Ajax The Lesser
Ajax The Lesser is not to be confused with Ajax The Great who throws himself upon his own sword. Ajax the lesser was considered an able warrior within the pages of The Iliad. However his insolence and his disrespect would cause him to lose favor with the gods…. read more here
Aphrodite: The Original Honey Trap
Aphrodite, born from a pair of discarded testicles, had a perfect body, and a magic girdle that made everyone fall in love with her. She also had a libido to rival that of Zeus.
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The Mystery of Atlantis
The mystery of the ancient civilization of Atlantis, and its sudden disappearance into the depths of the ocean, have captured the imagination of thousands.
Read part 1 here
Read part 2 here
Deadalus and Icarus
the story of Daedalus and Icarus is a popular myth that recounts the escape from Crete by the crafty inventor Daedalus and his son Icarus.
Destiny was unkind to poor Danae, or Danaê, depending on the spelling. She, like Oedipus and many other tragic Greek heros, never decided her destiny.
Heracles and Hera
Heracles and Hera had a difficult relationship. In fact, the queen of the Gods tremendously hated the half-man known for his strength and hero status, and really went out her way to make his life as difficult as possible.
Jason and the Argonauts
Imagine a group of superheroes, each with their own special power, traveling around on wild, improbable adventures…
read more about Jason and the Argonauts here
read about The Quest for the Golden Fleece here
King Midas' Tempting Touch
Be careful what you ask for”, goes the old saying. Apparently though, King Midas never heard it…
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Narcissus: The Evil of Vanity
Even from a very young age Narcissus was unrivalled in two things: his stunning natural beauty and his… what’s the word? oh yes! – narcissism.
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Prometheus: The Creation of Man
The story of Prometheus, Epimetheus and Pandora is a popular myth of ancient Greece. It has been told and retold through the ages with several variations.
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The story of Odysseus and his long journey home from the Trojan war is considered a classic of ancient Greece.
read Homer’s The Odyssey here
read about Odysseus in Hades here
read The Odyssey: Be Our Guest with Xenia here
read part one here
read part two here
The Trojan War
The story of Achilles, Hector and the Trojan war is remembered through the writings of Homer. Although several aspects are, no doubt, historically accurate, the involvement of the gods as well as the mystical powers of the hero’s involved, make for a fascinating ancient myth.
read book one of The Iliad here
read The Tragedy and the Glory of Achilles here
Theseus and the Minotaur
Theseus is a popular hero in the mythology of ancient Greece. He was the son of Aegus, king of Athens, and Aethra, daughter of the king of Troezen.
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Top Ten: Terrifying Monsters of Mythology
Which monsters of Greek Mythology are the most terrifying? We tell you the top ten creatures that might just give you nightmares…