Greek & Roman Mythology starting with 'O'

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

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

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

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'O'
Oceanides: Daughters of Oceanus; nymphs of the ocean

Oceanus: River surrounding the earth, according to ancients
One of the Titans; son of Uranus and Gaea

Ocrisia: A slave; wife of Vulcan; mother of Servius Tullius

Odysseus: Same as Ulysses; hero of the Odyssey

Odyssey: Epic poem of Homer on the adventures of Ulysses

Oedipus: Son of Laius and Jocasta; King of Thebes

Oeneus: Father of Meleager and Deianeira; husband of Althaea,

Oenone: Wife of Paris, son of Priam,
 - she dies on his funeral pyre

Oenopion. Father of Merope; blinds Orion

Oeta: Mountain on whose summit Hercules builds his funeral pyre

Ogygia: Island where Calypso detains Ulysses seven years

Olympia: City in Elis noted for its temple and games

Olympiad: Time between Olympian Games; i.e., four years

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'O'

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

Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'O'
Olympian Games: Games instituted by Hercules in honor of Jupiter,

Olympus: Mountain north of Greece; the abode of the gods
 - gods fly from
 - Prometheus visits
 - Ganymede transported to
 - Vulcan expelled from
 - Ceres visits
 - Bellerophon storms
 - Thetis visits

Omphale: Queen of Lydia; the taskmistress of Hercules

Oneicopompus: Name borne by Mercury as conductor of dreams,

Ops: Same as Cybele; name given to Rhea, and also to Ceres

Oreades: Mountain nymphs who guided travelers

Orestes: Son of Agamemnon and Clytaemnestra; friend of Pylades

Orion: Youth loved by Diana, and accidentally slain by her

Orithyia: Wife of Boreas; mother of Calais, Zetus, Cleopatra, and Chione

Orpheus: Musician; son of Apollo and Calliope,

Ossa: Mountain in Thessaly, upon which the Titans piled Pelion

Otus: Giant son of Neptune; slain by Diana and Apollo

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 'O'. 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 'O'. A fast, at-a-glance list of short definitions starting with 'O' 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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