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Greek Heroes and Heroines
Castor and Polydeuces
(Castor and Pollux) |
brothers referred to as the "heavenly twins"; also known as the Dioscuri
the "golden" daughter of a priest of Apollo
wife of Agamemnon
mother of Perseus
; her father locked her in a tower, but Zeus
found her anyway
wife of the hero Herakles
a great Greek warrior who fought against the Trojans
daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra
Trojan prince who fought against the Greek hero Achilles
the mother of Trojan princes, including Hector and Paris
wife of Menelaus; Helen was abducted by Paris, and this event contributed to the start of the Trojan War
legendary for his strength and famous twelve labors; the son of Zeus
an Amazon queen; wife of Theseus
son of Theseus and Hippolyta; his fate his the subject of a tragedy by Euripides
(Iphigenia - Oedipus)
Who's Who in Classical Mythology
This book is a great source for information about Greek and Roman mythology! Organized alphabetically, this who's who features information about over 1200 of the most intriguing characters from Classical myth and legend.
The stories of Classical myth come to life in Bulfinch's book. This edition also features legends from other cultures.
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