Myths of Greece and Rome Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art

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Same as Odysseus, hero of the Odyssey;
King of Ithaca, 214, 312, 315, 330, 332;
adventures of, 337-359;
significance, 386, 395.

Muse of astronomy, daughter of Jupiter and Mnemosyne, 88, 90.

U´ra-nus (Heaven).
Husband of Gæa, created by her, 15, 17, 18;
significance, 385.

Same as Aphrodite, goddess of beauty, 103-130;
day of, 207;
Hippomenes aided by, 278;
Juno and Minerva dispute with, 306-308;
Paris advised by, 310, 312;
Paris saved by, 320;
Æneas, son of, 360, 362, 366, 367, 370, 372, 376;
significance, 389.

God of the orchards;
loved by Pomona, 303.

Same as Hestia, goddess of fire and of the family hearth, 198-204;
birth of, 22;
significance, 399.

Festivals in honor of Vesta, held in Rome, 202.

Virgins dedicated to the service of Vesta, 200-202, 377.

Same as Nice, goddess of victory, 41.

Tribe in Italy who join the Rutules against Æneas, 373, 374, 376.

Same as Hephæstus, god of the forge, 144-148;
Jupiter’s head cleft by, 55;
Venus, wife of, 106, 107;
armor made by, 326, 374;
significance, 399.

Festivals celebrated in honor of Vulcan, 148.

God of the south wind;
son of Æolus and Aurora, 213;
Hyacinthus slain by, 67;
Venus conducted by, 105;
Psyche saved by, 122, 128;
Flora, wife of, 301.

Son of Boreas and Orithyia;
took part in Argonautic expedition, and drove away Harpies, 215.

Twin brother of Amphion;
son of Jupiter and Antiope, 80-82.

Same as Jupiter;
father of the gods, 39;
significance, 379, 385, 388, 395.

Transcriber's Note

Variations in spelling of proper nouns are preserved as printed.

Minor punctuation errors have been repaired. Hyphenation and accent usage has been made consistent.

Page 260—capitivity amended to captivity—"... came to Athens, delivered her from captivity, ..."

The transcription of the genealogical table has been added by the transcriber for the convenience of the reader. Please note that the original table stated erroneously that Hemera was male and Æther was female. This has been corrected in the transcription.

Alphabetic links have been added to the indexes by the transcriber for the convenience of the reader.

The frontispiece illustration has been moved to follow the title page. Other illustrations have been moved where necessary so that they were not in the middle of a paragraph.

Omitted page numbers were either the original location of full page illustrations or blank in the original book.

End of Project Gutenberg's Myths of Greece and Rome, by H. A. Guerber