mythology

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(Greek mythology) a river in Hades across which the souls of the dead were carried by Charon Acheron , River Acheron
(Old Testament) in Judeo-Christian mythology; the first man and the husband of Eve and the progenitor of the human race Adam
(Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone Adonis
(Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him Aegisthus
god of the winds in ancient mythology Aeolus
(Norse mythology) the chief race of gods living at Asgard Aesir
(Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War Agamemnon
(Greek mythology) one of the three Graces Aglaia , Euphrosyne , Thalia
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone Aides , Aidoneus , Hades , Pluto
(classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality Alcides , Heracles , Herakles , Hercules
(Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher Alcyone , Halcyon
(Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively) Amazon
(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal ambrosia , nectar
(Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros Amor , Cupid
(classical mythology) a serpent with a head at each end of its body amphisbaena
(Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife Andromeda
(Norse mythology) a dwarf who possessed a treasure that was stolen by Loki Andvari
(Anglo-Saxon mythology) a deity worshipped by the Anglo-Saxons Anglo-Saxon deity
(Welsh mythology) the other world; land of fairies Annwfn , Annwn
(Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death Antigone
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