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 Aeolos
 Lord of the winds.
 
 Asclepios 
 The god of medicine and healing, son of Koronis and Apollon. Student of the centaur Cheiron.
 His symbols are the snake, the dog, the goose and the cock.
 
 Boreas
 Lord of the north wind and the most powerful from his other three brothers, his symbol is the horse.
 
 Chloris
 The goddess of flowers and personification of spring.
 
 Dike
 Virign goddess of justice.
 
 Eos
 personification of dawn.
 
 Eris
 Goddess of strife who enjoys to make trouble.
 
 Euros
 Lord of the east wind.
 
 Hebe
 Goddess of youth.
 
 Morpheus
 The winged god of dreams, one of the thousand sons of Hypnos (sleep).
 
 Nemesis
 The goddess of vengeance over any human excess.
 
 Nike
 Goddess of victory.
 
 Notos
 Lord of the south wind.
 
 Pan
 The god of shepherds, flocks, woods and music, son of a Nymph and Apollon.
 He is the personification of nature
  
 Selene (Moon)
 Moon goddess of romance and love.
 
 Tyche (Fortune)
 Goddess of fortune and prosperity.
 
 Zephyros
 Lord of the west wind.
 
 Charites (Graces)  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 The three goddess of charm, beauty and fertility.
 Aglaea,
 Ephrosyne,
 Thalia
 
 Erinyes  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 The three goddesses, avengers and punisher of any criminal (even moral) action. 
 Alecto, implacable
 Megaira, range
 Teisiphone, revenge of murder
 
 Horae  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 The three goddesses of the seasons (Spring, Summer and Winter)
 Auxo,
 Thalo
 Karpo
 
 Moires (Fates)  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 The three goddesses of fate and supervisors of the destiny of humans from birth till death.
 Klotho, spins the thread of life.
 Lachesis, measures the thread of life which is the remaining time of a human life.
 Atropos, cuts the thread of life and makes all events unchangeable.
 
 Mouses  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 First the Mouses were three, Mneme (memory), Melete (study) and Aoide (song) and they are considered as Nymphs of
 the springs. Later in Hesiods Theogony the number of Mouses becomes nine and Apollon Mousegetes is their protector.
 The nine goddesses of art and intellectual sciences:
 Calliope, protector of the epic poetry.
 Clio, protector of history.
 Ephterpe, protector of the plaintive poetry.
 Erato, protector of the erotic poetry.
 Melpomene, protector of tragedy (as ancient type of theatre).
 Polymnia, protector of the mimic art.
 Terpsichore, protector of dance.
 Thalia, protector of comedy (as ancient type of theatre).
 Urania, protector of astronomy. 
 
 Nymphes  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 Female deities of Nature - protectors of woods, springs, rivers, lakes and mountains.
 Most famous Nymphs are Kallisto who is Artemis' favorite, Kalypso and Kastalia.
 Dryades, living in the woods.
 Naiades, living in the lakes, rivers, springs.
 Oreades, living in the mountains.
 
 Satyroi  Click to hear the name in Greek <RealPlayer format>
 Male deities of the woods and mountains.
 

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