Top 100 Figures from Greek Mythology

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

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