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God Name and Meaning

List of Gods : "Thrace"   (15 records)

NameOriginDescription
Goddess name
"Ares"
Greek God of storms and war. Ares is a lesser known member of the Olympic pantheon of great gods, the son of ZEUS and HERA, who allegedly lived in Thrace. As a warrior god he is contrasted with the more prominent and successful goddess ATHENA who fought and vanquished him in a war between the gods. Although Athena stands for victory in battle through glory and honor, Ares epitomizes the evil and more brutal aspects of warfare. In the eyes of Zeus he is “the most hateful of gods.”
God name
"Bassareus"
Greek A surname of Dionysus which, according to the explanations of the Greeks, is derived from the long robe which the god himself and the Maenads used to wear in Thrace, and whence the Maenads themselves are often called bassarae or bassarides. Greek

"Boreas"
Greek Bopeas, or Bopas), the North wind, was, according to Hesiod (Theogony 379), a son of Astraeus and Eos, and brother of Hesperus, Zephyrus, and Notus. He dwelt in a cave of mount Haemus in Thrace. Greek

"Cadmus"
Greek A son of Agenor and Telephassa, and brother of Europa, Phoenix, and Cilix. When Europa was carried off by Zeus to Crete, Agenor sent out his sons in search of their sister, enjoining them not to return without her. Telephassa accompanied her sons. All researches being fruitless, Cadmus and Telephassa settled in Thrace. Here Telephassa died, and Cadmus, after burying her, went to Delphi to consult the oracle respecting his sister. Greek
God name
"Gebeleizis"
Thrace God of thunderstorms. Thrace
God name
"Gebeleizis/ Zalmoxis"
Thrace A god of thunderstorms
God name
"Helios"
Greek In Greece the cult of Helios was very ancient and was practised throughout the land, at Elis, at Apollonia, on the Acropolis of Corinth, at Argos, at Troezen, on Cape Taenarum, at Athens, in Thrace and finally, and especially, in the island of Rhodes which was sacred to him. In Rhodes could be seen.the colossal statue of HeIios, the renowned work of the sculptor Chares. It was about thirty yards high, and ships in full sail could pass between the god's legs. Greek
God name
"Heros"
Thrace underworld god who is also a horseman Thrace
Goddess name
"Kotys"
Thrace A goddess whose worship spread throughout Greece & Italy

"Libethrides or nymphae Libethrides"
Greece a name of the Muses, which they derived from the well Libethra in Thrace. Greece
God name
"Lycurgus"
Greek A son of Dryas, and king of the Edones in Thrace. He is famous for his persecution of Dionysus and his worship on the sacred mountain of Nyseion in Thrace. The god himself leaped into the sea, where he was kindly received by Thetis. Zeus thereupon blinded the impious king, who died soon after, for he was hated by the immortal gods. Greek
King name
"Oeagrus"
Greek A king of Thrace, and father of Orpheus and Linus hence the sisters of Orpheus are called Oeagrides, in the sense of the Muses. Greek
King name
"Phineus"
Thrace A blind king of Thrace, who had the gift of prophecy. Whenever he wanted to eat, the Harpies came and took away or defiled his food.
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
God name
"Strymon"
Greek A son of Oceanus and Tethys, was a river god of Thrace, and is called a king of Thrace. Greek