Mythology

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Mythology
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  1. Important Titan, ruler of universe, father of Zeus
    Cronus
  2. Most important god of sea, also god of earthquakes, horses and storms at sea
    Poseidon/Neptune
  3. Associated with the oak tree and eagle
    Zeus/Jupiter
  4. Maiden goddess associated with the moon
    Artemis/Diana
  5. Nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne
    Muses
  6. Son of Posiedon, could change shape at will
    Proteus
  7. Lord of the underworld
    Hades/Pluto
  8. One of the rivers surrounding the underworld
    Styx
  9. Sons of Leda, brothers of Helen and Clytemnestra
    Castor and Pollux
  10. Half man, half horse
    Centaur
  11. Roman name for the god of wine
    Bacchus
  12. Romans' personal family/home gods
    Lares and Penates
  13. Roman god of good beginnings, had two faces
    Janus
  14. Greek fire god, ugly and lame
    Hephaestus/Vulcan
  15. God of light same for Greeks and Romans
    Apollo
  16. Titan who was called "the savior of mankind"
    Prometheus
  17. The home of the gods
    Olympus
  18. Warrior Goddess, also wisdom, skills, warfare and virgin goddess
    Athena/Minerva
  19. Goddess of love and beauty
    Aphrodite/Venus
  20. Three-headed dog guarding the underworld
    Cerbenis
  21. king of Phaeacians, to whom Odysseus tells his story
    Alcinous
  22. king of Ithaca
    Odysseus
  23. sea goddess who loved Odysseus
    Calypso
  24. enchantress who helped Odysseus
    Circe
  25. god of music, poetry, prophecy and medicine
    Apollo
  26. king and leader of the Greek forces
    Agamemnon
  27. the Cyclops who imprisoned Odysseus
    Polyphemus
  28. Odysseus' father
    Laertes
  29. members of Odysseus' crew
    Perimedes and Eurylochus
  30. blind prophet who advised Odysseus
    Tiresias
  31. wife of Hades
    Persephone
  32. Odysseus and Penelope's son
    Telemachus
  33. creatures whose songs lure sailors to their deaths
    Sirens
  34. sea monster of gray rock
    Scylia
  35. enormous and dangerous whirlpool
    Charybdis
  36. nymph
    Lampetia
  37. herald and messenger of the gods
    Hermes/Mercury
  38. old swineherd friend of Odysseus
    Eumaeus
  39. leader among the suitors
    Antinous
  40. housekeeper for Penelope
    Eurynome
  41. Odysseus' wife
    Penelope
  42. suitors
    Eurymachus and Amphinomus

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