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Literary Allusions in Paradise Lost Book IX

Identify the character described. A bit of trial and error and the odd Google will help. Have fun!
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The hero of the Trojan War
Achilles
18
The Roman god of freshwaster and the sea
Neptune
49
The Evening Star in Greek mythology
Hesperus
71
A Syrian river said to be in Eden
Tigris
78
A major river in Siberia
Ob
82
One of the holiest river in Hinduism
Ganges
82
River of the mysterious Indus Valley Civilisation
Indus
183
An elaborate confusing maze built to hold the Minotaur
Labyrinth
387
A nymph which lives in the mountains
Oread
387-388
The goddess of the hunt, the moon and nature. Born on Delos, hence her name. Otherwise named Diana.
Delia
393
Goddess of fruitfulness in Greek mythology
Pomona
393
In Roman religion, the diety of shepherds, flocks and livestock
Pales
394
The Roman god of gardens, fruit trees, seasons, change and plant growth
Vertumnus
394
The Roman goddess of agriculture
Ceres
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395
Persephone, but the Roman version
Proserpina
396
Another word for Jupiter, Roman god of the sky and thunder
Jove
440
The extremely handsome mortal lover of Aphrodite
Adonis
506
The first classical Greek hero
Cadmus
509
A famous member of the orgiastic snake-worshipping cult of Dionysus. Slept with snakes in her bed
Olympias
510
Roman general considered one of the best military commanders of all time.
Scipio
522
Goddess, and sometimes nymph/witch/enchantress of magic in Greek mythology.
Circe
1040
Flower which represents love
Pansy
1040
Flower which represents innocence
Violet
1040
Flower which is a remedy for poisonous snake-bites
Asphodel
1041
Flower which represents peace of mind
Hyacinth
1061
In Christianity, this woman cut her lover Samson's hair, destroying his strength
Delilah
1116
Famous Italian explorer and coloniser of America
Columbus
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