Share3 Shares The stories of Greek mythology have formed the basis for how we think of our ancient forefathers.
Analysis of the texts and interpretation of the stories of myth is currently beyond the scope of the project. For such detailed analysis, I would suggest consulting some of the good books available on the subject. Transliterated forms of Greek names are used throughout the biography pages of the site rather than their Latin forms, e.
The index and introduction pages, however, use the Latin name-forms for ease of reference. The Theoi Classical Texts Library contains an extensive collection of classical literature on the theme of Greek mythology, including the works of many of the lesser known poets which are not available online elsewhere.
Please note, that these are not the same texts which are quoted on the biography pages of Theoi. Summaries of the most important of the Greek gods, as well as classes of divinity can be found on the Pantheon and Greek Gods pages.
The fabulous creatures, tribes and monsters of Greek mythology are listed in the Bestiary. The entire Family Tree of the Greek pantheon of gods is displayed over eight charts with a central name index.
There is also a separate table outlining the genealogy of the gods from Hesiod's Theogony. A simple map of the various kingdoms of Greek mythology can by found on the Kingdoms page.
The site contains a Gallery of more than pictures from ancient Greek and Roman art, including vase paintings C6th to C4th B.Welcome to Mythweb.
This site is devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology. THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY. Welcome to the Theoi Project, a site exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art. The aim of the project is to provide a comprehensive, free reference guide to the gods (theoi), spirits (daimones), fabulous creatures (theres) and heroes of ancient Greek mythology and religion.
Welcome to Mythweb. This site is devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology.
A griffin is a creature with the head and wings of an eagle and a body like a lion. They are said to be from India and are depicted in Greek mythology.
In Greek mythology the Gorgons were three powerful, winged daemons named Medusa, Sthenno and Euryale. Of the three sisters only Medusa was mortal. King Polydectes of Seriphus once commanded the hero Perseus to fetch her head.
He accomplished this with the help of the gods who equipped him with a reflective shield, a curved sword, winged .
In Greek mythology, Orion (/ ə ˈ r aɪ ə n /; Greek: Ὠρίων or Ὠαρίων; Latin: Orion) was a giant huntsman whom Zeus placed among the stars as the constellation of Orion.. Ancient sources tell several different stories about Orion; there are two major versions of his birth and several versions of his death.
The most important recorded episodes are his birth somewhere in Boeotia.