List of Greek mythological figures


List of Greek mythological figures

A listing of Greek mythological beings. Many of the gods and goddesses had Roman and Etruscan equivalents. See also family tree of the Greek gods and the list of Greek mythological creatures. For a list of the deities of many cultures (including this one), see list of deities.

Immortals


=Olympian deities=


=Primordial deities=

Titans

* Thesis
* Cronus
* Atlas
* Oceanus
* Tethys
* Hyperion
* Theia
* Coeus
* Phoebe
* Rhea
* Crius
* Iapetus
* Prometheus
* Helios

The Hundred-Handed Ones (Hecatoncheires)

* Briareus (or Aegaeon) (Βριάρεως)
* Gyes
* Cottusgeit


=Cyclopes=

* Arges
* Brontes
* Steropes
* Polyphemus (Πολύφημος)

River gods

* Achelous (Αχέλους or Αχελώος in contemporary Greek)
* Acheron (Αχέρων)
* Acis
* Alpheus (Αλφειός)
* Asopus (Ασωπός)
* Cladeus
* Eurotas (Ευρώτας)
* Peneus (Πηνειός)
* Styx
* Emanopsus

Nymphs

* Adrasteia (Αδράστεια)
* Clytie
* Crataeis
* Daphne (Δάφνη)
* Dryads (Δρυάς-Δρυάδες in plural)
* Hamadryads (Αμαδρυάς-Αμαδρυάδες in plural)
* Metope (Μετώπη)
* Naiads (Ναιάδες)
** Cleochareia
* Nereids (Νηρηίδες)
** Amphitrite (Αμφιτρίτη)
** Arethusa (Αρετούσα)
* Oceanids (Ωκεανίδες)
** Eidyia
* Oreads
** Echo (Ηχώ)

Giants

* Agrius
* Alcyoneus
* Aloadae
**Otus
** Orion (Ωρίων)
**Ephialtes (Εφιάλτης)
* Antaeus (Ανταίος)
* Argus (Άργος)
* Enceladus (Εγκέλαδος)
* Tityos

Other deities

* Achilles Ascendant hero
* Adephagia Goddess of gluttony
* Aeolus (Aiolos) (Αίολος) God of the winds
* Agdistis hermaphroditic demon
* Alastor God/demon of family feuds
* Alectrona Goddess of the morning or waking up
* Alexiares and Anicetus Twin guardians of Mt. Olympus
* Amphitrite (Αμφιτρίτη) Goddess of the sea, wife of Poseidon
* Anakes
* Antheia Goddess of flowers and flowery wreaths
* Aphaea Minor goddess of agriculture and fertility
* Aristaeus A good hunter and inventor
* Asclepius (Ασκληπιός) God of healing
* Astraea (Αστραία) Virgin Goddess of justice
* Ate Goddess of foolish acts
* Attis
* Bia Goddess of violence
* Boreas (Βορέας) God of the north wind and of winter
* Brizo Goddess of sailors
* Cabiri
* Caerus God of luck and opportunity
* Calypso (Καλυψώ)
* Ceto Goddess of the dangers of the ocean and of sea monsters
* Charon Hades’ ferryman
* Circe (Κίρκη)
* Cotys
* Cragus
* Cybele (Κυβέλη)
* Dike Goddess of Justice
* Dioscuri (Διόσκουροι)
** Castor (Κάστορ)
** Polydeuces (Πολυδεύκης)
* Doris (Δωρίς) Goddess of the sea’s bounty
* Efreisone (Ευφροσύνη) Personification of the olive branch
* Eileithyia Goddess of childbirth
* Elpis (Ελπίς) Goddess of hope or expectation
* Enyalius Minor god of war
* Enyo Goddess of destructive war
* Eos (Ηώς) Goddess of the dawn
* Eosphorus God of the morning star
* The Erinyes, or "Furies"
* Eris (Έρις) Goddess of strife and discord
* Eros (Έρος) God of lust, love, and sex
* Eurynome (Ευρυνόμη)
* Eurus (Euros) God of the east wind
* Glaucus Minor sea god
* Gorgons (Γοργόνες)
** Stheno
** Euryale
** Medusa (a mortal) (Μέδουσα)
* Hêbê (Ήβη) Goddess of youth
* Hecate (Εκάτη)
* Hêlios (Ήλιος) Personification of the sun
* Heracles (Ηρακλής) Ascended hero
* Hespera
* Horae (Ώρες) (the hours)
** Thallo (Θαλλώ)
** Auxo (Αυξώ)
** Karpo (Καρπώ)
** Eunomia (Ευνομία)
** Dike (Δίκη)
** Eirene (Ειρήνη)
* Hybris (Ύβρις) God of hubris
* Hygieia (Υγεία) Goddess of cleanliness
* Hymen God of Marriage and Marriage Feasts
* Hypnos (Ύπνος) God of sleep
* Iris (Ίρις) Goddess of the rainbow and minor messenger
* Moira (Μοίρα)
* The three Moirae, or "Fates": (Μοίρες)
**Clotho (Κλωθώ)
**Lachesis (Λάχεσις)
**Atropos (Άτροπος)
* Mania (Μανία) Goddess of insanity
* Metis (Μέτις) Goddess of wisdom and thought
* Momus God of satire and criticism
* Morpheus (Μορφέας) God of dreams
* Muses (Μούσες)
** Calliope (Καλλιόπη)
** Clio (Κλειώ)
** Erato (Ερατώ)
** Euterpe (Ευτέρπη)
** Melpomene (Μελπομένη)
** Polyhymnia (Πολυμνία) - (Πολύμνια)
** Terpsichore (Τερψιχόρη)
** Thalia (Θάλεια)
** Urania (Ουρανία)
* Nemesis (Νέμεσις) Goddess of retribution
* Nereus (Νηρέας)
* Nike (Νίκη) Goddess of victory
* Notus (Νότος) God of the south wind
* Pan (Πάν) God of shepherds, pastures, and fertilityPhoebe goddess of the moon: Bright
* Perséphonê (Περσεφόνη) Goddess of the earth’s fertility
* Peitho (Πειθώ) Goddess of persuasion and seduction
* Pleiades (Πλειάδες)
* Psyche Goddess of the Soul
** Alcyone (Αλκυόνη)
** Sterope (Στερόπη)
** Celaeno (Κελαινώ)
** Electra (Ηλέκτρα)
** Maia (Μαία)
** Merope (Μερόπη)
** Taygete (Ταϋγέτη)
* Phorcys (Φόρκυς)
* Proteus (Πρωτεύς) Minor sea god
* Priapus (Πρίαπος) God of male virility
* Satyr (Σάτυροι)
* Selene (Σελήνη) Goddess of the moon
* Thanatos (Θάνατος) God/demon of death and mortality
* Thetis (Θέτις)
* Triton (Τρίτων) Poseidon’s messenger
* Typhon (Τυφών)
* Zephyrus (Ζέφυρος) God of the west wind

Mortals

A-B

* Abas
* Abderus
* Acacallis
* Acamas (Ακάμας)
* Acarnan (Ακαρνάν)
* Acastus
* Acestes
* Achaeus (Αχαιός)
* Achilles (Akhilleus) (Αχιλλεύς or Αχιλλέας)
* Acoetes
* Acrisius
* Actaeon (Aktaion)
* Actaeus
* Actor (Άκτωρ)
* Admetus (Άδμητος)
* Adonis (Άδωνις)
* Adrastus (Άδραστος)
* Aeacus (Aiakos) (Αιακός)
* Aeetes
* Aegeus (Αιγεύς)
* Aegialeia (Αιγιαλεία)
* Aegialeus
* Aegimius
* Aegina (Αίγινα)
* Aegisthus (Αίγισθος)
* Aegyptus (Αίγυπτος)
* Aeneas (Aineas) (Αινείας)
* Aeolus (Αίολος)
* Aepytus
* Aerope
* Aesacus
* Aeson (Aison)
* Aethalides
* Aethlius
* Aethra (Αίθρα)
* Aetolus (Αιτωλός)
* Agamedes
* Agamemnon (Αγαμέμνων)
* Agapenor
* Agasthenes
* Agave
* Agelaus (Ageláos)
* Agenor (Αγήνωρ)
* Aglaea (Αγλαΐα)
* Agraulus
* Agrius
* Agron
* Ajax the great (Aîas the great) (Αίας ο Μέγας)
* Ajax the lesser (Aîas the lesser) (Αίας ο Μικρός)
* Alcaeus (Alkaios) (Αλκαίος)
* Alcathous
* Alcestis (Άλκηστις)
* Alcidice
* Alcimede
* Alcinous (Αλκίνους or Αλκίνοος)
* Alcmaeon
* Alcmene (Alkmênê) (Αλκμήνη)
* Alcyone (Αλκυών or Αλκυόνη)
* Aleus
* Almus
* Aloeus
* Alope
* Althaea (Αλθαία)
* Althaemenes
* Amarynceus
* Amphiaraus (Αμφιάραος)
* Amphictyon (Αμφικτύων)
* Amphidamas (Αμφιδάμας)
* Amphilochus (Αμφίλοχος
* Amphimachus (Αμφίμαχος)
* Amphinomus (Amphínomos) (Αμφίνομος)
* Amphion
* Amphinomus
* Amphithea (Αμφιθέα)
* Amphitryon (Amphitrion) (Αμφιτρύων)
* Amyclas (Αμύκλας)
* Amycus
* Amymone
* Amyntor (Αμύντωρ)
* Amythaon
* Anaxagoras (Αναξαγόρας)
* Anaxibia
* Anaxo
* Ancaeus
* Anchialus (Αγχίαλος)
* Anchises (Αγχίσης)
* Andraemon
* Andreus
* Androgeus
* Andromache (Ανδρομάχη)
* Andromeda (Ανδρομέδα)
* Anius
* Antenor (Αντήνωρ)
* Anticlea (Antiklia)
* Antigone (Αντιγόνη)
* Antilochus (Αντίλοχος)
* Antimachus (Αντίμαχος)
* Antinous (Antinoös)
* Antion
* Antiope (Αντιόπη)
* Antiphates
* Antiphus
* Aphareus
* Apheidas
* Apis
* Apsyrtus
* Arachne (Arakhne) (Αράχνη)
* Arcas (Αρκάς)
* Arcesius (Arkêsios)
* Arete
* Argea
* Argeius
* Argos (Άργος)
* Ariadne (Αριάδνη)
* Arion (Αρίων)
* Aristodemus (Αριστόδημος)
* Aristomachus (Αριστόμαχος)
* Arsinoe (Αρσινόη)
* Asclepius (Ασκληπιός)
* Asius
* Assaracus
* Astacus
* Asterius
* Astyanax (Αστυάναξ)
* Astydameia (Αστυδάμεια)
* Astypalaea (Αστυπάλαια)
* Astyoche
* Atalanta (Αταλάντη)
* Athamas (Αθάμας)
* Atreus (Ατρέας)
* Atymnius
* Auge
* Augeas (Αυγείας)
* Autesion
* Autolycus
* Automedon (Αυτομέδων)
* Autonoe
* Bateia
* Battus
* Baucis
* Bellerophon
* Belus
* Bias
* Borus
* Briseis
* Briseus
* Britomartis
* Broteas
* Bunus
* Busiris
* Butes
* Byblis

C-G

* Cadmus

* Caeneus (Caenis when female)
* Calchas
* Callidice
* Callirhoe
* Callisto
* Calyce
* Calydon
* Canace
* Canthus
* Capaneus
* Capys
* Car
* Carme
* Carnabon
* Cassandra
* Cassiopeia
* Castor
* Catreus
* Caunus
* Cebriones
* Cecrops
* Ceisus
* Celeus
* Cephalus
* Cepheus, King of Aethiopia
* Cepheus, King of Tegea
* Cerdo
* Cestrinus
* Ceyx
* Chalciope
* Chalcodon
* Chione
* Chiron
* Chloris
* Chryseis
* Chryses
* Chrysippus
* Chrysothemis
* Chthonius
* Cilix
* Cinyras
* Cleite
* Cleodaeus
* Cleopatra
* Clymene
* Clymenus
* Clytemnestra
* Clytius
* Codrus
* Comaetho
* Copreus
* Corcyra
* Corinthus
* Coronis
* Coronus
* Cranaus
* Creon
* Cresphontes
* Crete
* Cretheus
* Creusa
* Crisus
* Croesus
* Cychreus
* Cycnus
* Cylla
* Cynortas
* Cyparissus
* Cypselus
* Cytisorus
* Cyzicus
* Daedalion
* Daedalus
* Damocles
* Danaë
* Danaus
* Dardanus
* Dascylus
* Deianeira
* Deimachus
* Deion
* Deiphobus
* Deiphontes
* Deipyle
* Demonassa
* Demonice
* Demophon
* Deucalion
* Dexamenus
* Dia
* Dictys
* Diomedes
* Diores
* Dioscuri (Castor and Polydeuces)
* Dirce
* Dius
* Dolius
* Dolon
* Dorus
* Dryope
* Echemus
* Echetus
* Echion
* Eetion
* Elatus (Élatos)
* Electra
* Electryon
* Eleius
* Elephenor
* Eleusis
* Elpenor
* Elymus (Elumos)
* Endeis
* Endymion
* Epaphus
* Epeius
* Epicasta
* Epidaurus
* Epopeus
* Erechtheus
* Erginus (Erginos)
* Erichthonius
* Eriphyle
* Eteocles
* Eumaeus (Eumaios)
* Eumelus
* Europa
* Eurotas
* Euryalus
* Euryclea (Eurýkleia)
* Eurylochus
* Eurymachus
* Eurypylus
* Eurystheus
* Eurytion
* Eurytus
* Ganymede

H-L

*Haemon
*Hector (Hektor)
*Hecuba (Hekuba)
*Helen
*Helenus
*Helle
*Helios (mythology)
*Heracles (Heraklês)
*Hermaphroditus
*Hermione
*Hippocoon
*Hippodamia, wife of Pilops
*Hippodamia, wife of Pirithous
*Hippolyta
*Hippolytus
*Hippomedon
*Hippomenes
*Hylas
*Iambe
*Icarius
*Icarus
*Idomeneus
*Ino
*Io
*Iolaus
*Iole
*Iphicles
*Iphigenia
*Iphthime
*Irus
*Ismene
*Ixion
*Jason
*Jocasta
*Kristi Dauma
*Labdacus
*Laërtês
*Lahkesis
*Laius
*Laodamas
*Laomedon
*Leda
*Lelex
*Lycaon
*Lycus

M-P

*Machaon
*Marsyas
*Medea
*Medôn
*Medusa (the mortal gorgon)
*Melampus
*Melanthus
*Meleager
*Memnon
*Menelaus
*Menestheus
*Messene
*Midas
*Minos
*Munippus
*Myles
*Myrrha
*Myrtilus
*Narcissus
*Nausicaa
*Neleus
*Neoptolemus
*Nephele
*Nestor

*Nimrit/Maya
*Niobe
*Nycteus
*Odysseus
*Oebalus
*Oedipus
*Oeneus
*Oenomaus
*Ogygus
*Oileus
*Olenus
*Orestes
*Orion
*Orpheus
*Oxyntes
*Pandion I
*Pandion II
*Pandarus
*Pandora
*Paris
*Parthenopeus
*Patroclus
*Peleus
*Pelias
*Pelopia
*Pelops
*Penélopê (Penelopeia)
*Peneus
*Penthesilea
*Pentheus
*Periphetes
*Perseus (Perseos) (Περσεύς, Περσέως)
*Phaethon (Phaëton)
*Phegeus
*Philemon
*Philoctetes
*Phineas
*Phineus
*Phocus
*Phoenix (Phoinix)
*Phrixus
*Phyleus
*Pirithous
*Pittheus
*Podalirius
*Polites
*Polycaon
*Polydorus
*Polynices
*Polyxena
*Priam
*Procrustes (Prokrustes)
*Proetus
*Prosymnus
*Protesilaus
*Psyche
*Pterelaos
*Pygmalion
*Pylades
*Pyramus
*Pyrrhag

R-Z

*Rhadamanthys
*Rhesus
*Sarpedon
*Semele
*Sisyphus
*Sparta
*Sthenelus
*Tantalus
*Telamon
*Telemachus (Telémakhos, Telemachos)
*Telephus
*Teucer
*Theoclymenus
*Thersander
*Thersites
*Theseus (Theseos)
*Thisbe
*Thyestes
*Thymoetes
*Tithonus
*Tlepolemus
*Trophonius
*Tydeus
*Tyndareus
*Xuthus
*Zetes
*Zethus


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