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Greek and Roman Mythologies

Parent Category: Mythology
Greek and Roman mythology is the collection of legends and myths belonging to the ancient Greeks and Romans, concerning their gods and heroes, and the nature of the world.
Alexiares, Anicetus, Telephus, Hyllus, and Tiepolemus
It is true for ancient Greeks but for other people they do not but they are really true
Apollo is both the Roman and Greek god of the sun.
King midas came across a drunken satyr, one of Dionysus servants,and was given a wish from the wine god. Other than the satyr henever came across one in the legends.
The satyrs of Behind the Aegis are more or less like in the legends: they live in small groups away from civilization (usually deep within a forest) and are happy to play music, dance and keep to themselves. Occasionally, however, they band into bigger parties of several dozen members and go on...
zeus's facial expressions!
One of them was wandering around and caught her going to unravel her weaving and told the others, but in some stories they were waiting up for her to catch her.
Because he dosent want anyone to have more power then him cause he the king of the gods
Bellerophon was the son of Poseidon and Eurynome.
a theme for echo's character can be not to talk a lot. a theme for narcissus is not to be too conceited about yourself.
He is god of Shepherd's and flocks.
He had a twin sister named Artemis. She was the goddess of the Hunt and the moon.
Demeter can be a persons name, but the Demeter of Greek myth was a goddess not a person.
When someone says "That is your Achilles' heel." They mean it isyour weakness. I would identify your weakness then practice onmaking it less of a weakness. Remember though, everyone has anAchilles' Heel.
Yes. She is also the goddess of the hunt, childbirth, virginity and fertility.
Apollo was the god of the sun and even medicine. He rode in on agolden charion, wore gold, sometimes had a bow and arrows, andcarried an instrument like a very very mini harp.
There are many movies about Greek mythology and Greek history. Some of them are Alexander, 300, Trojan War, Perseus etc.
She opposes Antigone's plan to bury their brother, but one=ceAntigone is arrested for it, Ismene claims responsibility alongwith her.
Ares-god of war Athena-goddess of wisdom and battle
Iusaaset was the Egyptian grandmother goddess. I have been trying to find this answer myself, with no luck. I hope you find what you need soon. sincerely, Anonymus
Achilles killed Hector in a sword fight then he dragged Hector'sbody behind his chariot around the city of Troy. Minor point: he killed him with a spear.
Lightning, the sky, and he is the god of the universe when he"killed" his father, Kronos, and took his throne.
yes he is a tragic hero. he eventually gets murdered on the way home from Troy.
You mean Dionysus, the god and inventor of wine.
Yes, very much so. The "myths" surrounding the legendary ancientcity of Troy were shown to actually be true when it began to beunearthed in 1868. "Troia" was added to the UNESCO World Heritagelist in 1998.
Psyche was a very beautiful girl. She caught the eye of Cupid.He took her to live with him. Psyche was very happy with Cupid andshe loved him. One day, Cupid let Psyche's sisters visit theirhome. The sisters made Psyche doubt Cupid and believe he was amonster. Psyche sneaked a look at Cupid while he...
Hades, the ancient Greek god of the underworld, is often picturedwith the three-headed dog Cerberus.
In the odyssey, Zeus helps Athena convince Calypso to let Odysseus go.
the myth of Dionysus, the god of the grape harvest, winemaking andwine, of ritual madness, fertility, theatre and religious ecstasyin Greek mythology.
Zeus was one of the Olympian gods, and all the Olympian gods livedon Mt. Olympus. There were twelve Olympians. They were: Zeus, Hera,Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite,Hephaestus, Hermes, and Dionysus. Hades was not considered one of the twelve Olympians, even thoughhe is...
yes, any god, or in this case titans, can change into any animal orform. The titans are the parents f gods, so most likely they wouldhave the same qualities
"There was once a king and queen, rulers of an unnamed city, whohad three daughters of conspicuous beauty. The youngest and mostbeautiful was Psyche, whose admirers, neglecting the proper worshipof the love goddess Venus, instead prayed and made offerings toher. It was rumored that she was the...
Yes, in mythology, Theseus killed the Minotaur.
In greek mythology, she is zues and metis daughter and aphrodite and apallos sister.
Agamemnon gathered the reluctant Greek forces to sail for Troy. Preparing to depart from Aulis, which was a port in Boeotia, Agamemnon's army incurred the wrath of the goddess Artemis. There are several reasons throughout myth for such wrath: in Aeschylus' play Agamemnon, Artemis is angry for the...
He is in love with himself and claims that he is more beautiful than any of the gods but Aphrodite, the most beautiful goddess, is angered by this and turns him into a flower.
No; Cerberus was only defeated by Heracles, never killed.
You can't force people to like things. Cronus was not the one whocreated people. It was Prometheus who created life-forms in theimage of Zeus and Hera. He then added a little bit of Chaos to makethem come to life and to stay living.
They also called it the Minotaur
Well, this how it happened. Hephaestus or Vulcan is the son of Heraby accident. Hera was trying to prove that its not right to cheaton other goddessess
Well Athena and Hermes the greek gods gave him a sword and so perseus got hismother free
Athena, Artemis, Zeus, Posiedon, Hera, Hermes, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Dionysus (Hestia gave up her throne to him but she is still considered an Olympian in some lists), Apollo and Demeter. Hades is the god of the underworld (with his wife Persephone,daughter of Demeter) and is the brother of...
There are many. in brief: Minos was son of Zeus and adopted in Crete by mortal kind Asterion.When he became King, God Poseidon send a white bull from the sea tojustify him, but Minos instead of sacrificing the Bull he replacedhim with a regular one. Poseidon in revenge condemned his wife...
Core, who changed her name to Persephone when she was kidnapped by Hades.
The 300 were a bunch of Spartans who occupied the thin peninsula that led to Athens and held off the Persian invasion. Eventually, the Persians found a way to encircle the Spartans and surrounded them. They managed to kill them, but only after losing tens of thousands of their own men. The Persians...
Yes, and his mother was Zeus' wife Hera.
Yes but only with her husband, never with mortals so all of her children became gods or goddesses (Ares, Hephaestus and Hebe, who fell in love with Hercules even though he was her half-brother)
She didn't fall in love with anyone. She wasn't married and didn't have any kids.
Pan is the god of the wild.
Salacia was a Roman sea goddess. The god Neptune wanted to marry her but she ran off and hid from him in the Atlantic ocean. Neptune sent a dolphin fetch the goddess and in return Neptune would give the dolphin a place in the heavens. After being brought by the dolphin back to Neptune, Salacia...
Aidoneus, Aides (meaning, like Hades, the unseen), Pluto (the rich one), Ditis Pater, Dis Pater, Dis(all meaning the rich one), Orcus (killer), Polydectes (the receiver of many), Clymenus (the Illustrious), Eubulus (the giver of good counsel), etc. He is the "one of many names".
His own evasive actions against a horrible fate cause Theban King Oedipus' misery. Specifically, Oedipus grows up considering himself the much beloved only son of King Polybus and Queen Merope of Corinth. Then he's hears the rumor that he isn't the biological son of his parents. He's confused...
By making a proper sacrifice for the god/goddess.
Greek myth does not say.
Yes, Aphrodite does have a constellation. I wish your question had more to answer. I hope that answers your question. If not please message me on my message board to ask more specifically, I WILL have an answer.
A boy, like most beasts in Greek Mythology
Nike did not have a sacred animal.
They were born with it.
In the seventh century the old temple was destroyed by a flood. The construction of the "new" temple, which was to become known as one of the wonders of the ancient world, began around 550 BC. It was a 120-year project, initially designed and built by the Cretan architect Chersiphron and his son...
Two Titans sided with Zeus; Themis and Prometheus.
Its hard to say. Greeks were split by mountains and they didn't tavel across them. They had their own customs in areas. But its hard to say they are a tribal race.
It wasn't just her mother, her mother ran about trying to find her daughter. Demeter asked a youth named Triptolemus who said he saw his pigs disappear into the ground. At that moment, she knew Hades had taken her daughter. She rushed to Zeus and threatened that if he doesn't give her back, she will...
The gods usually don't, neither does Artemis.
It would probably be quite hard as he is the god of love and therefore mainly depicted as a handsome, nude young man.
Such details were left to artistic interpretation.
I do not know where you have read about Hermes' murder trial. It does not belong to the actual Greek myths.
explains the origins of humankind
She was the symbol of wisdom and strategy.
They are involved in the myth in which Hades falls in love withPersephone, and abducts her to the underworld to be his wife.Demeter, who loved her daughter more then anything, stopped doingher job and searched for Persephone. She found her in theUnderworld and talked to Zeus. An agreement was made...
Bellerophon was not a god. He tried to fly on Pegasus up to Olympus, but failed.
At Athens there was a festival named Posidea after the god. At Eleusis there was a festival called Haloea on the 26th of the month Poseideon. The Haloea, a festival for Demeter and Dionysus, included a procession for Poseidon. The Poseidonia of Aegina may have taken place in the same month. There...
Apollo never died in myth.
Athena is the one that turned Medusa into the horrible creature we now know her as.
The death of their twin brothers, Eteocles and Polyneices, and the issuing of a controversial decree are what just happen in the family of Antigone and Ismene. Eteocles and Polyneices are supposed to alternate years in a power sharing arrangement in the aftermath of the disgrace of their father and...
She protected marriage and childbirth.
Religions are not thought up by any one person.
The messenger's announcement of Theban Queen Jocasta's death happens before Theban King Oedipus' asking to be exiled by Theban King Creon. Jocasta commits suicide once it's clear that a horrendous fate is carried out despite her contrary efforts. Oedipus blinds himself once he learns of the suicide...
The myths are a collection of stories about the Gods and their interactions with the world, that were passed on orally at first and only later written down (from the 8th century BCE onwards). They developed over time and had many variants in different areas, or even even different villages close to...
Listen to good advice, even if you are a teenager!
Asclepius was really a demigod, but became the god of healing.
You need the Greek alphabet which is somewhat different from theLatin alphabet we use - there was no h in it so that is replaced byan apostrophe; ph was the letter phi, which we don't have a symbolfor; ae was ai; us was os. or eta phi alpha iota sigma tau omicron sigma
Saturn, the Roman god of agriculture.