Greek Heroes and Heroines
Iphigenia | The daughter of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra who was sacrificed to the goddess Artemis.
Jason | As leader of the Argonauts, he completed the quest for the Golden Fleece.
Jocasta | Mother of Oedipus.
Leda | Mother of the Dioscuri (Castor and Polydeuces), Helen, and Clytemnestra.
Medea | A vengeful sorceress who married and later was scorned by the hero Jason.
Meleager | He is famous for dealing the death blow to the Calydonian Boar.
Menelaus | Brother of Agamemnon and ruler of Sparta.
Nausicaa | She discovered the hero Odysseus in Homer’s Odyssey.
Neoptolemus | The son of Achilles. Neoptolemus participated in the Trojan War.
Nestor | In Homer’s Iliad, he is portrayed as a wise old man.
Odysseus | Hero of the eponymous Odyssey of Homer, and a great adventurer. Odysseus was also a king of Ithaca.
Oedipus | King of Thebes. His tragic story forms the basis for the Sophoclean trilogy.
More Heroes (Orion - Theseus)