Mythology Study Guide Answers

Tiamat
Apsu’s wife; mothers earth

Apsu
Husband of Tiamat

Mummu
God of Mist

Anshar
Son of Tiamat and Apsu

Kishar
Daughter of Tiamat, sister and wife of Anshar

Anu
Father/ruler of gods

Nintu
Wife of Anu

Enlil
Babylonian God of earth, wind, and air

Ishtar
Babylonian Goddess of love and war

Ea
Husband of Damkina and son of Anu

Damkina
Wife of Ea, mother of Marduk

Marduk
Son of Ea and Damkina

Kingu
Commands Tiamat’s forces against Marduk

Shamash
Babylonian god of the sun

Osiris
King of Egypt

Isis
Osiris sister and wife

Horus
Son of Osiris

Telepinu
God who made living things fertile

Gilgamesh
King of Uruk

Lugalbanda
Father of Gilgamesh

Ninsun
Mother of Gilgamesh

Enkidu
Gilgamesh’s best friend

Humbaba
giant who guards the cedar forest

Siduri
Alewife

Utanapishtim
King of Shurippak

Urshanabi
Utanapishtim’s boatman

Gaea
Mother goddess

Uranus
Son/husband of Gaea; ruler of sky

Hundred -handed giants
Triplet’s best known as Briareus

Cyclopes
One eyed meralsmiths

Titans
Race of thirteen immortals

Cronus
God of the sky and father of the 1st six gods

Rhea
Wife/sister of Cronus

Helios
God of the sun

Selene
Goddess of moon

Themis
Goddess of prophecy at Delphi

Atlas
Held up sky

Prometheus
Created man from clay

Epimetheus
Brother of Prometheus and husband of Pandora

Zeus
Ruler of gods after cronus

Poseidon
God of the sea

Hades
God of underworld

Hera
Zeus wife

Demeter
Goddess of grain

Hestia
Goddess of home

Apollo
God of the sun

Artemis
goddess of the hunt

Athena
Goddess of war

Aphrodite
Goddess of beauty

Persephone
Queen of underworld

The Fates
Determines length of life

Ares
God of war

Hephaestus
Metalsmith

Hermes
Zeus messenger

Agamemnon
Menelaus brother

Clymtenestra
Wife of agamemnon

Menelaus
King of Sparta and Helen’s husband

Helen
Abducted queen of sparta

Nestor
King of Pylos

Achilles
Leader of Myrmidus killed by Paris

Patroclus
Achilles’ best friend

Phoenix
Achilles tutor

Ajax
Son of tebion

Calchas
Chief prophet

Priam
King of Troy

Hecuba
Wife of Priam and queen of troy

Hector
Paris brother

Andromache
Wife of Hector

Astyanax
Son of hector and andromache

Polydamas
Hectors good friend

Paris
Abductor of Helen

Deiphobus
Hector and Paris brother

Cassandra
Daughter of Priam and Hecuba

Aeneas
Son of Aphrodite and anchises

Pandarus
Respected Trojan spearman

Briseis
prize for Achille

Chyseis
Agamemnon prize honor

Aeetes
King of Colchis and medeas father

Argus
Eldest son of Phrixus and Jason’s cousin

Chalciope
Argus mother

Jason
the husband of Medea

Medea
Jason’s 1st wife

Phineus
Thracian king

Brutus
Leads Trojan exile to Britain

Aurelius Ambrosius
Uthers eldest brother

Uther Pendragon
Arthur’s father

Igraine
Arthur’s mother

Arthur
Igraine and Uther’s son

Ector
Foster father of Arthur

Kay
Son of Ector and Arthur’s half brother

Guinevere
Arthur’s wife

Merlin
Great magician and prophet

Mordred
Son of Arthur and half sister Margawse

Gawain
Arthur’s nephew and favorite knight

Lancelot
Guineveres favorite knight

Odin
Oldest god

Frigg
Wife of Odin

Thor
Strongest god

Balder
Gentle and most loved god

Loki
Mischief maker and trickster