In the eighth part of the review of the ancient Greek gods, heroes and mythical creatures, you will find out who killed the Minotaur, who are such titans, as the Greeks called the goddess of fortune. And also what Triton looked like, the name of one of the gods of dreams, who was the god of heaven, and what the grandmother of Apollo and Artemis was called. And besides this – who was the goddess of justice, what was the Phoenix bird, what was the name of Achilles mother and what made Charybdis famous.
Theseus is a Greek hero, the son of Aegeus (according to other legends of Poseidon) and Efra. He became famous for many exploits, including the murder of the Minotaur, having climbed out of his labyrinth using the thread of Ariadne. Together with Heracles, he participated in a campaign in the land of the Amazons, where he married their queen Hippolyta.
Tefida – titanide, wife of Oceanus, mother of Aheloy and Oceanid.
The Titans are the elder gods, the children of Gaia and Uranus. After Kronos oskranil Uranus and seized his throne, the power in the world passed to the titans. However, after they were defeated by the Olympic gods, led by Zeus.
Typhon – a monster who had a hundred dragon heads, Zeus struck him with lightning and cast him into Tartarus, crushing Mount Etna.
Tiche is the goddess of chance, fate and good luck .
Triton is the son of Poseidon and Amphitrite. Had a human head and shoulders, and below the waist a fish tail.
Uranus – the god of heaven, was born of Gaia and subsequently they conceived many children. He was fenced off by his son Kronos.
Urania is one of the muses , the patroness of astronomy.
Fantas is one of the three gods of dreams, the son of Hypnos. He sent dreams in the form of inanimate objects.
Phoebe is a titanide, the daughter of Uranus and Gaia, the wife of Koya and mother Summer. Grandmother of Apollo and Artemis. Her name was used to denote the moon.
Themis is the goddess of justice, her daughters from Zeus were Mountains and Moira. According to one of the legends from Iapetus, she gave birth to Prometheus.
Phoenix is a mythical bird that dying in the fire, reborn to a new life. The Greeks believed that she lives in Ethiopia, but flies to Egypt to die.
Thetis is one of the Nereids, the mother of Achilles.
Chaos is an entity that has arisen first of all in the world. The daughter of Chaos was Gaia.
Charybdis is a monster generated by Poseidon and Gaia. Inhabited opposite Scylla. Odysseus escaped from Charybdis by catching on a tree growing above a whirlpool.