Who's Who in Greek Myth
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Who's Who in Greek Myth
Character of the iiad. Was hidden by his mother because she knew he was fated to die in the Trajan War
Saw Artemis naked accidentally, and the was killed by his own dogs.
Man whom Aphrodite and Persephone fell in love with.Killed by Ares in the form of a wild boar.
Clymenestra's lover who helped get revenge on agmemnon for the sacrifice of their daughter Iphiginia.
Trojan prince, Aphrodite and Anchises' son. Escaped the burning city of Troy and fled to Italy. Established the Roman Race
Keeper of the winds on the island in Aeolia, where they are kept chained up in a huge cavern.
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.
Giant greek warrior who killed himself after losing in a fight for Achilles' armor after Odysseus killed Achilles.
Ajax the Greater
Drowned by Poseidon for offending Athena by boasting his escape from Athena.
Ajax the Lesser
Woman who volunteered to die in place of her husband Admetus.
Race of warlike woman who lived in the Black Sea region of Asia Minor.
Ocean's daughter or grandaughter, a Nereid. goddess of he Sea and Wife of Poseidon.
Alcmene's husband who arrived home the day after Zeus, disguised as Alcmene's husband had already impregnated her.
Aenaes' father who carried him on his back while escaping a burning Troy, but died before reaching Italy
hector's wife who becomes neoptolemeus' concubine after the fall of troy. Later she bore three children.
ethiopian princess, daughter of cassiopeia and cepheus,who was chained to a rocky cliff. rescued from Cetus by Perseus.
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.
Oedipus' faithful daughter who who served as his guide during the exile. Buried alive by Creon after she buried her brother Polyneices
Amazon's queen who Thesues allegedly took to Athens, where she bore Hyppolytus.
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
49 greek warriors who accompanied jason to find the Golden fleece
King Minos of Crete's daughter, Dionysus' wife, abandones by Theseus on the island of Naxos after she helped him escape the labrynth
Hector and Andromache's son, killed by neoptolemeus during the sack of troy, was hectors last last male hear to the throne of Troy.
Huntress who promised to marry the suitor who could outrun her. She was finally defeated by hippomenes with the help of Aphrodite.
Titan condemned to hold the sky or heavans on his shoulders fr eternity, for leading the Titans against the gods.
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.
Famous theif, learned from his father hermes how to make things invisible.
Killer of the Chimera, thrown from Pegasus and blinded while trying to ride to Mt. Olympus.
The North wind, most violent wind.
mortal, became king of Thebes by following Athena's instructions to plant the tooth a the dragon he killed.
Soothsayer who advised agamemnon to sacrafice wis daughter iphigenia.
nymph that Hera turned into a bear for becoming Zeus' lover, or Zeus turned her into a bear to protect her from Hera.
Priam's daughter who Apollo gave the gift of prophecy. however none of her prophecies were beleived.
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
old boatman ferried the souls accross the river styx into the underworld.
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
Island enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into swine.
Agamemnon's wife who plotted to kill him for sacrificing their daughter iphigenia.
King of Thebes, awarded the throne to Oedipus for for getting rid of the sphinx.
originally the principal phrygian goddess, identified with Demeter and Rhea. Cronus' wife, mother of the Olympian Gods, and served by Corybantes
architect who invented carpentry and other instruments. BUilt the labyrinth to keep the minotaur .
female spirit who asked the Gods to turn her into a laural tree to avoid the advances of Apollo
Heracles' second wife who unwittingly killed him by sending him a shirt poisoned with the blood of a hydra
prometheus' son called noah, floated a wooden chest with his wife Pyrrha, for nine days.
Legendary founder and queen of Carthage who had a year long affair with Aeneas
Word meaning the sons of Zeus, designating Castor and Pollux.
Mountain nymph who helped zeus and carousedby distracting herawith endless talking.
Clytemnestra's who helped kill her mother and he lover Aegisthus.
man loved and kissed by Selene to keep him from dying. They had 50 total kids.
Princess of tyre, agenor's daughter, abducted by Zeus and disguised as a white bull
Oedipus' son, refused t rule Thebes jointly with his brother, him and his brother killed each other.
Dryad who married Orpheus, died from a snake bite, orpheus released her from the Underworld
Beautiful statue carved by Pygmalion, transformed into a real woman by Aphrodite
Trojan youth carried carried to Olympus by Zeus to be Hebe's successer, as cup bearer
Creon's daughter, jason wanted to marry her after he divorced Medea
Zeus and Hera's daughter, cup bearer of the Gods until replaced by Ganymede
Greek Goddess of the moon, the earth, and the underworld, was later cansidered the goddess of black magic, gosts ad witchcraft.
leader of the trojan army, killed by Achilles, dragged around the city 3 times with a rope through his leg.
Priam's second wife, allegedly bore 49 kids, enslaved by oddyseus at the end of the trojan war
Greek woman born from an egg, considered immortal, zeus in the form of a swan impregnated her mother.
Helen of troy
Young girl who escaped the wrath of Ino her step mother, flew away on the golden ram, but fell into the sea and drowned
Greek strongman, performed 12 supposedly impossible tasks, this was to atone for his killing his wife Megara
Queen of the Amazons, abucted by theseus, whom she later married.
theseus' son who was banished for rejecting his stepmother phaedra, later killed by his horses as they dragged him into the sea
Greek god of marraige and protector of virgins.
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
Zeus' mortal mistress who he turned into a white cow.
Clytemnestra and Agamemnon's daughter. Agamemnon sacraficed her to please the winds.
goddess of the rainbow and in the iliad the messenger of the gods.
roman god of doors and gateways, entrances and exits, the name january is named after him
Leader of the argonauts, sailed in the Argo.
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.
King of Thebes, husband of Jocasta, and father of Oedipus.
Trojan preist of Apollowho proclaimed the wooden horse was a deception. he was killed by sea monsters along with his son.
Wife of tyndareus, the king of Sparta, seduced by Zeus who came in the form of a swan, she bore quadruplets.
Very friendly people whom Odysseus and his men encountered in North Africa. They made his men forget their want to get home.
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
King of Sparta, brother of Agamemnon, and husband of Helen who sought the return of his wife after she left with Paris.
Friend and Advisor to Odysseus and wise elder on Ithica, whose form Athena took when she went with telemachus to Sparta.
Greedy Phrygian king who received o gift from the gods, thus making everything he touch turn into gold.
King of Crete, who angered Poseidon for keeping a bull that he was supposed to sacrafice.
Goddess of memory and the daughter of the heavens and earth.
God of dreams and sleep
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.
Greek goddess of retributiopn and vengeance, punished those who defeid the gods or violated the natural order.
Sea god and father of the neried, who had the gift of prophecy and the ability to change shapes.
Centaur who tried to make love with Deianeira, heracles' wife. hera killed him with a poisoned arrow.
Wise old greek counselor during the trojan war.
greek goddess of victory.
Tantalus' daughter who said she was more worthy than Leto because she had more children, later she turned into a stone.