In Greek mythology, Thyamis was a commander, along with his brothers, the Cyraioi, who fought together with Deriades against Dionysus in the Indian War. He was son of Tarbelus and is mentioned in Nonnus Dionysiaka.Another individual named Thyamis was a warrior in the army of Dionysus during the Indian War. He was killed by King Deriades of India.
Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks. These stories concern the origin and the nature of the world, the lives and activities of deities, heroes, and mythological creatures, and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices. Modern scholars study the myths in an attempt to shed light on the religious and political institutions of ancient Greece and its civilization, and to gain understanding of the nature of myth-making itself.
Semele, in Greek mythology, was the youngest daughter of the Boeotian hero Cadmus and Harmonia, and the mother of Dionysus by Zeus in one of his many origin myths.
Enyo was a goddess of war in Classical Greek mythology. She frequently is associated with the war god Ares, as a companion, sister, wife, or perhaps, mother.
Aretus was one of several characters in Greek mythology:
In Greek mythology, Asterion or Asterius may refer to the following figures:
In Greek and Roman mythology, Achates may refer to the following personages:
Nonnus of Panopolis was a Greek epic poet of Hellenized Egypt in the Imperial Roman era. He was a native of Panopolis (Akhmim) in the Egyptian Thebaid and probably lived at the end of the 4th or in the 5th century CE. He is known as the composer of the Dionysiaca, an epic tale of the god Dionysus, and of the Metabole, a paraphrase of the Gospel of John. The epic Dionysiaca describes the life of Dionysus, his expedition to India, and his triumphant return to the west, it was written in Homeric dialect and in dactylic hexameter, and it consists of 48 books at 20,426 lines.
The Dionysiaca is an ancient Greek epic poem and the principal work of Nonnus. It is an epic in 48 books, the longest surviving poem from antiquity at 20,426 lines, composed in Homeric dialect and dactylic hexameters, the main subject of which is the life of Dionysus, his expedition to India, and his triumphant return to the west.
In Greek mythology, Pasithea, or Pasithee, was one of the Charites (Graces), and the personification of relaxation, meditation, hallucinations and all other altered states of consciousness. The Charites are usually said to be the daughters of Zeus and Eurynome, but Pasithea's parentage is given as Hera and Dionysus. She was married to Hypnos, the god of sleep.
In Greek mythology, Antheus may refer to:
In Greek mythology, Astris was, in Nonnus's Dionysiaca, one of the Heliades, daughters of Helios, either by the Oceanid Clymene or the Oceanid Ceto. She married the river god Hydaspes and became mother of Deriades, king in India.
Acmon or Akmon in Greek mythology, was one of the Dactyls, associated with the anvil, or perhaps the Corybantes. He was the son of Socus and Combe. Together with his brothers, Acmon followed Dionysus in his Indian campaign.
In Greek mythology, Nicaea or Nikaia was a naiad nymph of the springs or fountain of the Greek colony of Nikaia in Bithynia or else the goddess of the adjacent lake Askanios (Ascanius). She was the daughter of the river-god Sangarius and Cybele. By the god of wine, Dionysus, she mothered Telete (consecration)
In Greek and Roman mythology, Aura is a minor deity, whose name means "breeze". The plural form, Aurae is sometimes found. According to Nonnus, Aura was the daughter of the Titan Lelantos and the mother, by Dionysus, of Iacchus, a minor deity connected with the Eleusinian mysteries, while Quintus Smyrnaeus makes the Aurae daughters of Boreas, the North-wind. Aurae was the title of a play by the Athenian comic poet Metagenes, who was contemporary with Aristophanes, Phrynichus, and Plato.
In Greek mythology, Telete was the daughter of Dionysus and Nicaea.
In Greek mythology, Methe was the spirit and personification of drunkenness. She entered the retinue of Dionysus and was mentioned in association with the god or other companions of his.
In Greek mythology, the name Alcimache may refer to:
In Greek mythology, Hydaspes (Ὑδάσπης), was an Indian river god with an extraordinary swift stream that flows into the Saronitic Syrtis. It is the modern day, Jhelum River in modern Pakistan.
In Greek mythology, Eurybius or Eurybios was the name of the following personages:
In Greek mythology, Glaucus was the name of the following figures:
In Greek mythology, Melaneus may refer to the following personages: