Spotlight on Heroes: Achilles
Known From: The Iliad Notable Quotes about Achilles: “Sing Goddess, Achilles’ rage, Black and murderous, that cost the Greeks Incalculable pain,Read more.
That Time Heracles Met Snake Woman…
By Carly Silver, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins While completing his Twelve Labors, the Greek hero Heracles (a.k.a. Hercules) got upRead more.
Ajax: Clean out your soul
By Ben Potter Aias to the Greeks, Aiax to the Romans, now known to us as the anglicized Ajax, heRead more.
Jason: Sniveling Worm or Unfortunate Bloke?
By Ben Potter and Anya Leonard It’s a myth famed in the ancient greek world, filled with monsters, superheroes andRead more.
Holding Out For A Hero: Classical Myths to Comic Books
By Spencer Klavan Quick! Name this fictional character: the long-lost son of super-parents in the sky, fostered by an ordinaryRead more.
The Top 5 Dragon Slayers from Greek Mythology
By John Mancini The original sword-wielding dragon slayer of legend was not the knightly Orlando saving Angelica, nor was itRead more.
Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece: The Colchis Days
We’ve been writing for a while about one of the most famous myths of Ancient Greece, Jason and the QuestRead more.
The Glory and the Tragedy of Achilles
The hero of The Iliad, Achilles is the central character and fiercest warrior in Homer’s epic. He is portrayed asRead more.
Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece
Some superhero stories feature perfect wonder men or women, conquering the world and beating the bad guys. Other legends includeRead more.
The myth of Jason and the Argonauts
Imagine a group of superheroes, each with their own special power, traveling around on wild, improbable adventures. There is theRead more.