More Ancient Greek Myths

Pegasus was a flying horse with wings! Anyone who tried to steal Pegaus was in for a great deal of trouble!

Cerberus was the three-headed dog who guarded the gates to the underworld, home of the powerful god, Hades.

The Minotaur was half man/half beast. He lived in the center of a huge maze on the ancient island kingdom of Crete. 

Helios and the Sun Chariot - can a god retire?

Hephaestus was married to the goddess of love, Aphrodite. His parents were Zeus and Hera, the king and queen of the gods. He walked with a limp, but that didn't bother him. He was a gentle and kind god. He was a great craftsman and builder. He built most of the homes for the gods.

Hercules was half man and half god. Enjoy the 12 Labors of Hercules!

Hestia was the goddess of hearth and home, and Hera's sister. There are very few myths about Hestia. But knowing Hestia was looking out for them gave the ancient Greek women a great deal of comfort and satisfaction. 

Icarus escapes the island kingdom of Crete

King of Corinth - can a king fool a god?

King Midas and the donkey ears; King Midas and the golden touch

King Tantalus thought he was smarter than the gods, smarter than any of them. He was, of course, mistaken.

Oracles - The Trouble with Oracles and Cassandra

Orpheus, who tried to save his wife from the Underworld

Pandora and the myth of Pandora's Box

Greek Myths 4 Kids Index (Zeus, Apollo and all the gang)