Greek Myths

Hero and Leander

For Valentine’s Day, an ancient romantic story – Hero and Leander – two lovers separated by a stretch of water, the Hellespont. Will Leander swim to meet his love?

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Andromeda and Perseus

Princess Andromeda tells us how she was rescued from a ghastly sea monster by the Greek hero Perseus. We learn about Perseus’s secret weapon, the snaky head of Medusa that can turn men to stone.

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The Labours of Heracles Part 1

Heracles (Hercules in Latin) was the the strong-man of the ancient world. He performed twelve labours, and we tell you about the first 6 in

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Jason and Medea Part Four: the Escape

The final part of Jason and Medea., the story of the golden fleece. Jason must sow the field of Ares with dragons teeth which will jump up into an army of skeleton men. Then Jason and Medea must escape. And there is a twist in the end of the tale.

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Song: Upstart Greek

An uptempo, amusing song about Jason and the Golden Fleece. We hope you will find this fun ! The words are a bit of a tongue-twister.

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Jason and Medea Part Three: Princess Medea

Princess Medea takes up the story. Jason has come with the Argonauts to Colchis to seek the Golden Fleece for Greece. Medea falls in love with Jason and decides to help him.

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