Having explained the term sword and sandal in Theseus Had A Hand In It.: Sword & Sandal, I am now providing you … More
Normally, one starts a collection of stories about the hero Theseus with him as a young man defeating the minotaur, … More
Theseus was so prolific a Greek hero that there was a proverbial expression in 5th century Athens, “Theseus had a … More
Admiring the great Heracles, Theseus took the path less traveled so he could add more feats to his list.
Thebes Dionysus had arrived in Thebes — at his ancestral home. A new god, freshly back from India, he was having … More
Echidna gave birth to a generation of frightening monsters.
While most of the centaurs are boors, Cheiron is not the only one with a favorable reputation.
These are the main heroes you will run into when reading Greek mythology. Not all are sons of Zeus.
Like Odysseus, Herakles is a renowned bowman and both heroes may have been justified, but they still violated the divine laws regarding proper behavior to one’s guests.