List of minor Greek mythological figures

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This list contains persons named in Greek mythology of minor notability, about whom either nothing or very little is known, aside from any family connections.

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A[edit]

  • Abas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Abia — Nursemaid of Glenus, a son of Heracles.
  • Abrota — Wife of Nisos, king of Megara.
  • Acacallis — Daughter of Minos, king of Crete.
  • Acallaris — Daughter of Eumedes.
  • Acamas, son of Antenor (Ἀκάμας) — A son of Antenor who fought in the Trojan war on the side of Troy.
  • Acamas, son of Theseus (Ἀκάμας) — A son of Theseus who fought with the Greeks during the Trojan War.
  • Acarnan (Ἀκαρνάν) — A son of Alcmaeon and Callirrhoe.
  • Achaeus (Ἀχαιός) — Progenitor of the Achaeans.
  • Acoetes — A priest of Dionysus.
  • Acraepheus — A son of Apollo.
  • Actaeon — A hunter transformed into a stag by Artemis and devoured by his own hounds.
  • Actor (Άκτωρ) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aegiale (Αἰγιαλεία) — Unfaithful wife of Diomedes.
  • Aegialeus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aepytus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aëdon — Daughter of Pandareus, changed into a nightingale.
  • Aërope — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aesacus — A son of Priam who was transformed into a bird.
  • Aethalides — Herald of the Argonauts.
  • Aethilla — Sister of Priam, king of Troy.
  • Aethra (Αἴθρα) — Mother of Theseus.
  • Aetolus — A son of Endymion, eponym of Aetolia.
  • Agamede — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Agamedes — A famed architect.
  • Agapenor — Leader of the Arcadians during the Trojan War.
  • Agastrophus — A Paeonian ally of the Trojans.
  • Agave — Mother of Cadmus and worshipper of Dionysus.
  • Agelaus (Ageláos) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aglaea (Αγλαΐα) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aglaulus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Agrius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Agron — A son of Eumelus who was transformed into a plover for disrespecting Hermes, Athena and Artemis.
  • Alcaeus (Ἀλκαίος) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alcathous — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alcidice — Wife of Salmoneus, king of Elis.
  • Alcimache — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alcimede — Wife of Aeson and mother of Jason.
  • Alcimedon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alcimus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alcinoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alcmene (Ἀλκμήνη) — Mother of Heracles.
  • Alcyone (Ἀλκυών or Ἀλκυόνη) — Daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx.
  • Almus — One of the sons of Sisyphus.
  • Aloeus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Alope — A woman seduced by Poseidon in the form of a kingfisher.
  • Alphesiboea — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Althaea (Ἀλθαία) — Mother of Meleager.
  • Althaemenes — Son of Catreus, king of Crete; it was prophesied he would be killed by his own son.
  • Amarynceus — A chief of the Eleans.
  • Amethystos — A maiden that was changed into amethyst.
  • Amphidamas (Ἀμφιδάμας) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amphimachus (Ἀμφίμαχος) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amphinome — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amphinomus (Ἀμφίνομος) — A son of Nisos and one of Penelope's suitors during the Odyssey.
  • Amphion — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amphithea (Ἀμφιθέα) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amyclas (Ἀμύκλας) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amyntor (Ἀμύντωρ) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Amythaon — A son of Cretheus, father of Melampus and Bias.
  • Anaxarete — A Cypriot maiden turned to stone by Aphrodite for refusing her suitor's advances.
  • Anaxibia — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Anaxo — Mother of Alcmene.
  • Ancaeus — The name of two separate Argonauts, each of whom was killed by a boar.
  • Anchialus (Ἀγχίαλος) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Andraemon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Andreus — Son of the river-god Peneus.
  • Androgeus — A son of Minos, king of Crete.
  • Antenor (Ἀντήνωρ) — A counselor of Priam.
  • Anthas — Founder and king of Anthea, a part of what later became Troezen.
  • Antheus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Anthus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Anticlus — one of the Greek warriors who hid inside the Trojan Horse.
  • Anticlea — Mother of Odysseus.
  • Antilochus (Ἀντίλοχος) — A son of Nestor who participated in the Trojan War.
  • Antimachus (Αντίμαχος) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Antinoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Antinous — one of the most prominent and disrespectful suitors of Penelope during the Odyssey.
  • Antion — father of Ixion.
  • Antiphates — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Antiphus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Apemosyne — A daughter of Catreus who was raped by Hermes.
  • Aphareus — founder of the city Arene in Messenia.
  • Apheidas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Apis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Apisaon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Apsyrtus — A son of Aeëtes, murdered by his sister Medea.
  • Arcas (Αρκάς) — Son of Zeus and Callisto.
  • Arceophon — A Phoenician man who committed suicide after being spurned by his beloved.
  • Arcesilaus — One of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War.
  • Areithous — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aretaon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Arete — Wife of Alcinous.
  • Arganthone — Famed huntress and lover of Rhesus.
  • Arge — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Argea — Daughter of Adrastus and wife of Polynices.
  • Argia — The name of several mythological characters.
  • Argynnus — Beloved of Agamemnon.
  • Arisbas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Aristodemus (Ἀριστόδημος) — A descendant of Heracles who helped lead the Dorian Invasion.
  • Aristomachus (Ἀριστόμαχος) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Asius — The name of two people who fought during the Trojan War.
  • Aspalis — A maiden of Melite, Phthia associated with a local cult of Artemis.
  • Astacus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Asterodia — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Asteropaios — A Paeonian ally of the Trojans.
  • Asterope — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Astyanassa — Helen of Troy's maid.
  • Astyanax (Ἀστυάναξ) — Infant son of Hector and Andromache, killed during the Sack of Troy.
  • Astydameia (Ἀστυδάμεια) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Astynome — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Astyoche — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Astypalaea (Ἀστυπάλαια) — A lover of Poseidon.
  • Atrax — founder of Atracia in Thessaly.
  • Atymnius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Auge — mother of the hero Telephus.
  • Autochthe — A daughter of Perseus and Andromeda who married Aegeus.
  • Autolycus — A son of Hermes.
  • Automedon (Αυτομέδων) — Achilles' charioteer.
  • Autonoë — Daughter of Cadmus and mother of Actaeon.
  • Autonous — man transformed by the gods into a Stone Curlew.
  • Axylus — A participant in the Trojan War who fought on the side of Troy.

B[edit]

  • Batea — wife of Dardanus and mother of Ilus.
  • Baubo — An old woman who jested with Demeter while the goddess was mourning the loss of Persephone.
  • Baucis — A virtuous old woman whose hospitality the gods rewarded.
  • Bianna — A Cretan woman who migrated to Gaul and disappeared in a chasm of the earth.
  • Bienor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Biston — A son of Ares and eponym of Bistonia in Thrace.
  • Bormus — A Mariandynian youth abducted by nymphs.
  • Borus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Botres — A son of Eumelus, transformed into a bee-eater.
  • Budeia — A Boeotian princess who led an army against Thebes.
  • Briseus — father of Briseis.
  • Broteas — A son of Tantalus.
  • Bucolion — illegitimate son of the Trojan king Laomedon and half-brother of Priam.
  • Buphagus — A son of Iapetus.
  • Bura — A daughter of Ion.
  • Butes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Byblis — A woman who fell in love with her twin brother.

C[edit]

  • Calesius — Axylus' charioteer.
  • Caletor — The name of two men involved in the Trojan War.
  • Callidice — queen of Thesprotia and wife of Odysseus.
  • Callithyia — The first priestess of Hera.
  • Calyce — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Calydon — Eponym of Calydon Aetolia.
  • Canace — A daughter of Aeolus and lover of Poseidon.
  • Canethus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Canthus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Capaneus — An arrogant warrior who was struck down by Zeus.
  • Capys — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Carius — A son of Zeus believed to have learned music from nymphs.
  • Carystus — Son of Chiron.
  • Cassiopeia — A vain Ethiopian queen, punished by Poseidon for her hubris.
  • Caucon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Caunus — A son of Miletus who fled from his twin sister's incestuous advances.
  • Cebriones — An illegitimate son of Priam.
  • Celtine — A Celtic princess and lover of Heracles.
  • Cerambus — A talented yet arrogant singer who was transformed into a beetle.
  • Cerdo — wife of Phoroneus.
  • Cestrinus — Son of Helenus and Andromache.
  • Ceyx — husband of Alcyone.
  • Chaeresilaus — Son of Iasius.
  • Chalciope — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chalcodon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Charops — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chelone — changed into a tortoise by Hermes.
  • Chione, daughter of Arcturus — A lover of Boreas.
  • Chione, daughter of Callirrhoe — A woman transformed by Hermes into a snow cloud.
  • Chione, daughter of Daedalion — mother of Philammon and Autolycus by Apollo and Hermes respectively.
  • Chloris — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chromia — Daughter of Itonus.
  • Chrysanthis — A woman who told Demeter of the abduction of Persephone.
  • Chryseis — A woman enslaved as a war prize by Agamemnon, who was later forced to return her.
  • Chryses — A priest of Apollo and father of Chryseis.
  • Chrysippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chrysothemis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chthonia — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chthonius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Chthonophyle — A daughter of Sicyon and wife of Phlias.
  • Cilix — founder of Cilicia.
  • Cilla — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cleite — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cleitus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cleoboea — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cleobule — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cleodaeus — A grandson of Heracles.
  • Cleopatra — wife of Meleager.
  • Clinis — A Babylonian man, transformed into a bird.
  • Clonius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Clymenus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Clytie — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Clytius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Clytodora — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Clytus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Coeranus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Comaetho — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Coön — A son of Antenor who fell against Agamemnon.
  • Copreus — herald of Eurystheus.
  • Coresus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Coronis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cragaleus — A man transformed into stone by Apollo.
  • Cratos — god of Strength.
  • Crete — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Creusa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Crino — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Crisus — founder of the town of Crissa.
  • Ctesippus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Ctesylla — A maiden of Ioulis.
  • Ctimene — younger sister of Odysseus.
  • Cyanippus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cychreus — Son of Poseidon and Salamis.
  • Cycnus — The name of several mythological figures, most of whom were transformed into swans.
  • Cydippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cydon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Cynurus — A son of Perseus.
  • Cyparissus — A boy beloved by Apollo and transformed into a cypress tree after his death.

D[edit]

  • Daedalion — A man transformed by Apollo into a hawk.
  • Daedalus — A skilled inventor and artisan.
  • Dascylus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Deileon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Deimachus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Deioneus (Δηιονεύς) or Deion (Δηίων) — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Deiphobus — A son of Priam and Hecuba who fought in the Trojan War.
  • Deipyle — wife of Tydeus and mother of Diomedes.
  • Delphus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Demodice — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Demonassa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Demonice — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Demophon of Eleusis — A son of Celeus, king of Eleusis, whom Demeter attempted and failed to immortalise.
  • Deucalion — Survivor of the Deluge.
  • Dexamenus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dia — mother of Pirithoös.
  • Dictys — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dimoetes — brother of Troezen.
  • Diocles — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Diomede — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dirce — wife of Lycus.
  • Dius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dolius — A slave of Penelope.
  • Dolon — A fast runner who fought for Troy in the Trojan War.
  • Dolops — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dorus — Progenitor of the Dorians.
  • Dotis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dryas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Dryope — A woman transformed into a black poplar.
  • Dymas — The name of several mythological figures.

E[edit]

  • Echion — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eioneus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Electryone — A daughter of Helios and Rhode.
  • Eleius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eleuther — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Elpenor — A crew member of Odysseus, who died in an accident; his shade approached Odysseus in the Underworld to beg him for a proper burial.
  • Elymus — Progenitor of the Elymians.
  • Emathion — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Enarete — wife of Aeolus.
  • Endeïs — Daughter of Chiron.
  • Endymion — eternally sleeping lover of the moon goddess Selene.
  • Enyeus — The name of several mythological characters.
  • Epeius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Epicasta — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Epidaurus — eponymous hero of the city Epidaurus.
  • Epipole — A woman that went to Trojan War in disguise of a man.
  • Epirus — Daughter of Agave and Echion, after whom the region of Epirus was named.
  • Epistrophus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Epochus — The name of several mythological characters.
  • Ereuthalion — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eribotes — one of the Argonauts.
  • Eriopis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eriphyle — mother of Alcmaeon and wife of Amphiaraus.
  • Erymanthus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Erythras — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Euippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Euchenor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eulimene — A Cretan girl who was put to death after having an affair with a man other than her betrothed.
  • Eumaeus — Odysseus' loyal swineherd.
  • Eumedes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Euphorion — The son of Achilles and Helen.
  • Europs — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Euryalus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Euryanassa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurybates — herald of the Greek armies and squire to Odysseus during the Trojan War.
  • Eurycleia — The wet-nurse of Odysseus.
  • Eurycyda — A lover of Poseidon.
  • Eurydamas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurylochus — The second-in-command of Odysseus' ship during the return to Ithaca after the Trojan War.
  • Eurymachus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurymedon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurymedousa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurypyle — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurypylus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Euryte — Daughter of Hippodamas.
  • Eurythemis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurythemista — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurytion — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Eurytus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Evaechme — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Evippus — The name of several mythological figures.

G[edit]

  • Galanthis — Servant and friend of Alcmene, who foiled Hera's plan to prevent Heracles' birth and was transformed into a weasel in punishment.
  • Gerana — A Pygmy queen changed into a crane.
  • Golgos — Son of Adonis and Aphrodite
  • Gorge — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Gorgophone — Daughter of Perseus and Andromeda.
  • Guneus — The name of several mythological figures.

H[edit]

  • Haemon — Son of Creon and Eurydice.
  • Halaesus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Halirrhothius — A son of Poseidon who was killed by Ares.
  • Harpalion — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Harpalyce — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Harpalycus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hecamede — Daughter of Arsinoös who was captured and given to Nestor as a servant.
  • Heleus — A son of Perseus and Andromeda.
  • Henioche — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Herippe — A woman from Miletus, abducted by the Gauls.
  • Hermippe — wife of Orchomeus and mother of Minyas by Poseidon.
  • Hero and Leander — Star-crossed lovers.
  • Hippocoön — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hippodamas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hippodamia — wife of Pelops.
  • Hippolytus — A son of Theseus.
  • Hippotes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hippothoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hippothous — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hodites — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hodoedocus — Son of Cynus, father of Oileus.
  • Hyacinthus — A lover of Apollo changed into a flower.
  • Hyacinthus of Lacedaemon — father of four daughters who were sacrificed to avert plague.
  • Hyamus — maternal grandfather of Delphus.
  • Hyettus — An Argive, reputedly the first person to ever commit murder over adultery.
  • Hylas — Arms bearer to Heracles.
  • Hyllus — Son of Heracles and Deianira.
  • Hyperbius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hyperenor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hyperes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hyperippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hypermnestra — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hyperochus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hyperphas — father of Euryganeia and Euryanassa.
  • Hypsenor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Hyrmine — The wife of Phorbas.
  • Hyrnetho — The wife of Deiphontes.

I[edit]

  • Ialmenus — A son of Ares who sailed with the Argonauts.
  • Iasus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Icarius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Icarus — The son of Daedalus, who fell to his death.
  • Ilione — Daughter of Priam and wife of Polymestor.
  • Ilioneus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Imbrius — A son-in-law of Priam.
  • Iodame — Daughter of Itonus, turned to stone by Athena.
  • Iole — Daughter of Eurytus.
  • Ion — Son of Apollo and Creusa, wife of Xuthus.
  • Iphianassa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Iphianeira — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Iphicles — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Iphidamas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Iphimedeia — A lover of Poseidon.
  • Iphinoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Iphitus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Iphthime — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Itonus — Son of Amphictyon and founder of a shrine to Athena.

L[edit]

  • Lamedon — A son of Coronus of Sicyon.
  • Lampus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Laodamas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Laodamia — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Laodice — A daughter of Priam.
  • Laonome — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Laophoon — A Paeonian ally of the Trojans in the Trojan War.
  • Laothoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lapithes — eponym of the Lapiths.
  • Leitus — A leader of the Achaean forces during the Trojan War.
  • Leos — name of two Attic heroes.
  • Lepreus — A grandson of Poseidon and an enemy of Heracles.
  • Lethaea — A woman turned into stone for her vanity.
  • Leucippus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Leucon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Leuconoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Leucophrye — Daughter of Mandrolytus; she betrayed her city for the love of a man.
  • Leucus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lityerses — A son of Midas killed by Heracles, and eponym of a kind of reaping songs.
  • Lophis — The young son of a Boeotian king.
  • Lycaon of Troy — A son of Priam, killed by Achilles.
  • Lycaste — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lycastus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lycorus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lycurgus of Thrace — A king of the Edoni in Thrace.
  • Lysianassa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lysimache — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Lysippe — The name of several mythological figures.

M[edit]

  • Machaon — A physician and son of Asclepius who fought on the side of the Greeks in the Trojan War.
  • Maeon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Magnes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Mantius — A son of Melampus and father of Cleitus.
  • Mariandynus — Eponymous hero of the Mariandyni.
  • Mecisteus — Son of Talaus who participated in the war of the Seven Against Thebes.
  • Meda — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Medôn — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Megapenthes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Melanippus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Melantho — A disloyal servant of Penelope.
  • Melas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Meliboea — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Melicertes — Son of Athamas and Ino who was transformed into the marine god Palaemon.
  • Melite — An eponymous heroine of a deme in Attica.
  • Memphis — eponym of Memphis, Egypt.
  • Menippe — A daughter of Orion who was transformed into a comet.
  • Messene — An ambitious Argive princess for whom Messenia was named.
  • Metaneira — wife of Celeus, king of Eleusis.
  • Metioche — A daughter of Orion who was transformed into a comet.
  • Mestor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Mestra — Daughter of Erysichthon who possessed the gift of shape-shifting.
  • Miletus — A son of Apollo and founder of the city Miletus.
  • Minyas — founder of Orchomenus in Boeotia.
  • Molurus — The man killed by Hyettus.
  • Munichus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Myrina — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Myrmidon — eponymous progenitor of the Myrmidons.
  • Myrmidone — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Myrrha — The mother of Adonis.
  • Myrtilus — charioteer of Oenomaus.
  • Myrto — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Mysius — An Argive who offered hospitality to Demeter.
  • Mytilene — The name of several mythological figures.

N[edit]

  • Narcissus — A young man who fell in love with his own reflection.
  • Naubolus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Nausicaa — A Phaeacian princess who aided Odysseus.
  • Nausithous — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Neoptolemus — A son of Achilles.
  • Nicippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Nireus — An Achaean leader during the Trojan War, renowned for his beauty.
  • Nyctimene — A woman transformed by Athena into an owl.
  • Nyctimus — A son of Lycaon who was killed and served up as a meal to Zeus.
  • Nemesis — Goddess of revenge.

O[edit]

  • Oenoe — The name of several mythological characters.
  • Oenone — The first wife of Paris, whom he abandoned in favour of Helen.
  • Oenotrus — A son of Lycaon.
  • Olenus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Omphale — A queen of Lydia to whom Heracles was required to become a slave for the period of a year.
  • Oncius — A son of Apollo and eponymous hero of Oncium, Arcadia.
  • Orchomenus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Orestheus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Orion — A hunter whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion.
  • Ormenus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Ornytion — A son of Sisyphus and ruler over Corinth.
  • Ornytus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Orsilochus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Othryoneus — A suitor of Cassandra.
  • Oxylus — The name of several mythological figures.

P[edit]

  • Paeon (father of Agastrophus) — A Paeonian, father of Agastrophus and Laophoon.
  • Paeon (son of Antilochus) — A Messenian noble.
  • Paeon (son of Endymion) — Eponym of Paeonia.
  • Paeon (son of Poseidon) — By Helle, sister of Phrixus.
  • Pallene — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Pandaie — A daughter of Heracles in India.
  • Pandareus — A friend of Tantalus who got involved into the latter's impious deeds.
  • Pandarus — A Trojan archer who fought in the Trojan War.
  • Pandora II — A daughter of Deucalion and Pyrrha.
  • Panopeus — A son of Phocus.
  • Panthous — An elder of Troy.
  • Paris — A son of Priam whose abduction of Helen resulted in the Trojan War.
  • Parthenopeus — one of the Seven Against Thebes.
  • Patroclus — A comrade of Achilles who was killed by Hector during the Trojan War.
  • Peirous — A Thracian ally of the Trojans.
  • Peisenor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Peisidice — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Peisistratus — The youngest son of Nestor.
  • Pelopia — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Peneleos — An Achaean soldier in the Trojan War.
  • Penthilus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Periboea — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Perigune — Daughter of Sinis and lover of Theseus.
  • Perileos — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Perimede — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Perimedes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Periphas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Periphetes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Peristhenes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phaenops — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phaëton — A son of Helios who lost control of his father's sun chariot and was struck down by Zeus to prevent disaster.
  • Phalanthus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phalerus — A son of Alcon who sailed with the Argonauts.
  • Pharis — A son of Hermes and founder of Pharae in Messene.
  • Phemius — An Ithacan poet who performs in the house of Odysseus.
  • Phialo — A lover of Heracles.
  • Phocus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Philemon — A virtuous old man who was rewarded by Zeus.
  • Philoctetes — A famed archer who participated in the Trojan War.
  • Phlias — A son of Dionysus who sailed with the Argonauts.
  • Phocus — A son of Aeacus, killed by his brothers Peleus and Telemon.
  • Phoenix — one of the Myrmidons who participated in the Trojan War.
  • Phorbas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phorcys — A Phrygian ally of Priam in the Trojan War.
  • Phrastor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phrixus — A son of Athamas and Nephele, rescued by Chrysomallus, the ram with the golden fleece.
  • Phrontis — A son of Phrixus who sailed with the Argonauts.
  • Phylacus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phylas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Phyleus — Son of Augeas.
  • Phyllis — wife of Demophon of Athens.
  • Physadeia — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Physcoa — member of the Sixteen Women and lover of Dionysus.
  • Phytalus — An Attic hero encountered by Demeter.
  • Pleuron — eponym of Pleuron, Aetolia.
  • Plexippus — The name of several mythological characters.
  • Podalirius — A healer and son of Asclepius who participated in the Trojan War.
  • Polites — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polyboea — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polycaon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polycaste — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polydorus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polymele — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polypheides — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polystratus — A youth of Dyme, Achaea.
  • Polyxenus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Polyxo — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Praxithea — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Presbon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Proclia — Daughter of Laomedon, sister of Priam and wife of Cycnus.
  • Procrustes — A rogue smith and bandit from Attica who attacked people.
  • Promedon — Possibly a follower of Orpheus.
  • Pronax — A brother of Adrastus.
  • Prosymnus — A shepherd who aided Dionysus in rescuing Semele from Hades.
  • Protesilaus — The first Greek soldier to die at Troy.
  • Prothoenor — one of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War.
  • Psophis — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Pterelaos — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Ptous — eponym of Mount Ptous in Boeotia.
  • Pygmalion — A sculptor who fell in love with his own creation.
  • Pylaeus — A Pelasgian ally of the Trojans.
  • Pylaemenes — An Enetian ally of the Trojans.
  • Pyraechmes — A Paeonian ally of the Trojans.
  • Pyramus — Tragic lover of Thisbe, on whom Shakespeare's Romeo is based.
  • Pyrrha — Wife of Deucalion.

R[edit]

S[edit]

  • Saon — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Schedius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Schoeneus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Scylaceus — A Lycian ally of the Trojans.
  • Selemnus — A man who loved the sea nymph Argyra.
  • Sidero — Stepmother of Tyro.
  • Socus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Solymus — Ancestral hero of the Solymi tribe in Lycia.
  • Sostratus — A beloved of Heracles.
  • Sparta — wife of Lacedaemon for whom the city of Sparta was named.
  • Staphylus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Stentor — A herald of the Greek forces during the Trojan War.
  • Stheneboea — Daughter of Iobates and consort of Proteus.
  • Sthenele — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Sthenelus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Stratonice — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Strophius — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Stymphalus — A son of Elatus.
  • Syleus — A Lydian who forced people to dig his vineyard and was killed by Heracles.
  • Syme — Eponym of the island Syme.

T[edit]

  • Tecmessa — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Tegeates — founder of Tegea.
  • Telecleia — A daughter of Ilus and wife of Cisseus.
  • Telegonus — Son of Circe and Odysseus.
  • Telemachus — Son of Odysseus and Penelope, and a central character in the Odyssey.
  • Teleon — father of Butes and Eribotes.
  • Telephassa — wife of Agenor and mother of Cadmus.
  • Tenes — eponymous hero of Tenedos.
  • Termerus — A bandit killed by Heracles.
  • Theiodamas — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Themiste — A daughter of Ilus and mother of Anchises.
  • Themisto — Third wife of Athamas.
  • Theobule — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Theonoe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Theophane — A lover of Poseidon, changed into an ewe.
  • Thero — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Thersander — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Thersites — A soldier of the Greek army during the Trojan War.
  • Thespius — founder-king of Thespiae Boeotia.
  • Thestius — father of Iphicles.
  • Thestor — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Thisbe — Tragic lover of Pyramus, on whom Shakespeare's Juliet is based.
  • Thoas — A leader of the Aetolian armies during the Trojan War.
  • Thoön — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Thrasymedes — Soldier who fought on the side of the Greeks in the Trojan War.
  • Thymoetes — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Timandra — Daughter of Leda and Tyndareus.
  • Tithonus — lover of Eos, granted immortality but not eternal youth.
  • Tlepolemus — A son of Heracles who fought in the Trojan War of the side of the Greeks.
  • Toxeus — The name of several mythological characters.
  • Trambelus — A son of Telamon and half-brother of Ajax.
  • Trochilus — Possible inventor of the chariot linked to cults of Hera and Demeter.
  • Troezen — A son of Pelops and eponym of the city Troezen.
  • Trophonius — An architect, brother of Agamedes.
  • Tydeus — father of Diomedes and one of the Seven Against Thebes.
  • Tyres — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Tyro — Daughter of Salmoneus.

U[edit]

X[edit]

  • Xanthippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Xanthius — A descendent of Bellerophon and father of Leucippus.
  • Xanthus — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Xuthus — A son of Hellen and Orseis and father of Ion and Achaeus.

Z[edit]

  • Zarex — A son of Carystus and founder of the town Zarex in Laconia.
  • Zetes — An Argonaut and son of Boreas.
  • Zeuxippe — The name of several mythological figures.
  • Zeuxippus — The name of several mythological figures.

See also[edit]