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Definition 1: an imaginary being of myth or fable - [noun denoting person]

(mythical being is a kind of ...) a creature of the imagination; a person that exists only in legends or myths or fiction

(... is a kind of mythical being ) a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves

(... is a kind of mythical being ) (Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise

(... is a kind of mythical being ) a legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix; according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a time and it renewed itself every 500 years

(... is a kind of mythical being ) a monster renowned in folklore and myth

(... is a kind of mythical being ) (Greek mythology) one of a nation of women warriors of Scythia (who burned off the right breast in order to use a bow and arrow more effectively)

(... is a kind of mythical being ) biblical names of the enemies of God's people who wage war against God at the end of the world

"in the Book of Ezekiel Gog is a ruler from the land of Magog but in the Book of Revelation Gog and Magog are nations under the rule of Satan"

(... is a kind of mythical being ) (Jewish folklore) an artificially created human being that is given life by supernatural means

(... is a kind of mythical being ) (classical mythology) a being of great strength and courage celebrated for bold exploits; often the offspring of a mortal and a god

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Roman mythology) Roman spelling for Odysseus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the wife of Odysseus and a symbol of devotion and fidelity; for 10 years while Odysseus fought the Trojan War she resisted numerous suitors until Odysseus returned and killed them

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a hero and king of Athens who was noted for his many great deeds: killed Procrustes and the Minotaur and defeated the Amazons and united Attica

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a wicked king and son of Zeus; condemned in Hades to stand in water that receded when he tried to drink and beneath fruit that receded when he reached for it

(... is an instance of mythical being) a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid

(... is an instance of mythical being) a mythical Greek hero of the Iliad; a foremost Greek warrior at the siege of Troy; when he was a baby his mother tried to make him immortal by bathing him in a magical river but the heel by which she held him remained vulnerable--his `Achilles' heel'

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a famous mythical Greek hero; his return to Ithaca after the siege of Troy was described in the Odyssey

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the father of Odysseus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a princess of Colchis who aided Jason in taking the Golden Fleece from her father

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Norse mythology) an enormous wolf that was fathered by Loki and that killed Odin

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Norse mythology) a wonderful smith; identified with Anglo-Saxon Wayland and Teutonic Wieland

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Norse mythology) a huge ash tree whose roots and branches hold the earth and Heaven and Hell together

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Norse mythology) the primeval giant slain by Odin and his brothers and from whose body they created the world: the sea from his blood; the earth from his flesh; the mountains from his bones; the sky from his skull

(... is an instance of mythical being) (European mythology) a supernatural smith and king of the elves; identified with Norse Volund

(... is an instance of mythical being) a mythical Greek hero; a warrior who fought against Troy in the Iliad

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Norse mythology) one of the maidens of Odin who chose heroes to be slain in battle and conducted them to Valhalla

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the husband of Medea and leader of the Argonauts who sailed in quest of the Golden Fleece

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the king of Mycenae and father of Agamemnon and of Menelaus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the king who lead the Greeks against Troy in the Trojan War

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the king of Sparta at the time of the Trojan War; brother of Agamemnon; husband of Helen

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a queen of Sparta who was raped by Zeus who had taken the form of a swan; Helen of Troy was conceived in the rape of Leda

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the beautiful daughter of Zeus and Leda who was abducted by Paris; the Greek army sailed to Troy to get her back which resulted in the Trojan War

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a mythical Trojan who was killed by Achilles during the Trojan War

(... is an instance of mythical being) a king of the Myrmidons and father of Achilles

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the blind prophet of Thebes who revealed to Oedipus that Oedipus had murdered his father and married his mother

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a tragic king of Thebes who unknowingly killed his father Laius and married his mother Jocasta; the subject of the drama `Oedipus Rex' by Sophocles

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a member of the warriors who followed Achilles on the expedition against Troy

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) king of Thebes who was unwittingly killed by his son Oedipus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the priest of Apollo who warned the Trojans to beware of Greeks bearing gifts when they wanted to accept the Trojan Horse; a god who favored the Greeks (Poseidon or Athena) sent snakes who coiled around Laocoon and his two twin sons killing them

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; persuaded her brother (Orestes) to avenge Agamemnon's death by helping her to kill Clytemnestra and her lover (Aegisthus)

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) queen of Thebes who unknowingly married her own son Oedipus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the brother of Jocasta and uncle of Antigone who became king of Thebes after the fall of Oedipus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the daughter of King Oedipus who disobeyed her father and was condemned to death

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; his sister Electra persuaded him to avenge Agamemnon's death by killing Clytemnestra and Aegisthus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the seducer of Clytemnestra and murderer of Agamemnon who usurped the throne of Mycenae until Agamemnon's son Orestes returned home and killed him

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) wife of Agamemnon who had him murdered when he returned from the Trojan War

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon; Agamemnon was obliged to offer her as a sacrifice to Artemis when the Greek fleet was becalmed on its way to Troy; Artemis rescued her and she later became a priestess

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the last king of Troy; father of Hector and Paris and Cassandra

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the mythical Greek king who for 30 years did not clean his stables which contained his vast herd of cattle

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek legend) the greedy king of Phrygia who Dionysus gave the power to turn everything he touched into gold

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek legend) a king in ancient Greece who offended Zeus and whose punishment was to roll a huge boulder to the top of a steep hill; each time the boulder neared the top it rolled back down and Sisyphus was forced to start again

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a beautiful young man who fell in love with his own reflection

(... is an instance of mythical being) (German mythology) a companion or follower of Siegfried

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a mythical hero of Corinth who performed miracles on the winged horse Pegasus (especially killing the monster Chimera)

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the prince of Troy who abducted Helen from her husband Menelaus and provoked the Trojan War

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a friend of Achilles who was killed in the Trojan War; his death led Achilles to return to the fight after his quarrel with Agamemnon

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) king of Ethiopia and husband of Cassiopeia

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) an Ethiopian princess and daughter of Cassiopeia; she was fastened to a rock and exposed to a sea monster that was sent by Poseidon, but she was rescued by Perseus and became his wife

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Hindu mythology) the warrior prince in the Bhagavad-Gita to whom Krishna explains the nature of being and of God and how humans can come to know God

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a sea nymph transformed into a sea monster who lived on one side of a narrow strait; drowned and devoured sailors who tried to escape Charybdis (a whirlpool) on the other side of the strait

(... is an instance of mythical being) the mythical Greek warrior with an unusually loud voice who died after losing a shouting contest with Hermes

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) founder of Troy

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a Trojan boy who was so beautiful that Zeus carried him away to serve as cupbearer to the gods

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) one of a people that the ancient Greeks believed lived in a warm and sunny land north of the source of the north wind

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the daughter of Tantalus whose boasting about her children provoked Apollo and Artemis to slay them all; Niobe was turned to stone while bewailing her loss

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the immortal winged horse that sprang from the blood of the slain Medusa; was tamed by Bellerophon with the help of a bridle given him by Athena; as the flying horse of the Muses it is a symbol of highflying imagination

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a son of Zeus who became king of Lycia; fought on behalf of the Trojans in the Trojan War and was killed by Patroclus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) an Athenian inventor who built the labyrinth of Minos; to escape the labyrinth he fashioned wings for himself and his son Icarus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) son of Daedalus; while escaping from Crete with his father (using the wings Daedalus had made) he flew too close to the sun and the wax melted and he fell into the Aegean and drowned

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a mythical giant who was a thief and murderer; he would capture people and tie them to an iron bed, stretching them or hacking off their legs to make them fit; was killed by Theseus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the wife of Orpheus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a great musician; when his wife Eurydice died he went to Hades to get her back but failed

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a beautiful princess loved by Cupid who visited her at night and told her she must not try to see him; became the personification of the soul

(... is an instance of mythical being) (classical mythology) a hero noted for his strength; performed 12 immense labors to gain immortality

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Roman mythology) the twin brother of Romulus

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Roman mythology) founder of Rome; suckled with his twin brother Remus by a wolf after their parents (Mars and Rhea Silvia) abandoned them; Romulus killed Remus in an argument over the building of Rome

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a maiden who was first a sculpture created by Pygmalion and was brought to life by Aphrodite in answer to Pygmalion's prayers

(... is an instance of mythical being) (German mythology) mythical German warrior hero of the Nibelungenlied who takes possession of the accursed treasure of the Nibelungs by slaying the dragon that guards it and awakens Brynhild and is eventually killed; Sigurd is the Norse counterpart

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Norse mythology) mythical Norse warrior hero who gains an accursed hoard of gold and was killed by Brynhild; Siegfried is the German counterpart

(... is an instance of mythical being) legendary friend of Gilgamish

(... is an instance of mythical being) legendary Sumerian king and hero of Sumerian and Babylonian epics

(... is an instance of mythical being) wife of the Hindu god Rama; regarded as an ideal of womanhood

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) priestess of Aphrodite who killed herself when her lover Leander drowned while trying to swim the Hellespont to see her

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a youth beloved of Hero who drowned in a storm in the Hellespont on one of his nightly visits to see her

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) a king who created a statue of a woman and fell in love with it; Aphrodite brought the sculpture to life as Galatea

(... is an instance of mythical being) (Greek mythology) the first woman; created by Hephaestus on orders from Zeus who presented her to Epimetheus along with a box filled with evils

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