An enjoyable Italian movie about Perseus, that has almost nothing to do with the original stories.
Bellerophon, originally from Corinth, was one of the earliest ancient Greek heroes. He made a name for himself as a monster-slayer and as the one who managed to tame the winged horse Pegasus.
A closer look at one of the statue groups from the Collezione Farnese, originally perhaps by Apollonius of Tralles.
A sequel that is better in almost every way to the original, 2010’s remake of Clash of the Titans, even if it has little to do with the original ancient Greek story of the hero Perseus.
The gorgon Medusa was more than just a monster to be slain by Perseus: she has an interesting backstory of her own.
A remake of an awful movie that had nowhere to go but up. The end result is a bit of a mess, but largely entertaining anyway.
One of the buildings in Herculaneum features a tavern that offers a window into everyday life in a Roman town in the first century AD.
A fresco from Pompeii shows Perseus helping Andromeda after defeating a sea-monster.
A dull grind of a movie whose only saving grace, the special effects provided by Ray Harryhausen, haven’t stood the test of time.
Perseus defeated a sea-monster to rescue the beautiful Andromeda, but how did he do it?