Greek Mythology

In this section you will find articles and information about the mystery and history of Greek mythology. Everything from Greek mythological stories to characters and so much more!




Golden Age of Greek Mythology

Greek mythology has some of the most recognizable stories in literature. These stories cover a variety of themes, such as  lust, greed, anger, love and jealousy. An... Read More

Get to Know the Homeric Hymns

The stories of Greek Mythology have been around for thousands of years. They have changed multiple times over the centuries, and this is even evidenced in the multip... Read More

Theseus of Greek Mythology

We tend to associate the Greek mythological stories with the gods, goddesses, and other mythological creatures. However, there are also some mortals who have become ... Read More

About The 12 Labors of Hercules

Hercules is arguably the most famous demi-god of Greek mythology. He and his deeds are represented in art, literature, and film over the centuries. His deeds were ev... Read More

Eris – Greek Goddess of Strife

Greek Mythology often has references to gods that are filled with chaos and conflict . These gods were often an embodiment of the other side of divine beings, some o... Read More

About the Greek Goddess Lyssa

Lyssa, also spelled Lytta, was the Greek goddess of rage and crazed fury. She also controlled rabies in animals. When the Romans adopted Greek mythology, they gave h... Read More

How Did Hercules Die?

The Greek myths surrounding Hercules paint him as a demigod who had a remarkable amount of strength. His father, Zeus, was king of the gods. His mother was a mortal ... Read More

Legend of the Fall of Icarus

In Greek mythology, there are plenty of heroic stories. However, not all the stories are like that. The story of the fall of Icarus is a tragic tale that actually... Read More

Who Dione Was in Greek Mythology

In Greek mythology, there are several generations of gods and goddesses. The Olympian gods and goddesses that we know about were actually the third generation. The ... Read More

All About the Myth of Antigone

Sophocles is one of the top playwrights from Ancient Greece. He is known especially for his tragedies, and Antigone was one of the most famous of his works. His stor... Read More

Birth of Eros – God of Love

When it comes to Greek mythology, there are different gods and goddesses who all came about at time periods. Some, such as the twelve Olympian gods and goddesses, ca... Read More

All About Pan in Greek Mythology

The Greek mythological god Pan, was a  half human, half goat god that lived in nature. He was rustic god, commonly worshiped in Arcadia. He was often associated wit... Read More

Hebe – Greek Goddess of Youth

Hebe, the Greek goddess of youth in Greek mythology, is one of those goddesses that you may not have heard of before. This is because she is a relatively obscure mem... Read More

Dragons of Greek Mythology

Webster’s Dictionary defines a dragon as a, “huge serpent,” and although these creaturs weren’t necessarily called “dragons” in G... Read More

Six Labors of Theseus

When Theseus was young, he was brought up in Troezen, which is a small city that lies to the south of Athens. He was raised by his mother, who never told him who his... Read More

Clio – Muse of History

In the Greek mythological tradition, there are a total of nine muses and each one of them has her own purpose. However, like many of the ancient myths, there are som... Read More

The Story of Pygmailion

There aren’t just gods and goddesses who make up the stories in Greek mythology. Often, the master story tellers from Ancient Greece tell of mortals who have h... Read More

Who Was Narcissus?

According to Webster’s Dictionary, a narcissist is someone who is egotistical or egocentric. This means that when we call someone a narcissist, we imply tha... Read More

Prometheus Gives Mankind Fire

In Greek mythology, there are some gods that stand out more prominently than others. Prometheus is one of those. Though some sources describe him as a Titan god, he ... Read More

Most Famous Children of Zeus

Zeus had a lot of children, and not all of them had the same mother. In fact Hera, his wife and the mother of some of his children, had a very jealous nature. She of... Read More