List of Etruscan names for Greek heroes

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This is a list of Etruscan names for Greek heroes . It is a partial list of the names in the list of Etruscan mythological figures.



Greek nameEtruscan nameNotes
Achilles Achle, Achile [1] Legendary hero of the Trojan War
Actaeon Ataiun [2]
Admetus Atmite [3]
Adonis Atunis [3]
Agamemnon Achmemrun [1] Legendary king of Mycenaean Greece
AitolosEtuleConfused with his brother, Epeios, who built the Trojan horse [4]
Ajax, son of Telamon
Ajax, son of Oileus
Aivas Tlamunus, Aivas Vilates also Eivas or Evas [5]
Amphiaraus Hamphiare, Amphare [6] Legendary seer
Amycus Amuce, Amuche, Amuke [2] The Greek legendary figure of the Argonauts myth
Asklepios Esplace [4] Legendary healer
Atlas Aril [2]
Capaneus Capne, Kapne [3]
Castor Castur [3]
Daidalos Taitle [7]
Dios Kouroi ("sons of Zeus") Tinas cliniar, "sons of Tina"Designating the twins [8]
Elpenor Velparun [9]
Eteocles Evtucle, [Ev]thucle [4]
Herakles Hercle, Hercele, Herecele, Herkle, Hrcle [6]
Icarus Vikare [10] Son of Taitle
Iolaos Vile, Vilae [9] Nephew of Hercle
Jason Easun, Heasun, Heiasun
KallinikosCalaniceGreek name of Hercle [3]
Lynceus Lunc, Lnche [11]
Meleager Meleacr [12]
Menelaus MenleThe hero of Trojan War fame [12]
Nestor Nestur [13]
Odysseus Uthste
Orpheus Urphe [1]
Orestes Urusthe [1] The Homeric legendary character
Palamedes Palmithe, Talmithe [13]
Patroclus Patrucle [13]
Peleus Pele [13]
Perseus Perse, Pherse [14]
Phaon Phaun, Faun, Phamu [14]
Phoinix PhuinisThe friend of Peleus [14]
Prometheus Prumathe [15]
Polydeuces (Pollux) Pultuce, Pulutuce, Pulutuke, Pultuke [15] One of the mythological twins
Sisyphus Sispe, Sisphe [16] The legendary king
Telamon Telmun, Tlamun, Talmun, Tlamu [7] A legendary Argonaut
Teucer TechrsThe Trojan War hero [7]
Theseus These
Tiresias Teriasals, TeriasaLegendary blind prophet [7]
Tyndareus Tuntle [17]
Tydeus Tute [17]

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 The Bonfantes (2002), page 192.
  2. 1 2 3 The Bonfantes (2002), page 194.
  3. 1 2 3 4 5 The Bonfantes (2002), page 195.
  4. 1 2 3 The Bonfantes (2002), page 198.
  5. The Bonfantes (2002), page 193.
  6. 1 2 The Bonfantes (2002) page 199.
  7. 1 2 3 4 The Bonfantes (2002), page 206.
  8. Swaddling and Bonafante (2006) page 78.
  9. 1 2 The Bonfantes (2002), page 210.
  10. Swaddling & Bonfante page 42.
  11. The Bonfantes (2002), page 200.
  12. 1 2 The Bonfantes (2002), page 201.
  13. 1 2 3 4 The Bonfantes (2002), page 202.
  14. 1 2 3 The Bonfantes (2002), page 203.
  15. 1 2 The Bonfantes (2002) page 204.
  16. The Bonfantes (2002), page 205.
  17. 1 2 The Bonfantes (2002), page 208.

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