In Greek mythology, Sagittarius is known as the Centaur Chiron. The ancient Greeks believed a centaur is not only adventurous and brave, but also wise. Chiron, the centaur was a great friend of Hercules, the Greek hero. In Greek myths, it is shown as the representative of the Greek god Zeus. Sometimes, it is also associated with the Greek goddess Tyche and the Norse God Thor. Another Greek myth connects it with Crotus, the son of Pan, the goat-god, and Eupheme, the nurse of the Muses.