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  1. Character of the iiad. Was hidden by his mother because she knew he was fated to die in the Trajan War
    Achilles
  2. Saw Artemis naked accidentally, and the was killed by his own dogs.
    Acteaon
  3. Man whom Aphrodite and Persephone fell in love with.Killed by Ares in the form of a wild boar.
    Adonis
  4. Clymenestra's lover who helped get revenge on agmemnon for the sacrifice of their daughter Iphiginia.
    Aegisthus
  5. Trojan prince, Aphrodite and Anchises' son. Escaped the burning city of Troy and fled to Italy. Established the Roman Race
    Aeneas
  6. Keeper of the winds on the island in Aeolia, where they are kept chained up in a huge cavern.
    Aeolus
  7. Kingof Mycenae and Argos. Led greek forces in the trojan war. Sacraficed daughter(Iphigenia) to please the winds. He was a skilled hunter as Artemis.
    Agamemnon
  8. Giant greek warrior who killed himself after losing in a fight for Achilles' armor after Odysseus killed Achilles.
    Ajax the Greater
  9. Drowned by Poseidon for offending Athena by boasting his escape from Athena.
    Ajax the Lesser
  10. Woman who volunteered to die in place of her husband Admetus.
    Alcestis(Alceste)
  11. Race of warlike woman who lived in the Black Sea region of Asia Minor.
    Amazons
  12. Ocean's daughter or grandaughter, a Nereid. goddess of he Sea and Wife of Poseidon.
    Amphitrite
  13. Alcmene's husband who arrived home the day after Zeus, disguised as Alcmene's husband had already impregnated her.
    Amphitryon
  14. Aenaes' father who carried him on his back while escaping a burning Troy, but died before reaching Italy
    Anchises
  15. hector's wife who becomes neoptolemeus' concubine after the fall of troy. Later she bore three children.
    Andromache
  16. ethiopian princess, daughter of cassiopeia and cepheus,who was chained to a rocky cliff. rescued from Cetus by Perseus.
    Andromeda
  17. Poseidon's gigantic son who would remain invincible as long as he kept in touch with his mother Gaea. he was challenged to wrestle passers-by and he killed all but one of them.
    Antaeus
  18. Oedipus' faithful daughter who who served as his guide during the exile. Buried alive by Creon after she buried her brother Polyneices
    Antigone
  19. Amazon's queen who Thesues allegedly took to Athens, where she bore Hyppolytus.
    Antiope
  20. Mortal lydian woman, proud of her weaving ability, who challenged Athena to a weaving contest. She won, but Athena turned her into a spider so she could spen the rest of her life weaving
    Arachne
  21. 49 greek warriors who accompanied jason to find the Golden fleece
    Argonauts
  22. King Minos of Crete's daughter, Dionysus' wife, abandones by Theseus on the island of Naxos after she helped him escape the labrynth
    Ariadne
  23. Hector and Andromache's son, killed by neoptolemeus during the sack of troy, was hectors last last male hear to the throne of Troy.
    Astyanax
  24. Huntress who promised to marry the suitor who could outrun her. She was finally defeated by hippomenes with the help of Aphrodite.
    Atalanta
  25. Titan condemned to hold the sky or heavans on his shoulders fr eternity, for leading the Titans against the gods.
    Atlas
  26. King of Ellis, killed by Hercules for reneging on an agreement to grant him one tenth of the cattle he had cleaned as a fifth of his labor.
    Augeas
  27. Famous theif, learned from his father hermes how to make things invisible.
    autolycus
  28. Killer of the Chimera, thrown from Pegasus and blinded while trying to ride to Mt. Olympus.
    Bellorophon
  29. The North wind, most violent wind.
    Boreas
  30. mortal, became king of Thebes by following Athena's instructions to plant the tooth a the dragon he killed.
    Cadmus
  31. Soothsayer who advised agamemnon to sacrafice wis daughter iphigenia.
    Calchas
  32. nymph that Hera turned into a bear for becoming Zeus' lover, or Zeus turned her into a bear to protect her from Hera.
    Callisto
  33. Priam's daughter who Apollo gave the gift of prophecy. however none of her prophecies were beleived.
    Cassandra
  34. Andromeda's mother who said her daughter was more beautiful than the nerieds, Poseido's attendants, only to have him send Cetus the sea monster
    Cassiopeia
  35. old boatman ferried the souls accross the river styx into the underworld.
    Charon
  36. only immortal centaur, taught Asclepius the arts of healing, Zeus allowed him to live in the underworld instead of feeling the pain of a poisoned arrow
    Chiron
  37. Island enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into swine.
    Circe
  38. Agamemnon's wife who plotted to kill him for sacrificing their daughter iphigenia.
    Clytemnestra
  39. King of Thebes, awarded the throne to Oedipus for for getting rid of the sphinx.
    Creon
  40. originally the principal phrygian goddess, identified with Demeter and Rhea. Cronus' wife, mother of the Olympian Gods, and served by Corybantes
    Cybele
  41. architect who invented carpentry and other instruments. BUilt the labyrinth to keep the minotaur .
    Daedalus
  42. female spirit who asked the Gods to turn her into a laural tree to avoid the advances of Apollo
    Daphne
  43. Heracles' second wife who unwittingly killed him by sending him a shirt poisoned with the blood of a hydra
    Delaniera
  44. prometheus' son called noah, floated a wooden chest with his wife Pyrrha, for nine days.
    Deucalion
  45. Legendary founder and queen of Carthage who had a year long affair with Aeneas
    Dido
  46. Word meaning the sons of Zeus, designating Castor and Pollux.
    dioscuri
  47. Mountain nymph who helped zeus and carousedby distracting herawith endless talking.
    echo
  48. Clytemnestra's who helped kill her mother and he lover Aegisthus.
    electra
  49. man loved and kissed by Selene to keep him from dying. They had 50 total kids.
    Endymion
  50. Princess of tyre, agenor's daughter, abducted by Zeus and disguised as a white bull
    Europa
  51. Oedipus' son, refused t rule Thebes jointly with his brother, him and his brother killed each other.
    Eteocles
  52. Dryad who married Orpheus, died from a snake bite, orpheus released her from the Underworld
    Eurydice
  53. Beautiful statue carved by Pygmalion, transformed into a real woman by Aphrodite
    Galatea
  54. Trojan youth carried carried to Olympus by Zeus to be Hebe's successer, as cup bearer
    ganymede
  55. Creon's daughter, jason wanted to marry her after he divorced Medea
    Glauce
  56. Zeus and Hera's daughter, cup bearer of the Gods until replaced by Ganymede
    hebe
  57. Greek Goddess of the moon, the earth, and the underworld, was later cansidered the goddess of black magic, gosts ad witchcraft.
    hecate
  58. leader of the trojan army, killed by Achilles, dragged around the city 3 times with a rope through his leg.
    Hector
  59. Priam's second wife, allegedly bore 49 kids, enslaved by oddyseus at the end of the trojan war
    Hecuba
  60. Greek woman born from an egg, considered immortal, zeus in the form of a swan impregnated her mother.
    Helen of troy
  61. Young girl who escaped the wrath of Ino her step mother, flew away on the golden ram, but fell into the sea and drowned
    helle
  62. Greek strongman, performed 12 supposedly impossible tasks, this was to atone for his killing his wife Megara
    heracles
  63. Queen of the Amazons, abucted by theseus, whom she later married.
    Hippolyta
  64. theseus' son who was banished for rejecting his stepmother phaedra, later killed by his horses as they dragged him into the sea
    Hippolytus
  65. Greek god of marraige and protector of virgins.
    Hymen
  66. Daedalus' son who was imprisoned with his father in the Labyrinth. he escaped with wax wings. he flew too close to the sun, the wings, melted, and he fell and died
    Icarus
  67. Zeus' mortal mistress who he turned into a white cow.
    Io
  68. Clytemnestra and Agamemnon's daughter. Agamemnon sacraficed her to please the winds.
    Iphigenia
  69. goddess of the rainbow and in the iliad the messenger of the gods.
    iris
  70. roman god of doors and gateways, entrances and exits, the name january is named after him
    janus
  71. Leader of the argonauts, sailed in the Argo.
    jason
  72. Creon's sister and the wife of Laius, Oedipus married her after being crowned king of Thebes. she was his mother , she killed herself upon learning this.
    jocasta
  73. King of Thebes, husband of Jocasta, and father of Oedipus.
    Laius
  74. Trojan preist of Apollowho proclaimed the wooden horse was a deception. he was killed by sea monsters along with his son.
    laocoon
  75. Wife of tyndareus, the king of Sparta, seduced by Zeus who came in the form of a swan, she bore quadruplets.
    leda
  76. Very friendly people whom Odysseus and his men encountered in North Africa. They made his men forget their want to get home.
    Lotus-Eaters
  77. King Aeetus' daughter sorceress and priestess and Hecate. she helped jason capture the golden fleece. She was killed by jason along with their two children
    Medea
  78. King of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon, and husband of Helen who sought the return of his wife after she left with Paris.
    Menelaus
  79. Friend and Advisor to Odysseus and wise elder on Ithica, whose form Athena took when she went with telemachus to Sparta.
    Mentor
  80. Greedy Phrygian king who received o gift from the gods, thus making everything he touch turn into gold.
    Midas
  81. King of Crete, who angered Poseidon for keeping a bull that he was supposed to sacrafice.
    minos
  82. Goddess of memory and the daughter of the heavens and earth.
    Mnemosyne
  83. God of dreams and sleep
    Morpheus
  84. youth punished by nemisis for spurning the nymph echo by making him fall in love with his own reflection in a puddle. causing him to waste away and turn into a flower.
    narcissus
  85. Greek goddess of retributiopn and vengeance, punished those who defeid the gods or violated the natural order.
    Nemesis
  86. Sea god and father of the neried, who had the gift of prophecy and the ability to change shapes.
    nereus
  87. Centaur who tried to make love with Deianeira, heracles' wife. hera killed him with a poisoned arrow.
    Nessus
  88. Wise old greek counselor during the trojan war.
    nestor
  89. greek goddess of victory.
    Nike
  90. Tantalus' daughter who said she was more worthy than Leto because she had more children, later she turned into a stone.
    Niobe

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