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Herakles

12 Labours


son of zeus


hera made him kill his wife and children


made a god

Perseus

son of zeus


prophesied to kill his grandfather


goes on adventures


killed medusa

Theseus

culture hero of Athens
son of poseidon


journey to Athens


killed minataur

Odysseus

Greek


trojan war


journey home


met many monsters

Aeneas

trojan


son of Aphrodite


found the roman people


journey from troy to rome


lived on

Achilles

son of thetis


greek


trojan war


great warrior


died in war- shot in achilles

Oedipus

prophesied to kill his father


incest- married his mother


greek king of thebes


stabbed himself in the eye

Zeus

king of the gods


sky and lighting


defeated the titans and began the olympians

Hera

wife/sister of zeus


goddess of women and marriage

Hades

god of the underworld

Apollo

god of- sun,prophecy, archery, plagues, medicine and music/lyre

Hermes

messenger of the gods

Aphrodite

goddess of love

Athena

goddess of wisdom and crafts

Artemis

apollo's twin sister


hunt, forest and hills, archery

Poseidon

god of the sea

Demeter

goddess of corn, grain and harvest

Eros

love and passion

Hephaistos

god of blacksmith

Ares

god war

Dionysus

god of wine and crazed pleasure (drunk)

Cyclops

one eye


son of Poseidon


Odyssey

Minotaur

half man half bull


son of Pasiphae and cretan bull

Python

sent to earth by hera


snake


apollo fights it at delphi

Cerberus

3 headed dog


guards the underworld

Hydra

3 headed serpent


killed by Hercules- 2nd labour

Nemean Lion

killed by Hercules- 1st labour

Medusa

snakes for hair, eyes turned people to stone


killed by Perseus

Harpies

women/bird


snatched people

scylla

sea monster


odyssey


sirens

monsters took on shape of women and lured men then killed them

Sychaeus

Dido's husband/uncle

Pygmalion

Dido's brother

Tyre

where Dido was from/fled

Carthage

Dido's new kingdom

Clymenstra

Agamenon's wife


killed him when he return from war


cheated on him

Penelope

Odysseus' wife


waited 20 years for him


ignored many suitors


stayed faithful till he returned

Cephalus

husband of Procris


approached by Venus, refuses (loves Procris)


dies- suicide

Procris

wife of Cephalus


constantly suspects her husband of cheating


dies- husabnd accidentally kills her

Phaedra

Thesus' wife


Hippolytus' stepwife


makes advances to Hippolytus

Hippolytus

Thesus' son


dies- innocent of Phaedra's advances

Exogamy

marrying outside group

Endogamy

marrying inside group

homosociality

close relationship between the same sex

Hyacinth

Mortal boy lover of Apollo

Pygmalion (ovid)

carves ivory statue


falls inlove with it


comes alive- so they get married and have daughter

Paphos

daughter of Pygmalion and statue


mother of Cinyra

Cinyra

son of Paphos


father of Myrrha


tricked into having sex with daughter

Myrrha

falls inlove with father


tricks him into having sex with her


runs away fro 9 months


turned into Myrrha tree


gives birth to Adonis

Pasiphae

Mino's wife


falls inlove with creatan bull


has minataur

Caenis

female


poseidon 'ravishes' her


she chooses to change into a man

Caeneus

man


was once a female

telemachus

son of penelope and odysseus

katabasis

trip to underworld

Hermaphroditus

son of Herms and aphrodite


transgender

Salamacis

nymph falls inlove with hermaphroditus

nekyia

consultation with the dead

patroklos

achilles' companion


killed by hector

eurydice

orpheus' wife

eleusis

place where demeter goes to nurse the infant prince- ELEUSIAN MYSTERIES

pandora

first woman- all things evil, lies, cheats etc

Prometheus

first man, found fire cheating zeus of his power- was punished by zeus with the invention of pandora