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Agave
· Daughter of Cadmus
· Sister of Semele
· Mother of Pentheus, whom she rips apart, believing that he is a lion.
Agenor
· The father of Cadmus and Europa.
Althaea
· Mother of Meleager
· Distraught when he kills her two brothers
· After some debate she chooses to kill him by placing a fated log in a fire.
Apollo
· God of the sun, culture, prophecy and disease.
· He kills the python, then Cupid makes him fall in love with Daphne, who he duly
chases across the mountainside!…read more

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Ancaeus
· Takes part in the boar hunt
· Foolishly suggests Diana cannot protect the boar
· The boar promptly rips his guts out.
Argus
· hundred-eyed giant asked by Juno to guard lo
· Killed by Mercury
· Eyes set into a peacock's tail feathers by Juno.
Ariadne
· Daughter of Minos
· Helps Theseus kill the minotaur
· He abandons her on an island
· She is rescued by Bacchus, who turns her crown into stars.…read more

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Atalanta
· A warrior-girl
· She takes part in the boar hunt
· Meleager falls in love with her
· She wounds the boar
· He gives her its hide
Athens
· City in Greece
· Went to war with Minos after his son died there
· Home of Theseus
Bacchus
· Grandson of Cadmus
· Son of Jupiter and Semele
· God of wine
· Turns sailors into dolphins
· Causes Agave to tear Pentheus apart…read more

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Baucis
· Wife of Philemon
· Visited by Jupiter and Mercury
· Offers great hospitality
· Saved from the flood
· Turned into a tree with her husband
Cadmus
· Founder of Thebes
· Father of Semele
· Grandfather of Actaeon and Bacchus
· Son of Agenor
Calydon
· The place of Greece where the boar hunt takes place
Ceres
· Goddess of harvest
· Punishes Erysichthon when he chops down tree sacred to her…read more

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Chios
· Island on which the sailors take Bacchus prisoner
Crete
· The island home of Minos and his family, where Daedalus escapes from
Cupid
· Son of Venus
· Makes Apollo fall in love with Daphne
Daedalus
· Invented a wooden cow for Pasiphae, a labyrinth for Minos, and wings for himself;
· Tried to murder his nephew Perdix
· Mourned the death of his son Icarus
Daphne
· Pursued by Apollo, then turned into a laurel tree.…read more

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