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Helios

(Helius) (The sun god) Greek Helios was husband to Rhodos, the Nymph of the island of Rhodes, which he chose as his favored abode. Their children—Circe, Acetes, and Phaeton—were the first inhabitants of Rhodes. Helios is usually depicted as a charioteer who drove the Sun across the Earth from east to west each day. Helios was all-seeing and often called upon as a witness...

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Helicon, Mount

Greek The highest mountain in Boeotia, in the southern part of the Greek mainland. It was celebrated in Greek mythology as the haunt of the nine muses. The poet Hesiod lived on the slopes of Mount Helicon. In later mythology, the spring of Hippocrene, created when the winged horse Pegasus stamped his hoof, flowed just below the summit....

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Helenus

Greek Son of Priam and Hecuba; brother of Paris, Hector, and Cassandra. With his sister, Helenus shared the gift of prophecy. In Homer's Iliad, Helenus gives good advice to Hector, leader of the Trojans in the Trojan War. In the play Andromache, by Euripides, Helenus weds his fellow captive Andromache after the fall of Troy. In some accounts, Helenus becomes king of Epirus. In...

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Helen

Greek Daughter of Zeus and Leda, said to have been born from an egg, since Zeus came to Leda and mated with her disguised as a swan. Often called Helen of Troy, Helen was in fact from Sparta. She was the sister of the Dioscuri (Castor and Polydeuces) and of Clytemnestra. She became the wife of Menelaus, king of Troy. Helen was said...

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Hecuba

Greek Wife of King Priam of Troy; daughter of the king of Phrygia; mother of many, among them Hector, leader of the Trojans in the Trojan War, and Paris, whose abduction of Helen was a leading cause of the war. Hecuba was a character in Homer's Iliad and in Euripides' tragedies Hecuba and The Trojan Women....

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Hector

Greek A great hero of the Trojans (see Trojan War); eldest son of Priam, king of Troy, and of Hecuba; brother of Paris, Helenus, and Cassandra; husband of Andromache; father of Astyanax. Hector has very little mythology except in Homer's Iliad. His death, the violation of his body by Achilles, and his magnificent funeral bring the Iliad to an end. There are references to...

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Hecatoncheires

(Hecato nchires) Greek The hundred-handed giants, offspring of Gaia and Uranus. Their names were Briareus, Cottus, and Gyges. They helped Zeus in the war against the Titans. The Hundred-Handed Ones are thought to represent early bands of warriors, who were organized in groups of 100 men. In Latin poetry, their name is Centimani....

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Hecate

Greek A goddess with ancient origins whose traits changed significantly over time; daughter of Perses and Asteria. In her earliest form, Hecate was a goddess of goodwill who gave prosperity and victory to people. She was originally a Titan. In her later forms, Hecate was a powerful goddess of magic and witches. She presided over sorcery and had the power to send spirits of...

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Hebe

Greek Daughter of the gods Zeus and Hera and cupbearer to the gods. She became the wife of the hero Heracles after he was deified and transported to Olympus. Later Hebe was represented as the goddess of youth, with the power to rejuvenate, that is, bring back youth. In Roman mythlogy she is called Juventas (Youth)....

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Harpies

(Swift Robbers) Greek The storm winds; daughters of Electra (3), a sea Nymph, and an ancient sea god, Thaumus; sisters of the goddess of rainbows, Iris. In early stories, the Harpies were shown as beautiful winged women. They were said to appear suddenly and snatch up people and objects and were blamed for sudden disappearances. The Harpies served the great god Zeus, who wielded thunder...

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Harmonia

(Peace) Greek Daughter of Aphrodite and Ares; wife of Cadmus, king of Thebes. All the Olympian Gods attended the wedding of Harmonia and Cadmus. The gods blessed Harmonia with many gifts, including a golden necklace from Aphrodite, made by the smith-god, Hephaestus. The necklace had the power of giving unfading beauty to its wearer, but it would also bring misfortune in the later history of...

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Hades

Greek God of the Underworld, associated in Roman mythology with Pluto, Orcus, and Dis. Hades was the son of Cronus and Rhea, and like his sisters, Demeter, Hera, and Hestia, and his brother Poseidon, was swallowed by Cronus. His brother Zeus escaped and eventually rescued his brothers and sisters from Cronus. After the defeat of Cronus, Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades drew lots to see who...

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Greece

Today, a nation in southeastern Europe, part of the Balkan Peninsula. This country's official name is the Hellenic Republic, and the people who live there call their country "Ellas" or "Hellas." These names reflect images of the ancient past of this part of the Mediterranean world. Greek comes from Graeci, the name the Latin-speaking people of Italy gave to colonists from across the Ionian...

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Graea

(Gray Women) Greek Daughters of Phorcys and Ceto; sisters of the Gorgons. Their names were Dino, Enyo, and Pemphredo. The personification of old age, they had only one eye and one tooth to share among themselves. Perseus stole the eye as they passed it from one to another. He gave it back to them after they had told him the whereabouts of their sister,...

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Graces, The Three

Greek Goddesses of beauty and charm, they were themselves embodiments of both. The Graces are usually thought to be the daughters of the god Zeus and Eurynome. The poet Hesiod named them: Thalia (Flowering), Euphrosyne (Joy), and Aglaia (Radiance). The Three Graces were the personification of joy and well being. They were present at human and divine marriages, and constantly attendant upon the goddess of...

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Gorgons

(Grim Ones) Greek Three female monsters (the Euryae); daughters of Ceto and Phorcys; sisters of the Graea. Their names were Euryale, Stheno, and Medusa. They had the bodies of women, brass claws for hands, and snakes for hair. Two were immortal, but Medusa was not. The hero Perseus killed her and cut off her head....

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Gordian knot

Greek A puzzling and intricate knot tied by Gordius, king of Phrygia, in Asia Minor, in a rope linking the yoke and the pole of the ox-cart that had carried him to the temple of Zeus. Zeus, obeying the words of an oracle, made the peasant Gordius the new king of Phrygia. It is said that the ox-cart remained for centuries at Gordium, the...

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Golden Fleece

Greek This fabled fleece was worn on the back of an extraordinary ram. The ram could talk and think, it could move through the air as easily as on land, and it had a fleece of gold. The god Hermes sent the ram to rescue Phrixus and Helle, children of Athamas, king of Boeotia. The hero Jason and his companions, the Argonauts, overcame enormous...

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Golden Bough

Roman The Sybil of Cumae sent the hero Aeneas to obtain the Golden Bough, which would give him safe passage to the Underworld. The Golden Bough is thought to be the mistletoe, a plant that appears in many mythologies....

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Glaucus

(1) Greek The most famous Glaucus was the grandson of Bellerophon, a hero in the Iliad. Glaucus fought on the Trojan side during the Trojan War. He and the Greek hero Diomedes (1) discovered that their grandparents had been friends, so the two exchanged armor and vows of friendship. Another of Glaucus's friends was Sarpedon. When Sarpedon was killed, Glaucus appealed to the god Apollo...

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Gigantes

(Giants) Greek The offspring of Gaia and the blood of the wounded Uranus. Gaia prompted the giants to attack the Titan gods, and the War of the Giants began. The gods finally won, with the help of the hero Heracles, who used his bow to good effect. Zeus killed Porphyrion with a thunderbolt, Athene killed Enceladus, and Hephaestus hurled red-hot iron. Dionysus tripped up...

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Geryon

Greek A monster with three heads, three bodies, and six hands. Geryon owned red cattle, which were guarded by the two-headed dog, Orthrus, and the herdsman, Eurytion. In his Tenth Labor, the hero Heracles slew the dog and the herdsman. After a fearsome battle, Heracles defeated Geryon. From Geryon's blood sprang a tree that produced a stoneless, cherrylike fruit that yielded a blood-red dye....

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Genius

(plural: Geniti) (Creative Force, Guardian Spirit) Roman The spirit that attended a man from birth until death. (A Juno spirit accompanied a woman.) The genius determined the person's character, happiness, and fortune. The genius was the source of creativity; hence the word genius is used to describe an exceptionally talented person. In some accounts, each person was thought to have both a good and a...

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Ganymede

Greek A Trojan prince, great-grandson of Dardanus, the founder of Troy. The god Zeus, enraptured by the beauty of young Ganymede, carried him off to Olympus to be a cupbearer to the gods. Some say that Zeus took the form of an eagle for this exploit; others that the god came as a wind storm. There are many famed depictions of this event. Ganymede...

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Galli

Greek Priests of the goddess Cybele. They celebrated her with wild dances, loud music, and the clashing of shields and swords. These priests were akin to the Corybantes, who also worshipped Cybele, and were later identified with the Curetes of Crete....

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