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Flashcards in Greek/Roman Mythology Deck (118):
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King of the Gods

Zeus (Jupiter)

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Queen of the Gods

Hera (Juno)

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Father of King of Gods

Cronus (Saturn)

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Mother of King of Gods

Rhea

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Grandfather of King of Gods, God of Sky

Uranus

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Wife of Grandfather of King of Gods, Goddess of Earth

Gaea (Tellus)

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Brother to Zeus, God of Underworld

Hades (Pluto)

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Brother to Zeus, God of the Sea

Poseidon (Neptune)

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Zeus's Son, God of Music, Poetry and Games

Apollo (Apollo, or Phoebus)

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Zeus' Mortal Son, Who Performed Twelve Labors

Heracles (Hercules)

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God of Love

Eros (Cupid)

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God of War

Aries (Mars)

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God fo Fire

Hephaestus (Vulcan)

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God of the Sun

Helios (Sol)

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Goddess of Love and Beauty

Aphrodite (Venus)

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Goddess of Wisdom

Athena (Minerva)

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Goddess of the Hunt (Has twin brother)

Artemis (Diana)

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Goddess of Fertility, Wife of God of Underworld

Persephone (Proserpina0

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God of Shepherds and their flocks

Pan (Faunus)

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Goddess of Agriculture

Demeter (Ceres)

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God of Wine and Fertility

Dionysus (Bacchus)

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Goddess of the Moon

Selene (Luna)

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Goddess of Victory

Nike (Victoria)

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Messenger of the Gods

Hermes (Mercury)

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God of the West Wind

Zephyr (Favonius)

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God of Dreams

Morpheus

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Sons of Heaven and Earth

Gigantes

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Home of the Gods

Mt. Olympus

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Food of the Gods

Ambrosia

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Greek Warrior with Vulnerable Heel

Achilles

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Trojan Warrior Killed by Achilles

Hector

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The "Second Best" Greek Warrior who committeed Suicide

Ajax

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Wisest Greek in Trojan War

Nestor

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Trojan Prince who Fled to Rome after war

Aeneas

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Man who Kidnapped Helen

Paris

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Helen's Husband

Priam

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Wife of Priam

Hecuba

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Man who wandered for 10 years after Trojan War

Odysseus (Ulysses)

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Odysseus' Wife

Penelope

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Odyssue's Son

Telemachus

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Greek Leader in Trojan War

Agamemnon

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Agamemnon's wife, who killed him

Clytemnestra

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Agamemnon's son, who avenged him

Orestes

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Agamemnon's Daughter

Electra

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Name of Cyclops who Held Odysseus Prisoner

Polyphemus

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Enchantress who turned odysseus' men into swine

Circe

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Rock and whirlpool who threatened Odysseus' Ship

Cylla and Charybdis

later Greek tradition sited them on opposite sides of the Strait of Messina between Sicily and the Italian mainland

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Goddesses who song lured men to their deaths

Sirens

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Builder of the Labyrinth

Daedalus

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Daedalus' Son, who flew too close to the sun

Icarus

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Daedalus built the labyrinth for this king of crete

Minos

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Beast Kept in the Labyrinth

Minotaur

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King of Athens who slew the minotaur

Theseus

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She Helped Theseus through the Labyrinth

Ariadne

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Female Warriors who Cut off one Breast

Amazons

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Theseus Married this Queen of The Amazons

Hippolyta

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Man who Sought the Golden Fleece

Jason

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Jason's Ship

Argo

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Jason's Crew

Argonauts

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Sorceress who Helped Jason

Medea

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He Drowned Swimming the hellespont

Leander

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Leander was swimming to meet this lover

Hero

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River of Hades

Styx

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Ferryman on the River Styx

Charon

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She was abducted into the underworld

Persephone

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The First woman, Hephaestus Molded Her from Clay

Pandora

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The Only Thing left in Pandora's Box

Hope

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Zeus Had Her turned into a Heifer

Io

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Goddess who is the personification of the Soul

Psyche

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He sculpted Galatea

Pygamlion

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She was turned into a Laurel Tree

Daphne

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King of Thebes who solved the riddle of the sphinx

Oedipus

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Oedipus' mother and lover

Jocasta

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Daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta

Antigone

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He Slew Medusa

Perseus

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Perseus saved her from the titan

Andromeda

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Youth who fell in love with is own reflection

Narcissus

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She loved Narcissus

Echo

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Hunter Slain by Artemis

Orion

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King with the Golden Touch

Midas

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Pyramus' Lover

Thisbe

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She beat athena in a weaving contest

Arachne

and was transformed into a spider.

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Nymphs who guarded the golden apple

Hesperides (11th Labor of Hercules)

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She Stopped to Pick up the Golden apple

Atalanta

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He Mastered the Lyre Given to Him by His Father Apollo

Orpheus

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Orpheus' Wife, He lost her when he looked back to see her

Euridice

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He had to roll a stone up a hill forever

Sisyphus

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She had the gift of prophesy, but no one believed here

Cassandra

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Titan who stole fire from Heaven

Prometheus

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Titan who holds up the sky

Atlas

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The Daughters of Atlas

Pleiades (The Seven Sisters)

The high visibility of the star cluster Pleiades in the night sky has guaranteed it a special place in many cultures, both ancient and modern

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Goddesses who controlled human destiny

Fates

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Goddess of the Rainbow

Iris

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Daughters of Zeus, Goddesses of Charm and beauty

Graces

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Three sisters who had snakes for hair

Gorgons

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Gorgon that perseus Slew

Medusa

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Avenging Spirits

Furies

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The Children of Uranus and Gaea

Titans

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The Daughters of Zeus, Goddesses of Arts and Learning

Muses

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Muse of Love Poety

Erato

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Muse of Epic Poetry

Calliope

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Muse of Astronomy

Urania

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Muse of Song and Dance

Terpsichore

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Muse of HIstory

Clio

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Muse of Music

Euterpe

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Half Eagle, Half Lion

Griffin

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Half Man, Half Lion, Mythical Riddler

Sphinx

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Half Man, Half Bull

Minotaur

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Half Man, Half Goat who chased nymphs

Satyr (Faun)

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Half Man, Half Horse

Centaur

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Half Woman, Half Bird

Harpy

112

Part Lion, Part Dragon part goat

Chimera

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Flying Horse who sprung for Medusa's Head

Pegasus

He was captured by the Greek hero Bellerophon near the fountain Peirene with the help of Athena and Poseidon

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Three-Headed Dog that Guarded Hades

Cerberus

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One Hundred-Eyed Giant

Argus

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Nine-Headed Monster Slain By Hercules

Hydra

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Goddess of the Heath

Hestia (Vesta)

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Founders of Rome

Romulus and Remus