Top 100 Figures from Greek Mythology

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Can you name the 100 most important figures from Greek mythology ?

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

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