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Flashcards in Mythology Deck (153):
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Daedalus built the Labyrinth for this King of Crete

Minos

2

Goddesses who controlled human destiny in Greek Mythology

Fates

3

God of shepherds and their flocks in Greek Mythology

Pan

4

She stopped to pick up the Golden Apple in Greek Mythology

Atalanta

5

God of dreams in Greek Mythology

Morpheus

6

God of love in Roman Mythology

Cupid

7

Uranus' wife - goddess of the earth in Greek Mythology

Gaea

8

God of war in Roman Mythology

Mars

9

Jason's ship in Greek Mythology

Argo

10

Oedipus' mother and lover

Jocasta

11

Nymph who held Odysseus prisoner for seven years

Calypso

12

Half man - half lion - mythical riddler in Greek Mythology

Sphinx

13

God of fire in Greek Mythology

Hephaestus

14

Theseus married this queen of the Amazons

Hippolyta

15

Perseus saved her from the Titan in Greek Mythology

Andromeda

16

Female warriors who cut off one breast

Amazons

17

Divine animal in Egyptian Mythology

cat

18

God of the sea in Roman Mythology

Neptune

19

King of Thebes who solved the riddle of the Sphinx

Oedipus

20

Trojan prince who fled to Rome after the Trojan War

Aeneas

21

Odin's wife - queen of the gods in Norse Mythology

Frigg

22

She helped Theseus thru the Labyrinth

Ariadne

23

Three sisters who had snakes for hair in Greek Mythology

Gorgons

24

He sculpted Galatea in Greek Mythology

Pygmalion

25

Founders of Rome

Romulus and Remus

26

Sun god in Egyptian Mythology

Ra (or Re)

27

Zeus' mortal son - who perforemed twelve labors in Greek Mythology

Hercules

28

King of Athens who slew the Minotaur

Theseus

29

Half man - half goat who chased nymphs in Greek Mythology

Satyr

30

Mischevious god in Norse Mythology

Loki

31

Monster and whirlpool who threatened Odysseus' ship

Scylla and Charybdis

32

The daughers of Zeus - goddesses of Art and Learning

Muses

33

Bifrost bridge in Norse Mythology

Rainbow

34

Paris' father - king of Troy

Priam

35

Goddess of the moon and the hunt in Roman Mythology

Diana

36

Hunter slain by Artemis in Greek Mythology

Orion

37

Goddess of the hunt and Apollo's twin in Greek Mythology

Artemis

38

Man who sought the Golden Fleece

Jason

39

Three headed dog that guarded hades in Greek Mythology

Cerberus

40

Zeus' Father

Cronus

41

Greek leader in the Trojan War

Agamemnon

42

Zeus' Wife

Hera

43

Food of the gods in Greek Mythology

Ambrosia

44

Dragon in Norse Mythology

Fafnir

45

God of the sun - music - poetry in Roman Mythology

Apollo

46

Queen of the gods in Roman Mythology

Juno

47

Goddess of wisdom in Greek Mythology

Athena

48

Half man - half horse in Greek Mythology

Centaur

49

God of agriculture in Roman Mythology

Ceres

50

The only thing left in Pandora's box in Greek Mythology

Hope

51

Goddess of fertility in Greek Mythology

Persephone

52

Osiris' wife - queen of the gods in Egyptian Mythology

Isis

53

Son of Odin and Frigg - god of beauty in Norse Mythology

Balder

54

A hall in Asgard where dead heros go in Norse Mythology

Valhalla

55

God of war in Greek Mythology

Aries

56

Leander was swimming to meet this lover in Greek Mythology

Hero

57

Name of the Cyclops who held Odysseus prisoner

Polyphemos

58

Jason's crew in Greek Mythology

Argonauts

59

Zeus' son - god of music - poetry and games in Greek Mythology

Apollo

60

Agamemnon's wife - who killed him

Clytemnestra

61

The daughters of Zeus - goddesses of charm and beauty in Greek Mythology

Graces

62

Polynesian volcano god

Pelee

63

Goddess of agriculture in Greek Mythology

Demeter

64

Cronus' father - god of the sky in Greek Mythology

Uranus

65

God of the west wind in Greek Mythology

Zephyr

66

Chief of the Greek Gods

Zeus

67

Jackal god - god of the dead in Egyptian Mythology

Anubis

68

Goddess of beauty and love in Greek Mythology

Aphrodite

69

Pyramus' lover in Greek Mythology

Thisbe

70

He slew Medusa in Greek Mythology

Perseus

71

Man who kidnapped Helen

Paris

72

Builder of the labyrinth in Greek Mythology

Daedalus

73

Female spirits who bring dead warriors to Valhalla in Norse Mythology

Valkyries

74

Wisest Greek in the Trojan War

Nestor

75

Nine-headed monster slain by Hercules

Hydra

76

Muse of love poetry

Erato

77

Half man - half bull in Greek Mythology

Minotaur

78

Avenging spirits in Greek Mythology

Furies

79

She loved Narcissus

Echo

80

Lustful Babylonian God

Ishtar

81

She beat Athena in a weaving contest

Arachne

82

Youth who fell in love with his own reflection

Narcissus

83

Sorceress who helped Jason in Greek Mythology

Medea

84

He mastered the lyre - given to him by his father Apollo

Orpheus

85

The first woman - Hephaestus molded her from clay in Greek Mythology

Pandora

86

The daughters of Atlas in Greek Mythology

Pleiades (The seven sisters)

87

Half eagle - half lion in Greek Mythology

Griffin

88

King with the golden touch in Greek Mythology

Midas

89

God of wine and fertility in Roman Mythology

Bacchus

90

Goddess of the moon in Greek Mythology

Selena

91

Trojan warrior killed by Achilles

Hector

92

River of Hades in Greek Mythology

Styx

93

God of love in Greek Mythology

Eros

94

Goddes of love and beauty in Roman Mythology

Venus

95

Sons of Heaven and Earth in Greek Mythology

Gigantes

96

She was turned into a laurel tree in Greek Mythology

Daphne

97

Beast kept in the Labyrinth

Minotaur

98

Osiris and Isis' son in Egyptian Mythology

Horace (or Seth)

99

Zeus' Mother

Rhea

100

He had to roll a stone up a hill forever

Sisyphus

101

Helen's husband in Greek Mythology

Menelaus

102

Goddess who is the personification of the soul in Greek Mythology

Psyche

103

God of thunder or the sky in Norse Mythology

Thor

104

Muse of history

Clio

105

Chief god who cheated death in Egyptian Mythology

Osiris

106

Orpheus' wife. He lost her when he looked back to see her

Euridice

107

Man who wandered for 10 years after the Trojan War

Odysseus

108

One hundred eyed giant in Greek Mythology

Argus

109

The Gorgon Perseus slew in Greek Mythology

Medusa

110

Muse of Astronomy

Urania

111

Daedalus' son - who few too close to the son

Icarus

112

Muse of music

Euterpe

113

God of fire in Roman Mythology

Vulcan

114

Messenger of the gods in Roman Mythology

Mercury

115

Enchantress who turned Odysseus' men into swine

Circe

116

Ferryman on the River Styx

Charon

117

Agamemnon's daughter

Elektra

118

Home of the gods in Norse Mythology

Asgard

119

God of the underworld in Roman Mythology

Pluto

120

Half woman - half bird in Greek Mythology

Harpy

121

God of the hearth in Roman Mythology

Vesta

122

She was abducted into the underworld in Greek Mythology

Persephone

123

Muse of epic poetry

Calliope

124

Daughter of Oedipus and Jocasta

Antigone

125

The "second bravest" Greek warrior who committed suicide

Ajax

126

God of wine and revelry in Greek Mythology

Dionysus

127

Flying horse who sprung from medusa's head in Greek Mythology

Pegasus

128

Zeus' brother - god of the underworld in Greek Mythology

Hades

129

He drowned swimming in the Hellespont in Greek Mythology

Leander

130

Odysseus' son

Telemachus

131

Muse of song and dance

Terpsichore

132

Wife of Priam

Hecuba

133

The Children of Uranus and Gaea

Titans

134

Chief god in Roman Mythology

Jupiter

135

Titan who stole fire from heaven in Greek Mythology

Prometheus

136

Greek warrior with the vulnerable heel

Achilles

137

Goddesses whose song lured men to their deaths

Sirens

138

Messenger of the gods in Greek Mythology

Hermes

139

Titan who holds up the sky in Greek Mythology

Atlas

140

Zeus had her turned into a hiefer

Io

141

Father of the Gods in Norse Mythology

Odin

142

Nymphs who guarded the Golden apple in Greek Mythology

Hesperides

143

God of the harvest in Roman Mythology

Saturn

144

Goddess of the Rainbow in Greek Mythology

Iris

145

Goddess of wisdom in Roman Mythology

Minerva

146

Polynesian god who created Hawaii

Maui

147

She had the gift of prophecy - but no one believed her

Cassandra

148

Agamemnon's son - who avenged his death

Orestes

149

Chief Aztec god

Quetzaquatl

150

Goddes of the moon in Roman Mythology

Luna

151

Home of the gods in Greek Mythology

Mt. Olympus

152

Odysseus' wife

Penelope

153

Goddess of victory in Greek Mythology

Nike