List of minor Greek mythological figures

Summary

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.

A

Name Ancient Greek Description
Abarbarea Ἀβαρβαρέη the name of several mythological figures
Abaris Ἄβαρις the name of several mythological figures
Abas Ἄβας the name of several mythological figures
Abderus Ἄβδηρος aided Heracles during his eighth labour and was killed by the Mares of Diomedes
Abia Ἀβία nursemaid of Glenus, a son of Heracles
Abrasax Αβρασαξ name of a divine being in the Greek Magical Papyri[1]
Abrota Αβρώτη wife of Nisos, king of Megara
Acallaris Ἀκαλλαρίδος daughter of Eumedes.
Acamas Ἀκάμας the name of several mythological figures
Acarnan Ἀκαρνάν the name of several mythological figures
Acaste Ακαστη the name of several mythological figures
Achaeus Ἀχαιός the name of several mythological figures
Achates Ἀχάτης the name of several mythological figures
Achelois Ἀχελωίς the name of several mythological figures
Acmon Ἄκμων the name of several mythological figures
Acoetes Ἀκοίτης the name of several mythological figures
Aconteus Ἀκόντιος the name of several mythological figures
Acraea Ἀκραία the name of several mythological figures
Acraepheus Ἀκραιφεύς a son of Apollo
Actaea Ἁκταία the name of several mythological figures
Actaeon Ἀκταίων a hunter transformed into a stag by Artemis and devoured by his own hounds
Actaeus Ἀκταῖος the name of several mythological figures
Actor Άκτωρ the name of several mythological figures
Admete Ἀδμήτη the name of several mythological figures
Admetus Ἄδμητος the name of several mythological figures
Adraste Ἀδρήστη the name of several mythological figures
Adrasteia Ἀδράστεια the name of several mythological figures
Adrastus Ἄδραστος the name of several mythological figures
Aegaeon Αἰγαίων the name of several mythological figures
Aegiale Αἰγιαλεία the name of several mythological figures
Aegialeus Αἰγιαλεύς the name of several mythological figures
Aegimius Αἰγίμιος a king of Thessaly and progenitor of the Dorians
Aegle Αἴγλη the name of several mythological figures
Aegyptus Αίγυπτος the name of several mythological figures
Aepytus Αἵπυτος the name of several mythological figures
Aëdon Ἀηδών daughter of Pandareus, changed into a nightingale
Aello Ἀελλώ the name of several mythological figures
Aeolus Αἴολος the name of several mythological figures
Aepytus Αἵπυτος the name of several mythological figures
Aërope Ἀερόπη the name of several mythological figures
Aesacus Αἴσακος son of Priam who was transformed into a bird
Aesepus Αἴσηπος the name of several mythological figures
Aethalides Αἰθαλίδης the name of several mythological figures
Aethilla Αἴθιλλα or Αἴθυλλα sister of Priam, king of Troy
Aëthlius Ἀέθλιος first king of Elis
Aethra Αἴθρα the name of several mythological figures
Aetolus Αἰτωλός the name of several mythological figures
Agamede Ἀγαμήδη the name of several mythological figures
Agamedes Ἀγαμήδης a famed architect
Aganippe Ἀγανίππη the name of several mythological figures
Agapenor Ἀγαπήνωρ leader of the Arcadians during the Trojan War
Agasthenes Ἀγασθένης a king of Elis
Agastrophus Ἀγάστροφος a Paeonian ally of the Trojans.
Agave Ἀγαύη the name of several mythological figures
Agelaus Ἀγέλαος the name of several mythological figures
Agenor Ἀγήνωρ the name of several mythological figures
Aglaea Αγλαΐα the name of several mythological figures
Aglaulus Ἄγλαυρος the name of several mythological figures
Agreus Ἀγρεύς the name of several mythological figures
Agrius Ἄγριος the name of several mythological figures
Agron Ἄγρων son of Eumelus who was transformed into a plover for disrespecting Hermes, Athena and Artemis
Alabandus Ἀλάβανδος the founder of the town of Alabanda
Alastor Ἀλάστωρ the name of several mythological figures
Alcaeus Ἀλκαίος the name of several mythological figures
Alcander Ἄλκανδρος the name of several mythological figures
Alcathous Ἀλκάθοος the name of several mythological figures
Alcidice Ἀλκιδίκη wife of Salmoneus, king of Elis
Alcimache Ἁλκιμάχη the name of several mythological figures
Alcimede Ἀλκιμέδη the name of several mythological figures
Alcimedes Ἀλκιμέδης the name of several mythological figures
Alcimedon Ἀλκιμέδων the name of several mythological figures
Alcimenes Ἀλκιμένης the name of several mythological figures
Alcimus Ἄλκιμος the name of several mythological figures
Alcinoe Ἀλκινόη the name of several mythological figures
Alcippe Ἀλκίππη the name of several mythological figures
Alcmene Ἀλκμήνη mother of Heracles
Alcon λκων the name of several mythological figures
Alcyone Ἀλκυών or Ἀλκυόνη the name of several mythological figures
Alector Ἀλέκτωρ the name of several mythological figures
Alexirrhoe Ἀλεξιῥῤόη the name of several mythological figures
Alke Ἁλκή the name of several mythological figures
Almus Ἄλμος one of the sons of Sisyphus
Aloeus Ἀλωεύς the name of several mythological figures
Alope Ἀλόπη a woman seduced by Poseidon in the form of a kingfisher
Alphesiboea Ἀλφεσιβοίας the name of several mythological figures
Althaea Ἀλθαία mother of Meleager
Althaemenes Ἀλθαιμένης son of Catreus, king of Crete; it was prophesied he would kill his own father
Amarynceus Ἀμαρυγκεύς a chief of the Eleans
Amethystos a maiden that was changed into amethyst
Amphictyon Ἀμφικτύων a king of Athens
Amphidamas Ἀμφιδάμας the name of several mythological figures
Amphimachus Ἀμφίμαχος the name of several mythological figures
Amphinome Ἀμφινόμη the name of several mythological figures
Amphinomus Ἀμφίνομος a son of Nisos and one of Penelope's suitors during the Odyssey
Amphion Ἀμφίων) the name of several mythological figures
Amphissa Ἄμφισσα the name of several mythological figures
Amphithea Ἀμφιθέα the name of several mythological figures
Amphithemis Ἀμφίθεμις the name of several mythological figures
Amphius Ἅμφιος the name of several mythological figures
Ampyx Ἄμπυξ the name of several mythological figures
Amyclas Ἀμύκλας the name of several mythological figures
Amycus Ἄμυκος the name of several mythological figures
Amymone Αμυμωνη the one daughter of Danaus who refused to murder her husband, thus escaping her sisters' punishment
Amyntor Ἀμύντωρ the name of several mythological figures
Amythaon Ἀμυθάων a son of Cretheus, father of Melampus and Bias
Anaxagoras Ἀναξαγόρας a king of Argos
Anaxarete Ἀναξαρέτη a Cypriot maiden turned to stone by Aphrodite for refusing her suitor's advances
Anaxibia Ἀναξίβια the name of several mythological figures
Anaxo Ἀναξώ the name of several mythological figures
Ancaeus Ἀγκαῖος the name of two separate Argonauts, each of whom was killed by a boar
Anchiale Ἀγχιάλη the name of several mythological figures
Anchialus Ἀγχίαλος the name of several mythological figures
Anchiroe Αγχιρο the name of several mythological figures
Andraemon Ἁνδραίμων the name of several mythological figures
Andreus Ἀνδρεύς the name of several mythological figures
Androgeus Ἀνδρόγεως the name of several mythological figures
Antenor Ἀντήνωρ a counselor of Priam
Anthas Ἅνθας founder and king of Anthea, a part of what later became Troezen
Anthedon Ἀνθηδών the name of several mythological figures
Antheus Ἀνθεύς the name of several mythological figures
Antianeira Ἀντιανείρης the name of several mythological figures
Anthus Ἄνθος the name of several mythological figures
Anticlea Ἀντίκλεια mother of Odysseus
Anticlus Ἄντικλος one of the Greek warriors who hid inside the Trojan Horse
Antigone Ἀντιγόνη the name of several mythological figures
Antilochus Ἀντίλοχος a son of Nestor who participated in the Trojan War
Antimachus Αντίμαχος the name of several mythological figures
Antinoe Ἀντινόη the name of several mythological figures
Antinous Ἀντίνοος the name of several mythological figures
Antiochus Ἀντίοχος the name of several mythological figures
Antion Ἁντίων father of Ixion
Antiope Ἀντιόπη the name of several mythological figures
Antiphates Ἀντιφάτης the name of several mythological figures
Antiphus Ἄντιφος the name of several mythological figures
Apemosyne Ἀπημοσύνη a daughter of Catreus who was raped by Hermes
Aphareus Ἀφαρεύς the name of several mythological figures
Apheidas Ἀφείδας the name of several mythological figures
Apis Ἄπις the name of several mythological figures
Apisaon Ἀπισάων the name of several mythological figures
Apsyrtus Ἄψυρτος a son of Aeëtes, murdered by his sister Medea
Arabius Ἀράβιος the name of several mythological figures
Arcadia Ἀρκαδία the name of several mythological figures
Arcas Αρκάς son of Zeus and Callisto
Arceophon a Phoenician man who committed suicide after being spurned by his beloved
Arcesilaus Ἀρκεσίλαος one of the Greek leaders in the Trojan War.
Archemachus Ἀρχέμαχoς the name of several mythological figures
Architeles Ἀρχιτέλης the name of several mythological figures
Areilycus Ἀρηίλυκος the name of several mythological figures
Areithous Ἀρηΐθοος the name of several mythological figures
Aretaon Ἀρετάονα the name of several mythological figures
Arete Ἀρήτη wife of Alcinous
Arethusa Ἀρέθουσα the name of several mythological figures
Aretus Ἄρητος the name of several mythological figures
Arganthone Ἀργανθώνη famed huntress and lover of Rhesus
Arge Ἄργην the name of several mythological figures
Argea Ἀργεία daughter of Adrastus and wife of Polynices
Argeus Ἀργεύς the name of several mythological figures
Argia Ἀργεία the name of several mythological figures
Argiope Αργιόπη the name of several mythological figures
Argus Ἄργος the name of several mythological figures
Argynnus Ἀργύννου beloved of Agamemnon
Arisbas Ἁρίσβας the name of several mythological figures
Arisbe Ἀρίσβη 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
Arsinoe Ἀρσινόη the name of several mythological figures
Arsinoos Ἀρσίνοος the name of several mythological figures
Ascalabus a boy who was changed into a lizard by Demeter
Ascalaphus Ἀσκάλαφος the name of several mythological figures
Asius Ἄσιος the name of two people who fought during the Trojan War
Asopis Ἀσωπίς the name of several mythological figures
Aspalis Ἁσπαλίς a maiden of Melite, Phthia associated with a local cult of Artemis
Astacus Ἄστακος the name of several mythological figures
Asteria Ἀστερία the name of several mythological figures
Asterius Ἀστέριος the name of several mythological figures
Asterodia Ἀστεροδεία the name of several mythological figures
Asteropaios Ἀστεροπαῖος a Paeonian ally of the Trojans
Asterope Ἀστεροπή the name of several mythological figures
Astraeus Ἀστραῖος the name of several mythological figures
Astyanassa Ἀστυάνασσα Helen of Troy's maid
Astyanax Ἀστυάναξ infant son of Hector and Andromache, killed during the Sack of Troy.
Astycrateia Ἀστυκράτεια the name of several mythological figures
Astydameia Ἀστυδάμεια the name of several mythological figures
Astynome Αστυνόμη the name of several mythological figures
Astynous Ἀστύνοος the name of several mythological figures
Astyoche Ἀστυόχη the name of several mythological figures
Astypalaea Ἀστυπάλαια a lover of Poseidon
Atrax Ατραξ founder of Atracia in Thessaly
Atymnius Ἀτύμνιος the name of several mythological figures
Auge Αυγή mother of the hero Telephus
Autochthe Αὐτόχθη a daughter of Perseus and Andromeda who married Aegeus
Autolycus Αὐτόλυκο a son of Hermes
Automedon Αυτομέδων Achilles' charioteer
Autonoë Αὐτόλυκο the name of several mythological figures
Autonous Αὐτόνοος the name of several mythological figures
Axion Αξιόν) the name of several mythological figures
Axylus Ἄξυλος a participant in the Trojan War who fought on the side of Troy
Azan Ἀζᾶν the name of several mythological figures

B

Name Ancient Greek Description
Batea Βάτεια wife of Dardanus and mother of Ilus
Baubo Βαυβώ 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 Βίαννα a Cretan woman who migrated to Gaul and disappeared in a chasm of the earth
Bienor Βιήνωρ the name of several mythological figures
Biston Βίστων a son of Ares and eponym of Bistonia in Thrace
Bolina Βολίνα a mortal woman transformed into an immortal nymph by Apollo
Bormus Βῶρμος a Mariandynian youth abducted by nymphs
Borus Βῶρος the name of several mythological figures
Botres a son of Eumelus, transformed into a bee-eater
Briseis Βρισηΐς a princess of Lyrnessus, taken by Achilles as a war prize
Briseus Βρισεύς father of Briseis
Broteas . Βροτέας a son of Tantalus
Bucolion Βουκολίωνι illegitimate son of the Trojan king Laomedon and half-brother of Priam
Budeia Βούδεια name of two separate figures
Buphagus Βουφάγου a son of Iapetus
Bura Βούρα a daughter of Ion
Butes Βούτης the name of several mythological figures
Byblis Βυβλίς a woman who fell in love with her twin brother

C

Name Ancient Greek Description
Caeneus formerly Caenis, a woman who was transformed into a man and became a mighty warrior
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 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 son of Zeus believed to have learned music from nymphs
Carystus son of Chiron
Cassiopeia (disambiguation) the name of several mythological figures
Caucon the name of several mythological figures
Caunus son of Miletus who fled from his twin sister's incestuous advances
Cebriones 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 the name of several mythological figures
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
Chrysippus a divine hero of Elis
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 grandson of Heracles
Cleopatra wife of Meleager
Clinis a Babylonian man, transformed into a bird
Clonius the name of several mythological figures
Clymene 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 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

Name Ancient Greek Description
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 or Deion Δηιονεύς or 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 immortalize
Deucalion survivor of the Deluge
Dexamenus the name of several mythological figures
Dia mother of Pirithoös
Dias the name of two mythological figures
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

Name Ancient Greek Description
Echion the name of several mythological figures
Echetlus an Athenian mythical hero fought in the Battle of Marathon
Eioneus the name of several mythological figures
Electryone a daughter of Helios and Rhode
Eleius the name of several mythological figures
Eleusis eponymous hero of the town of Eleusis
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
Enalus a man from Lesbos
Enarete wife of Aeolus
Endeïs daughter of Chiron
Endymion eternally sleeping lover of the moon goddess Selene
Enyeus the name of several mythological figures
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 figures
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
Eunostus a Boeotian hero
Euphorion 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 name of several mythological figures
Eurycyda Εὐρυκύδα a lover of Poseidon
Eurydamas the name of several mythological figures
Eurydice the name of several mythological figures
Eurylochus the name of several mythological figures
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 the name of several mythological figures
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

Name Ancient Greek Description
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

Name Ancient Greek Description
Haemon the name of several mythological figures
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.
Hemithea Ἡμιθέα princess of the Island of Naxos who leapt into the sea to escape her father's wrath; Apollo transformed her into demi-goddess
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
Hesychia personification of quiet and silence
Hilaera Ἱλάειρα one of the Leucippides, wife of Castor
Hippocoön the name of several mythological figures
Hippodamas the name of several mythological figures
Hippodamia the name of several mythological figures
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 the name of several mythological figures
Hypsenor the name of several mythological figures
Hyrmine the name of several mythological figures
Hyrmine the wife of Phorbas
Hyrnetho the wife of Deiphontes

I

Name Ancient Greek Description
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 a son of Daedalus, who fell to his death.
Ilione a daughter of Priam and wife of Polymestor.
Ilioneus the name of several mythological figures
Imbrius a son-in-law of Priam
Ino Ἰνώ a Theban princess who became the sea goddess Leucothea
Iodame daughter of Itonus, turned to stone by Athena
Iolaus a nephew of Heracles who aided his uncle in one of his Labors
Iole a daughter of Eurytus.
Ion a 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 the name of several mythological figures

L

Name Ancient Greek Description
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 the name of several mythological figures
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.
Lupa the minor goddess of wolves.
Lycaon the name of several mythological figures
Lycaste the name of several mythological figures
Lycastus the name of several mythological figures
Lycorus the name of several mythological figures
Lycurgus the name of several mythological figures
Lysianassa the name of several mythological figures
Lysimache the name of several mythological figures
Lysippe the name of several mythological figures

M

Name Ancient Greek Description
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 the name of several mythological figures
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 the name of several mythological figures
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 the name of several mythological figures
Memphis the name of several mythological figures
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 the 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 the eponymous progenitor of the Myrmidons
Myrmidone the name of several mythological figures
Myrrha the mother of Adonis.
Myrtilus the 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

Name Ancient Greek Description
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 the name of several mythological figures
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.

O

Name Ancient Greek Description
Oenoe the name of several mythological figures
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
Orithyia Ὠρείθυια an Athenian princess abducted by Boreas and made the goddess of cold, gusty mountain winds
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

Name Ancient Greek Description
Paeon of Paeonia the father of Agastrophus
Paeon of Messenia the son of Antilochus
Paeon of Elis eponym of Paeonia
Paeon (son of Poseidon) by Helle, sister of Phrixus.
Palaemon Παλαίμων the name of several mythological figures
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 the name of several mythological figures
Panopeus a son of Phocus
Panthous an elder of Troy
Paris a son of Priam whose abduction of Helen resulted in the Trojan War
Parthenos Παρθένος princess of the Island of Naxos who leapt into the sea to escape her father's wrath; Apollo transformed her into demi-goddess.
Parthenopaeus one of the Seven Against Thebes
Patroclus a comrade/lover 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 the name of several mythological figures
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
Pheres the name of several mythological figures
Phialo a lover of Heracles
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 the name of several mythological figures
Phoebe Φοίβη the name of several mythological figures
Phoenix the name of several mythological figures
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 a son of Augeas
Phyllis the wife of Demophon of Athens.
Phylonoe Φυλονόη a daughter of Tyndareus and Leda, made immortal by Artemis
Physadeia the name of several mythological figures
Physcoa a member of the Sixteen Women and lover of Dionysus
Phytalus an Attic hero encountered by Demeter
Pleuron the eponym of Pleuron, Aetolia
Plexippus the name of several mythological figures
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
Polyidus a seer from Corinth
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 the wife of Deucalion

R

Name Ancient Greek Description
Rarus a possible father of Triptolemus
Rhadine and Leontichus star-crossed lovers.
Rhoeo a lover of Apollo

S

Name Ancient Greek Description
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. Though wounded by Ajax the Lesser he survived and returned home after the Fall of Troy only to subsequently be stoned to death by several women of Lycia when he told them how their husbands and sons had all died in the war. At the urging of Apollo a monument to Scylaceus was built to make amends for this crime and he was subsequently worshipped as a minor god.
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 the 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 the 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 the name of several mythological figures
Syleus a Lydian who forced people to dig his vineyard and was killed by Heracles
Syme eponym of the island Syme
Sciron son of Poseidon, bandit

T

Name Ancient Greek Description
Teuthras a native of Magnesia, who fought at Troy and was killed by Hector and Ares.[2]
Teuthras an Athenian, founder and eponym of Teuthrone in Laconia.[3]
Teuthras Brother of Tyres and one of the companions of Aeneas.[4]
Teuthras a young man of Argos, son of Iphiclus; he was shot to death by the Amazon Hippolyta during the Parthian War.[5]
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 the name of several mythological figures
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 the father of Iphicles
Thestor the name of several mythological figures
Thisbe the tragic lover of Pyramus, on whom Shakespeare's Juliet is based
Thoas the name of several mythological figures
Thoön the name of several mythological figures
Thrace the daughter of Oceanus and Parthenope, and sister of Europa
Thrasymedes soldier who fought on the side of the Greeks in the Trojan War.
Thymoetes the name of several mythological figures
Timandra the daughter of Leda and Tyndareus.
Tithonus a 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 figures
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 a companion of Aeneas along with his brother Teuthras.[6]
Tyres a warrior in the army of Perses who fought and died in the war between Perses and Aeetes.[7]
Tyro daughter of Salmoneus

U

Name Ancient Greek Description
Ucalegon an elder of Troy

X

Name Ancient Greek Description
Xanthippe the name of several mythological figures
Xanthius a descendant 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

Name Ancient Greek Description
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

References

  1. ^ Betz, Hans (1996). The Greek Magical Papyri In Translation. University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226044477. Entry: "PGM III. 1-164".
  2. ^ Homer, Iliad, 5. 705
  3. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3. 25. 4
  4. ^ Virgil, Aeneid, 10. 403
  5. ^ Latin Anthology, 392 (Traiani Imperatoris e Bello Parthico versus decori), ed. Riese
  6. ^ Virgil, Aeneid, 10. 403
  7. ^ Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 6. 201