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Oedipus
Defeated the Sphinx. Unintentionally killed his father and married his mother.
Tantalus
Punished by the gods for his hubris with eternal starvation pain.
Orestes
Slayed his own mother Clytemnestra avenging the murder of his father Agamemnon.
Pylades
Close friend and cousin of Orestes.
Orpheus
Legendary musician, poet and prophet who descended into Hades and returned.
Icarus
Flew too close to the sun with the wings crafted by his father Daedalus.
Sisyphus
King of Thessaly who attempted to cheat death.
Aegeus
King of Athens, father of Theseus.
Pirithous
King of the Lapiths in Thessaly and lover of Theseus.
Triptolemus
Was taught the art of agriculture by Demeter.
Narcissus
Fell in love with his own mirror image.
Deucalion
Survived a deluge send by Zeus by building a swimming chest with the help of his father Prometheus