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Greek Heroes and Heroines
a great hunter; son of Poseidon
son of Apollo
whose song was so mellifluous that it charmed inanimate objects
the first woman, created by Zeus
; her name means "all gifts"
he was the judge in the famous contest between three goddesses (Aphrodite
, and Hera
friend of Achilles who played a key role in the Trojan War
the circumspect wife of Odysseus, whose intelligence made her an exemplar
queen of the Amazons; she was killed by Achilles
ill-fated king of Thebes, who refused to acknowledge the divinity of Dionysos
hero who destroyed Medusa
; he also rescued Andromeda
a son of Zeus
; Sarpedon participated in the Trojan War
the son of Odysseus and Penelope
; he plays an important role in the Odyssey
son of the Greek hero Herakles
hailed as the hero who conquered the deadly Minotaur
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.
Do you have a specific question about Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology? Then try the Mythography forum!
And there are excellent entries on the Greek heroes and heroines.