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!
Psyche had listened to her devious, jealous sisters and decided to do as they told her, even though her husband said there was a bad omen about the sisters visiting.
The Python was the name given to a monstrous serpent in Greek mythology. The Python was the child of Gaia, and the one time tool of Hera, and would ultimately be a foe of Apollo.
The Hesperides were a group of nymphs from Greek mythology, who resided in the Garden of the Hesperides. In the garden of the Hesperides the nymphs would guard and tend the famous Golden Apples.
In Greek mythology Ambrosia and Nectar were the food and drink of the gods. Ambrosia and Nectar were served by Ganymede as both a food substance and also as a restorative.
Cassandra was one of the seers of Greek mythology, featuring alongside the likes of Calchas and Helenus. Cassandra though was cursed by Apollo, and so her predictions were never believed.
The Caucasian Eagle was a gigantic bird encountered by the Greek hero Heracles in his travels. The Caucasian Eagle was a tool of Zeus though, used by the supreme god in the punishment of Prometheus.
The Fortunate Isles were an aspect of paradise in Greek mythology and were part of the evolving concept of Elysium. The Fortunate Isles, or as the Islands of the Blessed, were the home of Greek heroes
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
Pasiphae in Greek mythology was the wife of King Minos as well as being a daughter of Helios. A sorceress in her own right, Pasiphae was also cursed, and the story of Pasiphae and the bull is famous.