Greek_Mythological_Characters.txt

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Description of Greek Mythological Characters
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  1. -master of lightning bolt
    -head god of Olympus
    -unfaithful to wife Hera
    -two brothers: Hades and Poseidon
    Zeus
  2. -wife of Hephaestus (very unfaithful)
    -favorite lover: Ares (god of war)
    -born out of sea foam
    Aphrodite
  3. -sister of Zeus, who was the father of her daughter Persephone
    -goddess of the harvest
    -daughter (Persephone) is wife of Hades
    Demeter
  4. Children of Gaia
    Furies
  5. -golden wings, serpent hair, eyes turned people to stone
    -Medusa is most well known (killed by Perseus)
    Gorgons
  6. -shared one eye between three people
    Grey Eye
  7. -fiery eyes, fire-breathing
    -evil
    Typhon
  8. -faithful to wife
    -killer of Gorgon Medusa
    Perceus
  9. -princess of Colchis
    -practiced dark magic
    -selfish and sinful
    Medea
  10. -goddess of marriage
    -married Zeus, who was very unfaithful to her
    Hera
  11. -god of sea
    -change form
    Poseidon
  12. -goddess of wisdom and battle strategy
    -never lost a battle
    -mother was swallowed by Zeus, she popped out of his head
    -has a dark side
    Pallas Athena
  13. -Poseidon was possibly his father
    -aspired to be a hero like his cousin Hercules
    -defeated the minotaur
    -great Athenian king
    Theseus
  14. -abandoned on a country side
    -killed his father and married his mother
    -banished himself and poked out his eyes
    Oepidus
  15. Cadmus
    Oepidus
    Panthus
    Curse of the House of Thebes
  16. Tantalus
    Pelops
    Atreus
    Agamenom
    Oresteus
    Curse of the House of Atreus
  17. -strong
    -did not think before he acted
    -son of Zeus (but not Hera)
    -killed wife and kids when Hera drove him to madness
    -ammended and given immorality by 12 labors, including killing the Nemean lion, killing the 9-headed Hydra, and capturing Cerebus
    Hercules
  18. Married Media
    throne usurped from him
    assembled Argonauts to help him obtain golden fleece
    Jason

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