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Goddess of youth/pictured as eagle w/Zeus/daughter of Zeus & Hera/cupbearer to gods until she became wife of Heracles/drew baths for Ares & helped Hera into chariot
Couple in Babylon whose parents keep them apart/whisper love thru crack in wall/wind up killing themselves/reason mulberries are dark (blood)/basis for Romeo & Juliet
Giant huntsman/met Merope in Boeotia & was blinded by her father Oenopion/hunted w/Artemis on Crete & was killed by her arrow or by giant scorpion/made constellation by Zeus
Giant who tried to rape Leto at behest of Hera/slain by Artemis & Apollo/Zeus had 2 vultures in Tartarus eat his liver every day/son of Zeus by Elara
Nephew of Heracles & Argonaut/helped w/some Labors/cauterized each neck of Hydra after Heracles beheaded it/Heracles gave him his wife Megara
Argonaut who was served by Apollo by Zeus' orders/married Alcestis after yoking a lion & boar to chariot (helped by Apollo)
Brother giants Otus & Ephialtes/sons of Poseidon & Iphimedia/never stopped growing/wanted Artemis & Hera for brides/could only be killed by each other/Artemis tricked them to do it
Husband of Atalanta/appealed to Aphrodite for help in beating her in footrace/was given 3 golden apples to distract her/later they were turned into lions by Cybele
Concubine of Agamemnon/daughter of priest of Apollo/won't let him ransom so Apollo sends plague/gives her up but takes Briseis from Achilles/became medieval Cressida
Legendary early ruler of Athens/Hephaestus tried to rape Athena/couldn't catch her/he impregnated earth which gave birth to this person/was raised in box by Athena as foster mothe
Son of Zeus by Antiope/twin brother of Zethus/together they built Thebes/husband of Niobe/killed himself after Artemis & Apollo killed his children
Name given to High Priestess of Apollo at Delphi/most powerful woman of classical world/may have delivered frenzied utterances after breathing vapors rising from chasm in rock
Wife of Orpheus/was allowed to leave underworld w/him on condition that he walked in front & didn't look back/he looked back before she got out/she disappeared back to underworldd
Greek soldier during the Trojan War who built the Trojan horse/he was one of 30 inside it b/c only he could open the catch to let the soldiers out
Also Hippodameia/blond princess of Lyrnessus/became concubine of Achilles/taken by Agamemnon causing Achilles to leave/gets her back when he comes to revenge Patroclus' death
God of dreams & sleep/had wings but could mimic any human form & appear in dreams/son of Hypnos/brother of Phobeter & Phantasos
Only child of Menelaus & Helen/betrothed to Orestes by her grandfather before Trojan War/during war Menelaus promised her to Neoptolemus/led to fight & death of Neoptolemus
Infant son of Hector & Andromache/killed by either Neoptolemus or Odysseus when thrown from the walls of Troy
Physician of the gods mentioned by Homer & Hesiod/later became associated with Apollo
Son of Apollo by Coronis/raised by Chiron/killed by Zeus after raising Hippolytus from dead/father of Hygieia, Iaso, Aceso, Aglaea, & Panacea/rod of modern medical symbol
Wooden statue of Pallas Athena upon which the safety of Troy & later Rome were said to depend/stolen by Odysseus & Diomedes/taken to future site of Rome by Aeneas
Son of Odysseus & Circe/when grown she sent him to Ithaca/he attacked it thinking it was Corfu/he killed Odysseus in ensuing fight/later married Penelope
Titan born of Oceanus & Tethys/1st great spouse of Zeus/mother of wisdom & cunning/mother of Athena by Zeus/swallowed by Zeus
Nymph responsible for distracting Hera from Zeus's affairs by talking incessantly/when Hera discovered it, she cursed her to only repeat the words of others
Goddess of discord/not invited to marriage of Peleus & Thetis/threw golden apple among Aphrodite, Hera, & Athena to start feud
Son of Achilles/killed Priam & Astyanax/killed Polyxena at demand of father's ghost/took Andromache as concubine/fathered Molossos w/her/killed by Orestes over Hermione
Could charm all living things w/his music/saved Argonauts from Sirens w/music/went to underworld to bring his wife back from dead-she vanished when he turned around too soon
Daughter of Peleus/known for love of husband Admetus/took husband's place at death but returned by Heracles

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