Appendix
  • Acheron, River - a river of the Underworld, is separates the newly dead from Erebus.
  • Acropolis - the highest part of a settlement, typically a citadel containing fortifications and temples.
  • Adonis - a exceptionally good looking mortal man who's soul is fought over by Aphrodite and Persephone.
  • Aegean - the body of water to the east of Greece
  • Aeneas - a noble and general who led the survivors of Troy to Italy.
  • Argos - city
  • Athens - city
  • Agamemnon - the most powerful king of the ancient times.
  • Age of Legends - the current time of champions of the gods.
  • King Agesilaus II - the current senior king of Sparta
  • King Agesipolis II - the current junior king of Sparta
  • Agora - a central place in a city for gathering and culture.
  • Ahura Mazda - the Persian god of light, wisdom and truth.
  • King Amyntas III of Macedon - The aging Macedonian king and father of the unified Macedonian state.
  • Anatolia - the land directly to the east of Greece.
  • Aphrodite - Olympic goddess of Passion and Beauty.
  • Apollo - Olympic god of music and knowledge.
  • Arabia - a harsh and hot desert land to the south east of Greece.
  • Artaxerxes II of Persia - Aged King of Persia and the most powerful man in the world.
  • Ares - Olympic god of war and chaos.
  • The Argo - the ship of Jason and the Argonauts.
  • Artemis - the Olympic goddess of the hunt and the wilderness.
  • Asclepius - the Olympic god of healing.
  • Asphodel Meadows - rolling hills covered in small flowers in Erebus.
  • Athena - Olympic god of wisdom and heroes.
  • Atlas - a minor Titan and god of strength who is punished with holding up the celestial sphere.
  • Attica - the southern most tip the Greek mainland not part of the Peloponnese and is controlled by Athens.
  • Battle of Leuctra - the battle at which the armies of Athens, Corinth and Thebes ended Spartan hegemony.
  • Bellerophon - A hero of the distant past brought low by his hubris.
  • The Black Sea - a large and nearly complete land lock sea to the north of Thrace and Anatolia.
  • Boetia - a region of the Greek mainland that separates Attica from the lands east.
  • Carthage - a city growing on the strength of its navy and the Phoenician capital.
  • Cassandra - a mortal who rejected Apollo's advanced and was cursed by him to give prophecies that would not be believed.
  • Cerberus - the monstrous three headed hound that guards the Underworld.
  • Centaur - a mortal with top half of a man and the lower half of a human.
  • Cerberus - a monstrous three headed hound of Hades that guards the Underworld.
  • Chaos - the first god who is mad and incorporeal.
  • Charon - the minor god who sails the ferry across the river Acheron.
  • Chiton - a draped garment held on at the shoulders.
  • Coeus - the banished Titan god of wisdom.
  • Corinth - a rich polis on the Isthmus of Corinth that controls much trade.
  • Crete - the largest and most southerly of the Greek islands.
  • Crius - the exiled Titan god of Constellations.
  • Cronus - Titan god of order and authority, he was the previous King of the Gods. He is imprisoned in Tartarus.
  • Cyclopes, Elder - minor gods and craftsmen of the gods. They are named Brontes, Steropes and Agres.
  • Cyclops, Lesser - a primitive tribe of one-eyed giants.
  • Cyprus - a large island to the south of Anatolia.
  • Dacia - a land of barbarian tribes to the north west of Greece.
  • Deimos - the Olympic god of panic.
  • Delos - a floating island secured by four giant metal chains.
  • Demeter - Olympic goddess of teaching and agriculture.
  • Dionysus - the Olympic god of wine and freedom.
  • Dionysius of Syracuse - the tyrant of Syracuse.
  • Djinn - Immortal creatures of fire, air and trickery.
  • Delphi - seat of the Oracle of Delphi and Apollo's second most sacred temple.
  • Echidna and Typhon - the goddess of monsters and mother to many.
  • Elis - a second tier city on the Peloponnese that control Olympia.
  • Egypt - a harsh and hot desert land to the south of Greece.
  • Enyo - the goddess of bloodlust and violence.
  • Epirus - the western most region of the Greek mainland.
  • Ephesus - a town on the west coast of Anatolia which has built the largest temple to Artemis in Greece.
  • Erebus - the neutral part of the Underworld and a place of toil.
  • Eris - the primordial goddess of chaos and strife.
  • Eros - is the Olympic god of passion and obsession.
  • Gaia - primordial goddess of the earth.
  • The Gigantes - a race of mortal giants who were killed when they challenged the Olympians.
  • Gorgon - a woman cursed to have serpent form and snakes for hair.
  • Greece - A set of penisula formed around mountain ranges that is surrounded by small islands.
  • Hades - Olympic god of funerals and the Underworld.
  • Hecate - the Olympic goddess of magic and edges.
  • Hecatonchires - the hundred-handed giants who guard Tartarus. They are named Briareus, Cottus and Gyges.
  • Hector of Troy - The Trojan prince and general who led the defence of Troy against the Greeks, he now resides on the Isles of the Blessed.
  • Helios - the god of the Sun.
  • Helots - a subjugated people who work as slaves for the Spartans.
  • Hephaestus - the Olympic god of smiths and fire.
  • Hera - the Olympic goddess of Oaths and Truth.
  • Herakles - a demigod son of Zeus who after a lifetime of hardship and heroism was elevated to full godhood.
  • Hermes - Olympic god of lies and heralds.
  • Homer - the most famous of the ancient Greek writers. He wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey around 800 BCE.
  • Hoplite - a soldier armed with a large shield (a hoplon) and a long spear.
  • Hubris - excessive pride, becoming arrogance.
  • Hyperion - the imprisoned Titan god of light.
  • Iapetus - the vanished Titan god of mortal death, now god of humanity.
  • The Ionian Sea - the body of water to the west of Greece.
  • Isles of the Blessed - islands in the north of the Underworld and a blissful winterless paradise.
  • Judea - a large satrap of the Persian Empire that covers most of the Levant.
  • Judges of the Dead - The souls of three ancient kings who judge all those who enter the Underworld.
  • Knossos - the ancient capital of the Minoan empire on Crete and now a ruin.
  • Lethe, River - a slow moving and meandering river in the Underworld.
  • Leto - a minor Titan goddess who is the mother of Apollo and Artemis.
  • The Levant - the lands east of the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean.
  • Lysander - a spartan general and soldier of exceptional skill who was killed attacking the walls of Thebes.
  • Macedon - a kingdom of barbarians who are copying Greek culture.
  • Medusa - a priestess turned into a gorgon for betraying her oaths to Athena.
  • Messenia - the south west region of the Peloponnese.
  • Metis - a minor Titan goddess of skill and the mother of Athena.
  • Mnemosyne - the banished Titan goddess of language and memory.
  • Mount Olympus - the highest mountain in Greece and the home of the Olympians.
  • The Muses - nine sisters in the court of Apollo, who are the goddess of artistic inspiration.
  • Nymph - a minor diety of local natural places.
  • Nyx - the primordial goddess of the night.
  • Nemea - small city
  • Oath - a solemn vow to complete a task in a god's name.
  • Oceanus - once the Titan god of the sea, now lives in exile as god of the Atlantic ocean.
  • Odysseus - King of Ithaca, reputedly the most cunning Greek who ever lived.
  • Olympia - the site of the largest temple to Zeus and the Olympic games.
  • The Olympic Games - an athletic festival held in honour of Zeus.
  • Olynthus - a city on the north of Greece and leader of the Chalkidiki league.
  • Oracle - a person cursed with the gift of being able to read fate to deliver prophecy.
  • Orpheus - a famous poet and singer in ancient times who tried to rescue his wife from the Underworld.
  • Mount Othrys - the site of the prison of Prometheus.
  • Pan - the primordial god of the forest and more recently shepherds.
  • Pankration - a Greek unarmed martial art.
  • The Panhellenic Games - a sequence of four games, each held on a different year in a four year cycle. The games are the Olympic, the Nemean, the Phythian and the Isthmian.
  • Paris - the last Prince of Troy and the mortal cursed to start the Trojan war.
  • The Parthenon - the largest temple to Athena in the world, in the Athenian acropolis.
  • Pegasus / Ethiopian Pegasus - an unintelligent winged horse with a small single horn.
  • Peloponnesian War of 404BCE - The war in which Sparta claimed hegemony over Greece.
  • The Peloponnese - the large that forms the southern Greek mainland.
  • Persephone - Olympic goddess of flowers and springtime.
  • Phalanx - a rectangular formation of soldiers that all face the same direction.
  • Phlegethon, River - river of hot sulfurous water in the underworld.
  • Phobos - the Olympic god of fear.
  • Phoebe - the imprisoned Titan goddess of Prophecy.
  • The Phoenicians - the founders of Carthage who came from east of the Levant in ancient times.
  • Plato - a philosopher in Athens who has a lot to say about nearly everything.
  • Poseidon - Olympic god of horses and the sea.
  • Prometheus - a minor Titan who sided with the Olympians but whose constant defiance of Zeus has earned him eternal torture.
  • Psyche - a heroine who endured great trials fighting for her love. Now lives on Olympus as the goddess of willpower.
  • Rhea - the imprisoned Titan goddess of motherhood.
  • Rhodes - an island polis mand up of seven cities.
  • Rome - a upstart city of little importance to the west of Greece.
  • Satrap - a division of the Persian Empire.
  • Selene - the goddess of the moon.
  • Shade - a soul that has returned to the mortal world whilst it wait for entry into the underworld.
  • Sicily - a great island to the west of Italy.
  • Socrates - was Athens most famous thinker until he was executed for treason.
  • Sparta - a small polis in the Peloponnese famed for it martial ability.
  • Styx, River - a river of the underworld that is opaque with silt.
  • Syracuse - the largest Greek polis in Sicily.
  • Tartarus - the darkest and deepest part of the Underworld, where those judged evil are punished.
  • Tethys - the exiled Titan goddess of the clouds.
  • Thanatos - a minor god who works for Hades as a guide.
  • Titanomachy - the war between the Titans and the Olympians.
  • Thebes - a polis in Boeotia that claims the most territory of any single city-state.
  • Theia - the imprisoned Titan goddess of secrets and shadows.
  • Themis - the imprisoned Titan goddess of justice.
  • Theseus - an Athenian hero who killed the minotaur.
  • Thessaly - a monarchy that governs over several small cities in northern Greece.
  • Thrace - a land to the north and east of Greece, bordering Anatolia.
  • Trojan War - a decade long war between Troy and Greece over trade routes and princesses.
  • Troy - a city on coast of Anatolia, site of a decade long siege.
  • Uranus - the castrated first King of the Gods who now holds no realms but was once God of the Sky.
  • The Underworld - the final resting place of the souls of the dead.
  • Xerxes the Great - King of Persia until his murder in 465 BCE, he led the first failed Persian invasion of Greece in 480 BCE.
  • Zeus - Olympic god the sky and current King of the Gods.

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