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. On occassion, identified as Abaris.

Abas

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Abaster

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

Abatos

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

Abderus

An armour-bearer for Heracles. He helped Heracles on his eighth Labour but was eaten by the mares of Diomedes. Also 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. Also commonly referred to 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. Sometimes known as Academus.

Acamas

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Acarnan

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Acastus

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Acephali

A headless race said to live in Lybia. Some say that these beings had their face on their chest. Identified as Acephali.

Aceso

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

Acestes

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Acetes

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Achaea

A priestess of Gaia. Identified as Achaea, Achaia or Achaia.

Achaemenes

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

Achaemenides

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Achaeus

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Achaiva

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

Achates

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Acheleids

Nymphs of the River Achelous. Occasionally called Acheleids.

Achelous

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Acherbas

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

Acheron

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Acherusa

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Achilles

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Achilles' spear

Magic spear said to have the power to heal wounds. Also commonly identified as Achilles' spear.

Achor

A god of the Cyreneans guarding. Against insect pests. Also called Achor, God of the Flies or God of the Flies.

Acis

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Acmon

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aconite

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Aconteus

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Acontius

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Acrasia

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Acrisius

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Actaeon

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Actaeus

A king of Athens, in some accounts. Father of Aglaurus. Occasionally identified as Actaeus.

Actian Games

A festival in honour of Apollo. Also commonly known as Actian Games.

Actis

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Actor

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Adikia

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

Admete

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

Admetus

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Adonia

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

Adonis

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Adonis flower

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Adranus

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

Adrastea

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Adrastine

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

Adrastus

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Aeacides

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

Aeacus

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Aeaea

The island of Circe. In some lore, occasionally known 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. Occasionally referred to as Aega, Amalthea, Amalthea, Amaltheia, Amalthea, Amalthea, Libya, Libya, Lybia or Lybia.

Aegeus

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Aegialeia

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Aegialeus

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Aegile

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

Aegimius

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Aegina

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Aegipan

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aegis

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Aegisthus

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Aegla

In some accounts, a name for Coronis. 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. Sometimes known as Aenete.

Aenetus

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

Aeneus

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

Aeolides

A name for Sisyphus as a son of Aeolus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Aeolides, Sisyphus, Sisyphus or Sisuphos.

Aeolus

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Aepytus

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Aerope

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Aerytheia

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

Aesa

One of the Moirae - fate. Occasionally 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. Also referred to as Aethalides.

Aether

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

Aethiope

One of the poems in the epic cycle by Actinus, relating the events following. The Trojan War. In some lore, occasionally known as Aethiope.

Aethlius

Father of Endymion by Calyce. Known as Aethlius.

Aethon

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

Aethra

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Aethusa

Daughter of Poseidon by Alcyone. Mother of Hyperenor and Hyrieus. By Apollo. Sometimes identified as Aethusa.

Aetius

A king of Troezen. Identified as Aetius.

Aetolus

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Aex

A nymph. In some accounts she is the mother of Aegipan by Zeus. In some lore, occasionally known as Aex, Aix or Aix.

Agamede

A sorceress. Daughter of Augeas. Sister of Agasthenes and Phyleus. In some accounts, referred to 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. Occasionally referred to as Agathos Daimon, Agathodaemon, Agathodaemon, Egyptian S(h)ay or Egyptian S(h)ay.

Agathyrsus

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Agave

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Agelasta

A stone. Tired from searching for Core, her lost daughter, Demeter rested on this stone. 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. In some accounts, referred to as Aglaonice.

Aglaophone

One of the Sirens. In some accounts, known as Aglaophone, Aglaopheme or Aglaopheme.

Aglaurus

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Aglaus

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agnostos theos

Unknown gods. Also called agnostos theos.

agnothetai

Minor officials responsible for the supervision of sacred games. In some lore, occasionally known as agnothetai.

agones

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Agoneus

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

Agoraios

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

Agoraria

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

Agorius

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

Agraulos

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

Agre

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Agrianome

Daughter of Poseidon. Wife of Hodoedocus. Mother of Oileus. Known as Agrianome.

Agriodus

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Agrionia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Also referred to as Agrionia, Anthesterion, Anthesterion or Anthesteria.

Agrius

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Agrotera

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

Agroteras Thusia

A festival in honour of Artemis. Celebrating victory over the Persians. At Marathon. Occasionally called Agroteras Thusia.

Agueius

A name of Apollo as guardian of doors, open spaces, etc. Also commonly referred to as Agueius, Agyieus, Agyieus, Apollo or Aguieus.

Aides

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

Aidos

Reverence or modesty personified. Also commonly called Aidos, Aedos or Aedos.

Aiglaer

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

Aion

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Aiora

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

Aithuia

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

Ajax

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Akephalos

A headless demon. These beings are the ghosts of those beheaded for criminal offences. In some references, called Akephalos.

Alalcomeneus

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

Alastor

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Albion

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Alcaeus

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Alcaids

The sons of Heracles by Megara. In some lore, occasionally known as Alcaids, Alcaides or Alcaides.

Alcathae

A festival in honour of Alcathous. Sometimes 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. Also known as Alcimenes.

Alcimus

Father of Mentor. Sometimes referred to as Alcimus.

Alcinoe

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

Alector

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

Alectorian stone

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

Alectryon

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Aleian Plain

A plain in the sky where Bellerophon roamed and eventually died. In some references, referred to as Aleian Plain.

Aletes

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Aletis

A name for Erigone, daughter of Icarius, as 'wanderer'. Sometimes 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 commonly called Alexandra, Cassandra, Cassandra or Kassandra.

Alexanor

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

Alexiares

Son of Heracles and Hebe. Occasionally referred to as Alexiares.

Alexirrhoe

Mother of Aesacus by Priam. Also identified as Alexirrhoe.

Alexis

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Algea

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

alipes

The winged sandals of Hermes. Sometimes called alipes.

Almus

Son of Sisyphus and Merope. Brother of Glaucus, Orytion and Thersander. Also commonly 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Aloros.

Alph

A sacred river. In some accounts, 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 referred to 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. In some references, called Altes.

Althaea

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Althamenes

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Altis

The sacred precinct of Zeus at Olympia. At times, identified as Altis.

Alyattes

A king of Lydia. Father of Croesus. Also known as Alyattes.

Alyssus

A fountain in Arcadia said to cure madness. Known 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. At times, called Amatheon.

Amazonomachy

The war between the Athenians under Theseus and the Amazons which the Athenians won. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Amazonomachy.

Amazons

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Ambologera

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

ambrosia

The food of the gods conferring. Everlasting youth. Oil used for anointing and healing. Also commonly called ambrosia.

Ambrosia

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

Ameinius

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

Amethea

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

Amon

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Amonium

An oasis in Libya, site of an oracle of Amon and, later, of Zeus. Sometimes 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. Sometimes called Ampelus.

Amphiaraus

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Amphictyon

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Amphidamus

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Amphidocus

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

Amphidromia

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

Amphilochus

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Amphilogeai

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

Amphilytus

An Athenian prophet. 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. Referred to as Amphimachus.

Amphimarus

A musician. Father of Linus by Urania, some say. Occasionally referred to 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. On occassion, referred to as Amphissus.

Amphithea

Wife of Adrastus. Mother of Aegialia, Aegialius, Argia, Cyanippus and Deiphyla. Sometimes 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. Also commonly called Ampycides, Mopsus, Mopsus or Mopsos.

Ampyx

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Amyclas

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

Amycus

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Amymone

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Amyntor

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Amyris

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Amythaon

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

Amythaonius

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

Anaitis

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Anakes

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

Ananke

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

Anax

A giant. Son of Uranus and Gaea. Father of Asterius. Also referred to as Anax.

Anaxagorus

Father of Alector. On occassion, called Anaxagorus.

Anaxarete

A hard-hearted woman. For her rejection of the love of Iphis, who hanged himself in her doorway, she was turned into stone by Aphrodite. In some references, identified as Anaxarete.

Anaxibia

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Anaxirrhoe

Daughter of Cornus. Sister of Leontius. Wife of Epesus. At times, identified as Anaxirrhoe.

Anaxo

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

Ancaeus

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Anchiale

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Anchialus

Father of Mentes. Also called Anchialus.

Anchinoe

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

Anchises

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Ancius

One of the Centaurs. At times, referred to as Ancius.

Andraemon

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

Andreus

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Peneius. Husband of Euippe. Father of Eteocles. At times, identified as Andreus.

Androgeus

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Androktasiai

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

Andromache

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Andromeda

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Andromedes

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

Andronice

Mother of Evenus and Thestius by Ares, in some accounts. On occassion, identified as Andronice.

Androphonos

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

Anicetus

Son of Heracles and Hebe. In some accounts, known as Anicetus.

Anius

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Anna

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Annedotus

A Chaldean man-fish. In some references, identified as Annedotus.

Anogon

Son of Castor by Hilaria. In some accounts, known as Anogon.

Anomales

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

Anosia

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

Antaeus

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Anteia

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Antenor

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Anteros

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

Antheas

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

Anthedon

Father of Glaucus by Alcyone, some say. Called Anthedon.

Anthemoessa

The island home of the Sirens. Sometimes known as Anthemoessa.

Anthesterion

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Antianeira

Daughter of Menetus and Eurytus. Mother of Echion by Hermes. Occasionally identified as Antianeira.

Anticleia

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Antigone

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Antileon

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

Antileus

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Antilochus

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

Antimachus

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Antinous

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Antiochus

Son of Heracles by the daughter of King Phylas. On occassion, referred to as Antiochus.

Antion

Father of Ixion, some say. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also referred to as Anukis, Anoukis or Anoukis.

Anytus

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

Aoede

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

Apate

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

Apaturia

An Ionian festival, held in October/. November, involving animal. Sacrifice. On occassion, 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. Called Apellai Dorian.

Apemosyne

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Aphaea

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Aphareus

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Apheliotes

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

Aphidnus

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

Aphrodisia

Festivals held in honour of Aphrodite. Also identified as Aphrodisia.

Aphrodite

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Aphrodite Pandemos

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

Apis

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Apisaon

Son of Phausius. He was killed by Eurypylus during the siege of Troy. At times, identified as Apisaon.

Apollo

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Apollo Agyieus

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

Apollo Carneios

A name for Apollo as a rain-god. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Apollo Carneios, Carneios, Carneios or Apollo.

Apollodorus

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

Apollonius

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Apollyon

The angel of the Abyss. Sometimes referred to as Apollyon.

Apomyios

A name for Zeus as 'Lord of the Flies'. Also 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 called Apophis, Tiamat, Tiamat, Amorka, Amoroka, Chaos Mother, Mother Chuber, Mother Tiamat, Tamtu, Tehom, Tham, Tiawath, Amor(o)ka, Omor(o)ka Great Mother, Mother Tiamat Tamtu, Tehom, Egyptian Apep, Hebrew Leviatan, Rahab, Tohu, Sumerian Labbu, Syrian Tauthe or Mummu.

apophrades

Days held to be unlucky. These included the days in Anthesteria when the dead were said to visit their old homes. Sometimes identified as apophrades.

Apostrophia

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

Ara

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Arabian bird

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

Arachne

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Aras

Father of Elatus. On occassion, identified as Aras.

Arcadia

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

Arcadian

A name for Artemis as a goddess of the hunt. Also commonly 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, known 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 commonly identified as Archelochus.

Archemorus

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

Architeles

Father of Eunomus. Occasionally referred to as Architeles.

Archophoros

A dog of Orion. At times, known as Archophoros.

Arcippe

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Arcisius

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

Arcite

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Arctinus

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

Arctophonos

A dog of Orion. Occasionally called Arctophonos.

Areia

Mother of Miletus by Apollo. Sometimes identified 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. Sometimes identified as Areithous.

Areius

Son of Bias. He was one of the Argonauts. In some lore, occasionally identified as Areius.

Arene

Half-sister and wife of Aphareus. Mother of Idas and Lynceus. On occassion, known as Arene.

areopagus

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

Ares

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Aresthanas

The goatherd who found the abandoned baby Asclepius. Sometimes called Aresthanas.

Arete

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Arethusa

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Arganthoe

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Arge

A Hyperborean virgin. She and Opis are said to have come to Delos with Leto and her twins, Apollo and Artemis. Occasionally known as Arge, Hyperoche or Hyperoche.

Argeiphontes

A name for Hermes as god of the dawn. Sometimes called 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 commonly known as Argeius.

Arges

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

Argestes

A wind from the north-west quarter. Also known as Argestes.

Argeus

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Argia

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Argiope

A nymph. Mother of Thamyris by Philammon. Also identified as Argiope.

Argo

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Argonautica

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

Argonauts

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Argus

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Argynnis

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

Argynon

One of the Telchines, a silversmith. In some references, referred to as Argynon.

Argyra

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

Ariadne

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Aridela

The name for Ariadne in Crete. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Aridela.

Arimanes

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

Arimaspea

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

Arimaspi

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Arion

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Arisba

Sister of Merops. The first wife of Priam. She later married Hyrtacus and bore Asius, Eurotas and Nisus. Occasionally referred to as Arisba, Arisbe or Arisbe.

Aristaeus

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Aristeas

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Aristodemus

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Aristomachus

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Aristomenes

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Aristophanes

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

arktoi

Maidens, 'bear virgins', attendant on Artemis. Occasionally identified as arktoi.

Arnaea

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

Arne

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Arneos

A giant beggar killed by Odysseus. Sometimes identified as Arneos.

Arsenothetys

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

Arsinoe

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Arsippe

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Arsippus

Father of Asclepius by Arsinoe, some say. In some lore, occasionally known as Arsippus.

Artemedos

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

Artemis

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Artemis Brauronia

A name of Artemis as 'bear-goddess'. Sometimes 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Artemis Caryatis, Carmenta, Carmenta, Artemis, Carmentes, Carmentia, Carmentis, Nicostrate, Postverta, Prorsa, Phyllis, Phyllis, White Goddess, White Goddess, Belili, Cybele, Demeter, Freya, Hag of the Mill, Ino, Leucippe, Marpessa, Olwen or Samothea.

Artemis Ephesia

An aspect of Artemis as an orgiastic-goddess. This was the Artemis encountered by St Paul at Ephesus. Also identified as Artemis Ephesia, Roman Diana of Ephesus or Roman Diana of Ephesus.

Artemis Meleagua

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

Artemis Orthia

The Dorian goddess Orthia identified with Artemis. Referred to as Artemis Orthia.

Artemis Tauria

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Artemision, The

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

Asbolus

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Ascalabus

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Ascalaphus

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Ascanius

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Asclepia

Temples dedicated to the deified. Asclepius. Also referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Asclepiadae, Asklepiadae or Asklepiadae.

Asclepius

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Asia

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Asius

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Asopus

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Asphalios

A title of Poseidon as 'preventer of earthquakes'. Sometimes 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. At times, identified as asphodel.

Asphodel Fields

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

Assaracus

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Astacus

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

Asteria

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Asterion

A river-god or sea-god. Father of Acraea, Euboea and Prosymn. Also referred to as Asterion, Asterius, Asterius, Asterion, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Asterius, Minotaur, Minotaur, Asterion or Minotaurus.

Asterius

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Asterodes

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

Asterodia

A name for Selene as queen of the heavens. Also referred to 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 called Astygia.

Astynome

Wife of Hipponous. Mother of Capaneus. In some references, called 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 identified 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. Occasionally known as Athena Boarmia, 'ox-yoker' or 'ox-yoker'.

Athena Chalcioecus

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

Athena Chalinitis

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

Athena Coryphasia

A name for Athena referring to her. Birth from the head of Zeus. Sometimes 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. Sometimes referred to as Athena Damasippus, Athena Chalinitis, Athena Chalinitis, Athena Hippia, 'bridler', horse-tamer or horse-tamer.

Athena Hippia

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

Athena Hygeia

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

Athena Mechanitis

A name for Athena as the inventor of mechanical devices. Sometimes called Athena Mechanitis.

Athena Parthenos

A name for Athena as a virgingoddess. Also known as Athena Parthenos.

Athena Polias

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

Athena Promachus

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

Athena Pronaia

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

Athena Tritogenis

A name for Athena as the nymph of Lake Trotonis. In some accounts, called 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. On occassion, called 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 lore, occasionally known as Atlanteans.

Atlantides

The descendants of Atlas including. Hermes and the Pleiades. In some lore, occasionally identified as Atlantides, Hesperides, Hesperides, African Sisters, Atlantides or Pleiades.

Atlas

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Atreus

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Atridae

The brothers Agamemnon and Menelaus. Sons of Atreus. On occassion, called Atridae, Atreidae or Atreidae.

Atropos

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

Atthis

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Attic Hercules

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

Atys

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Auge

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Augeas

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Aura

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Auson

Son of Odysseus by Calypso or Circe, or of Artas by Calypso. In some lore, occasionally known as Auson.

Ausones

Descendants of Auson. Also called Ausones.

Ausonia

An early name for Italy. Also referred to as Ausonia.

Autesion

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

Auxe

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

Auxesia

A minor fertility-goddess. Occasionally referred to as Auxesia.

Axierus

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

Axine

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

Axiocerca

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

Axiocercus

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

Axioche

A nymph. Also known as Axioche.

Axion

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Bacchae, The

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

Bacche

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bacis

A class of inspired prophets. In some lore, occasionally 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. Also called Balmarkos.

Bapho

A name for Set or Babi. In some accounts, referred to as Bapho.

Baptes

Priests of Cotytto. Also identified as Baptes, Baptae or Baptae.

Basalus

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Bassareus

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

Bassarids

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

Batea

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Bathillus

A boy beloved of Polycrates. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Bathillus.

Battus

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Baubo

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Baucis

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bear

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Bebon

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

Bedy

A Thracian river-god. Sometimes identified as Bedy.

Belides

The descendants of Belus. Occasionally referred to 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 called Bendis, Greek Artemis, Greek Artemis, Aritimi, Aspalis, Bast, Delia, Diana, Dzewana or Garbh Ogh.

Benthesicyme

Daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite. Poseidon gave her the infant Eumolpus to rear when the sea-god rescued him from the sea. Also commonly identified as Benthesicyme.

Berbyce

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Berecynthian Hero

A name of Midas. In some lore, occasionally identified 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. Occasionally referred to as Biadice, Biddice or Biddice.

Bias

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Bibliotheca

A book of myths by Apollodorus. Sometimes referred to as Bibliotheca, Bibliotheka or Bibliotheka.

Bion

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

Bisaltes

A king of Thrace. Father of Theophane. Occasionally called Bisaltes.

Biton

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Black Demeter

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Boedromia

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

Boeotus

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Boio

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

Boracus

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

Boreades

The twins Calais and Zetes, the descendants of Boreas. Also called 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. Occasionally known as Bormus.

Borus

Son of Perieris. Husband of Polydora. Occasionally referred to as Borus.

Borysthenes

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

Boulaios

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

Bouphonia

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

Branchidae

A town in Asia Minor, site of an oracle of Apollo. Occasionally called Branchidae, Brankidae, Brankidae, Didyma or Didyma.

Branchus

Son of Smicrus by the daughter of Patron. Also commonly 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. Known as Brimo.

Brimos

A holy child carried by Brimo. Known as Brimos.

Briseida

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Briseis

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Brises

A Trojan priest. Father of Briseis. In some lore, 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. Called Brizo.

Bromie

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Bromios

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

Bronte

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

Brontes

One of the 3 original Cyclops, a blacksmith. Son of Uranus and Gaea. In some accounts, 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. Also called 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. Known as Bybassus.

Byblis

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Cabeiri

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Cabeiros

The chief of the Cabeiri, some say. Father of Cadmilus, some say. Sometimes called 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. On occassion, known as Cadmilus, Casmilos, Casmilos, Kadmilos, Kadmilos, Cas milos or Cas milos.

Cadmus

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Caecinus

A river-god. Also referred to as Caecinus.

Caenus

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Caicias

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

Caissa

A minor goddess. Occasionally referred to as Caissa.

Caistus

Son of Achilles by Penthesilea, in some accounts. At times, referred to as Caistus.

Calais

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Calchas

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Cale

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Callidice

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Callileon

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Calliope

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Callipolis

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Callirrhoe

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Calliste

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Callisto

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Callone

Beauty personified. In some accounts, known as Callone.

Calluntaria

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

Calpe

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Calybe

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

Calyce

Daughter of Aeolus and Enarete. Mother of Endymion by Acthlius. Mother of Cycnus by Poseidon. On occassion, called Calyce.

Calydon

Son of Aetolus. Brother of Pleuron. Also called Calydon.

Calydonian boar

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Calypso

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Cambyses

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Cameira

Daughter of Danae. In some accounts, called 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. In some references, 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. Identified as Canathus.

Cancer

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Candace

The name of several legendary queens of Ethiopia. Also commonly 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. Sometimes referred to as Cape Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarum, Taenarus, Taenarus, Cape Taenarus or Cape Taenarus.

Caphaurus

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Capheira

A nymph, one of the Oceanids. Known as Capheira.

Capricorn

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Capys

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Car

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

Carmanor

A king of Crete. Also identified as Carmanor.

Carme

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

Carnabon

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Carnea

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Carpo

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

Carpus

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

Caryatides

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Cassandra

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Cassiopeia

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Castalia

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

Castor

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Cataclothes

Spinners of fate. Sometimes called Cataclothes, Moirae, Moirae, Fates, Moerae, Moirai, Norse Norns or Roman Parcae.

Catharsius

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

Catreus

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Caucasus

A sacred mountain. It was here that Prometheus was chained and repeatedly attacked by an eagle. In some accounts, referred to as Caucasus.

Caunus

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Ceacinus

A god of the river of that name. Father of Euthymus. In some references, referred to as Ceacinus.

Cebren

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

Cebriones

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

Cecrops

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Cedalion

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

Celaeno

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celery

The victor's crown at the Nemean. Games. Sometimes referred to as celery.

Celeus

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Celmis

One of the Dactyls, in some accounts. Also called Celmis.

Cenchreis

Wife of Cinyras, some say. Occasionally called Cenchreis.

Centaur

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Centauromachy

The long-running war between the Centaurs and the Lapiths. Also commonly identified 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. Called Cephisus, Cephissus, Cephissus, Kephissos or Kephissos.

Cerastes

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Cerberus

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Cercaphus

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

Cercios

A charioteer for Castor and Polydeuces. Called Cercios, Kerkio, Kerkio, Kerkios or Kerkios.

Cercopes

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Cercyon

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Cerdo

Wife of Phoroneus. Occasionally known as Cerdo.

Cerimon

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

Cerus

A horse of Adrastus. In some lore, occasionally known as Cerus.

Ceryneian Hind

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Cerynes

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

Ceryx

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

Cestrinus

Son of Helenus and Andromache. In some lore, occasionally called Cestrinus.

Cestus

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

Ceto

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Cetus

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

Ceyx

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Chaetus

One of the 50 sons of Aegyptus. Husband of Asteria. In some accounts, known as 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. Also referred to as Chalcodon.

Chalcomedusa

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

Chalcon

One of the Telchines, a coppersmith. Called Chalcon.

chameleon

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Chaonian bird

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

Chaonian food

Acorns or, some say, beech mast. Also commonly known as Chaonian food.

Chaos

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Charaxus

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

Chariclo

One of the Naiads. Wife of Chiron. Sometimes referred to as Chariclo.

Charidotes

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

Charilaus

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Charis

Goddess of all things gracious. Originally said to be the consort of Hephaestus, later one of the three Graces (Charites). In some accounts, 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. Called Charitesia.

Charon

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Charon's toll

The obol placed on the lips of the dead to pay for their ferry journey across the river to Hades. In some lore, occasionally identified as Charon's toll.

Charops

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Charos

An ancient god or angel of death. This being is said to arrive on horseback to carry off the dead. 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. On occassion, referred to as Chelone.

Chentechtai

The Greek version of Khenti-cheti. Sometimes known as Chentechtai.

Chera

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

cherry

The tree of Apollo. Occasionally identified as cherry.

Chilon

One of the Seven Sages. Also commonly identified as Chilon.

Chimaera

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Chione

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Chiron

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chlamys

The cloak of Zeus. Sometimes called chlamys.

Chloe

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

Chloia

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

Chloris

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Choreia

An animal maenad. On occassion, referred to as Choreia.

Chromia

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

Chromius

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

Chronos

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

Chrysanthis

A nymph. Occasionally called Chrysanthis.

Chrysaor

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Chryse

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Chryseis

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Chryses

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Chrysippus

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Chrysomallon

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Chryson

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chthonia. At times, called Chryson.

Chrysothemis

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Chthon

An earth-goddess. Occasionally known as Chthon.

Chthonia

Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Sister of Chryson. Also commonly referred to as Chthonia.

Chthonius

One of the 5 surviving Sown Men. Father of Lycus and Nycteus. In some accounts, known as Chthonius.

Chthonoi

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

Chthonophyle

Daughter of Sicyon. Mother of Polybus by Hermes. At times, called Chthonophyle.

Cilicia

The sky. On occassion, identified as Cilicia.

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Cillus

Driver of the chariot given by Poseidon to Pelops. Also referred to as Cillus.

Cimmerians

The inhabitants of the far bank of Ocean who lived in perpetual darkness. Also commonly called 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. On occassion, identified as Circe's grass.

Cisseta

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Cisseus

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

Cisthene

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

Cithaeronian lion

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City Dionysia

A spring festival in honour of Dionysus. At times, 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. Referred to as Cleanthes, Kleanthes or Kleanthes.

Cleite

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

Cleo

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Cleobis

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Cleobule

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Cleobulus

One of the Seven Sages. Occasionally called Cleobulus.

Cleocharia

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

Cleodaeus

Son of Heracles by Malis. Brother of Alcaeus. Occasionally referred to as Cleodaeus.

Cleolla

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

Cleopatra

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Cleothera

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Cleta

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

Clio

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Clitonymus

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

Clitus

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

Clonia

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

Clotho

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

Cloud-gatherer

A name for Zeus. At times, 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 referred to as club.

Clymene

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Clymenus

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Clytemnestra

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Clytie

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Clytis

Son of Eurytus. At times, called Clytis.

Clytius

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Clytoneus

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

Clytonymus

Son of Amphidamus. This youth was accidentally killed by Patroclus. In some accounts, referred to as Clytonymus, Clysonymus or Clysonymus.

Cnossia

A nymph seduced by Menelaus. Sometimes known as Cnossia.

Cocalus

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Cocytus

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Codrus

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Coeranus

Son of Abas. Brother of Lysimache. At times, identified as Coeranus.

Coeus

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

Colchian Dragon

The dragon that guarded the Golden. Fleece at Colchis. On occassion, 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. In some references, referred to 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 accounts, known as Comyra.

Connidas

A tutor of Theseus. Also commonly 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. 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. Also known as Corobius.

Coroebus

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Coroni

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Coronides

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Coronis

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Coronus

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Cortina

A snakeskin cover for the tripod used. By the Delphi oracle. The tripod (or cauldron) of Apollo. Occasionally referred to 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. In some references, known as Corycian cave.

Corydon

A shepherd. Lover of Alexis. Also commonly known as Corydon.

Corythus

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

Corytus

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

cothurnus

High-heeled boots as worn by Dionysus. Also commonly called cothurnus.

Cottus

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

Cotyttia

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

Cotytto

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

cow

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Cragus

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

Crambis

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Cranae

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Cranaea

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

Cranaeum

A grove dedicated to Cranaea. Sometimes known as Cranaeum.

Cranaus

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Crane Dance

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Cranes of Ibycus

The birds that hovered over the theatre to identify the killers of Ibycus. Also commonly called Cranes of Ibycus.

Crantor

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

Crateis

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

Cratus

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Creisus

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Creneids

Water nymphs. Occasionally identified as Creneids.

Creon

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Creontidas

Son of Heracles and Megara. Occasionally called Creontidas.

Cresphontes

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Cressida

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Cretan Bull

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Crete

A nymph. Mother of Pasiphae by Helius or Hermes. Occasionally known as Crete.

Cretheus

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Creusa

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Crinis

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Crinisus

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

criobolium

The sacrifice of a ram in honour of Attis. In some lore, occasionally identified as criobolium, kriobolion, kriobolion, taurobolium or taurobolium.

Criophorus

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

criosphinx

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

Crisus

Son of Phocus and Antiope, some say. Also known as Crisus.

Critheis

A nymph. Also commonly identified as Critheis.

Crius

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Crocale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. On occassion, called Crocale.

Crocus

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

Croesus

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Crommyonian sow

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

Cronia

A festival in honour of Cronus, celebrated at harvest time. Occasionally called Cronia.

Cronidae

The descendants of Cronus: the Olympian gods, specifically Hades, Poseidon and Zeus. Also commonly called Cronidae.

Cronus

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Croton

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Crotopus

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Crotus

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

Cteatus

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cteis

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

Ctessipus

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Cudoemus

A deity, tumult personified. Referred to as Cudoemus.

Curetes

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Curotrophus

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

Cyane

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Cyanea

Wife of Miletus. Mother of Byblis and Caunus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Cyanea, Cyanee or Cyanee.

Cyanippus

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

Cychreus

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

Cyclops

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Cycnus

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Cydippe

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Cylarabes

A king of Argos. Son of Sthenelus. Also referred to as Cylarabes.

Cyllaros

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

Cyllen

Son of Elatus and Laodice. Brother of Aepytus, Pereus and Stymphalus. In some accounts, called Cyllen, Cyllenius, Cyllenius or Cyllen.

Cyllene

A nymph. Wife of Pelasgus. Known as Cyllene.

Cyllenius

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

Cyllo

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Cylloptes

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Cymodoce

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

Cymopoleia

A wave nymph. Wife of the giant Briaraeus. Daughter of Poseidon. Occasionally referred to as Cymopoleia.

Cynisca

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Cynosura

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

Cynthia

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

Cynthius

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

Cyparissus

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cypress

The tree of Pluto. In some references, identified as cypress.

Cypria

One of the poems in the Epic. Cycle dealing with the story of Troy. At times, known as Cypria.

Cypris

An epithet for Aphrodite, relating to Cyprus, her place of birth. Sometimes known 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. At times, known as Cyrandes.

Cyrene

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Cytisorus

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Cyzican games

Games held annually to commemorate. Cyzicus who was inadvertently killed. By the Argonauts. Occasionally called Cyzican games.

Cyzicus

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Dactyls

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Daedala

A festival in honour of Hera. The festival involves a fire ceremony and a sacred marriage between Zeus and his bride. In some references, known as Daedala, Daidala or Daidala.

Daedalia

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

Daedalids

The followers of Daedalus. On occassion, 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. Occasionally identified as Dai Dalos.

Daiera

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daimon

A guardian spirit: a god: supernatural. Power. In some references, called daimon, daemon, daemon, demon, demon, daimones, daimones, demon, demon, plurdaimones, plurdaimones, Roman genius or Roman genius.

Damasistratus

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

Damastes

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

Dameon

Son of Phlius. He was killed when fighting for Heracles in his battles with Augeas. At times, identified as Dameon.

Damia

A minor fertility goddess or goddess of health, worshipped by women. In some accounts, called Damia, Roman Fauna, Roman Fauna or Semele.

Damnameneus

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

Damon

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danace

A coin placed in the mouth of the dead, a fee for the boatman Charon. At times, referred to 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. Occasionally called Daphnephoria.

Daphnis

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Daphnis and Chloe

The story of a rustic couple, Paul and Virginia, written by Longus. In some references, referred to as Daphnis and Chloe.

Daphoene

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

Decelus

A hero. When Theseus abducted Helen, Decelus told her brothers, Castor and Polydeuces, where she was hidden. In some lore, occasionally called Decelus.

Degmenus

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Deianeira

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Deicoon

Son of Heracles and Megara. Known as Deicoon.

Deidameia

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Deileon

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

Deimachus

Father of Autolycus, Deileon and Phlogius. In some references, referred to as Deimachus.

Deimus

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

Deino

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

Deion

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Deione

A nymph. In some accounts she was the mother of Miletus by Apollo. Also commonly identified as Deione.

Deionides

A name for Miletus as son of Deione. Also identified as Deionides, Miletus or Miletus.

Deiphobus

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Deiphontes

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Deipyla

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

Deipylus

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Delia

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Deliades

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

Delian

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

Delos

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Delphi

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Delphine

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Delphinia

A festival in honour of Apollo, held. Annually at Athens in March. Also referred to as Delphinia.

Delphinus

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Demeter

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Demeter Erinnus

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

Demeter's people

The dead. Also commonly referred to as Demeter's people, Demetreioi or Demetreioi.

Demeter Thesmophoros

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

Demetria

A festival in honour of Demeter, held in Athens. Occasionally known as Demetria.

Demios

God of dread. Also commonly known as Demios.

Democratia

Democracy personified. Also 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. Occasionally identified as Demodocus, Demodocos or Demodocos.

Demoleon

A centaur. He killed Crantor. In some accounts, referred to as Demoleon.

Demonassa

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Demonice

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Demophoon

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Demos

The people, as the source of power, personified. On occassion, referred to as Demos.

Dendrites

A name for Dionysus as a tree god. Also commonly 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. In some lore, occasionally 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. In some references, known as Dercynus.

Derodydimus

A two-headed monster. Sometimes referred to as Derodydimus.

Despoena

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Despontes

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Deucalion

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Dexamenus

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Dia

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

Diakiaosyne

The Greek name for Nehmetaway. In some lore, occasionally identified as Diakiaosyne.

diamastigsis

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

Diana

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Dias

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

Diasia

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

Dictaean Cave

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

Dictaeus

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

Dictynna

A name for Artemis as a fish goddess. Occasionally 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. Sometimes referred to as Dictys Cretensis.

Didaeon

Son of Eurytus, some say. Referred to as Didaeon.

Dido

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Diipoleia

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

Dike

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

Dimetor

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

Dindyme

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

Dinos

A horse of Diomedes. Referred to as Dinos.

Diogenia

A naiad daughter of Cephisus. On occassion, known as Diogenia.

Diomede

Mother of Hyacinthus by Amyclas, in some accounts. Also known as Diomede.

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Dione

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Dionysia

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Dionysus

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Diores

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

Dioscuri

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Diotima Mantinice

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

diphthera

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

dipsas

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

Dirce

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Distaff

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

dithyramb

A hymn to Bacchus. In some references, known as dithyramb.

Dithyrambos

A name for Dionysus as 'twice-born'. At times, called 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. On occassion, known as Dolops.

Dorceus

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Dorippa

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

Doris

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Dorulos

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

Dorus

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dove

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. Sometimes 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. Sometimes referred to as draconite.

Dream Palace

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Drepane

The sickle of Demeter. In some references, called Drepane.

Dromas

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dryad

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

Dryas

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Dryope

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Dryops

Son of Apollo or Spercheius. Father of the nymph Dryope. Called Dryops.

Dymas

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Dyne

Daughter of Evander. Also commonly called Dyne.

Dysaules

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

Dysnomia

Lawlessness personified. Daughter of Eris. At times, known as Dysnomia.

Earth Mother

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Echecles

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

Echemus

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Echetus

A king of Epirus. He blinded his daughter and locked her in a dungeon. In some references, referred to as Echetus.

Echidna

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Echion

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Echnobas

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Echo

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Edonus

In some accounts, a son of Poseidon. By Helle. In some references, known as Edonus, Paeon or Paeon.

Eeton

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

Egerius

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

Egesta

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Egyptian Sibyl

A prophetess. Also commonly known as Egyptian Sibyl.

Eioneus

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Eirene

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

Elais

Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Oeno and Spermo. One of the Oenotropoe. Occasionally identified as Elais.

Elare

Mother of Tityus by Zeus, some say. Identified as Elare.

Elate

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

Elatus

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Electra

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Electryon

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Elegeia

A goddess of elegiac poetry, some say. Sometimes referred to as Elegeia.

Elephenor

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Eleusinia

A procession and games held every 2. Years in honour of Demeter. Occasionally called Eleusinia.

Eleusinian mysteries

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

Eleusis

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

Eleuthea

A name for Ilithyia in Crete. In some accounts, called Eleuthea, Eleuthyra, Eleuthyra or Ilithyia.

Eleutherios

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

Elissa

The name of Dido when living at Tyre. In some accounts, identified 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. Also commonly known as Elpis, 'hope' or 'hope'.

Elymus

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

Elysium

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Emathion

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Emily

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Empedocles

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Empusa

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empyrean

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

Enalus

A man saved from drowning by a dolphin. On occassion, known as Enalus.

Enarete

Wife of Aeolus. Mother of Alcyone, Athamas, Calyce, Canace, Cleobule, Cretheus, Deion, Macareus, Magnes, Pereires, Perimede, Peisidice, Salmoneus and Sisyphus. Sometimes 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. Sometimes identified as encheirogastes.

Endeis

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Endendros

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

Endymion

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Enioche

Wife of Creon, in some accounts. In some references, 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 commonly referred to as Enipeus.

Enosichthon

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

Enyo

Goddess of war. Mother or sister of Ares, some say. Occasionally known as Enyo, Enys, Enys or Enyo.

Eone

One of the 50 daughters of Thespius. Occasionally called 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 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. In some references, referred to as Epic Cycle.

Epicaste

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

Epidaurus

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

Epigoni

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Epimelian nymphs

Nymphs of flocks and herds. Sometimes 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. At times, known as Epione.

Epirus

The site of Hades, far to the west. Occasionally called Epirus.

Epistrophius

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

Epistrophus

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

Epitymbidia

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

Epopeus

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Erana

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

Erato

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

Erebus

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Erechtheus

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Ereuthalion

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

Ergane

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

Erginus

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Eriboea

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Eribotes

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Erichthonius

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Eridanus

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Erigone

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Erinna

A 3rd C BC. Poetess. She was the author of Distaff and died at the age of nineteen. Also called Erinna.

Erinys

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

Eriopis

Daughter of Jason and Medea. Occasionally known as Eriopis.

Eriphos

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

Eriphyle

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Erippe

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Eris

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Eros

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Erotes

Worshippers of Eros: minor. Love-gods. Sometimes known 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. Sometimes known as Erymanthian boar.

Erypilus

Son of Eurystheus, killed by Heracles. Sometimes referred to as Erypilus.

Erysichthon

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Erytheia

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

Erythreos

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

Erythrus

Son of Rhadamanthus. At times, referred to 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 called Eryx.

Esenohebis

A name for Isis. Occasionally referred to as Esenohebis.

Eteocles

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Eteoclus

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Ethiopian Table

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

Ethiopians

The inhabitants of the lands to the south. Sometimes known as Ethiopians, Aethiopians or Aethiopians.

Ethiops

A horse of the sun-god. Occasionally referred to as Ethiops.

Ethon

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

Etna

A nymph of Sicily. Mother of the twin gods, Palici by Hephaestus, in some accounts. Occasionally 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. Referred to as Euaechine.

Euanthes

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

Euboea

Daughter of Asopus and Metope. Identified as Euboea.

Euboleus

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Euchenor

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

Eudora

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

Eudorus

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

Eudromos

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Euhaemon

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

Euippe

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Euippus

Son of Thestius and Eurythemis. On occassion, referred to as Euippus.

Eumaeus

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Eumelus

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Eumenides

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Eumolpidae

Descendants of Eumolpus. Priests of Demeter. Identified as Eumolpidae.

Eumolpus

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Euneus

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Eunomia

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

Eunomus

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

Eupalamus

Son of Erechtheus. Father of Daedalus, in some accounts. Occasionally called Eupalamus.

Euphemus

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Euphorbus

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Euphorion

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

Euphrates

God of the river of the same name. Occasionally referred to as Euphrates.

Euphrosyne

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

Eupithes

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Euraquilo

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

Euripides

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Europa

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Europaeus

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

Europe

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

Eurotas

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

Eurus

The east (or south-east) wind. Son of Aeolus or Astraeus by Eos. On occassion, referred to as Eurus, Euros, Euros, Volturnus, Volturnus, Vulturnus, Greek Caicias, Ap(h)eliotes, Ap(h)eliotes, Roman Volturnus, Roman Volturnus or Caicias.

Euryale

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Euryalus

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Euryanassa

Daughter of Pactolus. Wife of Tantalus, some say. Mother of Broteas and Niobe. Mother of Pelops in some stories. 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. Also commonly known as Eurybates.

Eurybia

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

Eurybius

Son of Eurystheus. He was killed by Heracles. On occassion, called Eurybius.

Eurycleia

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Eurydamas

One of the Argonauts. Son of Actor or Irus by Demonassa. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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 references, referred to as Euryganeia, Astymedusa or Astymedusa.

Eurylochus

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Eurymachus

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Eurymede

In some accounts, mother of Bellerophon. At times, called Eurymede.

Eurymedon

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Eurynome

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Eurynus

Father of Telemus. Sometimes 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. Occasionally referred to as Eurysaces.

Eurysthenes

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

Eurystheus

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Euryte

A nymph. Mother of Oeneus by Portheus. Also referred to as Euryte.

Eurythemis

Wife of Thestius. Mother of Althaea, Euippus, Eurypylus, Hypermnestra, Iphiclus, Leda, Plexippus and Toxeus. Also called 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. In some accounts, known as Euterpe.

Euthymus

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Euxine

The Black Sea. On occassion, called 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. Called Everes, Everus, Everus, Everes or Everes.

Evius

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

Fatuclus

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

Femynye

The realm of the Amazons. In some lore, occasionally known as Femynye, Feminee or Feminee.

Field of Asphodels

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

Field of Truth

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

Five Ages

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Fortunate Islands

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Furies

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Gaea

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Galanthias

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Galanthis

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Galas

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

Galata

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Galatea

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Galathe

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

Galeus

Son of Apollo and Themisto. Also commonly referred to as Galeus, 'lizard', 'lizard' or Pupula.

Gamelia

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

Gamelios

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

Ganymede

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Garden of the Hesperides

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Gargittos

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

Ge Metre

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

Gelanor

King of Argos. He resigned in favour of Danaus who fled from Libya to Greece with his fifty daughters. In some lore, occasionally known as Gelanor.

Gello

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

Gelonus

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Gemini

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

Geraestus

One of the Cylopes. Also commonly identified as Geraestus.

Geras

Old age personified. Son of Nyx. Sometimes referred to as Geras.

Geryon

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gigantomachia

The war in which the gods defeated. The rebellious giants. On occassion, called gigantomachia, gigantomachy or gigantomachy.

Gigantomachia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Occasionally identified 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. Also called Girdle of Hippolyta.

Glauce

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Glaucus

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Glaukopis

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

Glenus

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

Glycon

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

goat

The animal of Dionysus. Sometimes referred to as goat.

Goat-god

The god Pan. Occasionally identified 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. At times, referred to as Golden Ass, The, Metamorphoses or Metamorphoses.

golden bough

A branch carried by Aeneas which gave him access to Hades. Also commonly known as golden bough, Aftermath, Aftermath or Golden Bough.

Golden Fleece

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Golgus

In some accounts, one of the mortal. Children of Adonis and Aphrodite. In this version, the third child of the union was Priapus who was immortal. Sometimes 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. Also commonly known as Gorge.

Gorgias

Father of Midas, in some accounts. Occasionally called Gorgias.

gorgoneion

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

Gorgons

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Gorgopa

A name of Athena as 'she of the fearful face or 'Gorgon-faced'. Occasionally referred to 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 commonly referred to as Gorgophone.

Gorgyra

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

Gortys

Son of Rhadamanthus. Occasionally identified as Gortys.

Graces

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Graiae

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Granicus

A river-god. Father of Alexirrhoe. At times, called 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. Also commonly referred to as Gration, Gratium or Gratium.

Great Daedala

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

griffin

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Grinnus

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Guneus

Father of Laonome. Also identified as Guneus.

Gyges

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Hades

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Haemon

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Hagnias

Father of Tiphys, some say. Sometimes identified as Hagnias.

halcyon

The kingfisher: the bird of Tethys. In some lore, occasionally known as halcyon.

Halesus

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Halia

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

Haliae

Sea-women: attendants of Dionysus. In some references, identified as 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. Sometimes referred to as Halieia.

Halirrhothius

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Halitherses

A prophet. Son of Mastor. He predicted the safe return of Odysseus. At times, known as Halitherses.

Haloa

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

Halys

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

Harakhtes

The Greek name for Harakhti. Also commonly known as Harakhtes.

Harendotes

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

Harmachis

A name of Horus as Horus of the Horizon. Occasionally called 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. Known as Harpagus.

Harpalus

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Harpalyce

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Harpalycus

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Harpe

One of the Amazons. Occasionally called Harpe.

Harpies

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Harpinna

A horse of Oenomaus, son of Ares. Sometimes identified as Harpinna.

Harpocrates

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

Harpyia

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Harsomtus

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

Hebe

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Hecate

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Hecate Trioditis

A name for Hecate as goddess of the (cross-) roads. Occasionally referred to 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. On occassion, called Hecatea.

Hecaterus

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Hector

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Hecuba

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Hegemone

In some accounts, one of the Graces. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Hegemone.

Heimarmene

Destiny personified. Occasionally called Heimarmene.

Heleius

A king of the Taphians. Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Sometimes referred to as Heleius.

Helen

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Helenus

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Heliades

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Helicaon

Son of Antenor. Husband of Laodice. Called Helicaon.

Helice

A nymph. Wife of Oenopion. Mother of Merope. Sometimes identified as Helice.

Heliogabalos

The Greek version of Elagabalus. In some accounts, known as Heliogabalos, Elagabalus, Elagabalus, Elagabal, Elegabalus, Greek, Elagabalus or Elagabalus.

Heliopolis

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

heliotrope

The sunflower into which Clytie was changed. Sometimes identified as heliotrope.

Helius

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Helle

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Hellen

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Hellespontine Sybil

A prophetess. In some lore, occasionally called Hellespontine Sybil.

Hellotia

A Cretan festival in honour of Athene or Europa. At times, known as Hellotia.

hellotis

A wreath, said to contain the bones of Europa, carried in the festival of Hellotia. In some accounts, referred to as hellotis.

Helmet of Invisibility

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Hemera

An aspect of Eos as 'morning'. Daughter of Erebus and Nyx. Mother of Aphrodite, some say. Sometimes 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. In some references, referred to as hemicyne, cynocephali or cynocephali.

Hemithea

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Hephaestia

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

Hephaestus

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Hera

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Heracleidae

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

Heracles

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Heracles of Ceta

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Heracles of Tiryns

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Heraia

A festival in honour of Hera, held at New Year in every fourth year. In some references, referred to as Heraia.

Hercle

The Etruscan name for Heracles. Occasionally called Hercle.

Herculean knot

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Hercules

The Roman name for Heracles. Sometimes identified as Hercules.

Herkios

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

Herma

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Hermaia

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

Hermanubis

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

Hermaphroditus

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Hermes

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Hermes Argeiphontes

A name for Hermes as the killer of Argus. At times, known as Hermes Argeiphontes.

Hermes Chthonius

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

Hermes Trismegistus

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

Hermione

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Hermothea

Wife of Pandareus. Sometimes called Hermothea.

Hermouthis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Renenutet. Also commonly referred to as Hermouthis, Thermouthis or Thermouthis.

hero

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Hero

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Hero, The

The ghost of Polites. Sometimes known as Hero, The, Polites or Polites.

Herophile

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Herophilus

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Sometimes referred to as Herophilus.

Heros

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

Herse

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Hesiod

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Hesione

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Hespera

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

Hespereia

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

Hesperides

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Hesperis

A nymph. Mother of the Hesperides by Atlas. In some references, known as Hesperis, Hespere or Hespere.

Hesperus

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Hesperusa

A nymph. One of the 7 Hesperides. Called Hesperusa, Hesperethusa or Hesperethusa.

Hestia

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Hicetaeon

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. Occasionally known as Hicetaeon.

hierophant

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

hieros gamos

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

Hilaeria

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Hilara

A priestess of Artemis. Daughter of Apollo. In some lore, occasionally called Hilara, Hilaeria, Hilaeria, Hilaira or Hilara.

Hilaria

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

Himantes

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

Himeropa

One of the sirens. Sometimes known as Himeropa.

Himerus

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

Hippalcimus

Father of Peneleos. In some accounts, referred to as Hippalcimus.

Hippasus

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Hippeus

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

Hippia

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

Hippo

An Amazon queen. In some references, referred to 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. Occasionally known as Hippocrene, Aganippe, Aganippe, Aonian Fount, Hippokrene or Hippokrene.

Hippodamia

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Hippolochus

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Hippolyta

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Hippolytus

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Hippomedon

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Hippomene

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

Hippomenes

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Hippona

A goddess of horses. Called Hippona, Celtic Epona, Celtic Epona or Rhiannon.

Hipponous

Husband of Astynome. Father of Capaneus and Periboea. Sometimes 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. Also referred to as Hippotades.

Hippotas

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

Hippotes

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Hippothoe

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

Hippothous

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Hodites

Son of Heracles and Deianeira. Brother of Ctessipus, Glenus, Hyllus and Macaria. On occassion, known as Hodites.

Hodoedocus

Husband of Agrianome. Father of Oileus. Referred to as Hodoedocus.

Holiartus

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

Homecomings

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

Homer

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Homeric Hymns

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

Homonoia

A goddess, concord personified. Also referred to as Homonoia, Concordia, Concordia or Greek Aphrodite.

Hopladamus

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

Horae

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Horaea

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

Horios

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

Hosia

Heavenly justice personified. On occassion, referred to as Hosia.

Hosioi

Priests as Delphi. Sometimes identified as Hosioi.

Hundred-handed Ones

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hyacinth

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

Hyacinthia

An eleven-day festival, held in May, in honour of Hyacinthus. At times, known as Hyacinthia.

Hyacinthus

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Hyades

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Hyale

A nymph attendant on Artemis. On occassion, called Hyale, Hyala or Hyala.

Hyas

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Hybris

A goddess, pride personified. According to some accounts, the mother of Pan by Zeus. At times, referred to as Hybris.

Hydra

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Hydriades

Water nymphs. Also called Hydriades.

Hydris

A water-snake said to destroy. Crocodiles. At times, referred to 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. Occasionally identified as Hymn to Demeter.

Hypastos

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

Hypate

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

Hyperbius

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

Hyperboreans

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Hypereia

An old name for Italy. Known as Hypereia.

Hyperenas

A Trojan soldier. Son of Panthous. Brother of Euphorbus and Polydamas. Also referred to as Hyperenas.

Hyperenor

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

Hyperion

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Hyperipne

Wife of Endymion, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally called Hyperipne.

Hypermnestra

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Hyperphas

Father of Euryganeia. On occassion, 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. Also referred to as Hypsistos, Hypsestus or Hypsestus.

Hyrie

Mother of Cycnus by Apollo. In some lore, occasionally identified as Hyrie.

Hyrieus

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Hyrnetho

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Hyrtacus

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

Hysminai

Battle personified. A descendant of Eris. Also commonly called Hysminai, Malchai or Malchai.

Hystaspes

God of meadows. Son of Adonis and Aphrodite. On occassion, called 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, called Ialabion.

Ialmenus

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

Ialysa

Daughter of Danae. Also commonly known as Ialysa.

Ialysus

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

Iambe

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Iamus

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Ianthe

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Iao

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Iapetus

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Iapis

A physician. He, with the help of Aphrodite, healed Aeneas when he was wounded in the fighting with the Latins. Sometimes identified as Iapis.

Iapyx

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Iarbas

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Iardanus

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

Iasion

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Iasius

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Iaso

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

Ibycus

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Icadius

A man saved by a dolphin. At times, identified as Icadius.

Icarius

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Icarus

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Icelus

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

Ichnobate

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ichor

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

Ida

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Idaea

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Idaean Mother

A Greek version of Cybele; a name for Rhea. In some references, called 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. In some accounts, identified as Idaeans.

Idaeus

Herald of the Trojans. Son of Dares. Brother of Phegeus. Also known as Idaeus.

idaeus

A magic name for a finger. Occasionally called idaeus.

Idamente

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Idas

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Idmon

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Idomene

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Idomeneans

A race of people said to have sight. But no other senses. In some references, called Idomeneans.

Idomeneus

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Idothea

A nymph. Daughter of Proteus and Psamathe. In some accounts, known as Idothea, Dioi, Dioi, Eidothea, Eidothea, Ido or Ido.

Idyia

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

Ilia

A Titaness. Daughter of Uranus and Gaea. In some lore, occasionally identified as Ilia, Rhea Silvia, Rhea Silvia, Ilea, Ilia, Rea Silvia, Silvia, Sylvia or Tarchetius.

Iliad, The

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

Ilias Parva

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Also called Ilias Parva, Little Iliad or Little Iliad.

Ilione

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Ilithyia

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Ilithyiae

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

Iliu Persis

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle. Dealing with the fall of Troy, attributed to Arctinus. In some accounts, identified as Iliu Persis, Sack of Troy or Sack of Troy.

Ilius

Founder of Troy (Ilium). On occassion, called Ilius.

Illyrius

Son of Cadmus and Harmonia. In some accounts, known as Illyrius.

Ilus

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Imbrifer

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

Imenarete

Mother of Elphenor by Chalcadon. Sometimes identified as Imenarete.

Imouth

The Greek name for Imhotep. Occasionally 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. On occassion, identified 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. At times, called 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 known as Iodame.

Iolaus

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Iole

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Ion

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Ionians

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

Iota

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

Iphianassa

Wife of Bias. Mother of Anaxibia. Sometimes referred to as Iphianassa, Iphigenia, Iphigenia, Chrysothemis, Hecate the Younger, Iphegenaia, Iphegeneia or Iphianassa.

Iphiclus

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Iphigenia

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Iphigenia in Aulis

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

Iphigenia in Tauris

A play by Euripides dealing with the exploits of Orestes in seizing the statue of Artemis. On occassion, 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. At times, referred to as Iphthime.

Iris

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Irus

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Isander

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Ischepolis

Son of Alcathous. He was killed in the hunt for the Calydonian boar and his father killed Callipolis, the bearer of the news. At times, called Ischepolis.

Ischus

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Isia

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

Ismarus

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Ismene

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Ismenus

A river-god. Son of Asopus and Metope. Father of Linus and Ismeris, some say. In some references, known as Ismenus.

Ismeris

Daughter of Ismenus. Identified as Ismeris.

Isonoe

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

Issa

A maiden loved by Apollo. Daughter of Macareus and his sister Canace. On occassion, called Issa.

Issedones

A legendary race. They were conquered and evicted from their own country by the Arismapi. Occasionally called Issedones.

Isthmian games

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

Isus

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

Italus

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

Itaressus

One of the rivers in Hades. Sometimes referred to as Itaressus.

Itonia

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

Itonus

Father of Chromia. Also commonly known as Itonus.

Itylus

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Itymoneus

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

Itys

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ivy

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

Ixion

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Iyngies

A name of Dionysus. Known 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. Also identified as judy.

Kairos

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

Kakia

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

Kalligeneia

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

Kallipyges

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

Kallynteria

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

Kandaon

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

kaous

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Katagogia

A festival in honour of Dionysus. Identified as Katagogia.

Kataibates

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

Katayun

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

Keidomos

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

kekyon

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

Ker

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Keraunia

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

Keraunos

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

keres

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Keres

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kernos

A jar or drinking-vessel used in the Eleusinian rites. Also commonly referred to as kernos.

kerykeion

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

kingfisher

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Kissos

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

Kneph

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

Korythalia

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

Kourotrophos

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

Krisa

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

Kronia

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

Ktesios

A name for Zeus as the guardian of storerooms. Also known as Ktesios.

Kymenos

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

Labdacus

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Labours of Hercules

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Labros

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Labyrinth

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

Lacedaemon

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

Lachesis

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

Lachme

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Lacinius

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Lacon

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Lada

A goddess of Lycia. Sometimes called Lada.

Ladon

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Laelaps

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Laertes

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Laestrygones

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Laimos

A deity, pestilence personified. Occasionally known as Laimos.

Laius

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Lament for Adonis

A poem by Bion. Sometimes known as Lament for Adonis.

Lamentation of Danae

A poem by Simonides. Also known as Lamentation of Danae.

Lamia

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Lamiae

Demons in the form of beautiful. Women. They were originally priestesses of Lamia but were down-graded and became demons seducing travellers or sucking their blood. In some accounts, known as Lamiae.

Lamp of Phoebus

A name for the sun. Also commonly identified as Lamp of Phoebus.

Lampado

An Amazon queen. Known as Lampado.

Lampas

A horse of Hector and Diomedes. Occasionally called Lampas.

Lampetia

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Lampos

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Lamprus

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Lamus

King of the Laestrygones. Son of Poseidon. On occassion, referred to as Lamus.

lamyroi

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

Laocoon

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Laodacus

Son of Echemus and Timandra. At times, 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. On occassion, referred to as Laonome.

Laothea

A mistress of Priam. Daughter of Altes. Mother of Lycaon and Polydorus, some say. 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 commonly identified as Lapithus, Lapithes or Lapithes.

Larunda

A nymph. Known as Larunda, Lara, Lara, Mania or 'babbler'.

Lathenes

A Theban warrior. In the war with the Seven, he faced Amphiarus at the Homoloid Gate. Also 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. Also called Latreus.

Latromis

Son of Dionysus by Ariadne. Sometimes called Latromis.

laurel

The tree of Apollo. In some accounts, referred to as laurel.

Lausus

Son of Mezentius. He was killed in the fighting between the band of Trojans led by Aeneas and the indigenous Latins and Rutulians. In some references, referred to as Lausus.

Lavinia

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Lay of Demodocus

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

Leades

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

Leander

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Learchus

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Lebadeia

A town in Boeotia, site of the oracle of Trophonius. Also called Lebadeia.

Lebros

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Leda

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Leimoniads

Nymphs of the meadows. In some accounts, 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. Occasionally called Leiodes.

Leiriope

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

Lemnos

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Lenaea

A Spring festival in honour of Dionysus. Occasionally called Lenaea, Festival of Wild Women, Festival of Wild Women, Lenaeon or Lenaeon.

Lenaeus

An epithet of Dionysus as ruler of the wine-presses. Also 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. In some references, referred to as Leonteus.

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Leos

A herald at the court of Theseus. Occasionally referred to as Leos.

Leprea

A guardian goddess of lepers. Sometimes identified as Leprea.

Lerna

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

Lethaea

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

Leuca

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Leuce

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

Leucippe

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Leucippides

Hilaria and Phoebe, the daughters of Leucippus. Called Leucippides.

Leucippus

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Leucosia

One of the sirens. Sometimes identified as Leucosia.

Leucothoe

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Leucus

A Cretan. He seduced Meda, wife of Idomeneus, and, when her husband returned from the Trojan war, killed her and drove her husband from Crete. Also identified as Leucus.

Libation Bearers, The

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

Libethra

The site of Orpheus' burial. Known as Libethra.

Libya

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

Libyan Sybil

A prophetess. Also commonly identified as Libyan Sybil.

Lichas

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Licymnius

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Ligdus

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Ligea

One of the sirens. In some accounts, called Ligea, Ligeia or Ligeia.

Liknites

A name of Dionysus as a vegetationgod, new-born each year. Occasionally 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. Occasionally identified as Liknophoria.

Limniads

Lake-nymphs. In some accounts, identified as Limniads.

Limos

Famine personified. Offspring of Eris. In some references, referred to as Limos.

Linda

Daughter of Danae. Also referred to as Linda.

Lindus

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

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Liparus

Father of Cyane. Sometimes known as Liparus.

Lips

God of the wind from the south-west. Occasionally called Lips, Roman Africus or Roman Africus.

Litai

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Lityerses

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Locheia

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

Lodona

A nymph. She was changed into a stream by Artemis to save her from the unwanted attentions of Pan. Also commonly 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. On occassion, known as Lotis.

Lotophagi

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Loxias

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

Lukoi

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

Lusios

A name of Dionysus as 'one who flees. From guilt'. At times, referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Lybia, Aega, Aega, Amalthea or Libya.

Lycabas

A sailor on the ship when Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. On occassion, known as Lycabas.

Lycaea

A festival in honour of Pan. Also known as Lycaea.

Lycaeus

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Lycaon

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Lycastus

Father of Minos by Ida. Occasionally referred to as Lycastus.

Lycatheus

Father of Creon. On occassion, known as Lycatheus.

Lycelius

Apollo as god of the wolves. Also referred to as Lycelius.

Lyceus

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

Lychnus

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

Lycia

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

Lycimnius

Son of Electryon by Midea. Occasionally called Lycimnius.

Lycippe

An Amazon. Mother of Tanais. Occasionally called Lycippe.

Lycisca

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Lycomedes

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Lycorea

One of the peaks of Mount. Parnassus, sacred to Apollo. In some references, called 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. Also referred to as Lyda.

Lygis

A son of Poseidon. Also called Lygis.

Lyncea

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Lynceus

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Lyncus

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

Lysianassa

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

Lysidice

Daughter of Pelops. Wife of Mestor. Mother of Hippothoe. Mother of Amphitryon, some say. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Lysidice.

Lysimache

Daughter of Abas. Sister of Coeranus. Wife of Talaus, some say. Referred to as Lysimache.

Lysippe

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Ma

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Macareus

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Macaria

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Machai

A deity, battle personified. Offspring of Eris. At times, 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. Also commonly called Maelid.

Maeon

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

Maera

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Maestra

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Magaera

One of the 3 Furies. Occasionally called Magaera.

Magnes

Son of Zeus by Thyia. Father of Hymenaeus, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally called Magnes.

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Maia

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

Malis

Mother of Alcaeus and Cleodaeus. By Heracles. In some references, known as Malis.

Mandulis

The Greek name for Meruil. Also commonly called Mandulis, Egyptian Meruil or Egyptian Meruil.

Maniai

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

Mantius

Father of Clitus. On occassion, referred to as Mantius.

Manto

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Marathon

A king of Sicyon. Son of Epopeus, some say. The self-styled 'son of Zeus'. Father of Corinthus and Sicyon. Also identified as Marathon.

Marathonian Bull

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Mari

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Mariandynus

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

Marica

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

Marnas

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

Maron

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

Marpesia

An Amazon queen. In some accounts, 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 lore, occasionally referred to as maschalismos.

Master, The

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

Master Thief

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

Mastor

Father of Halitherses. Occasionally called Mastor.

Mastusius

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Meander

A Phrygian river-god. At times, known as Meander.

Meantheus

A goatherd. Sometimes 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. Also commonly known as Meda.

Medea

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Medon

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Medus

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Medusa

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Megaera

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

Megamede

Wife of Thespius. Mother of Procris and 49 other. Daughters. In some accounts, known as Megamede.

Megapenthes

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Megara

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Megarius

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Meges

Son of Phyleus. He was a suitor for the hand of Helen and fought at Troy. Also identified as Meges.

Meiboia

A bee-goddess. Occasionally known as Meiboia.

Meilichian gods

Minor gods. In some accounts, called 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. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Melanius.

Melanthius

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Melantho

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Melanthus

The helmsman of the ship on which Dionysus was imprisoned by the crew. Occasionally 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. At times, 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. In some references, known as Melia, Meliae, Meliae, Meliai or Melic nymphs.

Meliae

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Meliagrides

Sisters of Meleager who were changed. Into a guinea-fowl at his death. Occasionally called Meliagrides.

Meliboea

One of the Oceanids. Wife of Pelasgus. Mother of Lycaon. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Meliboea.

Melicertes

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Melissa

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melissa

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Melissus

A king of Crete. Husband of Amalthea, some say. Father of Adrastea, Ida and Melissa. On occassion, known as Melissus.

Melite

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

Melites

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Also referred to as Melites.

Melius

A Titan. On occassion, referred to as Melius.

Melon

A name of Heracles as an immortal. After he received the apples of the Hesperides. Also commonly 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. In some references, called Melpomene.

Memnon

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memnonia

Statues erected to commemorate. Memnon. The statue of Amenhotep III is one such statue. Occasionally called 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. Called Memnonides.

Memphis

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

Men

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Mendes

The Greek name for Banaded. Sometimes known as Mendes, Osiris, Osiris, An, Andjeti, An(d)jety, Apuatu, Asar(i), Asartaiti, Banaded, Khenti-Amentiu, Sekhemtaui, Unbu, Unneffer, Un(n)o, Wenneffer, Wennoffer, Winefred, Babylonian Nergal, Greek Dionysus, Hades, Rhot-Amenti, Serapis or Uasar.

Menecrates

A physician. Occasionally identified as Menecrates.

Menelaus

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Menelea

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Menestheus

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Menetheus

Son of Sperchius by Polydora. Occasionally referred to as Menetheus.

Menetus

Father of Antianeira. Also commonly called Menetus.

Menippe

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Menippus

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

Menoceus

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Menodice

A nymph. Mother of Hylas by Theodamus. On occassion, known as Menodice, Menedice or Menedice.

Menoeceus

A descendant of the Sparti. Father of Creon, Hippomene and Jocasta, some say. Called Menoeceus, Menoikeus, Menoikeus, Menoeceus or Menoceus.

Menoetes

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Menoetius

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Mentes

A Taphian chief. Son of Anchialus. Athena assumed the guise of Mentes to induce Telemachus to go in search of his father, Odysseus. Also identified as Mentes, Mentor or Mentor.

Mentor

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Menzentius

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Meriones

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Mermerus

Son of Jason and Medea. Father of Ilus. Occasionally called Mermerus.

Merope

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Merops

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Merotraphes

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

Mese

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

Meses

A wind from the north-east quarter. On occassion, called Meses.

Messene

A princess of Sargos. At times, referred to as Messene.

Mestor

Son of Perseus and Andromeda. Brother of Alcaeus, Electryon and Sthenelus. Husband of Lysidice. Father of Hippothoe. In some lore, occasionally known as Mestor.

Mestra

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Metageiteria

A festival in honour of Apollo, held in Athens. Occasionally known as Metageiteria.

Metameleia

A deity, repentance personified. Also identified as Metameleia.

Metaneira

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Metapontes

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Meter

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

Meter Dindymene

A name for Cybele as a mountain. Goddess. At times, identified 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'. In some references, identified as Meter Oriae, Meter or Meter.

Meteres

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

Metharme

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Metiadusa

Wife of Cecrops. Mother of Pandion. In some accounts, referred to as Metiadusa.

Metioche

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Metion

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Metis

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Metope

Daughter of Ladon. Wife of Asopus. Mother of Ismenus, Pelagon and 20 daughters. Also identified as Metope.

metragyrti

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

Metus

The god of fear. On occassion, referred to as Metus.

Mezentius

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Midas

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Midea

A concubine of Electryon. Mother of Licymnius by Electryon. In some accounts, known as Midea.

Milete

Daughter of Hoples. First wife of Aegeus. Also commonly called Milete.

Miletus

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miligma

An offering to the god of the underworld. In some lore, occasionally identified as miligma.

Milky Way

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Milo

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Mimas

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Minelaphos

A sacred stag worshipped by a Cretan cult. On occassion, known as Minelaphos, Stag-Minos or Stag-Minos.

Minos

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Minotaur

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Minotragos

The sacred goat worshipped by a Cretan cult. Also known as Minotragos, Goat-Minos or Goat-Minos.

Minthe

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Minyans

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

Minyas

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Mise

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

Misenus

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Misericordia

Goddess of mercy. A child of Erebus and Nyx. Occasionally identified 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. Also referred to as Misme.

Mistress, The

An Arcadian goddess: a name for Core or Despoena. In some accounts, identified 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. Referred to as Mitys.

Miysis

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

Mneme

One of the Muses when there were said to be only 3 of them. Also commonly known as Mneme.

Mnemosyne

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

Mnesileos

Son of Polydeuces by Phoebe. Called Mnesileos.

Mnesimache

Daughter of Dexamenus. She was abducted by the Centaur, Eurytion, but Heracles arrived in time to kill the Centaur and save her. On occassion, identified as Mnesimache.

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Molione

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

Moliones

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

Molorchus

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

Molossus

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Molpe

One of the Sirens. In some accounts, referred to as Molpe.

Molus

Brother of Idomenus. Father of Meriones and Molione. Occasionally referred to as Molus.

moly

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

Momus

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monoceros

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Month

The Greek version of the Egyptian. Menthu. Occasionally 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'. In some references, known 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. Occasionally called Mount Atlas.

Mount Caucasus

The place where Prometheus was chained to a rock. In some references, referred to as Mount Caucasus.

Mount Ceryneia

A mountain in Greece, home of the Ceryneian Hind. Also commonly referred to as Mount Ceryneia, Mount Maenalus or Mount Maenalus.

Mount Cithaeron

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

Mount Cyllene

A mountain in Arcady, birthplace of Hermes. In some accounts, identified as Mount Cyllene, Cyllene or Cyllene.

Mount Dicte

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

Mount Helicon

Home of the Muses. Occasionally known as Mount Helicon, Helicon or Helicon.

Mount Ida

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Mount Latmus

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

Mount Nysa

Home of the nymphs who raised the infant Dionysus who was born there. In some references, known as Mount Nysa.

Mount Oeta

The site of Heracles' apotheosis. Occasionally known as Mount Oeta.

Mount Olympus

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Mount Orthrys

The site where Deucalion's ark landed, in some accounts. At times, referred to as Mount Orthrys.

Mount Ossa

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Mount Parnassus

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Mount Pelion

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Mount Pindus

The place to which the Centaurs were banished when they were finally. Defeated by the Lapiths. In some accounts, called Mount Pindus.

Mount Rhodope

The site of the oracle of Rhesus. Also called Mount Rhodope.

Mount Sipylus

The site on which Niobe was turned to stone by Zeus. Occasionally 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Mulius.

Municus

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Munychus

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

Musaeus

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Musagetes

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

Muses

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Mutto

A king of Tyre. Father of Dido, some say. In other accounts, Dido's father is given as Belus. At times, known as Mutto.

Mygdalion

Son of Cinyras. At times, called Mygdalion.

Mygdon

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Myiagros

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

Mynes

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Myrina

Daughter of Thoas. Sister of Hypsipyle. Also referred to as Myrina.

Myrmidons

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Myrrha

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Myrtilus

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Myrtium

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

myrtle

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Myrto

A name of Aphrodite when depicted sitting under a myrtle tree. On occassion, known as Myrto, Murcia, Murcia, Myrtea, Myrtea, Aphrodite, Myrtoessa or Myrtoessa.

Mysterion

An Autumn festival in honour of Dionysus. Sometimes known as Mysterion.

Mystes

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

naiad

A nymph of streams, lakes and rivers. Sometimes identified as naiad, plurnaiades or plurnaiades.

Nais

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Napaeae

Nymphs of the trees and valleys. Also 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. Also commonly called Naubolus.

Naupiadame

Daughter of Amphodamus. Mother of Augeas by Helius. Occasionally identified as 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. In some accounts, referred to as Nausimedon.

Nausineus

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

Nausithous

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

Naxos

The island on which Theseus. Abandoned Ariadne. At times, called Naxos.

Neaera

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nebris

The fawn-skin worn by Bacchus and his followers. Called nebris.

Nebrophonus

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Neikos

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

Neis

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

Nekusia

A festival, honouring the dead, held in Athens. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Nekusia.

Nekyomanteion

An oracle of the dead. At times, called Nekyomanteion.

Neleus

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Nemea

Wife of Lycurgus. Mother of Opheltes. On occassion, 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. Sometimes referred to as Nenia.

Neoptolemus

Son of Achilles. The name given to Pyrrhus when he went to fight at Troy after the death of his father, Achilles. On occassion, 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. Also referred to as nepenthe.

Nephalion

Son of Minos. Known as Nephalion.

Nephelae

Cloud nymphs. Daughters of Uranus. In some references, called Nephelae, 'clouds' or 'clouds'.

Nephele

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Nephelegeretes

A name of Zeus as 'cloud-gatherer'. Also known 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. At times, referred to as Neraida, Cale or Cale.

Nereid

One of the 50 (or 3,000) sea-nymphs. Attendant on Poseidon. Daughters of Nereus and Doris. In some accounts, called Nereid.

Nereus

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Nessus

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Nestor

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Nete

An alternative name for one of the Muses when they were said to be only 3 in number. In some references, 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. On occassion, identified as Nicippe.

Nicomachus

A physician. Son of Machaon and Anticleia. Brother of Alexanor and Gorgasus. On occassion, known as Nicomachus.

Nicostrates

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

Nike

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Nike Apteros

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

Nikephoros Athena

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Nilus

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

Nimbosus

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

Niobe

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Niobids

The children of Niobe. Also identified as Niobids.

Niophoros

A name for Zeus as bringer of victory. In some references, identified as Niophoros.

Nireus

A commander at Troy. He led a small contingent from Syme, supporting the Greeks, and was killed by Eurypylus. Occasionally referred to as Nireus.

Nisa

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

Nissa

A nymph, said to be the mother of the sun. On occassion, identified 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. Identified as 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. Referred to as Nomos.

Nonacris

Wife of Lycaon. Mother of Callisto and Nyctimus. In some lore, occasionally identified as Nonacris, Syrinx, Syrinx, Nonacris or Suringx.

Nonios

A horse of Pluto. At times, known as Nonios, Nomios or Nomios.

Notus

God of the South or South-west wind. Son of Eolus and Eos or of Astraeus and Eos. In some references, called Notus, Notos, Notos, Roman Auster or Roman Auster.

Nycteis

A name for Antiope as daughter of Nycteus. Also commonly referred to 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. Sometimes identified as nymphaeum.

Nymphagetes

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

nymphs

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Nysa

The most beautiful of the Nysaean. Nymphs: the beautiful valley which was their home. 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. Also commonly referred to as Ocypete, Ocypeta, Ocypeta, Okypete, Okypete, 'swift-flying' or 'swift-flying'.

Ocyrrho

Daughter of Asclepius. Occasionally referred to as Ocyrrho.

Odius

A herald. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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 commonly identified as Oebalus.

Oedipodeia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, the story of Oedipus. At times, identified as Oedipodeia.

Oedipodion

A tomb, the final resting place of Oedipus. At times, known as Oedipodion.

Oedipus

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Oedipus at Colonus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. In some references, referred to as Oedipus at Colonus.

Oedipus Tyrannus

A play by Sophocles, one of the Three Theban Plays. Also commonly identified as Oedipus Tyrannus.

Oeneis

A nymph. Mother of Pan, in some accounts. Sometimes called Oeneis.

Oeneus

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Oeno

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Oenoe

A nymph. One of the Naiads. Wife of Thoas. Mother of Sicinus. In some references, identified 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. Known as Ogygia, Ogugia or Ogugia.

Oicles

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Oileus

A king of Locris. Son of Hodoedocus and Agrianome. Father of Ajax the Less. Father of Medon by Rhene. He was one of the Argonauts. Sometimes called Oileus.

Oizys

A deity, pain personified. Son of Erebus and Nyx or of Nyx alone. On occassion, identified as Oizys.

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Olenias

Son of Oeneus and Periboea. Brother of Tydeus. Also identified as Olenias.

Olenus

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

olive

The tree of Athene. Occasionally known as olive.

Olympeium

A temple of Zeus at Athens. Sometimes referred to 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. At times, called 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. Also known as Olympic games.

Omadios

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

Ombrios

A name of Zeus as god of rain. Sometimes identified 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 lore, occasionally known 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. On occassion, called Onchestus.

Onchomenous

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Oncius

A king of Arcadia. Known as Oncius.

Ondine

A water nymph. Also commonly referred to as Ondine.

Oneaea

A nymph. Mother of Orion by Poseidon. Also commonly known as Oneaea.

Oneicopompus

A name of Hermes as 'conductor of dreams'. Sometimes referred to 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. Sometimes known as Oneiroi.

Oneiros

A deity, dreams personified. Offspring of Nyx. He is depicted with large wings on his back, small ones on his head. In some references, known as Oneiros.

Oneis

A nymph. Mother of Pah, some say. In some accounts, called 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. Sometimes identified as orant.

Orchamus

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

Orchomenus

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Oreads

Mountain nymphs. On occassion, known as Oreads, Oreades or Oreades.

Oreios

A wild man who, with Therytas, captured Silenus. Also commonly known as Oreios.

Oreithyia

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Oresteia

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Orestes

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Orestheus

King of the Locrians. Son of Deucalion. Father of Phytius. He planted a stick, born of a bitch, and it grew into the vine. Occasionally known as Orestheus.

Orestiads

Mountain nymphs. Sometimes known as Orestiads.

Orestrophus

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Oreus

A Centaur. He was killed by Heracles. Sometimes referred to as Oreus.

orgia

Secret winter festivals in honour of Dionysus. In some accounts, called orgia.

Oribasus

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Orion

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Ormenus

A Trojan soldier. On occassion, referred to as Ormenus.

Orneus

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

Ornytion

Son of Sisyphus. Father of Phoceus. At times, known as Ornytion.

Oroetes

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Oromasdes

A Greek name for Ahura Mazda. Referred to as Oromasdes, Oromasis, Oromasis, Oromazdez or Oromazdez.

Orpheus

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Orphic mysteries

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

Orphic tablets

8 golden tablets bearing the details of the rites of Orphism. At times, referred to as Orphic tablets.

Orphism

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Orphne

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

Orseis

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

Orthrus

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Ortygia

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

Oryithus

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Oschophoria

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in October. Also commonly called Oschophoria.

Ossa

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

Othryoneus

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Othrys

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

Otionia

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Otrere

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

Otreus

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

Otus

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Oure

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

Oxylus

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Pachytos

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Pactolus

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Paeon

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Paiawon

A war-god. In some references, referred to as Paiawon, Paean, Paean, Apollo, Paeon or Paeon.

Palace Goddess

An aspect of the Great Goddess. Concerned with intuition. Sometimes referred to as Palace Goddess, Great Goddess, Great Goddess, Dorje, Hera, Juno, Mahadevi, Neith, Nerrivik or Sedna.

Palaemon

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Palamedes

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Palamon

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Palici

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Palinurus

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Palladium

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Pallantids

Descendants of Pallas. Also referred to as Pallantids.

Pallas

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Pallor

The god of terror. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Pallor.

Pamphagus

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Pamphyle

Daughter of Apollo. Also referred to as Pamphyle.

Pamphylus

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

Pan

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Panacea

A goddess of health. Daughter of Asclepius. Sometimes called Panacea, Panaceia or Panaceia.

Panathenaea

An annual festival in honour of Athene, founded in 566 BC and held in July/August. At times, 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. Also called 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. Also commonly called 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 known as Paneros, Pandavas, Pandavas, Pandus, East Indies Pandawas or Pandowas.

Panes

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Panion

An annual festival in honour of Poseidon. In some lore, occasionally known as Panion.

Panisc

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

Pannychis

A goddess, attendant on Aphrodite. In some accounts, called Pannychis.

Panomphaean

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

Panope

A nymph, one of the Nereids. At times, called Panope.

Panopeus

Son of Phocus and Antiopoe, some say. Father of Aegle and Epeius. Sometimes referred to as Panopeus.

pantarbe

A magical stone. On occassion, known as pantarbe.

Pantheon

A monster in the form of a star-spangled hind. Also commonly known as Pantheon.

panther

The animal of Dionysus. On occassion, 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. In some references, identified as Panthoides, Pythagoras, Pythagoras or Euphorbus.

Panthous

A priest of Apollo at Troy. Son of Othrys. Father of Euphorbus, Hyperenor and Polydamus. He was killed at the siege of Troy. Also commonly referred to as Panthous, Panthoos or Panthoos.

Papaya

A Hattic fate-goddess. She and Isdustala used a mirror and spindle to determine the fate of the individual. Also identified 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. Also commonly referred to as Parallel Lives.

Paria

A nymph. In some accounts, identified as Paria.

Paris

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Parnassian

Pertaining to the Muses. On occassion, known as Parnassian.

Parnassus

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

Parthenon

The temple of Athene. In some accounts, referred to as Parthenon.

Parthenopaeus

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Parthenope

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Parthenos

A name of Artemis, Athena and Hera as 'virgin'. In some accounts, called Parthenos, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Thoueris, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Hera, Hera, Here, Queen of Heaven, Chera, Gamelia, Great Goddess, Karpophonos, Kourotrophos, 'lady', Teleia, Egyptian Mut, Hindu Indrani, Roman Juno or Selene.

Pasaphaessa

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

Pasiphae

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Pasithea

One of the Graces, some say. Wife of Hypnus, in some accounts. In some references, identified as Pasithea, Aglaia, Aglaia or Charis.

Patara

The birthplace of Apollo, some say. Occasionally known as Patara.

Pater

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

Patroclus

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peacock

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Pedias

Wife of Cranaus. Mother of Athos and Cranae. Also commonly referred to as Pedias.

Pegasus

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Peine

A goddess, hunger personified. Also commonly referred to as Peine.

Peiras

A son of Argus. In some lore, occasionally known as Peiras.

Peirene

A spring to supply Corinth created. By Asopus. Sometimes referred to as Peirene.

Peirithous

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Peisinoe

One of the Sirens. Occasionally referred to as Peisinoe, Pisonoe, Pisonoe or Peisonoe.

Peision

Father of Ixion, some say. Occasionally identified as 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. Occasionally identified as Peleiai, 'doves' or 'doves'.

Peleus

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Peliades

Daughters of Pelias. Identified as Peliades.

Pelian spear

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Pelias

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Pelides

A name of Achilles as 'son of Peleus'. Sometimes identified as Pelides, Achilles, Achilles, Aeacides, Akhilleus, Liguron or Aeacides.

Pelopia

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Pelopids

The descendants of Pelops. Called Pelopids.

Pelopion

The grove of Pelops at Olympia. Also commonly called Pelopion.

Pelops

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Pelorus

One of the 5 survivors of the Sown. Men known as the Sparti. In some accounts, referred to as Pelorus.

Pemphredo

One of the Graiae. Sometimes called Pemphredo, Pephredo, Pephredo, 'spiteful' or 'spiteful'.

Peneleos

Son of Hippalcimus. One of the Argonauts. On occassion, known as Peneleos.

Penelope

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Peneus

A river-god in Tempe. Son of Oceanus and Tethys. Father of Daphne, Cyrene, Hypseus, Stilbe and Syrinx by Creusa, in some accounts. Also commonly identified as Peneus, Ladon, Ladon, Peneius or Peneius.

Penia

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

Penthesilea

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Pentheus

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Penthilus

Son of Orestes and Erigone, some say. Identified as Penthilus.

Perdiccas

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Pereus

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

Pergamum

The citadel of Troy. Known as Pergamum.

Pergamus

Son of Pyrrhus by Andromache. Brother of Molossus and Pielus. Occasionally known as Pergamus.

Periander

A tyrant of Corinth. One of the Seven Sages. Son of Cypselus. He killed the crew who had tried to rob his protégé Arion. Sometimes identified as Periander.

Periboea

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Periclymene

Daughter of Minyas. Wife of Pheres. Mother of Admetus and Lycurgus. In some references, identified as Periclymene.

Periclymenus

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Perieres

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Perigune

Daughter of Sinis. Mother of Melanippus by Theseus. She was later the concubine of Deioneus. On occassion, identified as Perigune.

Perillus

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Perimede

Sister of Creon. Wife of Lycimnius. In some accounts, referred to as Perimede.

Perimedes

Son of Eurystheus. Killed by Heracles. In some accounts, identified as Perimedes.

Perimele

Daughter of Admetus and Alcestis. Sister of Eumelus and Hipparus. Wife of Argos. Sometimes referred to as Perimele.

Periphetes

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Periscii

Inhabitants of the Polar Circle. Sometimes referred to as Periscii.

Permessus

A river-god. Father of Aganippe. Also known as Permessus.

Pero

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Perse

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Persephone

The name of Core as queen of the underworld. At times, 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. Sometimes identified as Persephone's Grove.

Perseptolis

Son of Telemachus and Nausicaa, some say. On occassion, called Perseptolis.

Perses

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Perseus

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Persian Sibyl

A prophetess. Sometimes identified as Persian Sibyl.

Persids

Descendants of Perseus. Also called Persids.

petasus

The winged travelling hat of Hermes. Also commonly referred to as petasus.

Peteus

An ancestor of the kings of Athens. Father of Menestheus. Son of Orneus. Identified as Peteus, Peteos or Peteos.

Peucetius

Son of Lycaon. Brother of Daunus and Iapyx. He and his brother, having conquered the southern part of Italy, shared it between themselves. On occassion, called 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 known as Phaenna.

Phaenon

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Phaestus

Son of Talos, the guardian of Crete. Some say that he was the father of Rhadamanthus. Sometimes called Phaestus.

Phaethon

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Phaetusa

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Phalantus

A Spartan said to have been saved. By a dolphin. Occasionally referred to as Phalantus, Phalanthus or Phalanthus.

Phalaris

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Phalerus

Son of Alcon. One of the Argonauts. Occasionally called Phalerus.

Phallas

A horse of Heraclius. Also identified as Phallas, Phallus or Phallus.

Phantasus

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

Phanus

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

Phaon

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pharmakoi

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Pharmakos

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Phausius

Father of Apisaon. Also identified as Phausius.

Phayllios

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Phegeus

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Pheme

A goddess. Rumour personified. In some accounts, Pheme was the daughter of Elpis; in others, Pheme was male and another aspect of Ossa. Sometimes known as Pheme, Ossa, Ossa, Roman Fama or Roman Fama.

Phemus

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Pheneus

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Pheres

Son of Jason and Medea. At times, referred to as Pheres.

Philammon

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Philandros

Twin brother of Phylacides. Both twins were abandoned at birth but survived when suckled by a she-goat. In some accounts, 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 identified as Philip.

Philochorus

A 3rd C BC. Mythographer. Occasionally referred to as Philochorus.

Philoctetes

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Philodice

Daughter of Inachus. Wife of Leucippus. Mother of Phoebe. Known as Philodice.

Philoetius

A cowherd of Odysseus. He helped Odysseus in his fight with the suitors of Penelope. Identified as Philoetius.

Philogea

A horse of the sun-god. Known as Philogea.

Philolaus

Son of Minos. Sometimes 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Philonoe, Anticleia, Anticleia, Cassandra or Cassandra.

Philotes

Desire personified. Daughter of Eris. She was opposed to Neikos, a version of Aphrodite versus Ares. Occasionally called Philotes.

Philyra

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Phineus

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Phintias

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Phlegethon

A river of fire in Hades. Sometimes known as Phlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pluriphlegethon, Pyriphlegethon or Pyriphlegethon.

Phlegon

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

Phlegra

A valley in Thessaly. This valley was the home of the giants and the site of the war between them and the gods. Also known as Phlegra, Burning Lands or Burning Lands.

Phlegyas

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Phlius

Father of Dameon. Also commonly referred to 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. Sometimes known as Phlogius.

Phobus

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Phocus

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Phoebe

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Phoebus Apollo

Apollo as god of light. On occassion, referred to 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. In some accounts, called Phoenicians, Phoenician Women, Phoenician Women, Phoenissae or Phoenissae.

Phoenicias

A wind from the south-east quarter. Identified as Phoenicias.

Phoenix

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Pholus

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Phonci

A deity, murder personified. Offspring of Eris. Sometimes known as Phonci.

Phorbas

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Phorcis

Goddess of the dead. Called Phorcis, Orcus, Orcus, Dis, Dis Pater, Hades, Horcos, Horkos, Mors, Thanatos, Dis or Greek Hades.

Phorcos

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Phorcydes

The offspring of Phorcos and Ceto. Also referred to as Phorcydes, Phorcides, Phorcides or Graiae.

Phoroneus

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Phosphoros

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Phrasius

A Cyprian seer. Son of Pygmalion and Galatea. He was sacrificed by his uncle Busiris to avert drought. Also referred to as Phrasius.

Phratrios

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

Phrixus

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Phronime

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Phrontis

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Phrygian Bacchus

A name for Iacchus by which he is distinguished from Dionysus, the Theban Bacchus. Occasionally known as Phrygian Bacchus, Iacchus, Iacchus, Dionysus, Iakchos or Corus.

Phrygian Sybil

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

Phthonos

A god of envy or jealousy. In some accounts, Phthonos, spiteful envy, is distinguished from Zelos, admiring envy. Also identified as Phthonos, Zelus, Zelus, Zelos, Roman Invidia or Roman Invidia.

Phylacides

Twin brother of Philandros. Both twins were abandoned at birth but survived when suckled by a shegoat. On occassion, known as Phylacides.

Phylacus

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Phylas

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Phyleus

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Phylleus

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, some say. On occassion, identified as Phylleus.

Phyllis

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Phyllius

A lover of Cycnus. When he rejected Cycnus, the youth threw himself from a cliff and was changed into a swan. Also referred to as Phyllius.

Phylonoe

Daughter of Leda, in some accounts. In some lore, occasionally known as Phylonoe.

Phylonome

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Physiologus

A book of mythical animals. On occassion, known as Physiologus.

Phytalmios

A name of Poseidon and Dionysus as a god of vegetation. Occasionally known as Phytalmios, Dionysus, Dionysus, Anthios, Bakhos, Braites, Cissos, Deunysos, Dionysos, Divine Child, Impartial Giver, Isodaites, Kubebe, Lakdios, Laphystios, Lyaeus, Night Sun, Nyktelios, Perikionios, Puripais, sacred animals, sacred birds, Thyoneus, Zagreus, Zonnysos, Arsenothetys, Baal Gad, Bacchus, Bakchos, Bakkhos, Bassareus, Bromius, Cissus, Dendrites, Dimetor, Dionusis, Diounsis, Dithyrambos, Eleusis, Eleutherios, Endendros, Enorches, Evius, Iacchus, Iao, Iyngies, Kissos, Lakchos, Lenaeus, Liknites, Luseious, Luseus, Lusios, Merotraphes, Mystes, Omadios, Sabazios, Sabazius, Sycites, Sykites, Arabian Dusura, Egyptian Osiris, Etruscan Fufluns, Hindu Rudra, Kenite Salmaat, Roman Bacchus, Liber, Poseidon, Poseidon, Earthshaker, Poteidan, Asphalios, Enosichthon, Enosigaitos, Hippios, Krenouchos, Nymphagetes, Poseidaon, Hindu Varuna, Roman Neptune or Pylaochos.

Phytalus

Guardian of the spirit of the fig-tree. He was a mortal who entertained Demeter and, as a reward, was given the fig-tree. Also known as Phytalus, 'planter' or 'planter'.

Phytius

Son of Orestheus. Sometimes known 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. Called 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. Sometimes called Pierides, Muses, Muses, Aganippides, Castalides, Corycian nymphs, Corycides, Musae, Nine, the, Pierides, Tuneful Nine, The, Corycian Nymphs, The (Tuneful) Nine, Virgins of Helicon, Roman Camenae, Pieris or Pieris.

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Pigeons

A name for the priestesses of Zeus. At Dodona. In some references, identified as Pigeons.

Pillars of Hercules

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Pilos

A name for Zeus as guardian of moral law. Called 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. Referred to as Pirene.

Pisistratus

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

Pistios

A name for Zeus as guardian of covenants. In some accounts, referred to 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. Occasionally identified as Pitane.

Pittacus

One of the Seven Sages. Also commonly known as Pittacus.

Pittheus

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Pityreus

A king of Epidaurus. Sometimes referred to as Pityreus.

Pitys

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Placia

Wife of Laomedon, in some accounts. Also commonly identified as Placia, Strymo or Strymo.

Plain of Asphodel

Part of Hades. Occasionally 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. Occasionally identified as Pleione, Aethra, Aethra, A(i)thra, Queen of Sailing or Queen of Sailing.

Pleisthenes

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Pleuron

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

Plexippus

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Plutarch

A 1st C. Philosopher and writer. He wrote Parallel Lives, Romulus, etc. Also commonly 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Plyteria, Callunteria or Callunteria.

Podaleirius

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Podarces

Son of Iphiclus. Brother of Protesilaus and Clymene. He was the leader of the Thessalians in the war with Troy. Also commonly called Podarces, Priam, Priam, Podarces or Priamos.

Podarge

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Poeas

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Poemenis

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Poena

Goddess of punishment. Referred to as Poena, Poinae, Poinae, Poine or Poine.

Poine

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Polias

A name for Athena as protector of Athens. Also commonly 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. At times, called Poltys.

Polyanax

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

Polyboea

A goddess. Sister of Hyacinthus. In some accounts, she is identified with Artemis or Core. In some lore, occasionally referred to as Polyboea, Artemis, Artemis, Bear Goddess, Britomart, Irina, Kalliste, Lady of Wild Things, Mistress of the Griffins, Orthia, Orthria, Phoebe, sacred birds, Taurica, Upis, Agrotera, Aph(a)ea, Arcadia, Bear goddess, Brauronia, Britomart(is), Carmenta, Carnasia, Cranae(a), Cynthia, Delia, Dictynna, Elate, Korythalia, Locheia, Mistress of Animals, Mistress of Griffins, Orth(r)ia, Phoebe, Phyllis, Phosporos, Potnia, Theron, Selene, Tauropolos, Trivia, White Goddess, Irish Garbh Ogh, Roman Diana, Syrian Atargatis, Thracian Bendis, Euronyme, Core, Core, Anahita, Cora, Corinna, Corinne, Kora, Kore, Kore-Arethusa, Koure, Maiden, The, Persephone, Pherepatta, Ko(u)re, Persephassa, Phersephatta, The Maiden, The Mistress, 'virgin', Persian Anahita, Roman Libera, Proserpina, Proserpine or Despoena.

Polybus

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Polybutes

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Polycaste

Daughter of Nestor. Wife of Telemachus, some say. Sometimes known as Polycaste.

Polycrates

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Polydamas

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Polydamnia

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Polydectes

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Polydegmon

A name of Hades as 'grey man or hospitable one'. Known 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 called Polydora.

Polydorus

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Polyeidus

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Polygonus

Son of Proteus. He was killed by Heracles in a wrestling match. At times, called Polygonus.

Polyhymnia

One of the 9 Muses, the Muse of song. Sometimes referred to as Polyhymnia, Polymnia or Polymnia.

Polymele

Daughter of Phylas. Wife of Echecles. Mother of Eudorus by Hermes. On occassion, identified as Polymele, Alcimede, Alcimede, Alcumede, Polymede or Polymele.

Polymestor

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Polymnestus

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

Polyneices

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Polypheides

King of Sicyon. A prophet. At times, 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. On occassion, known as Polyxenus, Poluxenos or Poluxenos.

Polyxo

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pomegranate

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Ponos

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

Pontia

A name for Aphrodite of calm seas and navigation. In some references, 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. Also referred to as Portheus, Parthaon, Parthaon, Porthaon or Porthaon.

Poseidon

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Poseidon Hippios

A name for Poseidon as a horse-god. Sometimes known as Poseidon Hippios.

Posis Das

A sky-god. A consort of Gaea. Sometimes known as Posis Das.

Potameids

Water-nymphs. In some accounts, called Potameids.

Pothos

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Potnia Theron

A name of Artemis as 'mistress of animals'. At times, referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally known as Praxidice, Praxidike or Praxidike.

Praxithea

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Wife of Erechtheus. In some accounts, referred to as Praxithea.

Priam

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priapea

Poems in praise of Priapus. Also called priapea, priapeia or priapeia.

Priapus

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Priolas

Brother of Lycus. Sometimes known as Priolas.

Proclea

First wife of Cycnus. Mother of Tenes. Occasionally referred to as Proclea, Procleia or Procleia.

Procles

A co-king of Sparta. Son of Aristodemus and argia. Twin brother of Eurysthenes. Occasionally known 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. In some accounts, referred to as Prometheia.

Prometheus

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Prometheus Bound

A play by Aeschylus dealing with the punishment of Prometheus. Also known as Prometheus Bound.

Promoe

Wife of Aetolus. Mother of Calydon and Pleuron. On occassion, called Promoe.

Pronax

Son of Talaus and Lysimache. Occasionally known 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. Occasionally known as Prosymna.

Prote

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Protesilaus

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Proteus

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Protogenia

A dawn-goddess. Mistress of Zeus. In some accounts, identified as Protogenia.

Protogonia

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Protogonos

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Psais

A guardian god. Sometimes referred to as Psais, Arab Sai'Al Qaum, Arab Sai'Al Qaum, Sai, Egyptian Sai, Egyptian Sai or Sai'Al Qaum.

Psamathe

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Psammeticos

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Psychopomp

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Psylla

A horse of Oenomaus. Occasionally referred to as Psylla, Phylla or Phylla.

Pterelas

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Pterelaus

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Ptoliporthes

Son of Odysseus and Penelope. At times, referred to as Ptoliporthes.

Ptoophagus

A dog of Orion. Sometimes known as Ptoophagus, Ptoophagos or Ptoophagos.

Ptous

Son of Athamas and Themisto, some say. On occassion, referred to as Ptous.

Purocis

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

Pygmalion

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pygmy

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Pylades

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Pylaemene

A king of Elis. Occasionally referred to as Pylaemene.

Pylaochos

A name for Poseidon as keeper of the keys of the undersea prison. Sometimes 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 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. In some accounts, identified as Pylia.

Pyracmon

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

Pyraechmes

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Pyramus

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Pyrcon

A prophet. Occasionally known as Pyrcon.

Pyriphlegethon

A river in Hades. Also commonly referred to as Pyriphlegethon, Phlegethon, Phlegethon or Pluriphlegethon.

Pyrois

A horse of the sun-god, Helios. Sometimes 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. On occassion, referred to as Pythius, Pytheus, Pytheus, Apollo, Pythian, Pythian, Apollo, Pythia, Pythias, Pythias, Phintias, Pythus, Pythus, Pyth(e)us or Pyth(e)us.

Pytho

The original name of (the site of) the Delphic Oracle. In some accounts, referred to as Pytho, Delphi, Delphi, Cirrha or Pytho.

Pythochrestoi

Exegetes, chosen by the Pythia, who interpreted the Delphic oracles. Also commonly called Pythochrestoi.

Python

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Q're

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

Rat-killer

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Returns, The

Part of the Epic Cycle. Dealing. With the events following the fall of Troy. Sometimes known as Returns, The.

rhabdos

A sorcerer's wand which gave the owner power over the dead. Occasionally referred to as rhabdos, rhabdus, rhabdus, rhabdis or rhabdis.

Rhacius

A Cretan. Father of Mopsus by Manto. Other versions say that Apollo was the real father of Mopsus. In some accounts, referred to as Rhacius.

Rhadamanthus

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Rhamnusia

A name of Nemesis as goddess of Rhamnis. Called Rhamnusia, Nemesis, Nemesis, Adrastea, Leda or Phrygian Ida.

Rhampsinitus

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Rhea

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Rhene

Mother of Medon by Oileus. Also called Rhene.

Rhesus

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Rhexenor

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Rhode

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Rhodis

Son of Poseidon by Aphrodite. Occasionally called Rhodis.

Rhodope

A nymph. Sometimes 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. Sometimes called Roma, Rome, Rome, Roma or Roma.

Rustic Dionysia

A festival in honour of Dionysus, held in December. Also commonly identified as Rustic Dionysia, Little Dionysia or Little Dionysia.

Sabazia

Orgiastic festivals in honour of Sabazius. One of the features of these festivals was the eating of raw flesh. 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. In some lore, occasionally called Sacred Wars.

sagittary

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

Sakhmis

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

Salamis

A nymph. Daughter of Asopus and Metope. She was abducted by Poseidon. In some accounts, identified as Salamis.

Salmacis

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Salmoneus

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Samia

A nymph of Samos. Wife of Ancaeus. Occasionally referred to as Samia.

Samian Sybil

A prophetess. On occassion, identified as Samian Sybil.

Sandoces

A Syrian. Father of Cinyras, in some accounts. In some accounts, referred to as Sandoces.

Sangarius

A river-god in Phrygia. Father of Nana. Father of Hecuba, some say. Known as Sangarius, Sangarios or Sangarios.

Saon

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Sarapiastai

Devotees of Serapis. Sometimes referred to as Sarapiastai.

Sardian Sibyl

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

Sarpedon

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Satis

The Greek name for the Egyptian. Goddess Sati. Occasionally called Satis.

Satrapis

A god of healing. Identified as Satrapis, Syrian Sadrapa or Syrian Sadrapa.

satyr

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satyrisk

A young satyr. On occassion, called satyrisk, satyrisci, satyrisci, plursatyrisci or plursatyrisci.

Scaen gates

The entrance gates to the city of Troy. Where Paris shot Achilles. Also referred to as Scaen gates.

Scamander

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Schedius

Son of Iphitus. Brother of Epistrophius. He and his brother were the leaders of the Phocian contingent at Troy. Also 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 referred to as Scheria.

Schoenius

A king of Orchomenus. Son of Athamas and Themisto. Husband of Clymene. Father of Atalanta, in some accounts. Occasionally 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 references, 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. Also known as Scirophoria.

Scotia

A sea-goddess of Cyprus. In some references, known as Scotia.

Scylla

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Scyrius

A king of Scyros. Father of Aegeus. In some accounts, known as Scyrius.

Scyros

The island ruled by Lycomedes. Sometimes known as Scyros.

Scythes

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Secular Games

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Selene

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Selenus

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Selinus

A king of Aegialus. Father of Helice. In some references, called Selinus, Seilinos or Seilinos.

Selkis

The Greek name for Selket. Also called Selkis.

Selli

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

Semele

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Semnai

A Titaness. An Athenian goddess of the underworld. Mother of the Horae, some say. In some lore, occasionally identified as Semnai.

Semnai Theai

Earth-goddesses at Athens and Colonus. In some accounts, they became identified with the Furies. Occasionally identified as Semnai Theai, Furies, Furies, Benignant Ones, Erinnyes, Erinnys, Erinues, Erinyes, Eumenides, Furiae, Kindly Ones, Solemn Ones, Ara(e), Erin(n)yes, Erunnys, Eumenides, Maniai, Norse Waelcyrge, Roman Dirae, Furiae, 'venerable goddesses' or 'venerable goddesses'.

Serapis

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Serbonian Bog

A morass at the mouth of the Nile, home of Typhon. In some accounts, called Serbonian Bog.

Seven against Thebes

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Seven Sages, The

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Shepherd God

A name for Pan. Also commonly identified as Shepherd God, Pan, Pan, Feeder, Herdsman, 'all', Capricorn, Goat-god, Goat-Pan, Nomius, Pasturer, plurpanes, Roman Consentes, Faunus, Lupercus, Silvan or Evander.

Shield of Heracles

A poem by Hesiod. Sometimes 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. At times, known as Sicinus.

sickle

The symbol of Cronos. In some accounts, known as sickle.

Siculus

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Sicyon

Son of Pelops and Hippodamia. In some accounts, identified as Sicyon.

siddhi

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Side

First wife of Orion. She was condemned to Tartarus by Zeus because the jealous Hera envied her beauty. Also known as Side.

Sidero

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Silenus

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Simaethis

A nymph. Mother of Acis by Pan, some say. Occasionally identified as Simaethis, Symaethis or Symaethis.

Simoeis

A river-god of Troy. Father of Astyoche. Sometimes identified as Simoeis, Simois or Simois.

Simonides

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Sinis

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Sinon

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Sinope

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Siren

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Sirius

The dog of Orion. He was placed as a star in the sky with Orion. Occasionally referred to as Sirius.

Sisypheron

A shrine to Sisyphus. Sometimes known as Sisypheron.

Sisyphides

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

Sisyphus

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Sithon

A king of Thrace. Father of Phyllis, in some accounts. In some references, 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. In some references, called Smilax.

Sminthius

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

Sokaris

The Greek name for Seker. In some accounts, known as Sokaris, Soucharis, Soucharis or Seker.

Solon

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

Solymi

A warrior race. Also known as Solymi, Solymans, Solymans, Solymoi or Solymoi.

Sopatrus

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Sophocles

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Sophrosyne

A goddess, temperance pesonified. Also identified as Sophrosyne.

Sos

The Greek form of the Egyptia. n Shu. Sometimes identified as Sos.

Sosipolis

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Soter

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

Souchos

The Greek name for the Egyptian. God Sebek. In some accounts, known as Souchos, Sekonopis, Sekonopis, Sochos, Sochos, Sebek, Suchos, Suchos, Sukhos or Sukhos.

Sown-men

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sparrow

A bird sacred to Aphrodite. In some references, called sparrow.

Sparte

Daughter of Eurotas. Wife of Lacedaekmon. Mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. Occasionally referred to as Sparte.

Sparti

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Spercheius

A river-god. Father of Menestheus by Polydora. Father of Dryops, some say. Also identified as Spercheius.

Spermo

One of the Oenotropoe. Daughter of Anius and Dorippa. Sister of Elais and Oeno. Sometimes known as Spermo.

Sphaerus

The charioteer of Pelops. On occassion, identified as Sphaerus.

Sphinx

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Staphylus

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Statue of Zeus

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Stella Maris

The Greek name for Isis. Sometimes 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. Sometimes called Stellio.

Stentor

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Sterope

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Steropes

One of the 3 original Cyclopes. Son of Uranus and Gaea. 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Stesichorus.

Sthenele

Daughter of Acastus and Hipppolyta or Astydamia. Sister of Laodamia and Sterope. Wife of Menoetius. Mother of Patroclus. Sometimes called Sthenele.

Sthenelus

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Stheno

One of the 3 Gorgons. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto. Sister of Euryale and Medusa. 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. Also referred to as Stilbe.

Stone People

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stork

The bird sacred to Hera. Also commonly called stork.

Stricta

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Strophades Island

The home of the Harpies. 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. At times, identified as Strymon.

Stygeros

A name for Hades as 'hateful one'. Also known as Stygeros, Hades, Hades, Pluteus, Aides, Aidoneus, Ais, Clymenus, Euboleus, Eubouteous, Klymenos, Plouton, Pluto, Polydectes, Polydegmon, Pylartes, 'unseen', Zeus Katachthonios, Egyptian Serapis, Japanese Emma-O, Norse Ymir, Pacific Islands Yamaraja, Persian Yima, Roman Aidoneus, Dis (Pater), Dives or Orcus.

Stygian nymphs

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Stygian oath

An oath sworn on the River Styx which was regarded as irrevocable. Also known as Stygian oath.

Stymphalian birds

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Stymphalian Marshes

The home of the Stymphalian birds. On occassion, called Stymphalian Marshes.

Stymphalus

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Styx

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Suppliant Women

A play by Aeschylus about the Theban wars. Occasionally referred to as Suppliant Women.

Suppliants, The

A play by Euripedes about the Theban wars. In some lore, occasionally called Suppliants, The.

swallow

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Sychaeus

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Sycites

A name for Dionysus as a fig-tree god. 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. At times, identified as Szelene.

Tahuti

The Greek version of Thoth. Known as Tahuti, Tehuti, Tehuti or Thoth.

Talaios

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

talaria

The winged sandals presented by the gods to Hermes. Also identified as talaria.

Talaus

A king of Argos. Son of Bias and Pero. Husband of Lysianessa or Lysimache. Father of Adrastus, Aristomachus, Eriphyle, Mecisteus and Pronax. In some accounts, referred to as Talaus.

Talos

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Talthybius

A herald of the Greeks at Troy, later. Worshipped as a hero. In some references, 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. On occassion, identified as Taras.

Taraxippus

The ghost of Glaucus which frightened. The horses at the Isthmian Games. On occassion, called Taraxippus, Taraxippos, Taraxippos, 'horse-frightener' or 'horse-frightener'.

Tartarus

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Tauropolos

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

taxus

The yew, a sacred tree. In some references, identified as taxus.

Taygete

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tears of Eos

Dew. The dew was regarded as the tearsshed by Eos over the death of her son Memnon. Occasionally 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. On occassion, called Tegyrius.

Teiresias

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Telamon

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Telchines

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Teledamus

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Teledice

A nymph. Mother of Apis by Phoroneus. Sometimes known as Teledice.

Telegonia

One of the poems in the Epic Cycle, telling the story of Telegonus. At times, called Telegonia.

Telegonus

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Teleia

A name for Hera as 'matron'. 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 referred to as Telemus.

Teleon

Father of Butes and Erechtheus by Zeuxippe, in some accounts. In some references, identified as Teleon.

Teleos

A name for Zeus as guardian of the family. Sometimes referred to as Teleos.

Telephassa

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Telephus

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Telesphorus

A child-god, son of, and assistant to, Asclepius. At times, referred to as Telesphorus, Aceso, Aceso or Acesius.

Telethusa

Wife of Ligdus. Mother of Iphis. She raised her daughter as a boy because her husband had ordered that any female children should be abandoned. Also known as Telethusa.

Teleutas

A king of Phrygia. Father of Tecmessa, some say. In some accounts, Tecmessa was the daughter of Teuthras. Sometimes identified as Teleutas.

Telphusa

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Temenus

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temenus

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Tempe

A most beautiful valley in Thessaly. It was here, between Mount Osso and Olympus, that Apollo was purified after killing the Python. Occasionally referred to as Tempe.

Tenes

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Tereus

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Termerus

An outlaw. His speciality was to kill travellers by head-butting them. Heracles killed him in the same fashion. Also commonly called Termerus.

Terpsichore

One of the 9 Muses - dance. Mother of Rhesus by Strymonm, some say. Referred to as Terpsichore, Terpsikhore or Terpsikhore.

Tethys

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Teucer

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Teucri

Descendants of Teucer: the Trojans. Also commonly known as Teucri.

Teutamides

A king of Thessaly. It was he who organised the games at which Perseus inadvertently killed his grandfather, Acrisius, with a wayward discus. On occassion, known as Teutamides.

Teuthras

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Thaissa

A girl restored to life by Cerimon. At times, called Thaissa.

Thalassa

A sea-goddess. Wife of Pontus. Mother of the Curetes by Poseidon, some say. In some references, referred to as Thalassa, Mare or Mare.

Thalatta

A sea-god of Rhodes. Also known as Thalatta.

Thales

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

Thalestris

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Thalia

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Thallo

A goddess of flowers and spring. One of the Horae, in some accounts. In some accounts, known as Thallo.

thalysia

Gifts to the gods, the first fruits or the first loaf baked. Also known as thalysia.

Thamus

A sailor who was told by a mysterious. Voice to announce the death of Pan. Sometimes known as Thamus.

Thamyris

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Thanatos

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Thaon

A giant. He was killed by the Parcae in the war between the gods and the giants. On occassion, referred to as Thaon.

Thargelia

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Thasus

Son of Agenor and Telephassa. In some accounts, identified as Thasus.

Thaumas

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Thea

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Theandros

A god of northern Arabia. At times, referred to as Theandros, Theandrios or Theandrios.

Theano

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Theban Bacchus

A name for Dionysus by which he is distinguished from Iacchus, the Phrygian Bacchus. In some references, referred to as Theban Bacchus.

Theban Legend, The

The story of Oedipus and Jocasta. Also commonly referred to as Theban Legend, The.

Thebe

Daughter of Asopus and Metope or of Zeus and Iodama. Wife of Zethus. Occasionally called Thebe, Aedon, Aedon, 'singer', Iodama, Iodama or Europa.

Theias

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Theixinoe

One of the Muses in those cases. Where there are said to be 4 of them. Sometimes identified as Theixinoe.

Thelxiepeia

One of the Sirens. In some accounts, referred to as Thelxiepeia, Thelxiope or Thelxiope.

Themis

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Themison

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Themiste

Daughter of Ilus and Eurydice. Sister of Laomedon. Mother of Anchises by Capys. Sometimes called Themiste.

Themisto

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Theobule

Mother of Myrtilus by Hermes, in some accounts. Occasionally called Theobule, Cleobule or Cleobule.

Theoclymenus

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Theodamus

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Theogony

Hesiod's genealogy of the Greek deities. Occasionally known as Theogony, Birth of the Gods or Birth of the Gods.

Theoi patrooi

Ancestral gods: traditional gods. In some accounts, identified as Theoi patrooi, Roman Di patrii or Roman Di patrii.

Theonoe

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Theophane

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theos

God: one of the great gods. In some accounts, 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 referred to as Theoxenia, Theodaisia, Theodaisia, Roman lectisternium or Roman lectisternium.

Theraephone

Twin sister of Theronice. Sometimes identified as Theraephone.

Theras

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Theridamas

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Thermius

Son of Andraemon and Haemon. Brother of Oxylus. He was accidentally killed by his own brother. Occasionally referred to as Thermius.

Theron

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Theronice

Twin sister of Theraephone. In some lore, occasionally called Theronice.

Thersander

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Thersimachus

Son of Heracles and Megara. Known as Thersimachus.

Thersites

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Therytas

A wild man who, with Oreios, captured Silenus. Occasionally identified as Therytas.

Thescelus

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Theseia

A festival in honour of Theseus. On occassion, 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. Also referred to as Thesmophoria.

Thesmophoriazusae

A play by Aristophanes about the women's festival. Honouring Demeter. Also called 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 lore, occasionally identified as Thesprotus.

Thessalus

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Thestiades

Plexippus and Toxeus, the sons of Thestius. Occasionally called Thestiades.

Thestius

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Theston

Father of Calchas. Sometimes referred to as Theston.

Thetis

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Thiassa

Wife of Pericles. She was restored to life by Cerimon. At times, referred to as Thiassa.

thiasus

A Bacchic revel: a band of worshippers. At times, called thiasus, thiasos or thiasos.

Thisbe

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Thoas

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Thone

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Thoosa

A nymph. One of the Nereids. Daughter of Phorcos and Ceto, some say. Mother of Polyphemus by Poseidon. In some lore, occasionally called Thoosa.

Thoueris

The Greek name for Tauret. Called Thoueris, Athena, Athena, Akria, Anahita, Athana, Athene, Chalcoiecus, Chalinitis, Chalkioikes, Damasippus, Homa, Koryphasia, Mechanitis, Promachus, Pronoia, sacred birds, Agoraia, Agraulos, Aithuia, Alea, Apaturia, Areia, Athenaia, Athenaie Athena, Atthis, Bulia, Chalcioecus, Curotrophus Damasippus, Ergane, Glaukopis Gorgopa, Gorgopis, Hephaestia, Hephaistia, Hippia, Homa, Hygeia, Nike(phoros Athena), Ophthalmitis, Optiletis Oxyderces, Pallas (Athena), Parthenos, Phratria, Polias, Pronoia, Tritogeneia, Egyptian Isis, Neith, Sais, Etruscan Menrfa, Menrva, Hindu Ushas, Persian Anahita, Roman Appiades, Minerva, Tauret, Tauret, Apet, Beset, Epet, Hathor, Rer, Reret, Sa, Ta-urat, Ta-uret, Ta-urt, Taoeuris, Taouris, Taourt, Taueret, Taurt, Taweret, Tawert, Thaueret, Thoeris, Thouart, Thoueret, Tie, Toeris, Touart, Tuart, Tueret, Ueret, Heret, Opet, Rer(et), Sa, Tao(e)uris, Ta(o)urt, Tawer(e)t, T(h)aueret or Greek Athena.

Thous

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Thracias

A wind from the north-west. Quarter. 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. Sometimes referred to as Thrasymides.

Three Theban Plays

3 plays by Sophocles based on the story of Oedipus. Occasionally called 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. Occasionally known as Thriae, Thriai or Thriai.

Thule

The most northerly country known to the ancient Greeks. This country could be Iceland, Norway or Shetland. In some accounts, referred to as Thule, Thoule, Thoule, Thyle, Thyle, Ultima Thule, Ultima Thule, Ultima or Ultima.

thumos

The ethereal part of Threefold. Man. Occasionally known as thumos.

thunderbolt

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Thyene

One of the Hyades, in some accounts. In some references, known as Thyene.

Thyestes

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Thyia

A nymph of Mount Parnassus. The first devotee of Dionysus. At times, identified as Thyia.

Thymbris

An Arcadian nymph. Mother of Pan by Zeus, some say. Also known as Thymbris.

thymell

An altar to Dionysus in the orchestra of a theatre. In some references, known as thymell.

Thymius

Son of Phineus by his second wife, Idaea. In some lore, occasionally called Thymius.

Thymoetes

Son of Laomedon and Strymo. Brother of Priam. Father of Thymoetes. On occassion, known as Thymoetes.

Thyone

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thyrsus

The staff of Dionysus with a tip of pine-cone and twined. With ivy, used by satyrs and Maenads. Sometimes called thyrsus.

Tiburtine Sibyl

A prophetess. Called Tiburtine Sibyl.

Tigris

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Timagoras

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Timandra

Daughter of Tyndareus. Wife of Echenus. Mother of Laodacus. She left Echenus in favour of Phyleus, king of Dulichium In some accounts, referred to as Timandra.

Timeus

Son of Polyneices and Argia, some say. Brother of Adrastus and Thersander. In some accounts, called Timeus, Timeas or Timeas.

Tiphys

A pilot of Argo. Son of Hagnias or Phorbas. He died on the way to Colchis. Occasionally referred to as Tiphys.

Tirynthian

A name for Heracles used. By Spenser. Sometimes 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 identified as Tisander.

Tisiphone

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Titaea

A name for Gaea as mother of the Titans. At times, referred to as Titaea, Titaia or Titaia.

Titan

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Titanesses

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Titania

A Titaness, some say. The moon personified. In some accounts, referred to as Titania, Gaea, Gaea, All-mother, Earth, Earth Mother, Gaia, Ge, Earth(-mother), Mother-earth, Hindu Prithivi, Phoenician Gea, Roman Tellus, Terra, Titala, Mab, Mab, Madb or Maeve.

Titanomachia

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Tithonus

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Tithorea

One of the 2 peaks of Mount. Parnassus, sacred to Dionysus. On occassion, known as Tithorea, Lycorea, Lycorea or sacred mountains.

Titia

A champion boxer. He fought Heracles at the games and was beaten. In some references, called Titia.

Titias

King of Mariandyne. Father of Mariandynus. In some accounts he is equated with Tityus. At times, referred to as Titias.

Tityus

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Tlepolemeia

A festival in honour of Tlepolemus, held in Rhodes. Known as Tlepolemeia.

Tlepolemus

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Tlesimes

One of the Epigoni, some say. In some accounts, identified as Tlesimes.

Tmolus

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Tower of the Winds

A hexagonal temple in Athens devoted to Aeolus, god of the winds. In some references, called Tower of the Winds.

Toxeus

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trident

The three-pronged spear of Poseidon. Occasionally called trident.

Triopas

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Triple Muse

The 3 original Muses, Calliope, Erato and Urania. In some accounts, known as Triple Muse.

tripod

The three-legged stool of the priestess of the oracle of Delphi. On occassion, known as tripod.

Triptolemus

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Tritogeneia

A name for Athena as a goddess of water. At times, 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. In some references, referred to as Tritonis.

Tritopatores

Ghosts: spirits of the dead: ancient. Wind gods. On occassion, referred to as Tritopatores.

Tritos

A name for Zeus as lord of the winds. Also referred to 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. In some lore, occasionally identified as Troezen.

troglodytes

A legendary, uncivilised race, living in caves or holes, said to eat snakes. Sometimes identified as troglodytes.

Troilus

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Troilus and Cressida

A 20th C. Opera by William Walton. (libretto by Hassall). Also referred to as Troilus and Cressida.

Troilus and Cresssida

A play by William Shakespeare based on the story of these 2 lovers. Sometimes referred to as Troilus and Cresssida.

Trojan Horse, The

The hollow horse built by Epeius which enabled Greek soldiers to smuggle themselves into the city of Troy. Occasionally referred to 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. Also 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 identified as Tryphonius.

Turnus

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Twain, the

The goddesses Demeter and Persephone. These two deities were worshipped at ceremonies attended only by women. Occasionally known as Twain, the.

Twice-born

A name and attribute of Dionysus. Sometimes referred to as Twice-born.

Two Goddesses

The 2 deities Demeter and her. Daughter Core (Persephone). In some accounts, referred to as Two Goddesses, Great Goddesses or Great Goddesses.

Two-horned

An epithet of Alexander the Great in Ethiopia. On occassion, known as Two-horned, Alexander, Alexander, Alexander the Great, Son of Ammon, Arab Al-Iskandar, Eskandar, Iskander, Iskender, Malay Iskandar or Swahili Sikandari.

Tyche

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Tydeus

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Tydides

A name for Diomedes as a son of Tydeus. In some accounts, called Tydides, Diomedes, Diomedes or Diomed(e).

Tymborychos

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

Tyndareus

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Tyndaridae

The descendants of Tyndareus. Occasionally known as Tyndaridae.

Tyndaris

A daughter of Tyndareus. (Helen or Clytemnestra). In some accounts, identified as Tyndaris.

Typhoeus

A monster. In some accounts, this being was the father or son of Typhon; in others they are the same. In some references, identified as Typhoeus, Typhon, Typhon, Set, Tuphoios, Tuphon, Typhaon, Typho, Typho(eus), Egyptian Set, Hittite Typhoon, Typhos or Typhos.

Typhon

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Typhus

Helmsman of the Argo. Typhus died on the voyage to Colchis and his duties were taken over by Ancaeus. On occassion, referred to as Typhus, Typhis or Typhis.

Tyro

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Tyrxis

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

Ucalegon

An adviser to Priam. Sometimes identified as Ucalegon.

Udaeus

One of the 5 surviving Sown-men. In some accounts, identified as Udaeus, Oudaeus or Oudaeus.

Undine

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Urania

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Uranian deities

Sky-gods. Identified 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. Sometimes known as Urion, Orion, Orion, Oarion, Aquosus, Candaon, Imbrifer or Nimbosus.

Velchanos

A Cretan cock-demon. He became the Roman god Vulcan. In some accounts, referred to as Velchanos, Vulcan, Vulcan, Hephaestus, Kalvaistis, Volcanus, Volkanus, Vulcanus, Mulciber, Quietus, Etruscan Sethlans or Greek Hephaestus.

Virgins of Helicon

The name given to the Muses in Spenser's works. Also referred to as Virgins of Helicon, Muses, Muses, Aganippides, Castalides, Corycian nymphs, Corycides, Musae, Nine, the, Pierides, Tuneful Nine, The, Corycian Nymphs, Pierides, The (Tuneful) Nine or Roman Camenae.

vulture

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White Goddess

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Woarion

An early name for Orion. Also identified as Woarion.

Women of the Sea

Attendants on Dionysus. Also commonly identified 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. Sometimes known as woodpecker.

Works and Days

A poem by Hesiod. Although the theme of this work is agriculture, it contains much information on myths. On occassion, identified as Works and Days.

wren

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Xanthus

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Xenia

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Xenios

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

Xenocleia

A prophetess: the Pythoness at Delphi. On occassion, referred to as Xenocleia, Xenoclea or Xenoclea.

Xenodice

Daughter of Minos and Pasiphae. Sometimes called 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 known as Ypolita, Hippolyta or Hippolyta.

Zagreus

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Zaleukos

A sun-god in Locris. In some references, referred to as Zaleukos.

Zalmoxis

A Thracian sky-god who became a god of the underworld. In some accounts, he is equated with Cronus. Occasionally identified as Zalmoxis, Cronus, Cronus, Chronos, Cronos, Kronos, Kronus, sacred birds, C(h)ronos, Canaanite Baal, El, Roman Saturn, Salmoxis or Salmoxis.

Zan

A name for Zeus in Crete. In some lore, occasionally referred to 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. Occasionally known 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. In some references, referred to as Zeus-Amphitryon.

Zeus Herkios

A name of Zeus as god of courtyards. At times, referred to as Zeus Herkios.

Zeus Hikesios

A name of Zeus as god of those seeking sanctuary. Also referred to as Zeus Hikesios.

Zeus Horkios

A name for Zeus as god of oaths. Also called Zeus Horkios, Zeus Pistios, Zeus Pistios or Roman Fidius.

Zeus Hypsistos

A title of Zeus as supreme god. Occasionally identified as Zeus Hypsistos.

Zeus Katachthonios

A name for Hades as supreme god of the underworld. Sometimes 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. Sometimes referred to as Zeus Kouros, Zeus Curos or Zeus Curos.

Zeus Ktesios

Zeus as the protector of property. In some lore, occasionally known as Zeus Ktesios.

Zeus Lycaeus

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Zeus Maimaktes

A bloody aspect of Zeus Meilichios. Occasionally called Zeus Maimaktes.

Zeus Meilichios

A form of Zeus represented as a snake. Occasionally identified as Zeus Meilichios, 'mild' or 'mild'.

Zeus Pistios

A name of Zeus as god of oaths. Called Zeus Pistios, Zeus Horkios, Zeus Horkios, Roman Fidius, Roman Fidius or Sancus.

Zeus Polieus

A name of Zeus as god of the state. In some references, known as Zeus Polieus.

Zeus Xenios

A name of Zeus as sustainer of friendship. Sometimes identified as Zeus Xenios.

Zeuxippe

A nymph, one of the Naiads. Daughter of Eridanus. Wife of Pandion. Mother of Butes, Erechtheus, Philomena, and Procne. On occassion, identified as Zeuxippe.

Zugia

A name for Hera as 'yoker'. Occasionally identified as Zugia.
Greek Mythology