Top 100 Figures from Greek Mythology

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

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