AMALTHEA’S HORN

When Rhea gave birth to Zeus, she put him in a cave, located at Mount Ida in the island of Crete. In...

ADVENTURES OF PERSEUS

Perseus' life was a very interesting one, full of adventures. He was the son of the god Zeus and Danae. His...

APOLLO

Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto, twin brother of Artemis. He was the god of music, and he is often depicted...

APHRODITE

Aphrodite was the goddess of love, desire and beauty. Apart from her natural beauty, she also had a magical...

THE GOLDEN FLEECE

The Golden Fleece was the fleece of the golden ram that was held in Colchis, and the object of desire for Jason,...

THE CREATION OF THE WORLD: A YORUBA MYTH

This is the story of how the world was created according to the Yorubas of West Africa. The...

JANUS

Janus was the god of beginnings and transitions in Roman mythology, and presided over passages, doors, gates and endings, as well...

LUCRETIA

Lucretia was a matron in Roman history and mythology, who had an important role in the shaping of the Roman Kingdom into the Roman Republic....

ACHILLES

Achilles was a hero in Greek mythology and one of the main characters that participated in the Trojan War. He...

HERA

Hera was Zeus' wife and sister, and was raised by the Titans Oceanus and Tethys. She was the supreme goddess, patron of marriage...