Clues for: Mythology

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One of his labors was cleaning the stables of King Augeas Hercules 200 July 30, 2014
One of his labors was cleaning the stables of King Augeas Hercules 200 July 30, 2014
This sea god was often depicted holding a trident Poseidon 400 July 30, 2014
This sea god was often depicted holding a trident Poseidon 400 July 30, 2014
This goddess of wisdom had an unusual parentage-- no mom, just sprang full grown out of Zeus' head Athena 600 July 30, 2014
This goddess of wisdom had an unusual parentage-- no mom, just sprang full grown out of Zeus' head Athena 600 July 30, 2014
He made wax wings so he & his son Icarus could escape Crete; a great plan in theory, but... Daedalus 800 July 30, 2014
He made wax wings so he & his son Icarus could escape Crete; a great plan in theory, but... Daedalus 800 July 30, 2014
She wasn't just the Greek goddess of the rainbow--she personified it, too Iris 1000 July 30, 2014
She wasn't just the Greek goddess of the rainbow--she personified it, too Iris 1000 July 30, 2014
This leader of the Argonauts was raised by the centaur Chiron Jason 200 February 1, 2013
This leader of the Argonauts was raised by the centaur Chiron Jason 200 February 1, 2013
His mother Thetis made the mistake of bathing him in the River Styx by holding him by the heel, thus making his heel vulnerable Achilles 400 February 1, 2013
His mother Thetis made the mistake of bathing him in the River Styx by holding him by the heel, thus making his heel vulnerable Achilles 400 February 1, 2013
The yoke of a chariot was lashed to a pole via this, named for the man who tied it so intricately the Gordian knot 600 February 1, 2013
The yoke of a chariot was lashed to a pole via this, named for the man who tied it so intricately the Gordian knot 600 February 1, 2013
This Greek messenger was also the conductor of souls to the underworld Hermes 800 February 1, 2013
This Greek messenger was also the conductor of souls to the underworld Hermes 800 February 1, 2013
Asterius was the name of this hybrid creature kept in the labyrinth a Minotaur 1000 February 1, 2013
Asterius was the name of this hybrid creature kept in the labyrinth a Minotaur 1000 February 1, 2013
This brother of Prometheus had the whole world on his shoulders Atlas 200 November 10, 2010
Sound the alarm! It's the term for a nymph who lures sailors & ships onto the rocks a siren 400 November 10, 2010
The cyclopes gave headwear to Hades that rendered him not invincible, but this invisible 600 November 10, 2010
She pined away over Narcissus until only her voice was left Echo 800 November 10, 2010
He tamed the winged horse Pegasus with a bridle given to him by Athena Bellerophon 1000 November 10, 2010
In Incan myth, it was this South American camel relative that warned man about the impending flood the llama 200 June 13, 2008
Go to Ellen in the name books & you'll find it's a form of this name from Greek myth Helen 400 June 13, 2008
In Roman myth, this powerful tot killed 2 serpents in his cradle Hercules 600 June 13, 2008
Island on which Theseus slew the Minotaur Crete 1000 June 13, 2008
According to Greek mythology, this horn of plenty is the horn of the goat Amalthea the cornucopia June 13, 2008
In Greek myth Hypnos was the god of sleep; his brother Thanatos was the god of this more permanent state death 200 March 14, 2007
Not a bad gig: Omacatl was the god of joy, festvity & happiness in the pantheon of these people the Aztecs 400 March 14, 2007
In the title of an Ayn Rand novel, this mythological figure "Shrugged" Atlas 600 March 14, 2007
Sleipnir was this Norse god's 8-legged stallion Odin 800 March 14, 2007
As a constellation, this mythological princess is chained to a rock as a sacrifice to a sea monster Andromeda 1000 March 14, 2007
Part hippopotamus & part woman, the Egyptian goddess Taweret had the tail of this alligator relative a crocodile 200 February 7, 2006
These half-horse, half-man creatures were notorious for misbehaving at parties centaurs 400 February 7, 2006
This "heel" of a hero fell in love with Penthesilea a little late; he'd already killed her! Achilles 600 February 7, 2006
In Etruscan myth, Tinia & Uni are the counterparts of Jupiter & this lovely wife Juno 800 February 7, 2006
Set, the evil brother of this Egyptian god, tricked him into lying down in a chest; it became his coffin Osiris 1000 February 7, 2006
The fleet-footed Atalanta once lost a race to Hippomenes when she stopped to pick up these golden fruits apples 200 March 4, 2005
This Roman goddess of wisdom is said to have leaped forth from the brain of Jupiter, fully mature & in armor Minerva 400 March 4, 2005
Hamadryads were nymphs who lived in these; when they died, so did the hamadryads trees 800 March 4, 2005
Heracles' seventh labor was to bring Eurystheus this savage Cretan animal the bull 1000 March 4, 2005
Hera punished this nymph by saying that she shall have the last word but no power to speak first Echo March 4, 2005
The Roman god of war Mars 200 October 16, 2003
This king of Ithaca was married to the faithful Penelope Odysseus 400 October 16, 2003
(Sofia of the Clue Crew at the headquarters of Goodyear) Goodyear's "winged foot" symbol was inspired by a statue of this god Mercury 600 October 16, 2003
When this Greek god came to Delphi, he killed a dragon named Python Apollo 800 October 16, 2003
After Zeus turned her to stone, she still wept over the loss of her children Niobe 1000 October 16, 2003
The son of Venus, this Roman god of love carried a bow & arrows to shoot his victims Cupid 100 October 5, 2000
The son of Cronus & Rhea, he's the chief god of Greek mythology Zeus 200 October 5, 2000
When she opened the box that released all the misfortunes on the world, she shut it in time to keep hope inside Pandora 300 October 5, 2000
This Greek mountain was the home of the gods Mount Olympus 400 October 5, 2000
Athena gave this maiden snaky hair & a face so hideous that a glimpse of it would turn men to stone Medusa 500 October 5, 2000
In the legends of this country, Hsi Wang Mu keeps the peaches of immortality China 100 July 16, 1997
This great Norse god is sometimes known by the epithet Baleygr, which means "flaming-eyed" Odin/Wotan 200 July 16, 1997
In the mythology of these people, Yacatecutli was the god of traveling merchants Aztecs 300 July 16, 1997
He had a wife, Isis & an evil brother, Set, who was sometimes represented as an ass Osiris 400 July 16, 1997
In early Greek art, these singing water nymphs had the bodies of birds & the faces of beautiful women Sirens 500 July 16, 1997
Romulus & this twin brother were grandsons of Numitor, King of Alba Longa Remus 100 May 26, 1997
To these early people of Mexico, Ueuecoyotl was the god connected with revelry Aztecs 200 May 26, 1997
We don't know if Tim Allen has a pet name for this tool, but Thor called his Mjollnir--Thunderbolt hammer 300 May 26, 1997
In post Homeric stories, this sorceress bore Odysseus a son named Telegonus Circe 400 May 26, 1997
Some say she was reunited with her husband Menelaus after the fall of Troy Helen 500 May 26, 1997
According to tradition, Zeus' home was on this mountain on the Thessaly/Macedonia border Mount Olympus 100 May 8, 1997
One account had her opening a jar, not a box, but she still shuts it before hope escapes Pandora 200 May 8, 1997
Asterius was the real name of this bull-headed creature the Minotaur 300 May 8, 1997
After Zeus mated with Leda, disguised as this bird, Castor & Pollux were born in an egg swan 400 May 8, 1997
She & Athena had a weaving contest Arachne 500 May 8, 1997
In Roman mythology Luna was a goddess of this heavenly body Moon 100 January 9, 1997
They were the twin founders of Rome Romulus & Remus 200 January 9, 1997
In Norse myth a she-goat called Heidrun provides mead for the slain heroes of this hall Valhalla 300 January 9, 1997
The name of this "complex" king is Greek for "swollen foot" Oedipus 400 January 9, 1997
This Olympian taught Greek mortals how to cultivate grapevines & make wine Bacchus/Dionysius 500 January 9, 1997
The name of these creatures means "Round-Eyed"; they each had only one round eye Cyclops 100 January 1, 1997
In Slavic myth, Svarozic, the god of fire, is the brother of Dazhbog, god of this heavenly body sun 200 January 1, 1997
During the twilight of the gods, Odin is destined to be eaten by Fenris, one of these lupine animals wolf 300 January 1, 1997
A July 7 festival honoring this supreme Roman goddess featured a sham fight by maidservants Juno 400 January 1, 1997
Fearing their vengeful wrath, the Greeks called them Eumenides, which means "The Kindly Ones" Furies 500 January 1, 1997
Daedalus used this substance to fasten the wings to his back wax 100 December 6, 1996
Cadmus planted these parts of a dragon to raise some troops teeth 200 December 6, 1996
The sister of Orestes, mourning became her Electra 300 December 6, 1996
Zeus' father, Cronus, was one of this group of 12 Titans 400 December 6, 1996
Leda laid 2 eggs: one with Helen & Pollux in it, the other containing Clytemnestra & him Castor 500 December 6, 1996
For a while, everything he touched turned to gold, including his daughter Midas 100 November 21, 1996
Jason died in his old age when the prow of this ship fell on him the <i>Argo</i> 200 November 21, 1996
These three goddesses who controlled human destiny were called "Moirae" in Greek & "Parcae" in Latin the Fates 300 November 21, 1996
These attendants of Dionysus, part man & part animal, were famous for chasing nymphs satyrs 400 November 21, 1996
For a fee of one obolus, he ferried the souls of the dead across the river Styx into Hades Charon 500 November 21, 1996
Anticlea gave birth to this hero of "The Odyssey" near Mt. Neriton on the island of Ithaca Odysseus 100 July 17, 1996
This god of shepherds & flocks is depicted with a reed pipe Pan 200 July 17, 1996
Persephone, who reigned with him over the underworld, was his niece Hades 300 July 17, 1996
Some say this woman of Troy married Paris' brother Deiphobus after Paris' death Helen 100 January 16, 1996
Poseidon's son Polyphemus was one of these one-eyed creatures Cyclops 200 January 16, 1996
The name of this river of the underworld means "hateful" or "abhorrent" Styx 300 January 16, 1996
In Norse myth Fenris, one of these lupine animals, has jaws so huge they stretch from heaven to Earth Wolf 400 January 16, 1996
This wife of Jupiter was considered the queen of heaven Juno 500 January 16, 1996
In Norse myth sisters known as the Norns represent the past, present & this future 100 December 8, 1995
The Arabian wilderness was home to this bird that was reborn from its own ashes a phoenix 200 December 8, 1995
With Athena's help, Epeius built this object in which the Greeks hid the Trojan Horse 300 December 8, 1995
Orthrus, a two-headed dog who guarded the cattle of Geryon, was the brother of this Hades hound Cerberus 400 December 8, 1995
The Maenads were frenzied followers of this God of wine & vegetation Dionysus 500 December 8, 1995
When his earthly labors were over, his immortal part ascended to Mount Olympus & married Hebe Hercules 100 November 16, 1992
After slaying the minotaur, Theseus found his way out of this maze by following a thread the Labyrinth 200 November 16, 1992
While gathering flowers, Persephone was abducted by this underworld god & became his queen Hades 300 November 16, 1992
Ironically, Jason was killed when a piece of this ship fell & struck him on the head Argo 400 November 16, 1992
Adrastus was the only one of the seven against this city who survived the expedition Thebes 500 November 16, 1992
Inari, not Uncle Ben, is the Japanese god of this food rice 100 September 14, 1992
Pan had the horns & hoofs of this animal goat 200 September 14, 1992
Rulers in Egypt claimed descent from this heavenly body the sun 300 September 14, 1992
The Greeks & the Romans used the same name for this god, though the Greeks also called him Hades Pluto 400 September 14, 1992
There's a temple for this Egyptian goddess preserved at Pompeii Isis 500 September 14, 1992
It plagued Thebes by killing & eating anyone who didn't answer its riddle Sphinx 100 March 18, 1992
Orion's occupation hunter 200 March 18, 1992
The number of Greek ships that went to Troy to get Helen back a thousand 300 March 18, 1992
The Greek gods ate ambrosia & drank this to keep up their immortality nectar 400 March 18, 1992
Hermes' winged sandals were the talaria & his staff, this caduceus 500 March 18, 1992
Hercules had to fetch the girdle of Hippolyta, the queen of these women Amazons 100 October 30, 1990
She was once a mortal maiden, but Athena changed her curls into hissing serpents Medusa 200 October 30, 1990
Name of the ship that carried the heroes searching for the golden fleece Argo 300 October 30, 1990
The main shrine of this Roman god of entrances had 2 doors & his 2-faced statue Janus 400 October 30, 1990
This daughter of Priam was given the gift of prophecy, then cursed so she was never believed Cassandra 500 October 30, 1990
Pyramus & she didn't have a ball for they were separated by a wall Thisbe 100 May 18, 1990
Prometheus' brother, you may know the fact he was cursed to bear the sky upon his back Atlas 200 May 18, 1990
Imagine that, he had wings on his hat; & we could add this bit of news -- he also had them on his shoes Mercury/Hermes 300 May 18, 1990
Juno cursed her, have you heard? So she'll always have the very last word Echo 400 May 18, 1990
In the underworld he's busy still pushing a rock to the top of a hill Sisyphus 500 May 18, 1990
Post held by Neith for the ancient Egyptians, Minverva for the Romans & Athena for the Greeks goddess of wisdom 100 December 29, 1988
Xochipilli was the Nahua god of flowers & patron of dance, games & sports in what is now this country Mexico 200 December 29, 1988
Clotho who spun the thread of life, Lachesis who measured its length & Atropos who cut it 3 Fates 300 December 29, 1988
Norse myth predicted that this god, their chief deity, would eventually be eaten by a ferocious wolf Odin or Woden 400 December 29, 1988
Because Venus was jealous, this lover of Cupid had to go through many trials before they were united Psyche 500 December 29, 1988