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Greek & Roman Mythology starting with 'G'

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Greek and Roman Mythology starting with 'G'
Short definitions in the Greek and Roman Mythology Dictionary and glossary of terms starting with the letter 'G'.

Galatea: Nymph loved by Polyphemus and Acis
Statue loved by Pygmalion, who prays
Venus to give it life

Ganymede: Trojan prince carried off by Jupiter to act as cupbearer

Ge: Same as Gaea, Tellus, Terra, the Earth

Gemini: Same as Dioscuri; Castor and Pollux

Geras Greek god of old age, Roman counterpart Senectus

Geryones: Giant whose cattle are taken by Hercules

Glauce: Maiden loved by Jason; slain by Medea

Glaucus: Fisherman changed to a sea god,
 - lover of Scylla,

 Golden Age: First age of the ancient world, when all was bliss
 - Janusí reign

Gorgons: Three sisters, - Euryale, Stheno, and Medusa
 - Aegis decorated by head of one of

Gracchi, The: Unborn souls of Roman heroes, seen by Anchises in Hades

Graces: Same as Gratiae; the three attendants of Venus

Gradivus: Name given to Mars when leader of armies

Graeae: Three sisters with but one eye and tooth among them
Gratiae: Same as Graces, or Charites; Venusí attendants

Great Bear: Constellation formed by Callisto

Greece: Highest peak in
 - alphabet introduced into
 - nations of
 - art in
 - Cecrops comes to
 - Pelops takes refuge in
 - Paris visits
 - war between Troy and
 - Orestesí return to
 - captives taken to

Greek Divinities
 - Panathenaea
 - fleet

Greeks: Departure of
 - plague visits
 - defeat of,
 - return of
 - Agamemnon, chief of
 - attack Ciconians
 - Polyphemus visited by
 - Circe visited by
 - a civilized nation

Gyes: One of the three Centimani; son of Uranus and Gaea

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