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.
The Greek god Poseidon was a god of the sea. Brother to Zeus, Poseidon would come to prominence after the Titanomachy where he was given dominion over water. Poseidon was though best known for his chi
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 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.
In Greek mythology the world was inhabited by many creatures, as well as men and gods. One of the most memorable groups of creatures in Ancient Greece were the Harpies, the winged women.
Herakles was perhaps the most famous of the heroes of ancient Greek myth. Learn about his twelve great labours or deeds by which he earned immortality.
The Greek god Thanatos was the personification of Death. An elderly, winged man, his arrival meant only one thing, and soon the spirit of the deceased was being transported to the underworld.
Apollo, as the son of Zeus, was very powerful. He reigned over not only the sun, but archery, music, poetry, plague and healing as well. Along with his twin sister Artemis, he proved to be a favorite of his father Zeus and many of the ancient Greeks. His Oracle at Delphi was the most sought after...
Typhon was a monster from Greek mythology. Whilst not the most famous of monsters, Typhon was the most monstrous, and the father of many other famous creatures.
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.