Artemis was the goddess of chastity, virginity, the hunt, the moon, and the natural environment.

She was the daughter of Zeus and Leto, twin sister of Apollo. She was born on the island of Ortygia (Delos), where Leto had found shelter after being hunted by the lawful wife of Zeus, Hera. As soon...

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For other uses, see Artemis (disambiguation). Artemis (/ˈɑrtɨmɨs/; Ancient Greek: Ἄρτεμις, Ártemis, Greek pronunciation: [ár.te.mis]) was one of the most

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Eileithyia was a goddess in Greek mythology, daughter of Zeus and Hera, and represented childbirth. She was born in a cave near Knossos, Crete, and became the main place of worship for the goddess. The goddess was also worshipped in Olympia, which is attested by the discovery of a shrine...

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former snout moth genus of that name is now synonymized with Aphomia. Eileithyia or Ilithyia (/ɪlɨˈθaɪ.ə/; Greek: Εἰλείθυια) was the Greek goddess of childbirth

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Atlanta's parentage is uncertain. Her parents may have benn King Iasus and Clymene. She came into the world in the "undesirable state" of being female. As a result, her father had her carried into the woods and left to die. However, a bear found her and adopted her. As she grew older...

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the city in the U.S. state of Georgia. For other uses, see Atlanta (disambiguation). Atlanta is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state

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The Underworld

The Underworld

The Underworld was hidden deep in the earth and was the kingdom of the dead, ruled by god Hades. Hades was a greedy god, whose sole purpose was to increase the number of souls in his kingdom; at the same time, he was very reluctant to let any soul leave. The Erinnyes were welcomed in the...

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see Underworld (disambiguation). The underworld or netherworld is an otherworld thought to be deep underground or beneath the surface of the world

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Eris was the Greek goddess of chaos, strife and discord. She was the daughter of Zeus and Hera; according to other myths, she was the daughter of Nyx (dark night) alone. Her opposite was Harmonia. The equivalent Roman goddesses of Eris and Harmonia were Discordia and Concordia. She had a son,...

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planet), the most massive dwarf planet Eris may also refer to: Nature Eris (spider), a genus of jumping spiders Names Eriş, a Turkish name Science and technology

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The Sirens were beautiful but dangerous creatures that lured the sailors with their beautiful voices to their doom, causing the ships to crash on the reefs near their island. They were the daughters of the river god Achelous, while their mother may have been Terpsichore, Melpomene, Sterope or...

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Hirasawa album), 1996 Sirens Sirens (Savatage album), 1983 Sirens (On the Might of Princes album), 2003 Sirens (Astarte album), 2004 Sirens (It Dies Today album)

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Nemesis was the goddess of divine retribution and revenge, who would show her wrath to any human being that would commit hubris, i.e. arrogance before the gods. She was considered a remorseless goddess.

Nemesis was widely used in the Greek tragedies and various other literary works, being the...

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Nemesis may refer to: Nemesis (mythology), in Greek mythology, a spirit of divine retribution against those who succumb to hubris Archenemy, the principal

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Eos was a Titan goddess in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia. She was the goddess of the dawn and had two siblings; Helios, god of the sun; and Selene, goddess of the moon. She was married to Astraeus, god of the dusk and together, they had numerous children that...

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For other uses, see Eos (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Ēōs (/ˈiːɒs/; Ancient Greek: Ἠώς, or Ἕως, Éōs, "dawn", pronounced [ɛːɔ̌ːs] or [éɔːs]; also

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Iapetus was a Titan, son of Uranus and Gaea, and father of Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius. His name derives from the Greek word meaning to pierce usually with a spear; therefore, Iapetus may have been considered as the god of craftsmanship, although other sources site him as the god...

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Iapetus /aɪˈæpɨtəs/ may refer to: Iapetus (mythology), a Titan in Greek mythology Iapetus (moon), one of the planet Saturn's moons, named for the mythological

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Pan was the god of the wild, hunting and companion of the nymphs. He was depicted as being half human, while having the legs and horns of a goat, just like a faun; his Roman counterpart was Faunus. It is unclear as to who his parents were; his father may have been Zeus, Dionysus, Hermes, or...

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e.g.: Pan-American Pan-Americanism Pan-Africanism Pan-Arabism Pan-Asian Pan-Celticism Pan-European Pan-Germanism Pan-Iranism Pan-Islamism Pan-Scandinavianism

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The Giants or Gigantes were a race of great strength, but not necessarily of great size, that was born out of the blood that fell onto the earth (the Titan goddess Gaea) when the Titan Uranus was castrated by his son, Cronus.

The Giants were often confused with the Titans, who were a previous...

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Giant or Giants may refer to: Giant (mythology) Giants (Greek mythology) Giants (esotericism) Giants (Norse mythology) Giants (Welsh folklore) Giant

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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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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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Rhea was one of the Titans, daughter of Uranus and Gaea. She was the sister and wife of Cronus, also a Titan. She was responsible for the way things flow in the kingdom of Cronus (her name means 'that which flows').

Rhea and Cronus had six children; Hestia, Hades, Demeter, Poseidon, Hera and...

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Rhea may refer to: Rhea (moon), a moon of Saturn 577 Rhea, an asteroid Dendropsophus rhea, a tree frog Rhea, or Ramie, a bast fibre plant Rhea (bird)

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The Erinnyes

The Erinnyes

The Erinyes were three female goddesses, seeking vengeance against anyone who had sworn a false oath or had done an evil act. Their Roman equivalents were the Furies or Dirae. They were created when the Titan Uranus was castrated by his son Cronus and his genitals were thrown into the sea; the...

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Theogony, when the Titan Cronus castrated his father Uranus and threw his genitalia into the sea, the Erinyes as well as the Meliae emerged from the drops of

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The Myths

The Myths

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customs–or the study of such myths. As a collection of such stories, mythology is a vital feature of every culture. Various origins for myths have been

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Hyperion was one of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaia. He represented light, wisdom and watchfulness. He was the father of the sun, the moon, and the dawn. In some early texts, the sun is mentioned as Helios Hyperion; however, in later texts, including Homer's and Hesiod's writings,...

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with hyperon. Hyperion is the name of a Greek Titan (pre-deity), see Hyperion (mythology) in origin a byname of the Sun, see Helios Hyperion may also refer

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2006–10 series Héroes (Chilean miniseries), a 2007 historical drama Heroes (South Korean TV series), a 2010 South Korean variety show "Heroes" (Beavis and

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Selene was a Titan goddess in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Hyperion and Theia. She had two siblings, Helios and Eos. She was the goddess of the moon, which she drove every night across the skies. Selene was linked to Artemis as well as Hecate; all three were considered lunar...

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is about the Greek goddess. For other uses, see Selene (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Selene (/sɨˈliːni/; Greek Σελήνη [selɛ̌ːnɛː] 'moon';) is

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Persephone was the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, and the queen of the underworld. She was abducted by Hades, the god of the underworld, infuriating her mother who made the crops wither and the earth barren. Zeus intervened and tried to bring Persephone back to the world of the living; however,...

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about the Greek goddess. For other uses, see Persephone (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Persephone (/pərˈsɛfəniː/, per-SEH-fə-nee; Greek: Περσεφόνη)

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