Glossary

Glossary of Gods and Goddesses in Greek Mythology

The exact definition of “god” in Greek mythology is a bit blurry. But one thing’s for sure: there were a lot of them. Some of them quite specific or very local. Here are all of the ones I could find. I haven’t drawn a distinction between titans, olympians, nymphs, or daemons, but I have excluded most of the demi-gods unless I’m aware of stories of them ascending to full godhood as well as the deified heroes. 

English NameGreek NameDescription
AcesoἈκεσώGoddess of the healing of wounds and the curing of illnesses
AchelousΑχέλουςA river god
AcheronΑχέρωνOne of the rivers of the underworld, the river of woe
AchlysἈχλύςThe goddess of poisons, and the personification of misery and sadness. Said by some authors to have existed before chaos itself.
AchosἌχοςOne of the Algea, god of trouble, distress
AcisΆκιςOne of the telchines
AcmonΑκμώνA dactyl
AcratopotesἈκρατοπότηςGod of unmixed wine
ActaeusΑκταίοςOne of the telchines
AdephagiaἈδηφαγίαSpirit of satiety and gluttony
AdikiaἈδικίαSpirit of injustice and wrongdoing
AdrasteiaΑδράστειαA nursemaid of the infant Zeus
AegaeonΑιγαίωνGod of violent sea storms and ally of the titans
AegleΑἴγληGoddess of radiant good health
AergiaἈεργίαSpirit of idleness, laziness, indolence and sloth
AetherΑἰθήρThe god of light and the upper atmosphere.
AetnaΑἴτνηGoddess of the volcanic Mount Etna in Sicily
AgathodaemonἈγαθοδαίμωνSpirit of vineyards and grainfields; ensuring good luck,health, and wisdom
AglaeaΑγλαΐαOne of the charites. Goddess of beauty, adornment, splendor, and glory
AgonἈγώνSpirit of contest, who possessed an altar at Olympia, site of the Olympic Games
Agreus/NomiosἈγρεύς/ΝόμιοςSons of Hermes and rustic dieties, possibly epithets of Pan
AidosΑἰδώςSpirit of modesty, reverence and respect
AionΑἰώνThe god of eternity, personifying cyclical and unbounded time. Sometimes equated with Chronos.
AisaΑἴσαPersonification of lot and fate
AitnaiosΑιτναιοςOne of the gods or spirits who presided over the mysteries of the islands of Lemnos and Samothrace
Akte/CyprisΑκτή/ΚυπρίςOne of the horae, goddess of eating and pleasure, the second of the afternoon work hours
AlalaἈλαλάSpirit of the war cry
AlastorἈλάστωρSpirit of blood feuds and vengeance
AlcyoneΑλκυόνηOne of the Pleiades
AlectoἈληκτώOne of the furies, the unceasing one
AlectronaΑλεκτροναSolar goddess of the morning or waking up
AletheiaἈλήθειαSpirit of truth, truthfulness and sincerity
Alexiares and AnicetusΑλεξιαρης and ΑνικητοςTwin sons of Heracles who presided over the defense of fortified towns and citadels
AlkeἈλκήSpirit of prowess and courage, one of the Machai
AlkonΑλκωνOne of the gods or spirits who presided over the mysteries of the islands of Lemnos and Samothrace
AlpheusἈλφειόςOne of the rivers of the underworld
AmechaniaἈμηχανίαSpirit of helplessness and want of means
AmphictyonisΑμφικτυονίςGoddess of wine and friendship between nations, a local form of Demeter
AmphitriteΑμφιτρίτηSea goddess and consort of Poseidon
AnaideiaἈναίδειαSpirit of ruthlessness, shamelessness, and unforgivingness
AnankeἈνάγκηThe goddess of inevitability, compulsion, and necessity.
Anatole/AnatoliaΑνατολία/ΑνατολίαOne of the horae. Goddess of sunrise
AngeliaἈγγελίαSpirit of messages, tidings and proclamations
AngelosἌγγελοςA daughter of Zeus and Hera who became an underworld goddess
AniaἈνίαOe of the Algae, goddess of ache and anguish
AnterosἈντέρωςGod of requited love
AntheiaΆνθειαOne of the charites. Goddess of flowers and flowery wreaths
AnytosἌνυτοςGod who reared the young goddess Despoina, the daughter of Demeter
AoideἈοιδήMuse of song
AparctiasΑπαρκτίαςOne of the anemoi. Another name for the north wind (not identified with Boreas)
ApateἈπάτηSpirit of deceit, guile, fraud and deception
AphaeaΑφαίαMinor goddess of agriculture and fertility
ApheleiaἈφέλειαSpirit of simplicity
ApheliotesΑφηλιώτηςOne of the anemoi. God of the east wind (when Eurus is considered southeast)
AphroditeAphroditeOlympian goddess of love
AphroditusἈφρόδιτοςCyprian hermaphroditic Aphrodite
ApolloἈπόλλωνGod of archery, music and dance, truth and prophecy, healing and diseases, the sun and light, poetry, and more.
ApollonisΑπολλωνίςA muse and one of the daughters of Apollo
ArcheΑρχήMuse of origins
AresἌρηςOlympian god of war
AreteἈρετήSpirit of virtue, excellence, goodness, and valor
ArethusaΑρετούσαA daughter of Nereus who was transformed into a fountain
ArgestesΑργέστηςOne of the anemoi. Another name for the west or northwest wind
ArgyronΑργυρώνOne of the telchines
AristaeusἈρισταῖοςGod of bee-keeping, cheese-making, herding, olive-growing, and hunting
ArkeΆρκηMessenger of the titans and sister of iris
ArktosΆρκτοςOne of the horae. Goddess of the night sky and constellations
ArtemisἌρτεμιςOlympian goddess of the hunt
AsbetosΑσβετοςOne of the Daemones Ceramici. The charrer
AsclepiusΑσκληπιόςGod of medicine
AsiaἈσίαWife of Iapetus
AskalaphosἈσκάλαφοςThe son of Acheron and Orphne who tended the underworld orchards before being transformed into a screech owl by Demeter
AsopusΑσωπόςOne of the telchines
AsteriaἈστερίαGoddess of nocturnal oracles and falling stars.
AstraeaΑστραίαVirgin goddess of justice
AstraeusἈστραῖοςGod of dusk, stars, and planets, and the art of astrology.
AstraiosἈστραῖοςGod of stars and planets, and the art of astrology
AstrapeἈστραπήGoddess of lightning
AtabyriusΑταβύριοςOne of the telchines
AtëἌτηSpirit of delusion, infatuation, blind folly, recklessness, and ruin
AthenaἈθηνᾶOlympian goddess of wisdom and war
AtlasἌτλαςSecond generation titan forced to carry the heavens upon his shoulders by Zeus. Presumed to be the god of endurance and astronomy. Also son of Iapetus.
AtroposΆτροποςOne of the Morae. The severer of the life thread
AttisΆττιςVegetation god and consort of cybele
AugeΑυγήOne of the horae. First light of the morning
AuraΑὖραGoddess of the breeze and the fresh, cool air of early morning
AuxesiaΑὐξησίαA local fertility goddess
AuxoΑυξώOne of the horae. Goddess of spring growth
BendisΒένδιςThracian goddess of the hunt and the moon. Her worship seems to have been introduced into attica around 430 bc.
BenthesikymeΒενθεσικύμηDaughter of Poseidon, who resided in Ethiopia
BiaΒίαThe personification of force and raw energy
BoreasΒορέαςOne of the anemoi. God of the north wind and of winter
BorysthenisΒορυσθενίςA muse and one of the daughters of Apollo
BritomartisΒριτόμαρτιςCretan goddess of hunting and nets used for fishing, fowling and the hunting of small game
BrizoΒριζώPatron goddess of sailors, who sent prophetic dreams
BronteΒροντήGoddesses of thunder
CaerusΚαιρόςSpirit of opportunity
CaiciasΚαικίαςOne of the anemoi. God of the northeast wind
CalleisΚαλλείςOne of the charites. Goddess of beauty
CalliopeΚαλλιόπηMuse of epic poetry
CelaenoΚελαινώOne of the pleiades
CephissoΚεφισσώA muse and one of the daughters of Apollo
CetoΚῆτώGoddess of the dangers of the ocean and of sea monsters
ChalconΧαλκώνOne of the telchines
ChaosΧάοςThe personification of nothingness from which all of existence sprang. Depicted as a void. Initially genderless, later on described as female.
CharonΧάρωνFerryman of Hades
CheimonΧειμώνOne of the horae. Goddess of winter
ChioneΧιόνηGoddess of snow and daughter of Boreas
ChlorisΧλωρίςFlower nymph and wife of Zephyrus
ChronosΧρόνοςThe god of empirical time, sometimes equated with Aion.
ChrysonΧρυσώνOne of the telchines
ChrysusΧρύσοςSpirit of gold
CirceΚίρκηGoddess-witch of Aeaea
Circios/ThraskiasΚίρκιος/ΘρασκίαςOne of the anemoi. God of the north-northwest wind
CladeusΚλάδεοςA river god
CletaΚλήταOne of the charites.
ClioΚλειώMuse of history
ClothoΚλωθώOne of the Morae. The spinner of the life thread
ClymeneΚλυμένηOne of the oceanid, mother of Phaethon and wife of Helios and sometimes Iapetus
ClytieΚλυτίαOne of the oceanid with unrequited love for Helios
CoeusΚοῖοςTitan of intellect and the axis of heaven around which the constellations revolved.
ComusΚόμοςGod of revelry, merrymaking, and festivity
CorusΚόροςSpirit of surfeit
CorymbusΚόρυμβοςGod of the fruit of the ivy
CriusΚρεῖοςOne of the titans, he is the father of Astraeus, Pallas, and Perses and implied to be the god of constellations.
CronusΚρόνοςLeader of the titans and father of Zeus and several other olympians
CyamitesΚυαμίτηςGod of beans
CybeleΚυβέληA phrygian mountain goddess
CylleneΚυλλήνηThe mountain-nymph who nursed the infant Hermes
CyllenusΚύλληνοςA dactyl and companion of Cybele
CymopoleiaΚυμοπόλειαA daughter of Poseidon married to the giant Briareus
DamiaΔαμίαA local fertility goddess
DamnameneusΔαμναμενεύςA dactyl or one of the telchines
DamneusΔαμνεύςone of the Korybantes
Damon/DemonaxΔαμων/ΔημώναξOne of the telchines
DaphneΔάφνηA naiad, transformed into a laurel tree to escape the unwelcome pursuit of Apollo
DarrhonΔάρρωνMacedonian god of health
DeimosΔεῖμοςSpirit of fear, dread, and terror
DelasΔήλαςA dactyl
DelphinΔελφινDolphin god
DemeterΔημήτηρOne of the olympian, goddess of fertility, agriculture, grain, and harvest
DespoinaΔέσποινηDaughter of Poseidon and Demeter, goddess of mysteries in arcadia
DexitheaΔεξιθέαOne of the telchines
DikaiosyneΔικαιοσύνηSpirit of justice and righteousness
DikeΔίκηOne of the horae. Goddess of justice, fair judgement, and the rights established by custom and law, possibly spring growth
DioneΔιώνηGoddess of the oracle of Dodona
DionysusΔιόνυσοςOne of the olympian, god of wine, drunken orgies, vinticulture, and wild vegetation
DolosΔόλοςSpirit of trickery, cunning deception, craftiness, treachery, and guile
DorisΔωρίς/ΔωρίδοςThe wife of the sea-god nereus
DynameneΔυναμένηA nereid associated with ocean power
DysisΔύσιςOne of the horae. Goddess of sunset
DysnomiaΔυσνομίαSpirit of lawlessness and poor civil constitution
DyssebeiaΔυσσέβειαSpirit of impiety
EchoΗχώA nymph cursed never to speak except to repeat the words of others
EiarΕίαρOne of the horae, goddess of spring
EidotheaΕιδοθέαProphetic sea nymph and daughter of proteus
EileithyiaΕἰλείθυιαGoddess of childbirth
EireneΕιρήνηOne of the horae. Goddess of peace of the springtime
EiresioneΕιρεσιώνηPersonification of the olive branch
EkecheiriaἘκεχειρίαSpirit of truce, armistice, and the cessation of all hostilities; honored at the olympic games
ElectraΗλέκτραOne of the pleiades
EleosἜλεοςSpirit of mercy, pity, and compassion
EleteΗλετηOne of the horae, representing prayer and the first of the afternoon work hours
EleutheriaἘλευθερίαPersonification of liberty
ElpisἘλπίςSpirit of hope and expectation
EmpusaἜμπουσαGoddess of shape-shifting
EnodiaἘννοδίαThessalian goddess of crossroads
EnyaliusΕνυάλιοςMinor god of war
EnyoἘνυώGoddess of destructive war
EosἨώςGoddess of the dawn
EosphorusΗωσφόροςGod of Venus the morning star
EpialesἘφιάλτηςGoddess of nightmares
EpidotesἘπιδώτηςA divinity who was worshipped at Lacedaemon
EpimedesΕπιμήδηςA dactyl
EpimetheusἘπιμηθεύςGod of afterthought and the father of excuses. Brother of Prometheus
EpioneἨπιόνηGoddess of the soothing of pain
EpiphronἘπίφρωνSpirit of prudence, shrewdness, thoughtfulness, carefulness, and sagacity
EratoΕρατώMuse of lyric poetry
ErebusἜρεβοςThe primordial god of darkness
EridanosἨριδανόςA river god
ErisἜριςGoddess of strife, discord, contention, and rivalry
ErosἜρωςGod of love and sexual intercourse
ErsaἝρσηGoddess of the morning dew
EucleiaΕὔκλειαSpirit of good repute and glory
EudaimoniaΕυδαιμονίαOne of the charites. Goddess of happiness
EulabeiaΕὐλάβειαSpirit of discretion, caution, and circumspection
EunomiaΕυνομίαOne of the horae. Goddess of good order, and springtime goddess of green pastures
EunostusΕύνοστοςGoddess of the flour mill
EuphemeΕὐφήμηSpirit of words of good omen, acclamation, praise, applause, and shouts of triumph
EuphrosyneΕὐφροσύνηGoddess of good cheer, joy, mirth, and merriment
EuporieΕυπορίηOne of the horae. Goddess of abundance
EupraxiaEὐπραξίαSpirit of well-being
EuronotusΕυρονότοςOne of the anemoi. God of the southeast wind
EurotasΕυρώταςA river god
EurusΕύροςGod of the unlucky east or southeast wind
EurymedonΕυρυμεδώνOne of the gods or spirits who presided over the mysteries of the islands of Lemnos and Samothrace
EurynomosΕὐρύνομοςCorpse-eating underworld daemon
EusebeiaEὐσέβειαSpirit of piety, loyalty, duty, and filial respect
EuterpeΕυτέρπηMuse of musical poetry
EutheniaΕὐθενίαspirit of prosperity, abundance, and plenty
EuthymiaΕυθυμίαOne of the charites, representing good mood
GaiaΓαῖαPersonification of the earth mother of the titans.
GaleneΓαλήνηGoddess of calm seas
GelosΓέλωςSpirit of laughter
GerasΓῆραςSpirit of old age
GlaucusΓλαῦκοςan “old man of the sea” and oracle
GlyconΓλύκωνA snake god
GorgyraΓοργύραOne of the lampades
Gymnastika/GymnasiaΓυμναστίκή/ΓυμνασίαOne of the horae. The morning hour of gymnastics/exercise
Hades¨ΑδηςGod of underworld and all things beneath the earth
HarmoniaἉρμονίαGoddess of harmony and concord
HarpocratesἉρποκράτηςGod of silence
HebeΉβηGoddess of youth and cup-bearer to the olympians
HecateἙκάτηGoddess of magic, witchcraft, the night, the moon, ghosts, and necromancy
HecaterusΗεκατεροςMinor god of the hekateris — a rustic dance of quickly moving hands — and perhaps of the skill of hands in general
HedoneἩδονήSpirit of pleasure, enjoyment, and delight
HedylogosἩδύλογοςGod of sweet talk and flattery
HegemoneΗγεμόνηOne of the charites.
HeimarmeneΕἵμαρμένηPersonification of share destined by fate
HekaergeΕκαέργηOne of the Nymphai Hyperboreioi. Represented distancing
HeliosἭλιοςGod of the sun and guardian of oaths.
HemeraἩμέραThe goddess of day
HephaestusἭφαιστοςOlympian god of the forge
HeraἭραQueen of the gods and olympian goddess of marriage
HeraclesἩρακλῆςOlympian god of strength
HermaphroditusἙρμαφρόδιτοςGod of unions, androgyny, marriage, sexuality and fertility
HermesΕρμήςGod of herds and flocks, of roads and boundary stones, and the god of thieves
HesperisΈσπερίςOne of the horae. Goddess of evening
HesperusἛσπεροςGod of Venus the evening star
HestiaἙστίαOlympian goddess of the hearth
Hesychia Spirit of quiet
HimerosἽμεροςGod of sexual desire
HomadosὍμαδοςSpirit of the din of battle
HomonoiaὉμόνοιαSpirit of concord, unanimity, and oneness of mind
HorkosὍρκοςSpirit of oaths
HormeὉρμήSpirit of impulse or effort
HybrisὝβριςSpirit of outrageous behavior
HygieiaὙγείαGoddess of cleanliness and good health
Hymen/HymenaeusὙμήν/ὙμεναιοςGod of marriage ceremonies, inspiring feasts and song
HypateΥπάτηone of the muses and daughter of Apollo, representing the upper chord of the lyre
HyperionὙπερίωνGod of light. With Theia, he is the father of Helios, Selene, and Eos.
HypnosὝπνοςThe personification of sleep
IapetusἸαπετόςGod of mortality and father of Prometheus, Epimetheus, Menoetius, and Atlas
IasiosΙάσιοςA dactyl
IasoἸασώGoddess of cures, remedies, and modes of healing
IchnaeaἸχναίαGoddess of tracking
IdaiosΙδαίοςOne of the Korybantes
IdyiaΊδυιαOne of the oceanid and the wife of the colchian king Aeetes, mother of Medea
IokeἸωκήSpirit of pursuit in battle
IrisΊριςGoddess of the rainbow and divine messenger
IynxΙύνξGoddess of the love charm
KakiaKακίαSpirit of vice and moral badness
KarpoΚαρπώOne of the horae. goddess of the fruits of the earth
KelmisΚελμιςA dactyl
KeuthonymosΚευθόνυμοςOne of the underworld spirit and father of Menoetes
KoalemosΚοάλεμοςSpirit of stupidity and foolishness
KokytosKωκυτόςOne of the rivers of the underworld, the river of wailing
KratosΚράτοςSpirit of strength, might, power, and sovereign rule
KydoimosΚυδοιμόςSpirit of the din of battle, confusion, uproar, and hubbub
LachesisΛάχεσιςOne of the Morae. The measurer of the life thread
LelantosΛήλαντοςGod of moving unseen and the father of the nymph Aura
LetheΛήθηSpirit of forgetfulness and oblivion, and of the underworld river of the same name
LetoΛητώGoddess of motherhood and mother of the twin olympians, Artemis and Apollo.
LeuceΛεύκηFirst wife of Hades, became a white poplar tree
LeucotheaΛευκοθέαA sea goddess who aided sailors in distress
LimosΛιμόςSpirit of hunger and starvation
LipsΛίψOne of the anemoi. God of the southwest wind
LoxoΛοξώOne of the Nymphai Hyperboreioi, representing trajectory
LupeΛύπηOne of the Algea, goddess of pain, grief, sadness
Lycos/LyktosΛύκος/ΛύκτοςOne of the telchines
LysagoraΛυσαγόραOne of the telchines
LyssaΛύσσαSpirit of rage, fury and rabies in animals
Ma A local goddess at Comana in Cappadocia
MacariaΜακαρίαDaughter of Hades and goddess of blessed death
MaiaΜαίαOne of the pleides and the mother of Hermes
MakeloΜακελώOne of the telchines
ManiaΜανίαSpirit or spirits of madness, insanity, and frenzy
MegaeraΜέγαιραOne of the furies
MegalesiusΜεγαλήσιοςOne of the telchines
MeleteΜελέτηMuse of meditation and practice
MelinoeΜελινόηDaughter of persephone and Zeus who presided over the propitiations offered to the ghosts of the dead
MeliseusΜελισσεύςGod of bees and bee-keeping in Crete.
MelpomeneΜελπομένηMuse of tragedy
MenΜήνA lunar deity worshiped in the western interior parts of Anatolia
MeneΜήνηGoddess of the months
MenoetesΜενοίτηςOne of the underworld spirit who herded the cattle of Hades
MenoetiusΜενοίτιοςTitan of violent anger, rash action, and human mortality
MeropeΜερώπηOne of the pleides
MeseΜέση“the middle (chord of the lyre)”
MesembriaΜεσημβρίαOne of the horae. goddess of noon
MetheΜέθηNymph of drunkenness
MetisΜῆτιςGoddess of good counsel, advice, planning, cunning, craftiness, and wisdom. Mother of Athena.
MetopeΜετώπηA naiad
MintheΜίνθηA naiad
MnemeΜνήμηMuse of memory
MnemosyneMνημοσύνηGoddess of memory and remembrance, and mother of the Nine Muses.
MomusΜῶμοςSpirit of mockery, blame, censure and stinging criticism
MorosΜόροςSpirit of doom
MorpheusΜορφήGod of dreams
Mousika/MusicaΜουσικήOne of the horae, representing the morning hour of music and study
MylasΜύλαςOne of the telchines
NemesisΝέμεσιςGoddess of revenge, balance, righteous indignation, and retribution
NepheleΝεφέληCloud nymph
NereusΝηρέαςThe old man of the sea, and the god of the sea’s rich bounty of fish
NeritesΝερίτηςA sea spirit who was transformed into a shell-fish by Aphrodite or Helios, depending on the story
NeteΝήτηOne of the muses and daughter of Apollo, representing the lowest chord of the lyre
NikeΝίκηGoddess of victory
NikonΝίκωνOne of the telchines
NilusΝειλος or ΝεῖλόνEgyptian river god and the father of numerous daughters that mingled with the descendants of Inachus
NomosΝόμοςSpirit of law
NotusΝότοςOne of the anemoi. God of the south wind
NympheΝυμφήOne of the horae. Goddess of the morning hour of ablutions
NyxΝύξThe goddess of night.
OceanusὨκεανόςGod of the earth-encircling river Oceanus (the ocean), the fountain of all the earth’s freshwater
OizysὈϊζύςSpirit of woe and misery
OkythoosΩκύθοοςOne of the Korybantes
OmodamosΩμόδαμοςOne of the daemones ceramici. Crudebake
OnnesΌννηςOne of the gods or spirits who presided over the mysteries of the islands of Lemnos and Samothrace
OrmenosΟρμενοςOne of the telchines
OrphneΟρφνηA lampad nymph of Hades, mother of Askalaphos
OrthosieΟρθοσίηOne of the horae. Goddess of prosperity
OupisΟυπιςOne of the Nymphai Hyperboreioi. Represented aim
PaeanΠαιάνPhysician of the gods
PaidiaΠαιδίαOne of the charites. “play, amusement”
PalaemonΠαλαίμωνA young sea god who aided sailors in distress
PalaestraΠαλαίστραGoddess of wrestling
PalioxisΠαλίωξιςSpirit of backrush, flight and retreat from battle
PallasΠάλλαςEither a giant or a titan. He was flayed by Athena during the Titanomachy and his skin used to make the aegis
PanΠάνGod of shepherds, pastures, and fertility
Pan SybariosΠαν ΣυβαριοςGod of woods and vales
PanaceaΠανάκειαGoddess of healing
PandaisiaΠανδαισίαOne of the charites. Represents banquets
PandiaΠανδίαDaughter of Selene and Zeus
PannychisΠαννυχίςOne of the charites. Represents festivity
PasiphaëΠασιφάηWitch-goddess and queen of Crete
PasitheaΠασιθέαOne of the charites. goddess of relaxing meditation and hallucinations
PeitharchiaΠειθαρχίαSpirit of discipline
PeithoΠειθώSpirit of persuasion and seduction
PeneusΠηνειόςRiver god of Thessaly flowing from the foot of Pindus; father of Daphne and Stilbe
PeniaΠενίαSpirit of poverty and need
PenthusΠένθοςSpirit of grief, mourning, and lamentation
PepromeneΠεπρωμένηPersonification of the destined share, similar to Heimarmene
PersephoneΠερσεφόνηQueen of the underworld, wife of Hades and goddess of spring growth
PersesΠέρσηςGod of destruction.
PhaennaΦαένναOne of the charites.
PhaenonΦαίνωνGod of Kronion, the planet Saturn
PhaethonΦαέθωνGod of Dios, the planet Jupiter
PhanesΦάνηςThe god of procreation in the Orphic tradition
PhaunosΦαυνοςGod of forests not identified with Faunus
PhemeΦήμηSpirit of rumor, report, and gossip
PherousaΦέρουσαOne of the horae
PhilophrosyneΦιλοφροσύνηSpirit of friendliness, kindness, and welcome
PhilotesΦιλότηςSpirit of friendship, affection, and sexual intercourse
PhlegethonΦλεγέθωνOne of the rivers of the underworld. The river of fire
PhobosΦόβοςSpirit of panic fear, flight, and battlefield rout
PhoebeΦοίβηGoddess of the “bright” intellect and prophecy, and consort of Coeus.
PhorcysΦόρκυςGod of the hidden dangers of the deep
PhrikeΦρίκηSpirit of horror and trembling fear
PhthonusΦθόνοςSpirit of envy and jealousy
PistisΠίστιςSpirit of trust, honesty, and good faith
PlutusΠλοῦτοςGod of wealth, including agricultural wealth, son of Demeter
PoineΠοίνηSpirit of retribution, vengeance, recompense, punishment, and penalty for the crime of murder and manslaughter
PolemosΠόλεμοςPersonification of war
PolyhymniaΠολυμνία/ΠολύμνιαMuse of sacred poetry
PolymatheiaΠολυμάθειαMuse of knowledge
PonosΠόνοςSpirit of hard labour and toil
PontusΠόντοςThe god of the sea, father of the fish and other sea creatures.
PorosΠόροςSpirit of expediency, the means of accomplishing or providing, contrivance and device
PoseidonΠοσειδῶνKing of the sea and lord of the sea gods; also god of rivers, flood and drought, earthquakes, and horses
PothosΠόθοςGod of sexual longing, yearning, and desire
PraxidikeΠραξιδίκηSpirit of exacting justice
PriapusΠρίαποςGod of garden fertility, the phallus, and protector of courtyards
ProioxisΠροίωξιςSpirit of onrush and battlefield pursuit
PrometheusΠρομηθεύςGod of forethought and crafty counsel, and creator of mankind.
PromylaiaΠρομυλαιαA goddess of the flour mill
ProphasisΠρόφασιςSpirit of excuses and pleas
ProteusΠρωτεύςA shape-shifting, prophetic old sea god, and the herdsman of Poseidon’s seals
PrymneusΠρυμνεύςOne of the Korybantes
PsamatheΠσαμάθηGoddess of sand beaches
PthinoporonΦθινόπωρονOne of the horae. Autumn
PtocheiaΠτωχείαSpirit of beggary
PyroeisΠυρόειςGod of Areios, the planet Mars
PyrrhichosΠυρῥιχοςOne of the Korybantes and god of the rustic dance
RhapsoΡαψώMinor goddess or nymph whose name apparently refers to sewing
RheaῬέαGoddess of fertility, motherhood and the mountain wilds. She is the sister and consort of Cronus, and mother of Zeus, Hades, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter, and Hestia.
SabaktesΣαβάκτηςThe destroyer
SabaziosΣαβάζιοςThe nomadic horseman and sky father god of the Phrygians and Thracians
SangariusΣαγγάριοςA river-god
ScamanderΣκάμανδροςRiver god who fought on the side of the Trojans during the Trojan War
SeleneΣελήνηGoddess of the moon.
SilenusΣειληνόςOne of the old rustic god of the dance of the wine-press
SimonΣίμωνOne of the telchines
SkeironΣκείρωνOne of the anemoi. God of the northwest wind
SkelmisΣκελμιςOne of the telchines
SkythesΣκύθηςOne of the companions of Cybele
SmaragosΣμάραγοςOne of the Daemones Ceramici. The smasher
SophrosyneΣωφροσύνηSpirit of moderation, self-control, temperance, restraint, and discretion
SosipolisΣωσίπολιςA native god at Elis, son of the goddess Eileithyia
SoterΣωτήρMale spirit of safety, preservation, and deliverance from harm
SoteriaΣωτηρίαFemale personification of safety, preservation, and deliverance from harm
SpondeΣπονδήOne of the horae, representing libations poured after lunch
SteropeΣτερόπηOne of the pleiades and the wife of Oenomaus, or one of the daughters of helios
StilbonΣτιλβώνGod of Hermaon, the planet Mercury
StyxΣτύξGoddess of the underworld river styx and personification of hatred.
SyceusΣυκεύςGod whom Gaia turned into a fig tree to help him escape from Zeus.
SyntribosΣύντριβοςOne of the Daemones Ceramici. The shatterer
TartarusΤάρταροςThe god of the deepest, darkest part of the underworld, the tartarean pit (which is also referred to as tartarus itself).
TaygeteΤαϋγέτηOne of the pleiades
TekhneΤεχνηPersonification of art, craft and technical skill
TeleteΤελέτηGoddess of initiation into the bacchic orgies
TerpsichoreΤερψιχόρηMuse of dance and choral poetry
TethysΤηθύςGoddess of fresh-water, and the mother of the rivers, springs, streams, fountains, and clouds.
ThalassaΘάλασσαPersonification of the sea and consort of Pontus.
ThaliaΘάλειαMuse of comedy and bucolic poetry. Also a name for one of the charites. Goddess of festive celebrations and luxurious banquets.
ThalloΘαλλώOne of the horae. goddess of spring buds and shoots, identified with Eirene
ThanatosΘάνατοςPersonification of death. Brother to Hypnos (sleep) and Moros (doom).
ThaumasΘαῦμαςGod of the wonders of the sea
The PaliciΠαλικοίA pair of rustic gods who presided over the geysers and thermal springs in Sicily
TheiaΘείαGoddess of sight and the shining light of the clear blue sky. She is the consort of hyperion, and mother of helios, selene, and eos.
ThelxinoeΘελξινόηOne of the titanic muses
ThemisΘέμιςGoddess of divine law and order.
TherosΘέροςOne of the horae. Goddess of summer
ThetisΘέτιςLeader of the nereids who presided over the spawning of marine life in the sea
ThoosaΘόοσαGoddess of swift currents
ThrasosΘράσοςSpirit of boldness
TisiphoneΤισιφόνηAvenger of murder
TitanΤιτὰνGod of the calendar of the seasons, sometimes brother of Helios, usually just Helios himself
TitiasΤιτίαςA dactyl
TonnesΤόννηςOne of the gods or spirits who presided over the mysteries of the islands of Lemnos and Samothrace
TriptolemusΤριπτόλεμοςGod of farming and agriculture, he brought agriculture to Greece
TriteiaΤριτειαDaughter of triton and companion of ares
TritonΤρίτωνFish-tailed son and Herald of Poseidon
TrokhilosΤροχιλοςGod of the mill stone
TycheΤύχηGoddess of fortune, chance, providence, and fate
UraniaΟυρανίαMuse of astronomy
UranusΟυρανόςPrimeval god of the heavens
ZagreusΖαγρεύςIn the Orphic Mysteries, the first incarnation of Dionysus
ZelosΖῆλοςSpirit of eager rivalry, emulation, envy, jealousy, and zeal
ZephyrusΖέφυροςOne of the anemoi. God of the west wind
ZeusΖεύςKing of heaven and god of the sky, clouds, thunder, and lightning
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments