Top 100 Figures from Greek Mythology

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

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