Top 100 Figures from Greek Mythology

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DescriptionImportant Person from Greek MythParents
Titan father of six of the OlympiansUranus and Gaia
Titan mother of six of the OlympiansUranus and Gaia
Husband of Helen; King of SpartaAtreus and Aerope
Mother of Antigone, Ismene, Eteocles, and PolynicesMenoeceus
Sentenced to eternal hunger and eternal thirstZeus and Pluto (not the guy)
Goddess of witchcraft and cross-roadsPerses and Asteria
Bound to a wheel of fire for attempting to rape HeraPhlegyas and Perimele
Goddess of the HearthCronos and Rhea
Spurned witch who killed her two childrenAeetes and Idyia
Prophetess no one will believePriam and Hecuba
Wily King of IthacaLaertes and Anticleia
Leader of the Seven Against ThebesTalaus and Lysimache
Carries arrows causing love and hateAres and Aphrodite
Lyre player, went to the Underworld to fetch his loverOeagrus and Calliope
Dies in chariot accident after false accusations by his step-motherTheseus and Hippolyta
First wife of HeraclesCreon
Ate pomegrante seeds in the UnderworldZeus and Demeter
Wove a shroud to deceive suitorsIcarius and Periboea
Achilles' war prize taken from him by AgamemnonBrises
Married to Neoptolemus and OrestesMenelaus and Helen
Mother of Dionysus, immolatedCadmus and Harmonia
Fell in love with his own reflectionCephisus and Liriope
God of the ForgeZeus and Hera
Slayer of the Minotaur, founder of AthensAegeus/Poseidon and Aethra
Mother of Andromeda who boasted of her beautyUranus and Gaia
'Sing, o muse the wrath of...'Peleus and Thetis
Gave fire to man and was punishedUranus and Gaia
Fell in love with Narcissus and wasted awayUnknown
Pursued by the Furies for killing his mother who killed his fatherAgamemnon and Clytemnestra
Must roll a rock up a hill every dayAeolus and Aenarete
Fell in love with her step son, committed suicideMinos and Pasiphae
Founder of an unlucky house and brother of ThyestesPelops and Hippodamia
Gives Theseus a ball of yarnMinos and Pasiphae
Turned into a rock, lost all 14 of her childrenTantalus
DescriptionImportant Person from Greek MythParents
Completed 12 LaborsZeus and Alcmene
Sowed dragons' teeth, founder of ThebesAgenor and Telephassa
Messenger GodZeus and Maia
Abducted by Zeus in the form of a white bullAgenor and Telephassa
Slept with Zeus disguised as her husband AmphitryonElectryon and Anaxo
Bore Artemis and ApolloCoeus and Phoebe
Personification of nightChaos
Second wife of Heracles, accidentally killed himOeneus and Althaea
Buries her brother against her uncle's wishesOedipus and Jocasta
Chained to a rock to be devoured by a sea-monsterCepheus and Cassiopeia
Forced to hold the world on his shouldersUranus and Gaia
Killed her husband when he returned from war with CassandraTyndareus and Leda
King of the Phaecians, gave Odysseus passage homeNausithous
Slayer of MedusaZeus and Danae
Goes on from Troy to found the Roman raceAnchises and Aphrodite
Captain of the Argonauts, one sandaled manAeson and Tyro
Drove his father's sun chariot, struck down by ZeusHelios and Clymene
Lost the battle over the armor of AchillesTelamon and Periboea
Goddess of the HarvestCronos and Rhea
Precursors to Romeo and Juliet: 2 peopleUnknown
God of Music, ProphecyZeus and Leto
Attempted to rape Leto; has his liver pecked outZeus and Elara
Ugliest man at TroyAgrius
Goddess of LoveZeus and Dione / Uranus's castrated genitals / ?
Turned into a cow by Hera and guarded by ArgusInachus and Melia
King of the GodsCronos and Rhea
Goddess of the moon, fell in love with EndymionUranus and Gaia
Impregnanted by Zeus in the form of golden rainAcrisius and Eurydice
Brothers of Helen, Dioscuri: 2 peopleZeus/Tyndareus and Leda
Owner of a cursed necklace; wife of Cadmus Ares and Aphrodite
Personification of Sky, castrated by his sonGaia
Goddess of WisdomZeus and Metis
Murders his father, marries his motherLaius and Jocasta
Turned into a fly, eaten by Zeus, bore AthenaOceanus and Tethys
DescriptionImportant Person from Greek MythParents
Giantess mother of PolyphemusPhorcys and Ceto
Slayer of the ChimeraGlaucus/Poseidon and Eurynome
Turned into a laurel tree, spurned ApolloPeneus and Gaia
Goddess of the HuntZeus and Leto
Torn apart by his mother and aunts in a frenzyEchion and Agave
God of WineZeus and Semele
Defeated in a footrace, distracted by golden applesIasus and Clymene
Died when he flew too close to the sunDaedalus
God of the sun and father of PhaethonUranus and Gaia
Goddess of MarriageCronos and Rhea
Killed, had his shoulder eaten by Demeter, resurrectedTantalus and Clytia
Woman whose face launched a thousand shipsZeus and Leda
Best Trojan warrior; husband of AndromachePriam and Hecuba
Seduced by Zeus as a swanThestius and Eurythemis
Blackness out of which came everythingUmm....
50 girls who killed their husbands/cousinsDanaus
Built the labyrinthEupalamus and Alcippe
Phaeacian princess who rescued Odysseus Alcinous and Arete
God of the UnderworldCronos and Rhea
Unlucky young sailor who fell off Circe's roofUnknown
King of Troy during the Trojan WarLaomedon and Leucippe (?)
Amazon queen who was killed by AchillesAres and Otrere
Goddess of the dawn, fell in love with TithonusUranus and Gaia
Personification of EarthChaos
Giver of the Golden Apple, Prince of TroyPriam and Hecuba
Husband of Clytemnestra; leader of the Greeks at TroyAtreus and Aerope
Pious couple turned into a linden & oak tree 2 peopleUnknown
God of WarZeus and Hera
Unlucky maiden who died of a snakebite at her weddingApollo
Friend/lover/cousin of AchillesMenoetius
Son of Zeus killed in the Trojan War, caused blood rainZeus and Europa
God of the SeaCronos and Rhea

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