List of Gods : "Greek" - 1801 records

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Hero name
Greek An ancient Italian hero of Praeneste. The account which Servius gives of him runs as follows: At Praeneste there were pontifices and indigetes as well as at Rome. There were however two brothers called indigetes who had a sister. Greek

Greek Two mythical personages, one a son of Oceåñuś and Tethys (Theogony of Hesiod 343), and the other a son of Hermes and Ocyrrhoe, who threw himself into the river Astraeus, henceforth called Caicus. Greek

Greek The Muse of of poetry & eloquence bonds

Greek A daughter of Oceåñuś, who was the mother of Geryones and Echidna by Chrysaor. By Neilus she was the mother of Chione, and by Poseidon of Minyas. Greek
Nymph name
Greek Is sometimes called a daughter of Lycaon in Arcadia and sometimes of Nycteus or Ceteus, and sometimes also she is described as a nymph. (Apollodorus iii) She was a huntress, and a companion of Artemis. Greek
Nymph name
Greek Two mythical personages, one of whom was a nymph by whom Laomedon became the father of Bucolion, and the other a priestess of of Juno.

Greek Three mythical beings, the one a daughter of Aeolus and Enarete, and mother of Endymion (Apollodorus i.); the second a daughter of Hecaton and mother of Cygnus by Poseidon and the third is mentioned by Apollodorus among the daughters of Danaus; but the whole påśśage is probably corrupt. Greek

Greek A son of Aetolus and Pronoe, married to Aeolia, by whom he became the father of Epicaste and Protogeneia. He was regarded as the founder of the Aetolian town of Calydon. Greek
Hero name
Greek A surname of Dionysus, whose image was carried from Calydon to Patrae and of Meleager, the hero in the Calydonian hunt.
Nymph name
Greek Under this name we find in Hesiod (Theogony 359) a daughter of Oceåñuś and Tethys, and in Apollodorus (Apollodorus i.) a daughter of Nereus, while the Homeric Calypso is described as a daughter of Atlas. This last Calypso was a nymph inhabiting the island of Ogygia, on the coast of which Odysseus was thrown when he was shipwrecked. Greek

"Cambalo's Ring"
Greek Given him by his sister Canace. It had the virtue of healing wounds.
Cyclop name
Greek A monster which was appointed in Tartarus to guard the Cyclops. It was killed by Zeus when he wanted the åśśistance of the Cyclops against the Titans. Diodorus mentions a monster of the same name, which was slain by Dionysus, and which Nonnus identifies with the former. Greek

Greek A daughter of Aeolus and Enarete, whence she is called Aeolis, who had several children by Poseidon. Greek

Greek A son of Deucalion, from whom Candyba, a town in Lycia, was believed to have received its name. Greek
King name
Greek A nymph, wife of Picus, king of the Laurentes. When Circe had changed Picus into a bird, Canens lamented him so greatly that she pined away. Greek

Greek Canethus two mythical personages, one a son of Lycaon, and the second the son of Atlas and father of Canthus in Euboea, from whom a mountain in Euboea near Chalcis derived its name.

Greek A Neapolitan hetaira beloved by Horace but when she deserted him, he revenged himself upon her by holding her up to contempt as an old sorceress. Greek
Goddess name
Ireland Goddess of County Wexford and black magic. Has roots in the Greek Goddess, Demeter. Ireland
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