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Personal gods

Roman The earliest Romans, those living on the hills that would eventually form the center of the great city and those living in nearby regions in the 700s and 600s b.c., believed in a large number of spiritual forces that guided their individual lives. As Rome grew from a small community to a vast empire, the culture adopted the beliefs of the many people...

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Perseus

Greek Son of the god Zeus and Danae; husband of Andromeda; father of Perses; slayer of the Gorgon Medusa. After many exploits, Perseus may have become king of Argos, but legends differ about what actually happened. Some say that Perseus, Andromeda, and their son, Perses, went to Asia and founded the land of Persia; others say that Perseus accepted the throne of Tiryns and...

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Perses

(Destroyer) Greek A little-known secondgeneration Titan, the son of Crius and Eurybia. He married the Titaness Asteria, and together they were the parents of the goddess Hecate. Perses was considered by some ancient Greek writers to be a god of wisdom and by others a god of war, as was his brother Pallas. Perses was credited with laying waste to battlefields. A different Perses was...

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Persephone

(Kore) Greek Daughter of Demeter and Zeus; called Proserpina by the Romans. Persephone was stolen from her mother by Hades, god of the Underworld (1). Demeter went mad with grief and caused drought and famine on Earth while she searched in vain for her daughter. At last, Zeus sent Hermes to bring Persephone back to her mother, but Persephone was obliged to spend one-third...

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Penthesilea

Greek Amazon queen who led her female warriors to Troy to help the Trojans in the Trojan War. Penthesilea fought bravely against Achilles, the Greek hero. It is said that she was so brave and beautiful that Achilles fell in love with her even as he killed her. King Priam of Troy gave her a magnificent funeral. In some accounts Penthesilea inadvertently killed her sister,...

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Penelope

Greek The daughter of Icarius and Periboea; the wife of the hero Odysseus; mother of Telemachus. During the long absence of Odysseus during the Trojan War and his long voyage home to Ithaca (see Odyssey) many men saw Penelope as a wealthy and desirable widow. Suitors overwhelmed the palace and Penelope was obliged to entertain them at great cost. Penelope held them off by...

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Penates

Roman Each household had two Penates, spirits or gods who protected the family storeroom. These were family gods, honored at dinnertime when people gave part of every meal to them, pushing part of the dinner—not merely the leftovers—into the family fire. Guarding the pantry was a critical job in the early Roman agricultural society, and people worshiped their Penates in private, often around the hearth...

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Pelops

Greek Son of Dione and Tantalus; brother of Niobe. He married Hippodameia and became the father of Atreus and Thyestes. Pelops's first appearance in mythology was an unfortunate one. He was served up in a stew made by his wicked father to test the gods. All the gods and goddesses realized what was happening, except for Demeter, who was distracted with grief from losing her...

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Peloponnesus

(Peloponnese) Greek The peninsula that lies south of the Greek mainland, connected to the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth. It is named after Pelops, in Greek mythology the son of Tantalus and the founder of the Atreid dynasty. In the ancient world, the chief divisions of the Peloponnesus were Elis, Achaea, Argos, and Corinth in the north; and Laconia and Messenia in the...

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Pelion

Greek A mountain in the north of Thessaly, connected with Mount Ossa on the northwest. In Greek mythology, the giant brothers Ephialtes and Otus, known as the Aloeids, "piled Pelion upon Ossa" in an attempt to reach the heavens (Olympus). The phrase has come to mean adding difficulty upon difficulty. Mount Pelion was the home of Chiron, the gentle Centaur....

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Pelias

Greek Son of Tyro, a half brother of Aeson, from whom Pelias stole the throne of Iolcus, in Thessaly. When his nephew, Jason, son of Aeson, reached manhood and demanded his share of the kingdom, Pelias sent him on what was thought to be a hopeless quest—to find and bring back the Golden Fleece. Jason returned, triumphant, bringing with him Medea, the sorceress-queen. Meanwhile,...

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Peleus

Greek Son of King Aecus; brother of Telamon; husband of Thetis; father, with Thetis, of the hero Achilles. Peleus and Telamon murdered their younger halfbrother, Phocus, the king's favorite. Peleus fled from the kingdom of Aegina to Phthia. There, he accidentally killed the king's son in the Calydonian Boar Hunt and had to flee once again. He came to Iolcus in Thessaly, but bad luck...

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Pegasus

Greek The famous winged horse of Greek mythology. He was born from the blood of the Gorgon Medusa, when the hero Perseus cut off her head. Pegasus carried Perseus to the rescue of Andromeda. He carried Bellerophon to the triumphant fight with the monster Chimera. When Bellerophon decided to ride his magical steed up to the home of the gods, Olympus, the god Zeus sent...

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Pax (Peace)

Roman The divinity who represented peace. Her feast day was January 3. While Pax was often called upon during civil wars, historical evidence suggests that people worshiped her far more after Augustus became the first emperor of Rome in 27 b.c. He built a temple to Pax in 13 b.c. on the Campus Martius, a large, flat open space between the Capitoline and Quirinal hills...

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Patroclus

Greek The close friend of the hero Achilles. When Achilles withdrew from the Trojan War, Patroclus assumed command of the Myrmidons, the troops of Achilles. Hector killed Patroclus in battle. Determined to avenge the death of his friend, Achilles went back into the war, killed Hector, and dragged his body around the tomb of Patroclus....

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Pasiphaë

Greek Daughter of Helios (the Sun); wife of Minos, king of Crete; mother with Minos of Ariadne, Androgeus, and Phaedra. From her strange union with a bull, Pasiphaë brought forth the Minotaur, a monster that was half human half bull....

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Parnassus

Greek A mountain in south-central Greece, a few miles north of the Gulf of Corinth which separates mainland Greece from the Peloponnesus. At the foot of the mountain stands Delphi, the shrine sacred to Apollo, whose seer, the Python, was renowned throughout the ancient world. Mount Parnassus was sacred to Apollo, Dionysus, and the nine muses. Bacchanalian rites took place in its caves and gorges,...

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Paris

Greek Son of Priam, the king of Troy, and of Hecuba. Before he was born, soothsayers prophesied that Paris would cause death and destruction. Accordingly, his parents placed him upon a mountainside (Mount Ida [2]) and left the infant to die. Shepherds rescued and raised Paris. He fell in love with Oenone but was later to abandon the nymph in favor of Helen. He...

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Parcae

Roman The origins of the Parcae in Roman mythology are unclear. By the time the influence of Greek mythology on Rome's religions reached its strongest, the Parcae had become the equivalent of the Greek Fates, three women who watched over a person's destiny. Their Roman names at this time were Nona, Decuma, and Morta. One presided over birth, one over marriage, and one over death....

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Pandora

(All-giving) Greek The first woman to appear on Earth, according to Greek mythology. The gods created her and sent her down to release upon the world all the misfortunes that could occur. At the command of the great god Zeus, the smith-god Hephaestus crafted her out of clay and the other gods and goddesses breathed into her surpassing beauty, charm, graciousness, and cunning. They also...

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Panacea

(Panaceia; All-healing) Greek A daughter of the god of medicine, Asclepius. Panacea symbolizes universal healing, particularly through the power of herbs. A temple to her stood at Oropus, in the region of Oropia, north of Attica. Panacea's sisters were Hygiea and Iaso, and her brothers, both doctors, were Machaon and Podalirius....

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Pan

Greek An ancient deity from the mountainous region of Arcadia, in Greece. Pan was a deity of herds and flocks, fertility, forests, and wildlife. He is usually depicted as half man, half goat. The Romans called him Faunus. Pan was a notable musician, playing the syrinx (panpipes, or Pipes of Pan), a seven-reed flute still played by Arcadian shepherds. In one myth, Pan challenged the...

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Pallas (Warrior)

Greek A second generation Titan; considered by some to be the god of warfare and of the springtime battle season. Pallas was the son of Crius and Eurybia and the brother of Astraeus and Perses; He married Styx, a daughter of Oceanus; and with her had four children, Zelus, Nike, Cratus, and Bia, whose names meant, respectively, zeal, victory, strength, and force, all terms of...

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Palladium

Greek The sacred statue of Pallas Athene that was said to have fallen from heaven. It stood in the temple of Athene in Troy. According to legend, Zeus sent the statue to Dardanus, the founder of Troy. Trojans believed that the preservation of the city depended on possession of the Palladium. During the Trojan War, two Greeks, Diomedes (1) and Odysseus, stole it, and...

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Pales

Roman An ancient spirit of agriculture and of flocks and herds. Pales is sometimes referred to as a god, sometimes as a goddess. Belief in this spirit existed in central Italy even before 752 b.c., when Romulus is said to have founded the city of Rome. The festival of Parilia on April 21 honors Pales. This celebration by shepherds exists in the oldest...

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