Greek mythology

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Greek mythology
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  1. zeus
    • jupiter
    • god of gods
  2. hera
    • juno
    • wife sister
    • goddess of marriage
    • very jealous of relationships with zeus
    • liked peacock, cows, city of argos
  3. poseidon
    • neptune
    • brother
    • god of sea
    • gave first horse to man,
    • trident
  4. athena
    • minerva
    • daughter of only zeus
    • goddess of city
    • zeus's favorite, bridle, olive, athens, owl
  5. hermes
    • mercury
    • son
    • messenger
    • winged shoes
  6. ares
    • mars
    • son
    • god of war
    • revengeful, romans liked better than greeks
    • vulture, dog
  7. hapahaestus
    • vulcan/mulciber
    • son of hera alone
    • god of fire
    • ugly, lame, workman in olympus
    • married to aphrodite
  8. hestia
    • vesta
    • sister
    • goddess of home
  9. demeter
    • ceres
    • wife sister
    • corn
  10. persephone
    • proserphine
    • daughter
    • goddess of spring
  11. psyche
    • soul
    • granddaughter in law
  12. cupid
    • cupid
    • grandson
    • love
  13. cronus
    • saturn
    • father
  14. chaos
    dark abyss of where things came into existence
  15. hades
    • pluto
    • brother of zeus
    • god of underworld
    • married to persephone
  16. dionysus
    • bacchus
    • son
    • goddess of wine
  17. tartarus
    where titans were imprisoned
  18. elysian fields
    where blessed people live after death
  19. charon
    centaur ferryman who sent souls across the styx river
  20. cerberus
    three headed dog that guards infernal regions
  21. acheron
    river in which charon ferried souls over dead
  22. furies
    female divinities caused
  23. rhadamanthus
    judge in the underworld
  24. minos
    king of crete who built labyrinth and forced sacrifice
  25. aeacus
    judge of underworld
  26. cocytus
    river in underworld said to be tributary of acheron
  27. bacchanalia
    drunken
  28. zephyr
    wind
  29. delphic
    oracular
  30. procrustes
    inn with bed to fit anybody
  31. oedipus complex
    child wants their parent of oppisite gender
  32. odyssey
    epic poenm
  33. thanatos/ocus
    death
  34. themis
    divine justice
  35. dike
    human justice
  36. aidos
    conscience
  37. anteros
    avenger of slighted love
  38. himeros
    longing
  39. hymen
    god of wedding feast
  40. iris
    messenger rainbow
  41. hebe
    youth
  42. europa
    daughter of king of sparta
  43. helen
    queen of troy
  44. aeolus
    winds
  45. graiae
    three women with one eye between them
  46. phorcys
    sea and earth father of gorgons
  47. graces
    daughter of zeus and eurynome-who was daughter of titan, ocean.
  48. aglaia
    splendor
  49. euphrogyne
    mirth
  50. thalia
    good cheer
  51. fates
    spun destiny of one's life
  52. clotho
    spun thread of life
  53. lachesis
    dispenser of lots-assigned each man his destiny
  54. atropos
    cut thread of life with scissors
  55. muses
    sister goddesses who controlled various arts
  56. clio
    history
  57. urania
    astronomy
  58. melpomene
    tragedy
  59. terpisichore
    dance
  60. calliope
    epic poetry
  61. erato
    love poetry
  62. polyhumnia
    song to gods
  63. euturpe
    lyric poetry
  64. thalia
    comedy
  65. four chief winds
  66. boreas
    north/cold air
  67. zephyr
    west/spring and summer breezes
  68. notus
    south/storms
  69. euros
    east/warmth and rain
  70. chiron
    only centaur known for goodness and wisdom
  71. gorgons
    dragonlike creatures that turned men into stone
  72. sleep and death
    brothers associated with the underworld. dreams also thought to come from underworld as well

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