This was a hero in the Trojan war who was very strong, except for one spot
Wild uprsuers of sinners on earth (pursued Orestes after he killed his mother). Also, where we get the word furious.
Beings that decreed what would happen; even Zeus couldn't go against them (it was "fate").
Nine beings who used the arts to make humans happy
Opened the box that let evil into the world (only hope did not escape).
Shot arrows into people to make them fall in love.
A name that means "the soul," she was a uman who was finally made a goddess so Venus would be satisfied and her son, Cupid, could marry her. (Where we get psychology.)
Pyramus and Thisbe
A mythical couple after whom Shakespeare devised the story of Romeo and Juliet and also used their names in A Midsummer Night's Dream
Half bull half man... guarded the labyrinth in Crete.
Early created monsters, huge and strong, with one big eye in the middle of their foreheads.
A winged horse
This man, along with his son Icarus, escaped the Cretan labyrinth with wings he invented, but Icarus flew too close to the sun so the wings came off and he fell to his death.
Savage creatures who were half man, half horse
Asks riddles-- Oedipus finally guessed it
Goddess of the dawn (aurora borealis-- the northern lights).
Aurora's husband-- Aurora asked Zeus to make him immortal but she meglected to ask that he would stay young, so he got old but could not die. He turned into a babbling husk of a man who lived in a basket.
Two of the winds
Lord and ruler of the sea
Had goats' hoofs and horns (a satyr), played pipes, was god of the shepherds, and liked death (siren).
Lived on an island in the sea, had enchanting voices and lured sailors to their death (siren).
Scylla and Charybdis
Guarded a narrow strait and snatched the people going through it and killed them. Odysseus lost six of his men here.
Dragon-like creatures with wings whose looks turned mankind to stone
The lord of the great river that encircled the earth (ocean).
A myth of two people who got turned into birds... and the explanation for a week or so of calm weather where even the sea is still (today it is called 'halcyon days').
A sculptor who was a woman-hater, but he Hercules fell in love with a statue he made; finally Venus made the statue come alive (basis of "My Fair Lady").
The son of a god and a woman. Killed his wife and then was made to do 12 feats.
Strong man who carried the world on his back (atlas, a collection of maps).
A nine-headed monster whose heads grew back if any were cut off.
A three-headed, dragon-tailed dog in the underworld.
A civilization of giant, athletic women (the Amazon jungle).
Gods of love (erotic)
The elder gods
Ruler over other gods
A man who looked at his own reflection in a pool and fell in love with himself (narcissistic)
A happy, chattering nymph with whom Hera got upset and condemned her never to use her tongue again except to repeat what was said to her.
The goddess who answered a prayer from one who loved Narcissus... who scorned love. "May he that loves not others, love himself."
King of the winds.. helped Aeneas get back home
A defiant demi-god who gave fire to man, comforted Io, was humanity's benefactor and champion
A girl whom Hera hated and turned into a heifer, doomed to wander the coasts of Greece and other lands in a frenzy but ultimately Zeus restored her to human form when she reached the Nile. Hercules was her descendant.
Zeus fell in love with this woman
Protector of a great city-state
God of the underworld and of the dead
God of war
A goddess who tries to keep Odysseus on her island by offering him immortality
A woman who turned all of Odysseus' men itno pigs when they reached her island
Messenger of the gods; appeared in the Odyssey
The goddess of the rainbow and also a messenger of the gods
A gorgon who had snakes for her hair and turned anybody who looked upon her into stone.
The tall, fortified hill in Athen which held the Parthenon and other religious and civic buildings.
A bettle where the soldiers from Athens marched 26 miles north to this site and then turned around and fought immediately.
The River Styx
The famous river in Hades that you had to take to cross over into the underworld
The polis which was disciplined and focused upon athletic and military and prowess.
The Greek polis protected by the goddess Athena
Means coming from all of Greece
Someone who predicted the future. Most famous at Delphi
The main champion on the Trojan side-- says goodbye to his wife Andromache and his infant son as he goes into battle
This man argues with King Agamemnon over the girl, Briseis, and he will not make amends, even when Agamemnon senss a council of wise men to try to persuade him. However, this man's rage is even greater toward Hector who kills his best friend, Patroclus, and he finally kills Hector and lashes his body to his chariot, dragging it through the dust.
Clytemnestra's son who kills his mother to revenge his father's death.
Wife of King Menelaus of Sparta who was abducted by Paris, thus starting the Trojan War
Jilted by Jason who decides to marry King Creon's daughter, so she takes revenge by killing Creon's daughter and hers and Jason's two sons
A character in a play by Aristophanes who had a unique way of forcing their husbands to declare peace by seizing the Acropolis and declaring a sex strike
The great hero of the Olympic games
Student of Plato who categorized knowledge
Student of Socrates who started an Academy
A mountain pass where every Spartan present was killed standing against the armies of Xerxes, king of the Persians
Law-giver in Athens, wanting everybody to have a say in this budding democracy
Wife of Odysseus who stayed faithful
The trojan princess (in Aeschylus' Oresteia trilogy) who is given to King Agamemnon as a prize of war; she has the power of true prophecy and she is killed by Agamemnon's wife, Clytemnestra
This very early Greek dramatist acted in his own plays and added the first masked actor to talk to the chorus
The place where the gods lived
Killed father and married mother to fulfill prophecy