As a punishment from the gods for his trickery, Sisyphus(sis'ifus) was compelled to roll a huge rock up a steep hill, but before he could reach the top of the hill, the rock would always roll back down again, forcing him to begin again. The maddening nature of the punishment was reserved for Sisyphus due to his hubristic belief that his cleverness surpassed that of Zeus. Sisyphus took the bold step of reporting one of Zeus' sexual conquests, telling the river god Asopus of the whereabouts of his daughter Aegine. Zeus had taken her away, but regardless of the impropriety of Zeus' frequent conquests, Sisyphus overstepped his bounds by considering himself a peer of the gods who could rightfully report their indiscretions. As a result, Zeus displayed his own cleverness by binding Sisyphus to an eternity of frustration. Accordingly, pointless or interminable activities are often described as Sisyphean.
I think that was King Minos.
The only planet whose name in English is not derived from Greek or Roman mythology is Earth.
Calliope, in Greek mythology, is one of the nine muses, whose parents are Zeus and Mnemosyne.
All the planets names are from Roman mythology, not Greek.
Medusa was not a Greek goddess. She did appear in their mythology, however, as the terrifying snake-haired Gorgon whose gaze turned you to stone. Her head's powers were eventually used as a weapon by the hero Perseus.
None of the major planets names come from Greek mythology. Seven of them come from Roman mythology and one comes from Old English (Earth).The only dwarf planet whose name comes from Greek mythology is Eris.
1. it's spelled Artemis 2. Her twin was Apollo
All of the Above, Chinese, Acient Egyptian, and Greek
Klôthô or Clotho whose name means "spinner" is one of the Greek goddesses called the Moirai, or Fates.
According to the Greek Mythology, Phaethon, whose name means "shining", was the son of the Sun-God Helios and a mortal woman named Clymene
There was a monster in greek mythology whose name was drakon (δράκων), and it had the shape of a giant snake.
Out of the old nine, I would say Earth.
Queen Helen of Sparta. In English she is often called Helen of Troy.
Midas - the king whose touch turned things to gold - does not appear in the Bible. He is a character in Greek mythology.
Neptune By the way, Neptune was the Roman god of the sea, in Greek Mythology it would be Posidon, whose symbol was a trident
In Roman mythology, Jupiter or Jove was the king of the gods, and the god of sky and thunder. He is the equivalent of Zeus in the Greek pantheon
Son of Queen Hecuba and King Prime of Troy, a Prince of Troy and husband of Andromache whose son was Scamandrius/Astyanax.
Nike (shoes)Helios (music)Hermes (handbags)
Penelope's husband, named Odysseus. NO... it also was king Ceyx that was lost and his poor but a queen wife Alcyone.
Venus is a name for a Latin goddess whose purpose or reason was for beauty and love. Venus is a name that is equivalent to Aphrodite in Greek mythology.
Whose mythology? Every culture has their own Creation story.
cupid does not have a son but he does have a daughter named Voluptas (Hedone in Greek mythology) the goddess of "sensual pleasures", whose Latin name means "pleasure" or "bliss".
Tantalus, whose name is the origin of the word "tantalize". He served the gods his son as the main course of dinner, and for that was damned to eternal starvation and thirst. I think that was him- it might have been Sisyphus. The story, not the punishment; Sisyphus was doomed to roll a rock up a hill forever.