List of Gods : "Greek" - 1801 records

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Nymph name
Greek A son of Zeus by the Rhodian nymph Himalia. Brother to Cronius, and Spartaeus.
King name
Greek Ancient smiths and healing magicians. In some myths, they are in Hephaestus' employ, and they taught metalworking, mathematics, and the alphabet to humans. Greek
King name
Greek The Dactyls of mount Ida in Phrygia, fabulous beings to whom the discovery of iron and the art of working it by means of fire was ascribed. Their name Dactyls, that is, Fingers, is accounted for in various ways; by their number being five or ten, or by the fact of their serving Rhea just as the fingers serve the hand, or by the story of their having lived at the foot of mount Ida. Greek

Crete A Greek who formed the Cretan labyrinth, and made for himself wings, by means of which he flew from Crete across the Archipelago. He is said to have invented the saw, the axe and the gimlet.

Greek the knowing, a divinity connected with the Eleusinian mysteries. A daughter of Oceåñuś, and became by Hermes the mother of Eleusis but others called her a sister of Styx. Greek

Greek family of elementals who inhabit fields, Forests, mountains, oceans, streams, lakes, valleys, desert, some towns and they are immortal Greek
God name
Greek / Roman Or "Lent Lily," was once white; but Persephone, daughter of Demeter, delighted to wander about the flowery meadows of Sicily. One spring, throwing herself on the gråśś, she fell asleep. The god of the Infernal regions, Pluto, fell in love with the beautiful maid, and carried her off for his bride. His touch turned the white flowers to a golden yellow, and some of them fell in Acheron, where they grew luxuriantly; and ever since the flower has been planted on graves. Greek / Roman

Greek Good or malevolent supernatural beings. Greek
Demon name
Greek These are the demonic beings discovered the art of working in metal

"Damocles' Sword"
Greek evil foreboded or dreaded. Damocles, the sycophant of Dionysius the elder, of Syracuse, was invited by the tyrant to try the felicity he so much envied. Accordingly he was set down to a sumptuous banquet, but overhead was a sword suspended by a hair. Damocles was afraid to stir, and the banquet was a tantalising torment to him. Related by Cicero

Greek wife of Amyntor.

Greek A coin placed by the Greeks in the mouth of the dead to pay their påśśage across the ferry of the Lower world.
King name
Greek A daughter of king Acrisius of Argos and Eurydice (no relation to Orpheus' Eurydice). She was the mother of Perseus by Zeus. She was sometimes credited with founding the city of Ardea in Latium. Greek

Greek Daughters of Danaus. They were fifty in number, and married the fifty sons of ?gyptos. They all but one murdered their husbands on their wedding-night, and were punished in the infernal regions by having to draw water everlastingly in sieves from a deep well.
Goddess name
Greek The goddesses of fountains & water

Greek A son of Belus and Anchinoe, and a grandson of Poseidon and Libya. He was brother of Aegyptus, and father of fifty daughters, and the mythical ancestor of the Danai. (Apollodorus. ii.) Greek
Goddess name
Greek The Aegean mother goddess

Greek The father of the Danaids, 50 beautiful women
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