roman Auster.

Nycteis

A name for Antiope as daughter of Nycteus. Known as Nycteis, Antiope or Antiope.

Nycteus

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Nyctimus

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Nyctymene

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nymphaeum

A shrine dedicated to nymphs: a grotto or temple of the nymphs. In some accounts, identified as nymphaeum.

Nymphagetes

A name of Poseidon as a god of fresh water. Also identified 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 lore, occasionally 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. Identified as Ocypete, Ocypeta, Ocypeta, Okypete, Okypete, 'swift-flying' or 'swift-flying'.

Ocyrrho

Daughter of Asclepius. Sometimes known as Ocyrrho.

Odius

A herald. Also known as Odius.

Odysseus

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Odyssey

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Oeagrus

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Oeax

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Oebalus

King of Sparta. Husband of Gorgophone, widow of Batea or of Perieres. Father of Hippocoon, Icarius and Tyndareus. Also identified as Oebalus.

Oedipodeia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, the story of Oedipus. Occasionally called Oedipodeia.

Oedipodion

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

Oedipus

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Oedipus at Colonus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. At times, identified as Oedipus at Colonus.

Oedipus Tyrannus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. Occasionally known as Oedipus Tyrannus.

Oeneis

A nymph. Mother of Pan, in some accounts. Also commonly 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. Referred to as Oenoe.

Oenomaus

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Oenone

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Oenopion

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Oenotropoe

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Oeonus

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Ogyges

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Ogygia

The island of Calypso where Odysseus was held for some years. On occassion, identified 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. Sometimes identified as Oileus.

Oizys

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

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Olenias

Son of Oeneus and Periboea. Brother of Tydeus. On occassion, known as Olenias.

Olenus

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

olive

The tree of Athene. Also commonly referred to as olive.

Olympeium

A temple of Zeus at Athens. Occasionally 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. In some accounts, known as Olympia.

Olympias

A wind from the north-west quarter. Also identified as Olympias.

Olympic games

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

Omadios

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

Ombrios

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

ombrophone

A prophet of rain. In some references, 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. Occasionally referred to as Onchestus.

Onchomenous

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Oncius

A king of Arcadia. On occassion, known as Oncius.

Ondine

A water nymph. Sometimes called Ondine.

Oneaea

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

Oneicopompus

A name of Hermes as 'conductor of dreams'. Also commonly identified as Oneicopompus, Hermes, Hermes, Anubis, Arcus, Camillus, Hermeias, Master of Animals, sacred birds, Terminus, Agoneus, Arais, Arg(e)iphontes, Atlantiades, Clithonius, Cyllen(ius), Hermanubis, Master Thief, Nomius, Pasturer, Psychogogue, Psychopomp(us), Terminus, The Master, Trismegistus, Egyptian Anubis, Thoth, Etruscan Turms, Roman Mercury, Charidotes, Mercury, Mercury, Mercurius, Merqurius, Mircurios, Mirqurios, Terminus, Mergurius, Mirqurius, Psychopompus or Greek Hermes.

Oneiroi

The many dream-spirits of the underworld which come forth at night. In some references, identified as Oneiroi.

Oneiros

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

Oneis

A nymph. Mother of Pah, some say. At times, known as Oneis.

Opheltes

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Ophiogenes

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Ophion

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Ophitea

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Opis

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Optiletois

A name for Athena as the goddess with keen eyesight and great intellectual gifts. Also referred to as Optiletois, Ophthalmitis, Ophthalmitis, Athena, Optiletis, Oxydeices or Oxydeices.

oracle

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orant

A female worshipper typifying the soul of the dead. Also commonly referred to 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. In some accounts, called Orchamus.

Orchomenus

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Oreads

Mountain nymphs. Called Oreads, Oreades or Oreades.

Oreios

A wild man who, with Therytas, captured Silenus. Also 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. Sometimes known as Orestheus.

Orestiads

Mountain nymphs. Sometimes referred to as Orestiads.

Orestrophus

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Oreus

A Centaur. He was killed by Heracles. At times, identified as Oreus.

orgia

Secret winter festivals in honour of Dionysus. Sometimes called orgia.

Oribasus

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Orion

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Ormenus

A Trojan soldier. Occasionally known as Ormenus.

Orneus

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

Ornytion

Son of Sisyphus. Father of Phoceus. Sometimes referred to as Ornytion.

Oroetes

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Oromasdes

A Greek name for Ahura Mazda. In some references, called 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 called Orphic mysteries.

Orphic tablets

8 golden tablets bearing the details of the rites of Orphism. Sometimes identified 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. In some lore, occasionally called Orseis.

Orthrus

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Ortygia

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

Oryithus

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Oschophoria

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in October. In some accounts, known as Oschophoria.

Ossa

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

Othryoneus

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Othrys

The home of the Titans. In some lore, occasionally called Othrys.

Otionia

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Otrere

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

Otreus

A Phrygian king. He fought the Amazons at the River Sangarus with the help of the young Priam. At times, referred to as Otreus.

Otus

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Oure

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

Oxylus

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Pachytos

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Pactolus

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Paeon

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Paiawon

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

Palace Goddess

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

Palaemon

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Palamedes

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Palamon

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Palici

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Palinurus

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Palladium

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Pallantids

Descendants of Pallas. In some lore, occasionally called Pallantids.

Pallas

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Pallor

The god of terror. At times, identified as Pallor.

Pamphagus

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Pamphyle

Daughter of Apollo. Occasionally identified as Pamphyle.

Pamphylus

Son of Aegimius. Brother of Dymas. He is regarded as the founder of one of the Dorian tribes. Also commonly identified as Pamphylus.

Pan

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Panacea

A goddess of health. Daughter of Asclepius. Occasionally called Panacea, Panaceia or Panaceia.

Panathenaea

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

Pandareus

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Pandarus

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Pandemos

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

Pandion

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Pandora

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Pandora's box

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Pandorus

Son of Erectheus and Praxithea. Brother of Metion. He and his brother drove Cecrops from Athens when Xuthus chose him as successor to Erectheus. Sometimes 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 called Paneros, Pandavas, Pandavas, Pandus, East Indies Pandawas or Pandowas.

Panes

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Panion

An annual festival in honour of Poseidon. Occasionally known as Panion.

Panisc

An attendant on Pan: an inferior god. In some references, referred to as Panisc, Panisk or Panisk.

Pannychis

A goddess, attendant on Aphrodite. In some references, known as Pannychis.

Panomphaean

A description of Zeus as 'all-oracular'. Also referred to 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 identified as Panope.

Panopeus

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

pantarbe

A magical stone. Also commonly referred to as pantarbe.

Pantheon

A monster in the form of a star-spangled hind. On occassion, identified as Pantheon.

panther

The animal of Dionysus. Called 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. At times, called 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. Also referred to as Panthous, Panthoos or Panthoos.

Papaya

A Hattic fate-goddess. She and Isdustala used a mirror and spindle to determine the fate of the individual. At times, known as Papaya, Papaja or Papaja.

Paphian

A devotee of Aphrodite. In some accounts, called 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. At times, referred to as Parallel Lives.

Paria

A nymph. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Paria.

Paris

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Parnassian

Pertaining to the Muses. Occasionally called Parnassian.

Parnassus

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

Parthenon

The temple of Athene. Sometimes known as Parthenon.

Parthenopaeus

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Parthenope

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Parthenos

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

Pasiphae

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Pasithea

One of the Graces, some say. Wife of Hypnus, in some accounts. Sometimes referred to as Pasithea, Aglaia, Aglaia or Charis.

Patara

The birthplace of Apollo, some say. In some lore, occasionally known as Patara.

Pater

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

Patroclus

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peacock

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Pedias

Wife of Cranaus. Mother of Athos and Cranae. Sometimes referred to as Pedias.

Pegasus

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Peine

A goddess, hunger personified. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Peine.

Peiras

A son of Argus. Occasionally referred to as Peiras.

Peirene

A spring to supply Corinth created. By Asopus. Also commonly referred to as Peirene.

Peirithous

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Peisinoe

One of the Sirens. In some accounts, referred to as Peisinoe, Pisonoe, Pisonoe or Peisonoe.

Peision

Father of Ixion, some say. Occasionally called Peision.

Peitho

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Pelagon

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Pelasgi

Aboriginal Greeks. Also called Pelasgi, Pelasgians or Pelasgians.

Pelasgus

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Peleiai

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

Peleus

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Peliades

Daughters of Pelias. In some references, called Peliades.

Pelian spear

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Pelias

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Pelides

A name of Achilles as 'son of Peleus'. Also called Pelides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Aeacides.

Pelopia

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Pelopids

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

Pelopion

The grove of Pelops at Olympia. In some references, identified as Pelopion.

Pelops

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Pelorus

One of the 5 survivors of the Sown. Men known as the Sparti. On occassion, referred to as Pelorus.

Pemphredo

One of the Graiae. In some references, known as Pemphredo, Pephredo, Pephredo, 'spiteful' or 'spiteful'.

Peneleos

Son of Hippalcimus. One of the Argonauts. In some accounts, referred to 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. Sometimes referred to as Peneus, Ladon, Ladon, Peneius or Peneius.

Penia

Poverty personified. She seduced Porus at a party to celebrate Aphrodite's birthday. Sometimes called 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. Occasionally known as Pereus.

Pergamum

The citadel of Troy. In some lore, occasionally called Pergamum.

Pergamus

Son of Pyrrhus by Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pielus. At times, called 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. In some references, identified 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, known as Perigune.

Perillus

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Perimede

Sister of Creon. Wife of Lycimnius. In some references, identified as Perimede.

Perimedes

Son of Eurystheus. Killed by Heracles. In some lore, occasionally identified as Perimedes.

Perimele

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

Periphetes

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Periscii

Inhabitants of the Polar Circle. On occassion, known as Periscii.

Permessus

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

Pero

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Perse

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Persephone

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

Perseptolis

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

Perses

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Perseus

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Persian Sibyl

A prophetess. Also called Persian Sibyl.

Persids

Descendants of Perseus. In some references, known as Persids.

petasus

The winged travelling hat of Hermes. In some references, identified as petasus.

Peteus

An ancestor of the kings of Athens. Father of Menestheus. Son of Orneus. Also known as Peteus, Peteos or Peteos.

Peucetius

Son of Lycaon. Brother of Daunus and Iapyx. He and his brother, having conquered the southern part of Italy, shared it between themselves. Also commonly identified as Peucetius.

Phaea

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Phaeacians

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Phaedra

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Phaenna

In some accounts, one of the Graces. Occasionally referred to as Phaenna.

Phaenon

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Phaestus

Son of Talos, the guardian of Crete. Some say that he was the father of Rhadamanthus. Occasionally referred to as Phaestus.

Phaethon

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Phaetusa

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Phalantus

A Spartan said to have been saved. By a dolphin. In some references, called Phalantus, Phalanthus or Phalanthus.

Phalaris

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Phalerus

Son of Alcon. One of the Argonauts. Identified as Phalerus.

Phallas

A horse of Heraclius. Also commonly referred to as Phallas, Phallus or Phallus.

Phantasus

The god responsible for dreams of inanimate objects. Son of Hypnos. Brother of Morpheus and Icelus. On occassion, identified as Phantasus, Phantasos or Phantasos.

Phanus

Son of Dionysus. Brother of Staphylus. One of the Argonauts. On occassion, identified as Phanus.

Phaon

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pharmakoi

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Pharmakos

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Phausius

Father of Apisaon. Occasionally referred to as Phausius.

Phayllios

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Phegeus

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Pheme

A goddess. Rumour personified. In some accounts, Pheme was the daughter of Elpis; in others, Pheme was male and another aspect of Ossa. Occasionally called Pheme, Ossa, Ossa, Roman Fama or Roman Fama.

Phemus

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Pheneus

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Pheres

Son of Jason and Medea. In some lore, occasionally known as Pheres.

Philammon

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Philandros

Twin brother of Phylacides. Both twins were abandoned at birth but survived when suckled by a she-goat. Sometimes referred to as Philandros, Philandrus or Philandrus.

Philemon

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Philip

A king of Macedonia. Husband of Olympias. Father of Alexander the Great. In some lore, occasionally called Philip.

Philochorus

A 3rd C BC. Mythographer. In some references, identified as Philochorus.

Philoctetes

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Philodice

Daughter of Inachus. Wife of Leucippus. Mother of Phoebe. Also identified as Philodice.

Philoetius

A cowherd of Odysseus. He helped Odysseus in his fight with the suitors of Penelope. Sometimes called Philoetius.

Philogea

A horse of the sun-god. In some lore, occasionally identified as Philogea.

Philolaus

Son of Minos. Occasionally called Philolaus.

Philomelus

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Philomena

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Philonoe

Daughter of Iobates. Wife of Bellerophon. Mother of Deidamia, Hippolochus and Isander. Called Philonoe, Anticleia, Anticleia, Cassandra or Cassandra.

Philotes

Desire personified. Daughter of Eris. She was opposed to Neikos, a version of Aphrodite versus Ares. In some references, 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. Sometimes referred to as Phlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pyriphlegethon or Pyriphlegethon.

Phlegon

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

Phlegra

A valley in Thessaly. This valley was the home of the giants and the site of the war between them and the gods. Identified as Phlegra, Burning Lands or Burning Lands.

Phlegyas

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Phlius

Father of Dameon. In some references, known as Phlius.

Phlogius

Son of Deimachus. Brother of Autolycus and Delion. He and his brothers helped Heracles in his ninth Labour and he later joined the Argonauts. In some lore, occasionally called Phlogius.

Phobus

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Phocus

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Phoebe

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Phoebus Apollo

Apollo as god of light. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also called Phoenicians, Phoenician Women, Phoenician Women, Phoenissae or Phoenissae.

Phoenicias

A wind from the south-east quarter. Referred to as Phoenicias.

Phoenix

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Pholus

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Phonci

A deity, murder personified. Offspring of Eris. At times, identified as Phonci.

Phorbas

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Phorcis

Goddess of the dead. In some references, identified as Phorcis, Orcus, Orcus, Dis, Dis Pater, Hades, Horcos, Horkos, Mors, Thanatos, Dis or Greek Hades.

Phorcos

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Phorcydes

The offspring of Phorcos and Ceto. In some references, called Phorcydes, Phorcides, Phorcides or Graiae.

Phoroneus

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Phosphoros

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Phrasius

A Cyprian seer. Son of Pygmalion and Galatea. He was sacrificed by his uncle Busiris to avert drought. Also commonly identified as Phrasius.

Phratrios

A name for Zeus as head of the clan. Also commonly identified 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. Sometimes called Phrygian Bacchus, Iacchus, Iacchus, Dionysus, Iakchos or Corus.

Phrygian Sybil

A prophetess. Also commonly referred to as Phrygian Sybil.

Phthonos

A god of envy or jealousy. In some accounts, Phthonos, spiteful envy, is distinguished from Zelos, admiring envy. Sometimes 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. Sometimes called Phylacides.

Phylacus

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Phylas

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Phyleus

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Phylleus

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, some say. In some accounts, called Phylleus.

Phyllis

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Phyllius

A lover of Cycnus. When he rejected Cycnus, the youth threw himself from a cliff and was changed into a swan. Sometimes known as Phyllius.

Phylonoe

Daughter of Leda, in some accounts. Called Phylonoe.

Phylonome

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Physiologus

A book of mythical animals. Also identified as Physiologus.

Phytalmios

A name of Poseidon and Dionysus as a god of vegetation. Also called 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. Sometimes referred to as Phytalus, 'planter' or 'planter'.

Phytius

Son of Orestheus. Sometimes referred to as Phytius, Phytios, Phytios, Phytius or Phytius.

Phyto

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Also called Phyto.

Pielus

Son of Pyrrhus and Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pergamus. In some accounts, identified as Pielus.

Pierian spring

A spring on Mount Olympus. Associated with the Muses. The waters of this spring were said to confer poetic inspiration. Occasionally referred to as Pierian spring.

Pierides

Daughters of Pierus. These nine maidens challenged the Muses to a contest and, being defeated, were changed into magpies, jackdaws or wrynecks. In some accounts, identified 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. In some references, referred to as Pigeons.

Pillars of Hercules

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Pilos

A name for Zeus as guardian of moral law. Also referred to 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. Sometimes known as Pirene.

Pisistratus

Son of Nestor and Anaxibia or Eurydice. In some references, known as Pisistratus.

Pistios

A name for Zeus as guardian of covenants. In some lore, occasionally 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. Called Pitane.

Pittacus

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

Pittheus

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Pityreus

A king of Epidaurus. Occasionally known as Pityreus.

Pitys

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Placia

Wife of Laomedon, in some accounts. Identified as Placia, Strymo or Strymo.

Plain of Asphodel

Part of Hades. In some references, called 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. Referred to as Pleione, Aethra, Aethra, A(i)thra, Queen of Sailing or Queen of Sailing.

Pleisthenes

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Pleuron

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

Plexippus

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Plutarch

A 1st C. Philosopher and writer. He wrote Parallel Lives, Romulus, etc. Occasionally referred to 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. Also 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 identified 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 lore, occasionally referred to as Poena, Poinae, Poinae, Poine or Poine.

Poine

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Polias

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

Polites

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Poltys

A king of Aenus. Brother of Sarpedon. He entertained Heracles after his ninth Labour. Also commonly called Poltys.

Polyanax

A king of the island of Melos. He died with no heirs and the throne was given to Menestheus. At times, referred to as Polyanax.

Polyboea

A goddess. Sister of Hyacinthus. In some accounts, she is identified with Artemis or Core. 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 accounts, referred to 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'. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also known as Polydora.

Polydorus

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Polyeidus

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Polygonus

Son of Proteus. He was killed by Heracles in a wrestling match. On occassion, referred to as Polygonus.

Polyhymnia

One of the 9 Muses, the Muse of song. Sometimes known as Polyhymnia, Polymnia or Polymnia.

Polymele

Daughter of Phylas. Wife of Echecles. Mother of Eudorus by Hermes. Occasionally 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 references, identified as Polymnestus.

Polyneices

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Polypheides

King of Sicyon. A prophet. Occasionally called Polypheides.

Polyphemus

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Polyphontes

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Polypoetes

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Polyxena

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Polyxenus

Son of Agasthenes. He was a leader of the forces from Elis fighting at Troy. Known as Polyxenus, Poluxenos or Poluxenos.

Polyxo

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pomegranate

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Ponos

A deity, toil personified. Offspring of Eris. Occasionally called Ponos.

Pontia

A name for Aphrodite of calm seas and navigation. Occasionally called Pontia.

Pontus

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poplar

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Porphyrion

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Portheus

A king of Calydon. Husband of Euryte. Father of Agrius, Alcathous, Melas and Oeneus. Father of Laocoon, some say. Sometimes known as Portheus, Parthaon, Parthaon, Porthaon or Porthaon.

Poseidon

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Poseidon Hippios

A name for Poseidon as a horse-god. Occasionally known as Poseidon Hippios.

Posis Das

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

Potameids

Water-nymphs. In some references, identified as Potameids.

Pothos

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Potnia Theron

A name of Artemis as 'mistress of animals'. In some references, 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. Identified as Praxidice, Praxidike or Praxidike.

Praxithea

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Wife of Erechtheus. In some references, referred to as Praxithea.

Priam

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priapea

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

Priapus

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Priolas

Brother of Lycus. Also commonly known as Priolas.

Proclea

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

Procles

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and argia. Twin brother of Eurysthenes. Also referred to as Procles.

Procne

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Procris

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Procrustes

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Proetus

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Promachus

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Promethean unguent

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Prometheia

A festival in honour of Prometheus. Occasionally known as Prometheia.

Prometheus

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Prometheus Bound

A play by Aeschylus dealing with the punishment of Prometheus. Sometimes known as Prometheus Bound.

Promoe

Wife of Aetolus. Mother of Calydon and Pleuron. Also commonly identified as Promoe.

Pronax

Son of Talaus and Lysimache. In some references, identified 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. Sometimes called Prosymna.

Prote

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Protesilaus

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Proteus

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Protogenia

A dawn-goddess. Mistress of Zeus. Also commonly identified as Protogenia.

Protogonia

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Protogonos

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Psais

A guardian god. In some lore, occasionally 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 identified as Psylla, Phylla or Phylla.

Pterelas

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Pterelaus

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Ptoliporthes

Son of Odysseus and Penelope. Also identified as Ptoliporthes.

Ptoophagus

A dog of Orion. Occasionally referred to as Ptoophagus, Ptoophagos or Ptoophagos.

Ptous

Son of Athamas and Themisto, some say. On occassion, called Ptous.

Purocis

A horse of the sun-god, Helius. Also referred to as Purocis.

Pygmalion

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pygmy

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Pylades

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Pylaemene

A king of Elis. In some lore, occasionally called Pylaemene.

Pylaochos

A name for Poseidon as keeper of the keys of the undersea prison. In some accounts, referred to as Pylaochos, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Phytalmios, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna or Roman Neptune.

Pylartes

A name for Hades as 'fastener of gates'. Also commonly identified as Pylartes, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Stygeros, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Pylas

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Pylia

Daughter of Pylas, king of Megara. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Aegeus, Lycus, Nisus and Pallas. Also identified as Pylia.

Pyracmon

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

Pyraechmes

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Pyramus

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Pyrcon

A prophet. Sometimes identified as Pyrcon.

Pyriphlegethon

A river in Hades. Occasionally called Pyriphlegethon, Phlegethon, Phlegethon or Pluriphlegethon.

Pyrois

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. Occasionally identified as Pyrois, Mars, Mars, Ares, Mamers, Marmar, Mavors, Pyrois, sacred birds, Viticus, Father Mars, Gradivus, Loucetius, Ma(r)spiter, Quirinus, Rigonometis, Silvan, Ultor, Egyptian Anhur, Etruscan Maris, Greek Ares or Vitricos.

Pyrrha

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Pyrrhus

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Pythagoras

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Pythia

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Pythian games

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Pythius

A name of Apollo referring to his. Slaying of the serpent, Python. Occasionally identified 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. At times, known as Pytho, Delphi, Delphi, Cirrha or Pytho.

Pythochrestoi

Exegetes, chosen by the Pythia, who interpreted the Delphic oracles. Identified as Pythochrestoi.

Python

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Q're

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

Rat-killer

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Returns, The

Part of the Epic Cycle. Dealing. With the events following the fall of Troy. On occassion, identified as Returns, The.

rhabdos

A sorcerer's wand which gave the owner power over the dead. Also called 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. Also called 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. In some references, called Rhene.

Rhesus

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Rhexenor

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Rhode

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Rhodis

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Also referred to as Rhodis.

Rhodope

A nymph. Also called 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Roma, Rome, Rome, Roma or Roma.

Rustic Dionysia

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in December. Called 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. Occasionally known as Sabazia.

Sabazius

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Sacadas

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Sacred History

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Sacred Wars

3 conflicts involving various parts of Greece for alleged offences against Apollo resulting from violations of the shrine at Delphi. On occassion, referred to as Sacred Wars.

sagittary

A Centaur armed with bow and arrows. It was said that these beings could kill merely by looking. Also commonly called sagittary.

Sakhmis

The Greek name for Sakhmet. In some lore, occasionally identified as Sakhmis.

Salamis

A nymph. Daughter of Asopus and Metope. She was abducted by Poseidon. In some references, identified as Salamis.

Salmacis

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Salmoneus

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Samia

A nymph of Samos. Wife of Ancaeus. On occassion, referred to as Samia.

Samian Sybil

A prophetess. Called Samian Sybil.

Sandoces

A Syrian. Father of Cinyras, in some accounts. Referred to as Sandoces.

Sangarius

A river-god in Phrygia. Father of Nana. Father of Hecuba, some say. In some references, referred to as Sangarius, Sangarios or Sangarios.

Saon

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Sarapiastai

Devotees of Serapis. At times, called Sarapiastai.

Sardian Sibyl

A prophetess. Sometimes called Sardian Sibyl.

Sarpedon

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Satis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Sati. At times, known as Satis.

Satrapis

A god of healing. Occasionally identified as Satrapis, Syrian Sadrapa or Syrian Sadrapa.

satyr

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satyrisk

A young satyr. In some lore, occasionally known as 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 references, referred to as Schedius.

Scheria

An island ruled by Alcinous. This is where Odysseus came ashore after his raft was wrecked and where he was found by Nausicaa. Occasionally known as Scheria.

Schoenius

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Athamas and Themisto. Husband of Clymene. Father of Atalanta, in some accounts. Also identified as Schoenius.

sciapod

One of a tribe of mythical one-footed. Africans. Each had one huge foot which they used as shade against the desert sun. In some lore, occasionally referred to as sciapod.

Sciron

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Scirophoria

A festival in honour of Athena or of Core and Demeter, at which pigs. Were killed, held in June/July. In some accounts, identified as Scirophoria.

Scotia

A sea-goddess of Cyprus. Known as Scotia.

Scylla

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Scyrius

A king of Scyros. Father of Aegeus. Also referred to as Scyrius.

Scyros

The island ruled by Lycomedes. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Scyros.

Scythes

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Secular Games

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Selene

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Selenus

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Selinus

A king of Aegialus. Father of Helice. Sometimes identified as Selinus, Seilinos or Seilinos.

Selkis

The Greek name for Selket. Sometimes identified as Selkis.

Selli

The inhabitants of Dodona who made. Bread from acorns: priests of Zeus. At Dodona. Also known as Selli, Helli or Helli.

Semele

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Semnai

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

Semnai Theai

Earth-goddesses at Athens and Colonus. In some accounts, they became identified with the Furies. Also commonly referred to as Semnai Theai, Furies, Furies, Benignant Ones, Erinnyes, Erinnys, Erinues, Erinyes, Eumenides, Furiae, Kindly Ones, Solemn Ones, Ara(e), Erin(n)yes, Erunnys, Eumenides, Maniai, Norse Waelcyrge, Roman Dirae, Furiae, 'venerable goddesses' or 'venerable goddesses'.

Serapis

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Serbonian Bog

A morass at the mouth of the Nile, home of Typhon. At times, referred to as Serbonian Bog.

Seven against Thebes

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Shepherd God

A name for Pan. Occasionally referred to as Shepherd God, Pan, Pan, Feeder, Herdsman, 'all', Capricorn, Goat-god, Goat-Pan, Nomius, Pasturer, plurpanes, Roman Consentes, Faunus, Lupercus, Silvan or Evander.

Shield of Heracles

A poem by Hesiod. Also commonly called Shield of Heracles.

Shiner

One of the horses drawing the sky-chariot of Eos. Also identified as Shiner.

Shirt of Nessus

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Sibyl

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Sicinus

Son of Thoas and Oenoe. Also called Sicinus.

sickle

The symbol of Cronos. Occasionally referred to as sickle.

Siculus

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Sicyon

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. Occasionally called Sicyon.

siddhi

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Side

First wife of Orion. She was condemned to Tartarus by Zeus because the jealous Hera envied her beauty. In some references, known as Side.

Sidero

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Silenus

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Simaethis

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

Simoeis

A river-god of Troy. Father of Astyoche. At times, identified as Simoeis, Simois or Simois.

Simonides

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Sinis

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Sinon

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Sinope

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Siren

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Sirius

The dog of Orion. He was placed as a star in the sky with Orion. Also referred to as Sirius.

Sisypheron

A shrine to Sisyphus. On occassion, known as Sisypheron.

Sisyphides

A name of Odysseus reflecting his. Ingenuity and his relationship to Sisyphus. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. On occassion, known as Smilax.

Sminthius

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

Sokaris

The Greek name for Seker. In some accounts, referred to as Sokaris, Soucharis, Soucharis or Seker.

Solon

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

Solymi

A warrior race. Occasionally known as Solymi, Solymans, Solymans, Solymoi or Solymoi.

Sopatrus

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Sophocles

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Sophrosyne

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

Sos

The Greek form of the Egyptia. n Shu. Called Sos.

Sosipolis

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Soter

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

Souchos

The Greek name for the Egyptian. God Sebek. On occassion, known as Souchos, Sekonopis, Sekonopis, Sochos, Sochos, Sebek, Suchos, Suchos, Sukhos or Sukhos.

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sparrow

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. Known as sparrow.

Sparte

Daughter of Eurotas. Wife of Lacedaekmon. Mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. At times, known as Sparte.

Sparti

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Spercheius

A river-god. Father of Menestheus by Polydora. Father of Dryops, some say. Occasionally identified as Spercheius.

Spermo

One of the Oenotropoe. Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Elais and Oeno. On occassion, referred to as Spermo.

Sphaerus

The charioteer of Pelops. Sometimes known as Sphaerus.

Sphinx

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Staphylus

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Statue of Zeus

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Stella Maris

The Greek name for Isis. Known 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. Also identified as Stellio.

Stentor

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Sterope

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Steropes

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Also commonly known as Steropes, 'lightning', 'lightning', Asani or Nkuba.

Stesichorus

A 6th C BC. Poet. He wrote Oresteia and stories of the Calydonian boar-hunt and the tenth labour of Heracles. Also referred to as Stesichorus.

Sthenele

Daughter of Acastus and Hipppolyta or Astydamia. Sister of Laodamia and Sterope. Wife of Menoetius. Mother of Patroclus. On occassion, known as Sthenele.

Sthenelus

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Stheno

One of the 3 Gorgons. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto. Sister of Euryale and Medusa. Also 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 identified as Stilbe.

Stone People

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stork

The bird sacred to Hera. In some lore, occasionally called stork.

Stricta

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Strophades Island

The home of the Harpies. Sometimes known as Strophades Island.

Strophius

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Strymo

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Strymon

A river-god. Father of Boreas by Eos, some say. Father of Phesus by Euterpe, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Strymon.

Stygeros

A name for Hades as 'hateful one'. Sometimes 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. At times, referred to as Stygian oath.

Stymphalian birds

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Stymphalian Marshes

The home of the Stymphalian birds. On occassion, referred to as Stymphalian Marshes.

Stymphalus

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Styx

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Suppliant Women

A play by Aeschylus about the Theban wars. In some accounts, called Suppliant Women.

Suppliants, The

A play by Euripedes about the Theban wars. Sometimes 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. Also 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. In some references, called Syllis.

Symplegades

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Syrinx

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Syrna

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Szelene

Wife of Endymion. Also referred to as Szelene.

Tahuti

The Greek version of Thoth. Called Tahuti, Tehuti, Tehuti or Thoth.

Talaios

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

talaria

The winged sandals presented by the gods to Hermes. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also called Talaus.

Talos

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Talthybius

A herald of the Greeks at Troy, later. Worshipped as a hero. Also referred to as Talthybius, Talthubios or Talthubios.

Tanais

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Tantalus

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Taras

A man who was saved from drowning by a dolphin. In some accounts, known as Taras.

Taraxippus

The ghost of Glaucus which frightened. The horses at the Isthmian Games. In some references, known as Taraxippus, Taraxippos, Taraxippos, 'horse-frightener' or 'horse-frightener'.

Tartarus

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Tauropolos

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

taxus

The yew, a sacred tree. In some accounts, referred to 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. Also commonly known as tears of Eos.

Tecmessa

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Tectamus

Father of Asterius, king of Crete. Sometimes referred to as Tectamus.

Tegyrius

A king of Thrace. Known as Tegyrius.

Teiresias

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Telamon

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Telchines

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Teledamus

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Teledice

A nymph. Mother of Apis by Phoroneus. Also commonly referred to as Teledice.

Telegonia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, telling the story of Telegonus. Also referred to as Telegonia.

Telegonus

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Teleia

A name for Hera as 'matron'. At times, called 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. Also known as Telemus.

Teleon

Father of Butes and Erechtheus by Zeuxippe, in some accounts. At times, called Teleon.

Teleos

A name for Zeus as guardian of the family. Occasionally known as Teleos.

Telephassa

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Telephus

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Telesphorus

A child-god, son of, and assistant to, Asclepius. At times, known as Telesphorus, Aceso, Aceso or Acesius.

Telethusa

Wife of Ligdus. Mother of Iphis. She raised her daughter as a boy because her husband had ordered that any female children should be abandoned. Identified as Telethusa.

Teleutas

A king of Phrygia. Father of Tecmessa, some say. In some accounts, Tecmessa was the daughter of Teuthras. In some accounts, identified as Teleutas.

Telphusa

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Temenus

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temenus

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Tempe

A most beautiful valley in Thessaly. It was here, between Mount Osso and Olympus, that Apollo was purified after killing the Python. Sometimes known as Tempe.

Tenes

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Tereus

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Termerus

An outlaw. His speciality was to kill travellers by head-butting them. Heracles killed him in the same fashion. Occasionally identified as Termerus.

Terpsichore

One of the 9 Muses - dance. Mother of Rhesus by Strymonm, some say. In some lore, occasionally called Terpsichore, Terpsikhore or Terpsikhore.

Tethys

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Teucer

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Teucri

Descendants of Teucer: the Trojans. Also referred to as Teucri.

Teutamides

A king of Thessaly. It was he who organised the games at which Perseus inadvertently killed his grandfather, Acrisius, with a wayward discus. In some accounts, known as Teutamides.

Teuthras

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Thaissa

A girl restored to life by Cerimon. Also commonly identified as Thaissa.

Thalassa

A sea-goddess. Wife of Pontus. Mother of the Curetes by Poseidon, some say. Sometimes known as Thalassa, Mare or Mare.

Thalatta

A sea-god of Rhodes. Also called Thalatta.

Thales

One of the Seven Sages. At times, known 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. In some accounts, identified as Thallo.

thalysia

Gifts to the gods, the first fruits or the first loaf baked. Sometimes known as thalysia.

Thamus

A sailor who was told by a mysterious. Voice to announce the death of Pan. Also identified as Thamus.

Thamyris

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Thanatos

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Thaon

A giant. He was killed by the Parcae in the war between the gods and the giants. Also 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. On occassion, 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. Also called Theban Legend, The.

Thebe

Daughter of Asopus and Metope or of Zeus and Iodama. Wife of Zethus. Also referred to as Thebe, Aedon, Aedon, 'singer', Iodama, Iodama or Europa.

Theias

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Theixinoe

One of the Muses in those cases. Where there are said to be 4 of them. In some accounts, called Theixinoe.

Thelxiepeia

One of the Sirens. Also commonly 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. In some references, called Themiste.

Themisto

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Theobule

Mother of Myrtilus by Hermes, in some accounts. Occasionally referred to as Theobule, Cleobule or Cleobule.

Theoclymenus

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Theodamus

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Theogony

Hesiod's genealogy of the Greek deities. In some lore, occasionally known as Theogony, Birth of the Gods or Birth of the Gods.

Theoi patrooi

Ancestral gods: traditional gods. On occassion, known as Theoi patrooi, Roman Di patrii or Roman Di patrii.

Theonoe

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Theophane

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theos

God: one of the great gods. Sometimes known as theos.

Theoxenia

A ceremony held in honour of a particular deity said to be visiting. The city and present at the feast. Occasionally identified as Theoxenia, Theodaisia, Theodaisia, Roman lectisternium or Roman lectisternium.

Theraephone

Twin sister of Theronice. Also known 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. On occassion, called Thermius.

Theron

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Theronice

Twin sister of Theraephone. Occasionally called Theronice.

Thersander

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Thersimachus

Son of Heracles and Megara. Occasionally called Thersimachus.

Thersites

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Therytas

A wild man who, with Oreios, captured Silenus. In some accounts, called Therytas.

Thescelus

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Theseia

A festival in honour of Theseus. Sometimes identified as Theseia.

Theseus

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Thesmophoria

A corn festival for married. Women, in honour of Demeter, held at Athens in October or November. In some lore, occasionally known as Thesmophoria.

Thesmophoriazusae

A play by Aristophanes about the women's festival. Honouring Demeter. In some lore, occasionally 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. In some references, referred to as Thesprotus.

Thessalus

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Thestiades

Plexippus and Toxeus, the sons of Thestius. Sometimes identified as Thestiades.

Thestius

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Theston

Father of Calchas. At times, identified as Theston.

Thetis

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Thiassa

Wife of Pericles. She was restored to life by Cerimon. In some lore, occasionally known as Thiassa.

thiasus

A Bacchic revel: a band of worshippers. Sometimes 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 commonly identified as Thoosa.

Thoueris

The Greek name for Tauret. Sometimes identified as Thoueris, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Tauret, Tauret, Apet, Beset, Epet, Hathor, Rer, Reret, Sa, Ta-urat, Ta-uret, Ta-urt, Taoeuris, Taouris, Taourt, Taueret, Taurt, Taweret, Tawert, Thaueret, Thoeris, Thouart, Thoueret, Tie, Toeris, Touart, Tuart, Tueret, Ueret, Heret, Opet, Rer(et), Sa, Tao(e)uris, Ta(o)urt, Tawer(e)t, T(h)aueret or Greek Athena.

Thous

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Thracias

A wind from the north-west. Quarter. Occasionally called Thracias, Roman Circius or Roman Circius.

Thrasymides

Son of Nestor. Brother of Antilochus. He, his father and his brother, fought with the Greeks at Troy. Occasionally called Thrasymides.

Three Theban Plays

3 plays by Sophocles based on the story of Oedipus. On occassion, referred to as Three Theban Plays, Oedipus, Oedipus, Oidipous, Oidipodes, Javanese Watu or Gunung.

Thriae

The nymphs of Mount Parnassus. They were regarded as prophetesses and nursed the infant Apollo. At times, referred to as Thriae, Thriai or Thriai.

Thule

The most northerly country known to the ancient Greeks. This country could be Iceland, Norway or Shetland. Sometimes called Thule, Thoule, Thoule, Thyle, Thyle, Ultima Thule, Ultima Thule, Ultima or Ultima.

thumos

The ethereal part of Threefold. Man. At times, identified as thumos.

thunderbolt

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Thyene

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. Sometimes known as Thyene.

Thyestes

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Thyia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. The first devotee of Dionysus. Sometimes called Thyia.

Thymbris

An Arcadian nymph. Mother of Pan by Zeus, some say. Also commonly called Thymbris.

thymell

An altar to Dionysus in the orchestra of a theatre. Occasionally known as thymell.

Thymius

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. Referred to as Thymius.

Thymoetes

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. Brother of Priam. Father of Thymoetes. Sometimes referred to as Thymoetes.

Thyone

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thyrsus

The staff of Dionysus with a tip of pine-cone and twined. With ivy, used by satyrs and Maenads. In some accounts, identified as thyrsus.

Tiburtine Sibyl

A prophetess. On occassion, referred to as Tiburtine Sibyl.

Tigris

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Timagoras

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Timandra

Daughter of Tyndareus. Wife of Echenus. Mother of Laodacus. She left Echenus in favour of Phyleus, king of Dulichium Occasionally referred to as Timandra.

Timeus

Son of Polyneices and Argia, some say. Brother of Adrastus and Thersander. In some references, referred to as Timeus, Timeas or Timeas.

Tiphys

A pilot of Argo. Son of Hagnias or Phorbas. He died on the way to Colchis. Occasionally called Tiphys.

Tirynthian

A name for Heracles used. By Spenser. Occasionally referred to 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. Sometimes referred to as Tisander.

Tisiphone

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Titaea

A name for Gaea as mother of the Titans. Sometimes identified as Titaea, Titaia or Titaia.

Titan

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Titanesses

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Titania

A Titaness, some say. The moon personified. Occasionally 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. At times, identified as Tithorea, Lycorea, Lycorea or sacred mountains.

Titia

A champion boxer. He fought Heracles at the games and was beaten. Occasionally referred to as Titia.

Titias

King of Mariandyne. Father of Mariandynus. In some accounts he is equated with Tityus. Also commonly identified as Titias.

Tityus

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Tlepolemeia

A festival in honour of Tlepolemus, held in Rhodes. Sometimes known as Tlepolemeia.

Tlepolemus

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Tlesimes

One of the Epigoni, some say. Sometimes called Tlesimes.

Tmolus

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Tower of the Winds

A hexagonal temple in Athens devoted to Aeolus, god of the winds. In some references, 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. At times, referred to as Triple Muse.

tripod

The three-legged stool of the priestess of the oracle of Delphi. In some accounts, referred to as tripod.

Triptolemus

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Tritogeneia

A name for Athena as a goddess of water. Also 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 known as Tritonis.

Tritopatores

Ghosts: spirits of the dead: ancient. Wind gods. Also identified as Tritopatores.

Tritos

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

Troezen

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. Brother of Pittheus. Referred to as Troezen.

troglodytes

A legendary, uncivilised race, living in caves or holes, said to eat snakes. Sometimes known as troglodytes.

Troilus

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Troilus and Cressida

A 20th C. Opera by William Walton. (libretto by Hassall). Also referred to as Troilus and Cressida.

Troilus and Cresssida

A play by William Shakespeare based on the story of these 2 lovers. At times, identified 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. Also identified as Trojan Horse, The, Wooden Horse, Wooden Horse, Clavileno, Trojan War, Trojan War, Siege of Troy or Wooden Horse.

Trojan War

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Trojan Women,The

A play by Euripides. About Hecuba and her daughters. At times, known 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. Occasionally referred to as Tryphonius.

Turnus

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Twain, the

The goddesses Demeter and Persephone. These two deities were worshipped at ceremonies attended only by women. In some references, called Twain, the.

Twice-born

A name and attribute of Dionysus. In some references, called Twice-born.

Two Goddesses

The 2 deities Demeter and her. Daughter Core (Persephone). Also called Two Goddesses, Great Goddesses or Great Goddesses.

Two-horned

An epithet of Alexander the Great in Ethiopia. Sometimes referred to as Two-horned, Alexander, Alexander, Alexander the Great, Son of Ammon, Arab Al-Iskandar, Eskandar, Iskander, Iskender, Malay Iskandar or Swahili Sikandari.

Tyche

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Tydeus

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Tydides

A name for Diomedes as a son of Tydeus. At times, known as Tydides, Diomedes, Diomedes or Diomed(e).

Tymborychos

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

Tyndareus

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Tyndaridae

The descendants of Tyndareus. Sometimes identified as Tyndaridae.

Tyndaris

A daughter of Tyndareus. (Helen or Clytemnestra). In some lore, occasionally referred to as Tyndaris.

Typhoeus

A monster. In some accounts, this being was the father or son of Typhon; in others they are the same. Sometimes referred to 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. Sometimes identified as Typhus, Typhis or Typhis.

Tyro

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Tyrxis

A name for Apollo as keeper of wells. On occassion, known 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, called Ucalegon.

Udaeus

One of the 5 surviving Sown-men. Sometimes identified as Udaeus, Oudaeus or Oudaeus.

Undine

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Urania

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Uranian deities

Sky-gods. Also referred to as Uranian deities, Roman Di superi or Roman Di superi.

Uranis

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Uranus

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Urion

The original name of Orion. Occasionally identified as Urion, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Imbrifer or Nimbosus.

Velchanos

A Cretan cock-demon. He became the Roman god Vulcan. Also called 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 identified 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. At times, called Woarion.

Women of the Sea

Attendants on Dionysus. Sometimes referred to as Women of the Sea.

Women of Trachis

A play by Sophocles dealing with Deianeira and Iole and the death of Heracles. Occasionally referred to as Women of Trachis, Trachiniae or Trachiniae.

woodpecker

A bird sacred to Ares: a form. Sometimes assumed by Zeus. In some accounts, called woodpecker.

Works and Days

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

Xenocleia

A prophetess: the Pythoness at Delphi. Also commonly known as Xenocleia, Xenoclea or Xenoclea.

Xenodice

Daughter of Minos and Pasiphae. Also commonly known as Xenodice.

xoanon

A wooden statue used as a fetish. A statue alleged to have fallen from heaven. Sometimes identified as xoanon, xoana, xoana, plurxoana or plurxoana.

Xuthus

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Ypolita

Wife of Theseus, duke of Athens, in Chaucer's Knight's Tale. Sister of Emily. Also commonly referred to as Ypolita, Hippolyta or Hippolyta.

Zagreus

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Zaleukos

A sun-god in Locris. Also commonly known as Zaleukos.

Zalmoxis

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

Zelus

A god of emulation, rivalry, zeal. Son of Pallas and Styx. Brother of Bia, Cratis and Nike. Also commonly identified as Zelus, Zelos, Zelos or Phthonos.

Zephyr

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Zephyrus

A horse, sire of Xanthus. Known 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. On occassion, known as Zeus-Amphitryon.

Zeus Herkios

A name of Zeus as god of courtyards. Referred to as Zeus Herkios.

Zeus Hikesios

A name of Zeus as god of those seeking sanctuary. In some references, known as Zeus Hikesios.

Zeus Horkios

A name for Zeus as god of oaths. Also commonly known as Zeus Horkios, Zeus Pistios, Zeus Pistios or Roman Fidius.

Zeus Hypsistos

A title of Zeus as supreme god. In some accounts, called Zeus Hypsistos.

Zeus Katachthonios

A name for Hades as supreme god of the underworld. On occassion, identified as Zeus Katachthonios, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, Stygeros, 'unseen', Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Zeus Kouros

An early Cretan fertility-god: the boy Zeus. At times, identified as Zeus Kouros, Zeus Curos or Zeus Curos.

Zeus Ktesios

Zeus as the protector of property. Occasionally identified as Zeus Ktesios.

Zeus Lycaeus

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Zeus Maimaktes

A bloody aspect of Zeus Meilichios. At times, identified as Zeus Maimaktes.

Zeus Meilichios

A form of Zeus represented as a snake. In some references, identified as Zeus Meilichios, 'mild' or 'mild'.

Zeus Pistios

A name of Zeus as god of oaths. In some references, referred to as Zeus Pistios, Zeus Horkios, Zeus Horkios, Roman Fidius, Roman Fidius or Sancus.

Zeus Polieus

A name of Zeus as god of the state. Occasionally referred to as Zeus Polieus.

Zeus Xenios

A name of Zeus as sustainer of friendship. At times, referred to as Zeus Xenios.

Zeuxippe

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Daughter of Eridanus. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Butes, Erechtheus, Philomena, and Procne. At times, identified as Zeuxippe.

Zugia

A name for Hera as 'yoker'. In some lore, occasionally known as Zugia.
Greek Mythology