Greek & Roman Mythology
Understanding the Origins of the Story of Pandora by taking a look at the known relevent texts.
The Afterlife is an important part of Greek mythology, for the ultimate aim for the living was to spend eternity in Elysium. To get there, people would have to face the three judges of the underworld
It came to Perseus that Polydectes, who wanted ever more power and riches, would also want even more protection. At the risk of his own life, Perseus promised Polydectes the head of Medusa.
The Gigantomachy was one of the wars that took place in the stories of Ancient Greece. Specifically the Gigantomachy told of the war between the Gigantes, the giants, and the gods of Mount Olympus.
Dionysus, the God of Wine and Ecstasy was born to a mortal mother Semele. His early life was full of madness and terror as Zeus' wife Hera pursued him mercilessly.
In Greek mythology, Hera was the wife of Zeus, and was one of the most powerful deities of Mount Olympus. Many of the stories of Hera saw her dealing with the lovers of her husband.
From her home high on Mount Olympus, Aphrodite saw what was happening and became enraged with jealousy and indignation. She went in search of her son, Eros, he must curse Psyche.
Aphrodite is a woman seeking revenge against Psyche. Will Psyche survive the impossible tasks given her? Will she find Eros?
Laelaps and the Teumessian Fox were two of the mythological creatures of ancient Greece, Laelaps was a dog who always caught what he chased, and the Teumessian Fox would always evade capture.
Scylla and Charybdis were two of the monsters that existed in the stories of Greek mythology. Encountered by Odysseus, the pair would give rise to a saying, "between a rock and a hard place".
Not finding what you're looking for? Browse other articles about Greek & Roman History.