Lotus-Eaters (Loto phagi) Greek In Homer's Odyssey, people who lived on the fruit or the roots of the lotus plant.
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- Myrmidons Greek Warlike people of ancient Thessaly, in the eastern part of the Greek mainland, who accompanied the hero Achilles into battle in the Trojan War.
- Odyssey Greek The epic poem by Homer that describes the adventures of Odysseus on his homeward voyage to Ithaca after the Trojan War.
- Olympian gods Greek The 12 (sometimes 13) major deities who lived atop Mount Olympus; the primary gods of the Greek pantheon of classical Greece.
- Polyphemus Greek The savage, one-eyed giant of Homer's Odyssey.
- Hesperides (Daughters of the West) Greek The Dryads, or wood nymphs; sisters, who lived in the beautiful garden on the western edge of the world and helped guard the tree that grew the golden apples of the goddess Hera.