AP Lit Mythology

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son of Zeus and the founder-king of Mycenae and slayer of the Gorgon Medusa
a king of Argos and a son of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; he killed his mother in revenge for her murder of his father
a son of Priam whose abduction of Helen resulted in the Trojan War
The king of the gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus and the god of the sky, weather, thunder, lightning, law, order, and fate. He is the youngest son of Cronus and Rhea, whom he overt
king of Troy during the Trojan War
The goddess of wisdom, warfare, battle strategy, heroic endeavour, handicrafts and reason. According to most traditions, she was born from Zeus's head fully formed and armored. She
leader of the Nereids who presided over the spawning of marine life in the sea
the three-headed hound who guarded the gates of Hades
hero of the Trojan War and a central character in Homer's Iliad. Also Dipped in the Styx river by his heel.
a king of Athens and slayer of the Minotaur
husband of Helen of Troy, and a central figure in the Trojan War. He was the son of Atreus and Aerope, and brother of Agamemnon king of Mycenae and, according to the Iliad, leader
known not only for his courage but also for his noble and courtly nature, a Trojan prince and the greatest fighter for Troy in the Trojan War; first-born son of King Priam and Quee
king of Mycenae and commander of the Greek armies during the Trojan War
daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose abduction brought about the Trojan War
goddess of the soul
a hero of the Trojan War and king of Salamis
compelled to perform a series of heroic tasks, or Labors. Amongst these were slaying the many-headed Hydra, retrieving the Golden Apples of the Hesperides and bringing the hellhoun
The god of war, bloodlust, violence, manly courage, and civil order. The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as either a mature, bearded warrior dressed in battle arms, or a nude
the god of desire, affection and erotic love. He is often portrayed as the son of the goddess Venus, with a father rarely mentioned.
a king of Thebes fated to kill his father and marry his mother
King of Seriphos who sent Perseus after Medusa's head.
a mortal woman transformed into a hideous gorgon by Athena
a king of Crete; after his death, became one of the judges of the dead in the Underworld
sorceress and wife of Jason, who killed her own children to punish Jason for his infidelity
hero and king of Ithaca whose adventures are the subject of Homer's Odyssey; he also played a key role during the Trojan War
an ancient Greek mythological hero who was famous for his role as the leader of the Argonauts and their quest for the Golden Fleece. He was the son of Aeson, the rightful king of I
The goddess of love, beauty and desire. Although married to Hephaestus she had many lovers, most notably Ares. She was depicted as a beautiful woman. Her symbols include the rose,
The god of wine, parties and festivals, madness, chaos, drunkenness and pleasure at forever young. He was depicted in art as either an older bearded god or a pretty effeminate, lon
Mother of Perseus by Zeus, who entered her locked room in a shower of gold
The god of music, healing, plague, the sun, prophecies, poetry, and archery; associated with light, truth and the sun. He is Artemis' twin brother and Hermes' elder (half)brother,
sister of Helen and unfaithful wife of Agamemnon
mother and wife of Oedipus
a king of Anatolia who butchered his son Pelops and served him as a meal to the gods; he was punished with the torment of starvation, food and drink eternally dangling just out of
Queen of marriage, women, childbirth, heirs, kings and empires. She is the wife of Zeus and daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She was usually depicted as a beautiful woman wearing a cro
Titan forced to carry the sky upon his shoulders. Also Son of Iapetus.

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