Greek mythological figures: Personified concepts


List of Personified concepts


1.0 AKHLYS (Greek: Ἀχλύς) (Latin: Achlys) (Translation: Misted-Eyes [akhlys] ) spirit of the death-mist, personification of sadness, misery and poison. AKHLYS1)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Akhlys.html was the personified spirit (daimona) of the death-mist–the clouding of the eyes preceding death. She may also have been the goddess of deadly poisons. Akhlys was probably numbered amongst the Keres.


2.0 ADÊPHAGIA (Greek: Ἀδηφαγία) (Latin: Adephagia) (Translation: Gluttony ) spirit of satiety and gluttony. ADEPHAGIA2)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Adephagia.html was the goddess of gluttony or eating ones full who possessed a temple in one of the Greek colonies of Sicily. She was probably worshipped as a goddess of agricultural bounty rather than self-indulgence or excess.


3.0 ADIKIA (Greek: Ἀδικία) (Latin: Adicia) (Translation: Injustice [adikia]) spirit of injustice and wrongdoing. ADIKIA3)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Adikia.html (Adicia) was the personified spirit (daimona) of injustice and wrong-doing. She was depicted as an ugly, barbarian woman with tattooed skin. Her opposite number was


4.0 AERGIA (Greek: Ἀεργία) (Latin: Aergia) (Translation: Socordia, or Ignavia ) spirit of idleness, laziness, indolence and sloth. Ἀεργία, is a goddess, a personification of sloth and laziness. She is the daughter of Aether and Gaia. She is said to guard the court of Hypnos in the Underworld.


5.0 AGÔN (Greek: Ἀγών) (Latin: Agon) (Translation: Contest [agôn]) spirit of contest, who possessed an altar at Olympia, site of the Olympic Games. AGON4)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Agon.html was the personified spirit (daimon) of contest who possessed at altar at Olympia the site of the Olympic Games.


6.0 AIDÔS, AEDOS (Greek: Αἰδώς) (Latin: Aedos) (Translation: Respect, Modesty, Shame) spirit of modesty, reverence and respect. AIDOS5)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Aidos.html (Aedos) was the goddess or personified spirit (daimona) of modesty, shame, reverence and respect. She was a companion of the goddess Nemesis. As a quality Aidos was the feeling of shame which restrains men from doing wrong, while Nemesis was righteous indignation aroused by the sight of wicked men receiving undeserved good fortune.


7.0 AISA (Greek: Αἴσα) (Latin: ?) (Translation: ? ) personification of lot and fate


8.0 ALALÊ, ALALA (Greek: Αλαλη Αλαλα) (Latin: Alala) (Translation: Battle-Cry, War-Cry ) spirit of the war cry. ALALA6)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Alala.html was the personified spirit (daimona) of the war-cry. She was the daughter of Polemos (War).


9.0 ALASTÔR (Greek: Ἀλάστωρ) (Latin: Alastor) (Translation: Avenging spirit) spirit of blood feuds and vengeance. ALASTOR7)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Alala.html was the personified spirit (daimon) of the family blood feud–the inflicting of vengeance upon younger generations for the crimes of their forefathers. He was related to the Erinyes, the avengers of murder, but the retaliation which Alastor presided over was directed against the murderer’s family rather than the murderer himself.


10.0 ALÊTHEIA (Greek: Ἀλήθεια) (Latin: Aletheia) (Translation: Truth (alêtheia)) spirit of truth, truthfulness and sincerity. ALETHEIA8)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Aletheia.html was the personified spirit (daimona) of truth and sincerity. Her opposite number were Dolos (Trickery), Apate (Deception) and the Pseudologoi (Lies).


11.0 Algos, Algea (the) (Greek: Αλγος Αλγεα) (Latin: Algea) (Translation: Pain, Grief [algos]) spirits of pain and suffering. THE ALGEA9)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Algea.html were the personified spirits (daimones) of pain and suffering–body and mind–, grief, sorrow and distress. They were the bringers of weeping and tears. The Algea were related to Oizys, the milder spirit of misery and sadness, and Penthos, the god of mourning and lamentation. Their opposite number were Hedone (Pleasure) and the Kharites (Charites, Joys).


11.1 AKHOS (Greek: Ἄχος) (Latin: Achos) (Translation: Pain, Grief, Distress) “trouble, distress”


11.2 ANIA (Greek: Ἀνία) (Latin: Ania) (Translation: Grief, Sorrow, Trouble) “ache, anguish”


11.3 LUPÊ (Greek: Λύπη) (Latin: Lupa) (Translation: Pain, Grief, Distress ) “pain, grief, sadness”


12.0 ALKE (Greek: Ἀλκή) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of prowess and courage


13.0 AMECHANIA (Greek: Ἀμηχανία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of helplessness and want of means


14.0 Amphilogia, Amphilogiai (the) (Greek: Αμφιλογια Αμφιλογιαι) (Latin: Altercatio) (Translation: Disputes, Altercations ) spirits of disputes, debate, and contention. THE AMPHILOGIAI10)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Amphilogiai.html (Amphilogiae) were the female spirits (daimones) of disputes and altercations. They were one group in a large company of contentious spirits spawned by the goddess Eris (Strife).


15.0 ANAIDEIA (Greek: Ἀναίδεια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of ruthlessness, shamelessness, and unforgivingness


16.0 Androktasiai (the) (Greek: Ἀνδροκτασίαι) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of battlefield slaughter


17.0 ANGELIA (Greek: Ἀγγελία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of messages, tidings and proclamations


18.0 APATE (Greek: Ἀπάτη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of deceit, guile, fraud and deception


19.0 APHELEIA (Greek: Ἀφέλεια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of simplicity


20.0 APORIA (Greek: Ἀπορία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of difficulty, perplexity, powerlessness, and want of means


21.0 Arae (the) (Greek: Ἀραί) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of curses


22.0 ARETE (Greek: Ἀρετή) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of virtue, excellence, goodness, and valour


23.0 ATË (Greek: Ἄτη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of delusion, infatuation, blind folly, recklessness, and ruin


24.0 BIA (Greek: Βία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of force, power, bodily strength, and compulsion


25.0 CAERUS (Greek: Καιρός) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of opportunity


26.0 CORUS (Greek: Κόρος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of surfeit


27.0 DEIMOS (Greek: Δεῖμος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of fear, dread, and terror


28.0 DIKAIOSYNE (Greek: Δικαιοσύνη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of justice and righteousness


29.0 DIKE (Greek: Δίκη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of justice, fair judgement, and the rights established by custom and law


30.0 DOLOS (Greek: Δόλος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of trickery, cunning deception, craftiness, treachery, and guile


31.0 DYSNOMIA (Greek: Δυσνομία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of lawlessness and poor civil constitution


32.0 DYSSEBEIA (Greek: Δυσσέβεια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of impiety


33.0 EIRENE (Greek: Εἰρήνη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) goddess of peace


34.0 EKECHEIRIA (Greek: Ἐκεχειρία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of truce, armistice, and the cessation of all hostilities; honoured at the Olympic Games


35.0 ELEOS (Greek: Ἔλεος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of mercy, pity, and compassion


36.0 ELPIS (Greek: Ἐλπίς) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of hope and expectation


37.0 EPIPHRON (Greek: Ἐπίφρων) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of prudence, shrewdness, thoughtfulness, carefulness, and sagacity


38.0 ERIS (Greek: Ἔρις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of strife, discord, contention, and rivalry


39.0 Erotes (the) (Greek: ἔρωτες) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx )


39.1 ANTEROS (Greek: Ἀντέρως) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of requited love


39.2 EROS (Greek: Ἔρως) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of love and sexual intercourse


39.3 HEDYLOGOS (Greek: Ἡδύλογος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of sweet talk and flattery


39.4 HERMAPHRODITUS (Greek: Ἑρμαφρόδιτος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of hermaphrodites, effeminate men and androgyny


39.5 HIMEROS (Greek: Ἵμερος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of sexual desire


39.6 HYMEN (Greek: Ὑμήν) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) or Hymenaeus (Ὑμεναιος), god of marriage ceremonies, inspiring feasts and song


39.7 POTHOS (Greek: Πόθος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of sexual longing, yearning, and desire


40.0 EUCLEIA (Greek: Εὔκλεια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of good repute and glory


41.0 EULABEIA (Greek: Εὐλάβεια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of discretion, caution, and circumspection


42.0 EUNOMIA (Greek: Εὐνομία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) goddess of good order and lawful conduct


43.0 EUPHEME (Greek: Εὐφήμη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of words of good omen, acclamation, praise, applause, and shouts of triumph


44.0 EUPRAXIA (Greek: Eὐπραξία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of well-being


45.0 EUSEBEIA (Greek: Eὐσέβεια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of piety, loyalty, duty, and filial respect


46.0 EUTHENIA (Greek: Εὐθενία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of prosperity, abundance, and plenty


47.0 GELOS (Greek: Γέλως) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of laughter


48.0 GERAS (Greek: Γῆρας) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of old age


49.0 HARMONIA (Greek: Ἁρμονία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) goddess of harmony and concord


50.0 HEBE (Greek: Ήβη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) goddess of youth


51.0 HEDONE (Greek: Ἡδονή) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of pleasure, enjoyment, and delight


52.0 HEIMARMENE (Greek: Εἵμαρμένη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) personification of share destined by fate


53.0 HOMADOS (Greek: Ὅμαδος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of the din of battle


54.0 HOMONOIA (Greek: Ὁμόνοια) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of concord, unanimity, and oneness of mind


55.0 HORKOS (Greek: Ὅρκος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of oaths


56.0 HORME (Greek: Ὁρμή) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of impulse or effort (to do a thing), eagerness, setting oneself in motion, and starting an action


57.0 HYBRIS (Greek: Ὕβρις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of outrageous behaviour


58.0 HYPNOS (Greek: Ὕπνος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of sleep


59.0 Hysminai (the) (Greek: Ὑσμῖναι) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of fighting and combat


60.0 IOKE (Greek: Ἰωκή) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of pursuit in battle


61.0 KAKIA (Greek: Kακία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of vice and moral badness


62.0 KALOKAGATHIA (Greek: Καλοκαγαθία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of nobility


63.0 Keres (the) (Greek: Κῆρες) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of violent or cruel death


64.0 KOALEMOS (Greek: Κοάλεμος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of stupidity and foolishness


65.0 KRATOS (Greek: Κράτος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of strength, might, power, and sovereign rule


66.0 KYDOIMOS (Greek: Κυδοιμός) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of the din of battle, confusion, uproar, and hubbub


67.0 LETHE (Greek: Λήθη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of forgetfulness and oblivion, and of the river of the same name


68.0 LIMOS (Greek: Λιμός) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of hunger and starvation


69.0 Litae (the) (Greek: Λιταί) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of prayer


70.0 LYSSA (Greek: Λύσσα) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of rage, fury and rabies in animals


71.0 Machai (the) (Greek: Μάχαι) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of fighting and combat


72.0 MANIA (Greek: Μανία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit or spirits of madness, insanity, and frenzy


73.0 Moira, Moirai (the) (Greek: Μοιρα Μοιραι) (Latin: Moirae) (Translation: Fates) THE MOIRAI11)http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Moirai.html (Moirae) were the three goddesses of fate who personified the inescapable destiny of man. They assigned to every person his or her fate or share in the scheme of things. Their name means “Parts.” “Shares” or “Alottted Portions.” The individuals were Klotho (Clotho), the “the Spinner,” who spun the thread of life, Lakhesis (Lachesis), “the Apportioner of Lots”, who measured it, and Atropos (or Aisa), “She who cannot be turned,” who cut it short. Zeus Moiragetes, the god of fate, was their leader.


73.1 CLOTHO (Greek: Κλωθώ) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) the spinner of the life thread


73.2 LACHESIS (Greek: Λάχεσις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) the measurer of the life thread


73.3 ATROPOS (Greek: Άτροπος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) the severer of the life thread


74.0 MOMUS (Greek: Μῶμος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of mockery, blame, censure and stinging criticism


75.0 MOROS (Greek: Μόρος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) , spirit of doom


76.0 Neikea (the) (Greek: τὰ Νείκη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) (τὰ Νείκη), spirits of quarrels, feuds and grievances


77.0 NEMESIS (Greek: Νέμεσις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) (Νέμεσις), goddess of revenge, balance, righteous indignation, and retribution


78.0 NIKE (Greek: Νίκη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) goddess of victory


79.0 NOMOS (Greek: Νόμος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of law


80.0 OIZYS (Greek: Ὀϊζύς) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of woe and misery


81.0 Oneiroi (the) (Greek: Ὄνειροι) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of dreams


81.1 EPIALES (Greek: Ἐπιάλης) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of nightmares


81.2 MORPHEUS (Greek: Μορφεύς) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) god of dreams, who takes shape of humans


81.3 PHANTASOS (Greek: Φάντασος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of dreams of fantasy, who takes shape of inanimate objects


81.4 PHOBETOR (Greek: Ἴκελος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) (Φοβήτωρ) or Icelos spirit of nightmares, who takes shape of animals


82.0 PALIOXIS (Greek: Παλίωξις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of backrush, flight and retreat from battle


83.0 PEITHARCHIA (Greek: Πειθαρχία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of obedience


84.0 PEITHO (Greek: Πειθώ) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of persuasion and seduction


85.0 PENIA (Greek: Πενία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of poverty and need


86.0 PENTHUS (Greek: Πένθος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of grief, mourning, and lamentation


87.0 PEPROMENE (Greek: Πεπρωμένη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) personification of the destined share, similar to Heimarmene


88.0 PHEME (Greek: Φήμη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of rumour, report, and gossip


89.0 PHILOPHROSYNE (Greek: Φιλοφροσύνη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of friendliness, kindness, and welcome


90.0 PHILOTES (Greek: Φιλότης) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of friendship, affection, and sexual intercourse


91.0 PHOBOS (Greek: Φόβος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of panic fear, flight, and battlefield rout


92.0 Phonoi (the) (Greek: Φόνοι) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirits of murder, killing, and slaughter


93.0 PHRIKE (Greek: Φρίκη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of horror and trembling fear


94.0 PHTHONUS (Greek: Φθόνος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of envy and jealousy


95.0 PISTIS (Greek: Πίστις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of trust, honesty, and good faith


96.0 POINE (Greek: Ποίνη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of retribution, vengeance, recompense, punishment, and penalty for the crime of murder and manslaughter


97.0 POLEMOS (Greek: Πόλεμος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) personification of war


98.0 PONOS (Greek: Πόνος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of hard labour and toil


99.0 POROS (Greek: Πόρος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of expediency, the means of accomplishing or providing, contrivance and device


100.0 PRAXIDIKE (Greek: Πραξιδίκη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of exacting justice


101.0 PROIOXIS (Greek: Προίωξις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of onrush and battlefield pursuit


102.0 PROPHASIS (Greek: Πρόφασις) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of excuses and pleas


103.0 PTOCHEIA (Greek: Πτωχεία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of beggary


104.0 SOTER (Greek: Σωτήρ) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) male spirit of safety, preservation, and deliverance from harm


105.0 SOTERIA (Greek: Σωτηρία) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) female personification of safety, preservation, and deliverance from harm


106.0 SOPHROSYNE (Greek: Σωφροσύνη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of moderation, self-control, temperance, restraint, and discretion


107.0 TECHNE (Greek: Τέχνη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) personification of art and skill


108.0 THANATOS (Greek: Θάνατος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of death and mortality


109.0 THRASOS (Greek: Θράσος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of boldness


110.0 TYCHE (Greek: Τύχη) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) goddess of fortune, chance, providence, and fate


111.0 ZELOS (Greek: Ζῆλος) (Latin: xxxx) (Translation: xxxx ) spirit of eager rivalry, emulation, envy, jealousy, and zeal

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References   [ + ]

1. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Akhlys.html
2. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Adephagia.html
3. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Adikia.html
4. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Agon.html
5. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Aidos.html
6, 7. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Alala.html
8. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Aletheia.html
9. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Algea.html
10. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Amphilogiai.html
11. http://www.theoi.com/Daimon/Moirai.html

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