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Minor Gods and Demi Gods I-P

Iaso
Goddess of healing.
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Icelus
Icelos. Oneiroi. Personification of human shapes in dreams.
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Inachus
River God.
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Iris
Messenger between the Gods and men. Personal messenger of Zeus. Hera's maid. Rainbow Goddess. Goddess and personification of the rainbow.
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Judges of the Underworld
Minos, Aeacus, Rhadamanthus
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Kakia
Goddess and personification of vice.
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Keres
Avenging spirits of the dead.
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Kratos
Cratos. God of force. Personification of strength and power.
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Leto
Leto is the mother of Apollo and Artemis and is mostly worshipped in conjunction with her children. She was a Titaness and considered the goddess of fruitfulness.
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Leucothea
Ino. White Goddess. Sea Goddess.
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Loxias
God of prophecy and music.
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Litia
Goddesses who helped those whom Ate ruined.
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Maia
Fertility Goddess.
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Mania
Personification of madness.
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Medusa-cunning
One of the three Gorgons, who were three monstrous daughters of the sea god Phorcys and his wife, Ceto. Her equally hideous sisters were Stheno and Euryale. Medusa was the only mortal one (She was killed by Perseus, who brought back her head, with the help of the deities Hermes and Athena. From her blood sprang the winged horse Pegasus, her son by the god Poseidon.). The Gorgons were terrifying, dragonlike creatures, covered with golden scales and having snakes for hair. They turned all who looked at them to stone.
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Melicertos
God of harbors and ports.
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Melpomene
One of the Muses. She was the muse of Tragedy.
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Metis
The daughter of Oceanos and Tethys and Zeus's first wife. She represented counsel. Goddess and personification of wisdom.
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Mnemosyne-memory
She was the Titan goddess of memory. Zeus spent nine consecutive nights with her, after which, later, she gave birth to the nine Muses, one each day.
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Moira
Supreme Goddess. Most Powerful Goddess. Goddess of fate. Supreme even over the gods of Olympus.
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Momus
The Greek god of censure and mockery, sarcasm, pain, mockery, faultfinding, scoff and unfair criticism. Patron of writers and poets. Son of Nox (Night). He was driven from Olympus for ridiculing the other gods. He even found fault with Aphrodite for the noise made by her feet, although he could find no fault with her body.
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Mormo
Goddess that would bite naughty children and cripple them.
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Moros
The son of Erebus and Nyx. Brother of Thanatos. Moros was the god of doom.
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Morpheus
The god of dreams and the son of Somnus (god of sleep). Morpheus formed the dreams that came to those asleep.
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Muses- Original
Aoide (Aoede)- Muse of Song.
Melete- Muse of Meditation.
Mneme- Muse of Memory.
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Naiads (Naiades)
Fresh-water nymphs who lived in and presided over brooks, springs, and fountains; or lakes, rivers, and streams. Classified according to the type of water they inhabit: Crinaea (fountains), Eleionomae (marshes), Limnatides (lakes), Pegaeae (springs), Potameides (rivers). Some individuals were: Abarbarea, Aigle, Bateia, Cleochareia, Echenais, Harmonia, Melite, and Polyxo
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Necessitas
Goddess who presided over the destinies of mankind.
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Nereids
The sea (salt-water) nymphs; the 50 daughters of Nereus and 'grey-eyed' Doris. The best known are: Amphitrite, Thetis, Panope, and Galatea. Others include: Agave, Arethusa, Cale, Cranto, Cymo, Dero, Doto, Drimo, Euarne, Eudia, Galene, Glauke, Halia, Helice, Ione, Lilaea, Memphis, Neso, Opis, Ploto, Proto, Sao, Speio, and Themisto.
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Nereus
The father of the Nereids, usually depicted as a very old man. Sea God. God of the Meditteranean Sea.
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Nike
The winged goddess of victory. She was the daughter of Pallas and Styx.
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Nilus
River God.
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Notus
God of the south wind, happiness, change, passion and bringer of rain.
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Nymphs
Female Spirits. Goddessses of water, plants and Earth.
Nerieds(nymphs of the Mediterranean Sea)- Thetis, Thalia, Eudora, Clymene, Creusa, Erato, Galetea, Glauce, Psamathe
Oceanids(nymphs of the oceans)- Ceto, Tethys, Thetis, Styx, Asia, Doris, Electra, Eurynome, Metis, Aethra, Arethusa, Amphitrite, Callirrhoe, Clymene, Clytie, Eidyia, Idya, Liriope, Perse, Pleione, Pluto
Naiads(brooks, springs,strems, ponds, lakes, foutains, rivers)
Limoniads(meadows, fields)
Napaea(valleys, dells, hills, woods)
Crinaeae(springs, fountains)- Castalia
Pegaeae(springs)
Limnades(stagnant waters, lakes, marshes, swamps)
Oreads(grottoes, caves, mountains)
Dryads- oak-nymphs(forests, trees)- Erato
Hamadryads(specific trees)- Melia, Arethusa
Alsaeids(woods, valleys)
Napaeae(woods, valleys)
Auloniads(woods, valleys)
Hylaeorae(woods, valleys)
Eleionomae(marshes)
Potameides(rivers, fountains, springs, lakes)
Limnatides(lakes)
Meliads(ash trees)
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Nyseides, The
The nymphs who nursed Dionysus. They include: Brome, Cisseis, Erato, Eripha, Nysa, and Polyhymno.
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Nyx (Nox)
She was the goddess of night. She was the daughter of Chaos and the mother of Death and Sleep. She was one of the most feared of the gods.
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Oceanides, The
Collective name for the water nymphs who were the daughters of Tethys and Oceanus. Some (there were thousands!) were: Acaste, Aethra, Amphiro, Asterope, Beroe, Caliadne, Calypso, Clymene, Clytia, Dione, Doris, Electra, Eudora, Europa, Eurynome, Hippo, Leucippe, Melia, Merope, Metis, Pasithoe, Perse, Pleione, Polydora, Rhodope, Telesto, Theia, Tyche, Urania, Zeuxippe, and Zeuxo.
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Oceanus-of the swift queen
One of the Titans, he was the unending stream that encircled the world, and as such is represented as a snake with its tail in its mouth. As a sea god he is depicted as an old man with a long beard and with bull's horns. With his wife, Tethys, he produced the rivers and three thousand ocean nymphs.
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Ocnus
Personification of incompetence, protracted delay and confused futility.
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Olympians
The gods who supplanted the Titans. Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Apollo, Artemis, Aphrodite, Athena, Hestia, Ares, Hephaestus, Hermes, and Hades.
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Oneiroi (Oneiros)
Gods and personification of dreams. Collective name for the sons of Hypnos.
Icelus- Dreams of humans.
Morpheus- Shaping dreams.
Phobetor- Frightening dreams of beasts.
Phantasos- Apparitions.
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Orcus
God of oaths.
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Paean
Physcian to the Gods. God of healing.
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Palaemon
Sea God. God of ports and shores.
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Panacea
Goddess of healing through herbs. Daughter of Epione and Asclepius and sister of Aigle, Hygeia, and Iaso.
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Panatis
Goddess of weaving.
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Pandia
Goddess of brightness and of the full moon and daughter of Zeus and Eos.
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Paregoros
Goddess of persuasion and consolation. Daughter of Tethys and Oceanus but not a water deity.
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Parnassides, The
Another name for the Muses, as they were from Mt. Parnassus.
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Pax
Goddess of harmony, peace and domestic concord.
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Peitho
She represented persuasion. The daughter of Aphrodite and Hermes.
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Peneus
River God.
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Penia
Goddess of poverty and wife of Porus.
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Penthus
God of grief.
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Phantastus
God of dreams of inanimate objects.
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Pheme
Goddess of fame and report. Personification of rumors.
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Philotes
Goddess and personification of affection. Triad with Apate(deceit) and Geras(old age). Daughter of Nyx.
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Philyra
Goddess of beauty, perfume, healing and writing.
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Phobos
God of alarm, fear, dread and terror. Personification of terror and fear. A son of Ares and brother of Deimos.
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Phoebe-bright moon
Moon Goddess. She was a Titan, the daughter of Uranus and Gaea. She is identified with the moon like her Roman counterpart Diana. By her brother Coeus she is the mother of Asteria and Leto. Through Leto, she is the grandmother of Apollo and Artemis.
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Phorcys
Sea God.
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Phospherus
The god of the morning star.
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Phthonus
He represented envy.
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Pleiades(Atlantides)
The virgin companions of Artemis. They are Alcyone, Electra, Celaeno, Maia, Sterope, Merope and Taygete.
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Plutus
The god of riches (hence the term plutocrat).
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Polyhymnia (Polymnia)
The muse of lyric poetry, and the inventor of the lyre.
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Pontus
Sea God. Personification of the sea.
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Porus
Personification of expediency.
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Pothos
A son of Aphrodite, he was the personification of desire.
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Potnia
Protector of nature, vegetation and fertility.
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Praxidice
Goddess of enterprises, punishment of evil actions, justice and retribution.
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Priapus-pruner
Fertility God. Protector of gardens, domestic animals and fruits. His father was Dionysus. His mother unknown. He was grotesquely formed and was always represented with a huge phallus. (See priapism in your dictionary.) He was adopted as the god of gardens, probably because he was considered fertile. God of fertility in nature and in man, gardens, viniculture, sailors and fishermen.
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Prometheus
He who forsees. Forethought. God of creation and fire.
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Proteus-first man
A son of Poseidon, god of the sea, his attendant and the keeper of his seals. Proteus knew all things past, present, and future but was able to change his shape at will to avoid prophesying. Each day at noon Proteus would rise from the sea and sleep in the shade of the rocks on the island of Carpathus with his seals. Anyone wishing to learn the future had to catch hold of him at that time and hold on as he assumed dreadful shapes, including those of wild animals and terrible monsters. If all this proved unavailing, Proteus resumed his usual form and told the truth.
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Protogonus
A god representing the origins.
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