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List of minor Greek mythological figures

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

Name Ancient Greek Description
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
Abrota Αβρώτη wife of Nisos, king of Megara
Acallaris Ἀκαλλαρίδος daughter of Eumedes.
Acamas Ἀκάμας the name of several mythological figures
Acarnan Ἀκαρνάν son of Alcmaeon and Callirrhoe
Achaeus Ἀχαιός progenitor of the Achaeans
Acoetes Ἀκοίτης priest of Dionysus
Acraepheus Ἀκραιφεύς son of Apollo
Actaeon Ἀκταίων a hunter transformed into a stag by Artemis and devoured by his own hounds
Actaeus Ἀκταῖος first king of Attica
Actor Άκτωρ the name of several mythological figures
Adrastus Ἄδραστος the name of several mythological figures
Aegiale Αἰγιαλεία unfaithful wife of Diomedes.
Aegialeus Αἰγιαλεύς the name of several mythological figures
Aegimius Αἰγίμιος a king of Thessaly and progenitor of the Dorians
Aegyptus Αίγυπτος a king of Egypt
Aepytus Αἵπυτος the name of several mythological figures
Aëdon Ἀηδών daughter of Pandareus, changed into a nightingale
Aërope Ἀερόπη the name of several mythological figures
Aesacus Αἴσακος son of Priam who was transformed into a bird
Aethalides Αἰθαλίδης herald of the Argonauts
Aethilla Αἴθιλλα or Αἴθυλλα sister of Priam, king of Troy
Aëthlius Ἀέθλιος first king of Elis
Aethra Αἴθρα mother of Theseus
Aetolus Αἰτωλός son of Endymion, eponym of Aetolia
Agamede Ἀγαμήδη the name of several mythological figures
Agamedes Ἀγαμήδης a famed architect
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
Aglaea Αγλαΐα the name of several mythological figures
Aglaulus Ἄγλαυρος 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
Alcaeus Ἀλκαίος 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 wife of Aeson and mother of Jason
Alcimedon Ἀλκιμέδων the name of several mythological figures
Alcimus Ἄλκιμος the name of several mythological figures
Alcinoe Ἀλκινόη the name of several mythological figures
Alcmene Ἀλκμήνη mother of Heracles
Alcyone Ἀλκυών or Ἀλκυόνη daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx
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
Amphithea Ἀμφιθέα the name of several mythological figures
Amyclas Ἀμύκλας the name of several mythological figures
Amycus Ἄμυκος son of Poseidon and king of the Bebryces
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 mother of Alcmene
Ancaeus Ἀγκαῖος the name of two separate Argonauts, each of whom was killed by a boar
Anchialus Ἀγχίαλος the name of several mythological figures
Andraemon Ἁνδραίμων the name of several mythological figures
Andreus Ἀνδρεύς son of the river-god Peneus
Androgeus Ἀνδρόγεως a son of Minos, king of Crete
Antenor Ἀντήνωρ a counselor of Priam
Anthas Ἅνθας founder and king of Anthea, a part of what later became Troezen
Antheus Ἀνθεύς 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 one of the most prominent and disrespectful suitors of Penelope during the Odyssey
Antion Ἁντίων father of Ixion
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
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.
Areithous Ἀρηΐθοος the name of several mythological figures
Aretaon Ἀρετάονα the name of several mythological figures
Arete Ἀρήτη wife of Alcinous
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
Argia Ἀργεία the name of several mythological figures
Argynnus Ἀργύννου beloved of Agamemnon
Arisbas Ἁρίσβας 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 Ἄσιος the name of two people who fought during the Trojan War
Aspalis Ἁσπαλίς a maiden of Melite, Phthia associated with a local cult of Artemis
Astacus Ἄστακος 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
Astyanassa Ἀστυάνασσα 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 Αστυνόμη 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 daughter of Cadmus and mother of Actaeon
Autonous Αὐτόνοος man transformed by the gods into a stone curlew
Axylus Ἄξυλος a participant in the Trojan War who fought on the side of Troy

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 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 . 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
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

  • 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 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.
  • Eunostus, a Boeotian hero
  • 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.
  • Eurydice — The wife of Orpheus.
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Hilaera (Ἱλάειρα) — one of the Leucippides, wife of Castor.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Ino (Ἰνώ) — a Theban princess who became the sea goddess Leucothea
  • Iodame — Daughter of Itonus, turned to stone by Athena.
  • Iolaus, nephew of Heracles who aided his uncle in one of his Labors
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Lupa — The minor goddess of wolves.
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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.
  • Palaemon (Παλαίμων) — a Theban prince, made into a sea god along with his mother, Ino
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 — 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.
  • Phylonoe (Φυλονόη), daughter of Tyndareus and Leda, made immortal by Artemis
  • 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

S

  • 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.
  • Selene — The goddess of the moon.
  • 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.
  • Sciron — son of Poseidon, bandit

T

  • Teuthras — a native of Magnesia, who fought at Troy and was killed by Hector and Ares.[1]
  • Teuthras — an Athenian, founder and eponym of Teuthrone in Laconia.[2]
  • Teuthras — Brother of Tyres and one of the companions of Aeneas.[3]
  • Teuthras — a young man of Argos, son of Iphiclus; he was shot to death by the Amazon Hippolyta during the Parthian War.[4]
  • 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.
  • 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 — 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, a companion of Aeneas along with his brother Teuthras.[5]
  • Tyres, a warrior in the army of Perses who fought and died in the war between Perses and Aeetes.[6]
  • Tyro — Daughter of Salmoneus.

U

X

  • 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

  • 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. ^ Homer, Iliad, 5. 705
  2. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 3. 25. 4
  3. ^ Virgil, Aeneid, 10. 403
  4. ^ Latin Anthology, 392 (Traiani Imperatoris e Bello Parthico versus decori), ed. Riese
  5. ^ Virgil, Aeneid, 10. 403
  6. ^ Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Argonautica, 6. 201