By Michael Grant, John Hazel
Who's Who in Classical Mythology is the main entire and special reference booklet of its sort. It deals scholarly, but available money owed of these mythological stories surrounding such gods as Apollo, Zeus, Athena and Dionysus, and mortals akin to Achilles, Odysseus, Jason, Aeneas, Romulus and Remus and Tarquin.
It comprises over 1200 vast entries, overlaying either Greek and Roman characters, supplying distinct biographical info, including historic and geographical heritage. additionally there are accomplished genealogical bushes of significant mythological households and an in depth checklist of all Greek and Latin writers pointed out within the text.
This essential advisor to all of the Greek and Roman mythological characters, from significant deities akin to Athena and Bacchus to the lesser-known wooden nymphs and centaurs, contains such heroic mortals as Jason, Aeneas, Helen, Achilles, and Odysseus--all delivered to lifestyles in a sequence of photographs drawn from a large choice of old literary assets.
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The children of this union were three daughters, Iphigenia (also called Iphianassa), Electra (or Laodice), and Chrysothemis; and one son, Orestes. In the Iliad Agamemnon is treated by the other Greek rulers as a high king to whom they owe allegiance and a feudal duty of military service. He took a hundred ships to Troy, the largest single contingent. He carried an ivory sceptre made by Hephaestus for Zeus, who gave it to Hermes, who in turn gave it to Agamemnon’s grandfather Pelops. When Helen was being courted by all the eligible kings of Greece, Agamemnon persuaded her father Tyndareos to give her in marriage to his brother Menelaus.
He was the strongest Argonaut next to Heracles, and was paired with him on the rowing-bench. After the return of Argo, he was killed by the boar in the Calydonian boar-hunt, because of his foolhardy courage, or because he had claimed to be as good a hunter as Artemis. His son was Agapenor. 2. Son of Poseidon and Astydamia, daughter of Phoenix; he was king of the Leleges in Samos. On the voyage of the Argo he took over the helm when Tiphys died. Before he sailed with the Argo he planted a vineyard, of which it was prophesied by one of his servants that he would not live to taste its wine.
Aesa Fate, or one of the Fates. Who’s who in classical mythology 22 Aesacus Son of King Priam and the nymph Alexirrhoe, daughter of the River Granicus. Brought up in the country near Mount Ida, Aesacus fell in love with the nymph Hesperia. Seeing her one day drying her hair by the River Cebren, of which river her father was the god, Aesacus pursued her. Fleeing, she was bitten on the foot by a snake and died. Mortified by guilt, Aesacus leapt into the sea to drown himself. But Tethys had pity on him and turned him into a diver bird, which dashes itself constantly into the waves from a great height.