Greek deity


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Noun1.Greek deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient GreeksGreek deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
Grace - (Greek mythology) one of three sisters who were the givers of beauty and charm; a favorite subject for sculptors
deity, divinity, god, immortal - any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
forest god, satyr - one of a class of woodland deities; attendant on Bacchus; identified with Roman fauns
silenus - any of the minor woodland deities who were companions of Dionysus (similar to the satyrs)
Aether - personification of the sky or upper air breathed by the Olympians; son of Erebus and night or of Chaos and darkness
Moirae, Moirai - any of the three Greek goddesses of fate or destiny; identified with the Roman Parcae and similar to the Norse Norns
Muse - in ancient Greek mythology any of 9 daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne; protector of an art or science
Pontos, Pontus - (Greek mythology) ancient personification of the sea; father of Nereus
Rhadamanthus - (Greek mythology) a judge of the dead in the underworld
antiquity - the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe
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The statue is a 16th-century French copy of the classical marble statue depicting the Greek deity Apollo as an archer.
You're driving down the highway, and a solution springs full blown from you mind, like some Greek deity from the head of Zeus.
Dormammu was then set up to take on the role of a Greek deity while Strange selflessly volunteers to carry Sisyphus' curse-with everything still according to the Sorcerer Supreme's bidding.
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A teenager learns that a Greek deity is his ancestor, provoking him to embark on a magical quest to put an end to the war between gods 2010 ***
It contains, or once contained, the Temple of Artemis, a Greek deity worshipped by the Romans as Diana the huntress.
For some, it embodies wisdom and is associated with the Greek deity Diana.