Greek god of the winds and air. Search This wiki This wiki All wikis | Sign In Don't have an account? Greek creatures. Greek mythology is the spiritual outcome of primitive clan society and the earliest literary form in Europe. Benthesikyme (Βενθεσικυμη) was the nymph goddess of the waves. BENTHESICYME (Benthesikyme) One of the sea nymphs, a daughter of the god Poseidon. She raised Eumolpus, son of Chione and Poseidon. Get our iOS & Android Apps > The son of Zeus and Hera, he was depicted as a beardless youth, either nude with a helmet and spear or sword, or as an armed warrior. Harpies . Pseudo-Apollodorus, Bibliotheca 3. The latest among the Greek mythology shows is none other than Netflix's most recent offering, an anime called Blood of Zeus.It's a made-up tale of a Greek hero but follows a template similar to the story of Theseus. sea)" and κῦμα "wave") in Greek mythology, according to the Bibliotheca, was a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite and wife of Enalos, by whom she had two daughters. The patron god of the “silver-swirling” Achelous River. The immortals include gods (deities), spirits and giants.Being immortal means that they live forever.The mortals include heroes, kings, Amazons and other people. Benthesikyme or Benthesicyme (Ancient Greek: Βενθεσικύμη means "wave of the deep" from βένθος "depth (i.e. She was a daughter of the god Poseidon and the wife of Enalos (Of the Sea), an early king of Aithiopia (Ethiopia). When he was grown, Benthesikyme's husband gave him one of their two daughters.". Creatures by culture, Greek mythology, European creatures, Greek characters. She was the wife of the Ethiopian King Enalos. Greek ‘myths’ (short for mythology) are a series of stories about the Gods and magical beings of Greece. Apollodorus also mentions she had two daughters like Tritonis the mother of Pallas and the Libyan Athena. Metamorphoses Book V, by Ovid - Tells the story of Medusa from Greek mythology. We’ll bet you’ve heard of some of the famous – and infamous! Benthesikyme, a goddess of the waves, is the daughter of Poseidon and one of his many wives was Amphitrite, a sea goddess. Another goddess that conjures up some great surfing waves is Kymopoleia. Some Greeks claim that Benthesikyme had a son named Aprhonysis, but such claims can't be verified. Mar 6, 2015 - Benthesikyme in Greek mythology, according to the Bibliotheca, was a daughter of Poseidon and Amphitrite and w... Benthesikyme - Africans of Ancient Greece God of courage, war, bloodshed, and violence. Homer portrays him as moody and unreliable, and as being the most unpopular god on earth and Olympus (Iliad 5.890–1). Jacob van Maerlan/Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain. When Chione gave birth, she was so frightened of her father's reaction that she threw the baby into the ocean. 05. of 08. This is a list of gods, goddesses, people and other figures from Greek mythology.They are sorted into sections below. Benthesikyme goddess of the waves who presided over the sea of Ethiopia. Blood of Zeus follows the coming of age of a man named Heron who, like most fabled Greek myth heroes, is an illegitimate love child of a god, namely Zeus. The most popular Greek Mythology figures include Greek Gods like Zeus, Poseidon & Apollo, Greek Goddesses like Aphrodite, Hera & Athena and Titans like Atlas. Theoi Project © Copyright 2000 - 2017 Aaron J. Atsma, Netherlands & New Zealand. "Poseidon rescued him [his son Eumolpos by Khione (Chione)] and took him to Aithiopia (Ethiopia), where he gave him to his and Amphitrite's daughter Benthesikyme (Benthesicyme) to rear. Aldrich) (Greek mythographer C2nd A.D.) : ALTHEA Ἀλθαία f Greek Mythology (Latinized) From the Greek name Ἀλθαία (Althaia), perhaps related to Greek ἄλθος (althos) meaning "healing".In Greek myth she was the mother of Meleager. Hestia, Demeter, and Hera were his sisters. Even now, I’m working my way through my favorite tome, “D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths,” with my kids […] As Pseudo-Apollodorus relates:[3]. Greek Mythology is the set of stories about the gods, goddesses, heroes and rituals of Ancient Greeks. This page is a list of the names of Greek gods in ancient mythology and their roles. Poseidon &Amphitrite Enalos Two Unnamed Daughters Greek Mythology was part of the religion in Ancient Greece. Benthesikyme was a goddess of the waves. 201 (trans. Accordingly, Eumolpus was sent into exile. 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