it was the misfortune of Actaeon to spy on the goddess Artemis
the tale of a mortal woman who challenged a goddess, and the consequences
originally, Callisto was one of the companions of Artemis; but when Zeus
became interested in her, that all changed
he transported the dead in the Underworld in his boat
enchantress who took pleasure in turning men into animals; she later took pleasure in the company of Odysseus
a legendary artist and craftsman; he designed many clever things, including the notorious Labyrinth
the fifty daughters of Danaus - known as the Danaids or Danaides - suffered eternal punishment in the Underworld for their crimes
during the great flood, Deucalion was instructed to build a boat and thereby escape destruction
mortal lover of the goddess Selene
this son of the god Hephaistos
became the King of Athens
the wife of Orpheus
who died tragically; her husband tried to rescue her from the Underworld
this handsome prince caught the attention of Zeus...
this daughter of Aphrodite
married the hero Cadmus
these nymphs were the guardians of the Golden Apple tree
a companion of the hero Herakles
who was seduced by the deadly lure of water nymphs
(Icarus - Tantalus)
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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