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Greek & Roman Mythology starting with 'B'

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'B'

Bacchanalia: Festivals in honor of Bacchus

Bacchantes: Female followers of Bacchus,
 - Orpheus slain by,

Bacchus: Same as Hestia or Dionysus, god of wine and revelry; son of Jupiter
and Semele
Vulcan visited by
 - Ariadne rescued by
 - tutor of
 - gift from

Baucis: The mortal who showed hospitality to Jupiter and Mercury; wife of
Father of Dryope (changed to a tree)

Bellerophon: Demigod; mounts Pegasus and slays the dread Chimera
a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)
Bellona: Goddess of war; attendant of Mars

Berenice: Queen whose hair was changed into a comet

Beroe: Nurse of Semele, whose form Juno assumes to arouse Semele’s jealousy

Bia Greek goddess of force, Roman counterpart No Roman counterpart

Biton: Brother of Cleobis; draws his mother to the temple

Boeotia: Province in Greece, whose principal city was Thebes,

Boreas: North wind; son of Aeolus and
Aurora; kidnaps Orithyia
 - sons of

Bosporus: Channel connecting Black Sea and Sea of Marmora, on route of Argonauts

Brass Age: Third age of world

Briareus: One of the Centimani; son of Uranus and Gaea
 - umpire

Briseis: Captive of Achilles during Trojan war; claimed by Agamemnon

Brontes (Thunder): A Cyclop; son of Uranus and Gaea

Brutus: Unborn soul of Roman hero, seen by Anchises in Hades

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