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Ebook: Greek Myths and Legends
This book mixes dramatic retellings and nonfiction information to give a full picture of Greek myths, exploring the gods, goddesses, heroes, villains, tricksters, and quests that make Greek myths and legends so compelling. Check out the chapter on Gods and Goddesses.
Ebook: Understanding Greek Myths
In this colorful book, students will learn about the roles and relationships of the heroes and gods in ancient Greek myths and legends. Several ancient Greek myths are retold, describing how these stories helped ancient people interpret their world. Myths include: Apollo and the oracle at Delphi Demeter and Persephone Pandora's box, and more!
Ebook: Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece
Select Ebooks, scroll down to the Mythology, Legends and Folklore category and select Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece from the ebooks to learn more about characters like King Midas, Thesus, and more.
Discovery Education Video: Religion in Ancient Greece
Greek religion developed through folk tales and mythological stories.
Website: Ancient Greece
Listen to myths include King Midas, Perseus, Medusa, Persephone, the Minotaur, Theseus, Odysseus, Ariadne, with Ancient Greek gods and goddesses from BBC.
Website: Greek Gods
Learn about the Greek gods from Brain Pop.
Website: Meet the Greek Gods
Learn more about the Greek gods from Rick Riordan's webpage.
World Book Article: Hades
Short article about the Greek god, Hades.
Discovery Education Article: Hades
Article about the Greek god Hades.
Explora Article: Hades
In depth article about Hades and the myths associated with him.
EBSCO Ebook: Demeter and Persephone: Spring Held Hostage
This graphic novel tells the story of Demeter, the Greek goddess of the harvest, and her daughter, Persephone. Demeter rules over a perpetual summer on earth, where crops, trees, and flowers grow in abundance. Persephone, young and beautiful, unknowingly attracts the attention of the lonely god of the Underworld, Hades.
Website: Orpheus and Eurydice
Listen to the story of Orpheus, Eurydice, and Hades.
You Tube: The Myth of the Four Seasons
Watch the Story of Persephone, Demeter and Hades.
EBSCO Ebook: Have a Hot Time, Hades!
Think you know the real story behind the Greek myths? Think again. Most people only know what Zeus wants them to. But the truth is, Zeus is a total myth-o-maniac. Hades, King of the Underworld, is here to set the record straight on how he ended up as Ruler of the Underworld and Zeus became King of the Gods.