Greek & Roman Mythology starting with 'J'

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

Greek and Roman Mythology - Starting with 'J'
The Greek and Roman Mythology guide provides a short glossary of terms starting with 'J' 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 'J' 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 'J'.

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'
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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'
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 'J'.

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'
Janiculum: City on the Tiber, founded by Janus

Janus
God of all beginnings, of entrances, gates (no Greek counterpart)

Janus Quadrifons: A square temple dedicated to Janus

Jason: Son of Aeson; captured the golden fleece

Jocasta: Wife of Laius
 - marries Oedipus, her son
 - commits suicide
 
Jove: Same as Jupiter
 - birth of
 - day of
 - Leda courted by
 - decree of

Juno: Birth of
 - flight of
 - Jupiterís wife
 - same as Hera
 - jealousy of,
 - Mars, son of
 - Vulcan, son of
 - Tityus insults
 - Aeolus, servant of
 - Hercules persecuted by
 - Jason carries
 - Jason aided by,
 - contest of Minerva and Venus with
 - Troy destroyed by
 - Aeneas persecuted by

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'
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 'J'.

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'
Jupiter: Birth of
 - supremacy of
 - giants defeated by
 - kingdom divided by
 - Prometheus punished by
 - Mercury, messenger of,
 - Deluge caused by
 - same as Jove
 - Juno courted by
 - Minerva borne by
 - Latona courted by
 - Aesculapius slain by
 - Amphion, son of
 - Phaeton slain by
 - Muses, daughters of
 - Venus, daughter of
 - Graces, daughters of
 - Venus borrows thunderbolts of
 - Mercury, son of
 - Io courted by,
 - Mars, son of
 - Vulcan, son of
 - thunderbolts of,
 - Neptune exiled by
 - Semele courted by
  - Hercules, son of,
 - games in honor of,
 - Hercules saved by
 - Danae courted by,
 - Helen, daughter of,
 - Bellerophon punished by
 - Thetis loved by,
 - Thetis seeks
 - interference of
 - Sarpedon, son of
 - Apollo appeased by
 
Justice: Same as Themis
 - mother of seasons

Juturna: Sister and charioteer of Turnus

Juventas: Same as Hebe, goddess of youth

Achilles dragging Hector during the Trojan War

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'

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Discover interesting information and facts about Roman and Greek mythology and legend in the Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'J'. 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 'J'. A fast, at-a-glance list of short definitions starting with 'J' 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.

 

 
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