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.
A gorgeous-looking and entertaining action game that, unsurprisingly, plays fast and loose with Roman history.
In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).
An interesting object in the British Museum is a Cypriot terracotta statuette of a triple-bodied warrior.