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Antiope

Antiope is the name of several figures in Greek mythology, including a daughter of Ares and queen of the Amazons as well as the sister of  80 more words

Virtues/Attributes

Ixion

Ixion is the name of the king of the Lapiths (an ancient tribe in Thessaly) in Greek mythology who was either the son of Ares… 156 more words

Virtues/Attributes

Keep Your Greek (156)

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Ancient Greek

like a slender sapling (Sappho)

τίῳ σ’, ὦ φίλε γάμβρε, κάλως ἐικάσδω;
ὄρπακι ϝραδίνῳ σε μάλιστ’ ἐικάσδω.

1 τίῳ = Attic τίνι dat sg ‘to what?’—γάμβρος -ου ὁ in Attic and Ionic (with different accentuation: γαμβρός) means ‘son-in-law; brother-in-law; any male connection through marriage’ but here in Aeolic means either ‘bridegroom’ or ‘wooer’ (cf. 56 more words

Poetry

Cleopatra

Cleopatra is most famously connected to the last queen of Egypt, the lover of Mark Antony who killed herself rather than surrendering to Octavian’s forces. There were actually several princesses with that name, which is why she’s Cleopatra VII, as well as also being the name of several minor figures in Greek mythology, including the daughter of the Greek god of the north wind,  89 more words

Virtues/Attributes

Ptolemy

Ptolemy is the name of several Egyptian rulers of Ancient Egypt as well as the name of a Greco-Roman mathmatician, astronomer, astrologer, and geographer. In Greek mythology, one of the rulers of Thebes is  38 more words

Male

Keep Your Greek (155)

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Ancient Greek