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NameOriginDescription
God name "Sibika or Sivika" Sanskrit The weapon of Kuvera, the Vedic god of wealth equivalent to the Greek Pluto. Sanskrit
"Sibylla" Greek Is the name by which several prophetic women are designated who occur in various countries and at different times in antiquity. The name is said to signify the counsel of Zeus. Greek
Nymph name "Silenus" Greek It is remarked in the article Satyrus, that the older Satyrs were generally termed Sileni, but one of these Sileni is commonly the Silenus, who always acts a prominent part in the retinue of Dionysus, from whom he is inseparable, and whom he is said to have brought up and instructed. Like the other Satyrs he is called a son of Hermes, but others call him a son of Pan by a nymph, or of Gaea. Greek
God name "Simois" Greek The god of the river Simois, which flows from mount Ida, and in the plain of Troy joins the Xanthus or Scamander. He is described as a son of Oceanus and Tethys and as the father of Astyoche and Hieromneme.
"Sinis" Greek Or Sinnis a son of Polypemon, Pemon or Poseidon by Sylea, the daughter of Corinthus. He was surnamed according to some Pityocamptes, and according to others Procrustes. Sinis was called the Pine-Bender because this was his manner of executing his victims and used to ask travellers to help him bend two pine trees to the ground. Greek
God name "Sinoe" Greek An Arcadian nymph, brought up the god Pan, who derived from her the surname Sinoeis. Greek
"Sinon" Greek A son of Aesimus, or Sisyphus, and a grandson of Autolycus and a relation of Odysseus
"Sirens" Greek Mythical beings who were believed to have the power of enchanting and charming, by their song, any one who heard them. When Odysseus, in his wanderings through the Mediterranean, came near the island on the lovely beach of which the Sirens were sitting, and endeavouring to allure him and his companions, he, on the advice of Circe, stuffed the ears of his companions with wax, and tied himself to the mast of his vessel, until he was so far off that he could no longer hear their song. Greek
"Sirius" Greek The dog of Orion, who followed his master when he was made a constellation. The Dog-star or the Egyptian Sothis. Greek
"Sisyphus" Greek A son of Aeolus and Enarete, whence he is called Aeolides. He was accordingly a brother of Cretheus, Athamas, Salmoneus, Deion, Magnes, Perieres, Canace, Alcyone, Peisidice, Calyce and Perimede. Greek
King name "Sithon" Greek A son of Poseidon and Assa, or of Ares and Achiroe, the daughter of Neilus, was married to the nymph Mendeis, by whom he became the father of Pallene and Rhoeteia. He was king of the Hadomantes in Macedonia, or king of Thrace. Pallene, on account of her beauty, had numerous suitors, and Sithon, who promised her to the one who should conquer him in single combat, slew many. Greek
"Sito" Greek A surname of Demeter, describing her as the giver of food or corn. Greek
God name "Skeiron" Greek God of the Northwest wind. Greek
"Smintheus" Greek A surname of Apollo, which is derived by some from a mouse, and by others from the town of Sminthe in Troas. The mouse was regarded by the ancients as inspired by the vapours arising from the earth, and as the symbol of prophetic power. Greek
"Smyrna" Greek A daughter of Theias and Oreithya, or of Cinyras and Cenchreis: she is also called Myrrhe, and is said to have given the name to the town of Smyrna. (Apollodorus iii. Metamorphoses X). mentions an Amazon who bore the same name. Greek
Goddess name "Somius" Roman Minor god of sleep. He equates with the Greek god HYPNOS. According to legend he is one of the two sons of NYX, goddess of night, and lives in a remote cave beside the Lethe river. He is depicted by Ovid dressed in black but with his robe scattered with stars, wearing a crown of poppies and holding a goblet of opium juice. His attendant is MORPHEUS and he oversees the spirits of dreams and nightmares. Particularly noted from the art of the Lacedaemonians who placed statues of Somnus and MORS side by side....
God name "Somnus" Greek The personification and god of sleep, the Greek Hypnos, is described by the ancients as a brother of death and as a son of night Roman
"Sophia" Greek / Gnostic Christian The primordial female force of the cosmos
Goddess name "Sophrosyne" Greek Goddess of temperance and moderation. Greek
"Sororia" Greek A surname of Juno, under which an altar is said to have been erected to her in common with Janus Curiatius, when Horatius, on his return home, had slain his sister, and had been purified of the murder. Greek
Goddess name "Sors" Roman God of luck. Derived from the Greek model of TYCHE, he is less prominent in the pantheon than the goddess FORTUNA....
"Soter" Greek I. e. "the Saviour" occurs as the surname of Zeus in Argos. Greek
"Sparta" Greek A daughter of Eurotas by Clete, and wife of Lacedaemon, by whom she became the mother of Amyclas and Eurydice. From her the city of Sparta was believed to have derived its name. Greek
Nymph name "Spartaeus" Greek A son of Zeus by the Rhodian nymph Himalia. Brother to Cronius, and Cytus.
"Speio" Greek One of the Nereids. Greek
God name "Spercheius" Greek A river god
God name "Spercheus" Greek A Thessalian rivergod, became the father of Menesthius by Polydora, the daughter of Peleus. (Apollodorus iii. The History of Herodotus VII). Greek
Goddess name "Spermo" Greek The goddess of grain. She was one of the Oenotropae and had the ability to change anything into seed or wheat. Greek
"Sphinx" Greek A monstrous being of Greek mythology, is said to have been a daughter of Orthus and Chimaera, born in the country of the Arimi, or of Typhon and Echidna, or lastly of Typhon and Chimaera. Greek
Nymph name "Sphragitides" Greek A surname of a class of prophetic nymphs on mount Cithaeron in Boeotia, where they had a grotto. Greek
"Staphylus" Greek A son of Dionysus and Ariadne, or of Theseus and Ariadne, was one of the Argonauts (Apollodorus i). By Chrysothemis he became the father of three daughters, Molpadia, Rhoeo, and Parthenos. Rhoeo was beloved by Apollo, and Staphylus, believing that she was with child by some one else, locked her up in a chest and threw her into the sea. Greek
"Sterope" Greek 1. A Pleiad, the wife of Oenomaus, and according to Pausanias a daughter of Atlas.
Cyclop name "Steropes" Greek A son of Uranus and Gaea, was one of the Cyclopes. (Theogony 140, Apollodorus i) Greek
"Sthenela" Greek wife of Sthenelos.
Goddess name "Sthenias" Greek A goddess of physical prowess & strength
"Sthenius" Greek The powerful," or "the strengthening," a surname of Zeus, under which he had an altar in a rock near Hermione, where Aegeus concealed his sword and his shoes, which were found there by Theseus after he had lifted up the rock. Greek
Nymph name "Stilbe" Greek A nymph of the spring, well or fountain of the town of the Lapithai in Thessalia and a daughter of Peneius and Creusa. She became by Apollo the mother of Lapithus and Centaurus. (Argonautica) Greek
"Stratonice" Greek 1. One of the daughters of Thespius, and by Heracles the mother of Atromus.
God name "Strymon" Greek A son of Oceanus and Tethys, was a river god of Thrace, and is called a king of Thrace. Greek
"Stygna" Greek wife of Polyctor.
"Stymphalides" Greek The celebrated rapacious birds near the Stymphalian lake in Arcadia, whence they were driven by Heracles and compelled to take refuge in the island of Aretias in the Euxine, where they were afterwards found by the Argonauts. Greek
Nymph name "Styx" Greek Connected with the verb to hate or abhor, is the name of the principal river in the nether world, around which it flows seven times. Styx is described as a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, and as a nymph she dwelt at the entrance of Hades, in a lofty grotto which was supported by silver columns. Greek
Goddess name "Styx" Greek Chthonic underworld goddess. A daughter of OKEANOS and TETHYS, and mother of NIKE. The deity of the river Styx beside which the gods swear their oaths....
"Suada" Greek The Roman personification of persuasion, the Greek Peitho.
"Sylea" Greek Mother, by Poseidon, of Sinis and Taras. She helped Heracles gather up his wandering cattle after he slew the giant Cacus and had three sons by him: Scythes, Agathyrsus and Gelonus. As adults, the three sons would conquer an area off the Black Sea called Scythia. Greek
Goddess name "Syria Dea" De the Syrian goddess, a name by which the Syrian Astarte or Aphrodite is sometimes designated. This Astarte was a Syrian divinity, resembling in many points the Greek Aphrodite, and it is not improbable that the latter was originally the Syrian Astarte, the opinions concerning whom were modified after her introduction into Greece; for there can be no doubt that the worship of Aphrodite came from the East to Cyprus, and thence was carried into the south of Greece. Lucian, De Syria Dea
Nymph name "Syrinx" Greek An Arcadian nymph, who being pursued by Pan, fled into the river Ladon, and at her own request was metamorphosed into a reed, of which Pan then made his flute. ( Metamorphoses I) Greek
"Tacita" Greek the silent, one of the Camenae, whose worship was believed to have been introduced at Rome by Numa. Greek
King name "Talaus" Greek A son of Bias and Pero, and king of Argos. Greek
King name "Talos" Greek A man of brass, the work of Hephaestus. This wonderful being was given to Minos by Zeus or Hephaestus, and watched the island of Crete by walking round the island thrice every day. Whenever he saw strangers approaching, he made himself red-hot in fire, and then embraced the strangers when they landed. He had in his body only one vein, which ran from the head to the ankles, and was closed at the top with a nail. When he attempted to keep the Argonauts from Crete by throwing stones at them, Medeia by her magic powers threw him into a state of madness, or, according to others, under the pretence of making him immortal, she took the nail out of his vein and thus caused him to bleed to death. Greek
"Talthybius" Greek The herald of Agamenmon at Troy. Greek
"Tantalus" Greek Son of Zeus by Pluto, or according to others a son of Tmolus. His wife is called by some Euryanassa, by others Taygete or Dione, and by others Clytia or Eupryto. He was the father of Pelops, Broteas, and Niobe. Greek
"Taphius" Greek A son of Poseidon and Hippothoe, was the father of Pterelaus. He led a colony to Taphos, and called the inhabitants Teleboans. Greek
Nymph name "Taras" Greek A son of Poseidon by a nymph, is said to have traversed the sea from the promontory of Taenarum to the south of Italy, riding on a dolphin, and to have founded Tarentum in Italy, where he was worshipped as a hero. Greek
"Targitaus" Greek A son of Zeus by a daughter of Borysthenes, was believed to be the ancestor of all the Scythians. Greek
"Tartarus" Greek According to the earliest Greek views, a dark abyss, which lay as far below the surface of the earth as the earth is from the heavens. Above Tartarus were the foundations of the earth and sea. It was surrounded by an iron wall with iron gates set up by Poseidon, and by a trebly thick layer of night, and it served as the prison of the dethroned Cronus, and of the conquered Titans who were guarded by the hecatoncheires, the hundred-armed sons of Uranus. Greek
"Taureus" Greek A surname of Poseidon, given to him either because bulls were sacrificed to him, or because he was the divinity that gave green pasture to bulls on the sea-coast. Greek
"Taurocephalus" Greek A surname of Dionysus in the Orphic mysteries. It also occurs as a surname of rivers and the ocean, who were symbolically represented as bulls, to indicate their fertilising effect upon countries. Greek
"Taygete" Greek A daughter of Atlas and Pleione, one of the Pleiades. By Zeus she became the mother of Lacedaemon and of Eurotas. Mount Taygetus, in Laconia, derived its name from her. Greek
"Teiresias" Greek Or Tiresias, a son of Everes and Chariclo. He belonged to the ancient family of Udaeus at Thebes, and was one of the most renowned soothsayers in all antiquity. Greek
"Telchines" Greek A family, a class of people, or a tribe, said to have been descended from Thalassa or Poseidon. Greek
"Telemachus" Greek The son of Odysseus and Penelope. He was still an infant at the time when his father went to Troy, and in his absence of nearly twenty years he grew up to manhood. Greek
"Teleon" Greek 1. An Athenian, a son of Ion, the husband of Zeuxippe, and father of the Argonaut Butes. (Apollodorus i.) From him the Teleonites in Attica derived their name.
King name "Telephus" Greek A son of Heracles and Auge, the daughter of king Aleus of Tegea. He was reared by a hind and educated by king Corythus in Arcadia. Greek
"Telesphorus" Greek That is, "the completing," is the name of a medical divinity who is mentioned now and then in connection with Asclepius. Greek
Goddess name "Telesto" Greek Goddess of initiations Greek
"Telete" Greek The daughter of Nicaea and Dionysus and regarded as the personification of Initiation into a mystery cult. Greek
Nymph name "Telphusa" Greek A daughter of Ladon, a nymph from whom the town of Telphusa in Arcadia derived its name. Greek
"Temenus" Greek 1. A son of Pelasgus, educated Hera at Stymphalus in Arcadia.
Nymph name "Terambus" Greek A son of Euseirus and Eidothea. Once he was tending his flocks on Mount Othrys in Melis, under the protection of the nymphs whom he delighted with his songs, for he was a distinguished musician, and played both the syrinx and the lyre. Greek
King name "Tereus" Greek A son of Ares, a king of the Thracians, in Daulis, afterwards Phocis. Some traditions place Tereus at Pegae, in Megaris. Greek
"Terpsachora" Greek One of the nine Muses, presided over choral song and dancing. Greek
Goddess name "Terpsichore" Greek The goddess of dancing. Terpsichorean, relating to dancing. Dancers are called "the votaries of Terpsichore." Greek
God name "Terra" Greek Another form for terra, the name under which the earth was personified among the Romans, as Ge was among the Greeks. She is often mentioned in contrast with Jupiter, the god of heaven, and connected with Dis and the Manes. Greek
"Terra Mater" Roman Chthonic primordial earth mother. Derived from Greek model.See also TELLUS....
Goddess name "Tethys" Greek A Titaness and sea goddess who was both sister and wife of Oceanus. She was mother of the chief rivers of the universe, such as the Nile, the Alpheus, the Maeander, and about three thousand daughters called the Oceanids. Greek
Goddess name "Tethys" Greek Sea goddess. One of the TITANS, the daughter of OURANOS and GAIA and both the sister and the consort of OKEANOS....
God name "Teucer" Greek A son of the river-god Scamander by the nymph Idaea, was the first king of Troy.
"Thalassa" Greek The Protogenos of the sea or its surface and a personification of the Mediterranean, is described as a daughter of Aether and Hemera. Greek
"Thalia" Greek 1. One of the nine Muses, and, at least in later times, regarded as the Muse of Comedy. (Theogony of Hesiod 77) She became the mother of the Corybantes by Apollo. (Apollodorus i)
"Thallo" Greek One of the Attic Home, who was believed to grant prosperity to the young shoots of plants, and was also invoked in the political oath which the citizens of Athens had to take. Greek
Nymph name "Thamyris" Greek An ancient Thracian bard, was a son of Philammon and the nymph Argiope. He went so far in his conceit as to think that he could surpass the Muses in song; in consequence of which he was deprived of his sight and of the power of singing. He was represented with a broken lyre in his hand. Greek
"Thanatos" Greek Latin Mors, a personification of death. In the Homeric poems death does not appear as a distinct divinity, though he is described as the brother of Sleep, together with whom he carries the body of Sarpedon from the field of battle to the country of the Lycians. Greek
Goddess name "Thanatos" Greek Minor god of death. According to legend, he is one of the two sons of NYX, the goddess of night, and lives in a remote cave beside the river Lethe which he shares with his twin brother HYPNOS, god of sleep....
God name "Thaon" Greek One of the giants who made war with the gods. He was killed by the Parc?. Greek
"Thaumas" Greek A son of Pontus and Ge, and by the Oceanide Electra, the father of Iris and the Harpies. Greek
Goddess name "Thea" Greek A goddess of the dawn
Goddess name "Thea" Greek Goddess. One of the TITANS, consort of HYPERION and mother of the Sun god HELIOS and of the goddesses EOS (dawn) and SELENE (moon). Also Theia....
God name "Theandros" N Arabia A god known only from Greek & Roman inscriptions
God name "Theandros" Pre - Islamic northern Arabian God. Known only from Greek and Roman inscriptions....
"Theano" Greek One of the Danaides. Greek
"Thebe" Greek 1. A daughter of Prometheus, from whom the Boeotian Thebes was believed to have derived its name.
"Thebes" Greek An ancient city of Egypt of great renown, once capital of Upper Egypt; covered 10 sq. m. of the valley of the Nile on both sides of the river, 300 m. SE. of Cairo; now represented by imposing ruins of temples, palaces, tombs, and statues of colossal size, amid which the humble dwellings of four villages-Luxor, Karnack, Medinet Habu, and Kurna-have been raised. The period of its greatest flourishing extended from about 1600 to 1100 B.C., but some of its ruins have been dated as far back as 2500 B.C. Greek
Deity name "Theia" Greek Daughter of Uranus and Gaia, one of the female Titans, became by Hyperion the mother of Helios, Eos, and Selene, that is, she was regarded as the deity from which all light proceeded. Greek
King name "Theias" Greek A king of the Assyrians, and father of Smyrna, the mother of Adonis. Greek
King name "Theiodamas" Greek The father of Hylas, and king of the Dryopes. Greek
Nymph name "Theisoa" Greek One of the nymphs who brought up the infant Zeus. Greek
"Thelxion" Greek In conjunction with Telchin, murdered Apis, when he attempted to subjugate Peloponnesus. Greek
"Themis" Greek Daughter of Uranus, others say Helios, and Ge, was married to Zeus, by whom she became the mother of the Horae, Eunomia, Dice (Astraea), Eirene, and the Moerae. In the Homeric poems, Themis is the personification of the Greek
"Themisto" Greek 1. A daughter of Nereus and Doris.
"Theocritus" Greek Bion and Moschus, by Andrew Lang Greek
"Theophane" Greek A daughter of Bisaltes, who, in consequence of her extraordinary beauty, was beleaguered by lovers, but was carried off by Poseidon to the isle of Crinissa. As the lovers followed her even there, Poseidon metamorphosed the maiden into a sheep and himself into a ram, and all the inhabitants of the island into animals. Greek
"Therapne" Greek A daughter of Lelex and Peridia, from which the town of Therapne in Laconia derived its name. Greek
"Theras" Greek A son of Autesion, grandson of Tisamenus, who led Lacedaemonians and Minyans of Lemnos (i. e. descendants of the Argonauts by Lemnian women) from Sparta to the island of Thera, which had before been called Callisto, but was now named after him Thera. Greek
Hero name "Theseus" Greek The great legendary hero of Attica, is one of those mythological personages whose legends it is by no means easy to disentangle, and represent in their original shape. Greek
"Thessalus" Greek 1. A son of Haemon, from whom Thessaly was believed to have received its name.
"Thessaly" Greek Is one of the 13 peripheries of Greece, and is further sub-divided into 4 prefectures. The capital of the periphery is Larissa. The prefecture lies in central Greece and borders Macedonia on the north, Epirus on the west, Sterea Hellas or Central Greece on the south and the Aegean Sea on the east. Greek
Demon name "Thestius" Greek A son of Ares and demonice or Androdice, and, according to others, a son of Agenor and a grandson of Pleuron, the king of Aetolia. Greek
"Thestor" Greek Son of Idmon and Laothoe, though some ancients declare that Idmon (the knowing) was only a surname of Thestor. He was the father of Calchas, Theoclymenus, Leucippe, and Theonoe. Greek
"Thetis" Greek One of the daughters of Nereus and Doris, was the wife of Peleus, by whom she became the mother of Achilles. Later writers describe her as a daughter of Cheiron. Greek
Goddess name "Thetis" Greek Goddess of rivers and oceans. One of the daughters of NEREUS, Thetis takes responsibility, with OKEANOS, for the oceans and rivers. She is among the lesser known deities; according to mythology she is a mermaid, but she is particularly significant as the mother of Achilles by an unnamed mortal. According to legend she attempted to render him immortal by immersing him in the waters of the Styx. She failed because the heel by which she held him had remained dry. His education she entrusted to the centaur Chiron. She was surrounded by attendant sea creatures known as Nereids and after Achilles's death she returned to the ocean depths....
King name "Thoas" Greek 1. A son of Andraemon and Gorge, was king of Calydor and Pleuron, in Aetolia, and went with forty ships against Troy.
"Thoon" Greek One of the Gigantes, was killed by the Moerae. Greek
Cyclop name "Thoosa" Greek A Nereid, and with Poseidon she became mother of the Cyclops Polyphemus when Poseidon surprised her in a sea cave. She was the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto. However being a Nereid she could also be the daughter of Nereus and Doris. Greek
Nymph name "Thriae" Greek The name of three prophetic nymphs on Mount Parnassus, by whom Apollo was reared, and who were believed to have invented the art of prophecy by means of little stones, which were thrown into an urn. Greek
"Thyestes" Greek A son of Pelops and Hippodameia, was the brother of Atreus and the father of Aegisthus. Greek
Hero name "Thyia" Greek 1. A daughter of Castalius or Cephisseus, became by Apollo the mother of Delphus. (The History of Herodotus VII) She is said to have been the first to have sacrificed to Dionysus, and to have celebrated orgies in his honour. Hence the Attic women, who every year went to Mount Parnassus to celebrate the Dionysiac orgies with the Delphian Thyiades, received themselves the name of Thyades or Thyiades.
"Thyiades" Greek The same as Thytas, a name of the female followers of Dionysus and named after Thyia, who is said to have been the first to have sacrificed to Dionysus, and to have celebrated orgies in his honour. Greek
God name "Tiberinus" Greek One of the mythical kings of Alba, son of Capetus, and father of Agrippa, is said to have been drowned in crossing the river Alba, which was hence called Tiberis after him, and of which he became the guardian god. Greek
Goddess name "Tiresias" Greek Blind as Tiresias. Tiresias the Theban by accident saw Athena bathing, and the goddess struck him with blindness by splashing water in his face. She afterwards repented doing so, and, as she could not restore his sight, conferred on him the power of soothsaying, and gave him a staff with which he could walk as safely as if he had his sight. He found death at last by drinking from the well of Tilphosa. Greek
King name "Tisamenus" Greek A son of Orestes and Hermione, was king of Argos, but was deprived of his kingdom when the Heracleidae invaded Peloponnesus. (Apollodorus. ii) He was slain in a battle against the Heracleidae (Apollodorus. ii). Greek
"Tisiphone" Greek One of the Erinyes, and sister of Alecto and Megaera. She was the one who punished crimes of murder, parricide, fratricide and homicide. Greek
Goddess name "Tisiphone of Eumenides" Greek A goddess of justice
Deities name "Titan" Greek A race of gods. The secondary group of deities in the pre-Hellenic pantheon, headed by the sky god OURANOS and the earth mother GAIA. They have six pairs of children: OKEANOS and TETHYS, KRONOS and RHEA, HYPERION and THEA, Koeos and Phoebe, IAPETOS and Klymene, Kreos and Eurybe. According to legend the children usurped their father but were eventually beaten by ZEUS, heading the major group of the pantheon, who hurled them into the abyss of Tartaros....
God name "Titans" Greek The sons and daughters of Uranus and Gaia and a race of godlike giants who were considered to be the personifications of the forces of nature. These Titans are Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Japetus, Cronus, Theia, Rheia, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, and Tethys, to whom Apollodorus adds Dione. (Theogony 133) Greek
"Tithonus" Greek A son of Laomedon, and brother of Priam or according to others a brother of Laomedon. Others, again, call him a son of Cephalus and Eos. Greek
"Tityus" Greek a son of Gaea, or of Zeus and Elara, the daughter of Orchomenus, was a giant in Euboea, and the father of Europa. (Apollodorus i. 4) Instigated by Hera, he made an assault upon Leto or Artemis, when she passed through Panopaeus to Pytho, but was killed by the arrows of Artemis or Apollo, or, according to others, Zeus killed him with a flash of lightning.
God name "Tmolus" Greek 1. The god of Mount Tmolus in Lydia, is described as the husband of Pluto (or Omphale) and father of Tantalus, and said to have decided the musical contest between Apollo and Pan.
"Tricolonus" Greek Two mythical personages, one a son of Lycaon, and founder of Tricoloni in Arcadia (Pausanias viii), and the other one of the suitors of Hippodameia, who was conquered and killed by Oenomaus.
"Triopas" Greek Son of Poseidon and Canace, a daughter of Aeolus or of Helios and Rhodos, and the father of Iphimedeia and Erysichthon, he is also called the father of Pelasgus. He expelled the Pelasgians from the Dotian plain, but was himself obliged to emigrate, and went to Caria, where he founded Cnidus on the Triopian promontory. His son Erysichthon was punished by Demeter with insatiable hunger, because he had violated her sacred grove but others relate the same of Triopas himself. Greek
King name "Triptolemus" Greek A son of Celeus and Metaneira or Polymnia, or according to others, a son of king Eleusis by Cothonea. Greek
God name "Trita" Greek The archaic name of Greek god Poseidon.
Deity name "Triton" Greek A sea deity, who dwells with Father Neptune in a golden palace at the bottom of the sea. The chief employment of tritons is to blow a conch to smooth the sea when it is ruffled.
King name "Tros" Greek 1. A son of Erichthonius and Astyoclie, and a grandson of Dardanus. He was married to Calirrhoe, by whom he became the father of Ilus, Assaracus and Ganymedes, and was king of Phrygia. The country and people of Troy derived their name from him. He gave up his son Ganymedes to Zeus for a present of horses.
God name "Turms" Etruscan Chthonic underworld god. Modeled on the Greek messenger god HERMES, with caduceus (winged rod), winged shoes and cloak, he leads the souls of the dead toward the underworld....
"Tyche" Greek Personification of chance or luck, the Fortuna of the Romans, is called by Pindar a daughter of Zeus the Liberator. She was represented with different attributes. Greek
God name "Tychon" Greek 1. A god of chance or accident, was, according to Strabo, worshipped at Athens. 2. An obscene daemon, is mentioned as a companion of Aphrodite and Priapus, and seems to signify "the producer," or "the fructifier." Greek
Nymph name "Tyndareus" Greek The son of Perieres and Gorgophone, and a brother of Aphareus, Leucippus, Icarius, and Arete (Apollodorus) or according to others, a son of Oebalus, by the nymph Bateia or by Gorgophone. Greek
"Typhoeus" Greek A giant with a hundred heads, fearful eyes, and a most terrible voice. He was the father of the Harpies. Zeus killed him with a thunderbolt, and he lies buried under Mount Etna. Greek
Monster name "Typhon" Greek Typhon a monster of the primitive world, is described sometimes as a destructive hurricane, and sometimes as a fire-breathing giant. According to Homer he was concealed in the country of the Arimi in the earth, which was lashed by Zeus with flashes of lightning. Greek
God name "Tyro" Greek A daughter of Salmoneus and Alcidice, was the wife of Cretheus, and the beloved of the river-god Enipeus in Thessaly, in the form of whom Poseidon appeared to her, and became by her the father of Pelias and Neleus. By Cretheus she was the mother of Aeson, Pheres, and Amythaon. Greek
God name "Uchoreus" Greek A river god and the father of Memphis. Greek
Hero name "Ulixes" Greek Ulysses, Ulyxes. The Roman name for Odysseus, one of the principal Greek heroes in the Trojan war.
Nymph name "Undine" Greek The water-nymph, who was created without a soul, like all others of her species. By marrying a mortal she obtained a soul, and with it all the pains and penalties of the human race. Greek
King name "Upius" Greek A king of Bithynia whose son, Bormus, a youth of extraordinary beauty, was abducted by nymphs. Greek
"Urania" Greek One of the Muses, a daughter of Zeus by Mnemosyne. (Theogony of Hesiod 78. Fasti by Ovid) The ancient bard Linus is called her son by Apollo and Hymenaeus also is said to have been a son of Urania. Greek
Cyclop name "Uranus" Greek Also known as Ouranos, the Latin Caelus, a son of Gaea (Theogony of Hesiod 126), but is also called the husband of Gaea, and by her the father of Oceanus, Coeus, Crius, Hyperion, Lapetus, Theia, Rheia, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys, Cronos, of the Cyclopes, Brontes, Steropes, Arges, and of the Hecatoncheires Cottus, Briareus and Gyes. (Theogony 133) Greek
God name "Venti" Greek The winds. They appear personified even in the Homeric poems, but at the same time they are conceived as ordinary phenomena of nature. The master and ruler of all the winds is Aeolus, but the other gods also, especially Zeus, exercise a power over them. Greek
Goddess name "Venus" Greek The goddess of love among the Romans, and more especially of sensual love. Previously to her identification with the Greek Aphrodite, she was one of the least important divinities in the religion of the Romans, and it is observed by the ancients themselves, that her name was not mentioned in any of the documents relating to the kingly period of Roman history.
Goddess name "Vestal Virgin" Greek A nun, a religieuse, properly a maiden dedicated to the service of the goddess Vesta. The duty of these virgins was to keep the fire of the temple always burning, both day and night. They were required to be of spotless chastity. Greek
"Vis" Greek The Roman personification of strength, force, vigor, power, energy. Similar to the Greek Bia in regards to hostile strength, force and violence personified.
God name "Vulcan" Greek The Roman smith god, identified with the Greek god Hephaestus. He was traditionally introduced to Rome by either Romulus or Titus Tatius. There were no specific legends concerning Vulcan but he played an important part in the success of various heroes by providing invincible armour for them. In Virgil's Aeneid, Vulcan made a superb suit of armour for Aeneas at Venus' request. He made a shield (called the Aegis) and thunderbolts for Jupiter and in return received Venus as his wife.
God name "Wadd" Greek The Minaean moon god. Snakes were believed to be sacred to him.
"Wandering Jew" Greek (1) Of Greek tradition. Aristeas, a poet who continued to appear and disappear alternately for above 400 years, and who visited all the mythical nations of the earth.
"Wawalag" Greek Sisters who were daughters of Djanggawul. Australian Aboriginal
"Welchanos" Greek Minor divinity of vegetation and fertility. Greek
"Xanthe" Greek One of the daughters of Oceanus. Greek
"Xanthippe" Greek wife of Pleuron and the mother of Agenor, Sterope, Stratonice, and Laophonte. Greek
"Xanthippus" Greek One of the sons of Melas, who revolted against Oeneus, and were slain by Tydeus. Greek
"Xantho" Greek One of the Nereides. Greek
"Xanthos" Greek Achilles' wonderful horse. Being chid by his master for leaving Patroclos on the field of battle, the horse turned his head reproachfully, and told Achilles that he also would soon be numbered with the dead, not from any fault of his horse, but by the decree of inexorable destiny. Iliad, xix.
"Xenea" Greek A Naiad who fell in love with Daphnis and made him promise never to form a connexion with any other maiden. Greek
"Xenia" Greek And the masculine Xenios, are epithets of Athena and Zeus, describing them as presiding over the laws of hospitality, and protecting strangers. Greek
"Xenocleia" Greek A Delphian priestess, who refused to give an oracular response to Heracles before he was purified of the murder of Iphitus
Nymph name "Xenodamus" Greek A son of Menelaus and the Cretan nymph Cnossia.
"Xenodice" Greek 1. A daughter of Minos and Pasiphae.
"Xenodice" Greek A daughter of Syleus, at Aulis, was slain by Heracles, together with her father.
King name "Xuthus" Greek A son of Hellen by the nymph Orseis, and a brother of Dorus and Aeolus. He was king of Peloponnesus, and the husband of Creusa, the daughter of Erechtheus, by whom he became the father of Achaeus and Ion (Apollodorus i). Greek
"Y" Greek Y, called the Pythagorean letter because the Greek letter upsilon was taken represent the sacred triad, formed by the duad proceeding from the monad; and also because it represents the dividing of the paths of vice and virtue in the development of human life.
"Zacynthus" Greek A son of Dardanus of Psophis who is said to have led a colony to the island of Zacynthus, which derived its name from him. Greek
"Zagreus" Greek A surname of the mystic Dionysus, whom Zeus, in the form of a dragon, is said to have begotten by Persephone, previously to her being carried off by Pluto. Greek
God name "Zalmoxis" Greek A legendary social and religious reformer, regarded as the only true god by the Thracian Dacians. According to Herodotus (IV), the Getae, who believed in the immortality of the soul, looked upon death merely as going to Zalmoxis, as they knew the way to become immortals. Greek
"Zelus" Greek The personification of zeal or strife, a son of Pallas and Styx, and a brother of Nice. Greek
God name "Zephyrus" Greek The god of the west wind
God name "Zethos" Greek God. Theban twin god who had mortal weaknesses. Comparable to Kastor....
God name "Zeus" Greek The god of the sky & ruler of the Olympian gods
"Zeuxippe" Greek One of the Oceanides
Goddess name "Zoe (life)" Greek / Gnostic Christian Goddess of life. The daughter of PISTIS SOPHIA who, according to Gnostic mythology, became the consort of SABAOTH to create the angels, Israel and Jesus Christ....
"Zosterius" Greek Occurs as a surname of Apollo in Attica. Greek
"Zygia" Greek And Zygius, are surnames of Hera and Zeus, describing them as presiding over marriage. Greek