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Iapyx

In Greek and Roman mythology, Iapyx, Iapux or Iapis was a favorite of Apollo. The god wanted to confer upon him the gift of prophecy, the lyre, etc.; but Iapyx, wishing to prolong the life of his father, preferred the more tranquil art of healing ...

Leitus

Leitus was the son of Alector Alectryon and Polybule or of Lacritus and Cleobule. He was the brother of Clonius, and probably the half-sibling of other Boeotian leaders, Arcesilaus and Prothoenor. In some accounts, Leitus was described as an eart ...

Lycomedes of Thebes

Lycomedes was the son of Theban regent, Creon of Thebes and possibly his wife Eurydice or Henioche, and thus, the brother of Menoeceus Megareus, Haemon, Megara, Pyrrha and Henoiche.

Machaon (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Machaon was a son of Asclepius; with his brother Podalirius, he led an army from Thessaly in the Trojan War on the side of the Greeks.

Meges

Meges was one of Helens suitors and commanded the armies of the Echinadians and the Dulichians during the Trojan War, having summoned forty or sixty ships; he also led a contingent of Epeans who had once migrated to Dulichium together with his fa ...

Menelaus

In Greek mythology, Menelaus was a king of Mycenaean Sparta, the husband of Helen of Troy, and the son of Atreus and Aerope. According to the Iliad, Menelaus was a central figure in the Trojan War, leading the Spartan contingent of the Greek army ...

Meriones (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Meriones was a son of Molus and Melphis or Euippe. Molus was a half-brother of Idomeneus. Like other heroes of mythology, Meriones was said to be a descendant of gods. As a grandson of Deucalion, Merioness ancestors include Ze ...

Neoptolemus

Neoptolemus, also called Pyrrhus, was the son of the warrior Achilles and the princess Deidamia in Greek mythology, and also the mythical progenitor of the ruling dynasty of the Molossians of ancient Epirus. In Cypria, Achilles sails to Scyros af ...

Nireus

In Greek mythology, Nireus, was king of the island Syme and one of the Achaean leaders in the Trojan War.

Othryoneus

Othryoneus was in Greek mythology a suitor of Princess Cassandra of Troy during the Trojan War, mentioned in one passage in Homers Iliad. Othryoneus was from Cabesos, a Homeric site over whose location there has been disagreements since ancient t ...

Palamedes (mythology)

In Greek mythology, Palamedes was the son of Nauplius and Clymene. He joined the Greeks in the expedition against Troy. Pausanias in his Description of Greece 2.20.3 says that in Corinth is a Temple of Fortune in which Palamedes dedicated the dic ...

Panthous

In Greek mythology, Panthous, son of Othrys, was an elder of Troy, husband of the "queenly" Phrontis and father of Euphorbus, Polydamas and Hyperenor. Panthous was originally a priest of Apollo at Delphi. When Priam, after Troy had been destroyed ...

Paris (mythology)

Paris, also known as Alexander, the son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy, appears in a number of Greek legends. Of these appearances, probably the best known was the elopement with Helen, queen of Sparta, this being one of the immediate cau ...

Peneleos

In Greek mythology, Peneleos or, less commonly, Peneleus, son of Hippalcimus and Asterope, was an Achaean soldier in the Trojan War.

Phereclus

In Greek mythology, Phereclus or Phereclos, son of Tecton, was the shipbuilder who constructed the boat that Paris used to kidnap Helen. Meriones targeted him and killed him by ramming a spear into his right buttock. Phereclus was a target becaus ...

Phidippus (mythology)

Pheidippus was among the suitors of Helen and accordingly participated in the Trojan War; he and his brother Antiphus led a contingent of thirty ships from Nisyrus, Carpathus, Casus, Cos and Calydnae. After the war and the storm that scattered th ...

Philoctetes

Philoctetes, or Philocthetes, according to Greek mythology, was the son of Poeas, king of Meliboea in Thessaly, and Demonassa. He was a Greek hero, famed as an archer, and a participant in the Trojan War. Philoctetes was the subject of four diffe ...

Phoenix (son of Amyntor)

In Greek mythology, Phoenix was the son of king Amyntor, and a king of the Dolopians. Phoenix, on the urgings of his mother had sex with his fathers concubine. Amyntor, discovering this, called upon the Erinyes to curse him with childlessness. In ...

Phorcys of Phrygia

In Greek mythology, Phorcys was a Phrygian ally of King Priam in the Trojan War. Phorcys appears in The Iliad as the leader of the Phrygians, a son of Phaenops. The Bibliotheca, however, refers to him as a son of Aretaon and brother of Ascanius, ...

Piyama-Radu

Piyamaradu was a warlike personage whose name figures prominently in the Hittite archives of the middle and late 13th century BC in western Anatolia. His history is of particular interest because it appears to intertwine with that of the Trojan W ...

Podalirius

Unlike his brother, Podalirius survived the war, and subsequently settled in Caria. Accounts vary as to how he ended up there. According to one version, he returned to Argos after the war but later went on to consult the Delphian oracle about a p ...

Podarces

In Greek mythology, Podarces was a son of Iphiclus by Diomedeia and brother of Protesilaus. In some accounts, he and his brother were called the sons of Phylacus and Astyoche instead.

Polites (friend of Odysseus)

In Greek mythology, Polites the friend of Odysseus was a minor character in the epics by Homer. Polites was a member of Odysseuss crew. Odysseus refers to him as his dearest friend, though he is only mentioned twice, once as part of Eurylochuss s ...

Protesilaus

In Greek mythology, Protesilaus was a hero in the Iliad who was venerated at cult sites in Thessaly and Thrace. Protesilaus was the son of Iphiclus, a "lord of many sheep"; as grandson of the eponymous Phylacos, he was the leader of the Phylacean ...

Proteus of Egypt

In Greek mythology, Proteus was an ancient Egyptian king who was associated with the island of Pharos, his residence in Homers Odyssey. Virgil, however, instead of Pharos, mentions the island of Carpathos, between Crete and Rhodes. This Greek isl ...

Pylaeus

In Greek mythology, Pylaeus, son of Lethus, son of Teutamides, descendant of Pelasgus. He was one of the allies to King Priam in the Trojan War; he commanded the Pelasgian contingent together with his brother Hippothous. Pylaeus is hardly ever me ...

Pyraechmes

In Greek mythology, Pyraechmes was, along with Asteropaeus, a leader of the Paeonians in the Trojan War. He came from the city of Amydon. Although Homer mentions Pyraechmes as the leader of the Paeonians early on in the Iliad, in the Trojan Catal ...

Sarpedon (Trojan War hero)

In Greek mythology, Sarpedon, was a son of Zeus, who fought on the side of Troy in the Trojan War. Although in the Iliad, he was the son of Zeus and Laodamia, the daughter of Bellerophon, in the later standard tradition, he was the son of Zeus an ...

Sinon

In Greek mythology, Sinon, a son of Aesimus or of the crafty Sisyphus, was a Greek warrior during the Trojan War.

Stentor

In Greek mythology, Stentor was a herald of the Greek forces during the Trojan War. He is mentioned briefly in Homers Iliad in which Hera in the guise of Stentor, whose "voice was as powerful as fifty voices of other men" encourages the Greeks to ...

Telamon

In Greek mythology, Telamon was the son of King Aeacus of Aegina, and Endeïs, a mountain nymph. The elder brother of Peleus, Telamon sailed alongside Jason as one of his Argonauts, and was present at the hunt for the Calydonian Boar. In the Iliad ...

Tenes

In Greek mythology, Tenes or Tennes was the eponymous hero of the island of Tenedos. He was the son either of Apollo or of King Cycnus of Colonae by Proclia, daughter or granddaughter of Laomedon. Cycnuss second wife Philonome, daughter of Tragas ...

Thersites

The Iliad does not mention his fathers name, which may suggest that he should be viewed as a commoner rather than an aristocratic hero. However, a quotation from another lost epic in the Trojan cycle, the Aethiopis, names his parents as Agrius of ...

Thoas

He was a former suitor of Helen of Troy and led a group of forty ships for the Aetolians, one of the larger contingents. The Iliad states that he received his lordship because the previous dynasty of Oineus and Meleagros had perished, so the powe ...

Thrasymedes (mythology)

This page is about Thrasymedes, the participant in the Trojan War. See also Thrasymedes of Paros, the sculptor. In Greek mythology, Thrasymedes was a prince of Pylos and a participant in the Trojan War.

Tlepolemus

For others of this name see Tlepolemus disambiguation In Greek mythology, Tlepolemus was the leader of the Rhodian forces in the Trojan War.

Husband

A husband is a male in a marital relationship, who may also be referred to as a spouse or partner. The rights and obligations of a husband regarding his spouse and others, and his status in the community and in law, vary between societies, cultur ...

Trans man

A trans man is a man who was assigned female at birth. The label of transgender man is not always interchangeable with that of transsexual man, although the two labels are often used in this way. Transgender is an umbrella term that includes diff ...

Tall, dark and handsome

Tall, dark and handsome is a phrase that refers to an appealing man, often found in romantic fiction aimed at women. The term came to prominent use in the early 1900s and was commonly used in Hollywood during the 1920s to describe Rudolph Valenti ...

Reverse sexism

Reverse sexism, in a broad sense, is sexism directed towards the dominant sex. In a narrower sense, it is sexism against men. Often, the debate surrounding reverse sexism involves the innate definition of sexism, and whether the oppressor can suf ...

Abbo

Abbo bishop of Soissons died 937, Bishop of Soissons Abbo Nassour 1927–1982, Chadian politician Abbo of Auxerre died 860, Bishop of Auxerre Abbo of Fleury c. 945–1004, abbot Abbo Cernuus fl. 885–896, Benedictine monk and poet Abbo of Provence, Pa ...

Adelbert

Adelbert is a given name of German origin, which means "noble bright" or "noble shining", derived from the words adal and berht. Alternative spellings include Adalbart and Adalberto. Related names include Albert and Elbert. The name Adelbert may ...

Adhar

Adhar Sen 1855–1885, a disciple of the Indian mystic and yogi Ramakrishna Adhar, an alternative spelling of the Persian name Azar Adhar Kumar Chatterji 1914–2001, Chief of the Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, first Indian Navy full admiral

Ahmad

The word derives from the root ح م د h-m-d, from the Arabic أَحْمَدَ ʾahmed, from the verb حَمِدَ hamida, "to thank or to praise", non-past participle يَحْمَدُ yahmadu.

Arsenius

Arsenius and Arsenios is a male first name. It is derived from the Greek word arsenikos, meaning "male", "virile". It may refer to: Arsenius Stadnitsky 1862 – 1936, Archbishop and then Metropolitan of Novgorod from 1910 to 1933 Arsenius Walsh 180 ...

Arvi

Arvi may refer to: Arvi, Wardha, a city in the Wardha district of Maharashtra, India Arvi Vidhan Sabha constituency Arvi, Crete, a village in south Crete an ancient Hebrew word for inhabitants of Arabia; see Etymology of the word Arab Arvi, Alger ...

Augustine (given name)

Augustine is a masculine given name derived from the Latin word augere, meaning "to increase." The Latin form Augustinus is developed from Augustus which means "venerable" and was a title given to Roman emperors. Saint Augustine of Hippo was a si ...

Baki

Baki town Baki people, a tribe from the Centre and East Provinces of Cameroon A fictional country consisting of a small Pacific island north of Australia in Madeleine LEngles writing Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan alternate spelling Baki Distric ...

Balach

Balach is a Baloch people first name for males. The name means either a sunbeam, or one who thinks highly. Other versions of the name is Balaj and Balanch. Balach and Balachs are Catalan surnames, now almost extinguished. They seem to come from a ...

Baldur (given name)

Baldur Bronnimann, Swiss music conductor Baldur Sigurdsson born 1985, Icelandic football soccer player Baldur Moller 1914–1999, Icelandic chess master Baldur Bett born 1980, Icelandic football soccer player Baldur R. Stefansson, Canadian agricult ...