Greek Mythical Creatures
Fact about Medusa in Greek mythology
Greek mythology is by no means complete without the mention of mythical creatures. From centaurs and mermaids to gorgons and sirens, these creatures have always dominated the folklore of Ancient Greece.
Cerberus: The Three-headed Dog in Greek Mythology
The ancient Greek pantheon is rife with symbolism. One such symbolic creature is Cerberus, the three-headed monstrous canine, the loyal servant and guardian of the Greek God of Death.
Greek Mythology for Kids
King Midas and Atalanta are few of the Greek myths liked by kids around the world. This article narrates these favorite stories.
Temple of Hephaestus
The Hephaisteion, or the Temple of Hephaestus and Athena Ergane, is the best preserved Greek temple in the world. Here is detailed information on this beautiful structure.
Sagittarius: The Archer
Sagittarius, the archer, is the symbol of the zodiac sign of the same name, and is represented by a centaur holding a bow and arrow. Read through this Buzzle article to know everything about Sagittarius.
Greek Myths of Sagittarius
There are many ancient myths about Sagittarius. In the Greek mythology, it is known as Centaur Chiron.
Facts About the Greek Mythical Creature Hippocampus
Fact about Hippocampus
Greek mythology abounds in intriguing creatures. From Centaur to Sirens to Gorgons to Typhon, these monsters, semi-gods, and heroes never fail to captivate us with their riveting stories and unearthly powers. Hippocampus is one...
Pegasus - The Greek Divine Horse
Pegasus trivia
Pegasus, the divine horse from Greek mythology, has inspired the myths of several countries the world over. This Buzzle post attempts to shed light on the mythology of the creature that was Pegasus.
Gorgons: Greek Mythical Creatures
Myth about Gorgons in Greek mythology
Greek mythology is filled with stories of mythical creatures who were an integral part of the ancient Greek religion. Gorgons are among such mythical creatures who played an important role in Greek mythology.
The Calydonian Boar Hunt Myth in Greek Mythology
Calydonian Boar Hunt myth
The ancient Greeks were exceptionally good-looking, brave, and have numerous myths related to them. One such myth is the great Calydonian Boar Hunt that has all the elements of an interesting mythological story. Buzzle traces the...
Who was Charon in Greek Mythology?
Charon in Greek mythology
According to Greek mythology, Charon was a man who lived in the underworld. His task was to carry newly deceased souls across the river Acheron and Styx. Read this Buzzle article to know more about him.
Who Was Orestes in Greek Mythology?
Fact about Orestes in Greek mythology
The much talked-about mythological character, Orestes is a topic of extensive discussion. Buzzle narrates his saga in detail.
List of Greek Demigods
Greek demigods
Demigods are descendants of Gods due to their union with mortals. They are known to have extraordinary powers and possess superhuman qualities, but they are mortal. This Buzzle post provides you with a list of Greek demigods and...
Story and Meaning of the Idiom 'between Scylla and Charybdis'
Idiom 'between Scylla and Charybdis' meaning
The idiom 'between Scylla and Charybdis' has its origins in Greek mythology, and has a legendary story behind it that gave it an idiomatic meaning. This Buzzle post narrates the story and gives the explanation and meaning of this...
The Story of Jason and the Quest for the Golden Fleece
Story of Jason and the quest for the golden fleece
Do you know the interesting story of Jason and his quest to find the Golden Fleece? It is a story of courage, intelligence, love, betrayal, and revenge. Know all about it in this Buzzle post.
Allusions to Greek Mythology in the Modern World
Allusion to Greek mythology in 'The Little Mermaid'
Many things in the modern world trace their roots to ancient cultures and mythology. Take the names of companies, products, and even movie and book characters, for example. Many interesting ones have been derived from mythology....
Information About the Lotus-eaters in Greek Mythology
Lotus-eaters in Greek mythology
Odysseus's encounter with the lotus-eaters is one of the lesser-known, but interesting parts of the epic 'The Odyssey' written by the Greek poet Homer. In this article, we will find out exactly who the lotus-eaters were, and the...
Echidna: The Mother of all Monsters in Greek Mythology
Children of Echidna
Echidna may not be very popular in Greek mythology, but her monstrous children sure are. This giant has indirectly played a major role in challenging our Greek heroes in their quests. Know more about this "mother of all...
The Story of Orpheus and Eurydice: Most Famous Greek Myth
Story of Orpheus and Eurydice
Most epic love stories end on a tragic note, and so does the story of Orpheus and Eurydice. This Buzzle article acquaints you with the most famous Greek myth. Read ahead to know more about this mythological saga of love and...
Who was Hippolyta in Greek Mythology?
Fact about Hippolyta in Greek Mythology
Hippolyta, the queen of the Amazons, is an important recurring figure in Greek mythology. She is known for her courage and skills as a warrior, but was mainly depicted as the leader of savages and was an object of fear for many...
List of 10 Best Books to Read about Greek Mythology
Best books about Greek mythology
The characters, stories, lessons, and themes of Greek mythology have molded art and literature for over thousands of years now. Scroll below to find out the best Greek mythology books to read.
Interesting Facts about Hercules
Interesting facts about Hercules
Hercules, the mortal hero of classical mythology, stands for courage, ingenuity, and strength. Here are some interesting facts about this deified mortal.
Persephone and Hades
One tale that makes for a grand read in Greek Mythology is that of the abduction of Persephone by Hades, God of the Underworld. But what predicament did follow after the heinous and coercive crime was committed by Hades? Read the...
Medusa in Greek Mythology
Throughout Greek mythology, Medusa has always remained a rather enigmatic and interesting figure in her own right. Perceived as a demon, her story actually ranks high up in the list of tragedies. But who was she and what was her...
12 Labours of Hercules
The 12 labours of Hercules do not only stand for a man's sojourn seeking penance, but is also a tale of a man's resilience and unflagging perseverance. Besides everything else the story of the twelve labours of Hercules makes for a...
The Greek Myth of Pandora
According to Greek mythology, Pandora was the first woman created by Hephaestus on the request of Zeus. She received special gifts from many Greek gods and goddesses, like beauty, intelligence, etc. To know more about this Greek...
Temple of Athena Nike
Located on the southwest corner of the Athenian acropolis, the temple of Athena Nike is dedicated to 'Athena Nike' - the Greek goddess of victory. Here is a brief overview about the temple.
Minotaur in Greek Mythology
A monster with the body of a man and the head of a bull, the Minotaur is no doubt one of the most fascinating characters of Greek mythology.
Ancient Greek Temple of Zeus
The temple of Zeus was a magnificent classic Greek temple in the city of Olympia. It was a masterpiece of architecture, masonry and craftsmanship. Read on to know more about this stunning monument...
Legend of Pegasus
The ancient Greeks held the mythical beast Pegasus in great reverence. Greek coins belonging to 360 BC had Pegasus on one side and the helmet of Athena on the other side.
Greek Creation Myth
Creation myths are stories of how the world was created and when and how people began to inhabit it. These stories differ across religions and cultures. Here we tell you the Greek creation myth.