List of Gods : "Greek" - 1801 records

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Nymph name
Greek A son of Laomedon and the nymph Calybe, who had several sons by Abarbarea

Greek Bulis metamorphosed into a drake; and his son, Egypios, into a vulture. Greek

Greek The son of Hermes and Alcidameia

"Buphagus Pausanias"
Greek Buphagus Pausanias tells us that the son of Japhet was called Buphagos (glutton), as Hercules was called Adephagus, because on one occasion he ate a whole ox. Greek
Hero name
Greek A daughter of Ion, the ancestral hero of the Ionians, and Helice, from whom, the Achaean town of Bura derived its name.

Greek A surname of Heracles, derived from the Achaean town of Bura

Greek Son of Boreas, a Thracian, was hostile towards his step-brother Lycurgus, and therefore compelled by his father to emigrate. He accordingly went with a band of colonists to the island of Strongyle, afterwards called Naxos. But as he and his companions had no women, they made predatory excursions, and also came to Thessaly, where they carried off the women who were just celebrating a festival of Dionysus. Butes himself took Coronis; but she invoked Dionysus, who struck Butes with madness, so that he threw himself into a well. Greek

Egypt An Egyptian divinity, whom the Greeks identified with their Leto, and who was worshipped principally in the town of Buto, which derived its name from her. Festivals were celebrated there in her honour, and there she had also an oracle which was in high esteem among the Egyptians. Egypt

Greek A son of Poseidon and Ceroessa, the daughter of Zeus and Io. He was believed to be the founder of Byzantium. Greek

Greek Son of heaven and earth. He married Ph?be, and was the father of Latona. Greek
God name
Greek Grand President of Hell, a god with the wings of a griffon. He inspires knowledge of the liberal arts and incites homicide.

Greek Mystic divinities who occur in various parts of the ancient world. The obscurity that hangs over them, and the contradictions respecting them in the accounts of the ancients themselves, have opened a wide field for speculation to modern writers on mythology, each of whom has been tempted to propound a theory of his own. Greek

Greek A sister of Cacus, who, according to some accounts, betrayed the place where the cattle were concealed which Cacus had stolen from Hercules or Recaråñuś. She was rewarded for it with Divine honours, which she was to enjoy for ever. Greek
Deities name
Greek Minor deities, one of whom it was believed was attached to each mortal from his birth as a constant companion and acting as a sort of messenger between the gods and men.

"Cacos or Cacus"
Greek Lived in a cave and committed various kinds of robberies. Among others, he also stole a part of the cattle of Hercules. Greek

Greek A fabulous Italian shepherd, brother of Caca, who was believed to have lived in a cave, and to have committed various kinds of robberies. Among others, he also stole a part of the cattle of Hercules or Recaråñuś and, as he dragged the animals into his cave by their tails, it was impossible to discover their traces. But when the remaining oxen påśśed by the cave, those within began to bellow, and were thus discovered. Greek
Nymph name
Greek According to Acusilaus a son of Hephaestus and Cabeiro, and father of the Samothracian Cabeiri and the Cabeirian nymphs. Others consider Cadmilus himself as the fourth of the Samothracian Cabeiri. Greek

Greek A son of Agenor and Telephåśśa, 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. Telephåśśa accompanied her sons. All researches being fruitless, Cadmus and Telephåśśa settled in Thrace. Here Telephåśśa died, and Cadmus, after burying her, went to Delphi to consult the oracle respecting his sister. Greek
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