A brief look at a depiction of an armed youth on the inside of a beautiful red-figure cup from Rhodes.
The Minotaur, a half-bull creature, is perhaps the best-known element of the myths surrounding Theseus.
A look at the equestrian statue of Marcus Nonius Balbus that is currently on display at the archaeological museum of Naples.
A beautiful Attic cup, currently in the British Museum, depicts the major labours performed by the hero Theseus.
A beautiful plaque currently in the British Museum depicts Bellerophon on Pegasus fighting the terrible Chimera.
A discussion about how studying the past is essentially subjective leads to a discussion based on a book by Michael Shanks.
Bellerophon, a hero originally from Corinth, made a name for himself as the tamer of Pegasus and a monster-slayer.
A closer look at one of the statue groups from the Collezione Farnese, originally perhaps by Apollonius of Tralles.
The gorgon Medusa was more than just a monster to be slain by Perseus: she has an interesting backstory of her own.
A fresco from Pompeii shows Perseus helping Andromeda after defeating a sea-monster.