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Jupiter. King of the gods and of the sky. Constantly having affairs with mortal women and fathering demigods.
Wife of Jupiter, goddess of marriage. (ironically.) She often became angry with her husband and was spiteful towards many mortals who were better than her, or who had been seduced by her husband.
Daughter of Inachus, and the first priestess of Juno. Zeus fell in love with her, and in order to protect her from Juno he turned her into a white cow.
His sister was taken by Zeus, and he was sent to find her. After consulting the oracle of delphi, he followed a cow until it lied down. Cadmus founded Thebes where the cow lied down, and became the first king.
He was one of the great heroes of greek mythology, and is well known for killing Medusa and founding Mycenae.
He became a well known hero after he successfully retrieved the golden fleece by defeating the dragon.
She hated Jason for leaving her in Corinth. So for revenge, she murdered the king of Corinth, Jason's new wife, and her own two sons.
Created a competition for her lovers, a race. If they won, she would be their bride, but if she beat them, they would be killed (Book X, 672.) Page 361.
lover of Venus who was killed by a boar while hunting. page 359, book X.618
Son of Jove (or Amphitryon) and Alcmena; husband of Deianira and Hebe; father of Tlepolemus; greatest of Greek heroes; granted immortality by Jove. He was very strong but had anger issues. So much so that he killed his wife and children.
Invented the pythagorean theorem; a^2 +b^2 = c^2. He believed that all flesh was basically the same.
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