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Cratus
Strength. He was the son of Styx and Pallas.
Gaia
The Earth Mother. She also gave birth to Uranus and Pontus by herself. After that, she and Uranus had the Giants, the Cyclopes, then the Titans.
Cottus
A Hundred
Glaucus
A sea god in love with a girl named Scylla. When he asked Circe to give him a love potion, she became very jealous and turned Scylla into a monster.
Cybele
Took care of Dionysus when he was afflicted with madness by Hera. Laid the foundation for the religious rites that he would use for his own rites.
Amphitrite
Poseidon's wife and a sea goddess. Their children included Triton, Rhode, and Benthesicyme.
Demeter
The goddess of fertility and harvest. Persephone's mother. Also an important goddess for childbirth and being involved with children. Roman: Ceres.
Despoena
Poseidon and Demeter's daughter. A nymph.
Diana
Roman. Very closely related to Artemis. Goddess of the moon and the hunt.
Dike
Justice, also one of the Seasons (Horae).
Dione
A Pleiade, parented by Atlas and Pleione.
Dionysus
As close to a 'party' god as one can get. He's the god of wine, grapes, and partying (revelry). He freely wandered the world to spread his own religion and its rites. He made a lot of enemies for his focus on having fun. Also known as Bacchus and Bromi
Dryope
Nymph mother of Pan.
Dryops
Pan's grandfather and a son of Apollo.
Evenus
One of Ares's sons.
Echo
A jabberbox of a nymph who attended Hera at one time. Because she distracted Hera from Zeus's affairs with some of the other nymphs, she was cursed by only being able to repeat what other people said. Also fell in love with Narcissus spurned her. She was
Athena
Sprang fully grown and dressed in armor from her father's (Zeus's) head. She is the goddess of war, wisdom, and protection. One of the three virgin goddesses. Roman: Minerva.
Atlas
A Titan who helped command during the war with the Olympians. His fate was to hold the world up on his shoulders.
Atropos
One of the three Fates. She held the shears that cut the threads of life.
Bacchus
Another name for Dionysus.
Bia
He was the son of Styx and Pallas and the personification of force.
Boreas
The North Wind.
Brontes
One of the Cyclopes.
Cadmus
Mortal. Founded and ruled Thebes. Was Dionysus's grandfather.
Calliope
The Muse of epic/heroic poetry.
Calypso
Atlas's daughter, a nymph. She tried to lure Odysseus to stay on her island by offering him immortality and eternal youth.
Camenae
Roman. Comparable to the Muses because she was a goddess of the arts.
Cassandra
Mortal. She was a seer who was cursed by Apollo so that no one would believe her prophesies. The curse was a result of rejecting Apollo's advances.
Cephissus
Fathered Narcissus. A river god.
Ceres
Roman. Equated with Demeter.
Chaos
Who/What existed before the Universe came into being. The different poets have different ideas of the form that Chaos took.
Charon
The Underworld figure who carried the dead on a ferry across the river Styx.
Cheiron
A very old and wise Centaur. He was a teacher to many of the Greek heroes. Cheiron was immortal until he suffered a wound which caused great pain until Prometheus took his immortality so he could go to the Underworld.
Clio
The Muse of history.
Clotho
The Fate responsible for spinning the thread used for the weaving of mortal lives.
Clymene
One of the Oceanids. She was the mother of Prometheus, Atlas, Menoetius, and Epimetheus (by Iapetus) and Phaethon (by Helius).
Coeus
One of the Titans. Fathered (with Phoebe) Leto and Asteria.
Ajax of Locris
Warrior in the Trojan War. Offended Athena by kidnapping Cassandra from the goddess's shrine and raping her. This brought ruin to the Greeks who had been victorious.
Ajax of Salamis
Hero in the Trojan War. He killed himself after losing Achilles's armor through a contest with Oddyseus. Called the 'Greater Ajax.'
Alcmene
Mortal. Mother of Hercules, by Zeus.
Alcyoneus
A Giant in the war against the Olympians. Killed by Heracles.
Alecto
One of the Furies
Amaltheia
The goat nymph who nursed Zeus as a baby.
Andromeda
Mortal. Married Perseus after he rescued her from a sea monster.
Anius
King of Delos. One of Apollo's prophets/priests. Father of three daugthers with magical abilities: Elais, Spermo, and Oino. They had the ability to turn whatever they touched into oil, corn, or wine.
Antigone
Both sister and daughter to King Oedipus of Thebes. After his exile, she wandered with him until he died. She was either buried alive by her uncle Creon after she performed funeral rites for her brother, or she married her cousin and killed herself when h
Antiope
An Amazon queen. She was taken away by Theseus and has a son by him named Hippolytus (after her sister, Hippolyta). She was killed in battle, but it was an accident. The killing blow came either from Theseus or Penthesileia.
Aphrodite
Who doesn't know her as the goddess of love?! She was born from the sea foam in which Uranus's castrated genitals fell into. She had several children: Aeneas (by Anchises); Priapus (by Dionysus); Hermaphroditus (by Hermes); and Phobus [Panic], Deimus [F
Apollo
God of the sun. Also the god of fine arts, light, medicine, music, poetry, and eloquence. Artemis is his twin sister. Roman: Apollo, Sol.
Ares
God of war. One of Aphrodite's lovers. See Aphrodite for list of children. Roman: Mars.
Arges
One of the Cyclopes. Son of Gaia and Uranus.
Artemis
Goddess of the moon and the hunt and Apollo's twin sister. One of the three virgin goddesses. Roman: Diana.
Asclepius
One of Apollo's sons. A god associated with healing and medicine.
Asteria
Hecate's mother, Asteria is the daughter of Coeus and Phoebe (Titans).
Astraeus
Fathered three of the winds: Zephyrus, Boreas, and Notus.
Cupid
Roman. See Eros.
Cronus
Ruler of the Titans. Overthrew and castrated his father, Uranus. This freed the Titans. Fathered six Olympians and was overthrown by his youngest son, Zeus. He was locked away in Tartarus by the Olympians.
Crius
One of the Titans. Fathered (with Eurybia) Astraeus.
Creon
Brother
Atalanta
Huntress who raced men on foot. She was so confident of her speed that she boasted she would only marry the man who could outrun her. That man was Melanion (Milanion) who outwitted her by throwing golden apples in her path. After they were married, they w
Achelous
A river god who fought Hercules over the woman Deianira. He turned into a bull for the fight when Hercules refused to talk it out. Hercules broke off a horn which became the magical Cornucopia and was always full of flowers and fruit. Also, Aechelous.
Daphne
A nymph from the mountains who turned herself into a laurel bush after being chased by Apollo.
Achilles
Mortal, mostly. The Trojan war hero who was the son of Pelues and the goddess Thetis. When Achilles was a baby, his mother, wishing to protect him, held him by the heel and dipped him into the river Styx for invulnerability. Naturally, the wound that kill
Adonis
One of Aphrodite's escorts. He was also loved by Persephone. His name also means 'Lord,' and he is a vegetation god.
Aegeus
One of the Kings of Athens. He was either the father or foster father of Theseus. He was also the father of Medus by Medea. When he learned of Medea's plot to kill Theseus, he had both her and their son exiled. Aegeus died at his own hand when he mistake
Aegipan
May be the same as Pan. He is a god of several things, including shepherds, forests, wildlife, and fertility.
Aeneas
A prince of Troy, he's given credit for going to Italy and founding the Roman race. He also began the city of Lavinium. Aeneas was the son of Anchises and Aphrodite. Father of: Ascanius, by his Trojan wife Creusa; and Silvius by his Italian wife, Livinia
Aeolus
King or regent of the four winds (north, east, south, and west).
Aether
The upper air/sky. He was the son of Nyx and Erebus.
Agamemnon
King of both Argos and Mycenae. Leader of the Greeks during the Trojan War. Menelaus's brother. Sacrificed his daughter, Iphigenia, so Artemis would allow the Greek fleet to proceed. After the war, he was murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra (who was under
Aglaia
Of the three Graces, she was the one who personified beauty. Her sisters were Euphrosyne and Thalia.
Agrius
A Giant in the war against the Olympians. Died at the hands of the Fates.
Deianira
Heracles's wife. Accidentally killed him by sending a cloak that had been soaked in poison.
Gration
One of the Giants killed in the war against the Olympians. He was killed by an arrow from Artemis.
Gyges
One of the hundred
Hades
Master of the Underworld. One of the Olympians. He fell in love with Persephone and kidnapped her to his kingdom.They were eventually married. Roman: Pluto.
Halirrhothius
One of Poseidon's sons. After he tried to rape one of Ares' daughters, Alcippe, he was killed by Ares. This was the first case of a murder trial. Ares was acquitted.
Harmonia
Ares and Aphrodite's daughter. She married Cadmus who was a King of Thebes.
Hebe
One of Zeus and Hera's daughters. Perpetual youthfulness and beauty. She married Heracles after he joined the gods on Olympus.
Hecate
A goddess who started out as benevolent and good. She came to be associated with sorcery. She was also an attendent to Persephone.
Helen
Said to be the most beautiful woman in the entire world. She was married to Menelaus. When Helen was kidnapped by Paris of Troy, the Trojan war was begun.
Helius
A sun god. He was the son of Hyperion and Theia.
Hemera
Day. Nyx and Erebus's daughter.
Hephaestus
The only ugly god. Lamed by being thrown from Olympus by Hera. The god of smithing, metalworking, and fraftsmanship. He made things for the other gods, especially weapons. Roman: Vulcan.
Hera
One of the Olympians. She married her brother, Zeus. She is the goddess of marriage and childbirth. Through Zeus, she gave birth to Hebe, Ares, and Eileithyia. On her own, she gave birth to Hephaestus. Hera also was known for stalking and causing sufferin
Heracles
The most famous hero of Greek mythology. He was the son of Zeus and the mortal Alchemene. He killed his first wife, Megara, and their children because insanity caused by Hera. Hera followed and tormented him his entire mortal life. To make up for the deat
Hermaphroditus
Born of Hermes and Aphrodite, double
Hermes
An Olympian. The messenger God. Patron of traverlers, merchants, rogues, and thieves. Hermes also served as a guide to dead souls tothe Underworld. Roman: Mercury.
Hestia
A virgin goddess. Patroness of the hearth, home, and community.
Hippolytus
One of the Giants killed during the war against the Olympians. He was killed by Hermes.
Horae
The Season. Three daughters of Zeus and Themis. They are Eunomia, Dike, and Eirene.
Hydra
Under Lernean Hydra.
Hymen
A later god of marriage.
Hyperion
A Titan and early god of the sun.
Hypnos
Sleep. One of Nyx's children.
Eileithyia
A goddess of childbirth. One of Zeus and Hera's daughters.
Eirene
Peace. Also one of the Seasons (Horae).
Eos
Goddess of dawn. Mothered three of the winds: Zephyrus, Boreas, and Notus. Also had other children. Roman: Aurora.
Erato
Muse of love poetry and marriage songs.
Erebus
Of the Underworld, he is the Darkness. Erebus is the son of Chaos and fathered Hemera and Aether.
Erichthonius
Son of Hesphestus's seed spilled onto Athena then wiped onto Gaia (which caused her to bear this son). King of Athens. Supposedly had a snake tail rather than legs.
Euterpe
The Muse associated with music and lyrical poetry.
Deimus
Fear's personification.
Erinyes
Another name for the Furies.
Eris
Discord and strife. Think of the short bratty goddess who always hung out with Ares on the TV show Hercules and you got the picture. Roman: Discordia.
Eros
Love. The mover behind the Creation. Roman: Amor or Cupid.
Eumenides
Formerly the Furies. Athens's patron dieties.
Eunomia
Law and order. One of the Seasons (Horae).
Euphrosyne
One of three Graces.
Euryale
An immortal Gorgon.
Eurybia
She is the daughter of Pontus and Gaia.
Eurynome
1. From a Pelasgian myth (Pelasgians being Greeks who immigrated from Asia minor), she was the Goddess of All Things. She was said to have created the universe by laying the Universal Egg. 2. The Oceanid who was said to have saved Hephaestus after he was
Eurytion
1.Son of Ares. He guarded Geryon cattle and was killed by Heracles. 2. Mortal. King of Phthia. Antigone's father.
Eurytus
1. Giant that was killed by Dionysus during the war between the Olympians and the Giants. 2. Father of Heracles's wife, Iphitus. Also taught Heracles archery.
Daedalus
Mortal. An inventor. He was Icarus's father, the one would built the wax wings to escape the Labyrinth he had built.
Cymopoleia
Fathered by Zeus, she was given by him as a gift to Briareus for helping Zeus in the battle against the Titans.
Furies
There are three. They seek to avenge wrongs against a family. They are Alecto, Tisiphone, and Megara. They were born of the blood that dripped to the earth from Uranus's castrated genitals.
Briareus
One of the Hundred