Sirens Greek The Nymphs whose sweet song lured sailors to destruction by making them go mad and therefore become shipwrecked on the coast where the Sirens lived.
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- 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.
- Dryads (Nymphs; Tree) Greek The lives of some were entwined with specific trees; they lived and died with that tree.
- Nereids Greek The Nymphs of the sea, specifically the Mediterranean Sea; the daughters of Nereus, an ancient sea god, and Doris, a daughter of Oceanus.
- Nestor Greek King of Pylos (on the west coast of Messenia, in the Peloponnesus) and, at 60 years old, the oldest and most experienced of the chieftains who fought in the Trojan War.
- Dioscuri (Sons of Zeus) Greek A title used in Greek and Roman mythology for the twin brothers Castor and Polydeuces, whose Roman name was Pollux.