This article provides an analysis of what the myth 'The Flight of Icarus' reveals about Ancient Greek Society as well as an analysis of sources featuring the myth
The Sirens are some of the most famous characters from Greek mythology. The song of the Sirens was said to lure mariners to their deaths, and heroes like Jason and Odysseus had to improvise to survive
For the sake of her parents and the kingdom, Psyche had resigned herself to accept her fate at the hands of the evil monster and to be his bride. She grieved that she would never know true love.
Paris was a prince of Troy in Greek mythology. Famed for his fairness he would take part in the Judgement of Paris to decide the most beautiful of goddesses; and he would also abduct Helen from Sparta
In every family, there is always one. The child that pushes the boundaries to see just how much their parents will let them get away with. When it comes to the family of the Greek God Zeus, that one is his son Hermes, the god of boundaries.
Only a select few Greek deities are well known today, and the name of Phoebe is one most people would not connect with Greek mythology; at one time though she was one of the rulers of the cosmos.
A Nereid was one of the water nymphs of Greek mythology. Nereids were the daughters of Nereus and were to be found in the retinue of Poseidon. A few individual Nereids were also famous by themselves.
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.
Who were the Greek Gods? Why did the Romans worship the same Gods but called them different names? Read about the Titans and the Olympians, and then test your knowledge in the quiz!
In Greek mythology Tartarus was both a god and also a region deep below the surface of the earth. More famous as a prison than a deity, Tartarus was home to many notable prisoners.