Greek Mythology Submitted Place Names

These names occur in the mythologies and legends of ancient Greece.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Cocytus Κωκυτός (River) Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Κωκυτός meaning "lamentation"
Elysium (Other) Roman Mythology, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latin form of Greek Ἠλύσιον (πεδίον) (Elysion (pedion)) "the Elysian fields", which is of unknown origin, perhaps from pre-Greek. According to Greek - and later Roman - mythology, Elysium was a blessed and happy Afterlife where only the souls of mortals related to the gods and other heroes could be admitted... [more]
Icaria Ἰκαρία (Island) Greek Mythology (Latinized), Ancient Greek (Latinized)
The island where Icarus, son of Daedalus, was buried. Daedalus gave the island the name Icaria in his honor... [more]
Ida (Mountain) Greek Mythology
A mountain in Greek Mythology.
Taygetos Ταΰγετος (Mountain) Greek Mythology, Greek
The Taygetos or Taÿgetus is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus; its name is probably pre-Greek and of unknown meaning... [more]
Thule Θούλη (Island) Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Θούλη (Thoule), the name of an island north of Britain which was discovered by the 4th-century BC geographer Pytheas, who arrived at it after a voyage of six days from the Orkney Islands... [more]