Myths of Greece and Rome Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art
Architect who planned the Cretan Labyrinth, 253-255;
inventor of sails, 214.
Maiden visited by Jupiter as a golden shower;
mother of Perseus, 240-242;
significance, 379, 390,
Daughters of Danaus, who slay their husbands, 166,
King of Argos;
father of the fifty Danaides, 166.
River of Europe;
Medea slays Absyrtus near its mouth, 271.
Maiden loved by Apollo, and changed into a laurel tree,
significance, 387, 389,
Ancient king of Troy, who gives his name to his race,
mares of, 215.
Wife of Hercules, 232-236;
causes Hercules’ death by using the Nessus robe,
Son of Priam and Hecuba;
married Helen after the death of Paris, 362.
birthplace of Apollo and Diana, 62;
shrine of Apollo at, 91, 363,
significance, 386, 396.
Shrine of Apollo, famed for its oracles, 37,
Ceyx visits, 211;
Œdipus consults oracle at, 281,
282, 285, 290;
Orestes at, 336.
Caused by Jupiter’s wrath, 36;
slime from, 65.
Same as Ceres;
goddess of agriculture, 183, 187;
Attendant or son of Mars, 138.
One of the ancient deities not subjected to Jupiter, 39.
Only male survivor of Deluge;
father of Hellen, 37, 38.
Maiden loved and deserted by Ixion, king of the Lapithæ,
Goddess of the moon and chase;
daughter of Jupiter and Latona, 93-101;
birth of, 62;
nymphs of, 70, 190;
arrows of, 139;
Arethusa protected by, 192;
Œneus neglects, 275;
Iphigenia saved by, 316;
temple of, 336;
Camilla rescued by, 373, 374;
significance, 388, 396,
Queen of Tyre and Carthage;
loved and deserted by Æneas, 366-369;
Æneas sees, in Hades, 372.
1. Greek hero during Trojan war, 314;
recovers Patroclus’ body, 328;
helps Ulysses secure the Palladium, 332.
2. The possessor of horses taken by Hercules, 223.
1. Name given to Venus, goddess of beauty, love, laughter, etc.,
2. Mother of Venus by Jupiter;
goddess of moisture, 44.
Festivals held in Greece in honor of Bacchus, 182.
Same as Bacchus, god of wine and revelry, 174.
Collective name given to Castor and Pollux, 278.
Festivals in honor of Castor and Pollux, 279.
Wife of Lycus;
bound to a bull by Amphion and Zethus, 80-82.
Same as Pluto, god of Infernal Regions, 159,
Dis-cor´di-a, or Eris.
Goddess of discord, 138;
she appears at Peleus’ marriage feast, 306.
Temple and grove sacred to Jupiter, 48,
Descendants of Dorus, 38.
Wife of Nereus, 154, 305.
Son of Hellen;
ancestor of Dorian race, 38.
Spirits in cave of Somnus;
passed out through gates of ivory and horn, 210,
Mercury, leader of, 137.
Land visited by Æneas, where Anchises died, 365.
Plant nymphs, supposed to watch over vegetation, 297.
Princess changed into a tree, 298-300.
Obscure deity put to flight by Minerva, 55,