A river in the Underworld.
Greek hero in the Trojan War. He was killed by Paris with an arrow to the heel, his only mortal spot.
Punished by Artemia this Hunter was transformed into a stag and killed by his own hounds.
A beautiful youth loved by Aphrodite.
A Trojan Prince whose wanderings after the fall of Troy are the basis of the tales of Virgil's Aeneid.
God of Healing.
Commander of the greek armies in the Trojan war. He was killed by his wife Clytemnestra as prophesied by Cassandra.
Fellow warrier and good friend of Achilles.
Mythical race of war-like females.
Wife of the Trojan Prince, Hector.
- Aphrodite (Venus):
Goddess of love and beauty.
- Ares (Mars):
Son of Zeus and a lover of Aphredite. Mars was the God of war.
As companions of Jason these Greek heroes sailed in the Argo in search of the Golden Fleece.
She would only marry the man who could beat her in a running race. Hippomenes succeded with the help of Aphrodite and golden apples from the garden of Hesperides.
After refusing to shelter Perseus he was turned into Atlas Mountain and condemned to support the heavens.
King of Argos who had one hundred
eyes of which only two slept at any
The daughter of Minos, the King of Crete, who helped Theseus escape from the Minotaur 's labyrinth with thread.
- Artemis (Diana):
Twin sister of Apollo. She was the Goddess of the hunt, the moon (Selene) and magic (Hecate).
Son of Zeus, God of music, medicine, the arts and prophesy and charriot driver to the Sun.
Wild disheveled women who were devotees of Bacchus.
- Bacchus (Dionysus):
God of wine, mirth and revelry.
Slew the Chimaera aided by Pallas Athene and riding Pegasus.
Nymph on island of Ogygia who kept Odysseus prisoner for seven years.
Prohhetess - maiden daughter of Priam who was taken as booty by Agamemnon.
Half man, half horse that lived on Mount Pelion.
Many headed dog that guarded the gateway to the Underground
- Charities (Graces):
The three attendants of Aphrodite.
Ferried the souls of the dead over the rivers of Hades.
A Centaur and tutor of the Gods.
- Cronos (Saturn):
The oldest of the Gods he devoured his sons at birth so as to retain his throne and was finally overthrown by Zeus.
A giant with one eye in the middle of the forehead.
A craftman who flew with wings made of wax.
- Dementer (Ceres):
Goddess of the produce of the earth.
A daughter of Agamemnon and sister of Orestes.
A beautiful youth who was loved by Selene who put him into a perpetual sleep.
Goddess of the Dawn and daughter of Hyperion. Eris:
Goddess of discord.
- Eros (Cupid):
God of Love.
- Eumenides (Furies):
Winged maidens, avenging dei-ties.
A beautiful Nymph who was carried by Zeus in the guise of a bull across the sea of Crete.
Three sisters who controlled the destiny of man
A mor tal prince who became Zeus's cup-bear er.
Three winged sisters with snakes for hair. They were so ugly that whoever looked at them was turned to stone.
- Hades (Pluto):
God of the Under wor ld who carried off Persephone, the daugh-ter of Dementer. Also the name of the under world itself.
Vultures with old women's heads who tormented men.
Trojan her o and son of Priam who was killed by Achilles.
Wife of Menelaus who was carried off, by Paris, to Tr y and was the cause of the Trojan War.
- Hephaestus (Vulcan):
God of fire and blacksmiths.
- Hera ( Juno):
Queen of Heaven and daughter of Cronos.
- Heracles ( Hercules):
A Greek hero who accomplished twelve labours with the help of Gods.
- Hermes ( Mercury):
God of travelers, merchants, shepherds and robbers as well as messenger and herald of the Gods
Seven headed monster who was killed by Hercules.
Goddess of health.
God of marriage.
Father of Helios ( Sun), Selene ( Moon) and Eos (Dawn).
Sailed with the Argonauts on the Argo in quest of the Golden Fleece.
A Youth of Abydos who swam Hellespont each night to see Hero, priestess of Aphrodite.
Daughter of Aeretes who helped Jason in his quest.
A Gorgon that was killed by Perseus.
Married to Helen of Troy, He was the King of Spata.
Goddess of memory and mother of the nine Muses.
Nine sisters presiding over the arts.
He gazed into a str eam and fell in love with his own image,
Lesser female deities.
- Odysseus (Ulysses):
The Greek leader of the Trojan war who invented the 'Trojan Horse'.
King of Thebes ans son of Laius. He killed his father as was prophesied at his birth
Son of Age me mnon and Clytemnestra
Tried to reclaim his wife from Hades with the aid of his lyre playing without success.
The son of Priam. He selected Aphrodite as the most beautiful Goddess and was rewarded with Helen.
A mountain dedicated to Muses a nd also inhabited by Bacchantes.
The winged horse.
With the assistance of the Gods he killed Gorgon Medusa.
- Poseidon ( Neptune):
Brother of Zeus and King of the sea.
The last King of Tr oy.
A titan who stole fire from Olympus and gave it to men.
A beautiful Nymph beloved by Eros.
- Pallas Athene (Minerva):
Goddess of wisdom and power.
- Pan (Faunus):
God of shepherds, Pan was half man and half goat.
The first woman. Zeus asked Hephaestus to make her of clay. The ills of the wor ld were released from her box.
Spirits of the woods and fields and devotees of Baccus.
Nymphs whose beautiful voices lured people to their deaths.
The main river of the Underworld.
Goddess of law and justice.
Older race of giant Gods.
- Zeus (Jupiter):
Replaced his father, Cronos, as the King of Gods.