Top 100 Figures from Greek Mythology

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

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