Words Derived from Myth

Can you name the words from these myths?

DefinitionWordFigure of Myth
Requiring great strength Hero who killed the Hydra as one of his 12 labors
Related to war; war-likeThe Roman god of war
A sudden fear or anxietyGreek god who is part goat
A building which exhibits objects of interestThe goddesses who inspire creation
A long or adventurous journeyA hero of the Trojan war who spent 10 years trying to get home
A breakfast food made from grain, usually eaten with milkThe Roman goddess of grain and agriculture
Complete disorder and confusionOriginal dark void from which everything appeared
The science that deals with the earth's physical structureThe earth personified as a goddess
Cheerful and friendlyAnother name for Jupiter
A food or drink which stimulates sexual desireThe Greek goddess of love
A book of mapsThe Titan who holds the world on his shoulders
A device which makes a loud, prolonged sound as a warningBird-women who tried to lure in sailors
Of exceptional size or powerThe older gods who preceded the Olympians
To torment or tease with something unattainableA fool who fed his son to the gods
An annoying womanA bird of prey with a woman's face
Sounds caused by sound waves reflecting back to the listenerShe fell in love with Narcissus
Excessive interest in oneself or one's appearanceHe fell in love with his own reflection
A drug obtained from opium and used to relieve painGod of dreams
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