List of Gods : "Greek" - 1801 records

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Greek wife of Hyxobios.
King name
Greek A king of Eleusis, and husband of Metaneira. When Demeter, on her wanderings in search of her daughter, came to Eleusis, she stayed in the house of Celeus. Greek

Greek That is, the bull-killers, are according to the earliest accounts a race of men who inhabited the mountains and Forests of Thessaly. Greek

Greek A Molossian chief, who, together with another chief, Antinous, was driven by the calumnies of Charops to take the side of Perseus, in self-defence, against the Romans. Greek

Greek The divinity of the river Cephissus, is described as a son of Pontus and Thalåśśa, and the father of Diogeneia and Narcissus, who is therefore called Cephisius. Greek

Greek The personified necessity of death The påśśages in the Homeric poems in which death appears as a real personification are not very numerous and in most cases the word may be taken as a common noun. Greek

Greek The many-headed dog that guarded the entrance of Hades, is mentioned as early as the Homeric poems, but simply as " the dog," and without the name of Cerberus. Greek

Greek A son of Poseidon by a daughter of Amphictyon, and accordingly a half-brother of Triptolemus. Others call him a son of Hephaestus. He came from Arcadia, and dwelt at Eleusis in Attica. Greek

Greek The Latin name for Demeter; also the name of one of the asteroids, the first discovered, by Piazzi, in 1801. Greek
Nymph name
Greek A daughter of Zeus by Io, and born on the spot where Byzantium was afterwards built. She was brought up by a nymph of the place, and afterwards became the mother of Byzas. Greek
Monster name
Greek A hideous aquatic monster, a daughter of Gaia and Pontus. She was the personification of the dangers of the sea, unknown terrors and bizarre creatures. Eventually, the word "ceto" became simple shorthand for any sea monster. Greek

Greek Lord of Trachis, was connected by friendship with Heracles. He was the father of Hippasus, who fell in battle fighting as the ally of Heracles. Greek
Hero name
Greek A son of Apollo and Thero, the daughter of Phylas, is the mythical founder of Chaeroneia in Boeotia. Greek

Greek 1. A daughter of Rhexenor, or according to others of Chalcodon, was the second wife of Aegeus.
King name
"Chalciope 2"
Greek A daughter of king Eurypylus in the island of Cos, and mother of Thessalus. Greek

Greek 1. A wealthy Myrmidon, and father of Bathycles.

Greek Of Cyparissus, the shield-bearer of Antilochus. He was in love with the Amazon Penthesileia, but on hastening to her åśśistance he was killed by Achilles, and the Greeks nailed his body to a cross. Greek

Greek A child, usually stupid and ugly, supposed to have been left by fairies in exchange for one taken. Sometimes, it is an old fairy or the båśtåřd children of water-nixies and human beings whom they have dragged under the sea. Hartland, Science of Fairy Tales
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