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Aglaea is the name of five figures in Greek mythology The bust of Zeus found at Otricoli (Sala Rotonda, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican) Greek mythology is the body of stories belonging to the Ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes, the nature of the world and the origins and significance of their own cult and ritual practices. ...


Aglaea, the Charis

The youngest of the Charites, Aglaea or Aglaia ("splendor, brilliant, shining one") was Hephaestus' wife and Asclepius' daughter in Greek mythology. Other sources cite her and her sisters as the daughters of Zeus and the Oceanid Eurynome. With Charopus, she was the mother of Nireus. Her other two sisters were Euphrosyne, and Thalia. Together they were known as the Three Graces, or the Charites. For the game of graces, see Game of graces. ... Hephaestus, Greek god of forging, riding a Donkey; Greek drinking cup (skyphos) made in the 5th century BC Hephaestus (IPA pronunciation: or ; Greek Hêphaistos) was the Greek god whose Roman equivalent was Vulcan; he was the god of technology including, specifically blacksmiths, craftsmen, artisans, sculptors, metals and metallurgy, and... Asclepius (Greek also rendered Aesculapius in Latin and transliterated Asklepios) was the god of medicine and healing in ancient Greek mythology, according to which he was born a mortal but was given immortality as the constellation Ophiuchus after his death. ... The Statue of Zeus at Olympia Phidias created the 12-m (40-ft) tall statue of Zeus at Olympia about 435 BC. The statue was perhaps the most famous sculpture in Ancient Greece, imagined here in a 16th century engraving Zeus (in Greek: nominative: Zeús, genitive: Diós), is... In Greek and Roman mythology, the Oceanids were the three thousand children of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. ... In Greek mythology, there were many women with the name Eurýnomê (far ruling). Wife of Ophion and a daughter of Oceanus (may be the same as the following) An Oceanid who mothered the Charites (may be the same as the following) Daughter of King Nisus of Megara and mother... In Greek mythology, Charopus was the father of Nireus with Aglaea. ... In Greek mythology, Nireus was the name of several individuals: Nireus was a son of Poseidon and Canace. ... In Greek mythology, Euphrosyne (IPA pronunciation: ) was one of the Charites, known in English also as the Three Graces. Her best remembered representation in English is in Miltons poem of the active, joyful life, LAllegro. She is also the Goddess of Joy. ... Thalia - oil on canvas by Jean-Marc Nattier 1739 In Greek mythology, Thalia or Thaleia (good cheer) was the muse of comedy and pastoral poetry. ... For the game of graces, see Game of graces. ...

Aglaea, Daughter of Mantineus

Aglaea is the daughter of Mantineus. She married Abas and had twins: Acrisius and Proetus [1] Abas may refer to: Abas (sophist), a Greek sophist and rhetorician An old Persian measurement for pearls, about 0,1458 gram Several figures in Greek mythology share the name Abas, including: Abas, son of Poseidon and Arethusa. ... Acrisius was a mythical king of Argos, and a son of Abas and Ocalea. ... Proetus was a mythical king of Tiryns. ...

Aglaea, Daughter of Thespius

Aglaea is the daughter of Thespius and Megamede. She bore Heracles a son, Antiades. [2] To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hercules, a Roman bronze (Louvre Museum) For other uses, see Heracles (disambiguation). ...

Aglaea, lover of Amythaon

Aglaea is the mother, by Amythaon, of Melampus and Bias. [3] In Greek Mythology, Melampus, or Melampous, was a soothsayer and healer who could talk to animals. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Aglaea, the nymph

Aglaea is a nymph. She is the mother, by Charopus, of Nireus. [4] In Greek mythology, a nymph is any member of a large class of female nature entities, either bound to a particular location or landform or joining the retinue of a god or goddess. ... In Greek mythology, Charopus was the father of Nireus with Aglaea. ... In Greek mythology, Nireus was the name of several individuals: Nireus was a son of Poseidon and Canace. ...


  1. ^ Apollodorus, Library
  2. ^ Apollodorus, Library
  3. ^ Diodorus Siculus, The Library of History
  4. ^ Hyginus, Fabulae

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