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Greeks Abas m [lizard] Son of Lynceus and Hypermnestra, husband of Algaia, or Ocalea, reported as the twelfth king of Argos in Greece...
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Greeks Abderus m [son of battle] Reports vary, he may have been the son of Poseidon, by a river Naiad called Thronia, or a son of Hermes and one of Herakles lovers...
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Greeks Absyrtus m See under Apsyrtus, or Aegialeus. A son of the king of Colchis, Aeetes who was the keeper of the Golden Fleece, he was butchered by his sister medea...
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Greeks Acacallis f [without boundaries, or walls] She was recorded as the daughter of the king of Crete, Minos, and Pasiphae [all light, she who shines for all, {she was a moon goddess] ...
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Greeks Acamas m [unwearing] He was a son of Theseus,...
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Greeks Acarnan m [thistle] Was the elder son of the river nymph Callirrhoe, by Alcmaeon, when Alcmaeon was murdered by the sons of king Phegeus, for deceiving him and his daughter Arsinoe [male minded] who Alcmaeon had been married to, Callirrhoe prayed to Zeus that her sons might grow instantly, so they could take revenge on their father's killers...
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Greeks Acastus m [unstable] Pelias The son of King Pelias of Thessaly and Anaxibia, he had five sisters, Pelopia...
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Greeks Acco f [she who fashions] moon goddess, same as Acca. ...
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Greeks Acesidas m [averter? Avatar?] one of the Dactyls Some sources say the Dactyls were the offspring of the nymph Anchiale, born in the Dictean cave near Oaxus oo...
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Greeks Achelous m [he who drives away grief] A Potamoi river god, one of Oceanus and Tethys sons...
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Greeks Acheron m A River River of sorrow and woes, Acheron was considered the main river of hades [hell- underworld], and the one that Charon the ferryman ferried the newly arrived dead across...
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Greeks Achilles m [lipless] oo...
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Greeks Achos f [grief] She was one of three sisters under the triad of Algea 'The Pains' her sisters were Ania=sorrow, and Lupe=pain...
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Greeks Acrisius m [evil judgement] Son of Abas and Ocalea, and twin brother of Proteus, they had a sister called, Idomene...
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Greeks Actor m [Leader] He was the son of Deioneus king of Phocis and Diomede, his brothers were named as Cephalus, Anetus, and Phylacus, and his sister was called Asterodia [stars]...
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Greeks Admete m Admeta [untamed, un-maned] She was one of the daughters of Eurystheus and Atimache, it was said that the task of fetching the Golden Girdle of the Amazon Queen, set by her father for Heracles, was to be a gift for her...
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Greeks Admetus m Admetos [untamed, unbroken] Apollo, and Heracles the birth and other myths Was one of the sons of Pheres and Periclymene, and brother of Lycurgus (mythical king of Nemea), he had two sisters, Idomene- Eidomene (wife of Amythaon or Bias...
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Greeks Adrestia f Adrasteia [inescapable] Ash tree, 'she who cannot be escaped'...
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Greeks Aeacus m [earth born, bewailing] Was a mythical king of island of Aegina oo...
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Greeks Aedon f [nightingale] She was the daughter of Pandareus and Harmothoe, and her sisters were, Cleothera or Cleodora, Merope, Cheldonis, Cameiro, and Clytia...
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Greeks Aeetes m [eagle, or mighty] Was recorded as one of children of Helios and Perse, or Perseis an Oceanid, his sisters were Circe [falcon] and Pasiphae, [bright, all shining] his consorts were Idyia, and perhaps, an Oceanid named Asterodia [goddess of the sun] or the Nereid, Neaera [the younger]...
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Greeks Aegeia f [bright-shinning] ...
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Greeks Aegialeus m [of, or the seashore] He was the son of the king Aeetes, the apparent keeper of the Golden Fleece, after Jason the Argonaut had retrieved the Golden Fleece it was said that Aegialeus' sister Medea [cunning] who was in love with Jason went with him, and took her brother with them, and when her father came after them, she butchered her brother and threw the pieces overboard, which halted Aeetes chase, as he stopped to retrieve the pieces for burial...
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Greeks Aeolus m [earth destroyer] ...
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Greeks Aeon 0 In astronomy, and geology, it generally represents a billion years...
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Greeks Aether m Aither [bright sky] Bright air, weightless air...
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Greeks Aetolus m [cause of destruction] One of the sons of Endymion and Chromia, (or Asterodia, or Hyperippe,) his brothers were Epeius and Paeon, and he had sister called Eurycyda...
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Greeks Agelaus m [herdsman] Was a son of Oeneus and Althaea,...
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Greeks Aglaea f [bright-shining] Youngest of the Graces, [splendour] oo...
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Greeks Aglaia f Aglaea A name in some sources substituted for Ocalea, wife of Abas, see under Ocalea...
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Greeks Aglauros f [dew full] Praxithea She was the daughter of Cecrops and Aglauros, she had to sisters, Herse and Pandrosos, she died after jumping off the Acropolis...
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Greeks Agrius m Was a son of Porthaon and Euryte...
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Greeks Alastor m [avenger] a son of Neleus He was the son of Neleus (a Greek name of the river Nile) and Chloris, he was betrothed to Harpalyce the daughter of Clymenus, who had a longterm affair with his daughter, and had a boy child by her...
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Greeks Alcaeus m [mighty, or strong one] ...
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Greeks Alcathous m [impetuous strength] slain by Caedicus. He was one of the companions of the Trojan Aeneas, in the war and siege against the Trojans of Troy, Aeneas leads an attack against Idomeneus to recover the body of Alcathous who is his brother-in-law, apparently, he was egged on by Deiphobus, who was the rated only after Hector and Paris as one of Priams sons...
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Greeks Alcestis f Alceste [strength of home] Apollo, and Heracles the birth and other myths One of the daughters of Pelias and Anaxibia, wife of Admetus and mother of Eumelus...
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Greeks Alcimide f [mightily crafty, or cunning] Praxithea She was the daughter of Phylacus and Clemene...
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Greeks Alcmaeon m [mighty endeavour] Amphiaraus, and Alcmaeon Was one of the sons of Amphiaraus and Europhile, his brother was named Amphilochids...
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Greeks Alcmene f Alcmena [strength of the moon, or powerful in anger] ...
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Greeks Alcyone f [queen who wards off, or mother who defends (storms)] She was the daughter of Sthenelus and Nicippe, and sister of Eurystheus and Medusa...
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Greeks Algea f [The Pains] She was a personification of all the various kinds of pain and sorrows that befall mankind, 'The Pains' are also personified as three sisters, Lupe=pain, Ania=sorrow, Achos=grief, no doubt along with a great many others they escaped from Pandor's jar, (commonly known as a box...
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Greeks Alpheus m [whitish] A Potamoi river god, son of Oceanus and Tethys, he is best remembered for his pursuit of Arethusa...
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Greeks Althaea f [marshmallow] (Althaea officinalis). She was the daughter of Thestius and Eurythemis, and had two sisters, Leda and Hypermnestra, and four brothers Iphiclus, Evippus, Eurypylus, Plexippus...
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Greeks Amaltheia f [Tender] Goat nymph, Along with Adrasteia and her Io (the moon) and Pan they looked after Zeus in the dictean cave, they feed Zeus on honey, and Amalthea's milk, later for her kindness Zeus placed Amaltheia in Capricorn, and apparently gave one of her horns to the daughters of Melisseus, Io and Adrasteia, which became the sacred horn Cornucopia ...
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Greeks Amp m-f A word when placed at the beginning of a name. Should be obvious to us, as music is more accessible to us than ever before, its basic meaning is to double, thus add to something, originally it applied to things, especially animals and mankind, as those creatures that were able to breath in water and atmosphere, such as frogs...
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Greeks Amphiaraus m [doubly or twice cursed] Amphiaraus He was the son of Oecles and Hypermnestra, a daughter of Thestius and Eurythemis, and had two sisters called, Iphianeira and Polyboea...
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Greeks Amphictyon m Amphiktyon He was one of the two sons of Deucalion and Pyrrha, his brother was called Hellen, all three fled from Lycorea to Athens, where Amphictyon became the king of Thermopylae married the daughter of the king of Athens named Cranaus, after Deucalion died, Amphictyon usurped Cranaus' throne...
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Greeks Amphidamas m [taming all around him] A son of Lycurgus and Eurynome, he had two children, Melanion and Antimache, the latter married Eurystheus...
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Greeks Amphilochus m Son of Manto ...
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Greeks Amphisbaena f [Bringer of many oxen] Alcmaeon May have been the daughter of Phegeus, king of Psophis, and son of Alpheus the river god...
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Greeks Amphithea f Wife of Aeolus ...
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Greeks Amphitrite f [the third who surrounds] A Nereid, and Oceanid and also, consort of Poseidon oo...
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Greeks Amythaon m [great beyond words] Amythaon, was the son of Cretheus and Tyro and brother of Pheres and Aeson...
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Greeks Ananke m Anangke, Anance, Anagke [queen, mother of the unstoppable force of Nature in face of need] Force, compulsion...
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Greeks Anaxibia f [queenly strength] The daughter of Bias and Iphianassa...
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Greeks Anchiale f [near the sea, or bound by the sea] She was a mythical Cretan nymph credited with giving birth to the Dactyls [fingers] in the Dictaean cave on Mount Ida in Crete, however, the storys vary, as to which cave, may be the right one...
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Greeks Anchinoe f Anchiroe [quick witted] Heracles the birth and other myths Wife of Belus, daughter of Nilus Ankhmemiphis...
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Greeks Andromeda f [ruler of men] ...
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Greeks Anemoi m L. Venti. The gods of the winds, and the children of Astraeus and Eos (goddess of dawn) they were, Boreas (Septentrio) (Aquilo...
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Greeks Anetus m Was one of the sons of Deioneus and Diomede, but nothing is recorded of him...
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Greeks Ania f [sorrow] She was one of three sisters under the triad of Algea 'The Pains' her sisters were Achos=grief, and Lupe=pain...
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Greeks Ankhiale f See under Anchiale ...
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Greeks Antiope f [with face confronting] Antiope Was the daughter of Nycteus, (night- nocturnal) king of Thebes, or the river god Asopus of Boeotia, or of Lycurgus...
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Greeks Antiphates m One of the Greek who hid in the Trojan Horse...
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Greeks Antonoe f See under Eurynome...
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Greeks Aparctias m Another name of the north wind, see Boreas,...
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Greeks Apate f Deception, one of the Keres, the three Black Fates, the other two were, Eris, and Oneiroi...
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Greeks Aphareus m He was a Messenian king and apparent son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and had a brother called Leucippus...
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Greeks Apollo m [destroyer, or apple man] Apollo A child of Gemini, see SV...
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Greeks Arene f [man like] ...
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Greeks Argestes m [bright A clearing wind, another name, for Skiron, see Skiron (Caurus...
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Greeks Argiope f [bright, or white face] moon goddess as a sow White sow, She was the wife of Agenor, but atleast one source calls her Telepassa, which basically means the same, it is also the name of the white sow moon goddess [far ranging, shining one] ...
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Greeks Argus m [bright hound, dog] son of Arestor Jason Was the builder of the ship Argo under the guidance of Athena, he was also recorded as carving on wooden statue of Hera which became a cult object amongst the Tiryns, his parentage is disputed...
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Greeks Argus Panoptes m [dog of many eyes] He was apparently a giant with a hundred eyes...
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Greeks Arion m Arion [lofty native] was an immortal black stallion, which was sired either by Poseidon (Neptune by some, but they are the same god) and Demeter, or simply sprang from the earth, Gaia, or by Zephyrus (the north wind and a harpy) the horse had wings and possessed the power of speech...
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Greeks Aristaeus m [the best] oo son f Apollo...
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Greeks Artemis f [high source of water] oo...
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Greeks Ascalapus m [short eared owl] A son of the underworld river Acheron, he was said to be the keeper of the orchard of Hades...
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Greeks Asopos m L. Asopus There are four rivers by this name...
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Greeks Asteria f [of the stars] Asteria Goddess of the falling stars, daughter of Phoebe and Coeus, sister of Leto, and husband of Perses, (the destroyer) with whom she had one daughter, Hecate, hailed by Zeus as the goddess of the wilderness, magic, witchcraft and Childbirth...
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Greeks Asterodia f Praxithea Was a daughter of Deioneus and Diomede, Asterodia may have married a person called Phocus, but there were three main contenders...
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Greeks Asterope f [face of the sun] Asterope The possible father and mother of Asterope, appear to be many, but this is due in part to confusion amongst the ancient authors as to what she really represents...
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Greeks Astrea f Goddess of innocence, purity, She was the daughter of Astreaus and Eos, and companion of Dike, both were in fact personifications of Virgo...
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Greeks Astraeus m [starry] The astrological god of dusk, he is said to have married Eos (dawn) and thus their union gave rise to all that occurred between nightfall and daybreak...
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Greeks Astynome f [lawgiver of the city] She was the daughter of Chryses a Trojan priest of Apollo at Chryse near Troy...
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Greeks Ate f Aite She was either a daughter of Zeus, through Eris, or simply a daughter or sister of Eris, born without a father...
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Greeks Athamas m [reaper on high, rich harvest] Was the son of Aeolus and Enarete------...
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Greeks Athena f Athina [queen of heaven] Athena-e Also called Pallas Athena, Oo...
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Greeks Atlas m [he who suffers] oo...
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Greeks Atropos f L. Morta Supposedly the oldest of the three sisters of Fate, Clotho span the thread of life, Lachesis measured it and Atropos cut it...
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Greeks Autolycus m [ the very, the wolf itself] He was the result of a rape committed by Hermes, Hermes along with Apollo had been down to visit the nymphs or Muses on Mount Parnassus, when as they flew home they spotted Chione [snow queen] the daughter of Daedalion below them, she was so pure and beautiful, the pair were overtaken by the passions of lust, but Hermes had little finess or patience and immediately used his powers of magic to send her into a deep sleep, then he raped her like a ravenous wolf, and Autolycus was the result, and he naturally bore all the bad, wolfish points of his father...
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Greeks Auxo f Auxesia [increase, growth] One of goddesses of Summer, her main priority was to help things to continue to grow, and signified increase, and was the protector vegetation, plants and fertility...
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Greeks Axioche f A nymph, sometimes called Danais, she was the mother of Chrysippus, via the king of Pisa...
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Greeks Bateia: 0 Batea [of the bramble-thorns] ...
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Greeks Baton m [blackberry] Tydeus Baton [blackberry] was the name of Amphiaraus' charioteer, who disappeared with him when Amphiaraus' chariot was swallowed by the earth, blackberries were associated with death and generally not eaten or cultivated, although the Greeks used them to treat gout and the Romans made a tea from the leaves for certain illnesses...
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Greeks Bellerophon m [spear bearing] ...
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Greeks Benthesikyme f Benthesicyme benthesikyme She was the wife of Enalos (child of the sea) and daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite...
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Greeks Bia f [force] [raw energy, violence] Force, violence, especially that violence which is born out of necessity...
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Greeks Biadice f [force, justice] Phrixus and Athamas. She was the wife of Cretheus, the brother of Athamas and Sisyphus, in the story of Phrixus she falls in love with him, but when he rejects she accuses him publicly of trying to rape her...
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Greeks Boreas m L. Septentrio God of the North, or North-East Wind...
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Greeks Butes m [Herdsman, shepherd] Was the supposed son of Pandion and Zeucippe, or Praxithea (see Praxithea file) he married Chthonia, daughter of his brother Erechtheus, he was a priest of Poseidon and Athena, they had no known offspring ...
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Greeks Cadmus m [from the east] ...
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Greeks Calais m [a change of hue] Was one of the sons of Boreas, the north wind, and Orithyia, he too was a wind god, the only things I could conclude from the scant record, is that he represented a long and noisy wind, whereas his brother Zetes represented a short but furious burst of wind...
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Greeks Callirhoe f Callirrhoe [fair flowing] Nereid and Oceanid, wife of Chrysaor and mother of Geryon...
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Greeks Capaneus m [charioteer] Tydeus Was the son of Hipponous and Astynome, or Laodice, and brother of Periboea, who was the mother of Tydeus via Oeneus...
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Greeks Car m Car-Ker may be the singular of Keres, of the goddess' of death, or more likely, it may be from Artemis Caria, Carya, or Cayatis, associated with nut trees, especially, the Almond, Walnut, and hazel nut trees...
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Greeks Carpo f Carpho One of the Horae, goddesses of the seasons, she ruled, or conducted Autumn...
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Greeks Carya f Also known as Metis, the ancient goddess of wisdom. Walnut tree Was in myth the daughter of a Laconian king, called Dion and Amphithea, who had treated Apollo well when he visited them, as a reward Apollo conferred the gift of prophecy upon their three daughters, Lyco, Ophe and Carya, on the condition that did not seek out forbidden things or betray the secrets of the gods...
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Greeks Castor m [beaver] One of the Dioscuri twins, the other was Polydeuces...
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Greeks Cassandra f Kassandra Was one the daughters of King Priam of Troy and queen Hecabe (L...
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Greeks Cecrops m (b) Some authors separate Cecrops (a)(b) but in my investigation, I found them to be the same character...
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Greeks Celeus m [caller, sorcerer, burner, or woodpecker] ...
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Greeks Cephalus m [head of the sun] Cephalus, represents the rays of the rising sun, that evaporates the morning dew, he was married to Procris (signifies dew, early morning mist) Eos =dawn falls in love with him, but even though she kidnapped him she cannot hold onto him...
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Greeks Cercyon m He was either a son of Poseidon ...
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Greeks Cerdo f [gain- art] a sow goddess, who it was said trod the corn seed into the ground and caused it to sprout Phoroneus. She apparently was a wife of Phoroneus, but his name may simply be a title of Cronos...
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Greeks Ceryx m He was not a person but the personification of the authority of truth, although he was pretended to be the son of Hermes via Herse, he was the Caduceus that belonged to Hermes, the staff on which two snakes were entwined upon with their heads facing inwards...
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Greeks Cetus m [sea monster] The constellation of Cetus, is best known today as being portrayed as a whale, but it was original a huge fish, the river Eridanus passes and fills its genital area, and the fish of Pisces swim in the waters that spring from the back of its neck...
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Greeks Chalciope f [brazen face] Phrixus and Athamas She was the daughter of king Aeetes who he gave in marriage to Phrixus, son of Athamas and Nephele, she had several children, including Argus, Prontis, Melas [black] Cytisorus [clover season] and perhaps Presbon [right of inheritance]...
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Greeks Chaos 0 [yawning] In modern thinking we might refer to it as the cosmic cloud in which all the elements are randomly distributed, and from which our universe, and our solar system formed from...
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Greeks Chariclo f She was follower or priestess of Athena, who had an affair with a shepherd named Everes, by whom she bore Tiresias (Teiresias), who was blinded by Athena when he came across her while she bathing, for seeing what no man should see...
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Greeks Charites f Also, known as the three Graces Daughters of Eurynome, third wife of Zeus...
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Greeks Chimaera f [she goat {with goat's body, a lion's head that could breathe fire, and serpents tail] Bellerophon Was a child of Typhon and Echidne, but I reality she was the personification of the three-season year, Spring the goat, Summer the Lion, and serpent of winter...
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Greeks Chione F Daughter of Daedalion She was the daughter of Daedalion, the son of Lucifer, or Hesopheros, the father of Ceryx...
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Greeks Chloris f L. Flora [greenish] Chloris She was a nymph associated with Spring, new growth and flowers, and was abducted, seduced and later married Zephyrus (the west wind...
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Greeks Chromia f [embellisher] Was one of the daughters of Itonus and the nymph Melanippe, and was said to be one of the consorts of Endymion, by whom it is reported she had four children...
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Greeks Chronos m Chronos is time, but it whether time began, or is eternal, is an abstract concept, for it is neither force or mass...
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Greeks Chrysaor m Oo...
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Greeks Chrysippus m [golden stallion] Bastard son of the king of Pisa, and the nymph Axioche, and divine hero of Elis in the Peloponnesus...
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Greeks Chrysothemis f Apparently married to Staphylus, by whom she conceived Molpadia, and Rhoeo, she also bore Parthenos, through Apollo...
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Greeks Chthonia f [from the soil] Chthonia married Butes, brother of Erecthteus, but they had no children...
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Greeks Circe f [falcon] Oo ...
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Greeks Cleopatra f [stone lion] She was one of the daughters of Boreas (the north wind) and Orithyia, her sister was called Chione (snow queen) and she had twin brothers, named Calais and Zetes...
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Greeks Cleophyle f Another name of Eurynome...
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Greeks Cleodora f Kleodora [glorious gift] [famed for her gift] She was one of three sisters called collectively Thriae, her sisters were Corycia or Daphnis, [laurel] and Melaina [black] their father was the river god Cephissus, thus, they were Naiads, nymphs of the sacred springs of the Corycian Cave on mount Parnassus [mountain house of the gods], in Greece, it was also sacred to the Muses, the satyr Pan, Apollo, Dionysus, the Dionysian mystery cult and the Dorians...
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Greeks Clotho f Klotho The first of the three white Fates, usually depicted holding a spindle from which she draws out and spins together the strands of life and destiny...
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Greeks Clymene f [famous strength] The wife of lapetus, and mother of Atlas, Menoetius, Prometheus, and Epimetheus...
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Greeks Clytia-e f [famous] She was supposedly one of the daughters of Pandareus and Harmothoe, and sister of Cameiro, Aedon, Merope, Chelidonis, Cleothera or Cleodora...
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Greeks Cocytus 0 River of underworld, hades. The river of lamentation, it is a tributary of the river Acheron...
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Greeks Corex m Corax, Korax; signifies Raven. See Coronus, all headings. crow A son of Coronus, king of Sicyon, and brother of Lamedon, he inherited his father's throne, but having no heirs the kingdom was temporarily usurped by Epopeus...
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Greeks Coronus m Coronus the father of Asteria, (father of the stars) the constellation of Corona above Virgo, is an integral part of her sign...
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Greeks Corybantes m [Crested dancers] They are reported to be the sons of Socus and Combe, and are named as, Acmon [pestle, or anvil], Idaeus [son of MT Ida], Melisseus [honey man], Ocythous, Damnameneus [compeller, or hammer], Mimas [mimicry], Prymneus [son of the dance...
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Greeks Cranae f [stony] Was a mythical daughter of Cranaus, king of Athens and Pedias, her sisters were Cranaechme and Atthis, together the three sisters represented the triad of the rugged coastline...
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Greeks Cranaechme f Menaechme Was the mythical daughter of Cranaus and Pedias, with her two sisters Cranae and Atthis they formed the triad of rugged coastline goddesses...
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Greeks Cranaus m [rocky] Cranaus was the second mythical king of Athens, he was an earth born deity, he married a Spartan woman named Pedias, he had three daughters Cranae, Cranaechme, and Atthis...
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Greeks Cratus m [strength] Son of the Titan Pallas, and the underworld river Styx, his brothers and sisters, were, Zelus [zeal], Bia [force] and Nice-nike [victory]...
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Greeks Creon m [ruler-chief] Tydeus He was the king of Corinth, his wife is not mentioned by name, but he said to the father of a son, named Hippotes and a daughter called Creusa or Glauce...
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Greeks Cretheus m [ruler-chief] He was the mythical founder and king of Iolcus, a son of Aeolus and Enarete, ...
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Greeks Creusa f Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea Creusa was the mother of Ion by Apollo, she later married Xuthus, and produced Achaeus and Dorus, and maybe Diomede...
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Greeks Crius m Kreios, Krios Husband of Eurybia, the daughter of Gaia (mother earth) and Pontus (ocean-sea,) Crius was also the recorded as the son of Uranus and Gaia...
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Greeks Cronus m Equivalent of H, Kumarbi Alder trees, the crow, sickle ...
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Greeks Cylanthus m Said to be a son of Leos, he had three sisters, Praxithea, Teope, and Eubule, who apparently were all sacrificed by the father to save the city from a famine that was ravaging the area...
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Greeks Cynortas m Mythical king of Sparta...
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Greeks Cytisorus m [clover season] Jason He was a son of Phrixus and Chalciope, daughter of king Aeetes...
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Greeks Dactyl-s f/m [finger-s] They were the offspring of Cybele, Rhea, or Anchiale (ankhaile) depending on the source...
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Greeks Daedalion m He was reportedly the son Hesperos, or Lucifer, and brother of Ceyx [sea-mew], this is an Error, which occurs on several occasions, he was in fact the son of Eos [dawn], called Hesophoros, who was the personification of Vernus as the bright morning star...
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Greeks Daedalus m [bright, or cunningly wrought] maybe son of Metion? Praxithea May be the son of Metion, the son of Erechtheus and Praxithea...
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Greeks Deianeira f [destroyer of men] [tier of spoils] Was listed as the daughter of the king of Calydon, Oeneus and Althea, although others say she was the daughter of Dionysus, it is said she was the mother of Macaria by Heracles...
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Greeks Deino f Dino, sow goddess [terrible, horror, dread] Was one of the three Graeae (old ones, or old woman), the grey ones, the other two were Enyo [warlike] and Pemphredo [alarm, wasp], they were often considered as witches, and were related to Medusa and her sisters, collectively known as the Gorgons...
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Greeks Deipyla f [hostiles, or hostility at the gates] ...
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Greeks Demeter f (barley mother) weasel, vixen fox, oak tree, ...
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Greeks Demonice f She is recorded as a maiden of Ephesus (which is in modern Turkey), this does simply mean she was a girl of that city, it implies she was a priestess, nevertheless, the king of the Celtic Gaul's called Brennus who was attacking and plundering Greece in general at the time, came to the city, no doubt knowing of its great wealth...
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Greeks Demophon m [voice of the people, or killer of men] Demeter Ritual was called the Balletus, held as part of the Eleusinian Games (some authors render it Demophoon, by mistake, as there is a separate character by that name, Robert Graves does this where he relates the same story in two different places, one under Demophon, the other under Demophoon, even though the stories are exactly the same...
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Greeks Dike f [justice] A pair of Scales, laurel wreath. She was one of the daughters of Zeus and Themis, she one of the great multitudes of the various personifications of Virgo...
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Greeks Diomede f Was the daughter of Creusa and Xuthus, she married Deioneus, king of Phocis, and was the mother of Cephalus...
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Greeks Dione f [divine queen] ...
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Greeks Dionysus m Dionysos [lame god] Dionysus OO...
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Greeks Doris f [bountiful] Nereid and Oceanid, daughter and wife of Nereus...
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Greeks Dorus m He was the son of Xuthus and Creusa, and he had two children, Tectamus, and Aegimius...
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Greeks Dysnomia f Was one of the detested daughters if Strife- Eris, and was a demon of lawlessness, discord and anarchy...
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Greeks Echidne f [female viper] She was half woman half serpent or snake ooooo...
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Greeks Eileithyia f Llithyia Was the Greek goddess of childbirth, and Midwifery, connected to the annual birth of divine children, her cult was connected to the Earth shaker, Enesidaon, better known to us as Poseidon and Neptune...
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Greeks Eirene f Irene One of the Horae, she personified Peace, and wealth, she is often depicted carrying a cornucopia (a large cup, come vase usually shaped like a horn, that was filled to overflowing with every kind of nourishing food, that in essence never ran out), sceptre (a symbol of power) and a tourch or Rhyton (a drinking horn or cup...
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Greeks Electra f [amber] Nereid and Oceanid, wife of Thaumus and mother of Iris and the Harpies...
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Greeks Enalus m (child of the ocean-sea) ...
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Greeks Enarete: 0 [virtuous] ...
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Greeks Enyo f [warlike, horror, waster of cities] Enyo was a goddess of war, from her being part of the triad of Athen-e, that brought sudden destruction, horror and waster of cities...
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Greeks Epeius m Epeus Was a son of Endymion and Chromia, he had a sister called Eurycyda and two brothers Paeon, and Aetolus...
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Greeks Epimetheus m [afterthought] O...
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Greeks Epopeus m [he who sees all] ...
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Greeks Erebus: M. m Erebos, Darkness...
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Greeks Eriphyle f [many leaves, concocted to suit the myth to personify tribal strife] Amphiaraus She was one of seven children born to Talaus and Lysimache, she betrayed her husband Amphiaraus and was later slain by her sons...
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Greeks Eris f Discord, one of the three Black Fates, the Keres, the other two were Oneiroi, and Apate...
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Greeks Eubule f Apparently one of three daughters of Leos sacrificed to end a famine that had occurred in the city of Leos, see also Theope and Praxithea...
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Greeks Eumolpos m L. Eumolpus [good music] He was the son of Poseidon and Chione, Eumolpus married one of Benthesikyme and Enalos's daughters, by whom he fathered, Imarus, or immaradaus, and was a legendary Thracian king, who founded the city of Eumolpias, or Eumolpiada (now called Plovdiv in Bulgaria) it was known as Philipopolis for a long time after Philip 2nd of Macedonia conquered it in the 4th century BC...
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Greeks Eunomia f [order] One of the Horae, she was the daughter of Zeus and Themis, a goddess of good pasture, good order, considering the way she is often portrayed along with Aphrodite, I suspect, good order in the respect of doing the right thing...
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Greeks Euphrosyne f [happiness, good cheer] Second born of the Graces, or Charities...
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Greeks Euporie f Euporia Abundance, prosperity, she was one of the Horae...
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Greeks Euronotus m Southeast wind, blowing between Eurus and Notos...
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Greeks Eurus m o wind...
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Greeks Euryale f [wide roamimg] She was one of three Gorgons, she and her sister Stheno [strong] were said to be immortal, but their sister Medusa was mortal...
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Greeks Eurybia f [wide strength] oo...
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Greeks Eurybius m [long life] One of the sons of Eurystheus and Antimache...
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Greeks Eurydice Of Argos f [justice] Daughter of Lacedaemon and Sparta, she married Acrisius, king of Argos, and mother of Danae, she had a brother called Amyclas, a mythical king of Sparta...
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Greeks Eurymede f Was one of the sisters of Meleager and the daughter of Oeneus and Althaea, her others sisters, were, Melanippe, Perimede and maybe Mothone...
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Greeks Eurynome f Cleophyle, also, Antinoe Was the wife of the king of Arcadia, Lycurgus, and mother of Epochus, Ancaeus, Iasus, and Amphidamas...
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Greeks Eurypylus m [wide cuirass, or gate] Was one of the sons of Thestius and Eurythemis, daughter of Cleoboea, his brothers were, Evippus, Plexippus, his sisters were Hypermnestra, Leda, Althaea, he was killed by Meleager when an argument erupted over who should receive the skin of the slaughtered Calydonian Boar...
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Greeks Eurystheus m He was the son of Sthenelus one of the brothers of Electryon, and Nicippe, thus, he was grandson of Perseus and Andromeda...
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Greeks Euryte f Was the daughter of Hippodamas, the son of the river god Achelous,...
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Greeks Evadne f [blooming] daughter of Strymon. ...
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Greeks Evenus m Was reported to be a river god, thus it makes sense that he would be the son of Poseidon and Tethys, although several others are listed in different sources, they include, Ares and Demonice (a daughter of Agenor) or Sterope (one of the Pleiades), or even Heracles...
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Greeks Evippus m Euippus Was one of the children of Thestius and Eurythemis, he was killed by Meleager, after a fight broke out over the pelt of the slaughtered Calydonian boar, along with his brother Eurypylus...
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Greeks Gaia f Gaea, Terra Mother earth, the multi-breasted mother of all living things, and like the initially male Egyptian god Geb, who brought about atmosphere, when his sweat was hit by light (Shu), so Gaia brought forth Uranus, the sky...
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Greeks Galanthis f Was the servant or hand maiden of Alcmena, and was present during the birth of Heracles and Iphicles...
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Greeks Geryon m Geryone Oo...
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Greeks Glaucus m Son of Sisyphus There seems to be up to five different figures by this name, this one was one of the sons of Sisphus and Merope (one of the Pleiades sisters) his brothers were, Almas, Thersander, and Oryntion...
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Greeks Gorge f Was one of the daughters of Oeneus and Althaea ...
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Greeks Gorgophone f Was a daughter of Perseus, the destroyer, ...
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Greeks Graces f See, Charities, or Algaea, Euphrosyne, and Thalia...
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Greeks Graeae f The Graeae were three sisters, of the Gorgons, daughters of Phorcys and Ceto, they were seen as so old that they only had one eye and one tooth between them that they passed back and forth to each other as required...
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Greeks Hades m [wealth] Cap of invisibility, black horses, a sceptre, key, Cerberus (the three-headed dog) snakes, rooster, plants= narcissus, the cypress tree, the yew, cornucopia, Titles of Hades include, Hesperos Thoes [death and darkness] Zeus Meilichios, Zeus Eubouleus, Polydegmon (he who receives many)...
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Greeks Haemon m Haimon. [bloody, or of the blood] Tydeus Was the son of Creon king of Thebes, and Eurydice, he secretly married Antigone, sister of Eteocles and Polyneices, a descendant of Cadmus he carried the birthmark of the serpent, one way or another he committed suicide when his wife died, see Tydeus...
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Greeks Harpies f See Harpy...
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Greeks Harpy f Plural Harpies oooo , daughters of Electra and Thaumas...
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Greeks Hecabe f L. Hecuba. Wife and queen of king Priam of Troy,...
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Greeks Hegemone f See under Carpho...
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Greeks Hephaestus m [He who shines by day] ...
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Greeks Hera f [protectress] titles, Throttler, ...
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Greeks Heracles m Herakles [glory of Hera] Heracles the birth and other myths Heraclea, 2nd of Metageitnion (late July, early August?) Vulture, Lion skin, club, bow and arrows Eagle, apples, snakes...
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Greeks Herse f She was one of the daughters of Cecrops and Aglauros, Herse via Hermes had two sons, Cephalus, and Ceryx...
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Greeks Hesperides f Are the nymphs of evening and the golden, orange, or red light of sunset, reported to be the daughters Hesperis, and Atlas, or Phorcys and Ceto, or even of Hesperos...
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Greeks Hesperis f Daughter of Hesperos and mother of the Hesperides, her name signifies evening, she is probably the female equivalent of Erebus (darkness), not night who was called Nyx...
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Greeks Hesperos m L. Hesperus Was said to be the son of Eos, and Cephalus, and half- brother to Phosphorus, son of Eos and Astreaus, or he may be a true a true brother, as Cephalus is also cited...
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Greeks Hestia f [hearth] Was one of the daughters of Cronus and Rhea, and brother of Hades and Zeus, oooo...
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Greeks Hephaestos m Hephaestus, smith, engineer, inventor, architect, equivalent to, CN- Kothar-wa -Khasis, HB- Tubal- Cain, R- Vulcan, EG- Ptah, ET, Sethans, Hammer, forge, anvil, metal working, inventor, architect, pair of tongs, ...
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Greeks Hippalcmos m [bold stallion] ...
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Greeks Hippocoon m Was the father Zeuxippe, who married Atiphates...
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Greeks Hippodameia f [horse tamer] Wife of Pelops daughter of ...
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Greeks Hippomedon m [lord of horses] ...
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Greeks Hippomenes m ...
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Greeks Hippotes m Was the son of king Creon of Corinth, he had sister called Creusa, or Glauce...
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Greeks Hippothoe f A daughter of king Pelias of Thessaly and Anaxibia, she had four sisters, Medusa, Pelopia, Pisidice, and Alcestis, and a brother called Acastus...
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Greeks Hylas m ...
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Greeks Hypermnestra f Was the daughter of Thestius and Eurythemis, daughter of Cleoboea...
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Greeks Hypnos m L. Somnus Sleep...
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Greeks Hypseus m Son of the Potamoi river god Peneus and the water nymph Creusa, he had three sisters, Menippe, Stilbe, and Daphne...
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Greeks Hypsipyle f [high gate] a title of the moon, She was a Lemnian princess, but she was sold into slavery, when all the women of Lemnos had sworn on oath to kill all their men, she saved her father Thoas...
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Greeks Hyrmine f Was the daughter of Epeius and Anaxiroe (or Neleus, or Nycteus), (she may have had a sister or brother called Alector...
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Greeks Iacchus m [excited, exalting chant] Torch, myrtle. He seems to be part of the rituals concerned with Dionysus, Bacchus, a statue of Iacchus was carried in the processions of the Eleusinian mysteries...
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Greeks Icarius m Icarus [dedicated to the moon goddess Car] Was the son of Daedalus, but no mother is mentioned, he was famous for drowning after getting to close to the sun with his wax wings, his father had made...
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Greeks Ichnaea f The tracker...
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Greeks Idas m A Messenian prince...
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Greeks Idomene f Eidomene Was the daughter of Ocalea and Abas, she had twin brothers called Proetus and Acrisius...
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Greeks Idyia f Nereid-Oceanid wife of Aeetes and mother of Medea...
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Greeks Inachus m A Potamoi river god, son of Oceanus and Tethys, he had many daughters and some sons...
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Greeks Iobates m Jobates. Some sources call him Amphianax. He was king of Lycia, (king of wolves, or king of the wolf country) and father of Stheneboea, or Antea, and Philonoe...
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Greeks Iphianassa f Was the daughter of Proetus and Stheneboea (or Antea...
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Greeks Iphianassa f A supposed daughter of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra, who had two sisters, Laodice and Chrysothemis, often associated with Iphigeneia...
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Greeks Iphianeira f She was a daughter of Hypermnestra, (the daughter of Thestius and Eurythemis,) and Oicles...
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Greeks Iphigeneia f ...
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Greeks Iphilclus m Was the son of Phylacus and Clemene, Iphilclus married Diomedeia or Astyoche, and took part on the quest for the golden fleece...
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Greeks Iphimedon m One of the sons of Eurystheus and Antimache, was killed by the Athenians, in a war with the Athenians...
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Greeks Iris f Daughter of Electra the Oceanid- Nereid, wife of Thaumas...
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Greeks Itonus m He was the son of Amphictyon king of Thermopylae, and either Atthis the daughter of Cranaus, although some sources say she died young before the marriage could be consummated, or an unnamed mother, or like his father he was earth born, which said of several individuals...
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Greeks Juturna f She was a goddess of fountains, wells and springs, thus a Naiad, she was also reported as the brother of Turnus the king of the Rutuli and mother of Fontus (god of the sources of water, such as wells, springs, and the Fonts of temples and churches) via Janus (the two faced, Roman god of beginnings, gateways, doorways, transition, thus openings, as the opener of wells, springs etc...
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Greeks Keres f The Black Fates, Oneiroi, Eris, Apate...
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Greeks Kleodora f Seek under Cleodora. ...
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Greeks Kratos 0 Oo...
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Greeks Lacedaemon m [lake Demon] ...
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Greeks Lachesis f Lakhesis One of the White Fates, disposer of lots, or distributor of fate, (see Clotho, for, insight into the issue of parenthood...
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Greeks Lacone f [lady of the lake] ...
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Greeks Ladon m Serpent that guarded the orchard that contained the tree of the Golden Apples, Ladon coiled himself around the tree' trunk with his head, or heads, lingering below the apples ready to strike...
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Greeks Laelaps m Lelaps, Lalaps, Lailaps. A hound, famous for its hunting ability, that being that it never failed to catch its prey, some say it was a gift from Zeus to Europa, (or from Artemis) however, it passed from Europa, to her son by Zeus called Minos, who became the first king of Crete...
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Greeks Laodice f Daughter of Priam [justice of the people] This Laodice (and it seems there were many) was said to be the daughter of Priam by his second wife, Hecabe, (L...
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Greeks Laophonte f Was the daughter of Pleuron and Xanthippe, she had two sisters, Sterope, and Stratonice, and a brother called Agenor...
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Greeks Lapyx m A northwest or west-north-west, wind, probably another name for Skiron (Caurus...
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Greeks Learchus m [leader of men] Phrixus and Athamas. Was the son of Ino, a personification of the moon, and the sacred king of the year, Athamas, and he had a brother called Melicertes, he was killed by his own father who in a fit of madness mistook him for a white stag...
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Greeks Leda f Oo...
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Greeks Lelantos m Son of Phoebe and Coeus, brother of Leto (moon) and Asteria (star-s) his name seems to signify unseen, thus by extension invisible one, and that he fathers Aura (breeze) via Periboa (cattle, which usually signify clouds) he is probably air or wind...
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Greeks Lelex m Lelax was married to a nymph called Cleocharia, and he had four sons...
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Greeks Lethe 0 Ameles potamus The river of forgetfulness that flows from, and around the cave of Hypnos (sleep), it also signifies, concealment, or oblivion...
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Greeks Leto f Daughter of Phoebe and Coeus, and sister to Asteria (star-s) and Lelantos...
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Greeks Limos f [starvation] (Roman equivalent, Fames.) She was the personification of Starvation, and hunger, she distressing to look at, or encounter...
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Greeks Lupe f [pain] She was one of three sisters under the triad of Algea 'The Pains' her sisters were Achos=grief, and Ania=sorrow...
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Greeks Lycia. 0 ...
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Greeks Lycurgus m [work of wolves] son of Pheres, Tydeus He was the son of Pheres (the son of Cretheus and Tyro) and Periclymene (daughter of Minyas), and brother of Admetus, and had two sisters Eidomene (wife of Amythaon [unmentionable]) and Periopis [great wealth]...
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Greeks Lynceus m [sharp eyed as a Lynx] Heracles the birth and other myths He was one of the fifty sons of Aegyptus, who were ordered by their father to marry the daughters of his brother Danaus...
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Greeks Lyrcus m Lyrcos Illegitimate son of Abas, mother not named...
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Greeks Lysidice f Was the daughter of Pelops and Hippodameia, who married Mestor, one of the sons of Perseus and Andromeda...
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Greeks Lysimache f She was the wife of Talaus and mother of Pronax and Adrastus, oooooo...
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Greeks Manto f Daughter of Polyeidus ...
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Greeks Marpessa f [snatcher, devourer, or gobbler], a sow goddess She was the daughter of Evenus...
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Greeks Mecisteus m [greatest] Was one of the sons of Talaus and Lysimache, his brothers included, Adrastus, Pronax, Aristomachus...
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Greeks Medea f Oo...
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Greeks Medusa f Snakes, aegis She was one of three Gorgons, her sisters Euryale [wide, roaming] and Stheno [strong] were said to be immortal, but their sister Medusa was mortal...
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Greeks Melampus m Melampous ...
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Greeks Melanippe f [black mare] ...
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Greeks Melanippus m [black stallion] Tydeus ...
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Greeks Melas m Son of Poseidon Was the mythical son of Poseidon and a nymph from the island of Chios, I suspect that his mother was a tree nymph as historically the island was always famous source of mastic gum, from its pine trees, it was originally known by two names, one signifying Snake Island, the other Pine trees...
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Greeks Meleager m Was reported on of the sons of Althaea, either by Oeneus or Ares the god of war, he fathered Pathenopeus via Atlanta, but married Cleopatra the daughter of Idas and Marpessa, by whom he had a daughter called Polydora...
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Greeks Meliboea f Torch, Was one of the daughters of Niobe...
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Greeks Melicertes m [sweet power] Phrixus and Athamas. He was the brother of Learchus and son of the sacred king of the year, Athamas and Ino, goddess of harvest, he drowned with his mother, both were deified by Zeus, see book...
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Greeks Melinoe f Moon goddess, of nightmares and madness, she has by name an association with trees, (as Melia, or Meliae, ash trees, or ash nymphs) however more so the fruits of trees, especially the like of quince, which naturally turn from green to yellow as they ripen, but it may be any fruit that overripens on a fruit tree, which was seen as similar to the pale colour that people near to or dead turned...
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Greeks Menippe f Daughter of the Potamoi river god Peneus, and the nymph Creusa, she had two sisters, Daphne and Stilbe, and a brother called Hyseus...
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Greeks Menoetius m [fate defying, or ruined strength] oo...
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Greeks Mentor m One of the sons of Antimache and Eurystheus, he along with most of his brothers was killed in battle against the Athenians, when they refused to hand over the Heracleidae (descendants of Heracles) to his father...
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Greeks Merope f Daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea. Merope...
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Greeks Metidice f She was reported to be a daughter of Talaus and Lysimache, otherwise nothing is recorded of her...
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Greeks Metion m Was one of the sons of Erechtheus and Praxithea, Metion married, Alcippe, or Iphinoe, or Phrasmede...
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Greeks Metis f A Nereid, Oceanid, and first wife of Zeus, with whom she conceived Athena, but fearing the consequences, Zeus swallowed the pregnant Metis, too late, Cunning, wisdom, craftiness, oo ...
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Greeks Mnemosyne 0 A river in hades, underworld, hell. This river was added to the original four of underworld, by certain mystery religions, those who were able to drink from it, were able to attain the capacity to understand and know everything, thus achieve omniscience...
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Greeks Moros 0 Morus The feeling, or belief in impending doom, fate, immovable destiny...
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Greeks Morpheus m oo...
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Greeks Myles m A son of Lelex and the nymph Cleocharia, he was king of Laconia, he was the father of Eurotas, but no mother is named...
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Greeks Narcissus m [numbing or narcotic] Was the son of blue nymph called Leiriope, the river god Cephisus having seen her, surrounded her with many streams and raped her...
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Greeks Nephele f L. Nubes Phrixus and Athamas. A cloud and rain nymph, who along with Callirrhoe and Io, were reported as being consorts of Nilus...
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Greeks Nereids f Nereids were sea nymphs, daughters of Nereus the ancient sea and water god and his own daughter, Doris, who was one of the fifty Nereids...
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Greeks Nereus m Ancient sea god, who was renamed Poseidon, after the overthrow of Cronos by Zeus, he is referred to as 'the Old Man of the Sea' and was said to be the father of Nereids, female sea nymphs of which there were fifty...
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Greeks Nestis f Kore, Cora [maiden] She represented, water, whether as, mist, rain, moisture, water, steam...
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Greeks Nicippe f [victorious mare] She was married to Sthenelus, one of brothers of Electryon...
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Greeks Nike f L. Victoria Daughter of Pallas and Styx...
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Greeks Nireus m He was the supposed son of the king of Syme (part of the Dodecanese Islands) (Charopus (charops [ bright eyes] is also a title of Heracles) and Aglaea (Aglaia)...
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Greeks Notos m L. Auster oo the South wind, ...
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Greeks Nycteus m Father of Antiope okok...
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Greeks Nyx m L. Nox night...
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Greeks Ocalea f Ocaleia Wife of Abas, and daughter of Mantineus, mother of the twins Acrisius and Proteus, and a daughter called Idomene...
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Greeks Oceanids f Oceanides Oceanids were the supposedly sea nymph daughters of the Titan sea gods Oceanus and Tethys, there were reported to be three-thousand, of them...
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Greeks Oceanus 0 Ophion who with his mistress Eurynome (daughter of Oceanus) ruled the world before they were usurped by Chronus (time) and Rhea (the Earth) and cast into the sea...
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Greeks Oebalus m [speckled sheep, or threshold] ...
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Greeks Oecles m He was a son of Zeuippe and Antiphates, and brother of Amphalces...
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Greeks Oeneus m Vintner Oeneus. [vinous] He was the son of Porthaon and Euryte, and married Althaea daughter of Thestius...
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Greeks Oneiroi f Dreams, one of the three Black Fates, the other two being, Eris, and Apate...
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Greeks Opheltes m [benefactor, serpent bound] Tydeus He was the son of the mythical king of Nemea, Lycurgus [work of wolves] and Eurydice of Nemea, or Amphithea...
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Greeks Ophion m [native snake] serpent god, became Draco in the zodiac. Who with his mistress Eurynome (daughter of Oceanus) ruled the world before they were usurped by Chronus (time) and Rhea (the Earth) and cast into the sea...
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Greeks Opis f [awe] oo...
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Greeks Orithyia f Orithyeia [she who rages over the mountains] She was one of the daughters of Erechtheus and Praxithea, she had six sisters, Procris, Merope, Chthonia, Creusa, Protogeneia, and Pandora, and four brothers, Cecrops, Metion, Orneus and Pandorus...
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Greeks Orneus m Orneon [bird] He was one of the sons of Erechtheus and Praxithea, his brothers were, Cecrops, Pandorus, and Metion, his sisters were, Procris, Merope, Creusa, Chthonia, Pandora, Orithyia, and Protogeneia...
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Greeks Ornytion m [moon, bird-man] He was one of the sons of Sisphus and Merope, his brothers were, Thersander, Almus, Glaucus, and Sinon, and he was the father of Phocus and Thoas...
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Greeks Paeon m One of the sons of Endymion, and Chromia, and brother of Epeius, Eurycyda, and Aetolus...
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Greeks Pallas m [giant or youth] Pallas was the son of Crius and Eurybia, and brother of Perses and Astraeus, and husband of Styx...
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Greeks Pandareus m [he who flays all] Pandareus was the son of Merops and an unnamed nymph, he married Harmothoe [sharp nail] and they had several children including Aedon, Cleothera [noble beauty] or Cleodora, Chelidonis, and Merope...
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Greeks Pandora f Daughter of Erechtheus [all giving] Pandora, daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea, she committed suicide in a pact with her sister Protogeneia after their sister Chthonia was sacrificed by her father...
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Greeks Pandorus m [all giving] ...
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Greeks Pandrosos f [dewy] She was one of the daughters of Cecrops and Aglauros, her sisters were Herse and Aglauros, she was turned to stone, by Hermes...
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Greeks Parsiphae f [all light, who shines for all] a moon goddess. She was a daughter, sister and lover of Helios the sun god, by the oldest of the Oceanids Perse, and had a sister called Circe, and she married the king of Crete, Minos, and was the mother of Ariadne, Androgeus, Glaucus, Deucalion, Acacallis, Xenodice, Catreus, Phaedra, and Asterion, called by the Greeks Minotaur, because he was the stars of Orion in Taurus, the sign of the Bull...
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Greeks Parthenopeus m [son of a pierced maiden] He was the son of Meleager and Atlanta addoo...
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Greeks Pasithea f [beautiful goddess] Oo...
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Greeks Peitho f [persuasion] Was a goddess of persuasion, desire, and seduction, and an intimate companion of Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty and love, several possible parents are listed including, Oceanus and Tethys, or Dionysus and Aphrodite, or Aphrodite alone...
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Greeks Pelasgus m [seafarer] Oo...
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Greeks Peleus m [muddy] oo...
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Greeks Pelopia f Pelopeia [muddy face] Pelias A daughter of king Pelias and Anaxibia...
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Greeks Pemphredo f Pephredo Heracles the birth and other myths Was one of the three Graeae (old ones, or old woman), the grey ones, the other two were Enyo [warlike] and Deino [terrible], they were often considered as witches, and were related to Medusa and her sisters, collectively known as the Gorgons...
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Greeks Peneus m A river. [of the thread] One of the Potamoi, a river god and son of Oceanus and Tethys, brother of the Oceanids...
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Greeks Pentheus m [grief] Was the son of Echion (considered the wisest of the Spartoi, who according to myth, sprang from dragon's teeth thrown on the ground by Cadmus, mythical founder of Thebes...
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Greeks Perdix f [Partrige] Was the sister of Daedalus...
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Greeks Peribeoa f [ surrounded, coiled, curled, restricted, a daughter of the serpent] ...
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Greeks Perieres m [surrounded, by trenches] ...
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Greeks Perimedes m [very cunning] One of the sons of Antimache and Eurystheus, he along with most of his brothers was killed in battle against the Athenians, when they refused to hand over the Heracleidae (descendants of Heracles) to his father...
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Greeks Pero f She was a princess of Pylos, and daughter of Neleus and Chloris, and she married Bias her cousin, her sons included Leodocus, Talaus and Areius...
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Greeks Perseis f [destroyer] o-o Oceanid and Nereid wife of Helios and mother of Circe, and Aeetes...
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Greeks Perses m [destroyer] Perses (the destroyer, his name signifies to sack, ravage and destroy, and was a male version of the Egyptian goddess Hathor, commissioned by Re to destroy mankind,) was the son of Crius and Eurybia (daughter of mother earth)...
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Greeks Perseus m Son of Danae, and Zeus, oo...
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Greeks Phaea f [shining, bright one] moon goddess as a white sow, White sow, ...
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Greeks Phanes f [revealer] Phanes is depicted as having many of the base qualities of Aion, and is no doubt a much later version of him, endowed with extra mysterious attributes, attributed to him by the mystery cults...
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Greeks Phantasos m Oo...
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Greeks Pheres m A son of Cretheus and Tyro, and brother of Amythaon, and Aeolia...
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Greeks Pherusa f Substance, and farm estates...
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Greeks Philammon m R...
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Greeks Phlegethon 0 River of hades, underworld, hell. oo...
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Greeks Phobetor m God of nightmares, fear, who had the ability to appear in any frightening form, beasts, monsters, evil people, or not at all as in nightmares like falling, when dreaded fear is felt but not seen...
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Greeks Phoebe f Said to be the daughter of Uranus (heaven) Gaia (mother Earth) she was Moon goddess...
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Greeks Phorbas m Was the son of Laphites and Orsinome, and was a prince of Thessalian Phlegyes, who left the Peloponnes and settled in Elis...
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Greeks Phorcis f [sow] Was like Cerdo and choere, sow goddess' the sows were used to tread in the corn seed, which watered by the moon then sprouted...
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Greeks Phorcys m [pig, hog, boar] Devourer of corpses, and punisher, he was said to have married Ceto, and was considered a wise old man of the sea, their children included, Ladon, Echidne, the Gorgons, the Graeae, or perhaps the Hesperides he had a daughter called Scylla, whom Amphitrite wife of Poseidon changed into a monster, because of her husband's infatuation with her...
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Greeks Phoroneus m [of the Spring] Phoroneus Was recorded as the son of the river god Inachus, who was a son of Oceanus and Tethys...
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Greeks Phylacus m Was one of the sons of Deioneus and Diomede, Phylacus married Clemene, and was the father of Iphiclus, and Alcimede (mighty cunning) see file on Praxithea for more information...
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Greeks Phylas m [guard, guardian] king of Ephyra ...
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Greeks Phyllis f [leafy] I have not seen a date, but it more than likely that the act is performed early in the year, prior the nut and fruit trees bursting into leaf or flower. Almond nut, tree Was a mythical Thracian princess who fell in love a son of Theseus, named Acamas [unwearying] who left to fight in the war against Troy...
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Greeks Phrixus m He was a son of the Boeotian king, Athamas [high reaper] and Nephele [the goddess of clouds], his second wife Ino, [she who makes sinewy] who it was pretended was at first mortal was later called Ino Leucothea (the white goddess) I suspect she was a personification of the moon, as Virgo...
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Greeks Pisidice f The daughter of Pelias, and Anaxibia, she had a brother called Acastus, and four sisters, Pelopia, Medusa, and Alcestis...
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Greeks Pleuron m Was one the two sons of Aetolus and Pronoe, his brother was called Calydon, he married Xanthippe, with whom he produced Sterope, Stratonice, Agenor and Laophonte...
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Greeks Poly m-f A word Poly, is a word the Greeks often place in front of another, word such as Polydeuces, it signifies duality, forces united but seemingly in opposition...
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Greeks Polyboea f Was one of the daughters of Hypermnestra and Oecles (Oicles), her sister was Iphianeira and she had a brother called Amphiaraus...
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Greeks Polycaon m [much burning] Phoroneus Polycaon was one of the sons of the Laconian king, Lelex and Cleochareia, he had three brothers, Myles, Pterelaus, and Cleson...
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Greeks Polydora f Was the only daughter and offspring from the marriage of Meleager, a son of Althaea via either, Oeneus or Ares, and Cleopatra, the daughter of Idas and Marpessa...
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Greeks Polydorus m Was the eldest son of Cadmus (apparent founder of Thebes,) and Harmonia, and succeeded Pentheus as king of Thebes, he had four sisters, Ino, Agave, Autonoe and Semele...
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Greeks Polymele f [two, or many songs] lover of Hermes She had been one of the dancers and singers, a follower or priestess of Artemis' choir, who was seduced by Hermes, and bore Eudorus, Eudorus, [generous] who became a commander under Achilles, and was the second of five commanders, and was a very fast and strong fighter...
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Greeks Polyneices m Polynices [great strife] ...
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Greeks Pontus m Pontus, was a primal sea-ocean god, he marries his own mother Gaia, and the union brings forth Nereus (old man of the sea,) Thaumas (awe striking, dangerous sea,) Phorcys (sea,) Ceto (wife and sister of Phorcys,) Eurybia (strong,) Thalassa (sea) and the Telchines and all that dwells in the sea...
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Greeks Potamoi m They are the sons of Oceanus and Tethys, and were river and stream gods, their sisters were Oceanids (previously Nereids as daughters of Nereus,) the Potamoi were the fathers of the Naiads...
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Greeks Praxithea f Or Phrasithea She was the daughter of Leos the son of Orpheus...
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Greeks Procne f She was one of two daughters of Pandion and Zeucippe, she married Tereus king of Thrace and son of Ares, by whom she bore a son named Itys (Itylos) but on hearing the enchanting voice of Procne's younger sister Philomela he fell madly in love with her...
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Greeks Procris f Daughter of Erechtheus, wife of Cephalus, who he accidently killed...
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Greeks Prometheus m Oo...
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Greeks Pronax m He was the son of Talaus and Lysmache, and brother of the Adrastus the king of Argos...
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Greeks Protesilaus m ...
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Greeks Proteus m Son of Abas and Ocalea, twin of Acrisius, who had a sister called Idomene...
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Greeks Prothous m Reported to be a son of Thestius, although no mother is named directly, he is said to be the brother of Althaea, therefore he might have been the son of Eurythemis, the mother of Althaea, although she was only one of Thestius's suggested consorts, one source makes Leucippe Althaea mother...
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Greeks Protogeneia f Was the daughter of Erechtheus and Praxithea, she had six sisters, Procris, Merope, Pandora, Creusa, Orithyia Chthonia, and four brothers, Pandorus, Metion, Cecrops, and Orneus...
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Greeks Pterelaus m The Second Was the son of Taphius, and king of the Taphians, who sent his sons to demand a share in Electryon's Mycenae kingdom...
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Greeks Rarus m Rar Was said to be a son of Cranaus...
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Greeks Rhadamanthys m Rhadamanthus Was a wise king of Crete, his name has two roots, the first part signifies, a staff, wand, rod or as such things were, a sign of power a sceptre...
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Greeks Rhea f Oak tree, ...
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Greeks Salmoneus m He was the son of Aeolus and Enarete (virtue) or Iphis, both are listed as bearing children called Salmoneus...
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Greeks Scamander m A river god who played a part in the Trojan war...
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Greeks Semele f Was a mortal priestess, who was spotted by the Eagle-Eyed Zeus, as she was bathing, to clean off the blood of sacrifice...
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Greeks Sinon m [harmful, plunderer] He was the son of Sisyphus (the wise one) and Merope, he had several brothers, Glaucus, Oryntion, Almus, Thersander...
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Greeks Sisyphus m He was the son of Aeolus and Enarete (virtue), and had five brothers, Athamas, Salmoneus, Cretheus, Perieres, Deioneus, and three sisters, Alcyone, Perimede, and Canace...
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Greeks Sparta f She was the daughter of Eurotas and Clete, and married Lacedaemon, who was also her uncle, they had two children Amyclas (a legendary king of Sparta) and Eurydice of Argos...
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Greeks Spartoi m Sparti They were a mythical race, that sprang up from a dragon's teeth that were thrown on the ground, by the mythical founder of Thebes called Cadmus...
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Greeks Sterope f Daughter of Pleuron and Xanthippe, her sisters were Laophonte and Stratonice and she had a brother called Agenor...
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Greeks Stheneboea f Stheneboia, also, The name signifies 'powerful cow' she was the daughter of Iobates, king of Lycia...
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Greeks Sthenelus m He was the husband of Alcmena, and one of eight sons born to Perseus and Andromeda, king of Mycenae and father of three children Eurystheus, Alcyone (who the Arcadian centaur Homadas tied to rape and was subsequently killed by Heracles,) and Medusa by his wife Nicippe...
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Greeks Stheno f Stheino [strong] She was one of three Gorgons, she and her sister Euryale [wide, roaming] were said to be immortal, but their sister Medusa was mortal...
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Greeks Stilbe f A Naiad, daughter of the river god Peneus and the nymph Creusa...
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Greeks Stratonice f She one of the three daughters of Pleuron and Xanthippe, her sisters were Sterope, Laophonte, and she had a brother named Agenor...
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Greeks Styx f River of hades, underworld, hell. The river Styx was considered to be on the border or boundary between, Earth and hades, and a daughter of Tethys and Oceanus, (Nephthys and Seth in Egyptian myth...
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Greeks Syme f Syme She was either the mythical daughter of Ialysos and Dotis, who was abducted by Claucus, an ancient sea god, who named the apparently uninhabited island of Syme-Symi after her...
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Greeks Talos m [sufferer] ...
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Greeks Tantalus m [wretched, most vile, lurching, hobbling] Was a son of Zeus and Plouto,...
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Greeks Tectamus m [craftmans] also called, Texaphos, Teutamus {repeats himself] He was a son of Dorus, no mother's name is given, Tectamus married Cretheus' unnamed daughter, and fathered Asterion...
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Greeks Tefnut f Tefnut was the sweat exuded by the Earth, called Geb by the ancient Egyptians, who sweated through fear on being informed by his mother and lover Nut, that the Sun God Ra- Re, had opened his great Eye at being awakened by the noise of their passionate and continuous love making, had sent forth his burning rays of light, called Shu, to burn Geb to death...
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Greeks Telchines 0 Telkhines (Fish children), their parents vary depending on the source, Pontus & Gaia, Tartarus & Nemesis, Thalassa & Pontus, and the blood of Uranus & the Furies (Erinyes...
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Greeks Telephassa f [far shining one] moon goddess, as a sow. White sow, ...
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Greeks Tethys f She was a Titan, and daughter of Uranus (sky) and Gaia (earth) and she was the sister and wife of her Titan brother Oceanus...
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Greeks Teumessian Vixen f Also called, the Cadmean Vixen, after Cadmus. Was a giant fox sent to prey on the children of Thebes to punish them for a national crime...
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Greeks Thalassa f Consort of Pontus she was the mother of the gods of storm, and, either all, or certain species of fish, she is depicted as being draped in seaweed, with crab claw horns coming from the hair on her head...
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Greeks Thallo f Eiar One of the goddesses of the seasons, she conducted or ruled Spring, and was the bringer of flowers...
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Greeks Thanatos m [death] oo...
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Greeks Thaumas m Husband of the Nereid- Oceanid Electra and father of Iris, and the Harpies...
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Greeks Theope f One of the three daughters of Leos, sacrificed to save the city from famine, he was reported to be a son of Orpheus, but there no mention of such a son...
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Greeks Thespius m He was the son of Erechtheus and Praxithea, he was a mythical king of Thespiae, in Boeotia...
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Greeks Thestius m Thestios Several parents are named in conjunction with Thestius's birth, either, through Ares the god of war and Demonice, or Pisidice, or from Agenor, son of Pleuron and Epicasta- epicaste...
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Greeks Thetis f oo wife of Peleus, mother of Achilles...
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Greeks Tiresias m Teiresias A seer often consulted by Amphitryon and Alcmena...
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Greeks Tmolus m Lelops Oak tree, He was recorded as the son of Ares and Theogone [child of the gods], and married Omphale (navel)...
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Greeks Toxeus m He was one of the many sons of Thestius, or the son of Althaea by Oeneus, king of Calydon, in which case he had three brothers, Meleager, Thyreus, Clymenus, and three sisters, Deianeira, Melanippe, and Gorge...
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Greeks Triopas m [all seeing, thrice sighted] He was a son of Poseidon and Canace the daughter of Aeolus and Enarete...
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Greeks Triptolemus m Demeter ...
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Greeks Tydeus m [thumper] The king of Argos, Adratus, had two beautiful daughters, Deipyla [hostile gates] and Aegeia [bright], for whom there we many suitors, but Adrastus was afraid to make a choice between any of them, as those rebuffed might turn against him, thus, he consulted the Delphic oracle...
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Greeks Tylon m Tylus [knot or phallus] He was supposedly bitten in the heel by a poisonous snake and died, his sister Moera [fate] appealed to the giant Damasen [subdue] who killed the snake, another snake then fetched a flower from the woods of Zeus, laid it on the snake's mouth and it revived...
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Greeks Tyndareus m [pounder] He was a Spartan king, son of Oebalus or Perieres...
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Greeks Typhon m [smoke, Hot wind, hurricane] ...
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Greeks Tyro f Was the daughter of Salmoneus and Alcidice...
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Greeks Udaeus m [of the earth, or earth born, or sown men] Was one of the five remining Sparti...
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Greeks Urana f [Queen of the mountains, winds of summer or the wild oxen] ...
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Greeks Urania f [heavenly] She was one of Muses, and connected to astronomy, her sisters were Erato [love poetry], Terpsichore [dance] and Polyhymnia [sacred poetry], Melpomene [erotic poetry], Thalia [comedy] ...
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Greeks Uranus m Ouranos [king of the mountains] Egyptian myth of Creation Sky, heaven, (but, see Gaia...
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Greeks Urion M [native who makes water, or of the mountains] ...
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Greeks Virbius m [holy life] Seek under Hippolytus...
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Greeks Xanthippe f Was said to be the daughter of Dorus, a son of Helen...
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Greeks Xanthus m [yellow] Was the name of several horses, Acilles, Hector, Peleus, and Diomedes, all apparently owned horses by this name...
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Greeks Xenoclea F [famous guest] Was a pythoness oracle goddess, famous for refusing Heracles an answer to his question, saying that he broken a sacred law that forbade the killing of a guest, whatever he may have done to upset you...
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Greeks Xuthus m [swallow] Was a son of Hellen and Orseis, who fled Athens after being accused of theft by his brothers, he married Creusa, the daughter of Erechtheus (the serpent), by whom he had apparently three children Ion, Dorus and Achaeus, forefathers of the Ionian, Dorian and Achean tribes, who with the Aeolians formed the basis of the Greek Race...
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Greeks Zagreus m [restored to life] The story of Zagreus is very confused, it would seem to me that logically he equates to the Egyptian god Seth, being first spoken of in connection with Gaia (Mother Earth) as being the highest of the then gods...
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Greeks Zelus 0 [zeal] oo...
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Greeks Zephyrus m L. Favonius Zephyrus was god of the West wind, known for its gentleness, was said to aid the bearing, setting- fertilisation of fruit flowers, and hold dominion over plants and flowers in general...
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Greeks Zetes m [searcher] Was a son of Boreas and Orithyia, and brother of Calais, he like his brother was a personification of wind, from the little that is recorded, he represents short but very powerful bursts of wind, in opposition to his brother, who represented powerful but much more persistent wind...
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Greeks Zethus m [seeker] Zethus was the twin brother of Amphion, and son of Zeus by Antiope ...
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Greeks Zeucippe f She was a daughter of Hippocoon and married Antiphates, by whom she had Oicles and Amphalces...
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Greeks Zeus m [bright sky] basic equivalents, Odin-Wotan (Germanic), Thor (Norse), Jupiter (Roman), Perun (Slavic), Indra (hindu) Eagle, bull, oak tree, thunderbolt, sceptre, ...
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