Ancient Greeks believed in twelve main gods and believed they were almighty and – most of them – most beautiful. They imagined that gods lived in a shining palace on top of Mount Olympus, the highest ..
When Paris, the youngest prince of Troy abducted Helen, king Menelaus’ of Sparta wife, the Greeks were mortified. This is how the Trojan was broke off,.This war lasted for many years and both people w..
Theseus was one of the most admired ancient Greek heroes. He was the son of king Aegeus and princess Aethra. On his way to meet his father in Athens, he managed to clear the road on land from the vici..
Jason decides to reclaim his father’s throne from his uncle Pelias and adventure begins. His uncle, in order to give the throne back, asked Jason of something almost impossible to achieve: to bring hi..
They spent ten years to finish the war of Troy. A war broke out for the abduction of Helen, the beautiful Greek woman queen from Paris, one of the sons of the king of Troy. The Greeks managed to enter..
Who was all-beautiful Europa? Who fell in love with her and took her away so as to marry her? How did her family react? Then, how was a whole continet named after her and, eventually, who were her thr..
Daedalus was the most famous craftsman in ancient Athens. He was greatly admired for his talent and art. Yet, what made him leave his beloved city? What his relationship with the palace of Crete and a..
An exciting book talking about the twelve ancient Greek gods and the feats of three of the most world famous heroes of the Greek mythology, Hercules’. Theseus’ and Jason’s life and adventures fascinat..
Alexander the Great was one of the greatest figures in world history. He was the son of King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympias.
As early as the age of twenty he became a king. His great..
Which was the cause of one of the most well-known wars in the world between Greeks and Trojans? Who won the war and which way? Who were the brave worriors demised in both camps and under what circumst..
Why was Athena the favourite goddess of the ancient Greeks and also the goddess of wisdom? How did the city of Athens get its name? What was the Panathenaea? When and how was the first Acr..
Why are the Minoans remembered in history as one of the earliest advanced civilisations in Greece and Europe? Who was the princess that Zeus fell in love with and had a whole continent named after her..
The myth, Activities, Games
Who was Prometheus, and how did he help humans to improve their lives and cope with nature’s challenges? Why did Zeus, the ruler of both gods and men, punish h..
Phrixus and Helle
Phrixus and Helle were the children of Athamas, king of Orchomenus in Boeotia. Their mother was the beautiful Nephele, who died at a very young age. The king married again, to a w..