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A-Z: General definitions: Jupiter
Chief of the Roman gods. (Greek name, Zeus.)
Son of Cronos, ruler and chief of the Greek gods, originally a sky-god. (Roman name: Jupiter.)
Wife of Amphitryon, seduced by Zeus. Mother of Heracles and Iphicles.
Amphitryon married Alcmene, but was not allowed to consummate the marriage until he had avenged her brothers' deaths. Before he returned to her, Zeus seduced her, appearing as her husband.
Daughter of Zeus, Greek goddess of wisdom, patroness of the arts and of war (Roman name, Minerva.)
One of the Titans. Father of Zeus. (Roman name, Saturn.)
Greek goddess of fertility and the crops. (Roman name, Ceres.)
Daughter of Zeus and Ceres, who was carried down into the Underworld by Hades. Later, she would spend half the year with Ceres and half with Hades, so giving rise to the cycle of the crop-growing season. Also known as Proserpine.
Sometimes called 'the Greek Noah', survivor with his wife Pyrrha of a great flood sent to destroy humanity.
Usually considered to be the daughter of Agenor, king of Tyre or Sidon and son of Poseidon.
Grandson of Zeus and so great-grandson of Cronos. The setter of the Labours of Heracles.
Greek hero, famous for his Twelve Labours; he was deified after his death. (Roman name, Hercules.)
Wife of king Tyndareos of Sparta, mother of Helen (of Troy), and, according to some versions, Castor, Polydeuces and Clytemnestra.
Early lover of Zeus and mother by him of Apollo and Artemis. (Roman name, Latona.)
Daughter of Ocean and Tethys.
The eldest daughter of the Titan Atlas.
Danae - the mother of Perseus.
Prometheus ' creator of the human race; punished by Zeus for giving man fire.
Pandora ' she brought evil to mankind by opening her box against instructions.
Lover of Zeus, mother of Dionysus.
A son of Zeus and Europa, brother of Minos and Sarpedon.
Home of the gods.
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