Myths of Greece and Rome Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art
Festivals in honor of the goddess Minerva, 60.
One of the seven hills on which Rome is built, 142.
Festivals in Rome in honor of Quirinus, 142.
Name given to Romulus when deified, 142.
Lake in Italy where occurred the battle in which the Dioscuri were
supposed to assist, 279.
Son of Mars and Ilia;
twin brother of Romulus, 140-142,
Son of Jupiter and Europa;
judge in Hades, 45, 163.
daughter of Uranus and Gæa, 17;
wife of Cronus, 18;
Jupiter saved by, 20;
Corybantes, priests of, 21;
Cronus defeated by, 22;
Juno, daughter of, 51;
Pluto, son of, 159;
Ceres, daughter of, 183;
Vesta, daughter of, 198;
Island in the Mediterranean, where the Colossus stood,
City founded by Romulus;
it comprises seven hills, 142.
Son of Mars and Ilia;
founder of Rome, 140, 142,
Nation in Italy, governed by Turnus, 374,
The constellation formed by Chiron, the Centaur who taught Hercules,
Same as Amphitrite;
wife of Neptune, 154.
Priests appointed to watch the sacred shields in Rome,
King who wished to emulate Jupiter, 168.
Son of Jupiter and Europa, 45;
slain during the Trojan war, 325.
Sat´urn, or Cronus.
Son of Uranus and Gæa, 18;
father of Jupiter, 20;
Italy ruled by, 23, 35;
husband of Rhea, 25;
day of, 207.
Male divinities of the woods, half man, half goat,
Gate which led from Troy to the plain, 321.
Giant encountered by Theseus on the Isthmus of Corinth,
Sea nymph changed to monster by Circe. She lived under rock of same name,
352, 353, 365.
Island in the Archipelago, the home of Lycomedes, visited by Achilles and
Country north of the Euxine Sea, 196.
The four daughters of Jupiter and Themis, 105.
Games in honor of Pluto every hundred years, 160.
Name given to Diana as moon goddess, 93;
significance, 388, 389.
Daughter of Cadmus;
wife of Jupiter;
mother of Bacchus, 171-174;
Island where Danae and Perseus were cast ashore, 242,
Sixth king of Rome;
son of Vulcan and Ocrisia, 148.
City opposite Abydus;
the home of Hero, 111, 112,
Seven Wonders of the World, 49,
Same as Arges, 18.
Prophetess of Cumæ, who led Æneas down to the infernal Regions,
Land where Anchises died;
visited twice by Æneas, 365.
Island home of Polyphemus;
visited by Arion, 82;
visited by Proserpina, 183;
visited by Ulysses, 339;
visited by Æneas, 365, 370.
Tutor of Bacchus;
generally represented on an ass, 174-177,
God of the woods;
one of the lesser Roman divinities, 301.
Second age of the ancient world, 35.
Daughter of Latin shepherd;
her stag was wounded by Iulus, 373.
Si´nis (The Pine-bender).
Giant encountered and slain by Theseus, 251.
Greek slave, who advised the Trojans to secure the wooden horse,
Mountain where stood the statue of Niobe, 94.
Maidens who allured mariners by their wondrous songs,
Favorite dog of Orion;
a constellation, 98, 100.
King condemned to roll a rock in Tartarus to the top of a steep hill,
Name frequently given to Apollo as god of the sun, 61.
God of sleep;
the child of Nox, and twin brother of Mors, 208-212.
Capital of Lacedæmon;
favorite city of Juno, 52;
home of Menelaus, 310-312.
slain by Œdipus, 283-285;
significance, 393, 401.
Urchin changed to lizard by Ceres when searching for Proserpina,
One of the Cyclopes;
son of Uranus and Gæa, 18.
One of the three Gorgon sisters, immortal, like Euryale,
Islands where the Harpies took refuge when driven from Thrace,
Æneas visits the, 364.
Father of Pylades;
shelters Orestes, 336.
Lake upon whose banks Hercules slew the brazen-clawed birds,
River in Hades, by whose waters the gods swore their most sacred oaths,
43, 77, 84,
Achilles bathed in the, 314.
One of Venus’ train of attendants;
god of the soft speech of love, 106.
King of Tyre;
husband of Dido;
murdered by Pygmalion, 366.
Floating rocks safely passed by the Argo, 268.
Nymph loved by Pan, and changed into reeds, 300,
Tæn´a-rum, or Tæn´a-rus.
The Greek entrance to Hades on Cimmerian coast, 160,
Mercury’s winged sandals, given by the gods, 134.
son of Vulcan;
the watchman of Minos, 256, 257.
Father of Pelops;
condemned to hunger and thirst in Hades, 77,
significance, 389, 390.
Abyss under the earth, where the Titans, etc., were confined,
17, 18, 22,
Orpheus’ music heard in, 77;
wicked in, 161-169;
significance, 385, 391.
Country to which Diana brought Iphigenia, 316;
visited by Orestes, 336.
Husband of Hesione, the daughter of Laomedon, 152.
Son of Ulysses and Penelope, 312;
adventures of, 357, 358.
Wife of Agenor;
mother of Europa, 47;
Same as Gæa;
name given to Rhea, 13.
Island off the coast of Troy, 332,
Muse of dancing;
daughter of Jupiter and Mnemosyne, 88.
Same as Gæa, goddess of the earth, 13.
Ancient king of the Trojans, 364.
1. One of the three Graces;
daughter of Jupiter and Eurynome, 105.
2. One of the nine Muses;
Muse of comedy, 88.
Same as Mors, god of death, 208.
Capital of Bœotia;
founded by Cadmus, 47, 48;
Amphion, king of, 80-82;
Athamas, king of, 174;
Pentheus, king of, 181;
Œdipus, king of, 280-290.
One of the six female Titans, 17,
goddess of justice, 44, 105,
Maiden changed by Neptune into a sheep, 153.
Son of Ægeus and Æthra;
hero of Athens, 179, 250-262,
significance, 391, 393.
Festivals in Greece in honor of Ceres, 196.
A province of Greece, 311;
fight of the gods in, 23;
Admetus, king of, 64;
Ceyx, king of, 211;
Æson, king of, 263, 273;
Protesilaus of, 316.
1. Mother of Achilles, 314;
a sea nymph, 20.
2. One of the Titanides, 17;
marriage feast of, 305, 306;
Olympus visited by, 319;
Achilles comforted by, 325;
Achilles’ armor brought by, 326-328;
Achilles instructed by, 329.
Babylonian maiden loved by Pyramus, 117,
Country on the Black Sea;
the home of Mars, 138, 223,
The vine-encircled wand borne by the followers of Bacchus,
River in Italy, 200, 202,
Æneas sails up the, 363, 372,
The blind seer visited by Ulysses on the Cimmerian shore,
One of the three Furies, or Eumenides, 163,
The six daughters of Uranus and Gæa, 17.
Name given to the six sons of Uranus and Gæa,
revolt of, 22, 23,
Trojan prince who visited Aurora, 90.
Giant in Tartarus, whose prostrate body covered nine acres,
Land where Hercules died, 216.
Land visited by Ulysses, whose men slay the cattle of the sun,
Nursling and protégé of Ceres, 188,
Son of Neptune and Amphitrite;
father of the Tritons, 154, 303;
Ancient city in Argolis, 152;
birthplace of Theseus, 250, 251;
Inhabitants of Troy, 316-335,
City of Asia Minor, ruled by Laomedon and Priam;
war of, 305-336.
Vestal virgin who stood the test of purity, 200.
Chief of the Rutules;
wars against Æneas, 372-377.
People of Tuscania in Italy, governed by Evander;
allies of Æneas, 374, 375.
Stepfather of Helen;
binds her suitors by oath, 311.
Same as Typhon;
monster sent to dethrone Jupiter, 23,
City in Phœnicia, governed by Sychæus and Dido,