Definition of Greek mythology

1. Noun. The mythology of the ancient Greeks.

Examples of category: Trojan War, Augean Stables, Pandora's Box, Delphic Oracle, Oracle Of Apollo, Oracle Of Delphi, Temple Of Apollo, Elysian Fields, Elysium, Charybdis, Colchis, Acheron, River Acheron, Cocytus, River Cocytus, Lethe, River Lethe, Liakoura, Mount Parnassus, Parnassus, River Styx, Styx, Augeas, Alcyone, Halcyon, Demogorgon, Argus, Cadmus, Calypso, Sea Nymph, Cyclops, Scylla, Stentor, Cerberus, Hellhound, Charon, Chimaera, Chimera, Chiron, Circe, Dardanus, Ganymede, Geryon, Gorgon, Grace, Aglaia, Euphrosyne, Thalia, Harpy, Hydra, Hyperborean, Hypnos, Niobe, Perseus, Andromeda, Cepheus, Cassiopeia, Medusa, Stheno, Euryale, Minotaur, Narcissus, Nemean Lion, Bellerophon, Paris, Patroclus, Pegasus, Python, Sarpedon, Sphinx, Typhoeus, Typhon, Adonis, Echo, Atlantides, Hesperides, Hyades, Oread, Pleiades, Asterope, Sterope, Water Nymph, Daphne, Naiad, Nereid, Thetis, Oceanid, Apollo, Phoebus, Phoebus Apollo, Hero, Leander, Pygmalion, Galatea, Ares, Eris, Thanatos, Nyx, Artemis, Cynthia, Boreas, Athena, Athene, Pallas, Pallas Athena, Pallas Athene, Chaos, Cronus, Demeter, Dionysus, Doris, Erebus, Eros, Daedal, Daedalus, Damon And Pythias, Gaea, Gaia, Ge, Hebe, Helios, Icarus, Hecate, Hephaestus, Hephaistos, Hermes, Hermaphroditus, Hygeia, Io, Hestia, Hymen, Hyperion, Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Urania, Nemesis, Nereus, Nike, Ouranos, Uranus, Goat God, Pan, Pasiphae, Pontos, Pontus, Poseidon, Proteus, Cora, Despoina, Kore, Persephone, Procrustes, Phaethon, Aides, Aidoneus, Hades, Pluto, Pythia, Pythoness, Rhadamanthus, Selene, Eos, Eurydice, Orion, Orpheus, Titan, Titaness, Triton, Tyche, Zephyr, Zeus, Oceanus, Cocus, Crius, Iapetus, Atlas, Epimetheus, Prometheus, Thea, Theia, Themis, Mnemosyne, Phoebe, Tethys, Psyche, Pandora, Argonaut, Jason, Medea, Laertes, Odysseus, Penelope, Theseus, Tantalus, Atreus, Agamemnon, Menelaus, Iphigenia, Clytemnestra, Aegisthus, Orestes, Cassandra, Antigone, Creon, Jocasta, Electra, Laocoon, Laius, Myrmidon, King Oedipus, Oedipus, Oedipus Rex, Tiresias, Hector, Helen, Helen Of Troy, Leda, Amazon, Maenad, Bacchant, Bacchante, Nestor, Philemon, Priam, Ichor, Dionysian
Generic synonyms: Classical Mythology



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greek Mythology

Greek chorus
Greek clover
Greek cross
Greek deity
Greek drachma
Greek fire
Greek fret
Greek fries
Greek house
Greek houses
Greek key
Greek letter
Greek letters
Greek mode
Greek monetary unit
Greek mythology
Greek number
Greek numbers
Greek numeral
Greek numerals
Greek partridge
Greek salad
Greek salads
Greek system
Greek valerian
Greek yogurt
Greeker
Greekess
Greekesses
Greekest

Literary usage of Greek mythology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chips from a German Workshop by Friedrich Max Müller, Christian Karl Josias Bunsen (1890)
"greek mythology.1 IT does not happen very often that we take up a German book of more than eight hundred pages, closely printed, and bristling with notes ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"But m the oldest greek mythology the "House of Hades" was a place neither of reward nor punishment ; it was simply the home of the dead, good and bad alike, ..."

3. Historical Essays by Edward Augustus Freeman (1873)
"Neither the Greek language nor the greek mythology stands alone; each is a member of a family. Neither of them therefore can be fully understood without ..."

4. The Problem of the Homeric Poems by William Duguid Geddes (1878)
"The incunabula of greek mythology is localised to the west of the Egean, and there is evidence to show that the author or authors of the Homeric poems ..."

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