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Heracles

Heracles

Heracles

Heracles (or Hercules) is best known as the strongest of all mortals, and even stronger than many gods. He was the deciding factor in the triumphant victory of the Olympians over the giants. He was the last mortal son of Zeus, and the only man born of a mortal woman to become a god...

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figure in Roman mythology, see Hercules. For other uses, see Heracles (disambiguation). Heracles (/ˈhɛrəkliːz/ HERR-ə-kleez; Ancient Greek: Ἡρακλῆς, Hēraklēs

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Anemoi

Anemoi

The Anemoi were the four wind gods in Greek mythology, each of them corresponding to one of the four cardinal directions (North, South, West, East) from which they came. They were the children of Aeolus, the Keeper of the Winds, and Eos, the Titan goddess of the dawn. The four gods were...

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States town, see Notus, Idaho. In ancient Greek religion and myth, the Anemoi (Greek: Ἄνεμοι, "Winds") were wind gods who were each ascribed a cardinal

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Crius

Crius

Crius was one of the Titans, son of Uranus and Gaea. He married Eurybia, daughter of Pontus and Gaea, and had three children, Astraios, Pallas and Perses. His grandchildren were:

  • From the marriage of Astraios (god of dusk) and Eos (goddess of dawn): the four Anemoi (Winds - Boreas, Notus,...

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In Greek mythology, Crius, Kreios or Krios (Ancient Greek: Κρεῖος, Κριός) was one of the Titans in the list given in Hesiod's Theogony, a son of Uranus

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Creatures

Creatures

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Creature is often used as a synonym for animal. Creature or creatures may also refer to: Creature (1985 film), a 1985 science fiction film by William

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Theseus

Theseus

Theseus

Theseus was a Greek hero in Greek mythology. While having all the qualities of a traditional hero, such as strength and courage, he was also intelligent and wise. His early adventures benefited the city and region of Athens, helping in the consolidation of the Athenian power through...

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For other uses, see Theseus (disambiguation). Theseus (/ˈθiːsiːəs/; Ancient Greek: Θησεύς [tʰɛːsěu̯s]) was the mythical king of Athens and was the

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Harmonia

Harmonia

Harmonia was the goddess of concord and harmony in Greek mythology, the opposite of goddess Eris (strife). She was considered the daughter of either Ares and Aphrodite, or of Zeus and Electra. She was married to Cadmus, the founder and first king of Thebes, with whom she had six children; Ino,...

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Harmonia may refer to: Harmonia (mythology), the Greek goddess of harmony and concord Harmonia (philosophy), a concept in Pythagoreanism Harmonia (Gelo)

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Hypnos

Hypnos

Hypnos was a primordial deity in Greek mythology, the personification of sleep. He lived in a cave next to his twin brother, Thanatos, in the underworld, where no light was cast by the sun or the moon; the earth in front of the cave was full of poppies and other sleep-inducing plants. The river...

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racehorse, see Somnus (horse). For other uses, see Hypnos (disambiguation). In Greek mythology, Hypnos (/ˈhɪpnɒs/; Greek: Ὕπνος, "sleep") was the personification

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Bellerophon

Bellerophon

Bellerophon

Bellerophon provides a lesson in the proper relationship between a mortal hero and the gods. When he was young he honored the gods and won their favor, but eventually his pride got the better of him and led to his downfall.

Bellerophon was the son of Poseidon and Eurynome, wife of...

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For other uses, see Bellerophon (disambiguation). Bellerophon (/bəˈlɛrəfən/; Greek: Βελλεροφῶν) or Bellerophontes (Βελλεροφόντης) is a hero of Greek

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Morpheus

Morpheus

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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Phoebe

Phoebe

Phoebe was one of the Titans, daughter of Uranus and Gaea. She was married to her brother Coeus, with whom she had Asteria (the starry one) and Leto. The Olympians Apollo and Artemis, twin siblings, were the children of Leto; thus, they were often referred to as Phoebus and Phoebe respectively,...

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word Phoebe could mean any of the following. Phoebe (bird), the common name for birds of genus Sayornis in the tyrant flycatcher family Phoebe (moon)

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Mount Olympus

Mount Olympus

In Greek mythology, Mount Olympus was the dwelling of the Olympian Gods and it was created after the Titanomachy, the battle during which the Olympians defeated their predecessors, the Titans. The peak Mytikas was then called Pantheon and was the venue where all the fiery discussions among the...

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Greece. For the volcano on the planet Mars, see Olympus Mons. For other uses, see Olympus. Mount Olympus (/oʊˈlɪmpəs, ə-/; Greek: Όλυμπος, pronounced

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Aether

Aether

Aether was one of the primordial deities in Greek mythology, the son of the primordial deities Erebus (darkness) and Nyx (night), or according to Orphic Hymns, Chronos (time) and Ananke (necessity). He was the personification of the upper air that only gods breathe, as opposed to the normal air...

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Aether, æther or ether may refer to: Aether (classical element), the material supposed to fill the region of the universe above the terrestrial sphere

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Perses

Perses

Perses was a Titan god in Greek mythology, son of the Titans Crius and Eurybia. He represented destruction and peace. He was married to the Titan goddess Asteria, with whom he had one daughter, Hecate; she was the goddess of wilderness, witchcraft and magic.

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and the Oceanid Perseis Perses (Iranian cyrus soldier), Iranian soldier in 2500 year ago Perses (brother of Hesiod) Perse (disambiguation) Perseus

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Nemesis

Nemesis

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

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Zeus

Zeus

Zeus was the god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian gods. He overthrew his father, Cronus, and then drew lots with his brothers Poseidon and Hades, in order to decide who would succeed their father on the throne. Zeus won the draw and became the supreme ruler of the gods, as well as lord of...

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For other uses, see Zeus (disambiguation). Zeus (/ˈzjuːs/ ZEWS; Ancient Greek: Ζεύς, Zeús, [zdeǔ̯s]; Modern Greek: Δίας, Días [ˈði.as]) was the sky and

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Clymene

Clymene

Clymene was a Titan goddess in Greek mythology, daughter of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys, thus making her an Oceanid. She was the goddess of renown, fame, and infamy. She was married to the Titan Iapetus, and they had four sons, Atlas, Epimetheus, Prometheus and Menoetius. She was also a...

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Clymene or Klymenê (from Greek name Κλυμένη "famous woman") may refer to: Clymene (mythology), name of multiple figures in Greek mythology 104 Klymene

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Doris

Doris

Doris was an Oceanid, a sea nymph, daughter of Oceanus and Tethys. She was married to Nereus, with whom she had a son, Nerites, and fifty daughters, known as the water nymphs Nereids. One of the Nereids was Thetis, who later gave birth to Achilles.

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Doris may refer to: Doris (Asia Minor), region of Asia Minor inhabited by Dorians Doris (Greece), region in central Greece in which the Dorians had

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Epaphus

Epaphus

Epaphus was the son of Zeus and Io; his name, meaning "touch", shows the way he was born - that is, by Zeus' touch. He was born either on the island of Euboea, or in Egypt, on the river Nile. When he grew up, he became the king of Egypt. Moreover, he was considered to have been the founder of...

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Belus, another mythological king of Egypt, is a grandson of Epaphus. David Rohl identifies Epaphus with the Hyksos pharaoh Apophis. Apollod. ii. 1. §§ 3

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Heroes

Heroes

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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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The Pleiades

The Pleiades

The Pleiades were the seven daughters of the Titan Atlas and the nymph Pleione. They were in the service of goddess Artemis. They were Maia, mother of Hermes; Electra, mother of Dardanus, founder of Troy; Taygete; Alcyone; Celaeno; Sterope; and Merope. When their father was given the fate of...

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article is about the star cluster. For other uses of Pleiades or Pléiades, see Pleiades (disambiguation). In astronomy, the Pleiades (/ˈplaɪədiːz/ or

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