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List of Gods   : "Boeotia"

NameOriginDescription
God name "Antiope" Greece A daughter of Nycteus and Polyxo or of the river god Asopus in Boeotia. She became by Zeus the mother of Amphion and Zethus, Dionysus threw her into a state of madness on account of the vengeance which her sons had taken on Dirce. In this condition she wandered about through Greece, until Phocus, the grandson of Sisyphus, cured and married her. She was buried with Phocus in one common tomb.
Hero name "Aon" Greek A son of Poseidon, and an ancient Boeotian hero, from whom the Boeotian Aonians and the country of Boeotia (for Boeotia was anciently called Aonia) were believed to have derived their names.
"Aristaeus" Greece An ancient divinity worshipped in various parts of Greece, as in Thessaly, Ceos, and Boeotia, but especially in the islands of the Aegean, Ionian, and Adriatic seas, which had once been inhabited by Pelasgians. He is described either as a son of Uranus and Ge, or according to a more general tradition, as the son of Apollo by Cyrene, the grand-daughter of Peneius.
"Arne" Metamorphoses 1. A daughter of Aeolus, from whom the Boeotian town Arne, afterwards called Chaeroneia, as well as the Thessalian Arne, were believed to have derived their name. 2. A woman who betrayed her native country for gold, and was therefore metamorphosed into a jackdaw. (Metamorphoses)
Hero name "Boeotus" Greek A son of Poseidon or Itonus and Arne (Antiope or Melanippe), and brother of Aeolus. He was the ancestral hero of the Boeotians, who derived their name from him. Greek
Hero name "Chaeron" Greek A son of Apollo and Thero, the daughter of Phylas, is the mythical founder of Chaeroneia in Boeotia. Greek
King name "Cithaeron" Greek A mythical king in Boeotia, from whom mount Cithaeron was believed to have derived its name. Greek
God name "Eleuther" Greek A son of Apollo and Aethusa, the daughter of Poseidon, was regarded as the founder of Eleutherae in Boeotia. He was the grandfather of Jasius and Poemander, the founder of Tanagra. He is said to have been the first that erected a statue of Dionysus, and spread the worship of the god. Greek
"Eteocles" Greek 1. A son of Andreus and Evippe, or of Cephisus, who was said to have been the first that offered sacrifices to the Charites at Orchomenos, in Boeotia.
"Haliartus" Greek A son of Thersander, and grandson of Sisyphus, founded the town of Haliartus in Boeotia. He is further said to have been adopted with Coronus by Athamas
"Halmus" Greek A son of Sisyphus, and father of Chryse and Chrysogeneia. He was regarded as the founder of the Boeotian town of Halmones. Greek
Nymph name "Hyades" Greek That is, the Rainy, the name of a class of nymphs whose number, names, and descent, are described in various ways by the ancients. Their parents were Atlas and Aethra, Atlas and Pleione, or Hyas and Boeotia; and others call their father Oceanus, Melisseus, Cadmilus, or Erechtheus. Greek
"Hyas" Greek The name of the father and brother of the Hyades. The father was married to Boeotia, and was looked upon as the ancestor of the ancient Hyantes. His son, or the brother of the Hyades, was killed in Libya by an animal, a serpent, a boar, or a lion. Greek
King name "Hyrieus" Greek A son of Poseidon and Alcyone, was king of Hyria in Boeotia, and married to the nymph Clonia, by whom he became the father of Nycteus, Lycus, and Orion. Greek
God name "Ismenius" Greek 1. A son of Apollo and Melia, who is said to have given his name to the Boeotian river which was before called Ladon or Cadmus. 2. A surname of Apollo at Thebes, who had a temple on the river Ismenus. The sanctuary of the god, at which the Daphnephoria was celebrated, bore the name of Ismenium, and was situated outside the city.Greek
Goddess name "Itonius" Greek Itonia, Itonias, Itonis or Itonius, a surname of Athena, derived from the town of Iton, in the south of Phthiotis. The goddess there had a celebrated sanctuary and festivals, and is hence also called Incolaltoni. From Iton her worship spread into Boeotia and the country about lake Copais, where the Pamboeotia was celebrated, in the neighbourhood of a temple and grove of Athena. Greek
"Leucippus" Greek 1. A son of Oenomaus. 2. A son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and brother of Aphareus. He was the father of Arsinoe, Phoebe, and Hilaeira, and prince of the Messenians. He is mentioned among the Calydonian hunters, and the Boeotian town of Leuctra is said to have derived its name from him. Greek
"Longatis" Greek A surname of Athena derived from her being worshipped in a Boeotian district called Longas. Greek
God name "Menesthius" Greek 1. A son of Areithous and Philomedusa, of Arne in Boeotia, was slain at Troy by Paris. 2. A son of the river-god Spercheius or of Borus and Polydora, was one of the commanders of the hosts of Achilles. Greek
Goddess name "Mycalessia" Greek A surname of Demeter, derived from Mycalessus in Boeotia, where the goddess had a sanctuary. Greek
"Orion" Greek A son of Hyrieus, of Hyria, in Boeotia, a very handsome giant and hunter, and said to have been called by the Boeotians Candaon. Greek
"Poemander" Greek A son of Chaeresilaus and Stratonice, was the husband of Tanagra, a daughter of Aeolus or Aesopus, by whom he became the father of Ephippus and Leucippus. He was the reputed founder of the town of Tanagra in Boeotia which was hence called Poemandria. When Poemander inadvertently had killed his own son, he was purified by Elephenor. Greek
King name "Rhadamanthys" Greek A son of Zeus and Europa, and brother of king Minos of Crete, or, according to others, a son of Hephaestus. From fear of his brother he fled to Ocaleia in Boeotia, and there married Alcmene. In consequence of his justice throughout life, he became, after his death, one of the judges in the lower world, and took up his abode in Elysium. Greek
"Salganeus" Greek A surname of Apollo, derived from the town of Salganeus in Boeotia. greek
Nymph name "Sphragitides" Greek A surname of a class of prophetic nymphs on mount Cithaeron in Boeotia, where they had a grotto. Greek
"Thebe" Greek 1. A daughter of Prometheus, from whom the Boeotian Thebes was believed to have derived its name.