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Caduceus

symbol of medicine, Staff of Hermes

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Camilla

was a Roman "Wonder Woman"; could wield any weapon (armoury personification)

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Carl Jung

Theory of collective unconscious and the association in ancient myths

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Carthage

ancient super-power located in north africa; found by Dido

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Katabasis /Catabasis

a descent of sorts; whether it be the sun or a trip to the underworld

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Centaur

half horse half man; some were famous such as Chiron

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Chthonic

a being from the earth

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collective unconscious

brought to light by Carl Jung; explains the relations between ancient mythology

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Cyclopean Walls

stonework found in Mycenaean culture; massive limestone boulders

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Daedalus

mythical Greek inventor, architect, and sculptor, who was said to have built, among other things, the paradigmatic Labyrinth for King Minos of Crete; father of Icarus

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Delphi

Ancient sanctuary founded on mount parnass; had famous oracles

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Dodona

was the oldest hellenic oracle site

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Dorians

The Dorians were one of the four major ethnic groups among which the Hellenes of Classical Greece considered themselves divided; the conquerors of the Peloponnese