1. A young man in ancient Troy who was so surpassingly handsome that Zeus, the Greek sky god and ruler of Mt. Olympus, abducted him and made him immortal. His official duty on Mt. Olympus was to serve drinks. Hera, Zeus's wife, was jealous of him and of Zeus's lovers in general, and later sided against Troy in the Trojan war.
  2. The largest moon of Jupiter. See
Ancient terracotta Ganymede Rotating Ganymede (moon) Ganymede sculpture by Pierre Julien (1732-1804)