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The Greek and Roman Mythology guide provides definitions of gods, people, places and events starting with 'B'

Greek and Roman Mythology - Starting with 'B'
The Greek and Roman Mythology guide provides a short glossary of terms starting with 'B' that relate to the gods, goddesses, people, places and events that feature in Roman and Greek myths and legends. A fast, at-a-glance list of short definitions starting with 'B' are provided in this section on Greek and Roman Mythology. A who's-who of the heroes, villains, gods, goddesses, monsters and mythical creatures in classical Roman and Greek mythology starting with 'B'.

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'
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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'
This section of the Greek and Roman Mythology provides short definitions of the gods, goddesses, people, places and events that feature in Roman and Greek myths and legends. Short definitions in the Greek and Roman Mythology Dictionary and glossary of terms starting with the letter 'B'.

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'
Bacchanalia: Festivals in honor of Bacchus

Bacchantes: Female followers of Bacchus,
 - Orpheus slain by,

Bacchus: Same as Hestia or Dionysus, god of wine and revelry; son of Jupiter
and Semele
 - Vulcan visited by
 - Ariadne rescued by
 - tutor of
 - gift from

Baucis: The mortal who showed hospitality to Jupiter and Mercury; wife of
Philemon,
Father of Dryope (changed to a tree)

Bellerophon: Demigod; mounts Pegasus and slays the dread Chimera
a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)
 
Bellona: Goddess of war; attendant of Mars

Berenice: Queen whose hair was changed into a comet

Beroe: Nurse of Semele, whose form Juno assumes to arouse Semele’s jealousy
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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'
This section of the Greek and Roman Mythology provides short definitions of the gods, goddesses, people, places and events that feature in Roman and Greek myths and legends. Short definitions in the Dictionary of Greek and Roman Mythology and glossary of terms starting with the letter 'B'.

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'
Bia Greek goddess of force, Roman counterpart No Roman counterpart
Biton: Brother of Cleobis; draws his mother to the temple

Boeotia: Province in Greece, whose principal city was Thebes,

Boreas: North wind; son of Aeolus and Aurora; kidnaps Orithyia
 - sons of

Bosporus: Channel connecting Black Sea and Sea of Marmora, on route of Argonauts

Brass Age: Third age of world

Briareus: One of the Centimani; son of Uranus and Gaea
 - umpire

Briseis: Captive of Achilles during Trojan war; claimed by Agamemnon

Brontes (Thunder): A Cyclop; son of Uranus and Gaea

Brutus: Unborn soul of Roman hero, seen by Anchises in Hades


Achilles dragging Hector during the Trojan War

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Discover interesting information and facts about Roman and Greek mythology and legend in the Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'. The Greek and Roman Mythology guide provides a short glossary of terms relating to the gods, goddesses, people, places and events that feature in Roman and Greek legends and myths that begin with 'B'. A fast, at-a-glance list of short definitions starting with 'B' are provided in this section of the Dictionary of Mythology. A who's-who of the heroes, villains, gods, goddesses, monsters and mythical creatures in classical Roman and Greek mythology.

 

 
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