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King of the gods and goddesses
(Sky & weather)

Zeus

1

Queen of all gods and goddesses
(Marriage & birth) [Married to Zeus]

Hera

2

God of the sea

Poseidon

3

God of the underworld

Hades

4

Goddess of grain, plants, and fruit.

Demeter

5

Goddess of wisdom, arts, crafts, war, and protector of Athens

Athena

6

God of forge (metal working)

Hephaestus

7

Goddess of love and beauty

Aphrodite

8

God of war

Ares

9

God of love

Eros

10

God of sun and music

Apollo

11

Goddess of moon and hunting

Artemis

12

Messenger of the gods

Hermes

13

Goddess of the seasons

Persephone

14

God of wine & drama

Dionysus

15

Goddess of rainbow

Iris

16

Nine goddess who inspire artists

Muses

17

Three goddesses who determined human destiny

Fates

18

A 3-headed dog that protected the underworld

Cerberus

19

A race of one-eyed giants (helpers of Hephaestus)

Cyclops

20

1/2 horse 1/2 man

Centaurs

21

Gods of the woods~ 1/2 man 1/2 billy goat

Satyrs

22

Evil singing mermaids (beautiful women with enchanting voices)

Sirens

23

Pure white horse with a lions tail and a single horn

Unicorns

24

A very large bird that lived to be 500

Phoenix

25

Goddesses that inhabit a part of nature~ Raised Zeus

Nymphs

26

Giants who ruled the earth before the gods and goddesses

Titans

27

A fire breathing monster part lion, part dragon, part goat

Chimera

28

Ugly winged women who visit retribution on their crimes

Furies

29

Beautiful women who had snakes for hai and turned anyone that looked them in the eye turned to stone

The gorgons

30

Disgusting monsters that were part women and part bird ~ carried souls of the dead to the underworld

Harpies

31

Head of a bull, body of a man. Lived in the middle of the labyrinth on the island of Crete

Minotaur

32

An intelligent creature with the head and torso of a woman, the body of a dog, the wings of a bird, and paws of a lion and asked impossible riddles of its victims.

Sphinx

33

A 9-headed monster that was difficult to kill for two heads grew back when one was cut off.

Hydra

34

Zeus's grandparents

Uranus & Gaea

35

Parent of Zeus (Titans)

Cronus & Rhea

36

Home of the gods and goddesses

Mt. Olympus

37

Titan who gave man fire

Prometheus

38

Transformed into a spider because of her pride

Arachne

39

The king who underwent a change from happy to very cowardly and selfish.

King Admetus

40

Son of Apollo who did not listen to his father and was struck by Zeus.

Phaethon

41

The Titan that held the world on his shoulders.

Atlas

42

Son of Poseidon who defeated the Minotaur.

Theseus

43

King who turned everything gold

King Midas

44

The mortal who fell in love with himself

Narcissus

45

The Nymph, punished by Hera, who could only repeat the last words spoken

Echo

46

Father and son who fashioned wings to escape Crete.

Icarus & Daedalus

47

The mortal Eros fell in love with when he pierced himself.

Psyche

48

The Greek hero who was a famous musician.

Orpheus

49

The Greek hero who lost her true love and was forced to marry the man she lost to in a foot-race.

Atlanta

50

Musician who taught mortals that crime doesn't pay

Arion

51

The mortal who fell in love with his own statue.

Pygmalion

52

The mortal couple who showed kindness to Zeus and Hermes when no one else did.

Baucis & Philemon

53

The Demi-god who slayed Medusa to save his mother.

Perseus