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Image
Achilles

Acrisius

Admetus
Hercules fighting for the life of Admetus' wife (Admetus is in the background)
Adonis
Aeacus
Aeolus
Aeneas
Aero (a.k.a. Merope)
Aethra
Agamemnon

Agamemnon's golden mask

Agamemnon on a throne as Achilles starts to draw his sword (Athena halts Achilles from killing Agamemnon & Nestor is the grey-bearded man

Aigisthos
Ajax
Alcinoos
Alcmena
Alfheim
Amazons
Antigone
Antinoos
Aphrodite
Apollo
Arachne
Ares
Argo
Argus (100 eyed)

Hermes killing Argus on an urn (notice Io on the right)

Argus listening to Hermes' music (notice Io on the left)

Argus (Odysseus' dog)
Ariadne
Artemis
Asgard
Ask and Embla
Atalanta
Athena
A sculpture of Athena (based on her sacred image in the Parthenon)
Audhumla
Aurora
Balder
Baucis
Bellerophon
Beowulf
Bifrost
Briseis
Calchas
Calydonian Boar
Calypso
Cassandra
Cassiopeia
Centaur
Cerberus
Charon
Charybdis
Chimaera

The Chimaera battling Bellerophon

A drawing of the Chimaera

The Chimaera vs. Bellerophon

Chiron Chiron teaching a pupil
Cicones Odysseus and his men battling the Cicones
Circe

Circe pleads with Odysseus

Circe is overcome by Odysseus

Circe transforms men into animals

Clytaimnestra Clytaimnestra and her family
Creon Creon is on the left
Cronus Cronus devouring his children
Cupid

Cupid with Psyche

Cupid flying away

Cyclopes

A Cyclops

A ferocious Cyclops

Daedalus

Daedalus creates wings for himself and for Icarus

A statue of Daedalus and Icarus

Danae

Danae about to visited by Zeus

Zeus, as a golden rain, visits Danae

Danae and Perseus in the chest

Danaids The Danaids endure their Underworld punishment
Daphne

Daphne transforming as Apollo chases

A statue of Daphne transforming as Apollo reachers her

Deianira Hercules and Deianira
Demeter

A drawing of Demeter

Demeter searches for Persephone

Deucalion Deucalion and his wife dropping stones
Dictys

Dictys rescues Danae and Perseus

Diomedes

An urn depicting Diomedes

A statue of Diomedes (missing its nose)

Menelaus, Paris, Diomedes, Odysseus, Nestor, Achilles, Agamemnon

Dionysus

Dionysus and his signature vines

An urn depicting Dionysus and his worshippers

Echo

Echo looking at Narcissus

Another painting of Echo looking at Narcissus

Elpenor An urn depicting Odysseus meeting the shade of Elpenor in the Underworld
Elysian Fields

A warrior being shown an image of the Elysian Fields

An artist's rendering of the Elysian Fields

Epimetheus

Epimetheus accepting Pandora as his bride

Eris

Ancient art depicting Eris

Eris tossing her golden apple at the wedding of Thetis and Peleus

Eteocles

Eteocles marching to fight Polyneices

The aftermath of Eteocles' and Polyneices' battle

Eumaios

Eumaios and Odysseus

Odysseus conversing with Eumaios

Europa

Europa on the back of Zeus

A carving of Europa and Zeus

Eurycleia

A carving of Odysseus quieting Eurcleia

A drawing of Odysseus quieting Eurycleia

Odysseus forcing Eurcleia to remain silent

Eurycleia washing Odysseus' feet

Eurydice

Orpheus plays for Eurydice

Eurydice returning to the Underworld

Eurylochos Eurylochos (right) threatens Odysseus
Eurymachos Eurymachos about to be hit by Odysseus' arrow
Fenrir

Fenrir attacking the gods

The slain Fenrir

Firedrake A firedrake
Freya Freya wearing her famous necklace, Brisingamen
Freyr Freyr with his sword and faithful companion
Frigga

Frigga spinning on her wheel

Frigga on a throne

Furies An ancient picture of the winged Furies
Gaea

A modern view of Gaea

A piece of sculpture depicting Gaea

Giants An entire page about the Giants
Golden Fleece

Jason raising the Golden Fleece

The Golden Fleece on the Argo

Gorgons A picture of the three Gorgons
Graces

A painting of the Graces

A statue of the Graces

Grey Women

A frightening depiction of the Graiae

A modernized look at the theft of the Grey Women's eye

Grendel An artist's version of Grendel
Grendel's Mother An artist's vision of Beowulf slaying Grendel's Mother
Hades A drawing of Hades on his throne
Harpies

An artist's version of the Harpies

An ancient picture of the Harpies

The Harpies from a classic 1960s film

Hecatonchires An artist's vision of the Hecatonchires
Hector

Priam visits Achilles to claim Hector's body (which is on the ground)

Hector says good bye to his family

Achilles dragging Hector's body behind his chariot

Heimdall

Heimdall calling the gods to action during Ragnarok

Heimdall sounding his horn of alarm as the gods fight

Heimdall and Loki slaying one another

Hela A warrior bows before the Queen of the Dead
Helen

Helen walks dwon the palace steps

Menelaus takes back Helen

Heorot

The great hall with Grendel's arm on display

The glittering great hall

Hephaestus Hephaestus putting Medusa's head on the aegis
Hera A statue of Hera
Hermes A statue of Hermes
Hero

Hero discovers Leander's body on the beach

Hero clutching Leander's body

Hestia Hestia standing by her symbol, the hearth fire
Hippolytus

Hippolytus lying beside his crashed chariot

An urn depicting Hippolytus driving his chariot

Hippomenes Hippomenes distracting Atalanta in their race
Hoder

Loki helping Hoder aim the mistletoe arrow

Loki helping Hoder fire his arrow at Balder

Hrothgar

A carving of Hrothgar

A drawing of Hrothgar meeting Beowulf

Hyacinthus

The death of Hyacinthus

Giovanni's version of Hyacinthus' death

Hylas

Hylas among the nymphs

A painting of Hylas

Hyperboreans A map of the supposed region of the great Hyperboreans
Hypermnestra Hypermnestra with her husband
Io

Zeus with Io

Argus guarding the heifer, Io

Iphrigenia

Iphrigenia looking at the sea

Iphrigenia carried to be sacrificed

Iphrigenia about to be sacrificed

Irus Irus and Odysseus about to fight
Ismene Ismene is on the far left of the urn
Ixion

An urn with Ixion on the wheel

A drawing of Ixion on the wheel in the Underworld

The tortured in the Underworld

Janus Janus looking each way
Jason

Jason with the Golden Fleece

An urn of Jason taking the Golden Fleece

The old film with Jason fighting a Hydra with the Golden Fleece in the background

Jocasta

An urn with Jocasta

Jotunheim The giant city in the background
Labyrinth

An example of a labyrinth from the film Labyrinth

The classic labyrinth

Theseus and the Minotaur in the labyrinth

Laertes

A statue of Laertes

Odysseus and his father, Laertes

Laestrygonians A Laestrygonian attacks one of Odysseus' soldiers
Laius Laius in his battle chariot
Laocoon Laocoon taking by Poseidon's serpent
Leander

Leander swimming to his love, Hero

Hero and Leander together

Loki The bound Loki with his wife
Lotus Eaters

Odysseus' soldiers taken in by the Lotus Eaters

Men seduced by the Lotus plant

Maenads

Maenads surround a satyr

An urn with the Maenads worshipping Dionysus

Medea

Medea about to kill her children

An urn with Medea killing her children

Medea preparing a potion for Jason

Medea and the Peliades

Medusa

The head of Medusa

A bust of Medusa

A plate of Medusa's head

Megara Megara before Hercules
Meleager

A statue of Meleager

Meleager about to kill the Calydonian Boar

Menelaus

A bust of Menelaus

Menelaus carrying a body

Mentor

Mentor with Telemachos

A drawing of Mentor and Telemachos

Metaneira Metaneira kneeling before Demeter
Midas

Midas determining the best musician

Midas with his ears already that of a donkey

Midgard Serpent Thor battling the Midgard Serpent
Mimir's Well Mimir's Well (notice the eye symbol)
Minos

Minos being brought tributes from Athens

Minos and Scylla

Minotaur

Theseus and the Minotaur in a classical labyrinth depiction

A statue of Theseus and the Minotaur

Theseus and the Minotaur in England

Mjollnir

Thor with his famous hammer, Mjollnir

A statue of Thor with Mjollnir

Muses

The Muses dancing

The Muses, in Renaissance fashion

Muspellsheim

A modern view of the land of fire

Another depiction of Muspellsheim

A desolate look at Muspellsheim

Myrmidons The creation of the Myrmidons from ants
Narcissus Narcissus in love with his image
Nausicaa

Odysseus asking for help (Nausicaa is on the far right)

Nausicaa leads Odysseus to town

Nemesis The goddess of righteous anger
Nestor Achilles before Nestor
Niflheim

The land of ice

Another modern look at Niflheim

Norns The Norns determining fates
Odin

Odin with his wolves and ravens

Odin being served

A statue of Odin

One of the earliest depictions of Odin (notice the one eye)

Odin on his throne

Odysseus

Odysseus surprising Nausicaa and her maidens

An urn showing Odysseus battling the suitors

An urn showing Odysseus passing the Sirens

Odysseus battling the suitors

Odysseus' travels (map)

Another version of Odysseus' travels (map)

Odysseus participating in the athletic games on Scheria

Oedipus

Oedipus with Antigone after his banishment

Oedipus and the Sphinx

Oeneus Oeneus neglecting Diana at a sacrifice
Oenone

Oenone visited by a friend of the forest

A statue of Oenone

Oenone and Paris share a moment

Oenopion Oenopion and his procession
Orestes Orestes pursued by the Furies
Orion A statue of Orion
Orpheus

Orpheus leading Eurydice from the Underworld

Palladium

Diomedes with the Palladium

The Palladium was rumored to be the figure on top or within the structure

Pan

Pan frolicking

A jovial Pan as a small statue

Pandora

Pandora opening the box

Pandora peaking into the box

Paris

Paris and Helen in Troy

The Judgment of Paris

Pasiphae

Pasiphae and her child, the Minotaur

Pasiphae presents the Minotaur to Minos

Patroclus

Achilles tends to Patroclus' wounds

Menelaus carries Patroclus from the battlefield

Pegasus

A modern look at Pegasus

A statue of Pegasus

Pelias

Pelias slays a child

Pelias about to killed by his daughters

Pelias meets the man with one sandal

Penelope

Penelope awaits the return of Odysseus

A statue of Penelope

Penelope sits with Odysseus

Penelope weaves Odysseus' shroud

Pentheus

An urn showing Pentheus killed by the Maenads

A painting of the Maenads about to tear Pentheus apart

Persephone

Persephone returns

Persephone returns to Demeter

Perseus

Perseus saves Andromeda

A statue of Perseus holding Medusa's head

Perseus saving Andromeda

Perseus with the head of Medusa

A statue of Perseus and Medusa's head

Phaeacians Odysseus meeting the Phaeacians
Phaedra An ancient painting of Phaedra and her nurse
Phaethon

Phaethon driving his father's chariot

A statue of the fallen Phaethon

Phaethon falling from the chariot

Philemon

Philemon and Baucis try to catch a chicken for dinner

Philemon and Baucis feed their guests

Philoctetes

Philoctetes with Hercules' bow and arrows

Philoctetes with his injured foot

An urn of Philoctetes and his injured foot

A statue of Philoctetes

Phineus

An urn showing Phineus plagued by Harpies

The Argonauts arrive to save Phineus from the Harpies

Pirithous

Pirithous greets the Centaurs

The Centaurs try to take a woman at the wedding (Pirithous is on the left)

A drawing of Pirithous

Polybus The King of Corinth rides into battle (Renaissance styling)
Polydectes Perseus shows Polydectes the face of Medusa
Polyneices

Polyneices is sent away by his father, Oedipus

Antigone about to bury Polyneices

Polyphemos

An urn showing Polyphemos blinded

Polyphemos throws boulders at Odysseus and his departing men

An urn showing the blinding of Odysseus

Odysseus and his men giving Polyphemos wine

Poseidon A statue of Poseidon
Priam

Priam about to be killed by Achilles' son, Neoptolemus

Priam pleading with Achilles for the body of his son, Hector (painting)

Priam pleades to Achilles for Hector's body (frieze)

Prometheus

Prometheus bound and awaiting the eagle to eat his liver

Hercules arrives to free Prometheus

Prometheus chained by Hephaestus while Hermes watches

Psyche

Psyche sees Cupid

Psyche tries to see Cupid

Pygmalion

Pygmalion worshipping his statue, Galatea

Pygmalion wishing his creation would come to life

Pygmalion wishing for Galatea to be granted life (Cupid delivers the good news)

Pyramus

Thisbe discovering the body of Pyramus

Pyramus' body is discovered by Thisbe

Pyrrha Pyrrha and Decucalion creates the Stone People
Rhadamanthus

The judge, Rhadamanthus

The three Judges of the Underworld, Rhadamanthus, Minos, and Aeacus

Rhea Rhea hides a stone in swaddling clothes for Cronus
Satyr

A satyr among nymphs

A statue of a satyr

Scylla

A picture of Scylla attacking men

Scylla is in the background as Odyseeus and his men sail past

Semele Zeus arriving to seduce Semele
Seven Against Thebes

A frieze of the Seven Against Thebes

The Seven Against Thebes makes a sacrifice to honor the gods

Silenus

Silenus being brought to Midas

Midas receiving Silenus

Sinon Sinon telling his tale to King Priam
Sirens

A drawing of a Siren

A siren watching a sailor drown

Odysseus listening to the Sirens' song

Sirens singing to Odysseus

Odysseus hearing the seductive Sirens

Sisyphus Sisyphus carrying his boulder uphill
Skrymir The giant, Skrymir, visited by the gods
Sleipnir Odin's eight-legged horse, Sleipnir
Sphinx The Sphinx gives Oedipus its riddle
Stone People The creation of the Stone People by Deucalion and Pyrrha
Talus

Talus from the classic film, Jason and the Argonauts

Another picture of Talus from the classic film

Talus coming after Jason's men

Tantalus

Tantalus being tantalized by food and drink

A drawing of Tantalus in the Underworld

Tartarus A modern image of Tartarus
Telemachos

Telemachos arrives at Eumaios' hut and sees Odysseus

Telemachos realizes the beggar is his father, Odysseus

An urn depicting Telemachos and Penelope conversing

Theseus

Theseus lifts the stone as his mother, Aethra, looks on

Theseus and the Minotaur on a decorative shield

An urn of Theseus and the Minotaur

A modern drawing of Theseus and the Minotaur

Thetis

Chiron witnesses Thetis giving birth to Achilles

Thetis golding the body of her son, Achilles

Thetis pleads to Zeus

Thisbe

Thisbe finds Pyramus

Pyramus' body is found by Thisbe

Thor

Thor in his chariot

Thor at war in his chariot

Thor guiding his chariot

Tiresias

Tiresias speaking with Odysseus in the Underworld

A drawing of Odysseus in the Underworld with Tiresias

The blind Tiresias led by a boy in Thebes

Titans

The Titans' family tree

Another, more detailed, family tree of the Titans

Trojan Horse

An ancient frieze of the Trojan Horse

The Trojans pull the Trojan Horse into the city

A painting of the great Trojan Horse

Typhon An urn depicting Typhon (but 100 heads was too difficult to paint on an urn)

Tyr

Tyr, after he lost his hand to Fenrir
Unferth The boil-sporting Unferth in a Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode
Uranus Father Heaven, Uranus
Valhalla

Odin's great warrior hall

Bifrost connected to Valhalla

Valkyries

A Valkyrie

A group of Valkyries

Wealtheow The Queen, Wealtheow, before the king
Wiglaf Wiglaf and Beowulf battle the Firedrake
Yggdrasil A modern image of The World Tree, Yggdrasil
Zephyr A Botticelli painting with Zephyr on the far right (bluish)
Zeus A statue of Zeus