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YGK Mythology

Greek, Roman, Norse, Egyptian Myths

King of Gods Zeus
Greek Goddess of Marriage Hera
Youngest son of Uranus, father of Zeus (Greek) Cronos
Greek Goddess of Love Aphrodite
Greek Goddess of the Harvest Demeter
Greek God of the Underworld Hades
Greek God of the Forge. God of fire, metalworking and crafts Hephaistos
Greek God Music and Medicine Apollo
Greek Goddess of Wisdom Athena
Greek Goddess of the Hunt Artemis
Greek God of War Ares
Greek Messenger of the Gods Hermes
Greek God of Wine Dionysus
Greek Goddess of Underworld Persephone
Greek God of Love Eros
Greek Goddess of Earth Gaia
Greek God of Sleep Hypnos
Greek Titan who held the whole world on his shoulders Atlas
In Greek mythology this mountain was regarded as the "Home of the Gods" Mount Olympus
a Greek female monster Gorgon
Roman King of Gods Jupiter
Roman Goddess of Marriage Juno
Roman God of the Sea Neptune
Youngest son of Uranus, Father of Zeus, Ruler of the Titans (Roman) Saturn
Roman Goddess of Love Venus
Roman God of the Underworld Pluto
Roman God of the Forge Vulcan
Roman Goddess of the Harvest Ceres
Roman God of Music and Medicine Apollo
Roman Goddess of Wisdom Minerva
Roman Goddess of the Hunt Diana
Roman God of War Mars
Roman Messenger of the Gods Mercury
Roman God of Wine Bacchus
Roman Goddess of the Underworld Proserpine
Roman God of Love Cupid
Roman Goddess of Earth Gaea
Roman virgin goddess and sister of Zeus. Goddess of the Hearth Vesta
Roman Goddess of Victory Victoria
Roman God of Sleep Somnus
Father and Mother of All Monsters due to their numerous monstrous offspring (Greek) Typhon & Echnida
the most famous Cyclops in Greek mythology, is the son of Poseidon and the sea nymph Thoosa. The most notable myth is his appearance in Book IX of Homer’s Odyssey. Polyphemus
The only mortal member of the Gorgons, a trio of monstrous daughters of Phorcys and Ceto who had brass hands, fangs, and venomous snakes for hair Medusa
One of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna. A multi-headed water serpent that breathed poisonous gas and had toxic blood, and every time one head was cut off, two more grew back in its place. Hydra
A half-man, half-bull monster kept in the Labyrinth on Crete by King Minos Minotaur
A three-headed (or, according to Hesiod’s Theogony, 50-headed) dog who guarded the gates to the Underworld. Cerberus
A hybrid monster who was also a child of Typhon and Echidna. She is most commonly described as a lioness with a goat’s head protruding from her back and a tail that ended in a snake’s head. Chimera
A hybrid monster whose parentage varies widely from source to source. She was a lion-bodied, winged monster with the face of a human, who terrorized the city of Thebes in the generations before Oedipus. Sphinx
Beautiful women who appeared harmless and sang a beautiful song to passing sailors, only to prove vicious and bloodthirsty when the sailors ventured too close. Sirens
a monstrous beast sent by Artemis to wreak havoc in Calydon after king Oeneus neglected to honor her while sacrificing to the gods. Calydonian Boar
Its head, arms, and chest are those of a human and the rest of its body, including four legs, hindquarters, and a tail is like that of a horse centaur
Mythical quadruped with the foreparts of an eagle and the rear, tail and hindquarters of a lion. Griffins
Creatures who looked like men, but had the hooves and feet as well as the tails of goats. They could be best described as goat-men. Satyrs
Bird that would burn itself upon death and then be reborn from its' ashes Phoenix
Husband of Isis, father of Horus, and brother of Set, he served as god of the underworld, and protector of the dead. Osiris
Fought demon Apopis, emerging victorious, symbolic of the struggle of forces that brought harmony. Killed brother Osiris, he did battle with Osiris' son Horus, being emasculated in the fight. His cult diminished over time, due to reaction against violence Set
Daughter of Geb & Nut, protected love, motherhood, & fate. Similar to Hathor, often equated with the Greek Demeter. Powers gained through tricking the god Ra. Placing a snake in his path, which poisoned him, she forced him to give some power to her. Isis
God of the sky and light and the son of Isis and Osiris. In earlier myth he was the brother of Set, and son of Ra. His mother impregnated herself with the dead Osiris, and Horus was hidden by his mother. Horus
Personification of the midday sun, he was also venerated as Atum (setting sun) and Khepri (rising sun), which were later combined with him. He traveled across the sky each day and then each night, the monster Apep would attempt to prevent his return. Ra
Began as a local god of Thebes, governing the air, fertility and reproduction, his wife was Mut, and his son Khon. Later, he became linked with the sun god Ra. In this form, he became worshipped beyond Egypt, and identified with Zeus and Jupiter. Amon
Serving the gods as the supreme scribe; known for his knowledge of hieroglyphics, and creative powers. His knowledge of science/calculation made him the creator of the calendar. Associated with Hermes. Thoth
Principal god of the city of Memphis, he was portrayed as a mummy, or wearing the beard of the gods on his chin. His godhood was achieved by himself, much like his creation power, done merely by act of will. Ptah
Son of Osiris & Nepthys. God of embalming to the Egyptians. Typically pictured with the head of a jackal. He also served as the god of the desert and the watcher of the tombs. He also served to introduce the dead to the afterlife, and as their judge. Anubis
The daughter of Ra, she predated the universe, and served over the creation of it, ensuring balance between everything. Primarily seen as the keeper of order, she was responsible for seasons, day and night, rainfall, and star movements. Ma'at
Patron of women. Daughter of Ra, and wife of Horus. Goddess of the sky, goddess of fertility, protector of marriage, goddess of love and beauty. Pictures show the goddess with the head of a cow. Similar to Aphrodite/Venus Hathor
Termed the lady of the castle, for her role as guardian of the tomb, she sided against her own husband, Set, in his battle against Osiris, but when Set was destroyed, she collected his body, and brought him back to life, much as Isis had done for Osiris. Nephthys
A primordial giant who formed in the void of Ginnungagap from fire and ice. He gave birth to the frost giants and created the primordial cow Audhumla. He was killed by Odin and his brothers, who used his body to construct most of the universe. Ymir
The All-Father, the leader of the Aesir, main group of Norse gods. God of war, death, wisdom, poetry, knowledge. Rides 8-legged horse Sleipnir. Hung himself for 9 days on the tree Yggsdrasil, pierced by his spear, to gain knowledge Odin (or Wodin or Wotan)
The wife of Odin, and mother by him of Balder, Hoder, Hermod, and Tyr. She is the goddess of the sky, marriage, and motherhood, and often works at her loom spinning clouds. Frigg (or Frigga)
Son of Njord, twin brother of Freya. 1 of the Vanir, 2nd group of Norse gods, but lives with the Aesir as a hostage. God of fertility, horses, sun, and rain, his possessions include the magic ship Skidbladnir Frey (or Freyr)
Daughter of Njord. Twin sister of Frey. A Vanir hostage living with the Aesir. Goddess of love, passion, human fertility, She travels in a chariot drawn by two cats. Freya
Son of Odin & giantess Jord, he is the god of thunder, weather, and crops. One of the most popular of the Norse gods, he travels in a chariot pulled by two goats, and wields the hammer Mjolnir. Married to Sif, his special nemesis is the Midgard Serpent Thor
Actually giant-kin, but lives with the Aesir. Odin's blood-brother. The god of fire and trickery, his many pranks include duping Hoder into killing Balder. His children include the wolf Fenrir, the Midgard Serpent Jormungandr, Hel and Sleipnir. Loki
Son of 9 sisters; god of light & guardians. He guards Bifrost, the rainbow bridge into Asgard. His senses are so sharp, he can see 100 miles by night or day and hear grass growing. Heimdall
Fairest of the Aesir, he is the god of light, joy, and beauty. He dreamed of his own death, so Frigga extracted promises from everything not to harm Balder, but she skipped mistletoe. Balder
Goddesses of destiny, represented as the three sisters Urd (or Wyrd), Verdandi (or Verthandi), and Skuld. The counterparts of the Greek Fates, they tend the Well of Fate at the roots of Yggdrasil. Norns
A majestic, enormous hall located in Asgard, ruled over by the god Odin. Valhalla
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