In the film, Narcissus is considered as a God. However, in actual Greek mythology Narcissus was a man who was very handsome. Due to not loving a nymph (nature spirit) called Echo, Narcissus was made to look at a reflection of himself and fall in love with himself. He could not look away, so eventually he died. The Olympian Gods took pity on him and turned Narcissus into a flower known as the Narcissus.then, beautiful yellow flowers shooten out of the gound, they were called narcis and son of Cephissus the river God and Liriope naiad nymph

In Disney's Hercules, Narcissus is pictured as the God of vanity.