Amphitrite was one of the sea nymphs Nereids, fifty sisters in total and daughters of Nereus and Doris. She was the wife of Poseidon and had two children with him; a son named Triton, a merman; and Rhode. Amphitrite also gave birth to other children, such as seals and dolphins.

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Goddess. For the asteroid, see 29 Amphitrite. Not to be confused with Aphrodite. In ancient Greek mythology, Amphitrite (/æmfɨˈtraɪtiː/; Greek: Ἀμφιτρίτη)

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Menoetius was a Titan god, son of Titans Iapetus and Clymene, and brother of Atlas, Prometheus and Epimetheus. His name derives from the Ancient Greek words "menos" (might) and "oitos" (doom), meaning "doomed might". Based on the descriptions of various resources, he may have been the Titan of...

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Menoetius may refer to: Menoetius (mythology), all the mythological characters with the name Menoetius Menoetius (moon), moon of Jupiter Trojan asteroid

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The Myths

The Myths

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mythology is the body of myths and teachings that belong to the ancient Greeks, concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world, and the origins

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Hephaestus was the Greek god of blacksmiths, sculptors, metallurgy, fire and volcanoes; thus, he is symbolised with a hammer, an anvil and a pair of tongs.

According to Homer's epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, he was the son of Zeus and Hera. However, Hesiod informs us that Hera bore...

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For other uses, see Hephaestus (disambiguation). Hephaestus (/hɪˈfiːstəs/, /həˈfɛstəs/ or /hɨˈfɛstəs/; eight spellings; Ancient Greek: Ἥφαιστος Hēphaistos)

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Erebus was one of the primordial deities in Greek mythology, born out of the primeval void, Chaos. It was the personification of the deep darkness and shadows. Erebus was the brother of Gaea (earth), Tartarus (underworld), Eros (love), and Nyx (night). From the union of Erebus and Nyx, various...

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For other uses, see Erebus (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Erebus /ˈɛrəbəs/, also Erebos (Greek: Ἔρεβος, "deep darkness, shadow"), was often

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Apate was a deity in Greek mythology, the personification of deceit. Her mother was Nyx, the primordial goddess of night, and her father was Erebos, the personification of darkness. She was the sister of Geras (old age), Oizys (suffering), Moros (doom), Momos (blame), Eris (strife), Nemesis...

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Apate may refer to: Apate (genus), a genus of beetles Apate (deity), the ancient Greek personification of deceit

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Birth of Athena

Birth of Athena

Zeus came to lust after Metis, and chased her in his direct way. Metis tried to escape, going so far as to change her form many times; she changed into various creatures such as hawks, fish, and serpents. However, Zeus was both determined and equally proficient at changing form. He continued his...

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allusion to the birth of Athena). Writer Henry James popularized the term "New Woman," a figure who was represented in the heroines of his novels, such

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Other Gods

Other Gods

Apart from the better known Olympians, the Greek mythology is full of other major or minor deities that existed before or during the era of Zeus.

According to Hesiod and his work Theogony, the first deity out of which the rest emerged was Chaos. Out of Chaos jumped Erebus (darkness),...

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"The Other Gods" is a short story written by American horror writer H. P. Lovecraft on August 14, 1921. It was first published in the November 1933 issue

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According to the myth, there once was a king named Acrisius, who had a beautiful daughter named Danae. The Oracle of Apollo told Acrisius that there would come a day when Danae's son would kill him; so he locked Danae in a bronze tower so that she would never marry or have...

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For other meanings, see Perseus (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Perseus (/ˈpɜrsiəs, -sjuːs/; Greek: Περσεύς), the legendary founder of Mycenae and

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Ganymede was a Trojan prince in Greek mythology, known for his beauty. He was the son of the king Tros of Dardania, after whom Troy took its name, and Callirrhoe.

According to a myth, Zeus turned into an eagle and abducted Ganymede, bringing him to Mount Olympus. To compensate his father, Zeus...

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Ganymede commonly refers to: Ganymede (mythology), Trojan prince in Greek mythology Ganymede (moon), Jupiter's largest moon, named after the mythological

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The Horae or Hours were the goddesses of the seasons in Greek mythology. They were also considered to be the goddesses of order and justice, as well as the wardens at the gates of Mount Olympus. They were the daughters of either Zeus and Aphrodite, or Zeus and Themis. Two groups of Horae are...

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In Greek mythology the Horae (/ˈhɔːriː/ or /ˈhɔːraɪ/) or Hours (Greek: Ὧραι, Hōrai, pronounced [hɔ̂ːraj], "seasons") were the goddesses of the seasons

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Ares was the god of war, and son of Zeus and Hera. He represented the raw violence and untamed acts that occured in wartime, in contrast to Athena, who was a symbol of tactical strategy and military planning.

He was disliked by both his parents. Whenever Ares appeared in a myth, he was depicted...

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Aris or ARIS may refer to: Aris Alexandrou, Greek writer Aris Christofellis, Greek male soprano Aris Gavelas, Greek sprinter Aris Konstantinidis, Greek

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Cerberus was a three-headed dog that guarded the entrance of the Underworld, allowing the dead to enter but letting none out. He was the son of Typhon and Echidna. Apart from his three heads, he also had a serpent's tail, a mane of snakes and the claws of a lion.

Cerberus was the twelfth and...

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article is about the mythical dog. For other uses, see Cerberus (disambiguation). Cerberus (/ˈsɜrbərəs/; Greek: Κέρβερος Kerberos [ˈkerberos])

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Oceanus was an ancient Greek god. According to one version, he was born by the union of the primal gods Chaos and Gaea, sanctified by god Eros. Another version has it that he was one of the twelve Titans, thus a son of Gaea and Uranus.

Oceanus was married to his sister, Tethys, with whom he had...

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personification of the world-ocean in Greek myth. For other uses, see Oceanus (disambiguation). Oceanus (/oʊˈsiːənəs/; Greek: Ὠκεανός Ōkeanós, pronounced [ɔːkeanós])

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Centaurs are half-human, half-horse creatures in Greek mythology. They have the body of a horse and the torso, head and arms of a man. They were considered to be the children of Ixion, king of the Lapiths, and Nephele, a cloud made in the image of Hera. According to a different myth, however,...

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creatures. For other uses, see Centaur (disambiguation). "Sintar" redirects here. For the Romanian village, see Bogda. A centaur (/ˈsɛntɔːr/; Greek: Κένταυρος

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Phobos was the god of fear in Greek mythology, son of the gods Ares and Aphrodite. He was the brother of Deimos (terror), Harmonia (harmony), Adrestia, Eros (love), Anteros, Himerus, and Pothos. He followed his father into battle, along with his companions, Enyo (the war goddess); Eris (the...

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Phobos may refer to: Phobos (moon), a moon of Mars Phobos (mythology), the Greek god of horror an Ancient Greek word (φόβος) for fear Phobos (album)

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Aeolus was a name given to three mythical characters, but their myths are deeply intertwined in such a fashion that the characters are often difficult to tell apart.

However, the most famous of them was the son of Hippotes that is mentioned in Homer's Odyssey as the Keeper of the Winds; in this...

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For other uses, see Aeolus (disambiguation). Aeolus (/iːˈoʊləs/; Ancient Greek: Αἴολος, Aiolos [a͜ɪ́olos], Modern Greek: [ˈe.o.los] ( listen))

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Morpheus was a god of dreams who appeared in the literary work Metamorphoses of the Roman poet Ovid. He was the son of Somus and had a thousand siblings. He had the ability to take any human form and appear in dreams, but his actual form was that of a winged daemon.

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Morpheus may refer to: Morpheus (mythology), the principal god of dreams in Greek mythology Morpheus (DC comics), a moniker for Dream, a fictional personification

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Ash Tree Nymphs

Ash Tree Nymphs

The Ash Tree Nymphs or Meliae were created by the blood that fell on the earth when the Titan Cronus castrated his father Uranus, in his effort to overthrow him. Along with the Meliae, came out the Erinyes (the Furies) and the Giants. The mankind of the Age of Bronze originated from the Meliae....

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(/ˈmiːliˌi/; Ancient Greek: Μελίαι Meliai or Μελιάδες Meliades) were nymphs of the ash tree, whose name they shared. They appeared from the drops of blood spilled

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Typhoeus or Typhon was considered the mightiest and deadliest monster in Greek mythology. He was the last son of Gaea and Tartarus, created as a last attempt to repel the Olympian gods from defeating the Titans during the Titanomachy.

Known as the "father of all monsters", Typhon was a...

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forms of Typhoeus and Typhaon, occur prior to the 5th century BC. Homer uses Typhoeus, Hesiod and the Homeric Hymn to Apollo use both Typhoeus and Typhaon

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