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101 Figures from Greek Mythology

Can you name these 101 gods, people, creatures, places, and objects from Greek mythology?
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Last updated: October 12, 2020
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King of the gods
Zeus
Sister and wife of the above
Hera
God of the sea
Poseidon
Son of the above who blows
a conch like a trumpet
Triton
God of the underworld
Hades
Goddess who was kidnapped
by the above
Persephone
River that forms the border
of the underworld
Styx
Three-headed dog that guards
the underworld
Cerberus
King of Mycenae. Main Greek leader
during the Trojan War.
Agamemnon
Main hero of the Greeks during
the Trojan War
Achilles
Trojan prince who shot the
above in the heel
Paris
Woman kidnapped by the above
Helen
Main Trojan hero
Hector
King of Troy
Priam
Clever king of Ithaca who built the
Trojan Horse
Odysseus
Wife of the above
Penelope
She kept the clever king on an island
and offered to make him immortal
Calypso
God whose oracle was found at Delphi
Apollo
Snake killed by the above
Python
Personification of fear
Phobos
Goddess who punishes people
with too much hubris
Nemesis
God of war
Ares
Goddess of the hunt and the moon
Artemis
Goddess of wisdom
Athena
Primordial goddess of the Earth
Gaia
Primodial god of the sky
Uranus
Personification of the night
Nyx
Personification of death
Thanatos
Personification of sleep
Hypnos
The void which existed prior to the
creation of heaven and earth
Chaos
Sailors might find themselves betwixt
these two sea monsters
Scylla
Charybdis
Muscular demi-god who performed
twelve labors
Heracles
Legendary king of Crete
Minos
He built the labyrinth for the above,
was imprisoned within it, but escaped
with wings made of wax
Daedalus
Son of the above who flew too
close to the sun
Icarus
Half-man, half-bull who lived in
the labyrinth
Minotaur
Hero who slayed the above
Theseus
King with the "golden touch"
Midas
King cursed to kill his father and
marry his mother
Oedipus
Mother of the above
Jocasta
Hybrid creature who eats those who
cannot answer its riddle
Sphinx
Commonly depicted holding the world
on his shoulders
Atlas
He made men, and gave them fire
Prometheus
Phoenician princess kidnapped by
Zeus in the form of a bull
Europa
Former chief deity who devoured
his children
Cronus
Wife of the above
Rhea
Term for the earlier generation of
deities which included the above
Titan
A deep abyss where the above are
now imprisoned
Tartarus
Messenger god with winged sandals
Hermes
Giant one-eyed creature
Cyclops
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Half-human, half-horse creature
Centaur
Wisest of the above, skilled in medicine
Chiron
God of love and sex
Eros
Goddess of the soul; consort of the above
Psyche
King of Pylos who owned a large cup
which only he could lift
Nestor
Type of creature with hair made of
snakes whose gaze turned men to stone
Gorgon
One of the above who was beheaded
Medusa
Hero who slayed the above
Perseus
Wife of the above; namesake of a galaxy
Andromeda
Race of warrior women
Amazons
Goddess of love and beauty
Aphrodite
Very handsome mortal lover of the above
Adonis
God of the forge and volcanoes
Hephaestus
Winged horse
Pegasus
Hero who rode the above
Bellerophon
Lion / goat / snake hybrid. Today a
word that refers to any hybrid creature.
Chimera
Hero who searched for the
Golden Fleece
Jason
Ship sailed by the above
Argo
Sorceress who helped and married
the Golden Fleece seeker
Medea
Island enchantress who turned
men into swine
Circe
Trojan hero who was the father
of the Roman people
Aeneus
Place for heros in the afterlife
Elysian Fields
Gifted with prophecy, she was cursed
never to be believed
Cassandra
Creatures who lured sailors to their
deaths with their irresistible calls
Sirens
Goddess of the harvest and fertility
Demeter
Nine inspirational goddesses of science,
literature, and the arts
Muses
He could charm even the stones
with his music
Orpheus
Three angry sisters who
punish oathbreakers
Furies
Mountain where the gods reside
Olympus
Personification of the sun who drives
a chariot through the sky
Helios
Personification of the moon
Selene
Personification of the dawn
Eos
God of medicine who carries a
serpent-entwined rod
Asclepius
Term for a minor female nature deity
Nymph
Plant that caused people to sleep
in peaceful apathy
Lotus
Hunter whose belt is seen in
the stars today
Orion
Body of a lion, head and wings
of an eagle
Griffin
Ugly half-woman / half-bird creature
Harpy
God of wine
Dionysus
Virgin goddess of the hearth
Hestia
Personification of the river which
encircles the Earth
Oceanus
Goddess of discord
Eris
Multi-headed monster. When one
head is cut off, two grow in its place.
Hydra
Creature with a horse's tail and a
perpetual erection
Satyr
Livestock and fertility deity who also
has a perpetual erection
Priapus
She opened a box containing all
the world's problems
Pandora
Winged goddess of victory
Nike
Twins who together make up
the constellation Gemini
Castor
Pollux
He fell in love with his own reflection
Narcissus
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Level 69
Oct 13, 2020
Amazing Quiz! Got 88!! No Pan? Weird... Still a very comprehensive Greek Myth Quiz! Well done! ⭐
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Level 84
Oct 13, 2020
And no Sisyphus... surely he's earned a mention by now? Agree, great quiz!
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Level ∞
Oct 13, 2020
Another millennium or two pushing the boulder up the hill and I'll add him as #102.
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Level 82
Oct 13, 2020
Tantalus?
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Level 79
Nov 25, 2020
Great quiz, thanks QM. I managed 76.
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Level 58
Oct 16, 2020
was going to mention pan myself also no mention of Hecate
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Level 57
Oct 19, 2020
I got 88 as well but I'm disappointed I didn't get Narcissus.
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Level 88
Oct 13, 2020
Fun quiz. One quibble, I think Atlas actually was supposed to be holding up the sky/heavens, rather than the world itself. The globe he is often depicted holding is the celestial sphere, not the terrestrial globe (per Wikipedia). That said, it's still obvious who the clue is referring to, so no big deal.
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Level ∞
Oct 14, 2020
Added "commonly depicted" to the clue.
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Level 82
Oct 14, 2020
Great quiz thank you
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Level 45
Oct 14, 2020
Why "Furies" and not Erinyes? You seem to be using the proper Greek name in most other cases.
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Level 60
Oct 16, 2020
I agree I tried Erinyes many times because Furies is the Latin name not the Greek one...
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Level 83
Oct 14, 2020
Didn't too badly from having studied Latin... and done a play about the Trojan War in primary school. I was really hoping Polyxena, my character, would come up..
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Level 64
Oct 16, 2020
Could Okeanos be accepted?
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Level 54
Oct 16, 2020
Certamen experience coming in handy
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Level 59
Oct 16, 2020
Misread the Hestia clue as "goddess of the earth"...
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Level 75
Oct 16, 2020
Percy Jackson fans, where u at
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Level 33
Jan 17, 2023
Right here!
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Level 73
Feb 27, 2024
Only reason I'm getting any
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Level 76
Oct 16, 2020
what is it with them and perpetual erections??
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Level 73
Oct 17, 2020
And incest.
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Level 77
Oct 16, 2020
There are some spellings that i wish were a bit more lenient, but this was a fun one.
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Level 27
Oct 17, 2020
how could i not remember Prometheus... great quiz
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Level 40
Oct 18, 2020
I got 66

Don't know if that's considered good :/

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Level 59
Oct 19, 2020
Satyrs have WHAT! Cloven hooves is a better clue...
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Level 77
Jul 11, 2022
I think the Romans gave them hooves.
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Level 63
Oct 19, 2020
Great quiz. I got 70, which isn't bad for an old guy...lol
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Level 71
Oct 23, 2020
Shouldn't that be an advantage? This is not pop culture.
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Level 71
Oct 23, 2020
Ran out of time right before the last question. T_T
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Level 35
Oct 27, 2020
satyrs are half man half goat they have nothing to do with horses those are centaurs
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Level 35
Nov 7, 2020
oceanus was the titan of the sea not rivers
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Level 82
Dec 1, 2020
Erinyes or Erinies should be an acceptable answer to Furies
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Level 85
Dec 19, 2020
This is all Greek to me.
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Level 59
Jan 28, 2021
I thought that satyrs had goat tails.. cause they are half goat...
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Level 76
Feb 24, 2021
Same. I still got it though.
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Level 52
Mar 6, 2021
For the question "place where heroes go in the afterlife," you should accept "Elysium." That's really its common name.

Otherwise, two thumbs-up for innovation.

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Level 52
Apr 11, 2021
Technically, the Minotaur's real name is Asterion, as he was named when he was born.
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Level 76
May 23, 2021
Please accept "erinyes" for the three furies
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Level 60
May 28, 2021
In all these Greek myth quizzes, Athene is not accepted, despite this being as common in Greek as Athena. That should be fixed.
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Level 54
Oct 22, 2021
elysium should count for elysian fields
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Level 43
Nov 10, 2021
Good quiz

I scored 96

I can't believe I forgot Adonis and Penelope

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Level 88
Nov 30, 2021
One of the very best quizzes I’ve ever taken. Hats off
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Level 85
Feb 2, 2022
Good quiz but if it's Greek mythology you should not accept Roman answers.
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Level 41
May 22, 2022
Great quiz! Erinyes should also be accepted for Furies.
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Level 66
Jun 18, 2022
great quiz, mainly because you are using the Greek names and not the latin ones. Please replace furies with Erinyes, which is the proper Greek name. Also Grypas which is the ancient greek name for griffin and Pollux is actually Polydeukes in Greek.
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Level 73
Jul 11, 2022
Great quiz - answering "Eros" gives you "Eris" for free though
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Level 46
Jul 11, 2022
Great Quiz, but I believe it needs more time. At least for me. I know most of them in Greek (mother language) but I have to search it how to spell it in English.
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Level 63
Jul 11, 2022
Please accept Erinyes for the Furies.
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Level 91
Jul 11, 2022
Really dig this quiz. Possibly my favorite Jetpunk quiz of them all.
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Level 64
Jul 11, 2022
Only Medusa turned people into stone, not her sisters
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Level 48
Jul 13, 2022
i did not even look at the entire top half of the second column, ouch
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Level 56
Jan 31, 2023
typhon and echidna? And also hebe and ganymede?
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Level 45
Feb 4, 2023
percy jackson coming in clutch
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Level 53
Feb 8, 2023
Very nice quiz! I had to cheat in order to get them all, but this only due to the spelling. I know them in Greek and for some, it is very difficult to write them in english (p.e. Circe, Pollux). It would be nice to have even more alternatives (i know it has many already)
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Level 33
Oct 2, 2023
Thanks, Percy Jackson.
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Level 73
Feb 16, 2024
I scored only 42/101, but it was a lot of fun. Thanks for the quiz!
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Level 77
Feb 27, 2024
Well, I know the root word for priapism now.
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Level 44
Feb 27, 2024
I'm not super familiar with the discourse on different spellings, but could sphynx with a y be acceptable, or Aidoneus as opposed to Adonis?
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Level 57
Feb 27, 2024
this is a fantastic quiz, super thorough! could you possibly accept aesculapius for asclepius?
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Level 61
Feb 27, 2024
Can you accept Saturn for Kronos, and Neptune for Poseidon, only because you accept roman names for all the other ones that share it? (eg mercury, venus, mars, jupiter, uranus)
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Level 61
Feb 27, 2024
Also why is "Plut" Accepted for Hades
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Level 37
Mar 3, 2024
I GOT ONE FRICKIN HUNDRED ONE OMAGAD