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.
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?
The mini-series The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990) stays mostly true to the original sources. Here, I focus on the episode that deals with the story of Perseus.
Heavy metal band Manowar turned the Iliadic conflict between Achilles and Hector into an epic, eight-part song.
The description of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad tells us much about what Homer’s views might have been on warfare and violence.
Were the ancient Greek Titans really gigantic? No, they weren’t. But let’s explore where this idea came from in the first place.
A funny statue of Hercules in an exhibition on Carthage depicts him as a drunk relieving himself.